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. 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. 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. 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


October 3, 2016

Ludäscher and Cao demonstrate advanced provenance tools at DataONE All-hands meeting

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August 12, 2016

Stodden to address changes in computing, information fields at National Academies workshop

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July 18, 2016

Blake named faculty fellow at Center for Biomedical Communications

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July 11, 2016

CIRSS to make strong showing at Digital Humanities 2016

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CIRSS Seminar

[Note day: Thurs Sept 22nd]  Software Carpentry: Lessons Learned

Leader(s): Greg Wilson, co-founder of Software Carpentry

Thursday, September 22, 2016, 4:00pm–5:00pm

E-Research Roundtable

ERRT Annual Planning Meeting

Leader(s): Bertram Ludäscher

Wednesday, September 14, 2016, 12:30pm–2:00pm