Research

My research interest is in the broad area of machine learning. The focus of my doctoral work is on latent variable discovery and topic modeling.

Projects

 

Publications

2015

  • W. Ding, P. Ishwar, and V. Saligrama, “A Topic Modeling Approach to Ranking,”  to appear in Proc. International Conference in Artificial Intelligence and Statistics (AISTATS’15), San Diego, CA, USA, 7-9, May., 2015.
  • W. Ding, P. Ishwar, and V. Saligrama, “Most Large Topic Models are Approximately Separable”, to appear in Proc. 10th IEEE International Workshop on Information Theory and Applications (ITA),San Diego, CA, 1-6, Feb., 2015.
  • W. Ding, P. Ishwar, and V. Saligrama, “Learning Shared Rankings From Mixtures of Noisy Pairwise Comparisons”, to appear in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP’15), Apr., 2015.

2014

2013