Tool Support for Technology Scouting Using Online Sources

  • Elena Tsiporkova
  • Tom Tourwé
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6999)


This paper describes a prototype of a software tool implementing an entity resolution method for topic-centered expert identification based on bottom-up mining of online sources. The tool extracts and unifies information extracted from a variety of online sources and subsequently builds a repository of user profiles to be used for technology scouting purposes.


Link Prediction Online Source Entity Resolution User Story True Expert 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elena Tsiporkova
    • 1
  • Tom Tourwé
    • 1
  1. 1.Sirris - ICT & Software Engineering GroupBrusselsBelgium

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