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Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology
Computational and Applied Mathematics
Computer Science
Dean of Engineering
Dean of Natural Sciences
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Rice University

Speaker: Katy Borner
Victor H. Yngve Professor of Information Science Adjunct Professor of Informatics, Director, Information Visualization Laboratory
Indiana University - Bloomington

K2I Distinguished Lecture - Dr. Katy Borner, "Envisioning Communication and Collaboration"

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
4:00 PM  to 6:00 PM

McMurtry Auditorium  George R. Brown Hall
Rice University
6100 Main St
Houston, Texas, USA

This presentation opens with a screening of Humanexus, an award-winning semi-documentary that visualizes human communication from the Stone Age to today and beyond. The film aims to make tangible the enormous changes in the quantity and quality of our collective knowledge and the impact of different media and distribution systems on knowledge exchange. It follows a presentation and discussion of recent collaborative work on scholarly communication and collaboration. Last but not least, everyone will be invited to explore the Information Visualization MOOC and to visit the Places & Spaces: Mapping Science exhibit on display at Rice.

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