Publications

Conference Papers (Refereed)

As of 2008/9 Rank 1
(Top Tier)
Rank 2
(Second Tier)
Rank 3
(Third Tier)
CS Conference Rankings I AAAI, CVPR, ICDM, ICML,
IJCAI, KDD, NIPS, SIGIR, WWW
CIKM, ICDAR, ICME, ICPR, ICWS, IJCNN, PAKDD ICONIP
CS Conference Ranking II AAAI, CVPR, ICML, IJCAI,
KDD, NIPS, SIGIR, WWW
CIKM, ICDAR, ICPR, IJCNN ICDM, ICME, ICONIP, PAKDD
CS Conference Ranking III AAAI, CIKM, CVPR, ICML,
IJCAI, KDD, NIPS, SIGIR, WWW
ICDAR, ICME, ICDM, IJCNN, WIC ICONIP, PAKDD
CS Conference Ranking IV (AI, CS, DM, IC) AAAI, IJCAI, ICML, ICDM,
KDD, NIPS, WWW
CS Conference Ranking V (All topics) KDD (0.99), ICDE (0.98), NIPS (0.98), SIGIR (0.96), CVPR (0.96), IJCAI (0.96), ICML (0.95),
WWW (0.92), CIKM (0.90),
ICDM (0.87), WIC (0.82), IJCNN (0.76), ICDAR (0.75), PAKDD (0.64), ICONIP (0.56)
  • 2012: AAAI (2), WWW cQA Workshop (2)
  • 2011: AAAI (1), CIKM (2+2), CPSCom (1), ICONIP (2), IJCNN (1), SIGIR (1+1), SocialCom (1), WSDM (2)
  • 2010: AAAI (3), CIKM (2), ICML (2), ICONIP (3), IJCNN (2), SLT (4), Others (1)
  • ML = Machine Learning, Neural Networks, Computational Intelligence, etc.
  • SC = Social Computing, Recommender Systems, etc.
  • IR = Information Retrieval, Text Processing, etc.
  • WI = Web Intelligence, Web Mining, Link Analysis, etc.
  • MM = Multimedia, Computer Vision, Image Processing, etc.


—- 2012 —-

  1. [2012, inproceedings]
    Tom Chao Zhou, Xiance Si, Edward Y. Chang, Irwin King, and Michael R. Lyu, "A Data-Driven Approach to Question Subjectivity Identification in Community Question Answering," in Proc. Proceedings of the 26th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI2012), Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2012.

    (AR: 294/1129, 26%) [ ML | SC | WI ]

  2. [2012, inproceedings]
    Chen Cheng, Haiqin Yang, Irwin King, and Michael R. Lyu, "Fused Matrix Factorization with Geographical and Social Influence in Location-based Social Networks," in Proc. Proceedings of the 26th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI2012), Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2012.

    (AR: 294/1129, 26%) [ ML | SC | WI ]

  3. [2012, inproceedings]
    Tom Chao Zhou, Michael R. Lyu, and Irwin King, "A Classification-based Approach to Question Routing in Community Question Answering," in Proc. Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Community Question Answering on the Web (CQA 2012), in conjunction with WWW, Lyon, France, 2012.

    (AR: XXX/XXX (XX %)) [ ML | SC | WI ]

  4. [2012, inproceedings]
    Baichuan Li, Tan Jin, Michael R. Lyu, Irwin King, and Barley Mak, "Analyzing and Predicting Question Quality in Community Question Answering Services," in Proc. Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Community Question Answering on the Web (CQA 2012), in conjunction with WWW, Lyon, France, 2012.

    (AR: XXX/XXX (XX %)) [ ML | SC | WI ]


    —- 2011 —-
  5. [2011, inproceedings | www]
    Ritesh Agrawal, Xiaofeng Yu, Irwin King, and Remi Zajac, "Enrichment and Reductionism: Two Approaches for Web Query Classification," in Proc. Proceedings to the 18th International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP2011), 2011, pp. 148-157.

    (AR: XXX/XXX (XX %)) [ ML | SC | WI ]

  6. [2011, inproceedings | www]
    Bo Xu, Kaizhu Huang, Irwin King, Cheng-Lin Liu, Jun Sun, and Naoi Satoshi, "Graphical Lasso Quadratic Discriminant Function for Character Recognition," in Proc. Proceedings to the 18th International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP2011), 2011, pp. 747-755.

    (AR: XXX/XXX (XX %)) [ ML | MM ]

  7. [2011, inproceedings]
    Wujie Zheng, Hao Ma, Michael R. Lyu, Tao Xie, and Irwin King, "Mining test oracles of web search engines," in Proc. ASE, 2011, pp. 408-411.

    (AR: XXX/XXX (XX %)) [ ML | WI ]

  8. [2011, inproceedings | www]
    Haiqin Yang, Irwin King, Shenghuo Zhu, and Michael R. Lyu, "Can Irrelevant Data Help Semi-supervised Learning, Why and How?," in Proc. Proceedings to the ACM 20th Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM2011), Glasgow, Scotland, 2011.

    (AR: 138/917 (15 %)) [ ML | SC | WI ]

  9. [2011, inproceedings | www]
    Xiaofeng Yu, Irwin King, and Michael R. Lyu, "Towards A Top-Down and Bottom-up Bidirectional Approach to Joint Information Extraction," in Proc. Proceedings to the ACM 20th Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM2011), Glasgow, Scotland, 2011.

    (AR: 138/917 (15 %)) [ ML | SC | WI ]

  10. [2011, inproceedings | www]
    Baichuan Li, Irwin King, and Michael R. Lyu, "Question Routing in Community Question Answering: Putting Category in Its Place," in Proc. Proceedings to the ACM 20th Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM2011), Glasgow, Scotland, 2011.

    (AR: XX (XX%)) [ ML | SC | WI ]

  11. [2011, inproceedings | www]
    Baichuan Li, Irwin King, Edward Chang, Michael R. Lyu, and Xiance Si, "Question Identification on Twitter," in Proc. Proceedings to the ACM 20th Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM2011), Glasgow, Scotland, 2011.

    (AR: XX (XX%)) [ ML | SC | WI ]

  12. [2011, inproceedings | www]
    Man-Ching Yuen, Irwin King, and Kwong-Sak Leung, "A Survey of Crowdsourcing Systems," in Proc. Proceedings of The 3rd IEEE International Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom-11), 9-11 October 2011, MIT, Boston, U.S.A., 2011, pp. 766-773.

    (AR: XX/XX (XX%)) [ SC | WI ]

  13. [2011, inproceedings | www]
    Man-Ching Yuen, Irwin King, and Kwong-Sak Leung, "Task Matching in Crowdsourcing," in Proc. Proceedings of The 4th IEEE International Conference on Cyber, Physical and Social Computing (IEEE CPSCom 2011), 19-22 October 2011, Dalian, China, 2011, pp. 409-412.

    (AR: XX/XX (XX%)) [ SC | WI ]

  14. [2011, inproceedings]
    Wei Wang, Baichuan Li, and Irwin King, "Improving question retrieval in community question answering with label ranking," in Proc. The 2011 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, IJCNN 2011, San Jose, California, USA, July 31 - August 5, 2011, 2011, pp. 349-356.

    (AR: XX/XX (XX%)) [ SC | WI ]

  15. [2011, inproceedings | www]
    Tom Chao Zhou, Chin-Yew Lin, Irwin King, Michael R. Lyu, Young-In Song, and Yunbo Cao, "Learning to Suggest Questions in Online Forums," in Proc. AAAI, 2011.

    (AR: 242/975 (24.8%)) [ ML | SC | WI ]

  16. [2011, inproceedings | www]
    Hao Ma, Chao Liu, Irwin King, and Michael R. Lyu, "Probabilistic Factor Models for Web Site Recommendation," in Proc. Proceedings to the 34th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR2011), Beijing, China, 2011, pp. 265-274.

    (AR: XX (XX%)) [ ML | SC | WI ]

  17. [2011, inproceedings | www]
    Dingyan Wang, Irwin King, and Kwong-Sak Leung, "{``Like Attracts Like!''-- A Social Recommendation Framework Through Label Propagation}," in Proc. SIGIR2011 Workshop on Social Web Search and Mining: Content Analysis Under Crisis, Beijing, China, 2011.

    (AR: XX (XX%)) [ ML | SC | WI ]

  18. [2011, inproceedings | www]
    Hao Ma, Dengyong Zhou, Chao Liu, Michael R. Lyu, and Irwin King, "Recommender Systems with Social Regularization," in Proc. Proceedings to the Fourth ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM2011), Hong Kong, China, 2011.

    (AR: 32/372 (8.6%)) [ ML | SC | WI ]

  19. [2011, inproceedings | www]
    Xin Xin, Michael R. Lyu, and Irwin King, "CMAP: Effective Fusion of Quality and Relevance for Multi-criteria Recommendation," in Proc. Proceedings to the Fourth ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM2011), Hong Kong, China, 2011.

    (AR: 83/372 (22.3%)) [ ML | SC | WI ]


    —- 2010 —-
  20. [2010, inproceedings | www]
    Mingzhen Mo and Irwin King, "Exploit of Online Social Networks with Community-Based Graph Semi-Supervised Learning," in Proc. Proceedings to the 17th International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP2010), 2010, pp. 397-404.

    (AR: XXX/XXX (XXX%)) [ ML | SC | WI ]

  21. [2010, inproceedings | www]
    Dingyan Wang and Irwin King, "An Enhanced Semi-Supervised Recommendation Model Based on Green's Function," in Proc. Proceedings to the 17th International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP2010), 2010, pp. 669-678.

    (AR: XXX/XXX (XXX%)) [ ML | SC | WI ]

  22. [2010, inproceedings | www]
    Zhaojun Yang, Baichuan Li, Yi Zhu, Irwin King, Gina Levow, and Helen Meng, "Collection of User Judgments on Spoken Dialog System with Crowdsourcing," in Proc. Proceedings to the IEEE Workshop on Spoken Language Technology (SLT2010), Berkeley, CA, USA, 2010, pp. 265-270.

    (AR: XXX/XXX (XXX%)) [ ML | SC | WI ]

  23. [2010, inproceedings | www]
    Baichuan Li, Zhaojun Yang, Yi Zhu, Helen Meng, Gina Levow, and Irwin King, "Predicting User Evaluations of Spoken Dialog Systems using Semi-Supervised Learning," in Proc. Proceedings to the IEEE Workshop on Spoken Language Technology (SLT2010), Berkeley, CA, USA, 2010, pp. 271-276.

    (AR: XXX/XXX (XXX%)) [ ML | SC ]

  24. [2010, inproceedings | www]
    Yi Zhu, Zhaojun Yang, Baichuan Li, Helen Meng, Gina Levow, and Irwin King, "Using Finite State Machines for Evaluating Spoken Dialog Systems," in Proc. Proceedings to the IEEE Workshop on Spoken Language Technology (SLT2010), Berkeley, CA, USA, 2010, pp. 478-483.

    (AR: XXX/XXX (XXX%)) [ ML ]

  25. [2010, inproceedings | www]
    Zhaojun Yang, Yi Zhu, Baichuan Li, Irwin King, Gina Levow, and Helen Meng, "Collaborative Filtering Model for User Satisfaction Prediction in Spoken Dialog System Evaluation," in Proc. Proceedings to the IEEE Workshop on Spoken Language Technology (SLT2010), Berkeley, CA, USA, 2010, pp. 472-477.

    (AR: XXX/XXX (XXX%)) [ ML | SC | WI ]

  26. [2010, inproceedings | www]
    Haiqin Yang, Irwin King, and Michael R. Lyu, "Online Learning for Multi-Task Feature Selection," in Proc. Proceedings to the ACM 19th Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM2010), Toronto, Canada, 2010.

    (AR: 169/945 (17.9%)) [ ML ]

  27. [2010, inproceedings | www]
    Baichuan Li and Irwin King, "Routing Questions to Appropriate Answerers in Community Question Answering Services," in Proc. Proceedings to the ACM 19th Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM2010), Toronto, Canada, 2010.

    (AR: 169/945 (17.9%)) [ SC | WI ]

  28. [August 24-27, 2010, inproceedings | www]
    Wei Wei and Irwin King, "Measuring Credibility of Users in an E-learning Social Network," in Proc. Proceedings to the 5th International Conference on Computer Science \& Education, Hefei, Anhui, P.R. China, August 24-27, 2010.

    (AR: 99/954 (10.4%)) [ ML ]

  29. [2010, inproceedings | www]
    Haiqin Yang, Irwin King, and Michael R. Lyu, "Multi-task Learning in One-class Classification," in Proc. Proceedings of the 2010 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN2010), Barcelona, Spain, 2010.

    (AR: XXX/XXX (XXX%)) [ ML ]

  30. [2010, inproceedings | www]
    Mingzhen Mo, Dingyan Wang, Baichuan Li, Dan Hong, and Irwin King, "Exploit of Online Social Networks with Semi-Supervised Learning," in Proc. Proceedings of the 2010 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN2010), Barcelona, Spain, 2010.

    (AR: XXX/XXX (XXX%)) [ ML | SC | WI ]

  31. [2010, inproceedings | www]
    Hao Ma, Michael R. Lyu, and Irwin King, "Diversifying Query Suggestion Results," in Proc. Proceedings of the Twenty-Fourth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI2010), Atlanta, USA, 2010.

    (AR: 264/982 (26.9%)) [ ML | SC | WI ]

  32. [2010, inproceedings | www]
    Zenglin Xu, Rong Jin, Shenghuo Zhu, Michael R. Lyu, and Irwin King, "Smooth Optimization for Effective Multiple Kernel Learning," in Proc. Proceedings of the Twenty-Fourth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI2010), Atlanta, USA, 2010.

    (AR: 264/982 (26.9%)) [ ML ]

  33. [2010, inproceedings | www]
    Tom Chao Zhou, Hao Ma, Irwin King, and Michael R. Lyu, "UserRec: A User Recommendation Framework in Social Tagging Systems," in Proc. Proceedings of the Twenty-Fourth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI2010), Atlanta, USA, 2010.

    (AR: 264/982 (26.9%)) [ ML | SC | WI ]

  34. [2010, inproceedings | www]
    Zenglin Xu, Rong Jin, Haiqin Yang, Irwin King, and Michael Lyu, "Simple and Efficient Multiple Kernel Learning By Group Lasso," in Proc. Proceedings of the 27th International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML2010), Haifa, Israel, 2010.

    (AR: 152/594 (25.5%)) [ ML ]

  35. [2010, inproceedings | www]
    Haiqin Yang, Zenglin Xu, Irwin King, and Michael Lyu, "Online Learning for Group Lasso," in Proc. Proceedings of the 27th International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML2010), Haifa, Israel, 2010.

    (AR: 152/594 (25.5%)) [ ML ]

Journal Articles

  • ML = Machine Learning, Neural Networks, Computational Intelligence, etc.
  • SC = Social Computing, Recommender Systems, etc.
  • IR = Information Retrieval, Text Processing, etc.
  • WI = Web Intelligence, Web Mining, Link Analysis, etc.
  • MM = Multimedia, Computer Vision, Image Processing, etc.
  1. [2012, article]
    Hongbo Deng, Irwin King, and Michael R. Lyu, "Enhanced Models for Expertise Retrieval Using Community-Aware Strategies," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part B, vol. 42, iss. 1, pp. 93-106, 2012.

    (ISI(2011)=3.01) [ ML | SC | IR | WI ]

  2. [2012, article]
    Stefan M. Rüger, Vijay V. Raghavan, Irwin King, and Jimmy Xiangji Huang, "Special issue on advances in web intelligence," Neurocomputing, vol. 76, iss. 1, pp. 48-49, 2012.

    (ISI(2011)=1.429) [ ML | SC | IR | WI ]

  3. [2011, article | www]
    Mingzhen Mo, Irwin King, and Kwong-Sak Leung, "Empirical Comparisons of Attack and Protection Algorithms for Online Social Networks," Procedia CS, vol. 5, pp. 705-712, 2011.

    (ISI(2011)=XXX) [ ML | SC | IR | WI ]

  4. [Accepted, article]
    Hao Ma, Irwin King, and Michael R. Lyu, "Mining Web Graphs for Recommendations," IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Accepted.

    (ISI(2009)=2.285) [ ML | SC | IR | WI ]

  5. [2011, article | www]
    Zibin Zheng, Hao Ma, Michael R. Lyu, and Irwin King, "QoS-Aware Web Service Recommendation by Collaborative Filtering," IEEE Transactions on Service Computing, vol. 4, iss. 2, pp. 140-152, 2011.

    (ISI(XXX)=XXX) [ SC | WI ]

  6. [2011, article | www]
    Hao Ma, Irwin King, and Michael R. Lyu, "Learning to Recommend with Explicit and Implicit Social Relations," ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (TIST), vol. 2, iss. 3, p. 29:1-29:19, 2011.

    (ISI(XXX)=XXX) [ ML | SC | IR | WI ]

  7. [2011, article | www]
    Hao Ma, Tom Chao Zhou, Michael R. Lyu, and Irwin King, "Improving Recommender Systems by Incorporating Social Contextual Information," ACM Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS), vol. 29, iss. 2, p. 9:1-9:23, 2011.

    (ISI(2009)=1.667) [ ML | SC | IR | WI ]

  8. [2010, article | www]
    Wei Wang and Irwin King, "Label Ranking with Semi Supervised Learning," Australian Journal of Intelligent Information Processing Systems, vol. 2, iss. 1, pp. 35-40, 2010.

    (AR: XXX/XXX (XXX%)) [ ML | SC ]

  9. [2010, article | www]
    Hao Ma, Jacky Zhu, Michael R. Lyu, and Irwin King, "Bridging the Semantic Gap between Image Contents and Tags," IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (TMM), vol. 12, iss. 5, pp. 462-473, 2010.

    (ISI(2009)=1.822) [ SC | IR | MM ]

  10. [2010, article | www]
    Zenglin Xu, Irwin King, Michael Lyu, and Rong Jin, "Discriminative Semi-supervised Feature Selection via Manifold Regularization," IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, vol. 21, iss. 7, pp. 1033-1047, 2010.

    (ISI(2009)=3.726) [ ML ]

  11. [October 2009, article | www]
    Timon C. Du, Feng Li, and Irwin King, "Managing Knowledge on the Web--Extracting an Ontology from HTML Documents," Decision Support Systems, vol. 47, pp. 319-331, October 2009.

    (ISI(2009)=1.873, SCI(2007)=1.119) [ IR | WI ]

  12. [September 2009, article | www]
    Zenglin Xu, Kaizhu Huang, Jianke Zhu, Irwin King, and Michael R. Lyu, "A Novel Kernel-based Maximum A Posteriori Classification Method," Neural Networks, vol. 22, iss. 7, pp. 977-987, September 2009.

    (ISI(2009)=2.656, SCI(2007)=1.951) [ ML | IR ]

  13. [June 2009, article | www]
    Haiqin Yang, Kaizhu Huang, Irwin King, and Michael R. Lyu, "Localized Support Vector Regression for Time Series Prediction," Neurocomputing, vol. 72, iss. 10-12, pp. 2659-2669, June 2009.

    (ISI(2009)=1.234, SCI(2007)=0.865) [ ML ]

  14. [April 2009, article | www]
    Haixuan Yang, Michael R. Lyu, and Irwin King, "A Volume-based Heat Diffusion Classifier," IEEE Transactions on System, Man, and Cybernetics Part B: Cybernetics, vol. 39, iss. 2, pp. 417-430, April 2009.

    (ISI(2009)=2.361, SCI(2007)=1.353) [ ML ]

  15. [March 2009, article | www]
    Xiang Peng and Irwin King, "A Biased Minimax Probability Machine-based Scheme for Relevance Feedback in Image Retrieval," Neurocomputing, vol. 72, iss. 7-9, pp. 2046-2051, March 2009.

    (ISI(2009)=1.234, SCI(2007)=0.865) [ ML | IR | MM ]

  16. [February 2009, article | www]
    Kaizhu Huang, Danian Zheng, Irwin King, and Michael R. Lyu, "Arbitrary Norm Support Vector Machines," Neural Computation, vol. 21, iss. 2, pp. 560-582, February 2009.

    (ISI(2009)=2.378, SCI(2007)=2.335) [ ML ]

  17. [February 2008, article | www]
    Kaizhu Huang, Haiqin Yang, Michael R. Lyu, and Irwin King, "Maxi-Min Margin Machine: Learning Large Margin Classifiers Locally and Globally," IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, vol. 19, iss. 2, pp. 260-272, February 2008.

    (SCI(2007)=2.769) [ ML ]

  18. [March 2008, article | www]
    Xiang Peng and Irwin King, "Robust {BMPM} Training Based on Second Order Cone Programming and Its Application in Medical Diagnosis Tasks," Neural Networks, vol. 21, iss. 2-3, pp. 450-457, March 2008.

    (SCI(2006)=2.0) [ ML ]

  19. [December 2007, article | www]
    Zenglin Xu, Irwin King, and Michael R. Lyu, "Feature Selection Based on Minimum Error Minimax Probability Machine," International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, vol. 21, iss. 8, pp. 1279-1292, December 2007.

    (SCI(2004)=0.588) [ ML ]

  20. [September 2007, article | www]
    Haixuan Yang, Irwin King, and Michael R. Lyu, "The Generalized Dependency Degree Between Attributes," Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, vol. 58, iss. 14, pp. 2280-2294, September 2007.

    (SCI(2004)=2.086) [ ML ]

  21. [August 2006, article | www]
    Kaizhu Huang, Haiqin Yang, Irwin King, and Michael R. Lyu, "Imbalanced Learning With Biased Minimax Probability Machine," IEEE Transactions on System, Man, and Cybernetics Part B, vol. 36, iss. 4, pp. 913-923, August 2006.

    (SCI(2004)=1.052) [ ML ]

  22. [May 2006, article | www]
    Kaizhu Huang, Haiqin Yang, Irwin King, and Michael R. Lyu, "Maximizing Sensitivity in Medical Diagnosis Using Biased Minimax Probability Machine," IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, vol. 53, iss. 5, pp. 821-831, May 2006.

    (SCI(2004)=1.815) [ ML ]

  23. [April 2006, article]
    K. S. Leung, Irwin King, and Y. B. Wong, "A Probabilistic Cooperative-Competitive Hierarchical Model for Global Optimization," Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computation, vol. 175, iss. 2, pp. 1092-1124, April 2006.

    (SCI(2004)=0.567) [ ML ]

  24. [October 2004, article |