Zheng Chen

Zheng Chen
PRINCIPAL RESEARCHER
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Microsoft Research Asia
5F, Beijing Sigma Center, No. 49, Zhichun Road Haidian District, Beijing 100190, P.R.C
E-mail: zhengc@microsoft.com

Dr. Zheng Chen joined Microsoft Research Asia in March 1999 to pursue his wide-ranging research interests in Machine Learning, Information Retrieval, Speech Recognition, Natural Language Processing, Multimedia information retrieval, personal information management, and Artificial intelligence. Now, he is the research manager of machine learning group and acting manager of online advertising research on Microsoft Research Asia.

Dr. Zheng is served as the program committee for several conferences, including AAAI, CIKM, ICDM, PAKDD, IAT, AIRS and APWeb, etc. He has published more than 100 papers on referred conferences and journals, especially, 16 papers on SIGIR conference. He received his bachelor's, master's and PH.D.'s engineering degrees in Computer Science Tsinghua University in 1994 and 1999.

Publications

Journal papers

  1. Zheng Chen, Liu Wenyin, Feng Zhang, Minjing Li, Hongjiang Zhang. Web Mining for Web Image Retrieval. Journal of the American Society for Information Science, vol. 52, No. 10, pp. 831-839, 2001.
  2. Liu Wenyin, Zheng Chen, Minjing Li, Hongjiang Zhang. A Media Agent for Automatically Building a Personalized Semantic Index of Web Media Objects. Journal of the American Society for Information Science, vol. 52, No. 10, pp. 853-855, 2001.
  3. Zheng Chen, Fan Lin, Huan Liu, Wei-Ying Ma, Liu Wenyin. User Intention Modeling in Web Applications Using Data Mining. World Wide Web, vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 181-192, 2002.
  4. Liu Wenyin, Zheng Chen, Fan Lin, Hongjiang Zhang, Wei-Ying Ma. Ubiquitous Media Agents: A Framework for Managing Personally Accumulated Multimedia Files. ACM Multimedia System Journal, 2002.
  5. Mingjing Li, Zheng Chen, Hongjiang Zhang. Statistical Correlation Analysis in Image Retrieval. Pattern Recognition 35, 2002, pp. 2687-2693.
  6. Hongjiang Zhang, Zheng Chen, Mingjing Li, and Zhong Su. Relevance Feedback and Learning in Content-Based Image Search, In: World Wide Web, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 131-155, 2003.
  7. Liu Wenyin, Zheng Chen, Fan Lin, Hongjiang Zhang, and Wei-Ying Ma. Ubiquitous Media Agents: A Framework for Managing Personally Accumulated Multimedia Files. ACM Multimedia Systems Journal, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 144-156, 2003.
  8. Zheng Chen, Kai-Fu Lee. Spelling Correction on Chinese Pinyin Input. Chinese Computer Journal, No.7, 2001.

Conference papers

Machine Learning:

  1. Dou Shen, Zheng Chen, Hua-Jun Zeng, Benyu Zhang, Qiang Yang, Wei-Ying Ma, Yuchang Lu. Web-page Classification through Summarization. SIGIR 2004.
  2. Hua-Jun Zeng, Qi-Cai He, Zheng Chen, Wei-Ying Ma. Learning To Cluster Search Results. SIGIR 2004.
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  3. Tao Liu, Zheng Chen, Benyu Zhang, Wei-ying Ma, and Gongyi Wu. Improving Text Classification using Local Latent Semantic Indexing. To be appeared in ICDM2004.
  4. Gui-Rong Xue, Dou Shen, Qiang Yang, Hua-Jun Zeng, Zheng Chen, and Wei-Ying Ma. IRC: An Iterative Reinforcement Categorization Algorithm for Interrelated Web Objects. To be appeared in ICDM2004.
  5. Chenyong Hu, Benyu Zhang, Shuicheng Yan, Qiang Yang, Zheng Chen, and Wei-Ying Ma. Mining Ratio Rules Via Principal Sparse Non-Negative Matrix Factorization. To be appeared in ICDM2004 Poster.
  6. Jian-Tao Sun, Zheng Chen, Hua-Jun Zeng, Yu-Chang Lu, Chun-Yi Shi, and Wei-Ying Ma. Supervised Latent Semantic Indexing for Document Categorization. To be appeared in ICDM2004 Poster.
  7. Ning Liu, Benyu Zhang, Jun Yan, Qiang Yang, Shuicheng Yan, Zheng Chen, Wei-Ying Ma. Learning Similarity Measures in the Non-orthogonal Space. To be appeared in CIKM2004.
  8. Gui-Rong Xue, Huajun Zeng, Zheng Chen, Wei-Ying Ma, Wensi Xi, Weiguo Fan, Yong Yu. Optimizing Web Search Using Web Click-through Data. To be appeared in CIKM2004.
  9. Gui-Rong Xue, Huajun Zeng, Zheng Chen, Wei-Ying Ma, Wensi Xi, Yong Yu, Edward Fox. MRSSA: An Iterative Algorithm for Similarity Spreading over Interrelated Objects. To be appeared in CIKM2004 Poster.
  10. Xuanhui Wang, Dou Shen, Huajun Zeng, Zheng Chen, Wei-Ying Ma. Web Page Clustering Enhanced by Summarization. To be appeared in CIKM2004 Poster.
  11. Gui-Rong Xue, Hua-Jun Zeng, Zheng Chen, Wei-Ying Ma, Yong Yu. Similarity Spreading: A Unified Framework for Similarity Calculation of Interrelated Objects. WWW2004 Poster.
  12. Shen Huang, Gui-Rong Xue, Benyu Zhang, Zheng Chen, Yong Yu, Wei-Ying Ma. TSSP: A Reinforcement Algorithm to Find Related Papers. To be appeared in WI2004.
  13. Jiantao Sun, Benyu Zhang, Zheng Chen, Yuchang Lu, Cuiyi Shi, Wei-Ying Ma. GE-CKO: A Method to Optimize Composite Kernels for Web Page Classification. To be appeared in WI2004.
  14. Shen Huang, Gui-Rong Xue, Benyu Zhang, Zheng Chen, Wei-Ying Ma, Yong Yu. Multi-Type Features based Web Document Clustering. To be appeared in WISE2004.
  15. Shen Huang, Gui-Rong Xue, Zheng Chen, Yong Yu, Wei-Ying Ma. Optimizing Web Search using Spreading Activation on the Clickthrough Data. To be appeared in WISE2004.
  16. Hua-Jun Zeng, Xuan-Hui Wang, Zheng Chen, Wei-Ying Ma. CBC: Clustering Based Text Classification Requiring Minimal Labeled Data. ICDM2003.
  17. Tao Liu, Shengping Liu, Zheng Chen, Wei-Ying Ma. An Evaluation on Feature Selection for Text Clustering. ICML2003.
  18. Zheng Chen, Liu Wenyin, Feng Zhang. A New Statistical Approach to Personal Name Extraction. ICML 2002, pp. 67-74.
  19. Jidong Wang, Huajun Zeng, Zheng Chen, Hongjun Lu, Li Tao, Wei-Ying Ma. ReCoM: Reinforcement Clustering of Multi-Type Interrelated Data Objects. SIGIR 2003.
  20. Hua-Jun Zeng, Zheng Chen, Wei-Ying Ma. A Unified Framework for Clustering Heterogeneous Web Objects. WISE 2002, pp. 161-172.

Information Retrieval & User Modeling:

  1. Gui-Rong Xue, Chenxi Lin, Qiang Yang, Wensi Xi, Hua-Jun Zeng, Yong Yu, and Zheng Chen. Scalable Collaborative Filtering Using Cluster-based Smoothing. To be appeared in SIGIR 2005.
  2. Jun Yan, Ning Liu, Benyu Zhang, Shuicheng Yan, Zheng Chen, Qiansheng Cheng, Weiguo Fan, and Wei-Ying Ma. OCFS: Optimal Orthogonal Centroid Feature Selection for Text Categorization. To be appeared in SIGIR 2005.
  3. Wensi Xi, Edward Allan Fox, Weiguo Patrick Fan, Benyu Zhang, Zheng Chen, Jun Yan and Dong Zhuang. SimFusion: Measuring Similarity using Unified Relationship Matrix. To be appeared in SIGIR 2005.
  4. Gui-Rong Xue, Qiang Yang, Hua-Jun Zeng, Yong Yu, and Zheng Chen. Exploiting the Hierarchical Structure for Link Analysis. To be appeared in SIGIR 2005.
  5. Jian-Tao Sun, Dou Shen, Hua-Jun Zeng, Qiang Yang, Yuchang Lu, and Zheng Chen. Web-Page Summarization Using Clickthrough Data. To be appeared in SIGIR 2005.
  6. Tao Qin, Tie-Yan Liu, Xu-Dong Zhang, Zheng Chen, and Wei-Ying Ma. A Study of Relevance Propagation for Web Search. To be appeared in SIGIR 2005.
  7. Benyu Zhang, Hua Li, Yi Liu, Lei Ji, Wensi Xi, Weiguo Fan, Zheng Chen, and Wei-Ying Ma. Improving Web Search Results Using Affinity Graph. To be appeared in SIGIR 2005.
  8. Wensi Xi, Benyu Zhang, Yizhou Lu, Zheng Chen, Shuicheng Yan, Huajun Zeng, Wei-Ying Ma, and Edward A. Fox. Link Fusion: A Unified Link Analysis Framework for Multi-Type Interrelated Data Objects.WWW2004.
  9. Yi Liu, Benyu Zhang, Zheng Chen, Michael R. Lyu and Wei-Ying Ma. Affinity Rank: A New Scheme for Efficient Web Search. WWW2004 Poster.
  10. Yizhou Lu, Benyu Zhang, Wensi Xi, Zheng Chen, Yi Liu, Michael R. Lyu and Wei-Ying Ma. The PowerRank Web Link Analysis Algorithm. WWW2004 Poster.
  11. Gui-Rong Xue, Xue-Mei Jiang, Huajun Zeng, Zheng Chen, Wen-Guan Song, Wei-Ying Ma. Exploiting PageRank Analysis at Different Block Level. To be appeared in WISE2004.
  12. Zheng Chen, Shengping Liu, Liu Wenyin, GeGuang Pu, Wei-Ying Ma. Building a Web Thesaurus from Web Link Structure. SIGIR 2003.
  13. Gui-Rong Xue, Hua-Jun Zeng, Zheng Chen, Wei-Ying Ma, Hong-Jiang Zhang, Chao-Jun Lu. User Access Pattern Enhanced Small Web Search. SIGIR 2003.
  14. Haiqin Zhang, Zheng Chen, Wei-Ying Ma, Qing sheng Cai. A Study for Documents Summarization based on Personal Annotation. HLT-NAACL 2003 workshop: Text Summarization Workshop.
  15. Hong-Jiang Zhang, Zheng Chen, Wen-Yin Liu and Mingjing Li. Relevance Feedback in Content-Based Image Search. Invited Keynote, 12th Int. Conf. on New Information Technology (NIT), May 29-31, Beijing.
  16. Zheng Chen, Li Tao, Jidong Wang, Liu Wenyin, Wei-Ying Ma. A Unified Framework for Web Link Analysis. WISE 2002, pp. 63-72.
  17. Jidong Wang, Zheng Chen, Li Tao, Wei-Ying Ma, Liu Wenyin. Ranking user's relevance to a topic through link analysis on web logs. WIDM 2002, pp. 49-54.
  18. Gui-Rong Xue, Hua-Jun Zeng, Zheng Chen, Wei-Ying Ma, Chao-Jun Lu. Log Mining to Improve the Performance of Site Search. Proc. of WISE2002 workshop, Singapore.
  19. Xiaoming Sun, Zheng Chen, Liu Wenyin, Wei-Ying Ma. Intention Modeling for Web Navigation. pp.107-112, Proc. of ICIIT2002, Beijing, China.
  20. Liu Wenyin, Zheng Chen, Fan Lin, Rui Yang, Mingjing Li, HongJiang Zhang. Ubiquitous media agents for managing personal multimedia files. ACM Multimedia 2001.
  21. Zheng Chen, Liu Wenyin, Rui Yang, Mingjing Li, HongJiang Zhang. A Web Media Agent. WWW Posters 2001. The 3rd Annual Conference on World Wide Web Applications, September 5-7, 2001.
  22. Zheng Chen, Liu Wenyin, Fan Lin, Peng Xiao, Liu Yin, Bin Lin, Wei-Ying Ma. User Modeling for Building Personalized Web Assistants. Poster Proc. WWW2002, May, 2002, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
  23. Zheng Chen, Liu Wenyin, Chunhui Hu, Mingjing Li, Hongjiang Zhang. iFind: A Web Image Search Engine. SIGIR2001 Demo. ACM SIGIR2001. The 24th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. September 9-12, 2001.
  24. Mingjing Li, Zheng Chen, Liu Wenyin, Hong-Jiang Zhang. A Statistical Correlation Model for Image Retrieval. 3rd Intl Workshop on Multimedia Information Retrieval (MIR 2001), Ottawa, Canada, October 5, 2001.
  25. Fan Lin, Liu Wenyin, Zheng Chen, HongJiang Zhang, Long Tang. User Modeling for Efficient Use of Multimedia Files. IEEE Pacific Rim Conference on Multimedia 2001.

Natural Language Processing:

  1. Zheng Chen, Kai-Fu Lee. A New Statistical Approach To Chinese Pinyin Input. ACL-2000. The 38th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Hong Kong, 3-6 October 2000.
  2. Zheng Chen, MingJing Li, Kai-Fu Lee. Discriminative Training on LM. ICSLP-2000.International Conference on Spoken Language Processing, Beijing, October 16-20, 2000.
  3. Zheng Chen, MingJing Li, Feng Zhang, Rui Yang. Chinese Pinyin Input on Mobile Phone. ISCSLP2000.
  4. Shuo Di, lei Zhang, Zheng Chen, Eric Chang, Kai-Fu Lee. N-Gram Language Model Compression Using Scalar Quantization and Incremental Coding. ISCLSP2000.