Selected Publications
  1. Hang Li, A Short Introduction to Learning to Rank, IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems, E94-D(10), 2011. (pdf)
  2. Quan Wang, Jun Xu, Hang Li, Nick Craswell, Regularized Latent Semantic Indexing, In Proceedings of the 34th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR’11), 685-694, 2011. (pdf)
  3. Ziqi Wang, Gu Xu, Hang Li and Ming Zhang, A Fast and Accurate Method for Approximate String Search, In Proceedings of the 49th Annual Meeting of Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (ACL-HLT’11), 52-61, 2011. (pdf)
  4. Wei Wu, Jun Xu, Hang Li, and Satoshi Oyama, Learning A Robust Relevance Model for Search Using Kernel Methods, Journal of Machine Learning Research, 12, 1429-1458. 2011. (pdf)
  5. Hang Li, Learning to Rank for Information Retrieval and Natural Language Processing, Synthesis Lectures on Human Language Technology, Lecture 12, Morgan & Claypool Publishers, 2011. (pdf)
  6. Biao Xiang, Daxin Jiang, Jian Pei, Xiaohui Sun, Enhong Chen, Hang Li, Context-Aware Ranking in Web Search. In Proceedings of the 33rd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR’10), 451-458, 2010. (pdf)
  7. Jiafeng Guo, Gu Xu, Xueqi Cheng, Hang Li, Named Entity Recognition in Query. In Proceedings of the 32nd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR’09), 267-274, 2009. (pdf)
  8. Huanhuan Cao, Daxin Jiang, Jian Pei, Enhong Chen, Hang Li, Towards Context-aware Search by Learning a Very Large Variable Length Hidden Markov Model from Search Logs. In Proceedings of the 18th World Wide Web Conference (WWW'09), 191-200, 2009. (pdf)
  9. Huanhuan Cao, Daxin Jiang, Jian Pei, Qi He, Zhen Liao, Enhohng Chen, Hang Li. Context-Aware Query Suggestion by Mining Click-Through and Session Data, In Proceedings of the 14th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD'08), pages 875-883, 2008. (SIGKDD’08 Best Application Paper Award). (pdf)
  10. Yuting Liu, Bin Gao, Tie-Yan Liu, Ying Zhang, Zhiming Ma, Shuyuan He, Hang Li. BrowseRank: Letting Users Vote for Page Importance, In Proceedings of the 31st Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR’08), pages 451-458, 2008. (SIGIR’08 Best Student Paper Award). (pdf)
  11. Jiafeng Guo, Gu Xu, Hang Li, Xueqi Cheng. A Unified and Discriminative Model for Query Refinement. In Proceedings of the 31st Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR’08), pages 379-386, 2008. (pdf)
  12. Fen Xia, Tie-Yan Liu, Jue Wang, Wensheng Zhang, Hang Li. Listwise Approach to Learning to Rank –Theory and Algorithm, In Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML’08), 1192-1199, 2008. (pdf)
  13. Zhe Cao, Tao Qin, Tie-Yan Liu, Ming-Feng Tsai, and Hang Li. Learning to Rank: From Pairwise Approach to Listwise Approach. In Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML’07), pages 129-136, 2007. (pdf)
  14. Tie-Yan Liu, Jun Xu, Tao Qin, Wenying Xiong, and Hang Li. LETOR: Benchmark Dataset for Research on Learning to Rank for Information Retrieval. In Proceedings of SIGIR 2007 Workshop on Learning to Rank for Information Retrieval, 2007. (pdf)
  15. Jun Xu and Hang Li. AdaRank: A Boosting Algorithm for Information Retrieval. In Proceedings of the 30th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR’07), pages 391-398, 2007. (pdf)
  16. Yunbo Cao, Jun Xu, Tie-Yan Liu, Hang Li, Yalou Huang, Hsiao-Wuen Hon. Adapting Ranking SVM to Document Retrieval. In Proceedings of the 29th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR’06), pages 186-193, 2006. (pdf)
  17. Jie Tang, Hang Li, Yunbo Cao, and Zhaohui Tang. Email Data Cleaning. In Proceedings of the 11th ACM KDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining 2005 (KDD’05), 489-498, 2005. (pdf)
  18. Yunhua Hu, Guomao Xin, Ruihua Song, Guoping Hu, Shuming Shi, Yunbo Cao, and Hang Li. Title Extraction from Bodies of HTML Documents and Its Application to Web Page Retrieval. In Proceedings of the 28th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR’05), 250-257, 2005. (pdf)
  19. Yunhua Hu, Hang Li, Yunbo Cao, Dmitriy Meyerzon, and Qinghua Zheng. Automatic Extraction of Titles from General Documents using Machine Learning. In Proceedings of the 14th Joint Conference on Digital Library 2005 (JCDL’05), 145-154, 2005. (pdf)
  20. Jun Xu, Yunbo Cao, Hang Li, and Min Zhao. Ranking Definitions with Supervised Learning Method. In Proceedings of the 14th World Wide Web Conference (WWW’05), pages 811-819, 2005. (pdf)
  21. Hang Li, Yunbo Cao, Jun Xu, Yunhua Hu, Shenjie Li, and Dmitriy Meyerzon. A New Approach to Intranet Search Based on Information Extraction. In Proceedings of the 14th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM’05), industry track, pages 460-468, 2005. (pdf)
  22. Yunbo Cao, Jingjing Liu, Shenghua Bao, and Hang Li. Research on Expert Search at Enterprise Track of TREC 2005. In Proceedings of the 14th Text Retrieval Conference (TREC'05), 2005. (pdf)
  23. Hang Li and Cong Li. Word Translation Disambiguation Using Bilingual Bootstrapping. Computational Linguistics, 30(1):1-22, MIT Press, 2004. (pdf)
  24. Hang Li, Yunbo Cao, and Cong Li. Using Bilingual Web Data to Mine and Rank Translations. IEEE Intelligent Systems, 39(4):54-59, 2003.
  25. Hang Li. Word Clustering and Disambiguation based on Co-occurrence Data. Natural Language Engineering, 8(1):25-42, Cambridge University Press, 2002. (pdf)
  26. Hang Li and Kenji Yamanishi. Text Classification Using ESC-based Stochastic Decision Lists. Information Processing & Management, 38(3):343-361, Elsevier Science, 2002.
  27. Hang Li and Kenji Yamanishi. Mining from Open Answers in Questionnaire Data. In Proceedings of the 7th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD’01), pages 443-449, 2001.
  28. Hang Li and Naoki Abe. Generalizing Case Frames Using a Thesaurus and the MDL Principle. Computational Linguistics, 24(2):217-244, MIT Press, 1998. (pdf)
  29. Hang Li, A Probabilistic Approach to Lexical Semantic Knowledge Acquisition and Structural Disambiguation. PhD Thesis, University of Tokyo, 1998. (pdf)