Wenjie Yang

I am a first-year Master (MPhil) student at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering(CSE), Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). My supervisor is Prof. Xiaojuan Ma.

[Email: wyangbc@connect.ust.hk][Github]

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Research

I am interested in Computational Social Science (e.g., exploring human behavior through social media) and Natural Language Processing (e.g., empowering human needs with advanced NLP techniques).

Know it to Defeat it: Exploring Health Rumor Characteristics and Debunking Efforts on Chinese Social Media during COVID-19 Crisis
Wenjie Yang, Sitong Wang*, Zhenhui Peng*, Chuhan Shi, Xiaojuan Ma, Diyi Yang
ICWSM The International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media, 2022
"A Postcard from Your Food Journey in the Past": Promoting Self-Reflection on Social Food Posting
Zhida Sun, Sitong Wang, Wenjie Yang, Onur Yürüten, Chuhan Shi, Xiaojuan Ma
DIS Proceedings of the Designing Interactive Systems Conference, 2020
Budget-feasible User Recruitment in Mobile Crowdsensing with User Mobility Prediction
Wenjie Yang, Guodong Sun, Xingjian Ding, Xiaoyue Zhang
IPCCC IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference, 2018

Internship

Nov 2019 - Aug 2020 Research Assistant, Department of Computer Science and Technology, Peking University
Under Prof. Leye Wang's supervision, I participated in a computer vision project and contributed to an open-source package for Urban Computing (UCTB).