Journal Publications

Regenwetter, L., Heyrani Nobari, A., Ahmed, F.
Deep Generative Models in Engineering Design: A Review
In Journal of Mechanical Design 2022
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Ahmed, F., Cui, Y., Fu, Y., Chen, W.
Product Competition Prediction in Engineering Design using Graph Neural Network
In ASME Open Journal of Engineering 2022
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Chen, W., Ahmed, F.
MO-PaDGAN: Reparameterizing Engineering Designs for Augmented Multi-objective Optimization
In Applied Soft Computing 2021
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Cui, Y., Ahmed, F., Sha, Z., Wang, L., Fu, Y., Chen, W.
A Weighted Statistical Network Modeling Approach to Product Competition Analysis
In Complexity 2022
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Regenwetter, L., Curry, B., Ahmed, F.
BIKED: A Dataset for Computational Bicycle Design with Machine Learning Benchmarks
In Journal of Mechanical Design 2021
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Heyrani Nobari, A., Chen, W., Ahmed, F.
Range-GAN: Range-Constrained Generative Adversarial Network for Conditioned Design Synthesis
In Journal of Mechanical Design 2021
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Edwards, K.M., Peng, A., Miller, S.R., Ahmed, F.
If A Picture Is Worth 1000 Words, Is A Word Worth 1000 Features For Design Metric Estimation?
In Journal of Mechanical Design 2021
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Lykourentzou, I., Vinella, F.L., Ahmed, F., Papastathis, C., Papangelis, K., Khan, V., Masthoff, J.
Self-Organization in Online Collaborative Work Settings
In Collective Intelligence 2022
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Chen, W., Ahmed, F.
PaDGAN: Learning to Generate High-Quality Novel Designs
In Journal of Mechanical Design 2020
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Ahmed, F., Ramachandran, S.K., Fuge, M., Hunter, S., Miller, S.
Design Variety Measurement using Sharma-Mittal Entropy
In Journal of Mechanical Design 2020
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Wang, L., Chan, Y., Ahmed, F., Liu, Z., Zhu, P., Chen, W.
Deep Generative Modeling for Mechanistic-based Learning and Design of Metamaterial Systems
In Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 2020
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Chan, Y., Ahmed, F., Wang, L., Chen, W.
METASET: Exploring Shape and Property Spaces for Data-Driven Metamaterials Design
In Journal of Mechanical Design 2020
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Ahmed, F., Dickerson, J., Fuge, M.
Forming Diverse Teams from Sequentially Arriving People
In Journal of Mechanical Design 2020
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Ahmed, F., Ramachandran, S.K., Fuge, M., Hunter, S., Miller, S.
Interpreting Idea Maps: Pairwise comparisons reveal what makes ideas novel
In Journal of Mechanical Design 2019
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Ahmed, F., Fuge. M.
Creative Exploration Using Topic Based Bisociative Networks
In Design Science 2018
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Lykourentzou, I., Ahmed, F., Papastathis, C., Sadien, I., Papangelis, K.
When Crowds Give You Lemons: Filtering Innovative Ideas using a Diverse Bag of Lemons Strategy
In CSCW 2018
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Ahmed, F., Fuge. M.
Ranking ideas for diversity and quality
In Journal of Mechanical Design 2018
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Ahmed, F., Deb, K., Bhattacharya, B.
Structural topology optimization using multi-objective genetic algorithm with constructive solid geometry representation
In Applied Soft Computing 2016
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Ahmed, F., Deb, K., Jindal, A.
Multi-objective optimization and decision making approaches to cricket team selection
In Applied Soft Computing 2013
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Ahmed, F., Deb, K.
Multi-objective optimal path planning using elitist non-dominated sorting genetic algorithms
In Soft Computing 2013
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Conference Publications

Regenwetter, L., Ahmed, F.
Design Target Achievement Index: A Differentiable Metric to Enhance Deep Generative Models in Multi-Objective Inverse Design
In IDETC 2022
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Song, B., Miller, S., Ahmed, F.
Hey, AI! Can You See What I See? Multimodal Transfer Learning-based Design Metric Prediction for Sketches with Textual Descriptions
In IDETC 2022
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Bagazinski, N. J., Ahmed, F.
Ship Deck Object Placement Optimization Using a Many-Objective Bilevel Approach
In IDETC 2022
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Song, B., McComb, C., Ahmed, F.
Accessing Machine Learnability of Image and Graph Representation for Drone Performance Prediction
In Design 2022
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Heyrani Nobari, A., Chen, W., Ahmed, F.
PcDGAN: A Continuous Conditional Diverse Generative Adversarial Network For Inverse Design
In ACM KDD 2021
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Regenwetter, L., Curry, B., Ahmed, F.
BIKED: A Dataset and Machine Learning Benchmarks for Data-Driven Bicycle Design
In IDETC 2021
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Heyrani Nobari, A., Rashad, M.F., Ahmed, F.
CreativeGAN: Editing Generative Adversarial Networks for Creative Design Synthesis
In IDETC 2021
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Heyrani Nobari, A., Chen, W., Ahmed, F.
Range-GAN: Range-Constrained Generative Adversarial Network for Conditioned Design Synthesis
In IDETC 2021
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Edwards, K.M., Peng, A., Miller, S.R., Ahmed, F.
If A Picture Is Worth 1000 Words, Is A Word Worth 1000 Features For Design Metric Estimation?
In IDETC 2021
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Edwards, K.M., Addala, V.M., Ahmed, F.
Design Form And Function Prediction From A Single Image
In IDETC 2021
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Ahmed, F., Cui, Y., Fu, Y., Chen, W.
A Graph Neural Network Approach for Product Relationship Prediction
In IDETC 2021
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Ahmadi, S., Ahmed, F., Dickerson, J., Fuge, M., Khuller, S.
An Algorithm for Multi-Attribute Diverse Matching
In IJCAI 2020
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Chen, W., Ahmed, F.
PaDGAN: A Generative Adversarial Network for Performance Augmented Diverse Designs
In IDETC 2020
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Cui, Y., Ahmed, F., Sha, Z., Wang, L., Fu, Y., Chen, W.
A Weighted Network Modeling Approach for Analyzing Product Competition
In IDETC 2020
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Chan, Y., Ahmed, F., Wang, L., Chen, W.
METASET: An Automated Data Selection Method for Scalable Data-Driven Design of Metamaterials
In IDETC 2020 (Awarded "Papers of Distinction")
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Miller, S., Hunter, S., Starkey, E., Ramachandran, S., Ahmed, F., Fuge, M.
How Should We Measure Creativity in Design Studies: a Comparison of Social Science and Engineering Approaches
In IDETC 2020
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Ahmed, F., Chandra, N.R., Fuge, M., Dow, S.
Structuring Online Dyads: Explanations Improve Creativity, Chats Lead to Convergence
In C&C 2019
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Ahmed, F., Ramachandran, S.K., Fuge, M., Hunter, S., Miller, S.
Measuring and Optimizing Design Variety using Herfindahl Index
In IDETC 2019
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Ahmed, F., Fuge, M., Hunter, S., Miller, S.
Unpacking subjective creativity ratings: Using embeddings to explain and measure idea novelty
In IDETC 2018
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Ahmed, F., Dickerson, J., Fuge, M.
Diverse weighted bipartite b-matching
In IJCAI 2017
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Ahmed, F., Fuge, M.
Capturing Winning Ideas in Online Design Communities
In CSCW 2017
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Ahmed, F., Gorbunov, L. D., Fuge, M.
Discovering diverse, high quality design ideas from a large corpus
In IDETC 2016
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Thompson, C., Reichl, P., Zeng D., White J., Ahmed, F., Sethi, H.
Predictive maintenance approaches based on continuous monitoring systems at Rio Tinto
In CORE 2016
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Shamdani, A., Thompson, C., Ahmed, F.,, Penglase, R.
Analysis of track tamping effectiveness using continuously measured performance data
In IHHA 2015
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Ahmed, F., Bhattacharya, B., Deb, K.,
Constructive solid geometry based topology optimization using evolutionary algorithm
In BIC-TA 2012
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Ahmed, F., Purdy, D.
Controller Design of Active Suspension System with Terrain Preview using Evolutionary Multi-Objective Algorithms
In SocProS 2011
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Ahmed, F., Jindal, A., Deb, K.
Cricket team selection using evolutionary multi-objective optimization
In SEMCCO 2011
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Ahmed, F., Deb, K.
Multi-objective path planning using spline representation
In ROBIO 2011
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Other Publications

Regenwetter, L., Ahmed, F.
Towards Goal, Feasibility, and Diversity-Oriented Deep Generative Models in Design
In ICML Workshop on Computational Design, 2022
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Ahmadi, S., Ahmed, F., Dickerson, J., Fuge, M., Khuller, S.
On Diverse Bipartite b-Matching
In ICML NDSML Workshop 2020
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Chen, W., Ahmed, F.
MO-PaDGAN: Generating Diverse Designs with Multivariate Performance Enhancement
In ICML NDSML Workshop 2020
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Ahmed, F.
Diversity and Novelty: Measurement, Learning and Optimization
Ph.D. thesis
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Ahmed, F.
Topology Optimization of Compliant Systems using Constructive Solid Geometry
M. Tech. thesis


In Progress

Regenwetter, L., Weaver, C., Ahmed, F.
FRAMED: Data-Driven Structural Performance Analysis of Community-Designed Bicycle Frames
Under review
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