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Report of ECDA 2014

The Second European Conference on Data Analysis (also marking the 38th Annual Meeting of the German Classification Society – GfKl) was hosted by Jacobs University Bremen from July 2nd to July 4th, 2014. This year’s conference has been organised in co-operation with the Italian Statistical Society Classification and Data Analysis Group (SIS-Cladag), Vereniging voor Ordinatie… Read More »

CLADAG 2015 – Call for Abstracts

Following a biennial tradition, the Classification and Data Analysis Group of the Italian Statistical Society – CLADAG – will organize its 10th Meeting in Cagliari. The event is organized under the auspices of the International Federation of Classification Societies (IFCS) and of the Italian Statistical Society (SIS) and is orientated towards all topics related to… Read More »

IFCS Newsletter

The current 49th IFCS newsletter from July 2014 can be here downloaded. In this newsletter you can find interviews with the presidents Paolo Giudici (CLADAG), Doug Steinley (The Classification Society) and Jeroen Vermunt (VOC). Furthermore you can get here the news of GfKl, CLADAG, VOC, The Classiciation Society and Japanese Classification Society as well as… Read More »

New letter for classification

The new letter for classification from July 2014 is online. The letter describes especially  the issues of protocol to the 36th general meeting, report for ECDA 2014, report for AG BIB, report for AG BT, report for AG CAA, report for AG DANK, report for AG DK, Advances in Data Analysis and Classification (ADAC), Studies… Read More »

LIS Workshop 2014

The Workshop on Classification and Subject Indexing in Library and Information Science (LIS 2014) was held in July, 2nd-3rd 2014 in conjunction with the European Conference on Data Analysis in Bremen. You can find the program here. You can find the slides here. Important Dates: September 30, 2014 – Deadline for full paper submissions November… Read More »

Indexing-Session at the German Library Conference

On June, 5th, 2014 the AG BIB was involved in organizing a session dealing with innovative indexing in libraries at the German Library Conference in Bremen. The session was chaired by Prof. Wiesenmüller (HdM Stuttgart).   Talks: Quo vadis Inhaltserschließung der Deutschen Nationalbibliothek? – Herausforderungen und Perspektiven Ulrike Junger ( Deutsche Nationalbibliothek, Frankfurt/Main) http://www.opus-bayern.de/bib-info/volltexte/2014/1701/  … Read More »

(British) Classification Society celebrates 50-year existence

On 17 April 1964 the (British) Classification Society was founded in Cambridge, UK. Aim was “to promote co-operation and interchange of views between those interested in the principles and practice of classification in a wide range of disciplines.” The foundation followed a Symposium on 6 April, 1962, entitled “Classification: an inter-disciplinary problem”, at which it… Read More »