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 […]

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Export Graph in R via JSON

This post presents an easy solution for exporting and importing a graph object of igraph library. In its previous versions, the library used to have the save and load functions in which you could respectively export and import the graph object [1]. Although they seem to not be in the library anymore, the documentation states: “Attribute values […]

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BigDat2017: a review

This week I have been attending the 3rd edition of the Big Data winter school: BigDat2017. It was held in my former campus, at the University of Bari (IT). It was a really nice feeling to be back for a while, sitting on those benches and following courses, once again. Big Data has recently gained […]

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XMLResearcherProfile

  XMLResearcherProfile is a technology for tracking and presenting academics’ profile. In its early stage, it allows to record all the published papers (in proceedings, journals, posters and phd thesis) within a single XML file and afterwards it allows to format them as a list in a HTML page. Using specific XML tags it is possible to describe […]

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Detection of Embryonic Research Topics by Analysing Semantic Topic Networks

Authors: Angelo Antonio Salatino and Enrico Motta Abstract: Being aware of new research topics is an important asset for anybody involved in the research environment, including researchers, academic publishers and institutional funding bodies. In recent years, the amount of scholarly data available on the web has increased steadily, allowing the development of several approaches for […]

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Analisi delle reti VANET

Per sostenere l’esame di Grafi e Combinatoria alla Facoltà di Ingegneria Informatica Magistrale presso il Politecnico di Bari era necessario un tema che inglobasse la teoria sui grafi e la teoria sui codici correttori ed un eventuale prova pratica. In collaborazione con il collega Marco Colaprico è stato sviluppato un documento con cenni teorici approfonditi […]

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