RGIR Presentation

Written on 02/18/2014. Filed under Uncategorized.

Credibility Assessment of User-Generated Content: Comparing Information Search and Content Creation Activities Assessment of information credibility is a ubiquitous human activity given that people constantly make decisions and selections based on value and quality of information in a variety of [Read more …]


RGIR Presentation

Written on 02/07/2014. Filed under Uncategorized.

Representing Biological Responses to Chemical Exposures using the Claim Framework The quantity of information in science continues to increase at an alarming rate. The goal of our research group is to develop tools that automatically extract and synthesize evidence from [Read more …]


Eye Tracking Equipment Training Workshop

Written on 10/02/2013. Filed under Uncategorized.

Are you interested in our new eye tracking equipment? Find out what it’s all about in this short training workshop. Please join SOIS Systems Admin., Jim Schultz, as he gives an overview of the equipment and provides hands-on demonstrations. Thursday, [Read more …]

RGIR Presentation

Written on 09/16/2013. Filed under Events.

The Effects of Threshold Priming and Need for Cognition on Relevance Assessments: Human assessments of document relevance are needed for the construction of test collections, ad-hoc evaluation, and training text classifiers. However, showing documents to assessors in different orderings may [Read more …]

RGIR Project Receives International Recognition

Written on 12/18/2012. Filed under Conferences, Events.

RGIR members Iris Xie and Pierre Tirilly presented “On the consistency and features of image similarity” at the IIiX 2012 | Fourth Information Interaction in Context Symposium in August. The paper, co-authored with SOIS PhD student Chunsheng Huang, Wooseob Jeong, Xiangming Mu [Read more …]

Kun Lu, PhD

Written on 12/18/2012. Filed under People.

IR doctoral student Kun Lu was one of the first two graduates of the PhD program in Information Studies this past summer. Kun’s dissertation, “Assessing Systematic Topic Difficulty Based on Query And Collection Features,” investigated a timely area and proposed [Read more …]

RGIR Members to Present at the CAIS-ACSI Meeting

Written on 04/29/2013. Filed under Uncategorized.

RGIR doctoral student members Hye Jung Han and Soohyung Joo, and Dietmar Wolfram will be presenting their research “Tales from Transaction Logs: User Search Session Patterns in an Image-based Digital Library” at the Canadian Association for Information Science – L’Association canadienne des [Read more …]

RGIR Members at iConference 2013

Written on 12/19/2012. Filed under Conferences, Events.

The following RGIR members will be presenting their research at the upcoming iConference in Fort Worth in February: Poster: The Usability Study on the Multicultural Children’s Book Project of the National Library for Children and Young Adults (NLCY) in Korea. Presenters: [Read more …]

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