Zhenhao Hua

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Earnings call summarizes the financial performance of a company, and it is an important indicator of the future financial risks of the company. We quantitatively study how earnings calls are correlated with the financial risks, with a special focus on the financial crisis of 2009. In particular , we perform a text regression task: given the transcript of an(More)
LinkedIn dynamically delivers update activities from a user's interpersonal network to more than 300 million members in the personalized feed that ranks activities according their "relevance" to the user. This paper discloses the implementation details behind this personalized feed system at LinkedIn which can not be found from related work, and addresses(More)
BACKGROUND Interstitial fibrosis plays an important role in progressive renal dysfunction in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD). In our previous studies, we confirmed that PPAR-γ agonist, rosiglitazone could protect renal function and prolong the survival of a slowly progressive ADPKD animal model by reducing renal fibrosis. However, the(More)
Spoken dialog systems have been widely used, such as the voice applications or agents in smart phone or smart car environments. However, speech systems are built using the developers' understanding of the application domain and of potential users in the field, driven by observations collected by sampling the population at a given time. Therefore, the(More)
Learning to reason and understand the world's knowledge is a fundamental problem in Artificial Intelligence (AI). Traditional symbolic AI methods were popular in the 1980s, when first-order logic rules were mostly handwritten, and reasoning algorithms were built on top of them. In the 90s, more and more researchers became interested in statistical methods(More)
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