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Identifying Meaningful Citations

  title={Identifying Meaningful Citations},
  author={Marco Antonio Valenzuela-Escarcega and Vu A. Ha and Oren Etzioni},
  booktitle={AAAI Workshop: Scholarly Big Data},
We introduce the novel task of identifying important citations in scholarly literature, i.e., citations that indicate that the cited work is used or extended in the new effort. [] Key Method We annotate a dataset of approximately 450 citations with this information, and release it publicly. We propose a supervised classification approach that addresses this task with a battery of features that range from citation counts to where the citation appears in the body of the paper, and show that,our approach…

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