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2005 Digital Technology Initiatives Forum

Monday, February 28, 2005

402 Walter Library


8:30–9:00 a.m.Poster setup
9:00–10:00 a.m.Poster session and continental breakfast
10:00–10:05 a.m.Opening remarks: Steve Crouch, Institute of Technology Dean, and Andrew Odlyzko, DTC Director
10:05–10:30 a.m.Project areas:Tools and training
Moderator:to be determined
Participants:Simon Hooper (Curriculum and Instruction) DTI project: Computer Tools for Improving American Sign Language Joe Konstan (Computer Science and Engineering) DTI project: Eye-Tracking Research on Community Websites: Photo Directories and Building Social Networks Claudia Neuhauser (Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior) DTI project: Graduate Research Training Program in Computational Analysis of Biological Networks
10:30–10:50 a.m.Project areas:Visualization
Moderator:Victoria Interrante (Computer Science and Engineering)
Participants:Allison Hubel (Mechanical Engineering) DTI project: Visualization of Biological Events at Ideal Near Infrared Wavelengths David Yuen (Geology and Geophysics) DTI project: An Integrated Approach for Analyzing Mammograms
10:50–11:20 a.m.Project areas:Data analysis
Moderator:Peter Jackson, Thomson Legal and Regulatory
Participants:Ted Pedersen (Computer Science, UMD) and Serguei Pahkomov (Mayo Clinic) DTI project: Developing Measures of Semantic Relatedness for the Biomedical Domain Anne Pusey (Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior) and Shashi Shekhar (Computer Science and Engineering) DTI Project: A Digital Library to Archive Research Materials from Jane Goodall's Gombe Chimpanzee Project Jaideep Srivastava (Computer Science and Engineering) and Piet de Groen (Mayo Clinic) DTI project: Mining Structured and Unstructured Life-Sciences Data
11:20–11:50 a.m.Project areas:Select issues in digital technology
Moderator:Andrew Odlyzko, Digital Technology Center
Participants:Fred Riggins (Information and Decision Sciences) DTI Project: The Impact of the Digital Divide on Management and Policy: Determinants and Implications of Unequal Access to Information Technology Jaijeet Roychowdhury (Electrical and Computer Engineering) and Wei Hsu (Computer Science and Engineering) DTI project: Speeding Up Circuit Simulation by Optimizing Cache/Memory Utilization William Schuler (Computer Science and Engineering) DTI project: Multi-Modal Coaching of Quasi-Repetitive Tasks
11:50–12:00 p.m.Closing remarks