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 Xiaolong Wang  Ph.D Candidate

Office:  2113 Siebel Center (direction)

201 North Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801 

Email:  xwang95 AT illinois DOT edu

Short Bio
I joined the Computer Science Department of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign since 2011. I work with Prof. Chengxiang Zhai in TIMan group.  

Before that, I did my bachelor of both computer science and statistics at Peking University from 2007-2011.

My Curriculum Vitae is available for download here.

Research Interests

Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning and Information Retrieval. 


Selected Publications

  1. Xiaolong Wang, Furu WeiXiaohua LiuMing ZhouMing Zhang: Topic sentiment analysis in twitter: a graph-based hashtag sentiment classification approach. CIKM 2011: 1031-1040 
  2. Xiaolong Wang, Ming Zhang: Let Other Users Help You Find Answers: A Collaborative Question-Answering Method with Continuous Markov Chain Model. APWeb 2011: 264-270
  3. Fei Yan, Xiaolong Wang, Ming ZhangZhi-Hong Deng: Analysis of the structure and evolution of the co-borrowing network in Peking University library. FSKD 2010: 2751-2755

Research Experience

2012.5.-2012.8. Research Software Develope Engineer, Index and Knowledge, Bing,
With Principle SDE Jinxi Xu
Bing, Microsoft, Bellevue, WA

2010.10.-2011.8. Research Intern, Natural Language Computing Group,
With Asso. Researcher Furu Wei
Microsoft Research Asia, Beijing, China

2010.6. -2010.9. Research Assistant, Center for Customizable Domain-Specific Computing,
With Prof. Jason Cong 
University of California, Los Angeles, CA

2008.5.-2010.6. Research Assistant, Digital Library (Dlib) Group,
With Prof. Ming Zhang
Peking University, Beijing, China

Teaching Experience

2013 Spring Teaching Assistant CS 410: Text Information System

Honors and Awards

Courses in Illinois

CS412 Introduction to Data Mining (Fall '11 by Prof. J. Han)
CS466 Machine Learning (Fall '11 by Prof. D. Roth)
CS598CXZ Advanced Information Retrieval (Fall '11 by Prof. C. Zhai)
CS410 Text Information System (Spring '12 by Prof. C. Zhai)
CS512 Data Mining: Principle and Algorithm (Spring '12 by Prof. J. Han)
CS546 Machine Learning and Natural Language (Spring '12 by Prof. D. Roth)
CS450 Numerical Analysis (Fall '12 by Prof. M. Heath)
MATH484 Nonlinear Optimization (Fall '12 by Prof. B. Lidicky)
IE521 Convex Optimization (Fall '12 by Prof. A. Nedich)
CS598DAF Vision, Learning, AI & NLP (Spring '13 by Prof. D. Forsyth)
CS598JHM Advanced NLP (Spring '13 by Prof. J. Hockenmaier)
ECE534 Random Process (Fall '13 by Prof. B. Hajek)
CS544 Optimization Methods (Spring '14 by Prof. D. Forsyth))