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Assistant Professor

I am an Assistant Professor at the School of Software Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University, P.R. China.
I am a member of SMILES LAB, and the director is Prof. Xueming Qian. (http://smiles.xjtu.edu.cn/)
I specialise in the research of Social Media Big Data Analysis, Recommender Systems, and Text Generation.
Email: zgs2012[AT]stu[DOT]xjtu[DOT]edu[DOT]cn, guoshuaizhao[AT]outlook[DOT]com

About Me

Don't let the past steal your present.

I received the BE degree from Heilongjiang University, Harbin, China, in 2012, and received the MS degree and PhD degree from Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, China, in 2015 and 2019.
I am now an Assistant Professor at the School of Software Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, China.
I pursued my Master and PhD degrees under the supervision of Prof. Xueming Qian from Sep. 2012 to Mar. 2019.
I was a visiting scholar at SmileLab-Synergistic Media Learning Lab at Northeastern University under the supervision of Prof. Yun (Raymond) Fu, from Oct. 2017 to Oct. 2018.
I was an intern of Social Computing Group at MSRA under the supervision of Dr. Ruihua Song, from Jan 2017 to July 2017.
My research interests include social media big data analysis, recommender systems, and text generation.
Besides, I like playing games, such as basketball, badminton, poker, etc., and watching movies, such as Shreak, Forrest Gump, Twilight etc.

I have published several research papers on journals such as IEEE TKDE, TMM, TBD, TSC, and conferences such as IEEE BigMM, MMM.
In addition, I service as a TPC member or a reviewer of ACM TIST, IEEE TSC, AAAI, IEEE Access, IEEE ICME, IEEE Multimedia, etc.
I was rewarded by Chinese Government Scholarship in 2017, Intel Scholarship in 2016, National Scholarship for Postgraduate in 2014, etc.

Research Interests

Follow your heart and do what you want to do.

Social User Understanding

Learning user preference, habits, sentiment, and social influence from social media big data for product recommendation.

POI Cluster and Recommendation

Learning attributes of POIs from user check-ins, comments, sentiment, and temporal information for POI Cluster and Recommendation.

Service Quality Evaluation

Learning user confidence with information entropy theory to filter out the untrustworthy users for Service Quality Evaluation.

Text Generation

Using CNN and RNN to generate poems for images, and generate recommendation reasons for music.

Experience

Keep your feet, seek the truth.
Xi'an Jiaotong University, China
Assistant Professor. XJTU, my alma mater, is an Excellent university. I LOVE it!
Northeastern University, U.S.
Visiting Scholar. Excellent university, beautiful campus, and nice lab!
Microsoft Research Asia, China
Intern. MSRA is a top computer science research lab in the world. Nice place, nice friends!
Xi'an Jiaotong University, China
PhD. Start pursuing PhD degree at SMILES LAB. I love SMILES LAB. It's like a second home to me.
Xi'an Jiaotong University, China
Master. Start pursuing Master degree at SMILES LAB.
Heilongjiang University, China
Bachelor. Start pursuing Bachelor degree at the Department of Telecommunication Engineering.

Projects

Work hard, you will be better.



Publications

Be patient and enjoy yourself.

Under Review

[16] Guoshuai Zhao, Zhidan Liu, Yulu Chao, Xueming Qian, “CAPER: Context-Aware Personalized Emoji Recommendation,” IEEE TKDE, 2019, Under Major Revision.

[15] Guoshuai Zhao, Hao Fu, Ruihua Song, Tetsuya Sakai, Xing Xie, Xueming Qian, “Personalized Reason Generation for Explainable Song Recommendation,” ACM TIST, 2019, Under Major Revision.


2019

[14] Guoshuai Zhao, Xiaojiang Lei, Xueming Qian, and Tao Mei, “Exploring Users' Internal Influence from Reviews for Social Recommendation,” IEEE Trans. Multimedia, 2019, vol. 21, no. 3, pp. 771-781. [PDF]

[13] Guoshuai Zhao, Tianlei Liu, Xueming Qian, Tao Hou, Huan Wang, Xingsong Hou, and Zhetao Li, “Location Recommendation for Enterprises by Multi-Source Urban Big Data Analysis,” IEEE Trans. Services Computing, 2017, Accepted. [PDF]


2018

[12] Xiang Ma, Xiaojiang Lei, Guoshuai Zhao, and Xueming Qian, “Rating prediction by exploring user's preference and sentiment,” Multimedia Tools and Applications, 2018, vol. 77, no. 6, pp. 6425-6444. [PDF]

[11] Guoshuai Zhao, Hao Fu, Ruihua Song, Tetsuya Sakai, Xing Xie, Xueming Qian, “Why You Should Listen to This Song: Reason Generation for Explainable Recommendation,” in Proc. ICDM Workshops, 2018, pp. 1316-1322. [PDF]


2017

[10] Guoshuai Zhao, Xueming Qian, and Chen Kang, “Service Rating Prediction by Exploring Social Mobile Users' Geographical Locations,” IEEE Trans. Big Data, 2017, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 67-78. [PDF]


2016

[9] Guoshuai Zhao, Xueming Qian, Xiaojiang Lei, and Tao Mei, “Service Quality Evaluation by Exploring Social Users' Contextual Information,” IEEE Trans. Knowledge and Data Engineering, 2016, vol. 28, no. 12, pp. 3382-3394. [PDF]

[8] Guoshuai Zhao, Xueming Qian, Xing Xie, “User-Service Rating Prediction by Exploring Social Users' Rating Behaviors,” IEEE Trans. Multimedia, 2016, vol. 18, no. 3, pp. 496-506. [ESI Highly Cited Paper] [PDF]

[7] Xiaojiang Lei, Xueming Qian, Guoshuai Zhao, "Rating Prediction Based on Social Sentiment from Textual Reviews," IEEE Trans. Multimedia, 2016, vol. 18, no. 9, pp. 1910-1921. [PDF]

[6] Peiliang Lou, Guoshuai Zhao, Xueming Qian, Huan Wang, and Xingsong Hou, "Schedule a Rich Sentimental Travel via Sentimental POI Mining and Recommendation," in Proc. BigMM, 2016, pp. 33-40. [PDF]

[5] Tianlei Liu, Guoshuai Zhao, Huan Wang, Xingsong Hou, Xueming Qian, Tao Hou, "Finding Optimal Meteorological Observation Locations by Multi-Source Urban Big Data Analysis," in Proc. CCBD, 2016, pp. 175-180. [PDF]


2015

[4] Guoshuai Zhao, Xueming Qian, “Service Objective Evaluation via Exploring Social Users' Rating Behaviors,” in Proc. BigMM, 2015, pp. 228-235. [Best Paper Candidate] [PDF]

[3] Guoshuai Zhao, Xueming Qian, “Prospects and Challenges of Deep Understanding Social Users and Urban Services – a position paper,” in Proc. BigMM, 2015, pp. 16-19. [PDF]


2014

[2] Xueming Qian, He Feng, Guoshuai Zhao, and Tao Mei, “Personalized Recommendation Combining User Interest and Social Circle”, IEEE Trans. Knowledge and Data Engineering, 2014, vol. 26, no. 7, pp. 1487-1502. [190+ Citations in Google Scholar] [PDF]

[1] Guoshuai Zhao, Xueming Qian, and He Feng, “Personalized Recommendation by Exploring Social Users' Behaviors”, In Proc. MMM, 2014, pp. 181-191. [PDF]