Identifying author heritage using surname data

Maria Karaulova, Abdullah Gӧk, Philip Shapira

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Abstract

This research paper proposes a novel method to identify ethnic or national heritage of authors based on the morphology of their surnames. Ethnic approximation of authors in publication and patenting databases has received some attention in recent years, especially with the purpose to investigate ethnic patenting and publishing, and explore effects of immigration on innovative development (Kerr and Lincoln, 2010).
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 13 Sept 2016
EventGlobal TechMining Conference 2016 - Universitat Politècnica de València, València, Spain
Duration: 13 Sept 201613 Sept 2016
Conference number: 6th
http://vpinstitute.org/wordpress/global-techmining-conference/global-techmining-conference-2016/

Conference

ConferenceGlobal TechMining Conference 2016
Country/TerritorySpain
CityValència
Period13/09/1613/09/16
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Keywords

  • information retrieval
  • surname data
  • Russian heritage

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