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2010
  • Working in Collaboration - What, Why, and How? Collaborative Information Retrieval workshop at CSCW 2010. Savannah, GA: February 7, 2010.

2009
2008
  • Republic of Web: A web of, by, and for the people. CRADLE talk. UNC Chapel Hill. November 14, 2008. [Slides in PDF]
  • Hunting for Hip, Hipsters, and Happenings on YouTube. ASIST 2008 presentation. Columbus, Ohio. October 27, 2008.
  • Collaborative Information Seeking: Counting on the Wisdom of Crowd. INLS 200 guest lecture. UNC Chapel Hill. October 23, 2008.
  • Collaborative Information Seeking: Cashing on the Wisdom of Crowd. School of Computer Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia. Penang, Malaysia. July 30, 2008.
  • Understanding System Implementation and User Behavior in a Collaborative Information Seeking Environment. SIGIR 2008 Doctoral Consortium. Singapore. July 20, 2008.
  • Understanding System Implementation and User Behavior in a Collaborative Information Seeking Environment. JCDL 2008 Doctoral Consortium. Pittsburgh, PA. June 16, 2008.
  • Collaborative Information Seeking: An Art of Making 1+1>2. INLS 490 guest lecture. UNC Chapel Hill. April 21, 2008.
  • Collaborative Information Retrieval: All for One and One for All. INLS 200 guest lecture. UNC Chapel Hill. March 24, 2008.
  • We, the People on YouTube: Understanding Democracy of, by, and for the Online Media Sharing. University Research Day Talk. UNC Chapel Hill. March 4, 2008.
  • From Searching to Exploring, From Finding to Understanding, and From Seeing to Visualizing the Information. University Research Day Poster (2nd prize winner). UNC Chapel Hill. March 4, 2008.

2007
  • Hunting for Hip, Hipsters, and Happenings on YouTube - A ContextMiner Story. CRADLE Talk. UNC Chapel Hill. September 21, 2007. [Slides in PDF]
  • Finding Connectors, Mavens, and Salesmen on YouTube. Yahoo! Research Berkeley, CA. August 10, 2007.
  • Collaborative Exploratory Search (CES) - A Beginning. Summer Interns Presentation at FXPAL, CA. August 7, 2007.
  • Preserving 2008 US Presidential Election Videos. International Web Archiving Workshop (IWAW) 2007. Vancouver, BC, Canada. June 23, 2007. [Slides in PDF]
  • Two is a company: A step toward building a Collaborative Exploratory Search (CES) enviornment. WHIP Talk at FXPAL, CA. June 6, 2007.
  • Mining Contextual Information for Ephemeral Digital Video Preservation: A Beginning. Research Issues and Questions Seminar. UNC Chapel Hill. April 24, 2007.
  • Digital Museums and User Interaction. With Amy Morgan and Stephanie Adamson in Human Information Interaction class. UNC Chapel Hill. April 24, 2007

2006
  • Investigating the Effects of Faceted Interfaces - Research Proposal. Human Computer Interaction (HCI) Seminar. UNC Chapel Hill. Decmber 14, 2006.
  • Relevance Revisited. Research Issues & Questions Seminar. UNC Chapel Hill. November 21, 2006.
  • Topic Linking With Blogs - TREC 2006 Blog Track: Open Task. TREC 2006 at NIST. Novermber 14, 2006.
  • Use of Topicality and Information Measures to Improve Representation for Story Link Detection (SLD). National Institute of Informatics (NII), Tokyo, Japan. August 16, 2006.
  • Using Named Entities Based Representation for Story Link Detection (SLD). UMass Amherst. May 5, 2006.
  • Story Link Detection (SLD) using Named Entity Graphs. NorthEastern University, Boston. January 6, 2006.

2005
  • A formal study of Terminological Feedback. UMass Amherst. January 13, 2005.
  • Model Selection in Unsupervised Tracking. UMass Amherst. January 6, 2005.

2004
  • Evaluating High Accuracy Retrieval Techniques. SIGIR 2004. Sheffield, UK. July 2004.
  • Building Plans for Household Tasks from Distributed Knowledge. Honda Research Institute (HRI), Mountain View, CA. August 13, 2004.

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