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IFIP (International Federation of Information Processing) launches IFIP SELECT with papers for IT professionals

IFIP SELECT stands for better outreach and diffusion of some of the excellent research carried out an presented within the IFIP's Technical Committees and working groups. Based on the original research papers published in the IFIP-AICT series, authors add information & discussion on the pratice contribution of their research.

Topics of the first issue include: Learning Analytics - How to Apply a Work System Perspective on IT Innovation, Adoption, and Adaptation - Disruptive Innovation in Digital Platforms and the Rising Power of Competitors, Consumers and Producers - The Practice of Social Harmony with ICTs - Usability Expert (UX) Evaluation in Practice - Using the Framework for Design Alternatives and Variants

Learn more in the editorial by Jan Pries-Heje, Roskilde University, Denmark

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Springer Nature and The Open University launch a unique Computer Science Ontology (CSO)

The new ontology portal is the largest taxonomy of research topics in computer science available to date. The project was done in cooperation between Springer Computer Science Editorial Heidelberg and the University of Mannheim.

The comprehensive CSO for a broad range of communities engaged with scholarly data 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. It contains information about 14,000 research topics and was automatically generated by means of the specialized data mining technologies developed by the SKM3 team at the Knowledge Media Institute.  The CSO currently supports a variety of tools and research prototypes for classifying and recommending research publications, making sense of research dynamics, modelling the evolution of research communities, and forecasting research trends. 

Aliaksandr Birukou, Executive Editor Computer Science at Springer Nature, said: "It is great to see this joint project live and publicly available to everybody. Consistent content classification as a key challenge is addressed by machine-driven and repeatable ontology generation, and embedded in our metadata workflows. The use of CSO within Springer Nature has helped us to improve the discovery of relevant content. However, its potential is well beyond the current use cases, as it could be successfully applied, for example, in finding reviewers, transferring submissions between journals and conferences, and many more situations.”


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