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The Semantic Web works!

 + + YASGUI   This year we again have a nice group of students (almost 70) following the 3rd year bachelor Semantic Web course. Until this year it was quite a hassle to combine the bits and pieces to create a complete workflow starting from ontology creation (in Protégé) to having a nice SPARQL endpoint that reasons […]

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LIMES Webinar

On 27.03.2012, 04.00pm CET the LOD2 project (http://lod2.eu) will offer the next free one hour webinar on LIMES. LIMES is a tool providing time-efficient and lossless discovery of links across knowledge bases. LIMES is an extensible declarative framework that encapsulates manifold algorithms dedicated to the processing of structured data of any sort. Built with extensibility […]

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PhD Vacancy on CEDAR project

With effect from November 15th there is a vacancy for a PhD student CEDAR – Linked data 38 hours a week (1.0 fte) (for 48 months in total) (Vacancy number DANS-2011-CEDARPhD1) (repeated call) DANS in collaboration with the IISH, and the VU University Amsterdam is working on a project of the Computational Humanities programme of the […]

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Chris Welty: “Inside the mind of Watson”

On Monday, June 27th from 4-5 pm, Chris Welty of the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, will give a talk on Watson in room HG-01A05 of the VU main building. Title: Inside the mind of Watson Abstract: Watson is a computer system capable of answering rich natural language questions and estimating its confidence in those […]

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About the KR&R Group

The KR&R group investigates modelling and representation of different forms of knowledge and reasoning, as found in a large variety of AI systems. We have an interest in both applications and theory. We study theoretical properties of knowledge representation and reasoning formalisms, but are also involved in developing practical knowledge-based systems. We have been very active in developments around […]

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