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Arnab Nandi

  • Associate Professor, SBS-Biomedical Informatics
  • Associate Professor, Computer Science & Engineering
  • 687 Dreese Laboratories
    2015 Neil Ave
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-292-6377

Honors

  • 20150201-20200201

    NSF CAREER Award.

  • 20170319

    Best Paper Honorable Mention, IUI 2017.

  • 20160601

    Office of Outreach and Engagement Travel Award.

  • 20160601

    Lumley Research Award.

  • 20160501

    IEEE TCDE Early Career Award for contributions towards user-focused data interaction. ( 1 recipient internationally each year ).

  • 20150101

    Most Useful Idea (awarded for work Breathing Life into Database Textbooks.

  • 20130101

    CCC Best Paper Award - OIV Track.

  • 20120701

    Google Research Faculty Award.

  • 20080801-20100801

    Yahoo! Research PhD Fellowship.

  • Departmental Service Award.

Chapters

2011

  • 2011. "H.V. Jagadish, Arnab Nandi, and Li Qian." In DATABASES IN NETWORKED INFORMATION SYSTEMS (DNIS 2011),

Journal Articles

2017

  • Kamat, N.; Nandi, A., 2017, "SESAME: A Session-Based Approach to Fast-But-Approximate Interactive Data Cube Exploration." ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data

2015

  • Lilong Jiang, Arnab Nandi, 2015, "SnapToQuery: Providing Interactive Feedback during Exploratory Query Specification." Very Large Data Bases 8, no. 11, 1250-1261 - 1250-1261.

2013

  • Fuhry, D.; Zhang, Y.; Satuluri, V.; Nandi, A. et al., 2013, "PLASMA-HD: Probing the LAttice structure and MAkeup of highdimensional data." Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment 6, no. 12, 1318-1321 - 1318-1321.
  • Arnab Nandi, Lilong Jiang, Michael Mandel, 2013, "Gestural Query Specification." Very Large Data Bases 7, no. 4, 289-300 - 289-300.

2009

  • Nandi, A.; Bernstein, P.A., 2009, "HAMSTER: Using search clicklogs for schema and taxonomy matching." Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment 2, no. 1, 181-192 - 181-192.

Unknown

  • Khan, M.; Xu, L.; Nandi, A.; Hellerstein, J., "Data tweening: incremental visualization of data transforms." Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment

Presentations

  • "JobsOhio Panel on IT." 2016, Presented at JobsOhio Panel on IT,
  • "Large Scale Data Cubing." 2016, Presented at ScaleTech Talk Series,
  • "Chasing Interactivity." 2016, Presented at ICDE,
  • "Building Interactive Database Systems." 2016, Presented at IBM India Research Lab,
  • "Querying Without Keyboards." 2013, Presented at Conference on Innovative Data Systems Research (CIDR),
  • "GestureDB: A Gestural Database System." 2013, Presented at The STEAM Factory Winter Market,
  • "Building Interactive Data Systems." 2013, Presented at IBM Research,
  • "Building Interactive Database Systems." 2014, Presented at Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
  • "Designing Interactive Query Interfaces to Teach Database Systems in the Classroom." 2015, Presented at CHI 2015,
  • "Building Interactive Database Systems." 2015, Presented at UC Berkeley,
  • "Systems Challenges in Gesture-Driven Data Exploration." 2015, Presented at IBM Almaden Research Lab,
  • "Challenges in Gesture-Driven Data Exploration." 2015, Presented at Samsung Research Labs,
  • "Challenges in Gesture-Driven Data Exploration." 2015, Presented at HP Research Labs,
  • "Querying Without Keyboards: GestureDB." 2013, Presented at NEC Labs America,
  • "Interactivity as a First-class Concept in Database Systems." 2015, Presented at SUNY Buffalo,
  • "Querying Without Keyboards." 2015, Presented at UC San Diego,
  • "Querying Without Keyboards: GestureDB." 2013, Presented at Trifacta Inc.,
  • "Querying Without Keyboards." 2015, Presented at Brown University,
  • "New Researchers Panel." 2014, Presented at SIGMOD 2014,
  • "Designing for Interaction: Broadening our View on Working with Data." 2015, Presented at VLDB 2015,
  • "SnapToQuery: Providing Interactive Feedback during Exploratory Query Specification.." 2015, Presented at VDLB 2015,
  • "Assisted querying using instant-response interfaces (Demo)." 2007, Presented at SIGMOD 2007,
  • "Using Search Clicklogs for Schema and Taxonomy Matching." 2009, Presented at VDLB 2009,
  • "University Explorations Interdisciplinary Panel." 2014, Presented at University Explorations Interdisciplinary Panel,
  • "Effective Phrase Prediction." 2007, Presented at VDLB 2007,
  • "The Interactive Join." 2013, Presented at CHI 2013 Works in Progress,
  • "GestureQuery: A Multitouch Database Query Interface (Demo)." 2013, Presented at VDLB 2013,
  • "Distinguished Lecture." 2014, Presented at APWeb,
  • "Large Scale Interactive Analytics." 2013, Presented at Nationwide Data Analytics Group,
  • "Guided Interaction over Large Datasets." 2012, Presented at Carnegie Mellon University,
  • "OSU." 2012, Presented at Joint Workshop between Battelle and Ohio State on Big Data and Cyber-security,
  • "Building Interactive Database Systems." 2015, Presented at Purdue University,
  • "Breathing Life into Database Textbooks." 2015, Presented at Conference on Innovative Data Systems Research,
  • "Beyond Binary Gestures: Exploring Documents using Touch Interfaces." 2015, Presented at CHI 2015,
  • "Piloting Interactive Exhibits in the Academic Research Library." 2015, Presented at Symposium on Information Technology in the Arts and Humanities,
  • "GestureDB: Querying Without Keyboards." 2013, Presented at Technicolor Labs, Palo Alto,
  • "Large Scale Interactive Analytics." 2013, Presented at OSU Technology Commercialization Office,

Papers in Proceedings

2018

  • Rahman, P.; Hebert, C.; Nandi, A. "Enabling effective data interaction for domain experts." (7 2018).
  • Jiang, L.; Rahman, P.; Nandi, A. "Evaluating interactive data systems: Workloads, metrics, and guidelines duration: 1.5 hrs." (5 2018).

2017

  • Omidvar-Tehrani, B.; Nandi, A.; Meyer, N.; Flanagan, D. et al. "DV8: Interactive Analysis of Aviation Data." in IEEE 33rd International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE). (1 2017).
  • Kennedy, O.; Hipp, D.R.; Idreos, S.; Marian, A. et al. "Small Data (Panel)." (1 2017).
  • Omidvar-Tehrani, B.; Nandi, A.; Meyer, N.; Flanagan, D. et al. "DV8: Interactive Analysis of Aviation Data." (1 2017).
  • Omidvar-Tehrani, B.; Flanagan, D.; Meyer, N.; Young, S. et al. "DV8: Interactive Analysis of Aviation Data." in ICDE (demo). (4 2017).
  • Sarwat, M.; Nandi, A. "On designing a GeoViz-aware database system - Challenges and opportunities." (1 2017).
  • Beltran, J.F.; Huang, Z.; Abouzied, A.; Nandi, A. "Don't just swipe left, tell me why: Enhancing gesture-based feedback with reason bins." (3 2017).
  • Kennedy, O.; Hipp, D.R.; Idreos, S.; Marian, A. et al. "Small Data (Panel)." in IEEE 33rd International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE). (1 2017).
  • Sarwat, M.; Nandi, A. "On Designing a GeoViz-Aware Database System - Challenges and Opportunities." in 15th International Symposium on Spatial and Temporal Databases (SSTD). (1 2017).
  • Sarwat, M.; Nandi, A. "On Designing a GeoViz-Aware Database System - Challenges and Opportunities." (1 2017).
  • Omidvar-Tehrani, B.; Nandi, A.; Meyer, N.; Flanagan, D. et al. "DV8: Interactive analysis of aviation data." (5 2017).
  • Kennedy, O.; Hipp, D.R.; Idreos, S.; Marian, A. et al. "Small data (panel)." (5 2017).

2016

  • Ebenstein, R.; Kamat, N.; Nandi, A. "FluxQuery: An execution framework for highly interactive query workloads." (6 2016).
  • Kamat, N.; Wu, E.; Nandi, A. "TrendQuery: A system for interactive exploration of trends." (6 2016).
  • Niranjan Kamat, Eugene Wu, Arnab Nandi "TrendQuery: A System for Interactive Exploration of Trends." in HILDA: Human In The Loop Data Analytics. (6 2016).
  • Liang, J.; Fuhry, D.; Maung, D.; Borstad, A. et al. "Data Analytics Framework for A Game-based Rehabilitation System." (1 2016).
  • Nandi, A.; Mandernach, M. "Hackathons as an informal learning platform." (2 2016).
  • Arnab Nandi, Meris Mandernach "Hackathons as an Informal Learning Platform." in ACM SIGCSE. (3 2016).
  • Moosavi, S.; Ramnath, R.; Nandi, A. "Discovery of driving patterns by trajectory segmentation." (10 2016).
  • Roee Ebenstein, Niranjan Kamat, Arnab Nandi "FluxQuery: An Execution Framework for Highly Interactive Query Workloads." in ACM SIGMOD 2016. (5 2016).
  • Arnab Nandi, Carsten Binnig, Alan Fekete "First Annual Workshop on Human-in-the-Loop Data Analytics (Front Matter)." in Human-in-the-Loop Data Analytics (HILDA 2016). (6 2016).
  • Liang, J.; Fuhry, D.; Maung, D.; Borstad, A. et al. "Data analytics framework for a game-based rehabilitation system." (4 2016).
  • Liang, J.; Fuhry, D.; Maung, D.; Borstad, A. et al. "Data Analytics Framework for A Game-based Rehabilitation System." in 6th International Conference on Digital Health (DH). (1 2016).

2015

  • Nandi, A.; Huang, Z.; Cao, M.; Elsner, M. et al. "Interactive tweaking of text analytics dashboards." in Databases in Networked Information Systems. (3 2015).
  • Das, M.; Elsner, M.; Nandi, A.; Ramnath, R. et al. "TopChurn: Maximum Entropy Churn Prediction Using Topic Models Over Heterogeneous Signals." (1 2015).
  • Huang, Z.; Beltran, J.F.; Abouzeid, A.; Nandi, A. "Beyond binary gestures: Exploring documents using touch interfaces." (4 2015).
  • Das, M.; Elsner, M.; Ramnath, R.; Nandi, A. "TopChurn: maximum entropy churn prediction using topic models over heterogeneous signals." in WWW Web Sciences Track. (5 2015).
  • Jagadish, H.V.; Qian, L.; Nandi, A. "Organic databases." (1 2015).
  • Das, M.; Elsner, M.; Nandi, A.; Ramnath, R. "TopChurn: Maximum entropy churn prediction using topic models over heterogeneous signals." (5 2015).
  • Jiang, L.; Nandi, A. "Designing interactive query interfaces to teach database systems in the classroom." (4 2015).
  • Das, M.; Elsner, M.; Nandi, A.; Ramnath, R. "TopChurn: Maximum Entropy Churn Prediction Using Topic Models Over Heterogeneous Signals." in 24th International Conference on World Wide Web (WWW). (1 2015).
  • Akash Das Sarma, Ayush Jain, Arnab Nandi, Aditya G. Parameswaran, Jennifer Widom "JellyBean: Crowd-Powered Image Counting Algorithms." in HCOMP 2015, San Diego, CA, USA. (11 2015).
  • Jiongqian Liang, David Fuhry, David Maung, Roger Crawfis, Lynne Gauthier, Arnab Nandi, Srinivasan Parthasarathy "Data Analytics Framework for A Game-based Rehabilitation System." in SDM Workshop on Data Mining for Medicine and Healthcare 2015. (6 2015).
  • Lilong Jiang, Arnab Nandi "Designing Interactive Query Interfaces to Teach Database Systems in the Classroom." in CHI 2015 Works in Progress. (4 2015).
  • Nandi, Arnab, Huang, Ziqi, Cao, Man, Elsner, Micha, Jiang, Lilong, Parthasarathy, Srinivasan, Venkatachalam, Ramiya "Interactive tweaking of text analytics dashboards." in Databases in Networked Information Systems. (3 2015).
  • Das, Manirupa and Elsner, Micha and Ramnath, Rajiv and Nandi, Arnab "TopChurn: Maximum Entropy Churn Prediction Using Topic Models Over Heterogeneous Signals." in WWW Web Sciences Track. (5 2015).
  • Manirupa Das, Micha Elsner, Arnab Nandi, Rajiv Ramnath "TopChurn: Maximum Entropy Churn Prediction Using Topic Models Over Heterogeneous Signals." in World Wide Web Conference Web Science. (5 2015).
  • Eugene Wu, Arnab Nandi "Towards Perception-aware Interactive Data Visualization Systems." in Data Systems for Interactive Analysis (DSIA @ VIS) Workshop 2015. (10 2015).
  • Ziqi Huang, Juan Felipe Beltran, Azza Abouzied, Arnab Nandi "Beyond Binary Gestures: Exploring Documents using Touch Interfaces." in CHI 2015 Works in Progress. (4 2015).

2014

  • Jayachandran, P.; Tunga, K.; Kamat, N.; Nandi, A. "Combining user interaction, speculative query execution and sampling in the DICE system." (1 2014).
  • Kamat,Niranjan; Jayachandran,Prasanth; Tunga,Karthik; Nandi,Arnab "Distributed and Interactive Cube Exploration." in IEEE 30th International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE). (1 2014).
  • Kamat, N.; Jayachandran, P.; Tunga, K.; Nandi, A. et al. "Distributed and Interactive Cube Exploration." (1 2014).
  • Wang, Y.; Nandi, A.; Agrawal, G. "SAGA: Array storage as a DB with support for structural aggregations." (1 2014).
  • Kamat, N.; Jayachandran, P.; Tunga, K.; Nandi, A. "Distributed and interactive cube exploration." (1 2014).
  • Kamat, N.; Jayachandran, P.; Tunga, K.; Nandi, A. "Distributed and Interactive Cube Exploration." in IEEE 30th International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE). (1 2014).
  • Yi Wang, Gagan Agrawal, Arnab Nandi "SAGA: Array Storage as a DB with Support for Structural Aggregations." in SSDBM 2014. (2 2014).

2013

  • Arnab Nandi "Querying Without Keyboards (Best Paper: OIV Track)." in CIDR. (1 2013).
  • Nandi, A.; Paparizos, S.; Shafer, J.C.; Agrawal, R. "With a little help from my friends." (8 2013).
  • David Fuhry, Yang Zhang, Venu Satuluri, Arnab Nandi, Srinivasan Parthasarathy "PLASMA-HD: Probing the LAttice Structure and MAkeup of High-dimensional Data (Demo)." in Very Large Data Bases. (9 2013).
  • Nandi, A.; Mandel, M. "The Interactive Join: Recognizing Gestures for Database Queries." (4 2013).
  • Arnab Nandi, Michael Mandel "The Interactive Join: Recognizing Gestures for Database Queries (WIP Track)." in CHI 2013. (5 2013).
  • Nandi,Arnab; Paparizos,Stelios; Shafer,John,C; Agrawal,Rakesh "With a Little Help from My Friends." in 29th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE) Demonstration. (1 2013).
  • Lilong Jiang, Michael Mandel, Arnab Nandi "GestureQuery: A Multitouch Database Query Interface (demo)." in Very Large Data Bases. (8 2013).
  • Prasanth Jayachandran, Karthik Tunga, Niranjan Kamat, Arnab Nandi "Combining User Interaction, Speculative Query Execution and Sampling in the DICE System (Demo)." in Very Large Data Bases. (1 2013).
  • Nandi, A.; Paparizos, S.; Shafer, J.C.; Agrawal, R. et al. "With a Little Help from My Friends." (1 2013).
  • Nandi, A.; Paparizos, S.; Shafer, J.C.; Agrawal, R. "With a Little Help from My Friends." in 29th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE). (1 2013).

2012

  • Singh, M.; Nandi, A.; Jagadish, H.V. "Skimmer: Rapid scrolling of relational query results." (6 2012).
  • Manish Singh, Arnab Nandi, H.V. Jagadish "Skimmer: Rapid Scrolling of Relational Query Results." in ACM SIGMOD 2012. (6 2012).

2011

  • Nandi, A.; Yu, C.; Bohannon, P.; Ramakrishnan, R. "Distributed cube materialization on holistic measures." (6 2011).
  • Nandi, A.; Yu, C.; Bohannon, P.; Ramakrishnan, R. "Distributed Cube Materialization on Holistic Measures." in IEEE 27th International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2011). (1 2011).
  • Jagadish,H,V; Nandi,Arnab; Qian,Li "Organic Databases." in 7th International Workshop on Databases in Networked Information Systems (DNIS 2011). (1 2011).
  • Nandi,Arnab; Yu,Cong; Bohannon,Philip; Ramakrishnan,Raghu "Distributed Cube Materialization on Holistic Measures." in IEEE 27th International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2011). (1 2011).
  • Nandi, A.; Yu, C.; Bohannon, P.; Ramakrishnan, R. et al. "Distributed Cube Materialization on Holistic Measures." (1 2011).

2009

  • Nandi,Arnab; Jagadish, HV "Qunits: Queried Units in Database Search." in CIDR 2009. (1 2009).
  • Nandi,Arnab; Bernstein, Philip "Using Search Clicklogs for Schema and Taxonomy Matching." in VLDB 2009, Lyon, France. (8 2009).

2007

  • Nandi, A.; Jagadish, H.V. "Assisted querying using instant-response interfaces." (10 2007).
  • Arnab Nandi, HV Jagadish "Effective Phrase Prediction." in VLDB 2007. (8 2007).
  • Jagadish, H.V.; Chapman, A.; Elkiss, A.; Jayapandian, M. et al. "Making database systems usable." (10 2007).
  • Arnab Nandi, HV Jagadish "Assisted Querying Using Instant Response Interfaces (Demo)." in ACM SIGMOD 2007. (6 2007).
  • Nandi, A.; Jagadish, H.V. "Effective phrase prediction." (1 2007).

2005

  • Soumen Chakrabarti, Jeetendra Mirchandani, Arnab Nandi "Searching Personal Information Networks (Demo)." in ACM SIGMOD 2005. (8 2005).

Unknown

  • Moosavi, S.; Nandi, A.; Ramnath, R. "Discovery of Driving Patterns by Trajectory Segmentation."
  • Huang, Z.; Beltran, J.; Abouzeid, A.; Nandi, A. "Don’t Just Swipe Left, Tell Me Why: Enhancing Gesture-based Feedback with Reason Bins." in ACM Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI).
  • Omidvar-Tehrani, B., Nandi, A., Young, SB, Meyer, N., Flanagan, D., DV8: Interactive Analysis of Aviation Data. in 2017 IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering. http://icde2017.sdsc.edu/protected-page?destination=node/43&back=conference-proceedings&protected_page=1,
  • Niranjan Kamat, Prasanth Jayachandran, Karthik Tunga, Arnab Nandi "Distributed Interactive Cube Exploration [fullpaper]."

Patents

  • Arnab Nandi, Lilong Jiang. "Providing Interactive Feedback During Exploratory Query Specification."
  • Arnab Nandi, Roee Ebenstein, Niranjan Kamat. "An Execution Framework For Highly Interactive Query Workloads."
  • Arnab Nandi, Niranjan Kamat. "Stratified Random Sampling From Both Sides Of A Join."