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:


A list of recent publications by type and area. See also IATPP and Google scholar.
1 Mary Ogbuka Kenneth, Foaad Khosmood, Abbas Edalat, Systematic Literature Review: Computational Approaches for Humour Style Classification, arXiv, January 2024,
2 Emily Gavrilenko, Foaad Khosmood, Mahdi Rastad and Sadra Amiri Moghaddam, Improving Startup Success with Text Analysis, ICAIF 2023: ACM International Conference on AI in Finance, Workshop on NLP and Network Analysis, November 2023, New York, NY, arXiv
3 April Grow and Foaad Khosmood, ChatGPT Game Jam: Unleashing the power of Large Language Models for Game Jams, International Conference on Game Jams, August 2023, Online,
4 Michelle Perkonigg and Foaad Khosmood, Automatic Bill Recommendation for Statehouse Journalists, Electronic Government, August 2023, Perkonigg_Electronic_Government_2023.pdf , EGOV 2023 Proceedings
5 Cameron Jones, Evan Witulski and Foaad Khosmood, African Californios: Uncovering the African past of Spanish and Mexican California using Data Science Methods, Digital Humanities 2023, July 2023, Graz, Austria, DH 2023-Graphic Poster (1).pdf , DH 2023 Papers on Zenodo
6 Joshua Grace and Foaad Khosmood, Feature Engineering for US State Legislative Hearings: Stance, Affiliation, Engagement and Absentees, Digital Humanities 2023, July 2023, Graz, Austria, DH 2023 Paper, arXiv preprint version (2021), DH 2023 Proceedings
7 Foaad Khosmood, Government Transparency at The State Level and the Challenge for Democracy, Rocky Mountain Council for Latin American Studies Conference, March 2023, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Conference Agenda, RMCLAS website
8 Paul Anderson, Kelly Bodwin, Alex Dekhtyar, Hunter Glanz, Foaad Khosmood, Lubomir Stanchev, Dennis L. Sun and Jonathan Ventura, Discussing the History of Ideas in a Data Science Seminar, SIGCSE 2023, March 2023, Toronto, Canada
9 Allan Fowler and Foaad Khosmood, Game Jams–History, Technology, and Organisation, Springer Nature, January 2023,, Springer
10 Jay Ahn and Foaad Khosmood, Evaluation of Automatic Text Summarization using Synthetic Facts, arXiv, April 2022,
11 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
12 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
13 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
14 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
15 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
16 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
17 Megan Washburn and Foaad Khosmood, Dynamic Procedural Music Generation from NPC Attributes, Foundations of Digital Games, September 2020, Malta, Washburn_FDG20.pdf , ACM DL
18 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
19 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,
20 Max Zinkus, Bruce DeBruhl and Foaad Khosmood, PIDIoT: Probabilistic Intrusion Detection for the Internet-Of-Things, IEEE Globecom, December 2019, Waikoloa, Hawaii, Github