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2016
A big stride forward again: 1 NSFC Youqing project + 5 NSFC normal projects; ? papers in SCI journals and ? long papers in top conferences, such as ACL/EMNLP/COLING.
Everything is possible!

Funding:1 NSFC Youqing project + 5 NSFC normal projects

Publication:? papers in SCI journals and ? long papers in top conferences, such as ACL/EMNLP/COLING

2015
A big stride forward again: 1 NSFC Jieqing project + 1 NSFC young project; 4 papers in SCI journals and 13 long papers in top conferences, such as ACL/EMNLP/COLING.
Nothing is impossible!

Funding:1 NSFC Jieqing project + 1 NSFC young project

  • PI(Prof Zhang Min): NSFC (Jieqing), Structural analysis and SMT towards natural language text(#: 4000K: 2016.01-2020.12)"
  • PI(A/P Li Zhenghua): NSFC (Young), Depedency systactic analysis based on large-scale partially annotated data(#: 200K: 2016.01-2018.12)"

Publication:3 papers in SCI journals and 13 long papers in top conferences, such as ACL/EMNLP/COLING (as first institute)

2014
A great harvest again: 1 NSFC key project + 5 NSFC normal/young projects; 4 papers in SCI journals and 11 long papers in top conferences, such as ACL/EMNLP/COLING. It seems nothing can stop us!

Funding:1 NSFC key project + 5 NSFC normal/young projects

  • PI(Prof Zhang Min: co-PIs:A/P Liu Yang from Peking Univ and Prof Zhu Jingbo from Northeast Univ): NSFC (Key), “SMT theory, methodology and implementation from multi-level discourse semantic(#61432013: 3500K: 2015.01-2019.12)"
  • PI(A/P Kong Fang): NSFC (Normal), Chinese discourse coherence analysis: topic structure, logic semantic structure and their joint learning(#61472264: 810K: 2015.01-2018.12)"
  • PI(A/P Li Peifeng): NSFC (Normal), Social opinion-oriented Chinese event extraction and its confidence computing(#61472265: 820K: 2015.01-2018.12)"
  • PI(A/P Li Junhui): NSFC (Young Scientist), Sentence-level semantic structure-based SMT (#61401295: 250K: 2015.01-2017.12)"
  • PI(A/P Wang Hongling): NSFC (Young Scientist), Web-oriented news event update summarization (#61402314: 240K: 2015.01-2017.12)"
  • PI(Prof Xiong Deyi): NSFC (Young Scientist), Lexical semantics-based SMT(#61403269: 250K: 2015.01-2017.12)"

Publication:4 papers in SCI journals and 11 long papers in top conferences, such as ACL/EMNLP/COLING (as first institute)

2013
A big stride forward: 1 NSFC key project (+1 co-PI) + 5 NSFC normal/young projects; 15 long papers + 2 short papers in SCI source journals and top conferences; 2 long papers in top Chinese journals.

Funding: 1 NSFC key project (+1 co-PI) + 5 NSFC normal/young projects

  • PI(Prof Zhou Guodong): NSFC (Key), “Cross-lingual social opinion analysis: fundamental theories and key techniques(#61331011: 2850K: 2014.01-2018.12)"
  • co-PI(Prof Zhang Min; PI:Prof Zong Chengqing from Institute of Automation/Chinese Academy of Sciences; co-PIs: Prof Wang Houfeng from Peking Univ and Prof Zhang Min from Soochow Univ): NSFC (Key), “Theory and methodology of Chinese multi-level discourse analysis (#61333018: 3000K: 2014.01-2018.12)"
  • PI(Prof Zhang Min): NSFC (Normal), “Syntactic structure and discourse structure-based SMT(#61373095: 790K: 2014.01-2017.12)"
  • PI(A/P Qian Longhua): NSFC (Normal), “Shallow text understanding-based social relation network construction(#61373096: 730K: 2014.01-2017.12)"
  • PI(A/P Hong Yu): NSFC (Normal), “Basic theory and key technology of pseudo event relation detection(#61373097: 760K: 2014.01-2017.12)"
  • PI(A/P Li Shoushan): NSFC (Normal), “Resource construction and key technology of sentiment information extraction(#61375073: 780K: 2014.01-2017.12)"
  • PI(Lecturer Gong Zhengxian/Ph.D candidate): NSFC (Young Scientist), “Discourse semantics-based document-level SMT(#61305088: 250K: 2014.01-2016.12)"

Publication: 15 long papers + 3 short papers in SCI source journals and top conferences; 2 long papers in top Chinese journals. (as first institute)

2012
A great harvest: 7 NSFC projects; 14 long papers + 5 short papers in SCI source journals and top conferences; 4 long papers in top Chinese journals and ACM Transactions

Funding: 7 NSFC normal/young projects

  • PI(Prof Zhou Guodong): NSFC (Normal), “Discourse structure analysis: resource construction and computational modeling(#61273320: 810K: 2013.01-2016.12)"
  • PI(Prof Zhu Qioaming): NSFC (Normal), “Scope identification and focus recognition in NLP(#61272260: 800K: 2013.01-2016.12)"
  • PI(A/P Yao Jianmin): NSFC (Normal), “Event discourse relation identification in web opinions(#61272259: 800K: 2013.01-2016.12)"
  • PI(A/P Duan Xiangyu): NSFC (Normal), “Phrase structure induction(#61273319: 800K: 2013.01-2016.12)"
  • PI(A/P Kong Fang): NSFC (Normal), “Discourse cohesion analysis: anaphora, omission and disambiguation(#61272257: 200K: 2013.01-2013.12)"
  • PI(Prof Chen Wenliang): NSFC (Young Scientist), “Bilingual dependency parsing(#61203314: 240K: 2011.01-2013.12)"
  • PI(Dr. Li Zhongguo): NSFC (Young Scientist), “Unified morphological and structural parsing of Chinese(#61202162: 230K: 2011.01-2013.12)"

Publication: 14 long papers + 5 short papers in SCI source journals and top conferences; 4 long papers in top Chinese journals and ACM Transactions

2011
Yearly Report (Soochow NLP lab is on right track!)

Funding: 1 863 project

  • Co-PI (PI: Prof Zong Chengqing, IA/CAS): National 863 Program of China, "Techniques and systems on large-scale Chinese semantic information processing(#2012AA011102: RMB 720K/6490K: 2012.01-2014.12)"

Publication: 10 long papers in SCI source journals and top conferences + 1 paper in top Chinese journals

2010
Yearly Report (My hard work really received great reward!)

Funding: 4 NSFC grants

  • PI(A/P Li Peifeng): NSFC (Normal), “Multi-document information fusion (#61070123: RMB 300K: 2011.01-2013.12)"
  • PI(A/P Li Shoushan): NSFC (Young Scientist), “Semi-supervised sentiment classification (#61003155: RMB 200K: 2011.01-2013.12)"
  • PI(A/P Kong Fang): NSFC (Young Scientist), “Coreference resolution on syntactic structure and centering theory (#61003153: RMB 200K: 2011.01-2013.12)"
  • PI(Dr. Hong Yu): NSFC (Young Scientist), “News topic detection on preference learning (#61003152: RMB 200K: 2011.01-2013.12)"

Publication: 9 long papers in SCI source journals and top conferences

2009
Yearly Report (My hard work began to receive reward! Much!)

Funding: 4 NSFC grants

  • PI (Prof Zhou Guodong, joint with Institute of Automata, Chinese Academy of Sciences): NSFC (Incubation Project/Key Research Program), "Computational modeling for Chinese syntactic parsing and semantic computing based on valence structure and topic structure (#90920004: RMB 500K: 2010.01-2012.12)"
  • PI(Prof Zhu Qiaoming): NSFC (Normal), “Joint learning of Chinese syntactic parsing and semantic role labeling” (#60970056: RMB 320K: 2010.01-2012.12)"
  • PI(A/P Yao Jianmin) : NSFC (Normal), “Automatic translation of query words in cross-lingual information retrieval” (#60970057: RMB 300K: 2010.01-2012.12)"
  • PI(A/P Zhao Hai): NSFC (Young Scientist), “Character-level dependency based Chinese fine structure annotation and learning algorithm” (#60903119: RMB 180K: 2010.01-2012.12)"

Publication: 7 long papers in SCI source journals and top conferences

2008
Yearly Report (I worked very hard, but just a little reward.)
I was building a team. It was really very hard!

Funding: 1 NSFC grant

  • PI(Prof Zhou Guodong): NSFC (Normal), "Tree kernel-based semi-supervised semantic relation extraction between named entities(#60873150: RMB 300K: 2009.01-2011.12)"

Publication: 4 long papers in SCI source journals and top conferences

2007
Yearly Report (I worked very hard, but just a little reward.)
I began to build a team. It was really very hard!

Publication: 3 long papers in SCI source journals and top conferences

2006
Yearly Report (A new start!)
I just joined Soochow University in August and began to build a team, much harder than expected! Fortunately, I received 1 NSFC grant and 1 “863” grant (joint with Prof Zhu Qiaoming. Thank NSFC and 863!

Funding: 2 national projects: 1 NSFC + 1 863

  • PI(Prof Zhou Guodong): NSFC (Normal), “Key techniques in machine learning-based high-performance adaptive information extraction(#60673041: RMB 270K: 2007.01-2009.12)"
  • PIs (Prof Zhu Qiaoming, Prof Zhou Guodong and Prof Qian Peide): National 863 Program of China, "Research on multilingual cross-document information extraction(#2006AA01Z147: RMB 690K: 2007.01-2008.12)"