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ICT Open 2016

Below you find some impressions from ICT.Open 2016. At this very nice event members from the Web and Media group and VU master students presented their ICT research. The images show me presenting the Observe project’s achievements so far. Oana Inel presenting the

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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 reading list, but here is

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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 many participants attended both conferences.

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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 shy of

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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 a bit more research focus. I

Posted in Conferences, Paul Groth, Staff Blogs, Trip Reports

Trip report: LxMLS 2015

This post is coming a bit late (yay, summer holidays!), but here is my overview of the Lisbon Machine Learning Summer School (LxMLS 2015). Already on its 5th edition, the school was held at the Instituto Superior Técnico, organized jointly

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Trip report: ESWC 2015

Last week I was in Portorož, Slovenia to attend the 12th Extended Semantic Web Conference. I was there to present my paper Crowdsourcing Disagreement for Collecting Semantic Annotation during the PhD Symposium, but also to check out what new and

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Trip report: ISWC 2014

From the 19th to the 23rd of October I had the pleasure to participate at the International Semantic Web Conference in beautiful Riva del Garda, Italy. I was there together with Oana Inel and Lora Aroyo, my colleagues in the

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Trip report: Web Science summer school, Southampton

Last week, I had the chance to participate in the Web Science summer school in Southampton. For one week, I was listening to keynotes and tutorials, participating in discussions, and coding away, experimenting with a few new web-dev technologies. I

Posted in Anca Dumitrache, Staff Blogs, Summer Schools, Trip Reports