Correspondence: DataONE Social Network Analysis Set-up

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From: Jessel, Tanner Monroe
Sent: Tuesday, November 13, 2012 1:36 PM
To: Mitchell, Chad Matthew
Subject: RE: document info

Hi Chad,

I am still working on setting up my computer in Hoskins.

First thing will be to install Gephi,

Then install an OCR / text extraction tool to pull out names and convert to a spreadsheet from these docs.

There is also a tool that will pull out proper names from uploaded text โ€“ if you want to go that route. Kind of data mining.

The problem is it wonโ€™t distinguish between a proper name in a cited paper (from letโ€™s imagine, someone who died already but is nonetheless influential like charles darwin).

We should talk about how to contact vieglass on getting the registered users from


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About Tanner Jessel

I am a graduate research assistant funded by DataONE and pursuing a Masters in Information Sciences with an Interdisciplinary Graduate Minor in Computational Science. I assist scholarly research efforts supporting the Sociocultural, Usability and Assessment, and Member Nodes working groups within DataONE. I am based at the Center for Information and Communication Studies at the University of Tennessee School of Information Science in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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