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PNC 2016 Annual Conference and Joint Meetings

Main Theme: Does Data Construct Reality?
Time: August 16-18, 2016 (Tuesday - Thursday)
Venue: The Getty Center, Los Angeles, California, USA

It is with great pleasure to announce the 2016 Pacific Neighborhood Consortium (PNC) Annual Conference and Joint Meetings will take place at the Getty Center, Los Angeles, California, USA. The conference will be held between August 16th to August 18th. The main theme of this year is: "Does Data Construct Reality?" Submission Topics Include but Not Limited to:

(1)  Digital Documentation:

    • Annotation (Texts/Images/Videos)
    • Data Curation/Digital Curation and Preservation
    • Data Science
    • Digital Cultural Heritage
    • Ethics of Value-Based Interpretation of Data
    • Geospatial Information Systems (GIS)

(2)  Reconstructing & Recontextualizing:

    • Image Analysis
    • Knowledge Representation and Processing
    • Ontologies and Knowledge Organization Systems
    • Sematic Web and Visible/Deep Web
    • Text Encoding
    • Text Mining

(3)  Representation of (Virtual) Reality:

    • Data Visualization
    • Digital Publishing
    • Digital Storytelling
    • New Media
    • Validity of Interpretations of Data

(4)  Open Access & Accessibility:

    • Dissemination
    • Intellectual Property and Copyright
    • Linked (Open) Data and its Applications
    • Open Data
    • Privacy
    • Security

(5)  Digital Humanities/Social Sciences:

    • Digital Art History
    • Digital Museums
    • Digital Libraries
    • Digital Archives
    • Archaeology
    • Linguistics
    • Area Studies
    • Cultural Heritage
    • Literature
    • Spatial History   

(6)  Digital Society

    • e-Science & e-Learning
    • Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)
    • Social Media & Social Networks
    • Digital Divide
    • Digital Scholarship
    • Smart Living/Smart City & Internet of Things (IOT)
    • Cross-fertilization

(7)  Biodiversity & Sustainability

    • Climate Change
    • Disaster Management

(8) Users and Usability; Reaching and Serving Users, and Measuring Success

    • Metrics for Web and Social Media Resource
    • The Role of Usability Studies and Focus Group
    • Design Thinking and Iterative Design


*Important Dates:



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