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Yu-Ru Lin
Yu-Ru Lin Assistant Professor
Information Sciences Building, Room 710 412-624-9470


Institution of highest degree:
PhD, Arizona State University

Research Interests

Human and social dynamics; computational approaches for mining and visualizing large-scale, time-varying, heterogeneous, multi-relational, and semi-structured data.

All Publications

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Recent Publications

Lin, YR and Margolin, D and Wen, X (2017) Tracking and Analyzing Individual Distress Following Terrorist Attacks Using Social Media Streams. Risk Analysis, 37 (8). 1580 - 1605. ISSN 0272-4332

Du, Fan and Cao, Nan and Lin, Yu-Ru and Xu, Panpan and Tong, Hanghang (2017) iSphere: Focus+ Context Sphere Visualization for Interactive Large Graph Exploration. In: the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Pages.

Lu, Z and Lin, YR and Huang, X and Xiong, N and Fang, Z (2017) Visual topic discovering, tracking and summarization from social media streams. Multimedia Tools and Applications, 76 (8). 10855 - 10879. ISSN 1380-7501

Li, L and Tong, H and Cao, N and Ehrlich, K and Lin, YR and Buchler, N (2017) Enhancing Team Composition in Professional Networks: Problem Definitions and Fast Solutions. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, 29 (3). 613 - 626. ISSN 1041-4347

Lin, Yu-Ru and Tong, Hanghang and Tang, Jie and Candan, K. Selcuk (2017) Guest Editorial: Big Scholar Data Discovery and Collaboration. IEEE Transactions on Big Data, 3 (1). 2 - 2.

Cao, Nan and Lin, Yu-Ru and Gotz, David and Du, Fan (2017) Z-Glyph: Visualizing outliers in multivariate data. Information Visualization. 147387161668663 - 147387161668663. ISSN 1473-8716

Liu, Zihang and Lin, Yu-Ru and Wang, Maoquan and Lu, Zhao (2016) Discovering Opinion Changes in Online Reviews via Learning Fine-Grained Sentiments. In: 2016 IEEE 2nd International Conference on Collaboration and Internet Computing (CIC).

Lin, YR and Margolin, D and Lazer, D (2016) 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, 67 (9). 2072 - 2089. ISSN 2330-1635

Cao, Nan and Lin, Yu-Ru and Fan, Du and Dashun, Wang (2016) Episogram: Visual Summarization of Egocentric Social Interactions. IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, PP (99). ISSN 0272-1716

Margolin, DB and Goodman, S and Keegan, B and Lin, YR and Lazer, D (2016) Wiki-worthy: collective judgment of candidate notability. Information Communication and Society, 19 (8). 1029 - 1045. ISSN 1369-118X

Lu, Zhao and Lin, Yu-Ru and Zhang, Qing and Chen, Mengwei (2016) Classifying Questions into Fine-grained categories using Topic Enriching. In: International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IRI 2016), 28-30 Jul 2016, Pittsburgh, United States of America. (In Press)

Tsai, Chun-Hua and Lin, Yu-Ru (2016) Tracing and Predicting Collaboration for Junior Scholars. In: Proceedings of the 25th International Conference Companion on World Wide Web, 11 April 2016 - 15 April 2016, Montreal, Canada.

Cao, N and Lin, YR and Gotz, D (2016) UnTangle Map: Visual analysis of probabilistic multi-label data. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 22 (2). 1149 - 1163. ISSN 1077-2626

Jin, L and Long, X and Zhang, K and Lin, YR and Joshi, J (2016) Characterizing users’ check-in activities using their scores in a location-based social network. Multimedia Systems, 22 (1). 87 - 98. ISSN 0942-4962

Parra, D and Trattner, C and Gómez, D and Hurtado, M and Wen, X and Lin, YR (2016) Twitter in academic events: A study of temporal usage, communication, sentimental and topical patterns in 16 Computer Science conferences. Computer Communications, 73. 301 - 314. ISSN 0140-3664

Cao, Nan and Shi, Conglei and Lin, Sabrina and Lu, Jie and Lin, Yu-Ru and Lin, Ching-Yung (2016) TargetVue: Visual Analysis of Anomalous User Behaviors in Online Communication Systems. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON VISUALIZATION AND COMPUTER GRAPHICS, 22 (1). 280 - 289. ISSN 1077-2626

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. (In Press)

Sahebi, Shaghayegh and Lin, Yu-Ru and Brusilovsky, Peter (2016) Tensor Factorization for Student Modeling and Performance Prediction in Unstructured Domain. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Educational Data Mining. 502 - 506.

Zhang, Ke and Lin, Yu-Ru and Pelechrinis, Konstantinos (2016) EigenTransitions with Hypothesis Testing: The Anatomy of Urban Mobility. In: THE 10TH INTERNATIONAL AAAI CONFERENCE ON WEB AND SOCIAL MEDIA (ICWSM-16), 17 May 2016 - 20 May 2016, Cologne, Germany.

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

Last updated: April 27, 2017