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Zaiyong Tang

Zaiyong Tang

Professional Details

Title: Associate Professor
Office: CC-207
Phone: 978-542-6667

Fall & Winter Courses

Cat. # Term Course # Title
1282 01 MIS340 Networks and Security
1283 S1 MIS340 Networks and Security
1284 01 MIS485 Internship in Management Information Systems
2753 01 MIS201 Introduction to Information Systems
2754 02 MIS201 Introduction to Information Systems

Professional Biography

Zaiyong Tang is an Associate Professor in the Department of Marketing and Decision Sciences at Salem State College. He obtained his Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from the University of Florida; an M.S. from Washington State University; an M.E. from Chengdu University of Science and Technology; and a B.E. from Chongqing University, P.R. China. Dr. Tang has over 40 refereed journal and conference publications. His work has appeared in Journal of Information Privacy and Security, INFORMS Journal on Computing, Information and Management, Simulation, Journal of Information Technology Theory and Application, Journal of Interactive Marketing, Computer and Information Science, and Neural Networks. He co-edited a book titled IT-enabled Strategic Management. Dr. Tang has been a principal investigator and co-PI of several external funded research projects and obtained grants of more than $300,000. Dr. Tang is an associate editor of International Journal of Sustainable Strategic Management. He also serves on the International Advisory Board of the International Journal of Patterns and editorial board of Journal of Information Privacy and Security. His research interests include information technology diffusion, artificial intelligence (in particular, intelligent agents), neural networks, knowledge management, and agent-based modeling.

Selected Publications

Tang, Zaiyong, Kallol Bagchi, Youqin Pan, Gary J. Koehler. 2012. Pruning Feedforward Neural Network Search Space Using Local Lipschitz Constants, International Symposium on Neural Networks 2012, Shenyang, China. To appear in the Lecture Notes on Computer Science, Springer.

Bagchi, Kallol , Peeter Kirs, and Zaiyong Tang. 2012. The Demise of Novell Netware-Did Perceptions Related to Network Administration Play a Role? Information Systems Management. 29(1), pp. 26-39.

Tang, Zaiyong. 2011. Improving Direct Marketing Profitability with Neural Networks, International Journal of Computer Applications. 29 (5), pp. 13-18.

Tang, Zaiyong and Kallol Bagchi. 2010. Globally Convergent Particle Swarm Optimization via Branch-and-Bound, Computer and Information Science. 3(4), pp. 60-71.

Bagchi, Kallol , Zaiyong Tang, and Somnath Mukhpadhyay. 2010. What Differentiates Attitude Towards Technology Among Technology-averse and Technology-oriented People? In Proceedings of Decision Sciences Institute Conference, San Diego, CA, November 20-23.

Tang, Zaiyong, KallolBagchi and Anurag Jain, 2009, Explorative assessment of Internet hacking: An agent based modeling approach, Journal of Information Privacy and Security. 5(2), pp. 42-64.

Tang, Zaiyong, Kallol Bagchi,and Anurag Jain. 2009. Exploring Internet Hacking with Agent-based Modeling, in Proceedings of Decision Sciences Institute Conference, New Orleans, LA, November 14-17, pp. 4051-4056.

Bagchi, Kallol, Peeter Kris, and Zaiyong Tang, 2009. The Use of a Flexible Diffusion Model for Forecasting National-level Mobile Telephone and Internet Diffusion, in Advances in Business Management Forecasting, Volume 6. Editors Kenneth D. Lawrence and Ronald Klimberg, Emerald Publishing, pp. 93-107.

Tang, Zaiyong, Xiaoyu Huang, and Kallol Bagchi 2008. Agent-based Modeling of Intelligent Systems, in Encyclopedia of Artificial Intelligence. Editors Juan R. Rabuñal, Julian Dorado, and Alejandro Pazos, Idea Group Publishing: Hershey, PA. pp. 51-57.

Tang, Zaiyong and James (Jian) Gu, 2008. The Co-evolution of Global Business Strategy and Information Technology. In Proceedings of the 9th Annual Global Information Technology Management Association (GITMA) World Conference,Atlanta, GA.

Tang, Zaiyong and Anurag Jain, 2008. Modeling Internet Hacking with Agent-Based Systems. In Proceedings of the 9th Annual Global Information Technology Management Association (GITMA) World Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Tang, Zaiyong and Kallol Bagchi, 2007, Intelligent Agent Supported Enterprise Information Portal, in Encyclopedia of Portal Technology and Applications. Editor Arthur Tatnall, Idea Group Publishing: Hershey, PA. pp. 501- 506.

Sivaramakrishnan, Subbu,Fang Wan, and Zaiyong Tang. 2007. Giving an e-Human Touch to E-tailing: The Moderating Roles of Static Information Quantity and Consumption Motive in the Effectiveness of an Anthropomorphic Information Agent, Journal of Interactive Marketing. 21(1), pp 60-75.

Tang, Zaiyong and Bruce A. Walters, 2006, " The Interplay of Strategic Management and Information Technology," in IT-Enabled Strategic Management: Increasing Returns for the Organization. Editors Bruce A. Walters and Zaiyong Tang, Idea Group Publishing: Hershey, PA. pp. 1-15.

Personal Interests

Classic Chinese poetry, travel, swimming, and Taiji.

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