13-Oct-2015 We are organizing the 27th Australasian Database Conference ADC 2016 featuring a keynote given by Turing Award Winner Prof. Michael Stonebraker.
7-Nov-2014 Our paper "Reverse k Nearest Neighbors Query Processing:Experiments and Analysis" is accepted by VLDB 2015.

Short Biography

Shiyu Yang is a research associate at School of Computer Science and Engineering at The University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, Australia. He is currently under the supervision of Prof. Xuemin Lin and Dr. Wenjie Zhang. He received his Ph.D. degree (2012-2016) under the joint supervision of Prof. Xuemin Lin and Dr. Muhammad Aamir Cheema from UNSW, Australia. He received Bachelor and Master degree from Dalian University of Technology (DUT), China, in 2009 and 2012 respectively.

Research Interests

My current research interests include spatial database, query processing and facility location problem.


Journal Papers

  • Shiyu Yang, Muhammad Aamir Cheema, Xuemin Lin, Ying Zhang, Wenjie Zhang. "Reverse k nearest neighbors queries and spatial reverse top-k queries", to appear inInternational Journal on Very Large Data Bases (VLDBJ), (accepted in October 2016).
  • Shiyu Yang , Muhammad Aamir Cheema, Xuemin Lin "Impact Set: Computing Influence Using Query Logs", The Computer Journal,(accepted in Feb 2015).
  • Lijun Chang, Wei Li, Lu Qin, Wenjie Zhang, and Shiyu Yang. "pScan: Fast and Exact Structural Graph Clustering", to appear in IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE)
  • Conference Papers

  • Shiyu Yang , Muhammad Aamir Cheema, Xuemin Lin, Wei Wang "Reverse k Nearest Neighbors Query Processing: Experiments and Analysis", 41th International Conference on Vere Large Data Bases (PVLDB), Hawaii, USA, 2015.[presentation] [source code]
  • Shiyu Yang , Muhammad Aamir Cheema, Xuemin Lin, Ying Zhang "SLICE: Reviving Regions-Based Pruning for Reverse k Nearest Neighbors Queries", 30th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), Chicago, USA, 2014.[presentation] [source code]
  • Longbin Lai, Lu Qin, Xuemin Lin, Ying Zhang, Lijun Chang, and Shiyu Yang. "Scalable Distributed Subgraph Enumeration", to appear in 43rd International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (PVLDB) 2017
  • Xiang Wang, Shiyu Yang, and Ying Zhang "SKPS: Towards Efficient Processing of Spatial- keyword Publish/Subscribe System", in 27th Australasian Database Conference (ADC) 2016
  • Peihao Tong, Junjie Yao, Liping Wang, and Shiyu Yang. "Comprehensive Graph and Content Feature based User Profiling", in 27th Australasian Database Conference (ADC) 2016
  • Chen Chen, Wei Wang, Xiaoyang Wang, and Shiyu Yang. "Effective Order Preserving Esti- mation Method", in 27th Australasian Database Conference (ADC) 2016

  • Teaching Experience

    Teaching Assistant for the following courses at CSE:

  • COMP3311 (2015S1) Database Systems
  • COMP9311 (2014S1) Database Systems
  • COMP9315 (2013S1) Database Systems Implementation

  • Professional Services

    Local Co-chairs:

  • 2016: ADC
  • Proceedings Chair:

  • 2016: ISA
  • Reviewer or external reviewer of conferences and journals:

  • 2016: ICDE, KDD, MDM, PAKDD
  • 2014: PAKDD, DASFAA, CIKM, VLDB, WWWJ, TKDE, Geoinformatica
  • 2012: FCST

  • Honors and Awards

  • Postgraduate Research Support Scheme (PRSS) funding in Round 1, awarded by Graduate Research School, UNSW, 2014

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