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October 2015

Third Annual KnoweScape Conference, Mons, Belgium October 7-9, 20

October 7, 2015 - October 9, 2015

The Third Annual KnoweScape Conference will take place in Mons/Bergen, Belgium October 7-9, 2015. Conference chair for this event is Renaud Lambiotte and the  Mundaneum, will act as local organizer. Third Annual Knowescape Conference "From Data to Knowledge - Measuring, Predicting and Visualizing Science", 7-8-9 October 2015 - Mundaneum The conference takes place at the Mundaneum - the archives of Paul Otlet and Henri La Fontaine, in Mons/Bergen, Belgium, while Mons is European Cultural Capital 2015. The Mundaneum has dedicated…

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November 2015

Making sense of education indicators

November 18, 2015 - November 20, 2015
eHumanities group, Joan Muyskenweg 25
Amsterdam, 1096CJ
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Education is one of the most important aspect of a society and learning is a life long process. Having personal insights into what is being learn and how it is learnt would be a good way to appreciate this process and eventually influence it to make it more efficient. Yet education is most often conducted in a uniform way because of the lack of data needed to get to such insights. The resulting policies are thus non-informed and may not…

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January 2016

Knowledge Landscapes – Science, Technology and Innovation in Society

January 26, 2016 - January 27, 2016
Johan Gutenberg University Mainz Mainz, Germany + Google Map

The Conference "Knowledge Landscapes – Science, Technology and Innovation in Society", is taking place at the Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz. In January 2016, the European Academy (home of WG 2 leader Petra Ahrweiler) plans a „Science in Society“ conference around Technology and Innovation Assessment at the Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany in combination with the Academy of Sciences at Mainz. The event will also be the celebration of 20 years European Academy, with an audience of science policy makers. The…

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March 2016

STSM – Data analysis and visualization in the agricultural domain

March 26, 2016 - April 16, 2016
Institut for Softwaretechnik and Interactive Systems, TU Wien
Vienna, Austria
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STSM Applicant: Dr Aleksandra Figurek, University of Banja Luka, Banja Luka (BA), aleksandra.figurek@agrofabl.org STSM Topic: Data analysis and visualization in the agricultural domain Host: Andreas Rauber, Institut for Softwaretechnik and Interactive Systems, Wien (AT), rauber@ifs.tuwien.ac.at   STSM at TU Vienna will be realized throught scientific activities with the aim to check the suitability of the visualizations for the type of data in the agricultural sector of Republic of Srpska/ BiH (plant and animal production (capacities, yields, production), results in the…

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April 2016

STSM – Expanding the use of science maps in sociological analyses by positioning actors in knowledge landscapes (II)

April 4, 2016 - April 8, 2016
Ingenio [CSIC-UPV], Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Camino de Vera s/n
Valencia, 46022 Spain
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STSM Applicant: Ms Valeria Aman, DZHW, Berlin (DE), aman@forschungsinfo.de STSM Topic: Expanding the use of science maps in sociological analyses by positioning actors in knowledge landscapes Host: Ismael Rafols, Instituto de Gestión de la Innovación y del Conocimiento, Valencia (ES) Visualisations of thematic structures in science are increasingly used in sociological investigations. Applications include the elicitation of interview responses on scientific topics and the reconstruction of an interviewees cognitive career. In both cases, maps also support the data analysis by…

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STSM – Visualization of Linked Open Data Laundromat

April 15, 2016 - April 24, 2016
Center for Complex Networks and Systems Research, Indiana University Bloomington, 1320 E. 10th St
Bloomington, IN IN 47405 United States
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The Knowledge Representation and Reasoning research group at the VU University Amsterdam has a project, the LOD Laundromat, where a significant subset of the Linked Open Data (LOD) cloud is crawled and converted in a standards-compliant way to remove any inconsistencies such as syntax errors, duplicates and black nodes. So far this resulted in 600.000 knowledge graphs with a combined total of over 40 trillion edges. These graphs are very heterogeneous, running from 10 edges to 100 million edges per…

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STSM Visit to the HUB Institute for Library Sciences “Same data, different results”

April 24, 2016 - April 30, 2016
Humboldt University iSchool, Unter den Linden 6
Berlin, 10099 Germany
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STSM Applicant: Mr Rob Koopman, OCLC EMEA BV, Leiden (NL) STSM Topic: Visit to the HUB Institute for Library Sciences for the project “Same data, different results” Host: Frank Havemann HUB Period: 2016-04-24 to 2016-04-30 The visit to the HUB Institute for Library Sciences is devoted to the problem of topic delineation. Building on the collaboration around the theme “Same data, different results” the STSM stay will be used to work together on datasets, compare results and exchange methods. The…

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August 2016

Identification, location and temporal evolution of topics – data and algorithm – comparison of approaches

August 29, 2016 - August 30, 2016
Budapest Budapest, Hungary + Google Map

Continuing the series of workshops in Berlin, Amsterdam, Istanbul about research diversity, the metrical challenge to delineate topics, and a comparison of methods to achieve those goals this workshop will present the results of the so-called Berlin collaboration (Same data, different results) to a wider audience, and discuss a challenge to apply different approaches to one dataset including more methods than represented in the collaboration so far. The results will further inform science dynamics and science policy. (WG 2,3,4)

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November 2016

Alternative metrics or tailored metrics

November 9, 2016 - November 10, 2016

Please note the new dates! November 9-10 Science and technology indicators have a long tradition. They cover traditional input (human capital and expenditures) with output statistics (publications, patents, citations). Knowledge production of Mode 2, globalized team science and the use of new ICT technologies has add to the traditional set of macro-level indicators. Biblometrics offers a taylored toolset, and altmetrics offers indicators on the fly. We have more metrics than ever, more metrics than probably data can be collected for,…

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February 2017

Forth Annual Knowescape Conference

February 22, 2017 - February 24, 2017
Sofia Bulgaria + Google Map

The Fourth Annual Conference brings together all working groups and showcases the main achievements of TD1210. The main themes of the conference are From Data to Knowledge - Linked, Open, and Interoperable Information Spaces (WG 1,2,4) New Methods in Data Analytics and Visualisations (WG 2,3) Knowledge Maps for governing science and society (WG 2,3,4) Knowleddge Maps for education (WG 3,4)   Please note that the MC has voted for a lower lumpsum hotel rate for Sofia!

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