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A two-fold approach to measuring impact

A two-fold approach to measuring impact

Mike Lauruhn works at Elsevier and uses text and data mining to help researchers measure their impact factor. More specifically, he wants to know if there is a link between using a database for Arabidopsis data and the likeliness of being cited.

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New publication: A Framework for Collaborative Curation of Neuroscientific Literature

New publication: A Framework for Collaborative Curation of Neuroscientific Literature

Frontiers in Neuroinformatics has just released a new paper by O'Reilly, Iavarone and Hill. It describes a systematic framework to curate neuroscientific literature. This framework provides an easier and more reliable way to integrate published data into neuronal models. The work was done in the context of the OpenMinTeD and Blue Brain projects.

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OpenMinTeD partner presents VITIS pilot application at Agricultural University of Athens

OpenMinTeD partner presents VITIS pilot application at Agricultural University of Athens

On February 20th 2017, Agroknow had the pleasure to host a workshop at the premises of the Agricultural University of Athens (AUA). The workshop was organized together with colleagues from the Laboratory of Viticulture.

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TDM and the reading revolution

TDM and the reading revolution

You will not catch Steven Claeyssens carrying a smartphone and he will always prefer a paper book to an e-reader. Yet he is the curator of digital collections at the National Library of the Netherlands. I interviewed him about his job, text and data mining (TDM) in the humanities and the role of libraries in the research landscape.

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Providing insight into the structure of scientific papers

Providing insight into the structure of scientific papers

How is a scientific paper structured and how related is it to other papers? These are some of the things that Iana Atanassova of the University of Bourgogne focuses on in her research. She uses text and data mining to study full-text scientific articles. Studying these papers can be a challenge, as they are usually in a format that is hard to process.

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From information society to knowledge society

From information society to knowledge society

Marc Bertin is assistant professor at the University of Toulouse uses text and data mining to study scientific papers. Text and data mining can help us move from an information society to a knowledge society, but not without open access to research papers.

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