Academic Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals and Proceedings

Nabeel Gillani, Ann Yuan, Martin Saveski, Soroush Vosoughi, and Deb Roy. (2018). Me, My Echo Chamber, and I: Introspection on Social Media Polarization. Proceedings of the 27th International Conference on World Wide Web (The Web Conference 2018).

Soroush Vosoughi, Deb Roy, and Sinan Aral. (2018). The Spread of True and False News Online. Science 359.6380 (2018): 1146-1151.

Prashanth Vijayaraghavan*, Soroush Vosoughi*, and Deb Roy. (2017). Twitter Demographic Classification Using Deep Multi-modal Multi-task Learning. In Proceedings of the 55th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2017). Vancouver, Canada. *Equal Contribution.

Soroush Vosoughi*, Prashanth Vijayaraghavan*, Ann Yuan, and Deb Roy. (2017). Mapping Twitter Conversation Landscapes. In Proceedings of the 11th International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM 2017). Montreal, Canada. *Equal Contribution.

Soroush Vosoughi, Mostafa ‘Neo’ Mohsenvand, and Deb Roy. (2017). Rumor Gauge: Predicting the Veracity of Rumors on Twitter. ACM Trans. Knowl. Discov. Data 11, 4, Article 50 (July 2017), 36 pages.

Iris Chin, Matthew S. Goodwin, Soroush Vosoughi, Deb Roy, and Letita R. Naigles. (2017). Dense home-based recordings reveal typical and atypical development of tense/aspect in a child with delayed language development. Journal of Child Language (2017): 1-34.

Prashanth Vijayaraghavan, Soroush Vosoughi, Ann Yuan, and Deb Roy. (2017). TweetVista: An AI-Powered Interactive Tool for Exploring Conversations on Twitter. In Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces Companion, pp. 145-148. ACM, 2017.

strong>Soroush Vosoughi*, Prashanth Vijayaraghavan* and Deb Roy. (2016). Tweet2Vec: Learning Tweet Embeddings using Character-level CNN-LSTM Encoder-Decoder. In Proceedings of the 39th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2016). Pisa, Italy. *Equal Contribution.

Prashanth Vijayaraghavan, Ivan Sysoev, Soroush Vosoughi and Deb Roy. (2016). DeepStance at SemEval-2016 Task 6: Detecting Stance in Tweets Using Character and Word-Level CNNs. In Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation (SemEval-2016). San Diego, California.

Soroush Vosoughi, and Deb Roy. (2016). A Semi-automatic Method for Efficient Detection of Stories on Social Media. In Proceedings of the 10th International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM 2016). Cologne, Germany.

Soroush Vosoughi, and Deb Roy. (2016). Tweet Acts: A Speech Act Classifier for Twitter. In Proceedings of the 10th International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM 2016). Cologne, Germany.

Prashanth Vijayaraghavan*, Soroush Vosoughi*, and Deb Roy. (2016). Automatic Detection and Categorization of Election-Related Tweets. In Proceedings of the 10th International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM 2016). Cologne, Germany. *Equal Contribution.

Martin Saveski, Eric Chu, Soroush Vosoughi, and Deb Roy. (2016). Human Atlas: A Tool for Mapping Social Networks. In proceedings of the 25th International Conference on World Wide Web Companion. Montreal, Canada.

Soroush Vosoughi, Helen Zhou, and Deb Roy. (2015). Digital Stylometry: Linking Profiles Across Social Networks. In proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Social Informatics (SocInfo 2015). Beijing, China.

Soroush Vosoughi, and Deb Roy. (2015). A Human-Machine Collaborative System for Identifying Rumors on Twitter. In proceedings of the IEEE ICDM 2015 workshop on Event Analytics using Social Media Data (EASM). Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Soroush Vosoughi, Helen Zhou, and Deb Roy. (2015). Enhanced Twitter Sentiment Classification Using Contextual Information. In proceedings of the EMNLP 2015 workshop on Computational Approaches to Subjectivity, Sentiment & Social Media Analysis (WASSA). Lisboa, Portugal.

Brandon C. Roy, Soroush Vosoughi, and Deb Roy. (2014). Grounding language models in spatiotemporal context. Proceedings of Interspeech 2014. Singapore.

Soroush Vosoughi. (2014). Improving automatic speech recognition through head pose driven visual grounding. Proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’14). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 3235-3238.

Soroush Vosoughi, Matthew S. Goodwin, Bill Washabaugh, and Deb Roy. (2012). A portable audio/video recorder for longitudinal study of child development. Proceedings of the 14th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI ’12). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 193-200.

Soroush Vosoughi, and Deb Roy. (2012) An Automatic Child-Directed Speech Detector for the Study of Child Language Development. Proceedings of Interspeech 2012. Portland, Oregon.

Soroush Vosoughi, and Deb Roy. (2012) A longitudinal study of prosodic exaggeration in child-directed speech. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Speech Prosody. Shanghai, China.

Brandon C. Roy*, Soroush Vosoughi*, and Deb Roy. (2010) Automatic Estimation of Transcription Accuracy and Difficulty. Proceedings of Interspeech 2010. Makuhari, Japan. *Equal Contribution.

Soroush Vosoughi, Brandon C. Roy, Michael C. Frank, and Deb Roy. (2010) Contributions of Prosodic and Distributional Features of Caregivers’ Speech in Early Word Learning. Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Cognitive Science Conference. Portland, Oregon.

Soroush Vosoughi, Brandon C. Roy, Michael C. Frank, and Deb Roy. (2010) Effects of Caregiver Prosody on Child Language Acquisition. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Speech Prosody. Chicago, IL.

Kai-yuh Hsiao, Stefanie Tellex, Soroush Vosoughi, Rony Kubat, and Deb Roy. (2008). Object Schemas for Grounding Language in a Responsive Robot. Connection Science.

Kai-yuh Hsiao, Soroush Vosoughi, Stefanie Tellex, Rony Kubat, and Deb Roy. (2008). Object Schemas for Responsive Robotic Language Use. Proceedings of the 3rd ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction.

MIT Theses/ Proposals/ Examinations

Soroush Vosoughi. (2015) Automatic Detection and Verification of Rumors on Twitter. Ph.D. Thesis. Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Committee Members: Prof. Deb Roy, Dr. Allen Gorin, Prof. Sinan Aral.

Soroush Vosoughi. (2012) PhD general examinations proposal and reading list. Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Faculty Examiners: Prof. Deb Roy, Prof. Patrick Winston, Prof. Alex (Sandy) Pentland.

Soroush Vosoughi. (2010) Interactions of caregiver speech and early word learning in the Speechome Corpus: Computational Explorations. Master’s thesis. Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Committee Members: Prof. Deb Roy, Dr. John Makhoul, Prof. Rochelle Newman.