Yong Liu 刘勇

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Research Scientist

Alibaba-NTU Singapore Joint Research Institute
Joint NTU-UBC Research Centre of Excellence in Active Living for the Elderly (LILY)

Email: stephenliu AT ntu DOT edu DOT sg
Address: N4-B3b-06, Nanyang Technological University, Nanyang Avenue, Singapore, 639798
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About me

Dr. LIU Yong is a Research Scientist at the Joint NTU-UBC Research Centre of Excellence in Active Living for the Elderly (LILY), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Prior to that, he was a Manager, Data Scientist at NTUC Enterprise, Singapore from November 2017 to July 2018, and a Research Scientist at Data Analytics Department, Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R), A*STAR, Singapore from November 2015 to October 2017. He received Ph.D. from the School of Computer Science and Engineering at Nanyang Technological University in 2016 and B.S. from the Department of Electronic Science and Technology at University of Science and Technology of China in 2008. His research areas include various topics in machine learning and data mining. His research papers appear in leading international conferences and journals. He has been invited as a PC member of major conferences such as KDD, IJCAI, AAAI, CIKM, ICDM, and reviewer for IEEE/ACM transactions. He is a member of ACM.

Research Interests

My current research interests include:

  • Data Mining: recommender systems, computational advertising, network embedding, knowledge graph

  • Machine Learning: matrix computation, learning to rank, Bayesian learning, deep learning, reinforcement learning

  • Bioinformatics: drug-target interaction prediction, synthetic lethality prediction

Book Chapters

Publications

  • Learning User Dependencies for Recommendation
    Yong Liu, Peilin Zhao, Xin Liu, Min Wu, Lixin Duan, Xiao-Li Li
    In Proceedings of 26th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2017). Pages 2379-2385. Melbourne, Australia, August 2017.

  • Online Multitask Relative Similarity Learning
    Shuji Hao, Peilin Zhao, Yong Liu, Steven C. H. Hoi, Chunyan Miao
    In Proceedings of 26th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2017). Pages 1823-1829. Melbourne, Australia, August 2017.

  • A Social Trust Model Considering Trustees’ Influence
    Jianping Mei, Han Yu, Yong Liu, Zhiqi Shen, Chunyan Miao
    In Proceedings of 17th International Conference on Principles and Practice of Multi-Agent Systems (PRIMA 2014). Pages 357-364. Gold Coast, Australia. Dec 2014.

Academic Services

I have been involved in the following academic services:

  • Conference Program Committee:
    The 33rd AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2019)
    The 18th IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM 2018), Demo
    The 23rd ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2018)
    The 27th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2018)
    The 26th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2017), Demo
    The 3rd International Workshop on Social Influence Analysis (SocInf 2017)

  • (External) Conference Reviewer:
    The 32nd AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2018)
    The 26th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2017)
    The 22nd ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2017)
    The 21st Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (PAKDD 2017)
    The 25th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2016)
    The 21st ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2016)
    The 16th IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM 2016)

  • Journal Reviewer:
    ACM Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS)
    IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE)
    IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (TCBB)
    IEEE Transactions on Big Data (TBD)
    ACM Transactions on the Web (TWEB)