Category Archives: Announcements

Call for Feedback on LIDER Roadmap

The LIDER project is gathering feedback on a roadmap for the use of Linguistic Linked Data for content analytics.  We invite you to give feedback in the following ways: Attend and discuss with us at the public conference call on 19 February 3 … 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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Kick-off of the FREME project

Hi all ! A new InfAI project, FREME, kicked off in Berlin. FREME – Open Framework of E-Services for Multilingual and Semantic Enrichment of Digital Content is an H2020 funded project with the objective of building an open, innovative, commercial-grade framework of … Continue reading

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DL-Learner 1.0 (Supervised Structured Machine Learning Framework) Released

Dear all, we are happy to announce DL-Learner 1.0. DL-Learner is a framework containing algorithms for supervised machine learning in RDF and OWL. DL-Learner can use various RDF and OWL serialization formats as well as SPARQL endpoints as input, can … Continue reading

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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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