Wen-Yu Lee

received the B.S. degree in animal science from National Chung Hsing University (NCHU), Taichung, Taiwan, and the M.S. degree in computer science from National Chiao Tung University (NCTU), Hsinchu, Taiwan. Currently, she is a Ph.D. candidate and working toward the Ph.D. Degree at the Graduate Institute of Networking and Multimedia in National Taiwan University (NTU), Taipei, Taiwan. Her current research interests include cross-domain social media mining, image annotation, image retrieval, and semi-supervised learning.

Wen-Yu was the recipient of the First-Place Winner of the 2013 ACM Multimedia MSR-Bing Image Retrieval Challenge (Industrial Track), the 2013 ACM Multimedia Grand Challenge Multimodal Award, and the 2014 ACM Multimedia Grand Challenge Multimodal Award.
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Phone: +886-2-33664888 ext: 501
Fax:     +886-2-23621776
E-mail: majorrei{at}cmlab.csie.ntu.edu.tw

Research Interests
  • Cross-Domain Social Media Mining.
  • Image Annotation.
  • Image Retrieval.
  • Semi-Supervised Learning.
Education
  • Ph.D. Candidate,
 Graduate Institute of Networking and Multimedia, National Taiwan University, Taiwan. (Present)
  • Intern Student,
 National Institute of Informatics, Japan.
  • Visiting Ph.D. Student,
 Department of Information and Communication Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Japan.
  • M.S.,
 Institute of Computer Science and Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan.
(Thesis: Constructing the Rectilinear Steiner Tree in 3D ICs with Integer Extended Compact Genetic Algorithm)
  • B.S.,
 Department of Animal Science, National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan. (Ranked 1st)

Professional Exams
  • Passed Level N1 of the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (JLPT). (The Highest Level)
Awards & Honors
  • Finalists of ACM Multimedia Grand Challenge, 2015. (In Progress)
  • ACM Multimedia Grand Challenge Multimodal Award, 2014.
  • ACM Multimedia Grand Challenge Multimodal Award, 2013.
  • 1st Place at the ACM Multimedia MSR-Bing Image Retrieval Challenge, 2013. (Industrial Track)
  • Finalists of ACM Multimedia Grand Challenge, 2011.
  • ACM SIGIR Student Travel Award, 2011. (Provided by Google)
  • Outstanding Graduate Award. (Undergraduate)
  • Outstanding Student Award. (Five Times; Undergraduate)
Publications
  • International Journal Papers
    1. W.-Y. Lee, L.-C. Hsieh, G.-L. Wu, and W. Hsu, "Graph-Based Semi-Supervised Learning with Multi-Modality Propagation for Large-Scale Image Datasets," Elsevier Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation (Elsevier JVCI), 2013. (SCI, EI; 5-Year Impact Factor: 1.420)
  • International Conference Papers
    1. W.-Y. Lee, Y.-H. Kuo, P.-J. Hsieh, W.-F. Cheng, T.-H. Chao, H.-L. Hsieh, C.-E. Tsai, H.-C. Chang, J.-S. Lan, and W. Hsu, "Unsupervised Latent Aspect Discovery for Diverse Event Summarization," to appear in Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Multimedia (ACM MM), 2015. (Grand Challenge; Top Conference)
    2. Y.-H. Kuo, Y.-Y. Chen, B.-C. Chen, W.-Y. Lee, C.-C. Wu, C.-H. Lin, Y.-L. Hou, W.-F. Cheng, Y.-C. Tsai, C.-Y. Hung, L.-C. Hsieh, and W. Hsu, "Discovering the City by Mining Diverse and Multimodal Data Streams," in Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Multimedia (ACM MM), 2014. (Grand Challenge; Top Conference)
    3. W.-Y. Lee, Y.-H. Kuo, and W. Hsu, " City-View Image Retrieval Leveraging Check-in Data," in Proceedings of the ACM International Workshop on Geotagging and Its Applications in Multimedia (ACM GeoMM), 2013.
    4. C.-C. Wu, K.-Y. Chu, Y.-H. Kuo, Y.-Y. Chen, W.-Y. Lee, and W. Hsu, "Search-Based Relevance Association with Auxiliary Contextual Cues," in Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Multimedia (ACM MM), 2013. (Grand Challenge; Top Conference)
    5. L.-C. Hsieh, G.-L. Wu, W.-Y. Lee, and W. Hsu, "Two-Stage Sparse Graph Construction Using Min-Hash on MapReduce," in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (IEEE ICASSP), 2012.
    6. Y.-H. Kuo, W.-Y. Lee, W. Hsu, and W.-H. Cheng, "Augmenting Mobile City-View Image Retrieval with Context-Rich User-Contributed Photos," in Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Multimedia (ACM MM), 2011. (Grand Challenge; Top Conference)
    7. W.-Y. Lee, G.-L. Wu, L.-C. Hsieh, and W. Hsu, "Multi-layer Graph-Based Semi-supervised Learning for Large-Scale Image Datasets Using MapReduce," in Proceedings of the International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (ACM SIGIR), 2011. (Top Conference)
    8. W.-Y. Lee, P.-T. Wu, and W. Hsu, "Adaptive Learning for Multimodal Fusion in Video Search," in Proceedings of the IEEE Pacific Rim Conference on Multimedia (IEEE PCM), 2009.

Last updated: 2015-09-04