Ontology Research Group

Yang Xiang

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Yang is a postdoc research fellow supported by Dr. Cui Tao, PhD. He currently holds a Ph.D. in computer science and technology from Harbin Institute of Technology in China. His research involves natural language processing, statistical machine learning and deep learning. He has extensive research experience on automatic grammatical error correction, relation extraction and question answering.

Peer-Reviewed Paper Publications (first author)

  1. Yang Xiang, Qingcai Chen, Xiaolong Wang and Yang Qin. Answer Selection in Community Question Answering via Attentive Neural Networks. IEEE Signal Processing Letters.2017,(99): 1-1.

  2. Yang Xiang, Xiaoqiang Zhou, Qingcai Chen, Zhihui Zheng, Buzhou Tang, Xiaolong Wang, Yang Qin. Incorporating Label Dependency for Answer Quality Tagging in Community Question Answering via CNN-LSTM-CRF. In proceedings of 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING). 2016

  3. Yang Xiang, Qingcai Chen, Xiaolong Wang, and Yang Qin. Distantly Supervised Relation Extraction with Ranking-based methods. Entropy 2016, 18(6), 204.

  4. Yang Xiang, Yaoyun Zhang, Xiaolong Wang, Yang Qin, and Wenying Han. Bias Modeling for Distantly Supervised Relation Extraction. Mathematical Problems in Engineering, vol. 2015, Article ID 969053, 10 pages, 2015.

  5. Yang Xiang, Xiaolong Wang, Yaoyun Zhang, Yang Qin, and Shixi Fan. Distant Supervision for Relation Extraction via Group Selection. In proceedings of the 22nd International Conference of Neural Information Processing (ICONIP) Part II, LNCS 9490, pp. 250–258, 2015.

  6. Yang Xiang, Xiaolong Wang, Wenying Han, and Qinghua Hong. Chinese Grammatical Error Diagnosis Using Ensemble Learning. In proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Natural Language Processing Techniques for Educational Applications (NLP-TEA). 2015.

  7. Yang Xiang, Yaoyun Zhang, Xiaoqiang Zhou, Xiaolong Wang, Yang Qin. Problematic Situation Analysis and Automatic Recognition for Chinese Online Conversational System. In proceedings of CLP-SIGHAN 2014.

  8. Yang Xiang, Yaoyun Zhang, Xiaolong Wang, Yang Qin, et al. Grammatical Error Correction using Feature Selection and Confidence Tuning. In Proceedings of the 6th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP). 2013.

  9. Yang Xiang, Bo Yuan, Yaoyun Zhang, Xiaolong Wang, et al. A Hybrid Model for Grammatical Error Correction. In Proceedings of CoNLL-Shared Task (CoNLL). 2013.