Interviews and News

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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SEMANTiCS 2021 - Witness Developments from the Front Row

April 30, 2021 by Thomas Thurner

We had the possibility to talk to Conference Chairs Victor de Boer and Tassilo Pellegrini, about the preparations and expectations for this year's SEMANTICS conference.

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Semantic Technologies to address interoperability challenges of IoT

April 14, 2021 by Thomas Thurner

We had the chance to talk to Laura Daniele about her research on the Internet of Things. Another topic which is reflected in this year's SEMANTiCS 2021. 

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How Autonomous Agents can better process the World’s Knowledge

March 11, 2021 by Thomas Thurner

We had the chance to ask Ilaria Tiddi about her research on AI&Robotics. One of the fields which are reflected in this year's program at SEMANTiCS 2021. 

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