WIGeoGIS: Softwareerstellungs- und Handelsgesellschaft MGH

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WIGEOGIS was founded by Zoltán Daróczi and Georg Magenschab as an offshoot of a research group at the University of Economics of Vienna (Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien) in 1993 and is one of the leading European companies in the fields of geomarketing and Web GIS today. The company currently has a turnover of 6M Euros and employs 40 engineers and staff (2015, Austria, Germany and Poland / 15 engineers Austrian company). WIGEOGIS has branch offices in Vienna, Munich, and Warszawa. WIGEOGIS offers consulting services in the following areas: location planning, sales and operations planning, media planning as well as target group analysis and penetration analysis. Apart from its standard products WIGEOGIS also develops and customizes sotware based on geographic information systems. All products and services of WIGEOGIS evolve around the concept of Geo Business Intelligence, i.e., services that derive their value from superior geospatial datasets. WIGEOGIS products are used by over 300 companies in fields such as company management, marketing, sales and services. Our customers include clients such as Allianz, Unicredit, T-Mobile, Mediaprint, OMV, Spar, UPC, Volkswagen and many more.

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SLIPO

POIs are the content of any application, service, and product even remotely related to our physical surroundings. From navigation applications, to social networks, to tourism, and logistics, we use POIs to search, communicate, decide, and plan our actions. The Big Data assets for POIs and the evolved POI value chain introduced opportunities for growth, but also complexity, intensifying the challenges relating to their quality-assured integration, enrichment, and data sharing. POI data are by nature semantically diverse and spatiotemporally evolving, representing different entities and associations depending on their geographical, temporal, and thematic context. Pioneered by the FP7 project GeoKnow, linked data technologies have been applied to effectively extract the maximum possible value from open, crowdsourced and proprietary Big Data sources. Validated in the domains of tourism and logistics, these technologies have proven their benefit as a cost-effective and scalable foundation for the quality-assured integration, enrichment, and sharing of generic-purpose geospatial data In SLIPO, we argue that linked data technologies can address the limitations, gaps and challenges of the current landscape in integrating, enriching, and sharing POI data. Our goal is to transfer the research output generated by our work in project GeoKnow, to the specific challenge of POI data, introducing validated and cost-effective innovations across their value chain. Read more about SLIPO

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DBpedia @ Google Summer of Code – GSoC 2017 ( 2017-03-13T11:12:50+01:00 Christopher Schulz)

2017-03-13T11:12:50+01:00 Christopher Schulz

DBpedia, one of InfAI’s community projects, will be part of the 5th Google Summer of Code program. The GsoC has the goal to bring students from all over the globe into open source software development. Read more about "DBpedia @ Google Summer of Code – GSoC 2017"

New GERBIL release v1.2.5 – Benchmarking entity annotation systems ( 2017-03-10T11:49:51+01:00 by Ricardo Usbeck)

2017-03-10T11:49:51+01:00 by Ricardo Usbeck

Dear all, the Smart Data Management competence center at AKSW is happy to announce GERBIL 1.2.5. Read more about "New GERBIL release v1.2.5 – Benchmarking entity annotation systems"

DBpedia Open Text Extraction Challenge – TextExt ( 2017-03-09T12:15:57+01:00 Christopher Schulz)

2017-03-09T12:15:57+01:00 Christopher Schulz

DBpedia, a community project affiliated with the Institute for Applied Informatics (InfAI) e.V., extract structured information from Wikipedia & Wikidata. Now DBpedia started the DBpedia Open Text Extraction Challenge – TextExt. Read more about "DBpedia Open Text Extraction Challenge – TextExt"

The USPTO Linked Patent Dataset release ( 2017-02-24T17:18:51+01:00 by Mofeed Hassan)

2017-02-24T17:18:51+01:00 by Mofeed Hassan

Dear all, We are happy to announce USPTO Linked Patent Dataset release. Patents are widely used to protect intellectual property and a measure of innovation output. Read more about "The USPTO Linked Patent Dataset release"

Two accepted papers in ESWC 2017 ( 2017-02-22T17:43:38+01:00 by Dr. Mohamed Ahmed Sherif)

2017-02-22T17:43:38+01:00 by Dr. Mohamed Ahmed Sherif

Hello Community! We are very pleased to announce the acceptance of two papers in ESWC 2017 research track. The ESWC 2017 is to be held in Portoroz, Slovenia from 28th of May to the 1st of June. Read more about "Two accepted papers in ESWC 2017"