CSL Social Hour, March 18, 2016

We are glad to have Shubhanshu Mishra as our speaker for this week’s social hour on Friday, March 18 at 3:00PM in 369 CSL. This session is titled as “Insights on Temporal Evolution of Science using Scholarly Data”.

231 tmcBioShubhanshu Mishra is a 3rd year Ph.D. student at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at UIUC. He works as a research assistant with Prof. Jana Diesner and Prof. Vetle Torvik.. His research involves using large scale data mining and machine learning solutions, to study the temporal evolution of science. His ongoing research work is focused on studying topical novelty of scientific articles, measuring relative topical expertise of authors on an article, and studying factors which affect the self-citation practices by authors. He finished his Integrated Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Mathematics and Computing from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur in 2012. He was a fellow of Kishor Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY), a scholarship program funded by the Department of Science and Technology of the Government of India, from 2007 to 2012.