Atanas Kiryakov
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Description

Atanas Kiryakov is head of Ontotext lab (of Sirma Group) - an outstanding Semantic Web technology provider; the laboratory is involved in research projects for more than 80 MEuro. Kiryakov joined Sirma as a software engineer in 1993 to become partner and member of the board later on and found Ontotext in year 2000. His current research interests are in semantic annotation and search, large-scale semantic repositories and reasoning, ontology design, information extraction. He is author of more than 20 articles and book chapters.

Borislav Popov joined Ontotext short after its founding and participated in several projects related to semantic annotation. He was in charge of the Ontotext's participation in several projects, including PrestoSpace and MediaCampaign, concerning A/V archive management and media research. He is author of more than 10 articles in areas ranging from Hidden-Markov Models to Semantic Annotation. Popov is leading the development of the KIM semantic annotation platform since year 2002. His current research interests are massive-scale semantic annotation, web mining and innovative approaches to searching.


Lectures:

panel
flag Linked Data in the Enterprise: Is It just another Hype or Does It Have Real Added Value for Information Management
as author at  3rd Annual European Semantic Technology Conference (ESTC), Vienna 2009,
together with: Tom Tague, Hans-Peter Schnurr, Richard Cyganiak, Paul Miller (moderator),
3460 views
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locked flag WP2: Ontotext
as author at  LarKC General Assembly, Bled 2009,
1854 views
lecture
flag Semantic Web Challenge & Billion Triple Challenge
as author at  7th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC), Karlsruhe 2008,
together with: Dean Allemang, Jürgen Angele, Mike Dean, Stefan Decker, Jérôme Euzenat, Ian Horrocks, Michel Klein M, Deborah L. McGuinness, Rob Shearer, Amit Sheth, York Sure, Hideaki Takeda, Ubbo Visser,
9623 views
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flag Industry 3: How Co-Occurrence can Complement Semantics?
as author at  Industry,
together with: Borislav Popov (coauthor),
7527 views
interview
flag Interview with Atanas Kiryakov
as interviewee at  5th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC), Athens 2006,
5476 views
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flag Introduction of SEKT partner - Sirma AI Ltd, Bulgaria
as author at  SEKT Kick-Off Meeting, London 2004,
2754 views