I'm an assistant professor in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Denison University. My research interests include algorithms, networking, databases, natural language processing, and social networks.


Office:Olin 205




I was named the Bayley-Bowen Faculty Fellow at Denison University for 2013-2016.

Check out thegamesdesigned by my Game Design students.


Here are my recent publications (full list).

Social Network Monetization via Sponsored Viral Marketing,Parinya Chalermsook, Atish Das Sarma, Ashwin Lall, Danupon Nanongkai, InProceedings of SIGMETRICS(SIGMETRICS-15), Portland, Oregon, 2015.

Crossroads: A Practical Data Sketching Solution for Mining Intersection of Streams, Zhenglin Yu, Zihui Ge, Ashwin Lall, Jia Wang, Jun (Jim) Xu, He Yan, InProceedings of the Internet Measurement Conference (IMC-14),Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2014.

Error Estimating Codes for Insertion and Deletion Channels, Jiwei Huang, Sen Yang, Ashwin Lall, Justin Romberg, Jun (Jim) Xu, Chuang Lin, InProceedings of SIGMETRICS (SIGMETRICS-14), Austin, Texas, 2014.

Exponential Reservoir Sampling for Streaming Language Models, Miles Osborne, Ashwin Lall, Benjamin Van Durme. InProceedings of the ACL Conference (ACL-14short paper), Baltimore, Maryland, 2014.

A Simpler and Better Design of Error Estimating Coding, Nan Hua, Ashwin Lall, Baochun Li, and Jun Xu. InProceedings of Infocom (INFOCOM-12), Orlando, Florida, 2012.

Towards Optimal Error-Estimating Codes through the Lens of Fisher Information Analysis, Nan Hua, Ashwin Lall, Baochun Li, and Jun Xu. InProceedings of Sigmetrics (SIGMETRICS-12), London, UK, 2012.

Interactive Regret Minimization, Danupon Nanongkai, Ashwin Lall, Atish Das Sarma. InProceedings of SIGMOD (SIGMOD-12), Scottsdale, AZ, 2012.

Dense Subgraphs on Dynamic Networks, Atish Das Sarma, Ashwin Lall, Danupon Nanongkai, Amitabh Trehan. InProceedings of DISC (DISC-12), Salvador, Brazil, 2012.