Brian Hrolenok


Contact Information

physical address: on request
@gmail.com address: brian.hrolenok
homepage: https://bhrolenok.github.io/

Education

Ph.D. Computer Science, Georgia Institute of Technology, December 2018

M.S., Computer Science, George Mason University, December 2008

B.S., Computer Science cum laude, George Mason University, December 2006


Employment

August 2020–present

Assistant Professor (Teaching)
Department of Computer Science, George Mason University
Fairfax, VA

January 2019–August 2020

Postdoctoral Fellow
School of Interactive Computing, Georgia Tech
Atlanta, GA

January 2011–December 2018

Research Assistant
Quantitative Software Research Group, Georgia Tech
Atlanta, GA

August 2010–January 2011

Research Assistant
Mobile Robotics Lab, Georgia Tech
Atlanta, GA

January 2008–May 2010

Research Assistant
Autonomous Robotics Lab, George Mason University
Fairfax, VA

January 2007–December 2007

Teaching Assistant
Dept. of Computer Science, George Mason University
Fairfax, VA

June 2005–August 2005, June 2006–August 2006

Intern
Naval Research Lab
Washington, DC

Teaching Experience

Instructor

(GMU) CS 504 — Principles of Data Management and Mining (Fall 2020)
(GT) CS 3600 — Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (Spring 2020, Spring/Fall 2019)
(GT) CS 4641 — Machine Learning (Spring 2020, Spring/Fall 2019)

Lab Instructor

(GMU) CS 112 — Introduction to Computer Programming
(GMU) CS 211 — Object Oriented Programming

Course Assistant

(GT) CS 7646 — Machine Learning for Trading
(GT) CS 7631 — Multirobot Systems
(GMU) CS 499 — Special Topics: Robotics
(GMU) CS 105 — Computer Ethics and Society

Publications

Refereed Conference Papers

Brian Hrolenok, Tucker Balch, David Byrd, Rebecca Roberts, Chanho Kim, James M. Rehg, Scott Gilliland, and Kim Wallen, "Use of Position Tracking to Infer Social Structure in Rhesus Macaques," in Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Animal-Computer Interaction (ACI 2018), 2018.

Brian Hrolenok, Byron Boots, and Tucker Hybinette Balch, "Sampling Beats Fixed Estimate Predictors for Cloning Stochastic Behavior in Multiagent Systems," in Proceedings of the 30th Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2017), 2017. (pdf, www)

Brian Hrolenok, Hanuma Teja Maddali, Michael Novitzky, Tucker Balch, and Kim Wallen, "Inferring Social Structure of Animal Groups From Tracking Data," in Proceedings of the Fourteenth Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems (ALIFE 2014), 2014. (pdf)

Brian Hrolenok and Tucker Balch, "Assessing Learned Models of Fish Schooling Behavior," in Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS 2014), 2014. (pdf)

Brian Hrolenok and Tucker Balch, "Learning Schooling Behavior from Observation," in Proceedings of the 12th European Conference on Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems (ECAL 2013), 2013. (pdf)

Yu-Ting Yang, Andrew Quitmeyer, Brian Hrolenok, Harry Shang, Dinh Bao Nguyen, Tucker Balch, Terrance Medina, Cole Sherer, and Maria Hybinette, "Ant Hunt: Towards a Validated Model of Live Ant Hunting Behavior," in Proceedings of the 25th International FLAIRS Conference, 2012.

Brian Hrolenok, Sean Luke, Keith Sullivan, and Christopher Vo, "Collaborative foraging using beacons," in Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, 2010. (pdf)

Workshops

Brian Hrolenok and Tucker Balch, "Learning Executable Models of Multiagent Behavior from Live Animal Observation," in ICML 2013 Workshop on Machine Learning For System Identification, 2013. (pdf)

Keith Sullivan, Sean Luke, and Brian Hrolenok, "Can you do me a favor?", in AAMAS 2010 Workshop on Trust in Agent Societies, 2010.

Unrefereed Conference Papers

Keith Sullivan, Brian Davidson, Christopher Vo, Brian Hrolenok, and Sean Luke, "RoboPatriots: George Mason University 2008 RoboCup team," in Proceedings of 2008 RoboCup, 2008.

Carl G. Henshaw, Keith Akins, N. Glenn Creamer, Mathew Faria, Chris Flagg, Matthew Hayden, Liam Healy, Brian Hrolenok, Jeffrey Johnson, Kimberly Lyons, Frank Pipitone, and Fred Tasker, "A software architecture for autonomous orbital robotics," in Proc. SPIE 6220, Spaceborne Sensors III, 62200K, 2006.


Memberships

2003–present

Member, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

Service

September 2008–September 2009

George Mason University ACM ICPC Team Coach

Awards and Honors

April 2005

ACM ICPC World Finals (hon. mention)
George Mason University, Team Member

November 2004

ACM ICPC Mid-Atlantic Regionals (finalist)
George Mason University, Team Member