Prof. WONG, Kam Fai 黃 錦 輝 教授
BSc, PhD (The University of Edinburgh)
Research Interests :
* Chinese Information
* Information Retrieval
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KF. Wong is Fellow of Association of Computation Linguistics (ACL). He obtained his Ph.D. from Edinburgh University, Scotland, in 1987. He was a post doctoral researcher in Heriot-Watt University (Scotland), UniSys (Scotland) and ECRC (Germany). At present, he is Professor BOOK WONG, Kam Fai黃錦輝Professor BSc, PhD (The University of Edinburgh) Research Interests > Chinese Information Processing > Databases > Information Retrieval EMAIL: email@example.com Selected Publications Wong, K.F., Wenjie Li, Ruifeng Xu and W. Gao, “Social Media Analysis: NLP and Beyond”, World Scientific Publishing Co, 2017. (ISBN: 978-981-3223-60-8) in the Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). In parallel, he serves as the Associate Dean (External Affairs) of Engineering, the Director of the Centre for Innovation and Technology (CINTEC), and Associate Director of the Centre for Entrepreneurship (CfE), CUHK. He serves as the President of Asian Federation of Natural Language Processing (AFNLP, 2015-2016), President of the Governing Board of Chinese Language Computer Society CLCS (2015-2017). Also, he was the President of Hong Kong Information Technology Joint Council (2007-2014) and the Vice President of VLDB School China (2005-2013).
His research interest focuses on Chinese computing, database and information retrieval. He has published over 250 technical papers in these areas in different international journals and conferences and books. He is a member of the ACM, Senior Member of IEEE as well as Fellow of BCS (UK), IET (UK) and HKIE. He is the founding Editor-In-Chief of ACM Transactions on Asian Language Processing (TALIP), and serves as associate editor of International Journal on Computational Linguistics and Chinese Language Processing. He was the Conference Co-Chair of NDBC2016 (Shenzhen), BigComp2016 (Hong Kong), NLPCC2015 (Nancheng) and IJCNLP2011 (Thailand); the Finance Chair SIGMOD2007 (Beijing); the PC Cochair of lJCNLP2006 (Jeju, Korea); and the Local Organization Chair of EMNLPIJCNLP’2019 (Hong Kong). Also, he is the General Chair of the AACL-IJCNLP’2020 (Suzhou). Also he is a Programme Committee member of many international conferences. He was awarded by the HKSAR Government Medal of Honour (MH) for his contribution to information technology development in Hong Kong in 2011, by the Shenzhen Innovation technology Council “Virtual University Campus Outstanding Project Investigator Honor Certificate” and by the Hong Kong Scout Association, the Medal of Long Services in 2013.
Wong, K.F., Wenjie Li, Ruifeng Xu and W. Gao, “Social Media Analysis: NLP and Beyond”, World Scientific Publishing Co, 2017. (ISBN: 978-981-3223-60-8)
JOURNAL PAPERS (2020-2021)
Zeng Xingshan, Jing Li, Lingzhi Wang, Kam-Fai Wong, “Modeling Global and Local Interactions for Online Conversation Recommendation” accepted for publication in ACM Transactions on Information Systems, 2021.
Jing Ma, Wei Go, Shafig Joty, Kam-Fai Wong, “An Attention-based Rumor Detection Model with Tree-Structured Recursive Neural Networks”, ACM Transactions of Intelligent System Technology (TIST), 11(4)L42:1-42:28 (2020).
CONFERENCE PAPERS (2020-2021)
Dingmin Wang, Chenghua Lin, Qi Liu, Kam-Fai Wong: Fast and Scalable Dialogue State Tracking with Explicit Modular Decomposition. NAACL-HLT 2021: 289-295
Xingshan Zeng, Jing Li, Lu Wang, Zhiming Mao, Kam-Fai Wong, “Dynamic Online Conversation Recommendation”, The 58th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), July 5-July 10, 2020, pp33313341, Online.
Huimin Wang, Baolin Peng, Kam-Fai Wong, “Learning Efficient Dialogue Policy from Demonstrations through Shaping”, The 58th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), July 5-July 10, 2020, online.
Lingzhi Wang, Jing Li, Xingshan Zeng, Haisong Zhang, Kam-Fai Wong, “Continuity of Topic, Interaction and Query: Learning to Quote in Online Conversations”, EMNLP-2020, pp6640-5550.