Does computer science count as engineering? I always think
that we are a bit of an art, science and engineering topic rolled into
Yes - and if we get lots of interest we can always split it. I think at this stage we are collecting ideas. A CMunity emerges when there is a critical mass of people and a focus-person who can commit to a medium-term involvement in making it work.
We run a data archive called CRAWDAD and are interested in how
people use and cite our datasets. We manually inspected 1,281 papers to
see how they cited our data and wrote up the results in this paper.
I would like to extend this study and automated content-mining seems to
be an obvious way to do this. Our current manually labelled corpus
(available on figshare but the forum software does not allow me to add
too many links to a post;
After you have posted a few posts you will be allowed to add more links.
I confess that I am still working my way around this website but
thought I would say a preemptive hello. Do these topics sound relevant
to this project? Is anyone using the ContentMine tools for similar
projects? Or is anyone interested in similar things? Please shout if you
A number of people have raised ideas of bibliometrics, and this sounds similar.