Research Publications

Concepts, Relations, Events

Scientist Profile

Andrew Kuznetsov

(Andrey Kuznetsov, Андрей Кузнецов, А.С. Кузнецов)

research scientist, NanoTechLab Ltd, San Diego (2010 - now)


MS, Physics, MGU, Moscow, Russia, 2002

Research Interests:

nanotechnology in medicine, smart drugs

Selected Co-authors:

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Customer Scenario

Know the top players in virology and mircobiology fields, what they are working on, who are they affiliated with, and who funds them.


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Employment and affiliation history

Projects, co-workers and co-authors

Funding and awards


Topics of interest

Family and personal information

Contact information

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Document structure recognition for PDFs and other complex file formats to detect the following elements:

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Resolving aliases of people, organizations and other concepts: spelling variations, short forms, synonyms, etc. Merging concepts together enables the combination of knowledge from multiple sources.

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