Publications By Kenny Q. Zhu (1999- )

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[2021]

Enriching Ontology with Temporal Commonsense for Low-Resource Audio Tagging.
Zhiling Zhang, Zelin Zhou, Haifeng Tang, Guangwei Li, Mengyue Wu* and Kenny Q. Zhu*.
In the Proceedings of CIKM 2021 [PDF].

Automatic Paraphrasing via Sentence Reconstruction and Round-trip Translation.
Zilu Guo, Zhongqiang Huang, Kenny Q. Zhu*, Guandan Chen, Kaibo Zhang, Boxing Chen and Fei Huang.
In the Proceedings of IJCAI 2021 [PDF].

Keyword-aware Abstractive Summarization by Extracting Set-level Intermediate Summaries.
Yizhu Liu, Qi Jia and Kenny Q. Zhu*.
In the Proceedings of WWW 2021 [PDF].

Diverse and Specific Clarification Question Generation with Keywords.
Zhiling Zhang and Kenny Q. Zhu*.
In the Proceedings of WWW 2021 [PDF].

Knowledge-Driven Distractor Generation for Cloze-Style Multiple Choice Questions.
Siyu Ren and Kenny Q. Zhu*.
In the Proceedings of AAAI 2021 [PDF].

DDRel: A new dataset for interpersonal relation classification in dyadic dialogues.
Qi Jia, Hongru Huang and Kenny Q. Zhu*.
In the Proceedings of AAAI 2021 [PDF].

[2020]

Multi-turn Response Selection using Dialogue Dependency Relations.
Qi Jia, Yizhu Liu, Siyu Ren, Kenny Q. Zhu* and Haifeng Tang.
In the Proceedings of EMNLP 2020 [PDF].

Enhanced Story Representation by ConceptNet for Predicting Story Endings.
Shanshan Huang, Kenny Q. Zhu*, Qianzi Liao, Libin Shen and Yinggong Zhao.
In the Proceedings of CIKM 2020 [PDF].

MICK: A Meta-Learning Framework for Few-shot Relation Classification with Small Training Data.
Xiaoqing Geng, Xiwen Chen, Kenny Q. Zhu*, Libin Shen and Yinggong Zhao.
In the Proceedings of CIKM 2020 [PDF].

AliCoco: Alibaba E-Commerce Cognitive Concept Net.
Xusheng Luo, Luxin Liu, Le Bo, Yuanpeng Cao, Yonghua Yang, Keping Yang and Kenny Q. Zhu.
In the Proceedings of SIGMOD 2020 [PDF].

Matching Questions and Answers in Dialogues from Online Forums.
Qi Jia, Mengxue Zhang, Shengyao Zhang and Kenny Q. Zhu*.
In the Proceedings of ECAI 2020 [PDF].

[2019]

Low-Resource Sequence Labeling via Unsupervised Multilingual Contextualized Representations.
Zuyi Bao, Rui Huang, Chen Li and Kenny Q. Zhu.
In the Proceedings of EMNLP 2019 [PDF].

Conceptualize and Infer User Needs in E-commerce.
Xusheng Luo, Yonghua Yang, Kenny Q. Zhu, Yu Gong and Keping Yang.
In the Proceedings of CIKM 2019 [PDF].

Exact-K Recommendation via Maximal Clique Optimization.
Yu Gong, Yu Zhu, Lu Duan, Qingwen Liu, Ziyu Guan, Fei Sun, Wenwu Ou, and Kenny Q. Zhu.
In the Proceedings of KDD 2019 [PDF].

Layout-aware information extraction from semi-structured medical images.
Kangqi Luo, Jinyi Lu, Kenny Q. Zhu*, Weiguo Gao, Jia Wei, and Meizhuo Zhang.
In Computers in Biology and Medicine, Vol 107 [PDF].

Automatic Discovery of Adverse Reactions through Chinese Social Media.
Mengxue Zhang, Meizhuo Zhang, Chen Ge, Quanyang Liu, Jiemin Wang, Jia Wei and Kenny Q. Zhu*.
In Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery (DAMI), 2019.[PDF]

Historic Moments Discovery in Sequence Data.
Ran Bai, Wing-Kai Hon, Eric Lo, Zhian He, Kenny Q. Zhu*.
In ACM Trans. Database Systems 44(1), 2019.[PDF]

InferSpark: Statistical Inference at Scale.
Zhuoyue Zhao, Jialing Pei, Kenny Q. Zhu*, Eric Lo, Chris Liu.
In the Proceedings of IEEE BigComp 2019.

Automatic Generation of Chinese Short Product Titles for Mobile Display
Yu Gong, Xusheng Luo, Kenny Q. Zhu, Wenwu Ou, Zhao Li, Lu Duan.
In the proceedings of IAAI 2019.

Deep Cascade Multi-task Learning for Slot Filling in Online Shopping Assistant.
Yu Gong, Xusheng Luo, Yu Zhu, Wenwu Ou, Zhao Li, Muhua Zhu, Kenny Q. Zhu, Lu Duan and Xi Chen.
In the Proceedings of AAAI 2019. [PDF]

Knowledge empowered prominent aspect extraction from product reviews.
Zhiyi Luo, Shanshan Huang and Kenny Q. Zhu*.
In Journal of Information Processing and Management, 2019, Vol 55, Issue 2. [PDF]

[2018]

Controlling Length in Abstractive Summarization Using a Convolutional Neural Network.
Yizhu Liu, Zhiyi Luo and Kenny Q. Zhu*.
In the Proceedings of EMNLP 2018. [PDF]

ExtRA: Extracting Prominent Review Aspects from Customer Feedback
Zhiyi Luo, Shanshan Huang, Frank F. Xu, Bill Yuchen Lin, Hanyuan Shi and Kenny Q. Zhu*.
In the Proceedings of EMNLP 2018. [PDF]

Knowledge Base Question Answering via Encoding of Complex Query Graphs
Kangqi Luo, Fengli Lin, Xusheng Luo and Kenny Q. Zhu*.
In the Proceedings of EMNLP 2018. [PDF]

Adaptive Multi-Task Transfer Learning for Chinese Word Segmentation in Medical Text.
Junjie Xing, Kenny Q. Zhu* and Shaodian Zhang.
In the Proceedings of COLING 2018. [PDF]

Mining Cross-Cultural Differences and Similarities in Social Media.
Bill Y. Lin, Frank F. Xu, Kenny Q. Zhu* and Seung-won Hwang.
In the Proceedings of ACL 2018. [PDF]

Automatic Extraction of Commonsense LocatedNear Knowledge.
Frank F. Xu, Bill Y. Lin, and Kenny Q. Zhu*.
In the Proceedings of ACL 2018. [PDF]

Unpack Local Model Interpretation for GBDT.
Wenjing Fang, Jun Zhou, Xiaolong Li and Kenny Q. Zhu
In the Proceedings of DASFAA 2018 (Industrial Track).[PDF]

Automatic Generation of Text Descriptive Comments for Code Blocks.
Yuding Liang and Kenny Q. Zhu*.
In the Proceedings of AAAI 2018.[PDF]

Cross-Lingual Entity Linking for Web Tables.
Xusheng Luo, Kangqi Luo, Xianyang Chen and Kenny Q. Zhu*.
In the Proceedings of AAAI 2018.[PDF]

[2017]

Commonsense LocatedNear Relation Extraction from Large Text.
Frank F. Xu, Bill Y. Lin and Kenny Q. Zhu*.
In the Proceedings of 6th Workshop on Automated Knowledge Base Construction (AKBC@NIPS), 2017.

Multi-channel BiLSTM-CRF Model for Emerging Named Entity Recognition in Social Media.
Bill Y. Lin, Frank F. Xu, Zhiyi Luo and Kenny Q. Zhu*.
In the Proceedings of ACL WNUT 2017.[PDF]

A Data-Driven Approach to Infer Knowledge Base Representation for Natural Language Relations.
Kangqi Luo, Xusheng Luo, Xianyang Chen and Kenny Q. Zhu*.
In the Proceedings of IJCAI 2017.[PDF]

Semantic Bootstrapping: A Theoretical Perspective.
Wentao Wu, Hongsong Li, Haixun Wang and Kenny Q. Zhu*.
In the Proceedings of ICDE 2017 (TKDE Poster Track). [PDF]

[2016]

Semantic Bootstrapping: A Theoretical Perspective.
Wentao Wu, Hongsong Li, Haixun Wang and Kenny Q. Zhu*.
In IEEE TKDE, Novemeber, 2016.[PDF]

Towards Non-projective High-Order Dependency Parser.
Wenjing Fang, Yizhong Wang and Kenny Q. Zhu*.
In the proceedings of COLING 2016.[PDF]

Improving Attention Modeling with Implicit Distortion and Fertility for Machine Translation.
Shi Feng, Shujie Liu, Nan Yang, Mu Li, Ming Zhou and Kenny Q. Zhu.
In the proceedings of COLING 2016.[PDF]

Cross-region Traffic Prediction for China on OpenStreetMap.
Frank F. Xu, Bill Y. Lin, Qi Lu, Yifei Huang and Kenny Q. Zhu*.
In the proceedings of IWCTS 2016.[PDF]

DTMiner: Identification of potential disease targets through biomedical literature mining.
Dong Xu, Meizhuo Zhang, Yanping Xie, Fan Wang, Ming Chen, Kenny Q. Zhu* and Jia Wei*.
In Bioinformatics 2016.[PDF]

Commonsense Causal Reasoning between Short Texts.
Zhiyi Luo, Yuchen Sha, Kenny Q. Zhu*, Seung-Won Hwang and Zhongyuan Wang.
In the Proceedings of KR 2016.[PDF]

Representing Verbs as Argument Concepts.
Yu Gong, Kaiqi Zhao and Kenny Q. Zhu*.
In the Proceedings of AAAI 2016.[PDF]

[2015]

Data-Driven Information Extraction from Chinese Electronic Medical Records.
Dong Xu, Meizhuo Zhang, Tianwan Zhao, Chen Ge, Weiguo Gao, Jia Wei* and Kenny Q. Zhu*.
In PLOS ONE, Aug, 2015.[PDF]

Inferring Binary Relation Schemas for Open Information Extraction.
Kangqi Luo, Xusheng Luo and Kenny Q. Zhu*.
In the Proceedings of EMNLP 2015.[PDF]

A Large Probabilistic Semantic Network based Approach to Compute Term Similarity.
Peipei Li, Haixun Wang, Kenny Q. Zhu*, Zhongyuan Wang, Xuegang Hu and Xindong Wu.
In TKDE, Volume 27, Number 5 .[PDF]

An Association Network for Computing Semantic Relatedness.
Keyang Zhang, Kenny Q. Zhu*, and Seung-Won Hwang.
In the Proceedings of AAAI 2015.[PDF]

False Rumor Detection on Sina Weibo by Propagation Structures.
Ke Wu, Song Yang and Kenny Q. Zhu*.
In the Proceedings of ICDE 2015.[PDF]

SAR: A Sentiment-Aspect-Region Model for User Preference Analysis in Geo-tagged Reviews.
Kaiqi Zhao, Gao Cong, Quan Yuan and Kenny Q. Zhu*.
In the Proceedings of ICDE 2015.[PDF]

[2014]

Clustering Image Search Results by Entity Disambiguation.
Kaiqi Zhao, Zhiyuan Cai, Qingyu Sui, Enxun Wei and Kenny Q. Zhu*.
In the Proceedings of ECML/PKDD 2014. [PDF]

Rho-uncertainty Anonymization by Partial Suppression.
Xiao Jia, Chao Pan, Xinhui Xu, Kenny Q. Zhu* and Eric Lo.
In the Proceedings of DASFAA 2014. [PDF] [Best Paper Award]

Efficient Processing of Which-Edge Questions on Shortest Path Queries.
Petrie Wong, Duncan Yung, Ming Hay Luk, Eric Lo, Man Lung Yiu and Kenny Q. Zhu.
In the Proceedings of DASFAA 2014.[PDF]

[2013]

Data-Driven Metaphor Recognition and Explanation.
Hongsong Li, Kenny Q. Zhu and Haixun Wang.
In the Transactions of ACL, 2013. [PDF]

Query Suggestion by Concept Instantiation.
Jack Wei Sun, Franky, Kenny Q. Zhu* and Haixun Wang.
In the Proceedings of ISWC 2013 (poster). [PDF]

Wikification via Link Co-occurrence.
Zhiyuan Cai, Kaiqi Zhao, Kenny Q. Zhu* and Haixun Wang.
In the Proceedings of ACM CIKM 2013. [PDF]

Computing Term Similarity by Large Probabilistic isA Knowledge.
Peipei Li, Haixun Wang, Kenny Q. Zhu, Zhongyuan Wang and Xindong Wu.
In the Proceedings of ACM CIKM 2013. [PDF]

Watermarking Road Maps against Crop and Merge Attacks.
Kai Jiang, Kenny Q. Zhu*, Yan Huang and Xiaobin Ma.
In the Proceedings of ACM IH&MMsec 2013. [PDF]

CISC: Clustered Image Search by Conceptualization.
Kaiqi Zhao, Enxun Wei, Qingyu Sui, Kenny Q. Zhu* and Eric Lo.
In the Proceedings of EDBT 2013. [PDF]

Automatic Extraction of Top-k Lists from the Web.
Zhixian Zhang, Kenny Q. Zhu*, Haixun Wang and Hongsong Li.
In the Proceedings of ICDE 2013. [PDF]

[2012]

Concept Based Web Search.
Yue Wang, Hongsong Li, Haixun Wang and Kenny Q. Zhu*.
In the Proceedings of ER 2012. [PDF]

Understanding Tables on the Web.
Jingjing Wang, Haixun Wang, Zhongyuan Wang and Kenny Q. Zhu.
In the Proceedings of ER 2012. [PDF]

A System for Extracting Top-K Lists from the Web.
Zhixian Zhang, Kenny Q. Zhu* and Haixun Wang.
In the Proceedings of ACM KDD 2012. [PDF]

A Runtime System for Generalized Committed Choice.
Xiao Jia, Kenny Q. Zhu*, Joxan Jaffar and Roland Yap.
In the Proceedings of ACM Asia-Pacific Programming Language and Compilers Workshop (APPLC 2012, affiliated with PLDI 2012).[PDF]

Probase: A Probabilistic Taxonomy for Text Understanding.
Wentao Wu, Hongsong Li, Haixun Wang and Kenny Q. Zhu.
In the Proceedings of ACM SIGMOD 2012. [PDF]

LearnPADS++: Incremental Inference of Ad Hoc Data Formats.
Kenny Q. Zhu, Kathleen Fisher and David Walker.
In the Proceedings of 14th International Symposium of Practical Aspects of Declarative Languages (PADL 2012). [PDF]

[2011]

Automatic Inference of Movements from Contact Histories.
Pengcheng Wang, Zhaoyu Gao, Xinhui Xu, Yujiao Zhou, Haojin Zhu and Kenny Q. Zhu*.
In the Proceedings of ACM SIGCOMM 2011. [PDF]

Forest: A Language and Toolkit For Programming with Filestores.
Kathleen Fisher, Nate Foster, David Walker and Kenny Q. Zhu.
In the Proceedings of ACM ICFP 2011 [PDF]

[2005-2010]

Incremental Learning of System Log Formats.
Kenny Q. Zhu, Kathleen Fisher and David Walker.
ACM SIGOPS Operating Systems Review, Volume 44, Issue 1, 2010. [PDF]

Language Support for Processing Distributed Ad Hoc Data.
Kenny Q. Zhu, Daniel S. Dantas, Kathleen Fisher, Limin Jia, Yitzhak Mandelbaum, Vivek Pai and David Walker.
In the Proceedings of 11th International ACM SIGPLAN Symposium on Principles and Practice of Declarative Programming, PPDP 2009. [PDF]

Ad Hoc Data and the Token Ambiguity Problem.
Qian Xi, Kathleen Fisher, David Walker and Kenny Q. Zhu.
In the Proceedings of 11th International Symposium on Practical Aspects of Declarative Languages, PADL 2009. [PDF]

LearnPADS: Automatic Tool Generation From Ad Hoc Data.
Kathleen Fisher, David Walker and Kenny Q. Zhu*.
In the Proceedings of ACM SIGMOD 2008, pp 1299--1302 . [PDF]

From Dirt to Shovels: Fully Automatic Tool Generation From Ad Hoc Data.
Kathleen Fisher, David Walker, Kenny Q. Zhu* and Peter White.
In the Proceedings of ACM SIGPLAN-SIGACT POPL 2008, pp 421-434. [PDF]

Towards 1-click tool generation with PADS.
David Burke, Kathleen Fisher, David Walker, Peter White and Kenny Q. Zhu*.
ICML workshop on Challenges and Applications of Grammar Induction, 2007.

From Dirt to Shovels: Fully Automatic Tool Generation From Ad Hoc Data.
Kathleen Fisher, David Walker, Kenny Q. Zhu* and Peter White.
ACM SIGPLAN Notices, Volume 43, Issue 1, pp 421-434. [PDF]

Generalized Committed Choice.
Joxan Jaffar, Roland H.C. Yap and Kenny Q. Zhu*.
In Proceedings of Coordination 2007. [PDF]

Indexing of Dynamic Abstract Regions.
Joxan Jaffar, Roland H.C. Yap and Kenny Q. Zhu*.
In the Proceedings of 22nd Intl Conf on Data Engineering, ICDE 2006. [PDF]

Open Constraint Programming.
Kenny Q. Zhu.
Doctor of Philosophy Dissertation, National University of Singapore 2005. [PDF]

Coordination of Many Agents.
Joxan Jaffar, Roland H.C. Yap and Kenny Q. Zhu*.
In the Proceedings of 21st Intl Conf on Logic Programming, ICLP 2005. [PDF]

[Before 2005]

Scalable Distributed Depth-First Search with Greedy Work Stealing.
Joxan Jaffar, Andrew E. Santosa, Roland H.C. Yap and Kenny Q. Zhu*.
In the Proceedings of 16th Intl Conf on Tools with Artificial Intelligence, Boca Raton, (ICTAI 2004). pp.98--103. [PDF]

Population diversity in permutation-based genetic algorithm.
Kenny Q. Zhu and Ziwei Liu.
Proceedings of the 15th European Conference on Machine Learning, ECML 2004, Pisa, Italy. Springer. pp.537--547. [PDF].

Empirical study of population diversity in permutation-based genetic algorithm.
Kenny Q. Zhu and Ziwei Liu.
In Proceedings of GECCO 2004 (2), Seattle, USA. pp. 420-421. Springer. [PDF].

A Diversity-controlling Adaptive Genetic Algorithm for the Vehicle Routing Problem with Time Windows.
Kenny Q. Zhu.
Proceedings of the 15th IEEE International Conference on Tools for Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI 2003) pp.176--183.. [PDF].

A Meeting Scheduling System Based on Open Constraint Programming.
Kenny Q. Zhu and Andrew E. Santosa.
Proceedings of the 14th International Conference of Advance Informations System Engineering, CAiSE 2002, Toronto, Canada. pp.792--794. Springer. [PDF].

Heuristic methods for vehicle routing problem with time windows.
K. C. Tan, L. H. Lee, Q. L. Zhu and K. Ou.
Artificial Intelligent in Engineering (2001) pp. 281-295. Elsevier. [PDF]

Reactive Web Agents with OCP.
Kenny Q. Zhu, Wee-Yeh Tan, Andrew Santosa and Roland Yap.
ISADS2001, Dallas, Texas. [PS] [Short PS]

Heuristics for Vehicle Routing Problems with Time Windows.
K.C. Tan, L.H. Lee and Kenny Q. Zhu.
6th International Symposium on Aritificial Intelligence and Mathematics(AMAI 2000). [PS]

A Reactive Method for Real Time Dynamic Vehicle Routing Problems.
Kenny Q. Zhu, Kar-Loon Ong.
12th ICTAI 2000, Vancouver, Canada. [Long PS], [Short PS]

Heuristic Methods for Vehicle Routing Problem with time Windows.
Kenny Q. Zhu.
B. Eng Thesis, National University of Singapore 1999. [PS]