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Zhang Xin

Master Student '10
Key Laboratory of Machine Perception (Minister of Education),
Center for Information Science, School of EECS
Peking University, Beijing. P.R.China
Email: xinzhang [dot] pku [at] gmail [dot] com

Hi, I'm Zhang Xin. I am currently a master student in Computer Science at Peking University under the supervisor of Prof. Xiaoru Yuan. My research interests are primarily in Information Visualization and Computer-Human Interaction.



I joined PKU Visualization and Visual Analytics Group since 2008. My current research focus lay on social network visualization, text visualization and user evaluation.


  • Xiaoru Yuan, Limei Che, Yifan Hu, and Xin Zhang.
    Intelligent Graph Layout Using Many People's Input. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (InfoVis'12), 18(12):2699-2708, 2012.

  • Jing Yang, Yujie Liu, Xin Zhang, Xiaoru Yuan, Ye Zhao, Scott Barlowe, and Shixia Liu.
    PIWI: Visually Exploring Graphs Based on Their Community Structure. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 18:preprint, 2012.

  • Xin Zhang, and Xiaoru Yuan.
    Treemap Visualization (Survey). Journal of Computer Aided Design & Computer Graphics (CADCG), 24(9):1113-1124, 2012.

  • Xin Zhang, Limei Che, Rongjian Lan, Xiaoru Yuan.
    Visual analysis case study of academic co-author network. In Proceedings of IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium (PacificVis 2011), Hong Kong, March 1-4, 2011.




  • 2nd Class Scholarship, Peking University, 2010.

  • First Price, in PKU "Challenge Cup" May-4th Youth Science Competition, Peking University, 2010.

  • Excellent Student Award, Peking University, 2008.

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