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VideoLectures of ESWC2012 available!
Posted on Wed, July 4th 2012
A brief summary of the exciting 9th Extended Semantic Web Conference
Posted on Tue, June 12th 2012
The conference showcased the best the community has to offer with a 25% acceptance rate for technical track submissions.
Again the conference continued the tradition of fantastic keynote speakers including a novel and well received keynote from political strategist Julius van der Laar as well as leaders in the field like Monica Lam (Stanford) and Alon Halevy (Google). These keynotes will be made available on videolectures.net soon.
We had a fantastic poster, demo and AI Mashup session in which the best scores were calculated using SPARQL queries!
Obviously, there was a ton of great stuff at the conference. Here are the award winners:
Best Paper: Graph Kernels for RDF Data by Uta LÃ¶sch, Stephan Bloehdorn, Achim Rettinger
Best In-Use Paper: Generating Possible Interpretations for Statistics from Linked Open Data by Heiko Paulheim
7 years Most Influential paper: Towards Semantically-Interlinked Online Communities by Breslin, Harth, Bojars, and Decker
- Nobody Wants to Live in a Cold City Where No Music Has Been Recorded by Heiko Paulheim
Exploring History through Newspaper Archives by Jasna Skrbec, Marko Grobelnik, Blaz Fortuna
DEFENDER: a DEcomposer For quEries agaiNst feDERations of endpoints by Gabriela Montoya, Maria-Esther Vidal, Maribel Acosta
- Bringing the Web of Data to Developing Countries: Linked Data Markets in the Sahel by Victor De Boer, Nana Baah Gyan, Pieter De Leenheer, Anna Bon, Chris van Aart, Chistophe Gueret, Wendelien Tuyp, Stephane Boyera, Mary Alle
- ANISE: an ANatomic SEmantic Visualizer by Luis Landaeta, Alexander Baranya, Alexandra La Cruz, Maria-Esther Vidal
- Full-text Support forÂ Publish / Subscribe Ontology Systems by Lefteris Zerkavis, Christos Tryfonopoulos, Antonios Papadakis-Pesaresi, Manolis Koubarakis, Spiros Skiadopoulos
Best PhD Symposium Paper: A Framework for Ontology Usage Analysis by Jamshaid Ashraf
AI Mashup Challenge Winner:
- Career Galaxy by Yiyu Li, Xilong Fan, Mamta Bhavsar, Yemin Shi
- MICI by Heiko Paulheim, Axel Schulz
- WhatsGoingOn by Wenjing Yu, Xuming Zhu, Jose Romero-Lobo
- Hugos by Yong Jin, Yupeng Ji, Shilang Xui
Impressions of the Closing and Award Ceremony
ESWC 2013 will be held in Montpellier, France!
We hope to see you at next year's conference.
Program Teasers for Sunday and Monday
Posted on Sun, May 27th 2012
Open Discussion with MÃ¡rta Nagy-Rothengass
Posted on Thu, May 24th 2012
Use the opportunity and ask MÃ¡rta Nagy-Rothengass, Head of Unit
"Technologies for Information Management" at the European Commission,Â your questions!
An Open Discussion with MÃ¡rta Nagy-Rothengass will take place on Thursday, May 31st, 2012 at 11:00 - 12:30 in room Orpheas.Â Additionally, there will also be the possibility to talk to her via Twitter where she and her team will try to answer your questions before and during the ESWC2012. Follow her Twitter account atÂ 4127218542.
Vote for ESWC 2014 Location
Posted on Wed, May 23rd 2012
Attendees of this year's conference will be able to vote on the location of ESWC 2014 using forms provided in the welcome pack. Short presentations on the proposal will be given during the opening ceremony.