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CSO-Classifier available on PIP

Classifying research papers according to their research topics is an important task to improve their retrievability, assist the creation of smart analytics, and support a variety of approaches for analysing and making sense of the research environment. In this repository, we present the CSO Classifier, a new unsupervised approach for automatically classifying research papers according to...

Angelo succeeds in his VIVA

Congratulations to Angelo Salatino for succeeding in his viva! On 31st May 2019, Angelo Salatino successfully defended his PhD thesis on Early Detection of Research Trends. The thesis is a body of research work over the last three years leading to a successful system that identifies the emergence of new research topics up to two years before they emerge (i.e., at their embryonic stage). The work...

New release: CSO Classifier v2.1

We are pleased to announce that we recently created a new release of the CSO Classifier (v2.1), an application for automatically classifying research papers according to the Computer Science Ontology (CSO). Recently, we have been intensively working on improving its scalability, removing all its bottlenecks and making sure it could be run on large corpus. Specifically, in this version we...

The Open University and Springer Nature launch the Computer Science Ontology

The Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) of The Open University and Springer Nature are partnering to provide a comprehensive Computer Science Ontology (CSO) to a broad range of communities engaged with scholarly data. CSO can be accessed free of charge through the CSO Portal, a web application that enables users to download, explore, and provide feedback on the ontology. Ontologies of research...

SKM3 at ISWC 2018

Every year the International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC) is the main destination for many researchers in the Semantic Web community. The 17th edition of the conference was held last week at the Asilomar Conference Grounds in Monterey, California, and it hosted around 500 researchers coming from all around the world.This year the SKM3 presented three full papers, covering all the main...

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,...