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2020

Two ACL Papers!

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Recently, we have 2 papers got accepted by ACL. The travel is not clear yet due to the COVID-19. The camera-ready versions are coming soon. Please stay tuned.

Topcoder X UCSD Lightning Marathon Match

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To celebrate the annual event of Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute, we collaborate with Topcoder to bring a Lightning Data Science Marathon Match to UCSD! It will run from 5 PM PST Feb 26 (Wed) to 5 AM PST Mar 1 (Sunday). We will announce the winners during the HDSI annual event on Mar 2.

2019

VDLB 2019 Tutorial (Tutorial Page)

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VLDB 2019 Tutorial:

Tutorial 6: TextCube: Automated Construction and Multidimensional Exploration

Yu Meng, Jiaxin Huang, Jingbo Shang, Jiawei Han
Computer Science Department, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Time: 2:00PM - 5:30PM, Aug 29, 2019
Location: Avalon

KDD 2019 Tutorial Accepted! (Tutorial Page)

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SIGKDD 2019 Tutorial:

T17: Constructing and Mining Heterogeneous Information Networks from Massive Text

Jingbo Shang, Jiaming Shen, Liyuan Liu, Jiawei Han
Computer Science Department, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Time: 1:00PM - 5:00PM, Aug 4, 2019
Location: Kahtnu 2-Level 2, Dena’ina

1 WWW Paper Accepted

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Our NetTaxo paper has been accepted by WWW 2020. The camera-ready versions are coming soon. Please stay tuned.

2018

We are the World Champion!

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My team (Jingbo Shang, Zhengkai Wu, Wenda Qiu), representing UIUC, wins the world champion of the IEEEXtreme 12.0 competition! The final leaderboard can be found here.

Check Our New NER Toolkit!

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Recently, we have gradually developed many theoretically sound and practically useful named entity recognition (NER) tools.

2 EMNLP and 1 CIKM Papers Accepted!

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Recently, we have 3 papers got accepted by EMNLP and CIKM. I will travel to Turin, Italy and Brussels, Belgium for the conferences. The camera-ready versions are coming soon. Please stay tuned.

KDD Showcase Projects Accepted!

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Our two KDD Showcase Projects have been selected for oral presentations, poster presentations, and demo presentations!

KDD 2018 Tutorial Accepted! (Tutorial Page)

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SIGKDD 2018 Tutorial:

Towards Multidimensional Analysis of Text Corpora

Jingbo Shang, Chao Zhang, Jiaming Shen, Jiawei Han
Computer Science Department, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Time: August 19, 2018, 1:00PM - 5:00PM
Location: ICC Capital Suite Room 4

AutoPhrase has been Published!

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Great news! Our paper of “Automated Phrase Mining from Massive Text Corpora” has been just accepted by IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering! Please checkout the toolkit at my GibHub: AutoPhrase. It currently support English, Spanish, and Chinese.

2017

UIUC Teams Won MCPC 2017

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Last Saturday, Nov 4, our 5 teams went to the ACM/ICPC Mid-Central Regional Contest (MCPC)! We are using the theme of “corn” to name the teams, i.e., Popcorn, Unicorn, Scorn, .*corn, and Acorn. The suffix “corn” is always replaced by the emoji U+1F33D.

Google PhD Fellow Summit

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I’m visiting Google MTV office on this Monday and Tuesday. More details of this event will be updated later.

CS 491 CAP 2017 Fall

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Since the original 50 seats have been filled up quickly, we have extended the class to 150 seats! So CS 491 CAP 2017 Fall has about 100 seats for registration now! Go to U of I self-service and secure your seat (CRN 65816) today!

Our KDD 2017 Tutorial on This Sunday!

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SIGKDD 2017 Tutorial:

Mining Entity-Relation-Attribute Structures from Massive Text Data

Jingbo Shang, Xiang Ren, Meng Jiang, Jiawei Han
Computer Science Department, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Time: Aug 13, 2017, Sunday, 8:00AM --- 12:00PM
Location: Room 200C2

ACM/ICPC World Finals 2017

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From left to right: Bill Poucher, Uttam Thakore, Mattox Beckman, Yewen Fan, Tong Li, Yuting Zhang, Jingbo Shang.

Google Ph.D. Fellowship!

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I’m honored to receive the Google Ph.D. Fellowship from Fall 2017. The full list of 2017 Google Ph.D. Fellow can be found here. There are 33 recipients from North America, Europe and the Middle East. I’m the sole winner in Structured Data and Database Management from North America.