Kevin Xu PhD

Researcher

Technicolor Palo Alto Research Center

Location
Palo Alto, California, United States
Discipline
Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Interests
Machine learning Statistical signal processing Data mining Network science
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About

Kevin S. Xu is a Researcher at the Technicolor Palo Alto Research Center. His research is primarily in statistical signal processing and machine learning with applications to network science and human behavior modeling. He received the BASc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo (2007) and the MSE and PhD in Electrical Engineering: Systems from the University of Michigan (2012). He was a recipient of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Postgraduate Scholarship.
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Publications

  • Social computing, behavioral-cultural modeling, and prediction: 8th International Conference, SBP 2015, Washington, DC, USA, March 31 – April 3, 2015, Proceedings

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  • Stochastic block transition models for dynamic networks

    Xu K

    Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics (2015)

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  • Consistent estimation of dynamic and multi-layer block models

    Han Q, Xu K, Airoldi E

    Proceedings of The 32nd International Conference on Machine Learning (2015)

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  • Dynamic stochastic blockmodels for time-evolving social networks

    Xu K, Hero III A

    IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing (2014)

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  • Tracking communities of spammers by evolutionary clustering

    Xu K, Kliger M, Hero III A

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  • Predictability of social interactions

    Xu K

    arXiv preprint 1306.1271 (2014)

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  • Dynamic stochastic blockmodels: Statistical models for time-evolving networks

    Xu K, Hero III A

    Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, and Prediction (2013)

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  • Tracking communities in dynamic social networks

    Xu K, Kliger M, Hero III A

    Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, and Prediction (2011)

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  • Identifying spammers by their resource usage patterns

    Xu K, Kliger M, Hero III A

    Proceedings of the 7th Collaboration, Electronic Messaging, Anti-Abuse, and Spam Conference (2010)

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  • Evolutionary spectral clustering with adaptive forgetting factor

    Xu K, Kliger M, Hero III A

    Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (2010)

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  • A shrinkage approach to tracking dynamic networks

    Xu K, Kliger M, Hero III A

    Proceedings of the IEEE Statistical Signal Processing Workshop (2011)

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  • Revealing social networks of spammers through spectral clustering

    Xu K, Kliger M, Chen Y, Woolf P, Hero III A

    Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (2009)

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  • Visualizing the temporal evolution of dynamic networks

    Xu K, Kliger M, Hero III A

    Proceedings of the 9th Workshop on Mining and Learning with Graphs (2011)

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  • Revealing social networks of spammers

    Xu K, Hero III A

    The Next Wave (2010)

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  • Multi-criteria anomaly detection using Pareto depth analysis

    Hsiao K, Xu K, Calder J, Hero III A

    Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 25 (2012)

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  • A regularized graph layout framework for dynamic network visualization

    Xu K, Kliger M, Hero III A

    Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery (2013)

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  • Adaptive evolutionary clustering

    Xu K, Kliger M, Hero III A

    Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery (2014)

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  • Computational methods for learning and inference on dynamic networks

    Xu K

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Professional experience

Researcher

Technicolor Palo Alto Research Center

January 2014 - Present

Senior Research Scientist

3M Company

September 2012 - December 2013 (1 year 3 months)

Lecturer

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michigan

May 2012 - June 2012 (1 month)

Education history

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michigan

PhD, Electrical Engineering: Systems

May 2009 - April 2012 (2 years 11 months)

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michigan

MSE, Electrical Engineering: Systems

September 2007 - April 2009 (1 year 7 months)

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo

BASc, Electrical Engineering

September 2002 - April 2007 (4 years 7 months)