Information technology continues to change at a rate unfathomable for most to keep up with, let alone manage. Roles change on a daily basis in an effort to just keep up.
Katy Klettlinger became Licking County’s first records center coordinator in November 2008 to store and preserve public records. The position was one of solitude at first but now oversees three other full-time employees: one reference archivist and two imaging technicians. They preserve public records on paper, in electronic form and on microfilm.
Metaome Science Informatics has announced the launch of DistilBio Enterprise - a knowledge discovery and exploration platform for the life sciences.
Arab Open University's (AOU) branch in Oman has developed software for detection and risk assessment of diabetes and other related diseases. This software is ontology driven known as Decision Support System. It was developed as part of the Research Council (TRC) Open Research Grant program. AOU was awarded this project in 2012.
I would like to make some observations about statistics-based categorization and search, and about the advantages that their proponents claim. First of all, statistics-based co-occurrence approaches do have their place. For wide-ranging bodies of text such as email archives and social media exchanges, and for assessing the nature of an unknown collection of documents, a well-defined collection of concepts covering a pre-determined area of study and practice is not possible. For lack of this foundation, and for lack of other practical approaches, attempts at analysis fall back on less-than -ideal mathematical approaches.
In 2014, we improved the instruction manuals significantly – to be more comprehensive without being harder on the eyes. We upgraded the documentation to be even clearer, more consistent and complete than before, while removing extraneous material.