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RISIS/SMS Presentations at K-CAP 2017

The Knowledge Capture (K-CAP) conference has been held since 2001 as a follow-up of the Knowledge Acquisition Workshops (KAW) that ran between 1986 and 1999. The Ninth International Conference on Knowledge Capture  (K-CAP 2017) aims at attracting researchers from diverse areas of Artificial Intelligence, including knowledge representation, knowledge acquisition, intelligent user interfaces, problem-solving and reasoning, planning, agents, text extraction, and machine learning, information enrichment and visualization, as well as researchers interested in cyber-infrastructures to foster the publication,…

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New linked open datasets on the SMS platform

End of last year, the “state of open science report” was published. It covers various interesting insights in the role of open data, such as the increasing awareness about open data, and the growing willingness to share data. According to the report, "74% of researchers are curating their data for sharing”. This may lead to more and more open data available to researchers. As the reports stresses, the "biggest advancement in 2016 has been the announcement by…

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RISIS-ETER now online

The RISIS-ETER facility is a set of databases providing a register of European Higher Education Institutions and containing basic statistical information on them, including descriptors, geographical information, students and graduates, personnel, finances, and research activities. These databases, created by merging data from national statistical authorities, are the only available comprehensive information on European higher education and thus are of fundamental value for analytical purposes. The facility includes data for HEIs in the years 2008, 2011,…

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Introducing OrgReg: register of public-sector research and higher education organisations is now on-line

A core effort in RISIS has been to harmonize organisations across the different datasets involved in the project. This represents an important step towards interoperability, as it allows users to combine organisational-level data in fast and reliable ways, for example looking at publications, patents and projects. Harmonization is achieved through the establishment of registers that provide a verified list of organisations including identifiers stable over time and across datasets. The register of public research organisations…

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RISIS/SMS presentations at ISWC2017

ISWC is the premier international forum, for the Semantic Web / Linked Data Community. This year's ISWC was held in Vienna where RISIS/SMS team presented three RISIS project-related presentations addressing the use of Semantic Web technologies for data integration and analysis. Among them, one work was presented in the SemSci workshop for enabling open semantic science and two were presented in VOILA workshop which is about Visualization and Interaction for Ontologies and Linked Data:   Semantically Mapping Science (SMS) Platform…

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