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ESWC 2015 Closing and "General Chair's minute of Madness"

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Closing ceremony of ESWC2015

ESWC 2015 Closing and "General Chair's minute of Madness"

  1. 1. ESWC 2015 Closing Speech of the 12th European Semantic Web Conference May 31st - June 4th, Portoroz, Slovenia Fabien Gandon, Inria http://fabien.info #eswc2015
  2. 2. Please come in the room… thanks again ! Marko, Spela, Monika, Ana, Mihajela, Anita, Adis and Matija
  3. 3. thanks again ! All the chairs !
  4. 4. SPONSORS
  5. 5. 3 Candidate Best Research Papers Olaf Hartig and Giuseppe Pirrò A Context-Based Semantics for SPARQL Property Paths over the Web Georgia Troullinou, Haridimos Kondylakis, Evangelia Daskalaki and Dimitris Plexousakis RDF Digest: Efficient Summarization of RDF/S Jeremy Debattista, Santiago Londoño, Christoph Lange and Sören Auer Quality Assessment of Linked Datasets using Probabilistic Approximations
  6. 6. Best Research Paper Award Olaf Hartig and Giuseppe Pirrò A Context-Based Semantics for SPARQL Property Paths over the Web
  7. 7. 2 Candidate Best In-Use Papers Dhavalkumar Thakker, Vania Dimitrova, Anthony Cohn and Joaquin Valdes. PADTUN - Using Semantic Technologies in Tunnel Diagnosis and Maintenance Domain Maximilan Osenberg, Melanie Langermeier and Bernhard Bauer. Using semantic web technologies for enterprise architecture analysis
  8. 8. Best In-Use Paper Award Dhavalkumar Thakker, Vania Dimitrova, Anthony Cohn and Joaquin Valdes PADTUN - Using Semantic Technologies in Tunnel Diagnosis and Maintenance Domain
  9. 9. Candidate Best Student Papers Jacobo Rouces, Gerard de Melo and Katja Hose. FrameBase: Representing N-ary Relations using Semantic Frames Joachim Van Herwegen, Ruben Verborgh, Erik Mannens and Rik Van de Walle. Query Execution Optimization for Clients of Triple Pattern Fragments Fadi Maali, Stéphane Campinas and Stefan Decker. Gagg: A Graph Aggregation Operator
  10. 10. Best Student Paper Award Fadi Maali, Stéphane Campinas and Stefan Decker Gagg: A Graph Aggregation Operator
  11. 11. 7-year best paper: 8 candidates Andre Bolles, Marco Grawunder and Jonas Jacobi. Streaming SPARQL - Extending SPARQL to process data streams Eero Hyvönen, Kim Viljanen, Jouni Tuominen and Katri Seppälä. Building a National Semantic Web Ontology and Ontology Service Infrastructure-The FinnONTO Approach Andreas Langegger, Wolfram Wöß and Martin Blöchl. A Semantic Web middleware for Virtual Data Integration on the Web Bastian Quilitz and Ulf Leser. Querying Distributed RDF Data Sources with SPARQL Katharina Siorpaes and Martin Hepp. OntoGame: Weaving the Semantic Web by Online Games Tomas Vitvar, Jacek Kopecky, Jana Viskova and Dieter Fensel. WSMO-Lite Annotations for Web Services Haofen Wang, Kang Zhang, Qiaoling Liu, Duc Thanh Tran and Yong Yu. Q2Semantic: A Lightweight Keyword Interface to Semantic Search five top most cited papers and 3 original outsiders from ESWC2008
  12. 12. Best 7-year Paper Award Bastian Quilitz and Ulf Leser. Querying Distributed RDF Data Sources with SPARQL
  13. 13. apologies to… Pieter Heyvaert, Pieter Colpaert, Ruben Verborgh, Erik Mannens, Rik Van de Walle MERGING AND ENRICHING DCAT FEEDS TO IMPROVE DISCOVERABILITY OF DATASETS
  14. 14. Best Poster Award
  15. 15. Best Poster AwardNikos Bikakis, John Liagouris, Maria Krommyda, George Papastefanatos, Timos Sellis Towards Scalable Visual Exploration of Very Large RDF Graphs
  16. 16. Best Demo Award
  17. 17. Best Demo Award Ricardo Usbeck, Michael Röder and Axel-Cyrille Ngonga Ngomo Evaluating Entity Annotators Using GERBIL
  18. 18. Challenges Award Schema-agnostic Queries
  19. 19. Schema-agnostic Queries challenge Award Zareen Syed, Lushan Han, Muhammad Rahman, Tim Finin, James Kukla, Jeehye Yun UMBC_Ebiquity-SFQ: Schema Free Querying System
  20. 20. Challenges Award Semantic Sentiment Analysis
  21. 21. Task 1 - Semantic Sentiment Analysis Award Kim Schouten and Flavius Frasincar The Benefit of Concept-based Features for Sentiment Analysis
  22. 22. Task 3 - Semantic Sentiment Analysis Award Francesco Corcoglioniti, Alessio Palmero Aprosio and Marco Rospocher Opinion frame extraction from news corpus
  23. 23. Most Innovative Semantic Sentiment Analysis Award Andrea Giovanni Nuzzolese and Misael Mongiovì Detecting sentiment polarities with Sentilo
  24. 24. Challenges Award Open Knowledge Extraction • Sergio Consoli and Diego Reforgiato. Using FRED for Named Entity Resolution, Linking and Typing for Knowledge Base population • Jie Gao and Suvodeep Mazumdar. Exploiting Linked Open Data to Uncover Entity Type • Julien Plu, Giuseppe Rizzo and Raphaël Troncy. A Hybrid Approach for Entity Recognition and Linking • Michael Röder, Ricardo Usbeck and Axel-Cyrille Ngonga Ngomo. CETUS — A Baseline Approach to Type Extraction
  25. 25. Open Knowledge Extraction Award Task 1: Entity Recognition, Linking and Typing Julien Plu, Giuseppe Rizzo and Raphaël Troncy A Hybrid Approach for Entity Recognition and Linking
  26. 26. Open Knowledge Extraction Award Task 2: Class Induction and entity typing Michael Röder, Ricardo Usbeck and Axel-Cyrille Ngonga Ngomo CETUS — A Baseline Approach to Type Extraction
  27. 27. Challenges Award Semantic Publishing
  28. 28. Semantic Publishing Challenge Award Task 1: extraction and assessment of workshop proceedings information Martin Milicka, Radek Burget Information Extraction from Web Sources based on Multi- aspect Content Analysis
  29. 29. Semantic Publishing Challenge Award Task 2: Extracting Contextual Information From PDF Papers Best performing approach Dominika Tkaczyk, Lukasz Bolikowski Extracting contextual information from scientific literature using CERMINE system
  30. 30. Semantic Publishing Challenge Award Task 2: Extracting Contextual Information From PDF Papers Most innovative approach Bahar Sateli, René Witte Automatic Construction of a Semantic Knowledge Base from CEUR Workshop Proceedings
  31. 31. of the general chair… minute of madness
  32. 32. Can your “semantic Web” exploit all the textual inputs of the Web?
  33. 33. Yes we can.. …find relations in different languages Learning a Cross-Lingual Semantic Representation of Relations Expressed in Text …answer natural language questions HAWK - Hybrid Question Answering using Linked Data …interface ontologies and lexicons LIME: the Metadata Module for OntoLex …identify the causes of low performance of NER Troubleshooting and Optimizing Named Entity Resolution Systems in the Industry …rank entities in a Web page Ranking Entities in the Age of Two Webs, An Application to Semantic Snippets …improve disambiguation with contextual info LOD-based Disambiguation of Named Entities in @tweets through Context #enrichment
  34. 34. Ok, but can we manage the volume of data we face then?
  35. 35. Yes we can… …optimize distributed aggregate SPARQL queries Processing Aggregate Queries in a Federation of SPARQL Endpoints …find and repair the failures in our queries Intelligent and Efficient Techniques for RDF Query Relaxation …fragment our access to the data Query Execution Optimization for Clients of Triple Pattern Fragments Data as a Service: The Semantic Web Redeployed …summarize the content of RDF/S KBs RDF Digest: Efficient Summarization of RDF/S KBs …follow SPARQL property paths across datasets A Context-Based Semantics for SPARQL Property Paths over the Web
  36. 36. Yes we can… …process large volumes of RDF in linear time HDT-MR: A Scalable Solution for RDF Compression with HDT and MapReduce …improve the use of caching A survey of HTTP caching implementations on the open Semantic Web …support frequent updates of compressed RDF A Compact In-Memory Dictionary for RDF data …fix common mistakes in Microdata provision Heuristics for Fixing Common Errors in Deployed schema.org Microdata …choose the most efficient data structures for URIs A Comparison of Data Structures to Manage URIs on the Web of Data
  37. 37. Ok for the data but what about the vocabulary?
  38. 38. Yes we can… …use a moderate number of sources for ontology learning Leveraging and Balancing Heterogeneous Sources of Evidence in Ontology Learning …benchmark relational-to-ontology data integration RODI: A Benchmark for Relational-to-Ontology Data Integration …support thesauri edition in SKOS and SKOS-XL VocBench: a Web Application for Collaborative Development of Multilingual Thesauri
  39. 39. Knowledge is one thing but can we reason efficiently?
  40. 40. Yes we can… …improve RETE algo. and compress the triple-index Large scale rule-based Reasoning using a Laptop …distribute reasoning on a cluster of commodity machines Distributed and Scalable OWL EL Reasoning
  41. 41. What about all these new devices joining the Web every day?
  42. 42. Yes we can… …store and process EXI-based triple store with limited resources Standardized and Efficient RDF Encoding for Constrained Embedded Networks …compose services in unstructured P2P networks SPSC: Efficient Composition of Semantic Services in Unstructured P2P Networks
  43. 43. But things change fast! Can we follow? Or even better predict?
  44. 44. Yes we can… …learn to enrich RDF datasets Automating RDF Dataset Transformation and Enrichment …label and map new data sources Assigning Semantic Labels to Data Sources …predict class-membership Inductive Classification through Evidence-based Models and their Ensembles …match instances in a minimally supervised way Semi-supervised Instance Matching Using Boosted Classifiers …assess the data quality of large evolving datasets Quality Assessment of Linked Datasets using Probabilistic Approximations
  45. 45. But is the human still in the loop?
  46. 46. Yes we can… …identify user interaction requirements in performing alignments Requirements for and Evaluation of User Support for Large-Scale Ontology Alignment …represent and query n-ary relations using linguistic frames FrameBase: Representing N-ary Relations using Semantic Frames …combine automatic techniques with human and crowd computing in NER Towards hybrid NER: a study of content and crowdsourcing-related performance factors …predict a Twitter user's location at the city level Knowledge Enabled Approach to Predict the Location of Twitter Users …provide flexible operators with regard to data’s structure and analysis task performed Gagg: A Graph Aggregation Operator
  47. 47. Ok, ok, ok… but is it really used?
  48. 48. Yes we can… …improve medical data From Symptoms to Diseases -- Creating the Missing Link …support and visualize social innovation Crowdmapping Digital Social Innovation with Linked data …foster collaboration in open science Supporting Open Collaboration in Science through Explicit and Linked Semantic Description of Processes …abstract serious game developers from graphical and behavioral details Using Ontologies For Modeling Virtual Reality Scenarios
  49. 49. Yes we can… …represent the enterprise architecture and perform analyses Using semantic web technologies for enterprise architecture analysis …support decision in tunnel maintenance PADTUN - Using Semantic Technologies in Tunnel Diagnosis and Maintenance Domain …improve access to cultural heritage Towards the Linked Russian Heritage Cloud: Data enrichment and Publishing …solve richer travel offer search Desperately searching for travel offers? Formulate better queries with some help from Linked Data
  50. 50. ok… so that was ESWC 2015?
  51. 51. ESWC 2015 Closing Speech of the 12th European Semantic Web Conference May 31st - June 4th, Portoroz, Slovenia
  52. 52. www.sti2.org ESWC 2015 Summer School • School: August 31st – 5th September • Application deadline: June 19th • summerschool2015.eswc-conferences.org
  53. 53. www.sti2.org 53/59 ESWC Summer School Keynotes Lora Aroyo Free University of Amsterdam Martin Hepp Universität der Bundeswehr Munich Marko Grobelnik Jozef Stefan Institute James Hodson Bloomberg Chris Welty Google Research
  54. 54. www.sti2.org 54/59 Learning Materials
  55. 55. #ESWC2016 Crete, May 29th - June 2nd 2016
  56. 56. ESWC 2015 Closing Speech of the 12th European Semantic Web Conference May 31st - June 4th, Portoroz, Slovenia Fabien Gandon, Inria http://fabien.info #eswc2015

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