DIMACS Workshop on Social and Collaborative Information Seeking (SCIS)

May 14 - 15, 2015
DIMACS Center, CoRE Building, Rutgers University

Chirag Shah, Rutgers University, chirags at rutgers.edu
Rob Capra, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, rcapra at unc.edu
Preben Hansen, Stockholm University, preben at dsv.su.se
Presented under the auspices of the Special Focus on Information Sharing and Dynamic Data Analysis.

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Workshop Program:

Thursday, May 14, 2015

 8:00 -  9:00   Registration and breakfast, Introductions

 9:00 -  9:20   Introduction to the workshop by the organizers
                Chirag Shah, Rutgers University
                Rob Capra, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
 9:20 - 10:30   Short talks by participants

                Social and Collaborative Information Seeking (SCIS): Space, Time, and Beyond
                Chirag Shah, Rutgers University

                Searching for Help: How Learning Technologies Involve Collaborative Search
                Michael Twidale, The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

                Affective Dimension in Collaborative Information Seeking
                Roberto Gonzalez-Ibanez, University of Santiago, Chile

                Collaborative Cross-Language Search
                Doug Oard, University of Maryland, College Park

                Evaluation Measures in Social Search
                Soo Young Rieh, University of Michigan

                Library Research as Collaborative Information Seeking
                Chris Leeder, Rutgers University

                Culture and Trust in Collaborative Information Seeking
                Yinglong Zhang, University of Texas, Austin

                Searching to Help: Collaborative Information Seeking in a Disaster Relief Context
                Aiko Takazawa, The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

10:30 - 11:00   Coffee break

11:00 - 12:30   Short talks by participants
                System Support for Collaborative Information Seeking
                Rob Capra, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

                Context-Sensitive Supports for Collaborative Information Retrieval
                Daqing He, University of Pittsburgh

                Evaluating Systems that Support SCIS
                Ellen Voorhees, National Institute of Standards and

                Exploring the Group within Social and Collaborative Search
                Sandra Toze, Dalhousie University

                Task-Constrained Collaborative Information Seeking
                Jeremy Pickens, Catalysts Inc.

                Collaborative Information Seeking Tasks as Complex Performance Assessments
                Simon Knight, Open University, UK 

                Collaborative Information Access in Health
                Mark Ackerman, University of Michigan
                Collaborative Cross-checking: Patients Teaching Patients How to Evaluate
                Health Information in Online Support Groups for Chronic Kidney Disease
                Kaitlin Costello, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

                Collaborative Search Challenges for Adaptive and Personalized Search for the Elderly
                Javed Mostafa, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

                Reducing E-Discovery Cost with Collaborative Review Process
                Jyothi Vinjumur, University of Maryland, College Park

                Social Searching and Information Recommendation Systems
                Hassan Zamir, University of South Carolina

12:30 -  1:30   Lunch

 1:30 -  1:40   Director's Welcome
                Rebecca Wright, Director of DIMACS

 1:40 -  1:55   Discussions to plan the breakout sessions

 1:55 -  3:00   Breakout session 1 (includes 15 minute report back)

 3:00 -  3:30   Coffee break

 3:30 -  4:45   Breakout session 2    

 4:45 -  5:30   Breakout progress reports to whole group, full group discussion

 5:30 -  6:30   Reception (with Coagmento demo)

 6:30 -  7:00   Drive to restaurant

 7:00 -  9:00   Dinner at Panico's restaurant (downtown New Brunswick)

 9:00           Drive to hotel  (The hotel shuttle will pick up participants from the
                restaurant at 9pm.  The van only seats up to 11 people. Since some
                people are car pooling there will be enough rides for the few people
                who are staying at the hotel.)

Friday, May 15, 2015

 8:30 -  9:00   Breakfast

 9:00 - 10:30   Breakout session-3

10:30 - 11:00   Coffee break

11:00 - 12:00   Outlining a research roadmap

12:00 -  1:00   Lunch

1:15            Optional shuttle to hotel

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