Chengxiang Zhai

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http://www.cs.uiuc.edu/~czhai/
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czhai@cs.uiuc.edu

Publication Statistics

Publication period start
2000
Publication period end
2012
Number of co-authors
57

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Publications

Ganesan, Kavita, Zhai, Chengxiang, Viegas, Evelyne (2012): Micropinion generation: an unsupervised approach to generating ultra-concise summaries of . In: Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on the World Wide Web , 2012, . pp. 869-878. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2187836.2187954

Li, Yanen, Duan, Huizhong, Zhai, Chengxiang (2012): A generalized hidden Markov model with discriminative training for query spelling correcti. In: Proceedings of the 35th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2012, . pp. 611-620. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2348283.2348365

Weninger, Tim, Zhai, Chengxiang, Han, Jiawei (2012): Building enriched web page representations using link paths. In: Proceedings of the 23rd ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media , 2012, . pp. 53-62. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2309996.2310006

Karimzadehgan, Maryam, Zhai, Chengxiang (2012): Axiomatic analysis of translation language model for information retrieval. In: Proceedings of the 2012 BCS-IRSG European Conference on Information Retrieval , 2012, . pp. 268-280. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-28997-2_23

Gerani, Shima, Zhai, Chengxiang, Crestani, Fabio (2012): Score transformation in linear combination for multi-criteria relevance ranking. In: Proceedings of the 2012 BCS-IRSG European Conference on Information Retrieval , 2012, . pp. 256-267. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-28997-2_22

Lv, Yuanhua, Zhai, Chengxiang (2012): A log-logistic model-based interpretation of TF normalization of BM25. In: Proceedings of the 2012 BCS-IRSG European Conference on Information Retrieval , 2012, . pp. 244-255. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-28997-2_21

Lv, Yuanhua, Zhai, Chengxiang, Chen, Wan (2011): A boosting approach to improving pseudo-relevance feedback. In: Proceedings of the 34th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2011, . pp. 165-174. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2009916.2009942

Yin, Zhijun, Cao, Liangliang, Han, Jiawei, Zhai, Chengxiang, Huang, Thomas (2011): Geographical topic discovery and comparison. In: Proceedings of the 2011 International Conference on the World Wide Web , 2011, . pp. 247-256. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1963405.1963443

Zhai, Chengxiang (2011): Beyond search: statistical topic models for text analysis. In: Proceedings of the 34th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2011, . pp. 3-4. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2009916.2009920

Lu, Yue, Castellanos, Malu, Dayal, Umeshwar, Zhai, Chengxiang (2011): Automatic construction of a context-aware sentiment lexicon: an optimization approach. In: Proceedings of the 2011 International Conference on the World Wide Web , 2011, . pp. 347-356. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1963405.1963456

Li, Yanen, Hsu, Bo-Jun Paul, Zhai, Chengxiang, Wang, Kuansan (2011): Unsupervised query segmentation using clickthrough for information retrieval. In: Proceedings of the 34th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2011, . pp. 285-294. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2009916.2009957

Wang, Hongning, Wang, Chi, Zhai, Chengxiang, Han, Jiawei (2011): Learning online discussion structures by conditional random fields. In: Proceedings of the 34th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2011, . pp. 435-444. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2009916.2009976

Lv, Yuanhua, Zhai, Chengxiang (2011): When documents are very long, BM25 fails!. In: Proceedings of the 34th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2011, . pp. 1103-1104. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2009916.2010070

Kotov, Alexander, Zhai, Chengxiang (2010): Towards natural question guided search. In: Proceedings of the 2010 International Conference on the World Wide Web , 2010, . pp. 541-550. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1772690.1772746

Lv, Yuanhua, Zhai, Chengxiang (2010): Positional relevance model for pseudo-relevance feedback. In: Proceedings of the 33rd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2010, . pp. 579-586. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1835449.1835546

Karimzadehgan, Maryam, Zhai, Chengxiang (2010): Estimation of statistical translation models based on mutual information for ad hoc inform. In: Proceedings of the 33rd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2010, . pp. 323-330. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1835449.1835505

Kim, Hyun Duk, Zhai, Chengxiang, Han, Jiawei (2010): Aggregation of Multiple Judgments for Evaluating Ordered Lists. In: Gurrin, Cathal, He, Yulan, Kazai, Gabriella, Kruschwitz, Udo, Little, Suzanne, Roelleke, Thomas, Rüger, Stefan M., Rijsbergen, Keith van (eds.) Advances in Information Retrieval - 32nd European Conference on IR Research - ECIR 2010 March 28-31, 2010, Milton Keynes, UK. pp. 166-178. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-12275-0_17

Shen, Xuehua, Zhai, Chengxiang, Belkin, Nicholas J. (2009): Adaptive Clustering of Search Results. In: Proceedings of the 2009 Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization , 2009, . pp. 447-453. http://www.springerlink.com/content/9P02V52208108674

Lv, Yuanhua, Zhai, Chengxiang (2009): Positional language models for information retrieval. In: Proceedings of the 32nd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2009, . pp. 299-306. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1571941.1571994

Lu, Yue, Zhai, Chengxiang, Sundaresan, Neel (2009): Rated aspect summarization of short comments. In: Proceedings of the 2009 International Conference on the World Wide Web , 2009, . pp. 131-140. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1526709.1526728

Lu, Yue, Zhai, Chengxiang (2008): Opinion integration through semi-supervised topic modeling. In: Proceedings of the 2008 International Conference on the World Wide Web , 2008, . pp. 121-130. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1367497.1367514

Mei, Qiaozhu, Cai, Deng, Zhang, Duo, Zhai, Chengxiang (2008): Topic modeling with network regularization. In: Proceedings of the 2008 International Conference on the World Wide Web , 2008, . pp. 101-110. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1367497.1367512

Cai, Deng, Mei, Qiaozhu, Han, Jiawei, Zhai, Chengxiang (2008): Modeling hidden topics on document manifold. In: Shanahan, James G., Amer-Yahia, Sihem, Manolescu, Ioana, Zhang, Yi, Evans, David A., Kolcz, Aleksander, Choi, Key-Sun, Chowdhury, Abdur (eds.) Proceedings of the 17th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management - CIKM 2008 October 26-30, 2008, Napa Valley, California, USA. pp. 911-920. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1458082.1458202

Karimzadehgan, Maryam, Zhai, Chengxiang, Belford, Geneva G. (2008): Multi-aspect expertise matching for review assignment. In: Shanahan, James G., Amer-Yahia, Sihem, Manolescu, Ioana, Zhang, Yi, Evans, David A., Kolcz, Aleksander, Choi, Key-Sun, Chowdhury, Abdur (eds.) Proceedings of the 17th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management - CIKM 2008 October 26-30, 2008, Napa Valley, California, USA. pp. 1113-1122. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1458082.1458230

Wang, Xuanhui, Zhai, Chengxiang (2008): Mining term association patterns from search logs for effective query reformulation. In: Shanahan, James G., Amer-Yahia, Sihem, Manolescu, Ioana, Zhang, Yi, Evans, David A., Kolcz, Aleksander, Choi, Key-Sun, Chowdhury, Abdur (eds.) Proceedings of the 17th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management - CIKM 2008 October 26-30, 2008, Napa Valley, California, USA. pp. 479-488. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1458082.1458147

Wang, Xuanhui, Tao, Tao, Sun, Jian-Tao, Shakery, Azadeh, Zhai, Chengxiang (2008): DirichletRank: Solving the zero-one gap problem of PageRank. In ACM Transactions on Information Systems, 26 (2) pp. 10. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1344411.1344416

Mei, Qiaozhu, Zhang, Duo, Zhai, Chengxiang (2008): A general optimization framework for smoothing language models on graph structures. In: Proceedings of the 31st Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2008, . pp. 611-618. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1390334.1390438

Wang, Xuanhui, Fang, Hui, Zhai, Chengxiang (2008): A study of methods for negative relevance feedback. In: Proceedings of the 31st Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2008, . pp. 219-226. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1390334.1390374

Fang, Hui, Zhai, Chengxiang (2007): Probabilistic Models for Expert Finding. In: Amati, Giambattista, Carpineto, Claudio, Romano, Giovanni (eds.) Advances in Information Retrieva - 29th European Conference on IR Research - ECIR 2007 April 2-5, 2007, Rome, Italy. pp. 418-430. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-71496-5_38

Jiang, Jing, Zhai, Chengxiang (2007): A two-stage approach to domain adaptation for statistical classifiers. In: Silva, Mario J., Laender, Alberto H. F., Baeza-Yates, Ricardo A., McGuinness, Deborah L., Olstad, Bjørn, Olsen, Øystein Haug, Falcão, André O. (eds.) Proceedings of the Sixteenth ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management - CIKM 2007 November 6-10, 2007, Lisbon, Portugal. pp. 401-410. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1321440.1321498

Mei, Qiaozhu, Ling, Xu, Wondra, Matthew, Su, Hang, Zhai, Chengxiang (2007): Topic sentiment mixture: modeling facets and opinions in weblogs. In: Proceedings of the 2007 International Conference on the World Wide Web , 2007, . pp. 171-180. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1242572.1242596

Wang, Xuanhui, Zhai, Chengxiang (2007): Learn from web search logs to organize search results. In: Proceedings of the 30th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2007, . pp. 87-94. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1277741.1277759

Tan, Bin, Velivelli, Atulya, Fang, Hui, Zhai, Chengxiang (2007): Term feedback for information retrieval with language models. In: Proceedings of the 30th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2007, . pp. 263-270. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1277741.1277788

Mei, Qiaozhu, Fang, Hui, Zhai, Chengxiang (2007): A study of Poisson query generation model for information retrieval. In: Proceedings of the 30th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2007, . pp. 319-326. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1277741.1277797

Tao, Tao, Zhai, Chengxiang (2007): An exploration of proximity measures in information retrieval. In: Proceedings of the 30th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2007, . pp. 295-302. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1277741.1277794

Wang, Xuanhui, Fang, Hui, Zhai, Chengxiang (2007): Improve retrieval accuracy for difficult queries using negative feedback. In: Silva, Mario J., Laender, Alberto H. F., Baeza-Yates, Ricardo A., McGuinness, Deborah L., Olstad, Bjørn, Olsen, Øystein Haug, Falcão, André O. (eds.) Proceedings of the Sixteenth ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management - CIKM 2007 November 6-10, 2007, Lisbon, Portugal. pp. 991-994. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1321440.1321593

Tao, Tao, Zhai, Chengxiang (2006): Best-k queries on database systems. In: Yu, Philip S., Tsotras, Vassilis J., Fox, Edward A., Liu, Bing (eds.) Proceedings of the 2006 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management November 6-11, 2006, Arlington, Virginia, USA. pp. 790-791. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1183614.1183732

Shakery, Azadeh, Zhai, Chengxiang (2006): A probabilistic relevance propagation model for hypertext retrieval. In: Yu, Philip S., Tsotras, Vassilis J., Fox, Edward A., Liu, Bing (eds.) Proceedings of the 2006 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management November 6-11, 2006, Arlington, Virginia, USA. pp. 550-558. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1183614.1183693

Jiang, Jing, Zhai, Chengxiang (2006): Extraction of coherent relevant passages using hidden Markov models. In ACM Transactions on Information Systems, 24 (3) pp. 295-319. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1165774.1165775

Mei, Qiaozhu, Liu, Chao, Su, Hang, Zhai, Chengxiang (2006): A probabilistic approach to spatiotemporal theme pattern mining on weblogs. In: Proceedings of the 2006 International Conference on the World Wide Web , 2006, . pp. 533-542. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1135777.1135857

Wang, Xuanhui, Sun, Jian-Tao, Chen, Zheng, Zhai, Chengxiang (2006): Latent semantic analysis for multiple-type interrelated data objects. In: Proceedings of the 29th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2006, . pp. 236-243. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1148170.1148214

Tao, Tao, Zhai, Chengxiang (2006): Regularized estimation of mixture models for robust pseudo-relevance feedback. In: Proceedings of the 29th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2006, . pp. 162-169. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1148170.1148201

Fang, Hui, Zhai, Chengxiang (2006): Semantic term matching in axiomatic approaches to information retrieval. In: Proceedings of the 29th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2006, . pp. 115-122. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1148170.1148193

Jiang, Jing, Zhai, Chengxiang (2005): Accurately extracting coherent relevant passages using hidden Markov models. In: Herzog, Otthein, Schek, Hans-Jorg, Fuhr, Norbert (eds.) Proceedings of the 2005 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management October 31 - November 5, 2005, Bremen, Germany. pp. 289-290. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1099554.1099631

Shen, Xuehua, Tan, Bin, Zhai, Chengxiang (2005): Context-sensitive information retrieval using implicit feedback. In: Proceedings of the 28th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2005, . pp. 43-50. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1076034.1076045

Shen, Xuehua, Tan, Bin, Zhai, Chengxiang (2005): Implicit user modeling for personalized search. In: Herzog, Otthein, Schek, Hans-Jorg, Fuhr, Norbert (eds.) Proceedings of the 2005 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management October 31 - November 5, 2005, Bremen, Germany. pp. 824-831. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1099554.1099747

Shen, Xuehua, Tan, Bin, Zhai, Chengxiang (2005): UCAIR: a personalized search toolbar. In: Proceedings of the 28th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2005, . pp. 681. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1076034.1076193

Fang, Hui, Zhai, Chengxiang (2005): An exploration of axiomatic approaches to information retrieval. In: Proceedings of the 28th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2005, . pp. 480-487. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1076034.1076116

Shen, Xuehua, Zhai, Chengxiang (2005): Active feedback in ad hoc information retrieval. In: Proceedings of the 28th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2005, . pp. 59-66. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1076034.1076047

Tao, Tao, Wang, Xuanhui, Mei, Qiaozhu, Zhai, Chengxiang (2005): Accurate language model estimation with document expansion. In: Herzog, Otthein, Schek, Hans-Jorg, Fuhr, Norbert (eds.) Proceedings of the 2005 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management October 31 - November 5, 2005, Bremen, Germany. pp. 273-274. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1099554.1099623

Zhai, Chengxiang, Lafferty, John (2004): A study of smoothing methods for language models applied to information retrieval. In ACM Transactions on Information Systems, 22 (2) pp. 179-214. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/984321.984322

Shen, Xuehua, Sriram, Smitha, Zhai, Chengxiang (2004): ACES: a contextual engine for search. In: Proceedings of the 27th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2004, . pp. 597. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1008992.1009140

Sriram, Smitha, Shen, Xuehua, Zhai, Chengxiang (2004): A session-based search engine. In: Proceedings of the 27th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2004, . pp. 492-493. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1008992.1009086

Tao, Tao, Zhai, Chengxiang (2004): A two-stage mixture model for pseudo feedback. In: Proceedings of the 27th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2004, . pp. 486-487. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1008992.1009083

Fang, Hui, Tao, Tao, Zhai, Chengxiang (2004): A formal study of information retrieval heuristics. In: Proceedings of the 27th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2004, . pp. 49-56. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1008992.1009004

Yu, Hwanjo, Zhai, Chengxiang, Han, Jiawei (2003): Text classification from positive and unlabeled documents. In: Proceedings of the 2003 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management November 2-8, 2003, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. pp. 232-239. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/956863.956909

Jin, Rong, Si, Luo, Zhai, Chengxiang, Callan, James P. (2003): Collaborative filtering with decoupled models for preferences and ratings. In: Proceedings of the 2003 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management November 2-8, 2003, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. pp. 309-316. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/956863.956922

Hu, Xiao, Bandhakavi, Sindhura, Zhai, Chengxiang (2003): Error analysis of difficult TREC topics. In: Proceedings of the 26th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2003, . pp. 407-408. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/860435.860524

Zhai, Chengxiang, Lafferty, John (2002): Two-stage language models for information retrieval. In: Proceedings of the 25th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2002, . pp. 49-56. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/564376.564387

Zhai, Chengxiang, Lafferty, John (2001): A study of smoothing methods for language models applied to Ad Hoc information retrieval. In: Proceedings of the 24th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2001, . pp. 334-342. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/383952.384019

Lafferty, John, Zhai, Chengxiang (2001): Document language models, query models, and risk minimization for information retrieval. In: Proceedings of the 24th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2001, . pp. 111-119. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/383952.383970

Zhai, Chengxiang, Lafferty, John D. (2001): Model-based Feedback in the Language Modeling Approach to Information Retrieval. In: Proceedings of the 2001 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management November 5-10, 2001, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. pp. 403-410. http://

Zhai, Chengxiang, Jansen, Peter, Evans, David A. (2000): Exploration of a Heuristic Approach to Threshold Learning in Adaptive Filtering. In: Proceedings of the 23rd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2000, . pp. 360-362. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/ir/345508/p360-zhai/p360-zhai.pdf

Grossman, David A., Gravano, Luis, Zhai, Chengxiang, Herzog, Otthein, Evans, David A. (eds.) Proceedings of the 2004 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management November 8-13, 2004, Washington, DC, USA.