Jianqiang Wang

Associate Professor

Library and Information Studies

 536 Baldy Hall
 716-645-1478
 jw254@buffalo.edu
  http://www.buffalo.edu/~jw254


information retrieval under uncertainty, multilingual information access, e-discovery
Systems analysis and design
Database technology
Informamationa retrieval

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Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Library and Information Services, University of Maryland, 2005
  • M.S., Information Science, Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China, 1995
  • B.S., Applied Physics, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China, 1990


Information Retrieval under Uncertainty

Wang, J. & Oard, D. W. (in press). Matching meaning for cross-language information retrieval. Information Processing and Management. doi:10.1016/j.ipm.2011.09.003.

Ruiz, M. E., Sun, Y., Wang, J., & Liu., H. (2008). Exploring traits of adjectives to predict polarity opinion in blogs and semantic filters in genomics. Proceedings of the Sixteenth Text Retrieval Conference (TREC-16), Gaithersburg, MD, Nov. 5-7, 2007.

Wang, J. & Oard, D. W. (2007). CLEF 2006 CL-SR at Maryland: English and Czech. In C. Peters et al. (Eds.), Evaluation of Multilingual and Multi-modal Information Retrieval. Springer’s Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 4730, pp. 786-793.

Oard, D. W., Wang, J., Jones, G. J. F., White, R. W., Pecina, P., Soergel, D., Huang X., & Shafran, I. (2007). Overview of the CLEF-2006 Cross-Language Speech Retrieval track. In C. Peters et al. (Eds.), Evaluation of Multilingual and Multi-modal Information Retrieval. Springer’s Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 4730, pp. 744-758.

Ircing, P, Pecina, P., Oard, D. W., Wang, J., White, R. W., & Hoidekr, J. (2007). Information retrieval test collection for searching spontaneous Czech speech. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Text, Speech, and Dialogue, pp. 439-446. Pilsen, Czech Republic, Sep. 3-7, 2007.

Wang, J. & Oard, D. W. (2006). Combining bidirectional translation and synonymy for cross-Language Information Retrieval. Proceedings of the 29th international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in Information Retrieval, pp. 202-209.

Wang, J. & Oard, D. W. (2006). CLEF 2005 CL-SR at Maryland: document and query expansion using side collections and thesauri. In C. Peters et al. (Eds.), Accessing Multilingual Information Repositories. Springer’s Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 4022, pp. 800-809.

Oard, D. W., Soergel, D., Doermann, D., Huang, X., Murray, G. C., Wang, J., Ramabhadran, B., Franz, M., Gustman, S., Mayfield, J., Kharevych, L., & Strassel, S. (2004). Building an Information Retrieval Test Collection for Spontaneous Conversational Speech. Proceedings of the ACM SIGIR 2004, pp. 41-48.

Meng, H. M., Chen, B, Khudanpur, S., Levow, G. A., Lo, W. K., Oard, D. W., Schone, P., Tang, K., Wang, H., & Wang, J. (2004). Mandarin-English Information (MEI): investigating translingual speech retrieval. Computer Speech and Language, 18(2), 163-179.

Ma, H., Karagol-Ayan, B., Doermann, D., Oard, D. W., & Wang, J. (2003). Parsing and tagging of bilingual dictionaries. Traitement Automatique Des Langues, 44(2), 125-150.

Meng, H. M., Chen, B., Grams, E., Khudanpur, S., Lo, W. K., Anne-Levow, G., Oard, D. W., Schone, P., Tang, K., Wang, H., &amp Wang, J. (2001). Mandarin-English information (MEI): investigating translingual speech retrieval. Human Language Technology Conference (HLT'2001), San Diego, CA, Mar. 18-21, 2001.

Oard, D. W. & Wang, J. (2001). NTCIR-2 ECIR experiments at Maryland: comparing Pirkola's structured queries and balanced translation. Proceedings of the 2nd National Institute of Informatics Test Collection Information Retrieval (NTCIR) Workshop, Tokyo, Japan, March 7-9, 2001.

Oard, D. W. & Wang, J. (1999). NTCIR CLIR experiments at Maryland. Proceedings of the 1st National Institute of Informatics Test Collection Information Retrieval (NTCIR) Workshop. Tokyo, Japan, August 30 - Sept. 1, 1999.

Oard, D. W., Wang, J., Lin, D., & Soboroff, I. (1999). TREC-8 experiments at Maryland: CLIR, QA and Routing. Proceedings of the Eighth Text Retrieval Conference (TREC-8), Gaithersburg, MD, Nov. 17-19 1999.

Oard, D. W. & Wang, J. (1999). Effects of term segmentation on Chinese/English cross-language information retrieval. Proceedings of the Symposium on String Processing and Information Retrieval (SPIRE'99), Cancun, Mexico, Sept. 22-24, 1999.

Multilingual Information Access

He, D. & Wang, J.. (2009). Cross-language information retrieval. In A. Goker & J. Davies (Eds.), Information Retrieval: Searching in the 21st Century, John Wiley and Sons, 2009.

Oard, D. W., He, D., & Wang, J.. (2008). User-assisted query translation for cross-language information retrieval. Information Processing and Management, 44 (1), 181-211.

He, D., Wang, J., Luo, J., & Oard, D. W. (2005). Summarization design for interactive cross-language question answering. In C. Peters et al. (Eds.), Multilingual Information Access for Text, Speech, and Images. Springer’s Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 3491, pp. 348-362.

Oard, D. W., Gonzalo, J., Sanderson, M., Lopez-Ostenero, F., & Wang, J.. (2004). Interactive cross-language document selection. Information Retrieval, 7(1-2), 205-228.

Dorr, B. J., He, D., Luo, J., Oard, D. W., Schwartz, R., Wang, J., & Zajic, D. (2004). iCLEF 2003 at Maryland: translation selection and document selection. In C. Peters et al. (Eds.), Comparative Evaluation of Multilingual Information Access Systems. Springer’s Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 3237, pp. 435-449.

He, D., Oard, D. W., Wang, J., Luo, J., Demner-Fushman, D., Darwish, D., Resnik, P., Khudanpur, S., Nossal, M., & Leuski, A. (2003). Making MIRACLEs: interactive translingual search for Cebuano and Hindi. ACM Transaction on Asian Language Information Processing, 2(3), 219-244.

He, D., Wang, J., Oard, D. W., & Nossal, M. (2003). Comparing user-assisted and automatic query translation. In C. Peters et al. (Eds.), Advances in Cross-Language Information Retrieval. Springer’s Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 2785, pp. 400-415.

He, D., Wang, J., Oard, D. W., & Nossal, M. (2003). User-assisted query translation for interactive CLIR. Proceedings of the 26th international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in Information Retrieval, pp. 461. (short paper).

Wang, J. & Oard, D. W. (2002). iCLEF 2001 at Maryland: comparing term-for-term gloss and MT. In C. Peters et al. (Eds.), Evaluation of Cross-Language Information Retrieval Systems. Springer’s Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 2406, pp. 167-185.

E-Discovery

Wang, J. (2011). Accuracy, agreement, speed, and perceived difficulty of users' relevance judgments for e-discovery. SIGIR 2011 Information Retrieval for E-Discovery (SIRE) Workshop, Beijing, China, July 28, 2011.

Wang, J. & Soergel, D. (2011). A user study of relevance judgments for e-discovery. Proceedings of the 73rd ASIS&T Annual Meeting on Navigating Streams in an Information Ecosystem, Pittsburgh, PA, Oct. 22-27, 2010.

Wang, J., Sun, Y., & Thompson, P. (2010). TREC 2009 at the University at Buffalo: interactive search of Enron emails. Proceedings of the Eighteenth Text Retrieval Conference (TREC-18), Gaithersburg, MD, Nov. 17-20, 2009.

Wang, J., Sun, Y., Mukhtar, O., & Srihari, R. (2009). TREC 2008 at the University at Buffalo: Legal and Blog track. Proceedings of the Seventeenth Text Retrieval Conference (TREC-17), Gaithersburg, MD, Nov. 18-20, 2008.

Oard, D. W., Elsayed, T., Wang, J., Wu, Y., Zhang, P., Abels, E., Lin, J. & Soergel, D. (2007). TREC-2006 at Maryland: Blog, Enterprise, Legal and QA Tracks. Proceedings of the Fifteenth Text Retrieval Conference (TREC-15), Gaithersburg, MD, Nov. 14-17, 2006.