Chen-Huei Chou, Ph.D.

Department Chair
Director of Certiport Certification Program
Associate Professor of Information Management and Decision Sciences

Address: Beatty 304
Office Hours: W: 8:50 am – 11:20 am and by email appointments only.
Phone: 843.953.2278
E-mail: chouc@cofc.edu
Personal Website: http://chouc.people.cofc.edu
Curriculum Vitae: Download



Education

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Ph.D., Management Science (Major in Management Information Systems; Minor in Marketing), 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 Minin
  • Text Mining
  • Knowledge Management
  • Decision Support Systems

Courses Taught

  • Business Statistics
  • Computer-Based Decision Modeling
  • Data Mining
  • Business Intelligence and Data Mining
  • E-Commerce
  • Honors Business Statistics
  • Management Information Systems
  • Global Information Technology (Study Abroad)

Honors and Awards

  • Co-chaired on International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Applications (ICCIA 2014), Chengdu, China, August 2014.
  • Chaired on International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (ICIKM 2014), Bangkok, Thailand, July 2014.
  • Invited Keynote Speech on “Using Data Mining for Detecting Internet Abuse in the Workplace” at the International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (ICIKM 2014), Bangkok, Thailand, July 2014.
  • The Distinguished Teaching Award, School of Business, College of Charleston, May 2014.
  • 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 Distinguished Teaching Award, School of Business, College of Charleston, 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.
  • Global Scholar, College of Charleston, September 2009.
  • Annual Faculty Research Award, School of Business and Economics – Dean’s Office, May 2009.

Publications

 Journal Publications

  • Chou, C.-H. (October 2019) Using Data Mining Techniques for Game Rule Extraction, Issues in Information Systems, 20(3), 117-127.
  • Liao, H.-L., Chou, C.-H., and Yeh, C.-Y., (October 2018) Examination of Ignoring Message Behavior in Instant Messenger, Issues in Information Systems, 19(2), 90-98.
  • Liao, H.-L., Chou, C.-H., Li, K.-C., and Lin, Y.-C. (August 2016) Development of Personalized Flexible Report for Manufacturing Execution System Based on Data Warehouse Technology, International Journal of Computer and Electrical Engineering, 8(4), 286-295.
  • Liu, S. H., Chou, C.-H., and Liao, H.-L. (2015) An Exploratory Study of Product Placement in Social Media, Internet Research, 25(2), 300-316. [Impact Factor=1.661; SSCI; SCIE]
  • Chou, C.-H. and Pi, S.-M. (July 2015) The Effectiveness of Facebook Groups for E-Learning, International Journal of Information and Education Technology, 5(7), 477-482.
  • Chou, C.-H., Zahedi, F. M., and Zhao, H. (December 2014) Ontology-based Design and Evaluation of Natural Disaster Management Websites: Tools and Applications, MIS Quarterly, 38(4), 997-1016. [#1 journal in Management Information Systems; Impact Factor=5.405; Five-Year Impact Factor=8.157; SSCI; SCI; EI].
  • Liao, H.-L., Chou, C.-H., and Chao, W.-C. (December 2014) Functional Validation and Test Automation for Android Apps, International Journal of Machine Learning and Computing, 4(6), 553-558.
  • Liao, H.-L., Chou, C.-H., and Chen, B.-H., (October 2014) The Examination of Effects on Perceptions of Innovation Characteristics And Purchase Intention Of Electronic Books, Issues in Information Systems, 15(2), 1-7.
  • 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. [SSCI, EI, Impact Factor=2.293]
  • 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, Impact Factor=0.835, published by Foundation of Computer Science, USA]
  • 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. [SCI, EI, Top ranked Computer Science journal, Impact Factor =2.12]
  • 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. [SSCI, SCIE, Ranked A* by Australian Business Deans Council, Impact Factor = 2.246]
  • Chou, C.-H., Sinha, A. P., & Zhao, H. (March 2010) Commercial Internet Filters: Perils and Opportunities. Decision Support Systems, 48(4), 521-530. [SCI, EI, Ranked A* by Australian Business Deans Council, Impact Factor = 2.135]    
  • Chou, C.-H., Sinha, A. P., and Zhao, H. (September 2008) A Text Mining Approach to Internet Abuse Detection. Journal of Information Systems and e-Business Management, 6(4), 419-439. [SSCI, Ranked in Top 25% by SCImago Journal & Country Rank, Impact Factor = 0.75]

Conference Proceedings

  • Liao, H.-L., Chou, C.-H., and Chen, F.-Y. (2019) “Factors Affecting the Intention to Use Makeup Learning System” International Conference on Advancement of Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility, Chungli, Taiwan, July 2019.
  • Liao, H.-L., Chou, C.-H., and Yeh, C.-Y. (2018) “Ignoring Read Message Behavior in Instant Messaging Applications,” Conference on Intelligent Business Application and Development, Taipei, Taiwan, June 2018.
  • Liao, H.-L., Chou, C.-H., and Chen, W.-C. (2017) “The Impact of Trust in Business Facebook Fanpage and Satisfaction,” International Conference on Information Management (ICIM 2017), Taipei, Taiwan, May 2017.
  • Liao, H.-L., Chou, C.-H., and Liu, S.-H. (2016) “The Effect of Physical Attractiveness and App Types on Use Intentions,” 26h InternationalConference on the Pacific Rim Management (ICPRM 2016), Taoyuan, Taiwan, June 2016.
  • Chou, C.-H. (2015) “Machine Learning Rule Extraction: A Study Using Tic-Tac-Toe Games,”International Conference on Information Management (ICIM 2015), Taipei, Taiwan, May 2015.
  • Yang, F.-S. and Chou, C.-H. (2014) “Prediction of Team Performance and Members’ Interaction: A Study Using Neural Network,” International Conference on Industrial, Engineering & Other Applications of Applied Intelligent Systems (IEA-AIE-2014), Kaohsiung, Taiwan, June 2014.
  • Chou, C.-H. and Yang, F.-S. (2014) “Examination of Team Performance Predictors: A Data Mining Approach” International Conference on Information Management (ICIM 2014), Taichung, Taiwan, May 2014.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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

REFEREED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS 

 

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 (AMCIS2007), 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.