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Winner of the Open Science Award at ECML/PKDD 2013!

Source: Data2Semantics Our website with additional material for our paper: “A Fast Approximation of the Weisfeiler-Lehman Graph Kernel for RDF Data” has won the Open Science Award at ECML/PKDD 2013. The jury praised the submission as “a perfect example of open science”. A goal of the Data2Semantics project is to provide resuable software to support […]

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Helping scholars tell their stories using altmetrics

Source: Data2Semantics Paul Groth co-authored an article about altmetrics in the Elsevier Library Connect newsletter for librarians. The newsletter reaches 18,000 librarians in 138 countries around the world. Academic research and publishing have transitioned from paper to online platforms, and that migration has continued to evolve from closed platforms to connected networks. With this evolution, there […]

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Fast Graph Kernels for RDF

Source: Data2Semantics As a complement to two papers that we will present at the ECML/PKDD 2013 conference in Prague in September we created a webpage with additional material. The first paper: “A Fast Approximation of the Weisfeiler-Lehman Graph Kernel for RDF Data” was accepted into the main conference and the second paper: “A Fast and […]

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Golden Demo Hackathon I

Source: Data2Semantics This june 10 and 11, the Data2Semantics team locked itself in a room in the Amsterdam Public Library to build a first version of the Data2Semantics Golden Demo: a pipeline for publishing enriched data (‘semantics’) directly from Dropbox to Figshare, integrated in the Linkitup webservice. In two days, we built and integrated: A […]

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Data2Semantics wins COMMIT/ Valorization Award!

Source: Data2Semantics During the COMMIT/ Community event, April 2-3 in Lunteren, the Data2Semantics won one out of three COMMIT/ Valorization awards. The award is a 10000 euros subsidy to encourage the project to bring one of its products closer to use outside academia. At the event, we presented and emphasized the philosophy of Data2Semantics to […]

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Successful Beyond the PDF 2 Conference

Source: Data2Semantics BeyondThePDF2 – TimeLapse from Jongens van de Tekeningen on Vimeo. Data2Semantics was the local organizer for the Beyond the PDF 2 conference. This conference brought together over 200 scholars, technologists, librarians and publishers to discuss the future of research communication. The conference had a huge social media presence with 3,500 tweets sent by […]

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Software Carpentry Bootcamp @VU

Source: Data2Semantics VU University Amsterdam (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Learn to build better code in less time. Software Carpentry (http://www.software-carpentry.org) is a two day bootcamp for researchers to learn how to be more productive with code and software creation. VU University Amsterdam brings Software Carpentry to the Netherlands for the first time. PhD students, postdocs and […]

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Toekomst Kijken/Looking into the Future

Last Wednesday, Frank van Harmelen appeared on the Dutch science TV program “Labyrint”, where he interviews George Dyson, Luc Steels and François Pachet about their ideas on the future of Computers. Toekomst kijken bij Labyrint TV op 5 december VPRO 20.50 Ned 1 met Frank van Harmelen projectleider #COMMITnl. Over Alan #Turing. — COMMIT (@COMMIT_nl) […]

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YASGUI: Web-based SPARQL client with bells ‘n wistles

Source: Data2Semantics A few months ago Laurens Rietveld was looking for a query interface from which he could easily query any other SPARQL endpoint. But he couldn’t find any that fit my requirements: Work on all endpoints conforming to the SPARQL protocol (not just the CORS enabled ones) Nice / easy to use interface Cross-platform […]

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Update: Complexity, Learning and Semantics

Source: Data2Semantics Complexity metrics form the backbone of graph analysis. Centrality, betweenness, assortativity and scale freeness are just a handful of selections from a large and quickly growing literature. It seems that every purpose has its own notion of complexity. Can we find a way to tie these disparate notions together? Algorithmic statistics provide an […]

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