About

About Me

My name is Chenxinran Shen (Elise), I am an undergraduate student studying Computer Science & Statistics at the University of Toronto. I am supervised by Prof. Daniel Wigdor and Ph.D Zhicong Lu at DGP Lab.
I am interested in social computing, computational social science, and AI. My past research topics include gig economy, live streaming and Misinformation. Currently, I am applying for Ph.D positions.

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Publications

Publications

  • The Labor of Fun: Understanding the Social Relationships between Gamers and Paid Gaming Team-mates in China.
    The Labor of Fun: Understanding the Social Relationships between Gamers and Paid Gaming Team-mates in China
    Chenxinran Shen, Zhicong Lu, Travis Faas, Daniel Wigdor

    In Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems.(CHI '21). [PDF]
  • More Kawaii than a Real-Person Live Streamer: Understanding How Viewers Engage with and Per-ceive Virtual YouTubers.
    More Kawaii than a Real-Person Live Streamer: Understanding How Viewers Engage with and Per-ceive Virtual YouTubers
    Zhicong Lu,Chenxinran Shen, Jiannan Li, Hong Shen, Daniel Wigdor

    In Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems.(CHI '21). [PDF]
  • “Positive Energy”: Perceptions and Attitudes TowardsCOVID-19 Information on Social Media in China
    “Positive Energy”: Perceptions and Attitudes TowardsCOVID-19 Information on Social Media in China
    Zhicong Lu,Yue Jiang, Chenxinran Shen, Margaret C Jack, Daniel Wigdor, Mor Naaman

    In Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing.(CSCW '20). [PDF]
Education

Education

  • Education: B.S. in University of Toronto 2017 - 2021 B.S. in Computer Science & Statistics Double Major, University of Toronto
Experience

Experiences