Benchmarking Graph Neural Networks


Graph neural networks (GNNs) have become the standard toolkit for analyzing and learning from data on graphs. As the field grows, it becomes critical to identify key architectures and validate new ideas that generalize to larger, more complex datasets. Unfortunately, it has been increasingly difficult to gauge the effectiveness of new models in the absence of a standardized benchmark with consistent experimental settings. In this paper, we introduce a reproducible GNN benchmarking framework, with the facility for researchers to add new models conveniently for arbitrary datasets. We demonstrate the usefulness of our framework by presenting a principled investigation into the recent Weisfeiler-Lehman GNNs (WL-GNNs) compared to message passing-based graph convolutional networks (GCNs) for a variety of graph tasks, i.e. graph regression/classification and node/link prediction, with medium-scale datasets.

arXiv preprint arXiv:2003.00982
Vijay Prakash Dwivedi
PhD Student

Vijay Dwivedi is a first year PhD student working with Dr. Xavier Bresson to develop Neural Networks for graph-structured data. He has an experience using Deep Learning for applications in Natural Language Processing and Computer Vision.