CIS720 Seminar by Dr. Rich Gazan, Astrobiology publication as interdisciplinary archaeology

Please join us for CIS720 Seminar with our speaker, Dr. Rich Gazan. He will talk about his research project during last semester’s sabbatical.

Hamilton Library 3F
See you there or on Halawai.


Astrobiology publication signatures as interdisciplinary archaeology.

Astrobiology is inherently interdisciplinary, but actionable methods to encourage and measure interdisciplinary science are scarce. In this talk, I’ll discuss a project I undertook with the NASA Astrobiology Institute (NAI) at Ames Research Center during my Spring 2016 sabbatical to develop data-driven indicators of the interdisciplinary impact of astrobiology. The initial goal was to analyze research literature to develop a “signature” of astrobiology-related work, to map the migration of astrobiology-related terms