About me

I am now a first year Ph.D. student in THUIR, Department of Computer Science and Technology in Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. My supervisor is Prof. Yiqun Liu. My major research interests are about domain-specific applications, user behavior analysis and search evaluation.


  • 08.2018-present Ph.D. student, Department of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University, China.
  • 08.2014-07.2018 B.S., Department of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University, China.



  • Yunqiu Shao, Yiqun Liu, Fan Zhang, Min Zhang and Shaoping Ma. On Annotation Methodologies for Image Search Evaluation. Accepted by ACM Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS). Preprint Version
  • Xiaohui Xie, Jiaxin Mao, Yiqun Liu, Maarten de Rijke, Yunqiu Shao, Zixin Ye. Grid-based Evaluation Metrics for Web Image Search. The Web Conference 2019 (WWW’19). Preprint Version
  • Hongyu Lu, Min Zhang, Weizhi Ma, Yunqiu Shao, Yiqun Liu and Shaoping Ma. Quality Effects on User Preferences and Behaviors in Mobile News Streaming User Modeling. The Web Conference 2019 (WWW’19). To Appear.
  • Fan Zhang, Ke Zhou, Yunqiu Shao, Cheng Luo, Min Zhang and Shaoping Ma. How Well do Offline and Online Evaluation Metrics Measure User Satisfaction in Web Image Search? The 41st International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2018) Preprint Version
  • Yunqiu Shao, Yiqun Liu, Jiaxin Mao, Cheng Luo, Huanbo Luan, Min Zhang and Shaoping Ma. Detect Clickbait: From the Aspect of User Behavior. International Workshop on Computational Surprise in Information Retrieval (CompS’18@SIGIR18). Preprint Version
  • Fred Morstatter, Yunqui Shao, Aram Galstyan and Shanika Karunasekera. From Alt-Right to Alt-Rechts: Twitter Analysis of the 2017 German Federal Election. The Web Conference 2018 (WWW’18).

Honors and Awards

  • 2018. Excellent Graduate, Beijing.
  • 2018. Excellent Graduate, Department of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University.
  • 2017. National Scholarship.
  • 2017. Overall Excellence Scholarship, Tsinghua University.
  • 2016. Academic Excellence Scholarship, Tsinghua University.


  • My name in Chinese is 邵韵秋.
  • I come from Nantong, Jiangsu, China.
  • My hobbies are travelling and reading comic books.