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Peer reviewed journal articles:

  • Zhao, W., Mao, J., & Lu, K. (Accepted). Ranking Themes on Co-word Networks: Exploring the Realtionships among Different Metrics. Information Processing and Management    

  • Lu, K., Mao, J., & Li, G. (Accepted). Towards Effective Automated Weighted Subject Indexing: A Comparison of Different Approaches in Different Environments. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology     Link to the article

  • Mao, J., Cao, Y., Lu, K., & Li, G. (2017). Topic Scientific Community in Science: a Combined Perspective of Scientific Collaboration and Topics. Scientometric, 112(2), 851-875.     Link to the article

  • Lu, K., Joo, S., Lee, T., & Hu, R. (2017). Factors that Influence Query Reformulations and Search Performance in Health Information Retrieval - A Multi-level Modeling Approach. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 68(8), 1886-1898.     Link to the article

  • Lu, K., Cai, X., Ajiferuke, I., & Wolfram, D. (2017). Vocabulary Size and its Effect on Topic Representation. Information Processing and Management, 53(3), 653-665.     Link to the article

  • Mao, J., Lu, K., Li, G., & Yi, M. (2016). Profiling Users with Tag Networks in Diffusion-based Personalized Recommendation. Journal of Information Science, 42(5), 711-722.     Link to the article

  • Mao, J., Lu, K., Mu, X., & Li, G. (2015). Mining document, concept and term associations for effective biomedical retrieval - Introducing MeSH-enhanced retrieval models. Information Retrieval Journal, 18(5), 413-444.     Link to the article

  • Lu, K., & Mao, J. (2015). An automatic approach to weighted subject indexing - An empirical study in the biomedical domain. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 66(9), 1776-1784.     Link to the article

  • Lu, K., Ajiferuke, I., & Wolfram, D. (2014). Extending citer analysis to journal impact evaluation. Scientometrics, 100(1), 245-260     Link to article

  • Lu, K. & Kipp, M.E.I. (2014). Understanding the Retrieval Effectiveness of Collaborative Tags and Author Keywords in Different Retrieval Environments - An Experimental Study on Medical Collections. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 65(3), 483-500.     Link to article

  • Mu, X., Lu, K., & Ryu, H. (2014). Explicitly Integrating MeSH Thesaurus Help into Health Information Retrieval Systems: An Empirical User Study. Information Processing and Management, 50(1), 24-40.     Link to article

  • Lu, K. & Wolfram, D.(2012). Measuring author research relatedness: A comparison of word-based, topic-based and author co-citation approaches. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 63(10), 1973-1986.   Link to article

  • Joo, S., Lin, S. & Lu, K.(2011). A usability evaluation model for academic library websites: efficiency, effectiveness and learnability. Journal of Library and Information Studies, 9(2), 11-26. Link to article

  • Mu, X., Ryu, H. & Lu, K.(2011). Supporting effective health and biomedical information retrieval and navigation: A novel facet view interface evaluation. Journal of Biomedical Informatics, 44(4), 576-586.   Link to article

  • Lu, K., Joo, S., & Wolfram, D.(2011). An investigation of Web resource distribution in the field of Information Science. Cybermetrics, 15 (1)  Link to article

  • Ajiferuke, I., Lu, K. & Wolfram, D.(2011). Who are the research disciples of an author? Examining publication recitation and oeuvre citation exhausitivity. Journal of Informetrics, 5(2), 292-302.Link to article

  • Lu, K. & Wolfram, D.(2010). Geographic Characteristics of the Growth of Informetrics Literature 1987-2008. Journal of Informetrics, 4(1), 591-601.   Link to article

  • Ajiferuke, I., Lu, K. & Wolfram, D.(2010). A Comparison of Citer and Citation-Based Measure Outcomes for Multiple Disciplines. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 61(10), 2086-2096.   Link to article

  • Mu, X., Lu, K. & Ryu, H.(2010). Search Strategies on a New Health Information Retrieval System. Online Information Review, 34(3), 440-456.   Link to article   (Emerald Literati Network 2011 Highly Commended Award Winner)

  • Mu, X. & Lu, K.(2010). Towards Effective Genomic Information Retrieval: The Impact of Query Complexity and Expansion Strategies.Journal of Information Science, 36(2), 194-208  Link to article

  • Lu, K.(2008). Tacit Knowledge Externalization Based on Web2.0.Chinese Journal of Information Science,2, 247-251

  • Cai, Q.,Lu, K.& Wang, JY.(2008). Research on Evaluation Indice System of the Network Database Service Benefit.Chinese Journal of Intelligence,27(2), 40-42
  • Peer reviewed conference proceedings:

  • Joo, S., & Lu, K. (2017). Content Analysis of Facebook Posts in Public Libraries based on Textual Analysis. In Proceedings of ASIST 2017. Arlington, Virginia, USA.

  • Valencia, K.R., & Lu, K. (2017). Mining Scholarly Articles for Citation Contexts – A Pilot Study in Information Science Domain. In Proceedings of iConference 2017. Wuhan, Hubei, China.

  • Lu, K., Mao, J., Li, G., & Xu, J. (2016). Recognizing Reference Spans and Classifying their Discourse Facets. In Processing of BIRNDL@JCDL (pp. 139-145), Newark, New York, USA.

  • Lu, K., Joo, S., Lee, T., & Hu, R. (2016). Analyzing Query Reformulation Data using Multi-level Modeling. In Processing of iConference 2016, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

  • Lu, K., Mao, J., Li, G. (2015). Enhancing Subject Metadata with Automated Weighting: A Comparison of Different Measures. In Processing of International Conference on Asian Digital Libraries 2015 (ICADL'2015), Seoul, Korea.

  • Chiu, W., & Lu, K. (2015). Random Walk on Co-word Network: Ranking Terms Using Structural Features. In Processing of the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST'2015), St. Louis, Missouri, USA.

  • Chiu, W., & Lu, K. (2015). Paradigmatic Relations and Syntagmatic Relations: How Are They Related? In Processing of the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST'2015), St. Louis, Missouri, USA.

  • Lu, K., Zhao, Y., Ajiferuke, I., & Wolfram, D. (2015). How related is author topical similarity to other author relatedness measures. In Proceedings of the International Society of Scientometrics and Informetrics Conference 2015 (ISSI'2015). Istanbul, Turkey.

  • Mao, J., & Lu, K. (2014). Leverage the associations between documents, subject headings and terms to enhance retrieval. In Proceedings of the 7th International workshop on Exploiting Semantic Annotations in Information Retrieval (ESAIR'14). pp. 33-35, Shanghai, China.

  • Wang, Y., Joo, S., & Lu, K.. (2014). Exploring topics in the field of data science by analyzing Wikipedia documents: A preliminary result. In Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST'2014). Seattle, USA.

  • Lu, K., & Mao, J. (2013). Automatically Infer Subject Terms and Documents Associations through Text Mining. In Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST'2013). Montreal, Canada.

  • Hu, R., Lu, K., & Joo, S. (2013). Effects of Topic Familiarity and Search Skills on Query Reformulation Behavior. In Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST'2013). Montreal, Canada.

  • Lu, K., Lu, W., Cheng, Q., Lei, S., & He, J. (2013). A Visualization Tool for Topic Evolution among Research Fields. In Proceedings of the International Society of Scientometrics and Informetrics Conference 2013 (ISSI'2013). Vienna, Austria.

  • Lu, K., Ajiferuke, I., & Wolfram, D. (2013). Extending Citer-based Analysis to Journal Impact Evaluation. In Proceedings of the International Society of Scientometrics and Informetrics Conference 2013 (ISSI'2013). Vienna, Austria.

  • Lu, K.(2013). An Insight into Vector Space Modeling and Language Modeling In Proceedings of the iConference 2013. Fort Worth, Texas, USA.

  • Joo, S., & Lu, K. (2012). Structural analysis of author vector space in the field of information sciences. In Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIST'2012). Baltimore, Maryland.

  • Lu, K.& Wolfram, D.(2011). Assessing Author Research Focus Using Vector Space Modeling. Poster at Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIST'2011), New Orleans, Louisiana.

  • Tirilly, P., Lu, K. & Mu, X. (2011). Predicting modality from text queries for medical image retrieval. In Proceedings of the 2011 international ACM workshop on Medical multimedia analysis and retrieval (MMAR'11)

  • Tirilly, P., Lu, K., Mu, X. & Zhao, T.(2011). On modality classification and its use in text-based image retrieval in medical databases. Paper at 9th International Workshop on Content-based Multimedia Indexing(CBMI), Madrid, Spain

  • Lu, K., & Kipp, M.E.I.(2010). An experimental study on the retrieval effectiveness of collaborative tags. In Proceedings of the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIST'2010) , Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Lu, K.& Wolfram, D.(2010). Delineating citation concepts. In Proceedings of the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIST'2010), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Lu, K.& Mu, X.(2009). Query Expansion Using UMLS Tools for Health Information Retrieval. In Proceedings of the 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIST'2009), Vancouver, British Columbia

  • Ajiferuke, I., Wolfram, D. & Lu, K.(2009). A Comparison of Citer and Citation-based Measure Outcomes in the Social Sciences. In Proceedings of the 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIST'2009), Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Conference presentations:

  • Lu, K. (2012). Assessing systematic topic difficulty based on query and collection features. Poster at the ALISE 2012, Dallas, Texas

  • Heck, T., Gwizdka, J., Kipp, M.E.I., Lu, K., Peters, I., Neal, D. & Spiteri, L. (2011). Social Tagging and Folksonomies: Indexing, Retrieving ... and Beyond? Panel at the ASIST 2011, New Orleans, Louisiana

  • Joo, S. & Lu, K.(2011). Factors affecting Satisfaction and Re-visit Intention in Three Different Information Resource Environments:Search Engine, Online Database, and OPACPoster at the ALISE 2011, San Diego, California

  • Lu, K.(2010). Domain Retrieval Based on Search Engine Results -- A Pilot Study on Windows Live. Presented at SLIS-SOIS Forum 2010, Madison, Wisconsin.

  • Lu, K.(2010). Can Social Tagging Improve Retrieval Performance -- An Experimental Study on Medical Collection. Presented at SOIS Student Research Symposium 2010, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

  • Lu, K.(2009). Ideal Matching, Real Matching: A Model. Poster at the 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology SIG CR Workshop, Vancouver, British Columbia

  • Lu, K.(2009). Critical Thinking on Matching. Presented at SOIS Student Research Symposium 2009, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

  • Lu, K.(2008). A New Approach to Evaluate Web Information Resources. Presented at SOIS Student Research Symposium 2008, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.