Laboratory for Computational Social Systems (LCS2) is a multi-institute research group led by Dr. Tanmoy Chakraborty and Dr. Md. Shad Akhtar. Broad research interests of this group include Natural Language Processing, Social Computing, and Graph Mining.


  • September 21, 2022
    Paper accepted at AACL-IJCNLP 2022 Shivam Sharma, Mohd Khizir Siddiqui, Md. Shad Akhtar, Tanmoy Chakraborty. Domain-aware Self-supervised Pre-training for Label-Efficient Meme Analysis.
  • September 15, 2022
    Paper accepted at NeurIPS 2022 Karish Grover, S M Phaneendra Angara, Md Shad Akhtar, Tanmoy Chakraborty. Public Wisdom Matters! Discourse-Aware Hyperbolic Fourier Co-Attention for Social Text Classification.
  • September 08, 2022
    LCS2 members received awards at IIIT Foundation Day 2022
    • Kartikey Gupta memorial scholarship: Karish Grover
    • Dean’s List of Academic Excellence: Diksha Sethi, Joykirat Singh, Shounak Ghatak, Siddhant Agarwal, Shashank Dargar, Mudit Gupta, Diksha Sethi, Karish Grover, Mohammad Aflah Khan, Tarini Sharma, Soham Das, Tanya Gupta.
  • August 17, 2022
    Paper accepted at COLING 2022 Firoj Alam, Stefano Cresci, Tanmoy Chakraborty, Fabrizio Silvestri, Dimiter Dimitrov, Giovanni Da San Martino, Shaden Shaar, Hamed Firooz, Preslav Nakov. A Survey on Multimodal Disinformation Detection.
  • August 09, 2022
    Dr Tanmoy Chakraborty has been appointed as the Associate Editor of ACM TALLIP.
  • August 07, 2022
    Paper accepted at TKDD 2022 Dhruv Sahnan, Vasu Goel, Sarah Masud, Chhavi Jain, Vikram Goyal, Tanmoy Chakraborty. DiVA: A Scalable, Interactive and Customizable Visual Analytics Platform for Information Diffusion on Large Networks.
  • July 22, 2022
    Aseem Srivastava has recieved the ACM-IARCS travel grant towards his KDD paper.
  • July 22, 2022
    Sarah Masud has recieved the ACM-W and Microsoft travel grant towards her KDD paper.

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