Jianzhong Qi

Senior Lecturer
School of Computing and Information Systems
The University of Melbourne


E-mail: [my first name] dot [my last name]@unimelb.edu.au
Address: Level 3, Room 3325, Melbourne Connect (Building 290), The University of Melbourne, 700 Swanston Street, Parkville, VIC 3010

General Information

Selected Papers and Source Code (full paper list)

  1. Yanchuan Chang, Jianzhong Qi, Egemen Tanin, Xingjun Ma, and Hanan Samet. Sub-trajectory Similarity Join with Obfuscation. SSDBM, 181-192, 2021 (Best Paper Runner-up).

  2. Xinting Huang, Jianzhong Qi, Yu Sun, and Rui Zhang. Latent Reasoning for Low-Resource Question Generation. Findings of ACL, 3008-3022, 2021.

  3. Yunxiang Zhao, Jianzhong Qi, Qingwei Liu, and Rui Zhang. WGCN: Graph Convolutional Networks with Weighted Structural Features. SIGIR, 624-633, 2021. (source code)

  4. Zheng Wang, Xiaoliang Fan, Jianzhong Qi, Chenglu Wen, Cheng Wang, and Rongshan Yu. Federated Learning with Fair Averaging. IJCAI, 1615-1623, 2021. (source code)

  5. Aili Shen, Meladel Mistica, Bahar Salehi, Hang Li, Timothy Baldwin, and Jianzhong Qi. Evaluating Document Coherence Modelling. TACL, 9: 621-640, 2021.

  6. Yimeng Dai, Rui Zhang, and Jianzhong Qi. Automatic Webpage Briefing. ICDE, 1727-1738, 2021.

  7. Xiaojie Wang, Rui Zhang, Yu Sun, and Jianzhong Qi. Combating Selection Biases in Recommender Systemswith A Few Unbiased Ratings. WSDM, 427-435, 2021.

  8. Xiaojie Wang, Rui Zhang, Yu Sun, Jianzhong Qi. Adversarial Distillation for Learning with Privileged Provisions. TPAMI, 43(3): 786-797, 2021.

  9. Jianzhong Qi, Guanli Liu, Christian S. Jensen, and Lars Kulik. Effectively Learning Spatial Indices. PVLDB, 13(11): 2341-2354, 2020. (source code)

  10. Jianzhong Qi, Yufei Tao, Yanchuan Chang, and Rui Zhang. Packing R-trees with Space-Filling Curves: Theoretical Optimality, Empirical Efficiency, and Bulk-loading Parallelizability. ACM TODS, 14:1-14:47, 2020. (binary package)

  11. Jianzhong Qi, Wei Wang, Rui Zhang, and Zhuowei Zhao. A Learning Based Approach to Predict Shortest-Path Distances. EDBT, 367-370, 2020. (source code)

  12. Yimeng Dai, Jianzhong Qi, and Rui Zhang. Joint Recognition of Names and Publications in Academic Homepages. WSDM, 133-141, 2020.

  13. Xinting Huang, Jianzhong Qi, Yu Sun, and Rui Zhang. Semi-Supervised Dialogue Policy Learning via Stochastic Reward Estimation. ACL, 660-670, 2020.

  14. Xinting Huang, Jianzhong Qi, Yu Sun, and Rui Zhang. MALA: Cross-Domain Dialogue Generation with Action Learning. AAAI, 7977-7984, 2020.

  15. Bayu D. Trisedya, Jianzhong Qi, and Rui Zhang. Sentence Generation for Entity Description with Content-plan Attention. AAAI, 9057-9064, 2020.

  16. Chuanpan Zheng, Xiaoliang Fan, Cheng Wang, and Jianzhong Qi. GMAN: A Graph Multi-Attention Network for Traffic Prediction. AAAI, 1234-1241, 2020. (source code)

  17. Yu Gu, Kaiqiang Yu, Zhen Song, Jianzhong Qi, Zhigang Wang, Ge Yu, and Rui Zhang. Distributed Hypergraph Processing Using Intersection Graphs. TKDE, accepted in August 2020.

  18. Ang Li, Shanshan Zhao, Xingjun Ma, Mingming Gong, Jianzhong Qi, Rui Zhang, Dacheng Tao, and Ramamohanarao Kotagiri. Short-Term and Long-Term Context Aggregation Network for Video Inpainting. ECCV, 728-743, 2020.

  19. Hongfei Xu, Yu Gu, Yu Sun, Jianzhong Qi, Ge Yu, and Rui Zhang. Efficient Processing of Moving Collective Spatial Keyword Queries. VLDB Journal, 29(4): 841-865, 2020.

  20. Bayu D. Trisedya, Gerhard Weikum, Jianzhong Qi, and Rui Zhang. Neural Relation Extraction for Knowledge Base Enrichment. ACL, 229-240, 2019. (source code)

  21. Ang Li, Jianzhong Qi, Rui Zhang, Xingjun Ma, and Kotagiri Ramamohanarao. Generative Image Inpainting with Submanifold Alignment. IJCAI, 811-817, 2019.

  22. Xiaojie Wang, Rui Zhang, Yu Sun, and Jianzhong Qi. Doubly Robust Joint Learning for Recommendation on Data Missing Not at Random. ICML, 6638-6647, 2019.

  23. Yunxiang Zhao, Jianzhong Qi, and Rui Zhang. CBHE: Corner-based Building Height Estimation for Complex Street Scene Images. WWW, 2436-2447, 2019.

  24. Jiayuan He, Jianzhong Qi, and Kotagiri Ramamohanarao. A Joint Context-Aware Embedding for Trip Recommendations. ICDE, 292-303, 2019.

  25. Zhen Wang, Rui Zhang, Jianzhong Qi, and Bo Yuan. DBSVEC: Density-Based Clustering Using Support Vector Expansion. ICDE, 280-291, 2019.

  26. Bayu D. Trisedya, Jianzhong Qi, and Rui Zhang. Entity Alignment between Knowledge Graphs Using Attribute Embeddings. AAAI, 297-304, 2019. (source code)

  27. Wenkai Jiang, Jianzhong Qi, Jeffrey Xu Yu, Jin Huang, and Rui Zhang. HyperX: A Scalable Hypergraph Framework. TKDE, 31(5): 909-922, 2019. (source code)

  28. Xiaojie Wang, Rui Zhang, Yu Sun, and Jianzhong Qi. KDGAN: Knowledge Distillation with Generative Adversarial Networks. NeurIPS, 775-786, 2018.

  29. Bayu D. Trisedya, Jianzhong Qi, Rui Zhang, and Wei Wang. GTR-LSTM: A Triple Encoder for Sentence Generation from RDF Data. ACL, 1627-1637, 2018. (source code)

  30. Yiqing Zhang, Jianzhong Qi, Rui Zhang, and Chuandong Yin. PubSE: A Hierarchical Model for Publication Extraction from Academic Homepages. EMNLP, 1005-1010, 2018. (data set)

  31. Jianzhong Qi, Fei Zuo, Hanan Samet, Jia Cheng Yao. K-Regret Queries Using Multiplicative Utility Functions. ACM TODS, 43(2): 10:1-10:41, 2018.

  32. Jianzhong Qi, Rui Zhang, Christian S. Jensen, Kotagiri Ramamohanarao, and Jiayuan He. Continuous Spatial Query Processing: A Survey of Safe Region Based Techniques. ACM Computing Surveys, 51(3): 64:1-64:39, 2018.

  33. Jianzhong Qi, Yufei Tao, Yanchuan Chang, and Rui Zhang. Theoretically Optimal and Empirically Efficient R-trees with Strong Parallelizability. PVLDB, 11(5): 621-634, 2018. (binary package)

  34. Jianzhong Qi, Vivek Kumar, Rui Zhang, Egemen Tanin, Goce Trajcevski, and Peter Scheuermann. Continuous Maintenance of Range Sum Heat Maps. ICDE, 1625-1628, 2018. (source code)

  35. Chuanwen Li, Yu Gu, Jianzhong Qi, Jiayuan He, Qingxu Deng, and Ge Yu. A GPU Accelerated Update Efficient Index for kNN Queries in Road Networks. ICDE, 881-892, 2018.

  36. Saad Aljubayrin, Jianzhong Qi, Christian S. Jensen, Rui Zhang, Zhen He, and Yuan Li. Finding Lowest-Cost Paths in Settings with Safe and Preferred Zones. VLDB Journal, 26(3): 373-397, 2017.

  37. Yu Gu, Guanli Liu, Jianzhong Qi, Hongfei Xu, Ge Yu, and Rui Zhang. The Moving K Diversified Nearest Neighbor Query. TKDE, 28(10): 2778-2792, 2016.

  38. Yu Sun, Rui Zhang, Andy Yuan Xue, Jianzhong Qi, and Xiaoyong Du. Reverse Nearest Neighbor Heat Maps: A Tool for Influence Exploration. ICDE, 966-977, 2016.

  39. Chuanwen Li, Yu Gu, Jianzhong Qi, Ge Yu, Rui Zhang, and Qingxu Deng. INSQ: An Influential Neighbor Set Based Moving kNN Query Processing System. ICDE, 1338-1341, 2016 (demo).

  40. Saad Aljubayrin, Jianzhong Qi, Christian Jensen, Rui Zhang, Zhen He, and Zeyi Wen. The Safest Path via Safe Zones. ICDE, 531-542, 2015.

  41. Andy Yuan Xue, Jianzhong Qi, Xing Xie, Rui Zhang, Jin Huang, and Yuan Li. Solving the Data Sparsity Problem in Destination Prediction. VLDB Journal, 24(2): 219-243, 2015.

  42. Jianzhong Qi, Rui Zhang, Kotagiri Ramamohanarao, Hongzhi Wang, Zeyi Wen, and Dan Wu. Indexable Online Time Series Segmentation with Error Bound Guarantee. World Wide Web, 18(2): 359-401, 2015.

  43. Jianzhong Qi, Rui Zhang, Yanqiu Wang, Andy Yuan Xue, Ge Yu, and Lars Kulik. The Min-dist Location Selection and Facility Replacement Queries. World Wide Web, 17(6): 1261-1293, 2014. (source code)

  44. Chuanwen Li, Yu Gu, Jianzhong Qi, Ge Yu, Rui Zhang, and Wang Yi. Processing Moving kNN Queries Using Influential Neighbor Sets. PVLDB, 8(2): 113-124, 2014. (source code)

  45. Phillip G. D. Ward, Zhen He, Rui Zhang, and Jianzhong Qi. Real-time Continuous Intersection Joins over Large Sets of Moving Objects using Graphic Processing Units. VLDB Journal, 23(6): 965-985, 2014.

  46. Rui Zhang, Jianzhong Qi, Martin Stradling, and Jin Huang. Towards a Painless Index for Spatial Objects. ACM TODS, 39(3): 19:1-19:42, 2014.

  47. Rui Zhang, Jianzhong Qi, Dan Lin, Wei Wang, and Raymond Chi-Wing Wong. A Highly Optimized Algorithm for Continuous Intersection Join Queries over Moving Objects. VLDB Journal, 21(4): 561-586, 2012. (source code)

  48. Jianzhong Qi, Rui Zhang, Lars Kulik, Dan Lin, and Yuan Xue. The Min-dist Location Selection Query. ICDE, 366-377, 2012. (Slides) (source code)

  49. Jianzhong Qi, Zhenghua Xu, Yuan Xue, and Zeyi Wen. A Branch and Bound Method for Min-dist Location Selection Queries. Australasian Database Conference (ADC), 51-60, 2012 (Runner-up for Best Paper). (source code)

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