Browse iConference 2013 poster abstracts by Subject "quantitative data analysis"

  • Han, Shuguang; Yue, Zhen; He, Daqing (iSchool, 2013-02)
    Information seeking process is an important research topic in information seeking behavior. Both qualitative and empirical methods have been adopted in analyzing information search processes with major focus on uncovering ...

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  • Knopp, Daniel; Greene, Olivia; Counts, Clea (iSchools, 2013-02)
    This program was an experiment started in 2011 to look into the ways that we can diversify the STEM pipeline by targeting a group of middle-school students in Baltimore, Maryland. We also introduced Information Sciences ...

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  • Weber, Nicholas M.; Thomer, Andrea K. (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Developing techniques to better quantify, track and more accurately describe the impact of federally funded research is quickly becoming a reputable domain for information studies, including data curation. In previous ...

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  • Mascaro, Christopher; McDonald, Nora; Black, Alan; Goggins, Sean P. (iSchools, 2013-02)
    In the following poster we examine how differences in location of @--‐mentions constitute both differences in meaning and social signaling in the context of the 2012 United States Presidential election. Through our analysis ...

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  • Bogers, Toine; Rasmussen, Rune Rosenborg; Jensen, Louis Sebastian Bo (iSchools, 2013-02)
    While the phenomenon of serendipity has proven to be a popular research topic, the issue of how to measure it effectively still relatively unexplored. We present an exploratory study that contributes to our understanding ...

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  • Nimon, Kim; Caragea, Cornelia; Oswald, Frederick L. (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Meta-analysis is a principled statistical approach for summarizing quantitative information reported across studies within a research domain of interest. Although the results of meta-analyses can be highly informative for ...

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  • Biava, Ryan (iSchools, 2013-02)
    What can we learn about how Members of Congress (MCs) frame the regulation and uses of the Internet by analyzing how they entitle legislation they sponsor that contains the word ‘Internet’? Existing literatures on framing ...

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  • Worrall, Adam (iSchool, 2013-02)
    Despite increased study of social contexts within information science, it is still unclear if and how digital libraries support and facilitate collaboration, communities, and other social contexts. This poster presents a ...

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  • Walker, Shawn; Hemsley, Jeff; Eckert, Josef; Mason, Robert M.; Nahon, Karine (iSchools, 2013-02)
    The Social Media Lab at UW (SoMeLab.net) has been collecting tweets related to the Occupy Movement since October 2011. This poster presents the challenges, technical approach, and some results from the effort, which to ...

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  • Ahmed, Syed Ishtiaque; Cambo, Scott Allen; Lagoze, Carl; Velden, Theresa (iSchools, 2013-02)
    This poster reports on our latest results in a multiyear project that employs a mixed network analytic and ethnographic approach to understand the factors underlying field-specific attitudes towards openness and sharing ...

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