d. The Cognitive Core: Research Topics in Red Hen

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Overview of Red Hen Project Areas

Red Hen levels of functionality

We invite research proposals and projects at any level in the broader Red Hen infrastructure, including the following levels and goals.

    1. Data acquisition -- global capture
      • US media markets: Los Angeles CA, Cleveland OH
      • Europe: Denmark (Denmark, Norway, Sweden), Spain
    2. Data storage -- distributed
      • UCLA
      • Case Western Reserve University
      • University of Navarra
    3. Data enhancement -- align captions to speech, transcripts, speech-to-text ...
      • Transcripts for CNN, FOX News, and MSNBC
      • On-screen text from all shows
    4. Close analysis and manual coding
      • Skilled taggers annotate a training sample
      • Analytical methods from the humanities and the social sciences
  1. Machine learning
      • Use the training sample for pattern recognition
      • Extend the pattern to a larger dataset
    1. Data mining research -- joint image / audio / text parsing
    2. Communications research -- cognitive, social
      • Multiple projects
    3. User interface development, publication platforms
      • Multiple projects
    4. Visualization interfaces
      • Multiple projects

For some suggestions for possible contributions and collaborations, see What Kind of Red Hen Are You?