Browse iConference 2015 Poster Descriptions by Title

  • Xiao, Lu; Askin, Nicole (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    We present preliminary findings on a survey study about the role of rationale sharing in large-scale online deliberation, as represented by Wikipedia’s Articles for Deletion process. Participants from Wikipedia community ...

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  • Oreglia, Elisa; Srinivasan, Janaki (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Market Information Systems (MIS) developed for farmers in the Global South with the goal of providing them with different types of agricultural information are failing to be widely adopted. We argue that this is because ...

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  • Park, Min Sook; Oh, Sanghee (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    This poster introduces a research design focusing on understanding the semantic relationships in socially generated health information in social Q&A. A total of 164,279 questions and 413,900 answers posted during 2013 will ...

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  • Walker, Ashley Marie; Lee, Florence; Lonn, Steven (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Digital badge systems can be contentious to start and challenging to implement. In this project, we examine the development of an open, student-led, peer-to-peer badging framework within an iSchool context. Scaffolds is a ...

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  • Bogers, Toine (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Despite a surge in popularity of work on casual leisure search, some leisure domains are still relatively underrepresented. Movies are good example of such a domain, which is peculiar given the popularity of movie-centered ...

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  • Rennick, Brian; Wang, Xin; Zaugg, Holt; Terekhova, Vera (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Responsive web design (RWD) allows a single website to support multiple screen sizes. By using a single-site approach instead of maintaining separate full-size and mobile websites, smartphones can access all website features ...

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  • Lee, Jongwook; Burnett, Gary (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    The authors discuss the relative strengths of using the social approach to examine interpersonal information behavior in academic contexts. Many researchers investigating the information activities of scholars, undergraduates, ...

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  • Morales, Miraida; Morales, Myrna; Ramirez, Mario; Brannon, RaShauna; Tayag, Elnora; Gray, LaVerne (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    This poster presents the theoretical framework and development of the Social Justice Collaboratorium, a project undertaken by the 2013 cohort of Spectrum Doctoral Fellows. This work in progress aims to develop a user-driven ...

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  • Zhao, Yuxiang; Xu, Xiaojuan; Zhu, Qinghua (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Although many SNSs experienced great popularity in the past few years, it is also worth noting that most of them were confronted with massive and abrupt recession in a short period of time. In this study, we define the ...

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  • Xing, Wanli; Goggins, Sean P. (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Enabling the formative assessment of students while limiting demands on teachers’ time is a significant concern for technology mediated learning in small groups. Previous approaches have either required extensive time ...

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  • Langmead, Alison; Quigley, Aisling (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    This study takes contemporary user analysis of historical digital objects as a central component of a responsible digital preservation strategy. The direct object of inquiry is a scholarly website, “Images of Medieval Art ...

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  • Purcell, Michelle (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    There is evidence of a lack of non-developer user involvement and usability problems with free and open source software. Open source software (OSS) 2.0 communities where developers are not the users of the software often ...

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  • Gwizdka, Jacek; Zhang, Yinglong (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    We present initial results from a project, in which we examined feasibility of inferring web page relevance from eye-tracking data. We conduced a controlled, lab-based Web search experiment, in which participants conducted ...

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  • Gipp, Bela; Meuschke, Norman; Gernandt, André (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Trusted timestamping is a process for proving that certain information existed at a given point in time. This paper presents a trusted timestamping concept and its implementation in form of a web-based service that uses ...

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  • Wen, Xidao; Lin, Yu-Ru (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    The fast growth of social media has reshaped the traditional way of human interaction and information seeking behavior, which draws research attention on characterizing the new information seeking paradigm. However, results ...

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  • Lu, Di; Lu, Yihan; Jeng, Wei; Farzan, Rosta; Lin, Yu-Ru (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Social Q&A sites have been emerging as a platform for people to seek information and social supports around health topics. Identifying users’ information needs from the questions can significantly help social Q&A sites ...

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  • Shin, Grace; Cheon, Eun Jeong; Jarrahi, Mohammad Hossein (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Interest in consumer tracking devices that measure movement to help consumers track and understand their daily activities has rapidly increased in recent years. Although a few studies have focused on the use of fitness ...

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  • Yan, Shiyan; Lagoze, Carl (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Many existing metrics to evaluate scholars only concern their scientific impact and omit the importance of breadth of research. In this poster, we define a new metric for breadth of research based on the generalized Stirling ...

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  • Haimson, Oliver L.; Brubaker, Jed R.; Loder, Courtney; Dombrowski, Lynn; Hayes, Gillian R. (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Facebook’s recent implementation of “custom” gender options and gender-neutral pronouns provided transgender and gender-non-conforming users with new ways to represent gender identity online. We analyze user response to ...

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  • Sharma, Sarika K; Willis, Matt; Snyder, Jaime; Østerlund, Carsten; Sawyer, Steve (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    In this brief poster abstract we explore the finding from previous research that distributed teams collaborating on research use email to an overwhelming degree. This email is the source of collaboration and one of the ...

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