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Amazon Mechanical Turk for Subjectivity Word Sense Disambiguation

Description: In this paper, the authors discuss research on whether they can use Mechanical Turk (MTurk) to acquire good annotations with respect to gold-standard data, whether they can filter out low-quality workers (spammers), and whether there is a learning effect associated with repeatedly completing the same kind of task.
Date: June 2010
Creator: Akkaya, Cem; Conrad, Alexander; Wiebe, Janyce M. & Mihalcea, Rada, 1974-
Partner: UNT College of Engineering

Quantifying the Limits and Success of Extractive Summarization Systems Across Domains

Description: This paper analyzes the topic identification stage of single-document automatic text summarization across four different domains, consisting of newswire, literary, scientific and legal documents.
Date: June 2010
Creator: Ceylan, Hakan; Mihalcea, Rada, 1974-; Ozertem, Umut; Lloret, Elena & Palomar, Manuel
Partner: UNT College of Engineering

Text Mining for Automatic Image Tagging

Description: This paper introduces several extractive approaches for automatic image tagging, relying exclusively on information mined from texts. Through evaluations on two datasets, the authors show that their methods exceed competitive baselines by a large margin, and compare favorably with the state-of-the-art that uses both textual and image features.
Date: August 2010
Creator: Leong, Chee Wee; Mihalcea, Rada, 1974- & Hassan, Samer
Partner: UNT College of Engineering

Curation of the End-of-Term Web Archive

Description: Paper for the 2011 IS&T Archiving Conference. This paper discusses the Classification of the End-of-Term Archive research project at the University of North Texas.
Date: 2011
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R.; Ko, Lauren & Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries

Transport Neutral Digital Object Replication

Description: Paper for the 2011 Society for Imaging Science and Technology (IS&T) Archiving Conference. This paper discusses a project by the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries to implement a simple transport neutral digital object replication strategy in its production digital repository infrastructure.
Date: 2011
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Nordstrom, Kurt
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Denton Declaration: An Open Data Manifesto

Description: Paper included in a report for the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) on research data management and the DataRes Project. This section reports on The Denton Declaration. Abstract: On May 22, 2012, at the University of North Texas, a group of technologists and librarians, scholars and researchers, university administrators, and other stakeholders gathered to discuss and articulate best practices and emerging trends in research data management. This declaration bridges the converging interests of these stakeholders and promotes collaboration, transparency, and accountability across organizational and disciplinary boundaries.
Date: November 2013
Partner: UNT Libraries

Prospects for Research Data Management

Description: Paper included in a report for the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) on research data management and the DataRes Project. This chapter highlights some of the most provocative findings of the DataRes Project on the topic of research data management in higher education and possible scenarios for the future and the implications of these scenarios.
Date: November 2013
Creator: Halbert, Martin
Partner: UNT Libraries

Positioning Strategies of Financial Services Firms in Ghana: A Case Study Approach

Description: Paper accompanying a presentation for the 2015 University of North Texas (UNT) Student and Faculty Research Symposium on African Studies. This paper discusses a case study approach for positioning strategies of financial services firms in Ghana.
Date: April 11, 2015
Creator: Ketron, Seth & Blankson, Charles
Partner: UNT College of Business

Reimagining the Funding of Higher Education in Uganda

Description: Paper accompanying a presentation for the 2015 University of North Texas (UNT) Student and Faculty Research Symposium on African Studies. This paper discusses reimagining the funding of higher education in Uganda.
Date: April 11, 2015
Creator: Namalefe, Susan A.
Partner: UNT College of Education

Exploration of Metadata Change in a Digital Repository

Description: Paper for the 2015 International iConference. This paper discusses a study exploring metadata change in a digital repository.
Date: March 25, 2015
Creator: Zavalina, Oksana & Kizhakkethil, Priya
Partner: UNT College of Information

Electoral Decentralization in Ghana: What do Ghana's Local Governments Really Need for Economic Development?

Description: Paper accompanying a presentation for the 2015 University of North Texas (UNT) Student and Faculty Research Symposium on African Studies. This paper discusses electoral decentralization in Ghana and what Ghana's local governments really need for economic development.
Date: April 11, 2015
Creator: Nukpezah, Julius A. & Bediako, William Asare
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

A Proposal to Expand Doctoral Production in Sub-Saharan Africa

Description: Paper accompanying a presentation for the 2015 University of North Texas (UNT) Student and Faculty Research Symposium on African Studies. This paper discusses a proposal to sustainably expand doctoral production and retain more doctoral graduates in Africa in university service
Date: April 11, 2015
Creator: Baryamureeba, Venansius & Pifer, Marilyn
Partner: UNT College of Education

Rethinking How We Pay for Scholarly Monographs

Description: Paper presented as a keynote address for the 2015 Reinventing University Publishing Symposium. This paper discusses rethinking how we pay for scholarly monographs.
Date: March 18, 2015
Creator: Hawkins, Kevin S.
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Role of Collection-Level Subject Metadata in Subject Access to Digital Collections in Aggregations

Description: This paper presents a new area of research in library and information sciences - investigation into collection-level subject metadata that describes entire digital collections as integral wholes - and reports results of the multi-method exploratory study combining comparative content analysis of collection-level subject metadata in three large-scale aggregations of digital collections in the USA and Europe, transaction log analysis of user interactions with one of these portals, as well as interviews and observations of aggregation users.
Date: 2011
Creator: Zavalina, Oksana
Partner: UNT College of Information