Paper on mobile health apps published

The article, entitled “Who is tracking health on mobile devices: A behavioral logfile analysis in Hong Kong”, has been published on JMIR mHealth and uHealth by Lu Guan, Tai-quan Peng, and Jonathan Zhu. In their article, they analyzed users’ mHealth app activities from a representative panel of about 2500 users in Hong Kong. Their findings

Zhijin Promoted to Full Professor at SYSU

Dr. Zhijin Zhong, alumni of the Web Mining Lab, has recently been promoted to a Full Professor at Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU) in Guangzhou. After obtaining her PhD in Communication from City University of Hong Kong in 2009, Zhijin started her career at the School of Communication and Design of SYSU. Her research interest focuses

BDSC2017 Concluded in Lanzhou

The 2017 China National Conference on Big Data and Social Computing (BDSC2017) concluded on Aug 13 in Lanzhou.  The 2-day conference was co-organized by School of Computer Science at Northwestern Normal University, School of Information Science at Renmin University of China, and Web Mining lab/Centre for Communication Research at City University of Hong Kong.  Over

Computational Communication Workshop will be held on Sept. 23-25th

Web Mining Lab, Nanjing University, Baidu and Social Media Processing Committee will organize an Annual Conference and Workshop of Computational Communication on Sept. 23-25th , 2016 at Nanjing University. The workshop will cover two sub-themes (Network Approaches to InformationDiffusion and Text Data Processing). For more details, please visit: