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Elvis Saravia

Researcher in Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing | Affective Computing | Science Communicator

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About Me

Education

  • PhD in Information Systems and Applications (candidate) - National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan - (2015-2019 tentative)
  • Masters Degree in Information Systems and Applications (2013-2015) - National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
  • Bachelor’s in Information Technology (2004-2008) - University of Belize, Belmopan, Belize

Research Interests

  • Natural Language Processing
  • Machine Learning
  • Social Network Analysis and Mining
  • Affective Computing (Sentiment Analysis & Emotion Recognition)
  • Deep Learning
  • Computational Health
  • News and Events Analysis
  • User Interests Identification
  • Data Analytics & Visualization

Research Profiles

Publications and Research

  • Elvis Saravia, Hsien-Chi Toby Liu, Yen-Hao Huang, Junlin Wu and Yi-Shin Chen, CARER: Contextualized Affect Representations for Emotion Recognition, In Proceedings of the 2018 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP2018), Belgium. (Long Paper Accepted & To Appear)

  • Elvis Saravia, Hsien-Chi Toby Liu, Yi-Shin Chen, DeepEmo: Learning and Enriching Pattern-Based Emotion Representations arXiv:1804.08847, 2018.

  • Elvis Saravia, Adam Liu, Yi-Shin Chen, Clustering Social News based on User Affection, Conference on Technologies and Applications of Artificial Intelligence, TAAI, 2017, Taipei.

  • Elvis Saravia, Yi-Shin Chen, Emotion Recognition: Towards Deep Learning and Deep Information Retrieval Models, Conference on Technologies and Applications of Artificial Intelligence, TAAI, 2017, Taipei. (PhD Symposium)

  • Kuan-Ting Chen, Toby Liu, Elvis Saravia, and Yi-Shin Chen, Automatic Beatmaps Generation for Electroacoustic Songs in Rhythm Games: an Audio Data-driven Approach, In Proceedings of Electroacoustic Music Studies Network (EMS2017), 2017, Japan. (Abstract)

  • Elvis Saravia, Shao-Chen Wu, and Yi-Shin Chen. A Dynamic Influence Keyword Model for Identifying Implicit User Interests on Social Networks, 2017 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM 2017), Sydney, Australia.

  • Elvis Saravia, Carlos Argueta, Yi-Shin Chen, Unsupervised graph-based pattern extraction for multilingual emotion classification, Soc. Netw. Anal. Min. (2016) 6: 92. doi:10.1007/s13278-016-0403-4 :page_facing_up: read

  • Chun-Hao Chang, Elvis Saravia, Yi-Shin Chen, Subconscious Crowdsourcing: A Feasible Data Collection Mechanism for Mental Disorder Detection on Social Media, 2016 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM 2016), San Fransisco, CA, USA.

  • Elvis Saravia, Chun-Hao Chang, Renaud Jollet De Lorenzo, and Yi-Shin Chen, MIDAS: Mental Illness Detection and Analysis via Social Media, 2016 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM 2016), San Fransisco, CA, USA.

  • Carlos Argueta, Elvis Saravia, and Yi-Shin Chen, Unsupervised Graph-Based Patterns Extraction for Emotion Classification, 2015 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM 2015, Acceptance Rate:18%), Paris, France - :page_facing_up: read

  • Elvis Saravia, Carlos Argueta, Yi-Shin Chen, EmoViz: Mining the World’s Interest through Emotion Analysis, 2015 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM 2015), Paris, France - :page_facing_up: read

  • Elvis Saravia, Yi-Shin Chen, Inferring User Interests from Microblog Data through Opinion Mining, National Tsing Hua University, 2015, Taiwan. (Master Thesis). Please request via email (:envelope: ellfae@gmail.com)

  • Yi-Shin Chen, Yi-Cheng Peng, Jheng-He Liang, Elvis Saravia, Fernando Calderon, Chung-Hao Chang, Ya-Ting Chuang, Tzu-Lung Chen, and Elizabeth Kwan. Concept-based event identification from social streams using evolving social graph sequences. Social Network Analysis and Mining 5, no. 1 (2015): 1-16. - :page_facing_up: read

Awards and Honors

  • 2015 National Tsing Hua University International Student Scholarship (2015~2019)
  • 2015 Academia Sinica Scholarship
  • 2014 International Development Cooperation Student Paper Competition (Papers selected for Conference)
  • 2013 TaiwanICDF Scholarship (On the News)

Certificates

  • Neural Networks and Deep Learning by Andrew Ng, Deeplearning.ai, October 2017 - Link
  • Coursera Mentor Community and Training Course by Coursera Community Team on Coursera, July 2016 – Link
  • Machine Learning Foundations: A Case Study Approach - University of Washington, 2016 – Link
  • Test of Chinese as a Foreign Language’s Listening and Reading Comprehension, 2014 – Link
  • Intense Mandarin Course, NTHU, 2014 – Link
  • Former Presiding Officer @ Belize General Elections, 2012
  • Basic Security Management Course, Taiwan-ICDF, 2012 – Link
  • Audit Login Matrix Workshop, CCAD~FCVI, 2012 – Link
  • Improved Financial Management through Internal Control: A COSO Approach, IDB, 2011 – Link
  • Basic Web Design, Belize National ICT Center, 2011 – Link
  • Performance (Value for Money) Audit Level 2 Workshop, CCAD~FCVI, 2010 – Link
  • Certificate of Excellence (CXC Examinations), 2004 – Link