Jianqiang Shen

Author: Jianqiang Shen

Ph.D., Research Scientist

Jianqiang Shen has a Ph.D. in computer science. He has rich experience and deep understanding in machine learning, natural language processing and intelligent information systems. He has involved in several successful projects by applying machine learning techniques to help real users. Prior to joining Pearson, he was the leading designer and developer of the activity recognition components for an intelligent task management system, which led to multiple patent applications and a start-up of a company. He was also a research intern at IBM Research and successfully built a recommender system. He has published highly-cited papers in top AI conferences, such as IJCAI, AAAI and IUI.


Publication period start: 2006
Number of co-authors: 17


Number of publications with favourite co-authors
Simone Stumpf
Erin Fitzhenry
Thomas G. Dietterich

Productive Colleagues

Most productive colleagues in number of publications
Werner Geyer
David R. Millen
Michael J. Muller


Shen, Jianqiang, Li, Lida, Dietterich, Thomas G., Herlocker, Jonathan L. (2006): A hybrid learning system for recognizing user tasks from desktop activities and email mess. In: Proceedings of the 2006 International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces , 2006, . pp. 86-92. https://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1111449.1111473

Shen, Jianqiang, Dietterich, Thomas G. (2007): Active EM to reduce noise in activity recognition. In: Proceedings of the 2007 International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces , 2007, . pp. 132-140. https://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1216295.1216323

Shen, Jianqiang, Geyer, Werner, Muller, Michael J., Dugan, Casey, Brownholtz, Beth, Millen, David R. (2008): Automatically finding and recommending resources to support knowledge workers\' activities. In: Proceedings of the 2008 International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces , 2008, . pp. 207-216. https://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1378773.1378801

Shen, Jianqiang, Irvine, Jed, Bao, Xinlong, Goodman, Michael, Kolibaba, Stephen, Tran, Anh, Carl, Fredric, Kirschner, Brenton, Stumpf, Simone, Dietterich, Thomas G. (2009): Detecting and correcting user activity switches: algorithms and interfaces. In: Proceedings of the 2009 International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces , 2009, . pp. 117-126. https://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1502650.1502670

Shen, Jianqiang, Fitzhenry, Erin, Dietterich, Thomas G. (2009): Discovering frequent work procedures from resource connections. In: Proceedings of the 2009 International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces , 2009, . pp. 277-286. https://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1502650.1502690