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Research Staff Member
Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY USA
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Professional Associations

Professional Associations:  ACM  |  Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI)  |  Women in Technology (WIT)


2021

IBM Scenario Planning Advisor: A Neuro-Symbolic ERM Solution
Mark Feblowitz, Oktie Hassanzadeh, Michael Katz, Shirin Sohrabi, Kavitha Srinivas, Octavian Udrea
Proceedings of the Demonstration Track at the 35th Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-21), 2021


2020

IBM Scenario Planning Advisor: A Neuro-Symbolic ERM solution
Mark Feblowitz, Oktie Hassanzadeh, Michael Katz, Shirin Sohrabi, Kavitha Srinivas, Octavian Udrea
Proceedings of Application Showcase Program at the 30th International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS-2020)
Won first place

Causal Knowledge Extraction Through Large-Scale Text Mining
Oktie Hassanzadeh, Debarun Bhattacharjya, Mark Feblowitz, Kavitha Srinivas, Michael Perrone, Shirin Sohrabi, Michael Katz
Proceedings of the Demonstration Track at the 34th Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-20), 2020

Top-Quality Planning: Finding Practically Useful Sets of Best Plans
Michael Katz, Shirin Sohrabi, Octavian Udrea
Proceedings of the 34th Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-20), 2020

Reshaping Diverse Planning
Michael Katz, Shirin Sohrabi
Proceedings of the 34th Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-20), 2020

Interactive Planning-Based Hypothesis Generation with LTS+ +
Shirin Sohrabi, Octavian Udrea, Anton Riabov, Oktie Hassanzadeh
Knowledge Engineering Tools and Techniques for AI Planning, 189-207, 2020
interactive planning, human computer interaction, computer science

Exploring Context-Free Languages via Planning: The Case for Automating Machine Learning
Michael Katz, Parikshit Ram, Shirin Sohrabi, Octavian Udrea
ICAPS, pp. 403-411, 2020
machine learning, context free language, computer science, artificial intelligence

Epistemic Plan Recognition
Maayan Shvo, Toryn Q. Klassen, Shirin Sohrabi, Sheila A. McIlraith
Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS-20), 2020


2019

Towards Automated Planning for Enterprise Services: Opportunities and Challenges
Maja Vukovic, Scott Gerard, Rick Hull, Michael Katz, Laura Shwartz, Shirin Sohrabi, Christian Muise, John Rofrano, Anup Kalia, Jinho Hwang, Dang Yabin, Ma Jie, Jiang Zhuoxuan
Service-Oriented Computing, 64-68, Springer International Publishing, 2019

AI Planning for Enterprise: Putting Theory Into Practice
Shirin Sohrabi
Proceedings of the 28th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-19), 2019

Answering Binary Causal Questions Through Large-Scale Text Mining: An Evaluation Using Cause-Effect Pairs from Human Experts
Oktie Hassanzadeh, Debarun Bhattacharjya, Mark Feblowitz, Kavitha Srinivas, Michael Perrone, Shirin Sohrabi, Michael Katz
Proceedings of the 28th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-19), 2019

IBM Scenario Planning Advisor: Plan recognition as AI planning in practice
Shirin Sohrabi, Michael Katz, Oktie Hassanzadeh, Octavian Udrea, Mark D. Feblowitz, and Anton Riabov
AI Communications 32(1), 1-13, 2019

Deep Learning for Cost-Optimal Planning: Task-Dependent Planner Selection
Silvan Sievers, Michael Katz, Shirin Sohrabi, Horst Samulowitz, Patrick Ferber
Proceedings of the 33rd Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-19), 2019


2018

Delfi: Online Planner Selection for Cost-Optimal Planning
Michael Katz, Shirin Sohrabi, Horst Samulowitz, Silvan Sievers
Ninth International Planning Competition (IPC-9), 2018

Investigation Planning in Data Analysis
Ilbin Lee, Shirin Sohrabi, Anton Riabov, and Octavian Udrea
Proceedings of the 6th Goal Reasoning Workshop at IJCAI, 2018
Won runner-up award

GraphBAD: A general technique for anomaly detection in security information and event management
Simon Parkinson, Mauro Vallati, Andrew Crampton, and Shirin Sohrabi
Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience 0(0), e4433, 2018

IBM Scenario Planning Advisor: Plan Recognition as AI Planning in Practice
Shirin Sohrabi, Michael Katz, Oktie Hassanzadeh, Octavian Udrea, Mark D. Feblowitz
Proceedings of Demonstration Track at the the 27th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-18), 2018
Won runner-up award.

A Novel Iterative Approach to Top-k Planning
Michael Katz, Shirin Sohrabi, Octavian Udrea, Dominik Winterer
Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS), pp. 132-140, 2018

An AI Planning-Based Approach to the Multi-Agent Plan Recognition Problem
Maayan Shvo, Shirin Sohrabi, Sheila A. McIlraith
Proceedings of the 31st Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence (CCAI), pp. 253-258, 2018

An AI Planning Solution to Scenario Generation for Enterprise Risk Management
Shirin Sohrabi, Anton Riabov, Michael Katz, and Octavian Udrea
Proceedings of the 32nd Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-18), 2018


2017

Reports of the Workshops of the Thirty-First AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence
Anderson, Monica and Bart{\'a}k, Roman and Brownstein, John S and Buckeridge, David L and Eldardiry, Hoda and Geib, Christopher and Gini, Maria and Isaksen, Aaron and Keren, Sarah and Laddaga, Robert and others
AI Magazine 38(3), 72--82, 2017
Abstract

Reports of the Workshops of the 31st AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence
Anderson, Monica and Bart{\'a}k, Roman and Brownstein, John S and Buckeridge, David L and Eldardiry, Hoda and Geib, Christopher and Gini, Maria and Isaksen, Aaron and Keren, Sarah and Laddaga, Robert and others
AI Magazine 38(3), 72--83, American Association for Artificial Intelligence, 2017
Abstract

Extracting Incomplete Planning Action Models from Unstructured Social Media Data to Support Decision Making
Lydia Manikonda, Shirin Sohrabi, Kartik Talamadupula, Biplav Srivastava, Subbarao Kambhampati
Proceedings of the Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS) Workshop on Knowledge Engineering for Planning and Scheduling (KEPS), 2017

Using Lightweight Semantic Models to Assist Risk Management in a Large Enterprise
Shirin Sohrabi, Anton Riabov, Octavian Udrea, Fang Yuan
Proceedings of the 16th International Semantic Web Conference - Industry Track (ISWC-17), 2017

Planning-based Scenario Generation for Enterprise Risk Management
Shirin Sohrabi, Anton Riabov, Octavian Udrea
Proceedings of the Scheduling and Planning Applications woRKshop (SPARK), 2017

Scenario Planning for Enterprise Risk Management
Shirin Sohrabi, Anton Riabov, Octavian Udrea
Proceedings of Application Showcase Program at the 27th International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS-17), 2017
Won best demo award.

An AI Planning-Based Approach to the Multi-Agent Plan Recognition Problem (Preliminary Report)
Maayan Shvo, Shirin Sohrabi, Sheila A. McIlraith
Proceedings of the The AAAI 2017 Workshop on Plan, Activity, and Intent Recognition (PAIR)

State Projection via AI Planning
Shirin Sohrabi, Anton Riabov, Octavian Udrea
Proceedings of the 31st Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-17), 2017


2016

Finding Diverse High-Quality Plans for Hypothesis Generation
Shirin Sohrabi and Anton Riabov and Octavian Udrea and Oktie Hassanzadeh
Proceedings of the Eighth International Workshop on Modeling and Reasoning in Context at ECAI (MRC), 2016

Interactive Planning-based Hypothesis Generation with LTS++
Shirin Sohrabi, Octavian Udrea, Anton Riabov, Oktie Hassanzadeh
Proceedings of Application Showcase Program at the 25th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), 2016

Finding Diverse High-Quality Plans for Hypothesis Generation
Shirin Sohrabi, Anton Riabov, Octavian Udrea, Oktie Hassanzadeh
Proceedings of the 22nd European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI), 2016

Efficient High Quality Plan Exploration for Network Security
Anton Riabov, Shirin Sohrabi, Octavian Udrea, Oktie Hassanzadeh
Proceedings of the Scheduling and Planning Applications woRKshop (SPARK), pp. 76-81, 2016

Future State Projection as Planning
Shirin Sohrabi, Octavian Udrea, Anton Riabov
Proceedings of Application Showcase Program at the 26th International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS-16), 2016
Won runner-up award

Plan Recognition as Planning Revisited
Shirin Sohrabi, Anton Riabov, Octavian Udrea
Proceedings of the 25th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), 2016


2015

Planning-Based Reasoning for Automated Large-Scale Data Analysis
Anton V Riabov, Shirin Sohrabi, Daby Sow, Deepak Turaga, Octavian Udrea, Long Vu
Twenty-Fifth International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS-15), 2015


2014

New Algorithms for The Top-K Planning Problem
Anton Riabov and Shirin Sohrabi and Octavian Udrea
Proceedings of the Scheduling and Planning Applications woRKshop (SPARK) at the 24th International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS), pp. 10-16, 2014

Knowledge Engineering for Planning-Based Hypothesis Generation
Shirin Sohrabi and Octavian Udrea and Anton Riabov
Proceedings of the Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS) Workshop on Knowledge Engineering for Planning and Scheduling (KEPS), pp. 46-53, 2014
Also appears in the ICAPS 2014 System Demonstrations


2013

HTN Planning for the Composition of Stream Processing Applications.
Sohrabi, Shirin and Udrea, Octavian and Ranganathan, Anand and Riabov, Anton
ICAPS, 2013

Publishing bibliographic data on the Semantic Web using BibBase
Reynold S. Xin, Oktie Hassanzadeh, Christian Fritz, Shirin Sohrabi, Ren\'ee J. Miller
Semantic Web 4(1), 15-22, 2013

Hypothesis Exploration for Malware Detection Using Planning
Shirin Sohrabi, Octavian Udrea, Anton Riabov
Proceedings of the 27th Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-13), pp. 883-889, 2013

HTN Planning for the Composition of Stream Processing Applications
Shirin Sohrabi, Octavian Udrea, Anand Ranganathan, Anton V Riabov
Twenty-Third International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling - Novel Applications Track (ICAPS-13), pp. 443-451, 2013


2012

Composition of Flow-based Applications with HTN Planning
Shirin Sohrabi, Octavian Udrea, Anand Ranganathan, Anton Riabov
International Scheduling and Planning Applications woRKshop (SPARK), pp. 1-7, 2012
This paper also appears in the AAAI-12 Workshop on Problem Solving using Classical Planners (CP4PS)


2011

Preferred Explanations: Theory and Generation via Planning.
Sohrabi, Shirin and Baier, Jorge A and McIlraith, Sheila A
AAAI, 2011

Representing and reasoning about preferences in requirements engineering
Sotirios Liaskos, Sheila A McIlraith, Shirin Sohrabi, John Mylopoulos
Requirements Engineering 16(3), 227--249, Springer, 2011


2010

Diagnosis as Planning Revisited.
Sohrabi, Shirin and Baier, Jorge A and McIlraith, Sheila A
KR, 2010

Customizing the Composition of Actions, Programs, and Web Services with User Preferences
Shirin Sohrabi
The Semantic Web--ISWC 2010, pp. 321--329, Springer

Integrating preferences into goal models for requirements engineering
Sotirios Liaskos, Sheila A McIlraith, Shirin Sohrabi, John Mylopoulos
Requirements Engineering Conference (RE), 2010 18th IEEE International, pp. 135--144

Publishing Bibliographic Data on the Semantic Web using BibBase
Reynold S. Xin, Oktie Hassanzadeh, Christian Fritz, Shirin Sohrabi, Yang Yang, Jiang Du, Minghua Zhao, Ren\'ee J. Miller
Proceedings of the 9th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC-10), Poster \& Demo Track, pp. 15--22, IOS Press, 2010

Diagnosis as planning revisited: an abridged report
Shirin Sohrabi, Jorge A Baier, Sheila A McIlraith
21st International Workshop on Principles of Diagnosis (DX-10), pp. 143--150, 2010

Preference-based web service composition: A middle ground between execution and search
Shirin Sohrabi, Sheila A McIlraith
The Semantic Web--ISWC 2010, pp. 713--729, Springer


2009

Web service composition via the customization of Golog programs with user preferences
Shirin Sohrabi, Nataliya Prokoshyna, Sheila A McIlraith
Conceptual Modeling: Foundations and Applications, pp. 319--334, Springer, 2009

Optimizing web service composition while enforcing regulations
Shirin Sohrabi, Sheila A Mcilraith
The Semantic Web-ISWC 2009, pp. 601--617, Springer

HTN planning with preferences
Shirin Sohrabi, Jorge A Baier, Sheila A McIlraith
Twenty-First International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2009


2008

HTN Planning with Quantitative Preferences via Heuristic Search
Shirin Sohrabi, Jorge A. Baier, Sheila A. McIlraith
Eighteeth International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS) Workshop on Oversubscribed Planning and Scheduling, 2008

On Planning with Preferences in HTN
Shirin Sohrabi, Sheila A. McIlraith
the 4th Multidisciplinary Workshop on Advances in Preference Handling (M-Pref08) at AAAI-08, pp. 103-109, 2008


2006

Web service composition via generic procedures and customizing user preferences
Shirin Sohrabi, Nataliya Prokoshyna, Sheila A McIlraith
The Semantic Web-ISWC 2006, pp. 597--611, Springer