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Chen-Huei Chou, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Address: Beatty 324
Office Hours: TR: 12:10pm – 1:40pm; 3:00pm – 4:00pm And By Appointment
Phone: 843.953.2278
Personal Website:
Curriculum Vitae: Download

Current Courses


University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Ph.D., Management Science, 2008

University of Illinois at Chicago - Chicago, Illinois
M.B.A., 2004

National Cheng Kung University - Taiwan
M.S., Computer Science and Information Engineering, 1998

Chung Yuan Christian University - Taiwan
B.S., Information and Computer Engineering, 1996

Research Interests

Web Design Issues

  • Ontology Development and Learning
  • Semantic Web
  • Data Mining
  • Text Mining
  • Knowledge Management
  • Decision Support Systems

    Courses Taught

    Teaching Interests:: E-commerce, business intelligent systems, data mining, web development, programming languages, networking and telecommunications, database management systems, system analysis and design, business statistics, and other MIS courses.

    Assistant Professor, College of Charleston, 
    •  DSCI 232 - Business Statistics, Fall 2008, Spring 2009, Summer Evening 2009, Fall 2009, Spring 2010, Summer I 2010, Fall 2010, Spring 2011,      Summer I 2011, Fall 2011, Spring 2012 (2 sections), Fall 2012, Spring 2013 (2 sections), May Evening 2013.
    •  DSCI 300 - Management Information Systems, Fall 2008 – Fall 2010 (2 sections each)
    •  DSCI 320 - Management Information Systems, Spring 2011, Fall 2011, Fall 2012 (2 sections each), Spring 2013
    •  DSCI 420 - Data Mining, Spring 2010
    •  DSCI 420 - E-Commerce, Spring 2013
    •  HONS 214 - Honors Business Statistics, Spring 2012

    Honors and Awards


    • Invited Keynote Speech on “How to Detect Internet Abuse in the Workplace?” at the International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (ICIKM 2013), Chengdu, China, July 2013.
    • Nomination to Faculty Teaching Award, School of Business, March 2013.
    • Annual Faculty Research Award, School of Business – Dean’s Office, May 2012.
    •  Nomination to Faculty Research Award, School of Business, March 2012.
    •  Annual Faculty Research Award, School of Business – Dean’s Office, May 2011.


     Journal Publications

    •  Pi, S.-M., Chou, C.-H., and Liao, H.-L. (September 2013) A Study of Facebook Groups Members’ Knowledge Sharing. Computers in Human Behavior, 29(5), 1971-1979.  ( 
    •   Chou, C.-H. (August 2013) Using Tic-Tac-Toe for Learning Data Mining Classifications and Evaluations. International Journal of Information and Education Technology, 3(4), 437-441.   (
    •   Chou, C.-H. and Liu, H.-C. (July 2013) The Effectiveness of Web-Based Foreign Exchange Trading Simulation in an International Finance Course, Journal of Teaching in International Business, 24(1), 1-17.  (
    •   Chou, C.-H. (February 2013) Metrics in Evaluating Software Defects. International Journal of Computer Applications, 63(3), 23-29. [Editor’s choice]  ( 
    •  Chou, C.-H. and Zahedi, F. M. (2013) When Natural Disasters Strike: Managing Individual and Organisational Needs with Web-Based Systems. International Journal of Business Continuity and Risk Management, 4(1), 75-91.  (
    • Chou, C.-H. (January 2013) Design and Implementation of jAHP: A Java-based Analytic Hierarchy Process Application. International Journal of Computer Applications, 62(15), 35-41. (
    • Chou, C.-H. (October 2012) An Analysis of Top MBA in Information Systems Programs. Issues in Information Systems, 13(2), 123-130.(
    •  Chou, C.-H. (May 2012) Empirical Evaluations of Automatic Forum Selector. International Journal of Computer and Communication Engineering, 1(1), 55-58. (
    • Chou, C.-H., Zahedi, F. M., & Zhao, H. (January 2011). Ontology for Developing Websites for Natural Disaster Management: Methodology and Implementation. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Part A, 41(1), 50-62. (
    • Chou, C.-H., Sinha, A. P., & Zhao, H. (September 2010). A Hybrid Attribute Selection Approach for Text Classification. Journal of the Association for Information Systems, 11(9), 491-518. (
    • Chou, C.-H., Sinha, A. P., & Zhao, H. (March 2010) Commercial Internet Filters: Perils and Opportunities. Decision Support Systems, 48(4), 521-530.(


    • Chou, C.-H. (2013) “Can Machine Learner be a Good Judge? A Study using Tic-Tac-Toe Games,” International Conference on Information Management (ICIM 2013), Tamsui, Taiwan.
    • Chou, C.-H. (2013) “An Effective Internet Abuse Detection in the Workplace,” International Conference on Information Management (ICIM 2013),    Tamsui, Taiwan.

    Download curriculum vitae for additional listings of publications, conference presentations, conference panels, invited presentations and working papers.



    Chou, C.-H., Sinha, A. P., & Zhao, H. (2008) “Designing Web Page Classifiers as Alternatives to Commercial Internet Filters” In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Design Science Research in Information Systems and Technology (DESRIST 2008), Atlanta, Georgia.


    Chou, C.-H. and Zahedi, F. M. (2007) “Ontology Structure of Elements for Web-based Natural Disaster Preparedness Systems” In Proceedings of the 13th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2007), Keystone, CO. 


    Chou, C.-H., Sinha, A. P., & Zhao, H. (2006) “Detecting Internet Abuse in the Workplace: A Text Mining Approach” In Proceedings of the Fifth Workshop on e-Business (WeB 2006), Milwaukee, WI.