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Yichao Zhou

依潮 周 (Yee-chow Joe)

I'm from Suzhou, a delicate city which displays a verve of painting. Currently in Los Angeles. Passionate about natural language processing, badminton, and photographing.

About me [Curriculum Vitae Download]:
Yichao Zhou is a fourth-year Ph.D candidate in Scalable Analytics Institute (ScAi), Department of Computer Science at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) advised by Professor Wei Wang. Yichao Zhou’s research interests focus on natural language processing and text mining. Currently, he is working on Low-resource Information Extraction from different domains, such as figurative language, clinical case reports and semi-structured web pages.

Contact Information:
E-mail: yz [AT] cs [DOT] ucla [DOT] edu
Address (UCLA): Room 3551, Boelter Hall, Dept. of Computer Science, UCLA, CA 90095, United States

WHAT’S NEW ~~~~~~~~

[2020.10] Serve as a PC member of AAAI 2021 and a Publication Chair at NAACL 2021.

[2020.09] One collaborative work with Rujun Han and Professor Nanyun Peng on topic End-to-End Event Temporal Relation Extraction (paper) was accepted by EMNLP 2020!

[2020.07] One collaborative work with Cheng Zheng on topic user geolocation recognition was accepted by SIGIR 2020. Another collaborative work with Shaunak Mishra was accepted by CIKM 2020, focusing on creative optimization topic in the advertising domain.

[2020.05] Serve as a PC member of KDD 2020 Research and ADS tracks; PC member of AACL-IJCNLP 2020 Information Extraction Track.

[2020.04] Our research long paper “The Boating Store Had Its Best Sail Ever”: Pronunciation-attentive Contextualized Pun Recognition was accepted by ACL 2020! See you in the online conference!

[2020.01] I will join the Juicer Team at Google Research, Mountain View as an intern during 2020 summer.

[2019.09] I passed the Oral Qualifying Exam at CS department of UCLA and was advanced to candidacy.