Welcome!

The Paul H. Chook Department of Information Systems and Statistics invites you to the second Annual Symposium on Data Analytics. The Symposium will be held on Friday October 12th, 2018 at Baruch College’s Newman Verical Campus Building located at 1 Bernard Baruch Way, New York, NY 10010. You can find the full program schedule here.

Whether you are conducting research in or teaching data analytics related topics, or are simply interested in the area, we hope that you will participate in this symposium. It will be an exciting opportunity to meet with colleagues, hear about exciting new research, or pedagogy, and to share best practices in data analytics across CUNY. This inter-disciplinary symposium is open to the entire academic community of CUNY with the purpose of bringing together those interested in the area of data analytics.

The symposium is intended to be a forum to exchange ideas and encourage collaboration with the objective of promoting and developing high quality multidisciplinary research at CUNY schools. Many of the presentations and papers in this program are early research and research in progress so we encourage you to provide feedback and engage in the conversation. We look forward to your participation!

Please click here to RSVP before September 24th, 2018.

 

Panel 1

Program Schedule

Friday October 12th, 2018

Registration
and Breakfast

8:30 – 9:00 am

Room VC 14-250

Welcome Remarks

9:00 – 9:10 am

VC 14-250

Dr. Marios Koufaris

Chair, Paul H. Chook Department of
Information Systems and Statistics

Dr. Qing Hu

Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Innovation, Zicklin School of Business

Keynote

9:10 – 9:50 am

 VC 14-250

Dr. Seth Dobrin

Vice President and Chief Data Officer, IBM Analytics at IBM

Coffee Break

9:50  –
10:00 am

 Refreshments
will be available in VC 14-250

Session 1

 

10:00
– 11:00 am

Track A
VC 14-270

Chair: Arturo Castellanos

Walking a Fine Line: Retaining Customers in Mobile App Targeting
Xinying Hao 1, Zhuping Liu2,  Vijay Mahajana1
1McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin
2
Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, CUNY

Sales Assistance, Search and Purchase Decisions: An Analysis Using Retail Video Data
Aditya Jain1, Sanjog Misra2, Nils Rudi3
1Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, CUNY
2Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
3INSEAD

Track B

VC 14-280

Chair: Kamiar  Rahnama Rad

What You Give Is What They Want: The Systematic Choice of Product Attributes in Word-of-Mouth
Mahima Hada1, Ujwal Kayande2, Arvind Rangaswamy3
1Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, CUNY
2Melbourne Business School
3
Smeal College of Business, Penn State

“Intelligent” Collaborative Filtering: Toward a More Informative Online Reputation Mechanism

Mingfeng Lin1, Qiang Gao2, Yong Liu3

1 Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30308
Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, City University of New York, New York, 10010
Eller College of Management, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721

Coffee
Break

11:00 – 11:15
am

  Refreshments
will be available in VC 14-250

Session 2

 

11:15

12:15 pm

Track A
VC 14-270

Chair: Yuanfeng Cai

Big Data and the Incidentalome: An Instructive Icelandic Saga
Donna. M. Gitter
Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, CUNY

On Data Philanthropy
Yafit Lev-Aretz
Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, CUNY
Information Law Institute, New York University

Track B

VC 14-280

Chair: Qiang Gao

How Conceptual Modeling Can Advance Machine Learning
Roman Lukyanenko1, Jeffrey Parsons2, Veda C. Storey3,
Arturo Castellanos4, Monica Chiarini Tremblay5
1HEC Montréal
2
Memorial University of Newfoundland
3
J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University
4
Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, CUNY
5
Raymond A. Mason School of Business at the College of William and Mary

Algorithmic Decision Making: Aversion or Adoption — When Do Managers Use AI on the Job?
Anh Luong, Karl R. Lang
Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, CUNY

Lunch

12:15 – 1:00 pm

VC 14-250

 Enjoy lunch and continue the
conversation!

Industry
Panel

1:00 – 2:00 pm

VC 14-250

Harrison Adler – Data Scientist, Google

Keith Furst – Financial Crimes Technology Consultant, Co-author of a new book “AI Supremacy”, Data Derivatives

Sergei Izrailev – Chief Data Scientist, BeeswaxIO

Anand Sahasram – Chief Technology Officer,
Orion Governance

Coffee Break

 2:00 – 2:15 pm

VC 14-250

Refreshments will be available in VC
14-250

Session 3

2:15 – 3:45
pm

Track A
VC 14-270

Chair: Radhika Jain

Efficient and scalable implementations of approximate leave-one-out cross validation

Kamiar Rahnama Rad
Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, CUNY

Applications of Fully Homomorphic Encryption for Private Analytics in Healthcare
Alexander Wood1, Vladimir Shpilrain5,6, Kayvan Najarian2,3,4, and Delaram Kahrobaei1,7
1Department of Computer Science, The Graduate Center, CUNY
2
Department of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics, University of Michigan
3
University of Michigan Center for Integrative Research in Critical Care
4 Emergency Medicine Department, University of Michigan
5 Department of Mathematics, The Graduate Center, CUNY
6Department of Mathematics, The City College of New York
7 Department of Computer Science, New York University

Medical Diagnostics Based on Encrypted Medical Data
A. Gribov1, J. Gryak2, K. Horan1, D. Kahrobaei1, R.
Soroushmehr2, V. Shpilrain1, and K. Najarian2
1The Graduate Center, The City University of New York
2University of Michigan

Track B
VC 14-280

Chair: Nanda Kumar

Appointment Scheduling Under Time-Dependent Patient No-Show Behavior

Qingxia Kong1 , Shan Li2, Nan Liu3, Chung-Piaw Teo4, Zhenzhen Yan4

Erasmus University
Baruch College, City University of New York
Boston College
National University of Singapore

Does Collateral Value Affect Asset Prices? Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Texas
Albert Alex Zevelev
Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, CUNY

Modeling Dynamics in Equity-based Crowdfunding
Chul Kim1, P.K. Kannan2, Michael Trusov3, Andrea Ordanini4
1Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, CUNY
2University of Maryland
3University of Maryland
4Bocconi University

 

 

Panel 2

The Paul H. Chook Department of Information Systems and Statistics invites you to the second Annual Symposium on Data Analytics. The Symposium will be held on Friday October 12th, 2018 at Baruch College’s Newman Verical Campus Building located at 1 Bernard Baruch Way, New York, NY 10010. You can find the full program schedule here.

Whether you are conducting research in or teaching data analytics related topics, or are simply interested in the area, we hope that you will participate in this symposium. It will be an exciting opportunity to meet with colleagues, hear about exciting new research, or pedagogy, and to share best practices in data analytics across CUNY. This inter-disciplinary symposium is open to the entire academic community of CUNY with the purpose of bringing together those interested in the area of data analytics.

The symposium is intended to be a forum to exchange ideas and encourage collaboration with the objective of promoting and developing high quality multidisciplinary research at CUNY schools. Many of the presentations and papers in this program are early research and research in progress so we encourage you to provide feedback and engage in the conversation. We look forward to your participation!

Please click here to RSVP before September 24th, 2018.

 

Panel 3

Contact Us

Date: October 12th, 2018 9:00am-4:00pm

Location: The symposium will be held at the Newman Vertical Campus building of the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College, in Room 14-270. The Newman Vertical Campus building is located at 1 Bernard Baruch Way, New York, NY 10010.

Questions: Please contact arturo.castellanos@baruch.cuny.edu or marios.koufaris@baruch.cuny.edu