Publications

Refereed Journal Articles

Assefa, S., Alemneh, D. G., & Rorissa, A. (In Press). Diffusion of scientific knowledge in agriculture: The case for Africa. Agricultural Information Worldwide. [preprint ] [final]

Rorissa, A., Wordofa, T. T., & Teferra, S. (2014). Initiatives in digitization and digital preservation of cultural heritage in Ethiopia. Annual Review of Cultural Heritage Informatics, 2012-2013, 117-130. [preprint ] [final]

Alemneh, D. G., & Rorissa, A. (2014). Facilitating discovery and use of digital cultural heritage resources with folksonomies: A review. Annual Review of Cultural Heritage Informatics, 2012-2013, 17-28. [preprint ] [final]

Assefa, S., & Rorissa, A. (2013). A bibliometric mapping of the structure of STEM education using co-word analysis. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 64(12), 2513 - 2536. [preprint ] [final]

Rorissa, A., & Yuan, X. (2012). Visualizing and mapping the intellectual structure of information retrieval. Information Processing & Management, 48(1), 120 - 135. [preprint ] [final]

Rorissa, A., Demissie, D., & Pardo, T. (2011). Benchmarking e-government: A comparison of frameworks for computing e-government index and ranking. Government Information Quarterly, 28(3), 354 - 362. [preprint ] [final]

Chen, Y., Germain, C. A., & Rorissa, A. (2011). Defining usability: How library practice differs from published research. portal: Libraries and the Academy, 11(2), 599 - 628. [preprint] [final]

Rorissa, A. (2010). A comparative study of flickr tags and index terms in a general image collection. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 61(11), 2230 - 2242. [preprint ] [final]

Rorissa, A., & Demissie, D. (2010). An analysis of African e-government service websites. Government Information Quarterly, 27(2), 161-169. [preprint ] [final]

Rorissa, A. (2008). User generated descriptions of individual images versus labels of groups of images: A comparison using basic level theory. Information Processing & Management, 44(5), 1741 -1753. [preprint ] [final]

Rorissa, A., & Iyer, H. (2008). Theories of cognition and image categorization: What category labels reveal about basic level theory. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 59(9), 1383-1392. [preprint ] [final]

Rorissa, A., Clough, P., & Deselaers, T. (2008). Exploring the relationship between feature and perceptual visual spaces. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 59(5), 770-784. [preprint ] [final]

Rorissa, A. (2007). Relationships between perceived features and similarity of images: A test of Tversky’s Contrast Model. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 58(10), 1401-1418. [preprint ] [final]

Rorissa, A., Bamuhiiga, B., Chisenga, J., Nxumalo, C., Sekimang’a, D., & Neelameghan, A. (1992). ABNCD+: A prototype for an integrated information storage and retrieval system. Microcomputers for Information Management, 9(3), 137-159. [preprint] [final]

 

Non-refereed Journal Articles

Alemneh, D. G., & Rorissa, A. (2014). International information issues and ASIS&T. Bulletin of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 40(5), 9-11.[final]

Dumas, C., & Rorissa, A. (2014). ASIS&T: The student perspective. Bulletin of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 40(5), 23-27. [final]

Rorissa, A. (2012). Technology and its impact on the information environment and society in developing countries. Pakistan Journal of Library & Information Science, 13, 1-2. [final]

Rorissa, A. (2007). Benchmarking visual information indexing and retrieval systems. Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 33(3), 15-17. [final]

 

Refereed Conference Papers

Rorissa, A. (2012). An initial exploration of hyperlinks of African government portal Websites [Poster abstract]. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance, 456-457. [preprint] [final] [conference site]

Iyer, H., & Rorissa, A. (2010). Representative images for browsing large image collections: A cognitive perspective. Paradigms and conceptual systems in knowledge organization: Proceedings of the 11th international ISKO conference (ISKO 2010) (pp. 412-416). Rome, Italy. February 23-26, 2010. [preprint] [final] [conference site]

Rorissa, A., Gharawi, M., & Demissie, D. (2010). A tale of two continents: Contents of African and Asian e-government websites. Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2010). Koloa, Kauai, Hawaii. January 5-8, 2010. [preprint] [final] [conference site]

Chen, Y., Germain, C. A., & Rorissa, A. (2009). An analysis of formally published usability and Web usability definitions. Proceedings of the 72nd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. Vancouver, BC, Canada. November 6-11, 2009.. [preprint] [final] [conference site]

Rorissa, A., & Demissie, D. (2009). The state of the art of e-government services in Africa: An analysis of relevant websites. Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2009). Waikoloa, Hawaii. January 5-8, 2009. [preprint] [final] [conference site]

Rorissa, A., Demissie, D., & Pardo, T. (2008). Toward a common framework for computing e-government index. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance (ICEGOV2008). Cairo, Egypt. December 1 - 4, 2008. [preprint] [final] [conference site]

Rorissa, A., & Hastings, S.K. (2004). Free sorting of images: Attributes used for categorization. Proceedings of the 67th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 41, 360-366. [preprint] [final] [conference site]

Schamber, L., & Rorissa, A. (2002). Human Information Behavior Research Clearinghouse: Interaction framework for a new digital library. Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Conceptions of Library and Information Science, 319-322. [preprint] [conference site]

Rorissa, A., & Chisenga. J. (2000). The World Wide Web as a networking and communication tool: A prototype of the SCECSAL web site. Proceedings of the 14th Standing Conference of Eastern, Central and Southern African Librarians, 151-157. [preprint] [final] [conference site]

Rorissa, A. (1996). The impact of the introduction of electronic communication in Ethiopia: A survey. Proceedings of the Ethiopian Scientific Society Conference on Ethiopian Telecommunications in the Information Age, 4 13. [preprint] [final] [conference site]

 

Refereed Book Chapters & Other Monographs

Rorissa, A., Neal, D., Chaucer, A., & Muckell, J. (2012). An exploration of tags assigned to geotagged still and moving images on flickr. In: D. Rasmussen Neal, Indexing and Retrieval of Non-Text Information (pp. 185-211). Germany: De Gruyter Saur. [preprint] [final] [Book site]

Rorissa, A., Demissie, D., Gharawi, M. (2011). A descriptive analysis of contents of Asian e-government websites. In: Ed Downey, Carl D. Ekstrom, & Matthew A. Jones (Eds.), E-Government Website Development: Future Trends and Strategic Models (pp. 102-116). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. [preprint] [final] [Book site]

Rorissa, A., Potnis, D., & Demissie, D. (2010). A comparative study of contents of North African & Middle Eastern e-Government service websites. In: Christopher G. Reddick (Ed.), Comparative E-Government: An Examination of E-Government Across Countries (pp. 49-69). New York: Springer. [preprint] [final] [Book site]

Grove, A. & Rorissa, A. (2008). People Transforming Information - Information Transforming People. Proceedings of the 71st Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T). Columbus, Ohio, October 24-29. [Edited work]. [preprint] [final] [Conference site]

Grove, A. & Rorissa, A. (2007). Joining research and practice: Social computing and information science. Proceedings of the 70th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T). Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October 19 -24. [Edited work]. [preprint] [final] [Conference site]

Rorissa, A., Mammo, W., & Mengsteab, A. (1996). CD ROM databases in the physical sciences: An assessment conducted at Addis Ababa University. In L. A. Levey, M. E. Ngwira, & H. Patrikios (Eds.), CD ROM for African research needs: Guidelines for selecting databases. (pp.51 55). Washington, DC: American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). [preprint] [final]