Yang Wang




Privacy and Security


Y. Yao, Y. Huang, Y. Wang. Privacy Mechanisms for Drones: Perceptions of Drone Controllers and Bystanders To appear in Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computer Systems (CHI2017). [Conference paper]


Y. Yao, H. Xia, Y. Huang, Y. Wang. Free to Fly in Public Spaces: Drone Controllers' Privacy Perceptions and Practices To appear in Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computer Systems (CHI2017). [Conference paper]


B. Dosono, J. Hayes, Y. Wang. Towards Accessible Authentication: Learning from People with Visual Impairments. IEEE Internet Computing. [Journal paper]


P. Leon, I. Adjerid, R. Balebako, L. Brandimarte, S. Komanduri, F. Schaub, M. Sleeper, Y. Wang, S. Wilson, A. Acquisti, L. Cranor, N. Sadeh. Nudges for Privacy and Security: Understanding and Assisting Users’ Choices Online. ACM Computing Surveys, 2017. [Journal paper]


Y. Huang, C. White, H. Xia, Y. Wang. A Computational Cognitive Modeling Approach to Understand and Design Mobile Crowdsourcing for Campus Safety Reporting. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies (IJHCS), Special Issue on Mobile and Situated Crowdsourcing, 2017. [Journal paper]


Y. Yao, D. Lo Re, Y. Wang. Folk Models of Online Behavioral Advertising. Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW 2017). [Conference paper]


B. Dosono, J. Hayes, Y. Wang. "They Should Be Convenient and Strong": Password Perceptions and Practices of Visually Impaired Users. Proceedings of the iConference 2017. [Conference paper]


N. Barbosa, J. Hayes, Y. Wang. UniPass: Design and Evaluation of A Smart Device-Based Password Manager for Visually Impaired Users. Proceedings of the ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp 2016). [Conference paper]


Y. Wang, H. Xia, Yaxing Yao, Y. Huang. Flying Eyes and Hidden Controllers: A Qualitative Study of People's Privacy Perceptions of Civilian Drones in the US. Proceedings on Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PoPETS). 2016 (3):1–19. [Journal paper]


Y. Wang, Y. Li, B. Semaan, J. Tang. Space Collapse: Reinforcing, Reconfiguring and Enhancing Chinese Social Practices through WeChat. Proceedings of AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media ﴾ICWSM 2016﴿. [Conference paper]


Y. Wang, H. Xia, Y. Huang. Examining American and Chinese Internet Users’ Contextual Privacy Preferences of Behavioral Advertising. Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW 2016). [Conference paper]


N. Barbosa, Y. Wang. Lessons Learned from Designing and Evaluating Smart Device-based Authentication for Visually Impaired Users. SOUPS2016 Workshop on Who are you?! Adventures in Authentication (WAY2016). [Workshop paper]


B. Dosono, J. Hayes, Y. Wang. "Im Stuck!": A Contextual Inquiry of People with Visual Impairments in Authentication. Proceedings of the Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS2015). [Conference paper]


Y. Huang, C. White, H. Xia, Y. Wang. Modeling Sharing Decision of Campus Safety Reports and Its Design Implications to Mobile Crowdsourcing for Safety. International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI2015). [Conference paper]


Y. Wang, Y. Li, J. Tang. Dwelling and Fleeting Encounters: Exploring Why People Use WeChat - A Mobile Instant Messenger. ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI2015). [Work-in-Progress paper]


Y. Wang, P. Leon, A. Acquisti, L.F. Cranor, A. Forget, N. Sadeh. A Field Trial of Privacy Nudges for Facebook. ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI2014). [Conference paper]


Y. Wang. Universal Authentication: Towards Accessible Authentication for Everyone. SOUPS2014 Workshop on Who are you?! Adventures in Authentication (WAY2014). [Workshop paper]


Xianyi Gao, Yulong Yang, Huiqing Fu, Janne Lindqvist, Y. Wang. Private Browsing: an Inquiry on Usability and Privacy Protection Workshop on Privacy in the Electronic Society (WPES2014). [Workshop paper]


Y. Wang, Y. Huang, C. Louis. Towards A Framework for Privacy-Aware Mobile Crowdsourcing. ASE/IEEE International Conference on Information Privacy, Security, Risk and Trust (PASSAT2013). [Conference paper, acceptance rate: 9.6%]


Y. Wang, Y. Huang, C. Louis. Towards A Framework for Privacy-Aware Mobile Crowdsourcing. ASE/IEEE International Conference on Information Privacy, Security, Risk and Trust (PASSAT2013). [Conference paper, acceptance rate: 9.6%]


P.G. Leon, B. Ur, Y. Wang, M. Sleeper, R. Balebako, R. Shay, L. Bauer, M. Christodorescu, L. F. Cranor. What Matters to Users? Factors that Affect Users’ Willingness to Share Information with Online Advertisers. Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS2013). [Conference paper]


Y. Wang, P. G. Leon, K. Scott, X. Chen, A. Acquisti, L. F. Cranor. Privacy Nudges for Social Media: An Exploratory Facebook Study. WWW2013 Workshop on Privacy and Security on Online Social Media (PSOSM2013). [Workhop paper]


B. Ur, Y. Wang. A Cross-Cultural Framework for Protecting User Privacy in Social Media WWW2013 Workshop on Privacy and Security on Online Social Media (PSOSM2013). [Workhop paper]


B. Ur, P. G. Leon, L. F. Cranor, R. Shay, Y. Wang. Smart, Useful, Scary, Creepy: Perceptions of Online Behavioral Advertising Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS2012). [Conference paper, acceptance rate: 25%]


P.G. Leon, B. Ur, R. Shay, Y. Wang, R. Balebako, L.F. Cranor. “Why Johnny Can’t Opt Out: A Usability Evaluation of Tools to Limit Online Behavioral Advertising International Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI2012). [Conference paper, acceptance rate: 23%, Best Paper Honorable Mention, awarded top 5% of accepted papers]


B. Ur, Y. Wang. Online Social Networks in a Post-Soviet State: How Hungarians Protect and Share on Facebook iConference2012. [Conference paper]


Y. Wang, A. Kobsa. A PLA-Based Privacy-Enhancing User Modeling Framework and its Evaluation User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction (UMUAI). [Journal paper]


Y. Wang, A. Aghasaryan, A. Shrihari, D. Pergament, G. Kamga, S. Betgé-Brezetz. Intelligent Reactive Access Control for Moving Personal Data In Proceedings of the 3rd IEEE International Conference on Information Privacy, Security, Risk and Trust (PASSAT2011). [Conference paper, acceptance rate: 8%]


P.G. Leon, B. Ur, R. Balebako, L.F. Cranor, R. Shay and Y. Wang. “Why Johnny Can’t Opt Out: A Usability Evaluation of Tools to Limit Online Behavioral Advertising CyLab Technical Report CMU-CyLab-11-017.


Y. Wang, S. Komanduri, P.G. Leon, G. Norcie, A. Acquisti, L.F. Cranor. “I regretted the minute I pressed share”: A Qualitative Study of Regrets on Facebook In Proceedings of the 7th Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS2011). [Conference paper, acceptance rate: 33%]


Y. Wang, G. Norcie, L.F. Cranor. Who Is Concerned about What? A Study of American, Chinese and Indian Users’ Privacy Concerns on Social Networking Sites In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Trust and Trustworthy Computing (TRUST2011). [Conference paper, acceptance rate: TBA]


E. Toch, Y. Wang, L.F. Cranor. Personalization and Privacy: A Survey of Privacy Risks and Remedies in Personalization-Based Systems To appear in User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction (UMUAI) 20th Anniversary Special Issue, 2012. [Journal paper]


Y. Wang, A. Kobsa. Privacy in Cross-System Personalization In Proceedings of AAAI Privacy 2010 Symposium (Privacy2010), Palo Alto, CA, 2010.


Y. Wang, A. Kobsa. Performance Evaluation of a Dynamic Privacy-Enhancing Framework for Personalized Websites In Proceedings of the 1st and 17th International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalization (UMAP09), Trento, Italy, pp. 78-89, 2009. [Conference paper, acceptance rate: 26%]


S. A. Hendrickson, Y. Wang, A. van der Hoek, R. N. Taylor, A. Kobsa Modeling PLA Variation of Privacy-Enhancing Personalized Systems In Proceedings of the 13th International Software Product Line Conference (SPLC09), San Francisco, CA, 2009. [Conference paper, acceptance rate: 36%]


A. Kobsa, R. Sonawalla, G. Tsudik, E. Uzun and Y. Wang (authors in alphabetical order) Serial Hook-Ups: A Comparative Usability Study of Secure Device Pairing Methods In Proceedings of the 5th Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS09), Mountain View, CA, pp. 1-12, 2009. [Conference paper, acceptance rate: 30%]


Y. Wang, A. Kobsa. Privacy in Online Social Networking at Workplace In Proceedings of the IEEE SocialCom'09 Workshop on Security and Privacy in Online Social Networking (SPOSN09), Vancouver, Canada, 2009. [Workshop paper]


Y. Wang, A. Kobsa. Technical Solutions for Privacy-Enhanced Personalization In: Constantinos Mourlas and Panagiotis Germanakos, eds.: Intelligent User Interfaces: Adaptation and Personalization Systems and Technologies. Hershey, PA: IGI Global, 2009. [Book chapter]


Y. Wang, A. Kobsa. Privacy Enhancing Technology In: M. Gupta and R. Sharman, eds.: Handbook of Research on Social and Organizational Liabilities in Information Security. Hershey, PA: IGI Global, 2009. [Book chapter]


Y. Wang, A. Kobsa. Respecting Users’ Individual Privacy Constraints in Web Personalization In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on User Modeling (UM07), Corfu, Greece, pp.157-166 , 2007. [Conference paper, acceptance rate: 20%]


Y. Wang, A. Kobsa., A. van der Hoek, J. White. PLA-based Runtime Dynamism in Support of Privacy-Enhanced Web Personalization In Proceedings of the 10th International Software Product Line Conference (SPLC06), Baltimore, Maryland, USA, pp. 151-162, 2006. [Conference paper, acceptance rate: 32%]


Y. Wang, A. Kobsa. Impacts of Privacy Laws and Regulations on Personalized Systems In Proceedings of the CHI06 Workshop on Privacy-Enhanced Personalization, Montreal, Canada, 2006. [Workshop paper]


Y. Wang, A. Kobsa. A Software Product Line Approach for Handling Privacy Constraints in Web Personalization In Proceedings of the UM05 Workshop on Privacy-Enhanced Personalization, Edinburgh, UK, 2005. [Workshop paper]


Y. Wang Constraint-Sensitive Privacy Management for Personalized Web-based Systems In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on User Modeling (UM05), Edinburgh, UK, 2005. [Doctoral consortium paper]





Social and Mobile Computing


Y. Huang, S. Huo, Y. Yao, C. Niu, Y. Wang, J. Grygiel, S. Sawyer. Municipal Police Departments on Facebook: What Are They Posting and Are People Engaging? In Proceedings of the 17th International Digital Government Research Conference (dg.o 2016). [Conference paper]


Y. Huang, B. Dobreski, B. Deo, J. Xin, N. Barbosa, Y. Wang, J. Bigham. CAN: Composable Accessibility Infrastructure via Data-Driven Crowdsourcing. In Proceedings of the 12th Web for All Conference (W4A 2015). [Conference paper]


Y. Huang, Y. Tang, Y. Wang. Emotion Map: A Location-Based Mobile Social System for Improving Emotion Awareness and Regulation. In Proceedings of ACM Conf. on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW 2015). [Conference paper, acceptance rate: 28%]


Y. Wang, S. Mainwaring. Incentives in the Wild: Leveraging Virtual Currency to Sustain Online Community In Proceedings of iConference 2010, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, 2010. [Conference paper]


S. M. Lindtner, S. Mainwaring, P. Dourish, Y. Wang. Situating Productive Play: Online Gaming Practices and Guanxi in China In Proceedings of the 12th IFIP Conf. Human-Computer Interaction (INTERACT09), Uppsala, Sweden, pp. 328-341, 2009. [Conference paper, acceptance rate: 27%]


S. M. Lindtner, B. Nardi, Y. Wang, S. Mainwaring, J. He, W. Liang. A Hybrid Cultural Ecology: World of Warcraft in China In Proceedings of The 21th International Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW08), San Diego, USA, pp. 371-382, 2008. [Conference paper, acceptance rate: 23%]


Y. Wang, S. Mainwaring. “Human-Currency Interaction”: Learning from Virtual Currency Use in China In Proceedings of The 26th International Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI08), Florence, Italy, pp. 25-28, 2008. [Conference paper, acceptance rate: 18%]


Y. Wang, S. Mainwaring. Ethnography at Play: An Exploratory Case Study of Chinese Users’ Experience in Online Games In Proceedings of the CHI08 Workshop on Evaluating User Experiences in Games, Florence, Italy, 2008. [Workshop paper]


Y. Huang, N. Venkatasubramanian and Y. Wang. MAPGrid: A New Architecture for Empowering Mobile Data Placement in Grid Environments In Proceedings of the IEEE CCGrid07 Workshop on Context-Awareness and Mobility in Grid Computing, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2007. [Workshop paper]


N. M. Su, Y. Wang, G. Mark, T. Aieylokun, T. Nakano. A Bosom Buddy Afar Brings a Distant Land Near: Are Bloggers a Global Community? In Proceedings of The 2nd International Conference on Communities & Technologies (C&T05), Milano, Italy, pp. 171-190, 2005. [Conference paper, acceptance rate: 23%]


N. M. Su, Y. Wang, G. Mark. Politics as Usual in the Blogosphere In Proceedings of Social Intelligence Design: The 4th International Workshop, Stanford, USA, 2005. [Workshop paper]




Last modified: Tuesday, March 15, 2012