Yaxiong Wu

Office: Room G122, Lilybank Gardens

Email: y.wu.4@research.gla.ac.uk

Research title: Effective Multi-Modal Conversational Recommendation

Research Summary

I am currently a PhD student in the Terrier Team in the School of Computing Science, in the field of recommender system as a part of Closed Loop Data Science Project. My supervisors are Dr Craig Macdonald and Prof. Iadh Ounis.

Current Research Title (PhD):

Modelling and Evaluating Closed Loop Interactions in Recommender Systems

Research Interests:

  • Sequential Recommender System
  • Online Learning to Rank
  • Reinforcement Learning

Current Projects:

  • A Hybrid Conditional Variational Autoencoder Model for Personalised Top-n Recommendation
  • Evaluation of Sequential Recommenders with Dynamic User-Item Interactions in E-commerce
  • Study of Online Learning to Rank techniques in IR/RecSys

Additional Information


2018-2019  University of Glasgow (UofG), Glasgow, UK

                        Postgraduate Taught                MSc in Data Science

  • Graduation with Distinction

2013-2016      Beihang University (BUAA), Beijing, China

                        Master of Engineering             Aerospace Science and Technology

  • Excellent Master’s Degree Dissertation
  • Received merit-based scholarships consecutively each year

2009-2013      Harbin Engineering University (HEU), Harbin, China

                        Bachelor of Engineering          Flight Vehicle Propulsion Engineering

                        Bachelor of Management         Business Administration (minor)

  • Received merit-based scholarships consecutively each year