Michael Chau, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
School of Business
Faculty of Business and Economics
The University of Hong Kong

Email: mchau |at| business |dot| hku |dot| hk
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Biography

Michael Chau is currently an Associate Professor in the School of Business at the University of Hong Kong. He received his Ph.D. degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Arizona and a Bachelor degree in Computer Science (Information Systems) from the University of Hong Kong. He is the program coordinator of the BBA(IS)/BEng(CS) program (2006-2009, 2012-present) and has been the Warden of Lee Chi Hung Hall since 2009.

Research and Teaching Interests

Education

Professional Experience

Teaching

Funded Projects

Journal Publications (Refereed)

  1. Xu, J., Chau, M., and Tan, B., "The Development of Social Capital in the Collaboration Network of IS Scholars," Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS), accepted for publication, forthcoming.
  2. Fu, K. W., Chau, M., and Sam, C., "Use of Microblogs in Grassroots Movements in China: Exploring the Role of Online Networking in Public Agenda-Setting," Journal of Information Technology & Politics, accepted for publication, forthcoming.
  3. Li, T. M. H., Chau, M., Wong, P. W. C., and Yip, P. S. F., "Temporal and Computerized Psycholinguistic Analysis of the Blog of a Chinese Adolescent Suicide," Crisis, accepted for publication, forthcoming.
  4. Yan, X., Wang, J., and Chau, M., "Customer Revisit Intention to Restaurants: Evidences from Online Reviews," Information Systems Frontiers (ISF), accepted for publication, forthcoming.
  5. Chau, M., Wong, A. C. P., Wang, M., Lai, S., Chan, K. W. Y., Li, T. M. H., Chu, D., Chan, I. K. W., and Sung, W. K., "Using 3D Virtual Environments to Facilitate Students in Constructivist Learning," Decision Support Systems (DSS), 56, pp. 115-121, 2013.
  6. Chau, M., Sung, W., Lai, S., Wang, M., Wong, A., Chan, K., and Li, T., "Evaluating Students' Perception of a Three-Dimensional Virtual World Learning Environment," Knowledge Management and E-Learning (KM&EL), 5(3), pp. 323-333, 2013.
  7. Chen, X., Guo, C., Chau, M., and Zhou, W., "Characters Usage in Chinese Short Message Service (SMS): A Real-World Study in Mainland China," International Journal of Mobile Communications (IJMC), 11(5), pp. 429-445, 2013.
  8. Li, T. M. H., Chau, M., Wong, P. W. C., Lai, E. S. Y., and Yip, P. S. F., "Evaluation of a Web-based Social Network Electronic Game in Enhancing Mental Health Literacy for Young People," Journal of Medical Internet Research, 15(5):e80, 2013.
  9. Fu, K. W., Chan, C. H., and Chau, M., "Assessing Censorship on Microblogs in China: Discriminatory Keyword Analysis and the Real Name Registration Policy," IEEE Internet Computing, 17(3), pp. 42-50, 2013.
  10. Fu, K. W. and Chau, M., "Reality Check for the Chinese Microblog Space: A Random Sampling Approach," PLOS ONE, 8(3):e58356, 2013.
  11. Fang, X., Hu, P. J., Chau, M., Hu, H., Yang, Z., and O. R. L. Sheng, "A Data-Driven Approach to Measure Web Site Navigability," Journal of Management Information Systems (JMIS), 29(2), pp. 173-212, 2012.
  12. Chau, M. and Xu, J., "Business Intelligence in Blogs: Understanding Consumer Interactions and Communities," MIS Quarterly (MISQ), 36(4), pp. 1189-1216, 2012.
  13. Chau, M., "Visualizing Web Search Results Using Glyphs: Design and Evaluation of a Flower Metaphor," ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems (ACM TMIS), 2(1), pp. 1-27, 2011.
  14. Qiao, S., Li, T., Chau, M., Peng, J., Zhu, Y., and Li, H., "WebScore: An Effective Page Scoring Approach for Uncertain Web Social Networks," International Journal of Computational Intelligence Systems (IJCIS), 4(5), pp. 1012-1021, 2011.
  15. Zeng, D., Wei, D., Chau, M., and Wang, F., "Domain-Specific Chinese Word Segmentation Using Suffix Tree and Mutual Information," Information Systems Frontiers (ISF), 13(1), 115-125, 2011.
  16. Ngai, W. K., Kao, B., Cheng, R., Chau, M., Lee, S. D., Cheung, D. W., Yip, K. Y., "Metric and Trigonometric Pruning for Clustering of Uncertain Data in 2D Geometric Space," Information Systems, 36, 476-497, 2011.
  17. Qiao, S., Tang, C., Jin, H., Long, T., Dai, S., Ku, Y., and Chau, M., "PutMode: Prediction of Uncertain Trajectories in Moving Objects Databases," Applied Intelligence, 33, 370-386, 2010.
  18. Chau, M., Wong, C. H., Zhou, Y., Qin, J., and Chen, H., "Evaluating the Use of Search Engine Development Tools in IT Education," Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), 61(2), 288-299, 2010.
  19. Qiao, S., Tang, C., Jin, H., Dai, S., Chen, X., Chau, M., and Hu, J., "Processing Constrained K-Closest Pairs Queries in Crime Databases," Annals of Information Systems (AoIS), 9, 59-75, 2010.
  20. Chau, M. and Wong, C. H., "Designing the User Interface and Functions of a Search Engine Development Tool," Decision Support Systems (DSS), 48(2), 369-382, 2010.
  21. Chen, H., Li, X., Chau, M., Ho, Y. J. and Tseng, C., "Using Open Web APIs in Teaching Web Mining," IEEE Transactions on Education, 52(4), 482-490, 2009.
  22. Chau, M., Xu, J., Cao, J., Lam, P., Shiu, B., "A Blog Mining Framework," IEEE IT Professional, 11(1), 36-41, 2009.
  23. Chau, M., Lu, Y., Fang, X., and Yang, C. C., "Characteristics of Character Usage in Chinese Web Searching," Information Processing and Management (IP&M), 45, 115-130, 2009.
  24. Chau, M., Qin, J., Zhou, Y., Tseng, C., and Chen, H., "SpidersRUs: Creating Specialized Search Engines in Multiple Languages," Decision Support Systems (DSS), Special Issue on Multilingual Knowledge Management, 45(3), 621-640, 2008.
  25. Roussinov, D. and Chau, M., "Combining Information Seeking Services into a Meta Supply Chain of Facts," Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS), 9(3), 175-199, 2008.
  26. Chau, M. and Chen, H., "A Machine Learning Approach to Web Page Filtering Using Content and Structure Analysis," Decision Support Systems (DSS), 44(2), 482-494, 2008.
  27. Xu, J., Wang, G., Li, J., and Chau, M., "Complex Problem Solving: Identity Matching Based on Social Contextual Information," Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS), 8(10), 525-545, 2007.
  28. Fang, X., Sheng, O. R. L., and Chau, M., "ServiceFinder: A Method Towards Enhancing Service Portals," ACM Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS), 25(4), 2007.
  29. Chau, M., Fang, X., and Yang, C. C., "Web Searching in Chinese: A Study of a Search Engine in Hong Kong," Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), 58(7), 1044-1054, 2007.
  30. Chau, M., Fang, X., and Sheng, O. R. L., "What Are People Searching on Government Web Sites?" Communications of the ACM (CACM), 50(4), 87-92, 2007.
  31. Chau, M. and Chen, H., "Incorporating Web Analysis into Neural Networks: An Example in Hopfield Net Searching," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (Part C), 37(3), 352-358, 2007.
  32. Schroeder, J., Xu, J., Chen, H., and Chau, M., "Automated Criminal Link Analysis Based on Domain Knowledge," Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), 58(6), 842-855, 2007.
  33. Chau, M., Shiu, B., Chan, I., and Chen, H., "Redips: Backlink Search and Analysis on the Web for Business Intelligence Analysis," Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), 58(3), 351-365, 2007.
  34. Chau, M. and Xu, J., "Mining Communities and Their Relationships in Blogs: A Study of Online Hate Groups," International Journal of Human-Computer Studies (IJHCS), Special Issue on Information Security in the Knowledge Economy, 65(1), 57-70, 2007.
  35. Chau, M. and Chan, I., "Refinery of an Internet-based Search Tool: Exploring Perceptions from Information Systems Practitioners," International Journal of Electronic Business (IJEB), 4(5), 350-363, 2006.
  36. Chau, M., Huang, Z., Qin, J., Zhou, Y., and Chen, H., "Building a Scientific Knowledge Web Portal: The NanoPort Experience," Decision Support Systems (DSS), 42(2), 1216-1238, 2006.
  37. Qin, J., Zhou, Y., Chau, M., and Chen, H., "Multilingual Web Retrieval: An Experiment in English-Chinese Business Intelligence," Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), 57(5), 671-683, 2006.
  38. Zhao, J. L., Bi, H. H., Chen, H., Zeng, D. D., Lin, C., and Chau, M., "Process-Driven Collaboration Support for Intra-Agency Crime Analysis," Decision Support Systems (DSS), 41(3), 616-633, 2006.
  39. Chau, M., Fang, X., and Sheng, O. R. L., "Analysis of the Query Logs of a Web Site Search Engine," Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), 56(13), 1363-1376, 2005.
  40. Xiang, Y., Chau, M., Atabakhsh, H., and Chen, H., "Visualizing Criminal Relationships: Comparison of a Hyperbolic Tree and a Hierarchical List," Decision Support Systems (DSS), 41(1), 69-83, 2005.
  41. Lin, M., Chau, M., Cao, J., Nunamaker, J. F., "Automated Video Segmentation for Lecture Videos: A Linguistics-based Approach," International Journal of Technology and Human Interaction (IJTHI), 1(2), 27-45, 2005.
  42. Chen, H. and Chau, M., "Web Mining: Machine Learning for Web Applications," Annual Review of Information Science and Technology (ARIST), 38, 289-329, 2004.
  43. Chen, H., Chung, W., Xu. J., Wang, G., Qin, Y., and Chau, M., "Crime Data Mining: A General Framework and Some Examples," IEEE Computer, 37(4), 50-56, 2004.
  44. Chau, M., Huang, Z., and Chen, H., "Teaching Key Topics in Computer Science and Information Systems through a Search Engine Project," ACM Journal on Educational Resources in Computing (JERIC), 3(3), 1-14, 2003.
  45. Chen, H., Fan, H., Chau, M., and Zeng, D., "Testing a Cancer Meta Spider," International Journal of Human-Computer Studies (IJHCS), 59(5), 755-776, 2003.
  46. Chau, M. and Chen, H., "Comparison of Three Vertical Search Spiders," IEEE Computer, 36(5), 56-62, 2003.
  47. Chen, H., Lally, A. M., Zhu, B., and Chau, M., "HelpfulMed: Intelligent Searching for Medical Information over the Internet," Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), Special Issue on Web Retrieval and Mining, 54(7), 683-694, 2003.
  48. Chau, M., Zeng, D., Chen, H., Huang, M., and Hendriawan, D., "Design and Evaluation of a Multi-agent Collaborative Web Mining System," Decision Support Systems (DSS), Special Issue on Web Retrieval and Mining, 35(1), 167-183, 2003.
  49. Chen, H., Chau, M., and Zeng, D., "CI Spider: A Tool for Competitive Intelligence on the Web," Decision Support Systems (DSS), 34(1), 1-17, 2002.
  50. Chen, H., Fan, H., Chau, M., and Zeng, D., "MetaSpider: Meta-Searching and Categorization on the Web," Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), 52(13), 1134-1147, 2001.

Journal Publications (Non-refereed)

  1. Chau, M., Ball, G., Huang, J., Chen, J., and Zhao, J. L., "Global IT and IT-Enabled Services", Information Systems Frontiers (ISF), 13(3), 115-125, 2011.
  2. Chen, H., Chau, M., and Li, S. H., "Enterprise Risk and Security Management: Data, Text and Web Mining," Decision Support Systems (DSS), 50(4), 649-650, 2011.
  3. Cheng, R., Chau, M., Garofalakis, M., and Yu, J. X., "Mining Large Uncertain and Probabilistic Databases," IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (IEEE TKDE), 22(9), 1201-1202, 2010.
  4. Chau, M., Zeng, D., and Tanniru, M., "Editorial: Special Issue on WEB 2006," Information Systems and e-Business Management (ISeB), 6(4), 317-319, 2008.
  5. Cheung, Y. M. and Chau, M., "Hong Kong Chapter Report," IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine, 3(2), 18-20, 2008.
  6. Chau, M. and Sugumaran, V., "Editorial: Special Issue on Advances in e-Business Research - Papers from the Fifth Workshop on Electronic Business (WEB 2006)," International Journal of Electronic Business (IJEB), 6(1), 1-3, 2008.
  7. Chau, M., "Searching and Mining the Web for Personalized and Specialized Information," ACM SIGIR Forum, 39(1), 57, 2005.

Edited Books

  1. Chau, M., Chen, H., Wang, G. A., and Wang, J. H., Proceedings of the Pacific Asia Workshop on Intelligence and Security Informatics 2014, Springer (LNCS 8440), August 2014.
  2. Wang, G. A., Zheng, X., Chau, M., and Chen, H., Proceedings of the Pacific Asia Workshop on Intelligence and Security Informatics 2013, Springer (LNCS 8039), August 2013.
  3. Chau, M., Wang, G. A., Yue, W. T., and Chen, H., Proceedings of the Pacific Asia Workshop on Intelligence and Security Informatics 2012, Springer (LNCS 7299), May 2012.
  4. Chau, M., Wang, G. A., Zheng, X., Chen, H., Zeng, D., and Mao, W., Proceedings of the Pacific Asia Workshop on Intelligence and Security Informatics 2011, Springer (LNCS 6749), July 2011.
  5. Chen, H., Chau, M., Li, S. H., Urs, S., Srinivasa, S., and Wang, G. A., Proceedings of the Pacific Asia Workshop on Intelligence and Security Informatics 2010, Springer (LNCS 6122), June 2010.
  6. Chen, H., Yang, C. C., Chau, M., Li, S. H., Proceedings of the Pacific Asia Workshop on Intelligence and Security Informatics 2009, Springer (LNCS 5477), April 2009.
  7. Yang, C. C., Chen, H., Chau, M., Chang, K., Lang, S. D.., Chen, P. S., Hsieh, R., Zeng, D., Wang F., Carley, K., Mao, W., and Zhan, J., Proceedings of the Intelligence and Security Informatics Workshops, PAISI, PACCF and SOCO 2008, Springer (LNCS 5075), June 2008.
  8. Yang, C. C., Zeng, D., Chau, M., Chang, K., Yang, Q., Cheng, X., Wang, J., Wang, F., and Chen, H., Proceedings of the Pacific Asia Workshop on Intelligence and Security Informatics 2007, Springer (LNCS 4430), April 2007.
  9. Tanniru, M., Liang, T. P., Shaw, M. J., Zeng, D., Chau, M., and Hwang, S. Y., Proceedings of the AIS SIG-eBiz Workshop on E-Business 2006, Westing Publishing, December 2006.
  10. Chen, H., Wang, F., Yang, C. C., Zeng, D., Chau, M., and Chang, K., Proceedings of the Workshop on Intelligence and Security Informatics 2006, Springer (LNCS 3917), April 2006.

Book Chapters

  1. Li, T. M. H., Xu, J., and Chau, M., "Competition Within and Between Communities Within and Across Social Networks," in R. Alhajj and J. Rokne (Eds), Encyclopedia of Social Network Analysis and Mining, Springer, forthcoming.
  2. Chau, M., Lu, Y., Fang, X., and Yang, C. C., "Processing and Analysis of Search Query Logs in Chinese," in J. Jansen, A. Spink, and I. Taksa (Eds), Handbook of Web Log Analysis, Idea Group, October 2008, pp. 378-388.
  3. Chau, M. and Xu, J., "Using Web Mining and Social Network Analysis to Study the Emergence of Cyber Communities in Blogs," in H. Chen, E. Reid, J. Sinai, A. Silke, and B. Ganor (Eds), Terrorism Informatics: Knowledge Management and Data Mining for Homeland Security, Springer, 2008, pp. 473-494.
  4. Eggers, S., Huang, Z., Chen, H., Yan, L., Larson, C., Rashid, A., Chau, M., and Lin, C., "Mapping Medical Informatics Research," in H. Chen, S. Fuller, A. T. McCray, and W. Hersh (Eds), Medical Informatics: Knowledge Management and Data Mining in Biomedicine, Springer, 2005, pp. 35-62.
  5. Chau, M. and Chen, H. "Personalized and Focused Web Spiders," in N. Zhong, J. Liu, Y. Yao (Eds), Web Intelligence, Springer-Verlag, February 2003, pp. 197-217.
  6. Hauck, R. V., Chau, M., and Chen, H. "COPLINK - Arming Law Enforcement with New Knowledge Management Technologies," in W. McIver and A. Elmagarmid (Eds), Advances in Digital Government: Technology, Human Factors, and Policy, Kluwer Academic Publishers, April 2002, pp. 163-179.

Conference Publications

  1. Li, T. M. H., Ng, B. C. M., Chau, M., Wong, P. W. C., and Yip, P. S. F., "Collective Intelligence for Suicide Surveillance in Web Forums" in Proceedings of the Pacific Asia Workshop on Intelligence and Security Informatics (PAISI 2013), Beijing, China, August 3-4, 2013.
  2. Yue, W. T., Tsang, A., and Chau, M., "An Analysis of Post Contributions in the Hacker Community" in Proceedings of the Workshop on E-Business (WEB 2012), Orlando, Florida, USA, December 15, 2012.
  3. Tsang, A., Zhang, X., Yue, W. T., and Chau, M., "Dissecting the Learning Behaviors in Hacker Forums" in Proceedings of the Workshop on Business Processes and Services (BPS 2012), Orlando, Florida, USA, December 15, 2012.
  4. Li, T. M. H., Chau, M., Wong, P. W. C., and Yip, P. S. F., "A Hybrid System for Online Detection of Emotional Distress" in Proceedings of the Pacific Asia Workshop on Intelligence and Security Informatics (PAISI 2012), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 29, 2012.
  5. Lee, A. and Chau, M., "The Impact of Query Suggestion in E-Commerce Websites," in Proceedings of the Workshop on E-Business (WEB 2011), Shanghai, China, December 4, 2011.
  6. Chau, M. "Friend Suggestion and Friend Browsing in Web 2.0 Applications," in Proceedings of the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2010), Lima, Peru, August 12-15, 2010.
  7. Chau, M., Lee, C. K., Chan, C. W., and Cheng, E., "Data Analysis for Healthcare: A Case Study in Blood Donation Center Analysis," in Proceedings of the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2010), Lima, Peru, August 12-15, 2010.
  8. Zhu, B. and Chau, M., "Understanding Awareness Diffusion in Microblogging," in Proceedings of the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2010), Lima, Peru, August 12-15, 2010.
  9. Zhu, B., Luo, X., Ma., J., and Chau, M., "Finding Treasures from Your Trash," in Proceedings of the Joint Conference on eServices and Business Intelligence (JCeSBI 2010), Chengdu, China, June 4-6, 2010.
  10. Park, T., Li, J., Zhao, H. and Chau, M., "Analyzing Writing Styles of Bloggers with Different Opinions," in Proceedings of the 19th Annual Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems (WITS'09), Phoenix, Arizona, USA, December 14-15, 2009.
  11. Cao, J., Knotts, T., Xu., J. and Chau, M., "Word of Mouth Marketing through Online Social Networks," in Proceedings of the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2009), San Francisco, California, USA, August 6-9, 2009.
  12. Yang, B. and Chau, M., "Online Auction Price Prediction: A Bayesian Updating Framework Based on Feedback History," in Proceedings of the Seventh Workshop on E-Business (WEB 2008), Paris, France, December 13, 2008.
  13. Lu, Y., Chau, M., and Chau, P., "The Impacts of Trust on the Effectiveness of Search Engine Advertising," in Proceedings of the Seventh Workshop on E-Business (WEB 2008), Paris, France, December 13, 2008.
  14. Zeng, D., Wei, D., Chau, M. and Wang, F. Y., "Chinese Word Segmentation for Terrorism-related Contents," in Proceedings of the Pacific Asia Workshop on Intelligence and Security Informatics (PAISI 2008), Taipei, Taiwan, June 17, 2008.
  15. Chau, M. and Xu, J., "Studying Customer Groups from Blogs," in Proceedings of the Sixth Workshop on E-Business (WEB 2007), Montreal, Quebec, Canada, December 9, 2007.
  16. Chau, M., Chau, P. Y. K., and Hu, P. "Incorporating Hyperlink Analysis in Web Page Clustering," in Proceedings of the Sixth Workshop on E-Business (WEB 2007), Montreal, Quebec, Canada, December 9, 2007.
  17. Ngai, W. K., Kao, B., Chui, C. K., Cheng, R., Chau, M., and Yip, K. Y. "Efficient Clustering of Uncertain Data," in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM 2006), Hong Kong, December 18-22, 2006.
  18. Xu, J. and Chau, M. "The Social Identity of IS: Analyzing the Collaboration Network of the ICIS Conferences (1980-2005)," in Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2006), Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, December 10-13, 2006.
  19. Xu, J. and Chau, M. "Mining Communities of Bloggers: A Case Study on Cyber-hate," in Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2006), Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, December 10-13, 2006.
  20. Fang, X., Chau, M., Hu, P. J., Yang, Z., and Sheng, O. R. L., "Web Mining-Based Objective Metrics for Measuring Website Navigability," in Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2006), Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, December 10-13, 2006.
  21. Lu, Y. and Chau, M., "The Effects of Sponsored Links on Consumers' Information Processing Behavior in Comparison Shopping Engines," in Proceedings of the Fifth Workshop on E-Business (WEB 2006), Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, December 9, 2006.
  22. Lu, Y. and Chau, M., Fang, X., and Yang, C. C., "Analysis of the Bilingual Queries in a Chinese Web Search Engine," in Proceedings of the Fifth Workshop on E-Business (WEB 2006), Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, December 9, 2006.
  23. Chau, M. and Xu, J. "A Framework for Locating and Analyzing Hate Groups in Blogs," in Proceedings of the Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2006), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, July 6-9, 2006, pp. 1528-1549. Awarded Best Conference Paper out of 302 submissions.
  24. Lu, Y., Chau, M., and Fang, X. "Mining the Query Logs of a Chinese Web Search Engine for Character Usage Analysis," in Proceedings of the Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2006), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, July 6-9, 2006, pp. 346-354.
  25. Chau, M., Cheng, R., Kao, B., and Ng, J. "Uncertain Data Mining: An Example in Clustering Location Data," in Proceedings of the Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (PAKDD 2006), Singapore, April 9-12, 2006, pp. 199-204.
  26. Roussinov, D. and Chau, M., "Designing a Web Fact Seeking Engine for Business Intelligence: A Meta Approach," in Proceedings of the First Design Science Research in Information Systems and Technology (DESRIST 2006), Claremont, California, USA, February 24-25, 2006, pp. 133-143.
  27. Roussinov, D. and Chau, M., "Web Fact Seeking Meta Engine for Business Information Needs," in Proceedings of the Fifteenth Annual Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems (WITS'05), Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, December 10-11, 2005.
  28. Chau, M., Shiu, B., Chan, I., and Chen, H., "Automated Identification of Web Communities for Business Intelligence Analysis," in Proceedings of the Fourth Workshop on E-Business (WEB 2005), Las Vegas, USA, December 10, 2005.
  29. Chau, M., Cheng, R., and Kao, B., "Uncertain Data Mining: A New Research Direction," in Proceedings of the Workshop on the Sciences of the Artificial (WSA 2005), Hualien, Taiwan, December 7-8, 2005.
  30. Chau, M. and Chan, I., "A Refinery of an Internet-Based Search Tool - Exploring Perceptions from Information Systems Practitioners," in Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Electronic Business (ICEB 2005), Hong Kong, December 5-9, 2005.
  31. Roussinov, D. and Chau, M., Filatova, E., Robles, J., "Building on Redundancy: Factoid Question Answering, Robust Retrieval and the 'Other'" in Proceedings of the Text Retrieval Conference (TREC 2005), November 15-18, 2005.
  32. Chau, M., Qin, J., Zhou, Y., Tseng, C., and Chen, H., "SpidersRUs: Automated Development of Vertical Search Engines in Different Domains and Languages," in Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL'05), Denver, Colorado, USA, June 7-11, 2005, pp. 110-111.
  33. Chau, M. and Chen, H., "Using Content-based and Link-based Analysis in Building Vertical Search Engines," in Proceedings of the International Conference on Asian Digital Libraries (ICADL'04), Shanghai, China, December 13-17, 2004, pp. 515-518.
  34. Chau, M., "Applying Web Analysis in Web Page Filtering," in Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL'04), Tucson, Arizona, USA, June 7-11, 2004, p. 376.
  35. Qin, J., Zhou, Y., and Chau, M., "Building Domain-Specific Web Collections for Scientific Digital Libraries: A Meta-Search Enhanced Focused Crawling Method," in Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL'04), Tucson, Arizona, USA, June 7-11, 2004, pp. 135-141.
  36. Zhou, Y., Qin, J., Chau, M., and Chen H., "Experiments on Chinese-English Cross-Language Retrieval at NTCIR-4," in Proceedings of the Fourth NTCIR Workshop Meeting (NTCIR-4), Tokyo, Japan, June 2-4, 2004.
  37. Lin, M., Nunamaker, J. F., Chau, M., and Chen, H., "Segmentation of Lecture Videos Based on Text: A Method Combining Multiple Linguistic Features," in Proceedings of the Thirty-Seventh Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-37), Big Island, Hawaii, USA, January 5-8, 2004.
  38. Qin, J., Zhou, Y., Chau, M., and Chen, H., "Supporting Multilingual Information Retrieval in Web Applications: An English-Chinese Web Portal Experiment," in Proceedings of the International Conference on Asian Digital Libraries (ICADL 2003), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, December 8-11, 2003.
  39. Zeng, D., Chen, H., Daspit, D., Shan, F., Nandiraju, S., Chau, M., and Lin, C., "COPLINK Agent: An Architecture for Information Monitoring and Sharing in Law Enforcement," in Proceedings of the NSF/NIJ Symposium on Intelligence and Security Informatics (ISI), Tucson, Arizona, USA, June 2-3, 2003, pp. 281-295.
  40. Qin, J., Huang, Z., Zhou, Y., Chau, M., Tseng, C., Yip, A., Ng, T. G., Guo, F., Chen, Z. K., and Chen, H., "NanoPort: A Knowledge Portal for Nanoscale Science and Engineering," in Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL'03), Houston, Texas, USA, May 27-31, 2003, p. 387.
  41. Chen, H., Chung, W., Qin, Y., Chau, M., Xu, J. J., Wang, G., Zheng, R., and Atabakhsh, H., "Crime Data Mining: An Overview and Case Studies," in Proceedings of the National Conference for Digital Government Research (dg.o 2003), Boston, Massachusetts, USA, May 18-21, 2003, pp. 45-48.
  42. Chen, H., Atabakhsh, H., Petersen, T., Schroeder, J., Buetow, T., Chaboya, L., O'Toole, C., Chau, M., Cushna, T., Casey, D., and Huang, Z., "COPLINK Visualization for Crime Analysis," in Proceedings of the National Conference for Digital Government Research (dg.o 2003), Boston, Massachusetts, USA, May 18-21, 2003, pp. 261-266.
  43. Chau, M., Chen, H., Qin, J., Zhou, Y., Qin, Y., Sung, W. K., and McDonald, D., "Comparison of Two Approaches to Building a Vertical Search Tool: A Case Study in the Nanotechnology Domain," in Proceedings of The Second ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL'02), Portland, Oregon, USA, July 14-18, 2002, pp. 135-144.
  44. Chau, M., Chen, H., Qin, J., Zhou, Y., Sung, W. K., Chen, Y., Qin, Y., McDonald, D., Lally, A., and Landon, M., "NanoPort: A Web Portal for Nanoscale Science and Technology," in Proceedings of The Second ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL'02), Portland, Oregon, USA, July 14-18, 2002, p. 373.
  45. Chau, M., Xu, J. J., and Chen, H. "Extracting Meaningful Entities from Police Narrative Reports," in Proceedings of the National Conference for Digital Government Research (dg.o 2002), Los Angeles, California, USA, May 19-22, 2002, pp. 271-275.
  46. Chau, M., Zeng, D., and Chen, H. "Personalized Spiders for Web Search and Analysis," in Proceedings of the First ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL'01), Roanoke, Virginia, USA, June 24-28, 2001, pp. 79-87.
  47. Atabakhsh, H., Schroeder, J., Chen, H., Chau, M., Xu, J., Zhang, J., and Bi, H., "COPLINK Knowledge Management for Law Enforcement: Text Analysis, Visualization and Collaboration," in Proceedings of the National Conference for Digital Government Research (dg.o 2001), Los Angeles, California, USA, May 21-23, 2001.
  48. Chau, M., Atabakhsh, H., Zeng, D., and Chen, H., "Building an Infrastructure for Law Enforcement Information Sharing and Collaboration: Design Issues and Challenges," in Proceedings of the National Conference for Digital Government Research (dg.o 2001), Los Angeles, California, USA, May 21-23, 2001.
  49. Yen, J., Chung, A., Ho, H., Tam, B., Lau, R., Chau, M., and Hwang, K., "Collaborative and Scalable Financial Analysis with Multi-agent Technology," in Proceedings of the Thirty-Second Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-32), Maui, Hawaii, USA, January 5-8, 1999.

Conference Presentations (Abstracts)

  1. Fu, K. W., Sam, C., and Chau, M., "Power of Retweeting During Mass Incidents in China," presented at Chinese Internet Research Conference (abstract), Washington D.C., USA, May 23-24, 2011.
  2. Chau, M., Wang, M., Wong, A. C. P., and Lai, S., "Exploring the Use of Three-Dimensional Virtual Worlds for Teaching and Learning Activities," presented at Enhancing Learning Experiences in Higher Education: International Conference (abstract), Hong Kong, December 2-3, 2010.
  3. Lee, C. K., Chau, M., and Lin, C. K., "Addressing Service Demand in Blood Transfusion Service - Working at the Source Level," presented at the 31st International Conference of the ISBT (abstract), Berlin, Germany, June 26 - July 1, 2010.
  4. Hung, A. T. F., Chau, M., and Lee, C. K., "Chinese Perception of Blood Donation Promotional Strategies," presented at the AABB Annual Meeting 2009 (abstract), New Orleans, USA, October 24-27, 2009.
  5. Chau, M., "Blog Mining: Extracting Knowledge from Blogs," presented at the INFORMS International Conference (INFORMS 2006) (abstract), Hong Kong, June 25-28, 2006.
  6. Chau, M. and Yen, B., "Lift Scheduling: A Machine Learning Approach," presented at the INFORMS International Conference (INFORMS 2006) (abstract), Hong Kong, June 25-28, 2006.
  7. Chau, M., "Spidering and Filtering Web Pages for Vertical Search Engines," presented at the Americas Conference on Information Systems, AMCIS 2002 Doctoral Consortium, Dallas, Texas, August 8-11, 2002.

Research Postgraduate Student Supervision

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