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Rosta Farzan
Rosta Farzan Assistant Professor
Information Sciences Building, Room 709 412-624-9197 rfarzan@pitt.edu http://www.sis.pitt.edu/~rfarzan

Biography

Institution of highest degree:
PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Research Interests

Socialization of Newcomers, participation and commitment in online communities, social navigation and social information filtering, social Web technologies, personalized information access, community-based user modeling.

Recent Publications

Farzan, R. and Brusilovsky, P (2010). Encouraging user participation in a course recommender system: an impact on user behavior. Journal of Computers in Human Behavior, 27(1): 276-284.

Farzan, R., Pal, A., Kraut, R. and Konstan, J. (2012). Socializing volunteers in an online community: A field experiment. In proceedings of the ACM conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW 2012). ACM Press.

Dabbish, L., Farzan, R., Kraut, R., and Postmes, T. (2012). Fresh faces in the crowd: turnover, identity, and commitment in online groups. In proceedings of the ACM conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW 2012). ACM Press.

Last updated: April 27, 2017