• The University of Western Australia (M002), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 524 Citations
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Personal profile


Dr Jianxin Li is currently working as a Senior Lecturer in the School of Computer Science & Software Engineering, the University of Western Australia. He obtained his PhD degree by Swinburne University of Technology in 2009. After that, he worked as a Research Fellow in Swinburne in 2009-2014 and as a Lecturer/Early Career Development Fellow in RMIT in 2015. His research interests include social computing, graph database management system, query processing and optimization, big data processing, and transport data analytics. His social computing research has been granted one ARC Discovery Project in 2016-2018. He is an active researcher in database and data mining communities. He has published more 60 high quality research papers in top international conferences and journals including IEEE ICDE, ICDM, EDBT, CIKM, IEEE TKDE. His system iTopic was selected as the Best Demo Award in the 26th WWW conference in 2017. Jianxin is serving as PC members, reviewers and co-organizers in many international conferences.

Roles and responsibilities

Program Chair in Major of Data Science
Program Chair in Master of Data Science

2018 Workshop PC Co-chairs in the International Workshop on Social Computing (IWSC2018), in conjunction with the IEEE International Conference on Data Mining, at November 17-20, 2018

2018 Proceedings Chair for the 23rd International Conference on Database System for Advanced Applications DASFAA, Gold Coast, Australia

2017 General Co-chairs in International Workshop on Big Social Media Data Management and Analysis (BSMDMA2017), Boston, MA, USA

2017 Tutorial co-chairs in the 26th WWW conference, Perth, Australia

2017 Workshop co-founder and PC Co-chairs in the International Workshop on Social Computing (IWSC2017), in conjunction with the 26th WWW conference, at April 3-7, 2017

Recent PC members in:
ICDE (2019) - IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering
ICDM (2018) - IEEE International Conference on Data Mining
ACM SIGMOD Conference
CIKM (2017, 2018) - ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management
DASFAA (2018) - International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications
PAKDD (2018) - Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining

New and Noteworthy

I am looking for PhD students, and visiting scholars. Please send me your CV if you are interested.


Social Network Data Analytics including Social Influence Analysis, Social Intelligence and Trending Prediction, Social Traffic Analysis;
Query Processing and Query Optimization for XML and Graph Data;
Location-aware Temporal Data Processing/Cloud Computing.

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Research Output 2003 2019

Benchmark Data and Method for Real-Time People Counting in Cluttered Scenes Using Depth Sensors

Sun, S., Akhtar, N., Song, H., Zhang, C., Li, J. & Mian, A., Oct 2019, In : IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems. 20, 10, p. 3599-3612 14 p., 8697114.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Security systems
1 Citation (Scopus)

Community aware personalized hashtag recommendation in social networks

Alsini, A., Datta, A., Huynh, D. Q. & Li, J., 1 Jan 2019, Data Mining - 16th Australasian Conference, AusDM 2018 : Revised Selected Papers. Zhao, Y., Warwick, G., Stirling, D., Li, C-T., Koh, Y. S., Islam, R. & Islam, Z. (eds.). Springer-Verlag Berlin, p. 216-227 12 p. (Communications in Computer and Information Science; vol. 996).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Personalized Recommendation
Social Networks
Community Detection
6 Citations (Scopus)

CoPFun: an urban co-occurrence pattern mining scheme based on regional function discovery

Kong, X., Li, M., Li, J., Tian, K., Hu, X. & Xia, F., May 2019, In : World Wide Web. 22, 3, p. 1029-1054 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Shopping centers
Location based services
Urban planning
Air quality

Correlate Influential News Article Events to Stock Quote Movement

Mandalapu, A. C., Gunabalan, S., Sadineni, A., Cai, T., Al Hasan Haldar, N. & Li, J., 23 Nov 2019, Advanced Data Mining and Applications : 15th International Conference, ADMA 2019, Proceedings. Li, J., Wang, S., Qin, S., Li, X. & Wang, S. (eds.). China: Springer, p. 331-342 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11888 LNAI).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Digital storage
Social Media
Decision support systems
Decision making
2 Citations (Scopus)

Efficient Structural Clustering on Probabilistic Graphs

Qiu, Y. X., Li, R. H., Li, J., Qiao, S., Wang, G., Yu, J. X. & Mao, R., 28 Sep 2019, In : IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering. 31, 10, p. 1954-1968 15 p., 8476242.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dynamic programming
Clustering algorithms

Projects 2016 2021


Best Demo Paper Award in the 26th International Conference on World Wide Web

Jianxin Li (Recipient), Chengfei Liu (Recipient), Lu Chen (Recipient), Zhenying He (Recipient), Amitava Datta (Recipient) & Feng Xia (Recipient), 3 Apr 2017


World Wide Web

Best Paper Award Runner Up

Qiang Xu (Recipient), Xin Wang (Recipient), Jianxin Li (Recipient), Ying Gan (Recipient), Lele Chai (Recipient) & Junhu Wang (Recipient), 25 Jul 2018



The Best Student Research Paper Award in the 29th Australasian Database Conference

Md Musfique Anwar (Recipient), Jianxin Li (Recipient) & Chengfei Liu (Recipient), 24 May 2018



Third Prize in Alpha Innovation Contest 2018

Jianxin Li (Recipient), Nur Al Hasan Haldar (Recipient), Taotao Cai (Recipient), Ningning Cui (Recipient) & Xiangyu Song (Recipient), Aug 2018


Learning management system