Browse iConference 2017 Poster Descriptions by Issue Date

  • Zhao, Sanqiang; He, Daqing; Zhang, Danchen; Li, Lei; Meng, Rui (iSchools, 2017)
    Mining the Electronic Medical Record (EMR henceforth) is growing in popularity but still lacks good methods for better understanding the text in EMR. One important task is assigning proper International Classification of ...

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  • Wang, Yuanyuan; Maruyama, Naoki; Yasui, Goki; Kawai, Yukiko; Akiyama, Toyokazu (iSchools, 2017)
    Nowadays, students utilize MOOCs (e.g., Coursera, edX) and SNS services (e.g., LINE, Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr) in courses for learning. This paper presents a Twitter-based recommendation system to search and communication, ...

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  • Tsutsui, Satoshi; Meng, Guilin; Yao, Xiaohui; Crandall, David; Ding, Ying (iSchools, 2017)
    Which papers focusing on Alzheimer's disease (AD) include MRI scans of human brains? These images play an important role in clinical detection of AD, but finding them currently requires manual inspection of papers after ...

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  • Meng, Rui; Zhao, Zexin; Chi, Yu; He, Daqing (iSchools, 2017)
    With the rapid development of Internet Technology, the forms of education have been undergoing drastic changes. Instructors are used to posting teaching materials on course websites and setting them publicly accessible. ...

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  • Li, Lei; He, Daqin; Zhang, Danchen; Chi, Yu; Zhang, Chengzhi (iSchools, 2017)
    Academic blog sites are popular academic information exchange platforms, and they have been widely used in recent years. Blogs in those sites are often annotated with tags, and the tags can help to describe, organize and ...

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  • Li, Lei; Lu, Zhao; Zhang, Danchen; Zhao, Sanqiang; Zhang, Ke (iSchools, 2017)
    Rating score and text review are the most common features provided in online review systems to gather the opinions shared by users. Product rating distributions usually evolve dynamically over time and potentially accompany ...

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  • Randall, Virginia; Abdirahman, Ahmed; Ho-Liu, Alexis; Lopez, Diane; Sugatan, Carlo; Bahm, Cristina Robles (iSchools, 2017)
    Individuals in the English as a Second Language (ESL) immigrant community are one of the many affected by the “digital divide.” However, the prevalence of mobile technology has helped bridge this gap. It has been found ...

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  • Xu,Jian; Ding,Ying (iSchools, 2017)
    Communication across disciplines is a well-known challenge for transdisciplinary collaboration. This study provides a quantitative approach to analyze the topic evolution in transdisciplinary domains as well as communication ...

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  • Zhai, Yujia; Sun, ShaoJin; Ding,Ying (iSchools, 2017)
    Autism is a lifelong developmental disability that affects how people perceive the world and interact with others. It has received enormous attention from both the academia and media. The causes of autism carried by the ...

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  • Yang, Shengnan; Chen, Pei-Ying (iSchools, 2017)
    In this study, we examined the pattern of “Diba Expedition to Facebook” to figure out the particularities of online collective actions in the context of the Chinese internet. A mixed-method approach was adopted to analyze ...

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  • Wang, Yanyan; Zhao, Yuehua (iSchools, 2017)
    The importance of social media keeps increasing in people’s daily life. Users not only generate information, but also create and maintain connections on social media. Meanwhile, these connections provide users a new way ...

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  • Lee, Dong Joon; Stvilia, Besiki; Wu, Shuheng (iSchools, 2017)
    As the uses for research information management (RIM) systems grow, digital curation communities are increasingly interested in building shared, sustainable, community-based models for RIM services and metadata, and ...

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  • Erickson, Ingrid (iSchools, 2017)
    Public libraries have a long legacy of serving the public via service provision, yet this poster argues that the library needs to be reconsidered for the generativity embedded in its physical space. Investigating the New ...

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  • Huang, Li-Min (iSchools, 2017)
    The aim of this study is using content analysis to: (1) examine how cyberbullying is addressed in YouTube videos in school settings; (2) identify the core messages of the videos to infer the roles of school librarians in ...

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  • Zhang, Yingyi; Zhang Chengzhi; Chen, Gao; Ma, ShuTian (iSchools, 2017)
    With the increasing of academic blogs on network, tags start to play an important role in academic blogs organizing. Researches about tagging behavior on academic resource are few. In order to prompt user to annotate tags, ...

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  • Ma, Shutian; Zhang, Chengzhi (iSchools, 2017)
    With increasing globalization, digital libraries tend to provide multilingual documents access. There have been lots of available text information covering the same or similar topic written in multiple languages, namely ...

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  • Zhao, Yuehua; Zhang, Jin; Wang, Yanyan (iSchools, 2017)
    Given the fast permeation of social media into the health domain, this study centers on the investigation of how users interact and communicate within the autism support groups on Facebook. Based on the investigation on ...

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  • Naka, Hajime (iSchools, 2017)
    This poster describes the preliminary findings from my initial fieldwork in school dropouts in the free school in Japan centred on a notable theme on three domains associated with their information behavior: the role of ...

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  • Chong, Steven S.; Rodenhausen, Thomas; Xu, Dongfang; Cui, Hong; Heidorn, Bryan (iSchools, 2017)
    Phenotypes are physical characteristics of organisms and are expressed with entities and qualities. Phenotypic characters are important for describing species, studying organismal function and understanding organismal ...

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  • Zhao, Sanqiang; Han, Shuguang; Meng, Rui; He, Daqing; Zhang, Danchen (iSchools, 2017)
    Users' preference such as rating only provides uni-dimension information, but reasons behind users' preference may be related to various aspects of an item, such as the types, certain attributes. By observing user-generated ...

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