Monthly Archives: November 2013

Hello World

As I am starting the work my PhD this month, I have decided to give blogging another try, this time with a focus on my research in the Crowd-Watson team. I hope to update this space as my PhD goes

Posted in Anca Dumitrache, Staff Blogs

Work in progress paper at HCOMP 2013

On 7 and 8 November 2013, Mieke Leyssen presented a work in progress paper titled “Manipulating Social Roles in a Tagging Environment” at the First Conference on Human Computation & Crowdsourcing in Palm Springs, California. In the paper she introduces

Posted in Projects, SEALINCMedia

ViSTA-TV Coding Camp Successfully Accomplished

The ViSTA-TV Coding Camp at the BBC Media House, London, UK has been successfully accomplished. We finalized much of the work needed for continously giving recommendations. In particular for the BBC‘s Apps which they are going to evaluate in early

Posted in Projects, ViSTA-TV

Piek Vossen + team win EYR4 Challenge

Piek Vossen and his team are among the winners of the Enlighten Your Research Challenge 2013. The winning proposal is called: “Recording History in Large News Streams”. A Summary of the proposal: “Every day thousands of news articles are published,

Posted in BiographyNet, Projects

Trip Report: ISWC 2013

It’s been about a week since I got from Australia attending the International Semantic Web Conference  (ISWC 2013).  This is the premier forum for the latest in research on using semantics on the Web. Overall, it was a great conference

Posted in Paul Groth, Staff Blogs

ViSTA-TV Meeting at London, Nov 4-7

The ViSTA-TV project team will assemble at London to prepare the upcoming milestone. Besides the decisions what work will be done for the remainder of the project, the ViSATA-TV developers will have another Coding Camp at the BBC’s research facilities.

Posted in Projects, ViSTA-TV