Albert Au Yeung

B.Eng., M.Phil. (CUHK), Ph.D. (Southampton)
Axon Labs Co-founder, Machine Learning Researcher, CUHK Part-time Lecturer at CUHK, Android Developer


Publications

Journal Papers

  • "Popularity Effect" in User-Generated Content: Evidence from Online Product Reviews
    Paulo B. Goes, Mingfeng Lin, Ching-man Au Yeung
    Information Systems Research 25(2): 222-238, 2014
    ISR Link
  • Managing Information Disparity in Multi-lingual Document Collections
    Kevin Duh, Ching-man Au Yeung, Tomoharu Iwata, Masaaki Nagata
    ACM Transactions on Speech and Language Processing, Vol. 10, Issue 1, March 2013.
    ACM Link
  • SPEAR: Spamming-resistant Expertise Analysis and Ranking in Collaborative Tagging Systems
    Ching-man Au Yeung, Michael G. Noll, Nicholas Gibbins, Christoph Meinel, Nigel Shadbolt.
    Computational Intelligence, 2011.
    (Impact Factor: 3.31)
    Computational Intelligence Journal Link
  • Assisting cross-lingual editing in collaborative writing
    Ching-man Au Yeung, Kevin Duh, and Masaaki Nagata. SIGWEB Newsletter, Spring 2011
    ACM Link
  • Measuring Expertise in Online Communities
    Ching-man Au Yeung, Michael G. Noll, Nicholas Gibbins, Christoph Meinel, Nigel Shadbolt.
    IEEE Intelligent Systems, Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. 26-32, 2011.
  • From User Behaviours to Collective Semantics
    Ching-man Au Yeung
    SIGWEB Newsletter, Winter 2010, pages 4:1-4:3, ACM.
    ACM Link
  • A Formal Model of Ontology for Handling Fuzzy Membership and Typicality of Instances
    Ching-man Au Yeung, Ho-fung Leung.
    The Computer Journal, Volume 53, Number 3, pages 316-341, Oxford University Press, 2010.
    (Impact Factor: 1.00)
    Computer Journal Link | Bibtex

Book

Book Chapter

  • Multiple Interests of Users in Collaborative Tagging Systems
    Ching-man Au Yeung, Nicholas Gibbins, Nigel Shadbolt.
    Weaving Services and People on the World Wide Web, pages 255-274, edited by Ricardo Baeza-Yates and Irwin King, Springer, 2009.
    Springer Link | BibTeX

Conference Papers

  • Creating Stories: Social Curation of Twitter Messages
    Kevin Duh, Tsutomo Hirao, Akisato Kimura, Katsuhiko Ishiguro, Tomoharu Iwata, Ching-Man Au Yeung.
    ICWSM'12: Proceedings of the 6th International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media, Dublin, Ireland, 2012

  • Studying How the Past is Remembered: Towards Computational History through Large Scale Text Mining
    Ching Man Au Yeung, Adam Jatowt.
    CIKM'11: Proceedings of the 20th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Glasgow, UK, 2011

  • Extracting Collective Expectations about the Future from Large Text Collections
    Adam Jatowt, Ching-man Au Yeung.
    CIKM'11: Proceedings of the 20th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Glasgow, UK, 2011

  • Extracting Multi-dimensional Relations: A Generative Model of Groups of Entities in a Corpus
    Ching-man Au Yeung, Tomoharu Iwata.
    CIKM'11: Proceedings of the 20th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Glasgow, UK, 2011

  • Redundancy and Collaboration in Wikibooks
    Ilaria Liccardi, Olivier Chapuis, Ching-man Au Yeung, Wendy Mackay.
    INTERACT '11: Proceedings of the 13th IFIP TC13 Conference in Human-Computer Interaction, Lisbon, Portugal, September, 2011
    Springer Link

  • Distributed Human Computation Framework for Linked Data Co-reference Resolution
    Yang Yang, Priyanka Singh, Jiadi Yao, Ching-man Au Yeung, Amir Zareian, Xiaowei Wang, Zhonglun Cai, Nicholas Gibbins, Wendy Hall and Nigel Shadbolt
    ESWC '11: Proceedings of the 8th Extended Semantic Web Conference, Heraklion, Greece, 29 May - 2 June, 2011
    Springer Link | ECS EPrints Link

  • Providing Cross-lingual Editing Assistance to Wikipedia Users
    Ching-man Au Yeung, Kevin Duh, Nagata Masaaki.
    Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics, Tokyo, Japan, 20-26 February, 2011
    Springer Link

  • Strength of Social Influence in Trust Networks in Product Review Sites
    Ching-man Au Yeung, Tomoharu Iwata.
    Proceedings of the 4th ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining, Hong Kong, China, 9-12 February, 2011, ACM.
    (Acceptance Rate: 21%)
    ACM Link

  • Capturing Implicit Influence in Online Social Sharing
    Ching-man Au Yeung, Tomoharu Iwata.
    Proceedings of the 21st ACM Conference on Hypertext and Hypermedia, Toronto, Canada, 13-16 June, 2010, ACM.
    (Acceptance Rate: 17%)
    PDF | BibTeX | ACM Link

  • Analysis of Strategies for Item Discovery in Social Sharing on the Web
    Ching-man Au Yeung.
    Proceedings of the WebSci10: Extending the Frontiers of Society On-Line, 26-27 April, 2010, Raleigh, NC, USA.
    BibTeX | webscience.org

  • User-induced Links in Collaborative Tagging Systems
    Ching-man Au Yeung, Nicholas Gibbins, Nigel Shadbolt.
    Proceedings of the 18th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Hong Kong, 2-6 November, 2009. ACM.
    (Acceptance Rate: 14.5%, 123/847)
    PDF | BibTeX | ECS EPrints Link

  • Telling Experts from Spammers: Expertise Ranking in Folksonomies
    Michael G. Noll, Ching-man Au Yeung, Nicholas Gibbins, Christoph Meinel, Nigel Shadbolt.
    Proceedings of the 32nd Annual ACM SIGIR Conference, pages 612-619, Boston, MA, USA, 19-23 July, 2009. ACM.
    (Acceptance Rate: 16%, 78/494)
    PDF | BibTeX | ACM Link | ECS EPrints Link | SPEAR Algorithm

  • Contextualising Tags in Collaborative Tagging Systems
    Ching-man Au Yeung, Nicholas Gibbins, Nigel Shadbolt.
    Proceedings of 20th ACM Conference on Hypertext and Hypermedia, pages 251-260, Turino, Italy, 29 June-1 July, 2009. ACM.
    (Acceptance Rate: 32%, 38/117)
    PDF | BibTeX | ACM Link | ECS EPrints Link

  • Providing Access Control to Online Photo Albums Based on Tags and Linked Data
    Ching-man Au Yeung, Lalana Kagal, Nicholas Gibbins, Nigel Shadbolt.
    Proceedings of Social Semantic Web, AAAI Spring Symposium 2009, pages 9-14, Stanford, CA, USA, 29 June-1 July, 2009. AAAI.
    PDF | BibTeX | ECS EPrints Link

  • On Measuring Expertise in Collaborative Tagging Systems
    Ching-man Au Yeung, M. Noll, Nicholas Gibbins, Christoph Meinel, Nigel Shadbolt.
    Proceedings of the Web Science Conference 2009, Athens, Greece, 18-20 March, 2009.
    (Acceptance Rate: 16%)
    PDF | BibTeX | ECS EPrints Link

  • The Researcher Social Network: A Social Network Based on Metadata of Scientific Publications
    Yang Yang, Ching-man Au Yeung, Mark Weal, Hugh Davis.
    Proceedings of the Web Science Conference 2009, Athens, Greece, 18-20 March, 2009.
    PDF | BibTeX | ECS EPrints Link

  • A k-Nearest-Neighbour Method for Classifying Web Search Results with Data in Folksonomies
    Ching-man Au Yeung, Nicholas Gibbins, Nigel Shadbolt.
    Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence, pages 70-76, Sydney, Australia, 9-12 December, 2008.
    (Acceptance Rate: 19%)
    PDF | BibTeX | IEEE Xplore Link ECS EPrints Link

  • Mutual Contextualization in Tripartite Graphs of Folksonomies
    Ching-man Au Yeung, Nicholas Gibbins, Nigel Shadbolt.
    The Semantic Web - Proceedings of the 6th International Semantic Web Conference, 2nd Asian Semantic Web Conference, ISWC 2007 + ASWC 2007, LNCS 4825, pages 966-970, Busan, South Korea, 11-15 November, 2007. Springer-Verlag. (Doctoral Consortium)
    PDF | BibTeX | Poster | Springer Link | ECS EPrints Link

  • Ontology with Likeliness and Typicality of Objects in Concepts
    Ching-man Au Yeung, Ho-fung Leung.
    Conceptual Modeling - ER 2006, LNCS 4215, pages 98-111, Tucson, Arizona, USA, 6-9 November, 2006. Springer Berlin/Heidelberg.
    (Acceptance Rate: 23%)
    PDF | BibTeX | Springer Link

  • Formalizing Typicality of Objects and Context-sensitivity in Ontologies
    Ching-man Au Yeung, Ho-fung Leung.
    Proceedings of the 5th International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, pages 946-948, Hakodate, Japan, 8-12 May, 2006. ACM.
    PDF | BibTeX | ACM Link

  • Formalizing Concepts in Description Logics Using a Cognitive Approach
    Ching-man Au Yeung, Ho-fung Leung.
    Proceedings of the 8th Pacific Rim International Workshop on Multi-Agents, PRIMA 2005, 26-28 September 2005, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Springer-Verlag. 2005.
    BibTeX

Domestic Conference Papers

  • Analyzing Collective Memory: Towards Computational History
    Adam Jatowt, Ching-man Au Yeung
    WebDB Forum 2011, Tokyo, Japan, 4-5 November, 2010

  • Trust Relations and Product Ratings on the Web
    Ching-man Au Yeung, Tomoharu Iwata
    WebDB Forum 2010, Tokyo, Japan, 11-12 November, 2010
    (Outstanding Paper Award)

  • Assisting Wikipedia Users in Cross-Lingual Editing
    Ching-man Au Yeung, Kevin Duh, Nagata Masaaki
    WebDB Forum 2010, Tokyo, Japan, 11-12 November, 2010

Workshop Papers

  • Decentralization: The Future of Online Social Networking
    Ching-man Au Yeung, Ilaria Liccardi, Kangho Lu, Oshani Seneviratne, Tim Berners-Lee.
    W3C Workshop on the Future of Social Networking, Barcelona, Spain, 15-16 January, 2009.
    Paper | BibTeX

  • Discovering and Modelling Multiple Interests of Users in Collaborative Tagging Systems
    Ching-man Au Yeung, Nicholas Gibbins, Nigel Shadbolt.
    Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence - Workshops, pages 115-118, Sydney, Australia, 9-12 December, 2008. IEEE Computer Society Press.
    PDF | BibTeX | ECS EPrints Link

  • Collective User Behaviour and Tag Contextualisation in Folksonomies
    Ching-man Au Yeung, Nicholas Gibbins, Nigel Shadbolt.
    Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence - Workshops, pages 659-662, Sydney, Australia, 9-12 December, 2008. IEEE Computer Society Press.
    PDF | BibTeX | ECS EPrints Link

  • A Study of User Profile Generation from Folksonomies
    Ching-man Au Yeung, Nicholas Gibbins, Nigel Shadbolt.
    Proceedings of Social Web and Knowledge Management, Social Web Workshop, co-located with WWW2008, pages 1-8, Beijing, China, 22 April, 2008.
    PDF | BibTeX | ECS EPrints Link | CEUR Link

  • Web Search Disambiguation by Collaborative Tagging
    Ching-man Au Yeung, Nicholas Gibbins, Nigel Shadbolt.
    Proceedings of the Workshop on Exploiting Semantic Annotations in Information Retrieval (ESAIR 2008), co-located with ECIR 2008, pages 48-61, Glasgow, United Kingdom, 31 March, 2008.
    PDF | BibTeX | ECS EPrints Link

  • Understanding the Semantics of Ambiguous Tags in Folksonomies
    Ching-man Au Yeung, Nicholas Gibbins, Nigel Shadbolt.
    Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Emergent Semantics and Ontology Evolution (ESOE 2007), co-located with ISWC 2007 + ASWC 2007, pages 108-121, Busan, South Korea, 11-15 November, 2007.
    PDF | BibTeX | ECS EPrints Link

  • Tag Meaning Disambiguation through Analysis of Tripartite Structure of Folksonomies Ching-man Au Yeung, Nicholas Gibbins, Nigel Shadbolt.
    Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE/WIC/ACM international Conferences on Web intelligence and intelligent Agent Technology - Workshops, pages 3-6, Silicon Valley, CA, USA, 2-5 November, 2007. IEEE Computer Society.
    PDF | BibTeX | ECS EPrints Link

Theses

  • From User Behaviours to Collective Semantics
    Thesis submitted for PhD in Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton. October 2009.
    PDF | ECS EPrints Link

  • A Formal Model of Fuzzy Ontologies
    Thesis submitted for M.Phil in Computer Science and Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. August 2006.

  • Optical Wireless Broadcasting System Using White LEDs
    Thesis submitted for B.Eng in Information Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. July 2004.