1. Sentiment Prediction using Attention on User-Specific Rating Distribution.
    Ting Lin, Aixin Sun. ACM ICTIR 2020, Accepted. NLP
  2. Span-based Localizing Network for Natural Language Video Localization.
    Hao Zhang, Aixin Sun, Wei Jing, and Joey Tianyi Zhou. ACL 2020, Accepted. NLP
  3. A Re-visit of Popularity Baseline in Recommender Systems.
    Yitong Ji, Aixin Sun, Jie Zhang and Chenliang Li. SIGIR 2020, Accepted. (Short paper) RecSys
  4. CATN: Cross-Domain Recommendation for Cold-Start Users via Aspect Transfer Network.
    Cheng Zhao, Chenliang Li, Rong Xiao, Hongbo Deng and Aixin Sun. SIGIR 2020, Accepted. RecSys
  5. A Survey on Deep Learning for Named Entity Recognition
    Jing Li, Aixin Sun, Jianglei Han, and Chenliang Li. TKDE 2020, Accepted. NLP IR
  6. Neural Named Entity Boundary Detection
    Jing Li, Aixin Sun, Yukun Ma. TKDE 2020, Accepted. NLP IR
  7. CASE: Context-Aware Semantic Expansion
    Jialong Han, Aixin Sun, Haisong Zhang, Chenliang Li, Shuming Shi. AAAI. Feb 2020 NLP
  8. Efficient Approximation Algorithms for Adaptive Target Profit Maximization
    Keke Huang, Jing Tang, Xiaokui Xiao, Aixin Sun, Andrew Lim. ICDE. Apr 2020 DB


  1. Subtopic-Driven Multi-Document Summarization
    Xin Zheng, Aixin Sun, Jing Li and Karthik Muthuswamy. EMNLP. Nov 2019 NLP
  2. Collective Named Entity Recognition in User Comments via Parameterized Label Propagation
    Minh C. Phan and Aixin Sun. JASIST. Accepted NLP
  3. Community Detection on Large Complex Attribute Network
    Zhe Chen, Aixin Sun, Xiaokui Xiao. KDD. Aug 2019 DM
  4. Robust Representation Learning of Biomedical Names
    Minh C. Phan, Aixin Sun and Yi Tay. ACL. July 2019 NLP IR
  5. ChID: A Large-scale Chinese IDiom Dataset for Cloze Test
    Chujie Zheng, Minlie Huang and Aixin Sun. ACL. July 2019 NLP
  6. A Study on Agreement in PICO Span Annotations [PDF@arXiv ]
    Grace E. Lee and Aixin Sun. SIGIR. July 2019 (Short paper) Health NLP
  7. Aspect-level Sentiment Analysis using AS-Capsules [PDF@RG]
    Yequan Wang, Aixin Sun, Minlie Huang, Xiaoyan Zhu. WWW. Apr 2019 NLP
  8. Learning Travel Time Distributions with Deep Generative Model [PDF@GoogleDrive]
    Xiucheng Li, Gao Cong, Aixin Sun, Yun Cheng. WWW. Apr 2019 DM
  9. Deep Learning based Recommender System: A Survey and New Perspectives [ PDF@RG]
    Shuai Zhang, Lina Yao, Aixin Sun, and Yi Tay. ACM Computing Surveys. Feb 2019 RecSys


  1. Towards Effective Extraction and Linking of Software Mentions from User-Generated Support Tickets. [PDF@RG]
    Jianglei Han, Ka Hian Goh, Aixin Sun, and Mohammad Akbari. ACM CIKM. Oct 2018 NER
  2. Pair-Linking for Collective Entity Disambiguation: Two Could Be Better Than All [PDF@arXiv]
    Minh C. Phan, Aixin Sun, Yi Tay, Jialong Han, and Chenliang Li. TKDE. Accpeted in 2018 NER
  3. Will your paper get promoted by a citation? A case study of citation promoter in computer science discipline
    Feiheng Luo, Aixin Sun, Aravind Sesagiri Raamkumar, Mojisola Erdt, and Yin-Leng Theng. IEEE Trans. on Emerging Topics in Computing. Accpeted in 2018 Bib
  4. Collecting Event-related Tweets from Twitter Stream
    Xin Zheng, Aixin Sun. JASIST. Accpeted in 2018 IR
  5. Learning-Based Outdoor Localization Exploiting Crowd-Labeled WiFi Hotspots
    Jin Wang, Jun Luo, Sinno Jialin Pan and Aixin Sun. IEEE TMC. Accpeted in 2018
  6. To Do or Not To Do: Distill Crowdsourced Negative Caveats to Augment API Documentation
    Jing Li, Aixin Sun, and Zhenchang Xing. JASIST. Accpeted in 2018 IR
  7. Seed-driven Document Ranking for Systematic Reviews in Evidence-Based Medicine [PDF@RG] [Slides]
    Grace E. Lee and Aixin Sun. ACM SIGIR. July 2018 Health IR
  8. SegBot: A Generic Neural Text Segmentation Model with Pointer Network [Demo Link]
    Jing Li, Aixin Sun, and Shafiq Joty. IJCAI. July 2018 NLP
  9. NeuRec: On Nonlinear Transformation for Personalized Ranking
    Shuai Zhang; Lina Yao; Aixin Sun; Sen Wang; Guodong Long; Manqing Dong. IJCAI. July 2018 RecSys
  10. Killing Two Birds With One Stone: Concurrent Ranking of Tags and Comments of Social Images
    Boon-Siew Seah, Aixin Sun, and Sourav S Bhowmick. ACM SIGIR (Short paper). July 2018 IR
  11. CoNEREL: Collective Information Extraction in News Articles [Demo Video]
    Minh C. Phan and Aixin Sun. ACM SIGIR (Demo paper). July 2018 NER IR
  12. API Caveat Explorer: Surfacing Negative Usages from Practice [Demo Link]
    Jing Li, Aixin Sun, Zhenchang Xing, and Lei Han. ACM SIGIR (Demo paper). July 2018 IR
  13. Learning to Answer Programming Questions with Software Documentation through Social Context Embedding
    Jing Li, Aixin Sun, Zhenchang Xing. Information Sciences. 448-449: 36-52 (2018) [PDF] IR
  14. A Survey of Location Prediction on Twitter [ PDF@RG]
    Xin Zheng, Jialong Han, Aixin Sun. IEEE TKDE. 30(9): 1652-1671 POI
  15. Sentiment Analysis by Capsules [ PDF@RG]
    Yequan Wang, Aixin Sun, Jialong Han, Ying Liu, Xiaoyan Zhu. WWW. Apr 2018 NLP
  16. Semi-Supervised Spam Detection in Twitter Stream
    Surendra Sedhai, Aixin Sun. IEEE TCSS. 5(1):169 -- 175. 2018  Spam
  17. Linking Fine-Grained Locations in User Comments
    Jialong Han, Aixin Sun, Gao Cong, Wayne Xin Zhao, Zongcheng Ji, and Minh C. Phan. IEEE TKDE. 30(1): 59-72. 2018 NER IR
  18. Exploring Prestigious Citations Sourced from Top Universities in Bibliometrics and Altmetrics: A Case Study in the Computer Science Discipline
    Feiheng Luo, Aixin Sun, Mojisola Erdt, Aravind Sesagiri Raamkumar, Yin-Leng Theng. Scientometrics 114(1): 1- 17. 2018 Bib

2016 and 2017

  1. NeuPL: Attention-based Semantic Matching and Pair-Linking for Entity Disambiguation [ PDF@RG]
    Minh C. Phan, Aixin Sun, Yi Tay, Jialong Han, Chenliang Li. ACM CIKM. Nov 2017 NER IR
  2. Semi-Supervised Event-related Tweet Identification with Dynamic Keyword Generation
    Xin Zheng, Aixin Sun, Sibo Wang, Jialong Han. ACM CIKM. Nov 2017 IR
  3. Mean Average Distance to Resolver: An Evaluation Metric for Ticket Routing in Expert Network
    Jianglei Han, Aixin Sun. ICSME. Sep 2017
  4. 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). Aug 2017
  5. Enhancing Topic Modeling for Short Texts with Auxiliary Word Embeddings. [ ACM]
    Chenliang Li, Yu Duan, Haoran Wang, Zhiqian Zhang, Aixin Sun, Zongyang Ma. ACM TOIS. 36(2): 11:1- 11:30. 2017  TM
  6. An Analysis of 14 Million Tweets on Hashtag-Oriented Spamming. [ PDF@RG]
    Surendra Sedhai, Aixin Sun. JASIST. 68(7): 1638-1651 (2017) Spam
  7. Extracting Fine-grained Location with Temporal Awareness in Tweets: A Two-Stage Approach [ PDF@RG]
    Chenliang Li, Aixin Sun. JASIST. 68(7): 1652-1670 (2017) POI
  8. Exploring Prestigious Citations Sourced from Top Universities across Disciplines. [ PDF@RG]
    Feiheng Luo*, Aixin Sun, Moijsola Erdt, Aravind Sesagiri Raamkumar, Yin-Leng Theng. ASIS&T. Oct 2017 Bib
  9. Searching for the internet of things: where it is and what it looks like [ PDF@RG]
    Ali Shemshadi, Quan Z. Sheng, Yongrui Qin, Aixin Sun, Wei Emma Zhang, Lina Yao. Personal and Ubiquitous Computing. 21(6): 1097 - 1112. 2017
  10. Mobile Phone Name Extraction from Internet Forums: A Semi-supervised Approach. [ PDF@RG ]
    Yangjie Yao, Aixin Sun. World Wide Web Journal. 19(5): 783-805. 2016 NER IR
  11. Annotating Point-of-Interests with Microblogs. [ PDF]
    Kaiqi Zhao, Gao Cong, and Aixin Sun. ACM CIKM. Oct. 2016 POI
  12. Effective Document Labeling with Very Few Seed Words: A Topic Model Approach. [ PDF]
    Chenliang Li, Jian Xing, Aixin Sun, and Zongyang Ma. ACM CIKM. Oct. 2016 TM
  13. Topic Modeling for Short Texts with Auxiliary Word Embeddings. [ PDF]
    Chenliang Li, Haoran Wang, Zhiqian Zhang, Aixin Sun, Zongyang Ma. ACM SIGIR. Aug 2016 TM
  14. Joint Recognition and Linking of Fine-Grained Locations from Tweets. [ PDF]
    Zongcheng Ji, Aixin Sun, Gao Cong and Jialong Han. WWW. Apr 2016. POI
  15. Effect of Spam on Hashtag Recommendation for Tweets. [ PDF]
    Surendra Sedhai and Aixin Sun. WWW Companion Volume. Apr 2016. Spam
  16. Discovering Neighborhood Pattern Queries by Sample Answers in Knowledge Base [ PDF]
    Jialong Han, Kai Zheng, Aixin Sun, Shuo Shang, and Ji-Rong Wen. IEEE ICDE. May 2016.