Text and Data Mining Researchers present Studies at WOSP2016 workshop

Text and Data Mining Researchers present Studies at WOSP2016 workshop

On 22-23 June 2016, OpenMinTeD organised its third stakeholder workshop at the Joint Conference on Digital Libraries in Newark, just outside of New York City. The workshop, called “the International Workshop on Mining Scientific Publications,” was organised by the Open University for the fifth time (almost everytime in conjunction with JCDL) and featured speakers from OpenMinTeD, as well as speakers who presented their text and data mining research results.

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LREC Workshop on Cross-Platform Text Mining and Natural Language Processing Interoperability

LREC Workshop on Cross-Platform Text Mining and Natural Language Processing Interoperability

Our efforts towards improving interoperability in the communities of Text Mining (TM) and Natural Language (NLP) processing continue. OpenMinTeD organised a workshop on this subject at the International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC) on 23 May 2016. Alessandro Di Bari (IBM) opened the workshop with a keynote on transferring ideas from the model driven approaches of software engineering to enhance interoperability in TM and NLP.

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Envisaging a Broader TDM Exception to Overcome the Pitfalls of Current Copyright Law in the EU

Envisaging a Broader TDM Exception to Overcome the Pitfalls of Current Copyright Law in the EU

Conducting TDM activities in the current legal context is very difficult. This is due to the unclear and uncoherent legal framework for copyright licences and to the highly fragmented landscape of copyright exceptions and limitations in the EU. In this blogpost, we’ll discuss the current legal context and what needs to be changed to open the paths for TDM in the EU.

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Mining Repositories: Assisting Researchers in their Text and Data mining Needs

Mining Repositories: Assisting Researchers in their Text and Data mining Needs

On 13 June 2016, the OpenMinTeD project organised its third stakeholder workshop titled “Mining Repositories: How to assist the research and academic community in their text and data mining needs”. The workshop took place in Trinity College Dublin as part of the OpenRepositories Conference, and brought together repository managers from all over the world who are interested in text and data mining.

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Berlin Buzzwords 2016: what was hot and what was not?

Berlin Buzzwords 2016: what was hot and what was not?

The seventh Berlin Buzzwords 2016, Germany‘s leading Conference on Open Source Big Data technologies, was held from 5-7 June at the Kulturbrauerei in Berlin. A very interesting venue for cultural events, under national trust protection, Kulturbrauerei is a spacious former brewery with a lot of courtyards and buildings.

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