Interviews and News

Get to know our Gold Sponsor Ontotext with its current project Pheme

September 02, 2016

With not only being a global leader and innovator in the area of semantic graph databases, linked data and cognitive computing but also being one of the first companies to recognize the power of Semantic Technology more than 15 years ago, Ontotext is truly one of the originators of the semantic technology market.

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How to turn your company’s content into information - Gold Sponsor Mekon Ltd.

August 26, 2016 by Jens Pacholsky

Every company has hidden treasures. Content is generated on a daily basis but too often this content is not really identified, properly managed and distributed.

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Taking data quality assurance as an opportunity and not only duty

August 19, 2016

Prof. Dr.Eng. Martin Gaedke is one of the leading German experts in the field of Web Engineering and Linked Data. He is Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Computer Science at the Technical University Chemnitz and Head of Chair of Distributed and Self-Organizing Systems, where he has been conducting research on optimized interaction between people, software services and cyber-physical systems for many years.

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Attend and contribute to the SEMANTiCS 2016 @ University of Leipzig

August 16, 2016

The 12th edition of the SEMANTiCS, which is a well known platform for professionals and researchers who make semantic computing work, will be held in the city of Leipzig from September 12th till 15th. We are proud to announce the final program of the SEMANTiCS conference.

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How to discover hidden semantics in multimedia content - Gold Sponsor MICO Project

August 12, 2016

With the rapid growth of multimedia content on the Web and in corporate intranets, discovering hidden semantics in raw multimedia content is becoming one of the biggest challenges. At the same time, there is no cost-efficient and simple-to-use product available yet to tackle this challenge.

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How do semantic technologies enable the Internet of Things?

August 05, 2016

After his first contribution to the situation and future of the Semantic Web Sebastian Tramp, CTO of eccenca GmbH and Executive Coordinator of the Linked Enterprise Data Services (LEDS) project, arguments why the vision of the Internet of Things (IoT) and Industry 4.0 cannot be realized without semantic technologies.

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How can semantic technologies support democratic structures?

July 28, 2016

As a head-up to the SEMANTiCS 2016 we invited several experts from Linked Enterprise Data Services (LEDS), a “Wachstumskern” project supported by the German Federal Ministry of Research and Technology (BMBF), to talk a bit about their work and visions.

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How to enable people with free data and open source software - 3+1 Feature: Keynote Speaker Lydia Pintscher (Wikidata, KDE e.V.)

July 22, 2016

Where would the internet and software engineering world be, if the open source and free software community wouldn’t exist? Nowhere near as open and free as it is today, we’d say. Lydia Pintscher is one of the main matadors who has been fighting for transparency and the availability of non-corporate free software for the daily needs of end-users for years.

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How to develop aligned, quality-centric semantic software - Gold Sponsor Aligned Project

July 15, 2016

Companies still lack a strong framework to convert big data sources into high-quality, structured knowledge which can support the enhancement of business process and profit generation. After all, smart data is not only a question of the right software. It’s also dependent on right data engineering.

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3+1 Feature: How Use Cases Are The Cornerstone Of Successful Semantic Technologies

July 08, 2016

Volker Tresp truly is a veteran on the field of machine learning and semantic technologies. Having received his MSc and PhD at the Yale University in 1986 and 1989, respectively, he’s been leading research teams at Siemens for the last 27 years.

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