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Prof. MA Jian

馬建教授

Professor

Address
6-235, Lau Ming Wai Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong
Phone
+852 34428514
Fax
+852 34420370

Research Areas

Decision and decision support systems
Business intelligence
Research information systems
Research Social Networks
Big Data Research Analytics

Qualifications

MA - Higher Education
DEng. - Computer Science
BEng. - Computer Science

Biography

Jian Ma is Professor in Department of Information Systems at City University of Hong Kong.  He is specialised in the research areas of business intelligence, and research social networks.  He has published over 150 journal articles with SCI H index 27.  His applied research work has been widely used in government funding agencies (e.g. National Natural Science Foundation of China) and universities (e.g. University of Hong Kong).

Jian Ma is also the founder of ScholarMate.com with the vision to connect people to research and innovate smarter.

Faculty Positions

PeriodDepartment - InstitutionPosition
9/2006 - NowInformation Systems - City University of Hong KongProfessor
12/1997 - 9/2006Information Systems - City University of Hong KongAssociate Professor
1/1999 - 12/2001Faculty of Information Technology - Zhongshan University, ChinaVisiting Professor
12/1993 - 11/1997Information Systems - City University of Hong KongAssistant Professor
1/1992 - 12/1993Computer Science and Engineering - University of New South Wales, AustraliaLecturer

Research Grants

PI: "Research on AI-assisted Peer Reviewer System", General Fund - National Natural Science Foundation of China, Amount: 500000 (2019-2020), Jian Ma

PI: "Knowledge Graph Approach to Peer Reviewer Assignment", General Fund - National Natural Science Foundation of China, Amount: 500000 (2017-2019), Jian Ma

PI: "Research Analytic Framework for Lean Research Management", General Research Fund - Hong Kong SAR Government’s Research Grant Council, Amount: 560,000 (2012-2017), Jian Ma

PI: "Evaluation of Reviewer Assignment System in NSFC", General Fund - National Natural Science Foundation of China, Amount: 400000 (2015-2016), Jian Ma

PI: "Lean Research Management Information Systems", General Fund - National Natural Science Foundation of China, Amount: 560000 (2013-2016), Jian Ma

PI: "Profile-based Recommendation in Research and Innovation Social Networks", General Research Fund - Hong Kong SAR Government’s Research Grant Council, Amount: 720000 (2011-2016), Jian Ma

PI: "Research on personalized recommendation methods using researchers' behavior in research social community", General Fund - National Natural Science Foundation of China, Amount: 440000 (2011-2016), Jian Ma

PI: "Study on Computer Assisted Reviewer Assignment System", General Fund - National Natural Science Foundation of China, Amount: 650000 (2013-2014), Jian Ma

PI: "Business Intelligent Approach to Reviewer Assignment", NSFC - National Natural Science Foundation of China, Amount: 500000 (2012-2013), Jian Ma

PI: "A social approach to normalization of research keywords", NSFC - National Natural Science Foundation of China, Amount: 350000 (2011-2013), Jian Ma

PI: "Research and Development of Business Intelligent Technology for Enterprise Security Management System", Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF) of HK - Innovation and Technology Commission of the Hong Kong SAR, Amount: HK$6.6 millions (2008-2010), Jian Ma

PI: "Research and Development of Business Intelligent Technology for Adaptive Fraud Management System", Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF) of HK - Innovation and Technology Commission of the Hong Kong SAR, Amount: HK$1.169 (2006-2007), Jian Ma

PI: "Decision Support Systems for R&D Project Portfolio Management", Competitive Earmarked Research Grant - Research Grant Council of the HK SAR, Amount: HK$344464 (2005-2007), Jian Ma

PI: "Organizational Decision Support Systems for R&D Project Selection", Competitive Earmarked Research Grant - Research Grant Council of the HK SAR, Amount: HK$414,864 (2003-2005), Jian Ma

PI: "Group Decision Support Systems for Research Management", Competitive Earmarked Research Grant - Research Grant Council of the HK SAR, Amount: $413,404 (2002-2005), Jian Ma

PI: "Decision Support for Management of Research and Development Projects in Hong Kong and Mainland China", RGC-NSFC Joint Funding Scheme - Research Grant Council of the HK SAR and the National Natural Science Foundation of China, Amount: HK$700,000+RMB350,000 (1999-2001), Jian Ma, etc.

PI: "Research Information Management and Sharing Platform", NSFC fund - National Natural Science Foundation of China, Amount: RMB300,000 (1998-2001), Jian Ma and Shixian Li

PI: "Internet-based Technology Information System (ITIS) for Administration and Dissemination of R&D Projects", Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF) of HK - Innovation and Technology Commission of the Hong Kong SAR, Amount: HK$2,288,000 (1998-2001), Jian Ma, etc.

PI: "Decision Support Systems for Research Administration", Competitive Earmarked Research Grant - Research Grant Council of the HK SAR, Amount: HK$622,000 (1998-2000), Jian Ma

PI: "Establishment of an Information Technology Centre for Business Process Reengineering", Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF) of HK - Innovation and Technology Commission of the Hong Kong SAR, Amount: HK$3.7 millions (1997-1999), Jian Ma, etc.

PI: "Object-oriented Specification and Design for Model Management in Decision Support Systems", Competitive Earmarked Research Grant - Research Grant Council of the HK SAR, Amount: HK$418,000 (1996-1998), Jian Ma

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Publications

Journal Publications and Reviews

Du, Wei; Jiang, Guanran; Xu, Wei; Ma, Jian / Sequential patent trading recommendation using knowledge-aware attentional bidirectional long short-term memory network (KBiLSTM). June 2021; In: Journal of Information Science.

Du, Wei; Yan, Qiang; Zhang, Wenping; Ma, Jian / Leveraging online behaviors for interpretable knowledge-aware patent recommendation. June 2021; In: Internet Research.

Deng, Weiwei; Ma, Jian / A knowledge graph approach for recommending patents to companies. March 2021; In: Electronic Commerce Research.

颜嘉麒; 闵超; 余厚强; 魏家鹏; 贾韬; 马建 / 科学大数据背景下的科研协作: 特征、案例与机遇 - 兼 “科学数据驱动的科研协作” 会议综述. June 2020; In: 图书与情报. No. 3, pp. 127-133

LI Xin; ZHANG Xun; WANG Shouyang; MA Jian / Attention Matters: An Exploration of Relationship Between Google Search Behaviors and Crude Oil Prices. October 2019; In: Journal of Systems Science and Complexity. Vol. 32, No. 5, pp. 1438-1459

Liu, Yang; Yang, Chen; Ma, Jian; Xu, Wei; Hua, Zhongsheng / A social recommendation system for academic collaboration in undergraduate research. April 2019; In: Expert Systems. Vol. 36, No. 2

Xu, Yunhong; Zhou, Duanning; Ma, Jian / Scholar-friend recommendation in online academic communities: An approach based on heterogeneous network. April 2019; In: Decision Support Systems. Vol. 119, pp. 1-13

Wang, Qi; Du, Wei; Ma, Jian; Liao, Xiuwu / Recommendation Mechanism for Patent Trading Empowered by Heterogeneous Information Networks. March 2019; In: International Journal of Electronic Commerce. Vol. 23, No. 2, pp. 147-178

吴勇; 朱卫东; 刘卫; 马建; 刘海波 / 国家自然科学基金依托单位信用评价体系研究. March 2019; In: 中国科学基金. Vol. 33, No. 2, pp. 154-161

Zhao, Pengfei; Ma, Jian; Hua, Zhongsheng; Fang, Shijian / Academic Social Network-Based Recommendation Approach for Knowledge Sharing. November 2018; In: Data Base for Advances in Information Systems. Vol. 49, No. 4, pp. 78-91

Sun, Jianshan; Jiang, Yuanchun; Cheng, Xusen; Du, Wei; Liu, Yezheng; Ma, Jian / A hybrid approach for article recommendation in research social networks. October 2018; In: Journal of Information Science. Vol. 44, No. 5, pp. 696-711

Zhang, Qi; Wang, Jue; Lu, Aiguo; Wang, Shouyang; Ma, Jian / An improved SMO algorithm for financial credit risk assessment: Evidence from China's banking. January 2018; In: Neurocomputing. Vol. 272, pp. 314-325

Wang, Qi; Ma, Jian; Liao, Xiuwu ; Du, Wei / A context-aware researcher recommendation system for university-industry collaboration on R&D projects. November 2017; In: Decision Support Systems. Vol. 103, pp. 46-57

Du, Wei; Cheng, Xusen; Yang, Chen; Sun, Jianshan; Ma, Jian / Establishing interoperability among knowledge organization systems for research management: a social network approach. September 2017; In: Scientometrics. Vol. 112, No. 3, pp. 1489-1506

Silva, Thushari; Ma, Jian / Expert profiling for collaborative innovation: big data perspective. August 2017; In: Information Discovery and Delivery. Vol. 45, No. 4, pp. 169-180

Jiang, Hongbing; Yang, Chen; Ma, Jian; Silva, Thushari; Chen, Huaping / A social voting approach for scientific domain vocabularies construction. August 2016; In: Scientometrics. Vol. 108, No. 2, pp. 803-820

Zhao, Weidong; Liu, Haitao; Dai, Weihui; Ma, Jian / An entropy-based clustering ensemble method to support resource allocation in business process management. August 2016; In: Knowledge and Information Systems. Vol. 48, No. 2, pp. 305-330

Xu, Wei; Ma, Jian / Introduction to the decision support for smart city and e-society services minitrack. March 2016; In: Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. Vol. 2016-March

ZHANG, Mingyu; MA, Jian; LIU, Zhiying; SUN, Jianshan; SILVA, T / A research analytics framework-supported recommendation approach for supervisor selection. March 2016; In: British Journal of Educational Technology. pp. 1 - 18

Liu, Ou; Wang, Jun; Ma, Jian; Sun, Yonghong / An intelligent decision support approach for reviewer assignment in R&D project selection. February 2016; In: Computers in Industry. Vol. 76, pp. 1-10

Xu, Wei; Sun, Jianshan; Ma, Jian; Du, Wei / A personalized information recommendation system for R&D project opportunity finding in big data contexts. January 2016; In: Journal of Network and Computer Applications. Vol. 59, pp. 362-369

姜红丙; 刘跃文; 孙永洪; 马建 / 論證理論視角下的管理理論構建研究. 2016; In: 管理學報. No. 1, pp. 7-17

Du, Wei; Lau, Raymond Yiu Keung; Ma, Jian; Xu, Wei / A multi-faceted method for science classification schemes (SCSs) mapping in networking scientific resources. December 2015; In: Scientometrics. Vol. 105, No. 3, pp. 2035-2056

Yang, Chen; Ma, Jian; Silva, Thushari; Liu, Xiaoyan; Hua, Zhongsheng / A multilevel information mining approach for expert recommendation in online scientific communities. September 2015; In: Computer Journal. Vol. 58, No. 9, pp. 1921-1936

Li, Xin; Ma, Jian; Wang, Shouyang; Zhang, Xun / How does Google search affect trader positions and crude oil prices?. September 2015; In: Economic Modelling. Vol. 49, pp. 162-171

Sun, Jianshan; Xu, Wei; Ma, Jian; Sun, Jiasen / Leverage RAF to find domain experts on research social network services: A big data analytics methodology with MapReduce framework. July 2015; In: International Journal of Production Economics. Vol. 165, pp. 185-193

Li, Xin; Shang, Wei; Wang, Shouyang; Ma, Jian / A MIDAS modelling framework for Chinese inflation index forecast incorporating Google search data. March 2015; In: Electronic Commerce Research and Applications. Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 112-125

Silva, Thushari; Jian, Ma; Chen, Yang / Process analytics approach for R&D project selection. March 2015; In: ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems. Vol. 5, No. 4

Wang, Gang; Yang, Shanlin; Ma, Jian / COS-training: A new semi-supervised learning method for keyphrase extraction based on co-training and SMOTE. January 2015; In: ICIC Express Letters, Part B: Applications. Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 233-238

Silva, Thushari; Ma, Jian; Yang, Chen; Liang, Haidan / A profile-boosted research analytics framework to recommend journals for manuscripts. January 2015; In: Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology. Vol. 66, No. 1, pp. 180-200

Wang, Gang; Yang, Shanlin; Ma, Jian / RS-LSSVM: A new ensemble method for sentiment classification based on random subspace. December 2014; In: ICIC Express Letters, Part B: Applications. Vol. 5, No. 6, pp. 1773-1778

Sun, Jianshan; Ma, Jian; Liu, Zhiying; Miao, Yajun / Leveraging content and connections for scientific article recommendation in social computing contexts. September 2014; In: Computer Journal. Vol. 57, No. 9, pp. 1331-1342

Silva, Thushari; Ma, Jian; YANG, Chen; Liang, Haidan / A profile‐boosted research analytics framework to recommend journals for manuscripts. May 2014; In: American Society for Information Science and Technology. Journal. Vol. n/a, No. n/a, pp. n/a - n/a

Wang, Gang; Ma, Jian; Yang, Shanlin / An improved boosting based on feature selection for corporate bankruptcy prediction. April 2014; In: Expert Systems with Applications. Vol. 41, No. 5, pp. 2353-2361

Wang, Gang; Sun, Jianshan; Ma, Jian; Xu, Kaiquan; Gu, Jibao / Sentiment classification: The contribution of ensemble learning. January 2014; In: Decision Support Systems. Vol. 57, No. 1, pp. 77-93

Liu, Xiaoyan; Guo, Zhiling; Lin, Zhenjiang; Ma, Jian / A local social network approach for research management. December 2013; In: Decision Support Systems. Vol. 56, No. 1, pp. 427-438

Wang, Jue; Xu, Wei; Ma, Jian; Wang, Shouyang / A vague set based decision support approach for evaluating research funding programs. November 2013; In: European Journal of Operational Research. Vol. 230, No. 3, pp. 656-665

Silva, Thushari; Guo, Zhiling; Ma, Jian; Jiang, Hongbing; Chen, Huaping / A social network-empowered research analytics framework for project selection. November 2013; In: Decision Support Systems. Vol. 55, No. 4, pp. 957-968

Wang, Gang; Yang, Shanlin; Ma, Jian / Wrapper feature selection embedded Bagging for financial distress prediction. 2013; In: ICIC Express Letters, Part B: Applications. Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 375-380

Xu, Yunhong; Guo, Xitong; Hao, Jinxing; Ma, Jian; Lau, Raymond Y.K.; Xu, Wei / Combining social network and semantic concept analysis for personalized academic researcher recommendation. December 2012; In: Decision Support Systems. Vol. 54, No. 1, pp. 564-573

Ma, Jian; Xu, Wei; Sun, Yong-Hong; Turban, Efraim; Wang, Shouyang; Liu, Ou / An ontology-based text-mining method to cluster proposals for research project selection. May 2012; In: IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Part A:Systems and Humans. Vol. 42, No. 3, pp. 784-790

Wang, Jue; Hedar, Abdel-Rahman; Wang, Shouyang; Ma, Jian / Rough set and scatter search metaheuristic based feature selection for credit scoring. May 2012; In: Expert Systems with Applications. Vol. 39, No. 6, pp. 6123-6128

Wang, Gang; Ma, Jian / A hybrid ensemble approach for enterprise credit risk assessment based on Support Vector Machine. April 2012; In: Expert Systems with Applications. Vol. 39, No. 5, pp. 5325-5331

Wang, Gang; Ma, Jian; Huang, Lihua; Xu, Kaiquan / Two credit scoring models based on dual strategy ensemble trees. February 2012; In: Knowledge-Based Systems. Vol. 26, pp. 61-68

Wang, Gang; Ma, Jian; Yang, Shanlin / Igf-bagging: Information gain based feature selection for bagging. November 2011; In: International Journal of Innovative Computing, Information and Control. Vol. 7, No. 11, pp. 6247-6259

Wang, Gang; Ma, Jian / Study of corporate credit risk prediction based on integrating boosting and random subspace. October 2011; In: Expert Systems with Applications. Vol. 38, No. 11, pp. 13871-13878

Wang, Gang; Jian, Ma; Huang, Lihua / ASE-Bagging: An Embedded approach for imbalanced customer credit risk assessment. August 2011; In: ICIC Express Letters, Part B: Applications. Vol. 2, No. 4, pp. 787-791

Yan, Xin; Lau, Raymond Y. K.; Song, Dawei; Li, Xue; Ma, Jian / Toward a semantic granularity model for domain-specific information retrieval. July 2011; In: ACM Transactions on Information Systems. Vol. 29, No. 3

Feng, Bo; Ma, Jian; Fan, Zhi-Ping / An integrated method for collaborative R&D project selection: Supporting innovative research teams. May 2011; In: Expert Systems with Applications. Vol. 38, No. 5, pp. 5532-5543

Chen, Yuan; Fan, Zhi-Ping; Ma, Jian; Zeng, Shuo / A hybrid grouping genetic algorithm for reviewer group construction problem. March 2011; In: Expert Systems with Applications. Vol. 38, No. 3, pp. 2401-2411

Wang, Gang; Hao, Jinxing; Ma, Jian; Jiang, Hongbing / A comparative assessment of ensemble learning for credit scoring. January 2011; In: Expert Systems with Applications. Vol. 38, No. 1, pp. 223-230

Fan, Z. P.; Chen, Y.; Ma, J.; Zeng, S. / A hybrid genetic algorithmic approach to the maximally diverse grouping problem. January 2011; In: Journal of the Operational Research Society. Vol. 62, No. 1, pp. 92-99

Fan, Z. P.; Chen, Y.; Ma, J.; Zeng, S. / Erratum: A hybrid genetic algorithmic approach to the maximally diverse grouping problem (Journal of the Operational Research Society (2010) DOI 10.1057/jors.2009.168). 2011; In: Journal of the Operational Research Society. Vol. 62, No. 7, pp. 1423-1430

PANG, Ye; XU, Wei; YU, Lean; MA, Jian; LAI, Kin Keung; WANG, Shou Yang; XU, Shanying / Forecasting the Crude Oil Spot Price by Wavelet Neural Networks Using OECD Petroleum Inventory Levels. 2011; In: New Mathematics and Natural Computation. Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 281 - 297

Tian, Wen; Vogel, Douglas; Ma, Jian; Gu, Jibao / IS-supported managerial control for China's research community: An agency theory perspective. October 2010; In: Journal of Global Information Management. Vol. 18, No. 4, pp. 53-81

Liu, Ou; Ma, Jian / A multilingual ontology framework for R&D project management systems. June 2010; In: Expert Systems with Applications. Vol. 37, No. 6, pp. 4626-4631

Feng, Bo; Fan, Zhi-Ping; Ma, Jian / A method for partner selection of codevelopment alliances using individual and collaborative utilities. March 2010; In: International Journal of Production Economics. Vol. 124, No. 1, pp. 159-170

Xu, Wei; Ma, Jian; Wang, Shouyang; Hao, Gang / Vague soft sets and their properties. January 2010; In: Computers and Mathematics with Applications. Vol. 59, No. 2, pp. 787-794

Xu, Yunhong; Ma, Jian; Sun, Yonghong; Hao, Gang; Xu, Wei; Zhao, Dingtao / A decision support approach for assigning reviewers to proposals. 2010; In: Expert Systems with Applications. Vol. 37, No. 10, pp. 6948-6956

Wang, Gang; Hao, Jinxing; Ma, Jian; Huang, Lihua / A new approach to intrusion detection using Artificial Neural Networks and fuzzy clustering. 2010; In: Expert Systems with Applications. Vol. 37, No. 9, pp. 6225 - 6232

Fan, Zhi-Ping; Chen, Yuan; Ma, Jian; Zhu, Yan / Decision support for proposal grouping: A hybrid approach using knowledge rule and genetic algorithm. March 2009; In: Expert Systems with Applications. Vol. 36, No. 2 PART 1, pp. 1004-1013

Chen, Yuan; Fan, Zhiping; Ma, Jian; Liu, Yilei / An integrated decision support approach for partitioning proposals into groups. 2009; In: HKIE Transactions Hong Kong Institution of Engineers. Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. 1-7

Jiang, Yan-Ping; Fan, Zhi-Ping; Ma, Jian / A method for group decision making with multi-granularity linguistic assessment information. February 2008; In: Information Sciences. Vol. 178, No. 4, pp. 1098-1109

Sun, Yong-Hong; Ma, Jian; Fan, Zhi-Ping; Wang, Jun / A group decision support approach to evaluate experts for R&D project selection. February 2008; In: IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. Vol. 55, No. 1, pp. 158-170

Sun, Yong-Hong; Ma, Jian; Fan, Zhi-Ping; Wang, Jun / A hybrid knowledge and model approach for reviewer assignment. February 2008; In: Expert Systems with Applications. Vol. 34, No. 2, pp. 817-824

Kwok, Ron Chi-Wai; Zhou, Duanning; Zhang, Quan; Ma, Jian / A fuzzy multi-criteria decision making model for IS student group project assessment. January 2007; In: Group Decision and Negotiation. Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 25-42

Fan, Zhi-Ping; Ma, Jian; Jiang, Yan-Ping; Sun, Yong-Hong; Ma, Louis / A goal programming approach to group decision making based on multiplicative preference relations and fuzzy preference relations. October 2006; In: European Journal of Operational Research. Vol. 174, No. 1, pp. 311-321

Ma, Jian; Fan, Zhi-Ping; Jiang, Yan-Ping / An optimization approach to multiperson decision making based on different formats of preference information. September 2006; In: IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Part A: Systems and Humans. Vol. 36, No. 5, pp. 876-889

Ma, Jian; Fan, Zhi-Ping; Jiang, Yan-Ping; Mao, Ji-Ye; Ma, Louis / A method for repairing the inconsistency of fuzzy preference relations. January 2006; In: Fuzzy Sets and Systems. Vol. 157, No. 1, pp. 20-33

Tian, Qijia; Ma, Jian; Liang, Jiazhi; Kwok, Ron C. W.; Liu, Ou / An organizational decision support system for effective R&D project selection. May 2005; In: Decision Support Systems. Vol. 39, No. 3, pp. 403-413

Turban, Efraim; Zhou, Duanning; Ma, Jian / A group decision support approach to evaluating journals. December 2004; In: Information and Management. Vol. 42, No. 1, pp. 31-44

Zhang, Quan; Ma, Jian; Fan, Zhi-Ping; Chiang, Wen-Chyuan / A statistical approach to multiple-attribute decision-making with interval numbers. October 2003; In: International Journal of Systems Science. Vol. 34, No. 12-13, pp. 683-692

Ma, J.; Feng, G. / An approach to H control of fuzzy dynamic systems. August 2003; In: Fuzzy Sets and Systems. Vol. 137, No. 3, pp. 367-386

Zhang, Quan; Chen, Jason C.H.; He, Yan-Qun; Ma, Jian; Zhou, Duan-Ning / Multiple attribute decision making: Approach integrating subjective and objective information. 2003; In: International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management. Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 338-361

Kwok, Ron Chi-Wai; Ma, Jian; Vogel, Douglas R. / Effects of group support systems and content facilitation on knowledge acquisition. December 2002; In: Journal of Management Information Systems. Vol. 19, No. 3, pp. 185-229

Zhou, Duanning; Ma, Jian; Turban, Efraim; Bolloju, Narasimha / A fuzzy set approach to the evaluation of journal grades. October 2002; In: Fuzzy Sets and Systems. Vol. 131, No. 1, pp. 63-74

Tian, Qijia; Ma, Jian; Liu, Ou / A hybrid knowledge and model system for R&D project selection. October 2002; In: Expert Systems with Applications. Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 265-271

Fan, Zhi-Ping; Ma, Jian; Zhang, Quan / An approach to multiple attribute decision making based on fuzzy preference information on alternatives. October 2002; In: Fuzzy Sets and Systems. Vol. 131, No. 1, pp. 101-106

Kwok, Ron Chi-Wai; Ma, Jian; Zhou, Duanning / Improving group decision making: A fuzzy GSS approach. February 2002; In: IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics Part C: Applications and Reviews. Vol. 32, No. 1, pp. 54-63

Kwok, Ron C.W.; Ma, Jian; Vogel, Doug; Zhou, Duanning / Collaborative assessment in education: An application of a fuzzy GSS. December 2001; In: Information and Management. Vol. 39, No. 3, pp. 243-253

Zhou, Duanning; Ma, Jian; Turban, Efraim / Journal quality assessment: An integrated subjective and objective approach. November 2001; In: IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. Vol. 48, No. 4, pp. 479-490

Feng, Gang; Ma, Jian / Quadratic stabilization of uncertain discrete-time fuzzy dynamic systems. November 2001; In: IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Fundamental Theory and Applications. Vol. 48, No. 11, pp. 1337-1343

Chak, C. K.; Feng, G.; Ma, J. / On the approximation capability of neural networks-dynamic system modeling and control. June 2001; In: Asian Journal of Control. Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 122-130

Long, Dongyang; Jia, Weijia; Ma, Jian; Zhou, Duanning / K-p-Infix codes and semaphore codes. May 2001; In: Discrete Applied Mathematics. Vol. 109, No. 3, pp. 237-252

Ma, Jian; Fan, Zhiping; Wei, Quanling / Existence and construction of weight-set for satisfying preference orders of alternatives based on additive multi-attribute value model. January 2001; In: IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Part A:Systems and Humans.. Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 66-72

Ma, Jian; Zhang, Quan; Fan, Zhiping; Liang, Jiazhi; Zhou, Duanning / An approach to multiple attribute decision making based on preference information on alternatives. 2001; In: Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences.

Wang, L.; Feng, G.; Ma, J. / Fuzzy control approach to a class of continuous time nonlinear systems. 2001; In: Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems. Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 75-85

Wei, Quan-Ling; Ma, Jian; Fan, Zhi-Ping / A parameter analysis method for the weight-set to satisfy preference orders of alternatives in additive multi-criteria value models. September 2000; In: Journal of Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis. Vol. 9, No. 5, pp. 181-190

Ma, Jian; Zhou, Duanning / Fuzzy set approach to the assessment of student-centered learning. May 2000; In: IEEE Transactions on Education. Vol. 43, No. 2, pp. 237-241

Ma, Jian; Tian, Peng; Zhang, Dong-Mo / Global optimization by Darwin and Boltzmann mixed strategy. February 2000; In: Computers and Operations Research. Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 143-159

Wei, Q.; Yan, H.; Ma, J.; Fan, Z. / A compromise weight for multi-criteria group decision making with individual preference. 2000; In: Journal of the Operational Research Society. Vol. 51, No. 5, pp. 625-634

Han, Z. X.; Feng, G.; Walcott, B. L.; Ma, J. / Dynamic output feedback controller design for fuzzy systems. 2000; In: IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part B: Cybernetics. Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 204-210

Tian, Qijia; Ma, Jian; Zhou, Duanning; Shi, Zhongzhi / Integrating object-oriented analysis with action logic for model building. 2000; In: Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics. Vol. 3, pp. 2115-2120

Tian, Peng; Ma, Jian; Zhang, Dong-Mo / Application of the simulated annealing algorithm to the combinatorial optimization problem with permutation property: An investigation of generation mechanism. October 1999; In: European Journal of Operational Research. Vol. 118, No. 1, pp. 81-94

Kwok, Ron C. W.; Ma, Jian / Use of a group support system for collaborative assessment. February 1999; In: Computers and Education. Vol. 32, No. 2, pp. 109-125

Ma, Jian; Fan, Zhi-Ping; Huang, Li-Hua / A subjective and objective integrated approach to determine attribute weights. January 1999; In: European Journal of Operational Research. Vol. 112, No. 2, pp. 397-404

Fan, Zhiping; Ma, Jian / Approach to multiple attribute decision making based on incomplete information on alternatives. 1999; In: Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences.

Zhou, Duanning; Ma, Jian; Tian, Qijia; Kwok, Ron C W / Fuzzy group decision support system for project assessment. 1999; In: Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences.

Tian, Peng; Ma, Jian; Zhang, Dong-Mo / Non-linear integer programming by Darwin and Boltzmann mixed strategy. February 1998; In: European Journal of Operational Research. Vol. 105, No. 1, pp. 224-235

Chak, Chu Kwong; Feng, Gang; Ma, Jian / An adaptive fuzzy neural network for MIMO system model approximation in high-dimensional spaces. 1998; In: IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part B: Cybernetics. Vol. 28, No. 3, pp. 436-446

Long, Dong Yang; Ma, Jian; Zhou, Duanning / Structure of 3-infix-outfix maximal codes. November 1997; In: Theoretical Computer Science. Vol. 188, No. 1-2, pp. 231-240

Ma, Jian / Type and inheritance theory for model management. January 1997; In: Decision Support Systems. Vol. 19, No. 1, pp. 53-60

Zhuge, Hai; Ma, Jian; Shi, Xiaoqing / Abstraction and analogy in cognitive space: A software process model. 1997; In: Information and Software Technology. Vol. 39, No. 7, pp. 463-468

Fan, Zhiping; Ma, Jian; Tian, Peng / Algorithm for the special two-dimensional cutting problem. 1997; In: Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics. Vol. 1, pp. 404-409

Zhong, R.; Ma, J. / An algorithm for the Chinese remainder problem. 1997; In: International Journal of Computer Mathematics. Vol. 64, No. 3-4, pp. 225-233

Feng, G.; Cao, S. G.; Rees, N. W.; Ma, J. / Quadratic stabilization of fuzzy control systems using output feedback. 1997; In: Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems. Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 219-227

Tian, Peng; Ma, Jian; Fan, Zhiping / Stochastic Tabu Search strategy and its global convergence. 1997; In: Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics. Vol. 1, pp. 410-414

Ma, Jian / Group decision support system for assessment of problem-based learning. 1996; In: IEEE Transactions on Education. Vol. 39, No. 3, pp. 388-393

Ma, Jian / An object-oriented framework for model management. February 1995; In: Decision Support Systems. Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 133-139

Ma, Jian / Problem-based learning with database systems. April 1994; In: Computers and Education. Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 257-263

Conference Papers

Xu, Wei; Ma, Jian / Minitrack Introduction: Decision Support for Smart City and E-Society Services. January 2016; 2016 49th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), 05/01/2016 - 08/01/2016, Kauai, United States. pp. 1204-1204

LIU, Yang; MA, Jian; DU, Wei; YANG, Chen; HUA, Zhongsheng / Supporting Undergraduate Research: Recommending Personalized Research Projects to Undergraduates. July 2015; The 19th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems, 05/07/2015 - 09/07/2015, , Singapore.

Silva, Thushari; Ma, Jian; Yang, Chen; Jiang, Hongbing; Sun, Jianshan / Process Oriented Research Analytics Framework for R&D Project Selection. December 2012; SIGBPS Workshop on Business Processes and Services (BPS'12), 15/12/2012 - , Orlando, United States. pp. 82-89

Chapters, Conference Papers, Creative and Literary Works

XU, Wei; MA, Jian; SUN, Jianshan / Minitrack Introduction: Decision Support for Smart Cities. January 2021; Proceedings of the 54th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. pp. 1128

Deng, Weiwei; Huang, Xiaoming; Yuan, Hui; Ma, Jian; Wang, Gang / Analysis of topics, theories, and methods of information systems research in the past two decades: A knowledge graph approach. June 2020; PACIS 2020 Proceedings.

Xu, Wei; Ma, Jian; Sun, Jianshan / Minitrack Introduction: Decision Support for Smart Cities. January 2020; Proceedings of the 53rd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. pp. 1074

Zhang, Xinyue; Wang, Hanru; Wang, Gang; Ma, Jian / Heterogeneous Network-based Group Recommendation Method for Scientific Social Network. July 2019; PACIS 2019 Proceedings.

XU, Wei; MA, Jian; SUN, Jianshan / Minitrack Introduction: Decision Support for Smart Cities. January 2019; Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. pp. 1229

Xu, Yunhong; Zhou, Duanning; Ma, Jian / Scholar-friend recommendation in online academic communities: An approach based on heterogeneous network. December 2018; ICIS 2018 Proceedings .

Deng, Weiwei; Zhu, Peihu; Ma, Jian / Enhancing Group Recommendation by Knowledge Graph. June 2018; PACIS 2018 Proceedings: Opportunities and Challenges for the Digitized Society: Are We Ready?.

Zhao, Pengfei; Hua, Zhongsheng; Ma, Jian; Fang, Shijian / A Novel Personalized Academic Knowledge Sharing System in Online Social Network. January 2018; Proceedings of the 51st Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. pp. 989-998

Xu, Wei; Ma, Jian; Sun, Jianshan / Minitrack Introduction: Decision Support for Smart City. January 2018; Proceedings of the 51st Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. pp. 979-980

Deng, Weiwei; Ma, Jian / Leveraging Heterogeneous Information Network for Community Recommendation. December 2017; 38th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2017): Transforming Society with Digital Innovation. Vol. 6, pp. 3979-3989

Xu, Yunhong; Zhou, Duanning; Ma, Jian / Scholar-Friend Recommendation in Online Academic Community. August 2017; 23rd Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2017) : A Tradition of Innovation.

Wang, Qi; Ma, Jian; Liao, Xiuwu ; Deng, Weiwei; Zhang, Mingyu / Connecting Researchers with Companies for University-Industry Collaboration. January 2017; Proceedings of the 50th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. pp. 1172-1181

Xu, Wei; Ma, Jian; Sun, Jianshan / Minitrack introduction: Decision support for smart city and digital services. January 2017; Proceedings of the 50th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. pp. 1171

ZHANG, Mingyu; SUN, Jianshan; MA, Jian; WU, Tailai; LIU, Zhiying / A Personality Matching-aided Approach for Supervisor Recommendation (research-in-progress). March 2016; 2016 49th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS). pp. 678-687

Zhang, Wenping; Ye, Liying; Du, Wei; Ma, Jian; Xu, Wei; Tang, Shengtao / A Topic Sensitive SimRank (TSSR) model for experts finding on online research social platforms. 2016; Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems, PACIS 2016 - Proceedings.

Xu, Yunhong; Sun, Jianshan; Wang, Gang; Wang, Shanshan; Ma, Jian / Understanding researchers' meta-knowledge contribution behavior in research social network: A social capital perspective. 2016; Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems, PACIS 2016 - Proceedings.

Yang, Chen; Sun, Jianshan; Ma, Jian; Zhang, Shanshan; Wang, Gang; Hua, Zhongsheng / Scientific collaborator recommendation in heterogeneous bibliographic networks. January 2015; Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. Vol. 2015-March, pp. 552-561

Liu, Yang; Ma, Jian; Du, Wei; Yang, Chen; Hua, Zhongsheng / Supporting undergraduate research: Recommending personalized research projects to undergraduates. 2015; Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems, PACIS 2015 - Proceedings.

Yang, Chen; Ma, Jian; Liu, Xiaoyan; Sun, Jianshan; Silva, Thushari; Hua, Zhongsheng / A weighted topic model enhanced approach for complementary collaborator recommendation. June 2014; Proceedings - Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems, PACIS 2014.

Du, Wei; Xu, Wei; Sun, Jianshan; Ma, Jian / Online Social Network as a Powerful Tool to Identify Experts for Emergency Management. June 2014; Web-Age Information Management - WAIM 2014 International Workshops: BigEM, HardBD, DaNoS, HRSUNE, BIDASYS, Revised Selected Papers. pp. 151-162

Xu, Yunhong; Sun, Yongqiang; Ma, Jian; Liu, Ou / Understanding users' satisfaction with social learning network. June 2014; Proceedings - Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems, PACIS 2014.

Du, Wei; Xu, Wei; Jiang, Hongbing; Ma, Jian / Fuzzy classification scheme mapping for decision making. 2014; 35th International Conference on Information Systems "Building a Better World Through Information Systems", ICIS 2014.

Xu, Wei; Sun, Jianshan; Ma, Jian; Du, Wei / How to find R&D project opportunities in big data contexts? - Towards personalized information recommendation services. October 2013; Proceedings of International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering, CIE. Vol. 1, pp. 217-228

Sun, Jianshan; Ma, Jian; Liu, Xiaoyan; Liu, Zhiying; Wang, Gang; Jiang, Hongbing; Silva, Thushari / A novel approach for personalized article recommendation in online scientific communities. January 2013; Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. pp. 1543-1552

Xu, Wei; Xu, Yuzhi; Ma, Jian / An ontology based frequent itemset method to support research proposal grouping for research project selection. January 2013; Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. pp. 1174-1182

Sun, Jianshan; Ma, Jian; Cheng, Xusen; Liu, Zhiying; Cao, Xiongfei / Finding an expert: A model recommendation system. 2013; International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2013): Reshaping Society Through Information Systems Design. Vol. 2, pp. 1660-1669

Xu, Yunhong; Ma, Jian; Guo, Xitong / Modeling researchers' characteristics for the formation of research team. 2012; Proceedings - Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems, PACIS 2012.

Xu, Wei; Du, Wei; Ma, Jian; Wang, Wei; Liu, Qian / An integrated decision support model to assess reviewers for research project selection. 2011; Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. pp. 1414-1423

Xu, Wei; Han, Zhen-Wen; Ma, Jian / A neural netwok based approach to detect influenza epidemics using search engine query data. 2010; 2010 International Conference on Machine Learning and Cybernetics, ICMLC 2010. Vol. 3, pp. 1408-1412

Xu, Yunhong; Hao, Jinxing; Lau, Raymond Y.K.; Ma, Jian; Xu, Wei; Zhao, Dingtao / A personalized researcher recommendation approach in academic contexts: Combining social networks and semantic concepts analysis. 2010; PACIS 2010 - 14th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems. pp. 1516-1527

Wang, Gang; Hao, Jin-Xing; Ma, Jian; Huang, Li-Hua / Empirical evaluation of ensemble learning for credit scoring. 2010; Business Intelligence in Economic Forecasting: Technologies and Techniques. pp. 118-137

Xu, Wei; Wang, Jue; Ma, Jian / Forecasting crude oil demand using a hybrid SVR and Markov approach. 2010; Business Intelligence in Economic Forecasting: Technologies and Techniques. pp. 235-247

Xu, Yunhong; Chang, Zhihua; Lin, Jiejia; Ma, Jian; Hao, Jinxing; Zhao, Dingtao / Network based approach for discovering academic researchers with shared interests. 2010; Proceedings of the International Conference on E-Business and E-Government, ICEE 2010. pp. 1864-1867

Sun, Yong-Hong; Hui, Kai-Lung; Ma, Jian; Fan, Zhi-Ping / Analysis of joint provision of public goods in online communities. 2009; Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, HICSS.

Lau, Raymond Y.K.; Ma, Jian; Lai, Chapmann C.L.; Li, Yuefeng / Automatic domain ontology extraction for context-sensitive opinion mining. 2009; ICIS 2009 Proceedings - Thirtieth International Conference on Information Systems.

Liu, Ou; Ma, Jian; Poon, Pak-Lok; Zhang, Jun / On an ant colony-based approach for business fraud detection. 2009; Emerging Intelligent Computing Technology and Applications: 5th International Conference on Intelligent Computing, ICIC 2009, Proceedings. Vol. 5754 LNCS, pp. 1104-1111

Xu, Yunhong; Ma, Jian; Sun, Yonghong; Hao, Jinxing; Sun, Yongqiang; Zhao, Dingtao / Using social network analysis as a strategy for E-commerce recommendation. 2009; PACIS 2009 - 13th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems: IT Services in a Global Environment.

Xu, Wei; Pang, Y. E.; Ma, Jian; Wang, Shou-Yang; Gang, Hao; Zeng, Shuo; Qian, Yu-Hua / Fraud detection in telecommunication: A rough fuzzy set based approach. 2008; Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Machine Learning and Cybernetics, ICMLC. Vol. 3, pp. 1249-1253

Tian, Wen; Zhang, Xi; Vogel, Doug; Ma, Jian; Gu, Jibao / Is-supported innovation for China's research community. 2008; 16th European Conference on Information Systems, ECIS 2008.

LEI, Lei; PANG, Sulin; HAO, Gang; MA, Jian / Research on Credit Risk Evaluation Model Based on Self-Organizing Feature Map Neural Network. July 2007; Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Impulsive and Hybrid Danamical Systems. pp. 1751-1756

GONG, Jizhang; PANG, Sulin; MA, Jian; HAO, Gang / Research on the Decision Tree Classification Algorithm and an Application in Estate Evaluation. July 2007; Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Impulsive and Hybrid Danamical Systems. pp. 2084-2089

Sun, Yong-Hong; Ma, Jian; Fan, Zhi-Ping; Wang, Jun / A Hybrid Knowledge and Model Approach for Reviewer Assignment. January 2007; Proceedings of the 40th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences.

Liu, Ou; Ma, Jian / A Web services approach to model management in DSS. 2005; 9th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems: I.T. and Value Creation, PACIS 2005. pp. 377-391

Ma, Jian; Sun, Yong-Hong; Fan, Zhi-Ping / Evaluating the knowledge management capability of organizations through a fuzzy linguistic approach. 2005; 9th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems: I.T. and Value Creation, PACIS 2005. pp. 301-313

Tian, Qijia; Ma, Jian; Liang, C. J.; Kwok, R. C W; Liu, Ou; Zhang, Quan / An organizational decision support approach to R and D project selection. 2002; Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. Vol. 2002-January, pp. 3418-3427

Zhou, Duanning; Kwok, Ron C.W.; Zhang, Quan; Ma, Jian / A new method for student project assessment using fuzzy sets. 2001; Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society - NAFIPS. Vol. 1, pp. 586-591

Zhang, Quan; Ma, Jian; Fan, Zhiping; Wu, Jingtai; Sun, Qi; Meng, Jun / Uniformity on the preference information on alternatives in multiple attribute decision making. 2001; Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society - NAFIPS. Vol. 2, pp. 697-702

Turban, Efraim; Zhou, Duanning; Ma, Jian / A methodology for evaluating grades of journals: A fuzzy set-based group decision support system. 2000; Proceedings of the Thirty-Third Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences.

Kwok, Ron Chi Wai; Ma, Jian; Vogel, Doug / Effect of GSS and facilitation on knowledge restructuring. 2000; Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences.

Liang, C. J Z; Ma, J. / Internet EDI implementation to support multiple document standards for R&D project management. 2000; Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering, WISE 2000. Vol. 1, pp. 473-477

Feng, G.; Cao, S. G.; Rees, N. W.; Cheng, C. M.; Ma, J. / H Control of Continuous Time Fuzzy Dynamic Systems. July 1997; Proceedings of 6th International Fuzzy Systems Conference. Vol. 2, pp. 1141-1146

Chak, Chu Kwong; Feng, Gang; Ma, Jian; Palaniswami, Marimuthu / Universal neural network controllers. 1997; IEEE International Conference on Neural Networks - Conference Proceedings. Vol. 2, pp. 815-820

Ma, Jian / Efficient management of object-oriented software development. 1993; Proceedings of the 10th IEEE Region Conference on Computer, Communication, Control and Power Engineering. pp. 295-298

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