CIIR publications authored by Liu Yang


IR-1145: (2018) Qiu, M.,  Yang, L.,  Feng, J.,  Zhou, W.,  Huang, J.,  Chen, H., Croft, W. B. and Lin, W., "Transfer Learning for Context-Aware Question Matching in Information-seeking Conversation Systems in E-commerce," in the Proceedings of the 56th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, July 15-20, 2018, Melbourne, Australia, p. 2034. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1140: (2018) Qu, C.,  Yang, L., Croft, W. B. ,  Trippas, J.,  Zhang, Y. and Qui, M., "Analyzing and Characterizing User Intent in Information-seeking Conversations," in the Proceedings of the 41st International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR '18), Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, July 8-12, 2018, pp. 989-992. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1134: (2018) Yang, L.,  Qiu, M.,  Qu, C.,  Guo, J.,  Zhang, Y., Croft, W. B. ,  Huang, J. and Chen, H., "Response Ranking with Deep Matching Networks and External Knowledge in Information-seeking Conversation Systems," in the Proceedings of the 41st International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR '18) Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, July 8-12, 2018, pp. 245-254. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1133: (2018) Zhang, Y.,  Chen, X.,  Yang, L.,  Ai, Q. and Croft, W. B. , "Towards Conversational Search and Recommendation: System Ask, User Respond," to appear in the Proceedings of the 27th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM '18), Lingotto, Turin, Italy, October 22-26, 2018. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1114: (2017) Yang, L.,  Zamani, H.,  Zhang, Y.,  Guo, J. and Croft, W. B. , "Neural Matching Models for Question Retrieval and Next Question Prediction in Conversation," presented at the SIGIR 2017 Workshop on Neural Information Retrieval (SIGIR Neu-IR 2017), Tokyo, Japan, August 7-11, 2017. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1111: (2017) Cohen, D., Croft, W. B. and Yang, L., "WikiPassageQA: A Benchmark Collection for Research on Non-factoid Answer Passage Retrieval.," in the Proceedings of the 41st International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR '18) Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, July 8-12, 2018, pp. 165-168. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1101: (2017) Yang, L.,  Dumais, S.,  Bennett, P. and Awadallah, A., "Characterizing and Predicting Enterprise Email Reply Behavior," in the Proceedings of the 40th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR '17) Tokyo, Japan, August 7-11, 2017, pp. 235-244. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1073: (2016) Ai, Q.,  Yang, L.,  Guo, J. and Croft, W. B. , "Analysis of the Paragraph Vector Model for Information Retrieval," Proceedings of the 2nd ACM International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval (ICTIR 16), Newark, DE, USA, September 12-16, 2016, pp. 133-142. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1071: (2016) Yang, L.,  Ai, Q.,  Guo, J. and Croft, W. B. , "aNMM: Ranking Short Answer Texts with Attention-Based Neural Matching Model," in the Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM'16), Indianapolis, USA, October 24-28, 2016, pp. 287-292. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1058: (2016) Ai, Q.,  Yang, L.,  Guo, J. and Croft, W. B. , "Improving Language Estimation with the Paragraph Vector Model for Ad-hoc Retrieval," Proceedings of the 39th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 16), Pisa, Italy. pp. 869-872. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1045: (2016) Yang, L.,  Guo, Q.,  Song, Y.,  Meng, S.,  Shokouhi, M.,  McDonald, K. and Croft, W. B. , "Modeling User Interests for Zero-query Ranking," Proceedings of the 38th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2016), Padova, Italy, March 20-23, 2016, pp. 171-184. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1028: (2015) Yang, L.,  Ai, Q.,  Spina, D.,  Chen, R.,  Pang, L., Croft, W. B. ,  Guo, J. and Scholer, F., "Beyond Factoid QA: Effective Methods for Non-factoid Answer Sentence Retrieval," in The Proceedings of 38th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2016), Padova, Italy, March 20-23, 2016, pp. 115-128. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]