Min Zhang     (in Chinese)

Ph.D & Associate Professor,
Information Retrieval Group
National Lab of Intelligent Tech. & Sys.
Department of Computer Sci.& Tech.
Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Email: z-m{at}tsinghua.edu.cn
Telephone: +86-10-62792595

Vice Director: The State Key Lab of Intelligent Technology and Systems, Tsinghua University

Research area: Web Information Retrieval and Recommendation, User Behavior Analysis and Profiling, Machine Learning, Data Mining.

Education and Research Experience | Teaching Activities | Research Activities | Publications

My Weibo: The World In My Eyes My Twitter: mzhang_bj

Education and Research Experience

  • Associate Professor, Tsinghua University, since 2008.12
  • Assisant Professor, Tsinghua University, 2003.7~2007.11
  • Visiting Researcher, Microsoft Research Asia, 2010.8 ~ 2011.2
  • Visiting Researcher, Kyoto University, 2009.11 ~ 2009.12
  • Visiting Researcher, DFKI (Germany Research Institute of Artificial Intelligence), 2004.6 ~ 2004.7
  • Visiting Research Fellow, City University of Hongkong, 2004.10~2005.2
  • State Council of Informatization Office, P.R. China, 2005.3 ~ 2006.1
  • Ph.D., Tsinghua University, China. 1999.9 ~ 2003.7
  • B.Sc., Tsinghua University, China. 1995.9 ~ 1999.7

Teaching Activities

  • Excellent Teaching Award for Young Faculties in Tsinghua University, 2008
  • Introduction to Machine Learning, for undergraduates, since 2004
    2016: Feb. 24 ~ June 8, Every Friday Afternoon, 15:20~16:55, 6A205.
  • Advanced Topics in Information Retrieval, for graduate students, since 2005
    2016: Feb. 24 ~ June 8, Every Friday Morning, 9:50~11:25, 6B205.
  • Web and in Information Retrieval (in English), for Advance Computing Master Program (for foreign students), since 2011
    2016: Feb. 24 ~ June 8, Every Wednesday Afternoon, 13:30~16:05, 6B407.

Research Activities Highligts

    Communities:
  • The State Key Lab of Intelligent Technology and Systems, Tsinghua University, Vice Director, since 2012.2
  • MOE-Microsoft Key Lab of Web and Media Technology, Tsinghua University, Vice Director, since 2011.11
  • Tsinghua-Sohu Joint Research Lab of Searching Technology, Vice Director, since 2007.4
  • Professional Committee of Machine Learning, Chinese Association of Artificial Intelligence (CAAI), since 2010.8
  • Professional Committee of Information Retrieval, Chinese Information Processing Society of China (CIPSC), since 2010.8
  • Professional Committee of Chinese Information Technology, China Computer Federation (CCF), since 2010.12
  • CCF Senior member

    Journals:
  • ACM Trans. on Information Systems (TOIS), Associate Editor
  • Information Retrieval, Springer (JIR), Reviewer
  • Information Processing and Management (IP&M), Reviewer
  • Journal of Computer Science and Technology,(Chinese Journal, in English), Reviewer
  • Journal of Chinese Information Processing,(Chinese Journal), Reviewer
  • Acta Automatica Sinica , (Chinese Journal), Reviewer

    Conferences:
  • Co-organizers/Co-Chairs:
    WSDM 2017
    IJCAI 2016 DC
    AIRS 2016
    NTCIR-11 IMINE Task, NTCIR-10 INTENT2 Task, NTCIR-9 INTENT Task
    The CCF Advanced Disciplines Lectures on Information Retrieval (CCF ADL 21), 2011
    The CCF Advanced Disciplines Lectures on Statistical Learning for text information processing on Web (CCF ADL 46), 2014
    4th Workshop on Information Credibility on the Web in conjunction with WWW 2010(WICOW2010)

  • Senior PC Members and Area Chairs:
    Annual ACM SIGIR Conference: SIGIR 2017
    International World Wide Web Conference: WWW 2016
    ACM conference on Web Search and Data Mining: WSDM 2015
    ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management: CIKM 2015, CIKM 2014, CIKM 2013, CIKM 2012, CIKM 2011
    Aisa Information Retrieval Societies Conference: AIRS 2015, AIRS 2013, AIRS 2012, AIRS 2011, AIRS 2010, AIRS 2009

  • PC Members:
    AAAI 2017
    Annual ACM SIGIR Conference: SIGIR 2016, SIGIR 2015, SIGIR 2014, SIGIR 2013, SIGIR 2012, SIGIR 2011
    International World Wide Web Conference: WWW 2015, WWW 2014, WWW 2013, WWW 2012, WWW 2011, WWW 2010, WWW 2009, WWW 2008
    Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: ACL 2016, ACL 2014, ACL 2012, ACL 2011
    IEEE International Conference on Big Data: BigData 2013
    ACM conference on Web Search and Data Mining: WSDM 2012, WSDM 2011, WSDM 2010
    ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining: KDD 2012, KDD 2010
    The International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation: LREC 2015, LREC 2014, LREC 2012
    conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing: EMNLP 2009
    International Joint Conference of Natural Language Processing: IJCNLP 2008
    Asia Information Retrieval Symposium: AIRS 20008(Harbin), AIRS 2006(Singapore), 2005(Korea), 2004 (Beijing)

Selected Publications

2016

  • Invited Panel Talk: Artificial Intelligence for Youth: Opportunity or Bubble? 2016 Chinese Congress on Artificial Intelligence (CCAI 2016).
  • Yunzhi Tan, Min Zhang, Yiqun Liu and Shaoping Ma. Rating-Boosted Latent Topics: Understanding Users and Items with Ratings and Reviews. The 25th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI2016)
  • Weizhi Ma, Min Zhang, Yiqun Liu and Shaoping Ma. Multi-grained Role Labeling Based on Multi-modality Information for Real Customer Service Telephone Conversation. The 25th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI2016)
  • Yongfeng Zhang, Qi Zhao, Yi Zhang, Daniel Friedman, Min Zhang, Yiqun Liu, Shaoping Ma. Economic Recommendation with Surplus Maximization. In Proceedings of the 25th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2016). Preprint PDF
  • Yiqun Liu, Zeyang Liu, Ke Zhou, Meng Wang, Chao Wang, Jiaxin Mao, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma. Predicting Search User Examination with Visual Saliency Information. The 39th ACM SIGIR International Conference on Research on Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR2016). Preprint PDF
  • Jiaxin Mao, Yiqun Liu, Ke Zhou, Jian-Yun Nie, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma. When does Relevance Mean Usefulness and User Satisfaction in Web Search? The 39th ACM SIGIR International Conference on Research on Development in Information Retrieval(SIGIR2016). Preprint PDF
  • Yuli Liu, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang and Shaoping Ma. Pay Me and I’ll Follow You: Detection of Crowdturfing Following Activities in Microblog Environment. The 25th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI2016). Preprint PDF Dataset
  • Cheng Luo, Fan Zhang, Xue Li, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma. Manipulating Time Perception of Web Search Users. First ACM SIGIR Conference on Human Information Interaction and Retrieval (CHIIR 2016). Preprint PDF Poster

2015

  • Invited Talk: User's examination behavior study on Web and vertical search, Vertical Search Relevance Workshop on WSDM 2015
  • Yongfeng Zhang, Min Zhang, Yi Zhang, Yiqun Liu and Shaoping Ma. Daily-Aware Personalized Recommendation based on Feature-Level Time Series Analysis. The 24th International World Wide Web conference (WWW2015)
  • Yongfeng Zhang, Yunzhi Tan, Min Zhang, Yiqun Liu, Shaoping Ma, Catch the Black Sheep: Unified Shilling Attack Detection based on Fraudulent Action Propagation. International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2015).
  • Yongfeng Zhang, Min Zhang, Yiqun Liu, Shaoping Ma. Incorporating Phrase-level Sentiment Analysis on Textual Reviews for Personalized Recommendation. The 8th International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM 2015), Feb. 2 - 6, 2015, Shanghai, China.
  • Yongfeng Zhang, Min Zhang, Yiqun Liu, Chua Tat-Seng, Yi Zhang, Shaoping Ma, Task-based Recommendation on a Web-Scale, 2015 IEEE International Conference on Big Data, (BigData 2015) October 29-November 1, 2015, Santa Clara, CA.
  • Ma W, Zhang M, Liu Y, et al. Beyond Your Interests: Exploring the Information Behind User Tags[M], Natural Language Processing and Chinese Computing. Springer International Publishing, 2015:257-269.
  • Ye Chen, Yiqun Liu, Ke Zhou, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma. Does Vertical Bring more Satisfaction? Predicting Search Satisfaction in a Heterogeneous Environment. The 24th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2015) Preprint PDF
  • Yiqun Liu, Ye Chen, Jinhui Tang, Jiashen Sun, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma, Xuan Zhu, Different users, Different Opinions: Predicting Search Satisfaction with Mouse Movement Information. Proceedings of the 38th ACM SIGIR International Conference on Research on Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR2015).Preprint PDF
  • Zeyang Liu, Yiqun Liu, Ke Zhou, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma, Influence of Vertical Result in Web Search Examination. Proceedings of the 38th ACM SIGIR International Conference on Research on Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR2015).Preprint PDF
  • Xin Li, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma, Xuan Zhu, Jiashen Sun, Detecting Promotion Campaigns in Community Question Answering, International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2015).Preprint PDF
  • Fei Jiang, Yiqun Liu, Huanbo Luan, Jiashen Sun, Xuan Zhu, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma. Microblog Sentiment Analysis with Emoticon Space Model. Journal of Computer Science and Technology (JCST). 2015 Preprint PDF

2014

  • Shuai Huo, Min Zhang, Yiqun Liu, Shaoping Ma, Improving Tail Query Performance by Fusion Model. The 23rd ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2014)
  • Yongfeng Zhang, Min Zhang, Yi Zhang, Yiqun Liu, Shaoping Ma, Understanding the Sparsity: Augmented Matrix Factorization with Sampled Constraints on Unobservables. The 23rd ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2014)
  • Yongfeng Zhang, Guokun Lai, Min Zhang, Yi Zhang, Yiqun Liu, Shaoping Ma. Explicit Factor Models for Explainable Recommendation based on Phrase-level Sentiment Analysis, The 37th ACM SIGIR conference (SIGIR 2014). Preprint PDF
  • Yongfeng Zhang, Haochen Zhang, Min Zhang, Yiqun Liu, Shaoping Ma. Do users rate or review?: boost phrase-level sentiment labeling with review-level sentiment classification. The 37th ACM SIGIR conference (SIGIR 2014).
  • Xin Li, Min Zhang, Yiqun Liu, Shaoping Ma, Yijiang Jin and Liyun Ru. Search Engine Click Spam Detection Based on Bipartite Graph Propagation. Proceedings of the 7th ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM 2014). Preprint PDF
  • Yiqun Liu, Ruihua Song, Min Zhang, Zhicheng Dou, Takehiro Yamamoto, Makoto Kato, Hiroaki Ohshima, Ke Zhou. Overview of the NTCIR-11 IMine Task. Proceedings of the 11th NTCIR conference.
  • Yiqun Liu, Chao Wang, Ke Zhou, Jianyun Nie, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma, From Skimming to Reading: A Two-stage Examination Model for Web Search, The 23rd ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2014) Preprint PDF Data Set SLIDES
  • Xin Li, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma, Fraudulent Support Telephone Number Identification Based on Co-occurrence Information on the Web, Proceedings of the Twenty-Eighth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2014). Preprint PDF Data Set
  • Fei Chen, Yiqun Liu, Jian Li, Min Zhang and Shaoping Ma. A Pruning Algorithm for Optimal Diversified Search. Poster proceedings of the 23th International World Wide Web conference (WWW2014). Preprint PDF
  • Jiaxin Mao, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang and Shaoping Ma. Social Influence Analysis for Microblog User based on User Behavior. Chinese Journal of Computer. 37(4):1-10. (in Chinese) Preprint PDF
  • Zeyang Liu, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, and Shaoping Ma. How Do Sponsored Search Results Affect User Behavior in Web Search? Proceedings of the 10th Asia Information Retrieval Society Conference (AIRS 2014). Preprint PDF Data Set
  • Fei Chen, Yiqun Liu, Zhicheng Dou, Keyang Xu, Yujie Cao, Min Zhang, and Shaoping Ma. Revisiting the Evaluation of Diversified Search Evaluation Metrics with User Preferences. Proceedings of the 10th Asia Information Retrieval Society Conference (AIRS 2014). Preprint PDF
  • Cheng Luo, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, and Shaoping Ma. Query Ambiguity Identification Based on User Behavior Information. Proceedings of the 10th Asia Information Retrieval Society Conference (AIRS 2014). Preprint PDF
  • Jiaxin Mao, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, and Shaoping Ma. Estimating Credibility of User Clicks with Mouse Movement and Eye-tracking Information. The 3rd CCF Conference on Natural Language Processing & Chinese Computing (NLPCC 2014). Preprint PDF
  • Bin Liang, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma, Liyun Ru, Kuo Zhang: Searching for people to follow in social networks. Expert System with Applications 41(16): 7455-7465 (2014)
  • Fei Jiang, Yiqun Liu, Huanbo Luan, Min Zhang, and Shaoping Ma. Microblog Sentiment Analysis with Emoticon Space Model. The 3rd National Conference on Social Media Processing (SMP2014). Preprint PDF

2013

  • Invited Talk: Understanding and Modeling User Behavior in Search. The 5th International Workshop with Mentors on Databases, Web and Information Management for Young Researchers (iDB2013), 2013.
  • Yongfeng Zhang, Min Zhang, Yiqun Liu, Shaoping Ma and Shi Feng. Localized Matrix Factorization for Recommendation based on Matrix Block Diagonal Forms. The 22nd International World Wide Web conference (WWW2013). pp.1511-1520. PDF
  • Yongfeng Zhang, Min Zhang, Yiqun Liu, Shaoping Ma. Improve Collaborative Filtering Through Bordered Block Diagonal Form Matrices. The 36th ACM SIGIR conference (SIGIR 2013).
  • Chao Wang, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma, Meihong Zheng, Jing Qian, Kuo Zhang. Incorporating Vertical Results into Search Click Models. The 36th ACM SIGIR conference (SIGIR 2013). Preprint PDF
  • Qianli Xing, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma, Jianyun Nie, Kuo Zhang. Incorporating User Preferences into Click Models. The 22nd ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2013) Preprint PDF
  • Jian Liu, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma, Kuo Zhang. A Study of Long-term Search Engine Users' Behavior. The 22nd ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2013) (short paper) Preprint PDF
  • Qianli Xing, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma, and Kuo Zhang. Characterizing Expertise of Search Engine Users. The ninth Asian Information Retrieval Societies Conference (AIRS 2013) Preprint PDF
  • Cheng Luo, Yiqun Liu, Shaoping Ma, Min Zhang, Liyun Ru, and Kuo Zhang. Pornography Detection with the Wisdom of Crowds. The ninth Asian Information Retrieval Societies Conference (AIRS 2013) Preprint PDF

2012

  • Anqi Cui, Min Zhang, Yiqun Liu, Shaoping Ma, Kuo Zhang. Discover breaking events with popular hashtags in twitter. Proceedings of the 21st ACM international conference on Information and knowledge management (CIKM 2012).
  • Yiqun Liu, Yufei Xue, Danqing Xu, Ronwei Cen, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma, Liyun Ru. Constructing a Reliable Web Graph with Information on Browsing Behavior. Decision Support Systems (2012) 54:390-401. doi:10.1016/j.dss.2012.06.001. Preprint PDF
  • Chao Wei, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Liyun Ru, Shaoping Ma, Kuo Zhang. Fighting against Web Spam: A Novel Propagation Method based on Click-through Data. Proceedings of the 35th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR2012). Preprint PDF
  • Danqing Xu, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang and Shaoping Ma. Incorporating Revisiting Behaviors into Click Models. Proceedings of the 5th ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining . WSDM 2012 (Seattle, U.S.). pp. 303-312. PDF
  • Yiqun Liu, Fei Chen, Weize Kong, Huijia Yu, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma, Liyun Ru. Identifying Web Spam with the Wisdom of the Crowds. ACM Transaction on the Web. Volume 6, Issue 1, Article No. 2, 30 pages. March 2012. Preprint PDF
  • Yuchen Tian, Yiqun Liu, Danqing Xu, Ting Yao, Min Zhang and Shaoping Ma. Incorporating Seasonal Time Series Analysis with Search Behavior Information in Sales Forecasting. Proceedings of the 21th international Conference on World Wide Web (WWW 2012). pp. 615-616. Preprint PDF

2011

  • Bo Zhou, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Yijiang Jin, Shaoping Ma, Incorporating Web Browsing Information into Anchor Texts for Web Search,Information Retrieval, Springer,Volume 14, Issue 3 (2011), Pages 290-314.
  • Yiqun Liu, Junwei Miao, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma, Liyun Ru, How do users describe their information need: Query recommendation based on snippet click model, Expert Systems with Applications, Volume 38, Issue 11, July 2011, Pages 13847-13856.
  • Danqing Xu, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Liyun Ru, Shaoping Ma. Predicting Epidemic Tendency through Search Behavior Analysis. In Proceedings of the 22nd International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-11) (Barcelona, Spain. July 16-22, 2011).
  • Yiqun Liu, Fei Chen, Weize Kong, Huijia Yu, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma, Liyun Ru. Identifying Web Spam with the Wisdom of the Crowds. ACM Transaction on the Web. 2011.
  • Ruihua Song, Min Zhang, Tetsuya Sakai, Makoto P. Kato, Yiqun Liu, Miho Sugimoto, Qinglei Wang and Naoki Orii, Overview of the NTCIR-9 INTENT Task, In Proceeding of The 9th NTCIR Workshop Meeting (NTCIR-9), Tokyo, Japan, Dec 6-9, 2011. PDF
  • Yufei Xue, Fei Chen, Tong Zhu, Chao Wang, Zhichao Li, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Yijiang Jin, Shaoping Ma, THUIR at NTCIR-9 INTENT Task. In Proceeding of The 9th NTCIR Workshop Meeting (NTCIR-9). (Tokyo, Japan, Dec 6-9, 2011)
  • Ting Yao, Min Zhang, Yiqun Liu, Shaoping Ma, Liyun Ru; Empirical Study on Rare Query Characteristics, in the Proceedings of 2011 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence, Aug 2011,p7-14
  • Anqi Cui, Min Zhang, Yiqun Liu, Shaoping Ma: Emotion Tokens: Bridging the Gap Among Multilingual Twitter Sentiment Analysis. Proceedings of the 7th Asia Information Retrieval Societies Conference, AIRS2011,Regular Paper, to be published.
  • Anqi Cui, Min Zhang, Yiqun Liu, Shaoping Ma: Are the URLs really popular in microblog messages? Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing and Intelligence Systems, CCIS2011: 1–5. Regular Paper.
  • Guichun Hua, Min Zhang, Yiqun Liu, Shaoping Ma, Hang Yin. Construct Weak Ranking Functions for Learning Linear Ranking Function. AIRS 2011.
  • Guichun Hua, Min Zhang, Yiqun Liu, Shaoping Ma, Liyun Ru. Automatically Generating Labels Based on Unified Click Model. ACM WWW2011 (poster), New York, NY, USA, 59-60.
  • Zhichao LI, Hang YIN,Min ZHANG, Shaoping MA. Extraction and Polarity Determination for Opinion Expression. Accepted by Journal of computational information systems.

2010

  • Cen, R., Liu, Y., Zhang, M., Ru, L., and Ma, S. ,Study language models with specific user goals.Proceedings of the 19th international Conference on World Wide Web. ACM, New York, 1073-1074.
  • Xing, Q., Liu, Y., Cen, R., Zhang, M., Ma, S., and Ru, L.Are search engine users equally reliable? Proceedings of the 21th international Conference on World Wide Web. ACM, New York. 1207-1208.
  • Guichun Hua, Min Zhang, Yiqun Liu, Shaoping Ma, Liyun Ru. Hierarchical Feature Selection for Ranking. Proceedings of the 22th international Conference on World Wide Web ACM, New York. 1113-1114.
  • Ting Yao, Min Zhang, Yiqun Liu, Shaoping Ma, Yongfeng Zhang, Liyun Ru. Investigating Characteristics of Non-click Behavior Using Query Logs.Proceedings of the Sixth Asia Information Retrieval Society Conference. Springer.LNCS 6458. pp.85–96. (Best Paper Nominator)
  • Yufei Xue, Yiqun Liu, Tong Zhu, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma, Liyun Ru.Query Recommendation Considering Search Performance of Related Queries. Proceedings of the Sixth Asia Information Retrieval Society Conference. Springer. LNCS 6458. pp.410–419.
  • Rongwei Cen, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Liyun Ru, Shaoping Ma. Search Engine User Behavior Analysis Based on Log Mining,(in Chinese) Journal of Chinese Information Processing, Vol.24(3): pp49-54
  • Bo Zhou, Rongwei Cen, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Yijiang Jin, Shaoping Ma. A Document Relevance Based Search Result Re-Ranking.(in Chinese) Journal of Chinese Information Processing, Vol.24(3):pp19-24.

2009

  • Rongwei Cen, Yiqun Liu,Min Zhang, Bo Zhou, Liyun Ru, and Shaoping Ma. Exploring Relevance for Clicks. In Proceeding of the 18th ACM Conference on information and Knowledge Management. (CIKM 2009), Nov. 2009. ACM, New York, NY, 1847-1850.
  • Rongwei Cen, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Liyun Ru, Shaoping Ma. Web Observation from a User Perspective. 2009 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence(WI 2009), Volume 01, 291-294, September 15 - 18, 2009.
  • Min Zhang, Da Kuang, Guichun Hua, Yiqun Liu, Shaoping Ma, Is learning to rank effective for Web search? SIGIR2009 workshop: Learning to Rank for Information Retrieval (LR4IR 2009), 19-23 July 2009, Boston, US. PDF
  • ZC Li, F Chen, QL Xing, JW Miao, YF Xue, T Zhu, B Zhou, RW Cen, YQ Liu, M Zhang, YJ Jin, SP Ma. THUIR at TREC 2009 Web Track: finding relevant and diverse results for large scale Web Search. TREC 2009, pp 145-153, 2009.
  • Rongwei Cen, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Liyun Ru, Shaoping Ma, Reliability Analysis for the Behavior of Web Retrieval Users, (in Chinese)Journal of Software, Vol. 21, No. 5, pp1055-1066, 2009.
  • Rongwei Cen, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Liyun Ru, Shaoping Ma. Study on the Click Context of Web Search Users for Reliability Analysis. The Fifth Asia Information Retrieval Symposium 2009 (AIRS2009), pp. 397–408, 2009.
  • Rongwei Cen, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Liyun Ru, Shaoping Ma. Automatic Search Engine Performance Evaluation with the Wisdom of Crowds. The Fifth Asia Information Retrieval Symposium 2009 (AIRS2009),pp. 351–362. 2009.
  • Zhichao LI, Min Zhang, Shaoping MA. Mining Synonymous Entities using Search Engine Query Logs. Journal of Computational Information Systems 5:3(2009) pp.1217-1224
  • Zhichao LI, Min Zhang, Shaoping MA, Bo ZHOU, Yu SUN. Automatic Product Feature Words Extraction from Comments on the Web. The Fifth Asia Information Retrieval Symposium 2009 (AIRS2009) pp. 112-123, 2009.
  • Huijia Yu, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Liyun Ru, Shaoping Ma, Web Spam Identification with User Browsing Graph. The Fifth Asia Information Retrieval Symposium 2009 (AIRS2009), pp. 38-49, 2009.
  • Huijia Yu, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Liyun Ru, Shaoping Ma, Web Spam Taxonomy via Spam Intention Analaysis. Jounral of Chinese Information Processing, (in Chinese), Vol23, No.2, pp95-101. 2009.
  • Yiqun Liu, Yijiang Jin, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma and Liyun Ru. User Browsing Graph: Structure, Evolution and Application. Late breaking result session in Second ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM 2009). 2009.2
  • Yiqun LIU, Bo ZHOU, Min Zhang, Shaoping MA, Liyun RU, Effectiveness of Online Sponsored Search Based on User Log Analysis. Journal of Computational Information Systems. Vol 5, No.3, 2009. pp1185-1192.
  • Yufei Xue, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma, Liyun Ru. Analysis and comparison to Web page quality evaluation algorithms based on user browsing graph. The 10th Chinese National Conference on Computational Linguistics, (CNCCL 2009). Jul. 24-26. 2009. pp482-488.
  • Bo Zhou, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma, Yiqun Liu, Liyun Ru, Log-Mining Based Query Spelling Correction for Chinese Search Engines, Journal of Computational Information Systems, Volume 5, Number 3, pp1225-1234, 2009.
  • Huijia Yu, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Liyun Ru, Shaoping Ma, Web Spam Taxonomy via Spam Intention Analysis, (in Chinese) Journal of Chinese Information Processing, Vol 23, No.2, pp95-101, 2009.
  • Bo Zhou, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma, Yiqun Liu, Liyun Ru, Query Spelling Correction For Multi-Language Search Engines, Journal of Computational Information Systems, Volume 5, Number 3, pp1521-1528, 2009.

2008

  • Min Zhang, Xingyao Ye, A generative model to unify topic relevance and lexicon-based sentiment for opinion retrieval, The 31st Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR2008), 20-24 July 2008, Singapore, p411-419. PDF and Slides
  • Canhui Wang, Min Zhang, Liyun Ru, Shaoping Ma. An Automatic Online News Topic Keyphrase Extraction System. In Proceedings of 2008 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence(WI'08), Sydney, Australia, 2008. pp214~219.
  • Canhui Wang, Min Zhang, Shaoping ma, Liyun Ru, Automatic Online News Issue Construction in Web Environment, the 17th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW2008), Beijing, April, 2008, p457-466. PDF
  • Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma, Liyun Ru. User Behavior Oriented Web Spam Detection. the 17th World Wide Web conference (WWW2008),Beijing, April, 2008, p1039-1040. PDF
  • Lu Jing, Ma ShaoPing and Zhang Min. Multi-Instance Clustering for Web Image. Optimization-based Data Mining and Web Intelligence (ODM 2008) for 2008 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology. pp 467~470.
  • Canhui Wang, Min Zhang, Liyun Ru, Shaoping Ma, Automatic Online News Topic Ranking Using Media Focus and User Attention Based on Aging Theory, the ACM 17th Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2008), October, 2008, Napa Valley California, USA. pp1033-1042 PDF
  • Yiqun Liu, Rongwei Cen, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma, Liyun Ru. Identifying Web Spam with User Behavior Analysis. The Fourth International Workshop on Adversarial Information Retrieval on the Web (AIRWeb). 2008.4. PDF
  • Liu Yi-Qun, Cen Rong-Wei, Zhang Min, Ru Li-Yun, Ma Shao-Ping, Automatic search engine performance evaluation based on user behavior analysis. Journal of Software, (in Chinese) 2008, 19(11):3023-3032. Preprint PDF
  • T. Zhu, M. Zhang, Y. Liu, S. Ma, THUIR at TREC 2008: Blog Track, Proceedings of The Seventeenth Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2008), page 346-350, Nov., 2008.
  • Y. Xue, T. Zhu, G. Hua, M. Zhang, Y. Liu, S. Ma, THUIR at TREC 2008: Enterprise Track, Proceedings of The Seventeenth Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2008), page 351-354. Nov., 2008.
  • B. Zhou, Q. Fang, R. Cen, M. Zhang, Y. Liu, S. Ma, THUIR at TREC 2008: Relevance Feedback Track, Proceedings of The Seventeenth Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2008), page 355-359. Nov., 2008.
  • Lu Jing, Ma ShaoPing and Zhang Min. A Multi-Instance Clustering Approach for Web Image Using One-Class Support Vector Machine. Journal of Computational Information Systems, 2008, 4(3):1231-1240.
  • Canhui Wang, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma, Liyun Ru. Automatic Hot Event Detection Using Both Media and User Attention. Journal of Computational Information Systems, Vol.4(3), June, 2008. pp.985-992.
  • Zhichao LI, Min ZHANG, Shaoping MA. Mining Synonymous Entities using Search Engine Query Logs, Journal of Computational Information Systems . (to appear)
  • Bo ZHOU, Min ZHANG, Shaoping MA, Yiqun LIU, Liyun RU,Log-Mining-Based Query Spelling Correction for Chinese Search Engine, Journal of Computational Information Systems)
  • Wang Yong, Liu Yiqun, Min Zhang, Ma Shaoping, Ru Liyun, Modeling Lifetime of Web Pages Based on User Interest Analysis, Journal of Chinese Information Processing (in Chinese), Vol 22(2):76~80. Mar. 2008.
  • Yu Huijia, Liu Yiqun, Zhang Min, Ma Shaoping, Ru Liyun, Web spam taxonomy via spam intent analysis, the 3rd National Conference of Information Retrieval and Content Security (NCIRCS'08), (in Chinese), pp405-414, 2008.
  • Yupeng Fu, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma, Email discussion and Retrieval on Enterprise Search, Journal of Chinese Information Processing (in Chinese), Vol 22(2), p76~80, March, 2008.
  • Yong Wang, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma, Liyun Ru, Identify Temporal Websites Based on User Behavior Analysis, The Third International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP), Hyderabad, India, January 7-12, 2008
  • Yong Wang, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma, News Page Discovery Policy for Instant Crawlers, Asia Information Retrieval Symposium (AIRS) 2008, Harbin, China, January 16-18, 2008

2007

  • Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Liyun Ru, Shaoping Ma. Data Cleansing for Web Information Retrieval using Query Independent Features. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), Volume 58, Issue 12, Pages 1884-1898, 2007. Preprint PDF
  • Yiqun Liu, Yupeng Fu, Min Zhang, Liyun Ru, Shaoping Ma. 2007. Automatic search engine performance evaluation with click-through data analysis. In Proceedings of the 16th international Conference on World Wide Web (Banff, Alberta, Canada, May 08 - 12, 2007). WWW '07. ACM, New York, NY, 1133-1134. PDF  POSTER
  • Yupeng Fu, YuFei Xue, Tong Zhu, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma. THUIR at TREC2007: Enterprise Track. In Proceedings of NIST Special Publication: the Sixteenth Text Retrieval Conference (TREC2007). Maryland, USA, November 2007,p594~598
  • Canhui Wang, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma. A Survey of Natural Language Processing in Information Retrieval. Journal of Chinese Information Processing (in Chinese), Vol 21(2):35~45, 2007. PDF
  • Shaoping Ma, Min Zhang, Looking inside SIGIR: the Past and the Future of Information Retrieval. Search Engine and Web Mining conference (SEWM2007) (in Chinese), 2007. (invited talk)
  • Yupeng Fu, Rongjing Xiang, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma: Finding Experts Using Social Network Analysis. In Proceedings of the IEEE/WIC/ACM international Conference on Web intelligence (Web Intelligence) 2007: 77-80.
  • Canhui Wang, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma. Automatic Chinese keyword extraction based on adjacent words. Journal of Guangxi Normal University(Natural Science Edition) (in Chinese), Vol 25(2):161-164, 2007.
  • Yupeng Fu, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma. Survey of Enterprise Information Retrieval. Journal of Guangxi Normal University(Natural Science Edition) (in Chinese), Vol 25(2):90-98, 2007.
  • Yupeng Fu, Rongjing Xiang, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma: A CDD-based formal model for expert finding. In Proceedings of the Sixteenth ACM Conference on Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM): 881-884. 2007
  • Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma. Web key resource page selection based on non-content information (in Chinese). CAAI Transactions on Intelligent Systems, 2(1), 2007. PDF
  • Rongwei Cen, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Liyun Ru, Shaoping Ma, Web Page Quality Estimation Based on Linear Discriminant Function, Journal of Computational Information Systems. 2007.
  • Huijia Yu, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Liyun Ru and Shaoping Ma, Research in Search Engine User Behavior Based on Log Analysis (in Chinese). Journal of Chinese Information Processing. Vol. 21(1): pp. 109-114, 2007. PDF

2006

  • Le Zhao, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma, The Nature of Novelty Detection, Information Retrieval,vol 9(5): 521-542, 2006. PDF
  • Yupeng Fu, Rongjing Xiang, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma, A PDD-based Searching Approach for Expert Finding in Intranet Information Management, in the proceedings of Asia Information Retrieval Symposium (AIRS) 2006,p43-53, singapore,2006.10
  • Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Liyun Ru, Shaoping Ma, Automatic Query Type Identification Based on Click Through Information, Asia Information Retrieval Symposium, AIRS 2006, in Lecture Notes in Computer Science Vol. 4182: pp. 593-600, 2006. PDF  POSTER
  • Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma. Web Data Cleansing for Effective Information Retrieval (in Chinese). Journal of Chinese Information Processing. Vol. 20(3): pp. 70-77, 2006. PDF
  • Jianlong Wang, Zhichao Li, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma, THUIR at TREC 2006: Blog Track (Draft), The Fifteenth Text REtrieval Conference, Nov, 2006.
  • Shaoping Ma, Min Zhang. Information Retrieval: how far have we been going in the past 30 years. In the proceedings of the 25th anniversary of Chinese information processing. (in Chinese), (invited talk), Nov., 2006. PDF
  • Yupeng Fu, Rongjing Xiang, Yong Wang, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma, THUIR at TREC 2006: Enterprise track, Maryland, America, Nov 11
  • Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Liyun Ru and Shaoping Ma, Data Cleansing for Web Information Retrieval using Query Independent Features. Proceedings of the 1st China-Kyoto International Student Workshop on Digital Content and Web Computing. 2006.3. PDF
  • Rongwei Cen, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Yijiang Jin, Shaoping Ma, THUIR at TREC 2006 Terabyte Track, Notebook proceedings of the The Fifteenth Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2006). pp. 673-676. PDF
  • Yupeng Fu, Rongjing Xiang, Min Zhang, Yiqun Liu, Shaoping Ma, A PDD-based Searching Approach for Expert Finding in Intranet Information Management. Asia Information Retrieval Symposium, AIRS 2006, in Lecture Notes in Computer Science Vol.4182. 2006.

2005 and before

  • Min Zhang, Chuan Lin, Shaoping Ma, How Effective Is Query Expansion for Finding Novel Information? First Internatinal Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing, LNAI 3248, 2005, pp149-157 PDF
  • Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma, Ruihua Song, DF or IDF? On the use of primary feature model for Web IR. Journal of Software, (in Chinese), 2005,16(5):1012~1020. PDF
  • Min Zhang, Chuan Lin, Shaoping Ma, Dynamic parameter learning approach for information retrieval with genetic algorithm. Journal of Computer Research and Development, (in Chinese), Vol. 42, No.3, pp486-493, Mar. 2005.
  • Yiqun Liu, Canhui Wang, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma, Learning-based Web Data Cleansing for Information Retrieval, Journal of Computational Information Systems, Vol 1(n4): pp. 709-716, 2005. Preprint PDF
  • Yiqun Liu, Canhui Wang, Min Zhang, and Shaoping Ma. 2005. Web data cleansing for information retrieval using key resource page selection. In Special interest Tracks and Posters of the 14th international Conference on World Wide Web (Chiba, Japan, May 10 - 14, 2005). WWW '05. ACM, New York, NY, 1136-1137. PDF  POSTER
  • L. Wenyin, G. Huang, L. Xiaoyue, Min Zhang, X. Deng, Detecting Phishing pages based visual similarity, the 14th World Wide Web conference (www2005), (poster), May, Japan, pp1060~1062, 2005.
  • Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma. Web Key Resource Page Selection Based On Improved Decision Tree Algorithm. (in Chinese) Journal of software, Vol. 16(11): pp. 1958-1966, 2005. PDF
  • Canhui Wang, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma. Survey on Web spaming and anti-spaming techniques. in the proceedings of Information Retrieval and Content Security Conferent, (NCIRCS 2005) , (in Chinese), pp279-285.
  • Le Zhao, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma. The Empirical Impact of the Nature of Novelty Detection. LNCS 3689, Asia Information Retrieval Symposium 2005.
  • Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma. Effective Web IR Based on Virtual Site Entry Page Selection (in Chinese). Journal of Chinese Information Processing, Vol. 19(2): pp. 44-50, 2005. PDF
  • Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma. Review of User Behavior Analysis in Web IR Research (in Chinese). The 7th Joint Symposium on Computational Linguistics (JSCL2005). pp 488-494, 2005. PDF
  • Canhui Wang, Liyun Run, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma. Text retrieval based pseduo relevance feeadback and classficiation. The 7th Joint Symposium on Computational Linguistics (JSCL2005). (in Chinese), pp481-487.
  • Canhui Wang, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, and Shaoping Ma. Topic-Independent Web High-Quality Page Selection Based on K-Means Clustering. Asia Information Retrieval Symposium, 2005. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 3689, pp.516-521. PDF
  • Jing Lu, Shao-ping Ma, Min Zhang. Automatic Image Annotation Based-on Model Space. Proceedings of 2005 IEEE International Conference on Natural Language Processing and Knowledge Engineering(IEEE NLP-KE'05). Wuhan, China. Oct. 30-Nov. 1,2005. pp455-460
  • Yupeng Fu, Wei Yu, Yize Li, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma. THUIR at TREC 2005: Enterprise Track. NIST Special Publication: SP 500-266, Proceedings of the Fourteenth Text Retrieval Conference.
  • Min Zhang, Ruihua Song, Shaoping Ma, Document Refinement Based On Semantic Query Expansion.Journal of Computer,(in Chinese), Vol.27,No.10,pp1395-1401, 2004. PDF
  • Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma, How Effective is Query Expansion for Finding Novel Information?, The First International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP-04), Hainan, pp219~224, March, 2004.
  • Min Zhang, Yijiang Jin, Shaoping Ma. Rank-based Weighted Insertion Results Fusion Algorithm in Web IR, Journal of Chinese Information Retrieval, (in Chinese),Vol 18, NO. 2, pp8~15, 2004.
  • Min Zhang, Jianfeng Gao, Shaoping Ma. Anchor text and its context based Web Information Retrieval. Journal of Computer Research and Development, (in Chinese), Vol. 41, No.1, pp221~226, 2004.
  • Chuan Lin, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma, Using Classification-based Approach to Improve Text Retrieval, Asia Information retrieval Symposium (AIRS04),pp209~212, Beijing, October, 2004
  • Liyun Ru, Le Zhao, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma, Improved Feature Selection and Redundance Computing --THUIR at TREC 2004 Novelty Track, Proceedings of 13th Text Retrireval Conference (TREC2004), pp 81-86, Gaithersburg, USA, November 2004.
  • Yijiang Jin, Wei Qi, Min Zhang,Shaoping Ma, Using Normal PC to Index and Retrieval Terabyte Document--THUIR at TREC 2004 Terabyte Track, Proceedings of 13th Text Retrieval Conference (TREC2004), Gaithersburg, USA, November 2004.
  • Chuan Lin, Shaoping Ma, Min Zhang,Parameter optimization for information retrieval with Genetic Algorithm, the 2003 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man & Cybernetics (SMC'03), Washington, D.C., Oct 5-8 2003.
  • Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma, Effective Topic Distillation with Key Resource Pre-selection, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 3411, pp. 129-140, 2004. PDF
  • Yiqun Liu, Canhui Wang, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma, Finding "Abstract Fields" of Web Pages and Query Specific Retrieval--THUIR at TREC 2004 Web Track, NIST Special Publication: SP 500-261, Proceedings of the Thirteenth Text Retrieval Conference (TREC 2004). PDF from TREC website
  • Min Zhang, Chuan Lin, Yiqun Liu, Leo Zhao, Shaoping Ma: THUIR at TREC 2003: Novelty, Robust and Web. TREC 2003: 556-567.
  • Min Zhang, Ruihua Song, Shaoping Ma, DF or IDF? On the Use of HTML Primary Feature Fields for Web IR, the 12th World Wide Web conference, (www2003), (poster) May, Hungarian, 2003.
  • Min Zhang, Qing Ma, Shaoping Ma, Optimizing Feature Encoding for Self-Organizing Chinese Semantic Maps. Journal of Chinese Information Processing, (in Chinese), Vol17,No.3,2003.
  • Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma, Jianfeng Gao, Study on Link-Based Approaches for Web IR in TREC Experiments. Journal of Chinese Information Processing, (in Chinese),Vol17, NO.1, 2003.
  • Min Zhang, et al, Expansion-Based Technologies in Finding Relevant and New Information: THU TREC2002 Novelty Track Experiments, the 11th Text REtrieval Conference (TREC2002), U.S.A, Nov., 2002.
  • Min Zhang, et al, THU TREC2002 Web Track Experiments, the 11th Text REtrieval Conference, U.S.A, Nov., 2002.
  • Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma, Efficient Information Retrieval Based on a Combination of Vector Space and Probabilistic Models, the 2002 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics ( IEEE SMC2002). October 10~12, 2002.
  • Qing Ma, Min Zhang, Ming Zhou, Masaki Murata, and Hitoshi Isahara, Self-Organizing Chinese and Japanese Semantic Maps, International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING02). August, 2002.Taiwan. PDF
  • Jianfeng Gao, Min Zhang, Improving Language Model Size Reduction using Better Pruning Criteria. the Association for Computational Linguistics 40th Anniversary Meeting, 2002 (ACL2002). July 7 - 12, 2002 PDF
  • ZHANG Min,MA Shaoping,GAO Jianfeng,Study on Link-Based Approaches for Web IR in TREC Experiments, Student Workshop on Computer Linguistics (SWCL) 2002.8.(Best Paper Award)
  • Ruihua Song, Shaoping Ma, Min Zhang, Passage Retrieval osn Web Data, The First International Conference on Machine Learning and Cybernetics, 2002.11.4, Beijing, China.
  • Chuan Lin, Shaoping Ma, Min Zhang, Yijiang Jin, Genetic Algorithm Based Dynamic Parameter Learning for Text Retrieval, The First International Conference on Machine Learning and Cybernetics, 2002.11.4, Beijing, China.
  • Min Zhang, Qing Ma, Ming Zhou, and Shaoping Ma. Optimizing Feature Encoding for Self-organizing Chinese Semantic Map. the Second Workshop on Natural Language Processing and Neural Networks (NLPNN2001), Tokyo, Japan, November, 2001.
  • Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma, Zhe Jiang, et al, Statistical Learning and Analyses on Chinese Ancient Books for Information Retrieval, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, v2, Oct 7-10 2001.
  • Min Zhang, Ma Shaoping and Jiang Zhe, Digitizing Chinese Ancient Books: Information Extraction and Retrieval. The 2001 International Symposium on Information Systems and Engineering (ISE'2001), June 25-28, 2001, Las Vegas, USA.
  • Qing Ma, Min Zhang, Ming Zhou, Changning Huang, Hitoshi Isahara1. Emergence of Chinese Semantic Maps from Self-Organization. the 8th International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP2001), Shanghai, China, November, 2001.
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