Beth Plale

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Prof Beth Plale

Professional Title: Professor
Other: Director, Data To Insight Center

Primary domain: Data science, data preservation, cloud computing, metadata and provenance

Organization name: Indiana University

Organization type: Academia/Research

City / Country: Bloomington - United States


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Beth Plale is Full Professor of Informatics and Computing at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. She is Director of Indiana University's Data To Insight Center and is founding Director of the HathiTrust Research Center which makes over 14M digitized texts available for text and data mining research and scholarship. Her research interests are in data science, cloud computing, metadata and provenance, and in enabling computational access to large-scale data for broader groups of researchers. Her PhD is in computer science (State University of New York Binghamton, 1999) with an MBA (University of LaVerne 1986). Her postdoctoral studies were at Georgia Institute of Technology (2001).