Short Bio

Abolfazl Asudeh is a 5+ year Ph.D. candidate in the department of Computer Science at the University of Texas at Arlington. He is fortunate to have Dr. Gautam Das as his Ph.D. supervisor and to be a member of Database Exploration Lab (DBXLAB). His research interests include Data Management, Data Mining, Algorithm Design, Top-k Query Processing, Approximate Query Processing, Deep Web, Information Retrieval, Graph Analytics, Combinatorial Geometry, Machine Learning, and Crowdsourcing. He received his M.Sc. in Computer Engineering - Software from the Computer Engineering department at Sharif University of Technology in 2008. Abolfazl was a research intern at Microsoft Research, DMX group in Summer 2016. In summer 2014, he was a software engineering intern at Microsoft. He also has the experience of teaching several fundamental B.Sc.-level CS courses. Abolfazl's erdös number is 3.


  • Aug. 2017: "Efficient Computation of Subspace Skyline over Categorical Domains" has been accepted in CIKM 2017!
  • April. 2017: Awarded the "John S. Schuchman Outstanding PhD Student Award" at 2017 College of Engineering Academic Excellence Ceremony.
  • April. 2017: Awarded the "Most Reproducible Paper Award" of SIGMOD 2017 [link], for the paper Generating Preview Tables for Entity Graphs.
  • Nov. 2016:"Efficient Computation of Regret-ratio Minimizing Set: A Compact Maxima Representative" has been accepted in SIGMOD 2017! [paper] [slides]
  • May 2016: "Query Reranking As A Service" has been accepted in PVLDB 2016! [paper] [BibTex] [slides]
  • April. 2016: Will be interning with DMX group at Microsoft Research, Seattle, in Summer 2016.
  • April. 2016: "Generating Preview Tables for Entity Graphs" has been accepted in SIGMOD 2016! [ paper]
  • Jan. 2016: "Discovering the Skyline of Web Databases" has been accepted in PVLDB 2016! [paper] [tech report] [BibTex] [slides]
  • Jul. 2015: "Crowdsourcing Pareto-Optimal Object Finding by Pairwise Comparisons" has been accepted in CIKM 2015! [paper] [slides] [BibTex]
  • Jul. 2015: "A General Model for MAC Protocol Selection in Wireless Sensor Networks" has been accepted in Ad-Hoc Networks Journal! [pre-print version] [BibTex] [Usage Report]
  • Jan. 2014: Will be interning at Microsoft, Seattle, in Summer 2014.