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AKSW Colloquium, 30-11-2015, SCARO + Large-scale multilingual knowledge extraction & quality assessment

On November 30 at 3 PM, Klaus Lyko (right) will present SCARO. Afterwards, Dimitris Kontokostas (left) will present the progress of his PhD thesis “Large-scale multilingual knowledge extraction & quality assessment”. About the AKSW Colloquium This event is part of … Continue reading

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AKSW Colloquium, 09-11-2015, Versioning of Arbitrary RDF Data (PhD progress report) and GraphLab Platform

GraphLab Platform – Overview and History  by Simon Bin GraphLab is a graph-based distributed computation framework. It was developed from 2009 at Carnegie Mellon University. At that time it was competing with Hadoop on Graph processing. The typical example algorithm demonstrated … Continue reading

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AKSW Colloquium, 12 October, 3pm, A High Performance Approach to String Distance using Most Frequent K Characters

Andre Valdestilhas will present the current state of his work “A High Performance Approach to String Distance using Most Frequent K Characters”. Abstract The idea is to reduce the computation in Link Discovery using and improving a String Distance Function called Most … Continue reading

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AKSW Colloquium, 28 September, 3pm, Overcoming Challenges of Question Answering in the Semantic Web

Konrad Höffner will present the current state of the survey “Overcoming Challenges of Question Answering in the Semantic Web”, which will be submitted to the Semantic Web Journal. It is a joined work with the QA experts in the group and … Continue reading

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AKSW Colloquium, 21 September, 3pm, An Open Question Answering Framework

This Colloquium will be presented by Edgard Marx and Diego Moussallem. Edgard Marx will present the progress of his PhD titled “An Open Question Answering Framework”. Billions of facts pertaining to a multitude of domains are now available on the Web … Continue reading

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AKSW Colloquium, 14 September, 3pm, Learning Metrics for Link Discovery

In this Colloquium, Tommaso Soru will present the progress of his PhD titled “Learning Metrics for Link Discovery”. The discovery of new links is essential for the construction of the Linked Data cloud. The use of links to other URIs … Continue reading

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AKSW Colloquium, 7 September, 3pm, Practice Talks

Afterwards, Claus Stadler will give a practice talk on Unsupervised Learning of an Extensive and Usable Taxonomy for DBpedia on behalf of Marco Fossati, Dimitris Kontokostas and Jens Lehmann. ABSTRACT: In the digital era, Wikipedia represents a comprehensive cross-domain source … Continue reading

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AKSW Colloquium, 31 August, 3pm, Dockerizing Linked Data

In this colloquium, Natanael Arndt will present his paper “Knowledge Base Shipping to the Linked Open Data Cloud“. Abstract: Popular knowledge bases that provide SPARQL endpoints for the web are usually experiencing a high number of requests, which often results … Continue reading

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AKSW Colloquium, 24 August, 3pm, Lucene, SOLR, FEASIBLE

In this colloquium, first, Kay Müller and Nilesh Chakraborty will give an overview of Lucene and SOLR and how they can be used in information retrieval scenarios, along with a short peek into ElasticSearch, introducing a few recent features, their … Continue reading

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AKSW has 10 accepted publications in Semantics’2015 conference

The Semantics‘2015 conference will take place in Vienna, Austria on September 15-17, 2015. AKSW is happy to announce 10 accepted publications: 6 for research track and 4 for demos/posters track. Semantics’2015 has received 93 submissions for research track, out of which 24 were accepted … Continue reading

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