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Runhua is a Senior Researcher and PhD candidate at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zürich (ETH Zürich), Switzerland and is part of the Auto-ID Labs ETH Zürich / University of St. Gallen.
Runhua's research interest is to explore new approaches for empowering consumers to connect with brands and manufacturers to receive post-purchase services and manage their personal inventory.
He obtained his MSc in Communication Electronics with high distinction at TU Munich. His thesis focused on modifying Android kernel to trace system calls and OpenGL calls to identify different scenes in playing mobile games. Meanwhile, he obtained an honor degree in Technology Management at LMU and TU Munich. His BSc in engineering at Tongji University, China focused on electronic and information engineering.
Frey, R.M., Xu, R., Ilic, A., Reality-Mining with Smartphones: Detecting and Predicting Life Events based on App Installation Behavior, ***Honored as a Breakout Paper*** Program Chair: "It addresses an idea with significant relevance for our future society [...]", International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Fort Worth, United States, 2015
Xu, R., Frey, R.M., Vuckovac, D., Ilic, A., Towards Understanding The Impact of Personality Traits on Mobile App Adoption – A Scalable Approach, 23rd European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), Münster, Germany, 2015. [PDF]
Kowatsch, T., Büchter, D., Pletikosa Cvijikj, I., Xu, R., Brogle, B., Dintheer, A., Wiegand, D., l'Allemand, D., Maass, W., Design and Preliminary Evaluation of a Mobile Application for Obesity Experts and Children Teams, Obesity Reviews 16 (S1): Poster Abstracts from the 7th Fribourg Obesity Research Conference (FORC-2013) - Pathways from dieting to weight regain, to obesity and to the metabolic syndrome, p. 96. [PDF]
Xu, R., Frey, R.M., Ilic, A., A Novel Solution to Link Physical Products with Digital Services, A Poster at the 4th International Conference on the Internet of Things (IoT), MIT, Cambridge, MA, United States, 2014. [PDF]
Xu, R., Pletikosa Cvijikj, I., Kowatsch, T., Michahelles, F., Büchter, D., Brogle, B., Dintheer, A., l'Allemand, D., Maass, W., Tell Me What to Eat – Design and Evaluation of a Mobile Companion Helping Obese Children and their Parents to Plan Nutrition Intake, in: Ambient Intelligence - European Conference, AmI 2014, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, November 11-13, 2014. Revised Selected Papers, E. Aarts, B. de Ruyter, P. Markopoulos, E. van Loenen, R. Wichert, B. Schouten, J. Terken, R. Van Kranenburg, E. Den Ouden and G. O'Hare (eds.), Springer, Berlin, Germany, 2014, pp. 100-113. [PDF]
Xu, R., Ilic, A., Product as a Service: Enabling Physical Products as Service End-Points, 35th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2014), Auckland, New Zealand. [PDF]
Xu, R., Ilic, A., Measuring and Mitigating Product Data Inaccuracy in Online Retailing, 15th International Conference on Web Information System Engineering, Thessaloniki, Greece. [PDF]
Xu, R., Ilic, A., What consumers want: a representative study about post-purchase behavior and the appreciation of digital product profiles, Post purchase service survey report with QIPP. [PDF]
Kowatsch, T., Maass, W., Pletikosa Cvijikj, I., Xu, R., Büchter, D., Brogle, B., Dintheer, A., Wiegand, D., Durrer, D., Schutz, Y., l'Allemand, D., Design of a Health Information System Enhancing the Performance of Obesity Expert and Children Teams, 22nd European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) 2014, Tel Aviv, Israel. [PDF]
Kowatsch, T., Büchter, D., Pletikosa Cvijikj, I., Xu, R., Brogle, B., Dintheer, A., Wiegand, D., l'Allemand, D., Maass, W., Design and Preliminary Evaluation of a Mobile Application for Obesity Experts and Children Teams, Poster presented at the 7th Fribourg Obesity Research Conference (FORC-2013) - Pathways from Dieting to Weight Regain, to Obesity & to Metabolic Syndrome, Fribourg, Switzerland. [PDF]