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Probase: a peak in Microsoft’s Web-of-Data kitchen

An interesting peek in Microsoft’s kitchen (the Beijing labs, by the looks of it): Probase and ReadWriteWeb writeup on it. It’s a very large web-fed knowledge-base, including concept hierarchies (2.7 million concepts, 4.5 million subclass relations, 16 million instances). Including all major knowledge sources (Freebase, WordNet, Cyc, DBPedia, Yago, a.o.), with pretty well researched quality measures. Unfortunately, none of the data […]

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Web of Data Interpreter – A LarKC Spin-Off

Web of Data Interpreter (WoDI) is a recently launched spin-off company from the LarKC project, currently located in Innsbruck, Austria. The targeted development segment of WoDI is the implementation of intelligent tools and methods for accessing, reasoning and consuming linked data. The main areas of WoDI innovation are scalable reasoning with rules and streams of […]

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Scalable Integration and Processing of Linked Data @ WWW’11

The LarKC team is proud to announce that its tutorial “Scalable Integration and Processing of Linked Data” was accepted at this year’s International World Wide Web Conference 2011 (WWW’11) that will take place from March 28th to April 1st, 2011 in Hyderabad, India. Abstract of the Tutorial The goal of this tutorial is to introduce, […]

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LarKC Pharma Workshop

Based on the great success of LarKC’s Early Adopters Tutorials, the next workshop is targeted to drug development and discovery. The LarKC Pharma Workshop will take place on April 19th and 20th 2011 in Stuttgart. The workshop builds on previous tutorials and is customized for drug development/discovery participants. Having completed this workshop, participants will have […]

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LarKC Platform v2.0 released

We are glad to announce that the LarKC Platform Release v2.0 is now available in our repository on SourceForge. The redistributable package can be downloaded via the following URL: http://sourceforge.net/projects/larkc/files/Release-2.0/larkc-release-2.0.zip/download (OS independent) The source code belonging to this release can be checked out from SVN: http://larkc.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/larkc/branches/Release_2.0_prototype/platform/ A complete manual for both users and developers can […]

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New version of mpiJava released

LarKC announces a new release of mpiJava (1.2.6) – a Message-Passing Interface (MPI) library, allowing a Java application to efficiently run on a distributed, parallel, and high-performance computer architecture. First introduced in the HPJava project and developed by Pervasive Technology Labs, Indiana University, Syracuse University, and CSM, University of Portsmouth, mpiJava@SourceForge (http://sourceforge.net/projects/mpijava/) is now managed […]

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New version of mpiJava released

LarKC announces a new release of mpiJava (1.2.6) – a Message-Passing Interface (MPI) library, allowing a Java application to efficiently run on a distributed, parallel, and high-performance computer architecture. First introduced in the HPJava project and developed by Pervasive Technology Labs, Indiana University, Syracuse University, and CSM, University of Portsmouth, mpiJava@SourceForge (http://sourceforge.net/projects/mpijava/) is now managed […]

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The 2010 LarKC PhD symposium in Beijing

The 2010 LarKC PhD symposium was held in Beijing in Nov 14th, 2010. More than 40 participants attended this symposium (Most of them were participants from The 4th LarKC Ealy Adopters Tutorial). The Proceeding of the symposium can be downloaded here. The LarKC PhD symposium is an annual event that the Large Knowledge Collider (LarKC) Consortium organized. The main objectives […]

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The 4th LarKC Early Adopters Tutorial

by Yi ZengThe 4th LarKC Early Adopters Tutorial took place in Beijing, China on Nov 13th, 2010. http://www.larkc.eu/2010/4th-early-adopters-tutorial/ http://www.wici-lab.org/wici/larkc/4eat/ Approximately 90 participants attended the tutorial. 2 introductions, 4 hands on sessions as well as use cases demos from Urban computing has been given.The tutorial is in bi-lingual (English and Chinese), with most of the talks translated real-time to […]

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4th Early Adopters Tutorial

The fourth early adopters tutorial will be held in conjunction with next LarKC project meeting on the 13th November, 2010 in the Gongda Jianguo Hotel, Beijing University of Technology, Beijing, China. This tutorial will enable participants to the get access to early research results and technologies from the LarKC project, and will mainly focus on […]

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