Yunyao Li  Yunyao Li photo       

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Research Staff Member, Research Manager - Scalable Natural Language Processing
IBM Research - Almaden, San Jose, CA, USA
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Professional Associations:  ACM  |  ACM SIGIR  |  ACM SIGMOD  |  Association for Computational Linguistics

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2017

Crowd-in-the-loop: A hybrid approach for annotating semantic roles
Chenguang Wang, Alan Akbik, Laura Chiticariu, Yunyao Li, Fei Xia, and Anbang Xu
EMNLP, 2017

Active learning for black-Box semantic role labeling with neural factors
Chenguang Wang, Laura Chiticariu, and Yunyao Li
IJCAI, 2017
Abstract

Towards Re-defining Relation Understanding in Financial Domain
Chenguang Wang, Doug Burdick, Laura Chiticariu, Rajasekar krishnamurthy, Yunyao Li, Huaiyu Zhu
Data Science for Macro-Modeling with Financial and Economic Datasets (DSMM), collocated with ACM SIGMOD, 2017

SEER: Auto-Generating Information Extraction Rules from User-Specified Examples
Maeda Hanafi, Azza Abouzied, Laura Chiticariu, Yunyao Li
ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2017

Natural Language Data Management and Interfaces: Recent Development and Open Challenges
Yunyao Li, Davood Rafiei
SIGMOD, pp. 1765--1770, 2017
slides: http://bit.ly/2rUMH6Y

Synthesizing Extraction Rules from User Examples with SEER
Maeda F. Hanafi, Azza Abouzied, Laura Chiticariu, Yunyao Li
SIGMOD, pp. 1687--1690, 2017

SEER: Auto-Generating Information Extraction Rules from User-Specified Examples
Maeda F. Hanafi, Azza Abouzied, Laura Chiticariu, Yunyao Li
CHI, pp. 6672--6682, 2017


2016


Multilingual Information Extraction with PolyglotIE
Alan Akbik, Laura Chiticariu, Marina Danilevsky, Yonas Kbrom, Yunyao Li, Huaiyu Zhu
COLING, pp. 268--272, 2016

Towards semi-automatic generation of proposition banks for low-resource languages
Akbik, Alan and Kumar, Vishwajeet and Li, Yunyao
EMNLP, 2016
Abstract

Polyglot: Multilingual semantic role labeling with unified labels
Akbik, Alan and Li, Yunyao
ACL, 1, 2016
Abstract

Multilingual aliasing for auto-generating proposition banks
Akbik, Alan and Guan, Xinyu and Li, Yunyao
COLING, 2016
Abstract


2015


Generating High Quality Proposition Banks for Multilingual Semantic Role Labeling
Alan Akbik, Laura Chiticariu, Marina Danilevsky, Yunyao Li, Shivakumar Vaithyanathan, Huaiyu Zhu
ACL, pp. 397--407, 2015

VINERy: A Visual IDE for Information Extraction
Yunyao Li, Elmer Kim, Marc A. Touchette, Ramiya Venkatachalam, Hao Wang
PVLDB 8(12), 1948--1959, 2015



2014

Understand users’ comprehension and preferences for composing information visualizations
Huahai Yang, Yunyao Li, Michelle X Zhou
ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction (TOCHI) 21(1), 6, ACM, 2014

VLDB 2014 Ph.D. Workshop - An Overview.
Yunyao Li, Erich J. Neuhold
Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment 7(13), 2014



2013

Identifying user needs from social media
Huahai Yang, Yunyao Li
Technical Report, IBM Tech Report. goo. gl/2XB7NY, 2013


Automatic Term Ambiguity Detection
Tyler Baldwin, Yunyao Li, Bogdan Alexe, Ioana R Stanoi
Proceedings of ACL, 2013

OpinionBlocks: a crowd-powered, self-improving interactive visual analytic system for understanding opinion text
Mengdie Hu, Huahai Yang, Michelle X Zhou, Liang Gou, Yunyao Li, Eben Haber
Human-Computer Interaction--INTERACT 2013, pp. 116--134, Springer

I can do text analytics!: designing development tools for novice developers
Huahai Yang, Daina Pupons-Wickham, Laura Chiticariu, Yunyao Li, Benjamin Nguyen, Arnaldo Carreno-Fuentes
Proceedings of the 2013 ACM annual conference on Human factors in computing systems, pp. 1599--1608
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Adaptive Parser-Centric Text Normalization
Congle Zhang, Tyler Baldwin, Howard Ho, Benny Kimelfeld, Yunyao Li
Proceedings of ACL, pp. 1159--1168, 2013
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2012

Gumshoe quality toolkit: administering programmable search
Zhuowei Bao, Benny Kimelfeld, Yunyao Li, Sriram Raghavan, Huahai Yang
21st ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM'12, Maui, HI, USA, October 29 - November 02, 2012, pp. 2716--2718

Automatic Suggestion of Query-Rewrite Rules for Enterprise Search
Z. Bao, B. Kimelfeld, Y. Li
preparation for ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR), 2012

WizIE: a best practices guided development environment for information extraction
Yunyao Li, Laura Chiticariu, Huahai Yang, Frederick R Reiss, Arnaldo Carreno-Fuentes
Proceedings of the ACL 2012 System Demonstrations, pp. 109--114


2011

A Graph Approach to Spelling Correction in Domain-Centric Search.
Zhuowei Bao, Benny Kimelfeld, Yunyao Li
ACL, pp. 905--914, 2011

The SystemT IDE: an integrated development environment for information extraction rules
Laura Chiticariu, Vivian Chu, Sajib Dasgupta, Thilo W Goetz, Howard Ho, Rajasekar Krishnamurthy, Alexander Lang, Yunyao Li, Bin Liu, Sriram Raghavan, others
Proceedings of the 2011 ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of data, pp. 1291--1294


Facilitating pattern discovery for relation extraction with semantic-signature-based clustering
Yunyao Li, Vivian Chu, Sebastian Blohm, Huaiyu Zhu, Howard Ho
Proceedings of the 20th ACM international conference on Information and knowledge management, pp. 1415--1424, 2011

Rewrite rules for search database systems
R. Fagin, B. Kimelfeld, Y. Li, S. Raghavan, S. Vaithyanathan
Proceedings of the thirtieth ACM SIGMOD-SIGACT-SIGART symposium on Principles of database systems, pp. 271--282, 2011

Selectivity estimation for extraction operators over text data
Daisy Zhe Wang, Long Wei, Yunyao Li, Frederick Reiss, Shivakumar Vaithyanathan
Data Engineering (ICDE), 2011 IEEE 27th International Conference on, pp. 685--696, Citeseer


2010

SystemT: an algebraic approach to declarative information extraction
Laura Chiticariu, Rajasekar Krishnamurthy, Yunyao Li, Sriram Raghavan, Frederick R Reiss, Shivakumar Vaithyanathan
Proceedings of the 48th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, pp. 128--137, Association for Computational Linguistics, 2010
Abstract

Enterprise information extraction: recent developments and open challenges
Laura Chiticariu, Yunyao Li, Sriram Raghavan, Frederick R Reiss
Proceedings of the 2010 ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of data, pp. 1257--1258, ACM
Abstract

Domain adaptation of rule-based annotators for named-entity recognition tasks
Laura Chiticariu, Rajasekar Krishnamurthy, Yunyao Li, Frederick Reiss, Shivakumar Vaithyanathan
Proceedings of the 2010 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, pp. 1002--1012

Understanding queries in a search database system
R Fagin, B Kimelfeld, Y Li, S Raghavan, S Vaithyanathan
Proceedings of the twenty-ninth ACM SIGMOD-SIGACT-SIGART symposium on Principles of database systems, pp. 273--284, ACM, 2010


2009

Enabling enterprise mashups over unstructured text feeds with infosphere mashuphub and systemt
David E Simmen, Frederick Reiss, Yunyao Li, Suresh Thalamati
Proceedings of the 2009 ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of data, pp. 1123--1126, ACM
Abstract


2008

Enabling Schema-Free XQuery with meaningful query focus
Y Li, C Yu, H V Jagadish
The VLDB Journal 17(3), 355--377, Springer, 2008

Regular expression learning for information extraction
Yunyao Li, Rajasekar Krishnamurthy, Sriram Raghavan, Shivakumar Vaithyanathan, H V Jagadish
Proceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, pp. 21--30, Association for Computational Linguistics, 2008
Abstract

SystemT: a system for declarative information extraction
Rajasekar Krishnamurthy, Yunyao Li, Sriram Raghavan, Frederick Reiss, Shivakumar Vaithyanathan, Huaiyu Zhu
ACM SIGMOD Record 37(4), 7--13, ACM, 2008
Abstract


2007

Flexible query facilities for heterogeneous semi-structured data
Yunyao Li
Ph.D. Thesis, University of Michigan, 2007
Abstract   AAI3253332

Enabling domain-awareness for a generic natural language interface
Y Li, I Chaudhuri, H Yang, S Singh, HV Jagadish
AAAI, pp. 48109, 2007

DaNaLIX: a domain-adaptive natural language interface for querying XML
Yunyao Li, Ishan Chaudhuri, Huahai Yang, Satinder Singh, HV Jagadish
Proceedings of the 2007 ACM SIGMOD international conference on Management of data, pp. 1165--1168

Making database systems usable
HV Jagadish, A Chapman, A Elkiss, M Jayapandian, Y Li, A Nandi, C Yu
Proceedings of the 2007 ACM SIGMOD international conference on Management of data, pp. 24

NaLIX: A generic natural language search environment for XML data
Y Li, H Yang, HV Jagadish
TODS 32(4), 8, ACM New York, NY, USA, 2007


2006

Term disambiguation in natural language query for XML
Yunyao Li, Huahai Yang, HV Jagadish
Flexible Query Answering Systems, pp. 133--146, Springer, 2006

Constructing a generic natural language interface for an XML database
Yunyao Li, Huahai Yang, HV Jagadish
Advances in Database Technology-EDBT 2006, pp. 737--754, Springer

Getting work done on the web: supporting transactional queries
Y Li, R Krishnamurthy, S Vaithyanathan, HV Jagadish
Proceedings of the 29th annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval, pp. 557--564, 2006


2005

NaLIX: an interactive natural language interface for querying XML
Yunyao Li, Huahai Yang, HV Jagadish
Proceedings of the 2005 ACM SIGMOD international conference on Management of data, pp. 900--902
Best Demo Award


2004

Schema-free XQuery
Yunyao Li, Cong Yu, HV Jagadish
Proceedings of the Thirtieth international conference on Very large data bases-Volume 30, pp. 72--83, 2004


2003

Compatibility determination in web services
Y Li, HV Jagadish
E-Government and E-Services Workshop, pp. 1, Citeseer, 2003