Jevin D. West

Invited Talks

Mapping Institutional Impact (Aug. 13, 2014)
Evaluating patents from large open data sets (Aug. 4, 2014)
DataLab: developing a student-centered data science lab (July 16, 2014)
Biology and Data Science (April 8, 2014)
The genesis of scientific disciplines (Nov. 5, 2013)
Article-Level Navigators (Oct. 11, 2013)
The Indiana School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Data Cartography (Nov. 18, 2013)
The Eigenfactor Metrics (Nov. 18, 2013)
The role of gender in Scholarly Authorship (Nov. 12, 2013)
Publishing and Perishing in the Twenty-First Century (July 15, 2013)
Innovation in Science (May 21, 2014)
National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC), University of Maryland, Annapolis, MD
Using Maps to Navigate Knowledge Networks (April 9, 2013)
Aquatic and Fishery Sciences Quantitative Seminar, University of Washington, Seattle, Wa
Eigenfactor: measuring and mapping scientific knowledge (March 22, 2013)
Gruter Institute For Law & Behavioral Research, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
Growth of growth economics (Oct. 12, 2012)
Digital Science, London, UK
Ranking and Mapping (June 14, 2012)
The role of gender in scholarly authorship (May 31, 2012)
Can Ignorance Promote Democracy (May 21, 2012)
Computer Science and Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Document Discovery: Advancing Research with Large Knowledge Networks (Dec. 1, 2011)
Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL
Eigenfactor (Nov. 11, 2011)
Department of Computer Science, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
Document Discovery: Advancing Research with Large Knowledge Networks (Nov. 3, 2011)
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
Traversing Fitness Landscapes by Changing Environments (Nov. 2, 2011)
Harvard eScience Workshop, Harvard University, Boston, MA
Future of Scholarly Communication (Oct. 24, 2011)
TBA (Oct. 5, 2011)
Eigenfactor: ranking and mapping scientific knowledge (July 20, 2011)
Open Repositories University of Texas, Austin
Eigenfactor and Microsoft Academic Search (June 7, 2011)
The Eigenfactor Metrics: a network approach to assessing scholarly journals (June 1, 2011)
Measuring Interdisciplinarity in Science (May 26, 2011)
The Eigenfactor Metrics: a network approach to assessing scholarly journals (May 10, 2011)
Center for Models of Life Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark
Mapping the network ecology of science at the article level (April 19, 2011)
Mapping the network ecology of science at the article level (April 8, 2011)
The Changing Face of Scientific Research McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Eigenfactor: ranking and mapping scientific knowledge (Dec. 1, 2010)
Eigenfactor: ranking and mapping scientific knowledge (Nov 10, 2010)
Eigenfactor: harnessing the power of networks to better navigate the scholarly... (Oct 27, 2010)
Eigenfactor: harnessing the power of networks to better navigate the scholarly... (Sept 28, 2010)
New Developments in Defining Impact (June 4, 2010)
Eigenfactor and the Future of Scholarly Communication (March 24, 2010)
The Eigenfactor Metrics (Dec. 16, 2009)
Traversing Fitness Landscapes by Changing Environments (Oct. 17, 2009)
Complex Networks, Department of Theoretical Physics, Umea University, Sweden
The networks of bibliometrics (Oct. 2, 2009)
The Eigenfactor Metrics: tools for navigating the scholarly literature (Sept. 10, 2009)
The Eigenfactor 'Ac-count' of Scholarly Evaluation (May 3, 2009)
PSU Digital Research Symposium Portland State University, Portland, OR
The Economics and Structure of Scholarly Publishing (April 29, 2009)
The Economics and Structure of Scholarly Publishing (April 17, 2009)
Electronic Resources and Libraries Conference University of California, Los Angeles, CA
Eigenfactor: ranking and mapping the scholarly literature (Feb. 11, 2009)
Eigenfactor: ranking and mapping the scholarly literature (Nov. 25, 2008)
Eigenfactor and Materials Science Journals (Nov. 24, 2008)
Yale Library and Faculty Yale University, New Haven, CT
Eigenfactor: ranking and mapping scientific knowledge (Nov. 3, 2008)
Center for Digital Research and Scholarship Columbia University, New York City, NY
Alternatives to Impact Factor in Evaluating Scholarly Literature (Oct. 30, 2008)
Inst. of Economic Research & Yukawa Inst. of Theoretical Physics, Kyoto University, Japan
Measuring Interdisciplinarity: A Flow Cite-ometry Approach (Oct. 21, 2008)
Journal of Histochemistry and Cytochemistry (Annual Editors Meeting) Seattle, WA
Eigenfactor as a tool for journal editors (Oct. 15, 2008)
Library Assessment Conference University of Washington, Seattle, WA
An Introduction to Eigenfactor (Aug. 6, 2008)
American Library Association Annual Conference JSTOR Participantsí Meeting, Anaheim, CA
Applying Eigenfactor Metrics to JSTOR Data (June 29, 2008)
Using bibliometrics to make purchasing decisions (June 16, 2008)
Eigenfactor: ranking and mapping the scientific knowledge (May 19, 2008)
HighWire Press Publishersí Meeting Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
Journal-Quality Metrics Ė The Eigenfactor (May 6, 2008)
Assessing Research Performance and Value University of California, Los Angeles, CA
The Academic Perspective on Research Evaluation (May 5, 2008)
Emerging Trends in Scholarly Publishing National Press Club, Washington, DC
Eigenfactor—The Google Approach to Bibliometrics (April 17, 2008)
Eigenfactor, a new approach to assessing journal quality (March 18, 2008)
Metrics for the Humanities (November 19, 2007)
29th Annual ARCS Luncheon Westin Hotel, Seattle, WA
Networks, Disease and Maps (Nov. 13, 2007)
ARCS Auction Dinner Conibear Shellhouse, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
From antibiotic resistance to the bird flu (June 23, 2007)
Harvard Law School, Berkman Center for Internet and Society & the Gruter Institute
Academic Reputation: Democracy vs Meriotocracy (May 4, 2006)
Dr. Stephen Long's Lab Department of Plant Biology, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL
Distributed Computation in Plants (March 2005)

Other Talks

Designing Network-Based Metrics for Extracting the Wealth of Information in Large, Highly Connected Data Sets (July 27, 2010)
Plant Computation? (Nov. 9, 2004)
International Conference on Complex Systems New England Complex Systems Inst., Boston, MA
Emergent Computation in Plants? (May 17, 2004)

Poster Presentations

Gordon Research Conference (Microbial Population Biology) Proctor Academy, NH
Traversing Fitness Landscapes by Changing Environments (July 20-24, 2009)
J. Nahum, B.M. Althouse, J.D. West, C. Ofria, B. Kerr
[PDF] Best Poster Award
A Top-Down Approach to Discriminate Adaptive Landscape Topology (July 22-27, 2007)
J.D. West, J. Nahum, C. Levy, B. Kerr
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Ranking and Mapping Scholarly Literature (July 22-27, 2007)
J.D. West, M. Rosvall, B.M. Althouse, C.T. Bergstrom
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Scholarship of Teaching and Learning University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Teaching Evolution as an Applied Science (April 2007)
J.D. West, C.T. Bergstrom, B. Kerr
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The evolution of a ĎTragedy of the Commonsí in a Host-Pathogen Metapopulation (April 2006)
J.D. West, A. Dean, C. Neuhauser, B. Bohannan, B. Kerr
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The First Symposium on Plant Neurobiology Universitatbonn, Florence, Italy
Sophisticated Information Processing in Plants (May 17-20, 2005)
J.D. West, D. Peak, K.A. Mott
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Problem Solving Dynamics of Stomatal Networks (June 2004)
J.D. West, S.M. Mesinger, D. Peak, K.A. Mott
International Conference on Complex Systems New England Complex Systems Inst., Boston, MA
Stomatal Networks and Cellular Computation (May 17, 2004)
J.D. West, D. Peak, K.A. Mott, S.M. Messinger
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Networks: Structure, Dynamics and Function Center for Nonlinear Studies, Santa Fe, NM
The Game of Leaf: Evidence that Stomatal Networks are Cellular Computers (May 17, 2004)
J.D. West, S.M. Messinger, D. Peak, K.A. Mott
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Can Stomata Respond as a Reaction Diffusion Model? (April 2001)
J.D. West, D. Peak, K.A. Mott