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Wrap-up Creative Camp #3
From 26-30 October 2015 the third and final Creative Camp took place in The Hague. Almost 30 European researchers from various academic disciplines such as the humanities, political and computer sciences (see abstracts), joined us in the National Library of The Netherlands [Read More...]
Dwelling Fire Risk Assessment based on Linked Open Data
Recently, Nicky van Oorschot successfully graduated from the Web & Media group in the Computer Science department, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU), under the supervision of Jan Wielemaker and Bart van Leeuwen. He will continue working on the subject of [Read More...]
Dutch Ships and Sailors in 1st issue of the DHCommons journal
A while ago, we submitted a project description of our Digital History project Dutch Ships and Sailors to the DHCommons journal and this week the first issue of the journal was published containing our paper [Read More...]
Trip Report: ISWC 2015
Last week, I hung out in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania for the the 14th International Semantic Web Conference. Bethlehem is famous for the Lehigh University Benchmark  (LUBM) and Bethlehem Steel. This is the major conference focused on the intersection of [Read More...]
ISWC 2015 trip report
I would like to share here a few thoughts and experiences from this year's International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2015), which took place last week in Bethlehem PA (USA). Many papers are still on my [Read More...]
Trip report KCAP 2015
From 7 to 10 October I visited the Eighth International Conference on Knowledge Capture (K-CAP 2015), in Palisades, New York. The conference was scheduled right before and at a few hours driving from ISWC, so [Read More...]
Inspiring TMT Workshop in Bamako
Kasadaka in Bamako From 9-13 October, the W4RA team visited Bamako in Mali for the Nuffic-funded Tailor Made Training (TMT) workshop at the offices of AOPP (Association des organisations professionnelles paysannes) in Mali. This association brings together agricultural innovators [Read More...]
ECML-PKDD 2015 Trip Report
"Real-world data sets are multimodal." For me, this was the most-important single line said during the opening speech, which reflects why we want to model real-world data sets as Knowledge Graphs rather than as (relational) tables.   Just [Read More...]
Trip Report: 5 years of altmetrics #2amconf #altmetrics15
Last week (Oct 7 – 9) the altmetrics community made its way to Amsterdam for 2:AM (the second altmetrics conference) and altmetrics15 (the 4th altmetrics workshop). The conference is aimed more at practitioners while the workshop has [Read More...]
Symposium Announcement
‘Open Data for the Social Sciences and Humanities’ Date: Friday October 30th 2015, 12.00 – 17.00 Location: National Library of the Netherlands in The Hague (KB), auditorium   The Talk of Europe – Travelling CLARIN Campus project aims to [Read More...]

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