Vivek Kumar Singh

Vivek Singh is an Assistant Professor at the School of Communication and Information, Rutgers University and a Visiting Assistant Professor at the MIT Media Lab. Vivek obtained his PhD in Information and Computer Science from the University of California, Irvine and spent two years conducting post-doctoral research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He obtained his bachelors and masters degrees in Computer Science from the National University of Singapore and was a full-time Lecturer at the Institute of Technical Education, Singapore for 4 years. His work has been presented at multiple leading venues and received two best paper awards. He was selected as one of the ‘Emerging Leaders in Multimedia Research’ by IBM Research Labs in 2009 and he won the ‘Big Data for Social Good’ datathon organized by Telefónica, the Open Data Institute and the MIT in 2013. His research interests lie at the intersection of Big Data, Computational Social Science, and Multimedia Information Systems.


Geo-Intelligence and Visualization through Big Data Trends
Burçin Bozkaya, Vivek Kumar Singh. © 2015. 348 pages.
The last decade has seen a tremendous increase in the volume of data collected from personal and professional sources. While there have been many computational approaches...
Assessing Financial Well-Being of Merchants by Analyzing Behavioral Patterns in Historical Transactions
Kumar Abhinav Srivastava, Vivek Kumar Singh, Burcin Bozkaya, Alex “Sandy” Pentland. © 2015. 18 pages.
This study focuses on a new approach to estimate financial wellbeing indicators for merchants, by looking at behavioral patterns of their customers using transaction history. The...