Yun Li @ UNSW

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Yun Li

PhD candidate @ Data Dynamics
School of Computer Science and Engineering
University of New South Wales, Australia


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I am a PhD candidate at School of Computer Science and Engineering, the University of New South Wales, supervised by Dr. Lina Yao and Prof. Boualem Benatallah. Before that, I received my M.S. and B.S. degree from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Nanjing University, in 2019 and 2016, respectively.
You may see my latest CV here (2020-08 edition).
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Research Interest

My research interests mainly focus on deep learning and big data analytics, especially on the application of meta-learning in zero-shot learning. My current topics are summarized as follows:

  • Zero-shot learning
  • Spatial database
  • Topic model

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  • Yun Li, Zhe Liu, Lina Yao, Zihuai He. " Non-local Self-attentive Autoencoder for Genetic Functionality Prediction "[C], CIKM, 2020.
  • Yun Li, Yixiang Fang, Reynold Cheng, Wenjie Zhang. " Spatial pattern matching: A new direction for finding spatial objects "[J], SIGSPATIAL Special, 2019, 11(1): 3-12. (invited paper)
  • Yixiang Fang, Yun Li, Reynold Cheng, Nikos Mamoulis, Gao Cong. " Evaluating Pattern Matching Queries for Spatial Databases "[J], The VLDB Journal, 2019, 28(5): 649-673
  • Yixiang Fang, Reynold Cheng, Gao Cong, Nikos Mamoulis, Yun Li. " On Spatial Pattern Matching "[C], ICDE, 2018. [online demo]
  • Hengyang Lu, Yun Li, Chi Tang, Chongjun Wang and Junyuan Xie. " Constructing Pseudo Documents with Semantic Similarity for Short Text Topic Discovery "[C], ICONIP, 2018.
  • Hengyang Lu, Gaojian Ge, Yun Li, Chongjun Wang and Junyuan Xie. " Exploiting Global Semantic Similarity Biterms for Short-text Topic Discovery "[C], ICTAI, 2018.
  • Hengyang Lu, Ning Kang, Yun Li, Qianyi Zhan, Junyuan Xie, Chongjun Wang. " Utilizing Recurrent Neural Network for Topic Discovery in Short Text Scenarios "[J], Intelligent Data Analysis, 2019, 23(2): 259-277.
  • Yankai Chen, Yixiang Fang, Reynold Cheng, and Yun Li, Xiaojun Chen, Jie Zhang. " Exploring Communities in Large Profiled Graphs "[J], TKDE, 2018.
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Academia Services

  • Reviewer, TOSN.
  • External reviewer, AAAI 2021.
  • External reviewer, CIKM 2020.
  • External reviewer, KDD 2020.
  • External reviewer, TKDE 2019.
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Teaching Assistant

  • Introduction to Java Programming, for undergraduate student. fall, 2016.
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Awards & Honors

  • Computer Science funded Top-ups Scholarships. 2020
  • University International Postgraduate Award (UIPA). from 2019 to 2023
  • First Prize of Academic Scholarships. 2017, 2016
  • First Prize of Academic Scholarships. 2017, 2016
  • Second Prize of People's Scholarship Award. 2015
  • Outstanding Student, CST Dept. 2015, 2014
  • Excellent League Member Award, NJU. 2014
  • ... ...
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Personal Interests

  • reading
  • board role-playing games and card games
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Last modified: 2020-08-25