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Email: xchen [AT] cs [DOT] ucla [DOT] edu
Office: 3551 Boelter Hall, 420 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90066

What’s New

2018-09-10 Start my Ph.D. journey @ UCLA!

2018-08-17 One paper got accepted by ICDM’18.

2018-05-06 One paper got accepted by KDD’18.

2018-11-09 One paper got accepted by AAAI’18.

2017-10-01 Submitted one paper to ICDE’18.

2017-09-12 Submitted two papers to AAAI’18.

2017-04-12 Our paper on Index of distributed graph data processing systems was accepted by NDBC 2017! See you in Hangzhou this Autumn!

2017-06-30 Visiting Prof. ChengXiang Zhai’s TIMAN Group at CS@UIUC for 6 months.

2017-05-23 Submitted one paper to CIKM’17.

2016-09-26 Start my internship as a research intern at Alibaba Group

2016-04-12 Our paper on Semi-supervised advertisement detection was accepted by NDBC 2016! See you in Shenzhen this Autumn!

2015-07-06 I graduated from Peking University where I spent 4 wonderful years and made lots of great friends. I am grateful to Prof. Jun Gao for his support throughout the years. My thesis

2014-10-26 I am honor to compete on behalf of Peking University at the 17th Chinese University Basketball Association (CUBA) Championships, Beijing Division. We are the 3rd Place!


I am currently a first-year Ph.D. student working with Prof. Wei Wang in the Department of Computer Science at University of California, Los Angeles. My research interests lie in Data Mining, including text mining and information network analysis.

Before I started to pursue Ph.D., I was a master student of Graph Data Management and Analysis Group at Peking University, advised by Prof. Jun Gao. I spent 6 months visiting University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and worked on several interesting topics in text mining, advised by Prof. ChengXiang Zhai. I got my B.S degree in Computer Science from Peking University in 2015.

In 2015 Fall and 2016 Spring, I also worked as a teaching assistant for two courses: Introduction to Database Systems(Honor Track) and Database Systems Principles and Technologies instructed by Prof. Jun Gao.

I was born and raised in Changsha.

For further information, please see my CV.


Scalable Graph Embedding Enhanced by Content-Preserving Locality Sensitive Hashing [PDF]
Xiusi Chen, Xiaoyu Li, Chang Zhou, Jun Gao.

Learning Item Embedding with Heterogeneous Information for Collaborative Filtering [PDF]
Xiusi Chen, Xiaoyu Li, Chang Zhou, Xiaofei Liu, Jun Gao.


Doc2Cube: Allocating Documents to Text Cube without Labeled Data [PDF] [code]
Fangbo Tao*, Chao Zhang*, Xiusi Chen, Meng Jiang, Tim Hanratty, Lance Kaplan, Jiawei Han.
ICDM 2018. Singapore.

TaxoGen: Unsupervised Topic Taxonomy Construction by Adaptive Term Embedding and Clustering [PDF] [code]
Chao Zhang, Fangbo Tao, Xiusi Chen, Jiaming Shen, Meng Jiang, Brian Sadler, Michelle Vanni, Jiawei Han.
KDD 2018. London, United Kingdom.

ATRank: An Attention-Based User Behavior Modeling Framework for Recommendation [PDF] [code]
Chang Zhou, Jinze Bai, Junshuai Song, Xiaofei Liu, Zhengchao Zhao, Xiusi Chen, Jun Gao.
AAAI 2018. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

The Design and Implementation of Index on Distributed Big Graph Processing System [PDF] [Full Version]
Xiusi Chen, Qimu Zheng, Jun Gao.
NDBC 2017. Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China. (Short Paper)

Demo of a Semi-Supervised Method Based System to Detect Advertisements from QA pairs [PDF]
Xiusi Chen, Xiaoyu Li, Jun Gao.
NDBC 2016. Shenzhen, Guangdong, China. (Demo Paper)

Honors and Awards

2016, 2017 Graduate Student Acedemic Scholarship, Peking University
2016 Leo KoGuan Scholarshop, Peking University
2016 Merit Student, Peking University
2016 2nd Place of National Database Conference (NDBC) Cup 2016, China Computer Federation
2016 3rd Prize of 15th Peking University ACM Programming Contest, Peking University
2014 3rd Place of 17th Chinese University Basketball Association (CUBA) Championships, Beijing Division, Federation of University Sports of China
2010 6th Place of the Middle School Students Swimming Contest of Hunan Province, 100M Breaststroke, The Education Department of Hunan Province


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