The process of knowledge generation involves finding links or connections between already existing pieces of knowledge. There are some applications out there, that can help with that:
Also helpful would be a Google Scholar API, but it does not exist yet:
- google-ajax-apis: Issue 109: Please add Google Scholar to the API, including # of citations and BibTex reference.
- Google Scholar API and PaperCube
But here is a python receipe, which allows to retrieve results from Google Scholar as dictionary