Cass Zhixue Zhao

Information School

PhD researcher

Cass Zhao

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Cass Zhixue Zhao
Information School
Regent Court (IS)
211 Portobello
S1 4DP

Alongside my PhD, currently, I am also a part-time research assistant in the Department of Computer Science, the University of Sheffield (expected to end by the end of this year).

RA project: Automatically mapping and assessing inequalities in public health research

PhD project

Title: Transfer learning and model bias on toxic comment classification tasks

My Ph.D. study is about applying transfer learning on toxic comment classification tasks. Additionally, my research looks into the bias of pre-trained language models when handling those tasks, particularly the bias towards identity terms.


Funding and awards

Departmental Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) Scholarship


Journal articles

Conference proceedings papers