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Jun Ping honored by School PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 06 January 2014 23:19

Congratulations to Jun Ping, who will be listed as a recipient of the School's prestigious Research Achievement Award for his achievements this year.  Jun Ping published two Rank 1 (EMNLP) papers and two Rank 2 papers (COLING), and independently sourced for collaborators for a few of his projects.  Congratulations, Jun Ping!

Invited talk at IAS 2013 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 26 December 2013 23:22

Min gave an invited talk at the 2013 Information Access Symposium to some 30+ researchers at the National Institute of Informatics (NII) in Tokyo, Japan on 6 December 2013, entitled "The NExT Search Center: User Generated Content を解析".  Min gave an overview of the NExT search center and also touched upon research by Tao and Jovian in WING.  Check it out!

Mobile App Recommendation at AIRS 2013 PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 17 December 2013 15:20

Dr Kazunari Sugiyama has been working with other Ph.D. students and interns outside of WING and has published the paper entitled "Serendipitous Recommendation for Mobile Apps Using Item-Item Similarity Graph" at AIRS 2013.  The paper was nominated for for best poster and best paper (but unfortunately, didn't clinch either).  Congratulations, Kaz!

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 December 2013 15:26
USM Penang visits WING PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 08 December 2013 21:53

A large contingent of over 40 faculty, staff, graduate and undergraduate students from Universiti Sains Malaysia visited WING on 7 Nov 2013.  The visitors were treated to a special talk by the database group and also had a chance to hear about the latest research by WING through a small poster session, organized by Drs Kazunari Sugiyama and Dongyuan Lu.  WING students and staff were flattered by the attention we received from the visitors.  Thanks for you visit!

Last Updated on Sunday, 08 December 2013 22:01
2 works reported at EMNLP 2013 PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 29 October 2013 15:33

WING members Jun Ping Ng and Yiping Jin reported their works at EMNLP 2013.  "Exploiting Discourse Analysis for Article-Wide Temporal Classification" examines the use of discourse frameworks for temporal classification, while "Mining Scientific Terms and their Definitions: A Study of the ACL Anthology" created a CRF-based system to locate definitions and terms in scientific papers and applied them to the ACL corpus.


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