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Last week, I was at Dagstuhl for a seminar on knowledge graphs specifically focused on new directions for knowledge representation. Knowledge Graphs have exploded in practice since the release of Google’s Knowledge Graph in 2012. Examples include knowledge graphs at AirBnb, Zalando, and Thomson Reuters. Beyond commercial knowledge graphs, there are many successful academic/public knowledge …

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Last week, I had the pleasure to be able to attend a bilateral meeting between the Royal Society and the KNAW. The aim was to strengthen the relation between the UK and Dutch scientific communities. The meeting focused on three scientific areas: quantum physics & technology; nanochemistry; and responsible data science. I was there for …

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Workshop "Challenges in Extracting and Managing References" today. https://t.co/iYWfgoU5h8 excellent speakers @gesis_org #excitews2017 pic.twitter.com/k7mU1gDTMp — Philipp Mayr (@Philipp_Mayr) March 30, 2017 At the end of last week, I was at a small workshop held by the EXCITE project around the state of the art in extracting references from academic papers (in particular PDFs). This was …

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Last week, I was at in Malta for a small workshop on building or thinking about the need for observatories for knowledge organization systems (KOSs). Knowledge organization systems are things like taxonomies, classification schemes, ontologies  or concept maps.  The event was hosted by the EU COST action KNOWeSCAPE, which focuses on understanding the dynamics of knowledge through their …

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