Research and Publication

Books 

Cool, Colleen & Ng, Kwong-Bor (Eds.) (2013). Recent developments in the design, construction, and evaluation of digital libraries. Advances in Library and Information Science (ALIS) Book Series. PA: Information Science Reference, IGI-Global, Inc. 275 pages.

Ng, Kwong-Bor & Kucsma, Jason (Eds.) (2011). Digitization in the real world. NY: Metropolitan New York Library Council. 578 pages.

Rummler, Scott & Ng, Kwong-Bor (Eds.) (2010). Collaborative technologies and applications for interactive information design: emerging trends in user experiences. PA: Information Science Reference, IGI-Global, Inc. 320 pages.

Ng, Kwong-Bor (2007). Using XML. NY: Neal-Schuman Publishers, Inc. 178 pages.

Refereed Articles

Ng, Kwong-Bor (2010) “Automatically evaluating the quality of contents created in collaborative knowledge building.” In Rummler, Scott & Ng, Kwong B. (Eds.) Collaborative technologies and applications for interactive information design: emerging trends in user experiences, pp. 137-147. PA: Information Science Reference, IGI-Global, Inc.

Ng, Kwong-Bor (2007). “On James D. Anderson and Jose Perez-Carballo’s Information Retrieval Design.” Information Processing & Management, vol 43, Issue 3, pp. 822-824.

Ng, Kwong-Bor, Kantor, P., Strzalkowski, T,, Wacholder, N., Tang, R., Bai, B., Rittman, R., Song, P. & Sun, Y. (2006) “Automated judgment of document qualities.” Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIS&T), vol. 57, no 9, pp. 1155-1164. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Son.

Rittman, R., Wacholder, N., Kantor, P., Ng, Kwong-Bor, Strzalkowski, T., Bai, B., Song, P., Sun, Y. (2004). “Adjectives as indicators of subjectivity in Documents.” In Proceedings of the 67th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science (pp 349-359). Medford, NJ.: Information Today, Inc.

Bai, Bing, Ng, Kwong-Bor, Sun, Y., Kantor, P. and Strzalkowski, T. (2004). “The institutional dimension of document qualities judgment.” In Proceedings of the 67th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science (pp 110-118). Medford, NJ.: Information Today, Inc.

Tang, R., Ng, Kwong B., Strzalkowski, T, and Kantor, P. (2003). “Toward machine understanding of information quality.” In R. J. Todd (Ed.) Proceedings of 2003 Annual Meeting of American Society for Information Science and Technology (pp. 213-220.) Medford, NJ: Information Today, Inc.

Ng, Kwong-Bor, Kantor, P., Tang, R, Rittman, R., Small, S., Song, P., Strzalkowski, T. Sun, Y. and Wacholder, N. (2003) “Identification of effective predictive variables for document qualities.” In R. J. Todd. (Ed.) Proceedings of 2003 Annual Meeting of American Society for Information Science and Technology (pp. 221-229.) Medford, NJ: Information Today, Inc.

Tang, R., Ng, Kwong-Bor, Strzalkowski, T,, and Kantor, P. (2003) “Automatically predicting information quality.” In D. Radev & S. Abney. (Eds) Proceedings of Human Language Technology Conference of the North American Chapter of the Associateion for Computational Linguistics. Companion Volume (pp. 97-99). East Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics.

Ibraev, U, Ng, Kwong-Bor & Kantor, P. B. (2002) “Exploration of a geometric model of data fusion.” In Elaine Toms (Ed.) Proceedings of 2002 Annual Meeting of American Society for Information Science and Technology (pp. 124 – 129). Medford, NJ: Information Today, Inc.

Ng, Kwong-Bor (2002) “Toward a theoretical framework for understanding the relationship between situated action and planned action models of behavior in information retrieval contexts: contributions from Phenomenology.” Information Processing and Management, 38(5), 613-625.

Ng. Kwong-Bor (2002) “The applicability of universal pragmatics in information retrieval interaction: a pilot study.” Information Processing and Management, 38(2), 237-348.

Ng. Kwong-Bor (2001) “A novel approach to automatic genre classification.” In M.Williams (ed.) Proceedings of the 22nd National Online Meeting (pp. 281-287). Medford, NJ: Information Today, Inc.

Ibraev, U, P. B. Kantor & Ng, Kwong B. (2001) “Counter-intuitive cases of data fusion in information retrieval.” In E. Aversa & C. Manley (Eds.) Proceedings of 2001 Annual Meeting of American Society for Information Science and Technology (pp. 31-45). Medford, NJ: Information Today, Inc.

Ng, Kwong-Bor (2000). “Predictive models for the effectiveness of data fusion in information retrieval.” In M. Williams (ed.) Proceedings of the 21st National Online Meeting (pp. 291-302). Medford, NJ: Information Today, Inc.

Ng, Kwong-Bor, Rieh, Soo Young, and Kantor, P.B. (2000). “Signal detection methods and discriminant analysis applied to categorization of newspaper and government documents: A preliminary study.” In D. Kraft (Ed.) Proceedings of 2000 Annual Meeting of American Society for Information Science and Technology (pp. 227-236). Medford, NJ: Information Today, Inc.

Ng, Kwong-Bor & Kantor, P.B. (2000). “Predicting the effectiveness of naive data fusion on the basis of system characteristics.” Journal of American Society for Information Science, 51(13), 1177-1189.

Burnett, K., Ng, Kwong-Bor & Park, S. (1999). “A comparison of the two traditions of metadata development.” Journal of American Society for Information Science, 50(13), 1209-1217.

Kantor, P.B., Lee, Jung Jin, Ng, Kwong-Bor & Kim, M. H. (1999). “Some statistical issues in information retrieval: maximizing disorder, counting the uncountable, and beat an oracle.” In J. H. Lee (Ed.) Proceedings of the 1999 International Conference of Statistical Application of Information Science (pp. 28-44). Seoul, Korea.

Ng, Kwong-Bor & Kantor, P.B. (1998). “An Investigation of the conditions for effective data fusion in information retrieval: A pilot study.” In C.M. Preston (Ed.) Proceedings of the 61th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science (pp. 166 – 178). Medford, NJ.: Information Today, Inc.

Grants

Project title: Using behavioral correlates of frustration in interactive information retrieval for the design of intelligent interactive Help system functionalities (2012)
Area: Human computer interaction and interface design
Funded by: Division of Social Sciences Research Enhancement Grants (Queens College)
PI: Colleen Cool (Queens College, CUNY)
Co-PI: Kwong B. Ng (Queens College, CUNY)

Project title: High-Quality Interactive Question Answering (2001 – 2003)
Area: Machine learning, mathematical modeling and Experimental Design for Human Computer Interaction
PI: Tomek Strzalkowski (SUNY at Albany)
Funded by: Advanced Research Development Activity (ARDA)
Co-PIs: Robert Erbacher (SUNY at Albany), Paul Kantor (Rutgers University), Kwong B. Ng (Queens College, CUNY), Rong Tang (SUNY at Albany).

Project title: Semantic Dimensionality and Effective Data Fusion in Information Retrieval. (1999 -2001)
Area: Data Fusion
PI: Kantor, B. Paul (Rutgers University)
Co-PI: Kwong B. Ng (Queens College, CUNY)
Funded by: National Science Foundation (NSF)