Contact Information

  • Address: No.29, Jiaohua Street, Nangang District, Harbin, Heilongjiang, P.R. China 150001
  • E-mail1: wnzhang[at]ir.hit.edu.cn
  • Gtalk: weinanzhang[at]gmail.com

Educations

  • 2014.07 Ph.D Degree, School of Computer Science and Technology, Harbin Institute of Technology, supervised by Prof.Ting Liu and Prof.Yu Zhang
  • 2010.07 Master Degree, School of Computer Science and Technology, Harbin Institute of Technology
  • 2007.07 Bachelor Degree, School of Science, Northeast Forestry University

Research Interests

  • Chat-bot, Open Domain Dialogue System
  • Natural Language Processing (NLP)
  • Information Retrieval (IR)

Experiences

Academic Activities

  • Member of the Youth Work Committee of Chinese Information Processing Society of China
  • Member of the Youth Work Committee of Chinese Association for Artificial Intelligence
  • Member of Information Retrieval Committee of Chinese Information Processing Society of China

Selected Publications

  • Wei-Nan Zhang, Ting Liu, Bing Qin, Yu Zhang, Wanxiang Che, Yanyan Zhao and Xiao Ding. Benben: A Chinese Intelligent Conversational Robot [C]. ACL, 2017 (Demo)
  • Qingyu Yin, Wei-Nan Zhang, Yu Zhang, Ting Liu. A Deep Neural Network for Chinese Zero Pronoun Resolution[C]. IJCAI, 2017
  • Ting Liu, Yiming Cui, Qingyu Yin, Wei-Nan Zhang, Shijin Wang and Guoping Hu. Generating and Exploiting Large-scale Pseudo Training Data for Zero Pronoun Resolution[C]. ACL, 2017
  • Wei-Nan Zhang, Zhaoyan Ming, Yu Zhang, Ting Liu and Chua Tat-Seng.Capturing the Semantics of Key Phrases Using Multiple Languages for Question Retrieval[J]. IEEE TKDE, 2016
  • Wei-Nan Zhang, Zhaoyan Ming, Yu Zhang, Ting Liu and Chua Tat-Seng. Exploring Key Concept Paraphrasing based on Pivot Language Translation for Question Retrieval[C]. AAAI, 2015
  • Ting Liu, Wei-Nan Zhang, Yu Zhang. SocialRobot: a big data-driven humanoid intelligent system in social media services[J]. Multimedia Systems, 2016, 22(1):17-27.
  • Wei-Nan Zhang, Zhaoyan Ming, Yu Zhang, Liqiang Nie, Ting Liu and Chua Tat-Seng. The Use of Dependency Relation Graph to Enhance the Term Weighting in Question Retrieval[C]. COLING, 2012, pp:3105-3120. (EI Index, 20131816299393)
  • Wei-Nan Zhang, Yu Zhang, Shibin Xiao, Liangwei Wang, Ting Liu. Exploring Domain Specific Feature Weights for Question Classification Enhancement in Community based QA Services[J]. Journal of Computational Information Systems, 2013, pp:2373-2381. (EI Index, 20131616214576)
  • Wei-Nan Zhang, Yu Zhang and Ting Liu. A Topic Inference based Translation Model for Question Retrieval in Community-based Question Answering Services, China Conference on Information Retrieval(CCIR2013. In Chinese)Best Student Paper
  • Qingyu Yin, Wei-Nan Zhang, Yu Zhang, Ting Liu. Joint Model for Ellipsis Identification and Recovery[C]. China Conference on Information Retrieval(CCIR2014. In Chinese)Best Student Paper

Awards

  • First Prize of Science and Technology Progress Award of HeiLongjiang Province (2016)
  • Third Prize of Youth Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition of Chinese Association for Artificial Intelligence (2016)
  • Top 10 Outstanding Graduate Students Award of Harbin Institute of Technology (2014)
  • Best Student Paper Award of the 20th China Conference on Information Retrieval (2014)
  • National Scholarship (2013)
  • Baidu Scholarship (2013)
  • Best Student Paper Award of the 19th China Conference on Information Retrieval (2013)