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Jiaxi Tang

PhD Student
School of Computing Science
Simon Fraser University

Email: jiaxit AT sfu DOT ca

Short Bio

My name is Jiaxi Tang, and I am a fourth year Ph.D. student in Database and Data Mining Lab, Simon Fraser University, advised by Professor Ke Wang. My research interest include various aspects of data mining and their applications in recommender system, text mining, user modeling. Before joining Simon Fraser University, I obtained my B.Eng. in Software Engineering from Wuhan University.
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Intern at Google Inc, Research & Machine Intelligence Team. 05/2018-07/2018
Hosts: Sagar Jain, Francois Belletti, Ed H. Chi


Ranking Distillation: Learning Compact Ranking Models With High Performance for Recommender System
Jiaxi Tang, Ke Wang
KDD 18
[PDF] [Slides] [Poster] [Code]

Personalized Top-N Sequential Recommendation via Convolutional Sequence Embedding
Jiaxi Tang, Ke Wang
[PDF] [Poster] [Code]

Sequential Recommendation with User Memory Networks
Xu Chen, Hongteng Xu, Yongfeng Zhang, Jiaxi Tang, Yixin Cao, Zheng Qin, Hongyuan Zha

Browsing Regularities in Hedonic Content Systems
Ping Luo, Ganbin Zhou, Jiaxi Tang, Rui Chen, Zhongjie Yu, Qing He

Awards and Honors

Student travel award, ACM SIGKDD, 2018
Graduate Fellowship (x3), Simon Fraser University, 2015-2018
National Scholarship, Ministry of Education, China, 2014
Outstanding Student, Wuhan University, 2013 & 2014

Academic Services

External Reviewer
KDD 16' 17', WWW 16' 17', WSDM 17', SDM 16' 17', CIKM 17', ICDM 18', IJCAI 16', AAAI 16' 17'


Teaching Assistant, CMPT-741 Data Mining (graduate level), 2017 Fall
Teaching Assistant, CMPT-741 Data Mining (graduate level), 2016 Fall
Teaching Assistant, CMPT-128 Intro to Comp Sci and Programming (undergraduate level), 2015 Fall

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