Wei Jin

Associate Professor
Discovery Park F292
  • Education
    • PhD, Univerity at Buffalo, State University of New York, 2008.
      Major: Computer Science
      Degree Specialization: Information Retrieval; Text and Web Mining
      Dissertation Title: Mining Hidden Associations in Text Corpora through Concept Chain and Graph Queries
    • MS, Univeristy at Buffalo, State University of New York, 2007.
      Major: Computer Science
      Degree Specialization: Information Retrieval and Text Mining
    • MS, Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2002.
      Major: Computer Science
      Degree Specialization: Multilingual Information Processing
  • Research

    Dr. Wei Jin's research primarily focuses on data mining and knowledge discovery, information retrieval and extraction, Web mining and social network analysis, and biomedical and healthcare applications.

  • Publications

    Publications (An updated list can be found at the DBLP)

    • Wei Jin and Xin Wu. " HCAMiner: Mining Concept Associations for Knowledge Discovery through Concept Chain Queries ", in Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2010) , Beijing, China, August 23-27th, 2010, pp. 29-32.
    • Shadi Banitaan, Saeed Salem, Wei Jin and Ibrahim Aljarah. "A formal study of classification techniques on Entity Discovery and their application to Opinion Mining ", in Proceedings ofthe International Workshop on Search and Mining User-generated Contents (SMUC 2010), colocated at the 19th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, (CIKM 2010), Toronto, Ontario, Canada, October 30, 2010.
    • Linyun Fu, Haofen Wang , Wei Jin and Yong Yu. "Towards Better Understanding and Utilizing Relations in DBpedia, to appear in the Web Intelligence and Agent Systems: An International Journal (WIAS), accepted.
    • Junquan Chen, Kaifeng Xu, Haofen Wang, Wei Jin, and Yong Yu. "Effective and Efficient Keyword Query Interpretation using a Hybrid Graph", in Lecture Notes in Computer Science(LNCS) book series, Vol. 6488Web Information Systems Engineering - 11th International Conference on Web Information System Engineering (WISE 2010)Springer 2010 (full Paper, acceptance rate = 32/170 = 18%)
    • Peng Li, Bin Wang, Wei Jin and Yachao Cui. "User-related Tag Expansion for Web Document Clustering", to appear in the Advances in Information RetrievalLecture Notes in Computer Science(LNCS) book series, 33nd European Conference on Information Retrieval Research, ECIR 2011, Dublin, Ireland, Apr. 18-21, 2011, Springer 2011 (full-paper, acceptance rate 20% )
    •  Wei Jin, Hung Hay Ho and Rohini K. Srihari."OpinionMiner: a novel machine learning system for web opinion mining and extraction",  in Proceedings of the 15th ACM International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (SIGKDD 2009), pp. 1195-1204, Paris, France, June 2009.
    •  Wei Jin, Rohini K. Srihari and Abhishek Singh, "Generating Hypotheses from the Web",  in Proceedings of the 17th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW-08), Beijing, China, April, 2008.
    • Wei Jin, Rohini K. Srihari, Hung Hay Ho and Xin Wu, "Improving Knowledge Discovery in Document Collections through Combining Text Retrieval and Link Analysis Techniques",  in Proceedings of the 7th IEEE International conference on Data Mining (ICDM-07), pp. 193-202Omaha, October, 2007. (Regular Paper: acceptance rate = 40/530 = 7.5%)
    •  Wei Jin, Rohini K. Srihari and Xin Wu, "Mining Concept Associations for Knowledge Discovery through Concept Chain Queries", Advances in Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining,  in Proceedings of the 11th Pacific-Asia International conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (PAKDD-07), Nanjing, China, 2007, LNAI 4426-2007. (acceptance rate = 126/730 =17%)
    • Wei Jin and Rohini K. Srihari, "Graph-based Text Representation and Knowledge Discovery", in Proceedings of the 22st Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing(SAC-07), Seoul, Korea, March, 2007.

    Past Research (Machine Translation, Multilingual Information Processing)

    • Wei Jin, Heyan Huang and Yunqing Xia, "Using Semantic Information and Linguistic Knowledge in Bilingual Word Alignment", in Journal of Computer Science (China), Vol. 29(11), 2002.
    • Wei Jin, Yunqing Xia and Jiande Wang, "Pattern Base Design in an Interactive Hybrid-Strategy English-Chinese Machine Translation System", in Journal of Microcomputer Applications (China), Vol. 18(3), 2002.

    • Wei Jin, Yunqing Xia and Jiande Wang, "Hybrid-Strategy Translation Engine in an Interactive English-Chinese Machine Translation System: IHSMTS ", in Journal of Computer Engineering (China), Vol. 28(7), 2002.