publications and talks

what i have written, what findings I have discovered, what stuff I have talked about...

publications

Twitter and microblog research papers (part of my PhD)

  • Marc Cheong, V.CS. Lee (2010):
    A microblogging-based approach to terrorism informatics: Exploration and chronicling civilian sentiment and response to terrorism events via Twitter.
    Information Systems Frontiers (Springer). 2010.
  • Marc Cheong, V.CS. Lee (2010):
    A Study on Detecting Patterns in Twitter Intra-topic User and Message Clustering.
    ICPR 2010 [Istanbul].
  • Marc Cheong, V.CS. Lee (2010):
    'Twitmographics': Learning the emergent properties of the Twitter community.
    From Sociology to Computing in Social Networks: Lecture Notes in Social Networks, Vol. 1 (Springer).
  • Marc Cheong, V.CS. Lee (2010):
    Dissecting Twitter: A Review on Current Microblogging Research, and Lessons from Related Fields. From Sociology to Computing in Social Networks: Lecture Notes in Social Networks, Vol. 1 (Springer).
  • Marc Cheong, V.CS. Lee:
    "Twittering for Earth": A study on the impact of microblogging activism on
    Earth Hour 2009 in Australia. ACIIDS 2010 [Vietnam]: 114-123.
  • Marc Cheong:
    'What are you Tweeting about?': A survey of Trending Topics within
    the Twitter community. Technical report 2009/251.
    Clayton School of Information Technology, Monash University, 12 pp.
  • Marc Cheong, V.CS. Lee:
    Integrating web-based intelligence retrieval and decision-making from the
    Twitter Trends knowledge base.
    CIKM-SWSM'09: Social Web Search and Mining [Hong Kong]: 1-8.

Image processing and pattern recognition papers

  • Kar-Seng Loke, Marc Cheong:
    Efficient Batik Recognition via Decomposition of Co-occurrence Matrices.
    ICSIPA 2009 [Kuala Lumpur]: 257-261.
  • Marc Cheong, Kar-Seng Loke:
    Textile Recognition Using Tchebichef Moments of Co-occurrence Matrices.
    ICIC (1) 2008 [Shanghai]: 1017-1024.
  • Marc Cheong, Kar-Seng Loke:
    An approach to texture-based image recognition by deconstructing multispectral co-occurrence matrices using Tchebichef orthogonal polynomials.
    ICPR 2008 [Tampa]: 1-4.
  • Marc Cheong (unpub. undergrad project)
    Textrieve: Texture-based image retrieval of traditional native textile motifs, using application of co-occurrence matrices.
    Technical report and documentation of my Java-based implementation of the original Haralick idea towards traditional textiles.

invited talks

  • Monash Clayton Faculty of IT, CRIS Postgrad Lunch on 17 February 2010:
    "Wisdom of the Twitterverse: Leveraging the knowledge, latent demography, and user habits within the Twitter ecosystem" —
    Marc's PhD confirmation talk: background & current work on the Twitter 'ecosystem', publications/research contributions to date, and other potentially important areas arising from this line of research.
  • Monash Sunway School of IT, invited special seminar on 14 January 2009:
    about my research, debut Twitter research paper and live demonstration of my findings.
  • Monash Clayton Faculty of IT, CRIS Postgrad Lunch on 27 October 2009:
    about my workshop paper on Twitter Trends decision-making and intelligence retrieval.
  • Monash Clayton Faculty of IT, CRIS Postgrad Lunch on 20 May 2009:
    an overview of my prior work on texture/textile recognition.
  • Monash Sunway School of IT, HDR Luncheon seminar on 17 December 2008:
    about my first paper, its methods and conclusions, and experiences presenting it at the ICPR 2008 conference in Tampa, FL.