1. Natural Language Video Localization: A Revisit in Span-based Question Answering Framework.
    Hao Zhang, Aixin Sun, Wei Jing, Liangli Zhen, Joey Tianyi Zhou and Rick Siow Mong Goh. IEEE TPAMI. Accepted 2021 NLP
  2. Incremental Community Detection on Large Complex Atributed Network.
    Zhe Chen, Aixin Sun, Xiaokui Xiao. ACM TKDD. Accepted 2021 DM
  3. Point-of-Interest Recommendation with Global and Local Context.
    Peng Han, Shuo Shang, Aixin Sun, Peilin Zhao, Kai Zheng, and Xiangliang Zhang. IEEE TKDE. Accepted 2021 RecSys
  4. GDPNet: Refining Latent Multi-View Graph for Relation Extraction.
    Fuzhao Xue, Aixin Sun, Hao Zhang, Eng Siong Chng. AAAI 2021 NLP


  1. Anomaly Detection on Dynamic Bipartite Graph with Burstiness.
    Zhe Chen, Aixin Sun. IEEE ICDM 2020. (Short paper) DM
  2. Understanding the Stability of Medical Concept Embedding.
    Grace E. Lee, Aixin Sun. JASIST. NLP
  3. Sentiment Prediction using Attention on User-Specific Rating Distribution.
    Ting Lin, Aixin Sun. ACM ICTIR 2020. NLP
  4. DeepRouting: A Deep Neural Network Approach for Ticket Routing in Expert Network.
    Jianglei Han, Aixin Sun. IEEE SCC 2020 (Best Student Paper Award). IR
  5. Span-based Localizing Network for Natural Language Video Localization.
    Hao Zhang, Aixin Sun, Wei Jing, and Joey Tianyi Zhou. ACL 2020. NLP
  6. A Re-visit of Popularity Baseline in Recommender Systems.
    Yitong Ji, Aixin Sun, Jie Zhang and Chenliang Li. SIGIR 2020. (Short paper) RecSys
  7. 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. RecSys
  8. A Survey on Deep Learning for Named Entity Recognition
    Jing Li, Aixin Sun, Jianglei Han, and Chenliang Li. TKDE 2020. NLP IR
  9. Neural Named Entity Boundary Detection
    Jing Li, Aixin Sun, Yukun Ma. TKDE 2020. NLP IR
  10. CASE: Context-Aware Semantic Expansion
    Jialong Han, Aixin Sun, Haisong Zhang, Chenliang Li, Shuming Shi. AAAI. Feb 2020 NLP
  11. 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. 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