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Publications

Journals
  • Wei Emma Zhang, Quan Z. Sheng, Lina Yao, Kerry Taylor, Ali Shemshadi and Yongrui Qin. A Learning Based Framework for Improving Querying on Web Interfaces of Curated Knowledge Bases. ACM Transactions on Internet Technology (TOIT), 2017 (to appear).
  • Wei Emma Zhang, Quan Z. Sheng, Yongrui Qin, Kerry Taylor, and Lina Yao. Learning-based SPARQL Query Performance Modeling and Prediction. World Wide Web Journal , Springer, 2017 (to appear).
  • Lina Yao, Quan Z. Sheng, Xianzhi Wang, Wei Emma Zhang and Yongrui Qin. Collaborative Location Recommendation by Integrating Multi-dimensional Contextual Information. ACM Transactions on Internet Technology (TOIT), 2017 (to appear).
  • Ali Shemshadi, Quan Z. Sheng, Wei Emma Zhang, Aixin Sun, Yongrui Qin and Lina Yao. Searching for the Internet of Things on the Web: Where It Is and What It Looks Like. Personal and Ubiquitous Computing (PUC), 2017 (to appear).

  • Conferences
  • Wei Emma Zhang, Michael Sheng, Yanjun Shu and Vanh Khuyen Nguyen. Feature Analysis for Duplicate Detection in Programming QA Communities. In Proc. of the 18th International Conference on Advanced Data Mining and Applications (ADMA 2017). Singapore, November 5-6 2017.
  • Vanh Khuyen Nguyen, Wei Emma Zhang, Quan Z. Sheng and Jason Merefield. Mining Load Profile Patterns for Australian Electricity Consumers. In Proc. of the 18th International Conference on Advanced Data Mining and Applications (ADMA 2017). Singapore, November 5-6 2017.
  • Yanjun Shu, Decheng Zuo, Hongwei Liu, Quan Z. Sheng, Wei Emma Zhang. A Tree-based Reliability Analysis for Fault-Tolerant Web Services Composition. In Proc. of the 15th International Conference on Service Oriented Computing (ICSOC 2017). Short Paper. Malaga, Spain, 13-16 November, 2017.
  • Yihong Zhang, Claudia Szabo, Quan Z. Sheng, and Wei Emma Zhang. Identifying Domains and Concepts in Short Texts via Partial Taxonomy and Unlabeled Data. In Proc. of the 29th International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering (CAiSE 2017). Essen, Germany, June 12-16, 2017.
  • Wenjie Ruan, Peipei Xu, Quan Z. Sheng, Nick Falkner, Xue Li, and Wei Emma Zhang. Recovering Missing Values from Corrupted Spatio-Temporal Sensory Data via Robust Low-Rank Tensor Completion. In Proc. of the 22nd International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications (DASFAA 2017). Suzhou, China, March 27-30, 2017.
  • Wei Emma Zhang, Quan Z. Sheng, Jey Han Lau, Ermyas Abebe. Detecting Duplicate Posts in Programming QA Communities via Latent Semantics and Association Rules. In Proc. of the 26th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2017). Perth, Australia, April 3-7, 2017.
  • Wei Emma Zhang, Quan Z. Sheng, M. Ali Babar, Ermyas Abebe and Andi Zhou.Mining Source Code Topics through Topic Model and Words Embedding . In Proc. of the 17th International Conference on Advanced Data Mining and Applications (ADMA 2016). Gold Coast, Australia, December 12-15 2016 (Best Student Paper Runner-up).
  • Wei Emma Zhang, Quan Z. Sheng, Kerry Taylor, Yongrui Qin and Lina Yao. Learning-based SPARQL Query Performance Prediction. In Proc. of the 17th International Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering (WISE 2016). Shanghai, China, November 7-10 2016.
  • Wei Emma Zhang, Mingkui Tan, Quan Z. Sheng, Lina Yao and Qinfeng Shi. Efficient Orthogonal Non-negative Matrix Factorization over Stiefel Manifold. In Proc. of the 25th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2016). Indianapolis, USA, October 24-28 2016.
  • Wenjie Ruan, Quan Z. Sheng, Peipei Xu, Nguyen Khoi Tran, Nickolas J.G. Falkner, Xue Li, and Wei Emma Zhang. Forecasting Seasonal and Trending Time Series Using Weighted Gradient RBF Network based an Autoregressive Model. In Proc. of the 25th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2016). short paper. Indianapolis, USA, October 24-28, 2016.
  • Wenjie Ruan, Peipei Xu, Quan Z. Sheng, Nguyen Khoi Tran, Nickolas J.G. Falkner, Xue Li, and Wei Emma Zhang. Recovering Missing Values in Noisy Sensory Data Using Robust Tensor Completion. In Proc. of the 25th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2016). short paper. Indianapolis, USA, October 24-28, 2016.
  • Wei Emma Zhang, Ermyas Abebe, Quan Z. Sheng and Kerry Taylor. Towards Building Open Knowledge Base From Programming Question-Answering Communities. In Proc. of the 15th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2016). Poster. Kobe, Japan, October 17-21 2016.
  • Abdullah Alfazi, Quan Z. Sheng, Wei Emma Zhang, Lina Yao and Talal H. Noor. Identification as a Service: Large-Scale Cloud Service Discovery Over the World Wide Web. In Proc. of the 5th IEEE International Congress on Big Data (Big Data Congress 2016). San Francisco, USA, June 27-July 2 2016.
  • Wei Emma Zhang, Quan Z. Sheng, Kerry Taylor, Yongrui Qin, Lina Yao and Ali Shemshadi. SECF: Improving SPARQL Querying Performance with Proactive Fetching and Caching. In Proc. of the 31st ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC 2016). Pisa, Italy, April 4-8 2016.
  • Yongrui Qin, Hua Wang, Ji Zhang, Xiaohui Tao, Wei Emma Zhang, Kerry Taylor and Quan Z. Sheng. Efficient Algorithms for Scheduling XML Data in a Mobile Wireless Broadcast Environment. In Proc. of the 21st IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS 2015). Melbourne, Australia, December 14-17 2015.
  • Lina Yao, Xianzhi Wang, Quan Z. Sheng, Wenjie Ruan and Wei Zhang. Service Recommendation for Mashup Composition with Implicit Correlation Regularization.In Proc. of the 22nd IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS 2015). New York, USA, June 27-July 2 2015.
  • Wei Emma Zhang, Quan Z. Sheng, Kerry Taylor and Yongrui Qin. Identifying and Caching Hot Triples for Efficient RDF Query Processing. In Proc. of the 20th International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications (DASFAA 2015). Hanoi, Vietnam, April 20-23 2015.
  • Yongrui Qin, Quan Z. Sheng and Wei Emma Zhang. SIEF: Efficiently Answering Distance Queries for Failure Prone Graphs. In Proc. of the 18th International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT 2015). Brussels, Belgium, March 23-27 2015.
  • Yongrui Qin, Quan Z. Sheng, Nickolas J.G. Falkner, Wei Emma Zhang and Hua Wang. Indexing Linked Data in a Wireless Broadcast System with 3D Hilbert Space-Filling Curves. In Proc. of the 23rd ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2014). Shanghai, China, November 3-7 2014.
  • Ali Shemshadi, Quan Z. Sheng and Wei Emma Zhang. A Decremental Search Approach for Large Scale Dynamic Ridesharing. In Proc. of the 15th International Conference on Web Information System Engineering (WISE 2014). Thessaloniki, Greece, October 12-14 2014.
  • Wei Emma Zhang. Graph-based Large Scale RDF Data Compression. In Proc. of the 37th annual international ACM SIGIR conference (SIGIR 2014). Gold Coast, Australia, July 6-11 2014 (Doctoral Consortium).

  • Book Chapters
  • Wei Emma Zhang, Quan Z. Sheng. Searching the Big Data: Practices and Experiences in Efficiently Querying Knowledge Bases. In Springer Handbook on Big Data, 2016.

  • Other Edited Books and Volumes
  • Quan Z. Sheng, Wei Emma Zhang, and Elhadi Shakshuki. Practices and Applications in Ambient and Intelligent Information Systems. Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, Springer, 2017.