Wai Lam


1996

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Detection of Shifts in User Interests for Personalized Information Filtering
Wai Lam | Snehasis Mukhopadhyay | Javed Mostafa | Mathew J. Palakal
Proceedings of the 19th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR'96, August 18-22, 1996, Zurich, Switzerland (Special Issue of the SIGIR Forum)

1997

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A Multilevel Approach to Intelligent Information Filtering: Model, System, and Evaluation
Javed Mostafa | Snehasis Mukhopadhyay | Wai Lam | Mathew J. Palakal
1997 Volume 15 Issue 4

1998

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Using a Generalized Instance Set for Automatic Text Categorization
Wai Lam | Chao Yang Ho
SIGIR '98: Proceedings of the 21st Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, August 24-28 1998, Melbourne, Australia

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A New On-Line Learning Algorithm for Adaptive Text Filtering
Kwok Leung Yu | Wai Lam
Proceedings of the 1998 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Bethesda, Maryland, USA, November 3-7, 1998

1999

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An Intelligent Adaptive Filtering Agent Based on an On-Line Learning Model (poster abstract)
Wai Lam | Kwok Leung Yu
SIGIR '99: Proceedings of the 22nd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, August 15-19, 1999, Berkeley, CA, USA

2000

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Learning to Extract Hierarchical Information from Semi-structured Documents
Wai Lam | Wai-Yip Lin
Proceedings of the 2000 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, McLean, VA, USA, November 6-11, 2000

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Automatic classification using supervised learning in a medical document filtering application
Javed Mostafa | Wai Lam
2000 Volume 36 Issue 3

2001

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A Meta-Learning Approach for Text Categorization
Wai Lam | Kwok-Yin Lai
SIGIR 2001: Proceedings of the 24th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, September 9-13, 2001, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

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Modeling user interest shift using a bayesian approach
Wai Lam | Javed Mostafa
2001 Volume 52 Issue 5

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Chinese document indexing based on a new partitioned signature file: Model and evaluation
Wai Lam | Kam-Fai Wong | Chi-Yin Wong
2001 Volume 52 Issue 7

2004

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Learning phonetic similarity for matching named entity translations and mining new translations
Wai Lam | Ruizhang Huang | Pik-Shan Cheung
SIGIR 2004: Proceedings of the 27th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Sheffield, UK, July 25-29, 2004

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Improving Transliteration with Precise Alignment of Phoneme Chunks and Using Contextual Features
Wei Gao | Kam-Fai Wong | Wai Lam
Information Retrieval Technology, Asia Information Retrieval Symposium, AIRS 2004, Beijing, China, October 18-20, 2004, Revised Selected Papers

2005

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Pattern Based Customized Learning for TREC Genomics Track Categorization Task
Wai Lam | Yiqiu Han | Ki Chan
Proceedings of the Fourteenth Text REtrieval Conference, TREC 2005, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA, November 15-18, 2005

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Gene Ontology Classification of Biomedical Literatures Using Context Association
Ki Chan | Wai Lam
Information Retrieval Technology, Second Asia Information Retrieval Symposium, AIRS 2005, Jeju Island, Korea, October 13-15, 2005, Proceedings

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Context-based generic cross-lingual retrieval of documents and automated summaries
Wai Lam | Ki Chan | Dragomir R. Radev | Horacio Saggion | Simone Teufel
2005 Volume 56 Issue 2

2006

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Using Semantic Relations with World Knowledge for Question Answering
Ka Kan Lo | Wai Lam
Proceedings of the Fifteenth Text REtrieval Conference, TREC 2006, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA, November 14-17, 2006

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Refining hierarchical taxonomy structure via semi-supervised learning
Ruizhang Huang | Zhigang Zhang | Wai Lam
SIGIR 2006: Proceedings of the 29th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Seattle, Washington, USA, August 6-11, 2006

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Text Clustering with Limited User Feedback Under Local Metric Learning
Ruizhang Huang | Zhigang Zhang | Wai Lam
Information Retrieval Technology, Third Asia Information Retrieval Symposium, AIRS 2006, Singapore, October 16-18, 2006, Proceedings

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Introduction to the special topic section on multilingual information systems
Christopher C. Yang | Wai Lam
2006 Volume 57 Issue 5

2007

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Named entity translation matching and learning: With application for mining unseen translations
Wai Lam | Shing-Kit Chan | Ruizhang Huang
2007 Volume 25 Issue 1

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Introduction to the special topic section on mining Web resources for enhancing information retrieval
Wai Lam | Christopher C. Yang | Filippo Menczer
2007 Volume 58 Issue 12

2008

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An unsupervised framework for extracting and normalizing product attributes from multiple web sites
Tak-Lam Wong | Wai Lam | Tik-Shun Wong
Proceedings of the 31st Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR 2008, Singapore, July 20-24, 2008

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Coreference resolution using expressive logic models
Ki Chan | Wai Lam | Xiaofeng Yu
Proceedings of the 17th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2008, Napa Valley, California, USA, October 26-30, 2008

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Pronoun Resolution with Markov Logic Networks
Ki Chan | Wai Lam
Information Retrieval Technology, 4th Asia Infomation Retrieval Symposium, AIRS 2008, Harbin, China, January 15-18, 2008, Revised Selected Papers

2009

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Mining employment market via text block detection and adaptive cross-domain information extraction
Tak-Lam Wong | Wai Lam | Bo Chen
Proceedings of the 32nd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR 2009, Boston, MA, USA, July 19-23, 2009

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An integrated discriminative probabilistic approach to information extraction
Xiaofeng Yu | Wai Lam | Bo Chen
Proceedings of the 18th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2009, Hong Kong, China, November 2-6, 2009

2010

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Discovery of logic relations for text mining adaptation using unlabeled data
Ki Chan | Wai Lam | Tak-Lam Wong
Recherche d'Information Assistée par Ordinateur, RIAO 2010: Adaptivity, Personalization and Fusion of Heterogeneous Information, 9th International Conference, Bibliotheque Nationale de France, Paris, France, April 28-30, 2010, Proceedings

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Learning ontology resolution for document representation and its applications in text mining
Lidong Bing | Bai Sun | Shan Jiang | Yan Zhang | Wai Lam
Proceedings of the 19th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2010, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, October 26-30, 2010

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Information Retrieval Technology - 6th Asia Information Retrieval Societies Conference, AIRS 2010, Taipei, Taiwan, December 1-3, 2010. Proceedings

Information Retrieval Technology - 6th Asia Information Retrieval Societies Conference, AIRS 2010, Taipei, Taiwan, December 1-3, 2010. Proceedings

2011

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Normalizing web product attributes and discovering domain ontology with minimal effort
Tak-Lam Wong | Lidong Bing | Wai Lam
Proceedings of the Forth International Conference on Web Search and Web Data Mining, WSDM 2011, Hong Kong, China, February 9-12, 2011

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Using query log and social tagging to refine queries based on latent topics
Lidong Bing | Wai Lam | Tak-Lam Wong
Proceedings of the 20th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2011, Glasgow, United Kingdom, October 24-28, 2011

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Towards a unified solution: data record region detection and segmentation
Lidong Bing | Wai Lam | Yuan Gu
Proceedings of the 20th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2011, Glasgow, United Kingdom, October 24-28, 2011

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An unsupervised ranking method based on a technical difficulty terrain
Shoaib Jameel | Wai Lam | Ching-man Au Yeung | Sheaujiun Chyan
Proceedings of the 20th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2011, Glasgow, United Kingdom, October 24-28, 2011

2012

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Unsupervised Extraction of Popular Product Attributes from Web Sites
Lidong Bing | Tak-Lam Wong | Wai Lam
Information Retrieval Technology, 8th Asia Information Retrieval Societies Conference, AIRS 2012, Tianjin, China, December 17-19, 2012. Proceedings

2013

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Wikipedia entity expansion and attribute extraction from the web using semi-supervised learning
Lidong Bing | Wai Lam | Tak-Lam Wong
Sixth ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining, WSDM 2013, Rome, Italy, February 4-8, 2013

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An unsupervised topic segmentation model incorporating word order
Shoaib Jameel | Wai Lam
The 36th International ACM SIGIR conference on research and development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR '13, Dublin, Ireland - July 28 - August 01, 2013

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An N-Gram Topic Model for Time-Stamped Documents
Shoaib Jameel | Wai Lam
Advances in Information Retrieval - 35th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2013, Moscow, Russia, March 24-27, 2013. Proceedings

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Structured positional entity language model for enterprise entity retrieval
Chunliang Lu | Lidong Bing | Wai Lam
22nd ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM'13, San Francisco, CA, USA, October 27 - November 1, 2013

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A Nonparametric N-Gram Topic Model with Interpretable Latent Topics
Shoaib Jameel | Wai Lam
Information Retrieval Technology - 9th Asia Information Retrieval Societies Conference, AIRS 2013, Singapore, December 9-11, 2013. Proceedings

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Robust detection of semi-structured web records using a DOM structure-knowledge-driven model
Lidong Bing | Wai Lam | Tak-Lam Wong
2013 Volume 7 Issue 4

2014

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Web page segmentation with structured prediction and its application in web page classification
Lidong Bing | Rui Guo | Wai Lam | Zheng-Yu Niu | Haifeng Wang
The 37th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR '14, Gold Coast , QLD, Australia - July 06 - 11, 2014

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Collaborative Filtering Incorporating Review Text and Co-clusters of Hidden User Communities and Item Groups
Yinqing Xu | Wai Lam | Tianyi Lin
Proceedings of the 23rd ACM International Conference on Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2014, Shanghai, China, November 3-7, 2014

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Latent Aspect Mining via Exploring Sparsity and Intrinsic Information
Yinqing Xu | Tianyi Lin | Wai Lam | Zirui Zhou | Hong Cheng | Anthony Man-Cho So
Proceedings of the 23rd ACM International Conference on Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2014, Shanghai, China, November 3-7, 2014

2015

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Nonparametric Topic Modeling Using Chinese Restaurant Franchise with Buddy Customers
Shoaib Jameel | Wai Lam | Lidong Bing
Advances in Information Retrieval - 37th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2015, Vienna, Austria, March 29 - April 2, 2015. Proceedings

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A Unified Posterior Regularized Topic Model with Maximum Margin for Learning-to-Rank
Shoaib Jameel | Wai Lam | Steven Schockaert | Lidong Bing
Proceedings of the 24th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2015, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, October 19 - 23, 2015

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Abstract Venue Concept Detection from Location-Based Social Networks
Yi Liao | Shoaib Jameel | Wai Lam | Xing Xie
Information Retrieval Technology - 11th Asia Information Retrieval Societies Conference, AIRS 2015, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, December 2-4, 2015. Proceedings

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Web Query Reformulation via Joint Modeling of Latent Topic Dependency and Term Context
Lidong Bing | Wai Lam | Tak-Lam Wong | Shoaib Jameel
2015 Volume 33 Issue 2

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Supervised topic models with word order structure for document classification and retrieval learning
Shoaib Jameel | Wai Lam | Lidong Bing
2015 Volume 18 Issue 4

2016

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CUIS at the NTCIR-12 MobileClick2 Task
Kwun Ping Lai | Wai Lam | Lidong Bing
Proceedings of the 12th NTCIR Conference on Evaluation of Information Access Technologies, National Center of Sciences, Tokyo, Japan, June 7-10, 2016

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Exploring Urban Lifestyles Using a Nonparametric Temporal Graphical Model
Shoaib Jameel | Yi Liao | Wai Lam | Steven Schockaert | Xing Xie
Proceedings of the 2016 ACM on International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval, ICTIR 2016, Newark, DE, USA, September 12- 6, 2016

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Who Wants to Join Me?: Companion Recommendation in Location Based Social Networks
Yi Liao | Wai Lam | Shoaib Jameel | Steven Schockaert | Xing Xie
Proceedings of the 2016 ACM on International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval, ICTIR 2016, Newark, DE, USA, September 12- 6, 2016

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Digesting Multilingual Reader Comments via Latent Discussion Topics with Commonality and Specificity
Bei Shi | Wai Lam | Lidong Bing | Yinqing Xu
Proceedings of the 25th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2016, Indianapolis, IN, USA, October 24-28, 2016

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Digesting News Reader Comments via Fine-Grained Associations with Event Facets and News Contents
Bei Shi | Wai Lam
Proceedings of the 25th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2016, Indianapolis, IN, USA, October 24-28, 2016

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Learning a Semantic Space of Web Search via Session Data
Lidong Bing | Zheng-Yu Niu | Wai Lam | Haifeng Wang
Information Retrieval Technology - 12th Asia Information Retrieval Societies Conference, AIRS 2016, Beijing, China, November 30 - December 2, 2016, Proceedings

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A Joint Framework for Collaborative Filtering and Metric Learning
Tak-Lam Wong | Wai Lam | Haoran Xie | Fu Lee Wang
Information Retrieval Technology - 12th Asia Information Retrieval Societies Conference, AIRS 2016, Beijing, China, November 30 - December 2, 2016, Proceedings

2017

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Neural Rating Regression with Abstractive Tips Generation for Recommendation
Piji Li | Zihao Wang | Zhaochun Ren | Lidong Bing | Wai Lam
Proceedings of the 40th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan, August 7-11, 2017

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Jointly Learning Word Embeddings and Latent Topics
Bei Shi | Wai Lam | Shoaib Jameel | Steven Schockaert | Kwun Ping Lai
Proceedings of the 40th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan, August 7-11, 2017

2018

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Review-Aware Answer Prediction for Product-Related Questions Incorporating Aspects
Qian Yu | Wai Lam
Proceedings of the Eleventh ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining, WSDM 2018, Marina Del Rey, CA, USA, February 5-9, 2018

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CUIS Team at TREC 2018 CAR Track
Xinshi Lin | Wai Lam
Proceedings of the Twenty-Seventh Text REtrieval Conference, TREC 2018, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA, November 14-16, 2018

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Product Question Intent Detection using Indicative Clause Attention and Adversarial Learning
Qian Yu | Wai Lam
Proceedings of the 2018 ACM SIGIR International Conference on Theory of Information Retrieval, ICTIR 2018, Tianjin, China, September 14-17, 2018

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Entity Retrieval in the Knowledge Graph with Hierarchical Entity Type and Content
Xinshi Lin | Wai Lam | Kwun Ping Lai
Proceedings of the 2018 ACM SIGIR International Conference on Theory of Information Retrieval, ICTIR 2018, Tianjin, China, September 14-17, 2018

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Entity Retrieval via Type Taxonomy Aware Smoothing
Xinshi Lin | Wai Lam
Advances in Information Retrieval - 40th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2018, Grenoble, France, March 26-29, 2018, Proceedings

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Guiding Approximate Text Classification Rules via Context Information
Wai Chung Wong | Sunny Lai | Wai Lam | Kwong-Sak Leung
Information Retrieval Technology - 14th Asia Information Retrieval Societies Conference, AIRS 2018, Taipei, Taiwan, November 28-30, 2018, Proceedings

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Joint Modeling of Participant Influence and Latent Topics for Recommendation in Event-based Social Networks
Yi Liao | Wai Lam | Lidong Bing | Xin Shen
2018 Volume 36 Issue 3

2019

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Persona-Aware Tips Generation?
Piji Li | Zihao Wang | Lidong Bing | Wai Lam
The World Wide Web Conference, WWW 2019, San Francisco, CA, USA, May 13-17, 2019

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Context-Aware Helpfulness Prediction for Online Product Reviews
Iyiola E. Olatunji | Xin Li | Wai Lam
Information Retrieval Technology - 15th Asia Information Retrieval Societies Conference, AIRS 2019, Hong Kong, November 7-9, 2019, Proceedings

2020

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Review-guided Helpful Answer Identification in E-commerce
Wenxuan Zhang | Wai Lam | Yang Deng | Jing Ma
WWW '20: The Web Conference 2020, Taipei, Taiwan, April 20-24, 2020

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Answer Ranking for Product-Related Questions via Multiple Semantic Relations Modeling
Wenxuan Zhang | Yang Deng | Wai Lam
Proceedings of the 43rd International ACM SIGIR conference on research and development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR 2020, Virtual Event, China, July 25-30, 2020

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Bridging Hierarchical and Sequential Context Modeling for Question-driven Extractive Answer Summarization
Yang Deng | Wenxuan Zhang | Yaliang Li | Min Yang | Wai Lam | Ying Shen
Proceedings of the 43rd International ACM SIGIR conference on research and development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR 2020, Virtual Event, China, July 25-30, 2020

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Soft Kernel-based Ranking on a Statistical Manifold
Xinshi Lin | Wai Lam
Proceedings of the 43rd International ACM SIGIR conference on research and development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR 2020, Virtual Event, China, July 25-30, 2020

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Opinion-aware Answer Generation for Review-driven Question Answering in E-Commerce
Yang Deng | Wenxuan Zhang | Wai Lam
CIKM '20: The 29th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Virtual Event, Ireland, October 19-23, 2020

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Information Retrieval Technology - 15th Asia Information Retrieval Societies Conference, AIRS 2019, Hong Kong, November 7-9, 2019, Proceedings

Information Retrieval Technology - 15th Asia Information Retrieval Societies Conference, AIRS 2019, Hong Kong, November 7-9, 2019, Proceedings

2021

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Conversational Fashion Image Retrieval via Multiturn Natural Language Feedback
Yifei Yuan | Wai Lam
SIGIR '21: The 44th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Virtual Event, Canada, July 11-15, 2021

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Unified Conversational Recommendation Policy Learning via Graph-based Reinforcement Learning
Yang Deng | Yaliang Li | Fei Sun | Bolin Ding | Wai Lam
SIGIR '21: The 44th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Virtual Event, Canada, July 11-15, 2021