Gita Sukthankar

Computer Science


Harris Engineering Center (bldg. 116) 232



  • Associate Professor


  • Editorial board, ASE Human Journal


  • Women in EECS


Ph.D. Robotics Carnegie Mellon University

M.S. Robotics Carnegie Mellon University

B.A. Psychology Princeton University

Research Interests

multi-agent systems, machine learning, social network analysis, data mining, human-robot interaction, intelligent systems

Selected Publications

  • Gita Sukthankar, Robert Goldman, Chris Geib, David Pynadath, and Hung Bui, editors. Plan, Activity, and Intent Recognition. Elsevier, 2014.
  • Xi Wang and Gita Sukthankar. Multi-label relational neighbor classification using social context features. In Proceedings of the ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, pages 464– 472, Chicago, IL, August 2013.
  • Kennard Laviers and Gita Sukthankar. A real-time opponent modeling system for Rush football. In Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, pages 2476–2481, Barcelona, Spain, July 2011.
  • Gita Sukthankar and Katia Sycara. Activity recognition for dynamic multi-agent teams. ACM Transactions in Intelligent Systems Technology, 3(1):18:1–18:24, October 2011.
  • Jeremiah Folsom-Kovarik, Gita Sukthankar, and Sae Schatz. Tractable POMDP representations for intelligent tutoring systems. ACM Transactions in Intelligent Systems Technology, 4(2):29:1–29:22, March 2013.