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Jianrong TaoDirector of Game AINetEase Fuxi Tech

Jianrong Tao ( Raphael ), a game AI technical expert and director of game AI group in NetEase Fuxi Tech, Hangzhou, China.  His research interests include game AI, user modeling and data mining, with an emphasis on applying computational models to addressing problems in online games, such as game safety, game AI, matchmaking system, recommender system, model interpretation, causal analysis, federated learning, etc. He focused on frontier research and technology transformation in online games and published more than 30 papers including AAAI, KDD, Ubicomp, CIKM, DASFAA, CoG, TKDE, TKDD, TCYB, etc. He received the best paper award in CoG 2020, SMDS 2020 and Ubicomp 2016. His work has been successfully applied to a number of important games in NetEase, such as: Justice PC, Ghosts PC, Ghosts Mobile, Revelation PC, Revelation Mobile, Knives Out PC, Fever Basketball, etc. He is now a PhD student in engineering college from Zhejiang University. He received the MA.Sc. degree in computer science from Zhejiang University in 2017,  and the B.S. degree in computer science from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in 2014.