About Me

I am a fifth year Ph.D. student in the Computer Science Department at University of California, Santa Barbara. I work in SAND Lab, co-advised by Prof. Ben Y. Zhao and Prof. Heather Zheng. I received my Bachelor degree from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China in 2014.

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Publications

  • Towards Understanding the Adoption and Social Experience of Digital Wallet Systems
    Shiliang Tang, Ziming Wu, Xinyi Zhang, Gang Wang, Xiaojuan Ma, Haitao Zheng and Ben Y. Zhao
    To Appear in Proceedings of Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences,
    Maui HI, January 2019.

  • Penny Auctions are Predictable: Predicting and profiling user behavior on DealDash
    Xinyi Zhang, Shawn Shan, Shiliang Tang, Haitao Zheng and Ben Y. Zhao
    To Appear in Proceedings of ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media (HT),
    Baltimore, MD, July 2018.

  • Gender Bias in the Job Market: a Longitudinal Analysis
    Shiliang Tang, Xinyi Zhang, Jenna Cryan, Miriam Metzger, Haitao Zheng, Ben Y. Zhao
    To appear in Proceedings of 21th ACM conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW 2018),
    New York, NY, November 2018.

  • Echo Chambers in Investment Discussion Boards
    Shiliang Tang, Qingyun Liu, Megan McQueen, Scott Counts, Apurv Jain, Haitao Zheng, Ben Y. Zhao
    Proceedings of International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM 2017),
    Montreal, Canada, May 2017.
    [PDF]

  • Cold Hard E-Cash: Friends and Vendors in the Venmo Digital Payments System
    Xinyi Zhang, Shiliang Tang, Yun Zhao, Gang Wang, Haitao Zheng, Ben Y. Zhao
    Proceedings of International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM 2017),
    Montreal, Canada, May 2017.
    [PDF]

  • Network Growth and Link Prediction Through an Empirical Lens
    Qingyun Liu, Shiliang Tang, Xinyi Zhang, Xiaohan Zhao, Ben Y. Zhao, Haitao Zheng
    Proceedings of the 16th ACM SIGCOMM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC 2016),
    Santa Monica, CA, November 2016.
    [PDF]

  • Unsupervised Clickstream Clustering For User Behavior Analysis
    Gang Wang, Xinyi Zhang, Shiliang Tang, Haitao Zheng, Ben Y. Zhao
    Proceedings of SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2016),
    San Jose, CA, May 2016.
    [PDF]