Two papers were accepted at ICDE2018

April 16th- 19th, 2018

Ju Fan, Jiarong Qiu, Yuchen Li, Qingfei Meng, Dongxiang Zhang, Guoliang Li, Kian-Lee Tan and Xiaoyong Du published a paper named “OCTOPUS: An Online Topic-Aware Influence Analysis System for Social Networks” at 34th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering between April 16th and 19th,2018.This paper presents OCTOPUSthat offers social network users and analysts valuableinsights through topic-aware social influence analysis services. They have implemented and deployed OCTOPUS, anddemonstrate its usability and efficiency on two social networks.

Chengliang Chai, Ju Fan and Guoliang Li published a paper named “Incentive-Based Entity Collection using Crowdsourcing” at 34th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering between April 16th and 19th,2018. In this paper, they propose an incentive-based crowdsourced entity collection framework CrowdEC that encourages workers to provide more distinct items using an incentive strategy. CrowdEC has fundamental differences from existing crowdsourcing collection methods. They have conducted both real and simulated experiments, and the results show that CrowdEC outperforms existing state-of-the-art works on both cost and quality.

ICDE is a long-standing international conference in the field of database research. It is also called the top three conferences with SIGMOD and VLDB. It is selected into the China Computer Society (CCF) Class A conference, attracting thousands of scholars from around the world to discuss the frontier of development of the database.