Rosta Farzan

  • Associate Professor

Institution of highest degree:
PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Representative Publications

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Farzan, Rosta and Burton, Matthew C and Acker, Amelia and Allen, Warren (2016) Advanced topics in sociotechnical systems: methods and concepts of trace data. iSchools, IConference 2016 Proceedings.

Farzan, Rosta and Lu, Di and Lin, Yu-Ru (2016) What Happens Offline Stays Offline? Identifiers of the Sustainability of Hybrid Social Web Systems. In: Proceedings of the ACM conference on Hypertext and Social Media. , 10-13 Jul 2016 , Halifax, Canada.

Lee, Myeong and Farzan, Rosta and Butler, Brian S (2016) This Is Not Just a Caf{'e}: Toward Capturing the Dynamics of Urban Places. In: Tenth International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media, 17 May 2016 - 17 May 2016, Cologne, Germany.

Farzan, R. and Brusilovsky, P (2010). Encouraging user participation in a course recommender system: an impact on user behavior. Journal of Computers in Human Behavior, 27(1): 276-284.

Farzan, R., Pal, A., Kraut, R. and Konstan, J. (2012). Socializing volunteers in an online community: A field experiment. In proceedings of the ACM conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW 2012). ACM Press.

Dabbish, L., Farzan, R., Kraut, R., and Postmes, T. (2012). Fresh faces in the crowd: turnover, identity, and commitment in online groups. In proceedings of the ACM conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW 2012). ACM Press.

Research Interests

Socialization of Newcomers, participation and commitment in online communities, social navigation and social information filtering, social Web technologies, personalized information access, community-based user modeling.

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