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Faculty

Junsheng Zhou Professor

Academic Area: 
Natural language processing
Research Interests: 
  • Machine learning based natural language processing
  • Syntactic and semantic parsing
  • Information extraction
  • Chinese language information processing
Bio: 

Working Experience

Professor,                              July 2015 ~ Present

  School of Computer Science and Technology, Nanjing Normal University, China

 

  Associate professor,                      June 2008 ~ June 2015

  School of Computer Science and Technology, Nanjing Normal University, China

 

  Lecturer,                               July 2002 ~ May 2008

  School of Computer Science and Technology, Nanjing Normal University, China

 

Education

 Visiting Scholar, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (2014-2015).

 Ph.D., Computer Science and Technology, Nanjing University, China, August 2007.

 M.Sc., Computer Science and Technology, Nanjing University, China, July 2000.

 

Teaching Activities

  Courses for graduate students:

    Statistical learning models and algorithms for natural language processing

     Offered every spring, since 2009.

 

  Courses for undergraduates:

    Design and analysis of algorithms

     Offered every fall, since 2008.

 

Projects

  Since 2007, I have been involved in more than 5 publicly funded research projects. Among these, I have led 2 NSFC projects.

 

Chinese semantic parsing using compositional vector learning over a dependency based hybrid tree (Jan. 2015 – Dec. 2018).

Funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China.

 

Semantic parsing using structural prediction models with latent variables (Jan. 2011 – Dec. 2013).
Funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China.

 

Selected Publication

Hao Zhou, Yue Zhang, Shujian Huang, Junsheng Zhou, XIN-YU DAI and Jiajun Chen. A Search-Based Dynamic Reranking Model for Dependency Parsing. In Proceedings of the 54th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), 2016.

Yanhui Gu, Zhenglu Yang, Junsheng Zhou, Weiguang Qu. A Fast Approach for Semantic Similar Short Texts Retrieval. In Proceedings of the 54th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) (short paper), 2016.

Hao Zhou, Shujian Huang, Junsheng Zhou, Yue Zhang, Huadong Chen, Xinyu Dai, Chuan Cheng, Jiajun Chen. Enhancing Shift-Reduce Constituent Parsing with Action N-Gram Model. ACM Transactions on Asian and Low-Resource Language Information Processing (TALLIP), 15(3), 2016.

Junsheng Zhou, Juhong Xu, Weiguang Qu. Efficient Latent Structural Perceptron with Hybrid Trees for Semantic Parsing. In Proceedings of the Twenty-Third International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), 2013.

Junsheng Zhou, Weiguang Qu, Fen Zhang. Chinese Named Entity Recognition via Joint Identification and Categorization. Chinese Journal of Electronics. Vol.22(2), 2013

Junsheng Zhou, Weiguang Qu, Fen Zhang. Exploiting Chunk-level Features to Improve Phrase Chunking. In Proceedings of the 2012 Joint Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and Computational Natural Language Learning (EMNLP), 2012.

Junsheng Zhou, Weiguang Qu, Junhong Xu, Yi Long, Yaobang Zhu. Implementing NLIs to GISs Using Semantic Parsing. Journal of Chinese Information Processing, Vol.28(6), 2014. (In Chinese).

Junsheng Zhou, Yabing Zhang, Xinyu Dai, Jiajun Chen: Chinese Event Descriptive Clause Splitting with Structured SVMs. In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics (CICLing), 2010

Junsheng Zhou, Qian Xu, Jiajun Chen, Weiguang Qu, A Multi-View Approach for Relation Extraction, In Proceedings of International Conference on Web Information Systems and Mining (WISM), 2009.

Yabing Zhang, Junsheng Zhou, Shujian Huang and Jiajun Chen. Combining ILP and MLN for Coreference Resolution. In Proceedings of International Conference on Asian Language Processing (IALP), 2009

Shujian Huang, Yabing Zhang, Junsheng Zhou, Jiajun Chen. Coreference Resolution using Markov Logic Networks. (Best Poster Award (1/25)) In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics (CICLing), 2009.

Junsheng Zhou, Xinyu Dai, Jiajun Chen, Weiguang Qu. Chinese chunking with a large margin method. Journal of software. Vol. 20(4), 2009. (In Chinese)

Xinyu Dai, Baoming Tian, Junsheng Zhou, Jiajun Chen. LSASGT: an Approachto Text Categorization Basedon Latent Semantic Analysis and Spectral Graph Transducer. ACTA ELECTRONICA SINICA. Vol. 36(8), 2008. (In Chinese)

Junsheng Zhou, Xinyu Dai, Jiajun Chen, Weiguang Qu. Chinese Relation Extraction Using a New Composite Kernel, Recent Advance of Chinese Computing Technologies. COLIPS Publications, Singapore, 2007.

Junsheng Zhou, Shujian Huang, Jiajun Chen and Weiguang Qu. A New Graph Clustering Algorithm for Chinese Noun Phrase Coreference Resolution. Journal of Chinese Information Processing, Vol.21(2), 2007. (In Chinese)

Junsheng Zhou, Xinyu Dai, Jiajun Chen, Weiguang Qu. Chinese named entity recognitoin with cascaded conditional random fields. Chinese Journal of Electronics. Vol. 34(5), 2006. (In Chinese)

Junsheng Zhou, Liang He, Xinyu Dai, Jiajun Chen. Chinese Named Entity Recognition with a Multi-phase Model, Proceedings of the Fifth SIGHAN Workshop on Chinese Language Processing, Sydney, Australia. July 22, 2006.

 

Contact Information

  Junsheng Zhou

  School of Computer Science and Technology, Nanjing Normal University

    1 Wenyuan Road, Nanjing, P.R.China, 210046.

  Mobile: +86-85891990

  Email: zhoujs@njnu.edu.cn