Luo Si 

Associate Professor

Department of Computer Science, Department of Statistics(by courtesy)

Cyber Center (CC), Center for Education and Research in Information Security (CERIAS) and Center for Science of Information

Purdue University

Email: lsi@cs.purdue.edu

Mail Address: Department of Computer Science
300 N. University Street, Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2066

Publications            Research Projects           Teaching

 

Luo Si leads a research group working on exciting topics of information retrieval, machine learning, intelligent tutoring, text/data mining for life science, and natural language processing. He has published more than 100 journal and conference papers. His research has been supported by National Science Foundation, State of Indiana, Purdue University and industry companies such as Yahoo! and Google. He is an associate editor of ACM Transactions on Information System (TOIS), ACM Transactions on Interactive Information Systems (TIIS) and an editorial board member of Information Processing and Management (IPM). He has been an Area Chair for ACM SIGIR (2007-2010), WWW (2011) and CIKM (2008,2010).

 

Looking for motivated graduate students with good machine learning and/or statistics to do information retrieval, machine learning and bioinformatics research (beginning in Fall or Spring semesters). Please send me emails.

Awards:

NSF Career Award, 2008

Engagement Award, College of Science, Purdue University, 2009

Interdisciplinary Award, College of Science, Purdue University, 2011

Research Team Award, College of Science, Purdue University, 2012

Success for Seed Award, Purdue University, 2009, 2011,2012

Faculty Research and Engagement Award, Yahoo!, 2010

Research Award, Google, 2010

 

Research Publications: Publications

 

Some Research Projects:

An Integrated and Utility-Centric Framework for Federated Text Search, National Science Foundation Career Award

(Search beyond traditional engines such as Google, Yahoo! or MSN) URL

Expertise Search, State of Indiana (Co-PI with Prof. Aditya Mathur)

(Search for Brains!) URL

Information Recommendation, National Science Foundation URL

Annoymizing Textual Data and is Impact on Utility  National Science Foundation URL

Integrating Computer Science Technique to Teach Mathematical Word Problems, NSF (PI with Prof. YanPing Xin)

(Teach math word problem solving with intelligent computer systems)  URL

Computational Modeling of User behavior for Ads Display   Yahoo!

Entity Search and Management   Google

Some other Projects

 

Teaching 

 

Fall 2013, CS473   Web Information Retrieval, Course WebSite

Spring 2013, CS54701  Information Retrieval, Course WebSite

Fall 2012, CS490WIR   Web Information Retrieval, Course WebSite

Spring 2012, CS54701, Information Retrieval, Course WebSite

Fall 2011, CS490WIR   Web Information Retrieval, Course WebSite

Spring 2011, CS54701   Information Retrieval, Course WebSite

Fall 2010, CS251   Data Structure, Course WebSite (Slides for Course Introduction)

Spring 2010, CS690I  Research Topics in Information Retrieval, Course WebSite

Fall 2009, CS490W   Web Information Search and Management, Course WebSite

Spring 2009, CS590I   Information Retrieval, Course WebSite

 
Education Background:

2000 – May 2006:  Ph.D. Carnegie Mellon University.   Under the Supervision of Professor Jamie Callan

2000 – 2002:  M.S., Carnegie Mellon University

1998 – 2000:  M.S., Tsinghua University, China

1993 – 1998:  B.S.,  Tsinghua University, China

Services:

Associated Editor: ACM Transactions on Information System (TOIS)

Editorial Board: Information Processing and Management (IPM)

Area Chair/Senior Program Committee: ACM Int’l Conf. on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR), 2007-2010

Track Chair/Senior Program Committee: ACM Conference on Information Knowledge Management (CIKM), 2008, 2010

Program Committee,  International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), 2008

Program Committee, Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), 2008

Program Committee,  International Symposium on Methodologies for Intelligent Systems (ISMIS), 2008

Senior Program Committee: ACM Int’l Conf. on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR), 2007

Area Co-Chairs for the Asia Information Retrieval Symposium (AIRS), 2008

Program Committee, ACM Int’l Conf. on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR), 2005-2006

Program Committee, IEEE International Conference on Data Mining series (ICDM), 2007

Program Committee, Human Language Technology conference - North American chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics
Program Committee, Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), 2006

 

Panelist/Reviewer:

National Science Foundation, Organisation for Science Research (NWO), Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF)
Hong Kong Research Council, Lousiana Board of Regents, Journal of Information Retrieval, ACM Transaction on Database Systems (TODS)
ACM Transaction on Information Systems (TOIS), ACM Transaction on the Webs(TWEB), ACM Transaction on Asian Language Information Processing (TALIP)
IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), Machine Learning Journal, International Journal of Data Mining and Bioinformatics
ACM SIGIR (Information Retrieval), ACM SIGCHI (Computer and Human Interface), International Conference of Machine Learning
ACM SIGKDD (Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining), Information Processing & Management, ACM CIKM (Information Knowledge Management),
Asian Information Retrieval Symposium, European Information Retrieval, International Conference on Web Intelligence, Super Computing