Author Archives: Jens

Journal Article "An Egocentric Reference System for Affordances" Accepted Pending Major Revision for the Semantic Web Journal

I am pleased to let you know that the journal article “An Egocentric Reference System for Affordances“ by Jens Ortmann, Giorgio De Felice, Dong Wang and Desiree Daniel was accepted for publication pending major revision for the Semantic Web Journal. … Continue reading

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Dagstuhl Seminar on Cognitive Approach for the Semantic Web

From May 29th to June 1st, the IRTG student Jens Ortmann attended the invitation-only Dagstuhl seminar “Cognitive Approach for the Semantic Web“. The event was coordinated by Krzystof Janowicz from UC Santa Barbara, and organized by Dedre Gentner, Pascal Hitzler, Kai-Uwe … Continue reading

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Congratulations Chipofya Family!

On a lighter note, we are very happy to congratulate Malumbo Chipofya and his wife Deborah on their new addition to the family. Malumbo and his wife Deborah are proud parents of a baby boy named Unandi Chipofya. We wish … Continue reading

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GeoVoCamp Dayton 2012 – Call for Participation

The GeoVoCamp (see for previous events and results) on geo-ontology design patterns and bottom-up semantics in kindly calls for participation. It takes place in Dayton, OH [1] right before the GIScience 2012 conference in Columbus, OH. This will be … Continue reading

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AGILE GIR Tutorial: Call for participation and for presentations

We are pleased to announce the Geographic Information Retrieval Tutorial to be held at the AGILE conference, April 24th in Avignon (France). The registration is now open on the AGILE 2012 conference web site : Geographic Information Retrieval addresses … Continue reading

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The Vespucci Initiative for the Advancement of Geographic Information Science is announcing the 10th Annual Summer Institute on Geographic Information Science in Florence, Italy, 2012. The first week’s (June 3 to 9, 2012) topic is “Interoperability 360”. Facilitators for this … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: The 11th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2012) November 11 – 15, 2012 Boston, USA We invite submissions to ISWC 2012, the 11th International Semantic Web Conference, to be held November 11 – 15, 2012 in Boston, USA. ISWC is the major international forum where the latest … Continue reading

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Year 2011 Wrap Up

Taking a look at the year 2011 reveals a productive, fruitful and successful time period for the International Research Training Group on Semantic Integration of Geospatial Information. Here is a brief summary of the major events and achievements. The following … Continue reading

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CfP: 1st AGILE PhD School 2012

For the first time, the AGILE council will carry out a PhD school dedicated to PhD students who are currently working on their theses. The school is aimed at bringing PhD students together to give them a platform to present … Continue reading

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ISWC 2011

The 10th International Semantic Web Conference has taken place, and IRTG SIGI students have presented their papers in two workshops and in the research track. Christoph Stasch, Sven Schade, Alejandro Llaves, Krzysztof Janowicz, and Arne Bröring: „Aggregating Linked Sensor Data“ in … Continue reading

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