Biography

Dr Bolong Zheng is an Associate Professor in School of Computer Science and Technology at Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), China. Before joining HUST, he was a Postdoc Researcher in Department of Computer Science at Aalborg University (AAU), Denmark, from 2017 to 2018, under the supervision of Prof Christian S. Jensen, and a Post-doctoral Research Fellow in School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering at The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia, in 2017, under the supervision of Prof Xiaofang Zhou.

He received PhD degree in Computer Science from The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia, under the supervisions of Prof Kai Zheng and Prof Xiaofang Zhou in 2017. He obtained his Bachelor and Master degrees from Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), China, in 2011 and 2013, respectively.


Wishes

Hope the COVID-2019 virus dissappears soon!


Selected Publications (Full Publication List) (*Corresponding author)

  1. PM-LSH: A Fast and Accurate LSH Framework for High-Dimensional Approximate NN Search.
    Bolong Zheng, Xi Zhao, Lianggui Weng, Nguyen Quoc Viet Hung, Hang Liu, Christian S. Jensen.
    The Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment (PVLDB) 2020, Tokyo, 13(5): 643-655.
    (One of the Best Paper of VLDB 2020)

  2. An Effective Fleet Management Strategy for Collaborative Spatial-Temporal Searching (GIS Cup).
    Lingfeng Ming, Qi Hu, Ming Dong, Bolong Zheng*.
    ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (SIGSPATIAL) 2020, Seattle, to appear.
    (Champion of 9th ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS Cup 2020)
    [Code]

  3. Online Trichromatic Pickup and Delivery Scheduling in Spatial Crowdsourcing.
    Bolong Zheng, Chenze Huang, Christian S. Jensen, Lu Chen, Nguyen Quoc Viet Hung, Guanfeng Liu, Guohui Li, Kai Zheng.
    IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE) 2020, Dallas, 973-984.

  4. Adaptive Top-k Overlap Set Similarity Joins.
    Zhong Yang, Bolong Zheng*, Guohui Li, Xi Zhao, Xiaofang Zhou, Christian S. Jensen.
    IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE) 2020, Dallas, 1081-1092.

  5. Answering Why-Not Group Spatial Keyword Queries.
    Bolong Zheng, Kai Zheng, Christian S. Jensen, Nguyen Quoc Viet Hung, Han Su, Guohui Li, Xiaofang Zhou.
    IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE) 2020, 32(1): 26-39.
    (Extended Abstract) IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE) 2019, Macau, 2155-2156.

  6. Time-Aspect-Sentiment Recommendation Models Based on Novel Similarity Measure Methods.
    Guohui Li, Qi Chen, Bolong Zheng*, Nguyen Quoc Viet Hung, Pan Zhou, Guanfeng Liu.
    ACM Transactions on Web (TWEB) 2020, 14(2): 5:1–5:26.

  7. Searching Activity Trajectories by Exemplar.
    Zhong Yang, Bolong Zheng*, Guohui Li, Nguyen Quoc Viet Hung, Guanfeng Liu, Kai Zheng.
    ACM/IMS Transactions on Data Science (TDS) 2020, 1(3): 19:1–19:18.

  8. Group based Recurrent Neural Networks for POI Recommendation.
    Guohui Li, Qi Chen, Bolong Zheng*, Hongzhi Yin, Nguyen Quoc Viet Hung, Xiaofang Zhou.
    ACM/IMS Transactions on Data Science (TDS) 2020, 1(1): 3:1–3:18.

  9. A Survey of Trajectory Distance Measures and Performance Evaluation.
    Han Su, Shuncheng Liu, Bolong Zheng, Xiaofang Zhou, Kai Zheng.
    The VLDB Journal (VLDBJ) 2020, 29(1): 3-32.

  10. FactCatch: Incremental Pay-as-You-Go Fact Checking with Minimal User Effort.
    Thanh Tam Nguyen, Matthias Weidlich, Hongzhi Yin, Bolong Zheng, Quang Huy Nguyen and Nguyen Quoc Viet Hung.
    ACM SIGIR International Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR) 2020, Xi’an, 2165-2168. (Demo)

  11. Reference-based Framework for Spatio-temporal Trajectory Compression and Query Processing.
    Kai Zheng, Yan Zhao, Defu Lian, Bolong Zheng, Guanfeng Liu, Xiaofang Zhou.
    IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE) 2019, to appear.

  12. A Privacy-Preserving Contextual Distributed Online Learning Framework with Big Data Support in Social Recommender Systems.
    Pan Zhou, Chen Wang, Kehao Wang, Linke Guo, Shimin Gong, Bolong Zheng.
    IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE) 2019, to appear.

  13. Strong Social Graph Based Trust-Oriented Graph Pattern Matching with Multiple Constraints.
    Guanfeng Liu, Yurong Wang, Zhixu Li, Bolong Zheng, Kai Zheng.
    IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computational Intelligence (TETCI) 2020, 4(5): 675-685.

  14. An Effective Partitioning Approach for Competitive Spatial-Temporal Searching (GIS Cup).
    Qi Hu, Lingfeng Ming, Chengdong Tong, Bolong Zheng*.
    ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (SIGSPATIAL) 2019, Chicago, 620-623.
    (Honorable Mention of 8th ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS Cup 2019)
    [Code]

  15. Efficient and Incremental Clustering Algorithms on Star-Schema Heterogeneous Graphs.
    Lu Chen, Yunjun Gao, Yuanliang Zhang, Christian S. Jensen, Bolong Zheng.
    IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE) 2019, Macau, 256-267.
    (One of the Best Paper of ICDE 2019)

  16. From Anomaly Detection to Rumour Detection using Data Streams of Social Platforms.
    Thanh Tam Nguyen, Matthias Weidlich, Bolong Zheng, Hongzhi Yin, Nguyen Quoc Viet Hung, Bela Stantic.
    The Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment (PVLDB) 2019, Los Angeles, 12(9): 1016-1029.

  17. User Guidance for Efficient Fact Checking.
    Thanh Tam Nguyen, Hongzhi Yin, Matthias Weidlich, Bolong Zheng, Nguyen Quoc Viet Hung, Bela Stantic.
    The Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment (PVLDB) 2019, Los Angeles, 12(8): 850-863.

  18. PerRD: A System for Personalized Route Description.
    Han Su, Guanglin Cong, Wei Chen, Qinyuan Su, Bolong Zheng, Kai Zheng.
    IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE) 2019, Macau, 1658-1661. (Short)

  19. Efficient User Guidance for Validating Participatory Sensing Data.
    Phan Thanh Cong, Thanh Tam Nguyen, Hongzhi Yin, Bolong Zheng, Nguyen Quoc Viet Hung, Bela Stantic.
    ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (TIST) 2019, 10(4): 37:1–37:30.

  20. A Context-Aware User-Item Representation Learning for Item Recommendation.
    Libing Wu, Cong Quan, Chenliang Li, Qian Wang, Bolong Zheng, Xiangyang Luo.
    ACM Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS) 2019, 37(2): 22:1-22:29.

  21. Multiple Rumor Source Detection with Graph Convolutional Networks.
    Ming Dong, Bolong Zheng*, Nguyen Quoc Viet Hung, Han Su, Guohui Li.
    ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM) 2019, Beijing, 569-578.

  22. Personalized Route Description Based On Historical Trajectories.
    Han Su, Guanglin Cong, Wei Chen, Bolong Zheng, Kai Zheng.
    ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM) 2019, Beijing, 79-88.

  23. DMFP: A Dynamic Multi-faceted Fine-grained Preference Model for Recommendation.
    Huizhao Wang, Guanfeng Liu, Yan Zhao, Bolong Zheng, Pengpeng Zhao, Kai Zheng.
    IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM) 2019, Beijing, 608-617.

  24. REST: A Reference-based Framework for Spatio-temporal Trajectory Compression.
    Yan Zhao, Shuo Shang, Yu Wang, Bolong Zheng, Nguyen Quoc Viet Hung, Kai Zheng.
    ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (SIGKDD) 2018, London, 2797-2806.

  25. What-if Analysis with Conflicting Goals: Recommending Data Ranges for Exploration.
    Nguyen Quoc Viet Hung, Kai Zheng, Matthias Weidlich, Bolong Zheng, Hongzhi Yin, Nguyen Thanh Tam, Bela Stantic.
    IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE) 2018, Paris, 89-100.

  26. Efficient Clue-based Route Search on Road Networks.
    Bolong Zheng, Han Su, Wen Hua, Kai Zheng, Xiaofang Zhou, Guohui Li.
    IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE) 2017, 29(9): 1846-1859.
    (Extended Abstract) IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE) 2018, Paris, 1783-1784.

  27. ProbeSim: Scalable Single-Source and Top-k SimRank Computations on Dynamic Graphs.
    Yu Liu, Bolong Zheng, Xiaodong He, Zhewei Wei, Xiaokui Xiao, Kai Zheng, Jiaheng Lu.
    The Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment (PVLDB) 2017, Rio de Janeiro, 11(1): 14-26.

  28. PaRE: A System for Personalized Route Guidance.
    Yaguang Li, Han Su, Ugur Demiryurek, Bolong Zheng, Tieke He, Cyrus Shahabi.
    International World Wide Web Conference (WWW) 2017, Perth, 637-646.

  29. Keyword-Aware Continuous kNN Query on Road Networks.
    Bolong Zheng, Kai Zheng, Xiaokui Xiao, Han Su, Hongzhi Yin, Xiaofang Zhou, Guohui Li.
    IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE) 2016, Helsinki, 871-882.

  30. PerNav: A Route Summarization Framework for Personalized Navigation.
    Yaguang Li, Han Su, Ugur Demiryurek, Bolong Zheng, Kai Zeng, Cyrus Shahabi.
    ACM International Conference on Management of Data (SIGMOD) 2016, San Francisco, 2125-2128. (Demo)

  31. Approximate Keyword Search in Semantic Trajectory Database.
    Bolong Zheng, Nicholas Jing Yuan, Kai Zheng, Xing Xie, Shazia Sadiq, Xiaofang Zhou.
    IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE) 2015, Seoul, 975-986.

  32. Interactive Top-k Spatial Keyword Queries.
    Kai Zheng, Han Su, Bolong Zheng, Shuo Shang, Jiajie Xu, Jiajun Liu, Xiaofang Zhou.
    IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE) 2015, Seoul, 423-434.

  33. SharkDB: An In-memory Column-oriented Trajectory Storage.
    Haozhou Wang, Kai Zheng, Jiajie Xu, Bolong Zheng, Xiaofang Zhou, Shazia Sadiq.
    ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM) 2014, Shanghai, 1409-1418.


Projects and Grants

  • Principal Investigator
    • 2020.01 - 2022.12, “Intelligent Route Search and Navigation on Road Networks”, NSFC Grant (No.61902134, Youth Program, 280K)
    • 2021.01 - 2021.04, “Data Driven Hub Labeling Shortest Path Algorithm on Road Networks”, NSFC Grant (No.6201101291, NSFC-ERC Talent Program, 30K)
    • 2020.03 - 2022.03, “Towards Complex Ultra High Dimensional Data Query Optimization Key Techniques”, Hubei Natural Science Foundation (No.ZRMS2020002472, General Program, 50K)
    • 2019.01 - 2021.12, “Fast and Accurate Ultra High Dimensional Data Management”, the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities and the Research Funds of Huazhong University of Science and Technology (No. 2019kfyXKJC021, 150K)
    • 2018.04 - 2021.04, HUST University Starup Grant (No.2019kfyXJJS091, 500K)
  • Primary Participant
    • 2019.07 - 2022.06, “Software Defined High Efficient Routing Technologies”, National Key R&D Program of China, Sub Program (No. 2018YFB1800103, 3.6M)
    • 2019.01 - 2022.12, “Deep Learning based Zero/Few-shot Document Filtering”, NSFC Grant (No.61872278, General Program, 650K)


Honors and Awards

  • One of the Best Papers, VLDB 2020.
  • ACM SIGSPATIAL China Chapter Rising Star Award, 2020.
  • Champion, 9th ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS Cup 2020.
  • One of the Best Papers, IEEE ICDE 2019.
  • Honorable Mention, 8th ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS Cup 2019.


Teaching Experience

  • Courses at Huazhong University of Science and Technology
    • Lecturer, Data Structure, Fall 2018, Fall 2019.
    • Lecturer, Mobile Spatial Temporal Data Management-Theory and Techniques, Fall 2018.
  • Courses at Aalborg University
    • Lecturer, Databases System (DAT6, SW6), Spring 2018.
    • Supervisor, Project of Software (SW6), Spring 2018.
  • Courses at The University of Queensland
    • Teaching Assistant, INFS3204/7204 Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), 2015 Semester 2.
    • Teaching Assistant, INFS4205/7205 Spatial and Multimedia Databases, 2015 Semester 1.


Professional Services

  • Program Committee Member
    • PVLDB: 2020 (Session Chair).
    • SIGIR: 2020 (Demo track).
    • AAAI: 2021.
    • IJCAI: 2021.
    • DASFAA: 2017 (Session Chair), 2018, 2019, 2020.
    • CIKM: 2017 (Demo track), 2020 (Demo track).
    • IEEE BigData: 2019, 2020.
    • MDM: 2018 (Industry track, Session Chair), 2019 (Demo track), 2020 (Demo track).
    • APWeb-WAIM: 2017 (Demo track), 2019 (Demo track, Session Chair), 2020.
    • ACM TURC (SIGMOD CHINA): 2020.
    • SpatialDI: 2020.
  • Invited Journal Reviewer
    • IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE)
    • International Journal on Very Large Data Bases (VLDBJ)
    • ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (ACM TIST)
    • ACM Transactions on Data Science (ACM TDS)
    • World Wide Web: Internet and Web Information Systems (WWWJ)
    • Knowledge and Information Systems (KAIS)
    • Geoinformatica
    • Neurocomputing
    • Multimedia Tools and Applications
    • Journal of Computer Science and Technology (JCST)