Recent Publications

  • [WWW 2019] Xidao Wen, Yu-Ru Lin, Xi Liu, Peter Brusilovsky and Jordan Barría Pineda. Iterative Discriminant Tensor Factorization for Behavior Comparison in Massive Open Online Courses. To appear in Proc. of international conference on World Wide Web (WWW 2019), San Fransisco, USA.
  • [ICDM 2018] Liu, Xi, Muhe Xie, Xidao Wen, Rui Chen, Yong Ge, Nick Duffield, and Na Wang. A Semi-Supervised and Inductive Embedding Model for Churn Prediction of Large-Scale Mobile Games.. In 2018 IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM), pp. 277-286. IEEE, 2018.
  • Liu, Xi, Ping-Chun Hsieh, Nick Duffield, Rui Chen, Muhe Xie, and Xidao Wen. Streaming Network Embedding through Local Actions. arXiv preprint arXiv:1811.05932 (2018).
  • [TKDD Journal]Xidao Wen, Yu-Ru Lin, and Konstantinos Pelechrinis. Event Analytics via Discriminant Tensor Factorization. ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data (TKDD) 12, no. 6 (2018): 72.
  • [VAST 2018] Nan Cao, Chaoguang Lin, Qiuhan Zhu, Yu-Ru Lin, Xian Teng and Xidao Wen. Voila: Visual Anomaly Detection and Monitoring with Streaming Spatiotemporal Data.
  • [CIKM 2017] Xian Teng, Yu-Ru Lin and Xidao Wen. Anomaly Detection in Dynamic Networks using Multi-view Time-Series Hypersphere Learning. To appear in Proceedings of the 26th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management.
  • [Journal] Lin, Yu‐Ru, Drew Margolin, and Xidao Wen. Tracking and analyzing individual distress following terrorist attacks using social media streams. (Risk analysis 2017).


  • [SocInfo 2016] Wen-Ting Chung, Kai Wei, Yu-Ru Lin, Xidao Wen. The Dynamics of Group Risk Perception in the US After Paris Attacks, in To appear in Proc. of the 8th International Conference on Social Informatics, Seatle, USA (Best Paper Award). PDF
  • [CIC 2016] Xidao Wen, Di Lu, Yu-Ru Lin and Claudia Lopéz. The Roles of Information Seeking Dynamics in Sustaining the Community Participation, in To appear in Proc. of the 2nd IEEE International Conference on Collaboration and Internet Computing, Pittsburgh, USA. PDF
  • [CIKM 2016] Xidao Wen, Yu-Ru Lin, and Konstantinos Pelechrinis. PairFac: Event Analytics through Discriminant Tensor Factorization, in Proceedings of the 25th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2016), Indianapolis, USA. PDF Dataset
  • [SBPM 2016] Xidao Wen, and Yu-Ru Lin, Sensing the Distress Following the Terrorist Attacks, in Proc. of 2016 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, & Prediction and Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation, Washington DC, USA (SBPM 2016). PDF
  • [COSN 2015] Xidao Wen, and Yu-Ru Lin, Information Seeking and Responding Networks in Physical Gatherings: A Case Study of Academic Conferences in Twitter, in Proc. of Conference on Online Social Networks, Standford University, CA, USA (COSN 2015). PDF Slides Dataset
  • [Journal] Denis Parra, Christoph Trattner, Diego Gomez, Matias Hurtado, Xidao Wen, Yu-Ru Lin. Twitter in academic events: A study of temporal usage, communication, sentimental and topical patterns in 16 Computer Science conferences, in Computer Communications. PDF
  • [iConference 2015] Xidao Wen, and Yu-Ru Lin, Tweeting Questions in Academic Conferences: Seeking or Promoting Information?, in Proc. of iConference, Newport Beach, CA, USA, 2015 PDF
  • [HyperText 2014] Xidao Wen, Yu-Ru Lin, Christoph Trattner, and Denis Parral Twitter in Academic Conferences: Usage, Networking and Participation over Time, in Proc. of ACM Conference on Hypertext, San Diego, Chile PDF
  • [WWW 2014] Christoph Trattner, Denis Parra, Lukas Eberhardt, and Xidao Wen, Who will Trade with Whom? Predicting Buyer-Seller Interactions in Online Trading Platforms through Social Networks, ''in Proc. of international conference on World Wide Web companion (WWW 2014), Seoul, Korea. PDF
  • [CSCW 2014] Xidao Wen, Denis Parra, and Christoph Trattner, How groups of people interact with each other on Twitter during academic conferences in Proc. of The ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. PDF


  • Program Committee Member

    NetSci 2017, SocInfo 2017

  • Reviewer



I have been teaching assistants for the following courses at University of Pittsburgh:

  • Database Management
  • Advanced Database Management
  • Data Mining