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Dr Francesco Osborne

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  • Research Staff
  • Research Fellow
  • Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
  • Knowledge Media Institute
  • francesco.osborne

Professional biography

I am a Research Fellow at the Knowledge Media institute (KMi) of the Open University in Milton Keynes, UK. My research focuses on Semantic Web, Semantic Publishing, User Modelling, Data Mining and Human Computer Interaction. Currently, I am working on the Rexplore project and on the  MKSmart project.

Publications

Research Articles in Simplified HTML: a Web-first format for HTML-based scholarly articles (2017-10-02)
Peroni, Silvio; Osborne, Francesco; Di Iorio, Angelo; Nuzzolese, Andrea Giovanni; Poggi, Francesco; Vitali, Fabio and Motta, Enrico
PeerJ Computer Science, 3, Article e132
How are topics born? Understanding the research dynamics preceding the emergence of new areas (2017-06-19)
Salatino, Angelo A.; Osborne, Francesco and Motta, Enrico
PeerJ Computer Science(3) (e119)
Property-based Semantic Similarity and Relatedness for Improving Recommendation Accuracy and Diversity (2015)
Likavec, Silvia; Osborne, Francesco and Cena, Federica
International Journal on Semantic Web and Information Systems, 11(4) (pp. 1-40)
User data discovery and aggregation: the CS-UDD algorithm (2014-06)
Carmagnola, Francesca; Osborne, Francesco and Torre, Ilaria
Information Sciences, 270(20) (pp. 41-72)
Escaping the Big Brother: an empirical study on factors influencing identification and information leakage on the Web (2014-04)
Carmagnola, Francesca; Osborne, Francesco and Torre, Ilaria
Journal of Information Science, 40(2) (pp. 180-197)
Anisotropic propagation of user interests in ontology-based user models (2013-11-20)
Cena, Federica; Likavec, Silvia and Osborne, Francesco
Information Sciences, 250 (pp. 40-60)
Exploring research trends with Rexplore (2013-09)
Osborne, Francesco and Motta, Enrico
D-Lib Magazine, 19(9/10)
Classifying Research Papers with the Computer Science Ontology (2018-10-09)
Salatino, Angelo; Thanapalasingam, Thiviyan; Mannocci, Andrea; Osborne, Francesco and Motta, Enrico
In : International Semantic Web Conference 2018 (8-12 Oct 2018, Monterey, CA (USA))
The Smart Book Recommender: An Ontology-Driven Application for Recommending Editorial Products (2018-10-08)
Thanapalasingam, Thiviyan; Osborne, Francesco; Birukou, Aliaksandr and Motta, Enrico
In : International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC) 2018 (08-12 Oct 2018, Monterey, California, United States)
The Computer Science Ontology: A Large-Scale Taxonomy of Research Areas (2018-10)
Salatino, Angelo A.; Thanapalasingam, Thiviyan; Mannocci, Andrea; Osborne, Francesco and Motta, Enrico
In : International Semantic Web Conference 2018 (8-12 Oct 2018, Monterey, CA (USA))
Ontology-Based Recommendation of Editorial Products (2018-05-28)
Thanapalasingam, Thiviyan; Osborne, Francesco; Birukou, Aliaksandr and Motta, Enrico
In : International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC) 2018 (08-12 Oct 2018, Monterey, California, United States)
AUGUR: Forecasting the Emergence of New Research Topics (2018-05-23)
Salatino, Angelo A.; Osborne, Francesco and Motta, Enrico
In : JCDL ’18: The 18th ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (3-7 Jun 2018, Fort Worth, TX, USA) (pp. 303-312)
Geographical trends in research: a preliminary analysis on authors' affiliations (2018-04)
Mannocci, Andrea; Osborne, Francesco and Motta, Enrico
In : The Web Conference 2018 (WWW'18) (23-27 Apr 2018, Lyon)
Pragmatic Ontology Evolution: Reconciling User Requirements and Application Performance (2018)
Osborne, Francesco and Motta, Enrico
In : International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC) 2018 (8-12 Oct 2018, Monterey, CA, USA)
Sustainability in Software Engineering (2017-12-07)
Wolfram, Nina; Lago, Patricia and Osborne, Francesco
In : SustainIT 2017 (6-7 Dec 2017, Funchal, Portugal)
Forecasting the Spreading of Technologies in Research Communities (2017-11)
Osborne, Francesco; Mannocci, Andrea and Motta, Enrico
In : Ninth International Conference on Knowledge Capture (K-CAP 2017) (4-6 Dec 2017, Austin, Texas, United States)
Supporting Springer Nature Editors by means of Semantic Technologies (2017)
Osborne, Francesco; Salatino, Angelo; Birukou, Aliaksandr; Thanapalasingam, Thiviyan and Motta, Enrico
In : International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC) 2017 (21-25 Oct 2017, Vienna, Austria)
Forecasting Technology Migrations by means of the Technology-Topic Framework (2017)
Osborne, Francesco; Mannocci, Andrea and Motta, Enrico
In : International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC) 2017 (21-25 Oct 2017, Vienna, Austria)
Smart Book Recommender: A Semantic Recommendation Engine for Editorial Products (2017)
Osborne, Francesco; Thanapalasingam, Thiviyan; Salatino, Angelo; Birukou, Aliaksandr and Motta, Enrico
In : International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC) 2017 (21-25 Oct 2017, Vienna, Austria)
2100 AI: Reflections on the mechanisation of scientific discovery (2017)
Mannocci, Andrea; Salatino, Angelo A.; Osborne, Francesco and Motta, Enrico
In : Recoding Black Mirror @ ISWC '17 (21-25 Oct 2017, Wien, Austria)
SAVE-SD 2017: Third Workshop on Semantics, Analytics and Visualisation: Enhancing Scholarly Data (2017)
Gonzalez-Beltran, Alejandra; Osborne, Francesco; Peroni, Silvio and Vahdati, Sahar
In : WWW '17 Companion - Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on World Wide Web Companion (3-7 Apr 2017, Perth, Australia)
Combining NLP and Semantics for Mining Software Technologies from Research Publications (2016-04-11)
de Ribaupierre, Hélène; Osborne, Francesco and Motta, Enrico
In : World Wide Web Conference 2016 (11 Apr 2016, Montreal, Canada) (pp. 23-24)
It ROCS! The RASH Online Conversion Service (2016-04-11)
Di Iorio, Angelo; Gonzalez-Beltran, Alejandra; Osborne, Francesco; Peroni, Silvio; Poggi, Francesco and Vitali, Fabio
In : World Wide Web Conference 2016 (11 Apr 2016, Montreal, Canada) (pp. 25-26)
Automatic Classification of Springer Nature Proceedings with Smart Topic Miner (2016)
Osborne, Francesco; Salatino, Angelo; Birukou, Aliaksandr and Motta, Enrico
In : The 15th International Semantic Web Conference (17-21 Oct 2016, Kobe, Japan) ((Forthcoming))
Smart Topic Miner: Supporting Springer Nature Editors with Semantic Web Technologies (2016)
Osborne, Francesco; Salatino, Angelo; Birukou, Aliaksandr and Motta, Enrico
In : International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2016) (17-21 Oct 2016, Kobe, Japan)
Ontology Forecasting in Scientific Literature: Semantic Concepts Prediction based on Innovation-Adoption Priors (2016)
Cano Basave, Amparo; Osborne, Francesco and Salatino, Angelo
In : 20th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management (EKAW 2016) (19-23 Nov 2016, Bologna, Italy (forthcoming)) (pp. 51-67)
Ontology Forecasting in Scientific Literature: Semantic Concepts Prediction based on Innovation-Adoption Priors (2016)
In : 20th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management (EKAW 2016) (19-23 Nov 2016, Bologna, Italy)
TechMiner: Extracting Technologies from Academic Publications (2016)
Osborne, Francesco; de Ribaupierre, Helene and Motta, Enrico
In : 20th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management (EKAW 2016) (19-23 Nov 2016, Bologna, Italy)
Klink-2: integrating multiple web sources to generate semantic topic networks (2015-10-30)
Osborne, Francesco and Motta, Enrico
In : 14th International Semantic Web Conference 2015 (11-15 Oct 2015, Bethlehem, PA) (pp. 408-424)
The RASH Framework: enabling HTML+RDF submissions in scholarly venues (2015-10-11)
Di Iorio, Angelo; Nuzzolese, Andrea Giovanni; Osborne, Francesco; Peroni, Silvio; Poggi, Francesco; Smith, Michael; Vitali, Fabio and Zhao, Jun
In : 14th International Semantic Web Conferences (ISWC 2015) (11-15 Oct 2015, Bethlehem, PA)
Identifying diachronic topic-based research communities by clustering shared research trajectories (2014)
Osborne, Francesco; Scavo, Beppe and Motta, Enrico
In : Extended Semantic Web Conference 2014 (ESWC 2014) - Research Track (26-30 May 2014, Montpellier, France)
Understanding research dynamics (2014)
Osborne, Francesco and Motta, Enrico
In : 11th ESWC 2014 (25-29 May 2014, Limenas Hersonissou, Crete)
Clustering citation distributions for semantic categorization and citation prediction (2014)
Osborne, Francesco; Peroni, Silvio and Motta, Enrico
In : I4th Workshop on Linked Science 2014— Making Sense Out of Data (LISC2014) (19-23 Oct 2014, Riva Del Garda, Trentino, Italy (Forthcoming))
Rexplore: unveiling the dynamics of scholarly data (2014)
Osborne, Francesco and Motta, Enrico
In : Digital Libraries 2014 (8-12 Sep 2014, London, UK)
A hybrid semantic approach to building dynamic maps of research communities (2014)
Osborne, Francesco; Scavo, Giuseppe and Motta, Enrico
In : EKAW 2014 (24-28 Nov 2014, Linköping, Sweden) (pp. 356-372)
Inferring semantic relations by user feedback (2014)
Osborne, Francesco and Motta, Enrico
In : EKAW 2014 (24-28 Nov 2014, Linköping, Sweden) (pp. 339-255)
TellEat: sharing experiences on the move (2014)
Chiabrando, Elisa; Furnari, Roberto; Likavec, Silvia; Osborne, Francesco; Picardi, Claudia and Dupré, Daniele Theseider
In : 16th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction: HCI International 2014 Conference (22-27 Jun 2014, Heraklion, Crete, Greece) (pp. 377-388)
Exploring scholarly data with Rexplore. (2013)
Osborne, Francesco; Motta, Enrico and Mulholland, Paul
In : International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2013) (21-25 Oct 2013, Sydney, Australia) (pp. 460-477)
Granular semantic user similarity in the presence of sparse data (2013)
Osborne, Francesco; Likavec, Silvia and Cena, Federica
In : AI*IA 2013: XIII Conference of the Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence (4-6 Dec 2013, Turin, Italy) (pp. 385-396)
Mining semantic relations between research areas (2012)
Osborne, Francesco and Motta, Enrico
In : 11th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2012) (11-15 Nov 2012, Boston, MA, USA) (pp. 410-426)
Making sense of research with Rexplore (2012)
Motta, Enrico and Osborne, Francesco
In : International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2012) (11-15 Nov 2012, Boston, USA)
Property-based interest propagation in ontology-based user model (2012)
Cena, Frederica; Likavec, Silvia and Osborne, Francesco
In : 20th Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalization-UMAP 2012 (16-20 Jul 2012, Montreal, Canada) (pp. 38-50)
Propagating user interests in ontology-based user model (2011)
Cena, Federica; Likavec, Silvia and Osborne, Francesco
In : AI*IA 2011: XIIth Conference of the Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence "Artificial Intelligence Around Man and Beyond" (15-17 Sep 2011, Palermo, Italy) (pp. 299-311)
A new approach to social behavior simulation: the mask model (2011)
Osborne, Francesco
In : Fourth International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling (ICIDS 2011) (28 Nov - 01 Dec 2011, Vancouver, Canada) (pp. 97-108)
User data distributed on the social web: how to identify users on different social systems and collecting data about them (2010)
Carmagnola, Francesca; Osborne, Francesco and Torre, Ilaria
In : International Workshop on Information Heterogeneity and Fusion in Recommender Systems (HetRec 2010) (26 Sep 2010, Barcelona, Spain) (pp. 9-15)