Semantic TED

Multilingual Semantic Linking for Video Streams: Making “Ideas Worth Sharing” More Accessible

This paper describes our (winning!) submission to the Developers Challenge at WoLE2013, “Doing Good by Linking Entities.” We present a fully automatic system – called “Semantic TED” – which provides intelligent suggestions in the form of links to Wikipedia articles for video streams in multiple languages, based on the subtitles…

Entity Linking and Retrieval Tutorial – Slides, Code, and Bibliography

The material for our “Entity Linking and Retrieval” tutorial (with Krisztian Balog and Daan Odijk) for WWW2013 is now available online on GitHub, Mendeley, and CodeAcademy. All material is summarized at the webpage for the tutorial: See my other blogpost for a brief summary.
linking open data datasets

Zoekmachines van de toekomst

Er bestaat enige discussie over wat de logische opvolger zal zijn van web 2.0, waarin user-generated content, het delen van informatie en interoperabiliteit centraal stonden. Hoewel meer ideeën de ronde doen, is er veel steun voor het idee web 3.0 gelijk te stellen aan het semantische web. Het sturende idee…
Research on Twitter

Adding Semantics to Microblog Posts

Microblogs have become an important source of information for marketing, intelligence, and reputation management purposes. Streams of microblogs are of great value because of their direct and real-time nature. Determining what an individual microblog post is about, however, can be non-trivial because of creative language usage, the highly contextualized and…
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LREC 2012 Workshop on Language Engineering for Online Reputation Management

I am co-organizing an LREC workshop on Language Engineering for Online Reputation Management. The LREC 2012 workshop on Language Engineering for Online Reputation Management intends to bring together the Language Engineering community (including researchers and developers) with representatives from the Online Reputation Management industry, a fast-growing sector which poses challenging…
Twitter standing

A comparison of five semantic linking algorithms on tweets

Late last December, Yahoo! released a new version of their Content Analysis service and they announced that the initial version will be deprecated in 2012. Inspired by a recent post by Tony Hirst, entitled A Quick Peek at Three Content Analysis Services, this seemed like a perfect opportunity to test…