SIG STI is pleased to announce that this year’s Best Paper Award goes to Andrea K. Thomer and Nicholas M. Weber for their paper, The Phylogeny of a Dataset, which was presented at last year’s ASIS&T annual conference in Seattle and appears in the Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. The paper explores the adaptation of phylogenetic analysis to the quantitative methodology of research data management applications. The reference appears, below.
Thomer, Andrea K., and Nicholas M. Weber. “The phylogeny of a dataset.” Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 51.1 (2014): 1-11. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/meet.2014.14505101064
Congratulations to Andrea and Nicholas for a job well done! The award will be presented to Andrea and Nicholas at the STI annual business meeting in St. Louis in November. Thanks to the jury for their dedication in selecting our award winner and we are looking forward to seeing you all in St. Louis.