Hongbo Deng

Research Scientist, UIUC

Department of Computer Science
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
201 N. Goodwin Ave, 2128 Siebel Center
Urbana, IL, 61801

Email: hbdeng [AT] uiuc [DOT] edu
Phone: (+1)217-265 8002(O)

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What's new
June 2012: Our JCDL paper won Vannevar Bush Best Paper Award.
May 2012: A paper "Towards Social User Profiling: Unified and Discriminative Influence Model for Inferring Home Locations" is accepted by KDD 2012.
March 2012: A paper is accepted by JCDL 2012.
March 2012: A paper is accepted by Proceedings of the IEEE.
Dec 2011: The code and dataset for TMBP (KDD 2011) are released.
May 2011: A paper is accepted by KDD 2011.
April 2011: A poster is accepted by SIGIR 2011 poster session.

Dr. Deng is a Research Scientist at the Department of Computer Science in University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, working with Prof. Jiawei Han. He received his Ph.D degree in Computer Science and Engineering from The Chinese University of Hong Kong under the supervision of Prof. Michael R. Lyu and Prof. Irwin King in 2009.

Research Interests
  • Information network analysis, knowledge discovery
  • Web search, text mining, information retrieval
  • Applications on Web, scientific literature, and other textural data
Academic Services
  • PC Member: WWW 2013, WSDM 2013, WWW 2012, WSDM 2012, WI 2012, ASONAM 2012, NAACL-HLT 2012, KDD 2011, AAAI 2011 AIW Track, WSDM 2011, WI 2010, CPSCom 2010, NIPS 2010 Workshop ...
  • Conference Reviewer: SIGKDD, WWW, WSDM, IJCAI, CIKM, ICDE, SocialCom ...
  • Journal Reviewer: ACM TOIS, ACM TIST, IEEE TKDE, IEEE Intelligent System, Pattern Recognition, Neurocomputing ...
  • Student Volunteer: SIGKDD 2009, ICONIP 2006.
Selected Publications (DBLP entry, Full List, Google scholar)
  • Hongbo Deng, Jiawei Han, Michael R. Lyu, Irwin King. Modeling and Exploiting Heterogeneous Bibliographic Networks for Expertise Ranking. Proc. 2012 ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL 2012). Washington, D.C., June 10-14, 2012. [Paper] [Vannevar Bush Best Paper Award]

  • Heng Ji, Hongbo Deng, Jiawei Han. "Uncertainty Reduction for Knowledge Discovery and Information Extraction on the World Wide Web." Proceedings of the IEEE. Aug. 2012. [Paper]

  • Hongbo Deng, Irwin King, Michael R. Lyu. "Enhanced Models for Expertise Retrieval Using Community-Aware Strategies." IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part B. Volumn 42(1), Pages 93-106, 2012. [Paper] [QuerySet]

  • Hongbo Deng, Jiawei Han, Bo Zhao, Yintao Yu, Cindy Xide Lin. "Probabilistic Topic Models with Biased Propagation on Heterogeneous Information Networks." Proceedings of the 17th ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2011). San Diego, CA, Aug. 21-24, 2011. AR: 125/714 = 17.5% [Paper] [DataSet] [Code]

  • Hongbo Deng, Irwin King, Michael R. Lyu. "Entropy-biased Models for Query Representation on the Click Graph." Proceedings of the 32nd Annual ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2009). Boston, MA, July 19-23, 2009. AR: 78/494 = 16% [Paper] [Talk]

  • Hongbo Deng, Michael R. Lyu and Irwin King. "A Generalized Co-HITS Algorithm and Its Application to Bipartite Graphs." Proceedings of the 15th ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2009). Paris, France, June 28th - July 1st, 2009. AR: 105/561 = 19% [Paper] [Talk] [Video]

  • Hongbo Deng, Michael R. Lyu and Irwin King. "Effective Latent Space Graph-based Re-ranking Model with Global Consistency." Proceedings of the 2nd ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM 2009). Pages 212-221, Barcelona, Spain, Feb. 9-12, 2009. AR: 29/170 = 17% [Paper] [Talk]

  • Hongbo Deng, Irwin King and Michael R. Lyu. "Formal Models for Expert Finding on DBLP Bibliography Data." Proceedings of the 8th IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM 2008). Pages 163-172, Pisa, Italy, Dec. 15-19, 2008. AR: 70/724 = 10% [Paper] [Talk] [Expert Finding Demo]
Academic Visit & Work Experience
  • Research Intern (May 2007 - Aug 2007)
    Web Search and Mining Group, Microsoft Research Asia, working with Lei Zhang.

  • Research Intern (Mar 2006 - July 2006)
    User Interface Group, Microsoft Research Asia, working with Dongmei Zhang

  • Research Intern (May 2005 - Aug 2005)
    Motorola China Research Center, Motorola Labs, Shanghai, working with Xiping Luo & Jiancheng Huang

  • Teaching Assistant (Aug 2006 - July 2009)
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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