Dr. Danna Gurari Awarded Grant from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to Support Human Cell Atlas
The project titled, “Video Analysis: Efficiently Tracking and Detecting Life Cycle Phase Transitions for Live Cells,” aims to design frameworks and systems that close the gap between computer vision (CV) algorithm and human performance for analyzing living cells observed in videos.
The Future of Search Engines
Search engines have changed the world. They put vast amounts of information at our fingertips. But search engines have their flaws, says iSchool Associate Professor Matthew Lease.
Perspectives on Information
Students in Dr. Matt Lease's Perspectives on Information produce videos highlighting the diverse technological frontiers, possibilities, and issues within the information domains.
Amelia Acker Awarded IMLS Early Career Development Grant
Texas iSchool Assistant Professor Amelia Acker has been awarded a three-year Early Career Development Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), under the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program, which supports the recruitment and education of the next generation of librarians, faculty, and library leaders.
iSchool Students Lead Pre-SXSW Event in Preparation for Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon
Texas iSchool students have been on the front lines during the spring semester tackling issues of digital representation and improving queer representation on Wikipedia.
Tuesday, 9/25/18, 1:15-2:30pm, UTA 5.522
Title: Engaging The Digital Material: A new approach to the materiality of information
Speaker: Paul Dourish (University of California, Irvine)