Agile Knowledge Engineering and Semantic Web (AKSW)

The Research Group Agile Knowledge Engineering and Semantic Web (AKSW) is hosted by the Chair of Business Information Systems (BIS) of the Institute of Computer Science (IfI) / University of Leipzig as well as the Institute for Applied Informatics (InfAI).

Goals

  • Development of methods, tools and applications for adaptive Knowledge Engineering in the context of the Semantic Web
  • Research of underlying Semantic Web technologies and development of fundamental Semantic Web tools and applications
  • Maturation of strategies for fruitfully combining the Social Web paradigms with semantic knowledge representation techniques

AKSW is committed to the free software, open source, open access and open knowledge movements.

Jobs

We are always glad about seeing new people in our group. AKSW currently has some open job offers. Please find further information on our Jobs-Resource.

Projects

AKSW has launched a number of high-impact R&D projects. Please look at the projects page for a comprehensive description of AKSW's funded as well as community, open source and past projects.

Demos

Please have a look at our demos:

  • AGDISTIS is a multilingual, cross-domain, knowledge-base agnostic tool for Named Entity Disambiguation

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  • ASSESS Demo is a tool for generating Automatic Self Assessment Tests

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  • AutoSPARQL allows you to create queries for over RDF knowledge bases with low effort

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  • conTEXT Lightweight Text Analytics using Linked Data

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  • CubeViz The RDF DataCube Visualization Tool

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  • DeFacto is an algorithm for validating statements by finding confirming sources for it on the web.

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  • Facete JavaScript SPARQL-based Faceted Search Library and Browsing Widgets.

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  • GERBIL is a entity annotation benchmarking framework

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  • HANNE Holistic Application for Navigational Knowledge Engineering

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  • LGD Browser / Editor is a javascript-based fullscreen browser and editor for geo-spatial data.

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  • Linked Data Stack is an integrated demonstrator application for the tools of the LOD2 and GeoKnow projects.

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  • LODStats collected statistics from all LOD datasets registered on the OKFN datahub.

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  • OntoWiki is a semantic data wiki for publishing and consuming Linked Data in agile, distributed knowledge engineering scenarios.

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  • openQA Open Question Answering Framework

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  • Palmetto Palmetto is a quality measuring tool for topics

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  • RDFaCE is an RDFa Content Editor based on TinyMCE

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  • ROCKER Enhancing Dataset Quality using ROCKER

  • SlideWiki is a collaboration platform which enables communities to build, share and play online presentations

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  • Stanford Core NIF implementation.

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News

AKSW Colloquium, 22-06-2015, Concept Expansion Using Web Tables, Mining entities from the Web, Linked Data Stack ( 2015-06-22T12:11:56+02:00 by Mohamed Sherif)

2015-06-22T12:11:56+02:00 by Mohamed Sherif

Concept Expansion Using Web Tables by Chi Wang, Kaushik Chakrabarti, Yeye He,Kris Ganjam, Zhimin Chen, Philip A. Bernstein (WWW’2015), presented by Ivan Ermilov: Abstract. Read more about "AKSW Colloquium, 22-06-2015, Concept Expansion Using Web Tables, Mining entities from the Web, Linked Data Stack"

AKSW Colloquium, 15-06-2015, Caching for Link Discovery ( 2015-06-12T23:33:25+02:00 TommasoSoru)

2015-06-12T23:33:25+02:00 TommasoSoru

Using Caching for Local Link Discovery on Large Data Sets [PDF] by Mofeed Hassan Engineering the Data Web in the Big Data era demands the development of time- and space-efficient solutions for covering the lifecycle of Linked Data. Read more about "AKSW Colloquium, 15-06-2015, Caching for Link Discovery"

AKSW Colloquium, 08-06-2015, DBpediaSameAs, Dynamic-LOD ( 2015-06-05T02:00:35+02:00 by Dr. Amrapali Zaveri)

2015-06-05T02:00:35+02:00 by Dr. Amrapali Zaveri

DBpediaSameAs: An approach to tackling heterogeneity in DBpedia identifiers by Andre Valdestilhas This work provides an approach to tackle heterogeneity about a problem where several transient owl:sameAs redundant occurrences were found in DBpedia identifiers during searching for owl:sameAs occurrences that … Continue reading → Read more about "AKSW Colloquium, 08-06-2015, DBpediaSameAs, Dynamic-LOD"

Smart Data Web project kick-off ( 2015-06-01T13:55:29+02:00 MartinBruemmer)

2015-06-01T13:55:29+02:00 MartinBruemmer

Smart Data Web, a new BMWi funded project kicked-off in Berlin. Central goal of Smart Data Web is leveraging state-of-the-art data extraction and enrichment technologies as well as Linked Data to create value-added systems for German industry. Read more about "Smart Data Web project kick-off"

AKSW Colloquium, 01-06-2015, MEX – Publishing ML Experiment Results, Scaling DL-Learner – Status and Plans ( 2015-05-31T22:23:34+02:00 by Simon Bin)

2015-05-31T22:23:34+02:00 by Simon Bin

MEX – Publishing ML Experiment Results by Diego Esteves Over the decades many machine learning experiments have been published, collaborating with the scientific community progress. Read more about "AKSW Colloquium, 01-06-2015, MEX – Publishing ML Experiment Results, Scaling DL-Learner – Status and Plans"