Kyosuke Tanaka

Graduate Student Researcher

OfficeFrances Searle Building 1-459C

Emailkyosuke@u.northwestern.edu

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

 

Kyosuke is a PhD cadidate in the Media, Technology, and Society program (MTS) at Northwestern University School of Communication. To find out more about him, please visit his personal website at kyosuketanaka.com or follow his Twitter at @ktanaka086.

 

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. (2019). The Origins and Consequences of Network Routing Errors in Organizations. Organizational Communication Mini Conference 2019, Urbana-Champaign, IL, October 4-6.
    • Tanaka, K. (2019). Toward Understanding Human Information Routing in Group Communication Networks. Poster presented at the 79th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Aug 8-13, Boston, MA, USA.
    • Tanaka, K., Ennab, N., DeChurch, L. A., & Contractor, N. S. (2019). Antecedents and Outcomes of Network Acuity in Space Multiteam Systems. Poster presented at the NASA Human Research Program Investigators’ Workshop, Galveston, TX, January 22-25.
    • 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.