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SIG / CLASSIFICATION RESEARCH PROGRAM FOR ASIS '94
Alexandria, VA
 
SUNDAY, OCT. 16
 
9am - 5pm
5th ASIS SIG/CR CLASSIFICATION RESEARCH WORKSHOP:  QUESTIONS,
CONTROVERSIES AND CONCLUSIONS IN CLASSIFICATION RESEARCH.
 
The CR Workshop is designed to be an exchange of ideas among active
researchers with interests in the creation, development, management,
representation, display, comparison, compatibility, theory, and
application of classification schemes. Emphasis will be on semantic
classification, in contrast to statistically based schemes.
**(Note: lunch is not included)**
 
6:30 - 8:30pm
WELCOME RECEPTION & SIG RUSH
 
 
TUESDAY, OCT. 18
 
8:30am - Noon
DESIGNING, TESTING, DOCUMENTING NEW INTERFACES AND FUTURE
DEVELOPMENTS, SIG/CR and SIG/HCI
 
Designing New Interfaces for Information Retrieval
* Making LC Accessible:  Interface Design Consideration. Maryel Ashley
* Window-Based Interfaces for Information Retrieval Systems. Philip J.
Smith, Daina Pupons, Rebecca Denning, and John Monk
* The Feasibility of a Browsable Interface for Online Catalogues. Jamshid
Beheshti, McGill University
Testing and Maintaining New Interfaces
* Testing the Graphical User Interface. Peter Scannell, IBM
* Interface Maintenance Schedules and Costs. Gary Marchionini, University of
Maryland
Documentation:  Design, Cost and Evaluation
* Multimedia-Based Online Documentation. Janette B. Bradley, Intelligent
Information Group
* The High Cost of Going Global: Translating Software Interfaces and
Documentation. Janette B. Bradley, Intelligent Information Group and
Barbara Merwald
* Evaluating the Quality of End User Documentation. Ronald Morrison, Future of
Interface Design, Ben Shneiderman, University of Maryland
Moderators: Linda Schamber, University of North Texas and Ingrid Hsieh-Yee,
Catholic University
 
Noon - 1:15pm
SIG/CR PLANNING MEETING
 
2:30pm - 4:30pm
INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TERMINOLOGY SCIENCE: INTERCONNECTIONS
FOR INCREASED RESEARCH EFFICIENCY, SIG/CR
 
* Facetted Classification in Terminology:  A Knowledge Engineering
Approach. Lynne Bowker, Centre for Computational Linguistics
* Information Science and Terminology:  The Thesaurus Connection. Michele
Hudon, Indexing and Thesaurus Building
Moderator: Clare Begthol, University of Toronto
 
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 19
 
10:00am - Noon
TOWARD A MODERN PHILOSOPHY OF CLASSIFICATION, SIG/CR and SIG/FIS
 
* Historical Paradigm in the Philosophy of Classification. Ingetraut Dahlberg,
International Society for Knowledge Organization
* A Clarification of Some Prerequisites for a Modern Philosophy of
Classification. Hanne Albrechtsen, The Royal School of Librarianship
The Dewey Decimal Classification as Technobureaucratic Discourse. Bernd
Frohmann, University of Western Ontario
* Cognition and Classification:  A Cross-disciplinary Approach to a
Philosophy of Classification. Elin K. Jacob, Wayne State University
Reactor: Birger Hjoerland, The Royal School of Librarianship
Moderator:  Patrick Wilson, University of California, Berkeley
 
1:00pm - 2:30pm
PREDICTING THE SUCCESS OF KNOWLEDGE-INTENSIVE INFORMATION
SYSTEMS: METHODOLOGIC ISSUES IN TESTING AND EVALUATION, SIG/CR and
SIG/SRT
 
* Testing Knowledge-Based Systems:  An Overview. Jacob W. Ulvila, Decision
Science Associates
* The Evaluation of Expert Systems in Information Service Applications. F. W.
Lancaster and Shiao-Feng Su, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Jacob
W. Ulvila, Decision Science Associates, Inc., Saul Herner, Herner and Company,
Susanne M.  Humphrey, National Library of Medicine
* Naturalistic Methods for Qualitative Evaluation of Information Systems. Paul
Solomon, University of North Carolina
Moderator: Susanne M. Humphrey, Lister Hill Center
 
** Conference program will have locations and final times.**
** Check registration packet and announcements in registration area for
last-minute changes **
Call ASIS Headquarters for further info. 301-495-0900.