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    • A Mathematics Pipeline to Student Success in Data Analytics through Course-Based Undergraduate Research 

      Bennett, Kristin; Erickson, John; Svirsky, Amy; Seddon, Josephine (The Mathematics Enthusiast, 2021-12-16)
      This paper reports on Data Analytics Research (DAR), a course-based undergraduate research experience (CURE) in which undergraduate students conduct data analysis research on open real- world problems for industry, university, ...
    • A Semantic Framework for Enabling Radio Spectrum Policy Management and Evaluation 

      Santos, Henrique; Mulvehill, Alice; Erickson, John; McCusker, Jamie; Gordon, Minor; Xie, Owen; Stouffer, Samuel; Capraro, Gerard; Pidwerbetsky, Alex; Burgess, John; Berlinsky, Allan; Turck, Kurt; Ashdown, Jonathan; McGuinness, Deborah (2020)
      Because radio spectrum is a finite resource, its usage and sharing is regulated by government agencies. These agencies define policies to manage spectrum allocation and assignment across multiple organizations, systems, ...
    • A Semantic Workflow Approach to Web Science Analytics 

      Norris, Spencer; Erickson, John; McGuinness, Deborah (2017-06-25)
      Reproducibility and reuse are rapidly becoming guiding principles in publishing and sharing scientific results. In order to enhance researchers' ability to leverage existing results, many are moving in the direction of ...
    • Building Web Observatories for Health Web Science 

      DiFranzo, Dominic; Erickson, John; Gloria, Kristine; McGuinness, Deborah; Luciano, Joanne (2014-06-23)
      As the World Wide Web continues to grow and change, the need to study and understand it grows. Web Science is an effort to do just this. Due to the multidisciplinary nature of Web Science, and the wide variety of data on ...
    • Expanding Web Science Integration in an ITWS Curriculum 

      Erickson, John; Gloria, Kristine; Hughes, Greg (2014-06-26)
      Building on Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s continued effort to support a Web Science education, the following presents steps taken to integrate and enhance RPI’s Information Technology and Web Science (ITWS) program. ...
    • Explaining Scientific and Technical Emergence Forecasting 

      Michaelis, James; McGuinness, Deborah; Chang, Cynthia; Erickson, John; Hunter, Daniel; Babko-Malaya, Olga (Applications of Social Media and Social Network Analysis, 2015-05-29)
      In decision support systems such as those designed to predict scientific and technical emergence based on analysis of collections of data the presentation of provenance lineage records in the form of a human-readable ...
    • Explaining Scientific and Technical Emergence Forecasting 

      Michaelis, James; McGuinness, Deborah; Chang, Cynthia; Erickson, John; Hunter, Daniel; Babko-Malaya, Olga (2014-08-01)
      In decision support systems such as those designed to predict scientific and technical emergence based on analysis of collections of data the presentation of provenance lineage records in the form of a human-readable ...
    • Identifying First Responder Communities Using Social Network Analysis (POSTER ABSTRACT) 

      Erickson, John; Chastain, Katherine; Patton, Evan; Fry, Zach; Yan, Rui; McGuinness, Deborah (2014-10-19)
      First responder communities must identify technologies that are effective in performing duties ranging from law enforcement to emergency medical to fire fighting. We aimed to create tools that gather and assist in quickly ...
    • Identifying Windows of susceptibility by temporal Gene Analysis 

      Bennett, Kristin; Brown, Elisabeth; De Los Santos, Hannah; Poegel, Matt; Kiehl, Thomas; Patton, Evan; Norris, Spencer; Temple, Sally; Erickson, John; McGuinness, Deborah; Boles, Nathan (Scientific Reports, 2019-02-01)
      Increased understanding of developmental disorders of the brain has shown that genetic mutations, environmental toxins and biological insults typically act during developmental windows of susceptibility. Identifying these ...
    • Legal and ethical considerations: step 1b in building a health web observatory 

      Gloria, Kristine; Erickson, John; Luciano, Joanne; DiFranzo, Dominic; McGuinness, Deborah (2014-04-11)
      This paper explores the impact of health information technologies, including the Web, on society and advocates for the development of a Health Web Observatory (HWO) to collect, store and analyze new sources of health ...
    • Open Government Data: A Data Analytics Approach 

      Erickson, John; Viswanathan, Amar; Shinavier, Joshua; Hendler, Jim (IEEE Intelligent Systems, 2013-09-01)
      In December 2010 the International Open Government Dataset Search (IOGDS) team at the Tetherless World Constellation at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute embarked on a project to discover, document and analyze open data ...
    • Producing and Using Linked Open Government Data in the TWC LOGD Portal 

      Lebo, Tim; Erickson, John; Graves, Alvaro; Williams, Gregory; DiFranzo, Dominic; Li, Xian; Michaelis, James; Zheng, Jin; Flores, Johanna; Shangguan, Zhenning; McGuinness, Deborah; Hendler, Jim (2011-11-04)
      As open government initiatives around the world pub- lish an increasing number of raw datasets, citizens and communities face daunting challenges when organiz- ing, understanding, and associating disparate data re- lated ...
    • Semantically-targeted analytics for reproducible scientific discovery 

      New, Alexander; Chari, Shruthi; Qim, Miao; Rashid, Sabbir; Erickson, John; McGuinness, Deborah; Bennett, Kristin (2019-05-13)
      We develop a semantics-driven, automated approach for dynamically performing rigorous scientific studies. This framework may be applied to a wide variety of data and study types; here, we demonstrate its suitability for ...
    • Studying Cybercrime: Raising Questions about Objectivity and Bias 

      Gloria, Kristine; Erickson, John (2014-06-23)
      The multidisciplinary nature of Web Science is at once its most unique and most challenging characteristic. In this paper, we pose initial questions on how a Web Scientist may explore the topic of cybercrime and cyberwarfare ...
    • Technical Report: Identifying First Responder Communities through Social Network Analysis of Disaster-Related Traffic 

      Erickson, John; Chastain, Katherine; McCusker, Jamie; Fry, Zach; Yan, Rui; McGuinness, Deborah (2014-07-15)
      First responder communities across disciplines are in constant pursuit of appropriate technologies and methods to help save lives, protect the public, and deliver their services more safely. Responders in the coming years ...
    • Technical Report: Requirements Gathering through First Responder Social Network Analysis 

      Erickson, John; McCusker, Jamie; McGuinness, Deborah; Fry, Zach; Chastain, Katherine; Yan, Rui (2013-06-20)
      In this report we present our work on applying social network analysis to the problem of enabling and supporting a requirements gathering methodology for stakeholder communities active in social media. We describe the ...
    • The Importance of Authoritative URI Design Schemes for Open Government Data 

      Bulazel, Alexei; DiFranzo, Dominic; Erickson, John; Hendler, Jim (International Journal of Public Administration in the Digital Age (IJPADA), 2015-01-01)
      A major challenge when working with open government data is managing, connecting, and understanding the links between references to entities found across multiple datasets when these datasets use different vocabularies to ...
    • The Web is My Back-end: Creating Mashups with Linked Open Government Data 

      DiFranzo, Dominic; Graves, Alvaro; Erickson, John; Ding, Li; Michaelis, James; Lebo, Tim; Patton, Evan; Williams, Gregory; Li, Xian; Zheng, Jin; Flores, Johanna; McGuinness, Deborah; Hendler, Jim (Linking Government Data, 2011-01-01)
      Governments around the world have been releasing raw data to their citizens at an increased pace. The mixing and linking of these government datasets enhances their value and makes new insights possible. The use of mashups, ...
    • The Web Observatory Extension: Facilitating Web Science Collaboration through Semantic Markup 

      DiFranzo, Dominic; Erickson, John; Gloria, Kristine; Luciano, Joanne; McGuinness, Deborah; Hendler, Jim (2014-04-11)
      The multi-disciplinary nature of Web Science and the large size and diversity of data collected and studied by its practitioners has inspired a new type of Web resource known as the Web Observatory. Web observatories are ...
    • TWC LOGD: A Portal for Linked Open Government Data Ecosystems 

      Ding, Li; Lebo, Tim; Erickson, John; DiFranzo, Dominic; Williams, Gregory; Li, Xian; Michaelis, James; Graves, Alvaro; Zheng, Jin; Flores, Johanna; McGuinness, Deborah; Hendler, Jim (Journal of Web Semantics, 2011-06-22)
      International open government initiatives are releasing an increasing volume of raw government datasets directly to citizens via the Web. The transparency resulting from these releases creates new application opportunities ...