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2019

  1. Zhiwen Tang and Grace Hui Yang. DeepTileBars: Visualizing Term Distribution for Neural Information Retrieval. The Thirty-Third AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-19). Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

    January 27-February 1, 2019

2018

  1. Grace Hui Yang and Yue Yu. Use of Interpersonal Deception Theory in Counter Social Engineering. CIKM 2018 International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management. The Second International Workshop on Rumours and Deception in Social Media Workshop. Turin, Italy.

    October 22-26, 2018
  2. Evangelos Kanoulas , Leif Azzopardi, and Grace Hui Yang. Overview of the CLEF Dynamic Search Evaluation Lab 2018. In Proceedings of the CLEF 2018 Conferences and Labs of the Evaluation Forum (CLEF 2018). Avignon, France.

    September 10-14, 2018
  3. Andrew Jie Zhou and Grace Hui Yang. Minority Report by Lemur: Supporting Search Engine with Virtual Reality (demo paper). In the 41st Annual ACM SIGIR Conference on Research & Development on Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2018). Ann Arbor Michigan, USA.

    July 8-12, 2018
  4. Grace Hui Yang and Sicong Zhang. Differential Privacy for Information Retrieval. Tutorial in the 11th ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM 2018). Los Angeles, CA, USA.

    February 5-9, 2018

2017

  1. Angela Yang and Grace Hui Yang. A Contextual Bandit Approach to Dynamic Search (short paper). In the 3rd ACM International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval (ICTIR 2017). Amsterdam, Netherlands.

    October 1-4, 2017
  2. Sicong Zhang and Grace Hui Yang. Deriving Differentially Private Session Logs for Query Suggestion. In the 3rd ACM International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval (ICTIR 2017). Amsterdam, Netherlands.

    October 1-4, 2017
  3. Zhiwen Tang and Grace Hui Yang. Investigating Per Topic Upper Bound for Session Search Evaluation. In the 3rd ACM International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval (ICTIR 2017). Amsterdam, Netherlands.

    October 1-4, 2017
  4. Grace Hui Yang and Sicong Zhang. Differential Privacy for Information Retrieval. Tutorial in the 3rd ACM International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval (ICTIR 2017). Amsterdam, Netherlands.

    October 1-4, 2017
  5. Razieh Rahimi and Azadeh Shakery. Online Learning to Rank for Cross-Language Information Retrieval (short paper). In proceedings of the 40th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2017). Tokyo, Japan.

    August 7-11, 2017
  6. Razieh Rahimi and Grace Hui Yang. Modeling Exploration of Intrinsically Diverse Search Tasks as Markov Decision Processes. in the 3rd Multidisciplinary Conference on Reinforcement Learning and Decision Making (RLDM 2017). Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.

    June 11-14, 2017

2016

  1. Sicong Zhang, Grace Hui Yang, Lisa Singh, Li Xiong. Safelog: Supporting Web Search and Mining by Differentially-Private Query Logs. AAAI Fall Symposium on Privacy and Language Technologies. (AAAI 2016 FSS). Virginia, USA.

    November 17 - November 19, 2016
  2. Janet Zhu, Sicong Zhang, Lisa Singh, Grace Hui Yang and Micah Sherr. Generating Risk Reduction Recommendations to Decrease Vulnerability of Public Online Profiles (short paper). The 2016 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM 2016).. San Francisco, CA, USA.

    August 18-21, 2016
  3. Sicong Zhang, Grace Hui Yang, Lisa Singh. Anonymizing Query Logs by Differential Privacy (Short paper). In Proceedings of the 39th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR 2016). Pisa, Italy.

    July 17-21, 2016
  4. Andrew Jie Zhou, Hui Yang, Hongkai Wu. Minerva II: A Novel Entity Discovery Tool. In Proceedings of 35th Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2016) Late Breaking Work. San Jose, CA, US.

    May 7-12, 2016

2015

  1. Jiyun Luo, Xuchu Dong, Hui Yang. Learning to Reinforce Search Effectiveness. In the Proceedings of the ACM SIGIR International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval (ICTIR 2015). Northampton, Massachusetts.

    September 27-30, 2015
  2. Jiyun Luo, Xuchu Dong, Hui Yang. Session Search by Direct Policy Learning. In the Proceedings of the ACM SIGIR International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval (ICTIR 2015). Northampton, Massachusetts.

    September 27-30, 2015
  3. Andrew Jie Zhou, Jiyun Luo, Hui Yang. DUMPLING: A Novel Dynamic Search Engine (demo paper). In proceedings of the 38th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference 2015 (SIGIR 2015). Santiago, Chile.

    August 9-13, 2015
  4. Lisa Singh, Grace Hui Yang, Micah Sherr, Andrew Hian-Cheong, Kevin Tian, Janet Zhu and Sicong Zhang. Public Information Exposure Detection:Helping Users Understand Their Web Footprints. In Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM 2015). Paris, France.

    August 25-28, 2015
  5. Lisa Singh, Hui Yang, Micah Sherr, Yifang Wei, Andrew Hian-Cheong, Kevin Tian, Janet Zhu, Sicong Zhang, Tavish Vaidya, Elchin Asgarli. Helping Users Understand Their Web Footprints (poster). In the Proceedings of the 24th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW2015). Florence, Italy.

    May 18-22, 2015
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  6. Hui Yang, Marc Sloan, Jun Wang. Dynamic Information Retrieval Modeling. Tutorial in The Eighth International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM 2015). Shanghai, China.

    February 2-6, 2015
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  7. Hui Yang, Jiyun Luo, Christopher Wing. Detecting the Eureka Effect in Complex Search (short paper). In Proceedings of The 37th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2015). Vienna, Austria.

    March 29-April 02, 2015
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  8. Jiyun Luo, Sicong Zhang, Xuchu Dong and Hui Yang. Designing States, Actions, and Rewards for Using POMDP in Session Search. In Proceedings of The 37th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2015). Vienna, Austria.

    March 29-April 02, 2015
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2014

  1. Dongyi Guan, Hui Yang. Is the First Query the Most Important: An Evaluation of Query Aggregation Schemes in Session Search. In Proceedings of the Asia Information Retrieval Society Conference 2014 (AIRS'2014). Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.

    December 3 - December 5, 2014
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  2. Christopher Wing and Hui Yang. FitYou: Integrating Health Profiles to Real-Time Contextual Suggestion (demo paper). In Proceedings of the 37th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR 2014). Gold Coast, Australia.

    July 6 - July 11, 2014
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  3. Sicong Zhang, Jiyun Luo, Hui Yang. A POMDP Model for Content-Free Document Re-ranking (short paper). In Proceedings of the 37th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR 2014). Gold Coast, Australia .

    July 6 - July 11, 2014
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  4. Jiyun Luo, Sicong Zhang, Hui Yang. Win-Win Search: Dual-Agent Stochastic Game in Session Search. In Proceedings of the 37th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR 2014). Gold Coast, Australia.

    July 6 - July 11, 2014
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  5. Hui Yang, Marc Sloan, Jun Wang. Dynamic Information Retrieval Modeling. Tutorial in the 37th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference 2014 (SIGIR 2014). Gold Coast, Australia.

    July 6 - July 11, 2014
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2013

  1. Dongyi Guan and Hui Yang. Increasing Stability of Result Organization for Session Search. In Proceedings of the 34th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2013). Moscow, Russia.

    March 24-27, 2013
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  2. Jiyun Luo, Dongyi Guan, and Hui Yang. InfoLand: Information Lay-of-Land for Session Search (demo paper). In Proceedings of the 36th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR 2013). Dublin, Ireland.

    July 28 - August 1, 2013
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  3. Sicong Zhang, Dongyi Guan, and Hui Yang. Query Change as Relevance Feedback in Session Search (short paper). In Proceedings of the 36th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR 2013). Dublin, Ireland.

    July 28 - August 1, 2013
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  4. Dongyi Guan, Sicong Zhang, and Hui Yang. Utilizing Query Change for Session Search. In Proceedings of the 36th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR 2013). Dublin, Ireland.

    July 28 - August 1, 2013
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  5. W. Brad Moore, Yifang Wei, Adam Orshefsky, Micah Sherr, Lisa Singh, and Hui Yang. Understanding Site-Based Inference Potential for Identifying Hidden Attributes. The 5th ASE/IEEE International Conference on Information Privacy, Security, Risk and Trust (PASSAT 2013). Washington, DC, USA.

    September 8-14, 2013
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  6. Jiyun Luo, Christopher Wing, Hui Yang, and Marti Hearst. The Water Filling Model and The Cube Test: Multi-Dimensional Evaluation for Professional Search. The 22nd International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2013). Burlingame, CA, USA.

    October 27 - Nov 1, 2013
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2012

  1. Hui Yang. Constructing Task-Specific Taxonomies for Document Collection Browsing. In Proceedings of the 2012 Joint Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and Computational Natural Language Learning (EMNLP-CoNLL2012). Jeju, Korea.

    July 12-14, 2012
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  2. Hui Yang. Browsing Hierarchy Construction for Ad-hoc Document Collections. Tutorial in the 16th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries (ECDL/TPDL2012). Cyprus, Republic of Cyprus.

    September 23-27, 2012
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  3. Hui Yang. Personal Concept Hierarchy Construction. ACM SIGIR Forum Volume 46 Issue 1. page 90-91. ACM New York, USA.

    June, 2012
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2010

  1. Hui Yang, Anton Mityagin, Krysta Svore, and Sergey Markov. Collecting High Quality Overlapping Labels at Low Cost. In Proceedings of the 33th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR2010). Geneva, Switzerland.

    July 19-23, 2010
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2009

  1. Hui Yang and Jamie Callan. Feature Selection for Automatic Taxonomy Induction (poster). In Proceedings of the 32nd Annual ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR2009). Boston, MA, USA.

    July 19-23, 2009
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  2. Hui Yang and Jamie Callan. A Metric-based Framework for Automatic Taxonomy Induction. In Proceedings of the 47th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL2009). Singapore.

    Aug 2-7, 2009
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2008

  1. Hui Yang and Jamie Callan. Ontology generation for large email collections. In Proceedings of the Eighth National Conference on Digital Government Research (Dg.O2008). Montreal, Canada.

    May, 2008
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2006

  1. Hui Yang , Jamie Callan , Stuart Shulman. DURIAN: A demo for near-duplicate detection (demo description). In Proceedings of the 6th National Conference on Digital Government Research (DG.O2006). San Diego, California.

    May 21-24 2006
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  2. Hui Yang, Jamie Callan, Stuart Shulman. Next Steps in Near-Duplicate Detection for eRulemaking. In Proceedings of the 6th National Conference on Digital Government Research (DG.O2006). San Diego, California.

    May 21-24, 2006
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  3. Hui Yang , Jamie Callan. Near-Duplicate Detection by Instance-level Constrained Clustering. In Proceedings of the 29th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR2006). Seattle, WA.

    Aug 6-11, 2006
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2005

  1. Hui Yang, Jamie Callan. Near-Duplicate Detection for eRulemaking. In Proceedings of the 5th National Conference on Digital Government Research (DG.O2005). Atlanta, GA, USA.

    15-18 May 2005
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2004

  1. Hui Yang, Tat-Seng Chua. FAD on the Web: Find All Distinct Answers (poster). In the Proceedings of the Thirteenth International World Wide Web Conference (WWW2004). New York, USA.

    17-22 May, 2004
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  2. Hui Yang, Tat-Seng Chua. Effective Web Page Classification for Finding List Answers (poster). In the Proceedings of the 27th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR2004). Sheffield, UK.

    25-29 Aug, 2004
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  3. Hui Yang, Tat-Seng Chua. Web-based List Question Answering. In the Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING2004). Geneva, Switzerland.

    23-27 Aug, 2004
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2003

  1. Hui Yang, Tat-Seng Chua. QUALIFIER: Question Answering by Lexical Fabric and External Resources. In the Proceedings of the Tenth Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL2003). Budapest, HUNGARY.

    12-17 April, 2003
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  2. Hui Yang, Tat-Seng Chua, Shuguang Wang. Modeling Web Knowledge for Answering Event-based Questions (poster). In the Proceedings of the Twelfth International World Wide Web Conference (WWW2003). Budapest, HUNGARY.

    20-24 May, 2003
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  3. Hui Yang , Tat-Seng Chua, Shuguang Wang, Chun-Keat Koh. Structured Use of External Knowledge for Event-based Open Domain Question Answering. In the Proceedings of the Twenty-Sixth Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR2003). Toronto, CANADA.

    28 July-1 Aug, 2003
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  4. Hui Yang, Lekha Chaison, Yunlong Zhao, Shi-Yong Neo, Tat-Seng Chua. VideoQA: Question Answering on News Video. In the Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual ACM International Conference on Multimedia (ACM Multimedia 2003). Berkeley, California, USA.

    2-8 Nov, 2003
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