Thesis Research:

[pdf] Zhenghao Liu, Chenyan Xiong, Maosong Sun, and Zhiyuan Liu. Entity-Duet Neural Ranking: Understanding the Role of Knowledge Graph Semantics in Neural Information Retrieval. ACL 2018.

[pdf][slides] Chenyan Xiong, Zhengzhong Liu, Jamie Callan, and Tie-Yan Liu. Towards Better Text Understanding and Retrieval through Kernel Entity Salience Modeling. SIGIR 2018.

[pdf] Chenyan Xiong, Zhengzhong Liu, Jamie Callan, and Ed Hovy. JointSem: Combining Query Entity Linking and Entity based Document Ranking. CIKM 2017. [Short Paper]

[pdf] Chenyan Xiong*, Zhuyun Dai*, Jamie Callan, Zhiyuan Liu, and Russell Power. End-to-End Neural Ad-hoc Ranking with Kernel Pooling. SIGIR 2017. [code]

[pdf] Chenyan Xiong, Jamie Callan, and Tie-Yan Liu. Word-Entity Duet Representations for Document Ranking. SIGIR 2017. [data]

[pdf] Chenyan Xiong, Russell Power, and Jamie Callan. Explicit Semantic Ranking for Academic Search via Knowledge Graph Embedding. WWW 2017. (Summer 2016 Internship at AI2)[data]


[pdf] Chenyan Xiong, Jamie Callan, and Tie-Yan Liu. Bag-of-Entities Representation for Ranking. ICTIR 2016. [Short Paper]


[pdf] Jing Chen, Chenyan Xiong, and Jamie Callan. An Empirical Study of Learning to Rank for Entity Search. SIGIR 2016. (Co-advised Master Research)[Short Paper][data]


[pdf] Chenyan Xiong and Jamie Callan. EsdRank: Connecting Query and Documents through External Semi-structured Data. CIKM 2015.


[pdf] Chenyan Xiong and Jamie Callan. Query Expansion with Freebase. ICTIR 2015. [data]



General Research:

[To Appear] Mary Arpita Pyreddy, Varshini Ramaseshan, Narendra Nath Joshi, Zhuyun Dai, Chenyan Xiong, Jamie Callan, and Zhiyuan Liu. Consistency and Variation in Kernel Neural Ranking Model. SIGIR 2018 [Short Paper]

[pdf] Zhuyun Dai, Chenyan Xiong, Jamie Callan, and Zhiyuan Liu. Convolutional Neural Networks for Soft-Matching N-Grams in Ad-hoc Search. WSDM 2018. [data]

[pdf] Zhuyun Dai, Chenyan Xiong, and Jamie Callan. An Evaluation of the Kernel Based Neural Ranking Model in NTCIR-13 WWW. NTCIR 2017.

[pdf] Cheng Luo, Tetsuya Sakai, Yiqun Liu, Zhicheng Dou, Chenyan Xiong, and Jingfang Xu. Overview of the NTCIR-13 We Want Web Task. NTCIR 2017.

[pdf] Hongyu Li, Chenyan Xiong, and Jamie Callan. Natural Language Supported Relation Matching for Question Answering with Knowledge Graphs. KG4IR workshop at SIGIR 2017. (Co-advised Undergraduate Research)

[pdf] Faegheh Hasibi, Fedor Nikolaev, Chenyan Xiong, Krisztian Balog, Svein Erik Bratsberg, Alexander Kotov, and Jamie Callan. DBpedia-Entity v2: A Test Collection for Entity Search. SIGIR 2017. [Short Paper, Resource Track][resources](Best short paper nomination)


[pdf] Zhuyun Dai, Chenyan Xiong and Jamie Callan. Query-Biased Partitioning for Selective Search. CIKM 2016.


[pdf] Bhavana Dalvi, Chenyan Xiong, and Jamie Callan. A Language Modeling Approach to Entity Recognition and Disambiguation for Search Queries. Entity Recognition and Disambiguation Challenge Workshop at SIGIR 2014.


[pdf] Di Wang, Chenyan Xiong, and William Yang Wang. Automatic Partitioning for Multi-Domain Learning. EMNLP 2013. [Short Paper]


[pdf] Chenyan Xiong, Taifeng Wang, Wenkui Ding, Yidong Shen, and Tie-Yan Liu. Relational Click Prediction for Sponsored Search. WSDM 2012.


[pdf] Xuan Li, Yidong Shen, Liang Du, and Chenyan Xiong. Exploiting Novelty, Coverage and Balance for Topic-Focused Multi-Document Summarization. CIKM 2010.