Yuan Yao (姚远)

Assistant Researcher, Nanjing University

Yuan Yao

Assistant Researcher

State Key Laboratory for Novel Software Technology,

Department of Computer Science and Technology,

Nanjing University


Email: y DOT yao AT nju DOT edu DOT cn

[Google Scholar entry] [cv]



Research Interests

Mining social media and software repositories.

Selected Publications

  • Yuan Yao, Hanghang Tong, Guo Yan, Feng Xu, Xiang Zhang, Boleslaw K. Szymanski, and Jian Lu, “Dual-Regularized One-Class Collaborative Filtering with Implicit Feedback”, Journal of World Wide Web (accepted) 2018. [pdf]
  • Yong Wu, Shengqu Xi, Yuan Yao, Feng Xu, Hanghang Tong, and Jian Lu, “Guiding supervised topic modeling for content based tag recommendation”, Journal of Neurocomputing (accpeted) 2018. [pdf]
  • Yuan Yao, Hanghang Tong, Feng Xu, and Jian Lu, “Scalable Algorithms for CQA Post Voting Prediction”, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering 2017. [pdf]
  • Yuan Yao, Xin Zhao, Yaojing Wang, Hanghang Tong, Feng Xu, and Jian Lu, “Version-Aware Rating Prediction for Mobile App Recommendation”, ACM Transactions on Information Systems 2017. [pdf]
  • Jingwei Xu, Yuan Yao, Hanghang Tong, XianPing Tao, and Jian Lu, “RaPare: A Generic Strategy for Cold-Start Rating Prediction Problem”, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering 2017. [pdf]
  • Jingwei Xu, Yuan Yao, Hanghang Tong, XianPing Tao, and Jian Lu, “HoORaYs: High-order Optimization of Rating Distance for Recommender Systems”, KDD 2017. [pdf]
  • Yong Wu, Yuan Yao, Feng Xu, Hanghang Tong, and Jian Lu, “Tag2Word: Using Tags to Generate Words for Content Based Tag Recommendation” (extended short paper), CIKM 2016. [pdf]
  • Liangyue Li, Yuan Yao, Jie Tang, Wei Fan, and Hanghang Tong, “QUINT: On Query-Specific Optimal Networks”, KDD 2016. [pdf]
  • Jingwei Xu, Yuan Yao, Hanghang Tong, XianPing Tao, and Jian Lu, “Ice-Breaking: Mitigating Cold-Start Recommendation Problem by Rating Comparison”, IJCAI 2015. [pdf]
  • Yuan Yao, Hanghang Tong, Xifeng Yan, Feng Xu, and Jian Lu, “Multi-Aspect + Transitivity + Bias: An Integral Trust Inference Model”, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering 2014. [pdf]
  • Yuan Yao, Hanghang Tong, Guo Yan, Feng Xu, Xiang Zhang, Boleslaw K. Szymanski, and Jian Lu, “Dual-Regularized One-Class Collaborative Filtering”, CIKM 2014. [pdf]
  • Yuan Yao, Hanghang Tong, Feng Xu, and Jian Lu, “Predicting long-term impact of CQA posts: a comprehensive viewpoint”, KDD 2014. [pdf] [code]
  • Yuan Yao, Hanghang Tong, Xifeng Yan, Feng Xu, and Jian Lu, “MATRI: a multi-aspect and transitive trust inference model”, WWW 2013. [pdf]

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