Dear followers, 9 members of AKSW have been participating at the 13th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC) at Riva del Garda, Italy. Next to listening to interesting talks, giving presentations or discussing with fellow Semantic Web researchers, AKSW won 4 significant prizes:
- Best Research Paper Award: AGDISTIS – Graph-Based Disambiguation of Named Entities using Linked Data Ricardo Usbeck, Axel-Cyrille Ngonga Ngomo, Michael Röder, Daniel Gerber, Sandro Athaide Coelho, Sören Auer and Andreas Both. More information on this project at http://aksw.org/projects/agdistis
- Outstanding Paper Award (The Semantic Web journal 2014): DBpedia – A Large-scale, Multilingual Knowledge Base Extracted from Wikipedia Jens Lehmann, Robert Isele, Max Jakob, Anja Jentzsch, Dimitris Kontokostas, Pablo N. Mendes, Sebastian Hellmann, Mohamed Morsey, Patrick van Kleef, Sören Auer, Christian Bizer. More info at http://dbpedia.org.
- Best Paper Award (Natural Language Interfaces for the Web of Data Workshop): SESSA – Keyword-Based Entity Search through Coloured Spreading Activation Denis Lukovnikov and Axel-Cyrille Ngonga Ngomo
- Nominated paper for the Journal of Data Semantics at the workshop Linked Data for Information Extraction: Cross-Document Coreference Resolution using Latent Features. Axel-Cyrille Ngonga Ngomo, Michael Röder and Ricardo Usbeck. More info at http://github.com/AKSW/CoreferenceResolution
We do work on way more projects, which you can find at http://aksw.org/projects/. Cheers, Ricardo on behalf of the AKSW group