Category Archives: Announcements

Writing a Survey – Steps, Advantages, Limitations and Examples

What is a Survey? A survey or systematic literature review is a text of a scholarly paper, which includes the current knowledge including substantive findings, as well as theoretical and methodological contributions to a particular topic. Literature reviews use secondary … Continue reading

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Kick-Off for the BMWi project SAKE

Hi all! One of AKSW’s Big Data Project, SAKE – Semantische Analyse Komplexer Ereignisse (SAKE – Semantic Analysis of Complex Events) kicked-off in Karlsruhe. SAKE is one of the winners of the Smart Data Challenge and is funded by the … Continue reading

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AKSW Colloquium: Ricardo Usbeck and Ivan Ermilov on Monday, February 2, 3.00 p.m.

GERBIL – General Entity Annotation Benchmark Framework by Ricardo Usbeck Abstract The need to bridge between the unstructured data on the document Web and the structured data on the Data Web has led to the development of a considerable number of … Continue reading

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Two AKSW Papers at #WWW2015 in Florence, Italy

Hello Community! We are very pleased to announce that two of our papers were accepted for presentation at WWW 2015.  The papers cover novel approaches for Key Discovery while Linking Ontologies and a benchmark framework for entity annotation systems. In … Continue reading

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Highlights of the 1st Meetup on Question Answering Systems – Leipzig, November 21st

On November 21st, AKSW group was hosting the 1st meetup on “Question Answering” (QA) systems. In this meeting, researchers from AKSW/University of Leipzig, CITEC/University of Bielefeld, Fraunhofer IAIS/University of Bon, DERI/National University of Ireland and the University of Passau presented the … Continue reading

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Announcing GERBIL: General Entity Annotator Benchmark Framework

Dear all, We are happy to announce GERBIL – a General Entity Annotation Benchmark Framework, a demo can be found at! With GERBIL, we aim to establish a highly available, easy quotable and liable focal point for Named Entity Recognition … Continue reading

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@BioASQ challenge gaining momentum

BioASQ is a series of challenges aiming to bring us closer to the vision of machines that can answer questions of biomedical professionals and researchers. The second BioASQ challenge started in February 2013. It comprised two different tasks: Large-scale biomedical … Continue reading

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AKSW successful at #ISWC2014

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 … Continue reading

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AKSW internal group meeting @ Dessau

Recently AKSW members were at the city of Dessau for an internal group meeting. The meeting took place between 8th and 10th of October, in the modern university of architecture of Bauhaus were we also stayed hosted. Bauhaus is located … Continue reading

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AKSW at #ISWC2014. Come and join, talk and discuss with us!

Hello AKSW Follower! We are very pleased to announce that nine of our papers were accepted for presentation at ISWC 2014. In the main track of the conference we will present the following papers: AGDISTIS – Graph-Based Disambiguation of Named … Continue reading

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