Zhenghua XU (许铮铧)

Full Professor
Awardee of “100 Talents Plan” of Hebei Province (河北省“百人计划”入选者)
State Key Laboratory of Reliability and Intelligence of Electrical Equipment
School of Electrical Engineering
Hebei University of Technology
Address: No. 8 Guangrongdao, Hongqiao, Tianjin, 300130, China
E-mail: firstname.lastname@hebut.edu.cn

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  1. One paper “Can the Brain Do Backpropagation” is accepted by NeurIPS 2020 (CCF A).
  2. I serve as the Program Committee Member in AAAI 2020-21, IJCAI 2020-21, ECAI 2020, and MICCAI 2020.
  3. Two papers “Arena: A General Evaluation Platform and Building Toolkit for Multi−Agent Intelligence” and “Mega−Reward: Achieving Human−Level Play without Extrinsic Rewards” are accepted by AAAI 2020 (CCF A).
  4. I serve as the session chair in IJCAI 2019.
  5. One paper “Diversity-Driven Extensible Hierarchical Reinforcement Learning” is accepted for oral presentation in AAAI 2019 (CCF A)

Research Interests

  • My current research interests include Deep Learning, Reinforcement Learning, AI in Healthcare, Biologically Plausible Deep Networks, and Recommender System.

Selected Publications

[Full Publications] (* stands for corresponding author)

[1] Yuhang Song, Thomas Lukasiewicz‚ Zhenghua Xu*, Rafal Bogacz. Can the Brain Do Backpropagation, NeurIPS 2020, CCF A.

[2] Yuhang Song‚ Andrzej Wojcicki‚ Thomas Lukasiewicz‚ Jianyi Wang‚ Abi Aryan‚ Zhenghua Xu*‚ Mai Xu‚ Zihan Ding and Lianlong Wu. Arena: A General Evaluation Platform and Building Toolkit for Multi−Agent Intelligence, AAAI 2020, CCF A.
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[3] Yuhang Song‚ Jianyi Wang‚ Thomas Lukasiewicz‚ Zhenghua Xu*‚ Shangtong Zhang‚ Andrzej Wojcicki and Mai Xu. Mega−Reward: Achieving Human−Level Play without Extrinsic Rewards, AAAI 2020, CCF A.
[Details] [Download paper here]

[4] Yuhang Song, Jianyi Wang, Thomas Lukasiewicz, Zhenghua Xu* and Mai Xu. Diversity-Driven Extensible Hierarchical Reinforcement Learning, AAAI 2019, CCF A.
[Details] [Download paper here] [Code Release] [Oral Presentation]

[5] Zhenghua Xu, Thomas Lukasiewicz, Cheng Chen, Yishu Miao and Xiangwu Meng. Tag-Aware Personalized Recommendation Using a Hybrid Deep Model, IJCAI 2017, CCF A.
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[6] Andy Yuan Xue, Rui Zhang, Yu Zheng, Xing Xie, Jin Huang and Zhenghua Xu*. Destination Prediction by Sub-trajectory Synthesis and Privacy Protection against Such Prediction, ICDE2013, CCF A.