FACULTY & RESEARCH

Zhewei Wei
Tenured Associate Professor
Zhewei Wei received his Ph.D. of Computer Science and Engineering from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He did postdoctoral research in Aarhus University from 2012 to 2014, and joined Renmin University of China in 2014.

Personal Homepage: http://weizhewei.com/

Detailed Information

Education

09/2008 - 03/2012: Ph.D. candidate, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

09/2004 - 06/2008: B.Sc. in Mathematics, Peking University. GPA: rank 1st in the Department of Informatics, School of Mathematics.

Professional Experience

07/2019 - present: Professor, School of Information, Renmin University of China.

09/2014 - 06/2019: Associate Professor, School of Information, Renmin University of China.

09/2012 - 08/2014: Postdoc, MADALGO (Center for Massive Data Algorithmics), Department of Computer Science, Aarhus University. Supervisor: Prof. Lars Arge.  


Research Interests

Algorithms for massive data; Graph Algorithms; Streaming Algorithms; Database theory.


Publications

[1] Zhewei Wei, Ke Yi: The Space Complexity of 2-Dimensional Approximate Range Counting. SODA 2013: 252-264

[2] Pankaj K. Agarwal, Graham Cormode, Zengfeng Huang, Jeff M. Phillips, Zhewei Wei*, Ke Yi: Mergeable summaries. ACM Trans. Database Syst. 38(4): 26:1-26:28 (2013)

[3] Ke Yi, Lu Wang, Zhewei Wei*: Indexing for summary queries: Theory and practice. ACM Trans. Database Syst. 39(1): 2:1-2:39 (2014)

[4] Zhewei Wei, Ge Luo, Ke Yi, Xiaoyong Du, Ji-Rong Wen: Persistent Data Sketching. SIGMOD Conference 2015: 795-810

[5] Yu Liu, Jiaheng Lu, Hua Yang, Xiaokui Xiao, Zhewei Wei*: Towards Maximum Independent Sets on Massive Graphs. PVLDB 8(13): 2122-2133 (2015)

[6] Zhewei Wei, Xuancheng Liu, Feifei Li, Shuo Shang, Xiaoyong Du, Ji-Rong Wen: Matrix Sketching Over Sliding Windows. SIGMOD Conference 2016: 1465-1480

[7] Shuo Shang, Lisi Chen, Zhewei Wei, Christian S. Jensen, Ji-Rong Wen, Panos Kalnis: Collective Travel Planning in Spatial Networks. IEEE Trans. Knowl. Data Eng. 28(5): 1132-1146 (2016)

[8] Ju Fan, Zhewei Wei, Dongxiang Zhang, Jingru Yang and Xiaoyong Du. Distribution-Aware Crowdsourced Entity Collection. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), 2016.

[9] Sibo Wang, Renchi Yang, Xiaokui Xiao, Zhewei Wei*, Yin Yang: FORA: Simple and Effective Approximate Single-Source Personalized PageRank. KDD 2017: 505-514

[10] Haida Zhang, Zengfeng Huang, Zhewei Wei, Wenjie Zhang, Xuemin Lin: Tracking Matrix Approximation over Distributed Sliding Windows. ICDE 2017: 833-844

[11] Shuo Shang, Lisi Chen, Zhewei Wei, Christian S. Jensen, Ji-Rong Wen, Panos Kalnis: Collective Travel Planning in Spatial Networks. ICDE 2017: 59-60

[12] Yu Liu, Bolong Zheng, Xiaodong He, Zhewei Wei*, Xiaokui Xiao, Kai Zheng, Jiaheng Lu: ProbeSim: Scalable Single-Source and Top-k SimRank Computations on Dynamic Graphs. PVLDB 11(1): 14-26 (2017)

[13] Shuo Shang, Lisi Chen, Zhewei Wei, Christian S. Jensen, Kai Zheng, Panos Kalnis: Trajectory Similarity Join in Spatial Networks. PVLDB 10(11): 1178-1189 (2017)

[14] Zhewei Wei, Xiaodong He, Xiaokui Xiao, Sibo Wang, Shuo Shang, Ji-Rong Wen: TopPPR: Top-k Personalized PageRank Queries with Precision Guarantees on Large Graphs. SIGMOD Conference 2018: 441-45

[15] Shuo Shang, Lisi Chen, Zhewei Wei, Christian S. Jensen, Kai Zheng, Panos Kalnis: Parallel trajectory similarity joins in spatial networks. VLDB J. 27(3): 395-420 (2018)

[16] Chunbin Lin, Jiaheng Lu, Zhewei Wei, Jianguo Wang, Xiaokui Xiao: Optimal algorithms for selecting top-k combinations of attributes: theory and applications. VLDB J. 27(1): 27-52 (2018)

[17] Jingru Yang, Ju Fan, Zhewei Wei, Guoliang Li, Tongyu Liu, Xiaoyong Du: Cost-Effective Data Annotation using Game-Based Crowdsourcing. PVLDB 12(1): 57-70 (2018)

[18] Shuo Shang, Lisi Chen, Kai Zheng, Christian S. Jensen, Zhewei Wei, Panos Kalnis: Parallel Trajectory-to-Location Join. IEEE Trans. Knowl. Data Eng. 31(6): 1194-1207 (2019)

[19] Zhewei Wei, Xiaodong He, Sibo Wang, Yu Liu, Xiaoyong Du, Ji-Rong Wen. PRSim: Sublinear Time SimRank Computation on Large Power-Law Graphs. SIGMOD Conference 2019

[20] Renchi Yang, Xiaokui Xiao, Zhewei Wei, Sourav S. Bhowmick, Jun Zhao, Rong-Hua Li: Efficient Estimation of Heat Kernel PageRank for Local Clustering. SIGMOD Conference 2019

[21] Yuan Yin and Zhewei Wei*: Scalable Graph Embeddings via Sparse Transpose Proximities. SIGKDD 2019, ORAL.

[22] Sibo Wang, Renchi Yang, Runhui Wang, Xiaokui Xiao, Zhewei Wei*, Wenqin Lin, Yin Yang and Nan Tang. Efficient Algorithms for Approximate Single-Source Personalized PageRank Queries. To appear in TODS2020.


Services

Proceeding Chair for PODS2020.

PC for SIGMETRICS2020, NDBC2017, ICBK2020.

External Reviewer for SODA, ISAAC, VLDB, ICDE, CIKM, SIGMOD , PODS.

Reviewer for TKDE, TALG, TOIS, TODS, VLDBJ, TKDD, TBD.

Member of ACM Special Interest Group on Management of Data (SIGMOD) and Committee Member of China Computer Federation (CCF) Database Group.

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