Ming-Feng Tsai (蔡銘峰)

Assistant Professor

Laboratory of Computational Linguistics and Information Processing (CLIP Lab)

Department of Computer Science & Program in Digital Content and Technology

National Chengchi University

Premature optimization is the root of all evil.(過早的最佳化是所有罪惡的根源)
Donald Ervin Knuth

Latest News

  • Paper Acceptance (2015.08)
    Congratulate Chih-Ming and Po-Chuan on their work, "Exploiting Latent Social Listening Representations for Music Recommendations," being accepted by ACM RecSys 2015 as a poster paper!!
  • Competition Achievement (2015.08)
    Congratulate Chih-Ming, Hsin-Ping, Pei-Wen, Sin-Ya on winning the 9th prize of KDD CUP 2015 from 821 teams all over the world!!!
  • Paper Acceptance (2015.05)
    Congratulate Zhe-Li on his work, "Social Influencer Analysis with Factorization Machines," being accepted by ACM WebSci 2015 as a poster paper!!
  • Paper Acceptance (2014.10)
    Congratulate Chih-Ming and Hsin-Ping on their work, "Leverage Item Popularity and Recommendation Quality via Cost-sensitive Factorization Machines," being accepted by IEEE ICDM 2014 as a Ph.D. forum paper!!
  • Paper Acceptance (2014.10)
    Congratulate Dr. Chuan-Ju Wang on her work, "Financial Keyword Expansion via Continuous Word Vector Representations," being accepted by EMNLP 2014 as a short paper!!
  • Program Committee Members (2014.10)
    It is my great honor and privilege to serve as the program committee members of KDD 2015, ECIR 2015, EMNLP 2014, EACL 2014.

Ming-Feng Tsai is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at National Chengchi University. In 2006, he was at Microsoft Research Asia as a visiting student with the Web Search & Mining Group, and was awarded by the research institution the "Best Intern of the Year." He received his Ph.D. degree from National Taiwan University in 2009. After receiving his Ph.D. degree, he worked at National University of Singapore as a Research Fellow, participating in a research project related to machine translation. In 2010, sponsored by Taiwan National Science Council, he joined University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as a visiting scientist, working on a project associated with advanced Web search and mining. His research interests span the areas of information retrieval, machine learning, web search and mining, social network analysis, and natural language processing.

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