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Author Gender Representation at Audio Engineering Conferences - An Anonymised Dataset

Kat Young; Michael Lovedee-Turner; Jude Brereton; Helena Daffern


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    <creator>
      <creatorName>Kat Young</creatorName>
      <nameIdentifier nameIdentifierScheme="ORCID" schemeURI="http://orcid.org/">0000-0002-6931-2534</nameIdentifier>
      <affiliation>University of York</affiliation>
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    <creator>
      <creatorName>Michael Lovedee-Turner</creatorName>
      <nameIdentifier nameIdentifierScheme="ORCID" schemeURI="http://orcid.org/">0000-0001-6898-1894</nameIdentifier>
      <affiliation>University of York</affiliation>
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      <creatorName>Jude Brereton</creatorName>
      <nameIdentifier nameIdentifierScheme="ORCID" schemeURI="http://orcid.org/">0000-0002-0643-0875</nameIdentifier>
      <affiliation>University of York</affiliation>
    </creator>
    <creator>
      <creatorName>Helena Daffern</creatorName>
      <nameIdentifier nameIdentifierScheme="ORCID" schemeURI="http://orcid.org/">0000-0001-5838-0120</nameIdentifier>
      <affiliation>University of York</affiliation>
    </creator>
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  <titles>
    <title>Author Gender Representation at Audio Engineering Conferences - An Anonymised Dataset</title>
  </titles>
  <publisher>Zenodo</publisher>
  <publicationYear>2018</publicationYear>
  <subjects>
    <subject>Audio Engineering</subject>
    <subject>Bias</subject>
    <subject>Conferences</subject>
    <subject>Discrimination</subject>
    <subject>Engineering Pipeline</subject>
    <subject>Gender</subject>
    <subject>STEM</subject>
    <subject>Underrepresentation</subject>
  </subjects>
  <dates>
    <date dateType="Issued">2018-03-29</date>
  </dates>
  <language>en</language>
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    <rights rightsURI="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode">Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International</rights>
    <rights rightsURI="info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess">Open Access</rights>
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    <description descriptionType="Abstract">&lt;p&gt;This repository contains the author gender dataset (as a comma-delimited .csv file) associated with the paper entitled&amp;nbsp;&amp;#39;The Impact of Gender on Conference Authorship in Audio Engineering: Analysis Using a New Data Collection Method&amp;#39;, published in the IEEE Transactions Special Issue on Increasing the Socio-Cultural Diversity of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Related Fields. Available at: &lt;a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TE.2018.2814613"&gt;dx.doi.org/10.1109/TE.2018.2814613&lt;/a&gt;. Please cite both the paper and&amp;nbsp;dataset if used. Visualisation is available at: &lt;a href="http://tibbakoi.github.io/aesgender"&gt;http://tibbakoi.github.io/aesgender&lt;/a&gt;.&lt;/p&gt;

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&lt;p&gt;The dataset was produced using a novel method which used self-identified pronouns, therefore allowing for as many groups as necessary to describe the population.&lt;/p&gt;

&lt;ol&gt;
	&lt;li&gt;A list of authors was generated from conference proceedings.&lt;/li&gt;
	&lt;li&gt;An email was sent to each author to acquire their pronoun.&lt;/li&gt;
	&lt;li&gt;If no email was available/no response was received, a pronoun was acquired from a biography.&lt;/li&gt;
	&lt;li&gt;If no biography was available, a pronoun was inferred from traditional gender markers and gender presentation.&lt;/li&gt;
	&lt;li&gt;If no gender marker/photograph was available, the entry was labelled as &amp;#39;Information Unavailable&amp;#39;. For brevity, the label &amp;#39;Unknown&amp;#39; is used in the paper.&lt;/li&gt;
&lt;/ol&gt;

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&lt;p&gt;The columns in the dataset are as follows:&lt;/p&gt;

&lt;ol&gt;
	&lt;li&gt;ID: unique identifier of entry&lt;/li&gt;
	&lt;li&gt;Pronoun: pronoun of entry&lt;/li&gt;
	&lt;li&gt;Position (abs): numerical absolute position within author list for entry&lt;/li&gt;
	&lt;li&gt;Position (relative): relative position within author list for entry (either First, Last, or Middle)&lt;/li&gt;
	&lt;li&gt;Single/multi-author: whether the publication for that entry has a single author or has multiple authors (single author publications are excluded from author position analysis)&lt;/li&gt;
	&lt;li&gt;Conference: Full conference name of entry&lt;/li&gt;
	&lt;li&gt;Topic: Topic of conference of entry, taken from conference name&lt;/li&gt;
	&lt;li&gt;Year: Year of conference of entry&lt;/li&gt;
	&lt;li&gt;Type: Type of publication for that entry as listed on the online conference proceedings&lt;/li&gt;
	&lt;li&gt;Grouped Type: Grouping of publication types for that entry for easier analysis due to inconsistencies in online conference proceedings (groups are: workshop, poster, paper, panel, keynote, invited speaker, invited paper, demo)&lt;/li&gt;
	&lt;li&gt;Inc. for author pos?: True/False as to whether to include the entry for analysis over author position (included types are: paper, invited paper, poster (all with multiple authors) as these have meaningful author orders)&lt;/li&gt;
	&lt;li&gt;Inc. for single/multi-author?: True/False as to whether to include the entry for analysis over single/multi author (includes types are: paper, invited paper, poster as these have meaningful author orders)&lt;/li&gt;
	&lt;li&gt;Invited paper status: Grouping of the types to allow statistical analysis over invited vs non-invited types (invited types are: invited speaker, invited paper, keynote, panel. Non-invited types are: poster, paper, demo, workshop)&lt;/li&gt;
&lt;/ol&gt;

&lt;p&gt;NB:&amp;nbsp;Some grouping of the data is required as online conference proceedings are not always consistent (Column 10).&amp;nbsp;Some labelling of the data is required to determine which entries to include in certain types of analysis (Columns 11-13).&lt;/p&gt;

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&lt;p&gt;This dataset is distributed in the hopes that it will prove useful under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0, with no warranty; or the implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular problem.&lt;/p&gt;

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&lt;p&gt;Dataset curated by: Kat Young and Michael Lovedee-Turner at the Audio Lab, Dept. of Electronic Engineering, University of York.&lt;br&gt;
Contact: kaey500@york.ac.uk, mjlt500@york.ac.uk&lt;/p&gt;</description>
    <description descriptionType="Other">The use of 'ID' as the first column header may cause a warning popup on opening.  The file may be detected as a 'SYLK' file, but will still open.</description>
  </descriptions>
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