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Prof. Samrat Gupta

Information Systems

Educational Qualifications

Doctorate in IT & Systems (2018), Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow

B.E. in Information Technology (2009) , Punjab Engineering College (PEC) Chandigarh


Academic Affiliation

Assistant Professor, IIM Ahmedabad (March, 2018 - Present)


Professional Affiliation

International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA)

Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) India

Wipro Technologies

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)





 Managerial Computing (MC)


 Managerial Computing (MC)

 Structure & Economics of Online Networks (SEON)

 Area of Research

 Complex Networks

 Soft Computing

 Multiobjective Optimization


Journal Publications

Kumar, P., Gupta, S., & Bhasker, B. (2017). An Upper Approximation based Community Detection Algorithm for Complex Networks. Decision Support Systems96, 103-118.

Gupta, S., Kumar, S., & Kumar, P. (2016). Evaluating the Predictive Power of an Ensemble Model for Economic Success of Indian Movies. Journal of Prediction Markets10(1).


Articles under Review

Gupta, S., Kumar, P. (2017) An Overlapping Community Detection Algorithm based on Rough Clustering of Links (under review after first round of revision)

Gupta, S., Kumar, P. (2018) A New Clustering Approach for Unipartite and Bipartite Networks with Application to Credit Networks (under review after first round of revision)

Deodhar, S. J., Gupta,S. (2019) Competing Under Watching Eyes: Performance Implications of Digital Visibility in Innovation Tournaments (first round of revision)


Articles under Development

Gupta. S, Tiwari, A.A. (2019) Complex Network Analysis in Bollywood: Role of Actors, Directors and Successful Teams


Book Chapter

Gupta, S., Kumar, P., & Bhasker, B. (2016, September). A Rough Connectedness Algorithm for Mining Communities in Complex Networks. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) book series (LNCS, volume 9829)




Deodhar, S.J., Gupta, S. Under the Watching Eyes: Performance Implications of Digital Visibility in Online Contests. 79th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM), Boston, Massachusetts (2019). (Accepted)


Gupta S., Kumar P & Perfilieva I. A Community Detection Algorithm Based on Granulation of Links. The Fifth International Conference on Big Data, Small Data, Linked Data and Open Data (ALLDATA), Valencia, Spain (2019) (Acceptance rate of .22) Best Paper Award

Gupta S. & Kumar P. An Approach to Identify Cohesive Subgroups of Banks in Bank-Firm Networks. Third International Conference on Business Analytics in Finance and Industry. Santiago, Chile (2018). Awarded Student Travel Grant of USD 1000


Gupta S., Kumar P. A Rough Set Approach to Find Cohesive Subgroups in Financial Credit Networks. 6th IDRBT Doctoral Colloquium, Hyderabad (2016). 3rd Best Paper Award of INR 35000

Gupta S., Kumar P. & Bhasker B. A Rough Connectedness Algorithm for Mining Communities in Complex Networks. 18th International Conference on Big Data Analytics and Knowledge Discovery (DaWaK). Porto, Portugal (2016) (Acceptance rate of .342)

Gupta S. & Kumar P. Community Detection in Heterogeneous Networks Using Incremental Seed Expansion. 3rd International Conference on Data Science and Engineering (ICDSE), Cochin, India (2016) (Acceptance rate of .259)

Kumar S. & Gupta S. Ensemble Prediction Technique for Box Office Performance: Leveraging Social Media Analysis to Improve Accuracy. 3rd International Conference on Business Analytics and Intelligence. IIM Bangalore, India (2015). Won Highly Commendable Research Paper Award of INR 10000

Gupta S., Kumar S. & Kumar P. A Comparative Analysis of Prediction Models for Indian Motion Picture Industry. 3rd PAN-IIM World Management Conference. IIM Indore, India (2015). (Student Travel Grant)

Awards & Honors

Year Awards & Honors







SPARC (MHRD) Research Grant

Best Paper Award at ALLDATA (2019) held at Valencia, Spain

Student Travel Grant (USD 1000) for Conference on Business Analytics in Finance and Industry held at Santiago, Chile

Best Paper award at Ph.D. Consortium, SJMSOM, IIT Bombay

Ranked 3rd at the Sixth IDRBT Doctoral Colloquium, Hyderabad

Highly Commended Paper Award at 3rd International Conference on Business Analytics and Intelligence held at IIM Bangalore.


Review Activities


I have been serving as reviewer of following:

Journals: Decision Support Systems, Vikalpa

Conferences: International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS)


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