Yufei Li

I am a 1st-year Ph.D. student advised by Prof. Wei Yang in Computer Science at The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD), after I finished my graduate study at University of California San Diego (UCSD), and my undergraduate study at Xi’an Jiaotong University (XJTU).

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Education

Ph.D.         Department of Computer Science, The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD), U.S.
                      Ph.D. student in Computer Science
                      Advisor: Prof. Wei Yang
                      July 2020 to present

M.S.           Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California San Diego (UCSD), U.S.
                     Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering
                     Sept. 2018 to June. 2020

B.S.            Department of Mechanical Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University (XJTU), China
                     Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
                     Sept. 2014 to June. 2018
Publications

My research interests lie at the Deep Learning, Natural Language Processing, and Data Mining. I also did some research in recommender system, so my research interests also include the recommendation algorithms, e.g., explicit-feedback and implicit-feedback recommendation.

Accommodating Dietary Restrictions via Hierarchical Recipe Editing
Targeting at International Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP) 2020.
Negative Sampling with Bias Correction for Pairwise Personalized Ranking
Targeting at International Conference of Recommender Systems (RecSys) 2020.
Work Experience

SeekTruth Scientific and Technical Corporation, Beijing, China
Research Intern • July 2019 to Sept. 2019
design an adaptive discrimination definition model and improve its performance
design small convolutional network to identify the direction of video
designed and trained key points and pose recognition models for characters, and optimized the previous version of Caffe model
Advisor: Chuanhe Liu
Algorithm Group
Honors & Awards

Excellent Award and runner-up in VEX Robotics World Championship, Louisville, KY, US, • 2017
Excellent Award and runner-up in VEX Robotics Asia Open, Beijing, China • 2016
First Class Honor in VEX Robotics China Open, Xi’an, China • 2016