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.
Above, a photo with the panel and my supervisors. From left to right: Prof Kalina Bontcheva, Dr Francesco Osborne, Dr Pallavi Anand, Soon-to-be Dr me, Prof Enrico Motta, Prof Alun Preece.
— Pallavi Anand (@anandpallavijha) June 1, 2019
From the KMi:
Last Friday, 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 years before they emerge (i.e., at their embryonic stage). The work in the thesis would allow relevant stakeholders (e.g., companies, funding bodies, academic editors, and researchers) to quickly react to developments in the research landscape. Indeed, this research has been sponsored by Springer Nature. Read More