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Re: places to do semantic web postgraduate study

From: Martin Hepp <martin.hepp@deri.org>
Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2007 07:35:36 +0100
Message-ID: <45F64638.5010806@deri.org>
To: Pipian <pipian@pipian.com>
CC: Simon D'Alfonso <simon.dalfonso@gmail.com>, "Semantic-Web@W3.Org," <semantic-web@w3.org>

Hi,
As for Europe, you may want to have a look at the list of partners of 
the Network of Excellence "KnowledgeWeb":

http://knowledgeweb.semanticweb.org/semanticportal/sewView/frames.jsp

Best
Martin


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Pipian wrote:
> 
> (Whoops, didn't reply-to-all)
> 
> On Mar 12, 2007, at 2:51 AM, Simon D'Alfonso wrote:
> 
>>
>> Hello All,
>>
>> I intend to commence my postgraduate studies in the near future and am 
>> interested in semantic web research. Can anyone suggest some 
>> university CS departments that carry out semantic web related research?
>>
>> Cheers
>> -Simon
>>
>>
> 
> If you're thinking of the US, I have a little bit of fuzzy information, 
> as I'm looking at much the same, but haven't gotten a chance to do some 
> hard research as yet.
> 
> It just so happens that Jim Hendler is starting up a research 
> constellation here at RPI relating to semantic web work, so I've been 
> talking to him on and off for the past couple of months as he's 
> migrating here from UMD, so that may be an option, depending on the 
> timeframe you're looking at applying.
> 
>  From what I can remember what he told me in January (others of you who 
> are more knowledgeable, feel free to correct me if I'm wrong) most of 
> the centers in the US, at least, are fairly scattered with only one or 
> two faculty members here and there, and most of the strong research is 
> actually in Europe (this is because most research in the states on 
> semantic web activities is tangential to the task being solved, rather 
> than directly funded).
> 
> That being said, one of the other universities that I can remember that 
> he'd mentioned where there are faculty members involved with semantic 
> web work was Lehigh University (SWAT: http://swat.cse.lehigh.edu/) as 
> well as a group at MIT (where Berners-Lee is) (Simile: 
> http://simile.mit.edu/).
> 
> Myself, I have a year left of undergraduate studies at least, but I'm 
> still interested in hearing what others have to say so I can get my own 
> more 'full' view of my options as well.
> 
> - Ian
> 
> 
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