|Assoc Prof Sun Aixin|
Division of Software & Information Systems
School of Computer Engineering
College of Engineering
Phone: (+65)6790 5139
- PhD Nanyang Technological University 2004
- BASc(CompEng)(Hons) Nanyang Technological University 2001
|Aixin received B.A.Sc (First class honours) and Ph.D. in 2001 and 2004 respectively, both in Computer Engineering from NTU. He was a Postdoc Fellow with School of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) at The University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, Australia. He has published more than 90 papers in major international conferences and journals such as SIGIR, ACM Multimedia, WSDM, CIKM, ACM/IEEE JCDL, ICDM, KDE, DSS, and JASIST. Aixin is serving as a PC member of various data mining/information retrieval conferences and reviewer for various journals. He is a member of ACM.|
|Information Retrieval; Text/Web Mining; Social Computing; Digital Libraries|
|Research Grant |
- Academic Research Fund Tier 1 (2011-)
- Academic Research Fund Tier 1 (2013-)
- Defence Science and Technology Agency (2011-2014)
|Current Projects |
- Event Detection and Tracking in Weblog for Homeland Security
- Intelligent Network Search Using Interactive Topic Discovery (MINDEF-NTU-DIRP/2010/03)
- Tag-based Image Retrieval: Tag Profiling and Image Ranking
- Understanding Online Ethnic Communities through Psychological and Linguistic Analysis of Social Media
- Understanding and Exploiting the Dynamics of Collaboration Ecosystems
- Aixin Sun, Sourav S Bhowmick, Khanh Tran Nam Nguyen, Ge Bai. (2011). Tag-Based Social Image Retrieval: An Empirical Evaluation. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), .
- Aixin Sun and Meishan Hu. (2011). Query-Guided Event Detection from News and Blog Streams. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics - Part A: Systems and Humans, 41(5), 834 - 839.
- Aixin Sun, Sourav S. Bhowmick. (2010). Quantifying Tag Representativeness of Visual Content of Social Images. ACM Multimedia.
- Aixin Sun, Ee-Peng Lim, Ying Liu. (2009). On Strategies for Imbalanced Text Classification Using SVM: A Comparative Study. Decision Support Systems, 48(1), 191-201.
- Aixin Sun and Anwitaman Datta. (2009). ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining: On Stability, Clarity, and Co-occurrence of Self-Tagging.