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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]:
Yichao Zhou is a third-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 figurative language processing, malicious language processing and biomedical text mining problems.


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 ~~~~~~~~


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


[2020.01] Our recent work on “Recommending Themes for Ad Creative Design via Visual-Linguistic Representations” has been accepted by WWW 2020 as a short paper with oral presentation. See you in Taipei!


[2019.10] Our preprint Clinical Narrative paper is available now! The resulting dataset is appropriate for training biomedical natural language processing systems.


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


[2019.08] Our research long paper “Learning to Discriminate Perturbations for Blocking Adversarial Attacks in Text Classification” was accepted by EMNLP-IJCNLP 2019. I will attend the conference at Hong Kong, China from Nov.3 to Nov.7 to present this work.


[2019.04] I will attend KDD 2019 at Alaska from Aug.4 to Aug.8 to present our recently accepted paper “Understanding Consumer Journey using Attention based Recurrent Neural Networks”. [pictures]