“The Computer Science Ontology: A Comprehensive Automatically-Generated Taxonomy of Research Areas” is a journal paper submitted to the Special Issue on Best Resources papers of the Data Intelligence Jornal (MIT Press). Authors Angelo A. Salatino1, Thiviyan Thanapalasingam1, Andrea Mannocci1, Aliaksandr Birukou2, Francesco Osborne1, Enrico Motta1 1 Knowledge Media Institute, The Open University, MK7 6AA, Milton Keynes, UK 2 […]
“Smart Topics Miner 2: Improving Proceedings Retrievability at Springer Nature” is a demo paper submitted to the poster and demo session of the International Semantic Web Conference, October 26 – 30, 2019 The University of Auckland, New Zealand. Authors Angelo A. Salatino1, Francesco Osborne1, Aliaksandr Birukou2, Enrico Motta1 1 Knowledge Media Institute, The Open University, MK7 6AA, Milton Keynes, […]
“Integrating Knowledge Graphs for Comparing the Scientific Output of Academia and Industry” is a poster paper submitted to the poster and demo session of the International Semantic Web Conference, October 26 – 30, 2019 The University of Auckland, New Zealand. Authors Simone Angioni1, Francesco Osborne2, Angelo A. Salatino2, Diego Reforgiato Recupero1, Enrico Motta2 1 University of Cagliari, […]
Identifying the research topics that best describe the scope of a scientific publication is a crucial task for editors, in particular because the quality of these annotations determine how effectively users are able to discover the right content in online libraries. For this reason, Springer Nature, the world’s largest academic book publisher, has traditionally entrusted this task to their most expert editors. These editors manually analyse all new books, possibly including hundreds of chapters, and produce a list of the most relevant topics. Hence, this process has traditionally been very expensive, time-consuming, and confined to a few senior editors. For these reasons, back in 2016 we developed Smart Topic Miner (STM), an ontology-driven application that assists the Springer Nature editorial team in annotating the volumes of all books covering conference proceedings in Computer Science. Since then STM has been regularly used by editors in Germany, China, Brazil, India, and Japan, for a total of about 800 volumes per year. Over the past three years the initial prototype has iteratively evolved in response to feedback from the users and evolving requirements.