Hongzhao Huang 黄洪钊


                                                                             
                                                                                 
About me:

Now I am a research scientist at Facebook. I obtained my Ph.D from Computer Science Department, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. My Advisor was Professor Heng Ji. 

Email: hongzhaohuang at gmail dot com 

What's New:
  • [May, 2014] A long paper accepted by COLING2014. 
  • [May, 2014] Excited to start my internship at Microsoft Research.
  • [April, 2014] Passed my candidacy exam. 
  • [April, 2014] A short paper accepted by ACL2014.
  • [March, 2014] A full paper accepted by ACL2014 as oral presentation.
Research Interest:
  • Heterogeneous Information Network Analysis for Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Text Mining (Thesis Topic)
  • Deep Learning with Knowledge Graphs/Information Networks
  • Semi-Supervised Learning for NLP/Text Mining
  • Graph-based Approaches for NLP/Text Mining
  • Data Mining, Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Network Science, Text Mining, Social Media
Publications:

Hongzhao Huang. 2015. Modeling Heterogeneous Networks for Information Ranking, Enrichment and Resolution on Microblogs. PhD Dissertation. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. [pdf]

Boliang Zhang, Hongzhao Huang, Xiaoman Pan, Sujian Li, Chin-Yew Lin, Heng Ji, Kevin Knight, Zhen Wen, Yizhou Sun, Jiawei Han and Bulent Yener. 2015. Context-aware Entity Morph Decoding. Proc. the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL2015). [pdf] (Full)

Hongzhao Huang, Yunbo Cao, Xiaojiang Huang, Heng Ji and Chin-Yew Lin. 2014. Collective Tweet Wikification based on Semi-supervised Graph Regularization. Proc. the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL2014). [pdf] (Full)  
Graph-based semi-supervised approach to jointly detect and disambiguate "WH", "White House", and ''Obama" to a Knowledge Base simultaneously.

Tongtao Zhang, Haibo Li, Hongzhao Huang, Heng Ji, Min-Hsuan Tsai, Shen-Fu Tsai and Thomas Huang. 2014. Cross-media Cross-genre Information Ranking based on Multi-media Information Networks. Proc. COLING2014 Workshop on Vision and Language. pdf. 

Dian Yu, Hongzhao Huang, Taylor Cassidy, Heng Ji, Chi Wang, Shi Zhi, Jiawei Han and Clare Voss. 2014. Unsupervised Slot Filling Validation based on Multi-dimensional Truth-Finding. Proc. The 25th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING2014). [pdf] (Full)

Boliang Zhang, Hongzhao Huang, Xiaoman Pan, Heng Ji, Kevin Knight, Zhen Wen, Yizhou Sun, Jiawei Han and Bulent Yener. 2014. Be Appropriate and Funny: Automatic Entity Morph Encoding. Proc. the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL2014). [pdf] (Short)

Dian Yu, Haibo Li, Taylor Cassidy, Qi Li, Hongzhao Huang, Zheng Chen, Heng Ji, Yaozhong Zhang and Dan Roth. 2013. RPI-BLENDER TAC-KBP2013 Knowledge Base Population System Description. Proc. Text Analysis Conference (TAC2013). [pdf]

Hongzhao Huang, Zhen Wen, Dian Yu, Heng Ji, Yizhou Sun, Jiawei Han and He Li. 2013. Resolving Entity Morphs in Censored Data. Proc. the 51st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL2013). [pdf] (Full)                                                                                                                                                          Do you want to know who is "Peace West King" or "Miracle Brother"?

Taylor Cassidy, Heng Ji, Lev-Arie Ratinov, Arkaitz Zubiaga, Hongzhao Huang. 2012. Expanding Microblog Context to Enhance Disambiguation to Wikipedia. Proc. 24th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING2012). [pdf] (Full)

Hongzhao Huang, Arkaitz Zubiaga, Heng Ji, Hongbo Deng, Dong Wang, Hieu Khac Le, Tarek Abdelzaher, Jiawei Han, Alice Leung, John Hancock and Clare Voss. 2012. Tweet Ranking based on Heterogeneous Networks. Proc. 24th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING2012). [pdf].   (Full)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Cross genre information exploitation and social network relation inferring to enhance information ranking.

Hongzhao Huang, Sam Anzaroot, Heng Ji, Hieu Khac Le and Tarek Abdelzaher. 2012. Free-form Text Summarization in Social Sensing. Proc. ACM/IEEE Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN2012). (System demo paper)

Work Experience:

Microsoft Research California USA
Summer Research Internship  Speech & Dialog Research Group May 2014 - Aug. 2014
Mentor: Dr. Larry Heck

Microsoft Research Asia Beijing China
Summer Research Internship    Knowledge Mining Group Jun. 2013 - Aug. 2013
Mentor: Dr. Yunbo Cao

Professional Service:

Program Committee Member for WWW2015, SocialCom2014, NLPCC2014

Reviewer for The Journal of Computers, Fusion2014 

Education:

Ph.D.    Computer Science      Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)    Aug. 2013 - Expected May 2015.
             Computer Science     Graduate Center, The City University of New York Aug. 2011 -  Aug. 2013
B.S.     Information and Computational Science Shenzhen University  Sep. 2005-Jun. 2009.