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JustinChih-Hao is an assistant professor in the School of Information Technology at Middle Georgia State College. He received his B.S. and 1st M.S. degree in Taiwan and received his Ph.D. and 2nd M.S. degree in the School of Information Systems and Technology at Claremont Graduate University. He is an active ACM, IEEE, ISSA, and AIS Member. His research currently focuses on natural language processing, decision support systems, and information visualization. He has published his work in peer-reviewed articles among others.

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Research Projects

Text Report Analysis

The growing number of textual reports as a result of use of online reporting poses a great challenge for investigative analysis. However, text visualization has the potential to address this problem and even reduce crime analysts’ workload by automating the analysis of text reports, thus saving time and providing new insights. We are developing a crime report visualization system for such investigative analysis. Our system leverages natural language processing and visualization techniques to enhance decision support.

Gaming Behavior

Video-game playing is popular among college students. Cognitive and negative consequences have been studied frequently. However, little is known about the influence of gaming behavior on IT college students’ academic performance. An increasing number of college students take online courses, use social network websites for social interactions, and play video games online.

Gaming Behavior


The sharp increase in the number of portable wireless devices, e.g., smartphones, tablets, and laptop computers allowed on the corporate networks changes the way CIOs and IT directors manage the company’s network and security.  Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is a policy governing the growing entrance of personal wireless devices to the corporate settings.  Responding to a rising demand, a number of technology firms, including Cisco Systems and Trend Micro, have developed their BYOD solutions.


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