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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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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AUGUR: Forecasting the Emergence of New Research Topics

“AUGUR: Forecasting the Emergence of New Research Topics” is a paper submitted to the ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries 2018, presented on June 5 2018, in Fort Worth, TX, USA Authors Angelo Salatino, Francesco Osborne and Enrico Motta Abstract Being able to rapidly recognise new research trends is strategic for many stakeholders, including universities, institutional […]

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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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Early Detection of Research Trends

This post aims to act as a hub for all the relevant information about my doctoral work. It will be constantly updated with new sources and developments. Abstract Being able to rapidly recognise new research trends is strategic for many stakeholders, including universities, institutional funding bodies, academic publishers and companies. The literature presents several approaches […]

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