Cheng Yang


5th year PHD Student
Natural Language Processing and Computational Social Science Lab,
Department of Computer Science and Technology,
Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

Email: albertyang33 [at]
Add: Room 4-506, FIT Building, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 100084

Research Interests: social computing, network representation learning

Education and Experience | Publications


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Journal and Conference Papers


  1. Cheng Yang, Maosong Sun, Xiaoyuan Yi, Wenhao Li. Stylistic Chinese Poetry Generation via Unsupervised Style Disentanglement. Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP 2018)[pdf].
  2. Ayana, Shiqi Shen, Yun Chen, Cheng Yang, Zhiyuan Liu, Maosong Sun. Zero-shot Cross-Lingual Neural Headline Generation. IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing (IEEE TASLP).
  3. Xiangkai Zeng, Cheng Yang, Cunchao Tu, Zhiyuan Liu, Maosong Sun. Chinese LIWC Lexicon Expansion via Hierarchical Classification of Word Embeddings with Sememe Attention. Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2018)[pdf][codes].


  4. Cheng Yang, Maosong Sun, Zhiyuan Liu, Cunchao Tu. Fast Network Embedding Enhancement via High Order Proximity Approximation. International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2017)[pdf][codes].
  5. Cheng Yang, Maosong Sun, Wayne Xin Zhao, Zhiyuan Liu, Edward Chang. A Neural Network Approach to Joint Modeling Social Networks and Mobile Trajectories. ACM Transactions on Information Systems (ACM TOIS)[pdf].
  6. Cunchao Tu*, Cheng Yang*, Zhiyuan Liu, Maosong Sun. Network representation learning: an overview. SCIENTIA SINICA Informationis 47 (8), 980-996[html] (* indicates equal contribution).


  7. Wei Chen*, Tian Lin*, Cheng Yang*. Real-time Topic-aware Influence Maximization Using Preprocessing. Computational Social Networks Vol. 3 (1), 8. [pdf] (* indicates equal contribution)


  8. Cheng Yang, Zhiyuan Liu, Deli Zhao, Maosong Sun, Edward Chang. Network Representation Learning with Rich Text Information. International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2015)[pdf][codes]

Education and Experience


  • Mar, 2014 - May, 2016. HTC Beijing Research.
  • July, 2013 - Feb, 2014. Microsoft Research Asia.