Duo Zhang

Ph.D. Candidate

Department of Computer Science
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Office: 1125 Siebel Center for Computer Science
            201 N. Goodwin Ave.
            Urbana, IL 61801
Email: dzhang AT twitter DOT com



I am a Ph.D student with University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. My advisor is Prof. ChengXiang Zhai.

Before coming to UIUC, I got both my bachelor degree (2005) and master degree (2007) from Department of Computer Science, Tsinghua University.


Research Interests

My research interests include Text Mining, Information Retrieval, Data Mining, Machine Learning, and Natural Language Processing.


Journal Articles  
  • Jie Tang, Limin Yao, Duo Zhang, Jing Zhang. A Combination Approach to Web User Profiling, ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data (TKDD), Vol. 5, No. 1, Article 2, December 2010.

  • Duo Zhang, ChengXiang Zhai, Jiawei Han, Ashok Srivastava, Nikunj Oza. Topic Modeling for OLAP on Multidimensional Text Databases: Topic Cube and its Applications, Statistical Analysis and Data Mining, Vol. 2, pp.378-395, Special Issue on the Best of SDM'09.


Selected Conference Paper  
  • Duo Zhang, Jimeng Sun, ChengXiang Zhai, Abhijit Bose, Nikos Anerousis. PTM: Probabilistic Topic Mapping Model for Mining Parallel Document Collections, Proceedings of the Nineteenth Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, pp. 1653-1656 (CIKM'10)

  • Duo Zhang, Qiaozhu Mei, ChengXiang Zhai. Cross-Lingual Latent Topic Extraction, Proceedings of the 48th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, pp. 1128-1137 (ACL'10)

  • Duo Zhang, ChengXiang Zhai, Jiawei Han. Topic Cube: Topic Modeling for OLAP on Multidimensional Text Databases, Proceedings of the SIAM International Conference on Data Mining (SDM'09)

  • Qiaozhu Mei, Duo Zhang, ChengXiang Zhai. General Optimization Framework for Smoothing Language Models on Graph Structures, Proceedings of the 31th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR'08).

  • Qiaozhu Mei, Deng Cai, Duo Zhang, ChengXiang Zhai. Topic Modeling with Network Regularization, Proceedings of the 17th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW'08).

  • Duo Zhang, Jie Tang, Juanzi Li, and Kehong Wang. A Constraint-Based Probabilistic Framework for Name Disambiguation. In Proceedings of the Sixteenth Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, pp. 1019-1022 (CIKM'07).

  • Jie Tang, Duo Zhang, and Limin Yao. Social Network Extraction of Academic Researchers. In Proceedings of 2007 IEEE International Conference on Data Mining, pp. 292-301(ICDM'07).


Last Updated: 02/2011