Azin
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Azin

Azin Ashkan


contact aashkan [at] uwaterloo [dot] ca


Education   ^
Recent Activities   ^
Research   ^
Interests: Personalization, data-driven predictive modeling, online learning, relevance feedback, recommender systems, and computational advertising.

Publications:
Theses:
  • A. Ashkan, Characterizing User Search Intent and Behavior for Click Analysis in Sponsored Search, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Waterloo, May 2013.
  • A. Ashkan, RUMBA: Runtime Monitoring and Behavioral Analysis Framework for Java Software Systems, Master's Thesis, University of Waterloo, May 2007.
  • A. Ashkan, Design and Implementation of a Web-Based Client/Server Human Resource System using JSP and Java Technology, Bachelor's Thesis, Department of E&CE, University of Tehran, August 2004.
Teaching   ^
  • Instructor for CS135: Designing Functional Programs, School of CS, University of Waterloo, Winter 2013.
  • Instructional Apprentice for CS135: Designing Functional Programs, School of CS, University of Waterloo, Winter 2010 & Winter 2011.
  • Teaching Assistant for CS860: Advanced Topics in Algorithms and Complexity - Search Engines, from Design to Implementation, School of CS, University of Waterloo, Fall 2009.
  • Teaching Assistant for CS115: Introduction to Computer Science, School of CS, University of Waterloo, Winter & Spring 2009.
  • Teaching Assistant for CS341: Algorithms, School of CS, University of Waterloo, Fall 2007 & Fall 2008.
  • Teaching Assistant for CS134: Principles of Computer Science, School of CS, University of Waterloo, Spring 2007 & Winter 2008.
  • Teaching Assistant for ECE251: Programming Languages and Translators, Department of E&CE, University of Waterloo, Spring 2006.
  • Teaching Assistant for ECE250: Data Structure and Algorithm, Department of E&CE, University of Waterloo, Winter & Fall 2006.
  • Teaching Assistant for ECE456: Database Systems, Department of E&CE, University of Waterloo, Winter 2005.
  • Teaching Assistant for ECE619: Internet Engineering, Department of E&CE, University of Tehran, Winter 2004.
  • Teaching Assistant for ECE149: System Analysis and Design (Software Engineering I), Department of E&CE, University of Tehran, Fall 2003.
Honors   ^
  • NSERC Industrial R&D Fellowship (IRDF), Canada, 2011.
  • Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship (Finalist), Canada, 2011.
  • David R. Cheriton Scholarship (Type I), University of Waterloo, 2010.
  • NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship (PGSD3), Canada, 2008.
  • President's Graduate Scholarship, University of Waterloo, 2008.
  • David R. Cheriton Scholarship (Type I), University of Waterloo, 2008.
  • Graduate Entrance Scholarship, University of Waterloo, 2007.
  • Faculty of Engineering (FOE) Award, University of Waterloo, 2006.
  • Faculty of Engineering (FOE) Award, University of Waterloo, 2005.
  • Faculty of Engineering (FOE) Award, University of Tehran, 2004.
Affiliations   ^

Last modified: June 2016