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Assessing the Success of a Mentoring Program beyond Satisfaction Surveys

Description: Presented with a poster at the 2017 University of New Mexico Mentoring Institute Conference Proceedings. This paper includes experiences in assessing a mentoring program for librarians in a large academic library.
Date: October 26, 2017
Creator: Sassen, Catherine; Harker, Karen & O'Toole, Erin
Partner: UNT Libraries

Impact of Mobility on Convergence Rate in a Wireless Sensor Network

Description: This paper shows that introducing mobility increases the rate of convergence in partially connected and disconnected wireless sensor networks (WSN).
Date: March 22, 2017
Creator: Norouzi Kandalan, Roya; Singh, Ramanpreet; Namuduri, Kamesh; Varanasi, Murali R. & Buckles, Bill
Partner: UNT College of Engineering

Motivations and Knowledge Sharing in Crowdsourcing

Description: Poster presented at the 2017 International Conference on Knowledge Management. This paper proposes that motivating factors of crowdsourcing are conceptually distinct, and that the distinction has differential effects on complexity of task chosen.
Date: October 25, 2017
Creator: Pee, L. G
Partner: UNT College of Information

STREAMLInED Challenges: Aligning Research Interests with Shared Tasks

Description: This paper describes the use of Shared Task Evaluation Campaigns by designing tasks that are compelling to speech and natural language processing researchers while addressing technical challenges in language documentation and exploiting growing archives of endangered language data.
Date: March 2017
Creator: Levow, Gina-Anne; Bender, Emily M.; Littell, Patrick; Howell, Kristen; Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi; Crowgey, Joshua et al.
Partner: UNT College of Information

A Cooperative Model for Preserving Historical Television News Context

Description: This paper was presented at the 2016 IFLA World Library and Information Congress News Media Satellite Meeting on News, new roles & preservation advocacy: moving libraries into action. This paper provides and overview of the partnership between the University of North Texas and the Dallas/Forth Worth affiliate station of the National Broadcasting Company (NBC 5/KXAS) to preserve the content of the oldest television news station in Texas, including discussions of copyright, funding, and access to audio/visual collections.
Date: September 18, 2017
Creator: Gieringer, Morgan Davis
Partner: UNT College of Information

Immersion Librarianship: An assessment of transforming LIS students' professional worldview through a service learning project at an international school library

Description: This paper was presented at the 2017 IFLA World Library and Information Congress. This paper contains a summary of the study to discern what students learned from a library and information science service learning study abroad program to Russia in 2012.
Date: June 21, 2017
Creator: Walczyk, Christine & Schultz-Jones, Barbara
Partner: UNT College of Information

Sizing for the apparel industry using statistical analysis - a Brazilian case study

Description: Presented at the 2017 World Textile Conference. This paper presents results from a study of the body measurements of Brazilian women using the Kinect Body Imaging system for 3D body scanning to understand the need for accurate measurements in the apparel industry.
Date: May 2017
Creator: Capelassi, C. H.; Carvalho, M. A.; Kattel, C. El & Xu, Bugao
Partner: UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism

Anthropometry for children's clothing: difficulties and limitations

Description: Presented at the 2017 World Textile Conference. This paper reports the difficulties and limitations experienced during data collection of the anthropometric study and the adjustments that were needed.
Date: May 2017
Creator: Bezerra, G.; Carvalho, M. A.; Rocha, M. A. V. & Xu, Bugao
Partner: UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism

Towards a Dimensional Model for Community Knowledge

Description: Poster paper for the 2017 International Conference on Knowledge Management. This paper proposes a dimensional model with "aspects of a corpus, such as topic or opinion, as derived star schema dimensions." Focusing on a case study on Twitter the paper demonstrates how the derived dimensions, combined with transactional facts and derived facts can uncover "the collective tacit knowledge in Twitter communities."
Date: October 25, 2017
Creator: Shakeri, Shadi & Evangelopoulos, Nicholas
Partner: UNT College of Information

The Challenges Of Implementing A Data Driven Framework in K-12 Education

Description: Poster paper for the 2017 International Conference on Knowledge Management. This paper examines the challenges of data managements and use in K-12 education through the technical, knowledge, application, climate and cultural aspects.
Date: October 25, 2017
Creator: Jim, Cary K. & Schultz-Jones, Barbara
Partner: UNT College of Information

Managing Project Teams with Artificial Intelligence

Description: Poster paper for the 2017 International Conference on Knowledge Management. This paper explores the use of artificial intelligence in business to improve organizational effectiveness.
Date: October 25, 2017
Creator: Floyd, Schenita A.
Partner: UNT College of Information

Facilitating Knowledge Transfer of Data Sharing Practices

Description: Poster paper for the 2017 International Conference on Knowledge Management. This paper discusses data sharing practices and compliance with open data mandates by using the Nonaka and Takeuchi (1995) knowledge transfer spiral model to understand behaviors and create resources for researchers.
Date: October 25, 2017
Creator: Andrews, Pamela
Partner: UNT College of Information