Tassallah Amina Abdullahi

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PhD student at Brown University

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I am a Ph.D. student at the AI Lab at Brown University, advised by Professor Carsten Eickhoff and Professor Ritambhara Singh. I am also an ACM SIGHPC Fellow. I am currently interested in applying information retrieval and natural language processing to improve machine learning with limited labeled data in various domains, including healthcare.

Prior to my graduate studies at Brown, I obtained a Master’s degree in computer science from the University of Cape Town, South Africa (UCT). At UCT, I worked with Professor Geoff Nitschke on applying evolutionary algorithms to optimize machine learning for predictive analysis.


You can contact me at tassallah_abdullahi@brown.edu

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Conference Proceedings

Predicting Disease Outbreaks with Climate Data
Abdullahi, T., and Nitschke, G.
In Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (IEEE CEC 2021), Kraków, Poland

Disease Outbreaks: Tuning Predictive Machine Learning
Abdullahi, T., and Nitschke. G.
In Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2021), ACM, Lille, France


Journal Articles

Predicting Diarrhoea Outbreaks with Climate Change
Abdullahi, T., Nitschke, G., and Sweijd, N.
PLoS ONE. (2022)


Last Updated on 16/08/2022 by Tassallah Abdullahi