Associate Professor @ School of Informatics, Computing and Engineering Indiana University Bloomington
Senior Consultant @ Alibaba DAMO Academy (达摩院)
This course will teach the critical thinking skills needed for students to design and work with information systems and web systems. Design of information systems and web systems will be taught by a problem-solving approach that will emphasize how to look at a problem as something that can be solved computationally...
The class is designed to embrace the recent emergence of the data science field. I will introduce important and fundamental concepts, theories, methods, and algorithms of Data Science and Big Data Analytics. These will enable students to characterize, interpret or predict complex real-world problems using data-driven approaches. Students will have access to the following data as class project: Wikipedia Dump, Twitter Data, Netflix Data, HathiTrust Digital Library.
With the exponential growth of the Web in the past decades, we are facing a flood of information. The success of GYM (Google, Yahoo and MSN) has shown that Information Retrieval is a key component to assist users to access target information based on their need. The course provides a solid introduction to information retrieval theories and algorithms underlying all search applications. We will investigate techniques used in modern search engines and demonstrate their significance by experiment. We will use Yelp Data Challange and Alibaba dataset for this course...
I'm teaching Computer Science, Data Science and Information Science courses... IU Trustees Teaching Award winner for 2015 and 2016