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 The profile below reflects the status at the point of his departure and is no longer updated.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

2021

Yao, Zijun; Li, Chengjiang; Dong, Tiansi; Lv, Xin; Yu, Jifan; Hou, Lei; Li, Juanzi; Zhang, Yichi; Dai, Zelin

Interpretable and Low-Resource Entity Matching via Decoupling Feature Learning from Decision Making Inproceedings

In: Proceedings of the 59th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and the 11th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing, ACL/IJCNLP 2021, (Volume 1: Long Papers), Virtual Event, August 1-6, 2021, pp. 2770–2781, Association for Computational Linguistics, 2021.

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2020

Dong, Tiansi; Li, Chengjiang; Bauckhage, Christian; Li, Juanzi; Wrobel, Stefan; Cremers, Armin B.

Learning Syllogism with Euler Neural-Networks Journal Article

In: CoRR, abs/2007.07320 , 2020.

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2019

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

Triple Classification Using Regions and Fine-Grained Entity Typing Inproceedings

In: 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.

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

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

In: 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.

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Bauckhage, Christian; Sifa, Rafet; Dong, Tiansi

Prototypes Within Minimum Enclosing Balls Inproceedings

In: 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.

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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

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

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2018

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

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

In: 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.

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

An Assertion Framework for Mobile Robotic Programming with Spatial Reasoning Inproceedings

In: 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.

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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

In: 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.

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2016

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

Towards a Dialogue System Supporting Automatic Event Identification Inproceedings

In: 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.

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2014

Dong, Tiansi; Cremers, Armin B.

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

In: 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.

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2013

Dong, Tiansi; Cui, Peiling

Slow Intelligent Segmentation of Chinese Sentences using Conceptual Interval Inproceedings

In: 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.

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2012

Dong, Tiansi; Glöckner, Ingo

Relating Slow Intelligence Research to Bilingualism Inproceedings

In: 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.

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Dong, Tiansi

Modeling Human Intelligence with Slow Intelligence Systems Journal Article

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

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Dong, Tiansi

Recognizing Variable Environments - The Theory of Cognitive Prism Book

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

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2011

Glöckner, Ingo; Pelzer, Björn; Dong, Tiansi

The LogAnswer Project at QA4MRE 2011 Inproceedings

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

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Dong, Tiansi; Glöckner, Ingo

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

In: 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.

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Pelzer, Björn; Glöckner, Ingo; Dong, Tiansi

LogAnswer in Question Answering Forums Inproceedings

In: 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.

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

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

In: 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.

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2010

Dong, Tiansi

Modeling Human Intelligence as A Slow Intelligence System Inproceedings

In: 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.

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2008

Dong, Tiansi

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

In: 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.

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Dong, Tiansi; Guesgen, Hans W.

A uniform framework for orientation relations based on distance comparison Inproceedings

In: 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.

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Dong, Tiansi

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

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

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2007

Dong, Tiansi

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

In: 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.

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Dong, Tiansi

Knowledge Representation for Distances and Orientations of Regions Journal Article

In: IJCINI, 1 (2), pp. 86–99, 2007.

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2006

Dong, Tiansi

The Theory of Cognitive Prism-Recognizing Variable Spatial Environments Inproceedings

In: 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.

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2005

Dong, Tiansi

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

University of Bremen, Germany, 2005.

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2004

Dong, Tiansi

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

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

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1999

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

An Object-Oriented Design of a Multimedia Item Pool Inproceedings

In: 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.

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