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AUGUR presented at JCDL 2018

The ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries in 2018 (JCDL 2018) took place last week in Fort Worth (Texas). Angelo attended the conference to discuss his recent advances showed in the research paper "AUGUR: Forecasting the Emergence of New Research Topics". In brief, Augur is a framework analysing the diachronic relationships between research areas and is able to detect clusters of topics...

Great success for the SKM3 team at ISWC 2018

The SKM3 team, the KMi research group on scholarly analytics, will present three full papers at the 2018 International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC), the premiere international venue for the Semantic Web and Linked Data communities, which will be held in October in Monterey, California. The SKM3 team succeeded in having a paper accepted in each of the main tracks of the conference: Research...

Best Paper Award at SAVE-SD 2018

The SKM³ team is proud to announce that the paper "Geographical trends in research: a preliminary analysis on authors' affiliations" presented by Andrea at the workshop on Semantics, Analytics, Visualisation: Enhancing Scholarly Dissemination (SAVE-SD) held at The Web Conference 2018 in Lyon has been awarded the Best Paper Award. We thank the organising committee and Springer for the...

Springer Nature HackDay Summary Video

Couple of months ago, the SKM3 attended the Springer Nature HackDay (here is the post). Just not long ago, Springer Nature released a short video featuring us. Summarised is also Angelo's interview, in which he discusses the advantages of making scholarly datasets, as SciGraph, available to the...

SAVE-SD 2018

After the great success of the past three editions, we are pleased to announce the SAVE-SD 2018 workshop. SAVE-SD aims to bring together publishers, companies and researchers from different fields (including Document and Knowledge Engineering, Semantic Web, Natural Language Processing, Scholarly Communication, Bibliometrics, Human-Computer Interaction, Information Visualisation,...

Our paper is among the top 5 most read in its areas

Great news for our team! A paper authored by Angelo A. Salatino, Francesco Osborne and Enrico Motta, published last June to PeerJ Computer Science journal, was one of the top 5 most viewed in the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Data Science and Digital Libraries. The paper entitled "How are topics born? Understanding the research dynamics preceding the emergence of new areas" is a...

Springer Nature HackDay

On the 29th November 2017, the SKM3 team attended the second edition of SpringerNature HackDay in London (@ SpringerNature Campus). Aliaksandr Birukou, Executive Editor of Computer Science at Springer Nature and collaborator of our research team at the Knowledge Media Institute, also joined Andrea, Thiviyan and Angelo on the HackDay. The whole event aimed at joining together the skills...

How are topics born? Understanding the research dynamics preceding the emergence of new areas

 "How are topics born? Understanding the research dynamics preceding the emergence of new areas" is a peer-reviewed paper submitted to PeerJ Computer Science. The paper has been submitted in July 2016 and accepted in May 2017. All the co-authors are thankful to the reviewers and the editor for providing insightful comments and thus improving the manuscript. Authors: Angelo Antonio...

Department Research Seminar: Early Detection of Research Topics

On the 8th February, Angelo delivered a seminar to the KMi in which he described the work he has been doing in the last two years for his postgraduate research. He started with a little bit of introduction about science. Shortly, he moved to the currently available technologies for keeping track of the development of the different research areas. He showed how this technologies were not...

The Rexplore team and Springer Nature launch a new collaboration

The Rexplore team and Springer Nature have launched a new research project with the aim of developing new innovative solutions to support business processes in Springer Nature. This new initiative builds on our previous collaborations which focus on two research directions. The first one is Smart Topic Miner, a web application which uses semantic web technologies to classify scholarly...