Ruining He       
Ph.D. Candidate
Office: 4144 EBU3B, 9500 Gilman Dr., La Jolla, CA 92093

  I am a PhD student (CVworking with Prof. Julian McAuley at UCSD. In my research, I focus on building scalable models to handle large scale problems in the area of recommender systems and data mining using various machine learning techniques. 
  * 12/2016      I'm now officially a Ph.D. candidate.
  * 12/2016      I presented two papers at ICDM in Barcelona.
  * 09/2016      I become a member of WWW 2017 Program Committee
  * 09/2016      I become a reviewer for 
IEEE Transactions on Multimedia.
  * 09/2016      Two papers w/ Julian and Charles accepted by ICDM.
  * 07/2016      I presented our paper on sparse hierarchical embeddings at IJCAI in NYC.
  * 07/2016      One paper w/ Chen, Zhaowen, and Julian is accepted by RecSys as long paper.
  * 06/2016      I'm spending the summer in Seattle as a research intern on Core Machine Learning team at Amazon.
  * 04/2016      I presented our paper on modeling visual signals at AAAI in Phoenix.
  * 2013 - 2017   Ph.D.   Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, University of California, San Diego, U.S.A.
  * 2010 - 2013   M.S.     
Dept. of Computer Science and Technology (with honors), Tsinghua University, China
  * 2006 - 2010   B.E.     Dept. of Software Engineering (with honors), Hebei University of Technology, China
Publications (Top-tier venues are boldfaced.) 
   MILC: Inverted List Compression in Memory
   Jianguo Wang, Chunbin Lin, Ruining He, Moojin Chae, Yannis Papakonstantinou, Steven Swanson 
   International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB '17)
   Fusing Similarity Models with Markov Chains for Sparse Sequential Recommendation
   Ruining HeJulian McAuley 
   IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM '16)
   Pdf | Data | Code (C++) | Slides

   Learning Compatibility Across Categories for Heterogeneous Item Recommendation
   Ruining HeCharles Packer, Julian McAuley 
   IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM '16)
   Pdf | Data | Code (C++) | Slides

   Vista: A Visually, Socially, and Temporally-aware Model for Artistic Recommendation
   Ruining HeChen Fang, Zhaowen Wang, Julian McAuley 
   ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys '16)
   Pdf | Data | Code (C++)

   Ruining HeChunbin Lin, Jianguo Wang, Julian McAuley 
   International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI '16)
   Pdf | Data | Code (C++)

   Ruining He, Julian McAuley
   World Wide Web (WWW '16)
   Pdf | Data | Code (C++)

   Ruining He, Chunbin Lin, Julian McAuley
   World Wide Web (WWW '16), demo paper
   Pdf | Link | Poster

   Ruining He, Julian McAuley 
   AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI '16)
   Pdf | Data1 Data2 | Code (C++)

[2014 and before]
   Hui Guo, Zhenjiang Wang, Chenggang Wu, Ruining He
   Design, Automation & Test in Europe (DATE '14)
   Pdf | Link

   Ruining He, Yuchun Ma, Kang Zhao, Jinian Bian
   International Conference on Computer-Aided Design (ICCAD '12)
   Pdf | Link

   PDPR: Fine-Grained Placement for Dynamic Partially Reconfigurable FPGAs
   Ruining He, Guoqiang Liang, Yuchun Ma, Yu Wang, Jinian Bian
   International Symposium on Applied Reconfigurable Computing (ARC '12)
   Pdf | Link

   Ruining He, Guoqiang Liang, Yuchun Ma, Yu Wang, Jinian Bian
   Journal of Circuits, Systems and Computers (JCSC), 2013
Demo System

Professional Service
   PC Member
    - World Wide Web (WWW '17)

    - IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (MM)