Interviews and News

Real Added Value comes when the Data is not just Data

July 28, 2021 by Arjen Santema

Semantic technologies help to establish common grounds for IoT data and give means for doing analysis and developing, for instance, machine learning approaches on top. 

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Connecting the Dots Between Disparate Pieces of Information

July 16, 2021 by Sponsored blog post

Why RWS have embedded Semantic Technology natively into their content management platform – allowing businesses to achieve consistency and relevance across their digital touchpoints.

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Semantic Web: The Proof of the Pudding is in the Eating

July 14, 2021 by Arjen Santema

I talked to Danny Greefhorst, director at ArchiXL, Principal Consultant, Enterprise Architect, Data Management Professional and critical thinker about the importance of data management in modern IT. 

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Enhancing Linked Data Trustability and Transparency through Knowledge-driven Data Ecosystems

July 02, 2021 by Julia Holze

Maria-Esther Vidal, leader of the Scientific Data Management group at TIB speaks in this interview about her research areas and the upcoming DBpedia Day on 9th of September. 

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A solid foundation for data sharing and being in control over personal data

June 23, 2021 by Arjen Santema

I spoke to Pieter van Everdingen about linked and private data and how they are linked. Not only technically, but also in terms of the more techno-sociological approach. Pieter works on this interface domain when talking about PLDN and SOLID.

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Machine Learning and Symbolic AI - the Best of Both Worlds

June 14, 2021 by Victor de Beur

Dr. Mehwish Alam is a Post-Doctoral Researcher/Senior Researcher at FIZ Karlsruhe. She is one of this year’s Research and Innovation Chairs. The focus of her research is to apply or develop Data Mining, Machine Learning/Deep Learning techniques for Semantic Web and Text Processing. 

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Making unexpected acquaintances - you need a physical event for that to happen

June 01, 2021 by Arjen Santema

Jan Voskuil is one of the Dutch thought leaders in knowledge systems and semantic web technologies and a regular participant in SEMANTiCS.  

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Semantics in the Fields from Linguistics to Conceptual History, from Lexicography to NLP

May 25, 2021 by Tassilo Pellegini

I spoke recently to Barbara McGillivray. She researches on machine-learning models for the change in the meaning of words in historical times at the Alan Turing Institute.

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Special Call on LegalTech and LegalWork

May 20, 2021 by Christian Dirschl

Daily business for legal professionals has changed dramatically during the pandemic. The need for digital and smart solutions has received a tremendous and urgent push from all sides

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Legal texts are hard to understand: not for ordinary people, and even less for computers!

May 12, 2021 by Arjen Santema

I spoke recently to Marco Brattinga. He is one of the thought leaders in the Netherlands when it comes to the practical use of Semantic Technologies in business environments.  

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