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Machine Learning:

Galleries of Manifold Learning


3/9 New Working Paper: Multi-Relational Knowledge Base Predictive QA via Reinforcement Learning

4/15 New Working Paper: Anomaly Detections of NYC Taxi Ridership using Adapted Bayesian Neural Network — Similar Methods also applied in KDD

4/1 Benchmarking NoSQL performances Draft

1/15 New Working Paper: Using Mobile Phone Data Records to Generate Mobility Processes: Pre-Released Codes Working Paper

8/2 New Conference Talks:  Dong, Zhihang (2017). “Estimation and Extrapolation of Spatial Trends in Mortality Data using Bayesian APC Modeling”. In: ICPG, International Conference on Population Geography.

Social Sensing:

What is social sensing?


Zhihang Dong “Age Homogamy And Marital Happiness Over The Life Course: What is There To Explain?” Under Review by Journal of Marriage and Family

Callie H. Burt and Zhihang Dong. “Role of Residential Stratification on Individual Propensity, Hangout Place Selection and Criminogenic Selection to the Youth” Work in Progress


Zhihang Dong. “Structural Covariates of Crime in Texas Counties using Spatial Effects.” Annual Meetings of the Population Association of America, Washington, D.C., March, 2016.

Zhihang Dong. “Re-integrative Shaming or Disintegrative Shaming: A Revisit of First Juvenile Arrests on Secondary Deviance and Subsequent Sanctioning” Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, Washington, D.C., November, 2015.

Zhihang Dong. “Conducting Survey Fieldwork in China: Observations and Problems on Collecting Primary Sexual Violence Survey Data.” Annual Meetings of the Asian Criminology Society, Hong Kong, June 2015