University of Southern California

Arif Ansari
Associate Professor of Clinical Data Sciences and Operations

USC Marshall School of Business
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0808

Phone: 
213-821-5521
Education: 
PhD, MS, University of Southern California; MTech, IIT- Madras; BEng, Anna University

Overview

Arif Ansari is an expert in the area of data mining, business intelligence, data warehousing, and intelligent systems and technologies, a field in which he has fifteen years of research experience. He has published in IEEE Transactions on Systems and Man and Cybernetics. Professor Ansari received Marshall's Golden Apple Award in 2006.

Research

Huh, J., and Ansari, A. (2012) "Partitioning Methods: Exploratory Analysis of Childhood Obesity Intervention Data," Submitted to Society for Behavioral Medicine.
Liao, Y., and Ansari, A. (2012) "Identifying Threshold of Social Influences on Lifetime Smoking Status among Adolescents? A Recursive Partitioning Approach," Technical Report submitted to Computer Science Department.
Liao, Y., and Ansari, A. (2012) "Combinations of Perceived Built Environmental Factors Differentiating Physically Active vs. Non-Active Adults – A Decision Tree Classification Approach," Technical Report submitted to Computer Science Department.
Rajpurohit, A., and Ansari, A. (2011) "Business Intelligence in Web Analytics," Technical Report submitted to Computer Science Department.
Goel, A., and Ansari, A. (2010) "Building Custom Business Intelligence and Data Mining tool, using Excel and SQL Databases tool.," Technical Report submitted to Computer Science Department.
Singh, N., and Ansari, A. (2010) "Implementing Web Content Mining for iPhone App Domain.," Technical Report submitted to Computer Science Department.
Ansari, A. (2009) "Teaching Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence and Data Mining from Business Strategy point of View," INFORMS 2009.
Taparia, P., and Ansari, A. (2009) "Alumni Data Analysis," Technical Report submitted to California State University, Long Beach.
Massari, G., and Ansari, A. (2009) "3-D Analytics helps Business Students Find Common Ground," SAS Website.
Popat, R., and Ansari, A. (2009) "Data Warehousing and Mining using Oracle Databases," Technical Report submitted to Computer Science Department.
Ansari, A., and Meheriar, H. (2007) "Leveraging Business Intelligence: Using Information for Customer Value Management and Online Security for Banks,".
Ansari, A., and Papavassilopoulos, G.P (2000) "A Study on the Convergence of Different Learning Strategies in a Multi-Teacher Environment," 4th World Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics, and Informatics, SCI 2000.
Ansari, A., and Papavassilopoulos, G.P. (1999) "A Generalized Learning Algorithm for an Automaton Operating in a Multiteacher Environment," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, SMC-29, 592-600.
Ansari, A., and Papavassilopoulos, G.P. (1999) "A Pruning Technique to Increases the Rate of Convergence on Learning Algorithms," World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics.
Ansari, A., and Papavassilopoulos, G.P. (1997) "Learning Behavior of a Stochastic Automaton Operating Under a Multi-input Multi-output Learning Algorithm," World Multiconference on Systematics, Cybernetics, and Informatics.
Carrasco, M., and Ansari, A. "Segmentation and Valuation of ADJACK," Technical Report submitted to IOM department.
Cui, Y., and Ansari, A. "Data Mining In Mobile Space," Technical Report submitted to Computer Science Department.
Reddy, R. K., and Ansari, A. "The Principles of Data Mining and Web Marketing," Technical Report submitted to Computer Science Department.
Khanna, M., and Ansari, A. "Ensign Health Care Case," Technical Report submitted to Computer Science Department.
Ansari, A., and Papavassilopoulos, G.P. "Learning Algorithm for Different Strategies in Multi-Teacher Environment," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics.