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Dr. Hsing K. Cheng

John B. Higdon Eminent Scholar Chair
John B Higdon Eminent Scholar Chair

University of Florida
Warrington College of Business
Information Systems and Operations Management Department
Stuzin Hall 361C
PO Box 117169
Gainesville, FL 32611

(352) 392-7068
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Education

  • PhD - Computers and Information Systems, University of Rochester, 1992
  • MS - Business Administration, University of Rochester, 1988
  • MBA - The Institute of Management Science National Chiao-Tung University, 1983
  • BS - Electrical Engineering, National Chiao-Tung University, 1981

Research Areas

  • Electronic Commerce
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Economics of Information Systems

Software Licensing in the Case of No Network Effects
Accepted Year: 2012
Authors: Shengli Li, D. Zhang, C. Wagner, W. Yue, Hsing Cheng


Open Source versus Proprietary Software: A Case of Fully Covered Market
Published Year: 2010
Authors: Y. Liu, Raj Sharman, H. Raghav Rao, T. Raghu, H. Cheng


Web Services Enabled E-Market Access Control Model
Published Year: 2008
Authors: H. Wang, J. Zhao, Hamid Nemati, H. Cheng


Web Services Enabled E-Market Access Control Model
Published Year: 2007
Authors: H. Wang, J. Zhao, Liang-Jie Zhang, H. Cheng


The Critical Role of Information Technology for Employee Success in the Coming Decade
Published Year: 1999
Authors: Ronald Sims, John Veres III, H. Cheng


Hacking, Computer Viruses, and Software Piracy: The Implications of Modern Computer Fraud for Corporations
Published Year: 1995
Authors: Margaret Spencer, Ronald Sims, H. Cheng

Sponsored Data: Smarter Data Pricing in the Age of Data Cap
Published Year: 2016
Authors: Xiaowei Mei, Kenneth Cheng, Subhajyoti Bandyopadhyay, Liangfei Qiu


A Contract for the Crowds
Published Year: 2014
Authors: Mohammadmahdi Moqri, Subhajyoti Bandyopadhyay, Hsing Cheng


Optimal Licensing Model: SaaS or On-Premises?
Accepted Year: 2011
Authors: Shengli Li, Hsing Cheng


A Study of Hybrid Software Free Trial
Published Year: 2010
Authors: S. Li, Y. Liu, H. Cheng


A Different Angle On Net Neutrality Should We Charge Broadband Users Rather Than Content Providers?
Published Year: 2009
Authors: H. Guo, S. Bandyopadhyay, H. Cheng


Competition between Open Source and Proprietary Software: A Network Externality Analysis
Published Year: 2009
Authors: Y. Liu, H. Cheng


The Vertical Integration of Content and Broadband Devices: The Net Neutrality Debate
Published Year: 2009
Authors: S. Bandyopadhyay, H. Guo, Y. Yang, H. Cheng


User Discrimination and Net Neutrality
Published Year: 2009
Authors: H. Guo, S. Bandyopadhyay, H. Cheng


A Study of Computer Virus Propagation: The Interplay between Social and Technological Networks
Published Year: 2008
Authors: H. Guo, H. Cheng


Computer-Mediated Social Interactions and Virtual Community Participation
Published Year: 2008
Authors: H. Guo, P. Pathak, H. Cheng


Computer Virus Propagation in Social Networks
Published Year: 2007
Authors: H. Guo, H. Cheng


Discovering Composite Networks from Social Networking Websites
Published Year: 2007
Authors: H. Guo, P. Pathak, H. Cheng


Software Free Trial: To Time-Lock or Not
Published Year: 2007
Authors: Y. Liu, H. Cheng


The Value of Multimedia Mobile Advertising and its Impact on Consumer Attitude
Published Year: 2007
Authors: C. Lee, X. Yu, H. Cheng


The Impact of Network Externalities on the Competition between Open Source and Proprietary Software
Published Year: 2005
Authors: Q. Tang, H. Cheng


Alliance or Independence: When to Leverage Web Services Architecture
Published Year: 2003
Authors: Q. Tang, H. Cheng


The Price Competition of Application Services Duopoly
Published Year: 2002
Authors: H. Demirkan, G. Koehler, H. Cheng


Pricing and Capacity Planning of Internet Dial-Up Lines
Published Year: 2001
Authors: K. Dogan, R. Elnicki, H. Cheng


An Exploratory Study of Consumers' Electronic Commerce Experience
Published Year: 1999
Authors: H. Cheng


The Impact of Breakdowns on the Decision to Consolidate or Cluster Computers
Published Year: 1997
Authors: H. Cheng


A Decision Support System for the Analysis and Management of an Emergency Service System
Published Year: 1993
Authors: A. Zaki, H. Cheng


Optimal Capacity of a Firm's Computer Backup Center
Published Year: 1993
Authors: H. Cheng

Strategic Analysis of Dual Sourcing and Dual Channel with an Unreliable Alternative Supplier
Journal: Production and Operations Management
Published Year: 2019
Authors: Baozhuang Niu, Jiawei Li, Jie Zhang, Hsing Cheng, Yinliang Tan


Optimal Distribution Strategy for Enterprise Software: Retail, SaaS, or Dual Channel?
Journal: Production and Operations Management
Published Year: 2018
Authors: Unknown


A Study of Enterprise Software Licensing Models
Journal: Journal of Management Information Systems
Published Year: 2017
Authors: Shengli Li, Hsing Cheng, Yang Duan, Yu-Chen Yang


Hidden Profiles in Corporate Prediction Markets: The Impact of Public Information Precision and Social Interactions
Journal: MIS Quarterly
Published Year: 2017
Authors: Liangfei Qiu, Hsing Cheng, Jingchuan Pu


The Power of the "Like" Button: Impact of Social Media on Box Office
Journal: Decision Support Systems
Published Year: 2017
Authors: Chao Ding, Hsing Cheng, Yong Jin, Yang Duan


To Join or Not to Join Group Purchase Organization: A Vendor's Decision
Journal: European Journal of Operational Research
Published Year: 2017
Authors: Yu-Chen Yang, Hsing Cheng, Chao Ding, Shengli Li


Impact of Network Structure on Malware Propagation: A Growth Curve Perspective
Journal: Journal of Management Information Systems
Published Year: 2016
Authors: Hong Guo, Hsing Cheng, Ken Kelly


Cloud Computing Spot Pricing Dynamics: Latency and Limits to Arbitrage
Journal: Information Systems Research
Published Year: 2016
Authors: Hsing Cheng, Zhi Li, Andy Naranjo


Effects of Competition among Internet Service Providers and Content Providers on the Net Neutrality Debate
Journal: MIS Quarterly
Accepted Year: 2016
Authors: Hong Guo, Subhajyoti Bandyopadhyay, Arthur Lim, Y Yang, H Cheng


Loyalty and Profitability of VIP and Non-VIP Customers in the Banking Service Industry
Journal: Service Science
Published Year: 2016
Authors: Victor Chen, Veronica Hsiao, Hsing Cheng


The Agency Model for Digital Goods
Journal: Decision Sciences
Published Year: 2016
Authors: Yinliang Tan, Janice Carrillo, Hsing Cheng


Estimating Social Influences from Social Networking Sites—Articulated Friendships versus Communication Interactions
Journal: Decision Sciences
Published Year: 2015
Authors: Hong Guo, Praveen Pathak, Hsing Cheng


Optimal Software Free Trial Strategy: Limited Version, Time-locked, or Hybrid?
Journal: Production and Operations Management
Published Year: 2015
Authors: Shengli Li, Yipeng Liu, Hsing Cheng


Broadband Network Management and the Net Neutrality Debate
Journal: Production and Operations Management
Published Year: 2013
Authors: Hong Guo, Shubho Bandyopadhyay, Hsing Cheng


A Study of Online Auction Sellers' Intention to Switch Platform: The Case of Yahoo!Kimo vs. Ruten_eBay
Journal: Decision Sciences
Published Year: 2012
Authors: Tung-Chin Lin, Feng-Sheng Wang, Kuei-Jung Chang, Hsing Cheng


Net Neutrality, Broadband Market Coverage and Innovation at the Edge
Journal: Decision Sciences
Published Year: 2012
Authors: Hong Guo, Subhajyoti Bandyopadhyay, Hsing Cheng


Optimal Software Free Trial Strategy: The Impact of Network Externalities and Consumer Uncertainty
Journal: Information Systems Research
Published Year: 2012
Authors: Y. Liu, H. Cheng


Entertainment without Borders: The Impact of Digital Technologies on Government Cultural Policy
Journal: Journal of Management Information Systems
Published Year: 2011
Authors: J. Feng, G. Koehler, S. Marston, H. Cheng


Optimal Software Pricing in the Presence of Piracy and Word-of-Mouth Externality Effects
Journal: Decision Support Systems
Published Year: 2011
Authors: L. Yipeng, Q. Tang, E. Eryarsoy, H. Cheng


The Impact of Network Externalities on the Competition between Open Source and Proprietary Software
Journal: Journal of Management Information Systems
Published Year: 2011
Authors: Y. Liu, Q. Tang, H. Cheng


The Debate on Net Neutrality: A Policy Perspective
Journal: Information Systems Research
Published Year: 2011
Authors: S. Bandyopadhyay, H. Guo, H. Cheng


Free Trial or No Free Trial? Optimal Software Product Design with Network Effects
Journal: European Journal of Operational Research
Published Year: 2010
Authors: Q. Tang, H. Cheng


Net Neutrality and Vertical Integration of Content and Broadband Services
Journal: Journal of Management Information Systems
Published Year: 2010
Authors: S. Bandyopadhyay, H. Guo, Y. Yang, H. Cheng


Coordination Strategies in a SaaS Supply Chain
Journal: Journal of Management Information Systems
Published Year: 2010
Authors: H. Demirkan, S. Bandyopadhyay, H. Cheng


Critical Functionalities of a Successful E-learning System - An Analysis from Instructors' Cognitive Structure toward System Usage
Journal: Decision Support Systems
Published Year: 2009
Authors: P. Sun, G. Finger, H. Cheng


A Mechanism for Online Advertisement Placement to Deter Click Fraud,
Journal: International Journal of Electronic Commerce
Published Year: 2009
Authors: Wei Zhou, Subhajyoti Bandyopadhyay, Praveen Pathak, Hsing Cheng


Customer-Centric Marketing with Internet Coupons
Journal: Decision Support Systems
Published Year: 2008
Authors: K. Dogan, H. Cheng


Customer-centric marketing with Internet coupons
Journal: Decision Support Systems
Published Year: 2008
Authors: Hsing Cheng, Kutsal Dogan


The Risk and Information Sharing of Application Services Supply Chain
Journal: European Journal of Operational Research
Published Year: 2008
Authors: H. Demirkan, H. Cheng


A Design to Promote Group Learning in e-learning: Experiences from the Field
Journal: Computers and Education
Published Year: 2008
Authors: P. Sun, T. Lin, F. Wang, H. Cheng


An Empirical Study of Mobile Commerce in Insurance Industry: Task-Technology Fit and Individual Differences
Journal: Decision Support Systems
Published Year: 2007
Authors: C. Lee, H. Cheng, H. Cheng


The Design of Instructional Multimedia in e- Learning: A Media Richness Theory-Based Approach
Journal: Computers and Education
Published Year: 2007
Authors: P. Sun, H. Cheng


Optimal Strategies for the Monopoly Intermediary in the Supply Chain of Complementary Web Services
Journal: Journal of Management Information Systems
Published Year: 2007
Authors: Qian Tang, Hsing Cheng


Liquid Pricing for Digital Infrastructure Services
Journal: International Journal of Electronic Commerce
Published Year: 2006
Authors: S. Bandyopadhyay, H. Cheng


Pricing and capacity decisions for non-profit internet service providers
Journal: Information Technology and Management
Published Year: 2006
Authors: Hsing Cheng, Kutsal Dogan, Richard Elnicki


Web Services and Service-Oriented Application Provisioning: An Analytical Study of Application Service Strategies
Journal: IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management
Published Year: 2006
Authors: Q. Tang, J. Zhao, H. Cheng


Pricing and Capacity Decisions for Non-Profit Internet Service Providers
Journal: Information Technology and Management
Published Year: 2006
Authors: K. Dogan, R. Elnicki, H. Cheng


Optimal Location and Pricing of Web Services Intermediary
Journal: Decision Support Systems
Published Year: 2005
Authors: Q. Tang, H. Cheng


Web Services and Process Management: A Union of Convenience or a New Area of Research?
Journal: Decision Support Systems
Published Year: 2005
Authors: J. Zhao, H. Cheng


Web Services Enabled E-Market Access Control Mode
Journal: International Journal of Web Services Research
Published Year: 2004
Authors: H. Wang, J. Zhao, H. Cheng


Performance Models of a Proxy Cache Server: The Impact of Multimedia Traffic
Journal: European Journal of Operational Research
Published Year: 2004
Authors: I. Bose, H. Cheng


Optimal Pricing Policies of Web-Enabled Application Services
Journal: Decision Support Systems
Published Year: 2003
Authors: G. Koehler, H. Cheng


Price and Capacity Competition of Application Services Duopoly
Journal: Journal of Information Systems and e-Business Management
Published Year: 2003
Authors: H. Demirkan, G. Koehler, H. Cheng


Pricing and capacity planning for internet dial-up lines
Journal: AMCIS 2001 Proceedings
Published Year: 2001
Authors: Hsing Cheng, Kutsal Dogan, Richard Elnicki


Graph Indexing for Spatial Data Traversal in Road Map Databases
Journal: Computers & Operations Research
Published Year: 2001
Authors: J. Zhao, H. Cheng


Performance Models of a Firm's Proxy Cache Server
Journal: Decision Support Systems
Published Year: 2000
Authors: I. Bose, H. Cheng


Pricing and Capacity Decisions of Clustered Twin-Computer Systems Subject to Breakdowns
Journal: Decision Support Systems
Published Year: 1999
Authors: H. Cheng


Optimal Repair Of Degrading Computers Under Asymmetric Information and Incentive Incompatibility
Journal: Computers & Operations Research
Published Year: 1998
Authors: M. Freimer, W. Richmond, U. Sumita, H. Cheng


A Simulation Model for the Analysis and Management of An Emergency Service System
Journal: Socio-Economic Planning Sciences
Published Year: 1997
Authors: A. Zaki, B. Parker, H. Cheng


Optimal internal pricing and backup capacity of computer systems subject to breakdowns, The Special Issue on Economics of Information Systems
Journal: Decision Support Systems
Published Year: 1997
Authors: H. Cheng


To Purchase or to Pirate Software: An Empirical Study
Journal: Journal of Management Information Systems
Published Year: 1997
Authors: R. Sims, H. Teegen, H. Cheng


Optimal allocation and backup of computer resources under asymmetric information and incentive incompatibility
Journal: European Journal of Operational Research
Published Year: 1996
Authors: M. Freimer, W. Richmond, U. Sumita, H. Cheng


Toward a Profile of Student Software Piraters
Journal: Journal of Business Ethics
Published Year: 1996
Authors: R. Sims, H. Teegen, H. Cheng


Optimal Capacity of a Firm's Computer Backup Center
Journal: Computers & Operations Research
Published Year: 1995
Authors: H. Cheng


Analysis of Economics of Computer Backup Service
Journal: IEICE Trans. Commun
Published Year: 1992
Authors: M. Freimer, U. Sumita, H. Cheng