Hajira Jabeen and Ricardo Usbeck at AKSW Colloquium, Monday, 3rd August 2015, 3pm

Hybrid Question Answering at QALD 5 challenge by Ricardo Usbeck

The plethora of datasets on the web, both structured and unstructured, enables answering complex questions such as “Which anti-apartheid activist was born in Mvezo?” Some of those hybrid (source) question answering system have been benchmarked at the QALD 5 challenge at CLEF conference. Ricardo is going to present some of the results and give future research directions.

Slides: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1dccMwbPMIeOpzvV1PNCKKxg96xZBSdK2Gav9JynAJjo/edit?usp=sharing

BDE, Hadoop MapR and HDFS by Hajira Jabeen

Hajira will present brief introduction to BigData Europe project (BDE). Followed by , Hadoop HDFS and map reduce for distributed processing of large data sets on compute clusters of commodity hardware. Hadoop is one of the many Big Data components being used in the BDE project.

About the AKSW Colloquium

This event is part of a series of events about Semantic Web technology. Please see http://wiki.aksw.org/Colloquium for further information about previous and future events. As always, Bachelor and Master students are able to get points for attendance and there is complimentary coffee and cake after the session.

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