Publications

Updated June, 2017

SCHOLARLY PUBLICATIONS

[In Press] Lalone, N., Tapia, A., Grace, R. Kropczynski, J. (2018) Reddit, Publics, and Expertise: The Evolution of Networked Publics through the Lens of Crisis Response, Communication and the Public.

Halse, S., & Tapia, A. H. (2017) Improving the Utility of Social Media Data to Emergency Responders through Emotional Content Detection. International Journal of Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management, 8(3), 18-31. doi:10.4018/IJISCRAM.2016070102

Tapia, A. H. & Moore, K. A. (2017) Information Systems as Crowd Systems for Crisis Management and Emergency Response. International Journal of Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management, 8

Nepalli, V. K., Caragea, C., Squicciarini, A. C., & Tapia, A. H. (2017) Predicting Retweetability during Hurricane Disasters. International Journal of Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management, 8(3) 32-50. doi:10.4018/IJISCRAM.2016070103

LaLone, N., Tapia, A. H. Caragea, C., & Zobel, C. (2017) Embracing Human Noise as a Resilience Indicator: Twitter as Power Grid Correlate Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure, Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure. The Journal of Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23789689.2017.1328920  

Halse, S., Tapia, A. H., Squicciarini, A. C., & Caragea, C. (2017). An Emotional Step Towards Automated Trust Detection in Crisis Social Media. Information, Communication and Society. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1369118X.2016.1272618

Neppalli, V.K., Caragea, C., Squicciarini, A. and Tapia, A. (2017), Sentiment Analysis During Hurricane Sandy in Emergency Response. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (21), 212-222. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2016.12.011

Barker, K., Lambert, J.H., Zobel, C., Tapia, A., McLay, L., Ramierez-Marquez, J., Nicholason, C.D., (2017). Defining resilience analytics for interdependent cyber-physical-social networks. The Journal of Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure (2)2, 59-67. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23789689.2017.1294859

Tapia, A., Moore, K.A. (2017) Data and Systems for Crisis Management and Emergency Response.  International Journal of Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management

Barker, K., Lambert, J.H., Zobel, C., Tapia, A., McLay, L., Ramierez-Marquez, J., Nicholason, C.D., (In Progress) “Defining Resilience Analytics,” venue TBD.

Moore, K.A., Halse, S. and Tapia, A. (in Progress), “The Wicked Problem of Automating Trust Detection in Social Media for Emergency Response” venue TBD.

Tapia, A. and Hughes, Amanda (Under Review) “The Verification Pause: Understanding the Delay in Individual Response to Early Warnings via Social Media.” New Media and Society.

Case, N. A., MacDonald, E. A., Tapia, A., & Lalone, N. (Under Review).”Determining the Accuracy of Crowdsourced Tweet Verification for Auroral Research” Human Computation.

MacDonald, E. A., N. A. Case, J. H. Clayton, M. K. Hall, M. Heavner, N. Lalone, K. G. Patel, and A. Tapia (Accepted-In Press) Aurorasaurus: a Citizen Science Platform for Viewing and Reporting the Aurora, Space Weather.

Tapia, A. , Giacobe, N., and Soule, P., LaLone, N. (2016). Scaling 911 Texting for Large-Scale Disasters: Developing Practical Technical innovations for Emergency Management at Public Universities. The International Journal of Public Administration in the Digital Age (IJPADA), 3(3), 73-85. doi:10.4018/IJPADA.2016070105

Case, N. A., MacDonald, E. A., Heavner, M., Tapia, A., & Lalone, N. (2015). “Mapping Auroral Activity with Twitter”. Geophysical Research Letters. DOI: 10.1002/2015GL063709

Case, N. A., E. A. MacDonald, Tapia, A. and K. G. Patel (2015), “Aurorasaurus and the St Patrick’s Day storm”, Astronomy & Geophysics, 56 (3).

Hughes, A. L., Tapia, A. (2015), “Social Media in Crisis: When Professional Responders Meet Digital Volunteers”. Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, DOI: 10.1515/jhsem-2014-0080.

Tapia, A. and LaLone, N. (2014), “Crowdsourcing Investigations: Crowd Participation in Identifying the Bomb and Bomber from the Boston Marathon Bombing“. International Journal of Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (IJISCRAM). Vol. 6, Issue 4.

Tapia, A. and Moore, K. (2014), “Good Enough is Good Enough: Overcoming Disaster Response Organizations’ Slow Social Media Data Adoption Special Issue on Technologies for Disaster Response”. Journal of Computer Supported Cooperative Work. Volume 23, Issue 4-6, pp 483- 512, Online First, Springer DOI: 10.1007/s10606-014-9206-1

Ngamassi, L., Maitland, C., & Tapia, A. (2013) “Humanitarian Inter-organizational Information Exchange Network: How Do Clique Structures Impact Network Effectiveness?” Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations.  (DOI) 10.1007/s11266-013-9403-4

Ngamassi, L.M., Maitland, C.L., Tapia, A.,  and Kvasny, L. (2013) “Humanitarian Inter-organizational Collaboration Network: Investigating the Impact of Network Structure and Information and Communication Technology on Organization Performance” (IJSTM). Int. J. Services Technology and Management, Vol. 19, Nos. 1/2/3, 2013

Tapia, A. Ngamassi, L.M., Maldonado, E. Maitland, C.L., (2013), “Crossing Borders, Organizations, Levels and Technologies: IS Collaboration in Humanitarian Relief” Information Technology for International Development. Volume 9, Number 1, Spring 2013, 1–17.

Saab, D. Tapia, A. Maldonado, E., Ngamassi, L.-M.N.; Zhao, K.; Maitland, C.;  (2013) “Inter-organizational Coordination in the Wild: Trust-Building and Collaboration among Field Level ICT Workers in Humanitarian Relief Organizations“. Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, Volume 24, Number 1, Pages 194-213.

Tapia, A., Maldonado, E., Maitland, C., & Ngamassi, L. . (2012)“Coordinating Humanitarian Information: The Problem of Organizational and Technical Trajectories”.  Journal of Information Technology and People. Volume 25 Issue 3.  *** Outstanding Paper Award Winner at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2013.

Zhao, K., Yen, J., Ngamassi, L.-M., Maitland, C., & Tapia, A. (2012). Simulating Inter-organizational Collaboration Network: a Multi-relational and Event-based Approach. Simulation, 88(5), 617-631.

Blodgett, B., Tapia, A., (2011) “Do Avatars Dream of Electronic Project Meetings?: The Blurring of Work and Play in Virtual Environments” Submitted to Information, Technology and People, Special Issue on Digital Culture. Vol. 24 Iss: 1, pp.26 – 45.

Tapia, A., Ortiz, J.A. and Kvasny, L.,  (2011)“A Critical Discourse Analysis of Three US Municipal Wireless Network Initiatives for Enhancing Social Inclusion.” Telematics and Informatics. Vol. 28, pp. 215–226.

Ngamassi, L.-M.N.; Maldonado, E.; Zhao, K.; Robinson, H.; Maitland, C.; Tapia, A. (2011) “Exploring Barriers To Coordination Between Humanitarian NGOs: A Comparative Case Study Of Two Ngo’s Information Technology Coordination BodiesInternational Journal of Information Systems and Social Changes (IJISSC), 2(2), 1-25.

Ngamassi, L., Zhao, K., Maldonado, E., Maitland, C., & Tapia, A. (2011). “Humanitarian Information Exchange Network: Why Do International Humanitarian Organizations Collaborate?“. International Journal of Society Systems Science (IJSSS). (3:4) Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 68-82.

Techatassanasoontorn, A.A., Tapia, A., and Powell, A., (2010) “Learning Processes In Municipal Broadband Projects: An Absorptive Capacity PerspectiveTelecommunications Policy Research. Vol. 34, pp. 572–595.

Jansen B. and Tapia, A. and Spink, A. (2010) “Searching for salvation: An analysis of religious searching on the World Wide Web,” Religion. 40(1), 39-52.

Tapia, A. and Ortiz, A. (2010) “Network Hopes: Municipalities Deploying Wireless Internet to Increase Civic Engagement.” Social Science Computer Review. Vol. 18. No. 1.

Zhao, K. Yen, J. Ngamassi, L-M, Maitland, C. and Tapia, A. (2009) “Modeling Emerging Coalitions in the context of Inter-organizational Networks: A Case Study of Humanitarian Coordination,” International Journal of Intelligent Control and Systems, vol. 14, pp. 97-103, 2009.

Tapia, A., Ortiz, J.A. and Powell, A. (2009) “Reforming Policy to Promote Local Broadband Networks.” Journal of Communication Inquiry. Vol. 33. No. 4. Pages 354-375.

Maldonado, E.; Maitland, C.; Tapia, A., (2009) “Collaborative Systems Development in Disaster Relief: The Impact of Multi-Level GovernanceInformation Systems Frontiers. Vol. 12, pp. 9-27.

Tapia, A. and Maitland, C., (2009) “The Data Collection Imperative: The Implications of Wireless Device Use For Humanitarian Accountability.” Information, Communication and Society. Vol.  12, No. 4. Pages 584-604.

Tapia, A. and Maldonado, E., (2009) “An ICT Skills Cascade: Government-Mandated Open Source Policy as a Potential Driver for ICT Skills Transfer.” Information Technology for International Development. Vol. 5, No. 2. Pages 31-51.

Ortiz, J., and Tapia, A. (2008) “Deploying for Deliverance: The Digital Divide Discourse in Municipal Wireless Networks.” Sociological Focus. Vol. 41, No. 3, Pages 256-275.

Ortiz, J., and Tapia, A. (2008) “Keeping Promises:  The Struggle to Narrow the Digital Divide with Municipal-Community Wireless Networks.” The Journal of Community Informatics, Vol. 4,  No. 1.

Maitland, C. F. and Tapia, A. (2007) “Coordinated ICTs for Effective Use in Humanitarian Assistance.” The Journal of Information Technology in Social Change. Vol. 1, No.1, Pages 128-141.

Sawyer, S., and Tapia, A. (2007) “From Findings to Theories: Institutionalizing Social Informatics.” The Information Society. Vol. 23, No. 4, Pages 263-275.

Richardson, H. Tapia, A. and Kvasny, L. (2006) “Applying critical theory to the study of ICT.” Social Science Computer Review, Volume 24, Number 3, Pages 1-8.

Tapia, A. Maitland, C. and Stone, M. (2006) “Making IT Work for Municipalities: Building Municipal Wireless Networks.” Government Information Quarterly. Vol. 23, Issue 3, Pages 359-380.

Tapia, A. (2006) “Hostile Work Environment.Com: Increasing Participation of Underrepresented Groups, Lessons Learned from the Dot-Com Era.” Database for Information Systems Research. Vol. 37, No. 4, Pages 79-98.

Sawyer, S. and Tapia, A. (2006) “Always Articulating: Theorizing on Using Information and Communication Technologies.” The Information Society. Vol. 22, No. 5, Pages 311-324.

Tapia, A. (2006) “The Exclusion Machine: The Making of a Homogeneous IT Work Environment.” Encyclopedia of Gender and IT edited by Eileen Trauth, Idea Group. Pages 870-875.

Sawyer, S. and Tapia, A. (2005) “The Socio-Technical Nature of Mobile Computing Work: Evidence from A Study of Policing in the United States.” International Journal of Technology and Human Interaction. Vol. 1, No. 3, Pages 1-14.

Tapia, A. (2004) “The Power of Myth in the IT Workplace: Creating a 24-Hour Workday During the Dot-Com Bubble.” Information Technology and People. Vol. 17, No. 3, Pages 303-326.

Sawyer, S.; Tapia, A.; Pesheck, L.; Davenport J. (2004) “Observations on Mobility and the First Responder.” Communications of the ACM. Vol. 47, No. 2, Pages 62-65.

Tapia, A. (2003) “Technomillennialism: Y2K: A Subcultural Response to a Technological Threat.” Science Technology and Human Values. Sage Publications. Vol. 28, No. 3, Pages 483-512.

Tapia, A. (2002) “Techno-Armageddon: The Millennial Christian Response to Y2K.” Journal of the Study of Religious Research. Vol. 43, No. 3, Pages 266-286.

Tapia, A. (2000) “Y2K: Apocalyptic Opportunism.” Enculturation.

     [reprint] Tapia, A. (2001) “Y2K: Apocalyptic Opportunism.” (Journal of Communication and Languages) Revista de Comunicao e Linguagens. No. 30, Pages 307-326.

 

PARTS OF BOOKS

Ngamassi-Tchouakeu, L.M., Tapia, A. (2014) “Collaborative Humanitarianism: Networks and Information Management as Potential for Social Good”.  Published in World Suffering and Quality of Life. Springer-Social Indicators Research Series  Editor Ronald E. Anderson. http://www.springer.com/social+sciences/wellbeing+%26+quality-of-life/book/978-94-017-9669-9

Ngamassi, L.-M.N.; Maldonado, E.; Zhao, K.; Robinson, H.; Maitland, C.; Tapia, A. (2013) “Exploring Barriers to Coordination between Humanitarian NGOs: A Comparative Case Study of Two NGO’s Information Technology Coordination Bodies”  (pages 87-112). Published in Information Systems and Modern Society: Social Change and Global Development, IGI Global Publisher. Editor John Wang.

Tapia, A., Blodgett, B. Rosson, M., Ocker, R., Ryan, T. (2012)“High Resolution Computer Tomography Virtual Organization“, Leadership in Science and Technology: A Reference Handbook.  SAGE.

Tapia, A. (2009) “Municipal Wireless and A National Broadband Policy.” …and Communications for all: A Policy Agenda for the New Administration. Ed. Shejter, A. Lexington Books. Pages  223-238.

Maldonado, E. and Tapia A. (2008). “Analyzing Public Open Source Policy: The Case Study of Venezuela.” In Information Technology in the Service Economy: Challenges and Possibilities for the 21st Century. Eds. Barrett, M., Davidson, E., Middleton, C. and DeGross, J. Boston: Springer. Pages 249-257.

Tapia, A. and Ortiz, J. (2008) “Bandwithing Together: The Public Policy Process Generating Municipal Wireless Broadband Networks.” In Information Technology in the Service Economy: Challenges and Possibilities for the 21st Century. Barrett, M., Davidson, E., Middleton, C. and DeGross, J. Boston: Springer. Pages 229-248.

Tapia, A.; Seif El-Nasr, M.; Yucel, I.; Zupko, J.; Maldonado, E. (2007) “Building Virtual Spaces: Games as Gatekeepers for the IT Workforce.” Eds. Crowston, K., Sieber, S. and Wynn, E. Virtuality and Virtualization. Springer: Boston. Pages 317-334.

Tapia, A. (2006) “Information Technology Enabled Deviance.” Fred Niederman and Thomas W. Ferratt, Editors, IT Workers: Human Capital Issues in a Knowledge-Based Environment, Greenwich, CT:  Information Age Publishing, Inc., Pages 405-439.

Sawyer, S. and Tapia, A. (2006) “The Socio-technical Nature of Mobile Computing Work: Evidence from a Study of Policing in the United States.” In Advanced Topics in Technology and Human Interaction. Ed. Stahl, B. C. Vol. 1, Pages 152-171.

Tapia, A. (2004) “Resistance or deviance? A high-tech workplace during the bursting of the dot-com bubble.” In Information Systems Research: Relevant Theory and InformedPractice. Eds. Kaplan, B.; Truex, D.; Wastell, D.; Wood-Harper, A.; DeGross, J. Dordrecht: Kluwer. Pages 577–596.

Sawyer, S. and Tapia A. (2003) “The Computerization of Work: A Social Informatics Perspective.” In Social Issues of Computing. Ed. George, J. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall. Pages 93-109.

Tapia, A., Kvasny, L. and Trauth E. (2003) “Is There a Retention Gap for Women and Minorities: The Case For Moving In Versus Moving Up.” In Strategies for Managing IS/IT Personnel. Ed. Shayo, C. Idea Group Inc. Pages 143-164.

 

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS, peer reviewed and published

LaLone, Nicolas, Kropczynski, Jess, Grace, Rob, Tapia, A. (2018) Self-Interest and Citizen Science: A Bridge Between Citizens and Scientists, Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) Location TBD 2018, Under Review.

 

LaLone, Nicolas, Tapia, A. (2018) Association Mapping: A New Method for New Contexts, Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) Location TBD 2018, Under Review.

 

Tapia, Andrea, Hughes, Amanda, LaLone, Nicolas (2018) The Verification Pause: When Information Access Slows Reaction to Crisis Events Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW), Location TBD 2018, Under Review.

 

Aurélie Montarnal, Shane Halse, Tapia, A., Sébastien Truptil and Frédérick Bénaben, (2017) Automated emergence of a crisis situation model in crisis response based on tweets, PROVE 18th Working Conference on Virtual Enterprises, September 18-20, Venice Italy.

 

Grace, Rob; Kropczynski, Jess; Pezanowski, Scott; Tapia, A. ., Halse, Shane; Umar, Prasanna; “Social Triangulation: A New Method To Identify Local Citizens Using Social Media And Their Local Information Curation Behaviors,”  14th Annual Conference for Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management. ISCRAM Albi, France. May 21-24, 2017. ***Best paper nomination***

 

LaLone, N. Tapia, A. (2016), Three Lessons from Aurorasaurus about Public Facing Information System Design. 13th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM), May 22-26, Rio De Janiero, Brazil.  http://idl.iscram.org

 

Halse, S. E., Tapia, A., Squicciarini, A., Caragea, C., (2016), An Emotional Step Towards Automated Trust Detection in Crisis Social Media. 13th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and  Management

(ISCRAM), May 22-26, Rio De Janiero, Brazil.

 

Halse, S. E., Tapia, A., Squicciarini, A., Caragea, C., (2016), Tweet Factors Influencing Trust and Usefulness During Both Man-Made and Natural Disasters. 13th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM), May 22-26, Rio De Janiero, Brazil.

 

Caragea, C., Silvescu, A., Tapia, A., (2016)  Identifying Informative Messages in Disasters using Convolutional Neural Networks. 13th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM), May 22-26, Rio De Janiero, Brazil.

 

Neppalli, V.K.,  Cerqueira Medeiros, M., Caragea, C., Caragea, D., Tapia, A., Halse, S., (2016) Retweetability Analysis and Prediction during Hurricane Sandy, 13th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM), May 22-26, Rio De Janiero, Brazil.

Tapia, A. and Hughes, Amanda (In progress) “The Disaster of Simulating Disaster” ACM CHI.

Tapia, A., LaLone, Nicolas ; Case, Nathan ; MacDonald, Elizabeth ; Hall, Michelle. (2016). Agency, Structure, and Failure: Information System Design for Citizen Science. iConference, Philadelphia, PA March 2016.

Tapia, A., LaLone, Nicolas ; Case, Nathan ; MacDonald, Elizabeth ; Hall, Michelle ; (In progress),”Crowdsourcing Disasters: Crowdsourcing Science”, 13th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM), May 22-26, Rio De Janiero, Brazil.

Hellmann, Dan, Maitland, Carleen and Tapia, A. (2016) Sociotechnical Systems of the Ebola Response Context,” CSCW—Computer Supported Collaborative Work. February 27–March 2, 2016 in San Francisco, USA.

MacDonald, E. A., Tapia, A. ; LaLone, Nicolas; Case, Nathan ; Hall, Michelle ; Heavner, Matthew. (2015) Using Citizen Science and Crowdsourcing via Aurorasaurus as a Near Real Time Data Source for Space Weather Applications, IN42A-07, American Geophysical Union Fall meeting, 2014.

LaLone, Nicolas; Tapia, A.; Case, Nathan; MacDonald, Elizabeth; Hall, Michelle; Heavner, Matthew (2015), Hybrid Community Participation in Crowdsourced Early Warning Systems, 12th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM), May 24-27, 2015, Kristiansand, Norway.

Tapia, A.; Giacobe, Nicklaus A.; Soule, Pamela J.; LaLone, Nicolas (2015), Scaling 911 Messaging for Emergency Operation Centers During Large Scale Events, 12th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM), May 24-27, 2015, Kristiansand, Norway.

Plotnick, Linda ; Hiltz, Starr Roxanne ; Kushma, Jane ; Tapia, A. (2015), Red Tape: Attitudes and Issues Related to Use of Social Media by U.S. County-Level Emergency Managers, 12th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM), May 24-27, 2015, Kristiansand, Norway.

Li, Hongmin ; Guevara, Nicolais ; Herndon, Nic ; Caragea, Doina ; Neppalli, Kishore ; Caragea, Cornelia ; Squicciarini, Anna ; Tapia, A. (2015) Twitter Mining for Disaster Response: A Domain Adaptation Approach, 12th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM), May 24-27, 2015, Kristiansand, Norway.

Hellmann, Daniel Evan; Maitland, Carleen; Tapia, Andrea; Obeysekare, Eric (2015), The Potential of Large-Scale Data Analytics for Improving Infectious Disease Response Efforts: A Research Agenda, 12th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM), May 24-27, 2015, Kristiansand, Norway.

Lalone, Nicolas; Tapia, A.; MacDonald, Elizabeth; Hall, Michelle (2015) “DEMO: Multi-Sensor Early Warning Systems: Hybrid Communal Alerts for Aurora Borealis Viewing.” Computer Supported Collaborative Work (CSCW), March 14-18, 2015. Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Lalone, Nicolas; Tapia, A.; MacDonald, Elizabeth; Hall, Michelle, (2015) “Crowdsourced Citizen Space Weather Science,” CITIZEN SCIENCE 2015 Conference, February 11 & 12, 2015 , San Jose, California, USA.

Stamatou, K.M. Dimitrios Vogiatzis, George Paliouras, Brandon Truong, Cornelia Caragea, Anna Squicciarini, Tapia, A. (2014) “Social dynamics of Tweets: Case study Hurricane Sandy,” KDD-Workshop on Learning about Emergencies from Social Information, August 24, 2014. New York City, NY.

Truong, B. Cornelia Caragea, Anna Squicciarini, Tapia, A. (2014) “Identifying Informational Messages During Sandy Hurricane,” Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST). October 31- Nov. 4, 2014 Seattle, Washington.

Tapia, A.; Lalone, Nicolas; Kim, Hyun-Woo; MacDonald, Elizabeth; Hall, Michelle (2014), “ Nowcasting the Aurora: Curiosity and Beauty Driven Citizen Science.” Society for Social Studies of Science (4S). August 20 – 23, 2014. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Tapia, A. ; Lalone, Nicolas; Kim, Hyun-Woo(2014) “Run Amok: Group Crowd Participation in Identifying the Bomb and Bomber from the Boston Marathon Bombing,” Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues of IT-Supported Emergency
Response, 11th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management, Penn State University. University Park, PA, USA. May 18-21, 2014

Tapia, A.; Lalone, Nicolas; Kim, Hyun-Woo; MacDonald, Elizabeth; Hall, Michelle (2014) “Crowdsourcing Rare Events: Using Beauty to Draw Participants into Science and Early Warning Systems,” Community Engagement in Crisis Informatics Research, 11th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management, Penn State University. University Park, PA, USA. May 18-21, 2014

Caragea, C. ; Anna, Squicciarini; Sam, Stehle; Neppalli, Kishore; Veerepally, Anil; Tapia, A. (2014) “Geo-mapped Sentiment Analysis of Twitter During Disaster” Social Media in Crisis Response and Management, 11th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management, Penn State University. University Park,
PA, USA. May 18-21, 2014

MacDonald, E., Hall, M., & Tapia, A. (2013, December). Aurorasaurus: Citizen Scientists Experiencing Extremes of Space Weather. In American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting Abstracts (Vol. 1, p. 04).

Tapia, A. Moore, K. Johnson, N. (2013) “Beyond the Trustworthy Tweet: A Deeper Understanding of Microblogged Data Use by Disaster Response and Humanitarian Relief Organizations”, International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM). Baden-Baden, Germany May 12-15th, 2013.

Moore, K. Tapia, A. Griffith, C. (2013) “Understanding How Emergency Managers Evaluate Crowdsourced Data: A Trust Game-Based Approach”, International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM). Baden-Baden, Germany May 12-15th, 2013.

Tapia, A., Bajpai, K., Jansen, B.J., Yen, J., (2011) “Seeking the Trustworthy Tweet: Can Microblogged Data Fit the Information Needs of Disaster Response and Humanitarian Relief Organizations?International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM). Lisbon, Portugal May 8th-11th, 2011.

Caragea, C., McNeese, N., Jaiswal, A., Traylor, G. Kim, H.W., Mitra, P., Wu, D.H., Tapia, A., Giles, C.L., Jansen, B.J., Yen, J., (2011) “Classifying Text Messages for the Haiti Earthquake,” International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM). Lisbon, Portugal May 8th-11th, 2011.

Ngamassi, L., Tapia, A., Maitland, C., and Bajpai, K., (2011) “Humanitarian Organizational Collaboration: Information Technologies as Necessary but Not Sufficient International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM). Lisbon, Portugal May 8th-11th, 2011.

Tapia, A., Ocker, R., Rosson, M.B., Blodgett, B., (2011)“Good Bones: Anthropological Scientific Collaboration around Computed Tomography Data,” i-conference, Seattle, February 8-11, 2011.

Bajpai, K., Maldonado, E., Ngamassi, L.-M.N., Tapia, A., Maitland, C., (2011) “NGO Collaborations: Sharing and Pooling projects,” i-conference, Seattle, February 8-11, 2011

Tapia, A., Ocker, R., Rosson, M.B., Blodgett, B., (2011) “Ownership And Control Over Data Resources In A Virtual Scientific Collaboratory,” IADIS e-Society, March 10-13 Avila, Spain.

Tapia, A., Ocker, R., Rosson, M., Blodgett, B., Ryan, T., (2010) “Information Science Approaches to Studying Virtual Organizations: A Panel,” presented at ASIST, the American Society for Information Science and Technology, held in Pittsburgh, PA, October 24-27, 2010.

Tapia, A., Blodgett, B., “Building Policy that Crosses Virtual Borders: A Case Study of A Virtual Labor Strike with Real World Ramifications.” (2010) TPRC, Telecommunication Policy Research Conference, Washington, D.C. September 29-October 1, 2010.

Tapia, A.; Maitland, C.; Ngamassi, L.-M.N.; Maldonado, E.; Bajpai, K., (2010)”Crossing Borders, Organizations, Hierarchies and Sectors: IT Collaboration in International Humanitarian and Disaster Relief.” Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Lima, Peru, August 14-17, 2010.

Blodgett, B., Tapia, A., (2010)”When Protests go Virtual: How Organizing Social Protest in Virtual Worlds Changes the Nature of OrganizingAmericas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Lima, Peru, August 14-17, 2010.

Maitland, C., Tapia, A., Ngamassi, L., Zhao, K., & Maldonado, E. (2010) “Sectoral coordination of humanitarian information management: The implications of professionalization” Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM), Seattle Washington USA, May 2-5, 2010.

Ngamassi, L., Maitland, C., Tapia, A., Zhao, K., and Bajpai, K. (2010)  “Assessing Humanitarian Inter-Organizational Network Effectiveness: The Case of the GlobalSympoNet”. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM), Seattle Washington USA, May 2-5, 2010.

Zhao, K., Ngamassi, L., Maldonado, E., Maitland, C., and Tapia, A. (2010). “Assortativity Patterns in Multi-dimensional Inter-organizational Networks: A Case Study of the Humanitarian Relief Sector,” in Proceedings of the 2010 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral Modeling, & Prediction, Washington, DC, March 31-April 1, 2010.

Ngamassi, L., Zhao, K., Maldonado, E., Maitland, C., & Tapia, A. (2010) “Exploring Motives for Collaboration within a Humanitarian Inter-organizational Network.” Proceedings of the fifth Annual iConference, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, February 3-6, 2010.

Tapia, A., Ocker, R., Rosson, M. B., and Blodgett, B. (2010) “Two Layered Structure in Scientific Collaborations” Computer Supported Cooperative Work. Workshop on Scientific Collaboration. Savannah, Georgia, February 6-10, 2010.

Tapia, A., Maldonado, E. (2010). “National-Level, Government Open Source Policy: The Comparative Case Studies of Venezuela and Chinese Taipei.” The Pacific Telecommunications Council Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii 17-20 January 2010.

Tapia, A., Jang, J., and Blodgett, B. (2009) “The Merging of Telecommunications Policy and Science Policy through Broadband Stimulus Funding.” Published in the Proceedings of the Telecommunication Policy Research Conference. September 25-27. Washington, DC.

Maitland, C., Ngamassi, L., and Tapia, A.  (2009) “Information Management and Technology Issues Addressed by Humanitarian Relief Coordination Bodies.” Published in the Proceedings of the  International Community on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM). Göteborg, Sweden. May 10-13.

Zhao, K.; Yen, J.; Maitland, C.; Tapia, A.; Ngamassi, L.-M. N. (2009) “A Formal Model for Emerging Coalitions under Network Influence in Humanitarian Relief Coordination.” Published in the Proceedings of the Springsim-09 Spring Simulation Conference. March 22-27. San Diego, CA.

Zhao, K.; Maitland, C.; Ngamassi, L.-M. N.; Orendovici, R.; Tapia, A.; Yen, J. (2008) “Emergence of Collaborative Projects and Coalitions: A Framework for Coordination in Humanitarian Relief.” Published in the Proceedings of the Second World Congress on Social Simulation (WCSS’08). July 14-17. Fairfax, VA.

Saab, D.; Maldonado, E.; Ngamassi, L.-M.N.; Orendovici, R.; Maitland, C.; Tapia, A. (2008) “Building Global Bridges: Coordination Bodies For Improved Information Sharing Among Humanitarian Relief Agencies.” Published in the Proceedings of the ISCRAM2008, International Community on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management. May 4-7. Washington, DC.

VanGorp, A.; Ngamassi, L.-M.N.; Maitland, C.; Tapia, A. (2008) “VSAT Deployment for Post-Disaster Relief and Development: Opportunities and Constraints for Inter-Organizational Coordination among International NGOs.” Published in the Proceedings of the International Telecommunications Society. June 24-27. Montreal, Canada.

Tapia, A. and Ortiz, J. (2008) “Bandwidthing Together: The Public Policy Process Generating Municipal Wireless Broadband Networks.” Published in the Proceedings of the IFIP: International Federation of Information Professionals WG 8.2. August 11-14. Toronto, Ontario.

Maldonado, E. and Tapia, A. (2008) “Mandatory Open Source Policy: The Case Study of Venezuela.” Published in the Proceedings of the IFIP International Federation of Information Professionals WG 8.2. August 11-14. Toronto, Ontario.

Maldonado, E. and Tapia, A. (2007) “Government-Mandated Open Source Development: The Case Study of Venezuela.” Published in the Proceedings of the Telecommunication Policy Research Conference. September 28-30. Washington, DC.

Tapia, A. and Ortiz, J. (2007) “Policy and Plan Convergence for Municipal Broadband Networks.” Published in the Proceedings of the Telecommunication Policy Research Conference. September 28-30. Washington, DC.

Techatassanasoontorn, A. and Tapia, A. (2007) “Can a City Manage Broadband Infrastructure? An Organizational Learning Perspective.” Published in the Proceedings of the Telecommunication Policy Research Conference. September 28-30. Washington, DC.

Pusey, B.; Maitland, C; Tapia, A.; Yen, J. (2007) “A Survey of Trust Models in Agent Applications.” Published in the Proceedings of the North American Association for Computational Social and Organizational Sciences (NAACSOS). June 7-9. Atlanta, Georgia.

Tapia, A.; Seif El-Nasr, M.; Yucel, I.; Zupko, J.; Maldonado, E. (2007) “Engaging Passion for Computing: Using Virtual Gaming Environments to Motivate Girls to Follow IT Career Paths.” Published in the Proceedings of the Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference. October. Orlando, Florida.

Tapia, A.; Seif El-Nasr, M.; Yucel, I.; Zupko, J.; Maldonado, E. (2007) “Building Virtual Spaces: Games as Gatekeepers for the IT Workforce.” Published in the Proceedings of the International Federation of Information Professionals (IFIP) Working Group 8.2/9.5. July. Portland, Oregon.

Tapia, A.; Seif El-Nasr, M.; Yucel, I.; Zupko, J.; Smith, B. (2007) “Middle-to-high school Girls as Game Designers – What are the learning implications?” Published in the Proceedings of the Microsoft Academic Days Conference on Game Development. February 22 – 25.

Maldonado, E. and Tapia, A. (2007) “National Information Technology Policy in a Globalized World: Building an IT Workforce for Venezuela.” Published in the Proceedings of the Applied Computing Machinery, Special Interest Group, Management of Information Systems and Computer Professional Research (ACM SIG MIS/CPR). April. St. Louis, Missouri.

Yen, J., Maitland, C. and Tapia, A. (2007) “Simulated Decision Making for ICT Coordination in Disaster Relief Using Cognitive Agents.” Published in the Proceedings of the AI in ICT for Development – Workshop at IJCAI, Twentieth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence. January 6-12. Hyderabad, India.

Tapia, A. and Ortiz, J. (2006) “Municipal Responses to State-Level Broadband Internet Policy.” Published in the Proceedings of the Telecommunication Policy Research Conference. September 30-October 2. Washington, DC.

Ortiz, J. and Tapia, A. (2006) “Deploying for Deliverance: The Digital Divide Discourse in Municipal Wireless Networks.” Published in the Proceedings of the American Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS). August. Acapulco, Mexico.

Tapia, A., Maldonado, E., and Ortiz, J. (2006) “Making Good on Municipal Promises: Can Municipal Wireless Broadband Networks Reduce Information Inequality?” Published in the Proceedings of the Information Resources Management Association (IRMA). May. Washington, DC.

Ortiz, J., Tapia, A. and Maldonado, E. (2006) “Recruiting Diverse, High-Skilled IT Employees through Existing Virtual Social Networks.” Published in the Proceedings of the Applied Computing Machinery, Special Interest Group, Management of Information Systems and Computer Professional Research (ACM SIG MIS/CPR). April. Claremont, CA.

Maitland, C. and Tapia, A. (2005) “Competition in The U.S. Cellular Industry: The Role of and Prospects for Small Carriers.” Published in the Proceedings of the Telecommunication Policy Research Conference. September 23-25. Washington, DC.

Tapia, A., Stone, M. and Maitland, C., (2005) “Public-Private Partnerships and the Role of State Legislation in Wireless Municipal Networks.” Published in the Proceedings of the Telecommunication Policy Research Conference. September 23-25. Washington, DC.

Tapia, A. and Kvasny, L. (2004) “Recruitment is Never Enough: Retention of Women and Minorities in the IT Workplace.” Published in the Proceedings of the Applied Computing Machinery, Special Interest Group, Management of Information Systems and Computer Professional Research (ACM SIG MIS/CPR). April. Tucson, Arizona.

Tapia, A. (2004) “Resistance or Deviance A High Tech Workplace During the Bursting of the Dot Com Bubble.” Published in the Proceedings of the International Federation of Information Professionals (IFIP 8.2) conference. July. Manchester, UK.

Tapia, A. (2003) “Hostile Work_Environment.com.” Published in the Proceedings of the Applied Computing Machinery, Special Interest Group, Management of Information Systems and Computer Professional Research (ACM SIG MIS/CPR). April. Philadelphia, PA.