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Find control groups for academics in Scopus

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Match authors automatically in Scopus on-line




Install stable version from PyPI:

pip install sosia

or development version from GitHub repository:

pip install git+git://


sosia performs a series of queries in the Scopus database using the scopus package. After configuring your local scopus (providing access credentials and eventually setting cache directories), you can use sosia:

>>> import sosia
>>> sosia.create_fields_sources_list()  # Necessary only once
>>> sosia.create_cache()  # Necessary only once
>>> stefano = sosia.Original(55208373700, 2017)  # Scopus ID and year
>>> stefano.define_search_sources()  # Sources similiar to scientist
>>> stefano.define_search_group()  # Authors publishing in similar sources
>>> matches = stefano.find_matches()  # List of namedtuples
>>> matches[0]
Match(ID='53164702100', name='Sapprasert, Koson', first_year=2011,
num_coauthors=7, num_publications=6, country='Norway', language='eng',
reference_sim=0.0212, abstract_sim=0.1695)

Change log

Please see CHANGES.rst.


Please see CONTRIBUTING.rst. For a list of contributors see AUTHORS.rst.


MIT License; see LICENSE.

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