Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Assoc Prof Pan, Sinno Jialin

Associate Professor, School of Computer Science and Engineering

Email: sinnopan@ntu.edu.sg
Assoc Prof Pan, Sinno Jialin

Biography
Dr Sinno Jialin Pan is a Provost's Chair Associate Professor with the School of Computer Science and Engineering at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. He received his Ph.D. degree in computer science from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) in 2011. Prior to joining NTU, he was a scientist and Lab Head of text analytics with the Data Analytics Department, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore from Nov. 2010 to Nov. 2014. He joined NTU as a Nanyang Assistant Professor (university named assistant professor) in Nov. 2014. He was named to "AI 10 to Watch" by the IEEE Intelligent Systems magazine in 2018. His research interests include transfer learning, and its applications to wireless-sensor-based data mining, text mining, sentiment analysis, and software engineering.
Research Interests
Machine learning and artificial intelligence, especially transfer learning and its applications to NLP, IoT, and computer vision.
Current Projects
  • A General Framework of Scalable Supervised Hashing for Big Media Data Retrieval
  • A Geo-Distributed Multi-task Learning Platform for Big Data Analytics
  • A New End-to-End Semi-supervised Learning Framework for Activity Recognition
  • An AI-Powered Big Data Platform for Analytics and Intervention in Pain Management
  • Continual Transfer Learning via Integrating Logic into Deep Learning
  • Crowdsourcing a Personalized Practice Environment for Mathematics through Data Analytics
  • Learning to Explore for Deep Reinforcement Learning through Hashing
  • Multilingual Semantic Analysis (II)
  • Provost’s Chair in Computer Science and Engineering (Sinno Jialin Pan)
  • Transfer Learning: Linking Low-Level Social Sensing to High-Level User Behavior Understanding
  • VIBSens: Visible Light Building Sentience for Lightweight & Efficient Smartness
Selected Publications
  • Shangyu Chen, Wenya Wang, Sinno Jialin Pan. (2019). MetaQuant: Learning to Quantize by Learning to Penetrate Non-differentiable Quantization. Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 32 (pp. 3918-3928).
  • Qiang Zhou, Yu Chen, Sinno Jialin Pan. (2019). Communication-efficient distributed multi-task learning with matrix sparsity regularization. Machine Learning, .
  • Joey Tianyi Zhou, Ivor W. Tsang, Sinno Jialin Pan and Mingkui Tan. (2019). Multi-class Heterogeneous Domain Adaptation. Journal of Machine Learning Research, 20, 51:1-51:31.
  • Wenya Wang, Sinno Jialin Pan, Daniel Dahlmeier. (2018). Memory Networks for Fine-grained Opinion Mining. Artificial Intelligence, 265, 1-17.
  • Xin Dong, Shangyu Chen and Sinno Jialin Pan. (2017). Learning to Prune Deep Neural Networks via Layer-wise Optimal Brain Surgeon. Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 30 (NIPS-17) (pp. 4860-4874).

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