Dr. LIU Xiaofan receives a grant for building a cryptocurrency market monitoring platform from the CityU’s knowledge transfer initiative. The project aims at continuously surveilling (both licit and illicit) activities in the cryptocurrency economy such as investor behavior, market manipulation, money laundering, and other financial risks, by collecting, integrating, and analyzing blockchain transactions and Internet
Lu has received an Outstanding Research Papers Awards Scheme for PhD Students from the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS). The scheme is to award PhD students for publishing in top quality journals during their studies and will grant HK$5,000 to cover the cost of copy-editing. Lu was awarded for her publication, entitled
The 70th Annual ICA conference will be held on May 21-25, 2020 in Gold Coast, Australia. Eleven papers by lab members are selected for presentation on the coming conference, which has an acceptance rate of 44% this year. The titles of the papers are listed below: 1. Liu, X. F., Chen, Z., & Zhu, J. J. H. (2020).
Lab members Jonathan Zhu and Xiaofan Liu, along with Dr. Tetsuro Kobayashi of Department of Media & Communication, were invited to give talks at the First International Workshop on Computational Humanities and Social Science at Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan on 19 January 2020. Tohoku University, one of the seven leading national universities in Japan, has
The article, entitled “The virality and growth of cascades” has been accepted as an oral presentation at NetSci-X 2020, Tokyo. Two members of the Web Mining Lab, Mr. Yafei Zhang and Prof. Jonathan Zhu, participated in this study. In this work, they proposed a novel approach to characterize the virality of cascades and introduced a