Showing posts from January, 2014

2014-01-07: Two WS-DL Classes Offered for Spring 2014

We are offering two WS-DL classes for Spring 2014: CS 418/518 Web Programming , Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:30-11am, ECS r. 2120, Dr. Weigle CS 895 Web-Based Information Retrieval , Tuesdays 4:20-7:00pm, ECS r. 3102, Dr. Nelson MS students are welcome in the 895 course; I just don't cross-list it as a 795 for my administrative convenience. For an idea of what the classes will be like, please see the Fall 2012 offering for CS 495/595 and the Spring 2013 offering for CS 895.  --Michael

2014-01-06: Review of WS-DL's 2013

The Web Science and Digital Libraries Research Group had a really good year in 2013.  There was a burst of student progress in 2012 and there will likely be more in 2014, but in 2013: Mat Kelly passed his breadth exam Sawood Alam finished his MS thesis , entered the PhD program, and passed the breadth exam We (along with many co-authors at other institutions) were involved with 22 publications, including new venues for our group as well as very strong showings at traditional ones such as JCDL (pictured above) and TPDL: one Internet RFC (Memento) one beta specification (ResourceSync) one poster at IEEE VIS one paper at the WWW developer track two papers at the Temporal Web Workshop two D-Lib Magazine articles two technical reports four full papers and three posters at JCDL five full papers at TPDL Two of the papers received recognition: Scott Ainsworth's paper " Evaluating sliding and sticky target policies by measuring temporal drift in acyclic walks thro