Nam Khanh Tran
Room 010, Appelstr. 4, 30167 Hannover, Germany
+49 (0511) 762 - 17751
+49 (0511) 762 - 17779
ntran (AT) L3S dot de
Sep 2018: I will move to Berlin and join Amazon as an Applied Scientist.
Our paper got accepted at *SEM 2018, New Orleans, US.
Our paper got accepted at SIGIR 2018, Michigan, US.
Our paper got accepted at WWW FiQA Challenge 2018, Lyon, France.
Our paper got accepted at PVLDB 2017. Congrats Dat!
Our JAIR paper got 2017 IJCAI-JAIR Best paper prize! (link)
01/05-31/08, 2017: ML Intern at Amazon Berlin
Our paper got accepted at 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:
Machine Learning & Deep Learning
Entity-centric web and social media mining
NLP & Semantic Web
Temporal Information Retrieval
2013 - 2018: 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