International UDC Seminar 2013 entitled "Classification &
Visualization: Interfaces to Knowledge" will take place on Thursday
24 - Friday 25 October in the National Library of the Netherlands
(Koninklijke Bibliotheek), The Hague
The objective of this conference is to explore cutting edge advances
and techniques in the visualization of knowledge across various
fields of application and their potential impact on developments in
the more main stream bibliographic and documentary classifications.
The conference will be opened by Emer. Prof. W. Boyd Rayward,
well-known historian of the international organization of knowledge
and the history of documentation and information science. His
keynote address will set the scene for discussions on models and
metaphors of knowledge and information visualization that bridge
historical and technological perspectives.
A series of eminent speakers will follow: Lev Manovich, Kathryn La
Barre, Fabrice Papy, Marcel Worring, Luca Rosati, Andrea Resmini,
Scott Weingart, Richard Smiraglia, Charles van den Heuvel, Andrea
About the organizer: Classification & Visualization is the
fourth biennial conference in a series of International UDC Seminars
organized by the Universal Decimal Classification Consortium (UDC
Consortium). UDCC is not-for-profit organization, based in The
Hague, established to maintain and distribute the UDC and to support
its use and development (http://www.udcc.org).
UDC is one of the most widely used knowledge organization systems in
the bibliographic domain.