1. Towards Effective Extraction and Linking of Software Mentions from User-Generated Support Tickets.
    Jianglei Han, Ka Hian Goh, Aixin Sun, and Mohammad Akbari. ACM CIKM. Oct 2018
  2. Pair-Linking for Collective Entity Disambiguation: Two Could Be Better Than All [PDF@arXiv]
    Minh C. Phan, Aixin Sun, Yi Tay, Jialong Han, and Chenliang Li. TKDE. Accpeted in 2018
  3. Will your paper get promoted by a citation? A case study of citation promoter in computer science discipline
    Feiheng Luo, Aixin Sun, Aravind Sesagiri Raamkumar, Mojisola Erdt, and Yin-Leng Theng. IEEE Trans. on Emerging Topics in Computing. Accpeted in 2018
  4. Collecting Event-related Tweets from Twitter Stream
    Xin Zheng, Aixin Sun. JASIST. Accpeted in 2018
  5. Learning-Based Outdoor Localization Exploiting Crowd-Labeled WiFi Hotspots
    Jin Wang, Jun Luo, Sinno Jialin Pan and Aixin Sun. IEEE TMC. Accpeted in 2018
  6. To Do or Not To Do: Distill Crowdsourced Negative Caveats to Augment API Documentation
    Jing Li, Aixin Sun, and Zhenchang Xing. JASIST. Accpeted in 2018
  7. Seed-driven Document Ranking for Systematic Reviews in Evidence-Based Medicine [PDF@RG]
    Grace E. Lee and Aixin Sun. ACM SIGIR. July 2018
  8. SegBot: A Generic Neural Text Segmentation Model with Pointer Network [Demo Link]
    Jing Li, Aixin Sun, and Shafiq Joty. IJCAI. July 2018
  9. NeuRec: On Nonlinear Transformation for Personalized Ranking
    Shuai Zhang; Lina Yao; Aixin Sun; Sen Wang; Guodong Long; Manqing Dong. IJCAI. July 2018
  10. Killing Two Birds With One Stone: Concurrent Ranking of Tags and Comments of Social Images
    Boon-Siew Seah, Aixin Sun, and Sourav S Bhowmick. ACM SIGIR (Short paper). July 2018
  11. CoNEREL: Collective Information Extraction in News Articles [Demo Video]
    Minh C. Phan and Aixin Sun. ACM SIGIR (Demo paper). July 2018
  12. API Caveat Explorer: Surfacing Negative Usages from Practice [Demo Link]
    Jing Li, Aixin Sun, Zhenchang Xing, and Lei Han. ACM SIGIR (Demo paper). July 2018
  13. Learning to Answer Programming Questions with Software Documentation through Social Context Embedding
    Jing Li, Aixin Sun, Zhenchang Xing. Information Sciences. 448-449: 36-52 (2018) [PDF]
  14. A Survey of Location Prediction on Twitter [ PDF@RG]
    Xin Zheng, Jialong Han, Aixin Sun. IEEE TKDE. 30(9): 1652-1671
  15. Sentiment Analysis by Capsules [ PDF@RG]
    Yequan Wang, Aixin Sun, Jialong Han, Ying Liu, Xiaoyan Zhu. WWW. Apr 2018
  16. Semi-Supervised Spam Detection in Twitter Stream
    Surendra Sedhai, Aixin Sun. IEEE TCSS. 5(1):169 -- 175. 2018
  17. Linking Fine-Grained Locations in User Comments
    Jialong Han, Aixin Sun, Gao Cong, Wayne Xin Zhao, Zongcheng Ji, and Minh C. Phan. IEEE TKDE. 30(1): 59-72. 2018
  18. Exploring Prestigious Citations Sourced from Top Universities in Bibliometrics and Altmetrics: A Case Study in the Computer Science Discipline
    Feiheng Luo, Aixin Sun, Mojisola Erdt, Aravind Sesagiri Raamkumar, Yin-Leng Theng. Scientometrics 114(1): 1- 17. 2018


  1. NeuPL: Attention-based Semantic Matching and Pair-Linking for Entity Disambiguation [ PDF@RG]
    Minh C. Phan, Aixin Sun, Yi Tay, Jialong Han, Chenliang Li. ACM CIKM. Nov 2017
  2. Semi-Supervised Event-related Tweet Identification with Dynamic Keyword Generation
    Xin Zheng, Aixin Sun, Sibo Wang, Jialong Han. ACM CIKM. Nov 2017
  3. Mean Average Distance to Resolver: An Evaluation Metric for Ticket Routing in Expert Network
    Jianglei Han, Aixin Sun. ICSME. Sep 2017
  4. Cross-Device User Linking: URL, Session, Visiting Time, and Device-log Embedding [ PDF@RG]
    Cong Minh Phan, Aixin Sun, Yi Tay. ACM SIGIR (Short paper). Aug 2017
  5. Enhancing Topic Modeling for Short Texts with Auxiliary Word Embeddings. [ ACM]
    Chenliang Li, Yu Duan, Haoran Wang, Zhiqian Zhang, Aixin Sun, Zongyang Ma. ACM TOIS. 36(2): 11:1- 11:30. 2017
  6. An Analysis of 14 Million Tweets on Hashtag-Oriented Spamming. [ PDF@RG]
    Surendra Sedhai, Aixin Sun. JASIST. 68(7): 1638-1651 (2017)
  7. Extracting Fine-grained Location with Temporal Awareness in Tweets: A Two-Stage Approach [ PDF@RG]
    Chenliang Li, Aixin Sun. JASIST. 68(7): 1652-1670 (2017)
  8. Exploring Prestigious Citations Sourced from Top Universities across Disciplines. [ PDF@RG]
    Feiheng Luo*, Aixin Sun, Moijsola Erdt, Aravind Sesagiri Raamkumar, Yin-Leng Theng. ASIS&T. Oct 2017
  9. Searching for the internet of things: where it is and what it looks like [ PDF@RG]
    Ali Shemshadi, Quan Z. Sheng, Yongrui Qin, Aixin Sun, Wei Emma Zhang, Lina Yao. Personal and Ubiquitous Computing. 21(6): 1097 - 1112. 2017


  1. Mobile Phone Name Extraction from Internet Forums: A Semi-supervised Approach. [ PDF@RG ]
    Yangjie Yao, Aixin Sun. World Wide Web Journal. 19(5): 783-805. 2016
  2. Annotating Point-of-Interests with Microblogs. [ PDF]
    Kaiqi Zhao, Gao Cong, and Aixin Sun. ACM CIKM. Oct. 2016
  3. Effective Document Labeling with Very Few Seed Words: A Topic Model Approach. [ PDF]
    Chenliang Li, Jian Xing, Aixin Sun, and Zongyang Ma. ACM CIKM. Oct. 2016
  4. Topic Modeling for Short Texts with Auxiliary Word Embeddings. [ PDF]
    Chenliang Li, Haoran Wang, Zhiqian Zhang, Aixin Sun, Zongyang Ma. ACM SIGIR. Aug 2016
  5. Joint Recognition and Linking of Fine-Grained Locations from Tweets. [ PDF]
    Zongcheng Ji, Aixin Sun, Gao Cong and Jialong Han. WWW. Apr 2016.
  6. Effect of Spam on Hashtag Recommendation for Tweets. [ PDF]
    Surendra Sedhai and Aixin Sun. WWW Companion Volume. Apr 2016.
  7. Discovering Neighborhood Pattern Queries by Sample Answers in Knowledge Base [ PDF]
    Jialong Han, Kai Zheng, Aixin Sun, Shuo Shang, and Ji-Rong Wen. IEEE ICDE. May 2016.