• Congratulations to Yequan for the work "Sentiment Analysis by Capsules" accepted by WWW 2018.
  • Our work "Semi-Supervised Spam Detection in Twitter Stream" is accepted to publish in IEEE TCSS.
  • Congratulations to Feiheng's paper acceptance to Scientometrics.
  • Congratulations to Jialong's paper acceptance to TKDE.

Professional services

  1. Editorial board member, JASIST, John Wiley & Sons.
  2. Editorial board member, Information Retrieval Journal, Springer
  3. PC Member 2018: WWW, AAAI, WSDM, SIGIR, PAKDD
  4. PC Member 2017: WSDM, AAAI, SIGIR, AIRS, DSAA, CIKM (Demo Co-Chair), ADMA (General Chair)
  5. PC Member 2016: WWW, KDD, AAAI, IJCAI, CIKM, PAKDD, SIGIR (Short paper), EMNLP
  6. PC Member 2015: WWW, KDD, MM, WSDM, PAKDD, SIGIR (Short paper), ASONAM, NLPCC
  7. PC Member 2014: WWW, KDD, MM, ICWSM, SIGIR (Short paper), WI, PAKDD, APWeb, DASFAA (Demo), NLPCC


Recent papers

  • Sentiment Analysis by Capsules [PDF@RG]
    Yequan Wang, Aixin Sun, Jialong Han, Ying Liu, Xiaoyan Zhu.
    The Web Conference (WWW). Apr 2018
  • Semi-Supervised Spam Detection in Twitter Stream [PDF@ArXiv]
    Surendra Sedhai, Aixin Sun
    IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems (TCSS). In press
  • Linking Fine-Grained Locations in User Comments
    Jialong Han, Aixin Sun, Gao Cong, Wayne Xin Zhao, Zongcheng Ji, and Minh C. Phan.
    IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE). 30(1): 59-72, 2018
  • NeuPL: Attention-based Semantic Matching and Pair-Linking for Entity Disambiguation [PDF@RG]
    Minh C. Phan, Aixin Sun, Yi Tay, Jialong Han, Chenliang Li
    Proc. ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM). Singapore. Nov 2017
  • Semi-Supervised Event-related Tweet Identification with Dynamic Keyword Generation
    Xin Zheng, Aixin Sun, Sibo Wang, Jialong Han
    Proc. ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM). Singapore. Nov 2017
  • Mean Average Distance to Resolver: An Evaluation Metric for Ticket Routing in Expert Network
    Jianglei Han, Aixin Sun.
    Proc. 33rd International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution (ICSME). Shanghai, China. Sep 2017
  • Cross-Device User Linking: URL, Session, Visiting Time, and Device-log Embedding [PDF@RG]
    Cong Minh Phan, Aixin Sun, Yi Tay.
    ACM SIGIR (Short paper). Tokyo Japan. Aug 2017
  • Enhancing Topic Modeling for Short Texts with Auxiliary Word Embeddings. [ACM]
    Chenliang Li, Yu Duan, Haoran Wang, Zhiqian Zhang, Aixin Sun, Zongyang Ma.
    ACM Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS). 36(2): 11:1-11:30. 2017

Working drafts

  • A Survey of Location Prediction on Twitter [PDF@RG]
  • Deep Learning based Recommender System: A Survey and New Perspectives [PDF@RG]
  • NEXT: A Neural Network Framework for Next POI Recommendation [PDF@arXiv]

About me

Dr. Sun Aixin is an Associate Professor and Assistant Chair (Admissions and Outreach) with School of Computer Science and Engineering (SCSE), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. He received B.A.Sc (1st class honours) and Ph.D. both in Computer Engineering from the same school in 2001 and 2004 respectively. Aixin's research areas include Text Mining, Social Computing, Multimedia, and Digital Libraries. Many of his papers appear in leading international conferences and journals. Aixin has been a PC member of many major conferences such as SIGIR, KDD, WWW, and reviewer for IEEE/ACM transactions. He is a member of ACM.

Contact me

  • Email: axsun AT ntu DOT edu DOT sg
  • Phone: (+65) 6790 5139

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