Kai (Kevin) Zheng (CV)
ARC DECRA Fellow
School of Information Technology & Electrical Engineering
The University of Queensland
Brisbane QLD 4072 Australia

Office: 643, Building 78, Staff House Road, St Lucia Campus(map)
Email: kevinz [at] itee.uq.edu.au
Tel: +61-7-3365-1649
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Dr. Kai Zheng is an ARC DECRA Fellow of Australia. He currently works as a lecturer with the Data Engineering and Pattern Recognition Research Division at the University of Queensland. He received PhD degree in Computer Science from The University of Queensland in 2012. His research interests include efficient spatio-temporal query processing, uncertain data management, and spatial trajectory computing.

Selected Publications
  1. Wen Hua, Zhongyuan Wang, Haixun Wang, Kai Zheng and Xiaofang Zhou.Understand Short Texts by Harvesting and Analyzing Semantic Knowledge. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE)(accepted in May 2016)
  2. Fuzheng Zhang, Nicholas Jing Yuan, Kai Zheng, Defu Lian, Xing Xie and Yong Rui.Exploiting Dining Preference for Restaurant Recommendation. In Proceedings of the 25th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2016),Montreal, Canada, April, 2016
  3. Bolong Zheng, Kai Zheng*, Xiaokui Xiao, Han Su, Hongzhi Yin and Xiaofang Zhou.Keyword-Aware Continuous kNN Query on Road Networks. In ICDE, Helsinki, Finland, May, 2016
  4. Hongzhi Yin, Zhiting Hu, Xiaofang Zhou, Hao Wang, Kai Zheng and Shazia Sadiq. Discovering Interpretable Geo-Social Communities for User Behavior Prediction. In ICDE, Helsinki, Finland, May, 2016
  5. Jialong Han, Kai Zheng, Aixin Sun, Shuo Shang and Ji-Rong Wen.Reverse Top-k Neighborhood Pattern Queries. In ICDE, Helsinki, Finland, May, 2016
  6. Jiajun Liu*, Kun Zhao, Brano Kusy, Ji-rong Wen, Kai Zheng and Raja Jurdak.Learning Abstract Snippet Detectors with Temporal Embedding in Convolutional Neural Networks. In ICDE, Helsinki, Finland, May, 2016
  7. Fuzheng Zhang, Nicholas Jing Yuan, Kai Zheng, Defu Lian, Xing Xie, Yong Rui. Mining Consumer Impulsivity Attribute from Offline and Online Behavior. In UbiComp, Osaka, Japan, September, 2015
  8. Wen-Yuan Zhu, Wen-Chih Peng, Ling-Jyh Chen, Kai Zheng and Xiaofang Zhou. Modeling User Mobility for Location Promotion in Location-based Social Networks. In SIGKDD, Sydney, Australia, August 2015.
  9. Wen Hua, Kai Zheng and Xiaofang Zhou, Microblog Entity Linking with Social Temporal Context. In Proceedings of ACM Conference on Management of Data (SIGMOD 2015), Melbourne, Australia, June 2015.
  10. Shuo Shang, Jiajun Liu, Kai Zheng, Hua Lu, Torben Bach Pedersen and Ji-Rong Wen. Planning Unobstructed Paths in Traffic-Aware Spatial Networks. Geoinformatica, (accepted in March 2015, to appear)
  11. Fuzheng Zhang, Kai Zheng, Nicholas Jing Yuan, Xing Xie, Enhong Chen, Xiaofang Zhou, A Novelty-Seeking based Dining Recommender System, In Proceedings of the 24th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2015), Florence, Italy, May 2015
  12. Haozhou Wang, Kai Zheng, Xiaofang Zhou and Shazia Sadiq. SharkDB:An In-Memory Storage System for Massive Trajectory Data. In Proceedings of ACM Conference on Management of Data (SIGMOD 2015), demo. Melbourne, Australia, June 2015.
  13. Han Su, Kai Zheng, Jiamin Huang, Haozhou Wang and Xiaofang Zhou. Calibrating Trajectory Data for Spatio-temporal Similarity Analysis. The VLDB Journal, Volume 24, Issue 1 (2015)
  14. Shuo Shang, Kai Zheng, Christian S. Jensen, Bin Yang, Panos Kalnis, Guohe Li and Ji-Rong Wen. Discovery of Path Nearby Clusters in Spatial Networks. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), 14 pages. (accepted in December 2014, online first)
  15. Kai Zheng, Han Su, Bolong Zheng, Jiajun Liu and Xiaofang Zhou. Interactive Top-k Spatial Keyword Queries. In ICDE 2015, Seoul, Korea, April 2015
  16. Han Su, Kai Zheng, Kai Zeng, Jiamin Huang, Nicholas Jing Yuan and Xiaofang Zhou. Making Sense of Trajectory Data: A Partition-and-Summarization Approach. In ICDE 2015, Seoul, Korea, April 2015
  17. Guanfeng Liu, Kai Zheng, Yan Wang, Mehmet A. Orgun, Lei Zhao and Xiaofang Zhou. Multi-Constrained Graph Pattern Matching in Large-Scale Contextual Social Graphs. In ICDE 2015, Seoul, Korea, April 2015
  18. Bolong Zheng, Nicholas Jing Yuan, Kai Zheng, Xing Xie and Xiaofang Zhou. Approximate Keyword Search in Semantic Trajectory Database. In ICDE 2015, Seoul, Korea, April 2015
  19. An Liu, Kai Zheng, Lu Li, Guanfeng Liu, Lei Zhao and Xiaofang Zhou. Efficient Secure Similarity Computation on Encrypted Trajectory Data. In ICDE 2015, Seoul, Korea, April 2015
  20. Wen Hua, Zhongyuan Wang, Haixun Wang, Kai Zheng and Xiaofang Zhou. Short Text Understanding Through Lexical-Semantic Analysis. In ICDE 2015, Seoul, Korea, April 2015 (Best Paper Award)
  21. Haozhou Wang, Kai Zheng, Xiaofang Zhou and Shazia Sadiq. SharkDB: An In-memory Column-oriented Trajectory Storage. In Proceedings of The 23rd ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2014), Shanghai, China, Nov 2014
  22. Kai Zheng, Yu Zheng, Nicholas Jing Yuan, Shuo Shang and Xiaofang Zhou. Online Discovery of Gathering Patterns over Trajectories. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE) Volume 26, Issue 8, 2014
  23. Haoji Hu, Kai Zheng, Xiaoling Wang and Aoying Zhou. GFilter: A General Gram Filter for String Similarity Search. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE) (accepted in Aug 2014)
  24. Nicholas Jing Yuan, Yu Zheng, Xing Xie, Yingzi Wang, Kai Zheng and Hui Xiong. Discovering Urban Functional Zones Using Latent Activity Trajectories. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE) (accepted in July 2014)
  25. Shuo Shang, Ruogu Ding, Kai Zheng, Christian S. Jensen, Panos Kalnis and Xiaofang Zhou. Personalized Trajectory Matching in Spatial Networks. The VLDB Journal, Volume 23, Issue 3, 2014
  26. Han Su, Kai Zheng, Kai Zeng, Jiamin Huang and Xiaofang Zhou. STMaker - A System to Make Sense of Trajectory Data. In Proceedings of the 40th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB), demo, Hangzhou, China, 1st - 5th September, 2014
  27. Han Su, Kai Zheng, Jiamin Huang, Hoyoung Jeung, Lei Chen and Xiaofang Zhou. CrowdPlanner: A Crowd-Based Route Recommendation System. In Proceedings of the 30th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2014). Chicago, USA, March 31 - April 4, 2014. (Acceptance rate: 20%)
  28. Han Su, Kai Zheng, Jiamin Huang, Hoyoung Jeung, Lei Chen and Xiaofang Zhou. A Crowd-Based Route Recommendation System. In Proceedings of the 30th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2014), demo. Chicago, USA, March 31 - April 4, 2014.
  29. Nicholas Jing Yuan, Fuzheng Zhang, Defu Lian, Kai Zheng, Siyu Yu and Xing Xie. We Know How You Live: Exploring the Spectrum of Urban Lifestyles. In Proceedings of ACM Conference on Online Social Networks (COSN). Boston, USA, October, 2013 (Acceptance rate: 15.9%)
  30. Han Su, Kai Zheng, Haozhou Wang, Jiamin Huang and Xiaofang Zhou. Calibrating Trajectory Data for Similarity-based Analysis. In Proceedings of ACM Conference on Management of Data (SIGMOD 2013). Page 833-844. , New York, USA, June 22-27, 2013
  31. Kai Zheng, Yu Zheng, Nicholas Jing Yuan and Shuo Shang. On Discovery of Gathering Patterns from Trajectories. In Proceedings of the 29th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2013). Page 242-253. Brisbane, Australia, April 8-11, 2013. (Acceptance rate: 20%)
  32. Kai Zheng, Shuo Shang, Nicholas Jing Yuan and Yi Yang. Towards Efficient Search for Activity Trajectories. In Proceedings of the 29th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2013). Page 230-241. Brisbane, Australia, April 8-11, 2013. (Acceptance rate: 20%)
  33. Zhigang Ma, Yi Yang, Kai Zheng, Nicu Sebe and Alex Hauptmann. Multimedia Event Detection Using A Classifier-specific Intermediate Representation. IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (TMM). Volume 15, Issue 7, 2013
  34. Kexin Xie, Ke Deng, Shuo Shang, Kai Zheng and Xiaofang Zhou. Finding Alternative Shortest Paths in Spatial Networks. ACM Transactions on Database Systems (TODS). Volume 37, Issue 4
  35. Kai Zheng, Xiaofang Zhou, Pui Cheong Fung and Kexin Xie. Spatial Query Processing for Fuzzy Objects. The VLDB Journal. Volume 21, Issue 5
  36. Shuo Shang, Ruogu Ding, Bo Yuan, Kexin Xie, Kai Zheng and Panos Kalnis. User Oriented Trajectory Search for Trip Recommendation. In Proceedings of the 15th ACM International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT 2012), Page 156-167. Berlin, Germany, March 26-30, 2012. (Acceptance rate: 22.5%)
  37. Kai Zheng, Yu Zheng, Xing Xie and Xiaofang Zhou. Reducing Uncertainty of Low-Sampling-Rate Trajectories. In Proceedings of the 28th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2012), Page 1144-1155. Washington DC, USA, April 1-4, 2012. (Acceptance rate: 20.9%)
  38. Shuo Shang, Bo Yuan, Ke Deng, Kexin Xie, Kai Zheng and Xiaofang Zhou. PNN Query Processing on Compressed Trajectories. Geoinformatica. Volume 16, Issue 3, Page 467-496
  39. Ke Deng, Kexin Xie, Kai Zheng and Xiaofang Zhou. Trajectory Indexing and Retrieval. A book chapter in "Computing with Spatial Trajectories". ISBN: 978-1-4614-1628-9. Springer press, 2011.
  40. Kai Zheng, Zi Huang, Aoying Zhou and Xiaofang Zhou. Discovering the Most Influential Sites over Uncertain Data: A Rank Based Approach. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE). Volume 24, Issue 12
  41. Kai Zheng, Goce Trajcevski, Xiaofang Zhou and Peter Scheuermann. Probabilistic Range Queries for Uncertain Trajectories on Road Networks. In Proceedings of the 14th ACM International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT 2011), Page 283-294. Uppsala, Sweden, March 21-25, 2011. (Acceptance rate: 27%)
  42. Kai Zheng, Pui Cheong Fung and Xiaofang Zhou. K-Nearest Neighbor Search for Fuzzy Objects. In Proceedings of ACM Conference on Management of Data (SIGMOD 2010), Page 699-710. Indianapolis, USA, June 6-11, 2010. (Acceptance rate: 20.8%)
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