IIiX 2008 - London


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Doctoral Forum

Accepted projects

This year, 14 student presentations are accepted. The abstract of each presentation can be access by clicking on the title.

Motivations for Image Tagging in Web 2.0 Applications Emma Angus, University of Wolverhampton, UK

Analysis and retrieval of structured text Malcolm Clark, The Robert Gordon University, UK

Sensemaking of information during interactive information retrieval Abdigani Diriye, UCL Interaction Centre, UK

Collaborative tagging as a user-generated knowledge organisation and validation tool Valerie Durieux, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium

Constructing, sharing and transferring health-related knowledge by using ICT. The context of preventive health care of obesity and metabolic syndrome. Heidi Enwald, University of Oulu, Finland

Recruiting the public: Folksonomies and the potential usage as classification scheme in e-government context Huda R. Farhan, University of Sheffield, UK

Documentation and use of a client information system by social workers in child protection services Saila Huuskonen, University of Tampere, Finland

Dialogue Act Classification of Online Chat Reference Conversations for Information Retrieval Keisuke Inoue, Syracuse University, USA

Tags in interactive information retrieval Yong-Mi Kim, University of Michigan, USA

Comment-Centric Blog Analysis Xiaozhong Liu, Syracuse University, USA

Tags as links for users to find new connections in a social network Charles Seger, Royal School of Library and Information Science, Denmark

Automatic indexing methods for government documents Tanja Svarre, Royal School of Library and information Science, Denmark

Latin as pivot language for cross-language information retrieval Romance languages John Zacharias Theophanous, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Motivation for Adopting Emergency Communication Technology in Community Settings: A Case Study Philip Fei Wu, University of Maryland, College Park, USA

Students will be given 15-20 minutes for the presentation of their research project. Each presentation will be followed by 15 to 20 minutes of discussion with senior researchers, which are experts in one or more of the general IIiX symposium themes:

Doctoral Forum Senior Researchers

Katriina Byström, Swedish School of Library and Information Science, Sweden
Theresa Dirndorfer-Anderson, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
Ayse Goker, City University London, UK
Joemon Jose, University of Glasgow, UK
Diane Kelly, University of North Carolina, US
Daniella Petrelli, University of Sheffield, UK


The same as the symposium location (BCS London Office).


October 14, 2008 between 9.00-17.00


The doctoral forum programme can be accessed from here.

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