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2020

  1. Zhiwen Tang and Grace Hui Yang. Reinforcement Learning Meets Information Seeking: Dynamic Search Challenge. The 1st Workshop on Deep Reinforcement Learning for Information Retrieval (DRL4IR) on the 43rd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2020). Xi'an, China.

    July 25-30, 2020
  2. Zhiwen Tang and Grace Hui Yang. Corpus Compression for Deep Reinforcement Learning in Natural Language Environments. The 1st Workshop on Deep Reinforcement Learning for Information Retrieval (DRL4IR) on the 43rd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2020). Xi'an, China.

    July 25-30, 2020
  3. Weinan Zhang, Xiangyu Zhao, Li Zhao, Dawei Yin, Grace Hui Yang and Alex Beutel. Deep Reinforcement Learning for Information Retrieval: Fundamentals and Advances (Workshop Proposal). 43rd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval. Xi'an, China.

    July 25-30, 2020

2019

  1. Zhiwen Tang and Grace Hui Yang. Corpus Compression for Deep Reinforcement Learning in Natural Language Environments. Deep Reinforcement Learning (Deep RL) workshop on the Thirty-third Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS 2019). Vancouver, Canada.

    Dec 8-14, 2019
  2. Zhiwen Tang and Grace Hui Yang. Reinforcement Learning Meets Information Seeking: Dynamic Search Challenge. Machine Learning Competitions for All (CiML) workshop on the Thirty-third Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS 2019). Vancouver, Canada.

    Dec 8-14, 2019

2017

  1. Grace Hui Yang, Zhiwen Tang and Ian Soboroff. TREC 2017 Dynamic Domain Track Overview. In Proceedings of the Text REtrieval Conference 2017 (TREC 2017). Gaithersburg, MD, USA.

    November 15-17, 2017
  2. Zhiwen Tang and Grace Hui Yang. Georgetown University at TREC 2017 Dynamic Domain Track. In Proceedings of the Text REtrieval Conference 2017 (TREC 2017). Gaithersburg, MD, USA.

    November 15-17, 2017

2016

  1. Grace Hui Yang and Ian Soboroff. TREC 2016 Dynamic Domain Track Overview. In Proceedings of the Text REtrieval Conference 2016 (TREC 2016). Gaithersburg, MD, USA.

    November, 2016
  2. Razieh Rahimi and Grace Hui Yang. An Investigation of Basic Retrieval Models for the Dynamic Domain Task. In Proceedings of the Text REtrieval Conference 2016 (TREC 2016). Gaithersburg, MD, USA.

    November, 2016
  3. Hui Yang, Ian Soboroff, Li Xiong, Charles L. A. Clarke, Simson L. Garfinkel. Privacy-Preserving IR 2016: Differential Privacy, Search, and Social Media. The third workshop on Privacy-Preserving IR: When Information Retrieval Meets Privacy and Security co-located with the 39th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference 2016 (SIGIR 2016). Pisa, Italy.

    July 17-21, 2016
  4. Chris A. Mattmann, Grace Hui Yang, Harshavardhan Manjunatha, Thamme Gowda N, Andrew Jie Zhou, Jiyun Luo, Lewis John McGibbney. Multimedia Metadata-based Forensics in Human Trafficking Web Data. The Search and Exploration of X-Rated Information (SEXI) workshop on the 9th ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM 2016). San Francisco, USA.

    Feb 22-25, 2016

2015

  1. Jiyun Luo, Grace Hui Yang. Re-ranking via User Feedback: Georgetown University at TREC 2015 DD Track. In Proceedings of the Text REtrieval Conference 2015 (TREC 2015). Gaithersburg, MD, USA.

    November 17-20, 2015
  2. Grace Hui Yang, John Frank, Ian Soboroff. TREC 2015 Dynamic Domain Track Overview. In Proceedings of the Text REtrieval Conference 2015 (TREC 2015). Gaithersburg, MD, USA.

    November 17-20, 2015
  3. Sicong Zhang, Hui Yang, Lisa Singh. Applying Epsilon-Differential Private Query Log Releasing Scheme to Document Retrieval. In the 2nd International Workshop on Privacy-Preserving Information Retrieval Workshop (PIR'15) in conjunction with SIGIR 2015. Santiago, Chile.

    October, 2015
  4. Hui Yang and Ian Soboroff. The second workshop on Privacy-Preserving IR: When Information Retrieval Meets Privacy and Security co-located with the 38th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference 2015 (SIGIR 2015). Santiago, Chile.

    August 9-13, 2015

2014

  1. Jiyun Luo, Xuchu Dong and Hui Yang. Modeling Rich Interactions in Session Search - Georgetown University at TREC 2014 Session Track. In Notebook of the Text REtrieval Conference 2014 (TREC 2014). Gaithersburgh, MD, USA.

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  2. Christopher Wing and Hui Yang. Query Refinement: Negation Detection and Proximity Learning - Georgetown at TREC 2014 Clinical Decision Support Track. In Notebook of the Text REtrieval Conference 2014 (TREC 2014). Gaithersburgh, MD, USA.

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  3. Dongyi Guan, Hui Yang. Query Aggregation in Session Search. In the 3rd Workshop on Data-driven User Behavior Modeling and Mining from Social Media (DUBMOD'14) in conjunction with CIKM 2014. Shanghai, China.

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  4. Hui Yang. A Fragment-Based Similarity Measure for Concept Hierarchies and Ontologies. In the 7th International Workshop on Exploiting Semantic Annotations in Information Retrieval (ESAIR'14) in conjunction with CIKM 2014. Shanghai, China.

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  5. Sicong Zhang, Hui Yang, Lisa Singh. Increased Information Leakage from Text. In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Privacy-Preserving IR (PIR 2014) in SIGIR 2014. Gold Coast, Australia.

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  6. Luo Si and Hui Yang. The first workshop on Privacy-Preserving IR: When Information Retrieval Meets Privacy and Security co-located with the 37th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference 2014 (SIGIR 2014). Gold Coast, Australia.

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2013

  1. Jiyun Luo and Hui Yang. Query Formulation for Prior Art Search - Georgetown University at CLEF-IP 2013. In Proceedings of the CLEF 2013 Conferences and Labs of the Evaluation Forum (CLEF 2013). Valencia, Spain.
    Won the 1st position in CLEF-IP 2013 Patent Prior Art Retrieval evaluation.

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  2. Jiyun Luo and Hui Yang. Boosting Venue Page Rankings for Contextual Retrieval - Georgetown at TREC 2013 Contextual Suggestion Track. In Notebook of the Text REtrieval Conference 2013 (TREC 2013). Gaithersburgh, MD, USA.
    Won the 1st position in TREC 2013 Contextual Suggestion evaluation (ClueWeb).

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  3. Sicong Zhang and Hui Yang. Applying the Query Change Retrieval Model on Session Search - Georgetown at TREC 2013 Session Track. In Notebook of the Text REtrieval Conference 2013 (TREC 2013). Gaithersburgh, MD, USA.

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2012

  1. Hui Yang. Automatic and Interactive Browsing Hierarchy Construction for Scientific Publication Collections. In Workshop on Mining Scientific Publications of the ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL2012). Washington, DC, USA.

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  2. Hui Yang. Resolving Task Specification and Path Inconsistency in Taxononomy Construction. In the People's Web Meets NLP workshop of the 50th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Lingistics (ACL2012). Jeju, Korea.

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  3. Andrew Yates, Dave DeBoer, Hui Yang, Nazli Goharian, Steve Kunath, Ophir Frieder. (Not Too) Personalized Learning to Rank for Contextual Suggestion. In Notebook of the Text REtrieval Conference 2012 (TREC 2012). Gaithersburgh, MD, USA.
    Won the 2nd position in TREC 2012 Contextual Suggestion evaluation.

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  4. Dongyi Guan, Hui Yang, Nazli Goharian. Effective Structured Query Formulation for Session Search. In Notebook of the Text REtrieval Conference 2012 (TREC 2012). Gaithersburgh, MD, USA.
    Won the 2nd position in TREC 2012 Session evaluation for effective use of the entire session information (RL2-RL4).

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2008

  1. Hui Yang and Jamie Callan. Metric-Based Ontology Learning. Workshop on Ontologies and Information Systems for the Semantic Web of 17th Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM2008). Napa Valley, California, USA.

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  2. Hui Yang and Jamie Callan. Learning the Distance Metric in a Personal Ontology. Workshop on Ontologies and Information Systems for the Semantic Web of 17th Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM2008). Napa Valley, California, USA.

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  3. Hui Yang and Jamie Callan. Human-Guided Ontology Learning. Second Workshop on Human-Computer Interaction and Information Retrieval (HCIR2008). Microsoft Research, Redmond,WA, USA.

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2006

  1. Hui Yang , Luo Si, and Jamie Callan. Knowledge Transfer and Opinion Detection in the TREC2006 Blog Track. In the Notebook of Text REtrieval Conference 2006 (TREC2006). Gathersburgh, MD.

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2004

  1. Alex. Hauptmann, Ming-Yu Chen, Mike Christel, C. Huang, W.-H. Lin, Toubin Ng, N. Papernick, A. Velivelli, J. Yang, Rong Yan, Hui Yang, and H.D. Wactlar. Confounded Expectations: Informedia at TRECVID 2004. In the notebook of the 13th Text REtrieval Conference Video Workshop (TRECVID2004). Maryland, USA.
    Won the 1st position in TRECVID 2004 evaluation.

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2003

  1. Tat-Seng Chua, Yunlong Zhao, Lekha Chaisorn, Chun-Keat Koh, Hui Yang, Huaxin Xu, Qi Tian. TREC 2003 Video Retrieval and Story Segmentation Task at NUS PRIS. In the notebook of the 12th Text REtrieval Conference Video Workshop (TRECVID 2003). Maryland, USA.
    Won the 2nd position in TRECVID 2003 evaluation.

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  2. Hui Yang, Hang Cui, Min-Yen Kan, Mstislav Maslennikov, Long Qiu, Tat-Seng Chua. QUALIFIER in TREC-12 QA Main Task. In the notebook of the 12th Text REtrieval Conference (TREC2003). Maryland, USA.
    Won the 2nd position in TREC 2003 QA evaluation.

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2002

  1. Hui Yang, Tat-Seng Chua. The Integration of Lexical Knowledge and External Resources for Question Answering. In the Proceedings of the Eleventh Text REtrieval Conference (TREC2002). Maryland, USA.
    Won the 2nd position in TREC 2002 QA evaluation.

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