Contact

Please send emails to aksw@informatik.uni-leipzig.de.

How To Find Us

The Department of Business Information Systems is located in the new, central premises of Leipzig University at Augustusplatz 10. You will find the offices of the AKSW research group in the Paulinum building on the 6th floor.

Directions

By car

  • Motorway A9 (Berlin – Munich): Exit on Großkugel to the highway B6 or exit on Leipzig West to the Interstate B181, then follow directions to Leipzig's city centre (“Innenstadt Leipzig”)
  • Motorway A38 (Göttingen – Leipzig): Exit on Kreuz Rippachtal to the highway B87, then follow directions to Leipzig's city centre (“Innenstadt Leipzig”)
  • Motorway A14 (Nossen – Magdeburg): Exit on Leipzig Mitte to the highway B2 or exit on Leipzig Nordost to the Interstate B87, then follow directions to Leipzig's city centre (“Innenstadt Leipzig”)

Follow the city's inner ring road until Augustusplatz / Goethestraße. You could use the underground car park at Augustusplatz route finder.

By train

Intercity and Intercity-Express trains connect Leipzig with almost all European cities. Take a look at the German Railways website for planning your journey.

The premises of the University of Leipzig are not far away from Leipzig’s Main Station (400m, 10 min walk). Public transportation is available right in front of the station. You can get a taxi or catch tram 4, 7, 12 or 15 heading eastward to reach our offices.Get off at the stop 'Augustusplatz'. If you turn right, the Paulinum building of the University, which resembles a church, should be in sight and approximately 100m ahead of you. Use the entrance of the Paulinum building.

By plane

It takes about 30 minutes by car to get from Leipzig-Halle Airport to the city centre. There are also direct trains from the airport to Leipzig’s Main Station. They leave every 30 minutes and take you to the city centre in about 15 minutes. To reach Augustusplatz 10, please follow the directions described above.

If there are no direct flights to Leipzig from your city, you can also reach Leipzig via these airports:

  • Berlin (about one-hour train ride to Leipzig / approx. 40 Euro one way),
    • From Berlin Tegel (airport code TXL) take the TXL bus to Berlin Hauptbahnhof main train station and the direct IC/ICE train to Leipzig
    • From Berlin Schönefeld (airport code SXF) take the SXF bus to Berlin Südkreuz train station and the direct IC/ICE train to Leipzig
  • Frankfurt / Main (about 3.5 hours train ride / approx. 70 Euro one way)
  • Hannover (about three-hours train ride / approx. 50 Euro one way).

Trains depart frequently (mostly hourly) from these cities to Leipzig. Please check the schedule at Deutsche Bahn.

See also www.leipzig-halle-airport.de for more information.

Accommodation

Leipzig offers a variety of hotels, hostels and apartments. We have shortlisted a few hotels for you there. A decent option right in the center and conveniently located between the train station and our office is Motel One (other than the name suggests its a modern, convenient and elegant hotel).

Address

Leipzig University
Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Institute of Computer Science
Dept. Business Information Systems
Augustusplatz 10
04109 Leipzig, Germany

Phone: +49 (341) 97 32 310

Fax: +49 (341) 97 32 369

News

AKSW at #ISWC2014. Come and join, talk and discuss with us! ( 2014-10-16T14:00:30+02:00 RicardoUsbeck)

2014-10-16T14:00:30+02:00 RicardoUsbeck

Hello AKSW Follower! We are very pleased to announce that nine of our papers were accepted for presentation at ISWC 2014. Read more about "AKSW at #ISWC2014. Come and join, talk and discuss with us!"

LIMES Version 0.6 RC4 ( 2014-10-07T00:49:53+02:00 by Dr. Axel-C. Ngonga Ngomo)

2014-10-07T00:49:53+02:00 by Dr. Axel-C. Ngonga Ngomo

It has been a while but that moment has arrived again. We are happy to announce a new release of the LIMES framework. This version implements novel geo-spatial measures (e.g., geographic mean) as well as string similarity measures (jaro, jaro-winkler, etc.). Moreover, we fixed some minor bugs (thanks for the bug reports). Read more about "LIMES Version 0.6 RC4"

AKSW Colloquium “Towards an Open Question Answering Architecture” conference pre-presentation on Monday, August 18 in P702 ( 2014-08-15T13:14:53+02:00 by Konrad Höffner)

2014-08-15T13:14:53+02:00 by Konrad Höffner

Towards an Open Question Answering Architecture On Monday, August 18 ,13.30, Edgard Marx, will give a pre-presentation of his Semantics’ conference talk about the accepted paper Towards an Open Question Answering Architecture. About the AKSW Colloquium This event is part of a series of events about Semantic Web technology. Please see http://wiki.aksw. Read more about "AKSW Colloquium “Towards an Open Question Answering Architecture” conference pre-presentation on Monday, August 18 in P702"

AKSW member will participate in ECAI 2014, Prague, Czech Republic ( 2014-08-15T10:09:23+02:00 RicardoUsbeck)

2014-08-15T10:09:23+02:00 RicardoUsbeck

Hello! The  21st European Conference  on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI) will be held in the city of Prague, Czech  Republic from 18th to 22nd August 2014. Various excellent papers on artificial intellegence, logic, rule mining and many more topics will be presented. Read more about "AKSW member will participate in ECAI 2014, Prague, Czech Republic"

Additional contributions to SEMANTiCS 2014 ( 2014-08-05T10:31:12+02:00 RicardoUsbeck)

2014-08-05T10:31:12+02:00 RicardoUsbeck

Hello again! Unfortunately, we missed the opportunity to inform you about other contributions of AKSW to the SEMANTiCS 2014. First, we missed to tell you about another accepted paper: Towards Question Answering on Statistical Linked Data ( Konrad Höffner and Jens Lehmann) Second, there is also another excellent and interesting series of workshops. Read more about "Additional contributions to SEMANTiCS 2014"