The Semantic Puzzle

Tassilo Pellegrini

Best papers of I-SEMANTICS 2012

462 registered participants from 33 countries, more than 100 presentations and 5 key note speeches made up the 8th international I-SEMANTICS conference from September 5-7, 2012 in GrazGraz is the second-largest city in Austria after Vienna and the capital of the federal state of Styria. It has a population of 291,890 as of 2010 (of which 258.605 have principal residence status). Graz has a long tradition as a student city: its six universities have more than 44,000 students. ..., Austria.
With financial support from Wolters Kluwer Germany the organizers were happy to give away three awards to the best paper, the best poster and the best submission to the newly etsbalished Linked Data Cup.

The winners are as follows:

Best Paper Award
Linked Open DataLinked Open Data (LOD) stands for freely available data on the World Wide Web, which can be identified via Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) and can be accessed and retrieved directly via HTTP. Finally link your data to other data to provide context. to support Content-based Recommender Systems — Tommaso Di Noia, Roberto Mirizzi, Vito Claudio Ostuni, Davide Romito and Markus Zanker

Best Poster Award
SketchViz: A Sketching Interface for Domain Comprehension Tasks Illustrated by an Industrial Network Use Case — Marius Brade, Christian Brändel, Angelika Salmen and Rainer Groth

Linked Data Cup
Supporting Tourism Decision Making with Linked Data — Marta Sabou, Adrian M.P. Brasoveanu and Irem Arsal

Congratulations to the winners and hope to see you again next year from September 4-6, 2013 in Graz, Austria.

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Tassilo Pellegrini

About Tassilo Pellegrini

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Prof. (FH) Dr. Tassilo Pellegrini (born 1974) studied International Trade, Communication Science and Political Science at the University of Salzburg and University of Málaga. Since end of 2007 he is running the New Media Division at the University of Applied Sciences in St. Pölten. He obtained his master degree in 1999 from the University of Salzburg on the topic of telecommunications policy in the European Union, which was followed by a PhD in 2010 on the topic of bounded policy-learning in the European Union with a focus on intellectual property policies. His current research encompasses economic effects of internet regulation with respect to market structure and basic civil rights. He is member of the International Network for Information Ethics (INIE), the African Network of Information Ethics (ANIE) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Publizistik und Kommunikationswissenschaft (DGPUK). Beside his specialisation in policy research and media economics Tassilo Pellegrini has worked on semantic technologies and the Semantic Web. He is co-founder and Head of Division Research and Development of the Semantic Web Company in Vienna, co-editor of the first German textbook on Semantic Web and Conference Chair of the annual I-SEMANTICS conference series founded in 2005.