Paper on mobile sessions goes online

The article, entitled “How to measure sessions of mobile phone use: Identification, evaluation, and applications”, has been published on Mobile Media & Communication by Jonathan Zhu, Hexin Chen, Taiquan Peng, Haixing Dai, and Xiaofan Liu. They proposed a variable-length measure called “session” to uncover unmeasured temporal characteristics of mobile phone use. An open source dataset

Zhang Lun and Winson’s Article to appear in IPM

The article entitled as “Structurally embedded news consumption on mobile news applications” was accepted for publication at Information Processing and Management, an SSCI journal in Information Science and Library Science. This study examines the evolution of diversity of individuals’ news consumption and identifies the factors that underlie such evolution. A decreasing trend in news consumption

Call for Papers:A Special Issue of Asian Journal of Communication

A Special Issue of Asian Journal of Communication on Introducing Computational Social Science for Asia-Pacific Communication Research Guest Editors: Prof. Jonathan Zhu, City University of Hong Kong (Email: j.zhu@cityu.edu.hk) Dr. Taiquan “Winson” Peng, Michigan State University (Email: pengtaiq@msu.edu) Dr. Hai Liang, Chinese University of Hong Kong (Email: hailiang@cuhk.edu.hk) Computational social science (CSS), an emerging paradigm