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Metadata Design for Chinese Medicine Digital Library Using XML
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Christopher C. Yang, Winter W.M. Chan
Issue Date:January 2000
pp. 5016
Chinese medicine development has been growing rapidly and it begins to draw significant attention globally. In Hong Kong, particularly, the government has targeted Chinese medicine as one of its major future developments. A system for registering Chinese m...
   
Leveraging User Interest to Improve Thread Recommendation in Online Forum
Found in: 2013 International Conference on Social Intelligence and Technology (SOCIETY)
By Xuning Tang,Mi Zhang,Christopher C. Yang
Issue Date:May 2013
pp. 11-19
Nowadays thread recommendation is considered to be beneficial to improve the end-user stickiness of an online forum. Given the fact of information overload and the diverse interests of forum users, a recommender system in online forum can satisfy not only ...
 
User Interest and Topic Detection for Personalized Recommendation
Found in: 2012 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Joint Conferences on Web Intelligence (WI) and Intelligent Agent Technologies (IAT)
By Xuning Tang,Mi Zhang,Christopher C. Yang
Issue Date:December 2012
pp. 442-446
Recommender system provides users with personalized suggestions of product or information. Typically, recommender systems rely on a bipartite graph model to capture user interest. As an extension, some boosted methods analyze content information to further...
 
Estimating User Influence in the MedHelp Social Network
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By Christopher C. Yang,Xuning Tang
Issue Date:September 2012
pp. 44-50
A method of identifying influential users in an online healthcare community incorporates users' message similarity and response immediacy.
 
AI and Global Science and Technology Assessment
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By Hsinchun Chen, Ronald N. Kostoff, Chaomei Chen, Jian Zhang, Michael S. Vogeley, Katy Börner, Nianli Ma, Russell J. Duhon, Angela Zoss, Venkat Srinivasan, Edward A. Fox, Christopher C. Yang, Chih-Ping Wei
Issue Date:July 2009
pp. 68-88
Strength in science & technology (S&T) is the foundation of a nation's economic power, so an effective, automated means of continually assessing this strength is critical to understanding a country's economic status. Six essays on global S&...
 
Internet Browsing: Visualizing Category Map by Fisheye and Fractal Views
Found in: Information Technology: Coding and Computing, International Conference on
By Christopher C. Yang, Hsinchun Chen, Kay Hong
Issue Date:April 2002
pp. 0034
Category map developed based on Kohonen's self-organizing map has been proven to be a promising browsing tool for solving the information overload problem in World Wide Web. The SOM algorithm automatically compresses and transforms a complex information sp...
 
Identifying Features in Opinion Mining via Intrinsic and Extrinsic Domain Relevance
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering
By Zhen Hai,Kuiyu Chang,Jung-Jae Kim,Christopher C. Yang
Issue Date:March 2014
pp. 623-634
The vast majority of existing approaches to opinion feature extraction rely on mining patterns only from a single review corpus, ignoring the nontrivial disparities in word distributional characteristics of opinion features across different corpora. In thi...
 
Mapping the field of Bioinformatics with a content and co-authorship analysis
Found in: 2012 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine Workshops (BIBMW)
By Min Song,Christopher C. Yang,Xuning Tang,Wook-Shin Han
Issue Date:October 2012
pp. 774-781
Bioinformatics is a fast-growing interdisciplinary research field that applies advanced computational techniques to biological data. Bibliometrics analysis has recently been adopted to understand the knowledge structure of a research field by citation patt...
 
Error Analysis of Chinese Text Segmentation using Statistical Approach
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Christopher C. Yang, K. W. Li
Issue Date:June 2004
pp. 256-257
The Chinese text segmentation is important for the indexing of Chinese documents, which has significant impact on the performance of Chinese information retrieval. The statistical approach overcomes the limitations of the dictionary based approach. The sta...
   
Searching Behavior in Peer-to-Peer Communities
Found in: Information Technology: Coding and Computing, International Conference on
By Sai Ho Kwok, S.M. Lui, Ricky Cheung, Sally Chan, Christopher C. Yang
Issue Date:April 2003
pp. 130
The focus of this paper is the searching behavior in Peer-to-Peer (P2P) communities and in that context, will discuss potential for enhancement of the P2P protocol using searching behavior. Due to excessive network traffic, network scalability is a major P...
 
Watermarking in Online Media E-Business
Found in: Information Technology: Coding and Computing, International Conference on
By S. H. Kwok, Christopher C. Yang
Issue Date:April 2002
pp. 0158
The need of copyright protection has become a detachable requirement for online media e-business as online multimedia businesses and enabling technologies become viable in recent years. Watermarking enables copyright protection in e-business but it also sl...
 
A New Approach to Solve Supply Chain Management Problem by Integrating Multi-Agent Technology and Constraint Network
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Stanley K. Yung, Christopher C. Yang
Issue Date:January 1999
pp. 5023
Supply Chain Management is an important issue for manufacturing enterprises. Most of these manufacturing enterprises are depending on their logistic system to improve their efficiencies. However, information distortion from the raw material suppliers to th...
   
Social Intelligence and Technology
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By Christopher C. Yang,John Yen,Jiming Liu
Issue Date:March 2014
pp. 5-8
In this special issue on social intelligence and technology, the guest editors discuss social media's evolution, including societal problems that have arisen or been solved as a result of this technology. They also introduce articles that offer novel solut...
   
Postmarketing Drug Safety Surveillance Using Publicly Available Health-Consumer-Contributed Content in Social Media
Found in: ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems (TMIS)
By Christopher C. Yang, Haodong Yang, Ling Jiang
Issue Date:April 2014
pp. 1-21
Postmarketing drug safety surveillance is important because many potential adverse drug reactions cannot be identified in the premarketing review process. It is reported that about 5% of hospital admissions are attributed to adverse drug reactions a...
     
Social media mining for drug safety signal detection
Found in: Proceedings of the 2012 international workshop on Smart health and wellbeing (SHB '12)
By Christopher C. Yang, Haodong Yang, Ling Jiang, Mi Zhang
Issue Date:October 2012
pp. 33-40
Adverse Drug Reactions (ADRs) represent a serious problem all over the world. They may complicate a patient's medical conditions and increase the morbidity, even mortality. Drug safety currently depends heavily on post-marketing surveillance, because pre-m...
     
Identifying implicit relationships between social media users to support social commerce
Found in: Proceedings of the 14th Annual International Conference on Electronic Commerce (ICEC '12)
By Christopher C. Yang, Haodong Yang, Ling Jiang, Xuning Tang
Issue Date:August 2012
pp. 41-47
The Internet is an ideal platform for business-to-consumer (B2C) and business-to-business (B2B) electronic commerce where businesses and consumers conduct commerce activities such as searching for consumer products, promoting business, managing supply chai...
     
Extracting customer knowledge from online consumer reviews: a collaborative-filtering-based opinion sentence identification approach
Found in: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Electronic Commerce (ICEC '09)
By Chin-Sheng Yang, Chih-Ping Wei, Christopher C. Yang
Issue Date:August 2009
pp. 64-71
Due to the popularity of online retail stores, consumers are not only shopping and comparing consumer products on the Web but also providing their consumer reviews on the Internet platform. The Web has become the largest repository of consumer reviews. Con...
     
Classifying web review opinions for consumer product analysis
Found in: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Electronic Commerce (ICEC '09)
By Chih-Ping Wei, Christopher C. Yang, Y. C. Wong
Issue Date:August 2009
pp. 57-63
Web 2.0 technologies have facilitated the interaction between web users. The business-to-consumer electronic commerce is no longer restricted between consumers and online retail stores. It has been extended to opinions sharing between consumers and consume...
     
Smart Health and Wellbeing
Found in: ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems (TMIS)
By Christopher C. Yang, Gondy Leroy, Sophia Ananiadou
Issue Date:December 2013
pp. 1-8
Healthcare informatics has drawn substantial attention in recent years. Current work on healthcare informatics is highly interdisciplinary involving methodologies from computing, engineering, information science, behavior science, management science, socia...
     
SHB 2012: international workshop on smart health and wellbeing
Found in: Proceedings of the 21st ACM international conference on Information and knowledge management (CIKM '12)
By Carlo K. Combi, Christopher C. Yang, Howard Wactlar, Hsinchun Chen, Xuning Tang
Issue Date:October 2012
pp. 2762-2763
The Smart Health and Wellbeing workshop is organized to develop a platform for authors to discuss fundamental principles, algorithms or applications of intelligent data acquisition, processing and analysis of healthcare data. We are particularly interested...
     
TUT: a statistical model for detecting trends, topics and user interests in social media
Found in: Proceedings of the 21st ACM international conference on Information and knowledge management (CIKM '12)
By Christopher C. Yang, Xuning Tang
Issue Date:October 2012
pp. 972-981
The rapid development of online social media sites is accompanied by the generation of tremendous web contents. Web users are shifting from data consumers to data producers. As a result, topic detection and tracking without taking users' interests into acc...
     
Ranking User Influence in Healthcare Social Media
Found in: ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (TIST)
By Christopher C. Yang, Xuning Tang
Issue Date:September 2012
pp. 1-21
Due to the revolutionary development of Web 2.0 technology, individual users have become major contributors of Web content in online social media. In light of the growing activities, how to measure a user’s influence to other users in online social m...
     
Who will be participating next?: predicting the participation of Dark Web community
Found in: Proceedings of the ACM SIGKDD Workshop on Intelligence and Security Informatics (ISI-KDD '12)
By Christopher C. Yang, Mi Zhang, Xuning Tang
Issue Date:August 2012
pp. 1-7
Predicting whether a user will be participating in a thread has broad applications, such as thread recommendation and ranking. In an extremist forum, knowing which user will be interested to join a particular thread with sensitive or threatening informatio...
     
A content and social network approach of bibliometrics analysis across domains
Found in: Proceedings of the 2012 iConference (iConference '12)
By Christopher C. Yang, Xuning Tang
Issue Date:February 2012
pp. 515-517
Bibliometrics data contain rich co-authorship network, text and temporal information. In this work, we employ a hybrid approach that incorporating content and social network similarity to conduct a bibliometrics analysis across the information retrieval an...
     
Using negative voting to diversify answers in non-factoid question answering
Found in: Proceeding of the 18th ACM conference on Information and knowledge management (CIKM '09)
By Christopher C. Yang, Palakorn Achananuparp, Xin Chen
Issue Date:November 2009
pp. 1681-1684
We propose a ranking model to diversify answers of non-factoid questions based on an inverse notion of graph connectivity. By representing a collection of candidate answers as a graph, we posit that novelty, a measure of diversity, is inversely proportiona...
     
Keyphrase extraction for labeling a website topic hierarchy
Found in: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Electronic Commerce (ICEC '09)
By Christopher C. Yang, Nan Liu
Issue Date:August 2009
pp. 81-88
Looking for web pages to identify useful information from a website is tedious and time consuming. Search engines are not always helpful due to the vocabulary difference between queries and web pages. Users may also have difficulty to accurately represent ...
     
Social networks integration and privacy preservation using subgraph generalization
Found in: Proceedings of the ACM SIGKDD Workshop on CyberSecurity and Intelligence Informatics (CSI-KDD '09)
By Christopher C. Yang, Xuning Tang
Issue Date:June 2009
pp. 53-61
Intelligence and law enforcement force make use of terrorist and criminal social networks to support their investigations such as identifying suspects, terrorist or criminal subgroups, and their communication patterns. Social networks are valuable resource...
     
Integrating web directories by learning their structures
Found in: Proceedings of the 16th international conference on World Wide Web (WWW '07)
By Christopher C. Yang, Jianfeng Lin
Issue Date:May 2007
pp. 1239-1240
Documents in the Web are often organized using category trees by information providers (e.g. CNN, BBC) or search engines (e.g. Google, Yahoo!). Such category trees are commonly known as Web directories. The category tree structures from different internet ...
     
A link classification based approach to website topic hierarchy generation
Found in: Proceedings of the 16th international conference on World Wide Web (WWW '07)
By Christopher C. Yang, Nan Liu
Issue Date:May 2007
pp. 1127-1128
Hierarchical models are commonly used to organize a Website's content. A Website's content structure can be represented by a topic hierarchy, a directed tree rooted at a Website's homepage in which the vertices and edges correspond to Web pages and hyperli...
     
Measuring similarity of semi-structured documents with context weights
Found in: Proceedings of the 29th annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval (SIGIR '06)
By Christopher C. Yang, Nan Liu
Issue Date:August 2006
pp. 719-720
In this work, we study similarity measures for text-centric XML documents based on an extended vector space model, which considers both document content and structure. Experimental results based on a benchmark showed superior performance of the proposed me...
     
Discovering event evolution graphs from newswires
Found in: Proceedings of the 15th international conference on World Wide Web (WWW '06)
By Christopher C. Yang, Xiaodong Shi
Issue Date:May 2006
pp. 945-946
In this paper, we propose an approach to automatically mine event evolution graphs from newswires on the Web. Event evolution graph is a directed graph in which the vertices and edges denote news events and the evolutions between events respectively, in a ...
     
Mining related queries from search engine query logs
Found in: Proceedings of the 15th international conference on World Wide Web (WWW '06)
By Christopher C. Yang, Xiaodong Shi
Issue Date:May 2006
pp. 943-944
In this work we propose a method that retrieves a list of related queries given an initial input query. The related queries are based on the query log of previously issued queries by human users, which can be discovered using our improved association rule ...
     
Retrieving multimedia web objects based on PageRank algorithm
Found in: Special interest tracks and posters of the 14th international conference on World Wide Web (WWW '05)
By Christopher C. Yang, K. Y. Chan
Issue Date:May 2005
pp. 906-907
Hyperlink analysis has been widely investigated to support the retrieval of Web documents in Internet search engines. It has been proven that the hyperlink analysis significantly improves the relevance of the search results and these techniques have been a...
     
Fractal summarization for mobile devices to access large documents on the web
Found in: Proceedings of the twelfth international conference on World Wide Web (WWW '03)
By Christopher C. Yang, Fu Lee Wang
Issue Date:May 2003
pp. 215-224
Wireless access with mobile (or handheld) devices is a promising addition to the WWW and traditional electronic business. Mobile devices provide convenience and portable access to the huge information space on the Internet without requiring users to be sta...
     
Visualization tools for self-organizing maps
Found in: Proceedings of the fourth ACM conference on Digital libraries (DL '99)
By Christopher C. Yang, Hsinchun Chen, K. K. Hong
Issue Date:August 1999
pp. 258-259
This presentation focuses on the strategic design planning and vision creation process for the E-Quarium, the online complement to the Monterey Bay Aquarium. More than six months of informed investigation and analysis resulted in an ambitious redesign of t...
     
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