Academic Alibaba

A Collection of Alibaba’s Research Papers (to be updated regularly)

From real-world application to academic research, we present here the Academic Alibaba series!

Interspeech 2018.

Can You Hear Me Now? Improved Voice Assistant Keyword Spotting with Alibaba

Making Sure Your Voice Is Heard: Deep-FSMN in CTC-Based Speech Recognition

VLDB 2018

Alibaba Unveils PolarFS Distributed File System for Cloud Computing

The Webs We Weave: Fighting Fraud in Real Time with Large Dynamic Graphs


Elastic Sketch: Stretching the Abilities of Network Traffic Measurement Tasks

NetCraft: a Master Platform for Global Network Maintenance and Upgrades

KDD 2018

Building Relationships in E-commerce — Why Our IDs Need Company

Recommended for You: Deep User Perception Network, by Alibaba

Improving Recommender System with Tree-based Deep Model

It’s a Match! Optimizing Item Recommendations in Ecommerce

Shopping With Your Camera: Visual Image Search Meets E-Commerce at Alibaba

On Alibaba’s big data technology:

A SPARC of Genius: How Alibaba is Revolutionizing Rare Category Analysis

Does Your Mobile Say a Lot About You? It Should — and Here’s Why.

Who Knows Whom: Connecting the Right People with Interactive Paths Embedding

Knowing Your Adversary: How Alibaba is Training Smarter Online Fraud Detectors

ACL 2018

A New Era for Chatbots in Online Customer Service

Document Filtering: Finding a Needle in a Haystack

IJCAI 2018

(Fake) Customers Also Bought: Combating Fraudulent Sellers in Ecommerce

Brand-level Ranking in Ecommerce: New Model from Alibaba Research

ANRL: Training One Network to Understand Another

Globally Connected: Mutual Influence Data in E-Commerce

IncepText: Alibaba’s New Eagle-Eyed Text Recognition Tool

Predicting What You Want, Before You Want It

SIGIR 2018

Peering Deep Inside the Mind of a Neural Network

Competing Impressions: How Alibaba is Improving the Metabolism of Ecommerce

Feeding You the Right Information with Heterogeneous Type Sorting

Impress, Click, Convert…Improving Ad Success in ECommerce

ICMR 2018

Matching Attributes: How Alibaba’s AI Learned to Pick an Outfit

CVPR 2018

Think Globally, Act Locally

Creating the Perfect Picture

Predicting the Unpredictable: Online 3D Action Prediction

From Zero to Hero: Shaking Up the Field of Zero-shot Learning

Is a Picture Really Worth a Thousand Words?

Pixel Perfect: Reimagining Image Segmentation

Most resent

Alibaba’s AI Solution for the 3D Bin Packing Problem

Unlocking Insights from Multi-Round Searches with Reinforcement Learning

Revolutionizing the Way Search Engines Rank Your Search Results

Virtualizing China’s Biggest Online Marketplace for Training Reinforcement Learning


TcpRT: Transforming Real-time Service Quality of Large-scale Cloud Databases

The Web Conf 2018

Rising through the Ranks

Beyond Keywords and Relevance

Countering Crowdturfing


Speaking Up: Optimizing Large Vocabulary Speech Recognition Systems

Improved Time Dependency Modeling in Emotion Recognition: Advanced LSTM

Lost for Words: Speech Synthesis with Limited Data Using Linear Networks

An Ensemble Framework of Voice-based Emotion Recognition

Reading Aloud: Sequential Memory for Speech Synthesis

AAAI 2018

Smarter User Recommendations with ATRank

How CoLink Links Entities Between Different Knowledge Graphs

Annotations from a Crowd — The New Approach to Information Extraction

A Multi-task Learning Approach to Shortening Lengthy Product Titles

Bots Chat with Humans — How CoChat is Using the Human Factor to Improve Customer-Service AI

How AI Masters English to Russian Translation — Improve Machine Translation by Modeling Russian Word Structure

Helping AI Uncover the Mysterious Veil of Chinese Characters

NIPS 2017

Training Deeper Models by GPU Memory Optimization on TensorFlow

KDD 2017

Redefining Display Advertising Value, One Click at a Time

Reducing E-Commerce Search Latency with Cascade Search Ranking

ACL 2017

Chatbot Engine behind Alibaba’s AliMe Customer Service Bot

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