Louis Lei Yu

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Gustavus Adolphus College, 2013 -

  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, Pomona College, 2012 - 2013

  • Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Social Computing Lab, HP Labs, 2010 - 2012

  • Ph.D, Computer Science, University of Victoria, 2010

  • M.Sc, Computer Science, University of Victoria, 2005

  • B.Sc (hons), Computer Science, Queen's University, 2003
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Courses (Fall 2014)

Schedule and Activities

Louis Yu's Schedule (Fall, 2013)

Curriculum vitae

(pdf) CV

Selected Publications

(pdf)
Dynamics of Trends and Attention in Chinese Social Media (TBP in American Behavioral Scientist)
Louis Yu, Sitaram Asur and Bernardo A. Huberman
(pdf)
An Evaluation of the Effect of Spam on Twitter Trending Topics (SocialCom2013)
Grant Stafford and Louis Yu
(pdf)
(video)
Play it by Ear: A Case for Serendipitous Discovery of Places with Musicons (CHI2013)
Anupriya Ankolekar, Thomas Sandholm and Louis Yu
(pdf)
Artificial Inflation: The True Story of Trends in Sina Weibo (SocialCom2012)
Louis Yu, Sitaram Asur and Bernardo A. Huberman
(pdf)
(Slides)
What Trends in Chinese Social Media
Louis Yu, Sitaram Asur and Bernardo A. Huberman
The 5th ACM workshop on Social Network Mining and Analysis (SNAKDD2011)
(pdf)
The Evolution of Friendships in Chinese Online Social Networks
Louis Yu, and Valerie King
The 2nd IEEE International Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom2010)
(pdf)
(slides)
Guanxi in the Chinese Web
Valerie King, Louis Yu, and Yan Zhuang
The 1st IEEE International Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom2009)
- Best Paper Award Winner
(pdf)
Guanxi in the Chinese web - a Study of Mutual Linking
Valerie King, Louis Yu, and Yan Zhuang
The 17th International Conference on World Wide Web (WWW2008)
- Best Poster Paper Award Winner

Selected Presentations and Performances

(slides)
Characteristics of Friendships and Trends in Chinese Social Networks
(video)
"Untitled", (working) performance by Joyce Lu, YT Wong, Louis Yu and Sam Posner, part of the Electric Lodge Max 10" series

Contact Information

Email: lyu@gustavus.edu
Voice: (507) 933-7473
Cell: (415) 374-9197
Mathematics and Computer Science Department
Gustavus Adolphus College
800 W. College Avenue
St. Peter, MN 56082
USA

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