Wen Zhong (钟文) [CV]
Ph.D. Candidate

Stony Brook University
Department of Computer Science
Computer Science Building
Stony Brook, NY, 11794-2424

wezzhong (at) cs (dot) stonybrook (dot) edu


I am a third year Ph.D. candidate in Visual Analytics and Imaging (VAI) Lab, Department of Computer Science, Stony Brook University (SBU). My advisor is Prof. Klaus Mueller. Before joining SBU, I received my B.Eng from Deptarment of Electronic Engineering and Information Science (EEIS), School of Information Science & Technology, University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in 2014.

Research Interests

  • Deep Learning Visualization and Visual Analytics

  • User Profiling, Social Networks, Data Mining and Machine Learning

Journal and Conference Publications

  • A Visual Analytics Approach for Categorical Joint Distribution Reconstruction from Marginal Projections
    Cong Xie, Wen Zhong and Klaus Mueller
    IEEE Transactions on Visualization & Computer Graphics (Proceedings of IEEE VAST '16), Baltimore, Maryland, USA, Oct. 2016.
    Honorable Mention Award, Best Paper Runner-up
    [PDF] [Video] [BibTeX]

  • Sequential Ensemble Learning for Outlier Detection: A Bias-Variance Perspective
    Shebuti Rayana, Wen Zhong and Leman Akoglu
    Proceedings 2016 IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM '16) (short paper), Barcelona, Spain, Dec. 2016.
    [PDF] [arXiv] [BibTeX]

  • You Are Where You Go: Inferring Demographic Attributes from Location Check-ins
    Yuan Zhong, Nicholas Jing Yuan, Wen Zhong, Fuzheng Zhang and Xing Xie
    Proceedings 2015 ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM '15), Shanghai, China, Feb. 2015.
    [PDF] [BibTeX]

Workshop and Poster Publications

  • Evolutionary Visual Analysis of Deep Neural Networks
    Wen Zhong, Cong Xie, Yuan Zhong, Yang Wang, Wei Xu, Shenghui Cheng and Klaus Mueller
    International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML ‘17) Workshop on Visualization for Deep Learning, Sydney, Australia, Aug. 2017.
    [PDF] [BibTeX]

  • IEVQ: An Iterative Example-based Visual Query for Pathology Database
    Cong Xie, Wen Zhong, Jun Kong ,Wei Xu, Klaus Mueller and Fusheng Wang
    Proceedings 2016 VLDB Workshop on Data Management and Analytics for Medicine and Healthcare (VLDB-DMAH '16), New Delhi, India, Sep. 2016.
    [PDF] [BibTeX]

  • A Data-Driven Approach for Mapping Multivariate Data to Color
    Shenghui Cheng, Wei Xu, Wen Zhong and Klaus Mueller
    Proceedings 2016 IEEE InfoVis Poster, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, Oct. 2016.
    [PDF] [Video] [BibTeX]

Working Experiences

Honors and Awards

  • Honorable Mention Award, Best Paper Runner-up
    IEEE VAST, 2016

  • Computer Science Department Special Chair Fellowship (Top Tier)
    Stony Brook University, USA, 2014

  • Meritorious Award in International Mathematical Contest in Modeling
    Hefei, China, 2013

  • First Prize of National Olympiad in Informatics in Provinces, China Computer Federation
    Jilin, China, 2009