Research

I work with Prof. Michael Coen on clustering and understanding human cognition from a computer science perspective. Our research group website is at biocomp.wisc.edu

Publications

  • Michael H. Coen, M. Hidayath Ansari, Barbara B. Bendlin. Linking White Matter Structural Evolution to Alzheimer's Disease Risk and Cognitive Function using Machine Learning. in submission to NeuroImage, 2014.

  • M. Hidayath Ansari, Michael H. Coen, Barbara B. Bendlin, Mark A. Sager, Sterling C. Johnson. A Spatially Sensitive Kernel to Predict Cognitive Performance from Short­Term Changes in Neural Structure. In Proceedings of the Twenty-Eighth Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-14), Quebec City, Canada, 2014.

  • Michael H. Coen, M. Hidayath Ansari, Barbara B. Bendlin. Predicting Short­Term Cognitive Change from Longitudinal Neuroimaging Analysis. In Proceedings of NIPS-2013 Workshop on Machine Learning and Interpretation in Neuroimaging (MLINI-13), Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA, 2013. Best Paper Award.

  • M. Hidayath Ansari, Michael H. Coen, Barbara B. Bendlin, and Mark A. Sager. Using In-Situ Statistics and a Spatially-Aware Kernel for Longitudinal Neuroimaging Analysis. Technical Report TR1796, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2013.

  • Michael H. Coen, M. Hidayath Ansari, Marissa Phillips, Timothy S. Chang. Goodness-of-fit testing via optimization. in ORS 2012: Proceedings of the 2nd Annual International Conference on Operations Research and Statistics, Bali, Indonesia, 2012.

  • M. Hidayath Ansari, Wei Huang, and Michael H. Coen. Automated Determination of Gleason Grades in Prostate Biopsy Images. In Proceedings of Statistical, Computational and Visualization Methods in Medical Informatics (SCVMMI’11), 2011

  • Michael H. Coen, M. Hidayath Ansari and Nathanael Fillmore. Learning from Spatial Overlap. In Proceedings of the Twenty-Fifth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-11), San Francisco, CA, 2011.

  • M. Hidayath Ansari, Nathanael Fillmore, Michael H. Coen. Incorporating Spatial Similarity into Ensemble Clustering. In Proceedings of MultiClust: Discovering, Summarizing, and Using Multiple Clusterings: International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD), 2010.

  • Michael H. Coen, M. Hidayath Ansari and Nathanael Fillmore. Measuring Similarity Non-Metrically. In Proceedings of the Joint ICML/COLT Workshop on Learning in Non-geometric Spaces, 2010.

  • Michael H. Coen, M. Hidayath Ansari and Nathanael Fillmore. Comparing Clusterings in Space In International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), 2010.

  • Eric Landsness, D. Crupi, B. K. Hulse, M. J. Peterson, R. Huber R, Hidayath Ansari, Michael Coen, C. Cirelli, R. M. Benca, M. F. Ghilardi, Giulio Tononi. Sleep-dependent improvement in visuo-motor learning: a causal role for slow waves. In Journal of Sleep 32:1273-1284, 2009.

  • David Buschke, Jayne Squirrell, M. Hidayath Ansari, et al. Multiphoton Flow Cytometry to Assess Intrinsic and Extrinsic Fluorescence in Cellular Aggregates: Applications to Stem Cells. In Microscopy and Microanalysis, 2008.

  • Rushikesh K. Joshi, C. R. Harikrishnan, M. Hidayath Ansari. Mobile Agent Abstractions: Formulation and Implementation In MTCoord 2007.

  • M. Hidayath Ansari. Mobile Agent Abstractions and Models in Ambient Calculus. B. Tech Thesis, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. May 2007.

  • M. Hidayath Ansari. Computing with Membranes - P Systems. B. Tech Seminar Report, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. April 2006.