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Biography

Yuan-Fang Li is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Data Science & Artificial Intelligence (DS+AI), Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University. Yuan-Fang's research interests include knowledge graphs, ontology reasoning & knowledge representation, natural language processing, representation learning (embedding) of networks/graphs. Some of the research problems he works on include:

  • Structural & temporal learning for hospital readmission risk prediction.
  • Question generation from text & knowledge graphs.
  • Complex question answering over knowledge graphs.
  • Learning to improve ontology reasoning efficiency.
  • Intuitive & scalable visualisation of non-hierarchy associations in large ontologies.

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Monash teaching commitment

Dr Yuan-Fang Li has experience as the Chief Examiner for the following units in the Faculty of IT:

  • FIT3013 Formal specification for software engineering
  • FIT4002 Software engineering studio project
  • FIT4004/FIT5171 System validation and verification, quality and standards
  • FIT5138 Advanced Software Engineering
  • FIT4008 Reading unit
  • Minor thesis, Masters thesis and Honours thesis units

Dr Yuan-Fang has experience as the Lecturer for the following units in the Faculty of IT:

  • FIT1010 Introduction to software engineering
  • FIT3013 Formal specification for software engineering
  • FIT4002 Software engineering studio project
  • FIT4004/FIT5171 System validation and verification, quality and standards
  • FIT5138 Advanced Software Engineering
  • FIT4008 Reading unit

Education/Academic qualification

Computer Science, Doctor of Philosophy, National University of Singapore

Award Date: 18 Dec 2006

Computer Science, Bachelor of Computing (Honours), National University of Singapore

Award Date: 7 Aug 2002

Research area keywords

  • Data management
  • Knowledge Graphs
  • Knowledge Representation
  • Ontologies
  • Semantic Web
  • Software Engineering
  • Natural language processing

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Projects

Research Output

Gaussian embedding of large-scale attributed graphs

Hettige, B., Li, Y. F., Wang, W. & Buntine, W., 2020, Databases Theory and Applications : 31st Australasian Database Conference, ADC 2020 Melbourne, VIC, Australia, February 3–7, 2020 Proceedings. Borovica-Gajic, R., Qi, J. & Wang, W. (eds.). Cham Switzerland : Springer, p. 134-146 13 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science ; vol. 12008 ).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

OntoPlot: a novel visualisation for non-hierarchical associations in large ontologies

Yang, Y., Wybrow, M., Li, Y. F., Czauderna, T. & He, Y., Jan 2020, In : IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics. 26, 1, p. 1140-1150 11 p., 8809833.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Robust Attribute and Structure preserving graph Embedding

Hettige, B., Wang, W., Li, Y. F. & Buntine, W., 2020, Advances in Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining: 24th Pacific-Asia Conference, PAKDD 2020 Singapore, May 11–14, 2020 Proceedings, Part II. Lauw, H. W., Wong, R. C-W., Ntoulas, A., Lim, E-P., Ng, S-K. & Pan, S. J. (eds.). Cham Switzerland: Springer, p. 593-606 14 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science ; vol. 12085 ).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File

Understanding and improving ontology reasoning efficiency through learning and ranking

Kang, Y-B., Krishnaswamy, S., Sawangphol, W., Gao, L. & Li, Y-F., 1 Jan 2020, In : Information Systems. 87, 17 p., 101412.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File

A survey on the use of access permission-based specifications for program verification

Sadiq, A., Li, Y. F. & Ling, S., 21 Oct 2019, In : Journal of Systems and Software. 159, 25 p., 110450.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Prizes

Best Student Paper Award

Li, Yuan-Fang (Recipient), Jan 2020

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Kurzweil Best Paper Prize

Li, Yuan-Fang (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

President’s Graduate Fellowship Scholarship

Li, Yuan-Fang (Recipient), 2005

Prize: Other distinction

Singapore Millennium Foundation Scholarship

Li, Yuan-Fang (Recipient), 2004

Prize: Other distinction

Activities

  • 4 Professional association or peak discipline body

Director, Bachelor of Software Engineering Degree (BSE)

Yuan-Fang Li (Executive Member)

2019 → …

Activity: External Academic EngagementProfessional association or peak discipline body

Clayton Honours and Minor Thesis Coordinator - Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University

Yuan-Fang Li (Executive Member)

1 Jan 2016

Activity: External Academic EngagementProfessional association or peak discipline body

Faculty Honours and Minor Thesis Coordinator - Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University

Yuan-Fang Li (Executive Member)

1 Jan 2016

Activity: External Academic EngagementProfessional association or peak discipline body

Past Deputy Director, Bachelor of Software Engineering Degree (BSE) - Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University

Yuan-Fang Li (Executive Member)

1 Mar 2013

Activity: External Academic EngagementProfessional association or peak discipline body