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Online Version: The Social Semantic Web book

Online Version: The Social Semantic Web by John Breslin , Alexandre Passant , Stefan Decker
Via http://www.springer.com :
About this Book.

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4th Asian Semantic Web Conference - ASWC2009
The 4th Asian Semantic Web Conference will be held at Shangai, China (6-9 December 2009).Some upcoming workshops are co-chaired by DERI people.
1st Workshop on Mobile Social Semantic Web

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New W3C Group to Standardize Relational Database to RDF Mapping
We are please to announce the launch of the W3C RDB2RDF Working Group which is co-chaired by Michael Hausenblas . Richard Cyganiak and Nuno Lopes are also participating to represent DERI.

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Congratulation to Hak Lae Kim on sucessfully defending his thesis at DERI
We are very pleased to announce this week that Hak Lae Kim passed his PhD viva. The committee: Tom Gruber, Phillipe Laublet, John Breslin (Supervisor) and Stefan Decker were impressed with the achievements that Hak-Lae showed. 
His worked is entitled "Leveraging a Semantic Framework for Augmenting Social Tagging Practies in Heterogeneous Content Sharing Services". 
Next week, more information about his work and what is doing now.

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Director General for Research at the European Commission visited DERI, NUI Galway on last monday
José Manuel Silva Rodríguez - DG Research - began his tour of Irish Universities at NUI Galway. Speaking at a welcome reception in Galway , he explained the purpose of his visit and his confidence of the future relationship between his office and Ireland's education institutions.
 

Report on the Reasoning Web summer school

Report on the Reasoning Web summer school by Nuno Lopes .
Last week (30/08 - 04/09) was held the 2009 (5th) edition of the Reasoning Web Summer School in Brixen-Bressanone, Italy , hosted by the Free University of Bolzen-Bolzano . This year all the talks were very interesting. Bellow is a short overview of them, presenting the main topics covered:

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Hi everyone and welcome to this new academic year after the summer break.
Summer Schools
The Institute always tries to offer to his members a good environment to improve their skills and knowledge. Last year, for instance, a set of fundamental lectures in the core topics of the different DERI’s research units was proposed. And this summer, as usual, some PhD students were granted to participate to some summer schools. All reported it was a very good experience.

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SIG.MA
The Data Intensive Infrastructure group (DI2) released Sig.ma , a browser, a mashup generator andan API for the web of data.

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DERI on PlanetRDF
DERI's Blog is now syndicated on PlanetRDF. Hello and Welcome to our new readers !
http://planetrdf.com/
New video on DERI's YouTube channel  - one minute inside DERI - #1 What is DERI? by Stefan Decker
We are pleased to announce this new set of video "one minute inside DERI". one minute inside DERI aims to give you an overview about what we are doing in the Institute. The first video is the presentation of DERI's goal, research approach, standardisation activities and Industrial Partners by Prof. Dr. Stefan Decker.

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First Public Working Draft of SPARQL New Features and Rationale
"The W3C SPARQL Working Group has published the First Public Working Draft of SPARQL New Features and Rationale. This document provides an overview of the main new features of SPARQL and their rationale. This is an update to SPARQL adding several new features that have been agreed by the SPARQL WG. These language features were determined based on real applications and user and tool-developer experience." via http://www.w3.org/blog/SW/2009/07/03/first_draft_of_sparql_new_features_and_r

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