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Tools and Technologies

CANCELLED: Civil Liberties in the Age of Face Recognition

Due to a complication, the speaker had to cancel for today. We are looking to reschedule, but as an alternative to the CASCI talk, we support attending The MTI Talk today. MTI Distinguished Seminar SeriesDiana Furchtgott-RothDeputy Assistant Secretary for Research and TechnologyUnited States Department of Transportation Research (OST-R): Where Is It Headed? Tuesday, February 2510:30am~11:00 Networking […]

CASCI Took Talk: Graph Databases and other Big Data Technologies in Practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers

Tuesday, October 29 3:30pm – 4:30pm 2116 Hornbake Bldg, South Wing Shay Andersen, Brian Miller, and Kevin Schumacher from PwC’s Forensic Technology Solutions (FTS) team ( will be visiting the iSchool to talk about their experience with Big Data technologies such as NoSQL, Hadoop, and graph databases. PwC Forensic Technology Solutions PwC’s Forensic Technology Solutions (FTS) […]

Digital Societies and Social Technologies Summer Institute Helps to Bridge Common Interests Among Different Research Communities

The Digital Societies and Social Technologies (DSST) 2013 Summer Institute took place at the University of Maryland College Park, College of Information Studies from July 28-August 1.  It built on traditions established by the CSST (Consortium for the Science of Sociotechnical Systems) summer institutes and the Summer Social Webshops.  The focus was on bridging the “social” and […]

Charting Collections of Connections in Social Media: Creating Maps and Measures with NodeXL

Marc Smith, Social Media Research Foundation, NodeXL project October 2, 2013, 9-11am Univ. of Maryland, Art-Sociology Building, room 2115 Networks are a data structure common found across all social media services that allow populations to author collections of connections.  The Social Media Research Foundation‘s NodeXL project makes analysis of social media networks accessible to most users of the […]

CASCI Tool Talk (Sept 17): ATLAS.ti and Social Media

Learning through teaching: ATLAS.ti and Social Media Andrea Potgieter University of Johannesburg, Department of Information & Knowledge Tuesday, September 17, 2013 2116 Hornbake Social Media is no longer a foreign concept in the current business environment. Companies, for the most part, understand the value that an effective Social Media strategy can add. Firstly, this talk will reflect […]

CFP: Learning @ Scale

The first annual meeting of the ACM Conference on Learning at Scale will be held March 4-5, 2014 in Atlanta, GA, USA. This conference is intended to promote scientific exchange of interdisciplinary research at the intersection of the learning sciences and computer science. Inspired by the emergence of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and the accompanying huge […]

CASCI Tool Talk (March 15th): Twitter Goggles for Big Social Data Collection and Management

Twitter Goggles for Big Social Data Collection and Management: Situating a Simple Tool in a Research Program Sean Goggins, Drexel University Friday, March 15th, 12-1pm. Hornbake Building, South Wing, Room 2116 Abstract Interdisciplinary research involving social scientists in collaboration with statisticians, computer scientists, and linguists among others is necessary in order to leverage available Big Data […]