Author Archives: KonradHoeffner

AKSW Publishes Survey on Challenges of Question Answering in the Semantic Web

We are happy to announce that our Survey on Challenges of Question Answering in the Semantic Web (Konrad  Höffner, Sebastian Walter, Edgard Marx, Ricardo Usbeck, Jens Lehmann and Axel Ngonga) has been accepted. Abstract Semantic Question Answering (SQA) removes two … Continue reading

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AKSW Colloquium: Konrad Höffner and Michael Röder on Monday, February 16, 3.00 p.m.

CubeQA—Question Answering on Statistical Linked Data by Konrad Höffner Abstract Question answering systems provide intuitive access to data by translating natural language queries into SPARQL, which is the native query language of RDF knowledge bases. Statistical data, however, is structurally … Continue reading

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AKSW Colloquium “Towards an Open Question Answering Architecture” conference pre-presentation on Monday, August 18 in P702

Towards an Open Question Answering Architecture On Monday, August 18 ,13.30, Edgard Marx, will give a pre-presentation of his Semantics’ conference talk about the accepted paper Towards an Open Question Answering Architecture. About the AKSW Colloquium This event is part … Continue reading

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AKSW Colloquium “Knowledge Extraction and Presentation” on Monday, July 28, 3.00 p.m. in Room P702

Knowledge Extraction and Presentation On Monday, July 28,  in room P702 at 3.00 p.m., Edgard Marx proposes a question answering system. He has a computer science background (BSc. and MSc. in Computer Science/PUC-Rio) and is a member of AKSW (Agile … Continue reading

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AKSW Colloquium “Combination of Topic Modeling and Semantic Web” on Monday, June 30

Combination of Topic Modeling and Semantic Web On Monday, June 30, at 3.00 p.m. in room Paulinum 702, Michael Röder will present his yearly PhD progress report “Combination of Topic Modeling and Semantic Web”. The presentation addresses the usage of … Continue reading

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AKSW Colloquium Guest Talk “SWeeT Web of Heritage” on Wednesday, July 2

SWeeT Web of Heritage On Wednesday, July 2, at 1.30 p.m. in room P702, T B Dinesh from Janastu, a non-profit organisation providing free open source software, will present the SWeeT Web of Heritage. Dinesh has a computer science background … Continue reading

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AKSW Colloquium PhD student talks of Martin Brümmer and Ricardo Usbeck on Monday, May 19, 3.00 p.m.

“Exploitation scenarios for Wikipedia abstracts” by Martin Brümmer Martin Brümmer has started as a researcher at AKSW in Dec. 2013. He is a contributor to the NLP2RDF and the DBpedia Project and was co-chair of the Multilingual Linked Data for … Continue reading

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SEMANTiCS 2014 — Workshops, Tutorials and Meetings

From September 1 to 3, the preliminary SEMANTiCS conference program offers a wide range of workshops, tutorials and meetings (programme). Meetings will be in the Paulinum, one of the main buildings of the University Leipzig. To participate in one of … Continue reading

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AKSW Colloquium “Semantic Analysis of Websites” on Monday, May 5

Semantic Analysis of Websites On Monday, May 5, at 13.30 in room P702, Vladimir Salin and Maria Slastihina from Saratov State Technical University, Russia present their research on the website analysis and conversion of website contents as well as metadata to … Continue reading

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AKSW Colloquium “Current semantic web initiatives in the Netherlands” on Friday, March 14, Room P901

Current semantic web initiatives in the Netherlands: Heritage & Location, PiLOD 2.0 On Friday, March 14, at 10.00 a.m. in room P901, visiting researchers Tine van Nierop and Rein van ‘t Veer from the E&L will discuss, amongst several other … Continue reading

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