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Seminar on Wednesday 9th of March 2016

On Wednesday March 9th, the Knowledge Representation and Reasoning group of the VU University organises a seminar preceding the PhD Defence of Laurens Rietveld. You are cordially invited to attend both the seminar and the defence of Laurens. The seminar takes place at 13.00-14.30 in the VU University Amsterdam, main building, EZ – HG-03A10 Agora […]

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CTcue one of 10 finalists in Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2015

CTcue  a company that develops technology for help recruit patients for medical trials is one of the 10 finalists in the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2015. CTcue has collaborated with our group, has employed one of our PhD students, and their product and services are in part based on our publications, such as: Feasibility […]

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CLARIAH: 12M Euro for Digital Infrastructure for the Humanities

NWO has awarded 12M Euro to CLARIAH, a project to build a digital infrastructure for software, data, enrichment, search and analytics in the Humanities.  Frank van Harmelen, Maarten de Rijke en Cees Snoek are among the 9 scientists that form the core team of the project. See http://clariah.nl/, http://bit.ly/TERNC0, http://bit.ly/1mWtnje for more details.

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LDBC Portal Launched

Recently the Linked Data Benchmark Council (LDBC) launched its portal http://ldbcouncil.org LDBC is an  organization for graph and RDF data management systems benchmarking that came out of a EU PF7 project by the same name (ldbc.eu). The LDBC will survive the EU project and be industry supported and operate with ldbcouncil.org as its web presence. […]

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Impressions over the Data-driven Visualization Symposium

Source: Semantic Web world for you Today I was attending an event entitled “Data-driven Visualization Symposium” in the beautiful Trippenhuis building of the KNAW in Amsterdam. There was a really rich schedule with 10 speakers showcasing some of their work in the area of big data and visualisation. Though I would have appreciated getting a […]

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Impressions over the Data-driven Visualization Symposium

Source: Semantic Web world for you Today I was attending an event entitled “Data-driven Visualization Symposium” in the beautiful Trippenhuis building of the KNAW in Amsterdam. There was a really rich schedule with 10 speakers showcasing some of their work in the area of big data and visualisation. Though I would have appreciated getting a […]

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Dataviz with a Wii-U (continued)

Source: Semantic Web world for you Following the discussion I had after my previous posts, here is a bit more structured explanation of the ideas: Please feel free to ping me and/or comment on this post if you too think it’s a good idea Filed under: Visualisation

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LDBC Technical User Community, 3rd Meeting

Last week the RDF and graph DB benchmarking project LDBC had its 3rd  Technical User Community meeting in London, held in collaboration with the GraphConnect event.  This meeting marks the official launch of the LDBC non-profit company  which is the successor of the present EU FP7 project. The meeting was very well attended, along with […]

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On the use of HTTP URIs and the archiving of Linked Data

On Monday the 7th of October the Knowledge, Reasoning and Representation and the Web&Media research groups of the Free University Amsterdam joined for their biweekly Semantic Web (SW) meeting. The topic was on the purpose of using HTTP URIs for denoting SW resources and on the implications for archiving Linked Data (LD). An important aspect […]

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Winner of the Open Science Award at ECML/PKDD 2013!

Source: Data2Semantics Our website with additional material for our paper: “A Fast Approximation of the Weisfeiler-Lehman Graph Kernel for RDF Data” has won the Open Science Award at ECML/PKDD 2013. The jury praised the submission as “a perfect example of open science”. A goal of the Data2Semantics project is to provide resuable software to support […]

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