Browse iConferences by Series/Report "iConference 2017 Proceedings Vol. 2"

  • Wang, Yuanyuan; Maruyama, Naoki; Yasui, Goki; Kawai, Yukiko; Akiyama, Toyokazu (iSchools, 2017)
    Nowadays, students utilize MOOCs (e.g., Coursera, edX) and SNS services (e.g., LINE, Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr) in courses for learning. This paper presents a Twitter-based recommendation system to search and communication, ...

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  • Organisciak, Peter; Capitanu, Boris; Underwood, Ted; Downie, J. Stephen (iSchools, 2017)
    Consortial collections have led to unprecedented scales of digitized corpora, but the insights that they enable are hampered by the complexities of access, particularly to in-copyright or orphan works. Pursuing a principle ...

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  • Bogers, Toine; Petras, Vivien (iSchools, 2017)
    Book search for information needs that go beyond standard bibliographic data is far from a solved problem. Such complex information needs often cover a combination of different aspects, such as specific genres or plot ...

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  • Montoya, Robert D.; Erickson, Seth R. (iSchools, 2017)
    The Catalogue of Life (CoL) and the Unicode Standard are examples of information systems that aim toward universals: the goal of the CoL is to provide a “single integrated species checklist and taxonomic hierarchy''; the ...

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  • Tsutsui, Satoshi; Meng, Guilin; Yao, Xiaohui; Crandall, David; Ding, Ying (iSchools, 2017)
    Which papers focusing on Alzheimer's disease (AD) include MRI scans of human brains? These images play an important role in clinical detection of AD, but finding them currently requires manual inspection of papers after ...

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  • Meng, Rui; Zhao, Zexin; Chi, Yu; He, Daqing (iSchools, 2017)
    With the rapid development of Internet Technology, the forms of education have been undergoing drastic changes. Instructors are used to posting teaching materials on course websites and setting them publicly accessible. ...

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  • Zhao, Sanqiang; He, Daqing; Zhang, Danchen; Li, Lei; Meng, Rui (iSchools, 2017)
    Mining the Electronic Medical Record (EMR henceforth) is growing in popularity but still lacks good methods for better understanding the text in EMR. One important task is assigning proper International Classification of ...

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  • Dong, Hang (iSchools, 2017)
    With the emergence of non-English Linked Datasets, discrepancy in language has become a major obstacle for cross-lingual access of resources in the Semantic Web. To prevent non-English monolingual Linked Datasets to form ...

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  • Li, Nan; Suri, Naren; Gao, Zheng; Xia, Tian; Börner, Katy; Liu, Xiaozhong (iSchools, 2017)
    In an interdisciplinary learning environment, students are facing difficulties to locate the right education opportunities, e.g., campus courses or MOOCs, to achieve their career goals. In this paper, we propose a novel ...

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  • Ikeda, Kosetsu; Hayashi, Ryota; Nagasaki, Kiyonori; Morishima, Atsuyuki (iSchools, 2017)
    Human-assisted OCR is a common approach for transcribing books and has been used for many digital library projects. This paper reports our project for transcribing the book collections of National Diet Library in this ...

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  • Sterzer, Wjatscheslaw; van de Sandt, Stephanie (iSchools, 2017)

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  • Qian, Tieyun; Zhu, Peisong; Li, Xuhui; Sun, Dewang (iSchools, 2017)
    Gender prediction has evoked great research interests due to its potential applications like targeted advertisement and personalized search. Most of existing studies rely on the content texts. However, the text information ...

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  • Xia, Tian; Yu, Xing; Gao, Zheng; Gu, Yijun; Liu, Xiaozhong (iSchools, 2017)
    As social media platform not only provide infrastructure but also actively perform algorithmic curation for profit and user experience, it leads to an information filter bubble phenomenon: users are trapped in their own ...

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  • Zhao, Sanqiang; Han, Shuguang; Meng, Rui; He, Daqing; Zhang, Danchen (iSchools, 2017)
    Users' preference such as rating only provides uni-dimension information, but reasons behind users' preference may be related to various aspects of an item, such as the types, certain attributes. By observing user-generated ...

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  • Zeng, Li; Almquist, Zack W.; Spiro, Emma S. (iSchools, 2017)
    Increasing attention has been paid to promoting certain healthy habits through social interaction in online communities. At the intersection of social media and activity tracking applications, these platforms capture ...

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  • Gao, Zheng; Liu, Xiaozhong (iSchools, 2017)
    Most graph clustering methods partition a network into communities based solely on the topology and structure of the network. Due to this, the means via which communities are detected on a network are insensitive to the ...

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  • Kim, Min-Joon; Na, Nuri; Lee, Joong-Seek (iSchools, 2017)
    Traditionally, middlemen had a large role in physical markets, serving as intermediaries by evaluating and distributing products. However, the rise of online markets and intermediaries have diminished their roles. This ...

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  • Joho, Hideo; Gurrin, Cathal; Hopfgartner, Frank (2017)
    iSchools have their roots in the collection, storage, analysis, and dissemination of archived materials of human activities. We foresee that sensing data via lifelogging devices (or Internet of Things at large) will ...

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  • Liu, Xiaozhong; Lu, Wei; Ding, Ying; Wunells, Sam (iSchools, 2017)
    Comparing with other academic units, iSchool research can be more interdisciplinary and dynamic. In this SIE, we will organize a collaborative study with the goal of characterizing iSchool research territory. Meanwhile, ...

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  • Li, Lei; Lu, Zhao; Zhang, Danchen; Zhao, Sanqiang; Zhang, Ke (iSchools, 2017)
    Rating score and text review are the most common features provided in online review systems to gather the opinions shared by users. Product rating distributions usually evolve dynamically over time and potentially accompany ...

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