Professor Guandong Xu was invited to give a talk in our school on Dec. 18, 2019. He is a professor of University of Technology Sydney. The title of his talk is "Learning Knowledge Graph Embedding and Applications". The talk was presided over by Prof. Junsheng Zhou
In this talk, Prof. Xu first introduced his academic achievements and the research areas of the University of Technology Sydney based on his own scientific research experience. Then Prof. Xu introduced the development of knowledge map and the research direction of his research group. Prof. Xu also introduced one of his research group’s paper published on AAAI recently, explaining in detail how to pass the triangle of node relationships to complete the knowledge map. The talk was from shallow to deep and clear context. Finally, he introduced the state-of-the-art works in relevant fields.
Prof. Xu was humorous and rigorous. The academic atmosphere of this talk was very strong. After the talk, Prof. Xu had a warm academic exchange with teachers and students.
Dr. Guandong Xu is currently a professor and PhD advisor at the School of Computer Science, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia, the director of the Smart Future Research Center, the director of the Data Science and Machine Intelligence Lab, and the leader of Wealth Management big data analysis. Prof. Xu obtained a PhD degree in computer science from Victoria University of Australia in 2008. He studied under Professor Yanchun Zhang, a well-known scholar in the international web field. He has performed postdoctoral research at the University of Tokyo, Japan, Aalborg University in Denmark, and Victoria University in Australia. He joined the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia in October 2012 as a faculty member, and was promoted to the rank of full professor in October 2018. Professor Guandong Xu has presided over more than 20 national projects of Australia in the past five years, and his research funding has exceeded 20 million yuan. Professor Guandong Xu has presided over two Australian National Natural Science Research Funds (ARC) and one Australian National Collaborative Research Fund (CRC-P), 12 major Australian government and agency research projects, four National Natural Science Foundation of China (NFSC).