I learn computer science and natural language processing in Tsinghua University.

Education »

I write books, papers and patents to publish my research achievements.

Publications »

I work in RSVP Technologies Inc. We teach machines to understand human languages.

Experiences »

I create projects to improve our lives with computer.

Projects »

I play games, accordion and watersports in my spare time.

Hobbies »

Find me on online social media services!

Online »


Doctor of Philosophy (Computer Science and Technology)

2008/09 - 2013/07. Tsinghua University, Beijing. Graduated with Department Honors.

PhD dissertation: Study on Public Sentiment Analysis of Events in Microblogs. THUIR group.

Master's thesis: A Prediction Method for Anti-germ Performances and Key Ingredient Levels of Detergents.


Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Science and Technology)

2004/08 - 2008/07. Tsinghua University, Beijing. Graduated with Department Honors.

Bachelor's thesis: Study on Image Recognition Methods for Industrial Parts on Automated Production Lines.

Awards: Feitu Scholarship, China Construction Bank Scholarship, China Computer World (CCW) Scholarship etc.


High School

2001 - 2004. Beijing Jingshan School.

My seat in Tsinghua's lab


  • 刘知远, 崔安颀, 等. 大数据智能:互联网时代的机器学习和自然语言处理技术. 北京: 电子工业出版社, 2016年1月第1版.
    Zhiyuan Liu, Anqi Cui, et al. Big Data Intelligence: Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing in The Internet Age. Beijing: Publishing House of Electronics Industry, 2016.
    ISBN: 9787121276484. Link
  • 徐华, 万伟, 张文浩, 崔安颀, 胡新成, 邓刚, 希勒布兰德·格雷格. 一种皮肤状况预测方法及其预测系统. 中国. 发明专利, CN101916334B, 2010-08-16申请, 2015-08-12授权. SIPO
    Hua Xu, Wei Wan, Wenhao Zhang, Anqi Cui, Xincheng Hu, Gang Deng, Greg Hillebrand. Prediction method of skin conditions and prediction system thereof. PRC Invention Application Publication. Publication No. CN101916334B disclosed on Aug. 12th, 2015.
  • Tat-Seng Chua, Hadi Amiriebrahimabadi, Yan Chen, Anqi Cui. Micropost Brand Monitoring. International Patent. Publication No. WO/2015/065290 (May 7, 2015). International Application No. PCT/SG2014/000508. WIPO
  • 崔安颀, 张敏, 刘奕群, 马少平, 金奕江. 一种识别微博突发热点事件的方法及装置. 中国. 发明专利, CN103455639A, 2013-12-18公开. SIPO
    Anqi Cui, Min Zhang, Yiqun Liu, Shaoping Ma, Yijiang Jin. Method and Device for Recognizing Microblog Burst Hotspot Events. PRC Invention Application Publication. Publication No. CN103455639 (Dec. 18, 2013). Application No. 201310452806X.
  • 徐华, 崔安颀, 大谷庆彦, 井内文. 预测洗涤产品的抗菌性能或关键成分含量的方法及装置. 中国. 发明专利, CN101551374B, 2009-05-14申请, 2013-03-27授权. SIPO
    Hua Xu, Anqi Cui, Ryohei Otani, Fumi Iuchi. Method and Apparaus for Predicting Antibiotic Performance or Critical Ingredient Content of Detergent. PRC Invention Application Publication. Publication No. CN101551374 disclosed on Mar. 27th, 2013.
  • Anqi Cui, Guangyu Feng, Borui Ye, Kun Xiong, Xing Yi Liu, Ming Li. UWNLP at the NTCIR-12 Short Text Conversation Task. Proceedings of the 12th NTCIR Conference on Evaluation of Information Access Technologies. June 7-10, 2016. Link
  • Guangyu Feng, Kun Xiong, Yang Tang, Anqi Cui, Jing Bai, Hang Li, Qiang Yang, Ming Li. Question Classification by Approximating Semantics. Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on World Wide Web Companion, WWW 2015 Companion. May 18-22, 2015. DOI: 10.1145/2740908.2745403
  • Fei Jiang, Anqi Cui, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma. Every Term Has Sentiment: Learning from Emoticon Evidences for Chinese Microblog Sentiment Analysis. Proceedings of the 2nd Conference on Natural Language Processing and Chinese Computing, NLP&CC 2013. Nov 15-19, 2013. Full Oral Paper. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-41644-6_21
  • Anqi Cui, Haochen Zhang, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma. Lexicon-based Chinese Opinion Analysis on Online Product Reviews. Journal of Computational Information Systems, 9 (11): 4533–4540 (2013). Full Paper. EI Accession No.: 20133016534008 DOI: 10.12733/jcis6207
  • Anqi Cui, Haochen Zhang, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma. Lexicon-based Sentiment Analysis on Topical Chinese Microblog Messages. Proceedings of the Joint Conference of the 6th Chinese Semantic Web Symposium (CSWS) and the 1st Chinese Web Science Conference (CWSC2012), SWWS2012: 333–344. Nov 28-30, 2012. Full Oral Paper. Acceptance: full paper 25/54 (46.3%), all 34/59 (57.6%). DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4614-6880-6_29
  • Anqi Cui, Min Zhang, Yiqun Liu, Shaoping Ma, Kuo Zhang. Discover Breaking Events with Popular Hashtags in Twitter. Proceedings of the 21st ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM2012: 1794–1798. Oct 29-Nov 2, 2012. Short Paper. Acceptance: full paper 146/1088 (13.4%), short paper 156/1088 (14.3%). EI Accession No.: 20125115816888 DOI: 10.1145/2396761.2398519
  • Anqi Cui, Liner Yang, Dejun Hou, Min-Yen Kan, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma. PrEV: Preservation Explorer and Vault for Web 2.0 User-Generated Content. Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries, TPDL2012: 101–112. Sep 23-27, 2012. Full Oral Paper. Acceptance: full paper 23/109 (21.1%), short paper 19/109, poster 14/109. EI Accession No.: 20124315604577 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-33290-6_12
  • Anqi Cui, Min Zhang, Yiqun Liu, Shaoping Ma. Emotion Tokens: Bridging the Gap Among Multilingual Twitter Sentiment Analysis. Proceedings of the 7th Asia Information Retrieval Societies Conference, AIRS2011: 238–249. Dec 18-20, 2011. Full Oral Paper. Acceptance: full paper 32/132, all 61/132. EI Accession No.: 20115214642655 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-25631-8_22
  • Hadi Amiri, Yang Bao, Anqi Cui, Anindya Datta, Fang Fang, Xiaoying Xu. NUSIS at TREC 2011 Microblog Track: Refining Query Results with Hashtags. TREC 2011 Report. Nov 15-18, 2011. *All authors contribute equally to the work, and are listed in alphabetical order of their surnames. EI Accession No.: 20130716022563 PDF
  • Anqi Cui, Min Zhang, Yiqun Liu, Shaoping Ma. Are the URLs Really Popular in Microblog Messages? Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing and Intelligence Systems, CCIS2011: 1–5. Sep 15-17, 2011. Full Oral Paper. Acceptance: TBA. EI Accession No.: 20114414482293 DOI: 10.1109/CCIS.2011.6045021
  • Danqing Xu, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma, Anqi Cui, Liyun Ru. Predicting Epidemic Tendency through Search Behavior Analysis. Proceedings of the 22nd International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, IJCAI2011: 2361-2366. Jul 16-22, 2011. Full Oral Paper. DOI: 10.5591/978-1-57735-516-8/IJCAI11-393
  • Anqi Cui, Hua Xu, Peifa Jia. An Elman Neural Network-based Model for Predicting Anti-germ Performances and Ingredient Levels with Limited Experimental Data. Expert Systems with Applications, 38(7): 8186–8192 (2011). Full Oral Paper. SCI IDS 743VV, UT WOS:000289047700032. IF=1.924 (2010). EI Accession No.: 20111113737842 DOI: 10.1016/j.eswa.2010.12.164
  • Anqi Cui, Jeff Schneider. Active Learning for Fast Drug Discovery. CMU Machine Learning Department Technical Reports. Mar 2010. Link
  • Anqi Cui, Hua Xu, Peifa Jia. Anti-germ Performance Prediction for Detergents Based on Elman Network on Small Data Sets. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Advanced Data Mining and Applications, ADMA2009: 79–90. Aug 17-19, 2009. Full Oral Paper. Acceptance: full paper 39/322 (12.1%), all 92/322. EI Accession No.: 20094412414723. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-03348-3_11
  • 崔安颀, 岑荣伟, 张敏, 马少平. 基于URL特征的动态页面聚类[C] // 萧国政, 何炎祥, 孙茂松. 中文计算技术与语言问题研究: 第七届中文信息处理国际会议论文集. 北京: 电子工业出版社, 2007: 475-479. Anqi Cui, Rongwei Cen, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma. Dynamic Web-Pages Clustering Based on URL Features. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Chinese Computing, ICCC2007: 475–479. Oct 13-17, 2007. Short Paper.
Big Data Intelligence


VP Engineering

Since 2014. VP Engineering and Co-Founder of RSVP Technologies Inc. News


Postdoctoral Fellow

2013/09 - 2016/04. University of Waterloo.

Developed Question-Answering systems.


Postgraduate Intern

2011/05 - 2012/08. National University of Singapore.

Developed PrEV and StrmWrd with the WING group.

Developed OrgSense under the NExT project.


Visiting PhD Student

2009/09 - 2010/03. Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh.

Research on Active Learning for Fast Drug Discovery with the Auton Lab.


Teaching Assistants

2008/09 - 2009/01. Discrete Maths (II). Tsinghua University, Beijing.

2009/03 - 2009/07. Microcomputer Technology. Tsinghua University, Beijing.


ColorRun with colleagues




A sentiment analysis system for marketing support of corporations.

Demo (YouTube)


A Preservation Explorer & Vault system for Web 2.0 contents.



HTML5 widgets for comparative keywords and trends visualization.



A brand monitoring system on social media micro-posts, influential users and emerging topics.

Reference (P16-19)
MRobot Hardware Architecture


An intelligent robot on mobile phone platform. Won Tsinghua challenging cup prizes in 2007.

Demo (1) Demo (2)
WenQuXing PC1000a

Hunting Game

A strategy game on WenQuXing, a smart electronic dictionary device.


More projects on GitHub, e.g. Web development tools.



Self-made SanGuoSha cards

Board Games

I've played more than 50 board games. Sometimes I create.

Kayaking on the Grand River


I love swimming, kayaking, stand-up paddling and snorkeling.

Pittsburgh downtown night view from Mt Washington


I plan to organize my traveling photos in a geographic view. Please check back later.

Sunset in Paphos, Cyprus


I collect coins, university souvenirs and postcards. I also collect sunset videos in traveling.

Kayaking in Marina Bay, Singapore


Google+:Anqi Cui
LinkedIn:Anqi Cui
Quora:Anchee Cui
My profile logo on most social media