Liang Dai

Ph.D Candidate
Member of Center for Knowledge, Information Systems, and Management of Technology
Department of Technology and Information Management
University of California Santa Cruz
Advisor : Prof. Ram Akella
Liang Dai

Contact

Building 19 West, Room 2071
Silicon Valley Center of UCSC
NASA Ames Research Center
Mountain View, CA 94305
Email: liangdai@soe.ucsc.edu

Education

(Sep. 2010~ Present ) Ph.D Candidate, Department of Technology and Information Management, University of California Santa Cruz
(Sep. 2007~ Mar.2010) MS, Department of Information Science and Electronic Engineering, Zhejiang University, China
(Sep. 2003~ Jun.2007) BS, Department of Information Science and Electronic Engineering, Zhejiang University, China

Research Interests

Machine Learning, Data Mining, Multimedia Processing.

Current Research Info

Feature selection:
Choose a subset of input variables by eliminating features with little or no predictive information. Improve the comprehensibility and enhance the classification accuracy of classifier models

Recommender systems:
Collect user's patterns through explicit and implicit method and generate a recommendation set for users by matching the users activity against the discovered patterns

Honors

  • Regents Fellowship, University of California Santa Cruz, 2011
  • Award of Honor for Graduate Student, Zhejiang University, 2010
  • Changfei Scholarship, Zhejiang University, 2009
  • Huawei Scholarship, Zhejiang University, 2008
  • Outstanding Graduate Award, Zhejiang University, 2007~2010
  • Award of Honor for Graduate Student, Zhejiang University, 2007~2010
  • Outstanding Graduate Award, Zhejiang University, 2007
  • Prize of Excellent Undergraduate Scholarship, Zhejiang University, 2003~2007