Workshop (Full Day)

NKOS Workshop

Title: NKOS Workshop
Day/Time: Saturday, 8:30-5:30
Venue: TBA

Abstract: The 11th U.S. Networked Knowledge Organization Systems (NKOS) Workshop will include: (1) Presentations, typically 20 minutes plus discussion time on work related to the themes of the workshop (see below); and (2) Demonstration on work related to the themes of the workshop.

Workshop Schedule:


8:30-10:00 Welcome & Introductions Joseph Busch, Taxonomy Strategies
Gail Hodge, Information International Associates
Marcia Zeng, Kent State University
  Session 1 - Invited Presentation
  The RDA Vocabulary Management: Supporting RDA in a Multilingual World Diane Hillman, Metadata Management Associates
Jon Phipps, Metadata Management Associates

10:00-10:30 Coffee break

10:30-12:30 Session 2 - Research Data Issues
  Does it have to be Open to be Linked Data? Marjorie Hlava, Access Innovations
  Abstraction Layers for Data on the Web Nicholas Weber, University of Washington
  Networking Knowledge Organization Systems to Support Regulatory Activities Gail Hodge, Information International Associates
  Know What the User is Asking: Semantic Detection of Question Type to Focus Search Results on User Intent Dagobert Soergel, SUNY Buffalo
Susan Pick Dubas, World Bank
Denisa Popescu, World Bank
  Research Data Reproducibility and the Importance of Attachment Level Metadata Courtney R. Butler, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Brett D. Currier, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

12:30:-1:30 Lunch

1:30-3:00 Reports on related meetings Joseph Tennis, University of Washington
Jian Qin, Syracuse University
Marcia Zeng, Kent State University
  Session 3 - Cultural Heritage LOD Demonstrations
  Linked Data Aggregation, Integration and Mashups in the Performing Arts: A Project Report Cristina Pattuelli, Pratt Institute
Hannah Sistrunk, Pratt Institute
  Advanced Uses of Thesauri that are Released with Multiple Services: Websites, APIs, and SPARQL Endpoints Marcia Zeng, Kent State University
Tao Hu, Kent State University

3:00-3:30 Coffee Break

3:30-5:30 Session 4 - Science KOS Methodology Issues
  How Should We Include Automated Agents and the Crowd in Formal KOS Maintenance Processes? Michael Lauruhn, Elsevier Labs
Paul Groth, Elsevier Labs
Sujit Pal, Elsevier Labs
  A Typology of Relationships for Research Data Management Jian Qin, Syracuse University
  Using Ontologies for Managing Chronic Diseases Julaine Clunis, Kent State University
  Semantic Analysis and Attribute Clustering: Developing a Data Sharing Agreement Ontolog Jane Greenberg, Drexel University
Sam Grabus, Drexel University
Hongwei Liu, Drexel University
  Unconference Joseph Busch, Taxonomy Strategies (facilitator)

6:30-8:30 Social Dinner

Workdshop Program Committee:

  • Joseph Busch (Organizer), Taxonomy Strategies
  • Jane Greenberg, Drexel University
  • Diane Hillman, Metadata Management Associates
  • Gail Hodge (Organizer), Information International Associates
  • Kathryn La Barre, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne
  • Jian Qin, Syracuse University
  • Dagobert Soergel, University at Buffalo
  • Joseph Tennis, University of Washington
  • Diane Vizine-Goetz, OCLC Research
  • Marcia Zeng (Organizer), Kent State University

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