Categories: NewsFlash
      Date: Oct 13, 2009
     Title: Joint Text Mining Workshop
The Joint Workshop on Text Mining for Scholarly Communications and Repositories takes place 28-29 October 2009 at the Manchester Interdisciplinary BioCentre, University of Manchester, UK and is co-hosted with the National Centre for Text   Mining  (NaCTeM) and UKOLN. Professor Tony Hey, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft External Research, will deliver a keynote presentation titled eScience and Semantic Computing" on Thursday 29 October.

The aim of the Workshop, which targets researchers, information management professionals, librarians, text miners, repository providers, publishers, policy makers, and JISC service representatives, is to examine the issues, challenges and priorities associated with integrating text mining technologies in applications to support scholarly communication and repository initiatives with emphasis on text-mining for discovery and data integration; mining and meaning in the chemical sciences; approaches to automated metadata extraction with reference to the FixRep Project; Institutional Repository Search; text mining to support systematic reviews in the social sciences; service perspectives and citations and sentiments. The Workshop concludes with a panel discussion. See the full programme and registration details.