Selected Publications

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2018

  • Wen, X., Lin, Y.-R., Pelechrinis, K. (2018). Event Analytics via Discriminant Tensor Factorization. ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data (TKDD), 12(6), 72 (doi: 10.1145/3184455)
  • Chung, W.-T., Lin, Y.-R., Li, A., Ertugrul, A., Yan, M. (2018). March with and without Feet: The Talking about Protests and Beyond. In Proc. of the 10th International Conference on Social Informatics (SocInfo 2018) (doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-01129-1_9)
  • Teng, X., Yan, M., Ertugrul, A., Lin, Y.-R. (2018). Deep into Hypersphere: Robust and Unsupervised Anomaly Discovery in Dynamic Networks. In Proceedings of the 27th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2018) PDFcode
  • Ertugrul, A., Lin, Y.-R., Mair, C., Temizel, T. (2018). Forecasting Heroin Overdose Occurrences from Crime Incidents. In 2018 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling & Prediction and Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS 2018) PDF
  • Lin, C., Zhu, Q., Guo, S., Jin, Z., Lin, Y.-R., Cao, N. (To Appear). Anomaly Detection in Spatial-Temporal Data via Regularized Non-Negative Tensor Analysis. Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery (DAMI) (doi: 10.1007/s10618-018-0560-3) PDF
  • Cao, N., Lin, C., Zhu, Q., Lin, Y.-R., Teng, X., Wen, X. (2018). Voila: Visual Anomaly Detection and Monitoring with Streaming Spatiotemporal Data. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG) (doi: 10.1109/TVCG.2017.2744419) PDFvideo

2017

  • He, X., Lin, Y.-R. (2017). Measuring and Monitoring Collective Attention During Shocking Events. EPJ Data Science, 6(30) (doi: 10.1140/epjds/s13688-017-0126-4) PDFdataset
  • Lin, Y.-R., Kennedy, R., Lazer, D. (2017). The Geography of Money and Politics: Population Density, Social Networking and Political Contributions. Research & Politics, 4(4) (doi: 10.1177/2053168017742015) PDFdataset & code
  • Teng, X., Lin, Y.-R., Wen, X. (2017). Anomaly Detection in Dynamic Networks Using Multi-View Time-Series Hypersphere Learning. In Proc. of The 26th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2017) PDFcode
  • Yang, M., Wen, X., Lin, Y.-R., Deng, L. (2017). Quantifying Content Polarization on Twitter. In Proc. of 2017 IEEE International Conference on Collaboration and Internet Computing (IEEE CIC 2017) (Best Student Paper Award) PDF
  • Lin, Y.-R., Margolin, D., Wen, X. (2017). Tracking and Analyzing Individual Distress Following Terrorist Attacks Using Social Media Streams. Risk Analysis (doi:10.1111/risa.12829) PDF
  • He, X., Lu, D., Margolin, D., Wang, M., Idrissi, S., Lin, Y.-R. (2017). The Signals and Noise: Actionable Information in Improvised Social Media Channels During a Disaster. In Proceedings of Web Science 2017 (WebSci 2017) (doi: 10.1145/3091478.3091501) PDFdataset
  • Li, L., Tong, H., Cao, N., Ehrlich, K., Lin, Y.-R., Buchler, N. (2017). Enhancing Team Composition in Professional Networks: Problem Definitions and Fast Solutions. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), 29(3), 613 – 626 (doi: 10.1109/TKDE.2016.2633464)
  • Lopez, C., Farzan, R., Lin, Y.-R. (2017). Connecting Neighbors: The Double-Edged Sword of Mobilization Messaging in Hyper-Local Online Forums. In Proceedings of the 28th ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media (Hypertext 2017)
  • Du, F., Cao, N., Lin, Y.-R., Xu, P., Tong, H. (2017). iSphere: Focus+Context Sphere Visualization for Interactive Large Graph Exploration. In Proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2017) PDF
  • Lopez, C., Farzan, R., Lin, Y.-R. (To Appear). Behind the Myths of Citizen Participation: Identifying Sustainability Factors of Hyper-Local Information Systems. ACM Transactions on Internet Technology (TOIT)
  • Cao, N., Lin, Y.-R., Gotz, D., Du, F. (2017). Z-Glyph: Visualizing Outliers in Multivariate Data. Information Visualization (doi: 10.1177/1473871616686635)

2016

  • Chung, W.-T., Wei, K., Lin, Y.-R., Wen, X. (2016). The Dynamics of Group Risk Perception in the US After Paris Attacks. In Proc. of the 8th International Conference on Social Informatics (SocInfo 2016) (Best Paper Award) (doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-47880-7_11) PDF
  • Wen, X., Lin, Y.-R., Pelechrinis, K. (2016). PairFac: Event Analytics through Discriminant Tensor Factorization. In Proc. of The 25th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2016) (doi: 10.1145/2983323.2983837) PDFdataset
  • Cao, N., Shi, C., Lin, S., Lu, J., Lin, Y.-R., Lin, C.-Y. (2016). TargetVue: Visual Analysis of Anomalous User Behaviors in Online Communication Systems. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG), 22(1) (doi: 10.1109/TVCG.2015.2467196) PDFvideo
  • Parra, D., Trattner, C., Gomez, D., Hurtado, M., Wen, X., Lin, Y.-R. (2016). Twitter in Academic Events: A Study of Temporal Usage, Communication, Sentimental and Topical Patterns in 16 Computer Science Conferences Computer Communications. Computer Communications, 73, 301–314 (doi: 10.1016/j.comcom.2015.07.001)
  • Zhang, K., Lin, Y.-R., Pelechrinis, K. (2016). EigenTransitions with Hypothesis Testing: The Anatomy of Urban Mobility. In Proceedings of the 10th International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM 2016) PDF
  • Sahebi, S., Lin, Y.-R., Brusilovsky, P. (2016). Tensor Factorization for Student Modeling and Performance Prediction in Unstructured Domain. In Proceedings of The 9th International Conference on Educational Data Mining (EDM 2016) PDF
  • Cao, N., Lin, Y.-R., Du, F., Wang, D. (2016). Episogram: Visual Summarization of Egocentric Social Interactions. IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications (CG&A), PP(99) (doi: 10.1109/MCG.2015.73)
  • Lu, Z., Lin, Y.-R., Huang, X., Xiong, N., Fang, Z. (2016). Visual Topic Discovering, Tracking and Summarization from Social Media Streams. Multimedia Tools and Applications (doi: 10.1007/s11042-016-3877-1)
  • Wen, X., Lin, Y.-R. (2016). Sensing Distress Following A Terrorist Event. In 2016 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling & Prediction and Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS 2016) (doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-39931-7_36) PDF
  • Jin, D., Wang, M., Lin, Y.-R. (2016). TELELINK: Link Prediction in Social Network Based on Multiplex Cohesive Structures. In 2016 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling & Prediction and Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS 2016) (doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-39931-7_17)
  • Wang, M., Lin, Y.-R. (2016). Link Prediction via Multi-Hashing Framework. In 2016 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling & Prediction and Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS 2016) (doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-39931-7_16)
  • Wen, X., Lu, D., Lin, Y.-R., Lopez, C. (2016). The Roles of Information Seeking Dynamics in Sustaining the Community Participation. In Proceedings of 2016 IEEE International Conference on Collaboration and Internet Computing (IEEE CIC 2016)
  • Liu, Z., Lin, Y.-R., Wang, M., Lu, Z. (2016). Discovering Opinion Changes in Online Reviews via Learning Fine-Grained Sentiments. In Proceedings of 2016 IEEE International Conference on Collaboration and Internet Computing (IEEE CIC 2016) (doi: 10.1109/CIC.2016.015)
  • Farzan, R., Lu, D., Lin, Y.-R. (2016). What Happens Offline Stays Offline? Identifiers of the Sustainability of Hybrid Social Web Systems. In Proceedings of the 27th ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media (Hypertext 2016)
  • Lu, Z., Lin, Y.-R., Zhang, Q., Chen, M. (2016). Classifying Questions into Fine-Grained Categories Using Topic Enriching. In Proceedings of 17th International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IEEE IRI 2016)

2015

  • Lin, Y.-R., Margolin, D., Lazer, D. (2015). Uncovering Social Semantics From Textual Traces: A Theory-Driven Approach and Evidence From Public Statements of U.S. Members of Congress. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (JASIST) (doi: 10.1002/asi.23540) PDF
  • Toole, J., Lin, Y.-R., Muehlegger, E., Shoag, D., Gonzalez, M., Lazer, D. (2015). Tracking Employment Shocks Using Mobile Phone Data. Journal of the Royal Society Interface (J. R. Soc. Interface), 12(107) (doi: 10.1098/rsif.2015.0185) PDF
  • Wen, X., Lin, Y.-R. (2015). Information Seeking and Responding Networks in Physical Gatherings: A Case Study of Academic Conferences in Twitter. In Proceedings of the 2015 ACM on Conference on Online Social Networks (COSN 2015), pp.197–208 (doi: 10.1145/2817946.2817960) PDFdataset
  • Margolin, D., Liao, D., Lin, Y.-R. (2015). Conversing in Reflective Glory: A Systematic Study Using National Football League Games. In Proceedings of the 9th International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM 2015) PDF
  • Cao, N., Lin, Y.-R., Gotz, D. (2015). UnTangle Map: Visual Analysis of Probabilistic Multi-Label Data. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG), PP(99) (doi: 10.1109/TVCG.2015.2424878)
  • Du, F., Cao, N., Zhao, J., Lin, Y.-R. (2015). Trajectory Bundling for Animated Transitions. In Proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2015) PDF
  • Cao, N., Lin, Y.-R., Li, L., Tong, H. (2015). G-Miner: Interactive Visual Group Mining on Multivariate Graphs. In Proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2015) PDF
  • Li, L., Tong, H., Cao, N., Ehrlich, K., Lin, Y.-R., Buchler, N. (2015). Replacing the Irreplaceable: Fast Algorithms for Team Member Recommendation. In Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on World Wide Web (WWW 2015) PDF
  • Lopez, C., Lin, Y.-R., Farzan, R. (2015). What Makes Hyper-Local Online Discussion Forums Sustainable?. In Proceedings of 48th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2015) (Honorable Mention Award) PDF
  • Margolin, D., Goodman, S., Keegan, B., Lin, Y.-R., Lazer, D. (2015). Wiki-Worthy: Collective Judgment of Candidate Notability. Information, Communication and Society (doi: 10.1080/1369118X.2015.1069871)

2014

  • Lin, Y.-R., Margolin, D. (2014). The Ripple of Fear, Sympathy and Solidarity During the Boston Bombings. EPJ Data Science, 3(1), 31 (doi: 10.1140/epjds/s13688-014-0031-z) PDF
  • Lin, Y.-R., Keegan, B., Margolin, D., Lazer, D. (2014). Rising Tides or Rising Stars?: Dynamics of Shared Attention on Twitter during Media Events. PLoS ONE, 9(5), e94093 (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0094093) PDF
  • Lin, Y.-R., Cao, N., Gotz, D., Lu, L. (2014). UnTangle: Visual Mining for Data with Uncertain Multi-Labels via Triangle Map. In 2014 IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM 2014), pp.340–349 (doi: 10.1109/ICDM.2014.24) PDF
  • Guerra, J., Sahebi, S., Lin, Y.-R., Brusilovsky, P. (2014). The Problem Solving Genome: Analyzing Sequential Patterns of Student Work with Parameterized Exercises. In Proceedings of The 7th International Conference on Educational Data Mining (EDM 2014) PDF
  • Lin, Y.-R. (2014). Assessing Sentiment Segregation in Urban Communities. In International Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom 2014) PDF
  • Lin, Y.-R., Margolin, D., Lazer, D. (2014). Tracing Coordination and Cooperation Structures via Semantic Burst Detection. EAI Endorsed Transactions on Collaborative Computing, 1(2), e7 (doi: 10.4108/cc.1.2.e7) PDF
  • Cao, N., Lu, L., Lin, Y.-R., Wang, F., Wen, Z. (2014). SocialHelix: Visual Analysis of Sentiment Divergence in Social Media. Journal of Visualization, 1–15 (doi: 10.1007/s12650-014-0246-x) PDF
  • Zhao, J., Cao, N., Wen, Z., Song, Y., Lin, Y.-R., Collins, C. (2014). #FluxFlow: Visual Analysis of Anomalous Information Spreading on Social Media. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG), 20(12), 1773–1782 (doi: 10.1109/TVCG.2014.2346922) (Honorable Mention Award in VAST 2014)
  • Lin, Y.-R. (2014). The Ripples of Fear, Comfort and Community Identity During the Boston Bombings. In iConference 2014 (doi: 10.9776/14331)
  • Wen, X., Lin, Y.-R., Trattner, C., Parra, D. (2014). Twitter in Academic Conferences: Usage, Networking and Participation over Time. In Proceedings of the 25th ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media (Hypertext 2014), pp.285–290 (doi: 10.1145/2631775.2631826) PDF
  • Jin, L., Zhang, K., Lu, J., Lin, Y.-R. (2014). Towards Understanding the Gamification upon Users' Scores in a Location-Based Social Network. Multimedia Tools and Applications, 1–25 (doi: 10.1007/s11042-014-2317-3)
  • Jin, L., Long, X., Zhang, K., Lin, Y.-R., Joshi, J. (2014). Characterizing Users' Check-in Activities Using Their Scores in a Location-Based Social Network. Multimedia Systems, 1–12 (doi: 10.1007/s00530-014-0395-8)
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