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Building a Web of Linked Entities, Lecture at the International Asian Summer School in Linked Open Data, IASLOD2012, 13-17 August 2012, KAIST, Daejeon, South Korea.
DBpedia Spotlight and Stanbol. IKS Workshop Semantic Technologies in Action. 12-13 June 2012, Salzburg, Austria.
Medical Educational Content in DBpedia and Life Linked Data. Invited Talk at the Spring School of the International Conference of Medical Education Informatics 2012 (MEI 2012), 6-7 April, Thessaloniki, Greece.
A Virtuous Cycle of Semantic Enhancement with DBpedia Spotlight. Semantic Tech and Business Conference (SemTech Berlin 2012), 6-7 February 2012, Berlin, Germany.
Text Mining and Annotation on the Data Web. Talk at the Indian-summer school on Linked Data (ISSLOD2011), 12-18 September 2011, Leipzig, Germany.
Building a Web of Data Link by Link with Distributed Effort and Accumulated Rewards. Invited Talk at the 4th International Congress on Free Software and Electronic Government, May 13th, 2011, CONSEGI'2011, Brasilia, Brazil. [slides] (in Brazilian Portuguese)
DBpedia Spotlight - Annotating DBpedia Resources in Natural Language Text (http://spotlight.dbpedia.org)
DBpedia Portuguese - DBpedia for the Lusosphere (http://pt.dbpedia.org)
Twarql - Streaming Annotated Tweets through Sparql (http://twarql.sf.net)
Cuebee - Knowledge Driven Query Formulation (http://cuebee.sf.net)
Planet Data - A European Network of Excellence on Large-Scale Data Management (EU-FP7 Project)
LOD2 - Creating Knowledge out of Interlinked Data (EU-FP7 Project)
Mendes, P.N., Mika, P., Zaragoza, H., Blanco, R. Measuring Website Similarity using an Entity-Aware Click Graph. ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2012. Oct 29 - Nov 2, 2012. Maui, Hawaii, USA.
Auer, S., Bühmann, L., Lehmann, J., Hausenblas, M., Tramp, S., van Nuffelen, B., Mendes, P.N., Dirschl, C., Isele, R., Williams, H. and Erling, O. Managing the life-cycle of Linked Data with the LOD2 Stack. In Use Track paper at the International Semantic Web Conference, ISWC 2012. 11-15 November 2012, Boston, USA.
Bizer, C., Mendes, P.N., Jentzsch, A. Topology of the Web of Data. Book chapter in De Virgilio, Guerra,Yannis (Eds.): Semantic Search over the Web, Springer, 2012 (to appear).
Mendes, P.N., Daiber, J., Rajapakse, R., Sasaki, F., Bizer, C. Evaluating the Impact of Phrase Recognition on Concept Tagging. Proceedings of the International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, LREC 2012, 21-27 May 2012, Istanbul, Turkey.
Mendes, P.N., Jakob, M., Bizer, C. DBpedia for NLP: A Multilingual Cross-domain Knowledge Base. Proceedings of the International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, LREC 2012, 21-27 May 2012, Istanbul, Turkey.
Héder, M., Mendes P.N. Round-trip semantics with Sztakipedia and DBpedia Spotlight. Demo paper at the 21st International World Wide Web Conference, WWW 2012, April 16-20, 2012, Lyon, France.
Mendes P.N., Mühleisen, H., Bizer, C. Sieve: Linked Data Quality Assessment and Fusion. Invited paper at the 1st International Workshop on Linked Web Data Management (LWDM 2011) at the 15th International Conference on Extending Database Technology, EDBT 2012, 27-30 March 2012, Berlin, Germany.
Mendes P.N., Daiber, J., Jakob, M., Bizer, C. Evaluating DBpedia Spotlight for the TAC-KBP Entity Linking Task. Proceedings of the Text Analysis Conference, TAC 2011. 14-15 November 2011, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA.
Cameron D., Kavuluru R., Bodenreider O., Mendes P.N., Sheth A.P., Thirunarayan K. Semantic Predications for Complex Information Needs in Biomedical Literature. 2011 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine, BIBM 2011, Hong Kong, China, 12-15 November 2011, Atlanta, GA. (acceptance rate 19.4%) [slides]
Mendes P.N., Jakob M., García-Silva A., Bizer C. DBpedia Spotlight: Shedding Light on the Web of Documents. In the Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Semantic Systems (I-Semantics 2011). Graz, Austria, September 2011. (best paper award) [slides] [DOI 10.1145/2063518.2063519]
García-Silva A., Jakob M., Mendes P.N., Bizer C. Multipedia: Enriching DBpedia with Multimedia information. The Sixth International Conference on Knowledge Capture (K-CAP 2011), Banff, Alberta, Canada, June 2011. [slides]
Araújo L.R., Mendes P.N., de Souza J.F.. Publishing Linked Data from Brazilian Politicians on the Web. Workshop on Semantics in Governance and Policy Modelling, Extended Semantic Web Conference 2011 ESWC 2010. May 30, 2011 - Crete, Greece. [slides]
Mendes P.N., Kapanipathi, P., Passant A. Twarql: Tapping into the Wisdom of the Crowd. Triplification Challenge 2010 at 6th International Conference on Semantic Systems (I-Semantics 2010), Graz, Austria, 1-3 September 2010. (Winner of Triplification Challenge 2010) [slides]
Jardim R., Mendes P.N., Davila, A.M.R., Sheth, A.P. Semantic Web application for the repositioning of drugs for neglected diseases caused by protozoans, International Workshop on Genomic Databases (IWGD'10), Búzios, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. August 30th to September 3rd, 2010. (selected for oral presentation in 1st place, ranked by anonymous ad hoc)
Passant A. and Mendes P.N. "sparqlPuSH: Proactive notification of data updates in RDF stores using PubSubHubbub,". SFSW2010 Scripting for Semantic Web Workshop at ESWC2010. (Winner of SFSW2010 Challenge)
Mendes P.N., Passant A, Kapanipathi P, Sheth AP. Linked Open Social Signals, WI2010 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence (WI 10), Toronto, Canada, Aug. 31 to Sep. 3, 2010. (acceptance rate 16.6%)
Mendes P.N., Kapanipathi P, Cameron D, Sheth AP, "Dynamic Associative Relationships on the Linked Open Data Web," In Proceedings of the Web Science 2010 (WebSci 2010): Society On-Line, Raleigh, North Carolina, 26 & 27 April 2010.
Thomas C.J., Wang W., Mehra P., Cameron D., Mendes P.N., and Sheth A.P. "What Goes Around Comes Around - Improving Linked Opend Data through On-Demand Model Creation." In Proceedings of the Web Science 2010 (WebSci 2010): Society On-Line, Raleigh, North Carolina, 26 & 27 April 2010.
Cameron D, Mendes P.N., Sheth AP, Chan V, "Semantics-Empowered Text Exploration for Knowledge Discovery," 48th ACM Southeast Conference, ACMSE 2010, Oxford Mississippi, April 15-17, 2010.
Ramakrishnan C., Mendes P.N., Gama R.A.T.S., Ferreira G.C.N., Sheth A.P., "Joint Extraction of Compound Entities and Relationships from Biomedical Literature," IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence (WI 08), Sydney Australia, Dec. 9-12, 2008.
Ramakrishnan C., Mendes P.N., Wang S., Sheth A.P., "Unsupervised Discovery of Compound Entities for Relationship Extraction," at the 16th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management Knowledge Patterns, EKAW 2008, Acitrezza, Catania, Italy, 9-29 tp 10-3, 2008. [DOI 10.1007/978-3-540-87696-0]
Mendes P.N., McKnight B., Sheth A.P., Kissinger J.C., "TcruziKB: Enabling Complex Queries for Genomic Data Exploration," International Conference on Semantic Computing, vol. 0, no. 0, pp. 432-439, 2008 IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing, ICSC 2008. [DOI 10.1109/ICSC.2008.93]
Dávila AMR, Mendes P.N., Wagner G, Tschoeke DA, Cuadrat RRC, Liberman F, Matos L, Satake T, Ocaña KACS, Triana O, Cruz SMS, Jucá HCL, Cury JC, Silva FN, Geronimo GA, Ruiz M, Ruback E, Silva Jr. FP, Probst CM, Grisard EC, Krieger MA, Goldenberg S, Cavalcanti MCR, Moraes MO, Campos MLM and Mattoso M. ProtozoaDB: dynamic visualization and exploration of protozoan genomes. Nucl. Acids Res., NAR 2007: p. gkm820.
Aguero F, Zheng W, Weatherly DB, Mendes P.N., Kissinger JC. TcruziDB: An integrated, post-genomics community resource for Trypanosoma cruzi. Nucleic Acids Research 34, 2006: D428-431.
Dávila AMR, Lorenzini DM, Mendes P.N., Satake TS, Sousa GR, Campos LM, Mazzoni CJ, Wagner G, Pires PF, Grisard EC. GARSA: Genomic Analysis Resources for Sequence Annotation. at Bioinformatics, 2005.
Guerreiro LTA, Souza SS , Wagner G, Souza EA, Mendes P.N., Campos LM, Barros L, Pires PF, Campos MLM, Grisard EC, Dávila, AMR. Exploring the genome of Trypanosoma vivax through GSS and in silico comparative analysis. Omics 2005, NY, USA, v. 9, n. 1, p. 116-128, 2005.
Dávila AMR, Berriman M, Grisard EC, Kissinger J, Hertz-Fowler C, Pires PF, Barros L, Baião F, Mattoso M, Costa V, Zaverucha G, Aggarwal G, Castro PAR, Oliveira PM, Souza SS, Bernardes JS, Lorenzini DM, Guerreiro LTA, Wagner G, Ocaña KACS, Ferreira YC, Rech DH, Mendes P.N., Campos LM, Mazzoni CJ, Frohlich AAM , Steindel M, Cavalcanti MC, Campos MLM. The BiowebDB Consortium: an integrative Bioinformatics approach for comparative genomics of Kinetoplastida. In: International Conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, 2004, Angra dos Reis, RJ. International Conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Abstracts, 2004.
Nascimento T, Mendes P.N., Dávila AMR, Campos MLM, Campos LM, Pires PF, Barros L. A comparison between GUS and CHADO schemas for Genomic Databases. In: International Conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, 2004, Angra dos Reis, RJ. International Conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Abstracts, 2004.
I have served in the program committee of several workshops, conferences and journals such as IJSWIS, Semantic Web Journal, ESWC 2012, LDL'2012 (Linked Data in Linguistics 2012, DGfS), SEMAIS'2012, SDOW'2012, COLD'2012 (external reviewer), IC'2012, MSM2011, SDOW'2011, SDOW'2010, ISWC'2010 (external reviewer).