Shirin Sohrabi


                                                   

Contact Information

Pratt Building, Room 263 (KR lab)

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Department of Computer Science
Graduate Student
Room 3302
10 King's College Road
Toronto, Ontario
M5S 3G4, CANADA

Email: shirin[at]cs[dot]utoronto[dot]ca

I have graduated! I joined IBM Research in October 2012.

PhD Candidate under supervision of Sheila McIlraith (AAAI Fellow)
Knowledge Representation Group
Department of Computer Science
University of Toronto


Research

My interests include :

Publications

  2017 (6)
Using Lightweight Semantic Models to Assist Risk Management in a Large Enterprise. Sohrabi, S.; Riabov, A.; Udrea, O.; and Yuan, F. In Proceedings of the 16th International Semantic Web Conference - Industry Track (ISWC-17), 2017.
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Extracting Incomplete Planning Action Models from Unstructured Social Media Data to Support Decision Making. Manikonda, L.; Sohrabi, S.; Talamadupula, K.; Srivastava, B.; and Kambhampati, S. In Proceedings of the Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS) Workshop on Knowledge Engineering for Planning and Scheduling (KEPS), 2017.
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Scenario Planning for Enterprise Risk Management. Sohrabi, S.; Riabov, A.; and Udrea, O. In Proceedings of Application Showcase Program at the 27th International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS-17), 2017. Won best demo award
Scenario Planning for Enterprise Risk Management [pdf]Paper   bibtex
Planning-based Scenario Generation for Enterprise Risk Management. Sohrabi, S.; Riabov, A.; and Udrea, O. In Proceedings of the Scheduling and Planning Applications woRKshop (SPARK), 2017.
Planning-based Scenario Generation for Enterprise Risk Management [pdf]Paper   bibtex
State Projection via AI Planning. Sohrabi, S.; Riabov, A.; and Udrea, O. In Proceedings of the 31st Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-17), 2017.
State Projection via AI Planning [pdf]Paper   bibtex
An AI Planning-Based Approach to the Multi-Agent Plan Recognition Problem (Preliminary Report). Shvo, M.; Sohrabi, S.; and McIlraith, S. A. In Proceedings of the The AAAI 2017 Workshop on Plan, Activity, and Intent Recognition (PAIR), 2017.
An AI Planning-Based Approach to the Multi-Agent Plan Recognition Problem (Preliminary Report) [pdf]Paper   bibtex
  2016 (6)
Plan Recognition as Planning Revisited. Sohrabi, S.; Riabov, A.; and Udrea, O. In Proceedings of the 25th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), 2016.
Plan Recognition as Planning Revisited [pdf]Paper   bibtex
Future State Projection as Planning. Sohrabi, S.; Udrea, O.; and Riabov, A. In Proceedings of Application Showcase Program at the 26th International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS-16), 2016. Won runner-up award
Future State Projection as Planning [pdf]Paper   bibtex
Efficient High Quality Plan Exploration for Network Security. Riabov, A.; Sohrabi, S.; Udrea, O.; and Hassanzadeh, O. In Proceedings of the Scheduling and Planning Applications woRKshop (SPARK), pages 76-81, 2016.
Efficient High Quality Plan Exploration for Network Security [pdf]Paper   bibtex
Finding Diverse High-Quality Plans for Hypothesis Generation. Sohrabi, S.; Riabov, A.; Udrea, O.; and Hassanzadeh, O. In Proceedings of the 22nd European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI), 2016.
Finding Diverse High-Quality Plans for Hypothesis Generation [pdf]Paper   bibtex
Interactive Planning-based Hypothesis Generation with LTS++. Sohrabi, S.; Udrea, O.; Riabov, A.; and Hassanzadeh, O. In Proceedings of Application Showcase Program at the 25th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), 2016.
Interactive Planning-based Hypothesis Generation with LTS++ [pdf]Paper   bibtex
Finding Diverse High-Quality Plans for Hypothesis Generation. Sohrabi, S.; Riabov, A.; Udrea, O.; and Hassanzadeh, O. In Proceedings of the Eighth International Workshop on Modeling and Reasoning in Context at ECAI (MRC), 2016.
Finding Diverse High-Quality Plans for Hypothesis Generation [pdf]Paper   bibtex
  2015 (1)
Planning-Based Reasoning for Automated Large-Scale Data Analysis. Riabov, A. V.; Sohrabi, S.; Sow, D. M.; Turaga, D. S.; Udrea, O.; and Vu, L. H. In Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling ICAPS, pages 282--290, 2015.
Planning-Based Reasoning for Automated Large-Scale Data Analysis [link]Paper   bibtex
  2014 (2)
Knowledge Engineering for Planning-Based Hypothesis Generation. Sohrabi, S.; Udrea, O.; and Riabov, A. In Proceedings of the Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS) Workshop on Knowledge Engineering for Planning and Scheduling (KEPS), pages 46-53, 2014. Also appears in the ICAPS 2014 System Demonstrations
Knowledge Engineering for Planning-Based Hypothesis Generation [link]Paper   bibtex   5 downloads
New Algorithms for The Top-K Planning Problem. Riabov, A.; Sohrabi, S.; and Udrea, O. In Proceedings of the Scheduling and Planning Applications woRKshop (SPARK) at the 24th International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS), pages 10-16, 2014.
New Algorithms for The Top-K Planning Problem [link]Paper   bibtex   17 downloads
  2013 (4)
Publishing bibliographic data on the Semantic Web using BibBase. Xin, R. S.; Hassanzadeh, O.; Fritz, C.; Sohrabi, S.; and Miller, R. J. Semantic Web, 4(1): 15-22. 2013.
Publishing bibliographic data on the Semantic Web using BibBase [link]Link   bibtex   37 downloads
HTN Planning for the Composition of Stream Processing Applications. Sohrabi, S.; Udrea, O.; and Riabov, A. In Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling - Novel Applications Track (ICAPS-13), pages 443-451, Rome, Italy, June 2013.
HTN Planning for the Composition of Stream Processing Applications [link]Paper   bibtex   4 downloads
Hypothesis Exploration for Malware Detection Using Planning. Sohrabi, S.; Udrea, O.; and Riabov, A. In Proceedings of the Application Showcase Program at ICAPS 2013, pages 29, Rome, Italy, June 2013.
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Hypothesis Exploration for Malware Detection Using Planning. Sohrabi, S.; Udrea, O.; and Riabov, A. In Proceedings of the 27th Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-13), pages 883-889, Bellevue, WA, USA, July 2013.
Hypothesis Exploration for Malware Detection Using Planning [link]Paper   bibtex   9 downloads
  2012 (2)
Customizing the Composition of Web Services and Beyond. Sohrabi, S. Ph.D. Thesis, University of Toronto, 2012.
Customizing the Composition of Web Services and Beyond [pdf]Paper   bibtex   10 downloads
Composition of Flow-based Applications with HTN Planning. Sohrabi, S.; Udrea, O.; Ranganathan, A.; and Riabov, A. In International Scheduling and Planning Applications woRKshop (SPARK), pages 1-7, 2012. This paper also appears in the AAAI-12 Workshop on Problem Solving using Classical Planners (CP4PS)
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  2011 (2)
Preferred Explanations: Theory and Generation via Planning. Sohrabi, S.; Baier, J. A.; and McIlraith, S. A. In Proceedings of the 25th Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-11), pages 261-267, San Francisco, USA, August 2011. Accepted as both oral and poster presentation
Preferred Explanations: Theory and Generation via Planning [pdf]Paper   bibtex   38 downloads
Representing and reasoning about preferences in requirements engineering. Liaskos, S.; McIlraith, S. A.; Sohrabi, S.; and Mylopoulos, J. Requirements Engineering, 16: 227-249. 2011. 10.1007/s00766-011-0129-9
Representing and reasoning about preferences in requirements engineering [link]Paper   bibtex   2 downloads
  2010 (5)
Customizing the Composition of Actions, Programs, and Web Services with User Preferences. Sohrabi, S. In Proceedings of the 9th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC-10) Doctoral Consortium, pages 321-329, Shanghai, China, November 2010. Won best paper award.
Customizing the Composition of Actions, Programs, and Web Services with User Preferences. [pdf]Paper   bibtex   3 downloads
Diagnosis as Planning Revisited. Sohrabi, S.; Baier, J. A.; and McIlraith, S. A. In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on the Principles of Knowledge Representation and Reasoning (KR-10), pages 26-36, Toronto, Canada, May 2010. An abridged version of this paper appears in International Workshop on Principles of Diagnosis (DX-10).
Diagnosis as Planning Revisited [pdf]Paper   bibtex   44 downloads
Publishing Bibliographic Data on the Semantic Web using BibBase. Xin, R. S.; Hassanzadeh, O.; Fritz, C.; Sohrabi, S.; Yang, Y.; Du, J.; Zhao, M.; and Miller, R. J. In Proceedings of the 9th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC-10), Poster & Demo Track, Shanghai, China, November 2010.
Publishing Bibliographic Data on the Semantic Web using BibBase [pdf]Paper   bibtex   11 downloads
Integrating Preferences into Goal Models for Requirements Engineering. Liaskos, S.; McIlraith, S. A.; Sohrabi, S.; and Mylopoulos, J. In Proceedings of the 10th International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE-10), pages 135-144, Sydney, Australia, September 2010.
Integrating Preferences into Goal Models for Requirements Engineering [link]Paper   bibtex   3 downloads
Preference-based Web Service Composition: A Middle Ground Between Execution and Search. Sohrabi, S.; and McIlraith, S. A. In Proceedings of the 9th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC-10), pages 713-729, Shanghai, China, November 2010.
Preference-based Web Service Composition: A Middle Ground Between Execution and Search [pdf]Paper   bibtex   10 downloads
  2009 (3)
HTN Planning with Preferences. Sohrabi, S.; Baier, J. A.; and McIlraith, S. A. In Proceedings of the 21st International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-09), pages 1790 --1797, Pasadena, CA, USA, July 2009. This paper also appears in Commonsense 2009.
HTN Planning with Preferences [pdf]Paper   bibtex   30 downloads
Optimizing Web Service Composition while Enforcing Regulations. Sohrabi, S.; and McIlraith, S. A. In Proceedings of the 8th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC-09), pages 601-617, Chantilly, VA, USA, October 2009.
Optimizing Web Service Composition while Enforcing Regulations [pdf]Paper   bibtex
Web Service Composition via the Customization of Golog Programs with User Preferences. Sohrabi, S.; Prokoshyna, N.; and McIlraith, S. A. In Borgida, A. T.; Chaudhri, V. K.; Giorgini, P.; and Yu, E. S., editor(s), Conceptual Modeling: Foundations and Applications: Essays in Honor of John Mylopoulos, pages 319--334. Springer-Verlag, 2009.
Web Service Composition via the Customization of Golog Programs with User Preferences [pdf]Paper   bibtex   buy   5 downloads
  2008 (3)
On Planning with Preferences in HTN. Sohrabi, S.; and McIlraith, S. A. In the 12th International Workshop on Non-Monotonic Reasoning (NMR08), pages 241-248, Sydney, Australia, September 2008.
On Planning with Preferences in HTN [pdf]Paper   bibtex   4 downloads
On Planning with Preferences in HTN. Sohrabi, S.; and McIlraith, S. A. In the 4th Multidisciplinary Workshop on Advances in Preference Handling (M-Pref08) at AAAI-08, pages 103-109, Chicago, IL, USA, July 2008.
On Planning with Preferences in HTN [pdf]Paper   bibtex   4 downloads
HTN Planning with Quantitative Preferences via Heuristic Search. Sohrabi, S.; Baier, J. A.; and McIlraith, S. A. In Eighteeth International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS) Workshop on Oversubscribed Planning and Scheduling, Sydney, Australia, September 2008.
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  2006 (1)
Web Service Composition Via Generic Procedures and Customizing User Preferences. Sohrabi, S.; Prokoshyna, N.; and McIlraith, S. A. In Proceedings of the 5th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC-06), pages 597-611, Athens, GA, USA, November 2006.
Web Service Composition Via Generic Procedures and Customizing User Preferences [pdf]Paper   bibtex   4 downloads

Honors and Awards



Professional Services

  • Co-chair, International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS) - Novel Application Track, 2018.
  • System Demonstration Track Chair, AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), 2018.
  • Co-chair, AAAI 2017 Workshop - Human-Aware Artificial Intelligence (HAAI), 2017
  • Co-chair, International Scheduling and Planning Applications woRKshop (SPARK), 2016, 2017
  • Co-chair, IJCAI 2016 Workshop - Closing the Cognitive Loop: Third Workshop on Knowledge, Data, and Systems for Cognitive Computing (CogComp), 2016
  • Senior Program Committee, International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), 2016, 2017
  • Program Committee, Journal of Artificial Intelligence (JAIR), 2016
  • Program Committee, Knowledge and Information Systems (KAIS), 2015
  • Program Committee, AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Program Committee, International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS) - Novel Applications Track, 2016, 2017
  • Program Committee, International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS), 2013, 2014
  • Program Committee, International World Wide Web Conference (WWW), 2014
  • Program Committee, Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence journal, 2014
  • Program Committee, The AAAI-12 Workshop on Problem Solving using Classical Planners (CP4PS), 2012
  • External Reviewer, AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), 2011
  • External Reviewer, International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS), 2011
  • Co-organizer, DCS Symposium on Trends in Computing (TIC), held at the Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto, Canada, May 2010
  • External Reviewer, North East Student Colloquium on Artificial Intelligence (NESCAI), 2010
  • External Reviewer, International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS), 2010
  • External Reviewer, International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC), 2009
  • External Reviewer, International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS), 2009

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