Author Archives: AxelNgonga

LIMES Version 0.6 RC4

It has been a while but that moment has arrived again. We are happy to announce a new release of the LIMES framework. This version implements novel geo-spatial measures (e.g., geographic mean) as well as string similarity measures (jaro, jaro-winkler, … Continue reading

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[CfP] Semantic Web Journal: Special Issue on Question Answering over Linked Data

Dear all, The Semantic Web Journal is launching a special issue on Question Answering over Linked Data, soliciting original papers that * address the challenges involved in question answering over linked data, * present resources and tools to support question … Continue reading

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New Version of FOX

Dear all, We are very pleased to announce a new version of FOX [1]. Several improvements have been carried out: (1) We have fixed minor issues in the code. In addition, we have updated several libraries. (2) As a result, … Continue reading

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Five AKSW Papers at ESWC 2014

Hello World! We are very pleased to announce that five of our papers were accepted for presentation at ESWC 2014. These papers range from natural-language processing to the acquisition of temporal data. In more detail, we will present the following … Continue reading

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AKSW wins Big Data Challenge

Greetings all! The best 12th ISWC to ever be was concluded with the traditional award ceremony and … we won! The Big Data Challenge award was attributed to our work on Fostering Serendipity Through Big Linked Data. The idea behind … Continue reading

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AKSW wins I-Semantics' I-CHALLENGE 2013

We are very happy to announce that AKSW researchers won this year’s I-CHALLENGE with the paper “Linked Cancer Genome Atlas Database”, which was written by Muhammad Saleem, Shanmukha Sampath Padmanabhuni, Axel-Cyrille Ngonga Ngomo, Jonas S. Almeida, Stefan Decker and Helena … Continue reading

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AKSW wins best paper award at ESWC 2013

Our paper “When to Reach for the Cloud” was awarded the best paper award at ESWC. The idea behind the paper was to provide implementations of the HR3  algorithm (the first reduction-ratio-optimal algorithm for link discovery) for parallel hardware and … Continue reading

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Two AKSW Papers at ESWC

Greetings World. We are happy to announce that the AKSW papers “COALA – Correlation-Aware Active Learning of Link Specifications” and “When to Reach for the Cloud: Using Parallel Hardware for Link Discovery” were selected for presentation at ESWC 2013. Each … Continue reading

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Two AKSW Papers at WWW

The AKSW papers “Sorry, I don’t speak SPARQL – Translating SPARQL Queries into Natural Language” and “Question Answering on Interlinked Data” were accepted as full research papers for presentation at WWW2013. The first paper presents SPARQL2NL, a framework which  deals … Continue reading

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BioASQ Newsflash

The next BioASQ meeting is coming up. Let the benchmark creation begin! BioASQ (http://www.bioasq.org) will push towards improved biomedical semantic indexing and QA via ambitious, yet realistic challenge tasks. The challenge will run in two stages, designed to (a) adapt … Continue reading

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