Topic “UDC”


Design versus Emergence - Visualization of Knowledge Orders

Created by Almila Akdag Salah, an expert in the field of digital humanities and art history, Cheng Gao, a computer scientist and scientific programmer, Krzysztof Suchecki, a specialist in complex networks and sociophysics, and Andrea Scharnhorst, Head of Research at Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS) at the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, this map shows the differences between the category structure of Wikipedia and the Universal Decimal Classification (UDC) system. Shown on the left is the main tree structure of Wikipedia categories (top-four levels).

Conference/workshop presentation

Research diversity - 2

Andrea Scharnhorst has participated, as invited expert, in a meeting on "Research diversity and bibliometrics", September 23-24, organized by the Institute for Library and Information Sciences, Humboldt-University Berlin. She gave a talk on "Representations of orders of knowledge" (co-authored with Almila Akdag, Cheng Gao, Krzysztof Sucheski, and Richard Smiraglia).

23/09/2010 - 24/09/2010,
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Transcending Boundaries in Europe in the Period of the Belle Epoque: Organizing Knowledge, Mobilizing Networks, and Effecting Social Change

The Knowledge Space Lab team attends a conferences at the Mundaneum where science historians shed light on the personal, intellectual and institutional networks around knowledge organization in the age of industrialization and globalization.
See for the conference programme.
We have used the occasion to display parts of the Places and Spaces exhibition of Katy Boerner.

19/05/2010 - 21/05/2010,
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