Ao LIU

Ph.D. Student in Computer Science, RPI

 

Phone: (+1) 518-233-4797

 

Email: aoliu.cs@gmail.com

Advisor: Prof. Lirong Xia

Curriculum Vitae   Google Scholar

Research Interests

Differential Privacy,  Machine Learning, Recommender Systems, Computational Social Choice, Computational Finance, and Game Theory

Education Background

 

09/2015 - present

Ph.D. Student in Computer Science

M.Eng. in Material Engineering

09/2010 - 06/2014

B.S. in Mathematics and Physics

Minor Degree in Computer Technology

104 citations by 07/2021

 

Ongoing Works:

  • Ao Liu and Lirong Xia. The Smoothed Likelihood of Doctrinal Paradox. [PDF]
     

  • Ao Liu and Lirong Xia. Smoothed Differential Privacy. [PDF]
     

  • Ao Liu, Xiaoyu Chen, Sijia Liu, Lirong Xia and Chuang Gan. Certifiably Robust Interpretation via Renyi Differential Privacy. [PDF]
     

  • Farhad Mohsin, Ao Liu, Pin-Yu Chen, Francesca Rossi and Lirong Xia. Learning to Design Fair and Private Voting Rules.
     

  • Qishen Han, Sikai Ruan, Ao Liu, Farhad Mohsin, Lirong Xia and Yuqing Kong. Truthful Information Elicitation from Hybrid Crowd.
     

  • Farhad Mohsin, Lei Luo, Wufei Ma, Inwon Kang, Zhibing Zhao, Ao Liu, Rohit Vaish and Lirong Xia. Making Group Decisions from Natural Language-Based Preferences.

Archival Conferences:

  • Ao Liu, Yun Lu, Lirong Xia and Vassilis Zikas. How Private Are Commonly-Used Voting Rules? In Proceeding of The Conference on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence (UAI-20). [PDF]
     

  • Ao Liu, Lirong Xia, Andrew Duchowski, Reynold Bailey, Kenneth Holmqvist and Eakta Jain, Differential Privacy for Eye-Tracking Data. 
    In Proceedings of the 11th ACM Symposium on Eye Tracking Research & Applications (ETRA-2019). 
    [PDF]
     

  • Ao Liu, Qiong Wu, Zhenming Liu and Lirong Xia, Near-Neighbor Methods in Random Preference Completion. In Proceedings of the 33rd AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-19). [PDF]  Full oral presentation
     

  • Ao Liu, Zhibing Zhao, Chao Liao, Pinyan Lu and Lirong Xia, Learning Plackett-Luce Mixture from Partial Preferences. In Proceedings of the 33rd AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-19). [PDF]  Full oral presentation
     

  • Brendan John, Ao Liu, Lirong Xia, Sanjeev Koppal and Eakta Jain, Let It Snow: Adding pixel noise to protect the user’s identity. In Proceedings of ACM Symposium on Eye Tracking Research and Applications. [Link] 
     

  • Zeng, F., Li, X.J., Zhang, J.T., Hu, Y.D., Dong, W.S., Lu, S.H. and Liu, A.. Excitatory post-synaptic current and synaptic plasticity of semiconducting polymer/electrolyte system. In Proceedings of the 15th IEEE Non-Volatile Memory Technology Symposium (NVMTS-2015).
     

  • Li, X.J., Zeng, F., Zhang, J.T., Hu, Y.D., Dong, W.S., Lu, S.H. and Liu, A.. Influence of ionic size to the pulse responses of semiconducting polymer/electrolyte hetero-junctions. In Proceedings of the 15th IEEE Non-Volatile Memory Technology Symposium (NVMTS-2015).

Journal Papers:

Services and Others

  • Served as Conference Reviewer for NeurIPS (20 & 21), AAAI-21 and TCV workshop on CVPR-20.
     

  • Served as Journal Reviewer for Information Sciences
     

  • Served as Conference sub-reviewer for NeurIPS-19, EC-19 and AAAI (19 & 20).
     

  • RPI-IBM AIHN Scholar in Rensselaer-IBM Artificial Intelligence Research Collaboration (AIRC)
     

  • Presidential Graduate Research Fellowship (~$75k), Rensselaer Polytechnic Insitute,  2016-2017 academic year

  • Teaching assistant for Calculus II (MATH 1020, Fall 2017)