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PlanetData member, Jožef Stefan Institute (JSI), got UNESCO Chair for Digital Education, Paris, October, 2014.More about the establishment could be found...

M48 deliverables are now available at the PlanetData website: http://planet-data.eu/results/deliverables

  • D21.3 LinkedMap Final report and project showcase Call2: Linked Map Management 
  • D28.1 ETIHQ Tourism...

PlanetData Data Sets and  Vocabularies and Access Portal deliverable introducing BTC2014 dataset has been released:

In this deliverable it is reported on the cataloguing activities...

A publication about the "Adoption of the Linked Data Best Practices in Different Topical Domains" has been accepted for the ISWC2014 - RDB Track. More information about the paper and supplementary material is...

As part of deliverable 4.5, UMA has released an updated version of the Linked Data Cloud diagram and an Linked Dataset catalog. More information about the diagram and the catalog is found at: http://data.dws.informatik.uni-...

Check out the alpha version of the crowdsourcing platform Linked Map: http://linkedmap.unizar.es/crowdsourcing-platform/
Abstract submissions deadline: July 1, 2014
 
The future e-Society - renamed “OnTheMoveSociety” in the context of Meta4eS - is an e-inclusive society based on the extensive use of digital technologies at all levels of interaction between its...
Human Computation is an international and interdisciplinary forum for the electronic publication and print archiving of high-quality scholarly articles in all areas of human computation, which concerns the design or analysis of information processing systems in which humans participate as...

Following the 1st International workshop on Benchmarking RDF Systems (BeRSys 2013) the aim of the BeRSys 2014 workshop is to provide a discussion forum where researchers and industrials can meet to discuss topics related to the performance of RDF systems. BeRSys 2014 is the only workshop...

The ESWC Summer School 2014 will provide an opportunity for Master’s and Ph.D. students in the area of the Semantic Web to learn the current key topics in the field from the leading researchers in the area. 

More at: http...

BeRSys 2014 is the second edition of the series of BeRSys workshops; it provides a forum where topics related to the evaluation (included, but not limited to, expressive power, usability and performance) of RDF data management platforms can be discussed and elaborated.

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Submissions are open for the 3rd issue of the journal, which will be based on research work accepted for presentation at the 11th European Semantic Web...

Work package 4 is happy to announce the release of a corpus containing 147 million quasi-relational Web tables.

The Web contains vast amounts of HTML tables. Most of these tables are used for layout purposes, but a fraction of the tables is also quasi-relational, meaning that they...

Applications for the ESWC 2014 Summer school are now open. The fourth ESWC Summer School will take place the beautiful village of Kalamaki Crete 1st – 6th September, 2014. Keynotes include: Abraham Bernstein,...

We are happy to announce that the registration for the 11th Extended Semantic Web Conference, which is supported by the PlanetData project, is officially open. Please click here to get more Information about the available...

The ETIHQ website is launched on the 1st of December, as the first deliverable of the ETIHQ project. Started on 1st of October 2013, ETIHQ will publish tourism statistics available in TourMIS...

The objective of the workshop is to bring together experts of various kinds of social machines, including crowd-powered systems, social networks, and online communities, to discuss the scope of this new scientific and engineering apparatus and to present specific tools that...

DEOS 2014: Fourth Workshop on Data Extraction and Object Search (April 7) in conjunction with WWW'14 

Call for Papers: ACM Web Science Conference (WebSci14) Deadline for papers: Feb. 23rd 201

More at: http://websci14.org/#call-for-papers


ACM Web Science Conference (WebSci’14), June 23-26, 2014

Bloomington,...

The FOIS conference is designed to provide a meeting point for researchers from all disciplines with an interest in formal ontology. The conference encourages submission of high quality articles on both theoretical issues and concrete applications. As in previous years, FOIS 2014 is intended...

BigData Innovators Gathering 2014 in conjunction with @WWW2014_Korea, Call for Proposals deadline Dec. 20th 2013 http://t.co/ZXrOjHEmkm

Many of today’s most successful enterprises – in business and in science – are built on the...

Call for Papers: 9th International Computer Science Symposium (CSR-2014) More at: http://logic.pdmi.ras.ru/csr2014 

Call for Workshop Proposals: The 4th International Conference on Web Intelligence, Mining and Semantics: http://wims14.csd.auth.gr/ 

WIMS conferences concern with intelligent approaches to transform the...

The European Data Forum (EDF) is an annual meeting place for industry, research, policy makers, and community initiatives to discuss the challenges and opportunities of data in Europe, especially in the light of recent developments such as...

The organizers of the 11th ESWC 2014 cordially invite you to submit a workshop and/or tutorial proposals. ESWC is a major venue for discussing the latest scientific results and innovations in the field of semantic technologies on the Web and Linked Data, attracting a high...

The call for papers for the main conference is available at http://2014.eswc-conferences.org/important-dates/call-papers

Abstracts have to get submitted due Wednesday 8th January 2014 (sharp) and...

Call for Participation: 4th Knowledge Engineering and Semantic Web Conference (@keswconference).

More at: http://kesw.ifmo.ru/kesw2013/ 

Call for Papers: BioASQ workshop on biomedical semantic indexing and question answering, more at http://www.bioasq.org/workshop/ 

Save the date: Joint Workshop on Knowledge Evolution and Ontology Dynamics at WISE2013 October 13, 2013, more at: http://ontologydynamics.org/od/index.php/evodyn2013/

Semantic Web Challenge 2013 - Call for Participation
Submissions are now invited for the 11th Semantic Web Challenge, the premier event for demonstrating practical progress towards achieving the vision of the Semantic Web. The 11th Semantic Web Challenge will take...

Transforming Big Data into Smart Data" talk at #sebd2013 given by @amit_p check details: http://bit.ly/1a0bMQ3

A week left until Data Processing and Semantics for Advanced IoT Applications Tutorial: http://bit.ly/14iFCfW at #WIMS13

3 days left until 1st International Workhop on Benchmarking RDF Systems BeRSys2013 co-located with ESWC 2013!
http://ldbc.eu/events/bersys-2013

The call for Videos for the 2nd Vol. of Video Journal of Semantic Data Management is open! Check details here: http://planet-data.eu/semantic-data-management-video-journal

 

Check all the the videos for the EDF 2013 event at VideoLectures!

The European Data Forum (EDF) 2013, supported by the PlanetData project, took place from April 9-10, 2013 in Dublin, Ireland in the ...

The third ESWC Summer School will take place the beautiful village of Kalamaki Crete 2nd – 7th September, 2013. The overall goal for this event is to provide intensive training and networking opportunities for the next ESWC generation. In particular we wish to facilitate the creation of a new...

 

The European Data Forum (EDF) is an annual meeting place for industry, researchers, policy makers, and community initiatives to discuss...

The European Data Forum is a meeting place for industry, research, policymakers and community initiatives to discuss the challenges of the emerging Data Economy (Linked Open Data, Big Data, business models, etc.).

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Benchmarking RDF Systems (BeRSys 2013) co-located with #eswc2013 - Call for Papers open: http://ldbc.eu/events/bersys-2013

Dear speakers,

I would like to inform you that your video abstract given at the ISWC 2012 has been included in the inaugural issue of the "Video Journal of Semantic Data Management Abstracts - Volume 1" sponsored by the European project PlanetData and published at VideoLectures.Net. ...

The MonetDB team at CWI/MonetDB BV is pleased to announce the Oct2012 feature release of the MonetDB suite of programs.

More information about MonetDB can be found on our website.

For details on this release, please see the...

The MonetDB team at CWI/MonetDB BV is pleased to announce the Jul2012-SP2  bugfix release of the MonetDB suite of programs.

More information about MonetDB can be found on our ...

The MonetDB team at CWI/MonetDB BV is pleased to announce the Jul2012-SP1 bugfix release of the MonetDB suite of programs.

More information about MonetDB can be found on our ...

The MonetDB team at CWI/MonetDB BV is pleased to announce the Jul2012 feature release of the MonetDB suite of programs.

More information about MonetDB can be found...

PlanetData partner, STI International, is one of the silver sponsor of EKAW 2012. It is the 18th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management. The conference is concerned with all aspects of eliciting, acquiring,...

Call 2 is now officially closed!

Project acronym: PlanetData
Project grant agreement number: 257641
Project full name: PlanetData

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Andreas Harth (KIT), PlanetData partner, has released billions of data set by crawling the web to compile this dataset. The dataset was crawled during May/June 2012....

Following the success of last years event, PlanetData partner from KIT, Andreas Harth, co-chairs again this event together with Diana Maynard, University of Sheffield. The challenge will take place at the 11th International Semantic Web Conference (...

The MonetDB team at CWI/MonetDB BV is pleased to announce the Apr2012-SP2 bugfix release of the MonetDB suite of programs. This release does not include Jacqueline...

PlanetData supported the International Conference on Web Intelligence, Mining and Semantics (WIMS '12), held in Craiova, Romania on June 13-15, 2012. Several PlanetData partners have involved in supporting the event by giving tutorial...

The 1st edition of the European Data Forum (EDF2012) took place on 6-7 June 2012 at the Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Denmark as an official...

The 9th Extended Semantic Web Conference 2012 was successfully held from May 27-31, 2012 in Heraklion, Greece. It showcased the best the community has to offer. Fantastic keynotes from political strategist Julius van der Laar and...

PlanetData partner, CWI, Netherland, was invited to give a talk at the workshop on "Global Scientific Data Infrastructures: The Findability Challenge", held in...

PlanetData partner, Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI), The Netherlands, together with the HP Labs, Palo Alto, delivered a tutorial during the...

PlanetData partner, KIT and JSI, have delivered a tutorial in Big Linked Data during the conference Semantic Days 2012...

PlanetData partner, Freie Universität Berlin (FUB), Germany, together with the LATC FP7 partner, delivered a tutorial entitled "Practical Cross-Dataset Queries on the Web of...

The MonetDB team at CWI/MonetDB BV is pleased to announce the Apr2012-SP1 bugfix release of the MonetDB suite of programs.

More information about MonetDB can be found on our website.

For details on this release, please see the...

PlanetData partner, Carolina Fortuna and Marko Grobelnik from JSI delivered tutorial entitled  The Web of Things at two different prestigious conference in Europe namely; the...

Please come and join us for Adaptive Semantic Data Management Techniques for Federations of Endpoints tutorial at the 9th Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2012). The tutorial is presented by...

PlanetData partner, CWI, delivers a talk related to the PlanetData Deliverable 1.2 in European Data Forum 2012 on June 7th, 2012. In this talk, CWI presents SRBench, the first benchmark for Streaming RDF Storage  Engines, which is completely...

PlanetData is supporting its partner CWI on participating the 1st International Conference on Health Information Science (HIS 2012), to be held in Beijing, China, on April 08-10, 2012. During the conference,...

Press Release April 2012:

European Data Forum 2012 - The New Meeting Point for the European Data Economy!

The European Data Forum 2012 (EDF2012) - taking place on 6-7 June 2012 at the Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Denmark - is a...

Chris Bizer, one of PlanetData NoE partner, was invited to the...

PlanetData is supporting its partner CWI on participating the 15th International Conference on Extending Database Technology and the 15th International Conference on Database Theory, to be held in Berlin, Germany, on March 26-...

The European Data Forum 2012 (EDF2012) is a meeting place for industry, research, policymakers and community initiatives to discuss the challenges of Big Data and the emerging Data Economy and to develop suitable action plans for addressing these challenges. Of special focus...

As a result of the two high-profile strategic workshops, a roadmapping document was produced. In this document the scope and extent of the workshops' content is elaborated and a conclusion is drawn relating...

 

The provisioning of the CommonCrawl dataset and the metadata extraction by the WebDataCommons project enables researchers and web enthusiasts world-wide to...

GeoVoCampMadrid 2012 was held successfully. It was a very productive meeting that resulting the next version of the NeoGeo specification. The 2 days event, was attended by several geospatial data enthusiasts. There...

PlanetData is supporting its partner CWI on participating the Dutch Belgian Database Day (DBDBD2011), held in Enschede, the Netherlands, on December 02, 2011. The Dutch Belgian Database Day (DBDBD) is a yearly one-day workshop organized by a Belgian...

PlanetData is supporting its partner CWI on participating the 21st Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems, held in Paris, France, on November 06-10, 2011. The Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems (ADASS) conference provides a forum for scientists and developers concerned with...

PlanetData is supporting its partner CWI on participating the 5th XLDB Conference & Workshop on October 18-20, 2011. It was held in SLAC, Menlo Park, CA, USA. In response to the exploding need for systems and tools capable of managing and analysing extremely large data sets, CWI has co-...

This year, ERCIM – the European Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics – has exceptionally selected two winners for the Cor Baayen Award. One of them is a member of PlanetData partner from CWI, Stratos Idreos,...

1st COIN/PlanetData winter school has been held in Ljubljana at the Faculty for Mechanical Engineering of University in Ljubljana from November 28 - December 2, 2011.The aim of the school was to present models, concepts, solutions and technologies that could help manage and understand the...

An one day strategic meeting was held successfully in Vienna to address the possible topics of the Planet Data Call 2. Around 15 participants came together to hear presentations by 6 prominent speakers invited to give a...

A short article about PlanetData has been published in the December 2010 issue of Hypothese, a highly selective Dutch scientific magazine.
For more information, see the article on page 13 of Hypothese - jrg. 2010 ed. 5; december...

This year the I-SEMANTICS conference, the 7th International Conference on Semantic Systems, gave a best paper award to PlanetData partner, Freie Universität Berlin (FUB), for their contribution entitled “...

PlanetData partner from Freie Universität Berlin (FUB), Pablo Mendes, was invited to ISSLOD2011 to give a talk on Text Mining and Annotation on the Data Web. The event was held from 12-18 September 2011 in Leipzig, Germany.

ISSLOD is primarily intended for postgraduate (PhD or MSc...

CWI Database Architecture Group received the Challenges & Visions Track best paper award during the 2011 International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB) in Seattle, WA, USA. VLDB is...

PlanetData member Ying Zhang (CWI) gives a presentation on "SciQL, Briding the Gap between Science and Relational DBMS" related to their publication during the 15th International Database Engineering & Applications Symposium (IDEAS'11), held in Lisbon, Portugal, on September 21-23,...

PlanetData partner, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid (UPM), Spain received the yearly organized Linked Data Triplification Challenge prize during the I-SEMANTICS 2011 in Messe Congress Graz, Austria. Triplification Challenge awards...

PlanetData partner UPM is one of the editors for this event.

Motivation

The areas of social media, mobile communication networks, pervasive environments, and Internet of Things are currently converging towards novel integrated communication environments to deliver information...

The overall objective of the challenge is to apply Semantic Web techniques in building online end-user applications that integrate, combine and deduce information needed to assist users in performing tasks. Intentionally, the challenge does not define specific task, data set, application...

PlanetData partner CWI has organised the 3rd Data-Intensive Research (DIR) Technology Workshop, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on April 12-14, 2011. This workshop is one of the series of worshops supprted by the Data-Intensive-Research Theme of the National e-Science Centre in Edinburgh, UK....

PlanetData partner CWI has co-organised the Data-Intensive Research (DIR) Final Outreach Workshop, in Edinburgh, UK, on June 06-08, 2011.
This workshop is the last of the series of worshops supprted by the Data-Intensive-Research Theme of the National e-Science Centre in Edinburgh, UK....

Abstract: This lecture introduces systematically into the problem of managing large data collections in peer-to-peer systems. Search over large datasets has always been a key problem in peer-to-peer systems and the peer-to-peer paradigm has incited novel directions in...

Web of Linked Data is an initiative that aims to facilitate access to data, their publication and reuse through the Web and building applications around those types of data. One of the biggest differences in Web of Linked Data regarding the nowadays known Web is that, instead of realizing the...

Given the recent growth in openly-available, rich, structured information published on the Web as Linked Data, this tutorial series focuses on consuming large corpora of such data, with particular emphasis on techniques for performing scalable integration. Following a brief...

Following the success of the 1st International Workshop on Consuming Linked Data, the second edition of the COLD workshop has been organized. The main objective of this workshop is to provide a venue for scientific discourse — including systematic analysis and...

A PlanetData partner, Andreas Harth (KIT), has supported the 9th Semantic Web Challenge (SWC2011) in providing billions of data set by crawling the web to compile this dataset. The participants of the Billion Triple Track of the Semantic Web Challenge need to use a data set...

To extend the network of excellence with new funded partners, the PlanetData consortium has been running a call for project proposals on the topic of “Consuming Linked Data”, open from January 1st to February 16th, 2011, 17:00 CET. 37 proposals have been received and 36 were valid and...

The International Summer School on Semantic Computing 2011 provides an introduction to this interdisciplinary field to senior undergraduate and graduate students. A mix of young and well-established researchers and educators will give tutorials on cutting-edge results in the aforementioned...

The workshop shall bring together researchers and practitioners who work on applications of Semantic Technologies. It shall further the cross-fertilisation between application areas and aid the technology transfer from foundational research into practice. The main objective of this workshop is...

In May 2011, two PlanetData members; Barry Norton and Andreas Harth, have organized and presented tutorials on Linked Services at ESWC 2011.

Linked Services is the generic term for the combination of Linked Data and service technology. A major interest here is in the coexistence and...

16th June 2011, Brussels - At the very first Digital Agenda Assembly, Neelie Kroes, European Commission Vice-President responsible for the event, awarded the winners of the Open Data Challenge. As one of the sponsors of the competition, PlanetData was present.

Participants were to...

 

The Asian Semantic Web School is targeted towards graduate-level students and professionals looking to increase their knowledge and dig deeper into the complexities of semantic technologies. The attendees will enjoy invited keynote presentations and tutored...

 

A few weeks ago the Planet Data summer school took place in sunny Heraklion, Crete, bringing together PhD students from across Europe who share research topics in the field of semantic technology and large scale data.

The program was an exciting mix...

 

The bootcamp is an international event which consists of 10 days of intensive training (lectures, practical and lab sessions) designed for Masters level students, researchers and lecturers interested in upgrading their knowledge and skills in the areas of...

 

The Eurostat Hackday [1] is one of the largest source of statistical information about European member states. It contains detailed comparative information on everything. The event took place on Thursday...

 

The tutorial on Scalable Integration and Processing of Linked Data [1] took place at the 20th World Wide Web Conference [2]...

This year the 8th Extended Semantic Web Conference has announced the first co-located summer school to provide an opportunity for Master’s and Ph.D. students in the area of the Semantic Web to learn the current key topics from the leading researchers in the...

 

PlanetData is pleased to present the very First ESWC2011 Summer School 22-28 May, 2011 in Kalamaki, Crete, Greece.

ESWC2011 Summer School will provide an opportunity for Master’s and Ph.D. students in the area of the Semantic Web to learn the current...

 

The IFIP 2.6 - 2.12 First International Symposium on Data-Driven Process Discovery and Analysis (SIMPDA 2011) offers opportunity to present new approaches and research results in papers, demonstrations and posters or PhD seminar. For more information:...

The Web, similar to other successful man made systems is continuously evolving. With the miniaturization and increased performance of computing devices which are also being embedded in common physical objects, it is natural that the Web evolved to also include these – therefore...

The ICT project PlanetData has vacancies in the consortium for partners having comprehensive research and technological expertise in the area of "Consuming Linked Data".

Specific topics in the thematic area

We solicit proposals for research...

In collaboration with STI International, PlanetData will co-host a one day session focusing on introducing the PlanetData Program calls, as well as several additional funding lines for SMEs to facilitate partner search, topical focus and the first steps...

Europe launches new effort in large-scale data management

On October 11, 2010, representatives from nine expert organizations from seven different European countries met to launch a four year research initiative focused on large-scale data...