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Jun Hu

DCS Grad Student
Hill 427
Research Area: 
Data Mining
Machine Learning
Information Retrieval
Recommender Systems

I am a final year Ph.D. student in the Department of Computer Science, Rutgers University, working with Prof. Ping Li. I obtained my bachelor degree from Zhejiang University in 2011 and spent one year visiting the Lab for Media Search at the National University of Singapore, led by Prof. Chua Tat-Seng.  In addition, I was an intern at Yahoo! Research and Baidu Research. My current research interests include recommender systems, ranking algorithms, machine learning, data mining, etc. 



  • Jun Hu and Ping Li.   "Collaborative Multi-objective Ranking" (CIKM 2018)
  • Jun Hu and Ping Li.   "Collaborative Filtering via Additive Ordinal Regression"  (WSDM 2018) [pdf]
  • Jun Hu, Yuxin Wang, and Ping Li.  "Online City-scale Hyper-local Event Detection via Analysis of Social Media and Human Mobility" (IEEE BigData 2017) [pdf]
  • Jun Hu and Ping Li.   "Decoupled Collaborative Ranking"  (WWW 2017)  [pdf]
  • Jun Hu and Ping Li.   "Improved and Scalable Bradley-Terry Model for Collaborative Ranking" (ICDM 2016) [pdf]
  • Chaolun Xia, Jun Hu, Yan Zhu, Mor Naaman. "What Is New in Our City? A Framework for Event Extraction Using Social Media Posts"  (PAKDD 2015)
  • Jun Hu, Han Zhang, Anastasia Miliou, Thodoris Tsimpidis, Hazel Thornton, Vladimir Pavlovic. "Categorization of Underwater Habitats Using Dynamic Video Textures" ICCV 2013 Workshop on underwater vision (ICCV 2013)
  • Richang Hong, Linxie Tang, Jun Hu, Guangda Li, Jian-Guo Jiang. "Advertising Object in Web Videos" (Neurocomputing 2013)
  • Jun Hu, Guangda Li, Zhen Lu, Jun Xiao, Richang Hong. "Videoader: a video advertising system based on intelligent analysis of visual content" (ICIMCS 2011)