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Best Paper Award in the IARIA WEB’15 Conference

Professors Jing Deng and Lixin Fu received a best paper award in the IARIA WEB’15 international conference in the summer of 2015 for their paper titled “ZLOC: Detection of Zombie Users in Online Social Networks Using Location Information.” They worked with graduate student Yi Yang to develop a novel approach of using location information to detect zombie user accounts (fake users) in tweeter-like online social networks. More information can be found here:¬†http://www.iaria.org/conferences2015/AwardsWEB15.html¬†Congratulations!