Siva Gurumurthy

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Micro-blogging services have become indispensable communication tools for online users for disseminating breaking news, eyewitness accounts, individual expression, and protest groups. Recently, Twitter, along with other online social networking services such as Foursquare, Gowalla, Facebook and Yelp, have started supporting location services in their(More)
With ever growing competition in telecommunications markets, operators have to increasingly rely on business intelligence to offer the right incentives to their customers. Toward this end, existing approaches have almost solely focussed on the individual behaviour of customers. Call graphs, that is, graphs induced by people calling each other, can allow(More)
With the ever-growing competition in telecommunications markets, operators have to increasingly rely on business intelligence to offer the right incentives to their customers. Existing approaches for telecom business intelligence have almost solely focused on the individual behavior of customers. In this paper, we use the call detail records of a mobile(More)
In recent years social media have become indispensable tools for information dissemination, operating in tandem with traditional media outlets such as newspapers, and it has become critical to understand the interaction between the new and old sources of news. Although social media as well as traditional media have attracted attention from several research(More)
This paper presents a user recommendation system that recommends to a user new friends having similar interests. We automatically discover users' interests using Latent Dirichlet Allocation (LDA), a linguistic topic model that represents users as mixtures of topics. Our system is able to recommend friends for 4 million users with high recall, outperforming(More)
We describe a production Twitter system for generating relevant, personalized, and timely recommendations based on observing the temporally-correlated actions of each user’s followings. The system currently serves millions of recommendations daily to tens of millions of mobile users. The approach can be viewed as a specific instance of the novel problem of(More)
Traditional web search engines find it challenging to achieve good search quality for recency-sensitive queries, as they are prone to delays in discovering, indexing and ranking new web pages. In this paper we introduce PreGen, an adaptive preview generation system, which is run as part of a web search engine to improve search result quality for(More)