Welcome to LiNCS!

Welcome to the website of LiNCS, the Laboratory of Information Network and Computing Studies!

Weimao Ke

Weimao Ke, Ph.D.

wk at drexel dot edu

Associate Professor, College of Computing and Informatics, Drexel University

Jianliang Gao

Gao Jianliang is an associate professor. Dr. Gao received his Ph.D degree from Chinese Academy of Sciences. His research interests include big data processing. He was general chair of 2016 IEEE International Conference on Big Data.

Yongjun Zhu

Yongjun Zhu

Research collaborator, Ph.D. Student in Information Studies


Bo Song

Ph.D. Student

Information Studies


Yaqi Liu

Yaqi Liu is associate professor at Zhongnan University of Economics and Law. She received her Ph.D. in Library and Information Science from Wuhan University in 2012. Her research has received grant support from agencies including National Social Science Foundation of China. She served as principle investigator on eight funded projects and as co-principal investigator on more ten others.

Yongping Du

Du Yongping is associate professor and supervisor for master candidates at Beijing University of Technology. Dr. Du received her Ph.D degree from Fudan University in 2005. She has published more than 30 academic papers in premier journals and international conference.
Her research interests include Information Retrieval, Data Mining, Social Network, and Natural Language Processing.

Weimao Ke's paper receives best paper nomination at JCDL

One research paper authored by Weimao Ke has been nominated for the Vannevar Bush Best Paper Award for the ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL'13).
Ke, Weimao. "Information-theoretic Term Weighting Schemes for Document Clustering." In ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, 1-10., 2013.

Hadoop Data Explorer


The system prototype interface is available at:


Large-scale Data Exploration

Hadoop is a powerful framework for processing large-scale data but works primarily in the batch mode without user interaction. There are many scenarios in which users such as business analysts and data scientists need to:


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