On Friday, October 11th, Jane Greenberg presented with Peter Logan about HIVE, historical controlled vocabularies, and Temple University’s 19th-Century Knowledge Project for the Digital Hermeneutics conference at the German Historical Institute.
MRC Doctoral student Sam Grabus presented as a guest lecturer on October 8th for the INFO: 821 Foundations of Information Science doctoral seminar. Sam presented her data sharing research, “Toward a Metadata Framework for Sharing Sensitive and Closed Data: An Analysis of Data Sharing Agreement Attributes.”
Presentation slides can be viewed here.
On September 25th, Jane Greenberg and Xia Lin participated in a juried panel on “Curricula Models and Resources Along the Data Continuum: Lessons learned in the development and delivery of research data management and data science education” at the annual ALISE conference in Knoxville, Tennessee. Jane and Xia presented updates on the LEADS-4-NDP program. LEADS Team members include: Jane Greenberg, Xia Lin, Weimao Ke, Il-Yeol Song, Jake Williams, Erja Yan, Liz Costello, and Sam Grabus.
Presentation slides can be viewed here.
MRC doctoral student Sonia Pascua presented her research at the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative conference (DCMI 2019) in Seoul, South Korea, on September 23rd, 2019. Sonia presented a short paper co-authored with MRC’s Kai Li, titled “Toward A Metadata Activity Matrix: Conceptualizing and Grounding the Research Life-cycle and Metadata Connections.”
Sonia also presented at the Networked Knowledge Organization Systems (NKOS 2019) Workshop at the National Library of Korea, Seoul, South Korea on September 25th, 2019. Sonia presented a long paper co-authored with Jane Greenberg, Peter Logan, and Joan Boone, entitled “SKOS of the 1910 Library of Congress Subject Heading for the Transformation of the Keywords to Controlled Vocabulary of the Nineteenth-Century Encyclopedia Britannica.” Sonia’s NKOS presentation slides may be viewed here.
MRC Doctoral student Sonia Pascua presented at the Lecture and Workshop on Linked Data at the University of the Philippines School of Library and Information Studies, on September 18th, 2019. Sonia presented her research on SKOS and the 1910 Library of Congress Subject Headings, as part of her LEADS-4-NDP summer fellowship.
After two successful years of the LEADS-4-NDP program, the Metadata Research Center and Drexel CCI will host a LEADS forum on Friday, January 24th, here at Drexel University.
This event is an opportunity for LEADS advisory board members, mentors, and fellows from both cohorts of participants from LEADS program to get together. The forum will include a panel of project mentors, student presentations, breakout groups, and an opportunity to discuss different models for continuing the LEADS program.
What: LEADS-4-NDP Forum
Date: January 24th, 2020
Time: 10am – 3pm
Where: 3675 Market St, Quorum, floor 2
Forum agenda: TBA.
MRC PhD student Sam Grabus and Temple University’s Peter Logan presented their paper at Digital Humanities 2019 in Utrecht, Netherlands, on Thursday, July 11th.
The presentation, entitled, “Knowledge Representation: Old, New, and Automated Indexing,” shared comparative topic relevance results from automatically indexing 19th century Encyclopedia Britannica entries with two controlled vocabularies: an historical knowledge organization system developed by Ephraim Chambers, as well as the contemporary Library of Congress Subject Headings.
Drexel CCI participated in the 7th IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics (ICHI 2019) in Xi’an, China, from June 10-13th. CCI professor Chris Yang served as the general co-chair and panelist for the conference.
Phd students Ou Stella Liang and Michal Monselise presented their full paper, “Identifying Important Risk Factors Associated with Vehicle Injuries using Driving Behavior Data and Predictive Analytics.” The paper was co-authored with Chris Yang. Ou Stella also presented a data analytics challenges paper co-authored with Ali Jazayeri and Chris Yang, entitled, “Interpatient Similarity-based Imputation of Missing Data in Electronic Health Records.”
Ou Stella participated in the doctoral consortium with her presentation, “Determining Safe Prescription Practices for Pregnant Women.”
The Metadata Research Center hosted the North American Symposium on Knowledge Organization (NASKO 2019) from June 13-14.
MRC Phd Student Sam Grabus presented her paper, “Representing Aboutness: Automatically Indexing 19th-Century Encyclopedia Britannica Entries.” The presentation discussed topic relevance revaluation for automatic indexing results, evaluating which of three keyword extraction algorithms produce more relevant results for the digital collection.