Ph.D. Thesis:
  1. V. K. Singh, Advisor: Ramesh Jain, Personalized Situation Recognition, University of California, Irvine, 2012.


Journal articles:
  1. Singh, V., Chayko, M., Inamdar, R., & Floegel, D.(2020), Female Librarians and Male Computer Programmers: Gender Bias in Occupational Images on Digital Media Platforms. Journal of the Association for Information Science & Technology. Early Access:
  2. Agarwal, R. R., Lin, C. C., Chen, K. T., & Singh, V. K. (2018). Predicting financial trouble using call data—On social capital, phone logs, and financial trouble. PloS ONE, 13(2), e0191863.
  3. Singh, V. K., Goyal, R., & Wu, S. (2018). Riskalyzer: Inferring Individual Risk-Taking Propensity Using Phone Metadata. Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies, 2(1), 34.
  4. Bati, G. F., & Singh, V. K. (2018). Altrumetrics: Inferring Altruism Propensity Based on Mobile Phone Use Patterns. IEEE Transactions on Big Data. Early Access: DOI: 10.1109/TBDATA.2018.2873346.
  5. Soni, D., & Singh, V. K. (2018). See No Evil, Hear No Evil: Audio-Visual-Textual Cyberbullying Detection. Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction, 2(CSCW), 164.
  6. Ghosh, I., & Singh, V.(2018). Phones, privacy, and predictions: A study of phone logged data to predict privacy attitudes of individuals. Online Information Review. Early Access:
  7. Huang, Q., Singh, V. K., & Atrey, P. K. (2018). On cyberbullying incidents and underlying online social relationships. Journal of Computational Social Science, 1(2), 241-260.
  8. Dong, X., Suhara, Y., Bozkaya, B., Singh, V. K., Lepri, B., & Pentland, A. S. (2018). Social bridges in urban purchase behavior. ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (TIST), 9(3), 33.
  9. Singh, V. K., & Ghosh, I. (2017).Inferring Individual Social Capital Automatically via Phone Logs.Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction, 1(CSCW), 95. Length: 12 pages.
  10. V. K. Singh, Fernandes, D., Kankanhalli, M., & Haenselmann, T. (2016). Decoupled Multicamera Sensing for Flexible View Generation. Journal of Sensors501, 8137859.
  11. Almaatouq, A., Alabdulkareem, A., Nouh, M., Shmueli, E., Alsaleh, M., V. K. Singh, Alarifi, A., Alfaris, A & Pentland, A. S. If It Looks Like a Spammer and Behaves Like a Spammer, It Must Be a Spammer: Analysis and Detection of Microblogging Spam, International Journal of Information Security, 2016.
  12. de Montjoye, Y. A., Radaelli, L., V. K. Singh, & Pentland, A.  (2015). Unique in the shopping mall: On the reidentifiability of credit card metadataScience, 347(6221), 536-539.
  13. V. K. Singh, Bozkaya, B., & Pentland, A. (2015). Money Walks: Implicit Mobility Behavior and Financial Well-Being.PloS one10(8), e0136628.
  14. Barnaghi, P., Sheth, A., V. K. Singh, & Hauswirth, M. (2015). Physical-Cyber-Social Computing: Looking Back, Looking Forward (Guest Editorial). Internet Computing, IEEE19(3), 7-11.
  15. Srivastav, K.A., V. K. Singh, Bozkaya, B., & Pentland, A. (2015). Assessing Financial Wellbeing of Merchants by Analyzing Behavioral Patterns in Historical Transactions in Geo-Intelligence and Visualization through Big Data Trends, pp. (76-93), IGI Global, PA.
  16. V. K. Singh, Mani, A., & Pentland, A. (2014). Social Persuasion in Online and Physical NetworksProceedings of the IEEE102(12), 1903-1910.
  17. V. K. Singh*, L. Freeman*, B. Lepri, and A. Pentland, Classifying Spending Behavior using Socio-Mobile Data, ASE Human  Journal, 2013. (* denotes equal contribution)
  18. V.K. Singh*, E. Shmueli*, B. Lepri, and A.S.  Pentland, Sensing, Understanding, and Shaping Human Behavior, IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems, (Invited paper, * denotes equal contribution), 2013
  19. V. K. Singh, R. Jain and M. Kankanhalli, Mechanism Design for Incentivizing Social Media Contributions, in Social Media and Modeling (Eds. Hoi, Luo, Boll, Xu, Jin, King), Springer-Verlag London Limited, 2011.
  20. V. K. Singh, H. Pirsiavash, I. Rishabh and R. Jain, Towards Environment to Environment (E2E) multimedia communication systems,in Multimedia Tools and Applications, (MTAP), 2009.
  21. V. K. Singh and M. Kankanhalli, Adversary Aware Surveillance Systems, IEEE Trans. Info. Forensics and Security, (IEEE TIFS), 2009.
  22. V. K. Singh, P. Atrey and M. Kankanhalli, Coopetitive multi-camera surveillance using Model Predictive Control. Journal of Machine Vision and Applications, (MVA), 2008.


Authored and Edited Books:
  1. V. K. Singh. Geo-Intelligence and Visualization through Big Data Trends (edited book). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi 10.4018/978-1-4666-8465-2, pp. 1-349, 2015
  2. V. K. Singh, & Jain, R.,Situation Recognition Using EventShop (co-authored monograph), Springer, pp. 1-150, ISBN: 978-3-319-30535-6 / 3319305352 (Published: June 2016.)


Conferences Proceedings Publications
  1. Singh, V. K., & Hofenbitzer, C.(2019, August). Fairness across network positions in cyberbullying detection algorithms. In Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (pp. 557-559).
  2. Bati, G. F., & Singh, V. K. (2018). “Trust Us”: Mobile Phone Use Patterns Can Predict Individual Trust Propensity. In Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (p. 330). ACM. Length: 14 pages.
  3. Soni, D., & Singh, V. K. (2018). Time Reveals All Wounds: Modeling Temporal Dynamics of Cyberbullying Sessions. In Proceedings of the Eleventh International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (pp. 684-687)
  4. Ghosh, I., & Singh, V. K. (2018). Modeling social support scores using phone use patternsProceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology55(1), 133-142.
  5. Singh, V. K., & Long, T. (2018). Automatic assessment of mental health using phone metadata. Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology55(1), 450-459.
  6. Singh, V. K., Atrey, A., & Hegde, S. (2017). Do individuals smile more in diverse social company?: Studying smiles and diversity via social media photos. In Proceedings of the 25th ACM international conference on Multimedia (pp. 1818-1827). ACM.
  7. Singh, V. K., Ghosh, S., & Jose, C. (2017). Toward multimodal cyberbullying detection. In Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 2090-2099). ACM.
  8. Singh, V. K., Hegde, S., & Atrey, A. (2017). Towards measuring fine-grained diversity using social media photographs. In Eleventh International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media. (pp. 668-671).
  9. Singh, V. K., & Jain, A. (2017). Toward harmonizing self-reported and logged social data for understanding human behavior. In Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 2233-2238). ACM.
  10. Singh, V. K., Radford, M. L., Huang, Q., & Furrer, S. (2017). They basically like destroyed the school one day: On Newer App Features and Cyberbullying in Schools. In Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (pp. 1210-1216). ACM.
  11. Choi, D., Shah, C., & Singh, V. (2016). Probing the interconnections between geo-exploration and information exploration behavior. In Proceedings of the 2016 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (pp. 1170-1175). ACM.
  12. Singh, V. K., Huang, Q., & Atrey, P. K. (2016). Cyberbullying detection using probabilistic socio-textual information fusion. In Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (pp. 884-887). IEEE Press.
  13. V. K. Singhand Agarwal, R., Cooperative Phoneotypes: Exploring Phone-based Behavioral Markers of Cooperation, ACM Ubiquitous Computing Conference, 2016.
  14. M. Nouh, A. Almatouq, A. Abdulkareem, V.K. Singh, E. Shmueli, A. Pentland, Social Information Leakage: Effects of Awareness and Peer Pressure on User Behavior, Human Computer Interaction International Conference, (Accepted. To Appear.)  (HCI’14)
  15. V. K. Singh*, L. Freeman*, B. Lepri, and A. Pentland, Social Behavior Predicts Spending Behavior, ASE/IEEE Social Computing conference, (SocialCom’13). 
  16. V. K. Singh, M. Gao and R. Jain. Situation Recognition: An evolving problem for Dynamic Big Multimedia Data in ACM Multimedia (ACM MM-12).
  17. M. Gao, V. K. Singh, and R. Jain.. EventShop: From Heterogeneous Web Streams to Personalized Situation Detection and Control in ACM WebScience (WebSci-12).
  18. V. K. Singh, J. Luo, D. Joshi, P. Lei, M. Das and P. Stubler, Reliving On Demand: A Total Viewer Experience, ACM Multimedia (MM -11).
  19. V. K. Singh, From multimedia data to situation detection. (Doctoral Symposium) ACM Multimedia (MM -11).
  20. V. K. Singh, M. Gao, and R. Jain..Social pixels: genesis and evaluation. ACM Multimedia (MM -10).
  21. V. K. Singh, M. Gao, and R. Jain. From microblogs to social images: event analytics for situation assessment.(Demo) ACM Multimedia Information Retrieval (MIR -10).
  22. V. K. Singh, and R. Jain:Structural analysis of the emerging event-web. (Poster) World Wide Web Conference (WWW-10).
  23. M. Saini, V.K. Singh, R. Jain, and M. Kankanhalli, Multimodal observation systems, ACM Multimedia, (MM-08)
  24. V. K. Singh, P. Atrey and M. Kankanhalli, Coopetitive Multimedia Surveillance, International Conference on Multimedia Modeling (MMM-07).
  25. V. K. Singh and M. Kankanhalli, Towards adversary aware surveillance systems, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo, (ICME-07).


Workshop publications:
  1. Alasadi, J., Al Hilli, A., & Singh, V., (2019, October). Toward Fairness in Face Matching Algorithms. In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency in MultiMedia (pp. 19-25).
  2. Huang, Q., V. K. Singh, & Atrey, P. K. (2014, November). Cyber Bullying Detection Using Social and Textual Analysis. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Socially-Aware Multimedia (pp. 3-6). ACM.
  3. S. Pongpaichet, V. K. Singh, R. Jain and A. Pentland, Situation Fencing: Making Geo-Fencing Personal and Dynamic, ACM MM: Workshop on Personal Data Meets Distributed Multimedia, 2013 (ACM MM – PDM’13). 
  4. R. Jain, V. K. Singh, and M. Gao, Social Life Networks for the Middle of the Pyramid. WWW Workshop on Social Media Engagement, 2011.
  5. V. K. Singh, R. Jain and M. Kankanhalli, Motivating contributors in social media networks. Best Paper: ACM Multimedia- Workshop on Social Media, (ACM MM-WSM), 2009
  6. M. Paleari, et al, Toward Environment-to-Environment (E2E) Affective Sensitive Communication Systems, ACM Multimedia- Workshop on Multimedia technology for distance learning, (ACM MM-MTDL), 2009.
  7. V. K. Singh and R. Jain, Situation based control for cyber physical environments, Best student paper: IEEE workshop on situation management, MILCOM, (IEEE SIMA), 2009
  8. V. K. Singh, et al, Towards Environment to Environment (E2E) multimedia communication systems , ACM MM- Workshop on Semantic Ambient Media Experiences, (ACM MM-SAME), 2008.
  9. G. SivaRam, et al, A Design Methodology for Selection and Placement of Sensors in Multimedia Surveillance Systems, ACM Multimedia-Workshop on Video Surveillance and Sensor Networks, (ACM MM-VSSN), 2006
  10. V. K. Singh and P.K. Atrey, Coopetitive Visual Surveillance using Model Predictive Control, ACM Multimedia- Workshop on Video Surveillance and Sensor Networks, (ACM MM-VSSN), 2005.



Jan 2021: Please participate in the Rutgers Wellness Study.

Jan 2021: Join us for a research study on COVID-19 symptom track apps.

Jun 2020: Preliminary report on language biases in COVID-19 search autocomplete results released.

May 2020: Grateful to the NSF for two COVID-19 related research grants.

Apr 2020: Vivek Singh promoted to Associate Professor (with tenure) effective July 1.

Feb 2020: A new paper published in JASIST. Media coverage: Yahoo Lifestyle, American Libraries Magazine, ACM Tech News, Hindustan Times, Daily Targum.

Nov 2019: Vivek Singh to serve as posters co-chair for CSCW 2020.

Oct 2019: Vivek Singh to participate in a panel on Ethics and the future of AI.

July 2019: Vivek Singh joins the editorial board of Multimedia Systems journal.

June 2019: Grateful for the NSF funding on reducing bias in information algorithms.

Oct/Nov 2018: Group members are excited to present work at ASIS&T AM (a,b,c) and ACM CSCW (a,b).

Sep 2018: Recent publications presented/accepted: CSCW 2018 ; IEEE Trans. Big Data; Online Information Review; J. Comp. Soc. Sci.

Mar 2018: Recent publications presented/accepted: CHI 2018; ACM UbiComp/IMWUT 2018; PLOSONE

Sep 2017: Recent publications presented/accepted: CHI 2017 (a,b); ICWSM 2017; ACM MM 2017; IEEE Trans. Intell. Syst. & Tech.CSCW 2018.

Sep 2016: Congratulations to the Behavioral Informatics Lab members on a very productive summer. Five conference publications accepted/presented (UbiComp’16 (a, b); ASONAM’16; SBP’16; and CSCW’17).

Mar 2016: Excited about the forthcoming book Situation Recognition Using EventShop (Authors: Vivek Singh and Ramesh Jain). Published by Springer, available: June 2016. Email me for a preview copy.

Mar 2016: Grateful to Google Research for funding our research project on Sensor-based understanding of information seeking behavior. Details.

May 2015: Intrigued to find the US Court of Appeals cite our recent Science paper in it’s judgement (page 9) on the NSA case.

Mar 2015: Grateful to National Science Foundation for funding our research project on cyberbullying detection. Daily Targum report.

Feb 2015: Our study on uniqueness of credit card spending data came out in Science magazine. Media coverage includes New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Nature News, Harvard Business Review , and The Telegraph.