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We Know It (Newsfromthefront 2010)
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We Know It (Newsfromthefront 2010)


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  • 1. News from the front: WeKnowIt Emerging, Collective Intelligence for personal, organisational and social use Ansgar Scherp University of Koblenz-Landau Heraklion, 2nd June 2010 co-funded by the European Union
  • 2. Massive Web 2.0 WeKnowIt user-contributed Non-Web 2.0 training data (publicly available) Locations Topics Social connections Personal Get recommendations Tag normalization Emergency alert service Tag processing Social Visual analysis Media Community analysis tool Media Text classification Text annotation Events Hybrid image clustering POI recommendation Mass Speech search Local tag community detector Media Mass POI clustering Semantic photo query Search place POI Entities Named entity detection Log merger Mass Organisational Organisational csxPOIs Entity facet extraction - ranking Semaplorer(++) Representation Access Personal CURIO Storage Account Manager Personal VERACITY Login Media Speech Indexing Organisational Event model F Social Community administration platform Integration Data Storage Integration Common data model Organisational Group Management GUI ER CSG Manage Item Comment Mobile app Travel preparation System Integration Personal Tag Users messaging Desktop proto Use Mobile guidance Mass Post ER tool cases Post-travel logging Search Knowledge Base Lexical Spam Detector Technologies Overview co-funded by the European Union
  • 3. Available Datasets • 1,117,059 travel & 549 emergency response FlickR photos • Geo-tagged • Recently uploaded • Downloaded both photos and metadata • Filtered: Kept only outdoor photos (streets, buildings ...) co-funded by the European Union
  • 4. Building on top of the results • VIRaL – Visual retrieval and localisation • Expansion of datasets • Event detection • Recommendation services • Track evolution of specific topics • Facet navigation through ontology-based classification • Community detection • Content indexing and tag recommendation • Image similarities to weight networks of photographers • Semantic POIs  Linked Data (DBpedia) • Event-model-F • Application in art and cultural heritage • Reasoning • WKI Data store to enable SPARQL querying co-funded by the European Union
  • 5. Contacts • Dr. Yiannis Kompatsiaris • Informatics and Telematics Institute, Multimedia Knowledge Lab • Tel +30-2311-257-774 • Fax +30-2310-474-128 • E-mail • 6th Km Charilaou-Thermi road, GR57001 Thermi-Thessaloniki, Greece • Consortium • CERTH-ITI, Greece • Software Mind, Poland • Univ. of Koblenz-Landau, Germany • Sheffield City Council, UK • Univ. of Sheffield, UK • Brno Univ. of Technology, • Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Czech Republic Germany • Telefonica I+D, Spain • Vodafone, Greece • Yahoo! Iberia, Spain co-funded by the European Union