Liang Hai’s article to appear in SSCR

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. Qu of HKUST Visited WML

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

Winson Peng Starts New Life at NTU, Singapore

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 Interns at Microsoft

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.