Interviews and News

Explainable AI in the fuzzy world of LegalTech

March 07, 2019 by Stefan Summesberger

SEMANTiCS 2019 Industry Chair Christian Dirschl is Chief Content Architect at Wolters Kluwer Germany. He is responsible for content structures, metadata, text mining- and automatic topical classification projects, and beyond. We talked about Digital Transformation impacting customer relationships and getting started with AI.

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Can Knowledge Graphs help Data Mining Algorithms?

March 01, 2019

SEMANTiCS 2019 Poster and Demo Chair Mehwish Alam is a Post-Doctoral Researcher at Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR), Rome, Italy. In this Interview she talks about Data Mining, Machine Learning/Deep Learning techniques for Semantic Web and Text processing and the combination of AI, Knowledge Graphs and NLP.

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The Richness of Next-Generation Knowledge Graphs

February 14, 2019 by Stefan Summesberger

SEMANTiCS 2019 Research & Innovation Chair Philippe Cudre-Mauroux is a full Professor at the University of Fribourg. We talk about the approaches he takes at the eXascale Infolab, current projects as well as expectations and advice regarding research and innovation papers for SEMANTiCS 2019.

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Prof. Dr. Harald Sack

Explainable AI is the key to progress and acceptance of AI

February 08, 2019 by Stefan Summesberger

SEMANTiCS conference general chair Harald Sack is Vice President Information Service Engineering at FIZ Karlsruhe and Professor at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). In this interview, Harald elaborates on the core topics of SEMANTiCS 2019, explainable AI and Knowledge Graphs.

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Will Deep Learning and Knowledge Graphs outperform Existing Systems?

February 01, 2019 by Stefan Summesberger

SEMANTiCS 2019 Poster & Demo Chair Ricardo Usbeck is Postdoc at Paderborn University. Ricardo shares insights about Natural Language Processing, Question Answering, Search, Chatbots, Smart Assistants and advice regarding submitting posters and demos

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This time, AI is here to stay

January 29, 2019 by Stefan Summesberger

SEMANTiCS founding father and conference chair Tassilo Pellegrini is professor of economics at the University of Applied Sciences in St. Pölten, Austria and co-founder of the Semantic Web Company. In this interview Tassilo talks about his passion for LegalTech-Applications, the 15th Anniversary of the conference series and the benefits of participating in SEMANTiCS.

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What to consider when you are licensing a Knowledge Organization System

December 04, 2018 by Heather Hedden

In this blogpost Taxonomist, Author, Speaker and Blogger Heather Hedden (The Accidental Taxonomist) - introduces a survey she conducts. Read about her angle on the specific purposes of licensing third party Knowledge Organization Systems (KOS) as well as potential sources and limitations.

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Legal tech applications require company-wide data

September 08, 2018 by Stefan Summesberger

LegalTechTrack Keynote Speaker Stefan Stockinger joined OMV in 2006, where he now works as the Head of Contracts & Projects in the corporate legal department. In this interview we talk about opportunities at the intersection of IT and the legal domain, future prospects of the legal business in the GSA-Region and his Keynote at SEMANTiCS 2018.

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Global domain knowledge graphs to bring intelligence to data integration

September 07, 2018 by Stefan Summesberger

The BBC, Financial Times and Standard & Poor’s are just three organizations on the long list of SEMANTiCS 2018 Gold Sponsor Ontotext’s satisified customers. We had a brief talk with founder Atanas about the areas Ontotext works in, GraphDB, domain knowledge modelling and his talk.

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Data is the history of the modern world

September 02, 2018 by Stefan Summesberger

Keynote Speaker Daniel Rosenberg is Professor of History at the University of Oregon. In this interview we talk about the history of data, the impact of the emergence of the internet on the nature of data and TimeOnline, a project by Daniel dedicated to reverse engineering infographic artifacts from the print era.

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