Feb. 28, 2020: Launch of the Advanced Information Collaboratory (AIC)

The AIC international Community Network Is Formed on Feb. 28, 2020 The Advanced Information Collaboratory (AIC) [ see: https://ai-collaboratory.net ] was launched on Feb. 28, 2020 !  AIC Founder is Dr. Richard Marciano, and co-founding members include: Dr. Mark Hedges (King’s College London, UK), Dr. Victoria Lemieux (U. British Columbia, CAN), Dr. Bill Underwood &… Read More

Jan. 20-21, 2020: UK-US CAS Partnership Hosts a Final Symposium at the Alan Turing Institute at the British Library

The AHRC-funded UK-US Partnerships hosted a final Symposium at the The Alan Turing Institute at the British Library on January 20, 2020. The UK-US Network King’s College London’s Department of Digital Humanities, together with the University of Maryland iSchool (US), the Maryland State Archives (US), and The National Archives (UK), concluded their 1-year Research Networking award for UK-US Collaborations in… Read More

Oct. 23, 2020: AIC Partners on a $22.8M UMD Engineering grant on Additive Manufacturing

UMD-ARL Alliance for Additive Manufacturing Science “The University of Maryland (UMD) and U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) today announced a 5-year $22.8 million cooperative agreement, effective October 1, to accelerate cutting-edge foundational additive manufacturing (AM) materials and technology, aiming at helping the United States Army more efficiently and cost-effectively produce equipment with enhanced capabilities for… Read More

Oct. 5, 2020: Launch of the AIC “FARM” Initiative (Future of Archives & Records Management)

Launch of the AIC “FARM” Initiative  Future of Archives and Records Management (FARM) Oct. 5, 2020 The AIC is proud to launch a new AI / ML / CAS Initiative which will explore the Future of Archives and Records Management (FARM) through recently funded “seed” Grants and Collaborations. The AIC, initially launched in Feb. 2020… Read More

Aug. 7, 2020: Erasure and Representation in Archives at SAA 2020

The Advanced Information Collaboratory (AIC) was well represented at ARCHIVES * RECORDS 2020 – the Virtual Joint Annual Meeting of the Society of American Archivists (SAA) and the Council of State Archivists (CoSA). AIC Founder, Dr. Richard Marciano, and Co-Founders, Dr. Lyneise Williams and Mark Conrad gave presentations in the session entitled, Erasure and the… Read More

Aug. 5, 2020: Establishing a Research Agenda for Interdisciplinary CAS

AIC Research Fellows, Phillip Nicholas and Alexis Hill gave a presentation at the SAA Research Forum entitled “Establishing a Research Agenda for Computational Archival Science through Interdisciplinary Collaborations between Archivists and Technologists”. This was part of ARCHIVES * 2020 – the Virtual Joint Annual Meeting of the Society of American Archivists (SAA) and the Council… Read More

Jul. 6, 2020: CLIR / AERI2020 Webinar on “Emerging Technologies, Big Data & Archives”

Co–hosted by Oklahoma State University Emerging Technologies & Creativity Research Lab, and led by postdoctoral fellows Rebecca Y. Bayeck, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture & Azure Stewart, New York University. See: https://sites.google.com/view/emergtechbigdatarchives/project-home Featuring 200 attendees from over 30 countries. Left to Right starting at the Top: Sonia PASCUA (Drexel U.) — Richard MARCIANO… Read More

ACM Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage (JOCCH) Special Issue on Computational Archival Science (CAS) –Deadline October 31, 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS   ACM Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage (JOCCH) Special Issue on Computational Archival Science (CAS) Deadline October 31, 2020 Guest Editors Mark Hedges, King’s College London, UK Eirini Goudarouli, The National Archives, UK Richard Marciano, University of Maryland, USA The large-scale digitization of analogue archives, the emerging diverse forms of born-digital… Read More

Dec. 12, 2019: UCLA Computational Archival Science (CAS) Unconference

Announcing the UCLA Computational Archival Science (CAS) Unconference Thursday morning, December 12, 2019 Room 111, GSE&IS Building, UCLA Department of Information Studies 300 Charles E. Young Dr. N. Los Angeles, CA 90095-1520Featuring 9 short talks and a discussions on “New Directions in Computation and Archives”. The Unconference is hosted by the UCLA Department of Information… Read More

Nov. 1, 2019: Mellon Sawyer Seminar

Dr. Marciano Speaks at the Mellon Sawyer Seminar on Nov. 1, 2019 Creating Data (and Absence) from the Quantitative to the Digital Age The University of Pittsburgh was awarded $225,000 from the Andrew Mellon Foundation’s Sawyer Seminar program to fund a multi-year collaborative initiative titled: “Information Ecosystems: Creating Data (and Absence) From the Quantitative to… Read More