Dr Hongzhi Yin

Lecturer in Data Science

School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
h.yin1@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 54739

Overview

Dr. Hongzhi Yin works as a Lecturer (Continuing Position) and an ARC DECRA Fellow (Australia Discovery Early Career Researcher Award) with The University of Queensland, Australia. From Sept 2014 to December 2015, he has been working as post-doc research fellow at School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, the University of Queensland, Australia. He received his doctoral degree from Peking University in July 2014. During his graduate program, he worked at Institute of Network Computer and Information System, EECS, Peking University, under the supervision of Prof. Bin Cui. From March 2013 to December 2014, he worked as a visiting researcher at QCIS:UTS, under the supervision of Prof. Chengqi Zhang and Dr. Ling Chen. From June 2012 to December 2012, he worked as a research intern in Microsoft Research Asia (MSRA) and his mentor was Prof. Jirong Wen. His current main research interests include user behavior modeling, user profiling, recommender system, especially spatial-temporal recommendation, user linkage across social networks, knowledge graph mining and construction, topic discovery and event detection, deep learning. He has published 50 papers as the main author, and most of them has been published in reputed journals and top international conferences including VLDB Journal, ACM TOIS, IEEE TKDE, ACM TKDD,ACM TIST, ACM SIGMOD, ACM SIGKDD, VLDB, IEEE ICDE, AAAI, IJCAI, WWW, ICDM, ACM Multimedia and CIKM.

Research Interests

  • recommender system
  • social media analysis
  • deep learning
  • Intelligent Fashion Collocation with AR and VR
  • user linkage across social networks
  • knowledge graph mining and construction
  • user behavior modeling

Qualifications

  • Doctoral Graduate Student Diploma, Peking University
  • Doctor's Degreee Certificate, Peking University

Publications

  • Viet Hung, Nguyen Quoc, Viet, Huynh Huu, Tam, Nguyen Thanh, Weidlich, Matthias, Yin, Hongzhi and Zhou, Xiaofang (2018) Computing crowd consensus with partial agreement. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, 30 1: . doi:10.1109/TKDE.2017.2750683

  • Chen, Wei, Yin, Hongzhi, Wang, Weiqing, Zhao, Lei, Hua, Wen and Zhou, Xiaofang (2017). Exploiting spatio-temporal user behaviors for user linkage. In: CIKM 2017 - Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management. 26th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2017, Singapore, , (517-526). November 6, 2017-November 10, 2017. doi:10.1145/3132847.3132898

  • Yin, Hongzhi, Wang, Weiqing, Wang, Hao, Chen, Ling and Zhou, Xiaofang (2017) Spatial-aware hierarchical collaborative deep learning for POI recommendation. Ieee Transactions On Knowledge and Data Engineering, 29 11: 2537-2551. doi:10.1109/TKDE.2017.2741484

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Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • Yin, Hongzhi , Cui, Bin and Zhou, Xiaofang (2017). Spatiotemporal recommendation in geo-social networks. In Reda Alhajj and Jon Rokne (Ed.), Encyclopedia of social network analysis and mining (pp. 1-19) New York, NY, United States: Springer . doi:10.1007/978-1-4614-7163-9_110177-1

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Chen, Wei, Yin, Hongzhi, Wang, Weiqing, Zhao, Lei, Hua, Wen and Zhou, Xiaofang (2017). Exploiting spatio-temporal user behaviors for user linkage. In: CIKM 2017 - Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management. 26th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2017, Singapore, , (517-526). November 6, 2017-November 10, 2017. doi:10.1145/3132847.3132898

  • Wang, Hao , Fu, Yanmei , Wang, Qinyong , Yin, Hongzhi , Du, Changying and Xiong, Hui (2017). A location-sentiment-aware recommender system for both home-town and out-of-town users. In: KDD '17 Proceedings of the 23rd ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining. ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD), Halifax, NS, Canada, (1135-1143). 13-17 August 2017. doi:10.1145/3097983.3098122

  • Wang, Qinyong , Yin, Hongzhi and Wang, Hao (2017). A time and sentiment unification model for personalized recommendation. In: Lei Chen, Christian S. Jensen, Cyrus Shahabi, Xiaochun Yang and Xiang Lian, Web and Big Data: First International Joint Conference, APWeb-WAIM 2017. Joint Conference, APWeb-WAIM, Beijing, China, (98-113). 7-9 July 2017. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-63564-4 8

  • Sun, Xiaoshuai, Huang, Zi, Yin, Hongzhi and Shen, Heng Tao (2017). An integrated model for effective saliency prediction. In: 31th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-17). AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, San Francisco, CA, United States, (). 4-9 February 2017.

  • Xie, Min, Yin, Hongzhi, Xu, Fanjiang, Wang, Hao and Zhou, Xiaofang (2017). Graph-based metric embedding for next POI recommendation. In: Wojciech Cellary, Mohamed F. Mokbel, Jianmin Wang, Hua Wang, Rui Zhou and Yanchun Zhang, Web Information Systems Engineering – WISE 2016. 17th International Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering (WISE), Shanghai, China, (207-222). 8 - 10 November 2016. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-48743-4_17

  • Zheng, Wei, Li, Bohan, Wang, Yanan, Yin, Hongzhi, Li, Xue, Guan, Donghai and Qin, Xiaolin (2017). Group recommender model based on preference interaction. In: , , (132-147). . doi:10.1007/978-3-319-69179-4_10

  • Huang, Jinjing, Lin, Tianqiao, Liu, An, Li, Zhixu, Yin, Hongzhi and Zhao, Lei (2017). Influenced nodes discovery in temporal contact network. In: Web Information Systems Engineering – WISE 2017 - 18th International Conference, Proceedings. 18th International Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering, WISE 2017, Puschino, , (472-487). October 7, 2017-October 11, 2017. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-68783-4_32

  • Hosseini, Saeid, Yin, Hongzhi, Zhang, Meihui, Zhou, Xiaofang and Sadiq, Shazia Wasim (2017). Jointly modeling heterogeneous temporal properties in location recommendation. In: Selçuk Candan, Lei Chen, Torben Bach Pedersen, Lijun Chang and Wen Hua, 22nd Internation Conference, DASFAA 2017. 22nd Internation Conference, DASFAA 2017, Suzhou, China, (490-506). 27 - 30 March 2017. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-55753-3_31

  • Yin, Hongzhi, Chen, Liang, Wang, Weiqing, Du, Xingzhong, Nguyen, Quoc Viet Hung and Zhou, Xiaofang (2017). Mobi-SAGE: A sparse additive generative model for mobile app recommendation. In: 2017 IEEE 33rd International Conference On Data Engineering (Icde 2017). IEEE 33rd International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), San Diego, CA, United States, (75-78). 19-22 April 2017. doi:10.1109/ICDE.2017.43

  • Chen, Hongxu, Yin, Hongzhi, Li, Xue, Wang, Meng, Chen, Weitong and Chen, Tong (2017). People opinion topic model: opinion based user clustering in social networks. In: Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on World Wide Web Companion. International Conference on World Wide Web Companion, Perth, Australia, (1353-1359). 3-7 April 2017. doi:10.1145/3041021.3051159

  • Tam, Nguyen Thanh, Weidlich, Matthias, Thang, Duong Chi, Yin, Hongzhi and Hung, Nguyen Quoc Viet (2017). Retaining data from streams of social platforms with minimal regret. In: Carles Sierra, The Twenty-Sixth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, IJCAI 2017. International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, IJCAI, Melbourne, Australia, (2850-2856). 19-25 August 2017.

  • Xu, Yanxia, Huang, Jinjing, Liu, An, Li, Zhixu, Yin, Hongzhi and Zhao, Lei (2017). Time-constrained graph pattern matching in a large temporal graph. In: Lei Chen, Christian S. Jensen, Cyrus Shahabi, Xiaochun Yang and Xiang Lian, Web and Big Data: First International Joint Conference, APWeb-WAIM 2017. Joint Conference, APWeb-WAIM, Beijing, China, (100-115). 7-9 July 2017. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-63579-8 9

  • Li, Yongjun, Peng, You, Zhang, Zhen, Xu, Quanqing and Yin, Hongzhi (2017). Understanding the user display names across social networks. In: Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on World Wide Web Companion. International Conference on World Wide Web Companion, Perth, Australia, (1319-1326). 3-7 April 2017. doi:10.1145/3041021.3051146

  • Wang, Hao, Zhang, Chen, Yin, Hongzhi, Wang, Wei, Zhang, Jun and Xu, Fanjiang (2016). A unified framework for fine-grained opinion mining from online reviews. In: Proceedings of the 49th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, HICSS 2016. 49th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, HICSS 2016, Koloa, HI, (1134-1143). 5-8 January 2016. doi:10.1109/HICSS.2016.144

  • Yin, Hongzhi, Hu, Zhiting, Zhou, Xiaofang, Wang, Hao, Zheng, Kai, Quoc Viet Hung Nguyen and Sadiq, Shazia (2016). Discovering interpretable geo-social communities for user behavior prediction. In: 2016 32nd IEEE International Conference On Data Engineering (ICDE). IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), Helsinki, Finland, (942-953). 16-20 May 2016. doi:10.1109/ICDE.2016.7498303

  • Yin, Hongzhi, Cui, Bin, Lu, Hua and Zhao, Lei (2016). Expert team finding for review assignment. In: 2016 Conference On Technologies and Applications of Artificial Intelligence (TAAI). Conference on Technologies and Applications of Artificial Intelligence (TAAI), Hsinchu, Taiwan, (). 25-27 November 2016. doi:10.1109/TAAI.2016.7932314

  • Zheng, Bolong, Zheng, Kai, Xiao, Xiaokui, Su, Han, Yin, Hongzhi, Zhou, Xiaofang and Li, Guohui (2016). Keyword-aware continuous kNN query on road networks. In: 2016 32nd IEEE International Conference On Data Engineering (ICDE). IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), Helsinki, Finland, (871-882). 16-20 May 2016. doi:10.1109/ICDE.2016.7498297

  • Zhao, Meng, Wang, Hao, Cao, Liangliang, Zhang, Chen, Yin, Hongzhi and Xu, Fanjiang (2016). LSIF: a system for large-scale information flow detection based on topic-related semantic similarity measurement. In: 2015 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology (WI-IAT), Singapore, (417-424). 6-9 December. doi:10.1109/WI-IAT.2015.2

  • Xie, Min, Yin, Hongzhi, Wang, Hao, Xu, Fanjiang, Chen, Weitong and Wang, Sen (2016). Learning graph-based POI embedding for location-based recommendation. In: Proceedings of the 25th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management. 25th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2016, Indianapolis, IN, United States, (15-24). 24 - 28 October 2016. doi:10.1145/2983323.2983711

  • Wang, Weiqing, Yin, Hongzhi, Sadiq, Shazia, Chen, Ling, Xie, Min and Zhou, Xiaofang (2016). SPORE: a sequential personalized spatial item recommender system. In: 2016 32nd IEEE International Conference On Data Engineering (ICDE). IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), Helsinki, Finland, (954-965). 16-20 May 2016. doi:10.1109/ICDE.2016.7498304

  • Du, Xingzhong, Yin, Hongzhi, Huang, Zi, Yang, Yi and Zhou, Xiaofang (2016). Using detected visual objects to index video database. In: Databases Theory and Applications - 27th Australasian Database Conference, ADC 2016, Proceedings. Australasian Database Conference on Databases Theory and Applications, Sydney, Australia, (333-345). 28-29 September 2016. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-46922-5_26

  • Xu, Yanxia, Liu, Guanfeng, Yin, Hongzhi, Xu, Jiajie, Zheng, Kai and Zhao, Lei (2015). Discovering Organized POI Groups in a city. In: An Liu, Yoshiharu Ishikawa, Tieyun Qian, Sarana Nutanong and Muhammad Aamir Cheema, Database Systems for Advanced Applications DASFAA 2015. 20th International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications (DASFAA), Hanoi, Vietnam, (223-226). 20-23 April 2015. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-22324-7_19

  • Xie, Yiran, Yin, Hongzhi, Cui, Bin, Yao, Junjie and Xu, Quanqing (2015). Distinguishing re-sharing behaviors from re-creating behaviors in information diffusion. In: 31st IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering Workshops 2015, Seoul, South Korea, (174-181). 13-17 April 2015. doi:10.1109/ICDEW.2015.7129573

  • Wang, Weiqing, Yin, Hongzhi, Chen, Ling, Sun, Yizhou, Sadiq, Shazia and Zhou, Xiaofang (2015). Geo-SAGE: a geographical sparse additive generative model for spatial item recommendation. In: Proceedings of the 21st ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining. ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, Sydney, NSW, Australia, (1255-1264). 10-13 August 2015. doi:10.1145/2783258.2783335

  • Wu, Huimin, Shao, Jie, Yin, Hongzhi, Shen, Heng Tao and Zhou, Xiaofang (2015). Geographical constraint and temporal similarity modeling for point-of-interest recommendation. In: Jianyong Wang, Wojciech Cellary, Dingding Wang, Hua Wang, Shu-Ching Chen, Tao Li and Yanchun Zhang, Web Information Systems Engineering – WISE 2015. International Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering, Miami, FL, United States, (426-441). 1-3 November 2015. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-26187-4_40

  • Yin, Hongzhi, Zhou, Xiaofang, Shao, Yingxia, Wang, Hao and Sadiq, Shazia (2015). Joint modeling of user check-in behaviors for point-of-interest recommendation. In: CIKM 2015 - Proceedings of the 24th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management. 24th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2015, Melbourme, VIC, Australia, (1631-1640). 19-23 October, 2015. doi:10.1145/2806416.2806500

  • Yin, Hongzhi, Cui, Bin, Huang, Zi, Wang, Weiqing, Wu, Xian and Zhou, Xiaofang (2015). Joint modeling of users' interests and mobility patterns for point-of-interest recommendation. In: MM 2015 - Proceedings of the 23rd ACM Multimedia Conference on Multimedia. 23rd ACM International Conference on Multimedia, MM 2015, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, (819-822). 26-30 October, 2015. doi:10.1145/2733373.2806339

  • Dou, Mengyu, He, Tieke, Yin, Hongzhi, Zhou, Xiaofang, Chen, Zhenyu and Luo, Bin (2015). Predicting passengers in public transportation using smart card data. In: Mohamed A. Sharaf, Muhammad Aamir Cheema and Jianzhong Qi, Databases Theory and Applications. 26th Australasian Database Conference (ADC), Melbourne Australia, (28-40). 4-7 June 2015. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-19548-3_3

  • He, Tieke, Yin, Hongzhi, Chen, Zhenyu, Zhou, Xiaofang and Luo, Bin (2015). Predicting users' purchasing behaviors using their browsing history. In: Mohamed A. Sharaf, Muhammad Aamir Cheema and Jianzhong Qi, Databases Theory and Applications. 26th Australasian Database Conference (ADC), Melbourne, Australia, (129-141). 4-7 June 2015. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-19548-3_11

  • Yin, Hongzhi, Cui, Bin, Chen, Ling, Hu, Zhiting and Huang, Zi (2014). A temporal context-aware model for user behavior modeling in social media systems. In: SIGMOD 2014 - Proceedings of the 2014 ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data. 2014 ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data, SIGMOD 2014, Snowbird, UT United States, (1543-1554). 22-27 June 2014. doi:10.1145/2588555.2593685

  • Yin, Hongzhi, Cui, Bin, Lu, Hua, Huang, Yuxin and Yao, Junjie (2013). A unified model for stable and temporal topic detection from social media data. In: Christian S. Jensen, Chris Jermaine, Jiaheng Lu, Egemen Tanin and Xiaofang Zhou, International Conference on Data Engineering, Brisbane, Australia, (661-672). 8-11 April 2013. doi:10.1109/ICDE.2013.6544864

  • Yin, Hongzhi, Sun, Yizhou, Cui, Bin, Hu, Zhiting and Chen, Ling (2013). LCARS: a location-content-aware recommender system. In: Proceedings of the 19th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining. 19th ACM SIGKDD Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, Chicago, IL, United States, (221-229). 11-14 August 2013. doi:10.1145/2487575.2487608

  • Chen, Chen, Yin, Hongzhi, Yao, Junjie and Cui, Bin (2013). TeRec: a temporal recommender system over tweet stream. In: Michael Böhlen and Christoph Koch, Proceedings of the 39th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases. VLDB2013: 39th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases, Riva del Garda, Trento, Italy, (1254-1257). 26-30 August, 2013. doi:10.14778/2536274.2536289

  • Yin, Hongzhi, Cui, Bin, Li, Jing, Yao, Junjie and Chen, Chen (2012). Challenging the long tail recommendation. In: Proceedings of the 38th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases. 38th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases 2012, (VLDB 2012), Istanbul, Turkey, (896-907). 27-31 August 2012. doi:10.14778/2311906.2311916

  • Yin, Hongzhi, Cui, Bin and Huang, Yuxin (2011). Finding a wise group of experts in social networks. In: Jie Tang, Irwin King, Ling Chen and Jianyong Wang, Advanced Data Mining and Applications. 7th International Conference, ADMA 2011. Proceedings, Part I. ADMA 2011: 7th International Conference on Advanced Data Mining and Applications, Beijing, China, (381-394). 17-19 December, 2011. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-25853-4_29

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

Completed Supervision