Abstract Classifying research papers according to their research topics is an important task to improve their retrievability, assist the creation of smart analytics, and support a variety of approaches for analysing and making sense of the research environment. In this repository, we present the CSO Classifier, a new unsupervised approach for automatically classifying research papers […]
“Detection, Analysis, and Prediction of Research Topics with Scientific Knowledge Graphs” is a book chapter of “Predicting the Dynamics of Research Impact” edited by Springer. Angelo A. Salatino1, Andrea Mannocci2, and Francesco Osborne1 1Knowledge Media Institute – The Open University, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom 2Istituto di Scienza e Tecnologie dell’Informazione “A. Faedo”, Italian National Research […]
Being able to rapidly recognise new research trends is strategic for many stakeholders, including universities, institutional funding bodies, academic publishers and companies. The literature presents several approaches to identifying the emergence of new research topics, which rely on the assumption that the topic is already exhibiting a certain degree of popularity and consistently referred to by a community of researchers. However, detecting the emergence of a new research area at an embryonic stage, i.e., before the topic has been consistently labelled by a community of researchers and associated with a number of publications, is still an open challenge.