Author Archives: Francesco Osborne

Springer Nature and KMi extend their strategic collaboration until March 2022

KMi’s Scholarly Knowledge Mining team (SKM) and Springer Nature have formally agreed to extend their strategic collaboration agreement until March 2022. The new contract defines the latest chapter in a highly successful strategic partnership, which started back in 2014 and has since gone from strength to strength. During these years the SKM team has established itself has one of […]

The Conference Dashboard

The Conference Dashboard (also known as AIDA Dashboard) is a tool for exploring and making sense of scientific conferences which integrates statistical analysis, semantic technologies, and visual analytics. The dashboard was developed in collaboration with Springer Nature for assisting editors in assessing conferences, but it also supports several other use cases. Compared to other state-of-the-art […]

ISWC2020 – Best Demo of the Day Award

Last November, at the 19th International Semantic Web Conference, we presented one of our latest research efforts: the AIDA Dashboard. The AIDA Dashboard, is a tool that we developed in collaboration with the University of Cagliari (IT), and by integrating statistical analysis, semantic technologies, and visual analytics techniques allows users to explore and make sense […]

Finalists at DataIQ 2020 Awards

The Smart Topic Miner, which is an innovative state-of-the-art AI application for automating editorial processes at Springer Nature and improving access to scientific knowledge, has been shortlisted for the “Most Innovative use of AI” DataIQ 2020 Awards. Smart Topic Miner analyses scientific publications in Computer Science and classifies them with very high accuracy in terms […]

AIDA: a Knowledge Graph about Research Dynamics in Academia and Industry

ABSTRACT: Academia and industry share a complex, multifaceted, and symbiotic relationship. Analysing the knowledge flow between them, understanding which directions have the biggest potential, and discovering the best strategies to harmonise their efforts is a critical task for several stakeholders. While research publications and patents are an ideal media to analyse this space, current datasets […]

AIDA: a Knowledge Graph about ResearchDynamics in Academia and Industry

Abstract: Academia and industry share a complex, multifaceted, and symbiotic relationship. Analysing the knowledge flow between them, understanding which directions have the biggest potential, and discovering the best strategies to harmonise their efforts is a critical task for several stakeholders. While research publications and patents are an ideal media to analyse this space, current datasets […]

ResearchFlow: Understanding the Knowledge Flow between Academia and Industry

ABSTRACT: Understanding, monitoring, and predicting the flow of knowledge between academia and industry is of critical importance for a variety of stakeholders, including researchers, policymakers, institutional funding bodies, companies operating in the innovation space and others. To this purpose, we introduce ResearchFlow, an approach for quantifying the evolution of research topics across academia and industry. […]

Klink-2 among the top-cited ISWC papers in the past 5 years

We are extremely pleased to see that our paper about Klink-2 [1] is included in the list generated by Google Scholar (link), which presents the most cited papers published in the past 5 years at the International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC). This is the main international forum for showcasing the latest academic and industrial results […]

The CSO Classifier nominated for the Best Paper Award

Last week, Angelo was in Oslo for the 23rd edition of the International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries (TPDL2019). Every year, this conference attracts many researchers from all over the world, working in the fields of digital libraries, information retrieval, text analysis, web archives, and many others. Angelo attended the conference to present […]

SMART TOPIC MINER – Improving Editorial Workflow and Metadata Quality at Springer Nature

Smart Topic Miner Smart Topic Miner (STM) is an application that assists the Springer Nature editorial team in classifying the scientific literature in Computer Science in terms of a catalogue of about 15K research topics, with a very high degree of accuracy. This catalogue was itself generated by our team using a highly innovative knowledge […]