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Hsing 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

(352) 392-7068
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Biography

Professor Cheng currently teaches information technology strategy, electronic commerce and supply chain management, and object oriented analysis and design. His research interests focus on analyzing the impact of Internet technology on software development and marketing, and information systems policy issues, in particular, the national debate on network neutrality. Prior to joining UF, he served on the faculty at The College of William and Mary from 1992 to 1998.

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


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

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

Click to Success? Temporal Effects of Facebook Like on Crowdfunding
Journal: Journal of the Association for Information Systems
Year: Unknown
Authors: Unknown


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


Sponsored Data: Smarter Data Pricing with Incomplete Information
Journal: MIS Quarterly
Year: Unknown
Authors: Xiaowei Mei, Hsing Cheng, Subhajyoti Bandyopadhyay, Liangfei Qiu, Lai Wei


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


Optimal Distribution Channel Strategy for Enterprise Software
Journal: Production and Operations Management
Year: Unknown
Authors: Shengli Li, Hsing Cheng, Yong Jin


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


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


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


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


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


A General Framework of Bundling of Information Goods
Journal: Management Science
Authors: Jie Cao, Yong Jin, Xiaowei Mei, Hsing Cheng


Centralization or Decentralization of Computing Revisited: An Enterprise Cloud Perspective
Journal: Information Systems Research
Authors: Zhi Li, Hsing Cheng


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


KnowledgeMap - Visualizing Invisible Networks of Knowledge in a Scientific Discipline
Journal: MIS Quarterly
Authors: Mohammadmahdi Moqri, Subhajyoti Bandyopadhyay, Vallabh Sambamurthy, Hsing Cheng


Optimal Social Commerce: A Study of Groupon and LivingSocial
Journal: Information Systems Research
Authors: Yu-Chen Yang, Hsing Cheng


The Power of the
Journal: Information Systems Research
Authors: Chao Ding, Yang Duan, Yong Jin, Hsing Cheng


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


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 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