Integrating methods from network analysis, natural language processing, and machine learning with theories from the social sciences to advance knowledge and discovery about interaction-based and communication-based social systems
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TextTransfer – Corpus-based Detection of Secondary Use of Scientific Publications

Project Description
In this collaborative project, we are using Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning to identify secondary practical uses of research findings from final reports of grant funded work. Such reports are often stored in specialized databases, where long-term archiving activities focus on standardization, interoperability, and information indexing and retrieval. However, secondary use of reports is often not enabled or enforced, limiting the replication and reusability of research. We are identifying practically relevant patterns from text data by using information extraction techniques and detect transferable knowledge (from basic research to applications) in selected domains.



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