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SIG/CR workshop schedule

The program for this year’s workshop is now available. We have a great line-up. Please join us!

Conceptual Crowbars and Classification at the Crossroads: The Impact and Future of Classification Research

Workshop sponsored by ASIS&T SIG/Classification Research
ASIS&T 2015 Annual Meeting
Saturday, November 7, 2015, 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch, USA

8:30 Arrival / 8:40 Welcome

8:45-9:45: Session 1 – Space/time/semantics

Karen M. Wickett, University of Texas at Austin, Modeling Classifications and Value Vocabularies with Situation Semantics

Yejun Wu, Louisiana State University and Li Yang, Southwest Petroleum University, China, Exploring Completeness and Balanced Perspectives in Classifications: Case Studies of Violence and Man-Made Disaster

Joseph Busch, Principal—Taxonomy Strategies, Revisiting Historical Source Information

9:45-10:00, Break

10:00-10:40: Session 2 – Ontology/Epistemology/Culture

Joseph T. Tennis, University of Washington, On Operationalization and Evaluation of Epistemic and Ontological Claims to Knowledge Organization

Richard Smiraglia, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Cultural Pervasiveness or Objective Violence?: Three Questions about KOS as Cultural Arbiters

10:40-11:00, Break

11:00-12:00: Session 3 – Social/Personal/DIY

Lala Hajibayova, Kent State University, Participatory Systems of Knowledge Representation and Organization

Audrey Lorberfeld and Elan May Rinck, University of Washington, Structural (In)visibility: Possible Effects of Constructing a Controlled Vocabulary on a Niche Domain

Ronald Day, Indiana University, Social Classifications, Affect, and Human Actions


12:00-12:30: Discussion and wrap-up

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