Conference Programme

Monday 19.05.2014 – Jagiellonian University - Collegium Novum (24 Gołębia Street). Assembly Hall (1st floor)

9.00-10.00 – Registration

10.00 – 10.30Opening of the conference

Welcome by the organizers: Wiesław Babik – ISKO PL, Remigiusz Sapa-Institute of ILS JU, Peter Ohly – ISKO President

Official opening:

Rector of the Jagiellonian University - prof.dr hab. med. Wojciech Nowak

Mayor of the City of Cracow - prof. dr hab. Jacek Majchrowski

First ISKO President - Ingetraut Dahlberg

10.30 – 11.30

Plenary session: Current Global Problems in Knowledge Organization.
Chair: Professor Piotr Sztompka

  • Birger Hjørland: Classical Databases and Knowledge Organisation: A Case for Boolean Retrieval and Human Decision-Making During Search
  • Michael K. Buckland: Knowledge Organization and the Technology of Intellectual Work

11.30-12.00 Coffee/tea break

12.00-13.30 Plenary session - continuation

  • Dagobert Soergel: Knowledge Organization for Learning
  • Bruno Jacobfeuerborn, Mieczysław Muraszkiewicz: Big Data and Knowledge Extracting to Automate Innovation. An Outline of a Formal Model
  • H. Peter Ohly: Sociological Aspects of Knowledge and Knowledge Organization

14.00-15.30 – Lunch (The City of Kraków Administrative Office, 3-4 Wszystkich Świętych Square)

16.00-17.00 – Jagiellonian University Museum - Collegium Maius (15 Jagiellońska Street)

17.30-19.00 ISKO Executive Committee session.  Jagiellonian Library (22 Adam Mickiewicz Avenue)

Tuesday 20.05.2014 – Campus JU (4 Prof. Stanisław Łojasiewicz Street)


1A (room 0.313). Knowledge Organization Tools (1).
Chair: Professor B. Sosińska-Kalata

  • Deborah Lee: Webs of "Wirkung": Modelling the Interconnectedness of Classification Schemes
  • Lynne C. Howarth, Eva Hourihan Jansen: Towards a Typology of Warrant for 21st Century Knowledge Organization Systems
  • Joseph T. Tennis: Load Bearing or Levittown? The Edifice Metaphor in Conceptualizing the Ethos of Classification Work
  • Melodie J. Fox: Medical Discourse's Epistemic Influence on Gender Classification in Three Editions of the Dewey Decimal Classification
  • Ana Vukadin, Aida Slavic: Challenges of Facet Analysis and Concept Placement in Universal Classifications: the Example of Architecture in UDC

1B (room 0.310). Knowledge Organization and Representation for IRS (1).
Chair: Professor V. Dodebei

  • Suellen Oliveira Milani, José Augusto Chaves Guimarães, Hope A. Olson: Bias in Subject Representation: Convergences and Divergences in the International Literature
  • Hanna Batorowska, Barbara Kamińska-Czubała: Information Retrieval Support: Visualisation of the Information Space of a Document
  • Juliana Assis, Maria Aparecida Moura: Consensus Analysis on the Development of Meta-Languages: a Study of the Semantic Domain of Biotechnology
  • Bernard Ijesunor Akhigbe, Babajide Samuel Afolabi, Emmanuel Rotimi Adagundo: A Baseline Model for Relating Users' Requirements of Web Search Engines

10.30-11.00 Coffee/tea break (basement)


2A (room 0.313). Knowledge Organization Tools (2).
Chair: Professor J.A. Guimares

  • Agnes Hajdu Barat: Hungarians in the History of the UDC
  • Jill McTavish: Everyday Life Classification Processes and Technologies
  • Ernesto William De Luca, Ingetraut Dahlberg: Including Knowledge Domains from the ICC into the Multilingual Lexical Linked Data Cloud
  • Agnaldo Lopes Martins, Renato Rocha Souza, Heliana Ribeiro de Mello: The Use of Noun Phrases in Information Retrieval: Proposing a Mechanism for Automatic Classification
  • Luiz Antônio Lopes Mesquita, Renato Rocha Souza, Renata Maria Abrantes Baracho Porto: Noun Phrases in Automatic Indexing: a Structural Analysis of the Distribution of Relevant Terms in Doctoral Theses
  • Christopher S.G. Khoo, Toby Bing-Ren Teng, Hua-Chen Ng, Kae-Perng Wong: Developing A Taxonomy to Support User Browsing and Learning in a Digital Heritage Portal With Crowd-Sourced Content
  • Kavi Mahesh: Highly Expressive Tagging for Knowledge Organization in the 21st Century

2B (room 0.310). Knowledge Organization and Representation for IRS (2).Chair: Prof. D. Madalli

  • Olubunmi Akerele, Amos David, Adenike Osofisan: Using the Concepts of Case Based Reasoning and Basic Categories for Enhancing Adaptation to the User's Level of Knowledge in Decision Support System
  • Hajibayova, L., Jacob, E.K.: User-Generated Genre Tags Through the Lens of Genre Theories
  • Hajibayova, L., Jacob, E. K.: Investigation of Levels of Abstraction in User-Generated Tagging Vocabularies: A Case of Wild or Tamed Categorization?
  • Philip Hider: Approaches to Construction of Controlled Vocabularies and Metadata Schemas.
  • Katarzyna Materska: Faceted Navigation in Search and Discovery Tools
  • Sahbi Sidhom: Numerical Training for the Information Retrieval in Medical Imaginary: Modelling of the Gabor Filters
  • Verônica Silva Rodriguez Marques: The Treatment of Theatrical Text Content and the Dissemination of Information

13.00-14.30 Lunch (basement)

14.30 – 16.30

3A (room 0.313). Knowledge Organization Tools (3).
Chair: Professor R. Smiraglia

  • Devika P. Madalli, B. Preedip Balaji, Amit Kumar Sarangi: Music Domain Analysis for Building Faceted Ontological Representation
  • Rodrigo De Santis, Rosali Fernandez de Souza: Towards a Synthetic Approach for Classifying Popular Songs
  • Jadwiga Woźniak-Kasperek: Terminology as a Picture of Knowledge Organization in a Scientific Discipline
  • Gabriela Besler, Jolanta Szulc: Gottlob Frege's Theory of Definition as Useful Tool for Knowledge Organization. Definition of ‘Context'– Case Study
  • Jae-wook Ahn, Dagobert Soergel, Xia Lin, Mi Zhang, William Ying: Mapping between ARTstor terms and the Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus
  • Sholeh Arastoopoor, Rahmatollah Fattahi: A More Effective Web Search through Developing a Small Thesaurus of Non-Topical Terms: A Proposed Model to Improve Pertinence and Retrieval Relevance
  • Sophy Shu-Jiun Chen, and Hur-Li Lee: Art Images and Mental Associations: A Preliminary Exploration

3B (room 0.310). Knowledge Organization in Libraries.
Chair: Professor M. Hudon

  • Widad Mustafa El Hadi, Laurence Favier: Bridging the Gaps between Knowledge Organization and Digital Humanities
  • Maria Teresa Biagetti: Digital Libraries and Semantic Searching
  • Marcia Lei Zeng, Karen F. Gracy, Maja Žumer: Using a Semantic Analysis Tool to Generate Subject Access Points: A Study using Panofsky's Theory and Two Research Samples
  • Athena Salaba, Marcia Lei Zeng: Extending the "Explore" User Task Beyond Subject Authority Data Into the Linked Data Sphere
  • Agnieszka Młodzka-Stybel: Towards Continuous Improvement of Users' Access to a Library Catalogue
  • Blanca Rodríguez Bravo, Críspulo Travieso Rodríguez, M. Graça de M. Simões, M. Cristina V. de Freitas: Evaluating Discovery tools in Portuguese and Spanish Academic Libraries
  • Katharine Whaite: Catalogue vs Bibliography: Distinctions in Representation at the National Art Library
  • Barbara Szczepanowska: Promotion of Knowledge on the International Level – the Example of Occupational Safety

16.30-17.00 Coffee/tea break (basement)

17.30-21.00 (room 0.313). ISKO General Assembly. Opening: H. Peter Ohly

KO Editorial Board session – Room 3.228 (the exact time will be announced by R. Smiraglia)
KO Literature session – Room 3.228 (the exact time will be announced by Hur-Li Lee)

Wednesday 21.05.2014 – Campus JU (4 Prof. Stanisław Łojasiewicz Street)



4A (room 0.313). Knowledge Organization in Education.
Chair: Professor H. Iyer

  • Michèle Hudon: KO and Classification Education in the Light of Benjamin Bloom's Taxonomy of Learning Objectives
  • Aneta Kamińska, Irena Pulak: Knowledge Organization in a Digital Learning Environment in the Experiences of Pedagogy Students
  • Catalina Naumis Peña, Angélica M. González Olvera: Characteristics of Library Science Terminology in the 21st Century
  • Luciana Corts Mendes, Amanda Pacini de Moura: Documentation as Knowledge Organization: an Assessment of Paul Otlet's Proposals

4B (room 0.310). Methods of Knowledge Organization.
Chair: Professor J. Tennis

  • K. S. Raghavan, I. K. Ravichandra Rao: Facets of Facet Analysis: A Domain Analysis
  • Ann M. Graf, Richard P. Smiraglia: Race & Ethnicity in the Encyclopedia of Milwaukee: A Case Study in the Use of Domain Analysis
  • D. Grant Campbell: The Human Life as Warrant: A Facet Analysis of Protocols for Dealing with Responsive Behaviours in Dementia Patients
  • Claudio Gnoli: Boundaries and Overlaps of Disciplines in Bloch's Methodology of Historical Knowledge
  • Jihee Beak, Richard P. Smiraglia: Contours of Knowledge: Core and Granularity in the Evolution of the DCMI Domain

10.30-11.00 Coffee/tea break (basement)


5A (room 0.313). Knowledge Organization for Special Domains.
Chair: Professor M. Lopez-Huertas

  • Hemalata Iyer, Mary Guadrón: Older Adults and eHealth Literacy: Challenges to Knowledge Representation
  • Heather Lea Moulaison, Wade Bishop: Organizing and Representing Geographic Information
  • Wiesław Babik: Knowledge Organization for the System of Indexing and Retrieval of Information on the Folk Culture of the Polish Carpathian Region
  • Marek Nahotko: Model of Scientific Publishing as Knowledge Organization Process
  • Pekka Henttonen: Bibliographic Subject Headings as Access Points to Archival Sources
  • Diana Pietruch-Reizes: Smart Cities and Knowledge Organization
  • Thomas M. Dousa: Classificatory Structure and the Evaluation of Document Classifications: The Case of Constitutive Classification

5B (room 0.310): Knowledge Organization Domain and Epistemology.
Chair: Professor R. Souza

  • A.Neelameghan, K. S. Raghavan: Science of Consciousness as a Domain: Issues for Knowledge Organization
  • Vera Dodebei, Evelyn Goyannes Dill Orrico: Knowledge in Social Memory: Empirical Experiment for a Domain Conceptual-Discursive Mapping
  • Marek Hetmański: The Actual Role of Metaphors in Knowledge Organization
  • Richard P. Smiraglia: Classification Interaction Demonstrated Empirically
  • Michael Kleineberg: Integrative Levels of Knowing: An Organizing Principle for the Epistemological Dimension
  • Gercina Angela Borem Lima, K. S. Raghavan: Categories in Knowledge Organization
  • Rosa San Segundo Manuel, Daniel Martínez-Ávila: Digital as a Hegemonic Medium for Epistemology and Knowledge Organization
  • José Augusto Guimarães, Rodrigo de Sales, Daniel Martínez-Ávila, Maíra Fernandes Alencar: The Conceptual Dimension of Knowledge Organization in the ISKO Proceedings Domain: A Bardinian Content Analysis

13.00-14.00 Lunch (basement)

14.00 – 15.00 – (room 0.313). Discussion panel: Education for Knowledge Organization.
Chair: Professor R. Sapa (R. Fattahi, L. Hur-Li Lee, D. Madali, S. Sidhom, J. Woźniak-Kasperek, M. Zeng, M. Zumer)

15.00-16.00 Poster session (ground floor, close to the rooms 0.313 and 0.310).
Chair: Professor H. Batorowska

17.00 – 19.00 WIELICZKA Salt Mine Tour.
19.00-21.00 25 ISKO and KO - 25 Anniversary Banquet and cultural programme (Wieliczka Salt Mine)

16.45-18.15 (room 2.121). Workshop for students. Prof. K. Materska: Taxonomies as a tools for knowledge organization and access to knowledge in firms
18.30-20.00 (room 2.121). Workshop for students. Prof. K. Materska: Taxonomies as tools for knowledge organization and access to knowledge in firms

Thursday 22.05.2014 – Campus JU (4 Prof. Stanisław Łojasiewicz Street)


6A (room 0.313). Knowledge Organization History and Future.
Chair: Professor K. Mahesh

  • Maria J. López-Huertas: Exploring the Boundaries of Knowledge Organization. Towards Future Projects
  • Jay Hillel Bernstein: Disciplinarity and Transdisciplinarity in the Study of Knowledge
  • Barbara Sosińska-Kalata: Semantization and Standardization – Cooperative or Conflicting Trends in Knowledge Organization?
  • Izabela Kijeńska-Dąbrowska, Marta Kuźmińska: Classifications and Interdisciplinarity within Scientific Disciplines and its Influence on Contemporary E-society in Poland
  • Victoria Frâncu, Tabita Popescu: Twenty Years After: Scientific Research in the Field of Knowledge Organization in Romania (1993-2012)

6B (room 0.310). Knowledge Organization Systems (KOS).
Chair: Professor C. Gnoli

  • Thomas M. Dousa, Fidelia Ibekwe-SanJuan: Epistemological and Methodological Eclecticism in the Construction of Knowledge Organization Systems (KOSs) - The Case of Analytico-synthetic KOSs
  • Rick Szostak: Skepticism and Knowledge Organization
  • Thomas M. Dousa: Categories and the Architectonics of System in Julius Otto Kaiser's Method of Systematic Indexing
  • Rebecca Green: Facet Detection Using WorldCat and WordNet
  • Sayyed Mahdi Taheri, Zohre Shahrestani, Mohammad Hadi Yaghoub Nezhad: Switching Languages and the National Content Consortiums: An Overview on the Challenges of Designing an Iranian Model

10.30-11.00 Coffee/tea break (basement)

11.00-12.30  (room 0.313).
Discussion panel. ISKO and KO 25 Anniversary: The Future of Knowledge Organization and ISKO.

Chair: Professor R. Green  (W. Babik, A. David, V. Dodebei, C. Gnoli, P. Ohly, Rosa San Segundo, J. Tennis).

12.30-13.00 (room 0.313) Closing of the conference (Organizers)

13.00-14.00 Lunch (basement)


Araújo, Eliane Pawlowski Oliveira; Paula, Claudio Paixao Anastacio de

Indexing and decision making: investigating subjective aspects of the activity of subject analysis by symbolic lens

Cantarella, Simona

Thesaurus as the field's definition: the case of Critical Infrastructures Protection

Carvalho, Wellington Marçal de; Gomes, Gracielle Mendonça Rodrigues

Usability and User Studies Relevance as Mechanism to Evaluate Digital Libraries

Dias, Célia C.

Organizational Domain Analysis in the Recordkeeping Perspective: a study based on the Designing and Implementing Recordkeeping Systems- DIRKS Methodology

Friedman, Alon

Pinterest through the eyes of public libraries in Florida

Guedes, Vânia Lisbôa da Silveira; Santos, Fátima Barbosa e Maria José

Use frequency and type frequency IN SCIENTIFIC WRITING about wine's industry and their index functions in the subject indexing

Guedes, Vânia Lisbôa da Silveira; Santos, Fátima Barbosa e Maria José

Regular morphological structures and their index functions in the subject indexing of scientific letter

Jansen, Eva Hourihan

Steps Towards Ethnography of a Classification System

Kobashi, Nair Yumiko; Vogel, Michely Jabala Mamede

Information and Kowledge Organization: bibliometric analysis of the scientific production collected in Brazilian Information Science journals and proceedings (2000-2010)

Krivonosov, Ilya

Constructing thesauri for learning purposes: the case of acting schools' disciplines

Kučerová, Helena;  Bratková, Eva 

Knowledge base for subject area of knowledge organization: Issues,challenges, and preliminary outcomes of a research project

Maculan, Benildes; Lima,  Gercina

Reengineering THESAGRO thesaurus: a method's study

Maia, Regina Maria da Costa Smith; Alvarenga, Lídia

Inter-complementarity between the Ranganathan's theory of faceted classification (TFC) and Peter Chen's entity relationship (ER) model

Masó-Maresma, Gemma; Sebastià-Salat, Montserrat; Prades-Artigas, Lourdes

New conceptions of the Thesaurus: the integration of Folksonomies in a Social Science Digital Information System

Ménard, Elaine

TIIARA – a bilingual taxonomy for image indexing and retrieval: Wonders will never cease!

Ménard, Elaine;  Neugebauer, Tomasz

SINCERITY: Designing a new bilingual search engine for image retrieval

Oliveira, Jacqueline Pawlowski; Maurício Barcellos Almeida; Araújo, Eliane Pawlowski Oliveira; Oliveira, Carla Cristina Vieira de 

Considerations on the concept of information sources for the areas of information sciences and health sciences: similarities and differences

Oliveira, Louise

The use of Web 2.0 tools by National Archives and Libraries of Iberian Tradition Countries

Paletta, Francisco Carlos 

Digital library and information technology governance

Ridenour, Laura; Park, Hyoungjoo

Visualizing Analysis of Historical Patterns with Word Collocation: ISKO Proceedings Titles from 1992 to 2012

Santos, Marcelo dos

Managing Radiology Information: the development of an Interactive Teaching File System

Špiranec, Sonja; Zorica, Mihaela Banek; Livaja, Blaza

Exploring conceptual dimensions in indexing: riding the subjective wave

Tanti, Marc

Epistemological reflections on Knowledge Organization in the 21st Century: what's a scientific document in the era of Web 2.0?