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Real-time Archiving of Spontaneous Events (Use-Case: Hurricane Sandy)
This presentation describes the goals and purpose of the Crisis, Tragedy and Recovery network (CTRnet) and how CTRnet's efforts can be applied to real-life disasters such as Hurricane Sandy.
Co-located Collaboration on a Large, High-Resolution Display
Few have studied co-located collaboration, let alone co-located collaboration and the sensemaking process. Here, we define co-located collaboration as multiple users working on the same display. Intelligence analysts often ...
Why Students Use Social Networking Sites After Crisis Situations
Communities respond to tragedy by making virtuous use of social networking sites for a variety of purposes. We asked students to describe why they used a social networking site after the tragic shootings at Virginia Tech, ...
Emergency Informatics and Digital Libraries: Workshop for JCDL 2012
There is growing global awareness of the need for information in connection with emergencies, crises, tragedies, disasters, and related recovery activities. Yet, there is little integration of the diverse types of related ...
Crisis, Tragedy, and Recovery Network Digital Library (CTRnet)
This presentation outlines the goals of the Crisis, Tragedy and Recovery Network (CTRnet) project. These goals include researching the problems of integrating content, community, services related to crisis, tragedies, and ...
Crisis, Tragedy, and Recovery Network Digital Library (CTRnet) + Web Archiving in Qatar and VT
This presentation describes the Crisis, Tragedy, and Recovery Network's digital library development and web archiving activities in Qatar and Virginia Tech. The presentation covers project goals, archiving tasks, dissemination ...
Multitouch Tables for Collaborative Learning
This 2010 REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) poster describes multitouch tables for collaborative learning. The poster presents the benefits and barriers of using multitouch in the classroom, potential research ...
Twitter Use During an Emergency Event: The Case of UT Austin Shooting
This poster presents one of our efforts developed in the context of Crisis, Tragedy, and Recovery Network (CTRnet) project. One of our derived works from this project is the use of social media by government to respond to ...