Dr Jiamou Liu

PhD (Auckland)


2016 - Present     Lecturer, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
2013 - 2016         Senior Lecturer, Auckland University of Technology, NZ
2013                    Visiting Researcher, Paris Diderot University - Paris 7, France
2011 - 2012         Lecturer, Auckland University of Technology, NZ
2009 - 2010         Research Associate, University of Leipzig, Germany
2008                    Research Intern, Microsoft Research Asia, China
2005,2007,2008  Visiting PhD Student, Department of Mathematics, Cornell University, USA
2006 - 2010         PhD Candidate, The University of Auckland, NZ
2006                    Visiting Student, Singapore National University, Singapore
2005                    Summer Scholar, Australian National University, Australia
2002 - 2005         BSc(Hon), The University of Auckland, NZ

Research | Current

My research interests lie in the intersection of graph theory, algorithms, logic and computational models.
Recently my research mainly focuses on applications of these fields to computational social sciences, social network anlaysis and multi-agent systems.

Teaching | Current

In 2016 I am teaching the courses COMPSCI225 and COMPSCI367


2014 Vice-Chancellor's Award of Excellence on Teaching (Highly Commended), AUT
2013 DCT Faculty Teaching and Learning Award (For Excellence in Teaching), AUT
2011 Vice-Chencellor's Award of Excellence on Research (Emerging Researcher), AUT
2008 Microsoft Research Asia Fellowship

Committees/Professional groups/Services

Program Committee Member: TAMC2015, TAMC2016, PRICAI2014, PRICAI2016, AI2015, CsoNet2016

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Zhao, H. J., & Liu, J. (2018). Finding Answers from the Word of God: Domain Adaptation for Neural Networks in Biblical Question Answering. Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks. 10.1109/IJCNN.2018.8489756
  • Ni, L., & Liu, J. (2018). A Framework for Domain-Specific Natural Language Information Brokerage. Journal of Systems Science and Systems Engineering, 27 (5), 559-585. 10.1007/s11518-018-5389-1
  • Kuske, D., Liu, J., & Moskvina, A. (2018). Infinite and bi-infinite words with decidable monadic theories. Logical Methods in Computer Science, 14 (3).10.23638/LMCS-14(3:9)2018
  • Yan, B., Liu, Y., Liu, J., Cai, Y., Su, H., & Zheng, H. (2018). From the periphery to the center: Information brokerage in an evolving network. IJCAI International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/42576
  • Cai, Y., Zheng, H., Liu, J., Su, H., Yan, B., & Liu, Y. (2018). Balancing the pain and gain of hobnobbing: Utility-based network building over attributed social networks. Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, AAMAS.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/42575
  • Yan, B., Chen, Y., & Liu, J. (2017). Dynamic relationship building: Exploitation versus exploration on a social network. In A. Bouguettaya, Y. Gao, A. Klimenko, L. Chen, X. Zhang, F. Dzerzhinskiy, W. Jia, S. V. Klimenko, Q. Li (Eds.) Web Information Systems Engineering – WISE 2017, 18th International Conference Proceedings, Part I, 10569 LNCS, 75-90. Puschino, Russia,. 10.1007/978-3-319-68783-4_6
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Yang Chen
  • Liu, J., Li, L., & Russell, K. (2017). What becomes of the broken hearted?: An agent-based approach to self-evaluation, interpersonal loss, and suicide ideation. In K. Larson, M. Winikoff, S. Das, E. Durfee (Eds.) AAMAS '17 Proceedings of the 16th Conference on Autonomous Agents and MultiAgent Systems, 436-445. São Paulo, Brazil: International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems Richland, SC ©2017.
  • Liu, J., & Moskvina, A. (2016). Hierarchies, ties and power in organizational networks: model and analysis. Social Network Analysis and Mining, 610.1007/s13278-016-0413-2
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/32415

Contact details

Primary office location

Level 4, Room 487
New Zealand

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