Publications

  • Muhammad Aurangzeb Ahmad, Cuihua Shen, Jaideep Srivastava, Noshir Contractor (Editors) Predicting Real World Behaviors from Virtual World Data August 2014 Springer Verlog [Link]
  • Muhammad Aurangzeb Ahmad, Brian Keegan, Atanu Roy, Dmitri Williams, Jaideep Srivastava, and Noshir Contractor. Guilt by association?: network based propagation approaches for gold farmer detection. In Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining, pp. 121-126. ACM, 2013. [Link]
  • Atanu Roy, Muhammad Aurangzeb Ahmad, Chandrima Sarkar, Brian Keegan and Jaideep Srivastava The Ones That Got Away: False Negative Estimation Based Approaches for Gold Farmer Detection IEEE SocialCom 2012 Amsterdam, Netherlands September 3-5, 2012 [Link]
  • Muhammad Aurangzeb Ahmad, Brian Keegan, Sophia Sullivan, Dmitri Williams, Jaideep Srivastava, Noshir Contractor Illicit Bits: Detecting and Analyzing Contraband Networks in Massively Multiplayer Online Games IEEE SocialCom 2011 Boston, MA October 9-11, 2011 [Link]
  • Brian Keegan, Muhammad Aurangzeb Ahmad, Dmitri Williams, Jaideep Srivastava, Noshir Contractor. Sic Transit Gloria Mundi Virtuali? Promise and Peril at the Intersection of Computational Social Science and Online Clandestine Organizations The Third ACM WebSci Conference, Koblenz, Germany June 14-17, 2011 (Best Paper Award) [Link]
  • Muhammad Aurangzeb Ahmad, Brian Keegan, Dmitri Williams, Jaideep Srivastava, Noshir Contractor. (2011). Trust Amongst Rogues? A Hypergraph Approach for Comparing Clandestine Trust Networks in MMOGs 5th International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM-11) [Link]
  • Brian Keegan, Muhammad Aurangzeb Ahmad, Dmitri Williams, Jaideep Srivastava, Noshir Contractor. (2011). Mapping Gold Farming Back to Offline Clandestine Organizations: Methodological, Theoretical, and Ethical Challenges. Game Behind the Game. (Best Paper Award)
  • Brian Keegan, Muhammad Aurangzeb Ahmad, Dmitri Williams, Jaideep Srivastava, Noshir Contractor, Dark Gold: Statistical Properties of Clandestine Networks in Massively-Muliplayer Online Games IEEE Social Computing Conference (SocialCom-10) Minneapolis, MN, USA, August 20-22, 2010 [Link]
  • Muhammad Aurangzeb Ahmad, Brain Keegan, Jaideep Srivastava, Dmitri Williams, Noshir Contractor, Mining for Gold Farmers: Automatic Detection of Deviant Players in MMOGS Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE Social Computing (SocialCom-09). Symposium on Social Intelligence and Networking (SIN-09). Vancouver, Canada, August 29-31, 2009 [Link]

Patent

  • Muhammad Aurangzeb Ahmad, Brian Keegan, Dmitri Williams, Jaideep Srivastava, Noshir Contractor Automatic Detection of Deviant Players in MMORPGs Gold Farming (US20130123003A1)

Press