Jaewon Yang

Applied Research Scientist
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Jaewon Yang

Contact

2029 Stierlin Court
Mountain View, CA 94043
jeyang [at] linkedin [dot] com

Research Interests

  • Network community detection
  • Nonnegative matrix factorization
  • Pattern mining on sequential data
  • Recommender systems

Publications

2014

Finding Progression Stages in Time-evolving Event Sequences by J. Yang, J. McAuley, J. Leskovec, P. LePendu, and N. Shah, ACM International Conference on World Wide Web (WWW), 2014.

Detecting Cohesive and 2-mode Communities in Directed and Undirected Networks by J. Yang, J. McAuley and J. Leskovec, ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM), 2014.

2013

Community Detection in Networks with Node Attributes by J. Yang, J. McAuley and J. Leskovec, IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM), 2013.

Estimating Sharer Reputation via Social Data Calibration by J. Yang, B.C. Chen and D. Agarwal, SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD), 2013.

Information Cartography: Creating Zoomable, Large-Scale Maps of Information by D. Shahaf, J. Yang, C. Suen, J. Jacobs, H. Wang, and J. Leskovec, SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD), 2013.

Overlapping Community Detection at Scale: A Nonnegative Matrix Factorization Approach by J. Yang and J. Leskovec, ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM), 2013. [Code]

Structure and Overlaps of Communities in Networks by J. Yang and J. Leskovec, ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (ACM TIST), 2013 (To appear).

2012

Community-Affiliation Graph Model for Overlapping Community Detection by J. Yang and J. Leskovec, IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM), 2012. [Code]

Defining and Evaluating Network Communities based on Ground-Truth by J. Yang and J. Leskovec, IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM), 2012. [Data]

Structure and Overlaps of Communities in Networks by J. Yang and J. Leskovec, SNA-KDD Workshop held in conjuction with ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, 2012.

2011 and before

Patterns of Temporal Variation in Online Media by J. Yang and J. Leskovec, ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM), 2011. [Data] [Code]
In the press: MIT Tech Review

Modeling Information Diffusion in Implicit Networks by J. Yang and J. Leskovec, IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM), 2010. Best application paper award [Data & Code]
In the press: New York Times

Education

Ph.D, Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 2014. (Adviser: Jure Leskovec)
MS, Statistics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 2012.
BS, Electrical Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, 2007.

Honors and Awards

  • Best Application Paper Award, IEEE ICDM, 2010
  • Doctorate Fellowship, Samsung Scholarship, 2007~2012
  • Undergraduate Fellowship, Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies, 2002~2006
  • Gold prize (ranked 2nd in South Korea), National Contest of Science by the Korean Ministry of Education, 1999

Professional Activities

  • Program Committee: CIKM 2013
  • Reviewer: Social Networks, ACM TWeb, IEEE TKDE, IEEE MM, Software: Practice and Experience, NEUCOM