Welcome to the website of THINC lab housed in the Computer Science department of the University of Georgia. The THINC lab was founded and is directed by Prof. Prashant Doshi since July 2010. It is a leading research laboratory in the department. Research in the lab is conducted in multiple areas including artificial intelligence, semantic Web and services-oriented computing.
Prashant Doshi
Dr. Prashant Doshi

Director, THINC Lab

About Us

THINC lab is located in the Boyd Graduate Studies Research Center in the southern part of the UGA campus. Currently, more than 10 graduate students including doctoral and masters students are conducting research in the lab. Research conducted in the lab has been funded by grants from the Air Force and Army Research Offices, National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health and the industry.

Recent Publications

[2017] Kenneth Bogert and Prashant Doshi, Scaling Expectation-Maximization for Inverse Reinforcement Learning under Occlusion, accepted in AAMAS 2017.

[2017] Shervin Shahryari and Prashant Doshi, Inverse Reinforcement Learning under Noisy Observations (Extended Abstract), accepted in AAMAS 2017.

[2017] Sina Solaimanpour and Prashant Doshi, A Layered HMM for Predicting Motion of a Leader in Multi-Robot Settings, accepted in ICRA 2017.[paper][video]

[2017] Muthukumaran Chandrasekaran, Yingke Chen and Prashant Doshi, On Markov Games Played by Bayesian and Boundedly-Rational Players, accepted in AAAI 2017. [paper]

[2016] Muthukumaran Chandrasekaran, Prashant Doshi, Yifeng Zeng and Yingke Chen, Can Bounded and Self-Interested Agents be Teammates? Application to Planning in Ad Hoc Teams, Journal of Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, Springer, 2016. [article]

[2016] Mazen Melibari, Pascal Poupart, Prashant Doshi and George Trimponias, Dynamic Sum Product Networks for Tractable Inference on Sequence Data, accepted in biennial PGM 2016.

[2016] Muthukumaran Chandrasekaran, Adam Eck, Prashant Doshi, and Leenkiat Soh, Individual Planning in Open and Typed Multiagent Systems, accepted in UAI 2016. [paper]

[2016] Mazen Melibari, Pascal Poupart and Prashant Doshi, Sum-Product-Max Networks for Tractable Decision Making, accepted in IJCAI, 2016. [paper]

[2016] Mazen Melibari, Pascal Poupart and Prashant Doshi, Sum-Product-Max Networks for Tractable Decision Making, accepted in AAMAS 2016 (extended abstract).

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100 papers

[02/20/17] THINC lab researchers have published more than 100 articles and papers in top-tier journals and conferences in AI.

[02/20/17] MS student, Anuja Nagare, is selected to represent UGA at the national CRA-Women Grad Cohort Workshop. She will travel to Washington, DC to present her research.

[02/20/17] PhD student, Roi Ceren, and Prof. Doshi make a second visit to TU Delft and CWI in Netherlands for NSF-funded collaboration on smart energy grids.

[11/30/16] Undergraduate researchers Dylan and Sharim demonstrate the lab's drone platform, GaTAC, to high school students involved in STEM.

[10/20/16] Dr. Pascal Poupart, associate professor of computer science at University of Waterloo will visit THINC lab on Monday, Oct 24 and give a colloquium on ‘deep learning with clear semantics’.

[9/17/16] MS student Maulesh Trivedi is the face of international education at UGA.

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