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2019

Achievement and friends: Key factors of player retention vary across player levels in online multiplayer games

Park, K., Cha, M., Kwak, H. & Chen, K. T., 1 Jan 2019, 26th International World Wide Web Conference 2017, WWW 2017 Companion. International World Wide Web Conferences Steering Committee, p. 445-453 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Citations (Scopus)

Confusion prediction from eye-tracking data: Experiments with machine learning

Salminen, J., Kwak, H., Jung, S. G., Nagpal, M., An, J. & Jansen, B. J., 24 Mar 2019, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Information Systems and Technologies, ICIST 2019. Association for Computing Machinery, a5. (ACM International Conference Proceeding Series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Detecting toxicity triggers in online discussions

Almerekhi, H., Jansen, B. J., Kwak, H. & Salminen, J., 12 Sep 2019, HT 2019 - Proceedings of the 30th ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 291-292 2 p. (HT 2019 - Proceedings of the 30th ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Gender and Racial Diversity in Commercial Brands’ Advertising Images on Social Media

An, J. & Kwak, H., 1 Jan 2019, Social Informatics - 11th International Conference, SocInfo 2019, Proceedings. Weber, I., Darwish, K. M., Wagner, C., Wagner, C., Flöck, F., Zagheni, E., Aref, S. & Nelson, L. (eds.). Springer, p. 79-94 16 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11864 LNCS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

I would not plant apple trees if the world will be wiped: Analyzing hundreds of millions of behavioral records of players during an MMORPG beta test

Kang, A. R., Blackburn, J., Kwak, H. & Kim, H. K., 1 Jan 2019, 26th International World Wide Web Conference 2017, WWW 2017 Companion. International World Wide Web Conferences Steering Committee, p. 435-444 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2018

Assessing the accuracy of four popular face recognition tools for inferring gender, age, and race

Jung, S. G., An, J., Kwak, H., Salminen, J. & Jansen, B., 1 Jan 2018, 12th International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media, ICWSM 2018. AAAI press, p. 624-627 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

5 Citations (Scopus)

Automatically conceptualizing social media analytics data via personas

Jung, S. G., Salminen, J., An, J., Kwak, H. & Jansen, B., 1 Jan 2018, 12th International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media, ICWSM 2018. AAAI press, p. 715-716 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Citations (Scopus)

Automatic Persona Generation (APG): A rationale and demonstration

Jung, S. G., Salminen, J., Kwak, H., An, J. & Jansen, B., 1 Feb 2018, CHIIR 2018 - Proceedings of the 2018 Conference on Human Information Interaction and Retrieval. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, Vol. 2018-March. p. 321-324 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Citations (Scopus)

Combining behaviors and demographics to segment online audiences: Experiments with a youtube channel

Jansen, B., Jung, S. G., Salminen, J., An, J. & Kwak, H., 1 Jan 2018, Internet Science - 5th International Conference, INSCI 2018, Proceedings. Bodrunova, S. S. (ed.). Springer Verlag, p. 141-153 13 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11193 LNCS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Findings of a user study of automatically generated personas

Salminen, J., Jung, S. G., An, J., Kwak, H. & Jansen, B., 20 Apr 2018, CHI 2018 - Extended Abstracts of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems: Engage with CHI. Association for Computing Machinery, Vol. 2018-April. LBW097

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

5 Citations (Scopus)

Fixation and confusion – investigating eye-tracking participants’ exposure to information in personas

Salminen, J., Jung, S. G., Jansen, B., Nielsen, L., An, J. & Kwak, H., 1 Feb 2018, CHIIR 2018 - Proceedings of the 2018 Conference on Human Information Interaction and Retrieval. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, Vol. 2018-March. p. 110-119 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

4 Citations (Scopus)

"Is more better?": Impact of multiple photos on perception of persona profiles

Salminen, J., An, J., Nielsen, L., Kwak, H., Jung, S. G. & Jansen, B., 20 Apr 2018, CHI 2018 - Extended Abstracts of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems: Engage with CHI. Association for Computing Machinery, Vol. 2018-April.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

4 Citations (Scopus)

Persona perception scale: Developing and validating an instrument for human-like representations of data

Salminen, J., Kwak, H., Santos, J. M., Jung, S. G., An, J. & Jansen, B., 20 Apr 2018, CHI 2018 - Extended Abstracts of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems: Engage with CHI. Association for Computing Machinery, Vol. 2018-April. LBW075

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

5 Citations (Scopus)

Semaxis: A lightweight framework to characterize domain-specific word semantics beyond sentiment

An, J., Kwak, H. & Ahn, Y. Y., 1 Jan 2018, ACL 2018 - 56th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Proceedings of the Conference (Long Papers). Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 2450-2461 12 p. (ACL 2018 - 56th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Proceedings of the Conference (Long Papers); vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Convergence of media attention across 129 countries

An, J., Aldarbesti, H. & Kwak, H., 1 Jan 2017, Social Informatics - 9th International Conference, SocInfo 2017, Proceedings. Springer Verlag, p. 159-168 10 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 10540 LNCS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Citation (Scopus)

Culturally-grounded analysis of everyday creativity in social media: A case study in qatari context

Harrell, D. F., Vieweg, S., Kwak, H., Lim, C. U., Sengun, S., Jahanian, A. & Ortiz, P., 22 Jun 2017, C and C 2017 - Proceedings of the 2017 ACM SIGCHI Conference on Creativity and Cognition. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 209-221 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

4 Citations (Scopus)

Demographics of news sharing in the U.S. twittersphere

Reis, J. C. S., Kwak, H., An, J., Messias, J. & Benevenuto, F., 4 Jul 2017, HT 2017 - Proceedings of the 28th ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 195-204 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

11 Citations (Scopus)

Generating cultural personas from social data: A perspective of middle eastern users

Salminen, J., Şengün, S., Kwak, H., Jansen, B., An, J., Jung, S. G., Vieweg, S. & Harrell, D. F., 16 Nov 2017, Proceedings - 2017 5th International Conference on Future Internet of Things and Cloud Workshops, W-FiCloud 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2017-January. p. 120-125 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

8 Citations (Scopus)

Multidimensional analysis of the news consumption of different demographic groups on a nationwide scale

An, J. & Kwak, H., 1 Jan 2017, Social Informatics - 9th International Conference, SocInfo 2017, Proceedings. Springer Verlag, p. 124-142 19 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 10539 LNCS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Citation (Scopus)

Multiplex media attention and disregard network among 129 countries

Kwak, H. & An, J., 31 Jul 2017, Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining, ASONAM 2017. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 1225-1232 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Citation (Scopus)

Persona generation from aggregated social media data

Jung, S. G., An, J., Kwak, H., Ahmad, M., Nielsen, L. & Jansen, B., 6 May 2017, CHI 2017 Extended Abstracts - Proceedings of the 2017 ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems: Explore, Innovate, Inspire. Association for Computing Machinery, Vol. Part F127655. p. 1748-1755 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

28 Citations (Scopus)

Personas for content creators via decomposed aggregate audience statistics

An, J., Kwak, H. & Jansen, B., 31 Jul 2017, Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining, ASONAM 2017. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 632-635 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

13 Citations (Scopus)

What gets media attention and how media attention evolves over time - large-scale empirical evidence from 196 countries

An, J. & Kwak, H., 1 Jan 2017, Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Web and Social Media, ICWSM 2017. AAAI press, p. 464-467 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Citations (Scopus)

Who are your users? comparing media professionals' preconception of users to data-driven personas

Nielsen, L., Salminen, J., Jung, S. G., Kwak, H., An, J. & Jansen, B., 28 Nov 2017, Proceedings of the 29th Australian Computer-Human Interaction Conference: Human-Nature, OzCHI 2017. Association for Computing Machinery, p. 602-606 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Are you Charlie or Ahmed? Cultural pluralism in Charlie Hebdo response on Twitter

An, J., Kwak, H., Mejova, Y., De Oger, S. A. S. & Fortes, B. G., 2016, Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Web and Social Media, ICWSM 2016. AAAI Press, p. 2-11 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

12 Citations (Scopus)

Revealing the hidden patterns of news photos: Analysis of millions of news photos through GDELT & deep learning-based vision APIs

Kwak, H. & An, J., 1 Jan 2016, WS-16-16: CitiLab; WS-16-17: Wiki; WS-16-18: News and Public Opinion; WS-16-19: Social Media in the Newroom; WS-16-20: Social Web for Envioronmental and Ecological Monitoring. AI Access Foundation, Vol. WS-16-16 - WS-16-20. p. 99-107 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Citations (Scopus)

Towards automatic persona generation using social media

An, J., Cho, H., Kwak, H., Hassen, M. Z. & Jansen, B. J., 14 Oct 2016, Proceedings - 2016 4th International Conference on Future Internet of Things and Cloud Workshops, W-FiCloud 2016. El Haddad, J., Younas, M. & Awan, I. (eds.). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 206-211 6 p. 7592725. (Proceedings - 2016 4th International Conference on Future Internet of Things and Cloud Workshops, W-FiCloud 2016).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

8 Citations (Scopus)

Two tales of the world: Comparison of widely used world news datasets GDELT and eventregistry

Kwak, H. & An, J., 2016, Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Web and Social Media, ICWSM 2016. AAAI Press, p. 619-622 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Citations (Scopus)

Validating social media data for automatic persona generation

An, J., Kwak, H. & Jansen, B. J., 2 Jul 2016, 2016 IEEE/ACS 13th International Conference of Computer Systems and Applications, AICCSA 2016 - Proceedings. IEEE Computer Society, 7945816. (Proceedings of IEEE/ACS International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications, AICCSA; vol. 0).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

6 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Breaking the news: First impressions matter on online news

Reis, J., Benevenuto, F., Olmo, P., Prates, R., Kwak, H. & An, J., 2015, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Web and Social Media, ICWSM 2015. AAAI Press, p. 357-366 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

40 Citations (Scopus)

EGG 2014: Exploration on Games and Gamers - Introduction

Kwak, H., Blackburn, J. & Kim, H. K., 2015, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Springer Verlag, Vol. 8852. p. 179-182 4 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 8852).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Exploring cyberbullying and other toxic behavior in team competition online games

Kwak, H., Blackburn, J. & Han, S., 18 Apr 2015, Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings. Association for Computing Machinery, Vol. 2015-April. p. 3739-3748 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

41 Citations (Scopus)

Linguistic Analysis of Toxic Behavior in an Online Video Game

Kwak, H. & Blackburn, J., 2015, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Springer Verlag, Vol. 8852. p. 209-217 9 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 8852).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

15 Citations (Scopus)
2014

A first look at global news coverage of disasters by using the GDELT dataset

Kwak, H. & An, J., 2014, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Springer Verlag, Vol. 8851. p. 300-308 9 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 8851).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

13 Citations (Scopus)

Didn't you see my message? Predicting attentiveness to mobile instant messages

Pielot, M., De Oliveira, R., Kwak, H. & Oliver, N., 1 Jan 2014, CHI 2014: One of a CHInd - Conference Proceedings, 32nd Annual ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Association for Computing Machinery, p. 3319-3328 10 p. (Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

84 Citations (Scopus)

From cells to streets: Estimating mobile paths with cellular-side data

Leontiadis, I., Lima, A., Stanojevic, R., Kwak, H., Wetherall, D. & Papagiannaki, K., 2 Dec 2014, CoNEXT 2014 - Proceedings of the 2014 Conference on Emerging Networking Experiments and Technologies. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 121-132 12 p. (CoNEXT 2014 - Proceedings of the 2014 Conference on Emerging Networking Experiments and Technologies).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

26 Citations (Scopus)

Has much potential but biased: Exploring the scholarly landscape in twitter

Kwak, H. & Lee, J. G., 7 Apr 2014, WWW 2014 Companion - Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on World Wide Web. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 563-564 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Citations (Scopus)

STFU NOOB! Predicting crowdsourced decisions on toxic behavior in online games

Blackburn, J. & Kwak, H., 1 Jan 2014, WWW 2014 - Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on World Wide Web. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 877-887 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

46 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Structures of broken ties: Exploring unfollow behavior on twitter

Xu, B., Huang, Y., Kwak, H. & Contractor, N. S., 18 Mar 2013, CSCW 2013 - Proceedings of the 2013 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work. p. 871-876 6 p. (Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work, CSCW).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

26 Citations (Scopus)

Tower of babel: A crowdsourcing game building sentiment lexicons for resource-scarce languages

Hong, Y., Kwak, H., Baek, Y. & Moon, S., 1 Dec 2013, WWW 2013 Companion - Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on World Wide Web. p. 549-556 8 p. (WWW 2013 Companion - Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on World Wide Web).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

8 Citations (Scopus)
2012

More of a receiver than a giver: Why do people unfollow in Twitter?

Kwak, H., Moon, S. & Lee, W., 1 Dec 2012, ICWSM 2012 - Proceedings of the 6th International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media. p. 499-502 4 p. (ICWSM 2012 - Proceedings of the 6th International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

23 Citations (Scopus)

Visualizing a personal timeline by adding multiple social contexts

Kwak, H., Hong, Y., You, J. & Moon, S., 1 Dec 2012, Social Media Visualization - Papers from the 2012 ICWSM Workshop, Technical Report. p. 14-17 4 p. (AAAI Workshop - Technical Report; vol. WS-12-03).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Fragile online relationship: A first look at unfollow dynamics in Twitter

Kwak, H., Chun, H. & Moon, S., 13 Jun 2011, CHI 2011 - 29th Annual CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Conference Proceedings and Extended Abstracts. p. 1091-1100 10 p. (Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

87 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Finding influentials based on the temporal order of information adoption in Twitter

Lee, C., Kwak, H., Park, H. & Moon, S., 20 Jul 2010, Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on World Wide Web, WWW '10. p. 1137-1138 2 p. (Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on World Wide Web, WWW '10).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

104 Citations (Scopus)

Understanding topological mesoscale features in community mining

Moon, S., You, J., Kwak, H., Kim, D. & Jeong, H., 18 May 2010, 2010 2nd International Conference on COMmunication Systems and NETworks, COMSNETS 2010. 5431994. (2010 2nd International Conference on COMmunication Systems and NETworks, COMSNETS 2010).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

5 Citations (Scopus)

What is Twitter, a social network or a news media?

Kwak, H., Lee, C., Park, H. & Moon, S., 20 Jul 2010, Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on World Wide Web, WWW '10. p. 591-600 10 p. (Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on World Wide Web, WWW '10).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3785 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Mining communities in networks: A solution for consistency and its evaluation

Kwak, H., Choi, Y., Eom, Y. H., Jeong, H. & Moon, S., 1 Dec 2009, IMC 2009 - Proceedings of the 2009 ACM SIGCOMM Internet Measurement Conference. p. 301-314 14 p. (Proceedings of the ACM SIGCOMM Internet Measurement Conference, IMC).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

46 Citations (Scopus)

The wisdom of the few: A collaborative filtering approach based on expert opinions from the web

Amatriain, X., Lathia, N., Pujol, J. M., Kwak, H. & Oliver, N., 28 Dec 2009, Proceedings - 32nd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR 2009. p. 532-539 8 p. (Proceedings - 32nd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR 2009).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

103 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Comparison of online social relations in terms of volume vs. interaction: A case study of cyworld

Chun, H., Ahn, Y. Y., Kwak, H., Moon, S., Eom, Y. H. & Jeong, H., 1 Dec 2008, IMC'08: Proceedings of the 2008 ACM SIGCOMM Internet Measurement Conference. p. 57-69 13 p. (Proceedings of the ACM SIGCOMM Internet Measurement Conference, IMC).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

93 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Analysis of topological characteristics of huge online social networking services

Ahn, Y. Y., Han, S., Kwak, H., Moon, S. & Jeong, H., 22 Oct 2007, 16th International World Wide Web Conference, WWW2007. p. 835-844 10 p. (16th International World Wide Web Conference, WWW2007).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

593 Citations (Scopus)