ZHAN BU (卜湛)
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Associate Professor
College of Information Engineering
Nanjing University of Finance and Economics
No. 3 Wenyuan Road, Xianlin University Town, Nanjing, Jiangsu,  210023, P.R. China

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Zhan Bu received his Ph.D. from the College of Computer Science and Technology at Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Nanjing, P. R. China in March 2014. He is now the dean of the Department of Software Engineering, at the College of Information Engineering, Nanjing University of Finance and Economics. His research interests include Social Computing, Data Mining, Complex Network, Game Theory, et al. He has published over 40 high-quality papers (including 8 IEEE/ACM Transactions) in the related  research  fields.

Work Experience

Associate Professor, College of Information Engineering,  Nanjing University of Finance and Economics. (09/2016--present)
Lecturer, College of Information Engineering,  Nanjing University of Finance and Economics. (03/2014--09/2016)
Visiting Scholar, Department of Computer Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham. (09/2012--09/2013)

Research Areas

  Social Computing, Data Mining, Complex Network, Game Theory

ACM member: 2016--present
  China Computer Federation (CCF) member: 2014--present


IEEE/ACM Transactions:

Zhan Bu, Hui-Jia Li, Chengcui Zhang, Jie Cao, Aihai Li, Yong Shi.
Graph K-means based on leader identification, dynamic game and opinion dynamics
IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, to be published, [Online], 2019. (IF= 2.775). Article [SI] and Tool Download.

  Jie Cao,
Zhan Bu*, Yuyao Wang, Huan Yang, Jiuchuan Jiang, Hui-Jia Li.
Detecting prosumer-community groups in smart grids from the multiagent perspective
IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, to be published, [Online], 2019. (IF= 5.135). Article Download.

  Jichuan Jiang, Bo An, Yichuan Jiang, Peng Shi,
Zhan Bu, Jie Cao.
Batch allocation for tasks with overlapping skill requirements in crowdsourcing
IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, to be published, [Online], 2019. (IF= 3.971). Article Download.

  Zhan Bu*
, Hui-Jia Li, Jie Cao, Zhen Wang, Guangliang Gao.
Dynamic Cluster Formation Game for Attributed Graph Clustering
IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, 49(1), 382-341, 2019. (IF= 8.803).  Article Download.

  Jiuchuang Jiang, Bo An, Yichuan Jiang, Donghui Lin,
Zhan Bu, Jie Cao.
Understanding Crowdsourcing Systems from a Multiagent Perspective and Approach: State of the Art and Future Research Directions
  ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems, 13(2), Article 8, 2018. (IF= 1.216). Article Download.

  Hui-Jia Li ,
Zhan Bu*, Zhen Wang , Jie Cao, Yong Shi.
Enhance the Performance of Network Computatin by a Tunbalbe Weighting Strategy
IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computational Intelligence, 2(3), 214-223, 2018. Article Download.

  Hui-Jia Li,
Zhan Bu, Aihua Li, Zhidong Liu, Yong Shi.
  Fast and accurate mining the community structure: integrating center locating and membership optimization.

IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, 28(9), 2349-2362, 2016.  (IF= 2.775). Article Download.

  Zhan Bu, Zhiang Wu, Jie Cao, Yichuan Jiang.
  Local community mining on distributed and dynamic networks from a multiagent perspective.
IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, 46(4), 986-999, 2016.  (IF=  8.803). Article Download.

Other Referred International Journals:

  Zhan Bu, Yuyao Wang, Hui-Jia Li, Jiuchuan Jiang, Zhiang Wu, Jie Cao.
Link prediction in temporal networks: Integrating survival analysis and game theory
  Information Sciences, 498, 41-61, 2019. (IF= 4.305). Article Download.

  Ju Xiang, Hui-Jia Li,
Zhan Bu, Zhen Wang, Mei-Hua Bao, Liang Tang, Jian-Ming Li.
Critical analysis of (Quasi-)Surprise for community detection in complex networks
  Scientific Reports, 8, Article number: 14459, 2018. (IF= 5.47). Article Download.

  Hui-Jia Li ,
Zhan Bu, Yulong Li, Zhongyuan Zhang, Yanchang Chu, Guijun Li, Jie Cao.
Eovlving the attribute flow for dynamical clustering in signed networks
  Chaos, Solition and Fractals,
110, 20-27, 2018. (IF= 2.415). Article Download.

  Guangliang Gao, Jie Cao,
Zhan Bu*, Hui-Jia Li, Zhiang Wu.
A generalized game theoretic framework for mining communities in complex networks
  Expert Systems With Applications, 96, 450-461, 2017. (IF=3.768).  Article Download.

Zhan Bu, Jie Cao, Hui-Jia Li, Guangliang Gao, Haicheng Tao.
  GLEAM: a graph clustering framework based on potential game optimization for large-scale social networks.
  Knowledge and Information Systems, 55(3), 741-770, 2018.  (IF=2.247).  Article and Tool Download.

Zhan Bu, Guangliang Gao, Hui-Jia Li, Jie Cao.
  CAMAS: A Cluster-Aware Multiagent System for Attributed Graph Clustering.
  Information Fusion, 37, 10-21, 2017.  (IF=6.639). Article and Tool Download.

  Lu Zhang, Zhiang Wu,
Zhan Bu, Ye Jiang, Jie Cao.
  A Pattern-Based Topic Detection and Analysis System on Chinese Tweets.
  Journal of Computational Science, 2017.  (IF=1.925). Article Download.

  Haicheng Tao, Youquan Wang,
Zhan Bu, Jie Cao.
  Discovering Overlapping Communities by Clustering Local Link Structures.
  Chinese Journal of Electronics, 26(2), 430-434, 2017.  (IF=0.605). Article Download.

  Jie Cao,
Zhan Bu*, Guangliang Gao, Haicheng Tao.
  Weighted modularity optimization for crisp and fuzzy community detection in large-scale networks.
  Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 462, 386-395, 2016.  (IF= 2.132). Article Download.

Zhan Bu*, Hui-Jia Li, Jie Cao, Zhiang Wu, Lu Zhang.
  Game theory based emotional evolution analysis for chinese online reviews.
  Knowledge-Based Systems, 103, 60-72, 2016.  (IF=  4.396). Article Download.

  Zhiang Wu, Guangliang Gao,
Zhan Bu*, Jie Cao.
  SIMPLE: a simplifying-ensembling framework for parallel community detection from large networks.
  Cluster Computing, 19(1), 211-221, 2016.  (IF=  1.601). Article Download.

  Youquan Wang, Zhiang Wu,
Zhan Bu, Jie Cao, Dun Yang.
  Discovering shilling groups in a real e-commerce platform.
  Online Information Review, 40(1), 62-78, 2016.  (IF=  1.675). Article Download.

Zhan Bu*, Chengcui Zhang, Zhengyou Xia, Jiandong Wang.
  An FAR-SW based approach for webpage information extraction.
  Information Systems Frontiers, 16(5), 771-785, 2014.  (IF=  3.232). Article Download.

  Xia Zhang, Zhengyou Xia,
Zhan Bu.
  Popularity evaluation model for microbloggers online social network.
  Discrete Dynamics in Nature and Society, 2014.  (IF=  0.757). Article Download.

Zhan Bu*, Chengcui Zhang, Zhengyou Xia, Jiandong Wang.
  A fast parallel modularity optimization algorithm (FPMQA) for community detection in online social network.
  Knowledge-Based Systems, 50, 246-259, 2013.  (IF=  4.396). Article Download.

Zhan Bu*, Zhengyou Xia, Jiandong Wang, Chengcui Zhang.
  A last updating evolution model for online social networks.
  Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and Its Applications, 392(9), 2240-2247, 2013.  (IF=  2.132). Article Download.

Zhan Bu*, Zhengyou Xia, Jiandong Wang.
  A sock puppet detection algorithm on virtual spaces.
  Knowledge-Based Systems, 37, 366-377, 2013.  (IF=  4.396). Article Download.

  Zhengyou Xia,
Zhan Bu.
  Community detection based on a semantic network.
  Knowledge-Based Systems, 26, 30-39, 2012.  (IF=  4.396). Article Download.

Authorized Patents:

   一种文本提取方法及装置. CN103810251 B, 2017

具有隐私保护的无中央机构的密文政策的属性基加密方法.CN104135495 B, 2017

一种“网络马甲”的检测方法.CN103778186 B, 2016

基于博弈理论的互联网虚拟空间用户可信度评价方法.CN102779126 B, 2015

Research Grants







Professional Service

Course Teaching:

Data Structures and Algorithms
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Complex Network Theory and Application

Editorial Members:

Palgrave Cpmmunications [2019-]
IEEE Access [2018-]
Journal of Liaocheng University (Natural Science Edition) [2017-]

Current MS Students:

Liu Liu (刘留)
Ruiguo Wang (
Qipeng Lu (
Zi Qi (
Huan Yang (
Qixuan Ni (琦瑄)
Yaling Ye (叶雅玲)