Kyosuke Tanaka

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PhD Student, Media, Technology, and Society (MTS)

Graduate Student Researcher

Education

  • M. of Social Research, Australian National University
  • Certificate in International Business Professions Program, Bellevue College
  • B.A. in Business and Commerce, Keio University


Project Contributions:

  • 6DoS/NS-CTA: Conducting an experiment using this Web-based platform to understand individual’s “network acuity”
  • NASA SCALE: Analyzing patterns of members’ misperceptions toward communication links among space crews and mission control centers
  • Threadless: Analyzing how the availability of rating information changes user behavior in a crowdsourcing website


Project-related Publications and Presentations:

  • Tanaka, K., Jha, S., Gado, H., Twyman, M., DeChurch, L. A., & Contractor, N. S. (2018). 6-DoS (Six Degrees of Separation): A Web-based Platform to Conduct Small-world Experiments. XXXVIII Sunbelt Conference of the International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA), Utrecht, Netherlands, June 26-July 1.
  • Tanaka, K., DeChurch, L. A., & Contractor, N. S. (2018). Origins of Omission and Commission Errors in Perceptions of Group Communication Networks. 68th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association, Prague, Czech Republic, May 24-28.
  • Nicholson, M., Tanaka, K., Lungeanu. A., & Contractor, N. S. (2018). Creating a Framework for Evaluating the Effectiveness of Various Search Strategies in the Small-World Phenomenon. Poster presented at Northwestern University Computational Research Day, Evanston, IL, April 10.
  • Jha, S., Tanaka. K., DeChurch, L. A., & Contractor, N. S. (2018). Network Acuity: Social Perceptions in a Small-World Experiment. Poster presented at Northwestern University Computational Research Day, Evanston, IL, April 10.
  • Tanaka, K., Witz, C., Niler, A. A., DeChurch, L. A., & Contractor, N. S. (2018). Social Network Acuity Among Space Crews and Mission Control Centers. Poster presented at the NASA Human Research Program Investigators’ Workshop, Galveston, TX.
  • Tanaka, K., Witz, C., Niler, A.A., DeChurch, L.A. & Contractor, N.S. (2017). Misperceptions of Social Structure: Omission and Commission Errors in Communication Networks. Poster presented at Organizational Communication Mini Conference 2017, Athens, OH, October 13-15.
  • Tanaka, K., & Contractor, N.S. (2017). Search Strategies and Network Structure in the Small-World Phenomenon. Poster presented at the International School and Conference on Network Science (NetSci), Indianapolis, IN, June 19-23.
  • Tanaka, K., Ran, M., Piech, J., & Contractor, N. S. (2017). Follow the Crowds? A Quasi-Experimental Study of “Social Signal” Effects on Online Design Ratings. Poster presented at the InfoSocial 2017, Evanston, IL.
  • Tanaka, K., Ran, M., Piech, J., & Contractor, N. S. (2017). Follow the Crowds? A Quasi-Experimental Study of “Social Signal” Effects on Online Design Ratings. Poster presented at the ANN-SONIC 8th International Workshop on Network Theory, 2017, Los Angeles, CA.
  • DeChurch, L.A., Niler, A., Plummer, G., Tanaka, K., & Contractor, N.S. (2017). Impact of Social Connectedness, Communication Delay, and Sleep Deprivation on Cognitive Network Similarity in Analog Teams. Poster presented at the NASA Human Research Program Investigators’ Workshop, Galveston, TX.


Research Interests: Network Science, Human Heuristics, Communication, Social Norms, Causal Inference

Hobbies: Violin, Longboard, Movies/TV Shows

Personal Website: kyosuketanaka.com, @ktanaka086

OfficeFrances Searle Building 1-459C

Emailkyosuke@u.northwestern.edu