Main menu: Logo

RSS Feed

Site search



I am a hard bloggin' scientist. Read the Manifesto.

Archive for 'News'

Best Paper Award at ISWC2010 Semantic Sensor Networks workshop

The title pretty much says it all – here’s the paper:
Carsten Keßler and Krzysztof Janowicz (2010) Linking Sensor Data – Why, to What, and How? In Kerry Taylor, Arun Ayyagari, David De Roure (Eds.): Proceedings of the 3rd International workshop on Semantic Sensor Networks 2010 (SSN10) in conjunction with the 9th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC […]

ACM GIS Best Student Paper Award

The paper An Agenda for the Next Generation Gazetteer: Geographic Information Contribution and Retrieval by Carsten Keßler, Krzysztof Janowicz and Mohamed Bishr won the best student paper award at this years ACM GIS conference in Seattle.

New Team Members & Publications

A warm welcome to Christoph Mülligann and Johannes Trame, who joined the SimCat team this month. They are already digging deep into code, so expect some updates to the similarity server and Protégé plugin in the near future!
We have also published a couple of papers over the summer, check them out here.

SimCat II

We just got the notification from the German Research Foundation that the project will be funded for another two years. So stay tuned for the things to come in the next weeks and months!

The SimCat Project Ended….

….but the work still goes on :). At least we will continue our work on similarity and context measures.

SIM-DL Server and Protege plug-in released beta2.3.1

This release fixes some bugs in the sim-dl server 2.3 (especially the missing new features of the Protege plug-in).

SIM-DL Server and Protege plug-in released beta2.3

The new beta versions of the SIM-DL semantic similarity server and the Protege plug-in (for 3.3.x) are available at sourceforge. Please note that this release contains a lot of experimental new features and is unstable (so using beta 2.2 may be a better idea in some cases). The new features (e.g., similarity estimations) are […]

We need your help

We are currently running a small web-based human participants test on the visualization of result sets in information retrieval processes. We would greatly appreciate your help with this test, which should not take more than ten minutes to complete.
» start test


The SimCat team congratulates Dr. Krzysztof Janowicz on the successful defense of his PhD thesis!
Graduation cake picture courtesy of Flickr user CarbonNYC under a Creative Commons license.

SIM-DL Server and Protege Plug-in released (beta2.2)

We are happy to announce the release of the next beta version (2.2) of our SimCat similarity server and Protege plug-in! The new release contains several bug fixes and a context logger. The next release will focus on performance issues.