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More! @ ED-MEDIA

Presenting the More! application in the ED-MEDIA 2010 conference

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More! @ ED-MEDIA

  1. 1. More! A Social Discovery Tool for Researchers Gonzalo Parra Erik Duval ED-MEDIA 2010 | July 2, 2010 Friday 2 July 2010
  2. 2. WHY? Friday 2 July 2010
  3. 3. SCIENCE 2.0? RESEARCH 2.0? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Science_2.0 Friday 2 July 2010
  4. 4. SCIENCE 2.0? RESEARCH 2.0? • it creates conversations between researchers • lets them discuss the data and connect it with other data that might be relevant • Web 2.0 permits scientists to create digitized conversations that provide context for the data http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Science_2.0 Friday 2 July 2010
  5. 5. OUR VIEW ON RESEARCH 2.0 • openness and sharing • mash-up of data and services • web2.0 applications Friday 2 July 2010
  6. 6. OPEN DATA Friday 2 July 2010
  7. 7. OPEN PUBLISHING Friday 2 July 2010
  8. 8. APPLICATIONS Friday 2 July 2010
  9. 9. ... http://academicexperts.org/ Friday 2 July 2010
  10. 10. OUR CONTRIBUTION Friday 2 July 2010
  11. 11. DISCOVER & CONNECT Scenario A researcher is attending a conference presentation and is interested in the topic and the speaker Problem Finding more information about them is currently done in an ad hoc way Friday 2 July 2010
  12. 12. OUR INSPIRATION: SHAZAM Friday 2 July 2010
  13. 13. OUR INSPIRATION: SHAZAM Friday 2 July 2010
  14. 14. OUR INSPIRATION: SHAZAM Friday 2 July 2010
  15. 15. OUR INSPIRATION: SHAZAM Friday 2 July 2010
  16. 16. SHAZAM FOR CONFERENCES • Fingerprint: Quick Response (QR) code • Exposed information: • researcher: full name, photo, email and affiliation • work: paper, slides and publication list • social handles: Twitter, SlideShare, blog, Delicious, Facebook, LinkedIn,... Friday 2 July 2010
  17. 17. MORE! Friday 2 July 2010
  18. 18. MORE! Friday 2 July 2010
  19. 19. MORE! Friday 2 July 2010
  20. 20. MORE! Friday 2 July 2010
  21. 21. HOW DOES IT WORK? Friday 2 July 2010
  22. 22. http://ariadne.cs.kuleuven.be/more/index.php?id=parra_g Friday 2 July 2010
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  26. 26. EVALUATION • Focus on usability and functionality •2 different target audiences • 20 computer science students (scenario) • 15 workshop participants Friday 2 July 2010
  27. 27. EVALUATION Students Researchers Browser OS Visits (%) Learn speaker’s work iPhone 45,24 iPod 7,14 Safari MacOS 23,81 Easily follow ppt Android 4,76 Windows 7,14 Easy to use Firefox MacOS 4,76 Linux 4,76 Satisfaction Opera MacOS 2,38 1 2 3 4 5 Friday 2 July 2010
  28. 28. CONCLUSIONS • The “More!” application provides a mobile on-site discovery tool for researchers • Simple and easy to use tool • Helps to know more about the speaker • Web application approach proved to be useful • Discover different scenarios that were not considered Friday 2 July 2010
  29. 29. CONCLUSIONS • Weaknesses • QR codes usage • Data dependency Friday 2 July 2010
  30. 30. CURRENT WORK Backend: research.fm Front-end: Image recognition Friday 2 July 2010
  31. 31. FURTHER WORK • Automatic data gathering. • information extraction from scientific papers • retrieval of researcher’s information • Understanding the experience! Friday 2 July 2010
  32. 32. WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO... • share your More! data • http://sites.google.com/site/kulmoreapp/ • provide data, services or applications to share/use from others? Friday 2 July 2010
  33. 33. QUESTIONS? http://ariadne.cs.kuleuven.be/more/index.php?id=parra_g Friday 2 July 2010
  34. 34. QUESTIONS? THANKS! http://ariadne.cs.kuleuven.be/more/index.php?id=parra_g Friday 2 July 2010

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