Cynthia Parr

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Affiliation: Other
Title: Dr.
Company: University of Maryland
Department: University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies
Dr. Parr received a BS in biology from Cornell University and an MS and PhD from University of Michigan, where she studied social behavior and vocal communication in American crows. She studied molecular systematics and behavioral ecology of magpies during a postdoctoral fellowship at Seoul National University in Seoul, Korea. She served as the Content Development Director for the Animal Diversity Web project at the University of Michigan. She uses web technology to do help instructors at many institutions teach about animal ecology and evolution. At the University of Maryland she has worked on a number of projects using advanced computer technologies to support research and education in the biological sciences.

Author of 9 resources

  1. Cynthia Parr, Taowei Wang, Joel Sachs, Lushan Han, Tim Finin, "Enabling Semantic Ecoblogging and Bioblitzes", Misc, 25th Annual HCIL Symposium and Open House. University of Maryland, May 30, 2008, 602 downloads.
  2. Cynthia Parr, Joel Sachs, Lushan Han, Taowei Wang, Tim Finin, "RDF123 and Spotter: Tools for generating OWL and RDF for biodiversity data in spreadsheets and unstructured text", InProceedings, Proceedings of Biodiversity Information Standards Annual Conference (TDWG 2007), October 01, 2007, 695 downloads.
  3. Lushan Han, Tim Finin, Cynthia Parr, Joel Sachs, Anupam Joshi, "RDF123: a mechanism to transform spreadsheets to RDF", TechReport, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, August 17, 2007, 2284 downloads.
  4. Andriy Parafiynyk, Cynthia Parr, Joel Sachs, Tim Finin, "Adding Semantics to Social Websites for Citizen Science", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Workshop on Semantic e-Science (AAAI 07), June 05, 2007, 1930 downloads.
  5. Tim Finin, Joel Sachs, Cynthia Parr, "Finding Data, Knowledge, and Answers on the Semantic Web", InProceedings, Proceedings of the 20th International FLAIRS Conference, February 14, 2007, 1279 downloads.
  6. Cynthia Parr, Joel Sachs, Andriy Parafiynyk, Taowei Wang, Roger Espinosa, Tim Finin, "ETHAN: the Evolutionary Trees and Natural History Ontology", TechReport, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, November 01, 2006, 2443 downloads, 1 citation.
  7. Joel Sachs, Cynthia Parr, Andriy Parafiynyk, Rong Pan, Lushan Han, Li Ding, Tim Finin, Allan Hollender, Taowei Wang, "Using the Semantic Web to Support Ecoinformatics", InProceedings, Proceedings of the AAAI Fall Symposium on the Semantic Web for Collaborative Knowledge Acquisition , October 13, 2006, 2490 downloads, 5 citations.
  8. Cynthia Parr, Andriy Parafiynyk, Joel Sachs, Rong Pan, Lushan Han, Li Ding, Tim Finin, Taowei Wang, "Using the Semantic Web to Integrate Ecoinformatics Resources", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Twenty-First National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-06), July 18, 2006, 1272 downloads.
  9. Cynthia Parr, Andriy Parafiynyk, Joel Sachs, Li Ding, Sandor Dornbush, Tim Finin, Taowei Wang, Allan Hollender, "Integrating Ecoinformatics Resources on the Semantic Web", InProceedings, Proceedings of the 15th International World Wide Web Conference, May 20, 2006, 1110 downloads, 1 citation.