Mr. Yancong Xie

Mr. Yancong XIE is a current PhD student of Prof. Guy GABLE and Dr. Meng ZHANG, in Information Systems School, Science and Engineering Faculty, Queensland University of Technology (QUT). He has a mathematics and computer science background. His research interest includes simulation, theory validation, trust, review bias, consumer satisfaction, level of analysis, data mining and mathematical modeling.

Education

PhD (2015 – till date), Management Information Systems, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia.

Bsc (2011-2015), Mathematics, Remin University of China, Beijing, PRC.

Awards

Distinct Graduation Thesis, Renmin University of China, PRC (2015)

Meritorious Winner of Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM), USA (2013)

National First Prize of China Undergraduate Mathematical Contest in Modeling (CUMCM), Beijing, PRC (2013)

First Prize of East-China Mathematical Contest in Modeling, Shanghai, PRC (2013)

Project Experiences

Marketing Analyst, Big data cloud for Shindoo Chemi-industry Co. ltd., Chengdu, PRC (2014)

Programmer & Analyst, Product R&D Consulting Project based on Big Data for Midea, Beijing, PRC (2014)

Research assistant, Strategic Research for Hunan TV Station, Beijing, PRC (2013)

Teaching and supervision

  • Teaching
    • Guest lecturer, INN701, “Advanced techniques of content analysis”, QUT (2019-Mar)
    • Tutor, IAB201, “Modelling Information Systems”, QUT, (2019, Feb-Jun)
    • Tutor, IAB230, “Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing”, QUT, (2019, Feb-Jun)
    • Tutor, IFN701, “Master Level Project 1”, QUT, 2016-2018.
    • Guest lecturer, “Introduction to social science simulation”, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China (2018-Dec)
    • Guest lecturer, INN701, “Content Analysis Basics”, QUT, (2017-Oct);
  • Supervision
    • Master-level project, Ms. Rhiannon McCubbin, “Understanding Online Review Bias for Online Marketplaces” (2018 SEM1);
    • Master-level project, Mr. Xin Wang, “Trust in Sharing Economy” (2017 SEM1);
    • Master-level project, Ms. Baijit Kaur, “IT Value Cocreation” (2016 SEM2);

Professional services

  • Reviewer, for journals and conferences including:
    • Australasian Journal of Information Systems (AJIS),
    • The Data Base for Advances in Information Systems,
    • Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS),
    • Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS).
  • Review Coordinator, International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), 2018.
  • Assistant for Doctoral Consortium Panels, International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), 2017.
  • Higher Degree Research (HDR) PhD representative for Information Science discipline, Information Systems School, Queensland University of Technology (QUT), 2017.
  • Unit Tutor, IFN701 – “Master Level Project 1”, QUT, 2016-2018.
  • Supporting staff, QUT Information Systems School HDR student recruitment, 2016.
  • Technician for Research Systems Group, QUT Information Systems School, 2015-2018.

Publications

Xie, Y. 2017. “A survey of simulation research in Information Systems.” Proceedings of the 28th Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS’2017), Hobart, Australia.

Gable, G., Xie, Y., and Onik, M. 2017. “Opportunity costs during PhD enrolment: an innovative Information Systems research training programme”. Proceedings of the 28th Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS’2017), Hobart, Australia.

Xie, Y., and Zhang, M. 2016. “Tutorial on NK modeling.” Proceedings of the 20th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS’2016), Chiayi, Taiwan.

Xie, Y., and Zhang, M. 2016. “Designing simulation in Information Systems research: an IT value cocreation example using NK modeling.” Proceedings of the 20th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS’2016), Chiayi, Taiwan.

Xie, Y., and Jiang, H. 2017. “Stock market forecasting based on text mining technology: a support vector machine method.” Journal of Computer, 12(6), pp. 500-510.

Doctoral Consortium

Xie, Y., 2017. “Understanding the Influence of Review Bias in the Sharing Economy.” 28th Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS’2017), Hobart, Australia.

Xie, Y., 2017. “Understanding the Influence of Review Bias in the Sharing Economy.” QUT Annual Doctoral Consortium, Brisbane, Australia.

Xie, Y., 2016. “Using Case Study to Validate Simulation Theory.” QUT Annual Doctoral Consortium, Brisbane, Australia.

Experience and skills

  • Experience within PhD
    • Learn Knowledge of IT Value Cocreation; NK modeling; Computational Simulation; Case Study and Qualitative Content Analysis; Corpus-based and Knowledge-based Text Analysis (LI, MI, LSA, LDA); Theory Validation; Trust; Sharing Economy; Online product review; Consumer satisfaction; and Level of analysis.
  • Technical Skills
    • Programming skills: Python, Java, C;
    • Data mining and analysis: Python, R, Matlab, Mysql, MongoDB;
    • Web development: CSS; HTML;