Friday, May 12, 2023

Dear Researcher! here are some AI Tools for research writings

AI tools are increasingly becoming indispensable for research writing, offering a range of benefits such as improved productivity, accuracy, and consistency. AI technologies can provide the support you require, whether you want to find trends in huge datasets, acquire explanations for scientific research publications, or need aid with writing and design. When artificial intelligence is incorporated into your workflow, you have more time and mental space to devote to the important work—the creative and analytical tasks that make a difference. This article will explore some of the popular AI tools available for research writing. 

Tools for academic writing Purpose:                                 

AI tools can greatly aid academic writing, offering benefits such as grammar and plagiarism checks, citation generators, content organization, language enhancement, and research assistance, improving overall writing efficiency and quality.

1. Paperpal
(AI algorithm identifies complex errors and suggest improvements in your manuscript)                                          

It is a powerful AI tool built for all academics, transform your work by giving you the power to improve your writing. Its AI algorithm ‘understands’ context, identifies complex writing errors, and suggests improvements to help you polish your manuscript in minutes. Its real-time, subject-specific language suggestions help you write better and faster.
 Its AI powered web-based tool Paperflight where authors can upload the manuscripts and get instant help about many errors like missing references, language issues, etc. You can also download file for suggested improvements in your manuscript prior to first submission.


2. Writesonic
(AI tool that writes SEO optimized and unique articles)                                          

It is an AI based writing tool that writes SEO-optimized and unique blogs/articles, product descriptions, short stories and other long-form content like sales emails, ebooks, and more within seconds and can help you save time on your content writing and blogging. The best part is that its instant article writer can produce articles and blog posts in 25+ languages. Its Sonic Editor can edit the article, write more, and SEO-optimize it to rank on search engines. ChatSonic is the the Chrome extension like ChatGPT but built with GPT 4 superpowers addressing the limitations of ChatGPT.

3. Writefull
(AI tool helps you write, paraphrase, copy edit and more in Word or Overleaf)                                          

  It is an AI tool You can download for Word or for Overleaf or use the Writefull Revise platform to instantly fix any language errors in your content when you are ready to submit. It also comes with Chrome extension that not only gives comprehensive language feedback right in your LaTeX source code, but also gives you a set of AI-driven widgets to help you write. Open any document in Overleaf and see Writefull's language edits improving grammar, vocabulary, spelling, phrasing, and much more. Its other feature is Writefull Cite to make sure you are not missing any citations.
4. Jenni
(AI tool gives personalized feedbacks for improving writings, unique Citing Features)                                         

 Jenni writes f
rom academic essays, journals, to top-ranking blog posts. It is an AI powered writing assistant and generator that uses natural language processing (NLP) to understand student's writing style, grammar and structure and then provide personalized feedbacks for improving their writings in faster way.'s Citing Feature is a unique and powerful tool that helps students quickly and accurately cite sources in their essays which is also very helpful for research papers. Jenni consults the latest research and cites in APA, MLA, or Harvard style.

Tool for article summarization:                                          

AI tools for article summarization can automatically generate concise summaries of long-form articles, improving reading efficiency and allowing users to quickly extract the most important information from large volumes of text. Here are some very useful AI tools below.
1. Scholarcy
(AI powered article summarizer and flashcard generator)                                         
It is an AI powered article summarizer tool that goes through your research articles, reports and book chapters in a few seconds and summarizes them into short texts so that researchers can easily assess the key information and important findings in those papers in a very less time. "Scholarcy" helps you to speed-read the article, follow the arguments and take away the main points in minutes. And if you’re looking for a referenced article – they’re only a click away." It creates a summary flashcard of any article, report or document in Word or PDF format. It creates links to open access versions of cited sources, and can be configured to extract figures, tables and images.
2. Paper Digest
(AI Grammar Checker & Online Academic Writing Tool for Researchers)                                          
It is an AI solution for researchers to quickly grasp the core ideas of a paper. We can simply provide a DOI (digital object identifier), or the url to a PDF file, then Paper Digest will return a bulleted summary of the paper. This works only for open access full-text articles that allow derivative generation (i.e. CC-BY equivalent). If no summary is generated or you get an error message. It is most likely either the full text is not available to use or the license does not allow derivative generation. Also, Paper Digest can guide the understanding of non-specialist readers, and even produce outreach materials for authors to promote their recent publications, or publishers and institutions for highlighting their latest contents.
3. Summarizer
(A free summarizer tool with no word limit or no daily limit claiming 100% data safety)                                          
It is an AI based free text summarizing tool shows the word count of the content we input, before and after summarization. It ensures the accuracy of summarized text while maintaining the originality of the text. It supports six different languages. You can get a summary in various languages offered by this online text summarize. Before summarization, there is no need to translate the original text into a specific language. It also allows you to specify the summary length of the particular document. They do not store any of the Users' data and therefore protect the privacy of users.
4. TLDRthis 
(Ad-free AI summarizes any piece of text in a way that makes it easy to read and understand)                                          
This helps you automatically summarize long articles in to concise and easy to digest content in a click. It gives you a gist of an article after filtering out weak arguments, baseless speculation, flashy phrases, attention wasters etc. It automatically extracts author and date information, related images, title and reading time from news articles and blog posts so you have everything in one place. It gives you a clean and focused reading without any distractions like  ads, popups, graphics, and others. It also comes with browser extensions for Firefox and Chrome. It's paraphrasing tool allows you to rewrite the text in different ways and styles to appeal different types of readers. 
(A content based smart search, filtering, auto-generated summaries and extraction tool)                                          
It is a Content Based Recommendation Engine ( Explore). In this search, in beginning you can either upload your own hand written description on a particular topic or your own collection of research documents, or connect directly to a live proxy data set such as a publisher, a patent authority, an internal repository or any other source relevant to your research. It provides you a broad variety of smart tools that you can apply and combine as needed and these tools will identify the most meaning bearing words in your text, enrich it with contextual synonyms and hypernyms, and turn all this into a “fingerprint” which will be matched with the fingerprint of every paper. The advanced filtering is based either on a on a Named Entity, a specific Data point or Data range, it filters and identifies the exact information from the documents and you can then use the identified variables in the articles to filter down the list.’s Extract tool fetches and links all the key data from these documents into a tabular, machine readable, systematic format. Its configurable summarization engine does the abstractive summarization, i. e. it writes its own summary containing the most important bits the document(s) have in common. In the Researcher Workspace, a workflow will enable the several thousand new papers published every year to be identified and extracted automatically.


Tool for Literature search and review:                                          

AI tools for literature search and review can assist researchers in identifying relevant publications, summarizing key findings, and extracting meaningful insights from vast amounts of data, improving research efficiency and accuracy. Here are some very useful AI tools below.

1. Semantic  Scholar
(Free  AI-Powered Search and Discovery Tools, Indexes over 200 millions academic papers)                               

  A free AI research tool  to search and discover scientific knowledge, launched in 2015 as a ground breaking project of Allen Institute (a non profit research institute)  It is partnering with 50+ Publishers and scholarly societies to reach millions of scholars by integrating your academic content into Semantic Scholar's knowledge graph. It indexes over 200 million academic papers sourced from publisher partnerships, data providers, and web crawls. It can understands a paper at glance, extracts meaning and identifies connections from within papers. These insights help scholar discover and understand research.
2. Consensus
(AI-powered search engine, searches only through peer reviewed, published sources)                                   
  It is a search engine that uses AI to extract and distill findings directly from scientific research. This AI only searches through peer reviewed published papers, read the paper and extract the key findings. It is 100% AD-free and show you the results from peer reviewed studies. It has recently launched its new feature Consensus Meter in January 2023. When you search something in the form of Yes/No questions, Consensus Meter uses large language models to instantly classify the first 20 results as indicating “yes”, “no” or “possibly” which are relevant enough to your question. The source material used in Consensus comes from the Semantic Scholar database, which includes over 200M papers across all domains of science. Using Consensus allows you to instantly see where the literature stands about your questions, speeding up the research process by more quickly finding relevant and citable information.
3. Elicit
(A research assistant using language model GPT-3, works even if papers don't match  keywords)                 

Elicit is a research assistant using language models like GPT-3 that  can find relevant papers to your specific questions even if they don't match keywords. If you want to get a broad base of papers, then zoom in on a specific domain or keyword, you can do that with keyword filters. Also it summarizes the papers and  extracts key information about those papers in an easy-to-use table. It look at all the earlier papers your papers referenced, and all future papers that cited your papers.
(AI platform for discovering and evaluating scientific articles via Smart Citations)                            

It is a Brooklyn-based AI powered tool that helps researchers better discover and understand research articles through Smart Citations–citations that display the context of the citation and describe whether the article provides supporting or contrasting evidence. By seeing how research has been cited all in one place, researchers can evaluate references to see if they have editorial notices, retractions or  seem to be heavily contrasted, in a very little time. It is funded in part by the National Science Foundation and the National Institute on Drug Abuse of the National Institutes of Health.  It’s like having hundreds of millions of pieces of evidence on virtually any topic you’re interested in available to you only a click away. The Scite browser extension allows you can see how any research article has been cited.

5. SciSpace
(An Intuitive and interactive research assistant, a repository of 200 millions+ papers)              
 It is an AI tool to find, understand, and learn any research paper. For every paper you read, get simple explanations and answers from AI and discover a network of connected and relevant papers — all in one place. It has a repository of research papers across domains — with metadata of 200 million+ papers and 50 million+ Open Access full-text PDFs. It highlights confusing text, math, and tables to get a simple explanation; it allows you to ask follow-up questions and get instant answers.  Its chrome extension SciSpace Copilot is an AI research assistant that explains the text, math, and tables in scientific literature like research papers, technical blog posts, or reports. It works for tables, equations, diagrams, jargon, and even lengthy blocks of text and helps you understand explanations for the text. You can also ask follow-up questions, and it will give you instant answers.


  1. IRIS.AI a great tool for summaries can also be included.