Social Computing

Established: July 17, 2016

Groups doing social computing research include:



Social Computing – MSR Asia

Established: September 2, 2016

Groups doing social computing research include: FUSE Labs NeXus CLUES Social Media Collective Computer-Mediated Living


LifeSpec: Learning the Spectrum of Urban Lifestyles

Recent years have witnessed growing availability of human behavioral data, which provides us unprecedented opportunities to gain more in depth understanding of users in both the physical world and cyber world. In this project, we aim to develop computational models…

DIOSI: Dynamics of intimacy from online social interactions

Established: March 16, 2016

Friendships are dynamic. In this project, we uncover the dynamics of tie strength and online social interactions in terms of various aspects, such as reciprocity, temporality, and contextually. Based upon these dynamics, we build a learning to rank framework to…

DiPsy: A digital psychologist

Established: March 14, 2016

One out of four people in the world have experienced mental illness at some point in their lives. DiPsy is a digital psychologist presented as a personalized chatbot, who can evaluate, diagnose, treat and study users' mental processes through natural…


The Life of a Digital Photo

By Suzanne Ross History is being written in a new way. It is being written by people through the big and the small events in their lives. We write history through personal Web sites, discussion boards, and the legacy of…

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