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. […]

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CSO Classifier

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 page, we present the CSO Classifier, a new unsupervised approach for automatically classifying research papers according […]

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Awesome Scholarly Data Analysis

Awesome Scholarly Data Analysis is a curated collection of resources that can support Scholarly Data analytics. This list ranges from: Datasets, which includes different corpora of papers, citations, authors and others, as well as taxonomies and ontologies of research concepts; Tools for collecting and classifying research papers, information extraction, and visualization; and Venues, Summer Schools, […]

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Computer Science Ontology

The Computer Science Ontology is a large-scale ontology of research areas that was automatically generated using the Klink-2 algorithm [1] on a dataset of about 16 million publications, mainly in the field of Computer Science. In the rest of the paper, we will refer to this corpus as the Rexplore dataset [2]. The current version of CSO […]

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Are citation networks really acyclic?

Simple answer: no. However, before getting into a more detailed answer, allow me to briefly introduce the concept of citation networks, then I will describe why citation networks cannot be considered acyclic anymore. In the scholarly domain, citation networks is an information network in which each node represents a scientific paper and a link between […]

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Classifying Research Papers with the Computer Science Ontology

“Classifying Research Papers with the Computer Science Ontology” is a demo paper submitted to the International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC) 2018 , 8-12 October 2018, Monterey, California, USA, 2018. Poster DOI. 10.21954/ou.rd.7204814 Poster paper PDF. http://oro.open.ac.uk/55908/ Code: Authors. Angelo A. Salatino, Thiviyan Thanapalasingam, Andrea Mannocci, Francesco Osborne, Enrico Motta Abstract. Ontologies of research areas are important tools for characterising, exploring […]

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The Computer Science Ontology: A Large-Scale Taxonomy of Research Areas

“The Computer Science Ontology: A Large-Scale Taxonomy of Research Areas” is a paper submitted to the International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC) 2018 , 8-12 October 2018, Monterey, California, USA, 2018. Authors Angelo A. Salatino, Thiviyan Thanapalasingam, Andrea Mannocci, Francesco Osborne, Enrico Motta Abstract Ontologies of research areas are important tools for characterising, exploring, and analysing the research […]

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Springer Nature Hack Day – Berlin

On 26-27 April 2018, Francesco Osborne and I attended the third edition of the Springer Nature Hack Day, which was held in its headquarter in Berlin. The Springer Nature Hack Day is an event that allows researchers, developers, tech companies, and Springer Nature itself, to gather together and tackle current research issues. Offering also opportunities […]

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