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Semantic SentenceRank to Facilitate Reading for Understanding


Semantic SentenceRank to Facilitate Reading for Understanding


Dr. Jie Wang is Professor of Computer Science at the University of Massachusetts Lowell and an adjunct data scientist at the VA Hospital in Massachusetts. He chaired the department from 2007 to 2016. He received a PhD in Computer Science from Boston University in 1990, an MS in Computer Science and a BS in Computational Mathematics both from Sun Yat-sen University in, respectively, 1984 and 1982. He has about 30 years of teaching and research experience at the university level and has worked as a network security consultant for a national bank. His research interests include data modeling and applications, text mining and learning, text automation systems, machine learning, algorithms and combinatorial optimizations, medical computation, network security, and computational complexity theory. He has published over 180 journal and conference papers, 12 books, and 4 edited books. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, IBM, Intel, and a few startup companies. He is active in professional service, including chairing conference program committees and organizing workshops, serving as journal editors and the editor-in-chief of a book series on mathematical and interdisciplinary modeling. He has graduated 18 PhD students and is currently directing 7 PhD students.