Nam Khanh Tran
Room 010, Appelstr. 4, 30167 Hannover, Germany
+49 (0511) 762 - 17751
+49 (0511) 762 - 17779
ntran (AT) L3S dot de
Our JAIR paper got 2017 IJCAI-JAIR Best paper prize!
01/05-31/08, 2017: ML Intern at Amazon Berlin
Our paper got accepted in ESWC 2017 (Normination for best student paper award!)
Among 5 CIKM cup 2016 Track 1 Winners [pdf]
My research focuses on developing methods for semantically understanding users' information needs. My broad research areas of interest are:
Entity-centric web and social media mining
Deep learning for NLP
NLP & Semantic Web
Temporal Information Retrieval
10/2012 - Now: Ph.D candidate, L3S Research Center, Leibniz University Hannover, Germany.
10/2011 - 10/2012: Master in Cognitive Science, University of Trento, Italy.
10/2010 - 10/2011: Master in Computational Linguistics, Saarland University, Germany
2005 - 2009: BSc. in Information Technology, University of Engineering and Technology, Vietnam National University, Hanoi.
Teaching Assistant (M.Sc. courses)
Spring 2016: Web Science (taught by Prof. Nejdl)
Spring 2014: Web Science (taught by Prof. Nejdl)
Machine Learning Challenges
CIKM Cup 2016 Track 1: top-5 [pdf] [code] [website]
ACM Recsys Challenge 2016: 30/109 - Implemented a learning method that combined content-based and collaborative filtering approaches