Dr. Petr Knoth

Senior Research Fellow, Text and Data Mining and Head of the Big Scientific Data Analytics Group; Open University; UK; Director, Research Studio Data Science, RSA FG

Petr Knoth is Studio Director of the Research Studio Data Science of RSA FG. He is also Senior Research Fellow in Text and Data Mining at the Knowledge Media Institute of the Open University, UK. He is an experienced researcher in the area of text and data analytics. In 2011, he founded and since then has been the Head of CORE (core.ac.uk), the world’s largest full text aggregation of open access papers, which also acts as the UK National Aggregator of research papers, hosting over 14 million full text papers, having over 10 million monthly active users and being among the top 5k websites globally by user engagement measured by the Alexa Global Rank.

Selected publications:

  • Herrmannova, Drahomira; Pontika, Nancy and Knoth, Petr (2019). Do Authors Deposit on Time? Tracking Open Access Policy Compliance. In: 2019 ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, 2-6 Jun 2019
  • Beel, Joeran; Collins, Andrew; Kopp, Oliver; Dietz, Linus W. and Knoth, Petr (2019). Online Evaluations for Everyone: Mr. DLib’s Living Lab for Scholarly Recommendations. In: Advances in Information Retrieval (Part 2), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer, Cham, pp. 213–219.
  • Pride, David; Harag, Jozef and Knoth, Petr (2019). ACT: An Annotation Platform for Citation Typing at Scale. In: JCDL 2019 – ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, 2-6 Jun 2019, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois.