Research

My research is mainly the areas of NLP/AI (including applied stylistics, digital government and digital humanities); games / game jams / game AI; and systems, web technologies and security. Most of my applied NLP and digital government work is through the IATPP where I serve as research director. Current active projects include:

Publications

A list of recent publications by type and area. See also IATPP and Google scholar.
1 Jay Ahn and Foaad Khosmood, Evaluation of Automatic Text Summarization using Synthetic Facts, arXiv, April 2022, arXiv.org
2 Patrick Howe, Christine Robertson, Lindsay Grace and Foaad Khosmood, Exploring Reporter-Desired Features for an AI-Generated Legislative News Tip Sheet, International Society of Online Journalists Journal Special Issue Theme: AI and the News, April 2022, ISOJ
3 Lisa Alazraki, Ali Ghachem, Neophytos Polydorou, Foaad Khosmood, An Empathetic AI Coach for Self-Attachment Therapy, IEEE Third International Conference on Cognitive Machine Intelligence (CogMI), December 2021, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, Imperial College
4 Anastasia Klimashevskaia, Richa Gadgil, Thomas Gerrity, Foaad Khosmood and Christian Gütl, Automatic News Article Generation from Legislative Proceedings: A Phenom-based Approach, 9th International Conference on Statistical Language and Speech Processing (SLSP-21), November 2021, Cardiff, UK, Automatic News Article Generation from Legislative.pdf , Springer Link
5 Samay Nathani, Ryan Jenkins and Foaad Khosmood, Exploring Gaps in California Proposition 54 (2016), IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society (IEEE ISTAS), October 2021, Waterloo, Canada, IEEE Explore
6 Josh Grace and Foaad Khosmood, Feature Engineering for US State Legislative Hearings: Stance, Affiliation, Engagement and Absentees, arXiv, September 2021, arXiv
7 Gorm Lai, Annakaisa Kultima, Foaad Khosmood, Johanna Pirker, Allan Fowler, Ilaria Vecchi, William Latham, and Frederic Fol Leymarie, Two Decades of Game Jams, International Conference on Game Jams, Hackathons, and Game Creation Events, August 2021, two_decades_icgj21.pdf , ACM DL
8 Thorsten Ruprechter, Foaad Khosmood and Christian Gütl, Deconstructing Human Assisted Video Transcription and Annotation for Legislative Proceedings, Journal of Digital Government: Research and Practice, November 2020, ACM DL
9 Megan Washburn and Foaad Khosmood, Dynamic Procedural Music Generation from NPC Attributes, Foundations of Digital Games, September 2020, Malta, Washburn_FDG20.pdf , ACM DL
10 Amy Ru and Foaad Khosmood, Hackathons for Workforce Development: A Case Study, International Conference on Game Jams, August 2020, Osaka, Japan, Hackathons_for_Worforce_icgj20.pdf , ACM DL
11 Foaad Khosmood, Ethan Kusters, Luca Soares, Samuel Verkruyse, Zach Vowell, Joey Wilson, Morgan Papers: Exploring the Correspondence of California’s First Female Architect, Digital Humanities, July 2020, Ottawa, Canada, hcommons.org
12 Max Zinkus, Bruce DeBruhl and Foaad Khosmood, PIDIoT: Probabilistic Intrusion Detection for the Internet-Of-Things, IEEE Globecom, December 2019, Waikoloa, Hawaii, Github
13 Erik LaBouve, Eric Miller, Foaad Khosmood, Enhancing story generation with the semantic web, FDG 2019, August 2019, San Luis Obispo, California, enhancing_story_fdg19.pdf , ACM DL
14 Mitchell Miller, Megan Washburn and Foaad Khosmood, Evolving unsupervised neural networks for Slither.io, FDG 2019, August 2019, San Luis Obispo, California, Slither.io FDG 2019 Poster.pdf , ACM DL
15 Mitchell Miller, Sean Mendonca, Nathan Philliber and Foaad Khosmood, Panoptyk: information driven MMO engine, Foundations of Digital Games, August 2019, San Luis Obispo, California, FDG_2019 Panoptyk Poster.pdf , ACM DL
16 Iris Kohler, Theresa Migler and Foaad Khosmood, Composition of basic heuristics for the game 2048, FDG 2019, August 2019, San Luis Obispo, California, 2048 FDG 2019 Poster.pdf , ACM DL
17 Gorm Lai, Kail Erenli, Foaad Khosmood and William Latham, Introducing: the game jam license, FDG 2019, August 2019, San Luis Obispo, California, arXiv
18 Mitchell Miller, Jon De Luca and Foaad Khosmood, Can Game Jams Boost Confidence and Sense of Preparedness?, International Conference on Game Jams, March 2019, San Francisco, California, gamejams_preparedness.pdf , ACM DL
19 Gavin Scott and Foaad Khosmood, A Framework for Complementary Companion Character Behavior in Video Games, AAAI Spring Symposium Series, August 2018, Stanford, California, arXiv.org
20 Allan Fowler and Foaad Khosmood, The potential of young learners making games: An exploratory study, IEEE Games, Entertainment and Media conference (GEM), August 2018, Galway, Ireland, IEEE Explore