Portrait of Ruihua Song

Ruihua Song

Lead Researcher

About

Ruihua Song is a lead researcher in Microsoft Research Asia, located in Beijing, China. She received M.S. from Tsinghua University in 2003 and Ph.D. from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2010. She worked for Microsoft since 2003. Her research interests include short text conversation and generation, social and mobile computing, information retrieval and information extraction. Dr. Song has published more than 40 papers and served top conferences such as SIGIR, SIGKDD, CIKM, WWW, WSDM as PCs or Senior PCs. She also proposed and organized NTCIR Intent tasks and serves EVIA2013 and 2014 as chairs.

Publications

Other

Education

From Sep. 2006 to Jan. 2011, Dept. of Computer Science, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, PhD.Ph.D. thesis: Research on Web Information Retrieval EvaluationAdvisors: Prof. Yu Yong and Dr. Hsiao-Wuen Hon

From Sep. 2000 to Jan. 2003, Dept. of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University, M.E.Master thesis: Information Retrieval Based on Structural and Semantic InformationAdvisor: Prof. MA Shaoping

From Sep. 1996 to Jul. 2000, Dept. of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University, B.E.

Social and Mobile Computing

Tianran Hu, Ruihua Song, Yingzi Wang, Xing Xie, and Jiebo Luo. Mining Shopping Patterns for Divergent Urban Regions by Incorporating Mobility Data.In Proceedings of CIKM’16, 2016.

Ruihua Song, Kazutoshi Umemoto, Jian-Yun Nie, Xing Xie, Katsumi Tanaka, Yong Rui. UniClip: Leveraging Web Search for Universal Clipping of Articles on MobileData Science and Engineering 1 (2), 101-113, 2016

Zhongxia Chen, Ruihua Song, and Xing Xie. Microsoft Research Asia at NTCIR-12 STC TaskIn Proceedings of the 12th NTCIR Conference on Evaluation of Information Access Technologies (NTCIR12), 2016

Zhou Zhao, Ruihua Song, Xing Xie, Xiaofei He, Yueting Zhuang.Mobile Query Recommendation via Tensor Function LearningIn Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI’15), 2015

Information Retrieval

Ruihua Song, Dingquan Wang, Jian-Yun Nie, Ji-Rong Wen, and Yong Yu. Enhancing Web Search with Queries of Equivalent Intents.In Information Retrieval Journal 19(6), 573-593, 2016.

Zhicheng Dou, Zhengbao Jiang, Sha Hu, Ji-Rong Wen, Ruihua Song.Automatically Mining Facets for Queries from Their Search ResultsIEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering 28 (2), 385-397, 2016

Tetsuya Sakai and Ruihua Song. Diversified Search Evaluation: Lessons from the NTCIR-9 INTENT Task.Information Retrieval Journal 16(4), 2013.

Qinglei Wang, Yanan Qian, Ruihua Song, Zhicheng Dou, Fan Zhang, Tetsuya Sakai, and Qinghua Zheng. Mining Subtopics from Text Fragments for a Web Query.In Information Retrieval Journal 16(4), 2013.

Yang Liu, Ruihua Song, Yu Chen, Jian-Yun Nie, and Ji-Rong Wen. Adaptive Query Suggestion for Difficult Queries.In Proceedings of SIGIR2012, 2012.

Zhongrui Ma, Yu Chen, Ruihua Song, Tetsuya Sakai, Jiaheng Lu, and Ji-Rong Wen. New Assessment Criteria for Query Suggestion.In Proceedings of SIGIR2012 (short paper), 2012.

Tetsuya Sakai, Zhicheng Dou, Ruihua Song, and Noriko Kando. The Reusability of a Diversified Search Test Collection.In Proceedings of AIRS2012 (to appear), 2012.

Ruihua Song, Min Zhang, Tetsuya Skai, Makoto P. Kato, Yiqun Liu, Miho Sugimoto, Qinglei Wang, and Naoki Orii. Overview of the NTCIR-9 INTENT Task.In Proceedings of NTCIR-9, 2011.

Zhicheng Dou, Sha Hu, Yulong Luo, Ruihua Song, and Ji-Rong Wen. Finding Dimensions for Queries.In Proceedings of CIKM2011, 2011.

Tetsuya Sakai and Ruihua Song. Evaluating Diversified Search Results Using Per-Intent Graded Relevance.In Proceedings of ACM SIGIR 2011, 2011.

Zhicheng Dou, Sha Hu, Kun Chen, Ruihua Song, and Ji-Rong Wen. Multi-dimensional Search Result Diversification.In Proceedings of WSDM’11, February 2011.

Ruihua Song, Liqian Yu, Ji-Rong Wen, and Hsiao-Wuen. A Proximity Probabilistic Model for Information Retrieval.No. MSR-TR-2011-7, 2011.

Ruihua Song, Qingwei Guo, Ruochi Zhang, Guomao Xin, Ji-Rong Wen, Yong Yu, and Hsiao-Wuen. Select-the-Best-Ones: A New Way to Judge Relative Relevance.Information Processing and Management, Vol. 47, No. 1. (06 January 2011), pp. 37-52.

Yi Liu, Liangjie Zhang, Ruihua Song, Jian-Yun Nie, and Ji-Rong Wen. Clustering Queries for Better Document Ranking. In Proceedings ofCIKM’09 (short paper), 2009.

Zhicheng Dou, Ruihua Song, Jian-Yun Nie, and Ji-Rong Wen. Using Anchor Texts with Their Hyperlink Structure for Web Search.In Proceedings of SIGIR ’09, 2009.

Ji-Rong Wen, Zhicheng Dou, and Ruihua Song. Personalized Web Search. InEncyclopedia of Database Systems, Springer-Verlag, New York, USA, 2009

Zhicheng Dou, Ruihua Song, Ji-Rong Wen, and Xiaojie Yuan. Evaluating the Effectiveness of Personalized Web Search. InIEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), IEEE computer Society Digital Library, 2008.

Ruihua Song, Zhenxiao Luo, Jian-Yun Nie, Yong Yu, and Hsiao-Wuen Hon. Identification of Ambiguous Queries in Web Search.Information Processing and Management, Vol. 45, No. 2. (March 2009), pp. 216-229.

Ruihua Song, Xiaojie Yuan, and Ji-Rong Wen. Are Click-Through Data Adequate for Learning Web Search Rankings?In Proceedings of CIKM 2008, 2008.

Ruihua Song, Michael J. Taylor, Ji-Rong Wen, Hsiao-Wuen Hon, and Yongyu. Viewing Term Proximity from a Different Perspective.In Proceedings of ECIR 2008, 2008.

Ruihua Song, Zhenxiao Luo, Ji-Rong Wen, Yong Yu, and Hsiao-Wuen Hon. Identify Ambiguous Queries in Web Search.In Proceedings of WWW 2007 (poster), 2007.

Zhicheng Dou, Ruihua Song, and Ji-Rong Wen. A Large-scale Evaluation and Analysis of Personalized Search Strategies.In Proceedings of WWW 2007, 2007.

Ruihua Song, Guomao Xin, Shuming Shi, Ji-Rong Wen, and Wei-Ying Ma. Exploring URL Hit Priors for Web Search.In Proceedings of the 28th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR’06). London, United Kingdom, April 10-12, 2006.

Shuming Shi, Ji-Rong Wen, Qing Yu, Ruihua Song, and Wei-Ying Ma. Gravitation-based Model for Information Retrieval.In Proceedings of the 28th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR’05). Salvador, Brazil, August 15-19, 2005.

Yunhua Hu, Guomao Xin, Ruihua Song, Guoping Hu, Shuming Shi, Yunbo Cao, and Hang Li. Title Extraction from Bodies of HTML Documents and its Application to Web Page Retrieval.In Proceedings of the 28th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR’05). Salvador, Brazil, August 15-19, 2005.

Ruihua Song, Ji-Rong Wen, Shuming Shi, Guomao Xin, Tie-Yan Liu, et al. Microsoft Research Asia at Web Track and Terabyte Track of TREC 2004.In 2004 Text REtrieval Conference (TREC’04).

Shaozhi Ye, Ruihua Song, Ji-Rong Wen, and Wei-Ying Ma. A Query-Dependent Duplicate Detection Approach for Large Scale Search Engines.APWeb 2004: 48-58

Ji-Rong Wen, Ruihua Song, Deng Cai, Kaihua Zhu, Shipeng Yu, Shaozhi Ye, and Wei-Ying Ma. Microsoft Research Asia at the Web Track of TREC 2003.TREC 2003: 408-417

Min Zhang, Ruihua Song, Chuan Lin, Liang Ma, Zhe Jiang, Yijiang Jin, Yiqun Liu, Le Zhao, and Shaoping Ma. THU TREC 2002: Novelty Track Experiments.In Proceedings of Text Retrieval Conference 2002, 2002.

Min Zhang, Ruihua Song, Chuan Lin, Liang Ma, Zhe Jiang, Yijiang Jin, Yiqun Liu, Le Zhao, and Shaoping Ma. THU TREC 2002: Web Track Experiments.In Proceedings of Text Retrieval Conference 2002, 2002.

Rui-Hua Song, Shao-Ping Ma, and Min Zhang. Passage Retrieval on Web Data.In Proceedings of the 1st IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning and Cybernetics, 2002.

Min Zhang, Ruihua Song, and Shaoping Ma. DF or IDF? On the Use of HTML Primary Feature Fields for Web IR.In the Proceedings of WWW2003(poster), p264, 2003

Web Information Extraction

Shuyi Zheng, Ruihua Song, Ji-Rong Wen, and C. Lee Giles. Efficient Record-Level Wrapper Induction.In Proceedings of CIKM’09, 2009.

Shuyi Zheng, Matthew R. Scott, Ruihua Song, and Ji-Rong Wen. Pictor: an interactive system for importing data from a website.In the Proceedings of SIGKDD 2008 (demo), 2008

Shuyi Zheng, Ruihua Song, and Ji-Rong Wen. Joint Optimization of Template Detection and Wrapper Generation.In the Proceedings of SIGKDD 2007, 2007

Shuyi Zheng, Ruihua Song, and Ji-Rong Wen. Template-Independent News Extraction Based on Visual Consistency.In the Proceedings of AAAI 2007, 2007

Xing Xie, Gengxin Miao, Ruihua Song, Ji-Rong Wen, and Wei-Ying Ma. Efficient Browsing of Web Search Results on Mobile Devices Based on Block Importance Model.PerCom 2005: 17-26

Ruihua Song, Haifeng Liu, Ji-Rong Wen, and Wei-Ying Ma. Learning Block Importance Models for Web Pages.WWW 2004: 203-211

Ruihua Song, Gang Chen, and Shaoping Ma. An HTML Page Segmentation Approach for Enhancing Chinese Search Engine.In Journal of Chinese Information, Volume 7, 2003

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