Defended my Thesis

On 31st May 2019, I defended my thesis on the “Early Detection of Research Trends”.

The exam panel consisted of Dr Pallavi Anand from the Open University as chair, and two external examiners Prof Kalina Bontcheva from the University of Sheffield, and Prof Alun Preece from Cardiff University.

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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. […]

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The World Wide Web turns 30

I have always been passionate about technology. When I bought my first computer (special thanks to my father for funding it), and got it connected to the internet, it soon became part of my life: downloading movies, music, studying, chatting, engaging with different communities, writing a blog, buying and selling stuff. The web gave me […]

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The Open University and Springer Nature launch the Computer Science Ontology

Springer Nature and the Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) of The Open University 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 on the ontology.

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Springer Nature video

Couple of months ago, with my team, we attended the Springer Nature HackDay (here is the post). Just not long ago, Springer Nature released a short video featuring us. Summarised is also my interview, in which I discuss the advantages of making scholarly datasets, as SciGraph, available to anyone. Other media Building on the success […]

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#WWW2016: COME IN WE’RE OUVERT

IMPORTANT: This article is a reproduction of “#WWW2016: COME IN WE’RE OUVERT” authored by myself and posted on the KMi planet news. Enjoy!   Every year the World Wide Web Conference provides an opportunity for many researchers from both academy and industry to discuss about topics that are centred around the World Wide Web. In its 25th edition, which took place in […]

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