School of Information
 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. Ryan SHAW: 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 Credibility Analysis. Kazutoshi SUMIYA, Hyogo Univ.: Less-Conscious Information Retrieval Techniques for Location Based Services.
Oct 23: Patrick SCHMITZ: Berkeley Prosopography Services and CollectionSpace.
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.   Spring 2009 schedule and summaries.   Spring 2010 schedule and summaries.