Publications

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Key Publications

2017

  • Taking it for a Test Drive: A Hybrid Spatio-temporal Model for Wildlife Poaching Prediction Evaluated through a Controlled Field Test
    Shahrzad Gholami, Benjamin Ford, Fei Fang, Andrew Plumptre, Milind Tambe, Margaret Driciru, Fred Wanyama, Aggrey Rwetsiba, Mustapha Nsubaga, Joshua Mabonga
    In ECML-PKDD 2017: The European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases
  • Handling Continuous Space Security Games with Neural NetworksNitin Kamra, Fei Fang, Debarun Kar, Yan Liu, Milind Tambe
    In IWAISe-17: 1st International Workshop on A.I. in Security held at the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-17)
  • Predicting Poaching for Wildlife Protection
    Fei Fang, Thanh H. Nguyen, Arunesh Sinha, Shahrzad Gholami, Andrew Plumptre, Lucas Joppa, Milind Tambe, Margaret Driciru, Fred Wanyama, Aggrey Rwetsiba, Rob Critchlow, Colin Beale.
    In IBM Journal of Research and Development (to appear)
  • Cloudy with a Chance of Poaching: Adversary Behavior Modeling and Forecasting with Real-World Poaching Data
    Debarun Kar, Benjamin Ford, Shahrzad Gholami, Fei Fang, Andrew Plumptre, Milind Tambe, Margaret Driciru, Fred Wanyama, Aggrey Rwetsiba
    In AAMAS-17: Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS 2017), May 2017
    [pdf]
  • Keeping it Real: Using Real-World Problems to Teach AI to Diverse Audiences
    Nicole Sintov, Debarun Kar, Thanh Nguyen, Fei Fang, Kevin Hoffman, Arnaud Lyet, Milind Tambe
    AI Magazine, 2017 (to appear)
    [pdf]
  • PAWS – A Deployed Game-Theoretic Application to Combat Poaching
    Fei Fang, Thanh H. Nguyen, Rob Pickles, Wai Y. Lam, Gopalasamy R. Clements, Bo An, Amandeep Singh, Brian C. Schwedock, Milind Tambe, Andrew Lemieux
    AI Magazine, 38(1):23-36, 2017.
    [pdf|AI Magazine version]
  • Recent Trends and Applications in Security Games
    Debarun Kar, Thanh H. Nguyen, Fei Fang, Matthew Brown, Arunesh Sinha, Milind Tambe, Albert Xin Jiang
    Handbook on Dynamic Game Theory (Edited by Tamer Bashar, Georges Zaccour), Springer, 2017 (under review)
  • PAWS: Game-Theory Based Protection Assistant for Wildlife Security
    Fei Fang, Benjamin Ford, Rong Yang, Milind Tambe, Andrew Lemieux
    Conservation Criminology (Edited by Meredith Gore). Chapter 10. Wiley, 2017.
    [pdf|Wiley version]

2016

  • Towards Addressing Spatio-Temporal Aspects in Security Games (Ph.D. Thesis)
    Fei Fang
    [pdf|bib]
  • Comparing Human Behavior Models in Repeated Stackelberg Security Games: An Extended Study
    Debarun Kar, Fei Fang, Francesco M. Delle Fave, Nicole Sintov, Milind Tambe, Arnaud Lyet
    In AIJ: Artificial Intelligence
    [pdf|AIJ version|bib]
  • Green Security Games: Apply Game Theory to Addressing Green Security Challenges
    Fei Fang, Thanh H. Nguyen
    In ACM SIGecom Exchanges, Volume 15 Issue 1, July 2016, Pages 78-83
    [pdf|SIGecom version|bib]
  • Combining Graph Contraction and Strategy Generation for Green Security Games
    Anjon Basak, Fei Fang, Thanh Nguyen and Christopher Kiekintveld
    In GameSec-16: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Decision and Game Theory for Security, November  2016
    [pdf|GameSec version|bib|slides]
  • Three Strategies to Success: Learning Adversary Models in Security Games
    Nika Haghtalab, Fei Fang, Thanh H. Nguyen, Arunesh Sinha, Ariel Procaccia, Milind Tambe
    In IJCAI-16: Proceedings of the 25th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, July 2016
    [pdf|IJCAI version|bib]
  • Deploying PAWS: Field Optimization of the Protection Assistant for Wildlife Security
    Fei Fang, Thanh H. Nguyen, Rob Pickles, Wai Y. Lam, Gopalasamy R. Clements, Bo An, Amandeep Singh, Milind Tambe, Andrew Lemieux
    In IAAI-16: Proceedings of the Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence, February 2016
    Winner of Innovative Application Award
    [pdf|IAAI version|bib]
  • From the Lab to the Classroom and Beyond: Extending a Game-Based Research Platform for Teaching AI to Diverse Audiences
    Nicole Sintov, Debarun Kar, Thanh H. Nguyen, Fei Fang, Kevin Hoffman, Arnaud Lyet, Milind Tambe
    In EAAI-16: the Sixth Symposium on Educational Advances in Artificial Intelligence, February 2016
    [pdf|EAAI version|bib]

2015

  • When Security Games Go Green: Designing Defender Strategies to Prevent Poaching and Illegal Fishing
    Fei Fang, Peter Stone, Milind Tambe
    In IJCAI-15: Proceedings of the 24th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, July 2015
    Outstanding Paper Award Winner in IJCAI-15 Computational Sustainability Track
    [pdf|IJCAI version|bib]
  • ”A Game of Thrones”: When Human Behavior Models Compete in Repeated Stackelberg Security Games
    Debarun Kar, Fei Fang, Francesco Maria Delle Fave, Nicole Sintov, Milind Tambe
    In AAMAS-15: Proceedings of the Fourteenth International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, May 2015
    [pdf|bib]
  • Planning Defender Strategies Against Attackers In Domains Involving Frequent Adversary Interaction (Extended Abstract)
    Fei Fang, Peter Stone, Milind Tambe
    In AAMAS-15: Proceedings of the Fourteenth International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, May 2015
    [pdf|bib]

2014

  • Solving Zero-Sum Security Games in Discretized Spatio-Temporal Domains
    Haifeng Xu, Fei Fang, Albert Xin Jiang, Vincent Conitzer, Shaddin Dughmi, Milind Tambe
    In AAAI-14: Proceedings of the Twenty-Eighth Conference on Artificial Intelligence, July 2014
    [pdf|AAAI version|bib]
  • Robust protection of fisheries with COmPASS
    William Haskell, Debarun Kar, Fei Fang, Milind Tambe, Sam Cheung, Elizabeth Denicola
    In IAAI-14: Proceedings of the Twenty-Sixth Annual Conference on Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence, July 2014
    [pdf|IAAI version|bib]

2013

  • Protecting Moving Targets with Multiple Mobile Resources
    Fei Fang, Albert X. Jiang, Milind Tambe
    In JAIR: Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research, 48:583-634, 2013
    [pdf|JAIR version|bib]
  • Optimal Patrol Strategy for Protecting Moving Targets with Multiple Mobile Resources
    Fei Fang, Albert Xin Jiang, Milind Tambe
    In AAMAS-13: Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, May 2013
    [pdf|bib]

2012

  • Patrol Strategies to Maximize Pristine Forest Area
    Matthew P. Johnson, Fei Fang, Milind Tambe, Heidi Jo Albers
    In AAAI-12: Proceedings of the Twenty-Sixth Conference on Artificial Intelligence (Computational Sustainability Track), July 2012
    [pdf|AAAI version|bib]
  • Designing Better Strategies against Human Adversaries in Graph-Based Security Games (Extended Abstract)
    Rong Yang, Albert Xin Jiang, Fei Fang, Rajiv Maheswaran, Milind Tambe
    In AAMAS-12: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, June 2012. (short paper)
    [pdf|bib]

Other Publications/Presentations

Demos

  • Fei Fang, Thanh H. Nguyen, Rob Pickles, Wai Y. Lam, Gopalasamy R. Clements, Bo An, Milind Tambe. Deploying PAWS to Combat Poaching: Game-theoretic Patrolling in Areas with Complex Terrain. In Proceedings of the AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), February 2016. [pdf|bib]

Videos

  • Fei Fang, Debarun Kar, Dana Thomas, Nicole Sintov, Milind Tambe. PAWS: Protection Assistant for Wildlife Security. In AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), February 2016.

Symposium Papers

  • Fei Fang, Peter Stone, Milind Tambe. Defender Strategies In Domains Involving Frequent Adversary Interaction. In AAAI Spring Symposium on Applied Computational Game Theory, March 2015.
  • Matthew P. Johnson, Fei Fang, Rong Yang, Milind Tambe, Heidi Jo Albers. Challenges in Patrolling to Maximize Pristine Forest Area. In AAAI Spring Symposium on Game Theory for Security, Sustainability and Health, March 2012. [pdf|AAAISS version]

Refereed Workshop Papers

  • Fei Fang, Thanh H. Nguyen, Rob Pickles, Wai Y. Lam, Gopalasamy R. Clements, Bo An, Amandeep Singh, Milind Tambe, Andrew Lemieux. Deploying PAWS in the Field: Designing Efficient Patrols to Combat Poaching. In Workshop on Computer Poker and Imperfect Information Games held at the Thirtieth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-16), February 2016.
  • Fei Fang, Thanh H. Nguyen, Benjamin Ford, Nicole Sintov, Milind Tambe. Introduction to Green Security Games (extended abstract). In Workshop on Cognitive Knowledge Acquisition and Applications held at International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), July 2015. [pdf]
  • Fei Fang, Thanh H. Nguyen, Bo An, Milind Tambe, Rob Pickles, Wai Y. Lam, Gopalasamy R. Clements. Towards Addressing Challenges in Green Security Games in the Wild (extended abstract). In Workshop of Behavioral, Economic and Computational Intelligence for Security (BECIS) held at International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), July 2015.
  • Debarun Kar, Fei Fang, Francesco M. Delle Fave, Nicole Sintov, Arunesh Sinha, Aram Galstyan, Bo An, Milind Tambe. Learning Bounded Rationality Models of the Adversary in Repeated Stackelberg Security Games. In ALA Adaptive and Learning Agents Workshop held at International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS), May 2015.[pdf|bib]
  • Debarun Kar, Fei Fang, Francesco M. Delle Fave, Nicole Sintov, Milind Tambe. Conducting Longitudinal Experiments with Behavioral Models in Repeated Stackelberg Security Games on Amazon Mechanical Turk. In Fourth International Workshop on Human-Agent Interaction Design and Models (HAIDM) held at International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS), May 2015. [pdf|bib]
  • Fei Fang, Thanh H. Nguyen, Rob Pickles, Wai Y. Lam, Milind Tambe. Challenges of Green Security Games in the Wild. In International Workshop on Issues with Deployment of Emerging Agent-based Systems (IDEAS) held at International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS), May 2015.
  • Fei Fang, Peter Stone, Milind Tambe. Designing Defender Strategies Against Frequent Adversary Interaction. In International Workshop on Optimisation in Multi-Agent Systems (OPTMAS) held at International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS), May 2015.
  • Debarun Kar, Fei Fang, Francesco M. Delle Fave, Nicole Sintov, Milind Tambe, Arlette van Wissen. Effectiveness of Probability Perception Modeling and Defender Strategy Generation Algorithms in Repeated Stackelberg Games: An Initial Report. In Computational Sustainability Workshop held at The Twenty-Ninth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-15), January 2015. [pdf]
  • Haifeng Xu, Fei Fang, Albert X. Jiang, Vincent Conitzer, Shaddin Dughmi, Milind Tambe. Computing Minimax Strategy for Discretized Spatio-Temporal Zero-Sum Security Games. In International Joint Workshop on Optimisation in Multi-Agent Systems and Distributed Constraint Reasoning (OPTMAS-DCR) held at International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS), May 2014. [pdf]
  • Fei Fang, Albert X. Jiang and Milind Tambe. Designing Optimal Patrol Strategy for Protecting Moving Targets with Multiple Mobile Resources. In Workshop on Optimisation in Multi-Agent Systems (OPTMAS) held at International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS), May 2013. [pdf]
  • Matthew P. Johnson, Fei Fang, Milind Tambe, Heidi J. Albers. Designing Patrol Strategies to Maximize Pristine Forest Area. In Workshop on Optimisation in Multi-Agent Systems (OPTMAS) held at International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS), June 2012.
  • Rong Yang, Fei Fang, Albert X. Jiang, Karthik Rajagopal, Milind Tambe, Rajiv Maheswaran. Modeling Human Bounded Rationality to Improve Defender Strategies in Network Security Games. In Workshop on Human-Agent Interaction Design and Models (HAIDM)held at International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS), June 2012. [pdf]

Posters

  • Fei Fang, Albert X. Jiang and Milind Tambe. Optimal Patrol Strategy for Protecting Moving Targets with Multiple Mobile Resources. In the 9th Conference on Web and Internet Economics (WINE), December 2013.
  • Fei Fang. Optimal Patrol Strategy for Protecting Moving Targets with Multiple Mobile Resources (Poster Competition Finalist). In the First Conference on Validating Models of Adversary Behaviors, June 2013.

Presentations

  • Fei Fang. Win a Game to Build a Safer World: Towards a Science of Security Games, Guest lecture at University of Southern California for CSCI 561: Foundations of Artificial Intelligence, April 2015.
  • Fei Fang. Towards Addressing Spatio-Temporal Aspects in Security Games, Qualifying Exam, December 2014.
  • Fei Fang. Dealing With Spatio-Temporal Continuity in Stackelberg Games, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, July 2013.
  • Milind Tambe, Fei Fang. Patrol Strategies to Maximize Pristine Forest Area, World Bank, December 2012.