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

Foster School of Business
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195

Yingfei Wang

Assistant Professor of Information Systems

Education

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

Academic Expertise

big data
data analytics
e-commerce
machine learning
operations research
statistics

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. 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.
  2. 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,
  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. 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,
  5. Nested-batch mode active learning with an application to sequential multi-stage testing in materials science
    Journal Article:Wang, Y., Reyes, K., Powell, W., Brown, K., and Mirkin, C., (2015). SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing, Vol. 37(3), pp. B361-B381.