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Pub. period:2007-2012
Pub. count:5
Number of co-authors:14



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Liang He:2
Hongan Wang:2
Danli Wang:2

 

 

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Yang Zhang's 3 most productive colleagues in number of publications:

John M. Carroll:209
Mary Beth Rosson:142
Hongan Wang:19
 
 
 
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Xu, Zhiheng, Zhang, Yang, Wu, Yao and Yang, Qing (2012): Modeling user posting behavior on social media. In: Proceedings of the 35th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval 2012. pp. 545-554.

User generated content is the basic element of social media websites. Relatively few studies have systematically analyzed the motivation to create and share content, especially from the perspective of a common user. In this paper, we perform a comprehensive analysis of user posting behavior on a popular social media website, Twitter. Specifically, we assume that user behavior is mainly influenced by three factors: breaking news, posts from social friends and user's intrinsic interest, and propose a mixture latent topic model to combine all these factors. We evaluated our model on a large-scale Twitter dataset from three different perspectives: the perplexity of held-out content, the performance of predicting retweets and the quality of generated latent topics. The results were encouraging, our model clearly outperformed its competitors.

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He, Liang, Li, Guang, Zhang, Yang, Wang, Danli and Wang, Hongan (2012): TempoString: a tangible tool for children's music creation. In: Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on Uniquitous Computing 2012. pp. 643-644.

In this paper, we introduce the design and implementation of TempoString, an easy-to-use tool which assists children with music creation. It provides such a fun and novel platform by allowing children to "draw" music on a canvas and then edit it using a rope. The main contribution of our work is the novel access which allows children to "paint" music on a canvas and then edit using a rope.

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Wang, Danli, Zhang, Yang, Gu, Tianyuan, He, Liang and Wang, Hongan (2012): E-Block: a tangible programming tool for children. In: Adjunct Proceedings of the 2012 ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology 2012. pp. 71-72.

E-Block is a tangible programming tool for children aged 5 to 9 which gives children a preliminary understanding of programming. Children can write programs to play a maze game by placing the programming blocks in E-Block. The two stages in a general programming process: programming and running are all embodied in E-Block. We realized E-Block by wireless and infrared technology and gave it feedbacks on both screen and programming blocks. The result of a preliminary user study proved that E-Block is attractive to children and easy to learn and use.

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Kase, Sue E., Zhang, Yang, Carroll, John M. and Rosson, Mary Beth (2008): Sustainable informal it learning in community-based nonprofits. In: Proceedings of ACM CHI 2008 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems April 5-10, 2008. pp. 3435-3440.

Nonprofit organizations (NPOs) play a substantial role in the economies of many countries, in the delivery of social services, and in many quasi-government functions. But NPOs face many resource challenges; for example, they depend on volunteer labor that is often under-trained and has high turnover resulting in limited knowledge acquisition and decreased sustainability. Ethnographic data from a three-year multi-organizational analysis reveals the occurrence of social and technical patterns during informal technology learning. Construction of a pattern schema grounded in organizational learning and activity theories will enable the development of lightweight interventions in establishing information technology sustainability, self-directed learning, and management processes in NPOs.

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Cao, Jiannong, Zhang, Yang, Cao, Guohong and Xie, Li (2007): Data Consistency for Cooperative Caching in Mobile Environments. In IEEE Computer, 40 (4) pp. 60-66.

 
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Publication statistics

Pub. period:2007-2012
Pub. count:5
Number of co-authors:14



Co-authors

Number of publications with 3 favourite co-authors:

Liang He:2
Hongan Wang:2
Danli Wang:2

 

 

Productive colleagues

Yang Zhang's 3 most productive colleagues in number of publications:

John M. Carroll:209
Mary Beth Rosson:142
Hongan Wang:19
 
 
 
Jul 23

Men have become the tools of their tools.

-- Henry David Thoreau

 
 

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Marc Hassenzahl explains the fascinating concept of User Experience and Experience Design. Commentaries by Don Norman, Eric Reiss, Mark Blythe, and Whitney Hess

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Kumar and Herger 2013: Gamification at Work: Designing Engaging Business Software...
by Janaki Mythily Kumar and Mario Herger

 
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Whitworth and Ahmad 2013: The Social Design of Technical Systems: Building technologies for communities...
by Brian Whitworth and Adnan Ahmad

 
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Soegaard and Dam 2013: The Encyclopedia of Human-Computer Interaction, 2nd Ed....
by Mads Soegaard and Rikke Friis Dam

 
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