Chao-Yuan Wu

I am a fifth year CS Ph.D. student at UT Austin, advised by Philipp Krähenbühl. Prior to UT Austin, I worked with Alex Smola at CMU and received my M.S. in machine learning.

My recent research focuses on video understanding. My research is supported by Facebook Fellowship.


( Google Scholar , DBLP )

Long-Term Feature Banks for Detailed Video Understanding
Chao-Yuan Wu, Christoph Feichtenhofer, Haoqi Fan, Kaiming He, Philipp Krähenbühl, Ross Girshick
CVPR 2019 (Oral)
[paper] [code & models]

Video Compression through Image Interpolation
Chao-Yuan Wu, Nayan Singhal, Philipp Krähenbühl
ECCV 2018
[paper] [details] [code]

Compressed Video Action Recognition
Chao-Yuan Wu, Manzil Zaheer, Hexiang Hu, R. Manmatha, Alexander J Smola, Philipp Krähenbühl
CVPR 2018 (spotlight)
[paper] [details] [code]

Sampling Matters in Deep Embedding Learning
Chao-Yuan Wu, R Manmatha, Alexander J Smola, Philipp Krähenbühl
ICCV 2017
[paper] [details] [code]

Doubly Greedy Primal-Dual Coordinate Descent for Sparse Empirical Risk Minimization
Qi Lei, Ian En-Hsu Yen, Chao-Yuan Wu, Inderjit S Dhillon, Pradeep Ravikumar
ICML 2017

Recurrent Recommender Networks
Chao-Yuan Wu, Amr Ahmed, Alex Beutel, Alexander J Smola, How Jing
WSDM 2017

Predicting Latent Structured Intents from Shopping Queries
Chao-Yuan Wu, Amr Ahmed, Gowtham Ramani Kumar, Ritendra Datta
WWW 2017

Joint Training of Ratings and Reviews with Recurrent Recommender Networks
Chao-Yuan Wu, Amr Ahmed, Alex Beutel, Alexander J Smola
ICLR 2017 Workshop

Spectral Methods for Nonparametric Models
Hsiao-Yu Fish Tung, Chao-Yuan Wu, Manzil Zaheer, Alexander J Smola
arXiv preprint, 2017

Explaining reviews and ratings with PACO: Poisson Additive Co-Clustering
Chao-Yuan Wu, Alex Beutel, Amr Ahmed, Alexander J Smola
WWW 2016 (Poster)

Using Navigation to Improve Recommendations in Real-time
Chao-Yuan Wu, Christopher V Alvino, Alexander J Smola, Justin Basilico
RecSys 2016

Jointly Modeling Aspects, Ratings and Sentiments for Movie Recommendation (JMARS)
Qiming Diao, Minghui Qiu, Chao-Yuan Wu, Alexander J Smola, Jing Jiang, Chong Wang
KDD 2014


May 2018-Dec 2018

Facebook AI Research (FAIR)

Research InternResearch in video understanding.
Sep 2016-Dec 2017


Applied Scientist InternResearch in computer vision.
May-Aug 2016


Research InternResearch in query modeling.
Jan-Aug 2015


Research InternResearch in recommender systems.

Taiwan Army

Chief Counselor
Summer 2011


Software Engineering Intern
Summer 2010


Software Engineering Intern


Facebook Fellowship, 2019-2021
Graduate Dean's Prestigious Fellowship Supplement Fellow, 2019
CVPR Outstanding Reviewer Award, 2019


I co-created the online CS 395T Deep Learning, 2019 class with Philipp.

Professional Service

Reviewer: IEEE Transactions on Image Processing 2019
Reviewer: IEEE Transactions on Multimedia 2019
Reviewer: NeurIPS 2019
Reviewer: CVPR 2018, 2019
Reviewer: ICLR 2019
Reviewer: ICCV 2019
Reviewer: ECCV 2018
Reviewer: ACCV 2018
PC member: WWW 2018


Email: cywu at cs dot utexas dot edu