University of Maryland

Vanessa Frias-Martinez

Vanessa Frias-Martinez HeadshotAssistant Professor



Research Interests

Big data analytics, machine learning, mobile and ubiquitous technologies, behavior and user modeling, crowdsourcing, ICTs for development


Vanessa Frias-Martinez and Enrique Frias-Martinez, “Spectral Clustering for Sensing Urban Land Use using Twitter Activity”, Journal of Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, to appear.

Vanessa Frias-Martinez and Enrique Frias-Martinez, “Crowdsourcing Land Use Maps via Twitter”, Workshop on Data Science for Social Good (DSSG), KDD, 2014

Vanessa Frias-Martinez, Younnes Moumni and Enrique Frias-Martinez, “Estimation of traffic flow using passive cell-phone data”, Workshop on Data Science and Macro-Modeling (DSMM), SIGMOD, 2014

Vanessa Frias-Martinez, Abson Sae-tang and Enrique Frias-Martinez, “To Call, or To Tweet? Understanding 3-1-1 Citizen Complaint Behaviors”, International Conference on Social Computing, SocialCom, 2014

John Quinn, Vanessa Frias-Martinez and Lakshminarayan Subramanian, “Computational Sustainability and Artificial Intelligence in the Developing World”, AI Magazine, 2014. Fall Issue