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Winner of the Open Science Award at ECML/PKDD 2013!

Our website with additional material for our paper: “A Fast Approximation of the Weisfeiler-Lehman Graph Kernel for RDF Data” has won the Open Science Award at ECML/PKDD 2013. The jury praised the submission as “a perfect example of open science”.

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Helping scholars tell their stories using altmetrics

Paul Groth co-authored an article about altmetrics in the Elsevier Library Connect newsletter for librarians. The newsletter reaches 18,000 librarians in 138 countries around the world. Academic research and publishing have transitioned from paper to online platforms, and that migration has

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Moodbuster – light

As follow-up to the feasibility studies in Sweden and the Netherlands, a study with the Moodbuster system in combination with coaching via the internet will start in August 2013. For this study, the sensors will not be used. More information

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Fast Graph Kernels for RDF

As a complement to two papers that we will present at the ECML/PKDD 2013 conference in Prague in September we created a webpage with additional material. The first paper: “A Fast Approximation of the Weisfeiler-Lehman Graph Kernel for RDF Data”

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Golden Demo Hackathon I

This june 10 and 11, the Data2Semantics team locked itself in a room in the Amsterdam Public Library to build a first version of the Data2Semantics Golden Demo: a pipeline for publishing enriched data (‘semantics’) directly from Dropbox to Figshare,

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Data2Semantics wins COMMIT/ Valorization Award!

During the COMMIT/ Community event, April 2-3 in Lunteren, the Data2Semantics won one out of three COMMIT/ Valorization awards. The award is a 10000 euros subsidy to encourage the project to bring one of its products closer to use outside

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Successful Beyond the PDF 2 Conference

BeyondThePDF2 – TimeLapse from Jongens van de Tekeningen on Vimeo. Data2Semantics was the local organizer for the Beyond the PDF 2 conference. This conference brought together over 200 scholars, technologists, librarians and publishers to discuss the future of research communication.

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Software Carpentry Bootcamp @VU

VU University Amsterdam (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Learn to build better code in less time. Software Carpentry (http://www.software-carpentry.org) is a two day bootcamp for researchers to learn how to be more productive with code and software creation. VU University Amsterdam brings

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Toekomst Kijken/Looking into the Future

Last Wednesday, Frank van Harmelen appeared on the Dutch science TV program “Labyrint”, where he interviews George Dyson, Luc Steels and François Pachet about their ideas on the future of Computers. Toekomst kijken bij Labyrint TV op 5 december VPRO

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YASGUI: Web-based SPARQL client with bells ‘n wistles

A few months ago Laurens Rietveld was looking for a query interface from which he could easily query any other SPARQL endpoint. But he couldn’t find any that fit my requirements: Work on all endpoints conforming to the SPARQL protocol

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