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VIVO 2016 Conference Announces 2 Invited Speakers

From the VIVO 2016 Conference organizers, to be held In Denver, CO August 17-19

The VIVO 2016 Planning Committee is excited to announce two invited speakers! We’re looking forward to their talks, and we’re thrilled that, in addition to their invited sessions, both Dr. Ruben Verborgh and Dr. Pedro Szekely will be hosting half-day Workshops on August 17th.

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Dr. Ruben Verborgh is a researcher in semantic hypermedia at Ghent University iMinds, Belgium and a postdoctoral fellow of the Research Foundation Flanders. He explores the connection between Semantic Web technologies and the Web's architectural properties, with the ultimate goal of building more intelligent clients. Along the way, he became fascinated by Linked Data, REST/hypermedia, Web APIs, and related technologies. Read more >

Dr. Pedro Szekely is a Research Team Leader at the USC Information Sciences Institute (ISI) and a Research Associate Professor at the USC Computer Science Department. Dr. Szekely joined USC in 1988 after receiving his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University. His current research focuses on algorithms and tools to acquire and reorganize web content to uncover hidden connections to create domain-specific knowledge graphs. These knowledge graphs enable users to use the web for investigative search to answer questions that are not possible to answer with traditional search engines. Read more >

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