Software Citation Today and Tomorrow

Event Sponsor: 
Data Science and Learning Seminar
Start Date: 
Nov 27 2018 - 2:00pm
Building 240/Room 4301
Argonne National Laboratory
Daniel Katz
Speaker(s) Title: 
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Ian Foster

This talk will discuss the state of software citation, starting with history of work done by the FORCE11 Software Citation Working Group, leading to a published set of software citation principles (, as well as other prior work. It will also talk about where the community is going, what the obstacles to progress are, and how they may be overcome.
Daniel S. Katz is Assistant Director for Scientific Software and Applications at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), Research Associate Professor in Computer Science (CS), Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), and the School of Information Sciences (iSchool), at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and guest faculty at Argonne. His research interests include policy issues, such as citation and credit mechanisms and practices associated with software and data, organization and community practices for collaboration, and career paths for computing researchers.