The Way to Computational Communication

Cheng-Jun Wang
Web Mining Web, City University of Hong Kong

Three metaphors of theory

Immanuel Kant: All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.

Sandglass of generalization

Five levels of Research

Computational Thinking

The Way to Computational Communication

Network Science

What should we do?

  • Network science
  • Statistical linguistics
  • Human dynamics
  • Big data& digital traces
  • Digital media
  • Data journalism
  • Computational advertising

Thank you for your attention!