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Avoiding "conflicts of interest'': A computational approach to scheduling parallel conference tracks and its human evaluation

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484 days ago
@Md_Harris @benmarwick @ekansa @SAAorg @rabaath We developed a conference scheduler like that, but based on a topic model of the abstracts. Preprint here: https://t.co/GyNwhlaSQO Peer reviewed version, not much different, should be online any day now.
RT @tjvision: New preprint w/ Prashanti Manda et al.: A computational approach to scheduling parallel conference tracks and its human evalu…
RT @tjvision: New preprint w/ Prashanti Manda et al.: A computational approach to scheduling parallel conference tracks and its human evalu…
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New preprint w/ Prashanti Manda et al.: A computational approach to scheduling parallel conference tracks and its human evaluation https://t.co/GyNwhlaSQO includes Fun with Topic Modeling and real life photos of poor souls manually scheduling an @APSMeetings conference
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Competing Interests

Todd J Vision is an Academic Editor for PeerJ.

Author Contributions

Prashanti Manda conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, performed the computation work, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Alexander Hahn performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, performed the computation work, approved the final draft.

Katherine Lamm conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, performed the computation work, approved the final draft.

Scott Provan contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, approved the final draft.

Todd J Vision conceived and designed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Ethics

The following information was supplied relating to ethical approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill granted IRB approval for a survey conducted as part of this study.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1171170

Funding

This work was supported by the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center and the National Science Foundation through EF-0905606 and DBI-1062542. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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