Dr. Sören Auer

Organisation: Universität Leipzig

Dr. Sören Auer leads the research group Agile Knowledge Engineering and Semantic Web (AKSW) at Universität Leipzig. His research interests include semantic data web technologies, knowledge representation, engineering & management, usability, agile methodologies as well as databases and information systems. He aims to combine strong theoretical results with high-impact practical applications. Sören is author of over 50 peer-reviewed scientific publications resulting in a Hirsch index of 15. Sören is leading the large-scale integrated EU-FP7-ICT research project "LOD2 - Creating Knowledge out of Interlinked Data". Sören is founder (respectively co-founder) of several high-impact research and community projects such as the Wikipedia semantification project DBpedia or the social Semantic Web toolkit OntoWiki. He is co-organiser of several workshops, programme chair of I-Semantics 2008, OKCON 2010, ESWC 2010 and ICWE 2011, area editor of the Semantic Web Journal, serves as an expert for industry, the European Commission, the W3C and is member of the advisory board of the Open Knowledge Foundation.

Beiträge von Sören Auer

  • The hype, the hope and the LOD2: Sören Auer engaged in the next generation LOD

    Dr. Auer was interviewed by the Semantic Web Company

    16. Juni 2011 von Dr. Sören Auer, Thomas Thurner

    The paneuropean Project LOD2 (Linking Open Data) is one of the biggest projects dealing with linked data. Scientists, programmers and software architects in various european countries are working on the next generation of linked open data. In a series of interviews Thomas Thruner of the Semantic Web Company (SWC) is presenting people working on and with LOD2. As a start SWC talked to Sören Auer, head of the LOD2 project. [weiterlesen]


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