My research focuses on constructing multi-faceted taxonomy from massive unstructured text corpora, to facilitate semantic search and mining of large domain-specific corpora. My works lay in the intersection of data mining, natural language processing, and information retrieval.
Before I joined UIUC, I got my bachelor degree from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and was a member of IEEE Honor Class.
May 2018 - Three papers are submitted to .
May 2018 - My work on Task-guided Taxonomy Construction with User-provided Seed Supervision has been accepted into .
May 2018 - I have received the SIGIR 2018 Travel Award.
Apr. 2018 - Together with Yuning Mao, the work about End-to-end Taxonomy Induction using Reinforcement Learning has been accepted into .
Apr. 2018 - My work on Entity-set-aware Literature Search has been accepted into .
Jun. 2017 - My work on Corpus-based Set Expansion has been accepted into .
May 2017 - I have joined the Google as a software engineer in research.
Apr. 2017 - Together with Xiang Ren, we have developed a demo system called LifeNet to construct and explore knowledge network for life science. This work has been accepted into .
Area of Interests
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My primary areas of interests in engineering include: