publications

My research has been largely in HCI, CSCW, and social computing.

2022

  1. CHI
    Dare to Dream, Dare to Livestream: How E-Commerce Livestreaming Empowers Chinese Rural Women
    Tang, Ningjing, Tao, Lei, Wen, Bo, and Lu, Zhicong
    In Proceedings of the 2022 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2022
  2. CHI
    Remote Co-teaching in Rural Classroom: Current Practices, Impacts, and Challenges
    Guo, Siling, Sun, Tianchen, Gong, Jiangtao, Lu, Zhicong, Zhang, Liuxin, and Wang, Qianying
    In Proceedings of the 2022 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2022
  3. CHI
    Beyond Virtual Bazaar: How Social Commerce Promotes Inclusivity for the Traditionally Underserved Community in Chinese Developing Regions
    Chen, Zhilong, Cao, Hancheng, Lan, Xiaochong, Lu, Zhicong, and Li, Yong
    In Proceedings of the 2022 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2022
  4. CHI
    Impact and User Perception of Sandwich Attacks in the DeFi Ecosystem
    Wang, Ye, Zuest, Patrick, Yao, Yaxing, Lu, Zhicong, and Wattenhofer, Roger
    In Proceedings of the 2022 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2022

2021

  1. CHI
    More Kawaii than a Real-Person Streamer: Understanding How the Otaku Community Engages with and Perceives Virtual YouTubers
    Lu, Zhicong, Shen, Chenxinran, Li, Jiannan, Shen, Hong, and Wigdor, Daniel
    In Proceedings of the 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2021
  2. CHI
    The Labor of Fun: Understanding the Social Relationships between Gamers and Paid Gaming Teammates in China
    CHI 2021 Best Paper Honourable Mention
    Shen, Chenxinran, Lu, Zhicong, Faas, Travis, and Wigdor, Daniel
    In Proceedings of the 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2021
  3. CHI
    All in One Group: Current Practices, Lessons and Challenges of Chinese Home-School Communication in IM Group Chat
    Yao, Zheng, Gong, Jiangtao, and Lu, Zhicong
    In Proceedings of the 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2021
  4. CSCW
    StreamSketch: Exploring Multi-Modal Interactions in Creative Live Streams
    Lu, Zhicong, Kazi, Ribaiat Habib, Wei, Li-yi, Dontcheva, Mira, and Karahalios, Karrie
    Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction, 5(CSCW) (to appear at CSCW 2021) 2021
  5. CSCW
    “Positive Energy”: Perceptions and Attitudes Towards COVID-19 Information on Social Media in China
    Lu, Zhicong, Jiang, Yue, Shen, Chenxinran, Jack, Margaret, Wigdor, Daniel, and Naaman, Mor
    Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction, 5(CSCW) (to appear at CSCW 2021) 2021

2020

  1. CHI
    The Government’s Dividend: Complex Perceptions of Social Media Misinformation in China
    Lu, Zhicong, Jiang, Yue, Lu, Cheng, Naaman, Mor, and Wigdor, Daniel
    In Proceedings of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2020
  2. HCII
    Exploring TikTok Use and Non-use Practices and Experiences in China
    Lu, Xing, Lu, Zhicong, and Liu, Changqing
    In Social Computing and Social Media. Participation, User Experience, Consumer Experience, and Applications of Social Computing, HCI International 2020

2019

  1. Live Streaming in China for Sharing Knowledge and Promoting Intangible Cultural Heritage
    Lu, Zhicong
    Interactions 2019
  2. Improving Viewer Engagement and Communication Efficiency within Non-Entertainment Live Streaming
    Lu, Zhicong
    In The Adjunct Publication of the 32nd Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology 2019
  3. CSCW
    Vicariously Experiencing It All Without Going Outside: A Study of Outdoor Livestreaming in China
    Lu, Zhicong, Annett, Michelle, and Wigdor, Daniel
    Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction, 3(CSCW) 2019
  4. CHI
    “I Feel It is My Responsibility to Stream”: Streaming and Engaging with Intangible Cultural Heritage through Livestreaming
    CHI 2019 Best Paper Award
    Lu, Zhicong, Annett, Michelle, Fan, Mingming, and Wigdor, Daniel
    In Proceedings of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2019
  5. HCII
    Fifteen Seconds of Fame: A Qualitative Study of Douyin, A Short Video Sharing Mobile Application in China
    Lu, Xing, and Lu, Zhicong
    In Social Computing and Social Media. Participation, User Experience, Consumer Experience, and Applications of Social Computing, HCI International 2019

2018

  1. CHI
    You Watch, You Give, and You Engage: A Study of Live Streaming Practices in China
    Lu, Zhicong, Xia, Haijun, Heo, Seongkook, and Wigdor, Daniel
    In Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2018
  2. CSCW
    StreamWiki: Enabling Viewers of Knowledge Sharing Live Streams to Collaboratively Generate Archival Documentation for Effective In-Stream and Post Hoc Learning
    Lu, Zhicong, Heo, Seongkook, and Wigdor, Daniel J.
    Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction, 2(CSCW) 2018
  3. VIS
    InkPlanner: Supporting prewriting via intelligent visual diagramming
    Lu, Zhicong, Fan, Mingming, Wang, Yun, Zhao, Jian, Annett, Michelle, and Wigdor, Daniel
    IEEE transactions on visualization and computer graphics 2018

2017

  1. Comparing Mid-Air Finger Motion with Touch for Small Target Acquisition on Wearable Devices
    Fan, Mingming, Hettiarachchi, Anuruddha, Lu, Zhicong, Ha, Seyong, and Gupta, Priyank
    In Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2017
  2. HCII EA
    The Rise and Proliferation of Live-Streaming in China: Insights and Lessons
    Lin, Jinglan, and Lu, Zhicong
    In HCI International 2017 -- Posters' Extended Abstracts 2017