Portrait of Xing Xie

Xing Xie

Senior Research Manager

About

Dr. Xing Xie is currently a senior research manager in Microsoft Research Asia, and a guest Ph.D. advisor for the University of Science and Technology of China. He received his B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from the University of Science and Technology of China in 1996 and 2001, respectively. He joined Microsoft Research Asia in July 2001, working on data mining, social computing and ubiquitous computing. During the past years, he has published over 160 referred journal and conference papers, such as ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology, ACM Transactions on the Web, ACM/Springer Multimedia Systems Journal, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, etc. He has more than 50 patents filed or granted. He has been invited to give keynote speeches at SocInfo 2015, Socialinformatics 2015, GbR 2015, W2GIS 2011, HotDB 2012, SRSM 2012, etc.

He currently serves on the editorial boards of ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (TIST), Springer GeoInformatica, Elsevier Pervasive and Mobile Computing, and Communications of the China Computer Federation (CCCF). In recent years, he was involved in the program or organizing committees of over 70 conferences and workshops. Especially, he initiated the LBSN workshop series and served as program co-chair of ACM Ubicomp 2011, the 8th Chinese Pervasive Computing Conference (PCC 2012) and the 12th International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing (UIC 2015). In Oct. 2009, he founded the SIGSPATIAL China chapter which was the first regional chapter of ACM SIGSPATIAL. He is a senior member of ACM and the IEEE, and a distinguished member of China Computer Federation (CCF).

Profile on Bing Academic

MSRA Big Data Lecture Series

 

Projects

LifeSpec: Learning the Spectrum of Urban Lifestyles

Recent years have witnessed growing availability of human behavioral data, which provides us unprecedented opportunities to gain more in depth understanding of users in both the physical world and cyber world. In this project, we aim to develop computational models…

DIOSI: Dynamics of intimacy from online social interactions

Established: March 16, 2016

Friendships are dynamic. In this project, we uncover the dynamics of tie strength and online social interactions in terms of various aspects, such as reciprocity, temporality, and contextually. Based upon these dynamics, we build a learning to rank framework to…

DiPsy: A digital psychologist

Established: March 14, 2016

One out of four people in the world have experienced mental illness at some point in their lives. DiPsy is a digital psychologist presented as a personalized chatbot, who can evaluate, diagnose, treat and study users' mental processes through natural…

Other

 2017

  • Honghao Wei, Fuzheng Zhang, Nicholas Jing Yuan, Chuan Cao, Hao Fu, Xing Xie, Yong Rui, and Wei-Ying Ma, Beyond the Words: Predicting User Personality from Heterogeneous Information, the 10th ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM 2017), Cambridge, UK, Feb. 2017
  • Fuzhen Zhuang, Dan Luo, Nicholas Jing Yuan, Xing Xie, and Qing He, Representation Learning with Pair-wise Constraints for Collaborative Ranking, the 10th ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM 2017), Cambridge, UK, Feb. 2017

 2016

  • Bin Guo, Huihui Chen, Wenqian Nan, Zhiwen Yu, Xing Xie, Daqing Zhang, Xingshe Zhou, TaskMe: Toward a Dynamic and Quality-Enhanced Incentive Mechanism for Mobile Crowd Sensing, International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, accepted
  • Ruihua Song, Kazutoshi Umemoto, Jian-Yun Nie, Xing Xie, Katsumi Tanaka, Yong Rui,  UniClip: Leveraging Web Search for Universal Clipping of Articles on Mobile, Data Science and Engineering, accepted
  • Xuan Song, Quanshi Zhang, Yoshihide Sekimoto, Ryosuke Shibasaki, Nicholas Jing Yuan, Xing Xie, Prediction and Simulation of Human Mobility Following Natural Disasters, ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology, accepted
  • Defu Lian, Zhengyu Zhang, Yong Ge, Fuzheng Zhang, Nicholas Jing Yuan, Xing Xie, Regularized Content-Aware Tensor Factorization Meets Temporal-Aware Location Recommendation, 16th IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM 2016), Barcelona, Spain, Dec. 2016
  • Defu Lian, Yuyang Ye, Wenya Zhu, Qi Liu, Xing Xie, Hui Xiong, Mutual Reinforcement of Academic Performance Prediction and Library Book Recommendation, 16th IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM 2016), Barcelona, Spain, Dec. 2016
  • Linli Xu, Zaiyi Chen, Qi Zhou, Enhong Chen, Nicholas Jing Yuan, Xing Xie, Aligned Matrix Completion: Integrating Consistency and Independency in Multiple Domains, 16th IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM 2016), Barcelona, Spain, Dec. 2016
  • Tianran Hu, Ruihua Song, Yingzi Wang, Xing Xie, Jiebo Luo, Mining Shopping Patterns for Divergent Urban Regions by Incorporating Mobility Data, 25th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2016), Indianapolis, USA, Oct. 2016
  • Yingzi Wang, Nicholas Jing Yuan, Yu Sun, Fuzheng Zhang, Xing Xie, Qi Liu, Enhong Chen, App Usage Forecasting: A Contextual Collaborative Approach, 2016 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp 2016), Heidelberg, Germany, Sep. 2016
  • Fuzheng Zhang, Nicholas Jing Yuan, Defu Lian, Xing Xie, Wei-Ying Ma, Collaborative Knowledge Base Embedding for Recommender Systems, 22nd ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2016), applied data science track, San Francisco, USA, Aug. 2016
  • Yu Sun, Nicholas Jing Yuan, Yingzi Wang, Xing Xie, Kieran McDonald, Rui Zhang Contextual Intent Tracking for Personal Assistants, 22nd ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2016), applied data science track, San Francisco, USA, Aug. 2016 (best student paper in applied data science track)
  • Defu Lian, Yong Ge, Nicholas Yuan, Xing Xie, Hui Xiong, Sparse Bayesian Content-Aware Collaborative Filtering for Implicit Feedback, 25th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2016), New York, USA, Jul. 2016
  • Jun Zhang, Xiaokui Xiao, Xing Xie, PrivTree: A Differentially Private Algorithm for Hierarchical Decompositions, 2016 ACM SIGMOD/PODS Conference (SIGMOD 2016), San Francisco, USA, Jun. 2016
  • Bin Guo, Huihui Chen, Zhiwen Yu, Xing Xie, Daqing Zhang, PicPick: a Generic Data Selection Framework for Mobile Crowd Photography, Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, Vol. 20, No. 3, Jun. 2016, p325-335
  • Fuzheng Zhang, Nicholas Jing Yuan, Kai Zheng, Defu Lian, Xing Xie, Yong Rui, Exploiting Dining Preference for Restaurant Recommendation, 25th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2016), Montreal, Canada, Apr. 2016
  • Yu Sun, Nicholas Jing Yuan, Xing Xie, Kieran McDonald and Rui Zhang, Collaborative Nowcasting for Contextual Recommendation, 25th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2016), industry track, Montreal, Canada, Apr. 2016
  • Le Wu, Qi Liu, Enhong Chen, Nicholas Yuan, Guangming Guo, Xing Xie, Relevance meets Coverage: A Unified Framework to Generate Diversified Recommendations, ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology, Vol. 7, No. 3, Apr. 2016
  • Guoshuai Zhao, Xueming Qian, Xing Xie, User-Service Rating Prediction by Exploring Social Users’ Rating Behaviors, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Vol. 18, No. 3, Mar. 2016, p496-506
  • Meng Jiang, Peng Cui, Nicholas Jing Yuan, Xing Xie, and Shiqiang Yang, Little is Much: Bridging Cross-Platform Behaviors through Overlapped Crowds, 30th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2016), Phoenix, Arizona USA, Feb. 2016
  • Nicholas Jing Yuan, Yuan Zhong, Fuzheng Zhang, Xing Xie, Chin-Yew Lin and Yong Rui, Who Will Reply to/Retweet This Tweet? The Dynamics of Intimacy from Online Social Interactions, , the 9th ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM 2016), San Francisco, USA, Feb. 2016

2015

  • Defu Lian, Yong Ge, Fuzheng Zhang, Nicholas Yuan, Xing Xie, Tao Zhou, Yong Rui, Content-Aware Collaborative Filtering for Location Recommendation based on Human Mobility Data, 15th IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM 2015), Atlantic City, NJ, USA, Nov. 2015
  • Qi Liu, Xianyu Zeng, Enhong Chen, Chuanren Liu, Hengshu Zhu, Hui Xiong, Xing Xie, Mining Indecisiveness in Customer Behaviors, 15th IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM 2015), Atlantic City, NJ, USA, Nov. 2015
  • Bin Guo, Huihui Chen, Zhiwen Yu, Xing Xie, Shenlong Huangfu, Daqing Zhang, FlierMeet: A Mobile Crowdsensing System for Cross-Space Public Information Reposting, Tagging, and Sharing, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, Vol. 14, No. 10, Oct. 2015, p2020-2033
  • Fuzheng Zhang, Nicholas Yuan, Kai Zheng, Defu Lian, Xing Xie, Yong Rui, Mining Consumer Impulsivity Attribute from Offline and Online Behavior, 2015 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp 2015), Osaka, Japan, Sep. 2015
  • Yingzi Wang, Nicholas Jing Yuan, Defu Lian, Linli Xu, Xing Xie, Enhong Chen, Yong Rui, Regularity and Conformity: Location Prediction Using Heterogeneous Mobility Data, 21st ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2015), Sydney, Australia, Aug. 2015
  • Hao Fu, Aston Zhang, Xing Xie, Effective Social Graph De-anonymization based on Graph Structure and Descriptive Information, ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology, Vol. 5, No. 4, Aug. 2015
  • Fuzheng Zhang, Nicholas Jing Yuan, Yingzi Wang, Xing Xie, Reconstructing Individual Mobility from Smart Card Transactions: A Collaborative Space Alignment Approach, Knowledge and Information Systems, Vol. 44, No. 2, Aug. 2015, p299-323
  • Zhou Zhao, Ruihua Song, Xing Xie, Xiaofei He, Mobile Query Recommendation via Tensor Function Learning, 24th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2015), Buenos Aires, Argentina, Jul. 2015
  • Defu Lian, Xing Xie, Fuzheng Zhang, Nicholas J. Yuan, Tao Zhou, Yong Rui, Mining Location-based Social Networks: A Predictive Perspective, IEEE Data Engineering Bulletin, Vol. 38, No. 2, Jun. 2015, p35-46
  • Fuzheng Zhang, Kai Zheng, Nicholas Jing Yuan, Xing Xie, Enhong Chen, Xiaofang Zhou, A Novelty-Seeking based Dining Recommender System, 24th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2015), Florence, Italy, May 2015
  • Hao Fu, Xing Xie, Yong Rui, Leveraging Careful Microblog Users for Spammer Detection, 24th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2015), industry track, Florence, Italy, May 2015
  • Fuzheng Zhang, Nicholas Jing Yuan, David Wilkie, Yu Zheng, Xing Xie, Sensing the Pulse of Urban Refueling Behavior: A Perspective from Taxi Mobility, ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology, Vol. 6, No. 3, May 2015
  • Yingxia Shao, Bin Cui, Lei Chen, Mingming Liu, Xing Xie, An Efficient Similarity Search Framework for SimRank over Large Dynamic Graphs, Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment, Vol. 8, No. 8, Apr. 2015
  • Wenqing Lin, Xiaokui Xiao, Xing Xie, Xiaoli, Li, Network Motif Discovery: A GPU Approach, 31st IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2015), Seoul, Korea, Apr. 2015
  • Bolong Zheng, Nicholas Jing Yuan, Kai Zheng, Xing Xie, Xiaofang Zhou, Approximate Keyword Search in Semantic Trajectory Database, 31st IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2015), Seoul, Korea, Apr. 2015
  • Andy Yuan Xue, Jianzhong Qi, Xing Xie, Rui Zhang, Jin Huang, Yuan Li, Solving the Data Sparsity Problem in Destination Prediction, the International Journal on Very Large Data Bases, Vol. 24, No. 2, Apr. 2015, p219-243
  • Defu Lian, Xing Xie, Vincent W. Zheng, Nicholas Yuan, Fuzheng Zhang, Enhong Chen, CEPR: A Collaborative Exploration and Periodically Returning Model for Location Prediction, ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology, Vol. 6, No. 1, Apr. 2015
  • Nicholas Jing Yuan, Yu Zheng, Xing Xie, Yingzi Wang, Kai Zheng, Hui Xiong, Discovering Urban Functional Zones Using Latent Activity Trajectories, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Vol. 27, No. 3, Mar. 2015
  • Rongrong Ji, Yue Gao, Wei Liu, Xing Xie, Qi Tian, and Xuelong Li, When Location Meets Social Multimedia: A Survey on Vision-Based Recognition and Mining for Geo-Social Multimedia Analytics, ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology, Vol. 6, No. 1, Mar. 2015
  • Yuan Zhong, Nicholas Jing Yuan, Wen Zhong, Fuzheng Zhang, Xing Xie, You Are Where You Go: Inferring Demographic Attributes from Location Check-ins, 8th ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM 2015), Shanghai, China, Feb. 2015
  • Xuan Song, Quanshi Zhang, Yoshihide Sekimoto, Ryosuke Shibasaki, Nicholas Jing Yuan and Xing Xie, A Simulator of Human Emergency Mobility following Disasters: Knowledge Transfer from Big Disaster Data, 29th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2015), Austin, Texas USA, Jan. 2015
  • Zhongqi Lu, Zhicheng Dou, Jianxun Lian, Xing Xie, Qiang Yang, Content-based CF for News Topic Recommendation, 29th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2015), Austin, Texas, Jan. 2015

2014

  • Qi Liu, Zheng Dong, Chuanren Liu, Xing Xie, Enhong Chen, Hui Xiong, Social Marketing Meets Targeted Customers: A Typical User Selection and Coverage Perspective, 14th IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM 2014), Shenzhen, China, Dec. 2014
  • Jonghyun Han, Hedda R. Schmidtke, Xing Xie, Woontack Wood, Adaptive Content Recommendation for Mobile Users: Ordering Recommendations using a Hierarchical Context Model with Granularity, Pervasive and Mobile Computing, Vol. 13, Aug. 2014, p85-98
  • Defu Lian, Cong Zhao, Xing Xie, Guangzhong Sun, Enhong Chen, Yong Rui, GeoMF: Joint Geographical Modeling and Matrix Factorization for Point-of-Interest Recommendation, 20th ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2014), New York City, USA, Aug. 2014 [Data Set]
  • Yanyan Fu, Hao Fu, Xing Xie, Guangzhong Sun, Min Zhang, Social Network Anonymization and Privacy Protection, Communications of the CCF (in Chinese), Vol. 10, No. 6, Jun. 2014, p51-37
  • Nicholas Yuan, Xing Xie, User Understanding from Large Scale Human Behavioral Data, Communications of the CCF (in Chinese), Vol. 10, No. 5, May 2014, p14-17
  • Fuzheng Zhang, Nicholas Jing Yuan, Defu Lian, Xing Xie, Mining Novelty Seeking Trait Across Heterogeneous Domains, 23rd International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2014), Seoul, Korea, Apr. 2014
  • Defu Lian, Xing Xie, Mining Check-in History for Personalized Location Naming, ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology, Vol 5, No. 2, Apr. 2014, p32:1-32:25
  • Aston Zhang, Xing Xie, Kevin Chang, Carl Gunter, Jiawei Han and Xiaofeng Wang, Privacy Risk in Anonymized Heterogeneous Information Networks, 17th International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT 2014), Athens, Greece, Mar. 2014

2013

  • Nicholas Jing Yuan, Yingzi Wang, Fuzheng Zhang, Xing Xie, and Guang-Zhong Sun, Reconstructing Individual Mobility from Smart Card Transactions: A Space Alignment Approach, The 13th IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM 2013), Dallas, Texas, USA, Dec. 2013 (best paper award)
  • Nicholas Jing Yuan, Fuzheng Zhang, Defu Lian, Kai Zheng, Siyu Yu, Xing Xie, We Know How You Live: Exploring the Spectrum of Urban Lifestyles, 2013 ACM Conference on Online Social Networks (COSN 2013), Boston, USA, Oct. 2013
  • Jing Yuan, Yu Zheng, Liuhang Zhang, Xing Xie, T-Finder: A Recommender System for Finding Passengers and Vacant Taxis, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, , Vol. 25, No. 10, Oct. 2013
  • Fuzheng Zhang, David Wilkie, Yu Zheng, Xing Xie, Sensing the Pulse of Urban Refueling Behavior, 2013 ACM International Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp 2013), Zurich, Switzerland, Sep. 2013
  • Andy Yuan Xue, Rui Zhang, Yu Zheng, Xing Xie, Jin Huang, Zhenghua Xu. Destination Prediction by Sub-Trajectory Synthesis and Privacy Protection Against Such Prediction. 29th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2013), Brisbane, Australia, Apr. 2013
  • Jonghyun Han, Xing Xie, and Woontack Woo, Context-based Microblog Browsing for Mobile Users, Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments, Vol. 5, No. 1, Jan. 2013, p89-104
  • Jing Yuan, Yu Zheng, Xing Xie, Guangzhong Sun, T-Drive: Enhancing Driving Directions with Taxi Drivers’ Intelligence, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Vol. 25, No. 1, Jan. 2013, p220-232

Before 2012
Mining Social Data

  • Xiangye Xiao, Yu Zheng, Qiong Luo, Xing Xie, Inferring social ties between users with human location history, Journal of Ambient Intelligent Human Computing, Dec. 2012, p1-17
  • Hyoseok Yoon, Yu Zheng, Xing Xie, Woontack Woo, Social Itinerary Recommendation from User-generated Digital Trails, Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, Vol. 16, No. 5, Jun. 2012, p469-484
  • Wenchen Zheng, Yu Zheng, Xing Xie, Qiang Yang, Towards Mobile Intelligence: Learning from GPS History Data for Collaborative Recommendation, Artificial Intelligence Journal, Vol. 184-185, Jun. 2012, p17-37
  • Defu Lian, Xing Xie. Learning Location Naming from User Check-In Histories, 19th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (ACM GIS 2011, acceptance rate 37/161=23.0%), Chicago, USA, Nov. 2011
  • Yu Zheng, Lizhu Zhang, Zhengxin Ma, Xing Xie, Wei-Ying Ma, Recommending Friends and Locations Based on Individual Location History, ACM Transactions on the Web, Vol. 5, No. 1, Feb. 2011
  • Yu Zheng, Xing Xie, Learning Travel Recommendations From User-Generated GPS Traces, ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology, Vol. 2, No. 1, Jan. 2011
  • Hyoseok Yoon, Yu Zheng, Xing Xie, and Woontack Woo, Smart Itinerary Recommendation based on User-Generated GPS Trajectories, the 7th International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing (UIC 2010), Xi’an, China, Oct. 2010 (best paper award)
  • Wenchen Zheng, Bin Cao, Yu Zheng, Xing Xie, Qiang Yang, Collaborative Filtering Meets Mobile Recommendation: A User-centered Approach, 24th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2010, acceptance rate 264/982=26.9%), Atlanta, Georgia, USA, Jul. 2010
  • Yu Zheng, Xing Xie, Enable Smart Location-Based Services by Mining User Trajectories, Communications of the CCF (in Chinese), Vol. 6, No. 6, Jun. 2010, p23-29
  • Yu Zheng, Xing Xie, Wei-Ying Ma, GeoLife: A Collaborative Social Networking Service among User, Location and Trajectory, IEEE Data Engineering Bulletin, Vol. 33, No. 2, Jun. 2010, p32-39
  • Zaiben Chen, Heng Tao Shen, Xiaofang Zhou, Yu Zheng, Xing Xie, Searching Trajectories by Locations – An Efficiency Study, the 2010 ACM SIGMOD/PODS Conference (SIGMOD 2010), Indianapolis, IN, USA, Jun. 2010
  • Wenchen Zheng, Yu Zheng, Xing Xie, Qiang Yang, Collaborative Location and Activity Recommendations with GPS History Data, 19th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2010, acceptance rate 104/743=14%), Raleigh, NC, USA, Apr. 2010
  • Yu Zheng, Yukun Chen, Quannan Li, Xing Xie, Wei-Ying Ma, Understanding Transportation Modes Based on GPS Data for Web Applications, ACM Transactions on the Web, Vol. 4, No. 1, Jan. 2010.
  • Yu Zheng, Lizhu Zhang, Xing Xie, Wei-Ying Ma, Mining Interesting Locations and Travel Sequences from GPS Trajectories for Mobile Users, 18th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2009, acceptance rate 104/888=11.7%), Madrid, Spain, Apr. 2009
  • Quannan Li, Yu Zheng, Xing Xie, Yukun Chen, Wenyu Liu, Mining User Similarity Based on Location History, 16th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (ACM GIS 2008), Irvine, CA, USA, Nov. 2008
  • Xing Xie, Yu Zheng, Understanding User Behavior Geospatially, Communications of the CCF (in Chinese), Vol. 4, No. 10, Vol. 4, Oct. 2008, p43-49
  • Yu Zheng, Quannan Li, Yukun Chen, Xing Xie, Understanding Mobility Based on GPS Data, 10th International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp 2008, acceptance rate 42/226=18.6%), Seoul, South Korea, Sep. 2008
  • Longhao Wang, Yu Zheng, Xing Xie, Wei-Ying Ma, A Flexible Spatio-Temporal Indexing Scheme for Large-Scale GPS Track Retrieval, the 9th International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM 2008, acceptance rate 26/119=21.8%), Beijing, China, Apr. 2008
  • Yu Zheng, Like Liu, Longhao Wang, Xing Xie, Learning Transportation Mode from Raw GPS Data for Geographic Applications on the Web, 17th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2008, acceptance rate 103/880=11.7%), Beijing, China, Apr. 2008

Mining Urban Data

  • Jing Yuan, Yu Zheng, Xing Xie, Discovering Regions of Different Functions in a City Using Human Mobility and POIs, 18th ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2012), Beijing, China, Aug. 2012
  • Yu Zheng, Yanchi Liu, Jing Yuan, Xing Xie, Urban Computing with Taxicabs, 13th ACM International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp 2011, acceptance rate 50/302=16.6%), Beijing, China, Sep. 2011
  • Jing Yuan, Yu Zheng, Liuhang Zhang, Xing Xie, Guangzhong Sun, Where to Find My Next Passenger?, 13th ACM International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp 2011, acceptance rate 50/302=16.6%), Beijing, China, Sep. 2011
  • Jing Yuan, Yu Zheng, Xing Xie, Guangzhong Sun, Driving with Knowledge from the Physical World, 17th ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2011), industrial track, San Diego, CA, USA, Aug. 2011
  • Jing Yuan, Yu Zheng, Chengyang Zhang, Wenlei Xie, Xing Xie, Guangzhong Sun, Yan Huang, T-Drive: Driving Directions Based on Taxi Trajectories, 18th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (ACM GIS 2010, acceptance rate 36/172=20.9%), San Jose, USA, Nov. 2010 (best paper runner-up)
  • Jing Yuan, Yu Zheng, Chengyang Zhang, Xing Xie, Guangzhong Sun, An Interactive Voting-based Map Matching Algorithm, the 11th International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM 2010, acceptance rate 16/63=25%), Kansas, MI, USA, May, 2010
  • Yin Lou, Chengyang Zhang, Yu Zheng, Xing Xie, Wei Wang, Yan Huang, Map-Matching for Low-Sampling-Rate GPS Trajectories, 17th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (ACM GIS 2009, acceptance rate 38/185=20.5%), Seattle, USA, Nov. 2009

Mining Geo-Tagged Photos

  • Xing Xie, Mining Intelligence from the Physical World, Communications of the CCF (in Chinese), Vol. 6, No. 11, Nov. 2010, p31-37
  • Yuki Arase, Xing Xie, Takahiro Hara, Shojiro Nishio, Mining People’s Trips from Large Scale Geo-tagged Photos, 18th ACM International Conference on Multimedia 2010 (ACM MM 2010, multimedia application track), Firenze, Italy, Oct. 2010
  • Rongrong Ji, Xing Xie, Hongxun Yao, Wei-Ying Ma, Mining City Landmarks from Blogs by Graph Modeling, 17th ACM International Conference on Multimedia 2009 (ACM MM 2009, content track, acceptance rate 22/138=16%), Beijing, China, Oct. 2009
  • Yuki Arase, Xing Xie, Manni Duan, Takahiro Hara, Shojiro Nishio, A Game Based Approach to Assign Geographical Relevance to Web Images, 18th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2009, acceptance rate 104/888=11.7%), Madrid, Spain, Apr. 2009
  • Zhigang Hua, Chuang Wang, Xing Xie, Hanqing Lu, Wei-Ying Ma, Automatic Annotation of Location Information for WWW Images, 2005 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME 2005), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Jul. 2005

Geographical Information Retrieval

  • Zhisheng Li, Xiangye Xiao, Meng Wang, Chong Wang, Xufa Wang, Xing Xie, Towards the Taxonomy-Oriented Categorization of Yellow Pages Queries, ACM Trans. on Internet Technology, Vol. 11, No. 4, Mar. 2012
  • Mao Ye, Rong Xiao, Wang-Chien Lee, Xing Xie, On Theme Location Discovery for Travelogue Services, 34th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR 2011, acceptance rate 108/545=19.8%), Beijing, China, Jul. 2011
  • Teng Qin, Rong Xiao, Lei Fang, Xing Xie, Lei Zhang, An Efficient Location Extraction Algorithm by Leveraging Web Contextual Information, 18th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (ACM GIS 2010, acceptance rate 36/172=20.9%), San Jose, USA, Nov. 2010
  • Xiangye Xiao, Qiong Luo, Zhisheng Li, Xing Xie, Wei-Ying Ma, A Large Scale Study on Map Search Logs, ACM Transactions on the Web, Vol. 4, No. 3, Jul. 2010
  • Xiangye Xiao, Xing Xie, Qiong Luo, Wei-Ying Ma, Density based Co-Location Pattern Discovery, 16th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (ACM GIS 2008), Irvine, CA, USA, Nov. 2008
  • Qi Zhang, Xing Xie, Lee Wang, Lihua Yue, Wei-Ying Ma, Detecting Geographical Serving Area of Web Resources, The 3rd International Workshop on Geographic Information Retrieval (GIR 2006), Seattle, USA, Aug. 2006
  • Zhisheng Li, Chong Wang, Xing Xie, Xufa Wang, Wei-Ying Ma, Indexing implicit locations for geographical information retrieval, The 3rd International Workshop on Geographic Information Retrieval (GIR 2006), Seattle, USA, Aug. 2006
  • Chuang wang, Xing Xie, Lee Wang, Yansheng Lu, Wei-Ying Ma, Detecting Geographic Locations from Web Resources, The 2nd International Workshop on Geographic Information Retrieval (GIR 2005), ACM Fourteenth Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2005), Bremen, Germany, Oct. 2005
  • Yinghua Zhou, Xing Xie, Chuang Wang, Yuchang Gong, Wei-Ying Ma, Hybrid Index Structures for Location-based Web Search, ACM Fourteenth Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2005, acceptance rate 76/425=17.9%), Bremen, Germany, Oct. 2005
  • Lee Wang, Chuang Wang, Xing Xie, Josh Forman, Yansheng Lu, Wei-Ying Ma, Ying Li, Detecting Dominant Locations from Search Queries, The 28th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2005, acceptance rate 71/370=19.2%), Salvador, Brazil, Aug. 2005

Mobile Web Browsing

  • Jihwan Song, Xing Xie, Yoon-Joon Lee, Ji-Rong Wen, Estimating Mobile-Friendliness Scores of Web Pages, IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems, Vol.E93-D, No.11, Nov. 2010, p3124-3127
  • Xiangye Xiao, Qiong Luo, Dan Hong, Hongbo Fu, Xing Xie, Wei-Ying Ma, Browsing on Small Displays by Transforming Web Pages into Hierarchically Structured Subpages, ACM Transactions on the Web, Vol. 3, Jan. 2009.
  • Zhigang Hua, Xing Xie, Hao Liu, Hanqing Lu, Wei-Ying Ma, Design and Performance Studies of an Adaptive Scheme for Serving Dynamic Web Content in Mobile Computing Environment, IEEE Trans. on Mobile Computing, Vol. 5, No. 12, Dec. 2006, p1650-1662.
  • Xing Xie, Wei-Ying Ma, Multimedia adaptation and browsing on small displays, in S.T. Chanson, X. Tang, J. Xu Eds. “Web Content Delivery (Web Information Systems Engineering and Internet Technologies Book Series, Vol. 2)”, Springer-Verlag, Sep. 2005.
  • Xing Xie, Gengxin Miao, Ruihua Song, Ji-Rong Wen, Wei-Ying Ma, Efficient Browsing of Web Search Results on Mobile Devices Based on Block Importance Model, The 3rd IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom 2005), Mar. 2005, Kauai Island, Hawaii, USA.
  • Xing Xie, Chong Wang, Li-Qun Chen, Wei-Ying Ma, An Adaptive Web Page Layout Structure for Small Devices, ACM Multimedia Systems Journal, Springer-Verlag, Vol. 11, No. 1, 2005.
  • Yu Chen, Xing Xie, Wei-Ying Ma, Hong-Jiang Zhang, Adapting Web Pages for Small-Screen Devices, IEEE Internet Computing, Vol.9, No.1, Jan. 2005
  • Patrick Baudisch, Xing Xie, Chong Wang, Wei-Ying Ma, Collapse-to-Zoom: Viewing Web Pages on Small Screen Devices by Interactively Removing Irrelevant Content, 17th Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST 2004), TechNote, Sante Fe, NM, Oct. 2004.

Mobile Image Search

  • Rongrong Ji, Hongxun Yao, Xing Xie, Qi Tian, Vocabulary Hierarchy Optimization and Transfer for Scalable Image Search. IEEE Multimedia, Vol. 18, No. 3, Mar. 2011, p66-77
  • Yiqun Hu, Xiangang Cheng, Liang-Tien Chia, Xing Xie, Deepu Rajan, Ah-Hwee Tan, Coherent Phrase Model for Efficient Image Near-Duplicate Retrieval, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Vol. 11, No. 8, Dec. 2009, p1434-1445.
  • Wei Jiang, Dechao Liu, Xing Xie, Matthew R. Scott, Jonathan Tien, Dong Xiang, An Online Advertisement Platform Based on Image Content Bidding, 2009 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME 2009, acceptance rate=23%), Cancun, Mexico, Jun. 2009
  • Rongrong Ji, Xing Xie, Hongxun Yao, Wei-Ying Ma, Hierarchy Vocabulary Optimization for Effective and Transferable Retrieval, poster, IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition 2009 (CVPR 2009, acceptance rate 383/1464=26.2%), Miami, Florida, Jun. 2009
  • Jim Kleban, Xing Xie, Wei-Ying Ma, Spatial Pyramid Mining for Logo Detection in Natural Scenes, 2008 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME 2008), Hannover, Germany, Jun. 2008
  • Xing Xie, Lie Lu, Menglei Jia, Hua Li, Frank Seide, Wei-Ying Ma, Mobile Search with Multimodal Queries, Proceedings of the IEEE, Vol. 96, No. 4, Apr. 2008.
  • Xin Fan, Xing Xie, Zhiwei Li, Mingjing Li, Wei-Ying Ma, Photo-to-Search: Using Multimodal Queries to Search the Web from Mobile Devices, poster, The 7th ACM SIGMM International Workshop on Multimedia Information Retrieval (MIR 2005), in conjunction with ACM Multimedia 2005, Singapore, Nov. 2005

Mobile Image Browsing

  • Xing Xie, Hao Liu, Wei-Ying Ma, Hong-Jiang Zhang, Browsing Large Pictures under Limited Display Sizes, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Vol. 8, No. 4, Aug. 2006.
  • Xing Xie, Hao Liu, Simon Goumaz, Wei-Ying Ma, Learning User Interest for Image Browsing on Small-form-factor Devices, 2005 ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2005, acceptance rate 93/371=25.1%), Apr. 2005, Portland, Oregon, USA.
  • Li-Qun Chen, Xing Xie, Xin Fan, Wei-Ying Ma, Hong-Jiang Zhang, He-Qin Zhou, A visual attention model for adapting images on small displays, ACM Multimedia Systems Journal, Springer-Verlag, Vol.9, No.4, 2003, p353-364.
  • Hao Liu, Xing Xie, Wei-Ying Ma, Hong-Jiang Zhang, Automatic Browsing of Large Pictures on Mobile Devices, 11th ACM International Conference on Multimedia (ACM MM 2003), Berkeley, CA, USA, Nov. 2003.
  • Li-Qun Chen, Xing Xie, Wei-Ying Ma, Hong-Jiang Zhang, He-Qin Zhou, Image Adaptation Based on Attention Model for Small-form-factor Devices, 9th International Conference on Multimedia Modeling, pp 421-439, Taipei, Taiwan, Jan. 2003

Parallel Computing and Combinatorial Optimization

  • Chen Guoliang, Xie Xing, Xu Yun and Gu Jun, Design of Restart Strategy for Randomized Algorithms and Its Application in Solving the TSP, CHINESE JOURNAL OF COMPUTERS (in Chinese), 5(25), 2002, p514-519
  • Xie Xing, Zhou Zhi, Chen Guoliang and Gu Jun, Performance Analysis of Random Competition Strategy in Monte Carlo Algorithms, CHINESE JOURNAL OF COMPUTERS (in Chinese), 10(23), 2000, p1015-1020
  • Xie Xing, Chen Guoliang and Wu Jigang, Model of Automatic Data Layout Optimization on Distributed Memory Computers, Journal of Computer Research and Development (in Chinese), 10(37), 2000, p1173-1178
  • Xie Xing, Gu Naijie and Chen Guoliang, Performance Analysis of Matrix Multiplication on Dawning-1000, Journal of Computer Research and Development (in Chinese), 7(36), 1999, p848-852

Keynote Speeches

Services

Program Committee Chairs

  • Steering committee member, UbiComp
  • Program (co-)chair, UIC 2015, PCC 2012, UbiComp 2011
  • General (co-)chair, MDM 2015
  • Track chair/Area chair/Senior PC, ICWSM 2017, PAKDD 2017, ICDM 2016, ICWSM 2016, PAKDD 2016, NLPCC 2015, IJCAI 2015, PAKDD 2015, ICWSM 2015, WSDM 2015, WWW 2014, SIGSPATIAL 2014, PAKDD 2014, PAKDD 2013, RecSys 2013, IJCAI 2011, WWW 2008, WWW 2007
  • Demo (co-)chair, KDD 2015, UIC 2010, MDM 2008, MDM 2006
  • Industry chair, DASFAA 2011, APWeb 2010

Workshop Organizers

Program Committee Members

  • WWW: 2017, 2016, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006
  • KDD: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2010
  • ACM SIGSPATIAL: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009
  • UbiComp: 2016, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
  • ICDE: 2014, 2013
  • SSTD: 2013, 2011
  • MDM: 2009, 2008, 2006
  • IUI: 2009, 2007, 2006, 2005

Editorial Activities

Panelists

  • 2016 China Conference on Geographic Information Science Theory and Methods, Shenzhen, China, Sep. 2016
  • 11th Joint Conference on Harmonious Human Machine Environment (HHME 2015), Huludao, China, Sep. 2015
  • 10th Joint Conference on Harmonious Human Machine Environment (HHME 2014), Beijing, China, Sep. 2014
  • CCF Advanced Disciplines Lectures on Social Data Mining, Beijing, China, Aug. 2013
  • 8th Joint Conference on Harmonious Human Machine Environment (HHME 2012), Guangzhou, China, Nov. 2012
  • 6th Joint Conference on Harmonious Human Machine Environment (HHME 2010), Luoyang, China, Sep. 2010

Students

My Ph.D Students in USTC

  • Defu Lian, (Started in Sep. 2009, now working in UESTC, Chengdu)
  • Fuzheng Zhang, (Started in Sep. 2010, now working in MSR Asia, Beijing)
  • Hao Fu, (Started in Sep. 2011, now working in Microsoft, Beijing)
  • Jianxun Lian, (Started in Sep. 2012)
  • Yingzi Wang, (Started in Sep. 2013)
  • Zhongxia Chen, (Started in Sep. 2015)

Previous Interns

  • Liqun Chen, @Ericsson, Beijing
  • Xin Fan, @Baidu, Beijing
  • Hao Liu, @Facebook, Silicon Valley
  • Yusuo Hu, @Google, Silicon Valley
  • Zhigang Hua, @Uber, Silicon Valley
  • Chong Wang, @Microsoft Research, Seattle
  • Simon Goumaz, Co-founder @Pryv, Switzerland
  • Gengxin Miao, @Google, Silicon Valley
  • Chuang Wang, @Baidu, Beijing
  • Yiqun Hu, @Paypal, Singapore
  • Yinghua Zhou, @USTC, Hefei
  • Qi Zhang, @Taobao, Hangzhou
  • Menglei Jia, @Taobao, Hangzhou
  • Xiangye Xiao, @Google, Silicon Valley
  • Zhisheng Li, @Tumblr, Silicon Valley
  • Marek Kowalkiewicz, Director of Development Culture @SAP, Brisbane, Australia
  • Jihwan Song, @Samsung, Korea
  • Jinggang Wang, @Baidu, Beijing
  • Dan Mao, @Baidu, Beijing
  • Jim Kleban, @Facebook, Seattle
  • Yongjian Wu, @Tencent, Shanghai
  • Manni Duan, @Taobao, Hangzhou
  • Chong Sun, @LinkedIn, Silicon Valley
  • Dong Li, @Microsoft, Seattle
  • Like Liu, @Microsoft, Seattle
  • Rongrong Ji, Professor @Xiamen University
  • Quannan Li, @Twitter, Silicon Valley
  • Yukun Chen, Co-founder @UMeng, Beijing
  • Yuki Arase, Associate Professor @Osaka University, Japan
  • Xiao Zhang, @Thumbtack, Silicon Valley
  • Haitao Jiang, @Tencent, Shanghai
  • Lizhu Zhang, @VMWare, Silicon Valley
  • Chang Sheng, @DBS Bank, Singapore
  • Kexin Xie, @Krux, Silicon Valley
  • Dechao Liu, @Baidu, Beijing
  • Yin Lou, @Airbnb, Silicon Valley
  • Xixuan Feng, @Pivotal, Silicon Valley
  • Chun-Shuo Lin, @IBM, Taiwan
  • Zaiben Chen, @Analytics8, Australia