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Cong Shi and Xiang Liu selected as finalists in 2018 INFORMS MSOM Data Driven Research Challenge

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The research entitled “Integrating Empirical Estimation and Assortment Personalization for E-Commerce: A Consider-Then-Choose Model” by Prof. Cong Shi and Xiang Liu (IOE PhD Student) has been selected as a finalist in the 2018 INFORMS MSOM Data Driven Research Challenge ( This work will be presented at the INFORMS annual meeting in Phoenix (in session SC10, Sunday 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm) where the winners will be announced.

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How Russia’s online censorship could jeopardize internet freedom worldwide

The nation is using inexpensive commodity equipment to block 170K domains on more than 1K privately-owned ISPs. | Medium Read