Nam Khanh Tran

Ph.D candidate
L3S Research Center | Leibniz Universität Hannover
Address:    
Room 010, Appelstr. 4, 30167 Hannover, Germany
Phone:
+49 (0511) 762 - 17751
Fax:
+49 (0511) 762 - 17779
Email:
ntran (AT) L3S dot de

News
  • 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]

  • Research Interests
    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

  • Education
  • 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.

  • Activities
    Teaching Assistant (M.Sc. courses)
  • Spring 2016: Web Science (taught by Prof. Nejdl)
  • Spring 2014: Web Science (taught by Prof. Nejdl)
  • Review Activities
  • WSDM 2016
  • CIKM 2015
  • RIVF 2013
  • 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