Monthly Archives: September 2014

ContentMine at WOSP2014: Text and Data Mining: III What Elsevier's Chris Shillum thinks we can do; Responsible Mining

My last post (http://blogs.ch.cam.ac.uk/pmr/2014/09/15/wosp2014-text-and-data-mining-ii-elseviers-presentation-gemma-hersh/ ) described the unacceptable and intransigent attitude of Elsevier's Gemma Hersh at WOSP2014 Text and Datamining of Scientific Documents. But there was a nother face to Elsevier at the meeting, Chris Shillum. (http://www.slideshare.net/cshillum ). Charles Oppenheim … Continue reading

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WOSP2014: Text and Data Mining: II Elsevier's Presentation (Gemma Hersh)

WOSP2014 - http://core-project.kmi.open.ac.uk/dl2014/ - is a scholarly, peer-reviwed workshop. It┬áconsists of submiited, peer-reviewed talks and demos and invited talks from well-known people in the field (Lee Giles, ┬áBirger Larsen). At ContentMine we submiited three papers/demos which were peer-reviewed and accepted … Continue reading

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ContentMine at WOSP2014: Text and Data Mining; I. General Impressions

On Friday 2014-09-12 4 of us from The ContentMine presented 3 papers at WOSP2014 (http://core-project.kmi.open.ac.uk/dl2014/) . The meeting was well run by Petr Knoth and colleagues from the Open University and CORE (the JISC- and funder-supported project for aggregation of … Continue reading

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Ebola: Closed Access Means People Die, Free time is over at Wiley

The STM publishers made Ebola-related articles free to read for a whole 4 weeks (August 14 - Sept 10).   Time's up = Now Ebola patients, healthcare workers, decisions makers have to pay as usual to find out about Ebola... … Continue reading

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Ebola: Closed Access Means People Die (14-year old Nature paper costs 32 USD)

I'm watching the BBC Horizon special on Ebola. This epidemic is worse than all the others put together. Information is an essential tool in fighting the epidemic.

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