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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SpringerNature Hackday – London

On the 29th November 2017, myself with two KMi colleagues (Andrea Mannocci and Thiviyan Thanapalasingam) 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 our group on the HackDay. The whole […]

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2100 AI: Reflections on the mechanisation of scientific discovery

“2100 AI: Reflections on the mechanisation of scientific discovery” is a paper submitted to the RE-CODING BLACK MIRROR Workshop co-located with the International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC) 2017, 21-25 October 2017, Vienna, Austria. Authors Andrea Mannocci, Angelo Salatino, Francesco Osborne and Enrico Motta Abstract The pace of nowadays research is hectic. Datasets and papers are […]

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Smart Topic Miner

Smart Topic Miner (STM) is a web application which uses Semantic Web technologies to classify scholarly publications on the basis of Computer Science Ontology (CSO), a very large automatically generated ontology of research areas.   STM was developed to support the Springer Nature Computer Science editorial team in classifying proceedings in the LNCS family. It […]

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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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