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IBM Ph.D. Fellowship 2017-2018

Oana Inel received for the second time the IBM Ph.D. Fellowship. Her research topic focuses on data enrichment with events and event-related entities, by combining the computer power with the crowd potential to identify their relevant dimension, granularity and perspective.

Posted in CrowdTruth, Projects

Hands on BDE Health at ICT.OPEN 2017

Last week, BigDataEurope was present at the principal ICT research conference in the Netherlands, ICT.OPEN, where over 500 scientists from all ICT research disciplines & interested researchers from industry come together to learn from each other, share ideas and network. This is

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Relation Extraction at Collective Intelligence 2017

We are happy to announce that our project exploring relation extraction from natural language has 2 extended abstracts accepted at the Collective Intelligence conference this summer! Here are the papers: Crowdsourcing Ambiguity-Aware Ground Truth: we apply the CrowdTruth methodology to

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Linkflows Kick-off meeting

On February 24th 2017 the Kick-off meeting for the Linkflows project took place. The meeting was hosted by Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. During this meeting, the partners involved in the project were introduced. Linkflows is an innovation PhD project with two external contributors that

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Paper Accepted for the ESWC 2017 Research Track

Our paper “Harnessing Diversity in Crowds and Machines for Better NER Performance” (Oana Inel and Lora Aroyo) has been accepted for the ESWC 2017 Research Track. The paper is to be published together with the proceedings of the conference. Abstract

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Niels’ paper awarded first Bob Wielinga award at EKAW

Niels Ockeloen’s paper on Data2Documents was awarded the first Bob Wielinga memorial award for best research paper at the 20th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management (EKAW2016). “Data 2 Documents: Modular and distributive content management in RDF” was

Posted in BiographyNet, Projects

Talk of Europe finalized

The Talk of Europe project has now ended. With three great Creative Camps (1, 2 and 3), a fantastic dataset and several publications we are happy with the project results. Please find an overview of the most important outcomes below. If

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Adriatik Bedjeti wins NAF prize

Adriatik Bedjeti, M.Sc., won the Nederlandse Architectuur Forum (NAF) prize for the best Dutch thesis in software architecture! His thesis is titled “Context Modeling in Software Architecture”. Adriatik was supervised by Prof. Patricia Lago. Congrats!! More info will follow, stay tuned!

Posted in Data2Semantics, Projects

Workshop summary – Two birds, one stone: Bridging cultural heritage collections with crowds and niches

On Monday the 31st of October the workshop entitled “Two birds, one stone: Bridging cultural heritage collections with crowds and niches”, was held at the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision. The workshop was divided in two sessions: presentations and

Posted in Projects, SEALINCMedia

We just made ALL the contents of our Green Lab course publicly available

Here you can check out ALL the slides of the Green Lab course, give a look to them for understanding how we (and you!) can measure software for making it more green and sustainable. We are always happy to share

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