Previously School of Library & Information Studies
Friday Afternoon Seminar: Schedule.
296a-1 Seminar: Information Access, Fall 2009.
Fridays 3-5. 107 South Hall.
Summaries of presentations.
Aug 28: Clifford LYNCH:
Building Computational Instruments for the Humanities and Social Sciences.
Sep 11: Doug OARD, Univ of Maryland: Finding Things You Can't Read:
Interactive cross-language search for monolingual users.
Sep 18: Julian WARNER, Queen's University, Belfast:
Creativity in Feist.
Sept 25: Catherine MARSHALL, Microsoft:
No Bull, No Spin: Comparing Public Tags with other Descriptive User Metadata.
Modeling Colligatory Concepts in Historical Texts.
Oct 2: Michael BUCKLAND: Design for the Future Use of Reference Works.
Oct 9: Krishna JANAKIRAMAN: BellKor and other approaches towards building
book recommendation systems.
Nick DOTY: A Meaningful Ontology of Location.
Also Clifford LYNCH: Storage Systems, Resilience, and the Research
Agenda for Digital Preservation.
Oct 16: Katsumi TANAKA, Kyoto Univ.: Web Search and Information
Kazutoshi SUMIYA, Hyogo Univ.:
Less-Conscious Information Retrieval Techniques for Location Based Services.
Oct 23: Patrick SCHMITZ: Berkeley Prosopography Services and
Oct 30: Isaac MAO, Social Brain Foundation:
The Future of Sharism: Social Media's Impact in China.
Nov 6: Clifford LYNCH: Very Large Scale Preservation; Free Speech and
Access to Knowledge.
Nov 13: Tom MORITZ: Data as Evidence.
Nov 20: Students' Final Progress Reports:
Nick DOTY: Personalized Ontologies of Location.
Krishna JANAKIRAMAN: Neighborhood Based Approaches Towards Building
a Book Recommendation System.
Ryan SHAW: The Haymarket Affair/Massacre/Riot:
Programmatically Analyzing Full
Texts About a Contested Event.
Nov 27: Thanksgiving. No Seminar Meeting.
Dec 4: No Seminar Meeting.
The Seminar will continue in the Spring semester starting
January 22, 2010.
Fall 2009 summaries.