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Semantic Technology in Publishing and Media

Join us for a set of short talks and a discussion on applications of Semantic Technologies in leading publishing and media organizations.

In the first portion of the event, Borislav Popov, head of Semantic Annotation at Search at Ontotext will share:

• Insights from a 5-year long experience of the BBC
• Solutions for B2B publishers such as the Press Association
• Semantic publishing platform for all large newspapers in the Netherlands
• Internal content publishing at Siemens

Atanas Kiryakov, founder and CEO of Ontotext, will take you on a more technical journey into the working day of a semantic database as back-end for the BBC Sports website, handling millions of requests and thousands of updates, which makes it the highest profile use case for a triple-store today. Atanas will also cover industry efforts into performance benchmarks for RDF databases.

After a short break, several companies will discuss their business challenges and why they have chosen semantic technology to solve such challenges.

First part of this session will be driven by a presentation of Borislav Popov, head of semantic annotation and search at Ontotext. Leading the semantic publishing product development and solutions in the recent years, Borislav delivered to clients like BBC, Oxford University Press, and Euromoney. Passionate about text analytics, semantic annotation and search. Leading a team of over 20 excellent scientists and developers primarily focused on semantic publishing.

The second presenter will be Atanas Kiryakov, founder and executive director of Ontotext. Product manager of OWLIM until 2010, Atanas is leading expert in semantic databases, author of multiple publications and book chapters, such as "Semantic Search" in "Information Retrieval - Searching in the 21st Century" and "Storing the Semantic Web: Repositories" in the "Handbook of Semantic Web Technologies"

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  • Ben F.

    Very interesting people, and had a great time at the happy-hour after!

    October 30, 2013

  • Gary R.

    This is the food nutrition site:

    October 29, 2013

  • Ben F.

    A byproduct of my startups emotional text-to-speech markup software is lots of literature that's annotated for emotional value by each word, line, and paragraph. I'm curious if there's some overlap here in Semantics.

    October 28, 2013

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