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Minghong Xu

Doctoral Student in Management Information Systems

Email:

mxu29@uic.edu

About

Experience

Minghong received her Master of Science Degree in Operations Research, with a concentration in Risk and Revenue Management, from Columbia University in 2009. She is now a PhD student in the Department of Information and Decision Sciences at University of Illinois at Chicago. Her research interests lie in Data Analytics, Data Mining and Dynamic Pricing..

Classes Taught

  • Business Analysis using Spreadsheets
  • Operations Management
  • Introduction to Management Information Systems
  • Analytics for Big Data
  • System Analysis Design Projects
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Advanced Predictive Models and Applications for Business Analytics
  • Advanced Database Management
  • Statistics for Management

Research Interests

  • Data Analytics
  • Data Mining
  • Network Analysis
  • Dynamic Pricing
  • Supply Chain Management

Selected Publications

Xu, M. and Bhattacharyya, S. 2017. “Taste Transitivity for Collaborative Filtering: A Stochastic Network Dynamics Approach” Second round review at Decision Science Journal, Data Mining and Decision Analytics Special Issue

Xu, M. and Bhattacharyya, S. 2017 working paper. “Statistical Inferences on Generative Process of Various Recommendation Networks”

Miller, T., De Matta, R., Xu, M., 2015. “Practitioners’ High Level Inventory Network Modeling Approaches” Handbook of Research on Global Supply Chain Management (Nov 2015): 15.

Education

PhD candidate in Management Information Systems, University of Illinois at Chicago, expected graduation June 2018
MS in Operations Research, Columbia University in the City of New York, 2009
BS in Computer Science, University College Dublin, 2006
BEng in Software Engineering, Fudan University, 2006

Selected Presentations

  • Inferring Brand Knowledge from Online Associative Brand Network. 2018 AMA Winter Academic Conference (Feb 23), New Orleans LA.
  • Inferring Brand Knowledge from Online Associative Brand Network. The Thirty-Second AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, AAAI-18 (Feb 2), New Orleans LA.
  • Taste Transitivity for Collaborative Filtering: A Stochastic Network Dynamics Approach. INFORMS 2016 Workshop on Data Mining and Decision Analytics (November 12), Nashville TN.
  • Dynamic Pricing in E-Commerce Setting. INFORMS 2016 Conference on Information Systems and Technology (November 12), Nashville TN.