Fanghua Ye 叶方华

Welcome 👋

I am a third-year PhD student in Computer Science at University College London (UCL). I am fortunate to be advised by Prof. Emine Yilmaz.

My research interests lie in conversational AI, neural semantic parsing, information retrieval, social network analysis, and machine learning. Currently, I am focused on task-oriented dialogue systems and conversational question answering. I also have a strong passion in graph convolutional networks.

Email: fanghua.ye.19@ucl.ac.uk or smartyfh@outlook.com

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    University College London

    Department of Computer Science

    PhD Candidate

  • Feb, 2022 - One paper was accepted to Findings of ACL 2022.
  • Jan, 2022 - Gave an invited talk on dialogue state tracking at King’s College London.
  • May, 2021 - Our proposal was selected for the 1st Amazon Alexa Prize TaskBot Challenge.
  • Apr, 2021 - We released the MultiWOZ 2.4 dataset, check [GitHub] and [Arxiv] for details.
  • Jan, 2021 - Two papers were accepted to TheWebConf 2021.
  • Aug, 2019 - One paper was accepted to ICDM 2019.
  • Feb, 2019 - Joined the group of Prof. Xiaokui Xiao at National University of Singapore as an RA.

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    Slot Self-Attentive Dialogue State Tracking
    Fanghua Ye, Jarana Manotumruksa, Qiang Zhang, Shenghui Li, Emine Yilmaz
    The Web Conference (WWW)
    Online, April 2021
    [Paper] [Code] [Video]

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    Outlier-Resilient Web Service QoS Prediction
    Fanghua Ye, Zhiwei Lin, Chuan Chen, Zibin Zheng, Hong Huang
    The Web Conference (WWW)
    Online, April 2021
    [Paper] [Code]

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    Unsupervised Few-Bits Semantic Hashing with Implicit Topics Modeling
    Fanghua Ye, Jarana Manotumruksa, Emine Yilmaz
    Findings of EMNLP
    Online, November 2020
    [Paper] [Code]

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    Discrete Overlapping Community Detection with Pseudo Supervision
    Fanghua Ye, Chuan Chen, Zibin Zheng, Rong-Hua Li, Jeffrey Xu Yu
    IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM)
    Beijing, China, November 2019
    [Paper] [Code]

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    Deep Autoencoder-Like Nonnegative Matrix Factorization for Community Detection
    Fanghua Ye, Chuan Chen, Zibin Zheng
    ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM)
    Turin, Italy, October 2018
    [Paper] [Code]

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    Skyline Community Search in Multi-Valued Networks
    Rong-Hua Li, Lu Qin, Fanghua Ye, Jeffrey Xu Yu, Xiaokui Xiao, Nong Xiao, Zibin Zheng
    ACM International Conference on Management of Data (SIGMOD)
    Houston, TX, USA, June 2018
    [Paper] [Code]