Jian Zhang

Jian Zhang

Associate Professor

3272K Patrick F. Taylor Hall

Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

Phone: 225 578 8353


Educational Background

Ph.D. in Computer Science, Yale University, 2005

M.S. in Computer Science, Yale University, 2002

M.S. in Neuroscience, Brandeis University, 2000

B.S. in Physiology and Biophysics, Peking (Beijing) University, 1997


Research Interests

Machine Learning and Applications


Teaching Responsibilities

CSC 7700: Knowledge Discovery

CSC 4700: Applied Algorithms

CSC 2700: Data Science & Analytics

CSC 2259: Discrete Structures


Selected Publications

Towards Better Base Classifiers for Ensemble Classification of Gene Expression Data, with W. Duncan, in Proceedings of International Conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, 2013

First-principles viscosity and derived models for MgO-SiO2 melt system at high temperatures, with B. Karki and L. Stixrude, in Geophysical Research Letters, 2012

A Comparative Assessment of Malware Classification using Binary Texture Analysis and Dynamic Analysis, with L. Nataraj, V. Yegneswaran and P. Porras, in Proceedings of the 4th ACM Workshop on Artificial Intelligence and Security, 2011

Deep Transfer Learning via Restricted Boltzmann Machine for Document Classification, in Proceedings of 10th IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications, 2011

Transferred Correlation Learning: An Incremental Scheme for Neural Network Ensembles, with J. Lei and G. Allen, in Proceedings of International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, 2010


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