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Vasant Gajanan Honavar, PhD

Vasant Gajanan Honavar, PhD

Professor and Edward Frymoyer Chair of Information Sciences and Technology, College of Information Sciences and Technology
Professor of Computer Science, College of Information Sciences and Technology
Penn State Neuroscience Institute
Scientific Program:Cancer Control
Disease Teams:
Institute for CyberScience (ICS) - Co-hire
VUH14@psu.edu

Research Interests

  • Proteins
  • RNA
  • Machine Learning
  • Datasets
  • Binding Sites
  • B-Lymphocyte Epitopes
  • Databases
  • Genes
  • Learning
  • Sleep
  • Animals
  • Gene Expression

Recent Publications

2024

Roberts, DM, Schade, MM, Master, L, Honavar, VG, Nahmod, NG, Chang, AM, Gartenberg, D & Buxton, OM 2024, 'Corrigendum to “Performance of an open machine learning model to classify sleep/wake from actigraphy across ∼24-hour intervals without knowledge of rest timing” [Sleep Health 9 (2023) 596-610, (S2352721823001341), (10.1016/j.sleh.2023.07.001)]', Sleep health, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 255-260. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sleh.2023.11.008
Liang, J, Ren, W, Sahar, H & Honavar, V 2024, 'Inducing Clusters Deep Kernel Gaussian Process for Longitudinal Data', Proceedings of the AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, vol. 38, no. 12, pp. 13736-13743. https://doi.org/10.1609/aaai.v38i12.29279

2023

Adishesha, AS, Jakielaszek, L, Azhar, F, Zhang, P, Honavar, V, Ma, F, Belani, C, Mitra, P & Huang, SX 2023, 'Forecasting User Interests Through Topic Tag Predictions in Online Health Communities', IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, vol. 27, no. 7, pp. 3645-3656. https://doi.org/10.1109/JBHI.2023.3271580
Schade, MM, Roberts, DM, Honavar, VG & Buxton, OM 2023, Machine learning approaches in sleep and circadian research. in Encyclopedia of Sleep and Circadian Rhythms: Volume 1-6, Second Edition. Elsevier, pp. 53-62. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-822963-7.00383-2
Jung, Y, Geng, C, Bonvin, AMJJ, Xue, LC & Honavar, VG 2023, 'MetaScore: A Novel Machine-Learning-Based Approach to Improve Traditional Scoring Functions for Scoring Protein–Protein Docking Conformations', Biomolecules, vol. 13, no. 1, 121. https://doi.org/10.3390/biom13010121
Roberts, DM, Schade, MM, Master, L, Honavar, VG, Nahmod, NG, Chang, A-M, Gartenberg, D & Buxton, OM 2023, 'Performance of an open machine learning model to classify sleep/wake from actigraphy across ∼24-hour intervals without knowledge of rest timing', Sleep health. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sleh.2023.07.001
Basu, S, Honavar, V, Santhanam, GR & Tao, J 2023, Representing and Reasoning with Multi-Stakeholder Qualitative Preference Queries. in K Gal, K Gal, A Nowe, GJ Nalepa, R Fairstein & R Radulescu (eds), ECAI 2023 - 26th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence, including 12th Conference on Prestigious Applications of Intelligent Systems, PAIS 2023 - Proceedings. Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications, vol. 372, IOS Press BV, pp. 206-213, 26th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence, ECAI 2023, Krakow, Poland, 9/30/23. https://doi.org/10.3233/FAIA230272

2022

Seto, CH, Graif, C, Khademi, A, Honavar, VG & Kelling, CE 2022, 'Connected in health: Place-to-place commuting networks and COVID-19 spillovers', Health and Place, vol. 77, 102891. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healthplace.2022.102891
Kallitsis, M, Prajapati, R, Honavar, V, Wu, D & Yen, J 2022, 'Detecting and Interpreting Changes in Scanning Behavior in Large Network Telescopes', IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, vol. 17, pp. 3611-3625. https://doi.org/10.1109/TIFS.2022.3211644
Cwiek, A, Rajtmajer, SM, Wyble, B, Honavar, V, Grossner, E & Hillary, FG 2022, 'Feeding the machine: Challenges to reproducible predictive modeling in resting-state connectomics', Network Neuroscience, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 29-48. https://doi.org/10.1162/netn_a_00212

2021

Hsieh, TY, Wang, S, Sun, Y & Honavar, V 2021, Explainable Multivariate Time Series Classification: A Deep Neural Network Which Learns to Attend to Important Variables As Well As Time Intervals. in WSDM 2021 - Proceedings of the 14th ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining. WSDM 2021 - Proceedings of the 14th ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining, Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, pp. 607-615, 14th ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining, WSDM 2021, Virtual, Online, Israel, 3/8/21. https://doi.org/10.1145/3437963.3441815
Liang, J, Guo, W, Luo, T, Honavar, V, Wang, G & Xing, X 2021, FARE: Enabling Fine-grained Attack Categorization under Low-quality Labeled Data. in 28th Annual Network and Distributed System Security Symposium, NDSS 2021. 28th Annual Network and Distributed System Security Symposium, NDSS 2021, The Internet Society, 28th Annual Network and Distributed System Security Symposium, NDSS 2021, Virtual, Online, 2/21/21. https://doi.org/10.14722/ndss.2021.24403
Hsieh, TY, Sun, Y, Wang, S & Honavar, V 2021, Functional autoencoders for functional data representation learning. in SIAM International Conference on Data Mining, SDM 2021. SIAM International Conference on Data Mining, SDM 2021, Siam Society, pp. 666-674, 2021 SIAM International Conference on Data Mining, SDM 2021, Virtual, Online, 4/29/21.
Liang, J, Wu, Y, Xu, D & Honavar, VG 2021, Longitudinal Deep Kernel Gaussian Process Regression. in 35th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, AAAI 2021. 35th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, AAAI 2021, vol. 10A, Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, pp. 8556-8564, 35th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, AAAI 2021, Virtual, Online, 2/2/21.
Prajapati, R, Honavar, V, Wu, D, Yen, J & Kallitsis, M 2021, Shedding light into the darknet: scanning characterization and detection of temporal changes. in CoNEXT 2021 - Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on emerging Networking EXperiments and Technologies. CoNEXT 2021 - Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on emerging Networking EXperiments and Technologies, Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, pp. 469-470, 17th ACM International Conference on emerging Networking EXperiments and Technologies, CoNEXT 2021, Virtual, Online, Germany, 12/7/21. https://doi.org/10.1145/3485983.3493347
Hsieh, TY, Sun, Y, Tang, X, Wang, S & Honavar, VG 2021, SrVARM: State regularized vector autoregressive model for joint learning of hidden state transitions and state-dependent inter-variable dependencies from multi-variate time series. in The Web Conference 2021 - Proceedings of the World Wide Web Conference, WWW 2021. The Web Conference 2021 - Proceedings of the World Wide Web Conference, WWW 2021, Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, pp. 2270-2280, 2021 World Wide Web Conference, WWW 2021, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 4/19/21. https://doi.org/10.1145/3442381.3450116

2020

Sun, Y, Wang, S, Tang, X, Hsieh, TY & Honavar, V 2020, Adversarial Attacks on Graph Neural Networks via Node Injections: A Hierarchical Reinforcement Learning Approach. in The Web Conference 2020 - Proceedings of the World Wide Web Conference, WWW 2020. The Web Conference 2020 - Proceedings of the World Wide Web Conference, WWW 2020, Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, pp. 673-683, 29th International World Wide Web Conference, WWW 2020, Taipei, Taiwan, Province of China, 4/20/20. https://doi.org/10.1145/3366423.3380149
Khademi, A & Honavar, V 2020, Algorithmic Bias in Recidivism Prediction: A Causal Perspective. in AAAI 2020 - 34th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence. AAAI 2020 - 34th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, AAAI press, pp. 13839-13840, 34th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, AAAI 2020, New York, United States, 2/7/20.
Le, T & Honavar, V 2020, Dynamical Gaussian Process Latent Variable Model for Representation Learning from Longitudinal Data. in FODS 2020 - Proceedings of the 2020 ACM-IMS Foundations of Data Science Conference. FODS 2020 - Proceedings of the 2020 ACM-IMS Foundations of Data Science Conference, Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, pp. 183-188, 2020 ACM-IMS Foundations of Data Science Conference, FODS 2020, Virtual, Online, United States, 10/19/20. https://doi.org/10.1145/3412815.3416894
Geng, C, Jung, Y, Renaud, N, Honavar, V, Bonvin, AMJJ & Xue, LC 2020, 'IScore: A novel graph kernel-based function for scoring protein-protein docking models', Bioinformatics, vol. 36, no. 1, pp. 112-121. https://doi.org/10.1093/bioinformatics/btz496
Liang, J, Xu, D, Sun, Y & Honavar, V 2020, LMLFM: Longitudinal multi-level factorization machine. in AAAI 2020 - 34th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence. AAAI 2020 - 34th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, AAAI press, pp. 4811-4818, 34th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, AAAI 2020, New York, United States, 2/7/20.
Hou, Y, Wu, C, Yang, D, Ye, T, Honavar, VG, Van Duin, ACT, Wang, K & Priya, S 2020, 'Two-dimensional hybrid organic-inorganic perovskites as emergent ferroelectric materials', Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 128, no. 6, 060906. https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0016010
Renaud, N, Jung, Y, Honavar, V, Geng, C, Bonvin, AMJJ & Xue, LC 2020, 'iScore: An MPI supported software for ranking protein–protein docking models based on a random walk graph kernel and support vector machines', SoftwareX, vol. 11, 100462. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.softx.2020.100462