Identifying Meaningful Citations


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. We believe this task is a crucial component in algorithms that detect and follow research topics and in methods that measure the quality of publications. We model this task as a… (More)


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Citations per Year

Citation Velocity: 12

Averaging 12 citations per year over the last 2 years.

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@inproceedings{Valenzuela2015IdentifyingMC, title={Identifying Meaningful Citations}, author={Marco Valenzuela and Vu Ha and Oren Etzioni}, booktitle={AAAI Workshop: Scholarly Big Data}, year={2015} }