MIRS 2018

Knowledge Learning and Re-learning

Sponsored by KIPA, UNT College of Information, and UNT ASIS&T
April, 26, 2018
8AM Event registration and refreshments
8:45AM Official Welcome
Dr. Shobhana Chelliah
College of Information Associate Dean of Research and Development
9AM Information Interactions  
Theoretical Literature Review: Tracing the life-cycle of Instrumental Leadership and its implication for future expansion in HRD.
Monica Thapa, Meaghan Blakey, Kerry Romine and Dr. John Turner
Impact of Perceived Leadership Style on Employees’ Work Stress: Moderating and Mediating role Big 5 personality traits
Aly Raza Syed and Khaliq Ur Rehman
The blind and their interaction with video games
Karina Ramos, Rose Baker and John Turner
9:50AM Information Frameworks, Concepts, and Themes
Eric Upchurch
An Integrative Literature Review of Data Ethics in Information Science: A Work in Progress
Ana Roeschley and Malak Khader
The Need to Synthesize Technology Skills for High School Teachers in the United States through the Lens of Digital Divide
Uriel Onye and Hammad Khan

10:40AM Break

10:50AM Topic Analysis, Indexing, and Information Retrieval
Text Mining for Contributor-Generated Metadata: A Work in Progress
Ana Roeschley
Technology trend monitoring through topic analysis of Chinese science and technology reports
Jingye Qu and Jiangping Chen
Precision Medicine Information Retrieval
Sahar Behpour, Abbas Goudarzi, Jinfeng Zhou and Haihua Chen

12PM Lunch and Poster Session
Introduction to the Poster Session by COI Dean Kinshuk
Information Seeking Behaviors of Women Engineers in the United States
Schenita Floyd
Data Science Tools in Data Research
Sai Varun Teja Mudumba, Sai Charan Reddy Chintha, Pranav Modem, Urmila Ponnagandla and     Guillermo Oyarce
A brave new frontier: How Virtual Reality can lead to knowledge rediscovery in Sub-Sahara Africa
Newton Buliva
Comparing Software Implementations to Efficiently Clean Data
Karthik Sagar Tadi, Ramya Koya and Guillermo Oyarce
Impact of Intelligent Paper Recognition System on Cognitive Skills
Chukwuka Iwundu
Kavya Terala, Sujitha Lingala and Niharika Erasani
Comprehensive strategic analysis of traffic violation data to prevent traffic hazards
Shravya Rao, Deepti Vispute, Goutami Bheemreddy and Sai Kishore Ravuri
Plugged-In: The Effects on Small Businesses from Technology Utilization in Training Sessions
Sarah Schaffer

1PM COI Alumni Association Presentation

1:15PM Information Behavior
Information Seeking about Cyber Bullying Through Text Mining of News
Juergen Stegmair
Information Seeking Behavior of Library and Information Science Faculty at the University of North Texas and Kuwait University: A Comparative Study
Saleh Aljalahmah, Reem Alkhaledi and Hui-Yu Hsiung
The Impact of Technology Upon Family Co-Play Roles
Debbie Cockerham
Examining Oklahoma Voters’ Experience with “Fake News” on Social Media
Tara Zimmerman

2:30PM Break

2:45PM Media, Technology, and Information
Remote Presentations
Entropy: A Novel Approach to Measuring Cognitive Load (Ongoing Research Paper)
Amanda Hovious
Perception and Imaging: Cultural Representation in Photography
Rowena Li (Remote Presenter)
Revisiting Indexing and Abstracting in the Digital Era
Samantha King and Daniel Alemneh

3:45PM Dissertation Competition
The Role of Fashion in Protests against the Majority Culture: An Exploratory Study
Giselle Greenidge
Information Sharing and Storage Behavior via Cloud Computing: Security and Privacy in Research and Practice and Users’ Trust
Duha Alsmadi
The Impact of an Inquiry-based Learning Curriculum upon Smartphone Usage among Adolescents with Learning and Attentional Difficulties
Debbie Cockerham
Work Motivation and Knowledge Sharing Behavior: A Self-Determination Theory Approach
Robin Tamez
An Examination of Smart City Phenomena Through The Lens of Case Study
Abdulrahman Habib

4:40PM Awards and Closing Remarks
Dr. Yunfei Du, College of Information Associate Dean of Academics
UNT Discovery Park 
Agora Room
1st Floor, G Wing, Suite 150