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Awards

 

The iConference 2017 organizers are pleased to announce the finalists for the conference’s best papers and poster competitions. The winners will be announced at iConference 2017, which takes place March 22-25, 2017, in Wuhan, China. (Click here for press release.)

Best Completed Research Paper

The winner in the Completed Research Paper category will receive the Lee Dirks Award for Best Paper and a cash prize of $5,000 provided by Microsoft. The award honors the memory of Lee Dirks, long-time friend and supporter of the iConference.

2017 WINNER
Title: An In-Depth Analysis of Tags and Controlled Metadata for Book Search
Authors: Toine Bogers, Aalborg University Copenhagen; Vivien Petras, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Presentation: March 23, 10:30 am

FINALISTS
Listed alphabetically, by title.

Title: Let’s Workout! Exploring Social Exercise in an Online Fitness Community
Authors: Li Zeng, University of Washington; Zack W. Almquist, University of Minnesota; Emma S. Spiro, University of Washington
Presentation: March 23, 3:30 pm

Title: Location Matters: Geospatial Policy Analytics over Time For Household Hazardous Waste Collection in California
Authors: Kustini Lim-Wavde, Robert J. Kauffman, Tin Seong Kam, Singapore Management University; Gregory S. Dawson, Arizona State University
Presentation: March 24, 3:30 pm

Listed by presentatoin time.
Title: Re-intermediation in the Fashion Industry: A Qualitative Study on Brokers in the Dongdae-mun Fashion District
Authors: Min-Joon Kim, Nuri Na, Joong-Seek Lee, Seoul National University
Presentation: March 23, 10:30 am

Title: Writing to Persuade: Analysis and Detection of Persuasive Discourse
Authors: Taraneh Khazaei, University of Western Ontario; Lu Xiao, Syracuse University; Robert Mercer, University of Western Ontario
Presentation: March 23, 3:30 pm

Most Interesting Preliminary Results Paper

This award goes to the author(s) of the most intriguing paper in the preliminary results category.

2017 WINNER
Title: CORA: A Platform to Support Citation Context Analysis
Authors: Bei Yu, Yatish Hegde, Yingya Li, Syracuse University
Presentation: March 24, 1:30 pm

FINALISTS
Listed alphabetically, by title.

Title: Activity Patterns of Collaborative Sensemaking in Small Discussion Groups
Authors: Zhe Wang, Jiaxin An, Pengyi Zhang, Peking University
Presentation: March 23, 1:30 pm

Title: Apples vs oranges or two fruits? Level of detail in literature reviews
Authors: Elke Greifeneder, Kirsten Schlebbe, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Presentation: March 24, 3:30 pm

Title: Community involvement in the Management of Palm Leaf Manuscripts as Lanna Cultural Material in Thailand
Authors: Piyapat Jarusawat, Andrew Cox, Jo Bates, University of Sheffield
Presentation: March 24, 3:30 pm

Title: Impact of Location-based Augmented Reality Games on People’s Information Behavior: A Case Study of Pokémon GO
Authors: Jin Ha Lee, Travis Windleharth, Jason Yip, Marc Schmalz, University of Washington
Presentation: March 24, 1:30 pm

Best Poster Award

The poster category award is judged based on the submitted abstract and the resulting presentation at the iConference. The poster sessions take place Thusday March 23, 5:00-6:30 pm and Friday, March 24, 5:00-6:30 pm. The finalists are presented here in alphabetical order, by title, and the winner will be announced at the Friday session; titles are linked to their respective abstract in our program schedule.

2017 WINNER
Title: Wikipedia Based Automatic Diagnosis Prediction in Clinical Decision Support System
Authors: Danchen Zhang, Daqing He, Sanqiang Zhao, University of Pittsburgh; Lei Li, Nanjing University of Science and Technology

FINALISTS
Listed in aplphbetical order.

Title: Automatic Course Website Discovery from Search Engine Results
Authors: Rui Meng, Zexin Zhao, Yu Chi, Daqing He, University of Pittsburgh

Title: Leveraging Social Media to Facilitate Intergenerational Learning: Bridging Digital Immigrants with Digital Natives
Authors: Yuxiang Zhao, Nanjing University of Science and Technology; Yutian Shi, Qinghua Zhu, Nanjing University

Title: Research on duplication of Personal Names in Chinese Authority File
Authors: Yanqing Shi, Jianjun Sun, Nanjing University; Junzhi Jia, Shanxi University

Title: Understanding transdisciplinary scholarly communication in the field of joint attention
Authors: Jian Xu, Sun Yat-sen University; Ying Ding, Indiana University

Best Chinese Paper

This award goes to the author(s) of the best paper in this year’s special Chinese Papers track. The finalists are listed here in order of presentation at the conference, and titles are linked to their respective abstract in our program schedule.

2017 WINNER
Title: Digitizing Dunhuang Cultural Heritage: A User Evaluation of Mogao Cave Panorama Digital Library
Authors: Xiao Hu, Eric M. Y. Ho, Chen Qiao, University of Hong Kong
Presentation: March 25, 10:30 am

FINALISTS
Listed alphabetically, by title.
Title: Exploring the Value System on Open Government Data in China
Authors: Ruhua Huang, Baiyang Li, Lihong Zhou, Xinyuan Zhang, Wuhan University
Presentation: March 25, 8:30 am

Title: Latent Topic Model based Review Opinion Clustering and Measurement
Author: Hui Nie, Sun Yat-sen University
Presentation: March 25, 10:30 am

Title: Roles in Enterprise R&D Data Curation from Perspective of Data Governance
Authors: Zhenjia Fan, Xiu Zhang, Nankai University
Presentation: March 25, 10:30 am

Title: A Study on the Relationship between Users’ Mobile Search and APP Usage
Authors: Dan Wu, Shaobo Liang, Yuan Tang, Wuhan University
Presentation: March 25, 8:30 am

 

Hosts

The Information School at Sheffield and The iSchool at Northumbria University

Sponsors

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Publisher

Accepted papers will be published in Springer’s Lecture Notes in Computer Science

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