Accepted Papers

A General View for Network Embedding as Matrix Factorization.

Xin Liu (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan); Tsuyoshi Murata (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan); Kyoung-Sook Kim (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan); Chatchawan Kotarasu (Mahidol University, Thailand); Chenyi Zhuang (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan).

All Those Wasted Hours: On Task Abandonment in Crowdsourcing.

Lei Han (The University of Queensland, Australia); Kevin Roitero (University of Udine, Italy); Ujwal Gadiraju (Leibniz University, Germany); Cristina Sarasua (University of Zurich, Switzerland); Alessandro Checco (The University of Sheffield, United Kingdom); Eddy Maddalena (University of Southampton, United Kingdom); Gianluca Demartini (The University of Queensland, Australia).

A Sequential Test for Selecting the Better Variant: Online A/B testing, Adaptive Allocation and Continuous Monitoring.

Nianqiao Ju (Harvard University, USA); Diane Hu, Adam Henderson, Liangjie Hong (Etsy Inc., USA).

A Simple But Effective Generative Model for Next Item Recommendation.

Fajie Yuan (University of Glasgow, United Kingdom); Alexandros Karatzoglou, Ioannis Arapakis (Telefonica, Spain); Joemon Jose (University of Glasgow, United Kingdom); Xiangnan He (National University of Singapore, Singapore).

A State Transition Model for Mobile Notifications Via Survival Analysis.

Yiping Yuan (LinkedIn, USA); Jing Zhang (University of Maryland, USA); Shaunak Chatterjee, Shipeng Yu, Romer Rosale (LinkedIn, USA).

Asynchronous Training of Word Embeddings for Large Text Corpora.

Avishek Anand, Megha Khosla, Jaspreet Singh, Jan-Hendrik Zab, Zijian Zhang (Leibniz University, Germany).

Attitude Detection for One-Round Conversation: Jointly Extracting Target-Polarity Pairs.

Zhaohao Zeng (Waseda University, Japan); Ruihua Song, Pingping Lin (Microsoft, China); Tetsuya Sakai (Waseda University, Japan).

Beyond English Speakers: Intents of Wikipedia Readers Across the Globe.

Florian Lemmerich (RWTH Aachen University, Germany); Diego Sáez-Trumper (Wikimedia Foundation, Spain); Robert West (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland); Leila Zia (Wikimedia Foundation, USA).

Beyond News Contents: The Role of Social Context for Fake News Detection.

Kai Shu, Suhang Wang, Huan Liu (Arizona State University, USA).

Characterizing and Predicting Email Deferral Behaviour.

Bahareh Sarrafzadeh (University of Waterloo, Canada); Ahmed Hassan Awadallah, Christopher Lin, Chia-Jung Lee, Milad Shokouhi, Susan Dumais (Microsoft, USA).

Clustered Monotone Transforms for Rating Factorization.

Raghav Somani (Microsoft Research, India); Gaurush Hiranandani, Oluwasanmi Koyejo (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA); Sreangsu Acharyya (Microsoft Research, India).

CluWords: Exploiting Semantic Word Clusters for Enhanced Topic Modeling.

Felipe Viegas (Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil); Christian Reis, Washington Luiz (Federal University of São João Del Rei, Brazil); Thierson Couto Rosa (Instituto de Informática, Brazil); Leonardo Rocha (Federal University of São João Del Rei, Brazil); Marcos Goncalves (Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil).

Co-Embedding Attributed Networks.

Zaiqiao Meng, Shangsong Liang, Xiangliang Zhang, Hongyan Bao (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia).

CORALS: Who Are My Potential New Customers? Tapping into the Wisdom of Customers' Decisions.

Ruirui Li, Jyun-Yu Jiang, Chelsea J.-T. Ju, Wei Wang (University of California Los Angeles, USA).

CoReRank: Ranking to Detect Users Involved in Blackmarket-Based Collusive Retweeting Activities.

Aditya Chetan, Brihi Joshi, Hridoy Dutta, Tanmoy Chakraborty (IIIT Delhi, India).

Crosslingual Document Embedding as Reduced-Rank Ridge Regression.

Martin Josifoski (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland); Ivan Paskov (MIT, USA); Hristo Paskov (BlackRock, USA); Martin Jaggi, Robert West (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland).

Discovering Correlations Between Sparse Features in Distant Supervision for Relation Extraction.

Jianfeng Qu (Jilin University, China); Wen Hua (The University of Queensland, Australia); Dantong Ouyang, Yuxin Ye (Jilin University, China); Xiaofang Zhou (The University of Queensland, Australia).

Domain Adaptation for Commitment Detection in Email.

Hosein Azarbonyad (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands); Robert Sim, Ryen White (Microsoft, USA).

Domain Switch-Aware Holistic Recurrent Neural Network for Modeling Multi-Domain User Behavior.

Donghyun Kim, Sungchul Kim, Handong Zhao, Ryan Rossi (Adobe Research, USA); Sheng Li (University of Georgia, USA); Eunyee Koh (Adobe Research, USA).

Enabling Privacy-Preserving Sharing for Genomic Data in Decentralized Networks.

Yanjun Zhang, Xin Zhao, Xue Li, Mingyang Zhong, Caitlin Curtis, Chen Chen (The University of Queensland, Australia).

Estimating Position Bias Without Intrusive Interventions.

Aman Agarwal, Ivan Zaitsev (Cornell University, USA); Xuanhui Wang, Cheng Li, Marc Najork (Google, USA); Thorsten Joachims (Cornell University, USA).

ExFaKT: A Framework for Explaining Facts over Knowledge Graphs and Text.

Mohamed Gad-Elrab, Daria Stepanova (Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Germany); Jacopo Urbani (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands); Gerhard Weikum (Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Germany).

FAIRY: A Framework for Understanding Relationships Between Users' Actions and their Social Feeds.

Azin Ghazimatin, Rishiraj Saha Roy, Gerhard Weikum (Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Germany).

Fast Dictionary-Based Compression for Inverted Indexes.

Giulio Ermanno Pibiri (University of Pisa, Italy); Matthias Petri, Alistair Moffat (The University of Melbourne, Australia).

Federated Online Learning to Rank with Evolution Strategies.

Eugene Kharitonov (Facebook AI Research, France).

Fighting Fire with Fire: Using Antidote Data to Improve Polarization and Fairness of Recommender Systems.

Bashir Rastegarpanah (Boston University, USA); Krishna P. Gummadi (Max Planck Institute for Software Systems, Germany); Mark Crovella (Boston University, USA).

Gated Attentive-Autoencoder for Content-Aware Recommendation.

Chen Ma, Peng Kang (McGill University, Canada); Bin Wu (Zheng Zhou University, China); Qinglong Wang, Xue Liu (McGill University, Canada).

Genie: An Open Box Counterfactual Policy Estimator for Optimizing Sponsored Search Marketplace.

Murat Ali Bayir, Mingsen Xu, Yaojia Zhu, Yifan Shi (Microsoft, USA).

Homogeneity-Based Transmissive Process To Model True and False News in Social Networks.

Jooyeon Kim, Dongkwan Kim, Alice Oh (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Republic of Korea).

How A/B Tests Could Go Wrong: Automatic Diagnosis of Invalid Online Experiments.

Nanyu Chen, Min Liu, Ya Xu (LinkedIn, USA).

Integrating Local Context and Global Cohesiveness for Open Information Extraction.

Qi Zhu (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA); Xiang Ren (University of Southern California, USA); Jingbo Shang, Yu Zhang, Ahmed El-Kishky, Jiawei Han (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA).

Interaction Embeddings for Prediction and Explanation in Knowledge Graphs.

Wen Zhang (Zhejiang University, China); Bibek Paudel (University of Zurich, Switzerland); Wei Zhang (Alibaba Group, China); Abraham Bernstein (ETH Zurich, Switzerland); Huajun Chen (Zhejiang University, China).

Interactive Anomaly Detection on Attributed Networks.

Kaize Ding, Jundong Li, Huan Liu (Arizona State University, USA).

Investment Recommendation System for Low-Liquidity Online Peer to Peer Lending (P2PL) Marketplaces.

Ke Ren, Avinash Malik (The University of Auckland, New Zealand).

Joint Optimization of Cascade Ranking Models.

Luke Gallagher (RMIT University, Australia); Ruey-Cheng Chen (SEEK, Australia); Roi Blanco (University of A Coruña, Spain); Shane Culpepper (RMIT University, Australia).

Knowledge Graph Embedding Based Question Answering.

Xiao Huang (Texas A&M University, USA); Jingyuan Zhang, Dingcheng Li, Ping Li (Baidu, USA).

Knowledge Graph Enhanced Community Detection and Characterization.

Shreyansh Bhatt, Swati Padhee (Kno.e.sis, USA); Keke Chen, Valerie Shalin, Derek Doran (Kno.e.sis & Wright State University, USA); Amit Sheth (Kno.e.sis, USA); Brandon Minnery (Wright State University, USA).

Learning Personalized Topical Compositions with Item Response Theory.

Lu Lin, Lin Gong, Hongning Wang (University of Virginia, USA).

Learning to Selectively Transfer: Reinforced Transfer Learning for Deep Text Matching.

Chen Qu (University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA); Feng Ji, Minghui Qiu (Alibaba Group, China); Liu Yang (University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA); Zhiyu Min (Carnegie Mellon University, USA); Haiqing Chen, Jun Huang (Alibaba Group, China); Bruce Croft (University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA).

Learning to Transform, Combine, and Reason in Open-Domain Question Answering.

Mostafa Dehghani, Hosein Azarbonyad, Jaap Kamps, Maarten de Rijke (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands).

Lightweight Lexical and Semantic Evidence for Detecting Classes Among Wikipedia Articles.

Marius Pasca, Travis Wolfe (Google, USA).

Linked Variational AutoEncoders for Inferring Substitutable and Supplementary Items.

Vineeth Rakesh (Technicolor Labs, USA); Suhang Wang, Kai Shu, Huan Liu (Arizona State University, USA).

Measuring the Complexity of Opinions and Online Discussions.

Utkarsh Upadhyay, Abir De (Max Planck Institute for Software Systems, Germany); Aasish Pappu (Yahoo, USA); Manuel Gomez Rodriguez (Max Planck Institute for Software Systems, Germany).

Modeling Temporal Evidence from External Collections.

Flavio Martins, Joao Magalhaes (Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Portugal); Jamie Callan (Carnegie Mellon University, USA).

More Than Just Words: Modeling Non-Textual Characteristics of Podcasts.

Longqi Yang (Cornell University, USA); Yu Wang (Himalaya Media, USA); Drew Dunne, Michael Sobolev, Mor Naaman, Deborah Estrin (Cornell University, USA).

MSA: Jointly Detecting Drug Name and Adverse Drug Reaction Mentioning Tweets with Multi-Head Self-Attention.

Chuhan Wu (Tsinghua University, China); Fangzhao Wu (Microsoft, China); Zhigang Yuan, Junxin Liu, Yongfeng Huang (Tsinghua University, China); Xing Xie (Microsoft, China).

Multi-Representation Fusion Network for Multi-Turn Response Selection in Retrieval-Based Chatbots.

Chongyang Tao (Peking University, China); Wei Wu, Can Xu (Microsoft, China); Wenpeng Hu, Dongyan Zhao, Rui Yan (Peking University, China).

Neural Based Statement Classification for Biased Language.

Christoph Hube, Besnik Fetahu (Leibniz University, Germany).

Neural Demographic Prediction using Search Query.

Chuhan Wu (Tsinghua University, China); Fangzhao Wu (Microsoft, China); Junxin Liu (Tsinghua University, China); Shaojian He (Microsoft, USA); Yongfeng Huang (Tsinghua University, China); Xing Xie (Microsoft, China).

Neural Tensor Factorization for Temporal Interaction Learning.

Xian Wu, Baoxu Shi (University of Notre Dame, USA); Yuxiao Dong (Microsoft, USA); Chao Huang, Nitesh Chawla (University of Notre Dame, USA).

Offline Evaluation to Make Decisions About Playlist Recommendation.

Alois Gruson, Praveen Chandar, Christophe Charbuillet, James McInerney, Samantha Hansen, Damien Tardieu, Ben Carterette (Spotify, USA).

Off-Policy Evaluation of Probabilistic Identity Data in Lookalike Modeling.

Randell Cotta, Dan Jiang, Mingyang Hu, Peizhou Liao (Drawbridge Inc., USA).

Product-Aware Answer Generation in E-Commerce Question-Answering.

Shen Gao (Peking University, China); Zhaochun Ren, Yihong Eric Zhao (, China); Dongyan Zhao (Peking University, China); Dawei Yin (, China); Rui Yan (Peking University, China).

Protecting User Privacy: An Approach for Untraceable Web Browsing History and Unambiguous User Profiles.

Ghazaleh Beigi, Ruocheng Guo, Alexander Nou, Yanchao Zhang, Huan Liu (Arizona State University, USA).

Query-Based Across-Time Comparative Summarization of News.

Yijun Duan, Adam Jatowt (Kyoto University, Japan).

Random Spatial Network Models for Core-Periphery Structure.

Junteng Jia, Austin Benson (Cornell University, USA).

Recurrent Recommendation with Local Coherence.

Jianling Wang, James Caverlee (Texas A&M University, USA).

RecWalk: Nearly Uncoupled Random Walks for Top-N Recommendation.

Athanasios N. Nikolakopoulos, George Karypis (University of Minnesota, USA).

Relevance Search Over Schema-Rich Knowledge Graphs.

Yu Gu, Tianshuo Zhou, Gong Cheng, Ziyang Li (Nanjing University, China); Jeff Pan (University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom); Yuzhong Qu (Nanjing University, China).

Representation Interpretation with Spatial Encoding and Multimodal Analytics.

Ninghao Liu, Mengnan Du, Xia Hu (Texas A&M University, USA).

Review-Driven Answer Generation for Product-Related Questions in E-Commerce.

Shiqian Chen, Chenliang Li (Wuhan University, China); Feng Ji, Wei Zhou, Haiqing Chen (Alibaba Group, China).

Sampling Methods for Counting Temporal Motifs.

Paul Liu (Stanford University, USA); Austin Benson (Cornell University, USA); Moses Charikar (Stanford University, USA).

Session-Based Social Recommendation Via Dynamic Graph Attention Networks.

Weiping Song (Peking University, China); Zhiping Xiao (University of California Los Angeles, USA); Yifan Wang (Peking University, China); Laurent Charlin (HEC Montreal & MILA, Canada); Ming Zhang (Peking University, China); Jian Tang (HEC Montreal & MILA, Canada).

Shaping Feedback Data in Recommender Systems with Interventions Based on Information Foraging Theory.

Tobias Schnabel (Cornell University, USA); Paul Bennett (Microsoft, USA); Thorsten Joachims (Cornell University, USA).

SHNE: Representation Learning for Semantic-Associated Heterogeneous Networks.

Chuxu Zhang (University of Notre Dame, USA); Ananthram Swami (US Army Research Laboratory, USA); Nitesh V. Chawla (University of Notre Dame, USA).

SimGNN: A Neural Network Approach to Fast Graph Similarity Computation.

Yunsheng Bai (University of California Los Angeles, USA); Hao Ding (Purdue University, USA); Song Bian (Zhejiang University, China); Ting Chen, Yizhou Sun, Wei Wang (University of California Los Angeles, USA).

Slice: Scalable Linear Extreme Classifiers trained on 100 Million Labels for Related Searches.

Himanshu Jain (IIT Delhi, India); Venkatesh Balasubramanian, Bhanu Teja Chunduri, Manik Varma (Microsoft, India).

Social Attentional Memory Network: Modeling Aspect- and Friend-Level Differences in Recommendation.

Chong Chen, Min Zhang, Yiqun Liu, Shaoping Ma (Tsinghua University, China).

Solving the Sparsity Problem in Recommendations Via Cross-Domain Item Embedding based on Co-Clustering.

Yaqing Wang (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China); Chunyan Feng (Beijing Laboratory of Advanced Information Networks, China); Caili Guo, Yunfei Chu (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China); Jenq-Neng Hwang (University of Washington, USA).

Sparsemax and Relaxed Wasserstein for Topic Sparsity.

Tianyi Lin, Zhiyue Hu, Xin Guo (University of California Berkeley, USA).

Spiral of Silence in Recommender Systems.

Dugang Liu, Chen Lin (Xiamen University, China); Zhilin Zhang (Simon Fraser University, Canada); Yanghua Xiao (Fudan University, China); Hanghang Tong (Arizona State University, USA).

Spring-Electrical Models For Link Prediction.

Yana Kashinskaya (Yandex School of Data Analysis, Russian Federation); Egor Samosvat, Akmal Artikov (Yandex, Russian Federation).

Task Duration Estimation.

Ryen White, Ahmed Hassan Awadallah (Microsoft, USA).

Taxonomy-Aware Multi-Hop Reasoning Networks for Sequential Recommendation.

Jin Huang (Renmin University of China, China); Zhaochun Ren (, China); Wayne Xin Zhao, Gaole He, Ji-Rong Wen (Renmin University of China, China); Daxiang Dong (Baidu, China).

The Influence of Image Search Intents on User Behavior and Satisfaction.

Zhijing Wu, Yiqun Liu, Qianfan Zhang, Kailu Wu, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma (Tsinghua University, China).

The Local Closure Coefficient: A New Perspective On Network Clustering.

Hao Yin (Stanford University, USA); Austin Benson (Cornell University, USA); Jure Leskovec (Stanford University, USA).

Time is of the Essence: A Joint Hierarchical RNN and Point Process Model for Time and Item Predictions.

Bjørnar Vassøy, Massimiliano Ruocco, Eliezer de Souza Da Silva (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway); Erlend Aune (Exabel AS, Norway).

Top-K Off-Policy Correction for a REINFORCE Recommender System.

Minmin Chen, Alex Beutel, Paul Covington, Sagar Jain, Francois Belletti, Ed Chi (Google, USA).

Uncovering Hidden Structure in Sequence Data Via Threading Recurrent Models.

Manzil Zaheer (Carnegie Mellon University, USA); Amr Ahmed, Yuan Wang, Daniel Silva, Yuchen Wu (Google, USA).

Variational Sequential Autoencoders for Collaborative Filtering.

Noveen Sachdeva (International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad, India); Giuseppe Manco, Ettore Ritacco (ICAR-CNR, Italy); Vikram Pudi (International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad, India).

WassRank: Listwise Document Ranking Using Optimal Transport Theory.

Hai-Tao Yu (University of Tsukuba, Japan); Adam Jatowt (Kyoto University, Japan); Hideo Joho (University of Tsukuba, Japan); Joemon Jose, Anjie Fang (University of Glasgow, United Kingdom); Xiao Yang (European Bioinformatics Institute, United Kingdom); Long Chen (University of Glasgow, United Kingdom).

Weakly Supervised Co-Training Query Rewriting and Semantic Matching for E-Commerce.

Rong Xiao, Jianhui Ji, Baoliang Cui, Haihong Tang, Wenwu Ou (Alibaba Group, China); Yanghua Xiao (Fudan University, China); Jiwei Tan, Xuan Ju (Alibaba Group, China).

When People Change their Mind: Off-Policy Evaluation in Non-Stationary Recommendation Environments.

Rolf Jagerman, Ilya Markov, Maarten de Rijke (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands).

XBully: Cyberbullying Detection Within a Multi-Modal Context.

Lu Cheng, Jundong Li, Yasin Silva, Deborah Hall, Huan Liu (Arizona State University, USA).

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