Browse by Author "Twidale, Michael B."

  • Jones, M. Cameron; Floyd, Ingbert R.; Twidale, Michael B.; Adamczyk, Piotr D. (2008-02-28)
    iSchools have a well-established reputation for rigorous analysis, applying a range of multidisciplinary methods. However, increasingly many of us are teaching design elements as well as doing design in our research. We ...

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  • Twidale, Michael B.; Floyd, Ingbert R.; Jones, M. Cameron; Adamczyk, Piotr D. (2008)
    iSchools have a well-established reputation for rigorous analysis, applying a range of multidisciplinary methods. However, increasingly many of us are teaching design elements as well as doing design in our research. We ...

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  • Jones, M. Cameron; Churchill, Elizabeth F.; Twidale, Michael B. (IEEE, 2008)
    Research on web mashups and visual languages share an interest in human-centered computing. Both research communities are concerned with supporting programming by everyday, technically inexpert users. Visual programming ...

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  • Stvilia, Besiki; Gasser, Les; Twidale, Michael B.; Shreeves, Sarah L.; Cole, Timothy W. (2004-11-06)
    This paper presents early results from our empirical studies of metadata quality in large corpuses of metadata harvested under Open Archives Initiative (OAI) protocols. Along with some discussion of why and how metadata ...

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  • Hahn, James F.; Twidale, Michael B.; Gutierrez, Alejandro; Farivar, Reza (Routledge, 2011)
    Navigation within the physical library building can be supported with mobile computing technology; specifically, a path suggestion software application on a patron’s mobile device can direct her to the location of the ...

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  • Lueg, Christopher P.; Huang, Jeff; Twidale, Michael B. (2007-03)
    In order to protect email users from receiving unsolicited commercial email or spam, anti-spam measures building on technologies, such as filters and block lists, have been deployed widely. However, there is some evidence ...

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  • Zilouchian Moghaddam, Roshanak; Bongen, Kora A.; Twidale, Michael B. (2010)
    A study of the Drupal open source project shows the rather problematic status of usability designers with respect to the larger developer community. Issues of power, trust, and identity arise and affect the way that usability ...

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  • Singh, Vandana; Twidale, Michael B.; Rathi, Dinesh (2006)
    We explore online technical support of open source software by a study of postings to discussion boards. Our results indicate that there are several types of detail that are required by the help-givers to be able to diagnose ...

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  • Urban, Richard J.; Twidale, Michael B. (2010-01-13)
    As aggregations of digitized cultural heritage materials grow larger, it becomes difficult to understand the size, scope and significant features of purpose-built collections. The dimensionless nature of digital libraries ...

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  • Jones, M. Cameron; Floyd, Ingbert R.; Twidale, Michael B. (2007)
    This chapter explores the concept of patchwork prototyping - the combining of open source software applications to rapidly create a rudimentary but fully functional prototype that can be used and hence evaluated in real ...

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  • Cole, Timothy W.; Mischo, William H.; Palmer, Carole L.; Twidale, Michael B.; Bennett, Nuala A. (2002)
    The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign proposes to design, implement, and research a collection-level registry and item-level metadata repository service that will aggregate information about digital collections ...

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  • Floyd, Ingbert R.; Jones, M. Cameron; Twidale, Michael B. (Taylor & Francis, 2008)
    Persona-based design (PBD) has become a popular method for enabling design teams to reason and communicate about user centered design issues and trade-offs. There is a growing body of literature that describes different ...

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  • Urban, Richard J.; Twidale, Michael B.; Marty, Paul F. (Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations, 2007-06-06)
    This poster explores how "residents" are using the virtual world Second Life as a third place to engage in serious leisure by creating museums and archaeological sites.

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  • Jones, M. Cameron; Twidale, Michael B. (2009-02-08)
    The paper proposes the term ‗software informatics‘ to describe research on the individual, collaborative, and social aspects of software production and use, spanning multiple representations of software from design, to ...

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  • Jones, M. Cameron; Twidale, Michael B. (2009-02-09)
    The paper proposes the term 'software informatics' to describe research on the individual, collaborative, and social aspects of software production and use, spanning multiple representations of software from ...

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  • Twidale, Michael B.; Harum, Susan (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2000)
    Published by the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Comprises papers presented at the 35th annual clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing (March 1998). ...

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  • Jones, M. Cameron; Floyd, Ingbert R.; Twidale, Michael B. (2008)
    The paper explores the effectiveness of persona-based design methods in HCI education. We describe the experiences of our students in learning, practicing, and using personas in a number of design contexts. From these ...

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  • Twidale, Michael B.; Cunningham, Sally Jo; Howison, James; Organisciak, Peter; Ginger, Jeff; Schmidt, Ingbert; Smith, Brittany N.; Baker, Karen; Williams, Kate (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Conference alternative event supporting tech informal learning, social learning, and lifelong learning. Outcomes of this even include: * Building an awareness of existing strengths in supporting tech learning in iSchools. ...

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  • Zhang, Hong; Twidale, Michael B. (2010-02-03)
    With current systems, we are forced to make decisions either to keep or not keep; delete or not delete a file. Unfortunately our opinions about many information items do not easily fit into this binary worldview. As a part ...

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  • Twidale, Michael B.; Blake, Catherine; Gant, Jon P. (iSchools, 2013-02)
    We believe that data literacy should be a skill not just for scientists, but for all citizens. We make the case by considering literatures on various kinds of literacy, and using a number of examples to explore some of the ...

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