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Semantic Evaluation at Large Scale

The new EU-funded SEALS project had a very positive kick-off meeting in Madrid a few weeks ago, where representatives of the 10 consortium members gathered and started to work on creating a platform for the automatic evaluation of semantic-based technologies. The SEALS Platform will provide an integrated set of evaluation services and test suites which…

Glowing Final Review Report for DIP

Last week a glowing final review report arrived for DIP the 3-year 16M Euro Integrated Project on Semantic Web Services. Although we have reported earlier that the final review had been a success it is unusual for an official EU document to be so full of praise. In the words of KMi’s Director, Enrico Motta:…

DIP: a 16M Euro Flagship Semantic Web Services Project

Yesterday saw the conclusion to DIP, the 3-year 16M Euro Integrated Project on Semantic Web Services with the final review. According to the project funders, the EU commission, the endeavour has been an outstanding success. Concluding the final review the EU Project Officer Kai Tullius stated: “DIP is a flagship project which will serve as…

KMi Semantic GIS System wins Scripting Challenge at ESWC 2006

KMi Semantic GIS system won the Scripting Challenge at the European Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2006). The system was created by Vlad Tanasescu, Alessio Gugliotta and John Domingue in collaboration with partners at Essex County Council and BT Research Labs in Martlesham and supports council planners dealing with severe weather emergencies. Using KMi’s semantic web…

DIP Review an Overwhelming Success

DIP is a 3-year 11 million UKP EU Integrated Project, on semantic web services, involving 16 partners from 10 countries. Like most EU projects DIP is subject to a two day annual review involving three external reviewers and a project officer from the funding unit. DIP’s second annual review was held last week in the…

Deputy Director Appointed Head of EU Integrated Project on Semantic Web Services

Last week saw the DIP Executive Management Board confirm KMi’s Deputy Director, John Domingue, as the project’s Scientific Director. In this role as head of the project he will be supported by the project’s previous head Christoph Bussler and the project manager Sigurd Harand, both from the Digital Enterprise Research Institute in Galway, Ireland. DIP…

Bulgaria, Germany, Japan: The IRS-III Tour Continues

The first week in November will see KMi�s Semantic Web Services infrastructure, IRS-III, presented for the third time as part of a tutorial. Previous tutorials were held in conjunction with the AIMSA (Artificial Intelligence, Methods, Systems and Applications) conference in Varna, Bulgaria, and in conjunction with the NetObjectDays conference in Erfurt, Germany. In these full-day…

Audience demands Magpie replay at International Semantic Web Conference

Semantic Web and Semantic Web Services are clearly two very hot topic areas. The very successful International Semantic Web Conference – ISWC 2003, which was held this month in Sanibel Island, Florida, saw the number of participants reaching 450 people, double the number of the previous year. Clearly these folks longed for listening to Jim…

Success at Semantic Web conferences

Two out of two – and make it double. This could be an appropriate headline for a recent success of KMi researchers, who secured two accepted papers out of two submissions to two prestigious conferences: International Semantic Web and Knowledge Capture. Both events will take place this October, in Florida, US. The International Semantic Web…

A for AKT

Last week saw the midterm review for the EPSRC funded Advanced Knowledge Technologies (AKT) project at the University of Southampton. Overall the review went extremely well. In his summing up the review, panel chair Professor James Hendler said �if I could give you a grade it would be an �A�� and pointed out that many…

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