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Yi (Norman) Sun, Ph.D.

Research Interests

  • Government Information System
  • Electronic Commerce
  • Facility Location Models
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Massive Multiplayer Online Games
  • Mobile Computing


Dr. Yi Sun received his Ph.D. in Decision and Information Science from the University of Florida in 2003. He currently serves as Assistant Professor in Information Systems at California State University of San Marcos.

Recent Publications
“Deploying a Zone-Based Massively Multiplayer Online Game on a Congested Network”, with Robert Aboolian and Jack Leu, International Journal of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management, Volume 5, Issue 1, January-March 2012, Pages 38-57.

“Deploying a massively multiplayer online game with a low-latency server infrastructure”, with Jack Leu, Information Technology and Management, Volume 12, Number 1, , 2011, Pages 35-47.

“Location and Time Do Matter: A Long Tail Study of Website Requests”, with Chetan Kumara and John B. Norrisb, Decision Support Systems, Volume 47, Issue 4, November 2009, Pages 500-507

“A Location-Allocation Problem for a Web services Provider in a Competitive Market”, with Robert Aboolian and Gary Koehler, European Journal of Operational Research, Volume 194, 2009, Pages 64–77

Yi Sun

Professor of Information Systems

Management Information Systems Department