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SalKG: Learning From Knowledge Graph Explanations for Commonsense Reasoning
· Aaron Chan · Xiang Ren

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Aaron Chan (University of Southern California)
Xiang Ren (University of Southern California)

Xiang Ren joined the Department of Computer Science at USC as Assistant Professor in 2018. Previously, he was a visiting researcher at Stanford University. Xiang received his PhD in Computer Science at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2017), where he was a Google PhD Fellow and a Richard T. Cheng Fellow working with Prof. Jiawei Han. Xiang's research develops data-driven and machine learning methods for turning unstructured text data into machine-actionable structures. Xiang's research has been recognized with several prestigious awards including a Yahoo!-DAIS Research Excellence Award, a Yelp Dataset Challenge award, a C. W. Gear Outstanding Graduate Student Award and a David J. Kuck Outstanding M.S. Thesis Award. Technologies he developed has been transferred to US Army Research Lab, National Institute of Health, Microsoft, Yelp and TripAdvisor.

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