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Xiaoli Fern

Elect Engr/Computer Sci
Oregon State University
1148 Kelley Engineering Center
Corvallis, OR 97331-5501
Phone: 541 737 2557
Primary Email:

Official position at address above: Assistant Professor
Educational Institutions attended: Ph.D Computer Engineering, Purdue University
General Interests: Data Mining and Machine Learning


Forrest Briggs, Xiaoli Z. Fern, Raviv Raich. "Context-Aware MIML Instance Annotation." In: Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Data-Mining (ICDM 2013), Dallas, Texas, December 7-10, 2013. (Pub No: 4846)
Briggs, Forrest; Fern, Xiaoli Z.; Raich, Raviv; Lou, Qi. 2013. Instance Annotation for Multi-Instance Multi-Label Learning. ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data 7(3), 30p. DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2500491 (Pub No: 4847)
Briggs, F., Fern, X. Z., and Irvine, J. Multi-Label Classifier Chains for Bird Sound. ArXiv e-prints, April 2013. IN: Glotin H., Clark C., LeCun Y., Dugan P., Halkias X. and Sueur J.,(2013), Proc. of the first workshop on Machine Learning for Bioacoustics, Vol.1, 104 pages, joint to Proceedings of the 30th International Conference on Machine Learning, ICML 2013, JMLR W&CP volume 28. Atlanta, GA. June 20-21, 2013. ISBN 979-10-90821-02-6, http://sabiod.univ-tln.fr/ICML4B2013_proceedings.pdf URL: http://sabiod.univ-tln.fr/icml2013/ (Pub No: 4848)
Briggs, Forrest; Huang, Yonghong; Raich, Raviv; Eftaxias, Konstantinos; Lei, Zhong; Cukierski, William; Hadley, Sarah F.; Hadley, Adam; Betts, Matthew; Fern, Xiaoli Z.; Irvine, Jed; Neal, Lawrence; Thomas, Anil; Fodor, Gabor; Tsoumakas, Grigorios; Ng, Hong W.; Nguyen, Thi N. T.; Huttunen, Heikki; Ruusuvuori, Pekka; Manninen, Tapio; Diment, Aleksandr; Virtanen, Tuomas; Marzat, Julien; Defretin, Joseph; Callender, Dave; Hurlhurt, Chris; Larrey, Ken; Milakov, Maxim. 2013. The 9th Annual MLSP Competition: New Methods for Acoustic Classification of Multiple Simultaneous Bird Species in a Noisy Environment. In: Sanei, Saeid; Smaragdis, Paris; Nandi, Asoke; Ho, Anthony T. S.; Larsen, Jan, eds. Proceedings of the workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing; September 22-25, 2013. 8 p. (Pub No: 4849)
Briggs, Forrest., Lakshminarayanan, Balaji., Neal, Lawrence., Fern, Xiaoli Z., Raich, Raviv., Hadley, Sarah J. K., Hadley, Adam S., and Betts, Matthew G. 2012. Acoustic classification of multiple simultaneous bird species: A multi-instance multi-label approach. Acoustical Society of America 131(6):4640-4650. (Pub No: 4778)
Briggs, Forrest; Fern, Xiaoli Z.; Raich, Raviv. 2012. Rank-Loss Support Instance Machines for MIML Instance Annotation. In: KDD '12 Proceedings of the 18th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining; 2012 August 12-16; New York, NY. Association for Computer Machinery: 534-542. (Pub No: 4836)
Neal, Lawrence; Briggs, Forrest; Raich, Raviv; Fern, Xiaoli. 2011. Time-frequency segmentation of bird song in noisy acoustic environments. In: Proceedings of the 2011 International conference on acoustics, speech and signal processing; Prague. Czech Republic: 2012-2015. (Pub No: 4737)