Monthly Archives: September 2015

IBM PhD Fellowship 2015

I’m happy to announce that, for the second time, I am the recipient of the IBM PhD Fellowship! I accepted the award at the Extreme Blue Expo, organized by IBM Center for Advanced Studies Benelux on the 11th of September.

Posted in Anca Dumitrache, Awards, Events, Staff Blogs

Birdwatching Rijksmuseum

Rijksmuseum – Naturalis Biodiversity Center – Wikimedia Nederland & COMMIT SealincMedia present a unique birdwatching event Birds are everywhere. In your own garden, in nature, and also in art. Among the Rijksmuseum’s 1,2 million collection objects are many prints, paintings

Posted in Events, Projects, SEALINCMedia

Creative Camp The Hague

The third and final Creative Camp will be organised from 26 – 30 October 2015 at the Koninklijke Bibliotheek/National Library of the Netherlands in The Hague. We will be joined by almost twenty European researchers from various academic disciplines such

Posted in Events, Projects, Talk of Europe

A new paper on extending SKOS

The Simple Knowledge Organization System (SKOS) is a core data model to publish vocabularies (thesauri, classification systems, terminologies, subject heading lists) on the web, as Linked Data. This can be especially useful for domains with a strong tradition in information

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10 observations from SoCAL

I was in southern California for essentially a big chunk of August. I had a day visit to the Information Sciences Institute (slides here),  a some nice discussions with friends and also a chance to hang out at the ocean.

Posted in Paul Groth, Staff Blogs

MSc Project: The Implications of Using Linked Data when Connecting Heterogeneous User Information

[This post describes Karl Lundfall‘s MSc Thesis research and is adapted from his thesis] In the realm of database technologies, the reign of SQL is slowly coming to an end with the advent of many NoSQL (Not Only SQL) alternatives. Linked Data

Posted in Staff Blogs, Victor de Boer