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Past IOMS-IS Research Seminars



Spring 2013
Speaker Date Time/
Location
Title
Balaji Padhmanaban
University of Southern Florida
Thursday, April 18th 4:00-5:30pm
Tisch 201
The “Top N” News Recommender: Count Amplification and Manipulation Resistance
Ritu Agrawal
University of Maryland
Cancelled N/A N/A
Chris Forman
Georgia Tech
Thursday, May 9th 4:00-5:30pm
KMC 3-50
Digital Erosion of Firm Boundaries: Production Chain Organization and IT Use in US Manufacturing


Fall 2012
Speaker Date Time/
Location
Title
Dean Eckles
Facebook
Thursday, September 27th 4:00-5:30pm
KMC 3-60
Estimating Peer Effects With and Without Experiments
Cyrus Samii
New York University
Thursday, November 10th 12:30-2:00pm
KMC 4-90
Estimating Casual Effects in Social Network Experiments: A Constructive Critique of Recent Studies
Marius Florin Niculescu
Georgia Tech
Thursday, November 15th 4:00-5:30pm
KMC 4-60
Engineering Optimal Network Effects via Social Media Features and Seeding in Markets for Digital Goods and Services
Anitesh Barua
University of Texas
Thursday, November 29th 4:00-5:30pm
KMC 3-70
Reexamining the Market Value of Technology Investments in Organizations
Il Horn Hann
University of Maryland
Thursday, December 6th 4:00-5:30pm
KMC 4-90
Social Bias in Online Product Ratings -- A Quasi-Experimental Study
Avi Goldfarb
University of Toronto
Thursday, December 13th 12:30-2:00pm
KMC 4-90
The Trillion Dollar Conundrum: Complementarities and Health Information Technology


Spring 2011
Speaker Date Time/
Location
Title
Catherine Tucker
MIT
Thursday, February 3rd 4:00-5:30pm
KMC 5-90
Can Healthcare IT Save Babies?
Phil Maymin
NYU Poly
Thursday, February 10th 4:00-5:30pm
KMC 5-90
Markets are Efficient if and only if P=NP
Mor Naaman
Rutgers
Thursday,
March 24th
4:00-5:30pm
KMC 5-90
Emotion, Tie Persistence and Network Structure on Twitter
Gal Oestreicher-Singer
Tel Aviv University
Thursday,
April 7th
4:00-5:30pm
KMC 5-90
The Quest for Content: How User Generated Links Can Facilitate Online Exploration
Elad Yom-Tov
Yahoo! Research
Thursday,
April 14th
4:00-5:30pm
KMC 5-85
Predicting Customer Churn in Mobile Networks Through Analysis of Social Groups


Fall 2010
SPEAKER DATE TIME/
LOCATION
TITLE
Shane Greenstein
Kellogg,
Northwestern
Thursday,
September 16th
4:00-5:30 pm
KMC 5-90
The Internet and Local Wages: Convergence or Divergence?
Sanjeev Goyal
Cambridge
Thursday,
September 23rd
4:00-5:30 pm
KMC 4-110
The law of the few: origins and implications
David Jensen
U Mass.
Thursday,
October 14th
4:00-5:30 pm
KMC 5-90
Causal Discovery in Social Networks
Gerald (Jerry) Kane
Boston College
Thursday,
October 21st
4:00-5:30 pm
KMC 5-90
A Multi-Method Study of the Creation of Medical Information on Wikipedia
Jennifer Neville Purdue Thursday,
October 28th
4:00-5:30 pm
KMC 5-90
Hypothesis Testing Methods for Social Network Mining
Eric Overby
Georgia Tech
Thursday,
November 11th
4:00-5:30 pm
KMC 5-90
Limited Attention, Market Speculation, and the Effect of Electronic Trading: Evidence from the Wholesale Automotive Market
Gediminas Adomavicius
University of Minnesota
Thursday,
December 2nd
4:00-5:30 pm
KMC 5-90
On the Stability of Recommendation Algorithms

Spring 2010
SPEAKER DATE TIME/
LOCATION
TITLE
Mark Handcock
UCLA
Friday,
February 12th
11:30am-12:30pm
KMC 5-90
Statistical Methods for Sampling Hidden Networked Populations
This is a joint seminar with IOMS-Statistics.
Tunay Tunca
Stanford
Monday, February 15th 12:30-2:00pm
KMC 5-85
An Empirical Analysis of Price, Quality, and Incumbency in Online Service Procurement Auctions (joint work with DJ Wu and Vivian Zhong)
This is a joint seminar with IOMS-Operations Management.
Elizabeth J. Davidson
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Thursday,
March 25th
4:15-5:45pm
KMC 5-90
Tech Talk: Investigating the Emergence of New Actors through New Media in Technology Innovation Discourse
David Blei
Princeton
Thursday,
April 8th
4:15-5:45pm
KMC 5-90
Supervised and Relational Topic Models
Steven Johnson
Temple
Thursday,
April 15th
4:15-5:45pm
KMC 5-90
Network Exchange Patterns and Power Laws in Online Communities
Adam Seth Litwin
Johns Hopkins
Thursday,
April 22nd
4:15-5:45pm
KMC 5-90
Technological Change at Work: The Impact of Employee Involvement on the Effectiveness of Health Information Technology
Raghu Garud
Penn State
CANCELED
Thursday,
April 29th
4:15-5:45pm
KMC 5-90
**This talk has been canceled. We hope to reschedule for next semester. **
Fall 2009
SPEAKER DATE TIME/
LOCATION
TITLE
S. Muthu Muthukrishnan
Google and
Rutgers University
Thursday,
September 17
4:15-5:45 pm
KMC 5-85
Research Issues in Internet Ad Exchanges
Matt Jackson
Stanford University
Thursday,
September 24
4:15-5:45 pm
KMC 5-85
Identifying the Roles of Choice and Chance in Network Formation: Racial Biases in High School Friendships
Peter Fader
Wharton, UPenn
Thursday,
October 8
4:15-5:45 pm
KMC 5-85
Customer-Base Analysis in a Discrete-Time Noncontractual Setting
Nikolay Archak
NYU Stern
Thursday,
October 15
4:15-5:45 pm
KMC 5-80
Money, glory and entry deterrence: analyzing strategic behavior of contestants in simultaneous crowdsourcing contests on TopCoder.com
David Huffaker
University of Michigan
Thursday,
November 19
4:15-5:45 pm
KMC 5-85

Dimensions of Leadership and Social Influence in Online Communities

Karim Lakhani
Harvard
Thursday, December 3 4:15-5:45 pm
KMC 5-85
The Determinants of Individual Performance and Collective Value in Private-Collective Software Innovation
IOMS-IS RESEARCH SEMINAR SERIES:
SPRING 2009
SPEAKER DATE TIME/
LOCATION
TITLE
Youngjin Yoo
Temple University
Thursday Feburary 12 3:45-5:15 pm
KMC 5-90
Path Creation in Innovation Design: A Multi-Layered Perspective
Alessandro Acquisti Carnegie Mellon Thursday February 19 3:45-5:15 pm
KMC 5-90
Inferring Sensitive Information from Public Data
Carter Butts
UC Irvine
Thursday
March 5
3:30-5 pm
KMC 5-90
Coping with Disruption: Emergent Networks During Disasters
Sarah Rice
University of Connecticut
Thursday
March 26
3:45-5:15 pm
KMC 5-90
Simultaneous Online Auctions by Sellers of Different Reputations: Theory and Experimental Evidence
Lee Fleming
Harvard Business School
Thursday
April 2
3:45-5:15 pm
KMC 5-90
Regional Disadvantage: How Non-compete Agreements Impact Careers, Entrepreneurship, and Innovative Dynamics
Ray Reagans
Carnegie Mellon
Thursday
April 9
3:45-5:15 pm
Room TBA
This seminar has been canceled. This seminar has been rescheduled for May 7.
Vijay Gurbaxani UC Irvine Tuesday April 21 12:45 KMC 8-170 Performance Measurement and IT Outsourcing - RSVP required; please contact Shirley Lau at 212 998 0810
Avi Bernstein
University of Zurich
Thursday
April 23
3:45-5:15 pm
KMC 5-90
Tell Me Where You’ve Lived, and I’ll Tell You What You Like: Adapting Interfaces to Cultural Preferences
Michael Kearns University of Pennsylvania Thursday
April 30
3:45-5:15 pm
Room TBA
This seminar has been canceled. We hope to reschedule the speaker in the fall.
Ray Reagans
Carnegie Mellon
Thursday May 7 3:45-5:15 pm KMC 5-75 Bridging the Knowledge Gap: The impact of strong ties, network cohesion and network range
FALL 2008
SPEAKER DATE TIME/
LOCATION
TITLE
Jure Leskovec
Cornell/Stanford
Thursday
September 18
3:45-5:15 pm
KMC 5-80
Dynamics of Large Networks
Mark Mortensen
MIT
Tuesday
September 30
12:45-2:15 pm
KMC 5-75
Walking a Mile In Their Shoes: First-Hand Experience and Reflexive and Direct Cross-Site Knowledge as Determinants of Effective Global Collaborations
Claudia Perlich
IBM Research
Thursday
October 23
3:45-5:15 pm
KMC 5-80
Winner’s Report: KDD CUP Breast Cancer Identification
Paul Leonardi
Northwestern University
Thursday
October 30
3:45-5:15 pm
KMC 5-80

Talking about Technology: A Comparative Study of Framing, Appropriation and Network Change in Organizations

Michael Macy
Cornell University
Thursday
November 13
3:45-5:15 pm
KMC 5-80
Social Contagions and Online Networks
Ravi Aron
University of Southern Califoria
Thursday
November 20
3:45-5:15 pm
KMC 5-80
The Market for Complexity Arbitrage: Process Structure and Market Outcomes in Offshore Sourcing Of Services – Evidence from Field Research
SPRING 2008
SPEAKER DATE TIME/ LOCATION TITLE
Gueorgi Kossinets Cornell Thursday, January 24th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 Empirical Analysis of an Evolving Social Network
Deepa Mani UT Austin Tuesday, February 5th 12:30 pm, KMC 5-80 Outsourcing Discount or Paradox?
An Analysis of Long-Term Abnormal
Stock Returns across Outsourcing Contracts
Marc Smith Microsoft Tuesday, February 12th 12:30 pm, KMC 5-80 Visualizing the Signatures of Social Roles in
Online Discussion Groups
Sonny Tambe Wharton Thursday, February 14th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 Job Hopping, Knowledge Spillovers, and the
Information Technology Revolution
Yiling Chen
Yahoo!
Thursday, February 21th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 Strategic Behavior and Combinatorial Betting
in Prediction Markets
Rica Gonen Yahoo! Thursday, March 6th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 Truthful Adaptive Sponsored Search Mechanisms
Emmanuelle Vaast LIU Wednesday, April 9th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 Trans-situated learning:
Supporting a network of practice with an
information infrastructure
Kartik Hosanagar
Wharton
Thursday, April 17th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 Blockbuster Culture’s Next Rise or Fall:
The Impact of Recommender Systems on
Sales Diversity
FALL 2007
SPEAKER DATE TIME/ LOCATION TITLE
Ron Burt University of Chicago Thursday, September 20th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-90 Social Capital Process Clues fromNetwork Spillover
Paper
Lada Adamic
University of Michigan
Thursday, October 18th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-90 Expertise Sharing Dynamics in Online Forums
Paper
Lorin Hitt
U. Penn, Wharton
Thursday, October 25th 4:00 pm, KMC 5-90 Offshoring, Skills, and Employment:
Evidence from Information Technology Workers, 1995-2006
Paper
Usama Fayyed
Yahoo!
Thursday, November 1st 4:15 pm, KMC 5-90 Inventing the New Sciences of the Internet:
Towards Understanding the New Interactive Media
Claudia Perlich IBM Thursday, November 8th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-90 KDD-CUP goes NETFLIX: Modeling Movie Ratings using Poisson Regression
Paper
Tridas Mukhopadhyay CMU Thursday, November 15th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-90 How do Project Managers’ Skills Affect Project Success in IT Outsourcing?
Paper
David Parkes Harvard Thursday, November 29th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-90 Explorations in Computational Mechanism Design
SPRING 2007
SPEAKER DATE TIME/ LOCATION TITLE
Alok Gupta University of
Minnesota
Thursday, January 25th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 Predicting Bidders’ Willingness
to Pay in Online Multi-Unit
Ascending Auctions:
Analytical and Empirical Insights
Paper
David Blei Princeton University Thursday, February 1st 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 Modeling Science: Topic Models
of Scientific Journals
and Other Large Text Databases
Paper 1, Paper 2, Paper 3, Video
Eric Overby Emory University Thursday, February 8th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 Electronic vs. Physical Market
Mechanisms: Evaluating Multiple
Theories in the Wholesale
Automotive Market
Paper, Video
Rahul Telang Carnegie Mellon University Thursday, February 15th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 Empirical Analysis of Mobile
Voice and SMS Service:
A Structural Model
Paper , Video
Andrew McAfee
Harvard Business School
Thursday, March 1st 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 Is There Evidence that IT
Matters?:
Recent Changes in the
Competitive Dynamics of US Industries
and their Association
with IT Intensity
Paper , Video
Brian Davison Lehigh Thursday, March 8th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 Contextual Link Analysis for
Web Search
Paper , Video
Stu Feldman
IBM
Thursday, March 29th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 Research Directions in Services Video
Kevin Crowston
Syracuse University
Thursday, April 5th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 The bug fixing process in
proprietary
and Free/Libre Open
Source Software:
A coordination theory analysis
Paper 1 , Paper 2 , Video
Christos Papadimitriou
UC Berkeley
Thursday, April 12th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 The Complexity of Computing a
Nash Equilibrium
Paper , Slides , Video
Erik Brynjolfsson
MIT
Monday, April 16th 12:30 pm, KMC 4-120 Goodbye Pareto Principle,
Hello Long Tail
Paper
Erik Brynjolfsson
MIT
Wednesday, April 18th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-85 IT, Productivity, and
Organizational Capital
Lars Bo Jeppesen
Copenhagen School of Business
Thursday, April 26th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 Lead Users as Facilitators of
Knowledge Sharing in a
Community Setting
Paper


FALL 2006
SPEAKER DATE TIME/ LOCATION TITLE
Paul Carlile Boston University Thursday, September 21st 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 The Challenge of Novelty in Distributed
Innovation Systems:
Stretching from OSS to Toyota
John Moody ICSI Berkeley Thursday, September 28th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 Direct Reinforcement Learning:
Application to Games and Finance
Paper 1, Paper 2
Christos Faloutsos Carnegie Mellon University Thursday, October 5th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 Data Mining Using Fractals and Power Laws Paper 1, Paper 2, Paper 3
Glenn Ellison
MIT
Thursday, October 12th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 Taxes, Geography, and Online-Offline Competition
Paper
Ritu Agarwal
University of Maryland
Thursday, October 26th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 Online Infomediaries and Price Discrimination:
Evidence from the Autoretailing Sector
Paper
David Pennock
Yahoo! Inc
Thursday, November 2nd 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 Information and Complexity in Securities Markets Paper
Sumit Sarkar
UT Dallas
Thursday, November 9th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 Resource Allocation Policies for Personalization
in Content Delivery Sites
Paper
Ramayya Krishnan Carnegie Mellon University Thursday, November 16th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 On Software Diversification, Correlated Failures
and Risk Management
Paper
Michael Baye
Indiana University
Thursday, November 30th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 Brand and Price Advertising in Online Markets
Paper
FALL 2005
SPEAKER DATE TIME/ LOCATION TITLE
Ivan Png of National U. of Singapore Thursday, September 8th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 Consumer Privacy and Marketing
Avoidance
Paper
Sanjeev Dewan of UC Irvine Thursday, September 15th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 Investigating the Risk-Return
Relationship
of Information
Technology Investment:
Firm-Level Empirical Analysis Paper
Alex Tuzhilin of New York University Thursday, September 22nd 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 Building and Querying Large
Modelbases
Paper
Junghoo Cho
of UCLA
Thursday, September 29th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 Search Engines Considered
Harmful: In Search of an
Unbiased Web Ranking
Paper 1 Paper 2 Paper 3
Keith Hampton of Annenberg School
for Communication, U. Penn
Thursday, October 6th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 The Everyday Use of New
Technologies:
Transforming
Social Networks,
Locally and Globally?
John Morgan
of UC Berkeley
Friday, October 14th 11:00 am, KMC 5-80 Estimating Firm-Level
Demand at a Price Comparison
Site:
Accounting for Shoppers
and the Number of Competitors
Paper
Aleksandra Mojsilovic,
Bonnie Ray,
& Samer Takriti
of IBM Research
Thursday, November 3rd 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 Managing Risk Exposure in
a Services Business
Mayuram Krishnan
of University of Michigan
Thursday, November 10th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 The Effect of Information
Technology Investments
on Customer Satisfaction:
Theory and Evidence
Paper
Evgeniou Theodoros
of INSEAD
Thursday, November 17th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 Adaptive Choice-based
Conjoint Analysis for
Online Market
Research Using Machine
Learning and Optimization
Paper 1 Paper 2
Amy Greenwald
of Brown University
Thursday, December 1st 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 Bid Determination in
Simultaneous Auctions
Paper


SPRING 2006
SPEAKER DATE TIME/ LOCATION TITLE
Kunsoo Han University of Minnesota Thursday, February 2nd 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 Economic Contributions of IT Outsourcing:
An Industry-Level Analysis
Paper
Karim Lakhani MIT Wednesday, February 15th 4:15 pm, KMC 3-120 Broadcast Search in Scientific and
Technical Problem Solving:
Finding Solutions from the Periphery
Paper
Pamela Hinds Stanford University Thursday, February 16th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 High Viscosity Knowledge
Sharing in Global Work:
The Role of Affective Bonds
Mohammad Mahdian Microsoft Tuesday, February 21st 12:30 pm, KMC 8-170 Theoretical Challenges in the Design of
Advertisement Auctions
Paper 1 Paper 2 Paper 3
Gerald Kane Emory University Thursday, February 23rd 4:20 pm, KMC 3-120 Casting the Net: Towards a Theory of
Multimodal Knowledge Networks
Paper
Sinan Aral MIT Tuesday, February 28th 12:30 pm, KMC 5-80 Information, Technology and Information
Worker Productivity:
Task Level Evidence Paper
Samer Faraj University of Maryland     CANCELED
Victor Lavrenko University of Massachusetts Tuesday, March 7th 12:30 pm, KMC 5-80 A Generative View of Relevance
Jonathan Kelner MIT Thursday, March 9th 4:20 pm, KMC 3-120 A Randomized Polynomial-Time
Simplex Algorithm for Linear
Programming
Paper
Prabhakar Raghavan Yahoo! Research Thursday, March 23rd 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 Query Incentive Networks Paper
V. Sambamurthy Michigan State University Thursday, March 30th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 Complementarities between
Supply Chain Processes
and
Information Technologies:
The Impacts on Performance
of Manufacturing Firms
Paper
Il-Horn Hann University of Southern California Thursday, April 6th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 Risk Averse Bidding in
Name-Your-Own-Price Channels
John King University of Michigan Thursday, April 13th 4:15 pm, KMC 3-60 Information Systems, Enterprise
Transformation, and the
Future of Higher Education
Barrie Nault University of Calgary Thursday, April 20th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 Complementarities between
Supply Chain Processes
and
Information
Industry Level
Supplier-Driven IT Spillovers
Paper
Ravi Bapna University of Connecticut Thursday, April 27th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 Do Market Characteristics
Impact the Relationship between
Retailer Characteristics and Online Price? Paper
Hsinchun Chen University of Arizona Thursday, May 4th 2:00 pm, KMC 5-85 Intelligence and Security
Informatics for International
Security:
Information Sharing and Data Mining
Gautam Ray UT Austin Thursday, May 11th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 The Interaction between
Knowledge Codification
and Knowledge Sharing Network Paper

SPRING 2005
SPEAKER DATE TIME/ LOCATION TITLE
Paul Resnick
University of Michigan
Thursday, January 27th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 Eliciting Informative Feedback: The Peer-Prediction Method PDF
Abraham Seidmann
University of Rochester
Thursday, February 3rd 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 Analyzing the Simultaneous Use of Auctions and Posted Prices for ON-Line Selling PDF
Chris Dellarocas
University of Maryland
Thursday, February 10th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 Strategic Manipulation of Internet Opinion Forums: Implications for Consumers and Firms PDF
Zan Huang
University of Arizona
Thursday, February 17th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 Graph-based Analysis for E-commerce Recommendation PDF 1 PDF 2
Brian Pentland
Michigan State University
Thursday, February 24th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 Designing Routines PDF
Sunil Mithas
University of Michigan
Thursday, March 3rd 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 Effect of Information Technology on Customer Satisfaction PDF *CANCELED*
Haim Mendelson
Stanford University *department wide seminar
Tuesday, April 5th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 Differentiation, R&D Investment
and Vertical Integration
Ulrike Schultze
Southern Methodist University
Thursday, April 14th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 Incorporating Self-Serve Technology into Co-Production Designs PDF
Wanda Orlikowski
MIT *department wide seminar
Thursday, April 21st 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 Scaffolding Work: Taking Technology Seriously in Studies of Organizations
Karim Lakhani
MIT
Thursday, April 28st 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 The Primacy of the Periphery in Open Source Software Communities
Vijay Gurbaxani UC Irvine Thursday, May 5th 4:15 pm, KMC 5-80 The Value of Information Systems Outsourcing Arrangements: An Event Study Analysis
Seminars before 2005

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