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information behavior

[CASCI Talk] Social Media Impact on Online News Consumption: Echo Chambers, Information Diversity, and Ideological Polarization

Tuesday, February 11th, 2019 11:00 am – 12:00 noonHBK South 2119 Description There is concern that social media creates echo chambers in which homophily in online social networks and filtering by content selection algorithms combine to limit exposure to diverse viewpoints, thereby encouraging individuals to adopt more extreme ideological positions. Yet, empirical evidence regarding the […]

[CASCI Talk] Sociometers and Sensibility

Tuesday, November 5th, 201911:00 am – 12:00 noonHBK South 2119 Description New research methods can transform research specialties and disciplines by providing new types of data and enabling the asking and answering of new kinds of research questions. Sociometers – wearable electronic sensors that capture dynamic, quantitative data about embodied interactions – represent such a […]

[Call for Papers] IIiX 2014 : Fifth Information Interaction in Context Symposium

Link: http://iiix2014.org/ Aug 26, 2014 – Aug 29, 2014, Regensburg, Germany Submission Deadline: Apr 9, 2014 The Information Interaction in Context symposium (IIiX) is a unique forum exploring the relationships between and within the contexts that affect information retrieval (IR) and information seeking, how these contexts impact information behavior, and how knowledge of information contexts […]