Browse Faculty and Staff Research and Scholarship - Information Sciences by Author "Renear, Allen H."

  • Renear, Allen H.; Wickett, Karen M.; Urban, Richard J.; Dubin, David; Shreeves, Sarah L. (Dublin Core Metadata Initiative, 2008-09-24)
    Contemporary retrieval systems, which search across collections, usually ignore collection-level metadata. Alternative approaches, exploiting collection-level information, will require an understanding of the various kinds ...

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  • Cragin, Melissa H.; Renear, Allen H.; Senseney, Megan F. (2012)
    The Centuries of Knowledge grant was designed to increase educational and research capacity in data curation at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. ...

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  • Renear, Allen H.; Wickett, Karen M. (Balisage: The Markup Conference, 2009)
    Most definitions of document current in the document processing and digital publishing communities would, if taken literally, imply that documents are extensional entities that cannot undergo changes such as editing or ...

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  • Sperberg-McQueen, C.M.; Dubin, David; Huitfeldt, Claus; Renear, Allen H. (IDEAlliance and Mulberry Technologies, Inc, 2002-08-09)
    Various authors have sketched out proposals for identifying the meaning, or guiding the automated interpretation, of markup, sometimes with the goal of using the information expressed by markup to guide the extraction of ...

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  • Renear, Allen H.; Salo, Dorothea (Columbia University Press, 2003)
    Electronic books, or e-books, will soon be a major part of electronic publishing. This chapter introduces the notion of electronic books, reviewing their history, the advantages they promise, and the difficulties in ...

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  • Palmer, Carole; Weber, Nicholas M.; Renear, Allen H.; Muñoz, Trevor (Archives Journal, 2013)
    Increased interest in large-scale, publicly accessible data collections has made data curation critical to the management, preservation, and improvement of research data in the social and natural sciences, as well as the ...

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  • Wickett, Karen M.; Sacchi, Simone; Dubin, David; Renear, Allen H. (American Society for Information Science and Technology, 2012-10)
    Heterogeneous digital data that has been produced by different communities with varying practices and assumptions, and that is organized according to different representation schemes, encodings, and file formats, presents ...

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  • Downie, J. Stephen; Renear, Allen H.; Mathes, Adam; Medina, Karen; Dubin, David; Lee, Jin Ha (Humanities Computing and Media Centre, University of Victoria, 2005-06)
    It is now widely recognized that the creation, management, and analysis of content other than text is extremely important if the digital humanities are to deliver access to, and provide an analytical purchase on, the full ...

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  • Renear, Allen H. (2006-12-01)
    Two important technological trends are converging: 1) The first involves the change in researcher behavior that is occurring in response to the use of comprehensive indexing and navigation environments such as Google Scholar ...

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  • Renear, Allen H.; DeRose, Steve J.; Mylonas, Elli; van Dam, Andries (1999-03)
    A taxonomy of annotation, focusing on the function, objective, or purpose of the annotation.

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  • Renear, Allen H.; Mylonas, Elli; Durand, David (Oxford University Press, 1993)
    We examine the claim that "text is an ordered hierarchy of content objects"; this thesis was affirmed by the authors, and others, in the late 1980s and has been associated with certain approaches to text processing and the ...

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  • Renear, Allen H.; Wickett, Karen M.; Urban, Richard J.; Dubin, David (ACM, 2008-06-17)
    Formalizing collection-level/item-level metadata relationships encounters the problem of trivial satisfaction. We offer a solution related to current work in IR and ontology evaluation.

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  • Renear, Allen H. (2007-04-27)
    The long awaited emergence of high-function scientific publishing may, finally, be near. There will soon be the tools, structured data, and communication infrastructure that will allow researchers to use new and innovative ...

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  • Renear, Allen H.; Urban, Richard J.; Wickett, Karen M.; Palmer, Carole L.; Dubin, David (2008-06)
    Many aspects of managing collection/item metadata relationships are critical to sustaining collection value over time. Metadata at the collection-level not only provides context for finding, understanding, and using the ...

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  • Renear, Allen H.; Dubin, David (The American Society for Information Science & Technology, 2007)
    We examine the conceptual model of the “bibliographic universe” presented in IFLA’s Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR) and argue, applying ontology design recommendations proposed by N. Guarino and ...

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  • Renear, Allen H.; Dubin, David (University of Washington, 2003-10)
    By "identity conditions" we mean a method for determining whether an object x and an object y are the same object. Identity conditions are arguably an essential feature of any rigorously developed conceptual framework for ...

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  • Floyd, Ingbert R.; Renear, Allen H. (The American Society for Information Science & Technology, 2007-10)
    IFLA’s Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR) is a model of the bibliographic universe. Although initially its application to the digital world appears to be straightforward, upon closer examination puzzles ...

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  • Renear, Allen H.; Dubin, David; Wickett, Karen M. (ASIST, Wiley, 2008)
    Formal accounts of digital objects often characterize them as bit strings, graphs, sets, tuples, relations, or other similar constructs from discrete mathematics. Such characterizations imply that these objects cannot ...

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  • Renear, Allen H.; Phillippe, Christopher; Lawton, Pat; Dubin, David (IDEAlliance and Mulberry Technologies, Inc, 2003-08-04)
    The FRBR [Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records], released by the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions in 1998, generalizes and refines current practices and theory in library ...

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