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
Jonathan Zhu paid an intensive visit to Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS) on Sept 25, 2019, where he met half a dozen senior and junior faculty members individually, each for half-hour long, and gave a seminar talk to faculty and graduate students on “Computational approaches to communication research: theory, methods, and applications”. Located in
The 8th Chinese National Conference on Social Media Processing was held in Shenzhen, China on August 16~18. Several lab members played active roles in a Computational Communication Research Panel. Lun Zhang (an associate professor at Beijing Normal University) hosted the division. Xiaofan Liu gave a talk on “the Fragmentation and Centralization of Communication Research”. Hai