Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub (NEBDIH) 2018 Summit

MRC members participated in Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub (NEBDIH) 2018 Summit at Columbia University. IS Doctoral Student Adam Johs and Graduate Student Assistant Liz Jenkins were recipients of NEBDIH student travel awards, and assisted with recording session activities both in the AM general session as well as the afternoon Ethics and Data Literacy breakout meeting. Rosina Weber, who has expertise is in Artificial intelligence, text analytics, and machine learning, attended the full day summit, including the afternoon breakout session targeting Health data.

Rosina Weber and IS Doctoral Student Adam Johs at the NEBDIH 2018 Sumit

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IEEE Big Data Governance and Metadata Management Workshop


IEEE Big Data Governance and Metadata Management Workshop, Dr. Jane Greenberg, Alice B. Kroeger Professor; Director, Metadata Research Center, College of Computing and Informatics, Drexel University, presents an invited talk, entitled: Metadata Solutions and Data Sharing Licensing for Big Data. (March 20, 2018, Berlin Germany)

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Special Metadata Mixer: Dr. Shigeo Sugimoto visits from University of Tskuba, Japan

Speaker: Shigeo Sugimoto, Professor, Graduate School of Library, Information and Media Studies,
University of Tsukuba, Japan

Time: Thursday, March 8th, 1:00 PM
Location: Rush 014

Topic: Metadata research at Tsukuba – Metadata Permanence, Cultural Heritage and Pop-Culture
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Metadata Mixer: Field Trip to Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, University of Pennsylvania Libraries

Speaker: Dot Porter, Curator of Digital Research Services, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center, University of Pennsylvania Libraries.
Time: Tuesday February 27, 4-5 pm
Location: University of Pennsylvania Van Pelt Library, 6th floor, Room 623.

Topic: Dot demonstrated up-close, very cool technologies being used to examine and digitize medieval and early modern manuscripts, as well as create machine-readable descriptive and technical metadata. Dot facilitated a group discussion on how libraries and archives can play a fundamental role in teaching digital humanities.

Jacob Kramer-Duffield to speak at the Metadata Research Center

Informal Discussion with Jacob Kramer-Duffield on ‘Audience Analytics in Contemporary Media’

BYOL (“Bring your own lunch”) gathering and informal discussion with Jacob Kramer-Duffield. Changes in the media landscape have led to changes in how media companies think about and measure their audiences. These changes have implications for what content is created, how audiences experience it, and how it is organized and found.

When:  Thursday, January 11, 12:00-1:00 PM

Where: 231 Rush Building MRC (Metadata Research Center)

Jacob Kramer-Duffield, Jane Greenberg, Chloe Rotman, Sam Grabus
Jacob Kramer-Duffield discussing audience analytics at the Metadata Research Center.

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A visual representation of the BVDA workshop discussions.

MRC Quarterly News – Fall 2017

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MRC News September-December 2017

 

Sam Grabus and Amy Opalek in Tallinn, Estonia

Doctoral Students Sam Grabus and Amy Opalek Present at MTSR in Tallinn, Estonia

Doctoral students Sam Grabus and Amy Opalek traveled to Tallinn, Estonia, presented their research at the 11th International Conference on Metadata and Semantics Research, at Tallinn University, from November 28th to December 1st.

Sam Grabus, Estonia
Sam Grabus exploring the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Tallinn, Estonia

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