Interested! I can attend the meeting in Palo Alto.
On Fri, Oct 26, 2018 at 9:12 AM Mike Taylor <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I am also interested.
> Mike Taylor
> Systems Administrator-Sr.
> Cline Library
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> From: Code for Libraries <[log in to unmask]> On Behalf Of Downie, J
> Sent: Friday, October 26, 2018 9:06 AM
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> Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] natural language processing, text mining, and
> machine learning at the university of notre dame
> I would be very interested in joining in on this important topic.
> On Oct 26, 2018 10:28 AM, "Haitz, Lisa (haitzlm)" <[log in to unmask]>
> Me too!
> On 10/26/18, 11:27 AM, "Code for Libraries on behalf of Jason Bengtson" <
> [log in to unmask] on behalf of [log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I'm not sure if I'd be free to attend any meetings in person, but this
> definitely interests me.
> Best regards,
> *Jason Bengtson*
> *http://www.jasonbengtson.com/ <http://www.jasonbengtson.com/>*
> On Fri, Oct 26, 2018 at 10:07 AM Eric Lease Morgan <[log in to unmask]>
> > The library here at the University of Notre Dame has been awarded a
> > from the IMLS on the topic of natural language processing, text
> mining, and
> > machine learning, and in the end we will be looking for possible
> > partnerships with others who want to exploit these same technologies.
> > Here is a blurb describing our planning grant:
> > Investigating the national need for library based topic modeling
> > discovery systems 
> > The University of Notre Dame is seeking an IMLS planning grant to
> > convene a diverse community during the 2019 calendar year that
> > will contribute to conceptualization of digital tools that
> > support the creation and dissemination of cross-disciplinary
> > research. The grant would enable us to conduct a series of
> > workshops as venues for the collaboration of domain experts,
> > librarians, and computer science specialists.
> > The goals are to understand their unique current practices and to
> > identify possibilities to use topic modeling and NLP to enhance
> > or augment current library classification in order to meet
> > current cross-disciplinary research needs. The target community
> > includes small and large and public and academic libraries and
> > institutions.
> > To accomplish our goals we will be hosting four regional, day-long
> > meetings in Notre Dame, Palo Alto, New York City, and Washington, DC
> > the next six to nine months. Each meeting will be attended by: 1)
> > experts from any number of different domains (political science,
> > history, etc.), 2) computer scientists, 3) and librarians. The
> > will be a combination of show & tell, discussions, and hands-on
> > By the end of each meeting we hope to answer two questions. To what
> > do you think things like NLP can be used to better facilitate
> > cross-disciplinary research? And if so, then what set of prioritized
> > features/functions do think are desirable?
> > We will then write the obligatory white paper, do our best to
> > the results, and if successful, look for partners who would like to
> > create the desirable system.
> > Watch this space for further details, but if you think you might
> want to
> > participate or have any suggestions, then please do not hesitate to
> drop me
> > a line.
> >  a complete description of the grant is available from the IMLS -
> > https://www.imls.gov/grants/awarded/lg-72-18-0221-18
> > --
> > Eric Lease Morgan
> > Digital Initiatives Librarian, Navari Family Center for Digital
> > Hesburgh Libraries
> > University of Notre Dame
> > 250E Hesburgh Library
> > Notre Dame, IN 46556
> > o: 574-631-8604
> > e: [log in to unmask]
> > w: cds.library.nd.edu
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