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Re: Problems and Suggestions on Semantic Web for my MSc. thesis

From: Eric Prud'hommeaux <eric@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2013 20:59:40 -0400
Message-ID: <CANfjZH0T2JiTt=AdgvpSKi10K14O+ySZ9hamSdk+uWy6h-3ARA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sören Auer <auer@informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
Cc: semantic-web@w3.org, Ahmed Yousri Salama <ahmed.yousri@computer.org>, Kjetil Kjernsmo <kjetil@kjernsmo.net>
On Oct 26, 2013 9:12 PM, "Sören Auer" <auer@informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
wrote:
>
> Dear Ahmed,
>
> I think you indeed hit an important aspect - how do we as a community
> identify promising research topics and reduce duplicate work. We are
> currently starting to set up a bachelor, lab and master topics database
> for the students in Bonn [1], which we aim to publish via the Exhibit
> faceted browser soon and which you can also check for some inspiration.
>
> I guess its always good to choose a topic related to an open-source
> software project, where you have a small community around to help. We
> for example (co-)develop the OpenCourseWare authoring platform SlideWiki
> (http://slidewiki.org), LinkedGeoData.org, DBpedia.org, the semantic
> data wiki OntoWiki (http://ontowiki.net) and there are many other great
> semantic web open-souce projects as well.

If you're motivated by grammars and graph validation, there's lots of math
and code to develop for Shape Expressions
http://www.w3.org/2013/ShEx/SimpleShExDemo .

> Best,
>
> Sören
>
> [1]
>
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AkWMg97xNy0udE5qM3l4Y2ZtZDVMVlVWLXdDZHpWWmc&usp=sharing
>
> Am 26.10.2013 18:45, schrieb Kjetil Kjernsmo:
> > On Friday 11. October 2013 01.48.12 Ahmed Yousri Salama wrote:
> >> [apologies for cross posting]
> >>
> >> Dear Semantic Web list members,
> >>
> >> I would like to ask if any one can provide or share with me
> >> some   problems on Semantic Web domain for my MSc. thesis to work on
> >> since we haven't any expert or researchers here in any  Sudanese
University
> >> on this field.
> >
> > I was just catching up on old email, and saw your request. I can
imagine this
> > being difficult indeed, someone has to start! :-) Then, I noticed there
wasn't
> > any responses on the list.
> >
> > I don't think I can offer a lot of advice, but it seems that your most
urgent
> > problems are related to multilingualism. On the major conferences, this
is
> > often a topic of a workshop, so I would suggest searching for such
papers, and
> > see what the authors write in their "Future work" section. See e.g.
> > http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-936/
> >
> > That should give you an idea of open research problems in the
multilingual
> > area, and then you can see which of those problems are most related to
the
> > problems you experience.
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Kjetil
> >
>
>
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