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The COMMIT Kick-off

Source: Data2Semantics The Data2Semantics is part of the COMMIT/ research community. We attended the COMMIT kick-off meeting where we presented our project and networked with the rest of the 15 projects and learned about presenting our work to the broader community. Paul wrote up his thoughts on the kick-off, which you can find here. The […]

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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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Take home messages from ePSIplatform Conference

Source: Semantic Web world for you On March 16, 2012 the European Public Sector Information Platform organised the ePSIplatform Conference 2012 on the theme “Taking re-use to the next level!”. A very well organised and interesting event, also a good opportunity to meet new persons and put a face on the names seen on the […]

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COMMIT/ – the start of the story

Source: Think Links For the last two days, I was at the kickoff for the COMMIT/ Program – a major computer science (i.e. ICT) research initiative in the Netherlands (110 million euros in funding). The entire program has 15 projects covering most of the major hot topics in computer science everything from sensor networks to […]

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COMMIT/ – the start of the story

Source: Think Links For the last two days, I was at the kickoff for the COMMIT/ Program – a major computer science (i.e. ICT) research initiative in the Netherlands (110 million euros in funding). The entire program has 15 projects covering most of the major hot topics in computer science everything from sensor networks to […]

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Discussing Open Data

Source: Think Links Note this post has been cross posted at The theicecream.org the International Collaboration of Early Career Researchers  This past Thursday, I had the opportunity to participate in a mini-symposium held by the VU University Amsterdam (where I work) around open data for science titled Open Data for Science: Will it hurt or help? The symposium […]

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Discussing Open Data

Source: Think Links This past Thursday, I had the opportunity to participate in a mini-symposium held by the VU University Amsterdam (where I work) around open data for science titled Open Data for Science: Will it hurt or help? The symposium consisted of three 15 minute talks and then some lively discussion with the audience of I think […]

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Complexity and cooperation

Source: Semantic Web world for you Last week, I attended a seminar about “Understanding and Managing Complex Systems” organised by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) together with the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). The take home message from this seminar is that 1) Complex Systems are highly popular in Amsterdam, […]

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Computer Science Unplugged

Source: Think Links A really great way to teach computer science without a computer – Computer Science Unplugged . Thanks to Lois Delcambre for the pointer. Filed under: academia Tagged: computer science, csunplugged, teaching

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Computer Science Unplugged

Source: Think Links A really great way to teach computer science without a computer – Computer Science Unplugged . Thanks to Lois Delcambre for the pointer. Filed under: academia Tagged: computer science, csunplugged, teaching

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