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Parth Patwa

Senior Undergrad

IIIT Sri City

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About Me

I am a senior undergrad at IIIT Sri City, pursuing B.Tech in CSE. I am a researcher and a learner. My interests are Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Social Computing, and Computer Vision. I am passionate about research in the aforementioned fields. I believe that grit, tenacity, and determination are my biggest strengths.

I am working as a researcher at the PathCheck Foundation advised by Dr. Ramesh Raskar. At PathCheck, I work on COVID-19 outbreak prediction, ML for digital contact tracing, and writing survey papers related to vaccine and testing challenges. I have been fortunate to be advised by Dr. Amitava Das throughout my undergraduate studies. Under his guidance, I worked on aggression, hate-speech, and misogyny detection in social media. I hope this work takes a step towards making social media a safer place for women and minorities. I also worked on sentiment analysis of code-mixed tweets and COVID-19 fake news detection. Previously I interned at Hike Messenger where I worked on clustering semantically similar chat messages to improve sticker recommendation.

I am the President and Founder of Epoch, which is the AIML club at IIITS. At Epoch, we give talks on ML topics, conduct paper reading sessions, hands-on tutorials, organize hackathons, workshops, and paper reading sessions. We also take efforts to encourage female participation in our events.

I like to read fiction (thrillers, mystery, fantasy, drama) and sometimes non-fiction. I have been playing chess for almost 10 years. Earlier I used to play professional chess, now I play it for fun. Currently, I am learning to play the guitar. I love to travel to and explore new destinations. I also enjoy watching cricket, trekking, running, and adventure sports.

Interest
  • Machine Learnging and Deep Learning
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Computational Social Science
  • ML for HealthTech
  • Computer Vision
Education

B.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering, 2021
IIIT Sri City

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Selected Publications
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Fighting an Infodemic: COVID-19 Fake News Dataset

in proceedings of CONSTRAINT Workshop at AAAI 2021.

Parth Patwa, Shivam Sharma, Srinivas PYKL, Vineeth Guptha, Kumari Gitanjali, Md Shad Akhtar, Asif Ekbal, Das Amitava, Tanmoy Chakraborty

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Proximity Sensing: Modeling and Understanding Noisy RSSI-BLE Signals and Other Mobile Sensor Data for Digital Contact Tracing

in proceedings of IEEE ICACT 2021. (also presented at machine learning for mobile health workshop at neurips 2020 )

Sheshank Shankar, Rishank Kanaparti, Ayush Chopra, Rohan Sukumaran, Parth Patwa, Myungsun Kang, Abhishek Singh, Kevin P. McPherson, Ramesh Raskar

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COVID-19 Outbreak Prediction and Analysis using Self Reported Symptoms

ResearchGate (manuscript). 2020

Rohan Sukumaran, Patwa Parth, T V Sethuraman, Kanaparti Shankar Sheshank, Joseph Rishank, Bae, Yash Mathur, Abhishek Singh, Ayush Chopra, Kang Myungsang, Priya Ramaswamy, Ramesh Raskar

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Hater-O-Genius Aggression Classification using Capsule Networks

in proceedings of ICON 2020

Parth Patwa, Srinivas PYKL, Amitava Das, Prerana Mukherjee, Viswanath Pulabaigari

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SemEval-2020 Task 9: Overview of Sentiment Analysis of Code-Mixed Tweets

In proceedings of SemEval 2020

Parth Patwa, Gustavo Aguilar, Sudipta Kar, Suraj Pandey, Srinivas PYKL, Björn Gambäck, Tanmoy Chakraborty, Thamar Solorio, Amitava Das

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Aggression and Misogyny Detection using BERT: A Multi-Task Approach

in Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Trolling, Aggression and Cyberbullying (TRAC-2020)

Niloofar Safi Samghabadi, Parth Patwa, PYKL Srinivas, Prerana Mukherjee, Amitava Das, Thamar Solorio

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Understanding Chat Messages for Sticker Recommendation in Messaging Apps

in proceedings of AAAI 2020. Innovative Application Award.

Abhishek Laddha, Mohamed Hanoosh, Debdoot Mukherjee, Parth Patwa, Ankur Narang

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