Education:

        BSc in Applied Math: China U. of Elec. Sci. and Tech.,1983

        MSc in Applied Math: Beijing Normal University, 1986

        PhD in Applied Math: Beijing Normal University, 1989

        PhD in Computer Science: University of British Columbia, 1994

 

Research Interests:

        Currently, I am working with students and collaborators on structure learning for deep models, Bayesian deep learning, multidimensional clustering and deep models for recommender systems, word embedding, NLP, hierarchical topic detection, patient clustering and classification for traditional Chinese medicine.

        In general, I am interested in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Probabilistic Graphical Models, Model-Based Clustering, Reasoning and Decision under Uncertainty.

 

Professional Services:

        Program Co-Chair: UAI 2014, ECSQARU-2003

        Associate Editor:

        Artificial Intelligence Journal, 01/2017

        International Journal of Approximate Reasoning (IJAR) , 7/2005 -.

        Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research (JAIR), 10/2002 -8/2005.

        Member of Editorial Board:

        Artificial Intelligence Journal, 01/2015 12/2016.

        Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research (JAIR), 10/1999 - 9/2002.

        International Journal of Approximate Reasoning (IJAR), 2003-20004.

        Member of the Association of Uncertainty in AI Council, 2014 -

        Member of Advisory Board: Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research (JAIR), 10/2005 -12/2011

        Conference Area Chair/SPC: AAAI 19, IJCAI 18, IJCAI 17, UAI 17, IJCAI 16, UAI 16, ICML15, IJCAI13, AAAI12, UAI15, UAI12, IJCAI11, UAI11, UAI10, IJCAI09, ICML09, UAI04, UAI03.

        Program Committee Member: NIPS, ICML, AIStats UAI, AAAI, Australian AI , ICTAI, IDA.

        Chair/Co-Chair: "Omics" and Data Analysis in TCM Research, CGCM 2014, 2016, 2018.

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