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Trip report: Museums and the Web Conference 2017 (MW17)

Between 19-22 April 2017, the MW (Museums and the Web) conference took place in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. I was there to give a presentation about DigiBird, a valorization project supported by the Dutch national program COMMIT/. The project lasted for 6

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Web and Media at ICT.OPEN2017

On 21 and 22 March, researchers from VU’s Web and Media group attended ICT.OPEN, the principal ICT research conference in the Netherlands. Here over 500 scientists from all ICT research disciplines & interested researchers from industry come together to learn

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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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ICT Open 2016

Below you find some impressions from ICT.Open 2016. At this very nice event members from the Web and Media group and VU master students presented their ICT research. The images show me presenting the Observe project’s achievements so far. Oana Inel presenting the

Posted in Awards, Conferences, Events, Staff Blogs, Trip Reports, Victor de Boer

ISWC 2015 trip report

I would like to share here a few thoughts and experiences from this year’s International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2015), which took place last week in Bethlehem PA (USA). Many papers are still on my reading list, but here is

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Trip report KCAP 2015

From 7 to 10 October I visited the Eighth International Conference on Knowledge Capture (K-CAP 2015), in Palisades, New York. The conference was scheduled right before and at a few hours driving from ISWC, so many participants attended both conferences.

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ECML-PKDD 2015 Trip Report

“Real-world data sets are multimodal.” For me, this was the most-important single line said during the opening speech, which reflects why we want to model real-world data sets as Knowledge Graphs rather than as (relational) tables.   Just shy of

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Trip Report: 5 years of altmetrics #2amconf #altmetrics15

Last week (Oct 7 – 9) the altmetrics community made its way to Amsterdam for 2:AM (the second altmetrics conference) and altmetrics15 (the 4th altmetrics workshop). The conference is aimed more at practitioners while the workshop has a bit more research focus. I

Posted in Conferences, Paul Groth, Staff Blogs, Trip Reports

Trip report: LxMLS 2015

This post is coming a bit late (yay, summer holidays!), but here is my overview of the Lisbon Machine Learning Summer School (LxMLS 2015). Already on its 5th edition, the school was held at the Instituto Superior Técnico, organized jointly

Posted in Anca Dumitrache, Staff Blogs, Summer Schools, Trip Reports

Trip report: ESWC 2015

Last week I was in Portorož, Slovenia to attend the 12th Extended Semantic Web Conference. I was there to present my paper Crowdsourcing Disagreement for Collecting Semantic Annotation during the PhD Symposium, but also to check out what new and

Posted in Anca Dumitrache, Conferences, Staff Blogs, Trip Reports