Monthly Archives: October 2013

Telling stories with altmetrics

Altmetrics has seen an increasing interest as an alternative to traditional measures of academic performance. This past week I gave a talk in Amsterdam for Open Access week about how altmetrics can be used by academics and their organizations to

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ViSTA-TV Demonstration at RecSys 2013

Earlier this week, ViSTA-TV presented a demonstration paper at RecSys 2013,  the world-leading conference on Recommender Systems. The paper, titled “Design and Evaluation of a Client-side Recommender System”, concerns the BBC’s client-side recommender engine and two applications that use it.

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The ViSTA-TV Data Warehouse

ViSTA-TV is processing a vast amount of different data formats at various time scales: EPG data that comes mostly in a rich relational data format as well as annotations represented as triples, simple key value pairs that need to be

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BiographyNet paper accepted for Linked Science (LISC) @ ISWC 2013

Our paper ‘BiographyNet: Managing Provenance at multiple levels and from different perspectives’ (Niels Ockeloen, Antske Fokkens, Serge ter Braake, Piek Vossen, Victor de Boer, Guus Schreiber, and Susan Legêne) has been accepted for the Linked Science workshop at the ISWC

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DownScale 2013 workshop

DOWNSCALE 2013, the 2nd international workshop on downscaling the Semantic Web was held on 19-9-2013 in Geneva, Switzerland and was co-located with the Open Knowledge Conference 2013. The workshop seeks to provide first steps in exploring appropriate requirements, technologies, processes and

Posted in Staff Blogs, Victor de Boer

African farmers in E-Data & Research magazine

The October edition of the KNAW’s E-Data and Research magazine features an article submitted by Christophe Gueret, Stefan Schlobach and myself on the need for facilitating data sharing in developing regions. Our submission was rewritten into a nice interview-like article, which

Posted in Staff Blogs, Victor de Boer

PROV Book – Available on Amazon

Yesterday, Luc (my coauthor) and I received our physical copies of Provenance: An Introduction to PROV in the mail. Even though the book is primarily designed to be distributed digitally – it’s always great actually holding a copy in your hands. You

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