TAO-HSING CHANGAssociate Professor
Intelligent System Lab.
Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering
National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology
Rm. 913, Information Hall
415, Jiangong Rd., Sanmin Dist.
Kaohsiung City 80778
Dr. Chang received his Ph.D. in Computer Science at National Chiao Tung University in 2007. From 1999 to 2008, he was the Research Fellow with the Research Center for Psychological and Educational Testing at National Taiwan Normal University. He joined National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology in 2008 and is currently an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering. His research interests are centered around artificial intelligence, natural language processing, text mining, and educational technology. He is also the designer of ACES (automatic Chinese essay scoring) system and the co-PI of CRIE project.
2022 MOST 111-2420-H-992-001, PI
2021-2024 MOST 110-2511-H-992-003-MY3, PI
2021 MOST 110-2420-H-992-001, PI
2018-2021 MOST 107-2511-H-992-001-MY3, PI
2015-2018 MOST 104-2511-S-151-001-MY3, PI
2014 MOST 103-2511-S-151-001, PI
2013 NSC 102-2511-S-151-002, PI
2012-2014 NSC 101-2511-S-003-047-MY3, co-PI
Natural Language Processing
PUBLICATION (in the Past 5 Years)
Li, Y., Zhou, X. T., Zhou, Y. D., Mao, F., Shen, S. J., Lin, Y., Zhang, X. H., Chang, T. H., & Sun, Q. (2021). Evaluation of the quality and readability of online information about breast cancer in China, Patient Education and Counseling, 104(4), 858-864.
Lin, S. Y., Chen, H. C., Chang, T. H., Lee, W. E., & Sung, Y. T. (2019). CLAD: A corpus-derived Chinese Lexical Association Database. Behavior Research Methods, 51(5), 2310–2336.
Liu, C. L., Hsaio, W. H., Chang, T. H., & Li, H. H (2019). Clustering data with partial background information. International Journal of Machine Learning and Cybernetics, 10, 1123-1138.
Tseng, H. C., Chen, B., Chang, T. H., & Sung, Y. T. (2019). Integrating LSA-based hierarchical conceptual space and machine learning methods for leveling the readability of domain-specific texts. Natural Language Engineering, 25(3), 331-361.
Hsu, F. Y., Lee, H. M., Chang, T. H., & Sung, Y. T. (2018). Automated estimation of item difficulty for multiple-choice tests: An application of word embedding techniques. Information Processing & Management, 54(6), 969-984.
Liu, C. L., Hsaio, W. H. & Chang, T. H. (2018). Locality Sensitive K-means Clustering. Journal of Information Science and Engineering, 34(1), 289-305.
Liu, C. L., Hsaio, W. H., Chang, T. H, & Jou, T. M. (2017). Nonparametric Multi-Assignment Clustering. Intelligent Data Analysis - An International Journal, 21(4). 893-911.
Sung, Y. T., Chang, T. H., Lin, W. C., Hsieh, K. S. & Chang, K. E. (2016). CRIE: An Automated Analyzer for Chinese Texts. Behavior Research Methods, 48(4), 1238–1251.
Sung, Y. T., Liao, C. N., Chang, T. H., Chen, C. L., Chang, K. E. (2016). The effect of online summary assessment and feedback system on the summary writing of 6th graders: The LSA-based technique, Computer & Education, 95, 1-18.
Liu, C. L., Hsaio, W. H., Lee, C. H., Chang, T. H, & Kuo, T. H. (2016) Semi-Supervised Text Classification With Universum Learning. IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, 46(2), 462-473.
International Conference Papers
Chang, T. H., Chen, J. L., Chou, H. M., Bai, M. H., Hsu. F. Y. & Chen, Y. C. (2021). Automatic Scoring Method of Short-Answer Questions in the Context of Low-Resource Corpora. In Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Asian Language Processing, 25-29, Singapore.
Chang, T. H., Chen, J. H., & Chen, C. C. (2020). NKUST at the NTCIR-15 DialEval-1 Task, In Proceedings of the 15th NTCIR Conference on Evaluation of Information Access Technologies, 62-67. Tokyo, Japan.
Chen, J. C., & Chang, T. H. (2019). Modified PPO-RND Method for Solving Sparse Reward Problem in ViZDoom. Proceedings of 2019 IEEE Conference on Games, 749-752, London, UK.
Lin, L. H., Chang, T. H. & Hsu. F. Y. (2019). Automated Prediction of Test Item Difficulty in Reading Comprehension Using Long Short-Term Memory. Proceedings of the 23th International Conference on Asian Language Processing, 132-135, Shanghai, China.
Chang, T. H., Sung, Y. T. & Hong, J. F. (2018). Introduction to HanChecker: a Proofreading Tool for Chinese Misspelling Words. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference and Workshops on Technology and Chinese Language Teaching, 20-25, Taipei, Taiwan. (in Chinese)
Chen, Y. J., Chou, S. P.., Hong, J. F., Chang, T. H. & Sung, Y. T. (2018). A Verification of Using AES-Han for Chinese Writing: A Feature-based Linguistic Analysis. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference and Workshops on Technology and Chinese Language Teaching, 33-43, Taipei, Taiwan. (in Chinese)
Hong, J. F., Jiang, Y. Y. Chen, Y. J., Chang, T. H. & Sung, Y. T. (2018). Desiging A System for Deep Integration of CSL Teaching and Learning: The Corpus-based Chinese Grammar Bank. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference and Workshops on Technology and Chinese Language Teaching, 74-85, Taipei, Taiwan. (in Chinese)
Chang, T. H., Tsai, Y. S., Tsai, C. L., & Cai, P. X. (2017). ATA2: A Question Answering System at NTCIR-13 QALab-3. In Proceedings of the 13th NTCIR Conference on Evaluation of Information Access Technologies, 146-151, Tokyo Japan
Chang, T. H., Siao, Y. T., Sung, Y. T. & Chen, H. C. (2017). Using Emotional Collocations to Predict the Sentimental Polarity of Chinese Texts on Social Media. Proceedings of 27th Annual Meeting of Society for Text and Discourse Process, Philadelphia, USA.
Chang, T. H. & Siao, Y. T. (2016). Constructing a Chinese Valence-Arousal Dictionary with Multiple Heterogeneous Lexicons. Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Asian Language Processing, 308-311, Tainan, Taiwan.
Chang, T. H. & Tsai, Y. S. (2016). ASEE: An Automated Question Answering System for World History Exams. Proceedings of the 12th NTCIR Conference on Evaluation of Information Access Technologies, 445-450, Tokyo, Japan.
Chang, J. I., Lee, Y. T., Chang, T. H., Sung, Y. T. (2016). The Development of Automated Essay Scoring for Han and Its Application. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference and Workshops on Technology and Chinese Language Teaching, 391-399, Macau, China. (in Chinese)
Domestic Conference Papers
Shen, J. Y., & Chang, T. H. (2020) Low False Alarm Rate Chinese Misspelling Detection Model Based on BERT Task Model, In Proceedings of the 32nd Conference on Computational Linguistics and Speech Processing, 319-330.
Hong, T. P., Xiao, B. W., Li, S. M., Chang, T. H. (2020). Using Balanced Adaptive Focal Loss for Imbalanced Datasets. Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Technologies and Applications of Artificial Intelligence, Taipei, Taiwan.
Hong, T. P., Xiao, B. W., Li, S. M., Chang, T. H. (2020). Mixing Pre-training and Fine-tuning for Handling Small Datasets. 2020 International Computer Symposium, Big Data Poster Session, Tainan, Taiwan.
Chang, T. H. & Sung, Y. T.(2019). Automated Chinese Essay Scoring Based on Multilevel Linguistic Features. In Y. Lu & B. Chen (Eds.), Computational and Corpus Approaches to Chinese Language Learning (pp. 253-269). Singapore: Springer.