A semi-automatic web based tool for the selection of research projects reviewers. Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • The correct evaluation of research proposals continues today to be problematic, and in many cases, grants and fellowships are subjected to this type of assessment. A web based semi-automatic tool to help in the selection of reviewers was developed. The core of the proposed system is the matching of the MeSH Descriptors of the publications submitted by the reviewers (for their accreditation) and the Descriptor linked to the research keywords, which were selected. Moreover, a citation related index was further calculated and adopted in order to discard not suitable reviewers. This tool was used as a support in a web site for the evaluation of candidates applying for a fellowship in the oncology field.

authors

  • Pupella, Valeria
  • Monteverde, Maria Eugenia
  • Lombardo, Claudio
  • Belardelli, Filippo
  • Giacomini, Mita

publication date

  • 2014