Socrates Lab

Welcome to the Socrates Lab! We are a small research team affiliated with the Computational Communication Collaboratory, School of Journalism and Communication, Nanjing University.




Cheng-Jun Wang


Current Members

Ph.D Students

Master Students




Tycho Club

PlatoTalks Group Meeting

Group Dynamics Podcast


Exited to announce that our Group Dynamics Podcast is online!

Douban Group

Socrates Team

We play badminton every Sunday afternoon (17:00-19:00) from the autumn of 2021. I recommend the badminton course taught by Lee Jae Bok.

Lab News

  1. 陈志聪、周钰、巢乃鹏、王成军 *(2022)社会加速与传播游戏之间的张力:移动阅读的碎片化、多样性与持续性. 1st R&R. 新闻与传播研究.
  2. 卢林艳、李玉端、王成军 * (2022) 人工智能时代媒体行业的技能与未来就业:基于机器学习和网络分析. 2nd R&R. 新闻大学.
  3. Zhang Y., Feng M., Shang K.K. *, Ran Y., Wang C.J. * (2022) Peeking strategy for Online News Diffusion Prediction via Machine Learning. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications.598:127357. doi: 10.1016/j.physa.2022.127357.
  4. Yan X.F., Wang C.J. * (2021) With Greater Popularity Comes Less Responsibility: The Popularity Fallacy of Big Vs' Public Participation on Sina Weibo. Chinese Journal of Communication. 14(4):430-450. doi:10.1080/17544750.2021.1915833
  5. Xu H, Zhang Z, Wu L *, Wang C.J. * (2019) The Cinderella Complex: Word embeddings reveal gender stereotypes in movies and books. PLoS ONE 14(11): e0225385. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0225385
  6. Xinya Jiang, Sixing Hu, Yunjie Fei, Cheng-Jun Wang * (2022) The Reinforcement of Opinion Polarization on the Smart Media Platforms: Analyzing the News and Comments about Sino-US Relations on Toutiao. International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR). 11-15 July 2022, Beijing, China.
  7. 卢功靖, 卢林艳, 李媛媛, 王成军 *(2021)基于议题类型的临近预测:使用社交媒体预测新冠确诊人数. 中国网络传播研究. 20:93-117.
  8. 卢林艳, 李媛媛, 卢功靖, 刘熠, 王成军 * (2021) 社交机器人驱动的计算宣传:社交机器人识别及其行为特征分析. 中国传媒大学学报(自然科学版).28 (02):34-43+53. Data & Code.
  9. 苟泽鹏,董 悦,闫一帆, 王成军 (2021) 数据科学的浪潮:计算社会科学研究综述. 科学经济社会. 39(163):1-16.

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