Dr. Wei Jin
University of North Texas
Computer Science and Engineering
(940) 369-7172
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Education

PhD, Univerity at Buffalo, State University of New York, 2008.
Major: Computer Science
Degree Specialization: Information Retrieval; Text and Web Mining
Dissertation Title: Mining Hidden Associations in Text Corpora through Concept Chain and Graph Queries
MS, Univeristy at Buffalo, State University of New York, 2007.
Major: Computer Science
Degree Specialization: Information Retrieval and Text Mining
MS, Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2002.
Major: Computer Science
Degree Specialization: Multilingual Information Processing

Professional Positions

Academic - Post-Secondary
Associate Professor, University of North Texas. (August 1, 2016 – Present).
Assistant/Associate Professor, North Dakota State University. (August 16, 2008July 30, 2016).

Teaching

Teaching Experience

University of North Texas
CSCE 4200, Web Search and Information Retrieval, 1 course.
CSCE 5200, Information Retrieval and Web Search, 3 courses.
CSCE 5380, Data Mining, 1 course.
CSCE 5950, Master's Thesis, 5 courses.
CSCE 6940, Individual Research, 7 courses.
CSCE 6950, Doctoral Dissertation, 7 courses.

Directed Student Learning

Dissertation Committee Member, Computer Science and Engineering. (March 2019 – Present).

Dissertation Committee Member, Computer Science and Engineering. (September 10, 2018 – Present).

Dissertation Committee Member, Computer Science and Engineering. (November 21, 2017 – Present).

Dissertation Committee Chair, Computer Science and Engineering. (September 1, 2017 – Present).

Dissertation Committee Chair, Computer Science and Engineering. (September 1, 2017 – Present).

Dissertation Committee Member, Computer Science and Engineering. (March 2017 – Present).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Computer Science and Engineering. (September 1, 2017December 2019).

Dissertation Committee Chair, Computer Science and Engineering. (March 2017August 2019).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Computer Science and Engineering. (June 1, 2018May 2019).

Supervised Research, Computer Science and Engineering. (June 1, 2018August 31, 2018).

Dissertation Committee Member, Computer Science and Engineering. (August 2016June 2018).

Dissertation Defense Committee Member, Computer Science and Engineering. (March 2018).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Computer Science and Engineering. (January 2016July 2017).

Supervised Research, Computer Science and Engineering. (December 2016June 2017).

Research

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book Chapter
Yan, P., Slator, B., Jin, W. (2015). Intelligent Tutors In Immersive Virtual Environments. E-Learning Systems, Environments and Approaches: Theory and Implementation.
Conference Proceeding
Ding, J., Jin, W. (2019). OverlapLDA: A Generative Approach for Literature-Based Discovery. Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM 2019). 1-8. IEEE.
Ding, J., Jin, W. (2019). A Prior Setting that Improves LDA in both Document Representation and Topic Extraction. Proceedings of 2019 international Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN 2019). 9-16. International Neural Network Society (INNS) in cooperation with the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society.
Ding, J., Jin, W. (2019). MDLDA: A New Multi-Dimension Topic Approach. Proceedings of 2019 international Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN 2019). 1-8. International Neural Network Society (INNS) in cooperation with the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society.
Shaik, A., Jin, W. (2019). Biomedical Semantic Embeddings: Using hybrid sentences to construct biomedical word embeddings and its applications. Proceedings of the 7th IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics (ICHI 2019). 1-9. IEEE.
Singh, A., Blanco, E., Jin, W. (2019). Incorporating Emoji Descriptions Improves Tweet Classification. Proceedings of the 2019 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies, Volume 1 (Long and Short Papers). 2096--2101. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Association for Computational Linguistics. https://www.aclweb.org/anthology/N19-1214
Dharmavaram, S., Shaik, A., Jin, W. (2019). Mining Biomedical Data for Hidden Relationship Discovery. Proceedings of the 7th IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics (ICHI 2019). 1-10. IEEE.
Florescu, C., Jin, W. (2019). A Supervised Keyphrase Extraction System Based on Graph Representation Learning. Proceedings of Advances in Information Retrieval - 41st European Conference on IR Research (ECIR 2019). 197-212. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer.
Ding, J., Jin, W., Chen, H. (2018). Regression-Based Documents Reranking for Precision Medicine. Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE 18th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Bioengineering (BIBE 2018). 283-286. IEEE.
Jin, W., Florescu, C. (2018). Improving Search and Retrieval in Digital Libraries by Leveraging Keyphrase Extraction Systems. Proceedings of the 18th ACM/IEEE on Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL 2018). 419-420. ACM/IEEE.
Florescu, C., Jin, W. (2018). Learning Feature Representations for Keyphrase Extraction. Proceedings of the Thirty-Second AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-18). 8077-8078. The Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence and The MIT Press.
Zhu, Y., Jin, W., Zhang, Y. (2017). Identifying Implicit Features in Sentiment Analysis with Conditional Random Fields and Pattern Analysis. Proceedings of the The 30th International Conference on Computer Applications in Industry and Engineering. 185-192. International Society for Computers and Their Applications (ISCA).
Li, X., Jin, W. (2016). Cross-Document Knowledge Discovery Using Semantic Concept Topic Model. 108-114. The 15th IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA'16).
Jha, K., Jin, W. (2016). Mining Novel Knowledge from Biomedical Literature using Statistical Measures and Domain Knowledge. 317-326. The 7th ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Health Informatics.
Chen, D., Edstrom, J., Chen, X., Jin, W., Wang, J., Gong, N. (2016). Data-Driven Low-Cost On-Chip Memory with Adaptive Power-Quality Trade-off for Mobile Video Streaming. 188-193. The 2016 IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Low Power Electronics and Design.
Jha, K., Jin, W. (2016). Mining Hidden Knowledge from the Counterterrorism Dataset Using Graph-Based Approach. 310-317. The 21st International Conference on Applications of Natural Language to Information System.
Singh, A., Jin, W. (2016). Ranking Summaries for Informativeness and Coherence without Reference Summaries. 104-109. The Twenty-Ninth International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference.
Gopalakrishnan, V., Jha, K., Zhang, A., Jin, W. (2016). Generating Hypothesis: Using Global and Local Features in Graph to Discover New Knowledge from Medical Literature. 23 – 30. The 8th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BICoB 2016).
Yan, P., Jha, K., Jin, W. (2016). Discovering Semantic Relationships between Concepts from MEDLINE. 370- 373. The 10th IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing (ICSC 2016).
Jin, W., Ho, H. H., Srihari, R. K. (2009). OpinionMiner: a novel machine learning system for web opinion mining and extraction. Proceedings of the 15th ACM SIGKDD international conference on Knowledge discovery and data mining. 1195–1204.
Journal Article
Gopalakrishnan, V., Jha, K., Jin, W., Zhang, A. (2019). A survey on literature based discovery approaches in biomedical domain. Vol. 93, 141-159. Elsevier.
Yan, P., Jin, W. (2017). Building semantic kernels for cross-document knowledge discovery using Wikipedia. 51(1), 287-310. Springer.
Yan, P., Jin, W. (2015). Improving Cross-Document Knowledge Discovery through Content and Link Analysis of Wikipedia. Other. 21, 161-184. Springer.

Presentations Given

Invited Talk

Florescu, C. (Author & Presenter), Jin, W. (Author), Oak Ridge National Laboratory Research Seminar, A Supervised Keyphrase Extraction System based on Graph Representation Learning, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, United States of America. (2018).

Oral Presentation

Ding, J. (Author & Presenter), Jin, W. (Author), 2019 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM), OverlapLDA: A Generative Approach for Literature-Based Discovery, San Diego, United States of America. (2019).

Ding, J. (Author & Presenter), Jin, W. (Author), The 2019 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN), A Prior Setting that Improves LDA in both Document Representation and Topic Extraction, International Neural Network Society (INNS) in cooperation with the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, Budapest, Hungary, Hungary. (2019).

Ding, J. (Author & Presenter), Jin, W. (Author), The 2019 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN), MDLDA: A New Multi-Dimension Topic Approach, International Neural Network Society (INNS) in cooperation with the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, Budapest, Hungary, Hungary. (2019).

Singh, A. (Author & Presenter), Blanco, E. (Author), Jin, W. (Author), The 2019 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (NAACL-HLT 2019), Incorporating Emoji Descriptions Improves Tweet Classification, Minneapolis, MN, United States of America. (2019).

Jin, W. (Author), Florescu, C. (Author & Presenter), The ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL 2018), Improving Search and Retrieval in Digital Libraries by Leveraging Keyphrase Extraction Systems, Fort Worth, TX, United States of America. (2018).

Jin, W. (Author & Presenter), CSE Advisory Council Meeting, Faculty Research Presentation, Discovery Park, United States of America. (2017).

Zhu, Y. (Author), Jin, W. (Author), Zhang, Y. (Author), Singh, A. (Presenter), The 30th International Conference on Computer Applications in Industry and Engineering, Identifying Implicit Features in Sentiment Analysis with Conditional Random Fields and Pattern Analysis, San Diego, CA, United States of America. (2017).

Yan, P. (Author), Jin, W. (Author), Jha, K. (Author & Presenter), 2016 IEEE Tenth International Conference on Semantic Computing (ICSC 2016), Discovering Semantic Relationships between Concepts from MEDLINE, Laguna Hills, California, United States of America. (2016).

Gopalakrishnan, V. (Author), Jha, K. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, A. (Author), Jin, W. (Author), The 8th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Generating Hypothesis: Using Global and Local Features in Graph to Discover New Knowledge from Medical Literature, Las vegas, United States of America. (2016).

Singh, A. (Author & Presenter), Jin, W. (Author), The Twenty-Ninth International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, Ranking Summaries for Informativeness and Coherence without Reference Summaries, United States of America. (2016).

Jha, K. (Author & Presenter), Jin, W. (Author), The 7th ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Health Informatics, Mining Novel Knowledge from Biomedical Literature using Statistical Measures and Domain Knowledge, Seattle, WA, United States of America. (2016).

Poster

Florescu, C. (Author & Presenter), Jin, W. (Author), CSE Advisory Council Meeting, Keyphrase Extraction Systems based on Graph Representation Learning, Discovery Park, United States of America. (2018).

Dharmavaram, S. (Author & Presenter), Jin, W. (Author), CSE Advisory Council Meeting, Multi-view biomedical text mining from Medline, Discovery Park, United States of America. (2018).

Ding, J. (Author & Presenter), Jin, W. (Author), CSE Advisory Council Meeting, Regression-Based Documents Reranking for Precision Medicine, Discovery Park, United States of America. (2018).

Florescu, C. (Author & Presenter), Jin, W. (Author), The Grace Hopper Conference, Learning Feature Representations for Keyphrase Extraction, Houston, TX, United States of America. (2018).

Florescu, C. (Author & Presenter), Jin, W. (Author), UNT Data Analytics Summit, Learning Feature Representations for Keyphrase Extraction, Dallas, TX, United States of America. (2018).

Florescu, C. (Author & Presenter), Jin, W. (Author), The Federation of North Texas Area Universities Graduate Student Research Symposium, Learning Feature Representations for Keyphrase Extraction, Denton, TX, United States of America. (2018).

Florescu, C. (Author & Presenter), Jin, W. (Author), The 32nd American Association for Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2018), Learning Feature Representations for Keyphrase Extraction, New Orleans, Lousiana, USA, United States of America. (2018).

Florescu, C. (Author & Presenter), Jin, W. (Author), The Workshop for Women in Machine Learning, Co-located with the Neural Information Processing Systems Conference (WiML 2017), Taking Word Embeddings to Keyphrase Extraction, Long beach, United States of America. (2017).

Media Contributions

Newspaper
"Making a Mark: NDSU associate professor awarded $500K for data mining research," INFORUM. (September 18, 2015).

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Contract
Jin, W. (Principal), "EAGER: Data-Mining Driven Power-Efficient Intelligent Memory Storage for Mobile Video Applications," Sponsored by National Science Foundation, Federal, $28831 Funded. (September 22, 2016June 30, 2018).
Grant - Research
Jin, W. (Principal), "CAREER: Creation, Visualization, and Mining of Domain Textual Graphs: Integrating Domain Knowledge and Human Intelligence," Sponsored by National Science Foundation, Federal, $498432 Funded. (February 1, 2015January 31, 2021).

Awards and Honors

NSF CAREER AWARD, National Science Foundation. (February 1, 2015January 31, 2020).

Nominated for: Research Excellence Award, College of Science and Mathematics, North Dakota State University. (2015).

Service

University Service

Committee Member, Awards and Scholarship Committee. (January 2018 – Present).

Committee Member, PAC committee. (September 2016 – Present).

Discussant, Participation in faculty seach for Data Science/Math. (January 2019March 2019).

Discussant, Participation in faculty seach for machine learning/AI. (January 2019March 2019).

Committee Member, Merchandising & Digital Retailing Faculty Search Committee. (November 2018March 2019).

Attendee, Meeting, College of Engineering Graduate Preview Day. (November 17, 2017).

Attendee, Meeting, CSE Advisory Council meeting. (April 28, 2017).

Attendee, Meeting, Participation in faculty seach for Computational Life Science. (January 2017March 2017).

Professional Service

Committee Member, The 28th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2019). (January 2019April 2019).

Committee Member, The Thirty-Third AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2019). (September 1, 2018February 1, 2019).

Reviewer, Journal Article, Progress in Artificial Intelligence. (2018).

Committee Chair, ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, Fort Worth, TX. (September 2017June 2018).

Reviewer, Grant Proposal, North Dakota State University Department of Energy grant. (December 2017).

Reviewer, Grant Proposal, National Science Foundation. (2017).

Committee Chair, IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM), Barcelona. (March 2016December 2016).

Attendee, Meeting, Grace Hopper Conference for Women, Houston, TX. (2016).

Reviewer, Grant Proposal, National Science Foundation. (April 2016).

Reviewer, Grant Proposal, National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA. (March 2016).

Reviewer, Journal Article, IEEE Intelligent Systems. (2015).

Reviewer, Journal Article, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering. (2015).

Reviewer, Journal Article, Kuwait Journal of Science. (2015).

Reviewer, Journal Article, Machine Learning Journal. (2015).

Reviewer, Journal Article, ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology. (2014).

Reviewer, Journal Article, Data & Knowledge Engineering. (2014).

Reviewer, Conference Paper, IEEE International Conference on BioInformatics and BioEngineering. (2014).

Reviewer, Conference Paper, IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems. (2013).

Reviewer, Journal Article, Journal of Web Semantics. (2013).

Reviewer, Journal Article, Neural Computing & Applications. (2013).

Reviewer, Conference Paper, Asia Information Retrieval Societies Conference. (2012).

Reviewer, Journal Article, Knowledge based systems. (2012).

Reviewer, Journal Article, Journal of Computer Science and Technology. (2011).

Track Organizer, The IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence, Boca Raton, FL. (July 1, 2011November 9, 2011).

Reviewer, Conference Paper, International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management. (2010).

Reviewer, Conference Paper, WAIM International Workshop on Graph Database. (2010).

Reviewer, Conference Paper, WWW International Semantic Search Workshop. (2010).