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Willem van Hage

  • PhD
  • Assistant Professor
  • VU University Amsterdam
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Research interests

semantic web linked data information retrieval information integration spatial reasoning temporal reasoning knowledge acquisition ontology matching evaluation methodology trust modeling

About

Willem Robert van Hage is a researcher in the fields of information integration on the web. His main research topics in the past years are geospatio-temporal semantics, ontology alignment, and ontology learning. Since 2006 he has been a co-organizer of the Ontology Alignment Evaluation Initiative (OAEI), a collaborative benchmarking effort for the evaluation of ontology alignment techniques. He has led the development of the Simple Event Model (SEM), an ontology for the description of events. In the past years he has worked on the combination of Semantic Web reasoning (RDF(S), OWL) and geospatio-temporal reasoning, developing a spatiotemporal indexing package for the popular SWI-Prolog programming language, which has led to a best paper award at the EKAW 2010 conference.

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Publications

Assessing trust for determining the reliability of information

  • Ceolin D
  • van Hage W
  • Schreiber G
  • Fokkink W
Situational Awareness with Systems of Systems (2011)
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Estimating uncertainty of categorical web data

  • Ceolin D
  • van Hage W
  • Fokkink W
  • Schreiber G
Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Uncertainty Reasoning for the Semantic Web (URSW 2011) (2011)
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Linked Open Piracy

  • van Hage W
  • Malaisé V
  • van Erp M
Proceedings of the Workhop on Detection, Representation, and Exploitation of Events in the Semantic Web (DeRiVE 2011) (2011)
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The Simple Event Model Tutorial

  • van Hage W
  • Ceolin D
Situational Awareness with Systems of Systems (2011)
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Towards a Topic Driven Access to Full Text Documents

  • Caracciolo C
  • van Hage W
  • de Rijke M
Proceedings of 8th European Conference, ECDL 2004 (2004)
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Professional experience

Assistant Professor

VU University Amsterdam

April 2010 - Present

Postdoc

VU University Amsterdam

August 2008 - April 2009 (8 months)

Education history

TNO Science & Industry / VU University Amsterdam

PhD

August 2004 - August 2008 (4 years)

University of Amsterdam

MSc (Theoretical) Computer Science

September 1997 - April 2004 (7 years)