News from Oct 28, 2011
The winners of the Semantic Web Challenge 2011, the premiere event for demonstrating practical progress towards achieving the vision of the Semantic Web, have been announcedat at the 10th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC2011) in Bonn, Germany.
The Semantic Web Challenge chairs, Diana Maynard and Christian Bizer, as well as the complete jury congratulates the following teams:
1. Prize: BOTTARI: Location based Social Media Analysis with Semantic Web (Irene Celino, Daniele Dell'Aglio, Emanuele Della Valle, Marco Balduini, Yi Huang, Tony Lee, Seon-Ho Kim, and Volker Tresp).
2. Prize: Seevl - mining music connections to bring context and discovery to the music you like (Alexandre Passant).
Honorable Mention: The Linked Sensor Middleware - Connecting the real world and the Semantic Web (Danh Le Phuoc, Hoan Nguyen Mau Quoc, Josiane Xavier Parreira, and Manfred Hauswirth).
Winner: SchemEX -- Web-Scale Indexed Schema Extraction of Linked Open Data (Mathias Konrath, Thomas Gottron, and Ansgar Scherp).
Congratulations to the winners and thanks to our participants, advisory board and our sponsor Elsevier Science for making SWC 2011 again such a successful event!
For more information about the Semantic Web Challenge please refer to:
Photos from the SWC2011 prize ceremony: