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Mayank Kejriwal

Mayank Kejriwal
Research Scientist, USC Information Sciences Institute


Mayank Kejriwal is a computer scientist at the USC Information Sciences Institute, where he conducts research on the IARPA HFC and DARPA LORELEI, CauseEx, D3M, and MEMEX projects, the latter of which has been covered by 60 Minutes, Forbes, Scientific American, the Wall Street Journal, the BBC, and Wired. He holds a PhD from the University of Texas at Austin. His dissertation, "Populating a Linked Data Entity Name System,” received the Best Dissertation Award by the Semantic Web Science Association in 2017. Mayank is currently coauthoring a textbook on knowledge graphs.


4:50pm-5:30pm Friday, September 7, 2018
Secondary topics:  Platforms and infrastructure, Text, Language, and Speech
Mayank Kejriwal (USC Information Sciences Institute)
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Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery. Online sex advertisement activity on portals like Backpage provide important clues that, if harnessed and analyzed at scale, can help resource-strapped law enforcement crack down on trafficking activity. Mayank Kejriwal details an AI architecture called DIG that law enforcement have used (and are using) to combat sex trafficking. Read more.