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Martin Wattenberg
IBM Visual Communication Lab
http://www.bewitched.com/

Martin Wattenberg is a computer scientist and new media artist whose work focuses on the visual explorations of culturally significant data (http://www.bewitched.com/). He is the founding manager of IBM’s Visual Communication Lab, which researches new forms of visualization and how they can enable better collaboration. The lab’s latest project is Many Eyes, an experiment in open public data visualization and analysis. Wattenberg is also known for his visualization-based artwork, which has been exhibited at the London Institute of Contemporary Arts, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the New York Museum of Modern Art.

J. Stephen Downie
Associate Professor
Graduate School of Library and Information Science
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Dr. J. Stephen Downie is an Associate Professor at the Graduate School
of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). He is Director International Music Information
Retrieval Systems Evaluation Laboratory (IMIRSEL). Professor Downie is
Principal Investigator on the Networked Environment for Music Analysis
(NEMA) and the Music-to-Knowledge (M2K) music data-mining
projects. He has been very active in the establishment of the Music
Information Retrieval and Music Digital Library communities through his
ongoing work with the ISMIR series of MIR conferences as a member of the
ISMIR steering committee.

Fields of Interest: Data Mining/Machine Learning, Text Analysis, Information Retrieval, Libraries/Digital Archives, Collaborative Technologies, Music Cognition

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Peter Robinson
Director
Institution for Textual Scholarship and Electronic Editing
University of Birmingham
itsee.bham.ac.uk

Peter Robinson is Co-Director of the Institute for Textual Scholarship and Electronic Editing at the University of Birmingham, UK. He is developer of the texual-editing program Collate, used by many textual editing projects worldwide, and of the Anastasia electronic publishing system. He is director of the Canterbury Tales Project, and was editor of its first major electronic publication, The Wife of Bath’s Prologue on CD-ROM (Cambridge UP, 1996.) He has published and lectured on matters relating to computing and textual editing, on text encoding, digitization, and electronic publishing, and on Geoffrey Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales. He is active in the development of standards for digital resources, as a past board member of the Text Encoding Initiative and as leader of the EU funded MASTER project.

Fields of interest: Text Analysis, Imaging/Visualization, Information Retrieval, Libraries/Digital Archives, Electronic Literature

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Drayton C. Benner
Ph.D. student
Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations
University of Chicago

I am a PhD student at the University of Chicago in Northwest Semitic Philology and also do software development for a small company that makes ancient texts available electronically (among other things), having studied computer science and math as an undergrad and worked as a software engineer before turning my attention to semitics.

Fields of interest: Data Mining/Machine Learning, Text Analysis , Mobile Devices, Performance

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Oren Etzioni
Professor
Computer Science & Engineering
University of Washington
http://www.cs.washington.edu/homes/etzioni/

Fields of interest:Data Mining/Machine Learning, Semantic Search

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Richard Whaling
M.S. candidate
Computer Science
University of Chicago

Fields of interest: Data Mining/Machine Learning, Text Analysis , Information Retrieval, Computational Linguistics

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Charles M. Cooney
Ph.D.
ARTFL Project

Fields of interest: Data Mining/Machine Learning, Text Analysis , Information Retrieval

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Ron Zacharski
Assistant Professor
Computer Science
University of Mary Washington
www.zacharski.org

Fields of interest: Data Mining/Machine Learning, Text Analysis , Information Retrieval, Computational Linguistics

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Patti O’Shea
Executive Director IT
UChicago Press

Fields of interest: Data Mining/Machine Learning, Information Retrieval, Libraries/Digital Archives, Electronic Literature, Collaborative Technologies

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Beata Beigman Klebanov
Post-doctoral fellow
Kellogg School of Management
Northwestern University
http://www.cs.huji.ac.il/~beata/Blank.html

I am a computational linguist, interested in text analysis from a variety of perspectives — experimental, theoretical, computational, applied. I am particularly interested in viewed text as a collaborative enterprise between the author and the reader, and what this entails in terms of author and reader strategies. I am currently working on political rhetoric from this perspective.

Fields of interest: Data Mining/Machine Learning, Text Analysis , Computational Linguistics, Semantic Search, Music Cognition

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Erin McKean
CEO, Alphabeticall
wordnik.com

Fields of interest: Data Mining/Machine Learning, Text Analysis , Computational Linguistics, Electronic Literature, Semantic Search

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Lisa M. Snyder
Ph.D.
Urban Simulation Team/Experiential Technologies Center
UCLA

Lisa M. Snyder is both a senior member of the Urban Simulation Team at UCLA and an associate director of the Experiential Technologies Center, a unit of UCLA’s Academic Technology Services. Lisa’s research focuses on use of interactive computer technology for the study and teaching of historic urban environments. At DHCS she’ll be showing her current work-in-progress — a real time reconstruction of the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893.

Fields of interest: Imaging/Visualization, GIS/Mapping, Libraries/Digital Archives, Modelling/Simulations

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Tom Knab
CIO
College of Arts and Sciences
Case Western Reserve University
http://artsci.case.edu/bakernord/doku.php

I’m interested in working with people developing and implementing the best tools and approaches for supporting digital humanities for research, collaboration and teaching. I have particular interest in networked tools for collaboration and communication. The faculty, students and other scholars associated with our Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities at Case Western Reserve University are using some digital tools and resources, and would like to engage with the burgeoning national digital humanities community.

Fields of interest: Data Mining/Machine Learning, Text Analysis , Imaging/Visualization, GIS/Mapping, Computational Linguistics, Libraries/Digital Archives, Gaming, Mobile Devices, Augmented Reality, Modelling/Simulations, Computational Art, Semantic Search, Performance, Collaborative Technologies, Music Cognition

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Robert Neiser
Ph.D. candidate
Germanic Studies
University of Chicago

Fields of interest: Text Analysis , Computational Linguistics

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Perpetua Ruiz
M.S.
Business and information Technology
Kennedy-King College

I teach mathematics and programming languages courses.

Field of interest: Data Mining/Machine Learning

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