Browse iConference 2009 Posters by Title

  • Liu, Xiaozhong; Brzeski, Vadim (2009-02-08)
    Ranking is an important subject in information retrieval, and a variety of techniques and algorithms have been developed to rank the retrieved documents and web pages for a given query. However, ranking is also a ...

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  • Rosner, Daniela K. (2009-02-08)
    Craft involves the application of human skill and invested time. Some have argued technology has undermined human expertise by replacing craftwork with automation, disposing of human ingenuity and proficiency. Can new ...

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  • Caicedo, Carlos Enrique; Aksu, Aylin; Cerroni, Walter (2009-02-08)
    The iSchool at the University of Pittsburgh has designed a new learning experience that will allow future leaders of the iProfession to gain critical skills and to experience working in culturally diverse teams. The iSchool ...

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  • Galloway, Michael; Khoo, Michael; Lin, Xia; Park, Jung-ran (2009-02-08)
    The Internet Public Library (IPL) is crosswalking its metadata to Dublin Core compliant metadata. This involves several research activities, including: quantitative and qualitative analyses of the existing IPL metadata; ...

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  • Lindtner, Silvia (2009-02-08)
    I propose to present findings from two in-depth ethnographic studies on online and mixed reality gaming in China. During the immersive participatory field research I collected data and image recordings from conversations ...

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  • Gujilde, Paolo P.; Crist, Rebecca; Moore, Logan (2009-02-08)
    Community Archives “are the grassroots activities of documenting, recording, and exploring community heritage in which community participation, control, and ownership of the project is essential” (Flinn, 2007). It is the ...

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  • Russell, Terrell; Kramer-Duffield, Jacob (2009-02-08)
    Research has repeatedly shown that computer-mediated communications (CMC) lead to higher levels of disclosure of personal information (Tidwell and Walther 2002). Recent studies have examined the role of increasingly common ...

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  • Angel, Christine (2009-02-08)
    The purpose of my study is to find out if the construction of personal meaning from museum artifacts change with contextual variation. From this statement the question I am asking is “How do children construct personal ...

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  • Zhao, Haozhen; Casteel, Tom; Lin, Xia (2009-02-08)
    Visualization methods such as node-link trees and space-filling representations expose semantic relationships using spatial arguments to communicate information in ways that text cannot. In this paper, we describe a prototype ...

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  • Nguyen, Lilly Uyen (2009-02-08)
    As the information technologies grows and the digital online spaces become increasingly popular places for social interaction, we are confronted with new forms of sociality, practice, and knowledge organization that ...

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  • Swain, Deborah; Peterson, Gabriel; Brinson, Derek; Fisher, Jamaal (2009-02-08)
    This poster summarizes our report on the 2007-2008 Eagles e-Health project at North Carolina Central University. We took a cross-disciplinary and innovative team approach to training the NCCU campus and the off-campus ...

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  • Wright, Daniel T. (2009-02-08)
    Information organization and management are commonly understood to be the products of conscious processes under- taken by human beings. While not incorrect, this view is narrow and excludes a wide range of natural, ...

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  • Pirmann, Carrie M. (2009-02-08)
    This research will examine a given set of books and compare their LibraryThing folksonomic tags with their assigned Library of Congress Subject Headings. In particular, I am looking for commonalities and differences in ...

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  • Ahn, Jae-wook; Brusilovsky, Peter (2009-02-09)
    Adaptive search systems apply user models to provide better separation of relevant and non-relevant documents in a list of results. This paper presents our attempt to leverage this ability of user models in the context ...

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  • Zhang, Yan; Fan, Xiangyu; Mostafa, Javed (2009-02-08)
    This paper evaluates the associations of a subset of concepts extracted by VCGS (Vocabulary Cluster Generating System), a concept extraction and association tool, based on 6000 titles and abstracts downloaded from EBSCOhost ...

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  • Milojevic, Stasa (2009-02-08)
    New disciplines require the presence of a social infrastructure for the research to become institutionalized. I study the change of structural arrangements to determine the social development of nanotechnology as an emerging ...

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  • Zheng, Wu (2009-02-08)
    In this paper, an experiment is presented to explore hidden connections among historical images using literature-based discovery (LBD) method. The result of the experiment shows that LBD has the potential in finding ...

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  • Birkland, Johanna Lynn (2009-02-08)
    By 2050, over one fifth of the U.S. population will be age 65 or older [17], suggesting increased pressure on our societies to ensure that the needs of older adults are met. Not only are our societies aging, but technology ...

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  • Chen, Miao (2009-02-08)
    The paper tries to explore how ontologies can contribute to information retrieval (IR) systems. Concepts and hierarchical relations of ontologies have been frequently used to expand concepts in queries, while non-hierarchical ...

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