Shiqi ZHAO

Senior Researcher in NLP Department, Baidu

Email: zhaoshiqi [at] baidu [dot] com

Address: Baidu Technology Park Building, No. 10, Xibeiwang East Road Haidian District, Beijing, 100193, China


Highlights

Area Co-chair for EMNLP-2015

Area Co-chair for ACL-2014

Elected as a co-chair of Technology Committee (TC) of Baidu Search Service Group (SSG), 2014

Elected as a council member of the China Computer Federation (CCF), 2013

Elected as the director of the Youth Working Committee, Chinese Information Processing Society of China (CIPS), 2013

Area Co-chair for AIRS-2012

Guest editor for ACM TIST: Special Issue on Paraphrasing


Education

B.Sc. (2000-2004) Computer Science, Harbin Institute of Technology

M.Sc. (2004-2006) Computer Science, Harbin Institute of Technology

Ph.D. (2006-2010) Computer Science, Harbin Institute of Technology


Honors & Supports

Youth Innovation Award of CIPS (2012)

Project supported by Beijing Postdoctoral Research Foundation (2011)

Baidu Best New Employee (2010)

Postdoctoral granted financial support from China Postdoctoral Science Foundation (2010)

Microsoft Fellowship (2007)

Microsoft Research Asia Best Intern (2007)


Research Interest

Natural Language Processing, especially, knowledge mining, paraphrasing, and semantics


Talks

  1. Shiqi Zhao. 2014. The CCF Advanced Disciplines Lectures (ADL): Progress of Baidu Knowledge Graph. (in Chinese)
  2. Shiqi Zhao. 2014. The 20th China Conference on Information Retrieval (CCIR-2014): Zhixin: the Knowledge Graph in Baidu. (in Chinese)
  3. Shiqi Zhao. 2013. The 12th China National Conference on Computational Linguistics (CCL-2013): NLP Techniques in Baidu Knowledge Graph.
  4. Haifeng Wang and Shiqi Zhao. 2011. The CCF Advanced Disciplines Lectures (ADL): Paraphrases and Applications.
  5. Haifeng Wang and Shiqi Zhao. 2011. ACL & SIGIR Summer School: Natural Language Processing for Web Applications.
  6. Shiqi Zhao and Haifeng Wang. 2010. COLING tutorial: Paraphrases and Applications.

Selected Publications

[English Papers]

  1. Xiangyang Zhou, Daxiang Dong, Hua Wu, Shiqi Zhao, Dianhai Yu, Hao Tian, Xuan Liu, Rui Yan. 2016. Multi-view Response Selection for Human-Computer Conversation.. In Proceedings of the 2016 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), pages 372-381.
  2. Jizhou Huang, Shiqi Zhao, Shiqiang Ding, Haiyang Wu, Mingming Sun, Haifeng Wang. 2016. Generating Recommendation Evidence Using Translation Model.. In Proceedings of International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), pages 2810-2816.
  3. Wei Song, Shiqi Zhao, Chao Zhang, Hua Wu, Haifeng Wang, Lizhen Liu, Hanshi Wang. 2015. Exploiting Collective Hidden Structures in Webpage Titles for Open Domain Entity Extraction. In Proceedings of International World Wide Web Conference (WWW), pages 1014-1024.
  4. Rui Yan, Ian E.H. Yen, Cheng-Te Li, Shiqi Zhao, Xiaohua Hu. 2015. Tackling the Achilles Heel of Social Networks: Influence Propagation based Language Model Smoothing. In Proceedings of International World Wide Web Conference (WWW), pages 1318-1328.
  5. Haifeng Wang, Bill Dolan, Idan Szpektor, Shiqi Zhao. 2013. Introduction to Special Section on Paraphrasing. ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (ACM TIST), Vol. 4, No. 3, Article 37, Publication date: June 2013.
  6. Chao Zhang, Shiqi Zhao, Haifeng Wang. 2013. Bootstrapping Large-scale Named Entities using URL-Text Hybrid Patterns. In Proceedings of International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP), pages 293-301.
  7. Shuqi Sun, Ke Sun, Shiqi Zhao, Haifeng Wang, Muyun Yang, and Sheng Li. 2013. A Hierarchical Semantics-Aware Distributional Similarity Scheme. In Proceedings of International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP), pages 596-604.
  8. Shiqi Zhao, Haifeng Wang, Ting Liu. 2012. User Behaviors Lend a Helping Hand: Learning Paraphrase Query Patterns from Search Log Sessions. In Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING), pages 3137-3152.
  9. Shiqi Zhao, Haifeng Wang, Chao Li, Ting Liu, and Yi Guan. 2011. Automatically Generating Questions from Queries for Community-based Question Answering. In Proceedings of the 5th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP), pages 929-937.
  10. Shuqi Sun, Shiqi Zhao, Muyun Yang, Haifeng Wang, and Sheng Li. 2011. Harvesting Related Entities with a Search Engine. In Proceedings of the 5th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP), pages 1019-1027.
  11. Wei He, Shiqi Zhao, Haifeng Wang, and Ting Liu. 2011. Enriching SMT Training Data via Paraphrasing. In Proceedings of the 5th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP), pages 803-810.
  12. Shiqi Zhao, Haifeng Wang, Ting Liu. 2010. Paraphrasing with Search Engine Query Logs. In Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2010), pages 1317-1325.
  13. Shiqi Zhao, Haifeng Wang, Xiang Lan, and Ting Liu. 2010. Leveraging Multiple MT Engines for Paraphrase Generation. In Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2010), pages 1326-1334.
  14. Shiqi Zhao, Haifeng Wang, Ting Liu, and Sheng Li. 2009. Extracting Paraphrase Patterns from Bilingual Parallel Corpora. Journal of Natural Language Engineering (JNLE). 2009.10,15(4):503-526.
  15. Shiqi Zhao, Xiang Lan, Ting Liu, Sheng Li. 2009. Application-driven Statistical Paraphrase Generation. In Proceedings of Joint conference of the 47th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and the 4th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing of the Asian Federation of Natural Language Processing (ACL-IJCNLP 2009), pages 834-842.
  16. Shiqi Zhao, Haifeng Wang, Ting Liu, and Sheng Li. 2008. Pivot Approach for Extracting Paraphrase Patterns from Bilingual Corpora. In Proceedings of the 46th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (ACL-08: HLT), pages 780-788.
  17. Shiqi Zhao, Cheng Niu, Ming Zhou, Ting Liu, and Sheng Li. 2008. Combining Multiple Resources to Improve SMT-based Paraphrasing Model. In Proceedings of the 46th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (ACL-08: HLT), pages 1021-1029.
  18. Shiqi Zhao, Ting Liu, Xincheng Yuan, Sheng Li, and Yu Zhang. 2007. Automatic Acquisition of Context-Specific Lexical Paraphrases. In Proceedings of International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), pages 1789-1794.
  19. Shiqi Zhao, Ming Zhou, and Ting Liu. 2007. Learning Question Paraphrases for QA from Encarta Logs. In Proceedings of International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), pages 1795-1800.
  20. Shiqi Zhao, Lin Zhao, Yu Zhang, Ting Liu, and Sheng Li. 2007. HIT: Web based Scoring Method for English Lexical Substitution. In Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluations (SemEval), pages 173-176.
  21. Shiqi Zhao, Ting Liu, Xincheng Yuan, Sheng Li, and Yu Zhang. 2006. Web Mining for Lexical Context-Specific Paraphrasing. In Proceedings of Asia Information Retrieval Symposium (AIRS), pages 673-679.

[Chinese Papers]

  1. 王海峰, 赵世奇, 向伟, 徐倩, 田浩, 吴甜. 知识挖掘与用户建模. 见: 张长水, 杨强. 机器学习及其应用2013. 北京: 清华大学出版社, 47-78.
  2. 付博, 赵世奇, 刘挺. Web查询日志研究综述. 电子学报. 2013,41(9):1800-1808.
  3. Haifeng Wang and Shiqi Zhao. Computational Linguistics in the Internet Age. Intelligent Computer and Applications. 2011.
  4. Shiqi Zhao, Lin Zhao, Ting Liu, and Sheng Li. Paraphrase Collocation Extraction based on Binary Classification. Journal of Software. 2010,21(6):1267-1276.
  5. Shiqi Zhao, Ting Liu, and Sheng Li. 2009. Research on Paraphrasing Technology. Journal of Software. 2009,20(8):2124-2137.
  6. Shiqi Zhao, Yu Zhang, Lin Zhao, Ting Liu, and Sheng Li. 2009. Context-Dependent Lexical Paraphrasing Based on Web Mining. Journal of Software. 2009,20(7):1746-1755.
  7. Shiqi Zhao, Ting Liu, and Sheng Li. 2009. Lexical Paraphrasing based on Automatically Constructed Corpora. Acta Electronica Sinica. 2009,37(5):975-980.
  8. Shiqi Zhao, Ting Liu, and Sheng Li. 2007. A Topical Document Clustering Method. Journal of Chinese Information Processing. 2007,21(2):58-62.
  9. Shiqi Zhao, Yu Zhang, Ting Liu, Yiheng Chen, Yongguang Huang, and Sheng Li. 2005. A Feature Selection Method Based on Class Feature Domains for Text Categorization. Journal of Chinese Information Processing. 2005,19(6):21-27.

Last updated date: 2016/10/31