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Yingfei Wang
Office: 527
Phone: 206-543-5736

Foster School of Business
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195

Yingfei Wang

Assistant Professor of Information Systems


PhD Princeton University (2017)
BS Peking University (2012)

Academic Expertise

big data
data analytics
machine learning
operations research

Current Research

Machine learning, recommendation systems, Bayesian optimization, dynamic pricing, e-commerce, online auctions, deep learning, natural language processing, and healthcare analytics

Selected Publications

  1. Turn Your Online Weight Management from Zero to Hero: A Multi-Dimensional Continuous-Time Evaluation
    Journal Article:Zhou, Tongxin; Yan, Lu (Lucy); Wang, Yingfei; Tan, Yong, (forthcoming). Management Science,
  2. Finite-time Analysis for the Knowledge-Gradient Policy
    Journal Article:Wang, Y. and Powell, W., (2018). SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, Vol. 56(2), pp. 1105-1129.
  3. Learning online trends for interactive query auto-completion
    Journal Article:Wang, Y., Ouyang, H., Deng, H., Chang, Y., (2017). IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering,
  4. Efficient Ordered Combinatorial Semi-Bandits for Whole-page Recommendation
    Journal Article:Wang, Y., Ouyang, H., Wang, C., Chen, J., Asamov, T., and Chang, Y., (2017). AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence,
  5. The knowledge gradient for sequential decision making with stochastic binary feedbacks
    Journal Article:Wang, Y., Wang, C., and Powell, W., (2016). Proceedings of the 33rd international conference on Machine learning,