Monthly Archives: July 2016

DigiBird website is online

The website of the DigiBird project has been launched:! On the website you can read about our goal to do on the fly integration of cultural heritage collections, the people involved and also get the latest updates regarding the progress.

Posted in Projects, SEALINCMedia

Msc project: Low-Bandwith Semantic Web

[This post is based on the Information Sciences MSc. thesis by Onno Valkering] To make widespread knowledge sharing possible in rural areas in developing countries, the notion of the Web has to be downscaled based on the specific low-resource infrastructure

Posted in Staff Blogs, Victor de Boer

The Open PHACTS pilot – Second Hangout for the Health Societal Challenge (BigDataEurope)

[this post by Ronald Siebes is a cross-post from ] With the BigDataEurope project finalizing its first round of pilots, a second online hang-out event “The Open PHACTS pilot” was organized by the Open PHACTS Foundation and the VU

Posted in BigDataEurope, Uncategorized

Kasadaka 1.0

[This post is based on Andre Baart’s B.Sc. thesis. The text is mostly written by him] Generic overview of Kasadaka In developing (rural) communities, the adoption of mobile phones is widespread. This allows information to be offered to these communities through

Posted in Staff Blogs, Victor de Boer

Inviting submissions to Downscale2016

The Fourth International Workshop on Downscaling the (Semantic) Web (Downscale2016) will be Co-located with the 4th International Conference on ICT for Sustainability (ICT4S). The workshop will be Aug 29 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Downscale2016 follows success of previous Downscale workshops and

Posted in Staff Blogs, Victor de Boer

Connecting collections across national borders

As audiovisual archives are digitizing their collections and making these collections available online, the need arises to also establish connections between different collections and to allow for cross-collection search and browsing. Structured vocabularies can be used as connecting points by aligning

Posted in Staff Blogs, Victor de Boer

Talk by Stefano Ruberto (GSSI)

DATE: Tuesday, July 5th, 2016 TIME:  16:00-16:30 ROOM: WN-M639 (Science Building, VU Campus) Title:  Semantic Genetic Programming Frameworks: Alignment in the Error Space and Equivalence classes Abstract:  Semantics is one of the hottest topics in Genetic Programming. We explain the concepts of error

Posted in Data2Semantics, Projects