Professional Title:Professor
Duty:Doctoral supervisor,Master supervisor
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Personal profile
Research Areas: Digital Libraries & Digital Humanties, Semantic Web Technologies, Natural Language Processing & Text Mining
work experience
2009.10~present: School of Information Management, Nanjing University, China
Research field
Shiyan OU
Education background

2006.12~2009.07: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Research Institute in Information and Language Processing, University of Wolverhampton, UK

2001~2005: PhD Student, School of Communication and Information, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Representative works

1. Shiyan Ou. Semantic Web and Digital Libraries. Nanjing: Nanjing University Press, 2017. (ISBN: 9787305195846

2. Shiyan, Ou. Text Summarization in Digital Libraries: Development and Evaluation of a Multi-document Summarization Method for Research Abstracts. Saabrucken, Germany: VDM Verlag, 2009. (ISBN: 9783639180831)

Representative thesis

Ou, S., & Kim, H. Ranking-Based Cited Text Identification with Highway Networks. In Proceedings of the iConference 2020. Springer, 2020: 738-750. 

Ou, S., & Kim, H. Identification of Citation and Cited Texts for Fine-grained Citation Content Analysis. In Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology56(1), 2019: 740-741. 

Ou, S., & Kim, H.  Unsupervised Citation Sentence Identification Based on Similarity Measurement. In Proceedings of the iConference 2018. Springer, 2018: 384-394.

Research project


State Key Program of National Social Science Foundation of China: Semantic Publishing  of Acdemic Articles and its Applications based on Linked Data (Grant No. 17ATQ001).


General Program of National Social Science Foundation of China: Research on the Construction and Application of SOA-based Terminology Registry and Terminology Services (Grant No.10YJA870014)  


General Program of Humanities and Social Science Foundation of the Ministry of Education: Research on Linked Data-based Semantic Digital Libraries (Grant No. 11BT0023)

Teaching situation

Undergraduate Student Course:

Digital Resource Managment Technologies

Textual Data Management and Analysis

Information Organization

Master Student  Course

Natural Language Processing and Text Mining

PhD Student Course

Research Advances and Application of Semantic Web & Text Mining

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