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Collective Intelligence 2017 – Trip Report

On June 15-16 the Collective Intelligence conference took place at New York University. The CrowdTruth team was present with Lora Aroyo, Chris Welty and Benjamin Timmermans. Together with Anca Dumitrache and Oana Inel we published a total of six papers

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ESWC 2017 – Trip Report

Between 28th of May and 1st of June 2016 the 14th Extended Semantic Web Conference took place in Portorož, Slovenia. As part of the CrowdTruth team and project, Oana Inel presented her paper written together with Lora Aroyo in the

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Harnessing Diversity in Crowds and Machines for Better NER Performance

Today, I presented in the Research Track of ESWC 2017 my work entitled “Harnessing Diversity in Crowds and Machines for Better NER Performance”. Following, you can check the abstract of the paper and the slides that I used during the

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Amsterdam Data Science – Coffee & Data: Controversy in Web Data

On 9th of June we are organising a Coffee & Data event with the Amsterdam Data Science community. The topic is “How to deal with controversy, bias, quality and opinions on the Web” and will be organised in the context

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INVENiT² project presentation for the “Digital Humanities” course

On Tuesday, the 11th of April 2017, Cristina-Iulia Bucur, one of the previous academy assistants for INVENiT² gave a presentation about the project during the “Digital Humanities” course at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. The presentation was titled “INVENiT II –

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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.

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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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