With Semantic Web technology being a huge part of NewsReader, it is no wonder that we will showcase some of our technology at the 14th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC) next week in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

Here’s a roundup of the sessions in which NewsReader is involved.

Sunday 11 October

The third NLP&DBpedia workshop (location: RBC 91): This workshop combines the two main themes in NewsReader, namely Natural Language Processing and Semantic Web. NewsReader team member Marieke van Erp is a co-organiser of this workshop and she will present the position paper “Missing Mr. Brown and buying an Abraham Lincoln – Dark Entities and DBpedia” (Marieke van Erp, Filip Ilievski, Marco Rospocher and Piek Vossen)

Monday 12 October

Filip Ilievski will present the paper “LOTUS: Linked Open Text UnleaShed” (Filip Ilievski, Wouter Beek, Marieke van Erp, Laurens Rietveld and Stefan Schlobach) at the Sixth Consuming Linked Data Workshop. 12:00 – 12:20 in room RBC 91.

In the afternoon, Marieke van Erp will be co-organising the Linked Science workshop, which is on the use of linked data for publishing, sharing and interlinking scientific resources, data and complete experiments. 14:00 – 17:30 in room RBC 241.

Tuesday 13 October

Marco Rospocher will present the following two demos at the Poster and Demos session (18:30 – 21:00, location: Vision Bar and Bucks)