Skip to content

Liu, Yang

Dr. Yang Liu

Associate Professor

Link to CV


  • Ph.D., Purdue University, USA
  • M.S., Tsinghua University, China
  • B.S., Tsinghua University, China

Research Interests:

  • Speech and natural language processing
  • Social media language analysis
  • Automatic summarization
  • Emotion and affect modeling
  • Speech and language disorder

Major Honors and Awards:

  • NSF CAREER Award
  • Air Force Young Investigator Program Award

Representative Publications:

  • Deana Pennell and Yang Liu. Normalization of Informal Text. Computer Speech and Language, V28(1), pages 256-277, 2014.
  • Fei Liu and Yang Liu. Towards Abstractive Speech Summarization: Exploring Unsupervised and Supervised Approaches for Spoken Utterance Compression. IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing, V21(7), Pages 1469-1480, 2013.
  • Rui Xia and Yang Liu. Using Denoising Autoencoder for Emotion Recognition. Interspeech, 2013.
  • Chen Li, Xian Qian, and Yang Liu. Using Supervised Bigram-based ILP for Extractive Summarization. ACL, 2013.
  • Zhonghua Qu and Yang Liu. Sentence Dependency Tagging in Online Question Answering Forums. ACL, 2012.

Previous Profile: Liu, Cong

Next Profile: McMahan, Ryan

Department of Computer Science