CIRSS - Research Areas Collections and Curation e-Science Digital Humanities Socio-technical Data Analytics

The activities of the iSchool Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship (CIRSS) are aimed at advancing how scientists and scholars work with digital information and new technologies to support the dynamic interplay among information, people, and information systems. Current research emphases include the curation of research data, socio-technical data analytics, scientific data and knowledge management, and large-scale digital research collections. CIRSS also helps lead the development and management of related iSchool academic programs, the Specialization in Data Curation and the Socio-technical Data Analytics (SODA) specialization.

CIRSS - Research Areas

Recent Publications

Pimentel, J. F., Dey, S., Mcphillips, T., Belhajjame, K., Koop, D., Murta, L., . . . Ludäscher, B. (2016). Yin & Yang: Demonstrating Complementary Provenance from noWorkflow & YesWorkflow. Lecture Notes in Computer Science Provenance and Annotation of Data and Processes, 161-165. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-40593-3_13 Read more

Cao,Y., Jones,C., Cuevas-Vicenttín,V., Jones, M., Ludäscher,B.,McPhillips, T., Missier, P., Schwalm, C., Slaughter, P., Vieglais, D., Walker, L., Wei, Y. (2016) DataONE: A Data Federation with Provenance Support.
In Proceedings of the 6th International Provenance and Annotation Workshop (IPAW) (pp. 230-234.).
Presented at IPAW, Mclean, VA, June 7-8, 2016. Read more

Franz, N. M., Pier, N. M., Reeder, D. M., Chen, M., Yu, S., Kianmajd, P., . . . Ludäscher, B. (2016). Two Influential Primate Classifications Logically Aligned. Systematic Biology Syst Biol, 65(4), 561-582. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/sysbio/syw023 Read more

Gabb, H.A. and Blake, C. (2016). An informatics approach to cumulative
chemical exposure from consumer products: A case study for asthma-associated and endocrine disrupting chemicals.  Environmental Health Perspectives. http://dx.doi.org/10.1289/ehp.1510529 Read more

Cuevas-Vicenttín, V., Kianmajd, P., Ludäscher, B., Missier, P., Chirigati, F., Wei, Y., et al.. (2015). Provenance Storage, Querying, and Visualization in PBase. In Provenance and Annotation of Data and Processes (pp. 239-241). Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-16462-5 Read more

Souden,M. Blake, C., Twidale,M., Anderson,C. Stelmack, J., (2015) Making sense of big data: Online question answering practices supporting healthcare data re-use. 8th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation: Optimizing Personal and Population Health, December 14-15, 2015, Washington D.C. Read more

Dong, Y., Keating, K.M., Khetani, R.S., Fields, C., Inskeep, W.P., Sanford, R.A., Yau, P.M., Imai, B.S., Hernandez, A..G., Wright, C., Srivastava, V., Weber, J., Bulone, V., Cann, I.K.O., Guang, S., and Fouke, B.W. (2015) Survival Strategies of Low-Diversity Filamentous Microbial Mats within High-Temperature, Dysoxic and Turbulent Environments of Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, USA. The ISME Journal. Accepted. Read more

News

September 24, 2019

iSchool researchers present at ro2019

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May 31, 2019

Ludäscher Lab to present research at Philadelphia Logic Week

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May 2, 2019

iSchool names new MS program directors

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March 1, 2019

Uni High students advance their research with iSchool faculty

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Events

Upcoming

CIRSS Seminar

What Happens When Your Data Aren’t Numbers?

Leader(s): Elizabeth Wickes, iSchool Lecturer

Friday, January 31, 2020, 4pm–5pm

Past

CIRSS Seminar

Bibliographic Datasets as Linked Data: Investigating the Aggregation of Disparate Libraries

Leader(s): Terhi Nurmikko-Fuller, Senior Lecturer in Digital Humanities, Centre for Digital Humanities Research, Australian National University

Friday, January 24, 2020, 4pm–5pm

CIRSS Seminar

The Third Wave? Inclusive Privacy and Security

Leader(s): Yang Wang, iSchool Associate Professor

Friday, December 6, 2019, 4pm–5pm