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Pardon our dust, but look around

The CASCI website has a basic theme design while we get a security & design update, but we’ll be all shiny & new very soon. Our site is still still active, so please look around at our events, team, and other pages.

[CASCI/HCIL] Mixed Reality Education: Integrating narrative, learning, and fun

Mixed Reality Education: Integrating narrative, learning, and fun Monday, December 14 at 11am in the HCIL (Hornbake South #2105) Abstract: Several new genres of narrative-based play have emerged in recent years. These experiences allow participants to imagine themselves as participants in an unfolding fictional world that intersects our everyday lives. Many of the properties that make these experiences entertaining […]

Doctoral Proposal Defense by Anne Bowser

Doctoral Proposal Defense by Anne Bowser Date: 2/4/2015 [Postponed; To be rescheduled] Time: 2 pm Place: Room 2116 Hornbake S. Wing   Title: Using Gamification to Inspire New Citizen Science Volunteers. Citizen science involves the public in scientific research to meet real-world goals. To achieve desired outcomes, a sufficient number of volunteers must donate significant […]

Join Us for the Fall Festival 2014!

CASCI Speaker Series: Tuesday, Sept 16 @ 11am | Paul Torrens, Center for Geospatial Information Science

2nd semi-annual Wiki Research Hackathon

TL;DR:  Come do wiki research with us!  Newbie, seasoned vet or Wikipedian — all are welcome. August. 6th & 7th. Overlaps with the Wikimania’14 Hackathon.  Global event that includes virtual and local meetup groups in major cities.  [ sign up ] Wikis work in practice, but not in Theory.  Let’s change that. The Wiki Research Hackathon is an opportunity for anyone interested […]

[Call for Papers] 48th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) – Social Networking and Communities Mini-track

The Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa, Kauai, Hawaii, US January 5-8, 2015 Twitter hashtag: #HICSS IMPORTANT DATES: Full Papers Due: June 15, 2014 Paper Notification: August 15, 2014 Early-bird Registration Ends: October 1, 2014 General Registration Begins: October 2, 2014 Registration Required for Authors: October 15, 2014 Late Registration Begins: December 2, 2014 ABOUT THE […]

VBI-OD 2014 : International Symposium on Visualisation in Business Intelligence and Open Data Jul 15, 2014 – Jul 18, 2014, Paris, France Submission Deadline: Mar 1, 2014 Notification Due: Apr 25, 2014 Final Version Due: May 10, 2014 2nd International Symposium Visualisation in Business Intelligence and Open Data This VBI-OD session focuses on two important issues and inter-dependent domains in which visualisations can play a key role. Business […]

The 2014 Information Visualization MOOC is open for registration – Cyberinfrastructure for Network Science (CNS) Center

Are you interested in running temporal, geospatial, topical, or network analyses and visualizations? Do you want to learn how to harness the power of big data? You’ll get all this and more with the Information Visualization Massively Open Online Course (IVMOOC), offered by the Cyberinfrastructure for Network Science (CNS) Center at the School of Informatics and Computing, […]

The Wikimedia Research Newsletter 3(11) is out

The November 2013 issue of the Wikimedia Research Newsletter is out. In this issue: • 1 What drives people to contribute to Wikipedia? Experiment suggests reciprocity and social image motivations • 2 Does “cultural imperialism” prevent the incorporation of indigenous knowledge on Wikipedia? • 3 How PR professionals see Wikipedia: Trends from second US […]