Interviews and News

Beyond hype and pessimism: FAIR data and services

April 25, 2019 by Stefan Summesberger

SEMANTiCS 2019 Keynote Speaker Michel Dumontier is a Distinguished Professor of Data Science at Maastricht University. His research focuses on the development of computational methods for scalable and responsible discovery science. In this interview Michel provides an overview over the core principles of FAIR in the biomedical research domain.

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AI is Machine Learning ++

April 19, 2019 by Stefan Summesberger

Volker Tresp holds degrees from Yale University and University of Goettingen. He is a Distinguished Research Scientist at Siemens where he has been the head of research teams in machine learning. He was the inventor of the year of Siemens in 1996 and has filed 70+ patent applications. In this interview, Volker talks about use cases and promising developments in AI

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Try not to move the data.

April 12, 2019 by Stefan Summesberger

SEMANTiCS 2019 Keynote Speaker Michael J. Sullivan is Principal Cloud Solutions Architect at Oracle. He has 20+ years experience as a senior architect and tech lead responsible for custom integrated Customer Experience and Digital Experience solutions to Fortune 1000 companies using the Oracle stack. Michael talks about making the most of enterprise data and typical.

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Semantic APIs: Give Applications a Common Language

April 04, 2019 by Stefan Summesberger

SEMANTiCS Proceedings Chair Maria Maleshkova is Assistant Professor at the University of Bonn. Her research covers the Web of Things, semantics-based data integration and beyond. Maria talks about these areas, the limitlessness of future applications and benefits of publishing in the SEMANTiCS proceedings.

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Semantic Technologies for Digital Humanities

March 29, 2019 by Victor de Boer

This year's SEMANTiCS conference features a special sub-topic called Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage. Through this call, we invite research progress, research challenges but also case studies and industry submissions. Victor de Boer from VU Amsterdam provides fascinating examples for the use of semantic technologies there.

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Information Extraction with Intelligence Augmentation

March 21, 2019 by Stefan Summesberger

SEMANTiCS 2019 Workshops & Tutorials Chair Anna Lisa Gentile is a researcher in the Intelligence Augmentation group at IBM Research. Her main areas are Information Extraction, Natural Language Processing and Semantic Web. Anna Lisa explains these areas as well as she highlights benefits of both, submitting and attending Workshops and Tutorials.

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Robust identifiers leading to quality data

March 14, 2019 by Stefan Summesberger

SEMANTiCS 2014 Keynote Speaker Phil Archer joined GS1 in 2017 to bring an in-depth knowledge of the Web to the world of supply chains for retail, healthcare and more. Before that, Phil was the Data Activity Lead at W3C. Phil talks about Linked Data and semantics in supply chain and consumer data and creating value out of them.

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Explainable AI in the fuzzy world of LegalTech

March 07, 2019 by Stefan Summesberger

SEMANTiCS 2019 Industry Chair Christian Dirschl is Chief Content Architect at Wolters Kluwer Germany. He is responsible for content structures, metadata, text mining- and automatic topical classification projects, and beyond. We talked about Digital Transformation impacting customer relationships and getting started with AI.

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Can Knowledge Graphs help Data Mining Algorithms?

March 01, 2019

SEMANTiCS 2019 Poster and Demo Chair Mehwish Alam is a Post-Doctoral Researcher at Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR), Rome, Italy. In this Interview she talks about Data Mining, Machine Learning/Deep Learning techniques for Semantic Web and Text processing and the combination of AI, Knowledge Graphs and NLP.

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The Richness of Next-Generation Knowledge Graphs

February 14, 2019 by Stefan Summesberger

SEMANTiCS 2019 Research & Innovation Chair Philippe Cudre-Mauroux is a full Professor at the University of Fribourg. We talk about the approaches he takes at the eXascale Infolab, current projects as well as expectations and advice regarding research and innovation papers for SEMANTiCS 2019.

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