Xia (Ben) Hu

Assistant Professor

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Office: 330B HRBB
Phone: 979.845.8873
Email: hu@cse.tamu.edu

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Research Interests

  • Data Mining
  • Machine Learning
  • Social Computing
  • Health Informatics
  • Web and Social Networking Security

Awards & Honors

  • President's Award for Innovation, Arizona State University, 2014
  • Best Paper Shortlist, WSDM 2013, ACM

Education

  • Ph.D., Computer Science, Arizona State University, 2015
  • M.S., Computer Science, Beihang University, 2009
  • B.E., Computer Science, Beihang University, 2006

Selected Publications

Xiaoming Zhang, Xia Hu, and Zhoujun Li. "Learning Geographical Hierarchy Features for Social Image Location Prediction." In Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2015). July 25–31, 2015, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Suhas Ranganath, Jiliang Tang, Xia Hu, Hari Sundaram, and Huan Liu. "Leveraging Social Foci for Information Seeking in Social Media." In Proceedings of the AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2015). January 25–29, 2015, Austin Texas, USA.

Senzhang Wang, Zhao Yan, Xia Hu, Philip S. Yu, and Zhoujun Li. "Burst Time Prediction in Cascades." In Proceedings of the AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2015). January 25–29, 2015, Austin Texas, USA

Huiji Gao, Jiliang Tang, Xia Hu, and Huan Liu. "Content-Aware Point of Interest Recommendation on Location-Based Social Networks." In Proceedings of the AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2015). January 25–29, 2015, Austin Texas, USA.

Xia Hu, Jiliang Tang, Huiji Gao, and Huan Liu. "Social Spammer Detection with Sentiment Information." In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM 2014). December 14-17, 2014. Shenzhen, China.