We are a diverse group in terms of research interests, background, technical skills, and cultural perspectives.

Researchers

Lexing Xie
professor, ANU computer science;
@lexing
Interests: popularity on social media; stochastic point processes; language models for style; visualising evolving graphs
Before the ANU: IBM T J Watson Research Center, Columbia U
Alexander Mathews
Research Fellow, ANU Computer Science
Projects: understanding object naming; generating image captions; multimedia analysis; visual semantics
Before the ANU: The University of Western Australia
Jooyoung Lee

Lecturer, ANU Computer Science
Projects: Data Mining, Social Media Analysis, Computational Social Science
Before the ANU: Innopolis University, Russia
Minjeong Shin

PhD Student/Research Engineer, ANU Computer Science;
Projects: multimedia knowledge graphs, interactive ranking systems.
Before the ANU: LG Electronics; KAIST
Alasdair Tran

PhD Student, ANU Computer Science;
Projects: Natural language understanding, graph neural networks, and computer vision.
Before the ANU: Mathspace
Qiongkai Xu

PhD Student, ANU Computer Science;
Projects: Natural Language Generation, Graph Analysis
Before the ANU: Shanghai Jiaotong University
Quyu Kong

PhD Student, ANU Computer Science;
Projects: Information Diffusion Modeling with Theoretical Models
Before the ANU: Zhejiang University
Rui Zhang

PhD Student, ANU Computer Science;
Projects: Non-parametric Bayesian Estimation of Hawkes Triggering Kernels
Before the ANU: Shanghai Jiaotong University
Mengyan Zhang

PhD Student, ANU Computer Science;
Projects: Probabilistic knowledge graph; Active learning
Before the ANU: Shandong University
Yuli Liu

PhD Student, ANU Computer Science;
Projects: User Behavior Analysis; Spam Detection
Before the ANU: Tsinghua University
Josh Nguyen

MPhil, ANU Computer Science;
Projects: Online moral dilemmas
Before the ANU: The University of Melbourne
Alexander Soen

Undergraduate Student, ANU Computer Science;
Projects: Influencemap, Paper Embedding
Before the ANU: N/A

Current and recent collaborators


Alumni

Siqi Wu

PhD Student, ANU computer science;
Data61(NICTA)
Projects: measuring and modeling social behavior on web context
Before the ANU: MicroStrategy | The University of Melbourne
Umanga Bista

PhD Student, ANU Computer Science; Machine Learning
Projects: Picturing Knowledge
Before the ANU: Logpoint Nepal | Institute of Engineering (Tribhuvan University, Nepal)
Ben Readshaw

Undergraduate Student, ANU Computer Science;
Projects: Influencemap
Before the ANU: N/A
Dongwoo Kim

Lecturer, ANU Computer Science
Projects: Machine Learning, Topic models, Bayesian nonparametrics, Computational Social Science
Before the ANU: KAIST
Marian-Andrei Rizoiu
University Technology Sydney; Adjunct Fellow, ANU Computer Science; Data61
Projects:g predicting popularity on social media; Humany Dynamics
Before the ANU: University Lumière, Lyon.
Aditya Mogadala

PhD student, visiting from AIFB of KIT - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in 2017
Currently: PhD student, AIFB @ KIT
Anila Sahar Butt

PhD, ANU Computer Science 2016 (co-advised with Armin Haller)
Thesis: Ontology Ranking: Finding the Right Ontologies on the Web
Currently: CSIRO, Canberra
Suvash Sedhain

PhD, ANU Computer Science 2016;
machine learning, NICTA (co-advised with Scott Sanner and Aditya Menon)
Thesis: A Unified Approach to Collaborative Filtering via Linear Models and Beyond
Currently: Twitter Inc
Honglin Yu

PhD, ANU Computer Science, 2015
Thesis: Understanding the Popularity Evolution of Online Media: A Case Study on YouTube Videos
Currently: Research Fellow, ANU College of Business and Economics
Dawei Chen

PhD, ANU Computer Science, 2019;
machine learning, NICTA/Data61 (co-advised with Cheng Soon Ong and Aditya Menon)
Thesis: Recommending Structured Objects: Paths and Sets
Currently: Research Engineer, ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
Swapnil Mishra

PhD, ANU Computer Science, 2019;
machine learning, Data61/NICTA (co-advised with Marian-Andrei Rizoiu)
Thesis: Linking Models for Collective Attention in Social Media
Currently: Research Associate, Imperial College London
Shidi Li

MS Student, ANU Computer Science, 2019
Thesis: A hipper approach to interval-censored Hawkes process
Currently: PhD in Computer Vision at ANU
Yifei Zhang

MS Student, ANU Computer Science, 2018
Thesis: The Bot Among Us: Disrupting Truth and Reason Through Online Social Meida
Currently: PhD Student, Chinese University of HongKong; previous Alibaba Group
Liyao Tang

Honours Student, ANU Computer Science, 2018
Thesis: Road Extraction from Time Series Satellite Images
Currently: Developer at Baidu
Sam Toyer

Honours, ANU CS, 2017 (co-advised with Sylvie Thiebaux)
Thesis: Generalized Policies for Probabilistic Planning with Deep Learning (2017 ANU University Medal)
Currently: PhD Student, UC Berkeley
Yanxiang Wang

Honours, ANU Computer Science, 2012
Thesis: Social Event Detection with Interaction Graph Modeling
Currently: REA Group; previously Lonely Planet, StartMyGig
Yicong Du

Honours, ANU Engineering, 2017
Thesis: Learning Mixtures of Phylogenetic Trees
Currently: Facebook; previously Carnegie Mellon University
Qianyu Zhang

Honours, ANU Computer Science, 2014
Thesis: Image Annotation with High Level Words using Generalized Attributes
Currently: Software Engineer, X the moonshot factory; previously Google