Yitong Wang

Ph. D., Associate Professor

825 Zhangheng Road

Shanghai 201203, P.R. China


Tel: +86-21-51355555



Yitong Wang, female, was born in Feb, 1973 and is currently an associate professor in school of computer science of Fudan University. Yitong Wang graduated from computer science department and got her Ph.D degree under the supervision of famous professor Baile Shi in Database field in 1999. After that, she continued her study and research in Tokyo University (Japan) as a post-doc and research fellow from 2000-2005. During that period, she also obtained Post-doc fellowship of JSPS. At the end of 2005, she returned to Fudan University and was appointed as an associate professor. Her research interests include: web search and web mining, data mining, data stream analysis, database technology and social network analysis. Her research has mainly been support by NSF. She has published more than 30 research papers in high-level international conferences and has served as PC members in several conferences and workshops. 

Research Interests 

Web Information Retrieval, Web mining

Data mining, data stream analysis

Social network analysis, community detection, Information diffusion

Undergraduate course: Design and analysis of Algorithms
Undergraduate course: Brief Calculus
Graduated course: New progress in Database Research

[1]. 01/2007-12/2009 China NSF Project (No.60603042) “Research of Link Spam Technology and Examination of Its Effectiveness on Huge Real Web Graph”
[2]. 01/2008—12/2009 China Funding for study aboard and come back “Research of Web Spam and Its Application”
[3]. 06/2007—06/2008 Japan Okawa Information Telecommunication Funding “Interactive model for Community Extraction and Topic Detection and Tracking”

[1]. Xiaoling Liu, Yitong Wang, Yujia Li, Baile Shi: Identifying Topic Experts and Topic Communities in the Blogspace. DASFAA (1) 2011: 68-77
[2]. Yitong Wang, Xiaofei Chen, Xiaojun Feng: Combating Link Spam by Noisy Link Analysis. ADMA (1) 2010: 453-464
[3]. Yitong Wang, Xiaojun Feng: A Potential-Based Node Selection Strategy for Influence Maximization in a Social Network. ADMA 2009: 350-361
[4]. Yitong Wang, Jingbo Chu: Use noisy link analysis to improve web search. Hypertext 2009: 377-378
[5]. Zhenglu Yang, Yitong Wang, Masaru Kitsuregawa: LAPIN: Effective Sequential Pattern Mining Algorithms by Last Position Induction for Dense Databases. DASFAA 2007: 1020-1023
[6]. Yitong Wang, Masaru Kitsuregawa: Evaluating contents-link coupled web page clustering for web search results. CIKM 2002: 499-506
[7]. Yitong Wang, Masaru Kitsuregawa: On Combining Link and Contents Information for Web Page Clustering. DEXA 2002: 902-913
[8]. Xiaofei Chen, Yitong Wang, Xiaojun Feng “An Improvement of PageRank Algorithm Based on Page Quality”. Journal of Computer Research and Development. ISSN 1000-1239/CN 11-1777/TP 46(Suppl.): 381-387, 2009
[9]. Xiaofei Chen, Yitong Wang “Link-based filtering algorithm for Web Spam” Journal of Computer Research and Development. Vol, 47(Suppl.): 8-14, 2010
[10]. Zhuoxiang Zhao, Yitong Wang, Jiatang Tian, Zexue Zhou “A new Community Detection Algorithm based on Label propagation in a social network” Journal of Computer Research and Development., 2011,