Dan Yang


Dan graduated from Peking University with a B.Sc. (Computer Science), worked in IBM and ZTE and then researched machine learning in multimedia information retrieval (IR) in WonSook Lee’s lab at UOttawa. After commercializing music IR in Beijing(Emoso), she continued to provide scientific research insights to high-growth companies ranging from health (Zhir) and culture heritage (Muji Living) to creative city creation (Shang8). While the flood of scholarly research can be handled as big data, the utility of scientific IR engine really depends upon AI to raise unstructured content to meaningful content that scientific communities can engage with.