Selected Publications

Books & Book Chapters

Zhang, J.(2008). Visualization for Information Retrieval., Information Retrieval Series, Springer.

Zhang, J.(2008).Visualization for Information Retreval. In Tamer Özsu(ed), The Encyclopedia of Database Systems., Springer.

Zhang, J.(2005). Information Retrieval for Visualization. In Zeng Minzou, Knowledge Technique and Application, Science and Technology Documentation Publisher.

Zhang, J. & Sun, Q.(1996). The Secret of the Network.Yangzi River Press.

Zhang, J.(1994). Principle of Computerized Information Retrieval System Design.Wuhan:Wuhan University Press.

 

Selected Journal Articles (Updated in Sept 2020)

Zhu, Y.F.  and Zhang, J. (2020). Social network analysis of the mental health sub-topic on the MedlinePlus subject directory, Information Research, 25(4).

Wang Y.Y. and Zhang, J. (2020). Investigation of Women’s Health on Wikipedia – A Temporal Analysis of Women’s Health Topic, Informatics, 7(22), pp 1-26.

Zhang, J., Chen, Y., Zhao, Y.H., Wolfram, D., and Ma, F.C. (2020). Public Health and Social Media: A Study of Zika Virus-Related Posts on Yahoo! Answers, Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 71(3), pp 282–299.

Zhang, J., Zheng, Z., Wang, Y.Y., and Zhu, Y.F. (2020). A Study on Users’ Preference towards Diabetes-Related Video Clips on YouTube, BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, 20(43), pp 1-16.

Zhang, J., Cai, X, Le, T.W., Fei, W. and Ma, F.C. (2020). A Comparison of Retrieval Result Relevance Judgments between American and Chinese Users, The Journal of Global Information Management, 28(3), pp 148-168.

Zhao, Y.H., Zhang, J., and Wu, M. (2019). Finding users’ voice on social media: An investigation of online support groups for autism-affected users on Facebook, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(23), 4804.

Zhang, J. (2019). Book Review on “Coping with Illness Digitally”,Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 70(10), pp.1167-1169.

Zhao, Y.M., Zhang, J. and Le, T.W. (2019). Evaluation of Google Question-Answering Quality, Library Hi Tech, 37(2),  pp 312-328.

Zhang, J., Cai, X, Le, T.W., Fei, W., and Ma, F.C. (2019). A Study on Effective Measurement of Search Results from Search Engines, The Journal of Global Information Management, 27(1), pp 196-221.

Wang, Y.Y., and Zhang, J. (2019). Impact of Social Media on Public Health, Annals of Social Sciences & Management studies, 3(2), pp 1-3.

Lou, W., Yuehua Zhao, Y.H., Yuchen Chen, Y.C., and Zhang., J. (2018). Research or management? An investigation of the impact of leadership roles on the research performance of academic administrators, Scientometrics, 117, pp 191-209.

Zhao, Y.M., Chen, B.T., Zhang, J., Ding, Y., Mao, J., Zhou, L.H. (2018). An investigation on the evolution of diabetes data in social Q&A logs, Journal of Data and Information Management, 2(1), pp 37–48.

Zhang, J., and Wang, Y.Y., Zhao, Y.H. and Cai, X (2018). Analysis of statistical methods and their applied areas in research of library and information science, Journal of Data and Information Management, 2(2), pp 103-120.

Qin, Q., Zhao, P., Mou, J., and Zhang, J. (2018).  Construction of personal knowledge maps for a peer-to-peer information-sharing environment, The Electronic Library, 36(3), pp 394-413.

Zhao, Y.H., Zhang, J. (2017).  Consumer health information seeking in social media: a literature review, Health Information and Libraries Journal, 34(4), pp 268-283.

Wang, Y.Y., Zhang, J. (2017).  Exploring Topics Related to Data Mining on Wikipedia, The Electronic Library, 35(4), pp 667-688.

Zhang, J., and Wang, Y.Y., Zhao, Y.H. (2017).  Investigation on the statistical methods in research studies of library and information science, The Electronic Library, 35(6), pp 1070-1086.

Wang, Z.Y; Zhang, J. and Huang, J. (2017). Multi-granularity hierarchical topic-based segmentation of structured, digital library resources, The Electronic Library, 35(1), pp 99-120.

Zhang, J., Zhao, Y.H., and Wang, Y.Y. (2016). A Study on Statistical Methods Used in Six Journals of Library and information Science, Online Information Review, (40)3, 416-434.

Zhang, J., Zhai, S., Stevenson, J., and Xia, L. (2016). Optimization of the Subject Directory in a Government Agriculture Department Web Portal, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 67(6), 2166-2180.

Zhang, J., Zhai, S., Liu, H., and Stevenson, J. (2016). Social Network Analysis on a Topic Based Navigation Guidance System in a Public Health Portal, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 67(5), 1068-1088.

Stevenson, J. and Zhang, J. (2015). A Temporal Analysis of Institutional Repository Research, Scientometrics, 105, 1491-1525.

Le, T.W., Zhang, J., and Huang, W. (2015).  An Exploratory Investigation of Gender and Cross-Major Differences in Business Student Successes in an IT Course. Journal of the Utah Academy of Sciences, Arts, and Letters, Vol. 92.

Zhang, J. and Hong, Y. (2015). A Comparison Analysis of Terminology Coverage in RSNA Reporting Templates and Free-text Radiology Reports. International Journal of Knowledge Content Development & Technology, 5(1), 5-14.

Zhang, J., Zhao Y., and Dimitroff, A. (2014). A Study on Health Care Consumers’ Diabetes Term Usage across Identified Categories,  Aslib Journal of Information Management, 66(4), 443-463.

Zhang, J. and Zeng, M. L. (2014). A New Similarity Measure for Subject Hierarchical Structures. Journal of Documentation, 70(3), 364-391.

Zhao, Y., Zhang, J. and Li, Y. (2014).  A Research on Visualization of Underlying Topic Based on MDS Model, Journal of the China Society for Scientific and Technical Information, 33(1), 45-54.

Zhao, Y. and Zhang, J. (2014). Topic visualization in texts and its application in risk identification of public companies, Library and Information Services, 58(2), 102-108.

Zhou Y., and Zhang, J. (2014). Covering Algorithm and Its Application in Text Classification, Journal of Information & Computational Science, 11(10), 3481-3492

Zhang, J. and Zhao Y. M. (2014). Visual Data Mining in a Q&A based Social Media Website, Library and Information Sciences(LIS): Trends and Research, Springer, Part III Information Seeking and Retrieval, 41-55.

Hong, Y., Marcia, M.L., Zhang, J.,  Dimitroff, A., and Kahn, C.E. (2013). Application of Standardized Biomedical Terminologies in Radiology Reporting Templates, Information Services & Use, 33(3-4), 309-323.

Zhang, J. and Meng, X. (2013). Visual Subject Analysis for Dublin Core Research.  The Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science, 37(3), 161-182.

Zhang, J., Fei, W., and Le, T.W. (2013). A Comparative Analysis of the Search Feature Effectiveness of the Major English and Chinese Search Engines. Online Information Review. 37(2), 217-230.

Zhang, J. and Zhao Y. M. (2013). A User Term Visualization Analysis Based on a Social Question and Answer Log. Information Processing & Management, 49(5), 1019-1048.

Hong, Y., Zhang, J., Heilbrun, M.E., Kahn, C.E. (2012). Analysis of RadLex Coverage and Term Co-occurrence in Radiology Reporting Templates. The Journal of Digital Imaging, 25(1), 56-62.

Le, T.W., Huang, W., and Zhang, J. (2011). An Analytical View of China as a Software Outsourcing Outlet. Journal of Utah Academy of Sciences, Arts, and Letters, Vol.. 88, 64-90.

Le, T.W., Zhang, J, and Harris, E. (2011). An Exploratory Investigation of the Impact of Surprise Interviews with Former Graduates on Online Students Learning in an Introductory IT Course. International Journal of Internet and Enterprise Management. 7(4), 388-400.

Zhang, J., Fei, W., and Le T.W. (2010). Evaluation of Six Google Search Features. Online, 34 (6), 24-28.

Zhang, J. and Fei, W. (2010).     Search Engines’ Responses to Several Search Feature Selections. International Information and Library Review, No. 42, 212-225.

Zhang, J. and An, L. (2010). Visual Component Plane Analysis for The Medical Subjects Based on A Transaction Log. The Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science, 34(10), 83-112.

Zhang, J. An, L., Tang, T., and Hong, Y. (2009) Visual Health Subject Directory Analysis Based on Users’ Traversal Activities. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 60(10), 1977-1994.

Zhang, J., Wolfram, D., and Wang, P. (2009). Analysis of Query Keywords of Sports-Related Queries Using Visualization and Clustering. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 60(8), 1550-1571.

Wolfram, D., Wang, P., and Zhang, J., (2009). Identifying Web Search Session Patterns Using Cluster Analysis: A Comparison of Three Search Environments, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 60 (5), 896-910.

Zhang, J. (2009).Visualization for Information Retrieval. In Tamer Özsu (ed), The Encyclopedia of Database Systems, Springer, 158-162.

Zhang, J. and Wolfram, D. (2009). Visual analysis of obesity-related query terms on HealthLink. Online Information Review, Vol. 33, No. 1, pp. 43 -57.

Zhang, J. (2008). An experimental investigation on the distance angle integrated similarity measure. The Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science, 32(3/4), 141-168.

Zhang, J., Wolfram, D., Wang, P., Hong, H., and Gillis, R. (2008). Visualization of health subject analysis based on query term co-occurrences. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Vol. 59, No. 12, pp.1933 -1947.

Wolfram, D. & Zhang, J. (2008). The influence of indexing practices and term weighting algorithms on document spaces, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 59 (1), 003-011.

Zhang, J. and Lin, S. (2007). Multiple language supports in search engines. Online Information Review, 31(4), 516 -532.

Nguyen, T. N., and Zhang, J. (2006). A Novel Visualization Model for Web Search Results. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 12 (5), 981-988.

Zhang, J. & Jastram, I. (2006). A Study of Metadata Element Co-occurrence. Online Information Review, 30( 4), 428-453.

Zhang, J. & Jastram, I. (2006). A Study of the Metadata Creation Behavior of Different User Groups on the Internet. Information Processing & Management, 42, 1099-1122.

Zhang, J. & Nguyen, T. (2005). A New Term Significance Weighting Approach. Journal of Intelligent Information Systems, 24(1), 61-85.

Zhang, J. & Nguyen, T. (2005). WebStar: a visualization model for hyperlink structures. Information Processing & Management, 41(4), 1003-1018.

Zhang, J. & Dimitroff, A. (2005). The impact of webpage content characteristics on the webpage visibility in search engine results (Part I). Information Processing & Management, 41(3), 665 -690.

Zhang, J. & Dimitroff, A. (2005). The impact of metadata implementation on the webpage visibility in search engine results (Part II). Information Processing & Management, 41(3), 691-715.

Zhang, J. & Dimitroff, A. (2004). Internet search engines’ response to metadata implementation. Journal of Information Science, 3(4), 311-321.

Zhang, J. & Chueng, C. (2003). Meta-Search-Engine Feature Analysis. Online Information Review, 27( 6), 433-441.

Wolfram, D. & Zhang, J. (2002). An investigating of the influence of indexing exhaustivity and term distributions on a document space. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 53(11), 943-952.

Lu, W., Du, J., Zhang, J., Ma, F.C., and Le, T.W. (2002). Internet Development in China. Journal of Information Science, 28(3), 225-230.

Zhang, J. & Rasmussen, E. (2002). An experimental study on the iso-content-based angle similarity measure. Information Processing & Management, 38(3), 325-342.

Wolfram, D. & Zhang, J. (2001). The impact of term frequencies and distributions on a document space. Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science, 26(.4), 21-36.

Hassan, I. & Zhang, J. (2001). Image Search Engine Feature Analysis. Online Information Review, 25(2), 103-114.

Liu, Y. Q. & Zhang, J. (2001). Digital Library Infrastructure: A Case Study on Sharing Information Resources in China. International Information and Library Review, Volume 33(2-3), 205-220.

Zhang, J. (2001). The Characteristic Analysis of the DARE Visual Space. Information Retrieval, Vol. 4, No. 1. pp. 61-78.

Zhang, J. & Wolfram, D. (2001). Visualization of Term Discrimination Analysis. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 52(8), 615-627.

Zhang, J. (2001). TOFIR: A Tool of Facilitating Information Retrieval – Introduce a visual retrieval model. Information Processing & Management, 37(4), 639-657.

Zhang, J. & Rasmussen, E. (2001). Developing a New Similarity Measure from Two Different Perspectives. Information Processing & Management, 37(2), 279-294.

Zhang, J. & Korfhage, R. R. (1999). A Distance and Angle Similarity Measure. Journal of the American Society for Information Science, 50(9), 772-778.

Zhang, J. & Korfhage, R. R. (1999). DARE: Distance and Angle Retrieval Environment: A Tale of the Two Measures. Journal of the American Society for Information Science, 50(9), 779-787.

Zhang, J. & Fine, S. (1996). The Effect of Human Behavior on the Design of an Information Retrieval System Interface. International Information and Library Review, 28(3), 249-260.

 

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