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NExT Researcher Receives ICMR Best Student Paper Award 2021

A joint research paper by Yunshan Ma and our former intern, Yujuan Ding was selected for the Best Student Paper Award at the ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval (ICMR) 2021. The conference was held virtually from 16 to 19 Nov 2021.

In his winning paper entitled "Leveraging Two Types of Global Graph for Sequential Fashion Recommendation", he emphasized the great importance of sequential fashion recommendation in online fashion shopping nowadays. He proposed using two types of global graphs (user-item interaction graph and item-item transition graph) to effectively and efficiently train the sequential fashion recommendation models with large user bases with historical interactions.

Yunshan Ma is currently a research assistant and a Ph.D. candidate at NExT Research Centre. He is leading a 2-year research collaboration with Huawei on Video Recommender System. Yujuan Ding is currently attached with Shenzhen University, before graduating from Hong Kong Polytechnic University and interning at NExT Research Centre from 1 Mar 2019 until 8 Jan 2020.


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