Publications

Chapters in Books:

  • Rubin, V. L.,Liddy, E. D., & Kando, N., (2005). Certainty Identification in Texts: Categorization Model and Manual Tagging Results. In J. G. Shanahan & Y. Qu & J. Wiebe (Eds.), Computing Attitude and Affect in Text: Theory and Applications (The Information Retrieval Series): Springer-Verlag New York, Inc.
  • Kwasnik, B. H., & Rubin, V. L. (2003). Stretching Conceptual Structures in Classifications across Languages and Cultures in Knowledge Organization and Classification. In N. J. Williamson & C. Beghtol (Eds.), International Information Retrieval: The Haworth Press, Inc.

Papers in refereed journals:

  • Rubin, V. L., Vashchilko, T. (In preparation).  Truthfulness and Deception from Rhetorical Structure Point of View: A Vector Space-Based Detection Method

  • Simpkin, S. E., Rubin, V.L. (Under Review). A Matter of Degrees: Improving Access to Geospatial Information in Libraries through Geographic Searching.

  • Abrahamson, J.A., Rubin, V.L. (In Print) Differences in Consumer Health Discourse: Lay and Expert Perspectives. Journal of Documentation.

  • Rubin, V.L., Camm, S. C., (Accepted, R&R). Deception in Video Games: Examining Varieties of Griefing. The Online Information Review

  • Rubin V.L., Conroy N. (2012) Discerning Truth from Deception: Human Judgments and Automation Efforts. First Monday, Vol. 17, No. 3 at http://firstmonday.org

  • Rubin, V. L., Burkel, J., and Quan-Haase, A. (2011). Facets of serendipity in everyday chance encounters: A grounded theory approach to blog analysis. Information Research: an International Electronic Journal, 6(3) Special issue: Information by Chance: Opportunistic Discovery of Information

  • Rubin, V.L., Gavin, P.T., Kamal, A.M., (2011). Innovation in Public and Academic North American Libraries: Examining White Literature and Website Applications / L'innovationdansles bibliothèquespubliques et académiques en Amérique du Nord: Examen de la littérature blanche (livres et périodiques) et des applications pour sites web. Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science (CJILS), 35 (4)

  • Rubin, V. L.,Thorimbert, L. M., and Chen, Y. (2010).Artificially Intelligent Conversational Agents in Libraries, Library Hi Tech, 28 (4). doi: 10.1108/07378831011096196

  • Rubin, V. L. (2010). Epistemic Modality: From Uncertainty to Certainty in the Context of Information Seeking as Interactions with Texts. Information Processing & Management, 46(5): 533-540. doi:10.1016/j.ipm.2010.02.006

  • Kwasnik, B. H., &Rubin, V. L. (2003). Stretching Conceptual Structures in Classifications across Languages and Cultures in Knowledge Organization and Classification. Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, 37 (1/2).

Papers in refereed conference proceedings:

  • Rubin, V. L., Vashchilko, T. (2012) Identification of Truth and Deception in Text: Application of Vector Space Model to Rhetorical Structure Theory. In Proceeding of the 13th Conference of the European Chapter for the Association for Computational Linguistics: Computational Approached to Deception Detection Workshop, Avignon, France, April 23, 2012 (EACL 2012)
  • Burkel, J., Quan-Haase, A., and Rubin, V. L.(2012).Promoting Serendipity Online: Recommendations for Tool Design, iConference 2012, Toronto
  • Nzomo, P., Rubin, V. L., and Ajiferuke, I. (2012) Multi-lingual Information Access Tools: User Survey, iConference 2012, Toronto
  • Rubin, V.L., Conroy, N.J. (2011). Challenges in Automated Deception Detection in Computer-Mediated Communication. at the 74th Annual Meeting of theAmerican Society for Information Science and Technology: Bridging the Gulf: Communication and Information in Society, Technology, and Work, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 9-12, 2011 (ASIS&T2011)
  • Aytac, S., Kipp, M., Neal, D., Rubin, V. L., Pattuelli, C., Hsieh-Yee, I. (2011) Emerging Trends in Knowledge Organization and Information Organization Course Curriculumat the 74th Annual Meeting of theAmerican Society for Information Science and Technology: Bridging the Gulf: Communication and Information in Society, Technology, and Work, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 9-12, 2011 (ASIS&T2011)
  • Erdelez, S., Budd, J., Rubin, V. L., Burkell J., Quan-Hasse, A. (2011). Avoiding Determinism: New Research into the Discovery of Information at the 74th Annual Meeting of theAmerican Society for Information Science and Technology: Bridging the Gulf: Communication and Information in Society, Technology, and Work, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 9-12, 2011 (ASIS&T2011)
  • Rubin, V. L. (2010). On Deception and Deception Detection: Content Analysis of Computer-Mediated Stated Beliefs. Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology Annual Meeting: Navigating Streams in an Information Ecosystem,October 22–27, 2010, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. (ASIS&T 2010)
  • Rubin, V. L., Burkel, J., and Quan-Haase, A. (2010). Everyday Serendipity as Described in Social Media. Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology Annual Meeting: Navigating Streams in an Information Ecosystem,October 22–27, 2010, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. (ASIS&T 2010)
  • Kamal, A. M and Rubin, V. L., (2010). Human Abstracts, Machine Summaries, Cyborg Solutions? Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology Annual Meeting: Navigating Streams in an Information Ecosystem,October 22–27, 2010, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. (ASIS&T 2010)
  • Rubin, V. L. (2009). Trust Incident Account Model: Preliminary Indicators for Trust Rhetoric and Trust or Distrust in Blogs. Proceedings of the 3rd International Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) Conference on Weblogs and Social Media, May 17 - 20, 2009, San Jose, California. (ICWSM-2009)
  • Rubin, V. L. (2007). Stating with Certainty or Stating with Doubt: Intercoder Reliability Results for Manual Annotation of Epistemically Modalized Statements. Proceedings of the Human Language Technologies Conference: The Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL-HLT 2007)
  • DiMarco, C., Mercer, R.E., & Rubin, V. L. (2006). A Design Methodology for a Document Indexing Tool Using Pragmatic Evidence in Text. Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Scientific Conference of Intelligent, Interactive, Learning Object Repositories Network (LORNET Research Network), 8-10 November, 2006, TELUQ-UQAM, Montreal, Canada
  • Rubin, V. L., &Liddy, E. D. (2006). Assessing Credibility of Weblogs. Proceedings of the AAAI Spring Symposium: Computational Approaches to Analyzing Weblogs (CAAW), 27-29 March, 2006, Stanford University.
  • Rubin, V. L., Kando, N., &Liddy, E. D. (2004). Certainty Categorization Model. Proceedings of the AAAI Spring Symposium: Exploring Attitude and Affect in Text: Theories and Applications (AAAI-EAAT), 22-24 March, 2004, Stanford, CA.
  • Rubin, V. L., Stanton, J. M., &Liddy, E. D. (2004). Discerning Emotions in Texts. Proceedings of the AAAI Spring Symposium: Exploring Attitude and Affect in Text: Theories and Applications,(AAAI-EAAT), 22-24 March, 2004, Stanford, CA.
  • Auberg, S., Correa, N., Locktionova, V. (maiden name for Rubin, V.L.), Molitor, R., Rothenberg, M. (1998)The Accent Coach: An English Pronunciation Training System for Japanese Speakers, Proceedings of the Speech Technology in Language Learning (STiLL), European Speech Communication Association (ESCA) workshop, May 25 - 27, 1998, Stockholm, Sweden.

Papers in abstract-refereed conferences:

  • Nzomo, P., Rubin, V. L., and Ajiferuke, I. (2012). International Students' use of Multilingual Information Access (MLIA) tools: A Survey. The 40th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Information Science: Information in a Local and Global Context (CAIS / ACSI 2012), Waterloo, Ontario, May 31 - June 2, 2012
  • Samulenok L., Rubin, V.L., (2012). Geographically Aware Information Access with Geoparsing, Geocoding, and Georeferencing. The 40th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Information Science: Information in a Local and Global Context (CAIS / ACSI 2012), Waterloo, Ontario, May 31 - June 2, 2012
  • Simpkin, S. E., Rubin, V.L., (2012). All over the map: Canadian map cataloguing practices and their potential for spatial searching. The 40th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Information Science: Information in a Local and Global Context (CAIS / ACSI 2012), Waterloo, Ontario, May 31 - June 2, 2012
  • Gavin, P.T., Kamal, A.M., Rubin, V.L., (2011). From White to Transparent: Examining the Documents and Discourse of Innovation in Library White Literature. At The Document Academy and the Department of Library and Information Scienceat Linnaeus University, Sweden. October 1-2, 2011 (DOCAM2011)
  • Rubin, V. L., Burkel, J., and Quan-Haase, A. (2011) Facets of Serendipity in Everyday Chance Encounters: Content Analysis of Social Media Accounts. The 39th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Information Science: Exploring Interactions of People, Places and Information (CAIS / ACSI 2011), Fredericton, N.B., Canada, June 2 - 4, 2011
  • Abrahamson, J. A., and Rubin V. L. (2011) "Your Doctor Won't Tell You This…": Expert and Lay Perspectives in Health Communication Discourse. The 39th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Information Science: Exploring Interactions of People, Places and Information (CAIS / ACSI 2011), Fredericton, N.B., Canada, June 2 - 4, 2011
  • Rubin, V.L., Gavin, P.T., Kamal, A.M., (2011) Innovation in Public and Academic North American Libraries: Examining White Literature and Website Applications. The 39th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Information Science: Exploring Interactions of People, Places and Information (CAIS / ACSI 2011), Fredericton, N.B., June 2-4, 2011
  • Rubin, V.L., Camm, S. C., (2011) Griefing and Deception in Video Games: Examining Attitudes towards the Phenomena. The 39th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Information Science: Exploring Interactions of People, Places and Information (CAIS / ACSI 2011), Fredericton, N.B., Canada, June 2 - 4, 2011
  • Gavin, P.T., Kamal, A.M., Rubin, V.L., (2011). Understanding Innovation: What Libraries Say, What Libraries Do. Work-in-Progress Poster Abstract in Proceedings of the Association for Library and Information Science Education Conference: Competitiveness and Innovation (ALISE 2011), San Diego, Jan 4-7, 2011

Papers read:

  • Burkel, J., Quan-Haase, A., and Rubin, V. L. (2012). Promoting Serendipity Online: Recommendations for Tool Design at the iConfrerence 2012: Culture, Design, Society, Toronto, Canada, February 7-10, 2012
  • Nzomo, P., Rubin, V. L., and Ajiferuke, I. (2012) Multi-lingual Information Access Tools: User Survey, at the iConfrerence 2012: Culture, Design, Society, Toronto, Canada, February 7-10, 2012
  • Rubin, V.L., Conroy, N.J. (2011). Challenges in Automated Deception Detection in Computer-Mediated Communication. at the 74th Annual Meeting of theAmerican Society for Information Science and Technology: Bridging the Gulf: Communication and Information in Society, Technology, and Work, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 9-12, 2011 (ASIS&T2011)
  • Aytac, S., Kipp, M., Neal, D., Rubin, V. L., Pattuelli, C., Hsieh-Yee, I. (2011) Emerging Trends in Knowledge Organization and Information Organization Course Curriculumat the 74th Annual Meeting of theAmerican Society for Information Science and Technology: Bridging the Gulf: Communication and Information in Society, Technology, and Work, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 9-12, 2011 (ASIS&T2011)
  • Erdelez, S., Budd, J., Rubin, V. L., Burkell J., Quan-Hasse, A. (2011). Avoiding Determinism: New Research into the Discovery of Information at the 74th Annual Meeting of theAmerican Society for Information Science and Technology: Bridging the Gulf: Communication and Information in Society, Technology, and Work, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 9-12, 2011 (ASIS&T2011)
  • Rubin, V. L., Burkel, J., and Quan-Haase, A. (2011) Everyday Serendipity as Described in Social Media. Joint Research Day for Faculties of Information Studies, Faculty of Arts & Humanities, Faculty of Education, UWO, March 23, 2011.
  • Gavin, P.T., Kamal, A.M., Rubin, V.L., (2011). From White to Transparent: Examining the Documents and Discourse of Innovation in Library White Literature. At The Document Academy and the Department of Library and Information Scienceat Linnaeus University, Sweden. October 1-2, 2011 (DOCAM2011)
  • Abrahamson, J. A., and Rubin V. L. (2011) "Your Doctor Won't Tell You This…": Expert and Lay Perspectives in Health Communication Discourse. Joint Research Day for Faculties of Information Studies, Faculty of Arts & Humanities, Faculty of Education, UWO, March 23, 2011.
  • Rubin, V.L., Gavin, P.T., Kamal, A.M., (2011) Innovation in Public and Academic North American Libraries: Examining White Literature and Website Applications. Joint Research Day for Faculties of Information Studies, Faculty of Arts & Humanities, Faculty of Education, UWO, March 23, 2011.
  • Rubin, V. L. (2010). Trust Incident Account Model: Preliminary Indicators for Trust Rhetoric and Trust or Distrust in Blogs. Joint Research Day for Faculties of Information Studies, Faculty of Arts & Humanities, Faculty of Education, UWO, March 23, 2011.
  • Rubin, V. L. (2010). On Deception And Deception Detection: Content Analysis Of Computer-Mediated Stated Beliefs. Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology Annual Meeting: Navigating Streams in an Information Ecosystem,October 22–27, 2010, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. (ASIS&T 2010)
  • Rubin, V. L., Burkel, J., and Quan-Haase, A. (2010). Everyday Serendipity as Described in Social Media. Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology Annual Meeting: Navigating Streams in an Information Ecosystem,October 22–27, 2010, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. (ASIS&T 2010)
  • Kamal, A. M and Rubin, V. L., (2010). Human Abstracts, Machine Summaries, Cyborg Solutions? Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology Annual Meeting: Navigating Streams in an Information Ecosystem,October 22–27, 2010, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. (ASIS&T 2010)
  • Rubin, V. L. (2009). Trust Incident Account Model: Preliminary Indicators for Trust Rhetoric and Trust or Distrust in Blogs. 3rd International Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) Conference on Weblogs and Social Media, May 17 - 20, 2009, San Jose, California. (ICWSM-2009)
  • Rubin, V. L. (2007). Stating with Certainty or Stating with Doubt: Intercoder Reliability Results for Manual Annotation of Epistemically Modalized Statements. Human Language Technologies Conference: The Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL-HLT 2007)
  • Rubin, V. L., & Liddy, E. D. (2006). Assessing Credibility of Weblogs. Proceedings of the AAAI Spring Symposium: Computational Approaches to Analyzing Weblogs (CAAW), 27-29 March, 2006, Stanford University.

Practitioners' journals:

  • "Talking about the Future of Libraries: Artificially Intelligent Conversational Agents Are Surely On The Way"(2010),ASLIB Proceedings, The Association for Information Management Journal: Managing Information,volume 17 issue 8. Review of Rubin, V. L.,Thorimbert, L. M., and Chen, Y. (2010). Artificially Intelligent Conversational Agents in Libraries, Library Hi Tech, 28 (4). doi: 10.1108/07378831011096196

Presentations at professional meetings/workshops / invited lectures:

  • Rubin, V. L. (March, 2012). Advances in Deception Detection Methods: Truth or Lie? An invited talk in the Statistics and Actuarial Sciences Colloquium Series, organized by Duncan Murdoch and John Braun, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, CANADA
  • Rubin, V. L. (Nov., 2011). Detecting Deception in Computer-Mediated Communication. The Linguistics Talks at Western Fall Series, organized by Ileana Paul and Interdisciplinary Linguistics M.A., University of Western Ontario, London, CANADA
  • Rubin, V. L. (Nov., 2011). Applying Content Analysis in Information Science Research. LIS9809: Advanced Research Methods for LIS Doctoral Students, taught by C. Pam McKenzie, University of Western Ontario, London, CANADA
  • Rubin, V. L. (Apr., 2011). FIMS Research Brownbag Talk: "Libraries and Conversational Agents: Meant for each other? Or not?", University of Western Ontario, London, CANADA
  • Campbell, G., Rubin, V. L., and Sedig, K, (Nov., 2010). FIMS Research & Teaching Brownbag Talk: "Technology in Library and Information Science"", University of Western Ontario, London, CANADA
  • Invited Participant of the Information Collider Think-Tank, organized by Richard Smiraglia, Information Organization Research Group, School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Wisconsin, US (Nov., 2010).
  • Rubin, V. L., Burkell, J, and Quan-Haase, A. (Oct., 2010).Invited Participants in the Interdisciplinary Research Group Workshop on Opportunistic Discovery of Information (ODI), organized by SandaErdelez, MU Informatics Institute and Information Experience Laboratory, University of Missouri , Missouri, USA
  • Rubin, V. L. (Apr., 2010). FIMS Brownbag Talk: "Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire!" Falsification, Concealment, and Equivocation in Computer-Mediated Text-based Communication as Seen by Analytical Language Technologies, Research Brownbag, University of Western Ontario, London, CANADA
  • Rubin, V. L. (Nov., 2010). FIMS Brownbag Talk: Natural Language Processing and Library information Science, in the panel entitled "Technology in Library and Information Science: A Panel Discussion by Teachers of MLIS Technology Courses". University of Western Ontario, London, CANADA
  • Rubin, V. L. (Nov., 2010). Handling Deception Detection with Natural Language Processing. ANTH 243: Survey Course in Applied Linguistic, taught by Karen Pennesi, University of Western Ontario, London, CANADA
  • Rubin, V. L. (Oct., 2010). Conversational Agents and Libraries: are they ready for each other? LIS9706: Human computer interaction for MLIS and LIS Doctoral Students, taught by Lu Xiao, University of Western Ontario, London, CANADA
  • Rubin, V. L. (Sept., 2010). Content Analysis. LIS9809: Advanced Research Methods for LIS Doctoral Students, taught by C. Pam McKenzie, University of Western Ontario, London, CANADA
  • Rubin, V. L. (Nov., 2009). Content Analysis. LIS9809: Advanced Research Methods for LIS Doctoral Students, taught by C. RossUniversity of Western Ontario, London, CANADA
  • Rubin, V. L. (Apr, 2009). Language and Computers How To Compute Texts. ANTH 243: Survey Course in Applied Linguistic, taught by Karen Pennesi, UWO Ontario, London
  • Rubin, V. L. (Nov., 2008). Content Analysis Theory and Applications. LIS9809: Advanced Research Methods, a joint class of LIS and Media Studies Doctoral Students, taught by C. Ross and G. Campbell, University of Western Ontario, London, CANADA
  • Rubin, V. L. (Oct., 2008). Content Analysis in Library Context. LIS9004/002: Research Methods, taught by A. Quan-Hasse, University of Western Ontario,London, CANADA
  • Rubin, V. L. (Apr, 2008). Language Technologies. ANTH 243: Survey Course in Applied Linguistic, taught by Karen Pennesi,University of Western Ontario, London, CANADA
  • Rubin, V. L. (Sept., 2007). Content Analysis Theory and Applications. MS701: Research Methods, taught by A. Quan-Hasse, University of Western Ontario, London, CANADA
  • Rubin, V. L. (Sept., 2006). Content Analysis Theory and Applications. MS701: Research Methods, University of Western Ontario, London, CANADA
  • Rubin, V. L. (Oct., 2004) Certainty Identification in Texts: Categorization Model and Manual Tagging Results, part of Subtle but Detectable Aspects of Text. IST Brown-bag Seminar, Syracuse University, NY
  • Rubin, V. L. (Nov., 2003). Discourse Analysis: Co-reference Resolution Within and Across Documents. IST664: Introduction to Natural Language Processing, Syracuse University, NY, USA
  • Rubin, V. L. (Oct., 2003). Certainty Identification in Semantic Analysis. IST664: Introduction to Natural Language Processing, Syracuse University, NY, USA
  • Rubin, V. L. (May, 2003). Speech Recognition as a Machine Learning Application. IST996: Machine Learning, Syracuse University, NY, USA
  • Rubin, V. L. (Jan., 2003). Co-reference and named Entity Resolution Report. Seminar at the Center for Natural Language Processing, Syracuse University, NY, USA
  • Rubin, V. L. (July, 2003) Emotions and Certainty Identification in Written Texts, Communications Research Laboratory, Kyoto, JAPAN
  • Rubin, V. L. (Aug., 2003) Emotions and Certainty Identification in Written Texts, Language Informatics Laboratory, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, JAPAN
  • Rubin, V. L. (Aug., 2003) Emotions and Certainty Identification in Written Texts, The National Institute of Informatics' Summer Seminar, Tokyo, JAPAN
  • Rubin, V. L. (May, 2002). Conversational Interfaces in HCI, IST449: Human Computer Interaction, Syracuse University, NY, USA
  • Rubin, V. L. (April, 2002) Co-reference Resolution and Alias Tracking, Seminar at the Center for Natural Language Processing, Syracuse University, NY, USA

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