Jayanth Koushik

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I am a PhD student at Carnegie Mellon University studying computer vision. I am advised by Mike Tarr and Aarti Singh.


  • corgy: feature rich Python data classes [code] [docs]
  • paje: website creation and deployment system [code] [demo]
  • torch-gel: PyTorch implementation of group elastic-net [code]
  • neural-style: Theano/Keras implementation of style transfer algorithms [code] [demo]


Influence Functions for Black-Box Optimization
J. Koushik, A. Singh, M. J. Tarr.
Talk at 2nd Annual Conference on Machine Learning and Engineering (MS&T 2019).

Influence Functions for Adaptive Stimulus Selection
J. Koushik, A. Marcus, A. Singh, M. J. Tarr.
Poster at 18th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society (VSS 2018).

Publications and Preprints

Deep learning powered real-time identification of insects using citizen science data [arxiv]
S. Chiranjeevi, M. Sadaati, Z. K. Deng, J. Koushik, T. Z. Jubery, D. Mueller, M. E. O’Neal, N. Merchant, A. Singh, A. K. Singh, S. Sarkar, A. Singh, B. Ganapathysubramanian.
Submitted to Science Advances (June 2023).

AlphaNet: Improving Long-Tail Classification By Combining Classifiers [arxiv] [web] [code]
N. Chang*, J. Koushik*, A. Singh, M. Hebert, Y.-X. Wang, M. J. Tarr.
arXiv:2008.07073 (2023).

Deep Black-Box Optimization with Influence Functions [web]
J. Koushik, Michael J. Tarr, Aarti Singh.
Preprint (2020).

Eve: A Gradient Based Optimization Method with Locally and Globally Adaptive Learning Rates [arxiv] [web] [code]
H. Hayashi*, J. Koushik*, G. Neubig.
arXiv:1611.01505 (2018).

A Brain Phenotype for Stressor-Evoked Blood Pressure Reactivity [jaha]
P. J. Gianaros, L. K. Sheu, F. Uyar, J. Koushik, J. R. Jennings, T. D. Wager, A. Singh, T. D. Verstynen.
In Journal of the American Heart Association (2017).

Hypothesis Transfer Learning via Transformation Functions [arxiv]
S. S. Du, J. Koushik, A. Singh, B. Póczos.
In 31st Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS 2017).

Deep Multimodal Fusion for Persuasiveness Prediction [acm dl]
B. Nojavanasghari*, D. Gopinath*, J. Koushik*, T. Baltrušaitis, L.-P. Morency.
In 18th International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI 2016).

*Equal contribution.