Publications (Google Scholar Profile)

Books

Mining Human Mobility in Location-Based Social Networks
Huiji Gao, Huan Liu. Morgan &cLaypool publishers, 2014.

Book Chapters

Data Analysis on Location-Based Social Netwoks
Huiji Gao, Huan Liu. Mobile Social Networking: An Innovative Approach, Editor: Alvin Chin and Daqing Zhang. Springer. pp. 165-194, 2014.

Analyzing Behavior of Influentials Across Social Media
Nitin Agarwal, Shamanth Kumar, Huiji Gao, Reza Zafarani and Huan Liu. Behavior Computing: Modeling, Analysis, Mining and Decision. Springer. pp. 3-19, 2012.

Tutorials

Deep Learning for Search and Recommender Systems in Practice
Zhoutong Fu, Huiji Gao, Weiwei Guo, Sandeep Jha, Jun Jia, Xiaowei Liu, Jun Shi, Sida Wang, Mingzhou Zhou, and Bo Long. The 26th ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (SIGKDD 2020).

Deep Natural Language Processing in Search and Recommender Systems
Weiwei Guo, Huiji Gao, Jun Shi, Bo Long, Liang Zhang, Bee-Chung Chen, and Deepak Agarwal. The 25th ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (SIGKDD 2019).

Deep Natural Language Processing in Search Systems
Weiwei Guo, Huiji Gao, Jun Shi, and Bo Long. The 42nd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2019).

Personalized Location Recommendation on Location-based Social Networks
Huiji Gao, Jiliang Tang, Huan Liu. The 8th ACM Recommender Systems Conference (RecSys 2014, Foster City, CA, Oct 6-10, 2014).

Journals

Discovering Location Information in Social Media
Fred Morstatter, Huiji Gao, Huan Liu. IEEE Data Engineering Bulletin Special Issue on Location-based Social Media Analysis, 2015.

Trust Evolution: Modeling and Its Applications
Jiliang Tang, Huiji Gao, Atish Das Sarma, Yingzhou Bi, Huan Liu. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), 2015.

Addressing the Cold-Start Problem in Location Recommendation using Geo-Social Correlations
Huiji Gao, Jiliang Tang, Huan Liu. Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery (DMKD), 29(2), pp. 299-323, 2014.

Enriching Short Texts Representation in MicroBlog for Clustering
Jiliang Tang, Xufei Wang, Huiji Gao, Xia Hu, Huan Liu. Frontiers of Computer Science, 6(1), pp. 88-101, 2011

Maximizing Benefits from Crowdsourced Data
Geoffrey Barbier, Reza Zafarani, Huiji Gao, Gabriel Fung, Huan Liu. Computational and Mathematical Organization Theory, 18(3), pp.257-279, 2011.

Harnessing the Crowdsourcing Power of Social Media for Disaster Relief
Huiji Gao, Geoffrey Barbier, Rebecca Goolsby.IEEE Intelligent Systems, (3), pp. 10-14, 2010.

Conferences

DeText: A Deep Text Ranking Framework with BERT
Weiwei Guo, Xiaowei Liu, Sida Wang, Huiji Gao, Ananth Sankar, Zimeng Yang, Qi Guo, Liang Zhang, Bo Long, Bee-Chung Chen and Deepak Agarwal. The 29nd ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), 2020.

Improving Search Query Suggestion With User Feedback
Michaeel Kazi, Weiwei Guo, Huiji Gao, and Bo Long. The 29nd ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), 2020.

Efficient Neural Query Auto Completion
Sida Wang, Weiwei Guo, Huiji Gao, and Bo Long. The 29nd ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), 2020.

Personalized Query Suggestions
Jianling Zhong, Weiwei Guo, Huiji Gao, and Bo Long. The 43nd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR), 2020.

Content-aware Point of Interest Recommendation on Location-based Social Networks
Huiji Gao, Jiliang Tang, Xia Hu, and Huan Liu. The 29th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), pp. 1721-1727, 2015.

An Efficient Privacy Preserving Location Based Service System
Xinxin Zhao, Huiji Gao, Lingjun Li, Huan Liu, and Guoliang Xue. IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), pp. 576-581, 2014.

Social Spammer Detection with Sentiment Information
Xia Hu, Jiliang Tang, Huiji Gao, and Huan Liu. IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM), pp. 180-189, 2014.

Modeling User Attitude toward Controversial Topics in Online Social Media
Huiji Gao, Jalal Mahmud, Jilin Chen, Jeffrey Nichols, and Michelle Zhou. The Eighth International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM), pp. 121-130, 2014.

Why Do You Spread This Message? Understanding Users Sentiment in Social Media Campaigns
Jalal Mahmud and Huiji Gao. The Eighth International AAAI Conference onWeblogs and Social Media (ICWSM), pp. 607-610, 2014.

Discriminant Analysis for Unsupervised Feature Selection
Jiliang Tang, Xia Hu, Huiji Gao, and Huan Liu. The 14th SIAM International Conference on Data Mining (SDM), pp. 938-946, 2014.

Modeling Temporal Effects of Human Mobile Behavior on Location-Based Social Networks
Huiji Gao, Jiliang Tang, Xia Hu, and Huan Liu. The 22nd ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), pp. 1673-1678, 2013.

Exploring Temporal Effects for Location Recommendation on Location-Based Social Networks
Huiji Gao, Jiliang Tang, Xia Hu, and Huan Liu. The 7th ACM Recommender Systems Conference (RecSys), pp. 93-100, 2013.

Context-Aware Review Helpfulness Rating Prediction
Jiliang Tang, Huiji Gao, Xia Hu, and Huan Liu. the 7th ACM Recommender Systems Conference (RecSys), pp. 1-8, 2013.

Network Denoising in Social Media
Huiji Gao, Xufei Wang, Jiliang Tang, and Huan Liu. The IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM), pp. 564-571, 2013.

Exploiting Local and Global Social Context for Recommendation
Jiliang Tang, Xia Hu, Huiji Gao, and Huan Liu. The 23rd International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), pp. 2712-2718, 2013.

Unsupervised Sentiment Analysis with Emotional Signals
Xia Hu, Jiliang Tang, Huiji Gao, and Huan Liu. The 22nd International World Wide Web Conference (WWW), pp. 607-618, 2013.

Unsupervised Feature Selection for Multiview Data in Social Media
Jiliang Tang, Xia Hu, Huiji Gao, and Huan Liu. The 13th SIAM International Conference on Data Mining (SDM), pp. 270-278, 2013.

ActNeT: Active Learning for Networked Texts in Microblogging
Xia Hu, Jiliang Tang, Huiji Gao, and Huan Liu. The 13th SIAM International Conference on Data Mining (SDM), pp.306-314, 2013.

Exploiting Homophily Effect for Trust Prediction (hTrust)
Jiliang Tang, Huiji Gao, Xia Hu, and Huan Liu. The 6th ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM), pp. 53-62, 2013.

gSCorr: Modeling Geo-Social Correlations for New Check-ins on Location-Based Social Networks
Huiji Gao, Jiliang Tang, and Huan Liu. The 21st ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), pp. 1582-1586, 2012.

eTrust: Understanding Trust Evolution in an Online World
Jiliang Tang, Huiji Gao, Huan Liu, and Atish Das Sarma. The 18th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD), pp.253-261, 2012.

Mobile Location Prediction in Spatio-Temporal Context
Huiji Gao, Jiliang Tang, and Huan Liu. Nokia Mobile Data Challenge, 2012.

Exploring Social-Historical Ties on Location-Based Social Networks
Huiji Gao, Jiliang Tang, and Huan Liu. The Sixth International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM), pp. 114-121, 2012.

mTrust: Discerning Multi-Faceted Trust in a Connected World
Jiliang Tang, Huiji Gao, and Huan Liu. The Fifth ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM), pp. 93-102, 2012.

Promoting Coordination for Disaster Relief - From Crowdsourcing to Coordination
Huiji Gao, Xufei Wang, Georey Barbier, and Huan Liu. Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, and Prediction (SBP), pp. 197-204, 2011.

Discovering Overlapping Groups in Social Media
Xufei Wang, Lei Tang, Huiji Gao, and Huan Liu. The Tenth IEEE International Conference on Data Mining series (ICDM), pp. 569-578, 2010.

Network Quantification Despite Biased Labels
Lei Tang, Huiji Gao, and Huan Liu. Workshop on Mining and Learning with Graphs, KDD, pp. 147-154, 2010.

Workshops

Workshop Co-chair of Deep Natural Language Processing for Search and Recommendation
Chairs: Bo Long, Jieping Ye, Zang Li, Huiji Gao, and Sandeep Jha. Held in conjunction with the 43nd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2020), July 25–30, 2020, Xi’an, China (Virtual).