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How Descriptive Metadata Changes in the UNT Libraries' Collection: A Case Study

Description: Paper describing the results of initial research to evaluate general information about how records change in a digital library, using the UNT digital collections as a sample set. The analysis looked at several key concepts including the number of records that have been edited, the number of edits per record, the number of editors per record, the amount of change in file size and in completeness (i.e., values in required fields), and changes in access to digital objects.
Date: 2014
Creator: Tarver, Hannah; Zavalina, Oksana; Phillips, Mark Edward; Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Shakeri, Shadi
Partner: UNT Libraries

Towards Building a Collection of Web Archiving Research Articles

Description: Paper for the 2014 Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Annual Meeting. This paper discusses building a collection of web archiving research articles.
Date: November 3, 2014
Creator: Reyes Ayala, Brenda & Caragea, Cornelia
Partner: UNT College of Information

Current Quality Assurance Practices in Web Archiving

Description: This paper presents the results of a survey of quality assurance (QA) practices within the field of web archiving. To understand current QA practices, the authors surveyed 54 institutions engaged in web archiving, which included national libraries, colleges and universities, and museums and art libraries.
Date: August 19, 2014
Creator: Reyes Ayala, Brenda; Phillips, Mark Edward & Ko, Lauren
Partner: UNT Libraries

Texas Newspaper PDF Preservation: A Low-Cost Solution with Tremendous Value

Description: Paper accompanying a presentation for the 2014 International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) World Library and Information Congress General Conference. This paper discusses Texas newspaper PDF preservation and low-cost solutions with tremendous value.
Date: August 7, 2014
Creator: Krahmer, Ana & Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Scottish Register of Tartans

Description: Document created for UNT's 125th Anniversary concerning the registration of an official University of North Texas tartan with the Scottish Register of Tartans. Included is a description of several upcoming events in 2015 and 2016 such as the 125th Capstone and Wingspan Gala..
Date: 2014-06-04/2016-04-17
Creator: University of North Texas 125th Anniversary Steering Committee
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

A Framework for Health Behavior Change Using Companionable Robots

Description: This paper describes a dialogue system framework for a companionable robot, which aims to guide patients towards health behavior changes via natural language analysis and generation.
Date: June 2014
Creator: Sarma, Bandita; Das, Amitava & Nielsen, Rodney D.
Partner: UNT College of Engineering

Identifying Emotional and Informational Support in Online Health Communities

Description: This paper analyses user messages on an online cancer support community, Cancer Survivors Network (CSN), to identify the two types of social support present: emotional support and informational support.
Date: August 2014
Creator: Biyani, Prakhar; Caragea, Cornelia; Mitra, Prasenjit & Yen, John
Partner: UNT College of Engineering

Linguistic Considerations in Automatic Question Generation

Description: This paper describes an automatic question generator that uses semantic pattern recognition to create questions of varying depth and type for self-study or tutoring.
Date: June 2014
Creator: Mazidi, Karen & Nielsen, Rodney D.
Partner: UNT College of Engineering

Comparison of different methods for monitoring glacier changes observed by Landsat images

Description: This paper presents three methods for classifying glacier boundaries, compares the three methods to provide advice on how to choose an appropriate method, and analyzes the relationship between glacier change and the trends of precipitation and temperature.
Date: March 18, 2014
Creator: Man, Qixia; Guo, Huadong; Liu, Guang & Dong, Pinliang
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

A rich Internet application for automated detection of road blockage in post-disaster scenarios

Description: This paper presents the development of a rich Internet application for automated detection of road blockage in post-disaster scenarios using volunteered geographic information from OpenStreetMap street centerlines and airborne light detection and ranging (LiDAR) data.
Date: February 25, 2014
Creator: Liu, W.; Dong, Pinliang; Liu, S. & Liu, J.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Investigation of Structural and Optical Properties of Ag Nanoclusters Formed in Si(100) After Multiple Implantations of Low Energies Ag Ions and Post-Thermal Annealing at a Temperature Below the Ag-Si Eutectic Point

Description: This paper investigates the synthesis of Ag NCs in Si(100) substrate by implanting multiple energies and fluences of Ag ions and subsequent thermal annealing.
Date: April 2, 2014
Creator: Dhoubhadel, Mangal; Rout, Bibhudutta; Lakshantha, Wickramaarachchige J.; Das, Sushanta K.; D'Souza, Francis; Glass, Gary A. et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Slurry erosion of thermal spray coatings: Effect of sand concentration

Description: This paper from the Malaysian International Tribology Conference 2013 conference proceedings discusses using Ni based thermal spray coatings deposited on a commonly used hydroturbine steel.
Date: April 12, 2014
Creator: Singh Grewal, Harpeet; Singh Arora, Harpreet; Agrawal, Anupam; Singh, Harpreet & Mukherjee, Sundeep
Partner: UNT College of Engineering