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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.

All Publications

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Recent Publications

Farzan, Rosta and Burton, Matthew C and Acker, Amelia and Allen, Warren (2016) Advanced topics in sociotechnical systems: methods and concepts of trace data. iSchools, IConference 2016 Proceedings.

Farzan, Rosta and Lu, Di and Lin, Yu-Ru (2016) What Happens Offline Stays Offline? Identifiers of the Sustainability of Hybrid Social Web Systems. In: Proceedings of the ACM conference on Hypertext and Social Media. , 10-13 Jul 2016 , Halifax, Canada.

Lee, Myeong and Farzan, Rosta and Butler, Brian S (2016) This Is Not Just a Caf{'e}: Toward Capturing the Dynamics of Urban Places. In: Tenth International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media, 17 May 2016 - 17 May 2016, Cologne, Germany.

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