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 Xiaolong Wang  Ph.D Student

Office:  2113 Siebel Center (direction)

201 North Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801 

Email:  xwang95 AT illinois DOT edu


Short Bio
I am currently a first year Ph.D student at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. I study in Department of Computer Science. I work with Prof. Chengxiang Zhai in TIMan group.  

My Curriculum Vitae is available for download here.


Research Interests

Information Retrieval, Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning. 


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

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


Honors and Awards

  • Computer Science Excellence Fellowship, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2010-2011)
  • Machine Learning Summer School Scholarship, National University of Singapore  (2011)
  • CASIC (China Aerospace Science & Industry Corporation) Scholarship, Peking University (2010-2011)
  • Samsung Scholarship, Peking University (2009-2010) 
  • Silver Medal, ACM Asia Programming Contest, Harbin Site 2008, Oct.12, 2008 (Place 20)
  • Silver Medal, ACM Asia Programming Contest, Beijing Site 2008, Sep.13, 2008 (Place 10)
  • The ACM Asia Programming Contest, Peking University Preliminary 2008, 21th Place, May 10, 2008
  • Award of Tencent Cup Programming Contest, Beijing, China, May 2008

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