Dr Tan Ee Xion

Dr Tan Ee Xion

Programme Director
Senior Lecturer


Master of IT (Minor Thesis)
Bachelor of Computer Science

eexion.tan@taylors.edu.my

Subjects Taught
  • OOP using Java
  • Software Architecture: Design & Implementation
  • Software Engineering: Process & Tools
  • Computer Organisation
  • Programming2
  • Introduction to Programming

Research Interests
  • Online Social Networks
  • User Behaviour
  • Information Seeking Behaviour
  • Data Extraction

Publications / Patents
  • E. X. Tan, “Initial Trust Formation and Transference in Online Social Networks”, 6 th Doctorial Colloquium, School of Business, 2013.
  • E. X. Tan, “An Overview of Initial Trust Formation and Transference in Online Social Network”, Poster Presentation in FIT HDR Conference, 2012.
  • K.L. Tan, J.L. Hong, E. X. Tan, “A Novel Ontological Technique for Sentiment Analysis”, 19 th International Conference (ICONIP), 2012, pp. 339-346.
  • P.L. Goh, J.L. Hong, E. X. Tan, W.W. Goh, “Region Based Data Extraction”, 9 th IEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery 2012 (ERA Rank C)
  • O.W. Kheun, J.L. Hong, E.X Tan, F. Fauzi, “Ontology based Webpage Classification”, 3rd IEEE International Conference on Information Retrieval and Knowledge Engineering 2012.
  • J.L. Hong, E. X. Tan, P.L Goh, F. Fauzi, W.W. Goh, “An Evaluation on Current Ontological Tools and Their Applications”, 3 rd IEEE International Conference on Information Retrieval and Knowledge Engineering 2012.
  • J.L. Hong, E. X. Tan, F. Fauzi, “Data Extraction for Search Engines using Safe Matching”, 24 th Australasian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, AusAI 2011.
  • E. X. Tan, Y.C. Low, “The Perception and Acceptance of Students towards using Social Networking Sites in Teaching and Learning”, Global Learn Asia Pacific, Penang, 2010. (published in EdITLib)
  • Y.C. Low, A.K.L. Wong, E. X. Tan, K.P.L. Lee, “Using Computer Animation to Improve Learner's Memory Retention and Interest”, 4th International Conference on University Learning and Teaching, 2008.
  • E. X. Tan, P.L. Hiew, “Traffic Congestion Controller in Multihop Communication Network”, 3rd International Conference on Information Technology: New Generation Conference, 2006, pp. 730-735.

Keynotes, Forums, Talks and Guest Lectures Delivered
  • Guest Lecturers Delivered
    • “Research Methodology to Diploma in IT students” for DIT1003 & DIT1013 students at Taylor’s University Malaysia, School of Computing & IT (year 2013).

  • Forums
    • “Be a part of Information Technology – Developing Intelligent System”, a speaker during open forums at Monash University, Malaysia Campus, School of IT (year 2011).
    • “Intelligent Systems – explores Appinventor”, a two-day boot-camp at Monash University, Malaysia Campus, School of IT (year 2011).

Awards & Honours
  • Malaysia Technology Expo (MTE) awards in year 2009 and 2011
    Projects entitled:
    • Hand in Motion (Year 2011) – Bronze Medal
    • Track the Trek (Year 2010) – Silver Medal
    • Mobile Personalised System (Year 2010) – Gold Medal
    • Real-Time IP Surveillance System (Year 2009) – Bronze Medal

Professional Affiliations
  • Certified Professional Requirements Engineering Foundation Level (CPRE-FL)