Machine and Deep Learning Research Interest Group

Charge

The Machine and Deep Learning Research Interest Group is a forum for researching potential applications of Machine and Deep Learning in library science, including discussions, publications and outreach to the wider Library community. Its goal is to educate librarians on uses of the complex techniques of machine learning and to provide a space for critically thinking both about new applications, and about the ethical and social impact of these technologies , as the field rapidly expands in the coming decade.

Roster

Mr. John W. Hessler (Chair, February 28, 2018, to June 30, 2018)
Mr. David Lacy (Vice-Chair, February 28, 2018, to June 30, 2018)
Mark A. Beatty (Staff Liaison, February 28, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Jenny Levine (Staff Liaison, February 28, 2018, to June 30, 2020)

Displaying active committee roster as of 06/20/2018. Last retrieved on 06/20/2018. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

Resources

Machine and Deep Learning Research Interest Group Discussion List

To join the list, send an email to sympa@lists.ala.org with the subject line: subscribe lita-machinelearning

Composition

Interest groups are completely self-initiated and not appointed by LITA officers. Membership consists of any number of participants and is open to LITA members. The leadership of each group is selected by the group.

Origin

The Machine and Deep Learning Research Interest Group was established in 2018.

Get Involved

Interest groups are open to all LITA members, and conference attendance is not required. To join a group, contact the chair, attend meetings, and get involved with their activities and discussions. See contact information in the above roster by logging into the site and clicking your browser refresh button. If you need help, contact the LITA office at lita@ala.org.