NaCTeM to join forces with Elsevier to develop SciVerse Applications


NaCTeM has joined forces with Elsevier, a leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, to develop new applications for text mining.

The collaborative team will develop applications for SciVerse Applications, which provides opportunities for researchers to collaborate with developers in creating and promoting new applications that improve research workflows.

Sophia Ananiadou, Director of the National Centre for Text Mining, said: "Text mining supports new knowledge discovery and hypothesis generation."

"Elsevier's SciVerse platform will enable access to sophisticated text mining techniques and content that can deliver more pertinent, focused search results."

"NaCTeM has developed a number of innovative, semantic-based and time-saving text mining tools for various organizations," said Rafael Sidi, Vice President Product Management, Applications Marketplace and Developer Network, Elsevier.

"We are excited to work with the NaCTeM team to bring this expertise to the research community."

Elsevier is a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. The company works in partnership with the global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals, and close to 20,000 book titles. A global business headquartered in Amsterdam, Elsevier employs 7,000 people worldwide.

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