On 2nd of August 2018, I have been invited by Boris Veytsman, Principal Research Scientist at Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (formerly Meta), to give a talk about my PhD work. Differently from my previous talk to the ORNL group, I had the opportunity to describe my doctoral work more comprehensively. More specifically, I initially showed what is available […]
On 30th Jul 2018, I have been invited from Dasha Herrmannova, former PhD student at the KMi, to give a talk at the “Machine Learning and Graph Mining for Big Scholarly Data” workshop organised for the Computational Data Analytics Group at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). In this talk, named “AUGUR: Forecasting the Emergence of New […]
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.
On 16th May 2017, the STEM Faculty of my university organised a 3 Minutes Thesis (3MT) in which each candidate has a time slot of three minutes to describe their thesis. The speech can be supported by one static slide showing important features of the work. I wish I had shown the one above. In […]
“How are topics born? Understanding the research dynamics preceding the emergence of new areas” is a peer-reviewed paper submitted to PeerJ Computer Science. The paper has been submitted in July 2016 and accepted in May 2017. All the co-authors are thankful to the reviewers and the editor for providing insightful comments and thus improving the […]
On the 8th February I delivered a seminar to my department (KMi @ OU) in which I described the work I have been doing in the last two years for my postgraduate research. I started with a little bit of introduction about science. Shortly, I moved to the currently available technologies for keeping track of the […]
Acknowledging new trends in the research environment is important for many stakeholders, such as researchers, institutional funding bodies, academic publishers, and companies. In particular, being able to identify them as soon as possible can bring an important strategical advantage. A trend is usually defined as the general direction in which something is evolving. It is […]
“Detection of Embryonic Research Topics by Analysing Semantic Topic Networks” is a workshop paper I presented at the SAVESD workshop held in conjunction with the World Wide Web Conference in 2016 in Montreal (CA). Angelo Antonio Salatino and Enrico Motta Abstract Being aware of new research topics is an important asset for anybody involved in […]