Publications (my Google Scholar Profile)


  • Debiasing career recommendations with neural fair collaborative filtering.
    R. Islam, K. Keya, Z. Zeng, S. Pan, and J. R. Foulds. Proceedings of The Web Conference (formerly known as WWW), 2021.

  • Equitable Allocation of Healthcare Resources with Fair Survival Models
    K. Keya, R. Islam, S. Pan, I. Stockwell and J. R. Foulds. Proceedings of the 2020 SIAM International Conference on Data Mining (SDM), 2021. [PDF]

  • Fair Representation Learning for Heterogeneous Information Networks
    Z. Zeng, R. Islam, K. Keya, J. Foulds, Y. Song, and S. Pan. Proceedings of the 15th International AAAI Conference on Web and SocialMedia (ICWSM) (accepted, in press), 2021.



  • Differential Fairness
    J. R. Foulds, R. Islam, K. Keya, and S. Pan. In NeurIPS 2019 Workshop on Machine Learning with Guarantees, 2019.
    [PDF] [Code] [Poster]

  • Mitigating Demographic Biases in Social Media-based Recommender Systems
    R. Islam, K. Keya, S. Pan, and J. R. Foulds. The 25th ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD) Social Impact Track (extended abstract), 2019.

  • Scalable Collapsed Inference for High-Dimensional Topic Models
    R. Islam and J. R. Foulds. Proceedings of the 2019 Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL), 2019.
    [PDF] [Code]


  • Towards a Highly Efficient Online Inference Algorithm for Latent Dirichlet Allocation
    R. Islam and J. R. Foulds. Mid-Atlantic Student Colloquium on Speech, Language and Learning (MASC-SLL), 2018.

  • MPT: Multiple Parallel Tempering for High-Throughput MCMC Samplers
    M. Hosseini, R. Islam, L. Marni, T. Mohsenin. 31st IEEE International System-on-Chip Conference (SOCC), 2018.


  • An EEG Artifact Detection and Removal Technique for Embedded Processors
    R. Islam, W. D. Hairston, T. Oates, T. Mohsenin. IEEE Signal Processing in Medicine and Biology Symposium (SPMB), 2017.

  • A Scalable FPGA-based Accelerator for High-Throughput MCMC Algorithms
    M. Hosseini, R. Islam, A. Kulkarni, T. Mohsenin. IEEE 25th Annual International Symposium on Field-Programmable Custom Computing Machines (FCCM), 2017.

[* denotes equal contribution]