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.