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21 September: Join free webinar on Text Mining in PoolParty Semantic Suite

We are pleased to invite you to attend an upcoming Webinar on the Text and Data mining functionalities of the PoolParty Semantic Suite.

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Textmining in the vineyard at Open Harvest 2017

In 2016, 30 people from important institutions all over the world came together for the first Open Harvest gathering. The goal was to set the stage for a global data infrastructure for agriculture and food. One year later,  Agroknow presented the OpenMinTeD application VITIS at Open Harvest 2017.  

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FutureTDM and OpenMinTeD organise TDM workshop for research libraries

Many university and national libraries are exploring the best way to support researchers with text and data mining.  That’s why on July 5th 2017, OpenMinTeD and FutureTDM organised a workshop about text and data mining at the LIBER conference in Patras. 4 different speakers guided 16 participants through  the various aspects of TDM.

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The amount of information out there is staggering

Tom Potok works at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tenessee. He has been in the field of text and data mining for twenty years and worked on a wide variety of things.  Some of the biggest challenges are the amounts of information out there, and trying to figure out how the mind works with text.

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Helping researchers to find new articles and opportunities

Benj Pettit works at Mendeley and works on text and data mining tools that help researchers to find new articles, collaborators etc. One of the special things about the Mendeley catalogue is that it is formed in a crowdsourced way.

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Upcoming: Open Science Fair in Athens in September

 Open Science is a new research paradigm that is facing many challenges. In order to improve the uptake of Open Science, four EU-projects join forces and organise an event that will showcase critical elements, from infrastructures to policies and  new types of activities. Join us for the Open Science FAIR, September 6-8 in Athens, and get inspired.

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Proceedings of the BioCreative V.5 Challenge Evaluation Workshop

Last April 26-27 the BioCreative V.5 Challenge Evaluation Workshop took place in Barcelona. The goal of BioCreative V.5 was to address some of the major barriers to the adoption and use of text mining tools, related to assessment, accessibility, interoperability, robustness and integration.

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A start-up’s perspective on TDM

Mads Rydahl has a small start-up that applies machine learning to scientific publishing. Thanks to their deep partnership with Springer Nature, they can build value added services inside their platform.

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