Browse iConference 2009 Posters by Issue Date

  • Inoue, Keisuke (2009-02-08)
    This poster presents an on-going study, which attempts to implement an automated detection of the subject area of digital reference questions for the purpose of question triage. The study attempts to show that automated ...

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  • Milojević, Staša (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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  • Rorissa, Abebe; Demissie, Dawit H.; Pardo, Theresa (2009-02-08)
    Benchmarking and rankings, with the help of indexes and indicators, are common practices to gauge the status or standing and assess the progress of entities such as institutions & countries with respect to a characteristic ...

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  • Pepe, Alberto (2009-02-08)
    The processes that drive collaboration in scienti c environ- ments are embedded within the social, technical, cultural and epistemic practices of the constituent research commu- nities. This poster presents a methodology ...

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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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  • 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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  • Kampov-Polevoi, Julia; Mostafa, Javed (2009-02-08)
    The rapid growth in the knowledge and information sector of economy in the recent decades has led to a shift from the traditional educational paradigm to the concept of lifelong learning. Wide acceptance of this concept ...

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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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  • Hall, Catherine E.; Naughton, Robin A.; Lin, Xia (2009-02-08)
    People have a difficult time finding relevant digital collections even though there has been significant increase in openly accessible digital collections. In this poster, we describe our 3R system design for a digital ...

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  • Wildemuth, Barbara M.; Pomerantz, Jeffrey; Oh, Sanghee; Fox, Edward A.; Yang, Seungwon (2009-02-08)
    Given that digital libraries bring together technology, information, and the people using the information, it can easily be argued that i-schools should play a central role in educating DL professionals. This study examines ...

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  • Brandimarte, Laura; Acquisti, Alessandro; Loewenstein, George; Babcock, Linda (2009-02-08)
    In this paper, we run a series of experiments in order to investigate one possible cause of inconsistency in people’s behavior and concerns regarding online privacy. Even though individuals claim that privacy is very ...

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  • Wong, Vivian (2009-02-08)
    Developments in digital technologies are making it more possible for previously neglected and buried communities to document themselves, allowing diverse peoples to (re)discover and (re)claim their identities and experiences ...

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  • Şerbănuţă, Claudia; Thompson, Sara; Bruce, Bertram C. (2009-02-08)
    Information Spaces in the Community is a workshop frame designed to promote e-inclusion by helping participants understand the iSociety in which they live. An information space (IS) is defined as a place where people go ...

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  • Kim, Youngseek (2009-02-08)
    Web advertising (ads) is currently a big issue for information seeking behavior on the Internet. Since websites are an important source of information in our daily lives, the websites have become popular media for advertising. ...

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  • Cao, Leo L. (2009-02-08)
    In a society with a fluid flow of information across and between multiple mediums, digital games are a curious entity to many. Interest in researching games and its possible connection to learning spans decades of work in ...

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  • Potnis, Devendra Dilip; Demissie, Dawit H. (2009-02-08)
    Various barriers to socio-economic opportunities in Africa are explored though e-Government as a lens of study. Using grounded theory methodology, scholarly literature on e-Government in Africa has been analyzed to model ...

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  • Snyder, Jamie (2009-02-08)
    This poster presents preliminary results of an exploratory qualitative research. The hypothesis of this study is that affordances provided by image-enabled communication practices (i.e. drawing) create salient or ...

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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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  • Guo, Lijiang; Jacob, Elin K.; George, Nicolas (2009-02-08)
    This paper describes a three-level structure of folksonomies that accounts for the aggregation of tags in a social bookmarking system and describes the results of a preliminary longitudinal analysis of user-assigned ...

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