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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 […]

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 […]

CSO-Classifier available on PIP

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

Angelo succeeds in his VIVA

Congratulations to Angelo Salatino for succeeding in his viva! On 31st May 2019, Angelo Salatino successfully defended his PhD thesis on Early Detection of Research Trends. The thesis is a body of research work over the last three years leading to a successful system that identifies the emergence of new research topics up to two […]

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. […]

Eduvocation scales up thanks to CityLABS collaboration

Eduvocation scales up thanks to CityLABS collaboration. The CityLABS technical support team led by Dr Enrico Daga contributed to the development of a geospatial navigation of job adverts, released on October 2018. After that, the user based increased significantly, 10 times as much in applications, 5 times as much in users. Eduvocation reported a growth […]

Discovering new concepts for enhancing the Designing Buildings Wiki

The Designing Buildings Wiki (https://www.designingbuildings.co.uk) is an online Wiki publicly accessible by the general public and maintained by Designing Buildings Ltd. It contains over 7500 articles and concepts related to building construction, civil and structural engineering, architecture, policies, legislation and much more.By leveraging state-of-the-art Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Machine Learning (ML) techniques, the CityLABS […]

The Open University and Springer Nature launch the Computer Science Ontology

The Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) of The Open University and Springer Nature are partnering to provide a comprehensive Computer Science Ontology (CSO) to a broad range of communities engaged with scholarly data. CSO can be accessed free of charge through the CSO Portal, a web application that enables users to download, explore, and provide feedback […]

CityLabs Collaborations: IoT and Blockchain trial to guarantee transparency and accountability in regulatory compliance

In November 2018, CityLabs and Akeman Solutions successfully began trialling IoT and Blockchain technologies to support the development of the Hygieneat smartphone app. The trial takes place in one of the restaurants located in the Open University (OU) campus in Milton Keynes. In particular, researchers in the Intelligent Systems and Data Science (ISDS) group at […]