Publications

Yifan Hu, Lei Shi, Qingsong Liu
A Coloring Algorithm for Disambiguating Graph and Map Drawings,
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 2018.

Haochen Chen, Bryan Perozzi, Yifan Hu, Steven Skiena, HARP: Hierarchical Representation Learning for Networks,
The ThirtySecond AAAI Conference
on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI18), pp. 21272134, 2018.

Junting Ye, Shuchu Han, Yifan Hu, Baris Coskun, Meizhu Liu, Hong Qin,
Nationality Classification Using Name Embeddings, The 26th ACM
International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Singapore, 2017.

Shuchu Han, Yifan Hu, Steven Skiena, Baris Coskun, Meizhu Liu, Hong Qin, Jaime Perez,
Generating Lookalike Names For Security Challenges,
10th ACM Workshop on Artificial Intelligence and Security
with the 24th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications (CCS),
Dallas, TX, USA, 2017

Yifan Hu, Martin Nöllenburg (eds),
Proceedings of the 24th International Symposium on Graph Drawing and Network Visualization (GD 2016), Athens, Greece, September 1921, 2016,
Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9801, Springer 2016

Marco Di Bartolomeo and Yifan Hu,
There is More to Streamgraph than Movies: Better Aesthetics via Ordering and Lassoing,
18th EG/VGTC Conference on Visualization (EuroVis 2016), 610 June 2016, Groningen, the Netherlands, 2016. (best paper)
demo

Sungjin Lee and Yifan Hu, Joint Embedding of Query and Ad by Leveraging Implicit Feedback, Proceedings of EMNLP, 2015.

Qingsong Liu, Yifan Hu, Lei Shi, Xinzhu Mu, Yutao Zhang and Jie Tang,
EgoNetCloud: Eventbased Dynamic Egocentric Network Visualization, Proceedings of IEEE VAST, 2015.

Yifan Hu, Shi Lei, Visualizing Large Graphs, Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Computational Statistics, Volume 7, pages 115136, 2015.

Xiaotong Liu, Yifan Hu, Stephen North, and HanWei Shen. CorrelatedMultiples: Spatially Coherent Small Multiples with Constrained Multidimensional Scaling. Computer Graphics Forum (CGF), 2015

Xiaotong Liu, HanWei Shen, Yifan Hu, Supporting multifaceted viewing of word clouds with focus+context display. Information Visualization, 14 (168180), 2015.

Xiaotong Liu, Srinivasan Parthasarathy, HanWei Shen, Yifan Hu: GalaxyExplorer: InfluenceDriven Visual Exploration of ContextSpecific Social Media Interactions. WWW (Companion Volume) 2015: 215218, 2014

Yifan Hu, Stephen G. Kobourov, Sankar Veeramoni: Embedding, Clustering and Coloring for Dynamic Maps. J. Graph Algorithms Appl. 18, pp. 77109, 2014

Jennifer A. Scott, Yifan Hu, Levelbased heuristics and hill climbing for the antibandwidth maximization problem. Numerical Lin. Alg. with Applic. 21,
pp. 5167, 2014.

Radu Jianu, Adrian Rusu, Yifan Hu, Douglas Taggart, How to Display Group Information on NodeLink Diagrams: An Evaluation. IEEE Trans.
Vis. Comput. Graph., 20, pp. 15301541, 2014.

Lei Shi, Qi Liao, Hanghang Tong, Yifan Hu, Yue Zhao, Chuang Lin, Hierarchical Focus+Context Heterogeneous Network Visualization. Proceedings of
PacificVis 2014, pp. 8996, 2014.

Yifan Hu, Lei Shi, A Coloring Algorithm for Disambiguating Graph and Map Drawings, proceedings of Graph Drawing 2014: pp. 89100, 2014. demo page

Alon Efrat, Yifan Hu, Stephen G. Kobourov, Sergey Pupyrev, MapSets: Visualizing Embedded and Clustered Graphs. Proceedings of Graph Drawing 2014, pp. 452463, 2014.

Yifan Hu: Visualization of Large Networks. Encyclopedia of Social Network Analysis and Mining 2014, eds. Editors: Reda Alhajj, Jon Rokne, Springer, pp. 23282336, 2014.

Lei Shi, Qi Liao, Hanghang Tong, Yifan Hu, Yue Zhao, Chuang Lin, Hierarchical Focus+Context Heterogeneous Network Visualization, Pacificvis 2014, 8996, 2014.

Emden R. Gansner, Yifan Hu, and Stephen C. North, Interactive Visualization of Streaming Text Data with Dynamic Maps, Journal of Graph Algorithms and Applications, 17 (2013), pp. 515540, 2013.

Xiaotong Liu, Yifan Hu, Stephen North and HanWei Shen, CompactMap: A Mental Map Preserving Visual Interface for Streaming Text Data, The First Workshop on Big Data Visualization, IEEE International Conference on Big Data, 2013.

Emden Gansner, Yifan Hu and Shankar Krishnan, COAST: a convex optimization approach to stressbased embedding, Proceedings of the
21st International Symposium on Graph Drawing (GD'13), 2013. Arxiv version (with more details.)

Xiaoru Yuan, Limei Che, Yifan Hu and Xin Zhang, Intelligent Graph Layout Using Many Users' Input, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 18 (26992708), 2012.

Emden Gansner, Yifan Hu and Stephen North, Visualizing Streaming Text Data with Dynamic Graphs and Maps,
Journal of Graph Algorithms and Applications, 17 (515540), 2013.
Best paper at the 20th International Symposium on Graph Drawing.
TwitterScope website.

Marc Khoury, Yifan Hu, hankar Krishnan and Carlos Scheidegger,
Drawing large graphs by lowrank stress majorization, Computer Graphics Forum, 31 (975984), 2012.

Emden Gansner, Yifan Hu and Stephen North, A MaxentStress Model for Graph Layout, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 19 (927940), Supplemental materials.

Yifan Hu, Stephen Kobourov and Sankar Veeramoni, Embedding, Clustering and Coloring for Dynamic Maps, proceedings of IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium, 2012. An extended version in Journal of Graph Algorithms and Applications, to appear

Emden Gansner, Yifan Hu, Stephen North and Carlos Scheidegger, Multilevel Agglomerative Edge Bundling for Visualizing Large Graphs, proceedings of IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium, 2011. Supplemental materials.

Daisuke Mashima, Stephen Kobourov and Yifan Hu, Visualizing Dynamic Data with Maps, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 18 (14241437), 2012. Supplemental materials.

Tim Davis and Yifan Hu, The University of Florida Sparse Matrix Collection, ACM Transaction on Mathematical Software, 38 (125), 2011.

Yifan Hu, Stephen Kobourov and Sankar Veeramoni, On Maximum Differential Graph Coloring, 18th International Symposium on Graph Drawing (GD'10), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2010.

Yifan Hu, Algorithms for Visualizing Large Networks, in Combinatorial Scientific Computing, eds. Uwe Naumann and Olaf Schenk, Chapman & Hall/CRC Computational Science Series, CRC Press, pp 525549

Emden Gansner, Yifan Hu and Stephen Kobourov, On Touching Triangle Graphs, 18th International Symposium on Graph Drawing (GD'10), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2010.

Christian A. Duncan, Emden R. Gansner, Y. F. Hu, Michael Kaufmann, Stephen G. Kobourov: Optimal Polygonal Representation of Planar Graphs. Algorithmica 63(3): 672691 (2012)

Emden Gansner, Yifan Hu, Michael Kaufmann and Stephen Kobourov, Optimal Polygonal Representation of Planar Graphs, 9th Latin American Theoretical Informatics Symposium (LATIN),
Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2010, Volume 6034/2010, pp. 417432, 2010.

Xin Luna Dong, Laure BertiEquille, Yifan Hu and Divesh Srivastava. Solomon: Seeking the truth via copying detection. Demo in VLDB, 2010.
See Demo site.

Xin Luna Dong, Laure BertiEquille, Yifan Hu and Divesh Srivastava. Global detection of complex copying relationships between sources. in VLDB, 2010.

Emden Gansner, Yifan Hu and Stephen Kobourov, Visualizing graphs and clusters as maps, IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, Volume 30, No. 6, pp. 5466, 2010.

Emden Gansner, Yifan Hu and Stephen Kobourov, GMap: drawing graphs and clusters as map, proceedings of IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium, pp. 201  208, 2010.

Emden Gansner, Yifan Hu, Stephen Kobourov and Chris Volinsky, Putting Recommendations on the Map  Visualizing Clusters and Relations, proceedings of the 3rd ACM Conference on Recommender Systems, New York, New York, 2009.

Yifan Hu and Yehuda Koren, Extending the SpringElectrical Model to Overcome Warping Effects, proceeding of IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium, Beijing, China, 2009.

Y. F. Hu, Y. Koren, C. Volinsky, Collaborative Filtering for Implicit Feedback Datasets, IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM 2008), IEEE, 2008
. Winner of the 2017 IEEE ICDM 10Year HighestImpact Paper Award

E. R. Gansner and Y. F. Hu, Efficient node overlap removal using a proximity stress model, Journal of Graph Algorithms and APplications, 14 (5374), 2010. Initial version appeared in Lecture Notes in Computer Science, proceeding of GD 2008, I. G. Tollis and M. Patrignani eds., pp. 206217, Vol. 5417, Springer, 2009.

Yifan Hu (胡一凡), 最优结构图:从复杂关系中发现规律, 上海科学技术出版社, 2007

N. I. M. Gould, J. A. Scott and Y. F. Hu, A numerical evaluation of sparse direct solvers for the
solution of large, sparse, symmetric linear systems of equations, ACM Transactions on Mathematical Software, 33 (2), 2007.

J. A. Scott, Y. F. Hu, Experiences of sparse direct symmetric solvers, ACM Transactions on Mathematical Software , 33 (3), 2007.

J. A. Scott, Y. F. Hu and N. I.M. Gould, An evaluation of sparse direct symmetric solvers: an introduction and preliminary findings, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pp. 818827, Vol. 3732, Springer, 2006.
 Y. F. Hu,
Efficient and high quality forcedirected graph drawing.
The Mathematica Journal, 10 (3771), 2005.
(high resolution version (30 MB))

Y. F. Hu and J. A. Scott
Ordering techniques for singly bordered block diagonal forms for unsymmetric parallel sparse direct solvers ,
Numerical Linear Algebra with Applications, 12 (877894), 2005.
 Y. F. Hu and J. A. Scott,
Multilevel algorithms for wavefront reduction, SIAM Journal of Scientific Computing, Vol. 23, No. 4, pp. 13521375, 2001

Y. F. Hu, Supercomputers and high performance computing (book chapter in Chinese), in The focus of Science and Technology by ChineseEnglish Scholars , ed. W. Z. Zou, FuDan University Press, 142, Shanghai, 2001.

Y. F. Hu, D. R. Emerson, M. Ashworth, K. C. F. Maguire and R. J. Blake, Parallelising FLITE3D  a multigrid finite element Euler solver, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, 35 (809827), 2001.
 Y. F. Hu, K. C. F. Maguire and R. J. Blake,
A multilevel unsymmetric matrix ordering algorithm for parallel process simulation,
Computers and Chemical Engineering 23 (16311647), 2000.
 Y. F. Hu and R. J. Blake,
Load Balancing for Unstructured Mesh Applications,
Parallel and Distributed Computing Practice, 2 (127), 1999. Appeared as a chapter in Progress in Computer Research, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., Commack, NY, 2001, pp. 117  148.
 Y. F. Hu and R. J. Blake,
An improved diffusion algorithm for dynamic load balancing,
Parallel Computing 25 (1999) 417444.
 Y. F. Hu, K. C. M. Maguire and R. J. Blake,
Ordering Unsymmetric Matrices into Bordered Block Diagonal Form for
Parallel Processing, in P. Amestoy, P. Berger, M. DaydÃ©, I. Duff,
V. FrayssÃ©,L. Giraud and D. Ruiz, (eds),
EuroPar'99 Parallel Processing. Lecture Notes in Computer Science,
No. 1685, SpringerVerlag, 1999, pp. 295302.
 Y. F. Hu and R. J. Blake,
The optimal property of polynomial based diffusionlike algorithms
in dynamic load balancing
,in: Computational Dynamics'98,
K. D. Papailiou, D. Tsahalis, J. Périaux, D. Knörzer,
eds.,John Wiley & Son, Chichester, 1998.
 Y. F. Hu, R. J. Blake and D. R. Emerson,
An optimal migration algorithm for dynamic load balancing,
Concurrency: Practice and Experience 10 (1998) 467483.
 Y. F. Hu, K. C. F. Maguire, D. Cokljat and R. J. Blake,
Parallel controlled random search algorithms for
shape optimization , in Parallel Computational Fluid
Dynamics: Recent Developments and Advances Using Parallel
Computer, eds. D. R. Emerson, A. Ecer, J. Periaux, N. Satofuka and P. Fox,
Elsevier Science, 345352, 1998.
 Y. F. Hu and R. J. Blake,
Algorithms for Scheduling with Applications to Parallel Computing,
Advances in Engineering Software 28 563572, 1997
 Y. F. Hu and R. J. Blake,
A parallel extrapolation algorithms for DAE's from process engineering,
in
Numerical Methods in Engineering '96, eds. J. A. Désidéri et al., 587591, John Wiley & Sons, 1996.
 Y.F. Hu, D. R. Emerson and R. J. Blake,
The communication performance of the Cray T3D and its effect on iterative solvers,
Parallel Computing 22 928944, 1996.
 Y. F. Hu, J. G. Carter and R. J. Blake,
The effect of the grid aspect ratio on the convergence of parallel CFD algorithms,
in Parallel Computational Fluid Dynamics: Implementations and Results Using Parallel Computers, ed. A. Ecer, Elsevier Science, 289296, 1996.
 Y. F. Hu, D. R. Emerson and R. J. Blake,
Comparing the performance of multigrid and conjugate gradient
algorithms on the Cray T3D,
in Parallel Computational Fluid Dynamics: Implementations and Results Using Parallel Computers, ed. A. Ecer, Elsevier Science, 609616, 1996.
 Y. F. Hu and R. J. Blake,
Partitioning and scheduling algorithms and their implementation in FELISAan unstructured grid Euler solver,
in Parallel Computational Fluid Dynamics 93: New Trends and Advances,eds. A. Ecer et al., Elsevier Science Publishers, 225232, 1995.
 D. R. Emerson, R. J. Blake, J. G. Carter and Y. F. Hu, Turbulent Reactive and Combustive Flows on MPP Systems, in Parallel CFD 94, eds. A. Ecer et al., Elsevier Science,312, 1995.
 Y. F. Hu and R. J. Blake,
Numerical experiences with partitioning of unstructured meshes,
Parallel Computing, 20 815829, 1994.
 Y. F. Hu and C. Storey,
A family of optimally conditioned quasiNewton updates for unconstrained optimization,
Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, 83 421431, 1994.
 Y. F. Hu and C. Storey,
Preconditioned loworder Newton methods,
Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications
, 79 311331, 1993.
tables for the paper .
 Y. F. Hu and C. Storey, Efficient generalized conjugate gradient algorithms, part II. Implementation, Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, 69 139152, 1991
 Y. F. Hu and C. Storey, A global convergence result for conjugate gradient methods, Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, 71 399405, 1991
 Y. Hu and Y. F. Hu, Cone quasiconvexity and connectedness of sets of efficient and weakly efficient solutions to multiobjective optimization problems in topological vector spaces, Acta Mathematicae Applicatae Sinica, 12 115123, 1989.