Dr. Tiansi Dong

Dr. Tiansi Dong left SDA. The profile below reflects the status at the point of his departure and is no longer updated.

Short CV


Dr. Tiansi Dong is a Senior Researcher at the University of Bonn. His research interests include AI/Machine Learning (deep learning), Spatial Representation and Reasoning, Natural Language Understanding.

Research Interests


  • AI/Machine Learning (deep learning)
  • Spatial Representation and Reasoning
  • Natural Language Understanding

Publications

2019

Dong, Tiansi; Wang, Zhigang; Li, Juanzi; Bauckhage, Christian; Cremers, Armin B

Triple Classification Using Regions and Fine-Grained Entity Typing Inproceedings

The Thirty-Third AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, AAAI 2019, The Thirty-First Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence Conference, IAAI 2019, The Ninth AAAI Symposium on Educational Advances in Artificial Intelligence, EAAI 2019, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, January 27 - February 1, 2019, pp. 77–85, AAAI Press, 2019.

Links | BibTeX

Jin, Hailong; Hou, Lei; Li, Juanzi; Dong, Tiansi

Fine-Grained Entity Typing via Hierarchical Multi Graph Convolutional Networks Inproceedings

Proceedings of the 2019 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and the 9th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing, EMNLP-IJCNLP 2019, Hong Kong, China, November 3-7, 2019, pp. 4968–4977, Association for Computational Linguistics, 2019.

Links | BibTeX

Bauckhage, Christian; Sifa, Rafet; Dong, Tiansi

Prototypes Within Minimum Enclosing Balls Inproceedings

Artificial Neural Networks and Machine Learning - ICANN 2019 - 28th International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks, Munich, Germany, September 17-19, 2019, Proceedings - Workshop and Special Sessions, pp. 365–376, Springer, 2019.

Links | BibTeX

Dong, Tiansi; Bauckhage, Christian; Jin, Hailong; Li, Juanzi; Cremers, Olaf; Speicher, Daniel; Cremers, Armin B; Zimmermann, Jörg

Imposing Category Trees Onto Word-Embeddings Using A Geometric Construction Inproceedings

7th International Conference on Learning Representations, ICLR 2019, New Orleans, LA, USA, May 6-9, 2019, OpenReview.net, 2019.

Links | BibTeX

2018

Jin, Hailong; Hou, Lei; Li, Juanzi; Dong, Tiansi

Attributed and Predictive Entity Embedding for Fine-Grained Entity Typing in Knowledge Bases Inproceedings

Proceedings of the 27th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, COLING 2018, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA, August 20-26, 2018, pp. 282–292, Association for Computational Linguistics, 2018.

Links | BibTeX

Sun, Hao; Ma, Xiaoxing; Dong, Tiansi; Cremers, Armin B; Cao, Chun

An Assertion Framework for Mobile Robotic Programming with Spatial Reasoning Inproceedings

2018 IEEE 42nd Annual Computer Software and Applications Conference, COMPSAC 2018, Tokyo, Japan, 23-27 July 2018, Volume 1, pp. 80–89, IEEE Computer Society, 2018.

Links | BibTeX

Cao, Yixin; Hou, Lei; Li, Juanzi; Liu, Zhiyuan; Li, Chengjiang; Chen, Xu; Dong, Tiansi

Joint Representation Learning of Cross-lingual Words and Entities via Attentive Distant Supervision Inproceedings

Proceedings of the 2018 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, Brussels, Belgium, October 31 - November 4, 2018, pp. 227–237, Association for Computational Linguistics, 2018.

Links | BibTeX

2016

Jiang, Yibin; Dong, Tiansi; Cremers, Armin B; Köhler, Joachim

Towards a Dialogue System Supporting Automatic Event Identification Inproceedings

The 22nd International Conference on Distributed Multimedia Systems, DMS 2016, Salerno, Italy, November 25-26, 2016, pp. 148–152, KSI Research Inc. / Knowledge Systems Institute Graduate School, 2016.

Links | BibTeX

2014

Dong, Tiansi; Cremers, Armin B

A Novel Machine Translation Method for Learning Chinese as a Foreign Language Inproceedings

Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text Processing - 15th International Conference, CICLing 2014, Kathmandu, Nepal, April 6-12, 2014, Proceedings, Part II, pp. 343–354, Springer, 2014.

Links | BibTeX

2013

Dong, Tiansi; Cui, Peiling

Slow Intelligent Segmentation of Chinese Sentences using Conceptual Interval Inproceedings

Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Distributed Multimedia Systems, DMS 2013, August 8-10, 2013, Holiday Inn, Brighton, UK, pp. 51–54, Knowledge Systems Institute, 2013.

BibTeX

2012

Dong, Tiansi; Glöckner, Ingo

Relating Slow Intelligence Research to Bilingualism Inproceedings

Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Distributed Multimedia Systems, DMS 2012, August 9-11, 2012, Eden Roc Renaissance, Miami Beach, FL, USA, pp. 3–8, Knowledge Systems Institute, 2012.

BibTeX

Dong, Tiansi

Modeling Human Intelligence with Slow Intelligence Systems Journal Article

International Journal of Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering, 22 (8), pp. 1039–1054, 2012.

Links | BibTeX

Dong, Tiansi

Recognizing Variable Environments - The Theory of Cognitive Prism Book

Springer, 2012, ISBN: 978-3-642-24057-7.

Links | BibTeX

2011

Glöckner, Ingo; Pelzer, Björn; Dong, Tiansi

The LogAnswer Project at QA4MRE 2011 Inproceedings

CLEF 2011 Labs and Workshop, Notebook Papers, 19-22 September 2011, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, CEUR-WS.org, 2011.

Links | BibTeX

Dong, Tiansi; Glöckner, Ingo

Word Expert Translation from German into Chinese in the Slow Intelligence Framework Inproceedings

Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Distributed Multimedia Systems, DMS 2011, October 18-20, 2011, Convitto della Calza, Florence, Italy, pp. 16–21, Knowledge Systems Institute, 2011.

BibTeX

Pelzer, Björn; Glöckner, Ingo; Dong, Tiansi

LogAnswer in Question Answering Forums Inproceedings

ICAART 2011 - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence, Volume 1 - Artificial Intelligence, Rome, Italy, January 28-30, 2011, pp. 492–497, SciTePress, 2011.

BibTeX

Dong, Tiansi; Furbach, Ulrich; Glöckner, Ingo; Pelzer, Björn

A Natural Language Question Answering System as a Participant in Human Q&A Portals Inproceedings

IJCAI 2011, Proceedings of the 22nd International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, July 16-22, 2011, pp. 2430–2435, IJCAI/AAAI, 2011.

Links | BibTeX

2010

Dong, Tiansi

Modeling Human Intelligence as A Slow Intelligence System Inproceedings

Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Distributed Multimedia Systems, DMS 2010, October 14-16, 2010, Hyatt Lodge at McDonald's Campus, Oak Brook, Illinois, USA, pp. 41–46, Knowledge Systems Institute, 2010.

BibTeX

2008

Dong, Tiansi

Cognitive prism: A bridge between meta cognitive model and higher cognitive models Inproceedings

Proceedings of the Seventh IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Informatics, ICCI 2008, Stanford University, California, USA, August 14-16, 2008, pp. 114–121, IEEE Computer Society, 2008.

Links | BibTeX

Dong, Tiansi; Guesgen, Hans W

A uniform framework for orientation relations based on distance comparison Inproceedings

Proceedings of the Seventh IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Informatics, ICCI 2008, Stanford University, California, USA, August 14-16, 2008, pp. 75–82, IEEE Computer Society, 2008.

Links | BibTeX

Dong, Tiansi

A Comment on RCC: From RCC to RCC++ Journal Article

J. Philos. Log., 37 (4), pp. 319–352, 2008.

Links | BibTeX

2007

Dong, Tiansi

Towards a Spatial Representation for the Meta Cognitive Process Layer of Cognitive Informatics Inproceedings

Proceedings of the Six IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Informatics, ICCI 2007, August 6-8, Lake Tahoe, CA, USA, pp. 52–61, IEEE Computer Society, 2007.

Links | BibTeX

Dong, Tiansi

Knowledge Representation for Distances and Orientations of Regions Journal Article

IJCINI, 1 (2), pp. 86–99, 2007.

Links | BibTeX

2006

Dong, Tiansi

The Theory of Cognitive Prism-Recognizing Variable Spatial Environments Inproceedings

Proceedings of the Nineteenth International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, Melbourne Beach, Florida, USA, May 11-13, 2006, pp. 719–724, AAAI Press, 2006.

Links | BibTeX

2005

Dong, Tiansi

Recognizing variable spatial environments: the theory of cognitive prism PhD Thesis

University of Bremen, Germany, 2005.

Links | BibTeX

2004

Dong, Tiansi

SNAPVis and SPANVis: Ontologies for Recognizing Variable Vista Spatial Environments Inproceedings

Spatial Cognition IV: Reasoning, Action, Interaction, International Conference Spatial Cognition 2004, Frauenchiemsee, Germany, October 11-13, 2004, RevisedSelected Papers, pp. 344–365, Springer, 2004.

Links | BibTeX

1999

Wang, Yue; Dong, Tiansi; Xu, Liangxian; Lu, Ruzhan

An Object-Oriented Design of a Multimedia Item Pool Inproceedings

TOOLS 1999: 31st International Conference on Technology of Object-Oriented Languages and Systems, 22-25 September 1999, Nanjing, China, pp. 471–476, IEEE Computer Society, 1999.

Links | BibTeX