- Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2005
- MIS 531 Enterprise Data Management
- MIS 510 Web Mining and Analytics
- MIS 331 Database Applications
- Business intelligence
- Information retrieval
- Natural language processing
- Text/data mining
- Machine learning
Publications and Working Papers
- Zhang, Z, Guo, C, and Goes, P. "Product Comparison Networks for Competitive Analysis of Online Word-Of-Mouth." To appear in ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems (TMIS).
- Jensen, M., Averbeck, J., Zhang, Z., and Wright, K. "Assessments of Credibility on Anonymous Product Reviews: a Language Expectancy Perspective." To appear in Journal of Management Information Systems.
- Zhang, Z., Li, X., and Chen Y. Deciphering "Word"-of-Mouth in Social Media: Text-based Metrics of Consumer Reviews. ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems (TMIS) 3(1): 5 (2012)
- Suakkaphong, N., Zhang, Z., and Chen, H. "Disease Named Entity Recognition using Semi-Superivsed Learning and Conditional Random Fields." To appear in Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST). ***(First two authors have equal contribution.)
- Abbasi, A., France, S., Zhang, Z., and Chen, H. "Selecting Attributes for Sentiment Classification using Feature Relation Networks." IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE) 23(3): 447-462 (2011).
- Li, J., Wang, H. Zhang, Z., and Zhao, L. A "Policy-based Process Mining Framework: Mining Business Policy Texts for Discovering Process Models." Journal of Information Systems and E-Business Management 8(2): 169-188 (2010)
- Abbasi, A., Zhang, Z., Zimbra, D., Chen, H., and Nunamaker, J. "Detecting Fake Websites: the Contribution of Statistical Learning Theory." MIS Quarterly (MISQ), Volume 34, No. 2, 2010. (MISQ Best Paper of 2010)
- Li, X., Chen, H., Li, J., and Zhang, Z. "Gene Function Prediction with Gene Interaction Networks: A Context Graph Kernel Approach." IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine (TITB) 14(1): 119-128 (2010)
- Lin, M. and Zhang, Z. "Question-Driven Segmentation of Lecture Speech Text: Towards Intelligent E-Learning Systems." Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), Volume 59, Issue 2 , Pages 186- 200.
- Zhang, Z. "Mining Relational Data from Text: from Strictly-Supervised to Weakly-Supervised Learning." Information Systems, Volume 33, Issue 3, Pages 300-314.
- Li, J., Zhang, Z., Li, X., and Chen H. "Kernel-based Learning for Biomedical Relation Extraction." Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), Volume 59, Issue 5 , Pages 756-769.
- Zhang, Z. "Weighing Stars: Aggregating Online Product Reviews for Intelligence E-commerce Applications." IEEE Intelligent Systems, Volume 23, Issue 5, Pages 42-49.
- Li, X., Chen, H., Zhang, Z., Li, J., and Nunamaker, J. "Managing Knowledge in Light of its Evolutionary Process: an Empirical Study on Citation-Network-based Patent Classification." Journal of Management Information Systems (JMIS), Vol. 26 No. 1, Summer 2009 pp. 129 – 153.
Awards and Honors
- Best Paper of 2010, MIS Quarterly (Awarded in 2011)
- Best Paper Award, China Summer Workshop on information Management, 2008
- Association for Information Systems (AIS)
- Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
- American Association for Artificial Intelligence (AAAI)
- The Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL)