Chenyan Xiong | Research | CV        


I am a Ph.D. student at Language Technologies Institute (LTI), Carnegie Mellon University. I came to LTI in 2012 fall as a master student in the Master in Language Technologies (MLT) program, and started in the Ph.D. program of LTI in 2014 fall.

Before coming to the US, I completed my undergraduate study at Wuhan University, China at 2009, and got a master degree at Institute of Software, Chinese Academic of Science, at 2012.

Ph.D. candidate & Research Assistant

Advisior: Jamie Callan

Language Technologies Institute

School of Compute Science

Carnegie Mellon University

Work Email: cx at cs dot cmu dot edu

Gmail: xiongchenyan at gmail dot com

Office: 5705 Gates Hillman Complex

Research Interests

I expect to graduate in Summer 2018 and will be on the job market for academic positions starting Fall 2018. Shoot me an email if you are hiring and find us a good match : )

My research interests falls in the intersection of information retrieval, semantics, and machine learning. My dissertation research's goal is to improve text representation and understanding with discrete semantics from knowledge graph and distribution semantics using deep learning.

My dissertation topic is "Knowledge Based Text Representations for Information Retrieval", proposed in May 2016 [pdf] [slides]. My committee includes Jamie Callan, William Cohen, Tie-Yan Liu and Bruce Croft.

Please check my research page for my publications.


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