Kaiqi ZHAO

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

Office
Blk N4, #B3c-14, DMAL Lab
School of Computer Engineering
Nanyang Technological University
E-mail
kqzhao[at]ntu.edu.sg
Profiles

Biography

  • 2013 - 2018: Ph.D. in Computer Science, School of Computer Science & Engineering, Nanyang Technological University.
  • 2011 - 2012: Intern, Web Search & Mining Group, Microsoft Research Asia. Mentor: Dr. Haixun Wang.
  • 2010 - 2013: M.Eng. in Computer Engineering, Department of Computer Science, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Supervisor: Dr. Kenny Q. Zhu.
  • 2007 - 2009: B.A. in Japanese Language, School of Foreign Languages, Huazhong University of Science and Technology.
  • 2005 - 2009: B.Eng. in Software Engineering, School of Software Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology.

Research

Research Interests
  • Mining geographical social media
  • Text mining and knowledge discovery

Research Projects

Current project:
  • 2013 - now :Mining geographical social media
Past projects:
  • 2013: Entity linking using concept level co-occurrence
  • 2011 - 2013: Clustering web images by disambiguation
  • 2011 - 2013:Action conceptualization

Publications

Efficient Similar Region Search with Deep Metric Learning
Yiding Liu, Kaiqi Zhao, Gao Cong.
SIGKDD, 2018
Deep Representation Learning for Trajectory Similarity Computation [pdf]
Xiucheng Li, Kaiqi Zhao, Gao Cong, Christian S. Jensen, Wei Wei.
ICDE, 2018
Biclustering: An application of Dual Topic Models [pdf]
Daniel Rugeles, Kaiqi Zhao, Gao Cong, Manoranjan Dash, Shonali  Krishnaswamy.
SDM, 2017
Annotating Points of Interest with Microblogs [pdf]
Kaiqi Zhao, Gao Cong, Aixin Sun.
CIKM, 2016
Towards Personalized Maps: Mining User Preferences from Geo-textual Data (Demo paper) [pdf]
Kaiqi Zhao, Yiding Liu, Quan Yuan, Lisi Chen, Zhida Chen, Gao Cong.
VLDB, 2016
A System for Region Search and Exploration (Demo paper) [pdf]
Kaiyu Feng, Kaiqi Zhao, Yiding Liu, Gao Cong.
VLDB, 2016
Topic Exploration in Spatio-Temporal Document Collections [pdf]
Kaiqi Zhao, Lisi Chen, Gao Cong.
SIGMOD, 2016
Querying and mining geo-textual data for exploration: Challenges and opportunities
Gao Cong, Kaiyu Feng, Kaiqi Zhao.
ICDE Workshops, 2016
Representing Verbs as Argument Concepts [pdf]
Yu Gong, Kaiqi Zhao, Kenny Q. Zhu.
AAAI, 2016
Who, where, when and what: a nonparametric bayesian approach to context-aware recommendation and search for twitter users
Quan Yuan, Gao Cong, Kaiqi Zhao, Zongyang Ma, Aixin Sun.
TOIS, 2015
SAR: A Sentiment-Aspect-Region Model for User Preference Analysis in Geo-tagged Reviews [pdf]
Kaiqi Zhao, Gao Cong, Quan Yuan, Kenny Q. Zhu.
ICDE, 2015
Clustering Image Search Results by Entity Disambiguation
Kaiqi Zhao, Zhiyuan Cai, Qingyu Sui, Enxun Wei, Kenny Q. Zhu.
ECML/PKDD, 2014
Wikification via link co-occurrence
Zhiyuan Cai, Kaiqi Zhao, Kenny Q. Zhu, Haixun Wang.
CIKM, 2013
CISC: Clustered Image Search by Conceptualization (Demo paper)
Kaiqi Zhao, Enxun Wei, Qingyu Sui, Kenny Q. Zhu, Eric Lo.
EDBT, 2013

Awards

Recent Awards
  • 2016 - Student Travel Award, SIGMOD 2016
  • 2015 - Student Travel Award, ICDE 2015
  • 2013 - Ph.D. Scholarship, Nanyang Technological University

Past Awards

2006:
  • 1st Prize Scholarship, Huazhong University of Science and Technology
  • Excellent Leadership in Student Union, Huazhong University of Science and Technology
  • Freshmen Scholarship, Huazhong University of Science and Technology