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Conference Papers
  • Yan-Yan Lan, Tie-Yan Liu, Tao Qin, Zhi-Ming Ma, Hang Li. Query-Level Stability and Generalization in Learning to Rank, ICML 2008 [pdf]
  • Xiu-Bo Geng, Tie-Yan Liu, Tao Qin, Andrew Arnold, Hang Li, Heung-Yeung Shum. Query Dependent Ranking Using K-Nearest Neighbor, SIGIR 2008 [pdf]
  • Tao Qin, Tie-Yan Liu, Xu-Dong Zhang, De-Sheng Wang, Wenying Xiong, Hang Li. Learning to Rank Relational Objects and Its Application to Web Search, WWW 2008 [pdf] [slides]
  • Tie-Yan Liu, Jun Xu, Tao Qin, Wenying Xiong, Hang Li. LETOR: Benchmarking ^Learning to Rank for Information Retrieval ̄, SIGIR 2007 workshop: Learning to Rank for Information Retrieval. [pdf]
  • Zhe Cao, Tao Qin, Tie-Yan Liu, Ming-Feng Tsai, Hang Li. Learning to Rank: From Pairwise Approach to Listwise Approach, ICML 2007. [pdf]
  • Tao Qin, Tie-Yan Liu, Wei Lai, Xu-Dong Zhang, De-Sheng Wang, Hang Li. Ranking with Multiple Hyperplanes, SIGIR 2007. [pdf]
  • Xiubo Geng, Tie-Yan Liu, Tao Qin, Hang Li. Feature Selection for Ranking, SIGIR 2007. [pdf]
  • Mingfeng Tsai, Tie-Yan Liu, Tao Qin, Hsin-Hsi Chen, Wei-Ying Ma. FRank: A Ranking Method with Fidelity Loss, SIGIR 2007. [pdf]
  • Yu-Ting Liu, Tie-Yan Liu, Tao Qin, Zhi-Ming Ma, Hang Li, Supervised Rank Aggregation, WWW 2007 . [pdf]
  • Li Zhang, Tao Qin, Tie-Yan Liu, Yin Bao, Hang Li, N-Step PageRank for Web Search, ECIR 2007. [pdf]
  • Tie-Yan Liu, Huai-Yuan Yang, Xin Zheng, Tao Qin, Wei-Ying Ma, Fast Large-Scale Spectral Clustering by Sequential Shrinkage Optimization, ECIR 2007.
  • Bin Gao, Tie-Yan Liu, Tao Qin, Xin Zheng, Qian-Sheng Cheng, Wei-Ying Ma, Web Image Clustering by Consistent Utilization of Low-level Features and Surrounding Texts, ACM Multimedia 2005. [pdf]
  • Ying Liu, Tao Qin, Tie-Yan Liu, et al, Similarity Space Projection: A Novel Framework for Web Image Search and Annotation, In Proceedings of the 7th ACM SIGMM International Workshop on Multimedia Information Retrieval (MIR 2005), in conjunction with ACM Multimedia 2005. [pdf]
  • Tao Qin, Tie-Yan Liu, Xu-Dong Zhang, Guang Feng, Wei-Ying Ma, Subsite Retrieval: A Novel Concept for Topic Distillation, 2nd Asia Information Retrieval Symposium (AIRS2005), Jeju Island, Korea, 2005. [pdf]
  • Hui-Min Yan, Tao Qin, Tie-Yan Liu, Xu-Dong Zhang, Guang Feng, Wei-Ying Ma, Calculating Webpage Importance with Site Structure Constraints, 2nd Asia Information Retrieval Symposium (AIRS2005), Jeju Island, Korea, 2005. [pdf]
  • Tao Qin, Tie-Yan Liu, Xu-Dong Zhang, Zheng Chen, Wei-Ying Ma, A Study of Relevance Propagation for Web Search, 28th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval ( SIGIR2005), Salvador, Brazil, 2005. [pdf]
  • Tao Qin, Tie-Yan Liu, Xu-Dong Zhang, Wei-Ying Ma, Hong-Jiang Zhang, Subspace Clustering and Label Propagation for Active Feedback in Image Retrieval, 11th International Multi-Media Modeling Conference (MMM 2005), Melbourne, Australia, 2005. [pdf]
  • Hao WAN, Tie-Yan Liu, Tao Qin, Zheng Chen, et al, Site Abstraction for Rare Category Classification in Large-scale Web Directory, WWW 2005. [pdf]
  • Guang Feng, Tie-Yan Liu, Xu-Dong Zhang, Tao Qin, Bin Gao, Wei-Ying Ma, Level-Based Link Analysis, The Seventh Asia Pacific Web Conference (APWeb05), Shanghai, China, 2005. [pdf]
  • Tie-Yan Liu, Tao Qin, Hong-Jiang Zhang, Time-Constraint Boost for TV Commercials Detection, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP2004), Singapore, 2004. [pdf]
  • Ruihua Song, Ji-Rong Wen, Shuming Shi, Guomao Xin, Tie-Yan Liu, Tao Qin, Xin Zheng, et al, Microsoft Research Asia at Web Track and Terabyte Track of TREC 2004, TREC 2004. [pdf]

 

Technical Reports
  • Tao Qin, Tie-Yan Liu, Ming-Feng Tsai, Xu-Dong Zhang, and Hang Li. Learning to Search Web Pages with Query-Level Loss Functions, MSR-TR-2006-156. [abstract][pdf]
  • Ming-Feng Tsai, Tie-Yan Liu,Tao Qin, Hsin-Hsi Chen, and Wei-Ying Ma, FRank: A Ranking Method with Fidelity Loss, MSR-TR-2006-156. [abstract][pdf]

 

Patents
  • Learning a Document Ranking Function Using Query-Level Error Measurements, US Patent 41826.8310, Pending 2006.
  • Projecting Queries and Images into a Similarity Space, US Patent 41826.8303, Pending 2006.
  • Topic Distillation via Subsite Retrieval,  US Patent 41826.8307, Pending 2006.

 

Journal Papers
  • Tao Qin, Xu-Dong Zhang, Tie-Yan Liu, De-Sheng Wang, Wei-Ying Ma and Hong-Jiang Zhang. An active feedback framework for image retrieval. Pattern Recognition Letters, 2008. [DOI] [pdf]
  • Tao Qin, Xu-Dong Zhang, Ming-Feng Tsai, De-Sheng Wang, Tie-Yan Liu, and Hang Li. Query-level Loss Functions for Information Retrieval. Information Processing and Management, 2008 . [DOI] [pdf]
  • Tao Qin, Tie-Yan Liu, Xu-Dong Zhang, Guang Feng, De-Sheng Wang, and Wei-Ying Ma. Topic Distillation Via Subsite Retrieval, Information Processing and Management, Volume 43, Issue 2, March 2007, Pages 445-460. [DOI][pdf]
  • Bin GAO, Tie-Yan Liu, Guang Feng, Tao Qin, Qian-Sheng Cheng, and Wei-Ying Ma, Hierarchical Taxonomy Preparation for Text Categorization Using Consistent Bipartite Spectral Graph Co-partitioning, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, VOL. 17, NO. 9, SEPTEMBER 2005. [pdf]
  • Tao Qin, Hao Zhang, Xu-Dong Zhang, Criterion for Narrow Band Beamforming, Electronics Letters, 2004, 40, (14), pp. 846-847. [pdf]