Information Systems Seminar Series


The Naveen Jindal School of Management at UT Dallas is privileged to host academic experts presenting their latest research on the most relevant topics facing our discipline today. Information Systems Seminars are held every Fall and Spring semester.

For information about attending, please contact Marjorie Wu.

Fall 2014

Date Speaker Topic
10/31/2014 Sukeumaran Nair
Southern Methodist University
Enterprise Security: Threat Landscape and Trends
10/17/2014 Jeffrey Hu
Scheller College of Business
A Dynamic Structural Model for Heterogenous Mobile Data Consumption and Targeted Promotion
10/10/2014 Dr. Raghu T Santanam
Arizona State University
Do App Descriptions Matter? Evidence from Mobile App Product Descriptions
10/03/2014 Dr. Ramnath Chellappa
Emory University
Cost Drivers of Versioning
09/26/2014 Jyotishka Ray
Data Selling: A Game Theoretic Approach
09/12/2014 Shaojie Tang
Modeling Data Dissemination in Online Social Networks: A Geographical Perspective on Bounding Network Traffic Load
09/05/2014 Manmohan Aseri
Job Market Signal of MOOCs: Empirical Evidence
09/05/2014 Cheng Nie
Economic Value of Reputation: The Case of Stack Overflow Programmers
09/05/2014 Danish Saifee
Price Dispersion and Quality in Health Care Industry: Effect of Health care Information Systems

Spring 2014

Date Speaker Topic
05/02/2014 Sezgin Ayabakan
Rethinking Readmission as a Hospital Quality Metric – Investigation of the Impact of Insurance Coverage and Unobservable Preventive Care on Readmission
04/18/2014 Lusi Li
Recommender System Rethink: Implications for Competing Manufacturers in Electronic Marketplace
04/11/2014 Jiahui Mo
Finding Winnable Tasks: Recommendation for Crowdsourcing Platform
04/04/2014 Zhen Sum
Fading Ads: A Model to Optimize the Performance of Internet Ads
03/28/2014 Jyotishka Ray
Recommendation under High Online Traffic with Inventory Constraint
03/21/2014 Hao Xia
Optimal Coordination in Distributed Software Development
02/28/2014 Shachar Reichman
MIT Sloan School of Management
Crowd-Squared: Amplifying the Predictive Power of Large-Scale Crowd-Based Data
02/24/2014 Shaojie Tang
Temple University
Towards Secure Mobile Business: RFID-based Anti-Counterfeiting System & Privacy-preserving Data Aggregation
02/21/2014 Atanu Lahiri
University of Washington
The DLC Strategy: Go Vertical in a Horizontal Market?
02/14/2014 Jingyun Li Hospital Characteristics, Health Information Technology, and Stage One Meaningful Use
02/10/2014 Mohammad Rahman
University of Calgary
An Internet-Enabled Move to the Market
02/03/2014 Zhe Zhang
University of California
Daily-deal Business Model: Performance Based Advertising and Price Distortion
01/31/2014 Yi-Chun Ho
University Of Washington
Effect of Utility Disconfirmation on Online Rating Behavior: A Dynamic Analysis
01/29/2014 Xiao Ma
Wisconsin School of Business
Online Gambling Behavior: The Impacts of Cumulative Outcomes, Recent Outcomes, and Prior
01/22/2014 Jason Chan
Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Internet’s Dirty Secret: Assessing The Impact Of Online Intermediaries On HIV Transmission1
01/17/2014 Xitong Li
MIT Sloan School of Management
How Does Online Reputation Affect Social Media Endorsements and Product Sales? Evidence from Regression Discontinuity Design
01/15/2014 Hyelim Oh
McGill University
Free versus For a Fee: The Impact of Information Pricing Strategy on the Pattern and Effectiveness of Word-of-Mouth via Social Media

Fall 2013

Date Speaker Topic
12/06/2013 Lusi Li
Recommender System Rethink: Implications for Retailers and Competing Manufacturers
12/06/2013 Zhen Sun
Fading Ads: A Model to Optimize the Performance of Internet Ads
11/22/2013 Dr. Tridib Bandyopadhyay
Kennesaw State University
Role of Intelligence Inputs in Defending against Cyber Warfare and Cyber Terrorism
11/15/2013 Jyotishka Ray
The Design of Feature-limited Evaluation Software
11/08/2013 Lusi Li
Recommender System Rethink: Implications for Retailers and Competing Manufacturers
11/08/2013 Hao Xia
Optimal Coordination in Distributed Software Development
11/01/2013 Dr. Vijay Khatri
Indiana University
The Roles of IS and Application Domain Knowledge in Conceptual Schema Problem Solving: A Cognitive Fit Perspective
10/25/2013 Dr. Chris Dellarocas
Boston University
Attention Allocation in Information-Rich Environments: The Case of News Aggregators
10/18/2013 Sezgin Ayabakan Can Health Information Sharing Reduce Duplicate Testing? A Longitudinal Analysis of Patient Switching Behavior across Multiple Hospitals
10/11/2013 Dr. De Liu
University of Kentucky
Friendships in Online Peer-to-Peer Lending: Pipes, Prisms, and Relational Herding
10/04/2013 Hao Xia Optimal Coordination in Distributed Software Development
09/27/2013 Jiahui Mo Optimal Design of Incentive Mechanisms in Crowdsourcing Contests: An Empirical Analysis
09/20/2013 Sezgin Ayabakan Can Health Information Sharing Reduce Duplicate Testing? A Longitudinal Analysis of Patient Switching Behavior across Multiple Hospitals
09/13/2013 Dr. Sunil Mithas Information Technology, Customer Satisfaction, and Profit,
1994–2006: Theory and Evidence
09/06/2013 Dr. Geoffrey Parker
Tulane University
Innovation, Openness, and Platform Control

Spring 2013

Date Speaker Topic
05/03/2013 Sezgin Ayabakan & Hao Xia
Optimal Coordination in Distributed Software Development
4/26/2013 Zhen Sun
Hiding Publisher Identities in Ad Exchanges: Designs and Policies
4/12/2013 Dr. Alok R. Chaturvedi
Purdue University
Sentient World Simulation: A continuously running, continually updated model of the world
04/05/2013 Dr. Huseyin Doluca
University of Würzburg
Bank Performance and the Solow Paradox Julius-Maximilians
03/29/2013 Dr. Samuel Ransbotham
Carroll School of Management
Electronic Medical Records and Medical Malpractice Claims
03/22/2013 Dr. D. J. Wu
Scheller College of Business
Economics of Free Under Perpetual Licensing: Implications for the Software Industry
03/08/2013 Jiahui Mo Are Firms Impatient? A Dynamic Structural Analysis of Optimal Termination of Crowdsourcing Contests
02/22/2013 Alan R Dennis
Indiana University
Sparking Group Creativity with Priming
02/15/2013 Gary Bolton Experiments to Test Models and Design Institutions
02/08/2013 Yasin Ceran Inter-Firm Negotiation Schemes for Incremental Release Planning in Software Development
02/01/2013 Dr. Nigel Melville
University of Michigan
Information Systems for Collaborating versus Transacting: Impact on Plant Performance in the Presence of Demand Volatility
01/25/2013 Young Kwark Online Product Reviews Implications for Retailers and Competing Manufacturers
01/18/2013 Prof. Raghu, Prof. Vijay, Prof. Sarkar Succeeding in Doctoral Work and Beyond

Fall 2012

Date Speaker Topic
12/07/2012 Sezgin Ayabakan Antecedents and Impact of Patient Migration on Duplicate Procedures
11/30/2012 Dr. Paramvir Singh Crowdsourcing New Product Ideas under Consumer Learning Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh
11/16/2012 Jiahui Mo Finding Winnable Tasks:Recommendation for Crowdsourcing Platform
11/09/2012 Paul A. Pavlou
Temple University, Philadelphia
Strategic Pricing of IT Services in Online Outsourcing Markets
11/02/2012 Alejandro Zentner
Jindal School of Management
Bricks, Clicks, Blockbusters, and Long Tails: How Video Rental Patterns Change as Consumers Move Online
10/26/2012 Rajiv Kohli
Mason School of Business
Investing in Information Systems: On the Behavioral and Institutional Search Mechanisms Underpinning Hospitals’ IS Investment Decisions
10/19/2012 Young Kwark Implications for Retailers and Competing Manufacturers
10/12/2012 Hao Xia Optimal Coordination Policy in Distributed Software Development
10/05/2012 Dr. Sulin Ba
University of Connecticut
Promotional Marketing or Word-of-Mouth? Evidence from Online Restaurant Reviews
09/28/2012 Yasin Ceran Optimal Software Reuse in Incremental Software Development: A Transfer Pricing Approach
09/14/2012 Zhen Sun Information revelation in real-time ad-exchanges
09/07/2012 Anwesha Bhattacharjee Should Facebook Allow Sharing For Free

Spring 2012

Date Speaker Topic
05/04/2012 Yasin Ceran Inventory as a Driver of Demand
04/27/2012 Arun Rai
Georgia State University
(Mis) fit of Vertical Deintegration and I T-enabled Process Integration
04/20/2012 Hao Xia Optimal Coordination Policies in Distributed Software Development
04/13/2012 Mohammad Rahman
University of Calgary, Canada
Beating Irrationality: Does Delegating to IT Alleviate the Sunk Cost Effect?"
04/06/2012 Chul Ho Lee Contracting Issues in Cloud Security
03/30/2012 Zhenguri Ziang
Iowa State University
The economics of public beta testing
03/23/2012 Jiahui Mo Feedback and Incentives in crowd-sourcing contests: an empirical analysis
03/22/2012 Gal Oestreicher Singer
Tel Aviv University
The Quest for Content: How User-Generated Links Can Facilitate Online Exploration
03/02/2012 Young Kwark Online Product Reviews: Implications for Retailers and Competing Manufacturers
02/24/2012 Sezgin Ayabakan The impact of IT-enabled manufacturing capabilities on plant profitability: New models and evidence
02/03/2012 Mehmet Ayvaci
University of Wisconsin
The Effect of Budgetary Restrictions on Breast Cancer Diagnostic Decisions
01/27/2012 Lu Yan
University of Washington
Healing Power of Social Networking: Empirical Studies on Online Interactions among Patients
01/20/2012 Hongyu Chen The Power of the Silence: An Analysis of the Aggregation and Under-reporting Biases in User-Generated Contents
01/17/2012 Yingda Lu
Carnegie Mellon University
Optimizing Social Relationships: A Dynamic Analysis of Social Network Formation in Online Communities for Diabetes
01/13/2012 David Zepeda
University of Minnesota
Health Care Supply Chain Design for Reducing Disparities in the Delivery of Care: Evaluating the Effects of Resource Dependence and IT Leveraging Competence

Fall 2011

Date Speaker Topic
12/02/2011 Hao Xia Role Refinement in ERP Systems: Model and Analysis
11/18/2011 Young Kwark Online Product Reviews: Implications for Online Retailer and Competing Manufacturers
11/11/2011 Hsinchun Chen
University of Arizona
Advanced Informatics for Business Intelligence 2.0
11/04/2011 Chul-Ho Lee When and how tighter standards harm organizational information security
10/28/2011 Hongyu Chen A Note on the Aggregation and Underreporting Biases of Online Reviews
10/14/2011 Terrane August
University of California at San Diego
Who Should be Responsible for Software Security? A Comparative Analysis of Liability Policies in Network Environments"
10/07/2011 Chris Forman
Georgia Institute of Technology
Information Technology and (Downstream) Vertical Integration: Evidence from Plant-Level Data
09/30/2011 Huseyin Tanriverdi
University of Texas at Austin
Flying Greener with Smarter Decisions: The Impact of Operational Analytics on Carbon Footprint of Airlines
09/23/2011 Rema Padman
Carnegie Mellon University
A Collaborative Filtering Approach to Medication Reconciliation
09/16/2011 Yasin Ceran Inventory as a driver of demand: The case of blockbuster online rental system
09/09/2011 Sezgin Ayabakan Does IT infrastructure enable contributions to Wikipedia? A country-level aggregate analysis
09/02/2011 Jiahui Mo Winning Crowdsourcing Contests: A Micro-Structural Analysis of Multi-Relational Networks

Spring 2011

Date Speaker Topic
04/29/2011 Min Chen Who should pay for the click fraud investigation cost? A Game Theoretic Analysis
04/15/2011 Hao Xia Role Refinement in ERP Systems: Model and Analysis
04/08/2011 Chul–Ho Lee Security standardization in the presence of unverifiable control
03/25/2011 Vallabhajosyula Sambamurthy Has the "Golden Rule" Lost its Aura? Revisiting Multimarket Contact under Asymmetric Pricing in the US Domestic Airline Industry
03/11/2011 Yasin Ceran Conflict Resolution in Software Reuse: A Negotiation Approach
03/04/2011 Hongyu Chen Feature Selection Using Hierarchical Dirichlet Processes
02/18/2011 Byungwan Koh A Diffusion Model for An Innovation with Attrition: Application to The Music Market
02/17/2011 Abhijeet Ghoshal Recommendations Using Information from Multiple Association Rules: A Probabilistic Approach
02/11/2011 Young Kwark Third–Party Product Reviews: Implications for Retailer and Competing Manufacturers
01/27/2011 Jaime Newel Information Systems Development Risk Factors and Dispersed Teamwork: The Role of Empowering Leadership in Facilitating Team Member Well–being
01/25/011 Jianqing Chen An Economic Analysis of Online Advertising Using Behavioral Targeting
01/21/2011 Wael Jabr Paper 1: Leveraging Philanthropic Behavior for Customer Support: The Case of User Support ForumsPaper 2: The Competition Effect of WOM and Recommendations on Customer Choice: An Empirical Investigation
01/19/ 2011 Nackiketa Sahoo A Hidden Markov Model for Collaborative Filtering
01/14/2011 Sameh Al–Natour The Antecedents of Customer Self–Disclosure to Online Virtual Advisors

Fall 2010

Date Speaker Topic
12/03/2010 Abhijeet Ghoshal Deployment of Recommender Systems: Operational and Strategic Issues
11/29/010 Dr. Anjana Susarla The Role of Social Capital in Assuring Market Performance: Evidence from Information Technology Outsourcing Contracts
11/19/2010 Dr. Anuj Kumar Impact of Customer Web Portals on Call Centers: An Empirical Analysis
11/12/2010 Yasin Ceran Word–of–Mouth (WOM)
11/05/2010 Dr. Tunay Tunca An Empirical Analysis of Price, Quality, and Incumbency in Service Procurement Auctions
10/29/2010 Wael Jabr The Competing Effect of WOM and Recommendations on Customer Choice – En empirical Investigation
10/22/2010 Dr. Thomas Weber Monotone Approximation of Decision Problems
10/15/2010 Balaji Padmanabhan From Information to Operations: Service Quality Indicators and Customer Churn
10/08/2010 Min Chen The Moral Hazard Problem of Click Fraud Detection and Advertiser versus Search Service Provider
10/01/2010 Byungwan Koh A model of generational diffusion with churning and competitive growth: Application to the music market
09/24/2010 Chul–Ho Lee Security Standardization in the Presence of Unverifiable Control
09/17/2010 Young Kwark Implications of Product Reviews in Online Retailing
09/10/2010 Giri Kumar Tayi Investigating Retailer (Online and Local) Strategies in Mitigating Consumer Fit Uncertainty
09/03/2010 Xia Hao Extensions to Maximum Commonality Assignment Problems.
08/27/2010 Sanjeev Dewan Information Technology and Firm Boundaries:Impact on Firm Risk and Return Performance

Spring 2010

Date Speaker Topic
03/30/2010 Chul–Ho Lee Why standard is not enough in information security
  Hongyu Chen Word of Mouth in Online Social Network, Using Twitter to Predict Box Office Revenue
04/23/2010 Byungwan Koh A Note on Shift in Demand for Music: Causal Effect of Online File Sharing and Digital Music on Physical Albums
04/16/2010 Wael Jabr An Analysis of the Drivers of Contribution in Support User Forums
04/09/2010 Jing Hao Sponsored Search Auctions from the Perspective of Strategic Groups
04/02/2010 Kartik Hosanagar Recommender Systems and their Effects on Consumers: The Fragmentation Debate
03/26/2010 Abhijeet Ghoshal Economic Impact of Recommender Systems: A Competitive Analysis
03/12/2010 Min Chen Should the Search Engine or the Advertiser Improve the Click Fraud Detection Rate? An Economic Analysis
03/05/2010 Yasin Ceran Coordination in Software Reuse Decisions
02/26/2010 Judd Bradbury High–Speed SAP Implementations
02/15/2010 Ross Hightower A Longitudinal Analysis of Information Exchange Effectiveness Within Teams Meeting Face–to–Face and with Instant Messaging Technologies
02/082010 Akhmed Umyarov Using External Aggregate Ratings for Improving Individual Recommendations
01/29/2010 Harpreet Singh Software Innovations: The Influence of Quality, Diversity and Structure of Network Ties
01/26/2010 Sang Pil Han 1–An Empirical Analysis of User Content Generation and Usage Behavior in Mobile Media
2-User Content Generation and Usage Behavior in Multimedia Settings: A Dynamic Structural Model of Learning
01/22/2010 Atanu Lahiri Pricing of Wireless Services: Application Pricing Vs.Traffic Pricing
01/19/2010 Mingfeng Lin Judging Borrowers by the Company They Keep: Social Networks and Information Asymmetry in Online Peer–to–Peer Lending