About me

I am a 4th year Ph.D student at Georgia Tech, advised by Devi Parikh.

My current interest includes developing algorithms for making AI systems interpretable, transparent and bias-free.

In the past I have held visiting positions at:

  • Virginia Tech, Spring 2015, Research Intern with Devi Parikh
  • Oxford University, Fall 2014, Research Scholar with Philip Torr
  • Brown University, Summer 2013, Research Intern with Benjamin Kimia


  • May 2018 - July 2018

    Research intern at Samsung Research America

  • Jan 2017 - May 2017

    Research intern at AML (Applied Machine Learning)

  • Aug 2017 - Today

    Ph.D Student advised by Devi Parikh

  • Aug 2015 - July 2017

    Ph.D Student advised by Devi Parikh

  • Jan 2015 - July 2015

    Research Intern working with Devi Parikh

  • May 2014 - Dec 2014

    Research Scholar working with Philip Torr

  • May 2013 - Aug 2013

    Summer Intern working with Benjamin Kimia

  • Aug 2010 - May 2014

    Bachelors in Electrical and Electronics Engineering and Master of Science in Physics

My Research

My research interests lie at the intersection of Computer Vision and Machine Learning, with a focus on building algorithms that can explain why they believe what they believe.


Choose Your Neuron: Incorporating Domain Knowledge into Deep Networks through Neuron Importance
(Presented in ECCV'18)
Ramprasaath R. Selvaraju*, Prithviraj Chattopadhyay*, Mohamed Elhoseiny Tilak Sharma Dhruv Batra Devi Parikh Stefen Lee,
Arxiv Paper: https://arxiv.org/abs/1808.02861

Grad-CAM: Visual Explanations from Deep Networks via Gradient-based Localization
(Presented in ICCV'17)
Ramprasaath R. Selvaraju, Michael Cogswell, Abhishek Das, Ramakrishna Vedantam, Devi Parikh Dhruv Batra
Arxiv Paper: https://arxiv.org/abs/1610.02391 [Code] [Live Demo]

Diverse Beam Search: Diverse Decoding from Neural Sequence Models
(Presented in AAAI'18)

Ashwin Kalyan, Michael Cogswell, Ramprasaath R. Selvaraju, Qing Sun, Stefen Lee, David Crandal, Dhruv Batra
Arxiv Paper: https://arxiv.org/abs/1610.02424

Counting Everyday Objects in Everyday Scenes
(Spotlight talk at CVPR'17)
Prithviraj Chattopadhyay*, Ramakrishna Vedantam*, Ramprasaath R. Selvaraju, Dhruv Batra, Devi Parikh
[ ArXiv paper: https://arxiv.org/abs/1604.03505]

The Semantic Paintbrush: Interactive 3D Mapping and Recognition in Large Outdoor Spaces
(Oral at CHI'15)
Ondrej Miksik, Vibhav Vineet, Morten Lidegaard, Ramprasaath R. Selvaraju, Matthias Nießner, Stuart Golodetz, Stephen L. Hicks, Patrick Pérez, Shahram Izadi, Philip H. S. Torr [ Paper]
BlindFind: Wearable Computer-Vision Rig for the Visually Impaired
Eduardo Schmidt, Ramprasaath R Selvaraju, Joshua, Brandon, Krishna, Brian, Fırat Kalaycılar, Benjamin Kimia


Please find my resume at this link


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