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Yi (Norman) Sun, Ph.D.

Research Interests

  • Information Systems
  • Facility Location Models
  • Electronic Commerce
  • Cybersecurity
  • Massive Multiplayer Online Games
  • IOT


Dr. Sun is a Professor and the Chair of Management Information Systems Department at California State University of San Marcos. He received his Ph.D. in Decision and Information Science from Warrington College of Business at University of Florida in 2003.

Recent Publications

“Equity Trading Server Allocation Using Chance Constrained Programming”, Yi Sun and Maryam Hassanlou, Journal of Supply Chain and Operations Management, forthcoming.

“Profit Analysis for Video Game Releasing Strategies: Single-player vs. Multiplayer Games”, Fang Fang, Yi Sun and Jack Leu, Journal of Supply Chain and Operations Management, Volume 13, Number 1, February 2015, Pages 58-77.

“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

“Syndicating Web Services: A QoS and User-Driven Approach”, Yi Sun, Shaoyi He and Jack Leu, Decision Support Systems, Volume 43, Issue 1, February 2007, Pages 243-255

“A Location Model for a Web Service Intermediary”, Yi Sun, Gary Koehler, Decision Support Systems, Volume 42, Issue 1, October 2006, Pages 221-236