Jichang Zhao

Jichang Zhao received his B.E. and Ph.D. degrees from Beihang University in 2008 and 2014 under supervision of Prof. Ke Xu. From 2012 to 2013, he visited the department of Physics, Bar-Ilan University, Israel. He is currently an Associate Professor at the School of Economics and Management, Beihang University. His research interests include computational social science and complex systems. His group is now recruiting highly motivated undergraduate and graduate students.

Office: School of Economics and Management (A1027)
State Key Laboratory of Software Development Environment (G1130)
Email: jichang AT buaa.edu.cn; jichang.zhao AT gmail.com (Always the best way to contact me)

Selected Publications (More  Google Scholar  ResearchGate  Figshare)

Rui Fan, Ke Xu and Jichang Zhao*. An Agent-based Model for Emotion Contagion and Competition in Online Social Media. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 495, 245–259, 2018.  [Code]

Zhenkun Zhou, Ke Xu and Jichang Zhao*. Tales of Emotion and Stock in China: Volatility, Causality and Prediction. World Wide Web, DOI: 10.1007/s11280-017-0495-4, 2017.

Leihan Zhang, Ke Xu and Jichang Zhao*. Sleeping Beauties in Meme Diffusion. Scientometrics, 112(1), 383-402, 2017.  [Data]  [Code]

Jichang Zhao, Daqing Li, Hillel Danhedrai, Roven Cohen and Shlomo Havlin. Spatio-temporal propagation of cascading overload failures in spatially embedded networks. Nature Communications, 7:10094 doi: 10.1038/ncomms10094, 2016.  [SI]  [Press]

Leihan Zhang, Jichang Zhao* and Ke Xu. Who creates Trends in Online Social Media: The Crowd or Opinion Leaders? Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 21(1):1-16, 2016.  [Data]  [Demo]

Selected working papers (arXiv)

  • The Power of Trading Polarity: Evidence from China Stock Market Crash. (arXiv:1802.01143)
  • Homophily of Music Listening in Online Social Networks. (arXiv:1710.10642)
  • Herding Boosts Too-connected-to-fail Risk in Stock Market of China. (arXiv:1705.08240)
  • Extroverts Tweet Differently from Introverts in Weibo. (arXiv:1703.06637)
  • Higher Contagion and Weaker Ties Mean Anger Spreads Faster than Joy in Social Media. (arXiv:1608.03656)

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