Ziyu Guan (管子玉)

ziyuguan AT cs DOT ucsb DOT edu

Short Bio

I am currently a Post-doc (Title: Research scientist) at the computer science department of UCSB. I received my PhD degree and my BS degree from Zhejiang University in 2010 and 2004, respectively.

My research interests lie in information retrieval, machine learning and data mining.

Research Topics


  1. Ziyu Guan, Xifeng Yan, Lance M. Kaplan. Measuring Two-Event Structural Correlations on Graphs. Proceedings of the 38th international conference on very large databases (VLDB), accepted.
  2. Ziyu Guan, Gengxin Miao, Russell McLoughlin, Xifeng Yan, Deng Cai. Co-Occurrence Based Diffusion for Expert Search On the Web. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), to appear, 2012 (http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/TKDE.2012.49).
  3. Ziyu Guan, Jian Wu, Qing Zhang, Ambuj Singh, Xifeng Yan. Assessing and Ranking Structural Correlations in Graphs. Proceedings of the 2011 international conference on Management of data (SIGMOD2011), pages 937-948, 2011. [ pdf ]
  4. Ziyu Guan, Can Wang, Jiajun Bu, Chun Chen, Kun Yang, Deng Cai and Xiaofei He. Document Recommendation in Social Tagging Services. Proceedings of the 19th international conference on World Wide Web, pages 391-400, 2010.
  5. Ziyu Guan, Can Wang, Zhengguang Chen, Jiajun Bu, Chun Chen. Efficient face recognition using tensor subspace regression. Neurocomputing, Vol. 73, Issues 13-15, 2010.
  6. Ziyu Guan, Jiajun Bu, Qiaozhu Mei, Chun Chen and Can Wang. Personalized Tag Recommendation Using Graph-based Ranking on Multi-type Interrelated Objects. Proceedings of the 32nd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR2009), pages 540-547, 2009.
  7. Ziyu Guan, Can Wang, Chun Chen, Jiajun Bu and Junfeng Wang. Guide Focused Crawler Efficiently and Effectively Using On-line Topical Importance Estimation. Proceedings of the 31st Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR2008), pages 757-758, 2008, poster.
  8. Arijit Khan, Nan Li, Xifeng Yan, Ziyu Guan, Supriyo Chakraborty, Shu Tao. Neighborhood Based Fast Graph Search in Large Networks. Proceedings of the 2011 international conference on Management of data (SIGMOD2011), pages 901-912, 2011.
  9. Can Wang, Xiaofei He, Jiajun Bu, Zhengguang Chen, Chun Chen, Ziyu Guan. Image representation using Laplacian regularized nonnegative tensor factorization. Pattern Recognition, 2011.
  10. Jun Zhao, Jiajun Bu, Chun Chen, Ziyu Guan, Can Wang, Cheng Zhang. Learning a user-thread alignment manifold for thread recommendation in online forum. Proceedings of the 19th ACM international conference on Information and knowledge management (CIKM2010), pages 559-568, 2010.
  11. Can Wang, Ziyu Guan, Chun Chen, Jiajun Bu, Junfeng Wang and Huaizhong Lin. OTIE: An effective fo-cused crawling algorithm combining link and content analysis. Journal of Zhejiang University, Vol. 10, No. 8, 2009.
  12. Junfeng Wang, Chun Chen, Can Wang, Jian Pei, Jiajun Bu, Ziyu Guan, Wei Vivian Zhang. Can We Learn a Template-Independent Wrapper for News Article Extraction from a Single Training Site? Proceedings of the 15th ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, pages 1345-1354, 2009.
  13. Junfeng Wang, Xiaofei He, Can Wang, Jian Pei, Jiajun Bu, Chun Chen, Ziyu Guan, Lu Gang. News Article Extraction with Template-Independent Wrapper. Proceedings of the 18th international conference on World Wide Web, pages 1085-1086, 2009, poster.



Honors and Awards



Professional Activities

Program Committee Member:

• 2012 the 4th asian conference on machine learning (ACML)

Conference External Reviewer:

• 2012 the 18th ACM SIGKDD conference on knowledge discovery and data mining (SIGKDD)

• 2012 the 21st international conference on World Wide Web (WWW)

• 2011 the 20th ACM international conference on information and knowledge management (CIKM)

• 2011 international conference on management of data (SIGMOD)

• 2011 the 11th SIAM international conference on data mining (SDM)

• 2011 IEEE international conference on data mining (ICDM)

Journal Reviewer:

• Signal Processing


• ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data (TKDD)

• Social Network Analysis and Mining (SNAM)



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Last modified: May 5, 2012