||Dezhao Song presented "A Pruning Based Approach for Scalable Entity Coreference" at FLAIRS 2012
||Jeff Heflin presented at the Dagstuhl Seminar on Semantic Data Management
||Yang Yu successfully defended his disteration "Towards High Quality Semantic Web Data: Detecting Abnormal Data on the Semantic Web." We wish him all the best in his future endeavors!
||Jeff Heflin, Dezhao Song, and Yang Yu attended ISWC 2011 in Bonn, Germany. SWAT presented two research track papers, two workshop papers and two posters in the conference.
||Jeff Heflin attended ISWC 2010 in Shanghai, China in order to present "Using Reformulation Trees to Optimize Queries over Distributed Heterogeneous Sources," which was written with Yingjie Li. He also presented another paper by the tow of them in a workshop.
||Hawk 3.0 has been released! It features new reasoning algorithm that handles cyclic axioms.
||SWAT member Abir
Qasem successfully defended his dissertation. Congrats! Dr. Qasem.
||SWAT members Zhengxiang Pan
Qasem will attend the
International Conference on Web Intelligence (2008) in Sydney,
||HAWK Ver 2.0 is released. Optimized storage, improved performance, enhanced ABox reasoning and much more...
Please download the latest build at our download page.|
||SWAT director Jeff
Heflin and member Abir
Qasem attended the
IEEE-ICSC 2008 conference in Santa Clara, CA. Abir presented
Selection and Integration of Data Sources for Answering Semantic Web
Queries" in the conference.|
||SWAT member Abir Qasem attended the
and EEE'08 conference in Washington, D.C and presented "ISENS:
A Multi-ontology Query System for the Semantic Deep Web" in "The
Semantic Web meets the Deep Web" workshop.
|11/27/07 - 11/29/07
||SWAT member Zhengxiang Pan attended the
ODBASE 2007 conference in Algarve, Portugal and presented "Hawkeye:
A Practical Large Scale Demonstration of Semantic Web Integration"
in the Scaleable Semantic Web System workshop.
|11/11/07 - 11/15/07
||SWAT members Fabiana
Prabhakar and Abir Qasem
ISWC 07 in Busan, Korea. They presented "Efficient
Selection and Integration of Data Sources for Answering SemanticWeb
Queries" in the
New forms of reasoning for the Semantic Web: scaleable, tolerant and
dynamic workshop and "Benchmarking
Reasoners for Multi-Ontology Applications" in the
Evaluation of Ontologies and Ontology-based tools workshop. They
also gave a demonstration of the
Hawkeye knowledge base in the poster and demo session.|
||SWAT members participated in the departmental poster competition and Zhengxiang Pan's poster
won the people's choice award.
Yuanbo (George) Guo has successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis "Reasoning and Querying the Semantic Web - A Document-Centric Perspective."
Congratulations George! We hope you continue to spread the wisdom of Semantic Web in Microsoft.
||HAWK1.5 was released, now supports MySQL!
||Our paper "A Requirements Driven Framework for
Benchmarking Semantic Web Knowledge Base Systems" was
accepted in IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data
Engineering: Special Issue: Knowledge and Data Engineering in the Semantic Web Era
||Our paper "An Investigation into the Feasibility of the Semantic Web"
was accepted in the
AI and the Web track in AAAI 2006.
||Our paper "Large Scale Knowledge Base Systems: An Empirical Evaluation Perspective"
was accepted in the
Nectar track in AAAI 2006.
||HAWK 1.3 beta was released. It now supports PostgreSQL!|
||SWAT members presented on ISWC 2005 and enjoyed Irish pubs.|
||HAWK 1.2 beta was released|
||Our paper "On Logical Consequence for Collections of OWL Documents" and
"Rapid Benchmarking for Semantic Web Knowledge Base Systems" were accepted in
research / academic track on ISWC 2005. |
||Our paper "LUBM: A Benchmark for OWL Knowledge Base Systems" was
accepted in Journal of Web Semantics, Vol 3, Issue 2. |
||Our paper "Adding
Support for Dynamic Ontologies
to Existing Knowledge bases" was accepted for presentation at ICEIS
||HAWK 1.1 beta was released.
||VPI build 3 was released.
||Our paper "An
Evaluation of Knowledge Base Systems for Large OWL Datasets" won the
best paper award at ISWC 2004.
funding from the NSF for the project "Theory and Algorithms for
Distributed Ontologies on the Semantic Web".