Liang Hai’s article on online political discussions has been accepted by Social Science Computer Review, a Q1 journal in SSCI-Social Sciences Interdisciplinary. The article is part of his ongoing dissertation research. Common ground is vital for developing deliberative democracy. The current study employs text mining techniques to measure common ground in online political discussions and
Dr. Huamin Qu from The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) visited Web Mining Lab on July 10 2013. He introduced the works he was doing and the trend of visualization study. Lab members also presented their works of the visualization projects. Future collaboration of visualization course development was discussed and both agreed
On July 1, 2013, Tai-Quan Peng (“Winson”) joined as an assistant professor in the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information, Nanyang Technological University at Singapore. Prior to that, he was an assistant professor at Macau University of Science and Technology for four years. Winson got his PhD degree in 2008 from City University
LIANG Hai works at Searching Technology Center Asia, Microsoft as an intern. He will work with Bing data mining group in the following 3 months. His major work is to analyze online user habit using social scientific approaches. In addition, he also cooperates with the visualization group at Microsoft Research Asia.
Lingfei Wu publishes an article entitled “The decentralized flow structure of clickstreams on the web” in European Physical Journal B (EPJB). This is the second article he has published in the journal. As part of his dissertation research, he reports in the article that “The browsing behavior of massive web users forms a flow network