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Using VIVO as a Tacit Knowledge Discovery Tool

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by Angela Guess Federico Sancho of ICT Update writes, “Imagine using a regular search engine to look for the Spanish word ‘papa’. The results would be dizzying and cover at least three different connotations of the word: potato, father and pope. This is a typical example of the limitations of searching through non-structured data. Open-source…

Symplectic Takes Another Step In Helping Universities Engage In Research Collaboration And Discovery

by Jennifer Zaino This summer, Symplectic Limited become the first DuraSpace Registered Service Provider (RSP) for the VIVO Project, an open-source, open-ontology, open-process platform for hosting semantically structured information about the interests, activities and accomplishments of scientists and scholars. (See our coverage here.) “Universities want to capture all that their researchers do, collaborate and reuse the data the…

Building The Scientific Knowledge Graph

by Jennifer Zaino Standard Analytics, which was a participant at the recent TechStars event in New York City, has a big goal on its mind: To organize the world’s scientific information by building a complete scientific knowledge graph. The company’s co-founders, Tiffany Bogich and Sebastien Ballesteros,came to the conclusion that someone had to take on…

VIVO Looks To Next-Gen Scholarship And Its Interconnected Future

VIVO, a semantic information representation system that enables collaboration among scientists across all disciplines, has had a busy summer: The open source project to facilitate the advancement of research and discovery by integrating information about scholars, their activities, and outputs, gained a more permanent home in the DuraSpace Incubator, ensuring a way to continue activities…