Interviews and News

3 plus 1 Feature: Christian Dirschl

September 07, 2015

Christian Dirschl (Chief Content Architect / Wolters Kluwer Germany) is responsible for the content structures, metadata, taxonomies, and thesauri within Wolters Kluwer Germany. He manages text mining and automatic topical classification projects.

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Vienna supports businesses

September 07, 2015 by (sponsored post)
The Vienna Business Agency provide various funding opportunities for innovative ideas, start-ups and cooperation projects. The monetary subsidies are aimed at all Viennese companies of different sizes and sectors: from services and local shopping to research and innovation through to creative industries.
 

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Getting to grips with semantics in enterprise search

September 07, 2015 by (sponsored post)
While the term 'Semantic search' has become a buzzword on the search market, the concepts behind it remain unclear for most end-users. We want to present a rating system which helps to better understand and to classify the different forms of semantic search.
 
Attend their talk on “A Five-Star Rating System for Semantic Search” on 16th of September, 11:00 @ 

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MarkLogic and the power of triple stores

September 07, 2015 by (sponsored post)
With a Triple Store you can model data as RDF triples. Triples are atomic, so they are easy to create/combine/share. The RDF data model can be very powerful - but it's not ideal for all your information and all your applications. Some data is better modeled as documents, which may be mostly structured text plus metadata; or as data, which may be richly structured objects.

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How EBCONT uses semantics to improve business workflows

September 07, 2015 by (sponsored post)
How a software integrator can ease the editorial process, optimize production and deliver outstanding user experience by utilising technologies like MarkLogic and semantics.
 
Attend their talk on “How Semantics even can improve a market leading digital product and optimize it's production workflow!” on 17th of September, 14:30 @ Ceremonial Hall 1
 

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Do not miss!! Utilizing linked geospatial data for your enterprise

September 01, 2015 by (sponsored post)
Possibly one of the most interesting and promising outcomes of the activity surrounding the Web 2.0 evolution has been the large-scale adoption of Linked Data. Among the largest data sets are those with explicit geographic references, e.g. LinkedGeoData (2 billion triples), DBpedia (1 billion triples) and GeoNames (146 million triples).

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Call for Participation: Semantics 2015 at a Glance

August 20, 2015

Find useful information and links about the program, our satellite events and registration opportunities for SEMANTiCS 2015 -- 11th International Conference on Semantic Systems. If you want to download a .pdf-Version of this document please click here.

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How semantics empower learning innovation

August 19, 2015 by Nika Mizerski

Klaus Tochtermann is a professor at the Institute for Computer Science at Kiel University and the director of the ZBW – German National Library of Economics – Leibniz Information Centre for EconomicsThis interview provides you with a preview on his keynote. Take a look on the future of libraries and see how they can successfully position themselves beside Google.

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The future of search relies on semantic technologies

August 14, 2015 by Nika Mizerski

Peter Mika knows how search works. He is the leader of the semantic search innovation unit at Yahoo. We are very happy to welcome this very talented researcher and hands-on practicioner at SEMANTiCS 2015.

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How semantic technologies transform public administration

August 07, 2015 by Nika Mizerski

Simon Dalferth is an advisor to the directorate at the Council of the European Union for strategic developments on information and knowledge management. He is also strongly involved in the Open Data initiatives of the public body.

Simon will share his project experience as a speaker at SEMANTiCS 2015.  

Take a first look how the public administration can benefit from semantic technologies and Open Data. 

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