Two More Similarity by TFIDF Features (GOW++)

We have recently added two more features driven by TFIDF similarity to the GOW++ applications. The first is to provide the 20 most similar people in the person details page. This is based around treating the grants each person is associated with as a single document and calculating the distance between each of these document collections using tfidf.

The second is to list the 5 most similar research areas to the grants page when navigated to from the research areas page. The following example shows that the Optical Devices and Subsystems research area of the ICT theme is also closely related to the Light matter interaction and optical phenomena research area of the Physical Sciences theme and the Sensors and Instrumentation research area of the Engineering theme…