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Bertram Ludäscher
Director, Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship
Professor, School of Information Sciences

Bertram Ludäscher
Director of CIRSS, and Professor at the iSchool, NCSA, and the Department of Computer Science. He conducts research in scientific data management, scientific workflows, and data provenance. His research interests also include foundations of databases, knowledge representation, and reasoning. Ludäscher applies this work in a number of domains, e.g., biodiversity informatics and taxonomy.

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CIRSS Publications

Budden, A. E., Jones, M. B., Ludaescher, B., & Vieglais, D. (2019, December). Beyond Bibliographic Citation: Provenance and Dependency Metadata for Complex Research Objects. In AGU Fall Meeting 2019. AGU. Read more

Chard, K., Gaffney, N., Jones, M. B., Kowalik, K., Ludäscher, B., Nabrzyski, J., ... & Willis, C. (2019, June). Implementing computational reproducibility in the Whole Tale environment. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Practical Reproducible Evaluation of Computer Systems (pp. 17-22). Read more

Li, L., Ludäscher, B., & Zhang, Q. (2019). Towards more transparent, reproducible, and reusable data cleaning with OpenRefine. iConference 2019 Proceedings. Read more

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CIRSS Projects

The Whole Tale: Merging Science and Cyberinfrastructure Pathways
Bertram Ludaescher, PI (Illinois); Kyle Chard, co-PI (U of Chicago); Victoria Stodden, co-PI (Illinois); Matthew Turk, co-PI (Illinois); Niall Gaffney, co-PI (Texas Advanced Computing Center)
Funding Agency: NSF - CC*DNI DIBBS

Designing Synthesized Knowledge of Past Environments (SKOPE)
PI: Keith Kintigh (Arizona State); PI: Timothy Kohler (Washington State); PI: Bertram Ludäscher (iSchool at Illinois)
Funding Agency: National Science Foundation

Kurator: A Provenance-enabled Workflow Platform and Toolkit to Curate Biodiversity Data
PI: Bertram Ludäscher; co-PI: James Macklin (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada); PI: James Hanken (Director, Museum of Comparative Zoology. Harvard)
Funding Agency: NSF


February 9, 2021
Ludäscher to present keynote at reusable research webinar
Professor and Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship (CIRSS) Director Bertram Ludäscher will be the keynote speaker for a webinar hosted by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) on February 10. The webinar, "Tow…

September 24, 2019
iSchool researchers present at ro2019
CIRSS researchers will present their work at the Workshop on Research Objects 2019 (ro2019), which will be held in conjunction with eScience 2019 on September 24-27 in San Diego, California. The Research Objects approach proposes a way to "package, d…

May 31, 2019
Ludäscher Lab to present research at Philadelphia Logic Week
Professor Bertram Ludäscher will be presenting research with group members during Philadelphia Logic Week 2019. The event, which will be held from June 3-7 at St. Joseph's University, brings together several conferences dedicated to the research…

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Past CIRSS Events

September 6, 2019
Sketches of Landscapes: Towards Information & Thinking Tools for the Rest of Us
The computing and information sciences interact with, and sometimes are an essential part of, an ever wider range of academic disciplines from the natural sciences to the social sciences and the human…

September 14, 2016
ERRT Annual Planning Meeting
Please bring your ideas for sessions that you would like to see on the schedule for this year.  This includes new topics and ideas, as well as previously suggested sessions that have not yet made it …

September 2, 2016
Introduction to the Whole Tale Project
PI's Bertram Ludäscher, Matt Turk and Victoria Stodden will present an introduction to the Whole Tale project, a five-year project newly funded by the NSF CC*DNI DIBBS program.  The goal of the …

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