Xiao BAI (白皛)

    Senior Research Scientist at Yahoo Research 

     Address: 701 First Avenue
                   94089 Sunnyvale, CA, USA
     Email: xbai AT yahoo-inc DOT com

Short Biography:
I am a researcher in Yahoo Research. Before joining Yahoo, I received my Ph.D in INRIA Rennes (France) in 2010 under the supervision of Dr. Anne-Marie Kermarrec. I obtained my Bachelor's Degree and Master's Degree from Xi'an Jiaotong University (China) in 2004 and 2007 respectively. During 2002 and 2004, I studied in Ecole Centrale de Lyon (France) within a Franco-Chinese exchange program and obtained my Engineer Degree (Diplôme d'Ingénieur).

My research interests include Web search, distributed computing and social data mining. I worked on personalized query processing in P2P systems during my Ph.D. I worked on Web search (including web crawling, distributed architecture and efficiency optimization), content recommendation with multiple media sources, as well as caching mechanisms for social applications when I was with Yahoo Labs Barcelona. I am currently working on improving query-ad relevance for sponsored search. 

    2007-2010    Ph.D. in Computer Science,
INRIA Bretagne Atlantique, Rennes, France.
    2004-2007    M.E. in Computer Science, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, China.
    2002-2004    Ingénieur, Ecole Centrale de Lyon, Lyon, France.
    2000-2002    B.E. in Information Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, China.

    Program Committees: WSDM 2018, CIKM 2017, SIGIR 2017, WWW 2017, CIKM 2016, SIGIR 2016, ICDE 2016, SIGIR 2015, EMNLP 2015, LSDS-IR 2015, LSDS-IR 2014
    Journal Reviews: VLDB Journal, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Information Systems, Distributed and Parallel Databases, Pattern Recognition Letters, International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, Journal of Information Science, IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems, Transactions on Large-Scale Data- and Knowledge Centered Systems, International Journal of Transactions on Large-Scale Data and Knowledge Centered Systems 
    Organization Committee: AlgoTel 2008   

      2011-2014     Torres Quevedo Grant, Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation.