2018 Showcase

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018
12:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Illini Union, Ballrooms A and B
1401 W. Green Street, Urbana

Schedule of Events

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.: Poster Session I
1:00 - 1:30 p.m.: Keynote Speaker
1:30 - 2:00 p.m.: Presentation Session I
2:00 - 2:30 p.m.: Break
2:30 - 3:30 p.m.: Presentation Session II
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.: Poster Session II


Keynote:  Data Visualization as a Tool for Public Outreach and Science Education
Keynote Speaker: Donna Cox, Director of the Advanced Visualization Lab, National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA)

Presentation Session I

  • Young Researchers: Designing a Model to Connect Teens to the Original Research Process
    Rachel Magee
  • Youth Information Behavior, Learning, and Making
    Kyungwon Koh
  • Research Models and Methods to Assess Learning Outcomes in Makerspaces in Formal and Informal Education Settings
    Jeff Ginger and Lisa Bievenue

Presentation Session II

  • Challenges to Diverse Books: Silencing Stories
    Emily Knox
  • Expertise as an aspect of author contributions
    Shubhanshu Mishra, Brent D. Fegley, Jana Diesner, Vetle I. Torvik
  • Accuracy Assessment of Methods for Constructing Semantic Networks Based on Texts
    Jana Diesner, Ming Jiang, Siva Narisetti 
  • Problematic Citations
    Jodi Schneider


  • Taking the Social Out of Social Networks to Make Better Sense of The Human Technology Is
    Nick LaLone
  • Extracting Claim Sentences from Biomedical Documents: A Pilot Study Focusing on Drug-Drug Interaction Claims
    Linh Hoang, Richard D. Boyce, Jodi Schneider
  • A Different Perspective of Citation Performance: Diversity of the Highly-Cited Researchers' Forward Citations
    Tzu-Kun Hsiao
  • Comparing Articles Identified as Randomized Controlled Trials: MEDLINE, Cochrane, and the RCT Tagger
    Yogeshwar Kansara, Linh Hoang, Jodi Schneider
  • Analyzing Social Movements across Mediums
    Rezvaneh Rezapour
  • Structuring Biomedical Papers as RDF Micropublications
    Jodi Schneider, Benjamin Weller
  • Reproducible Data Wrangling with Openrefine
    Lan Li
  • Everyday Information Practices: An Exploration of Intra-individual Information Behavior across Everyday Contexts
    Lo Lee, Melissa G. Ocepek
  • Tracing Persistent Citation of a Retracted Clinical Trial with Faked Data
    Di Ye, Jodi Schneider
  • Understanding Youth Librarians' Perspectives on Programming to Develop Informal Learning Materials for Co-Research with Teens
    Sharon Han, Vicki Pietrus, Amari Simpson, Rachel Magee
  • Evaluating ParsCit's Citation Context Functionality
    Jodi Schneider, Xiaokai Cui
  • Video Accessibility of Commercial Database Tutorials for Library Use
    Leah Freemon, Andrea Krebs, Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe
  • Exploring Communication Patterns in Massive Open Online Courses: A First Look
    Paige Cunningham
  • Reproducibility and Representation in GenBank: Pilot Work Surveying the Quality of Genetic Sequence Metadata for Biodiversity Research
    Daria Orlowska, Andrea Thomer
  • Middle of the (by)line: Examining Hyperauthorship Networks in the Human Genome Project
    Ly Dinh, Yi-Yun (Jessica) Cheng
  • The Social Lives of Data: Tracing the Life of a Digital Asset
    Zachary Maiorana
  • Assessing the National Transportation Library's ROSA P using Data Visualization
    Aileen Nolan
  • An Affiliation Analysis for PubMed Publication
    Yingjun Guan
  • Assessing the Practicality of ARK Identifier Usage in a Catalogue of Medieval Manuscripts
    Halle Burns, Toby Burrows, J. Stephen Downie, David Lewis, Kevin Page, Athanasios Velios
  • Bridging the Information Gap between Structural and Note-level Musical Datasets
    Yuerong Hu, David M. Weigl, Kevin R. Page, Ryan Dubnicek, J. Stephen Downie
  • ArtLab: An Art Discovery Tool
    Stacia McKeever
  • Mining Arxiv.org: Learning from Embedding, What Topics are Exist in Multidisciplanary Group
    Nikolaus Parulian
  • Bias in Machine Learning Research
    Liri Fang, Jessica Young, Jarek Nabrzyski
  • The Feasibility of Fan Archives: An Analysis of nerdfighteria.org
    Alaine Martaus
  • Extending Explicitness and Expert Blind Spots to the Psychology of Novices
    Elizabeth Wickes
  • Differences in Situational Awareness of Emergency Management depending on Information Sources and Analysis Methods
    Nicolas Lalone, Ly Dinh, Janina Sarol, Jana Diesner

  • Practical Ethics: Regulatory Compliance for Conducting Empirical Research with Human-Centered and Text Data
    Chieh-Li Chin, Jana Diesner

  • Bias Mitigation of Morality Measurement through Quality-Controlled Lexicon Expansion and Evaluation
    Rezvaneh Rezapour, Saumil Shah, Jana Diesner

  • Assessing the Impact of Grant-Funded Research on Society by using Alternatives to Bibliometric Measures
    Jana Diesner, Rezvaneh Rezapour, Andreas Witt, Diana Steffen, Jutta Bopp, Norman Fiedler, Christoph Köller, Manu Raster, Jennifer Wockenfuß

  • Adversarial perturbations for identifying strategies for biasing the perceptions of power and influence in social networks
    Mihai Avram, Shubhanshu Mishra, Jana Diesner