Jack Zhuli Xie






Automatic Text Summarization, Business Intelligence, Data Mining, Information Retrieval (IR), Machine Learning (ML), Machine Translation (MT), Natural Language Processing (NLP), Text Mining






University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago, IL



Ph.D in Computer Science



Thesis: A Machine Learning Framework For Automatic Text Summarization: From Extracting to Abstracting


Illinois Institute of Technology

Chicago, IL



Master of Science in Computer Science




Tsinghua University

Beijing, China



Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering






01/2003 to present

Department of Computer Science, UIC

Chicago, IL

Research Assistant

Conduct a research on automatic text summarization. Developed a prototype system in Java. Design and perform experiments, analyze results, and write research papers. Participate in a research project on intelligent tutoring system, and a project on latent semantic analysis.





01/2005 to 08/2005

Educational Technology Laboratory, UIC

Chicago, IL



Lab Administrator Assistant




Administrated computer labs, troubleshooting for LANs, PCs, Mac, printers, video editing devices, and presentation devices. Provided technical support, managed IP plan and internal database.







05/2001 to 12/2002

Computing & Networking Services, IIT

Chicago, IL



Lab Administrator Assistant




Administrated mid-size computer labs, troubleshooting for workstations, storage devices, printers and scanners. Provided technical support for the users.






08/1996 to 06/1999

China Aeronautical Project & Design Institute

Beijing, China



Civil Engineer and Assistant Network Administrator




Responsible for the whole structural design of 8 buildings in China.
Implemented and maintained IP address plan, analyzed proposed LAN to define the requirements for network solution, installed new PCs and setup systems.


Computer Expertise



Operating Systems

Windows 2000, XP, Linux (Fedora, Mandrake), Unix, OS X




Oracle, MySQL, Access, FileMaker



Software Packages

Borland JBuilder, Cbuilder, KDevelop, Qt, Microsoft Visual Studio, SPSS, Matlab




Programming Languages

Java, C/C++, Perl, SQL, VB, LISP, MIPS, and other languages as needed 



Web Development

Macromedia Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Mircosoft FrontPage, XML/HTML, Perl/CGI, PHP, ASP/JSP




  • ACL SRW Award

Ann Arbor, MI

June 27, 2005

  • GSC Travel Award

UIC, Chicago, IL

02/2005, 05/2006


  • Student Travel Award, Graduate College

UIC, Chicago, IL

01/2005, 05/2006


  • IJCAI Student Scholarship


August 9, 2003

  • Highest Standards of Academic Achievement

IIT, Chicago, IL

May 18, 2003





  • Zhuli Xie, Barbara Di Eugenio, and Peter C. Nelson. Adaptive Learning in Machine Summarization. In Proceedings of the Nineteenth International FLAIRS Conference, pages 180-181. May 11-13, 2006. Melbourne Beach, Florida. (Poster) PDF




  • Zhuli Xie. Centrality Measures in Text Mining: Prediction of Noun Phrases that Appear in Abstracts. In Proceedings of the ACL Student Research Workshop at 43rd Annual Meeting of the Association on Computational Linguistics, pages 103-108, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2005. PS




  • Zhuli Xie, Weimin Xiao, Thomas M. Tirpak, and Peter C. Nelson. Using Noun Phrase Centrality to Identify Topics for Extraction Based Summaries. In Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference on Knowledge Sharing and Collaborative Engineering, 2004, pages 89-94, Virgin Islands, U.S., 2004. PDF




  • Zhuli Xie, Xin Li, Barbara Di Eugenio, Weimin Xiao, Thomas M. Tirpak, and Peter C. Nelson. Using Gene Expression Programming to Construct Sentence Ranking Functions for Text Summarization. In Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, COLING-2004, pages 1381-1384, Geneva, Switzerland, 2004. PS


Professional Services


  • Reviewer. Seventh International Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics (CICLing-2006).

Academic Projects






Available upon request