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Knowledge Sharing and Reuse Across Media

Contact: Sebastian Rudolph


Project Status: completed


X-Media addresses the issue of knowledge management in complex distributed environments. It will study, develop and implement large scale methodologies and techniques for knowledge management able to support sharing and reuse of knowledge that is distributed in different media (images, documents and data) and repositories (data bases, knowledge bases, document repositories, etc.).

Involved Persons
Philipp Cimiano, Sebastian Rudolph, Rudi Studer, Pascal Hitzler, Sebastian Blohm, Duc Thanh Tran


from: 1 April 2005
until: 1 März 2009
Funding: EU-IST
Predecessing Project: Dot.Kom



Research Group

Web Science

Area of Research

Semantic Technologies, Information Extraction, Development Of Knowledge Management Systems, Information Systems, Fuzzy Logic, Machine Learning, Semantic Web, Business Information Systems, Ontology Learning

Publications Belonging to the Project
 - book
 - booklet
 - manual
 - misc
 - unpublished


Paul Buitelaar, Philipp Cimiano, Anette Frank, Matthias Hartung, Stefania Racioppa
Ontology-based Information Extraction and Integration from Heterogeneous Data Sources
International Journal of Human Computer Studies (JHCS), 66, pages 759-788, September, 2008

Philipp Cimiano, Sebastian Rudolph, Helena Hartfiel
Computing Intensional Answers to Questions - An Inductive Logic Programming Approach
Data & Knowledge Engineering, 69, (3), pages 261-278, März, 2010

Philipp Cimiano, Peter Haase, Jörg Heizmann, Matthias Mantel, Rudi Studer
Towards Portable Natural Language Interfaces to Knowledge Bases - The Case of the ORAKEL System -
Data & Knowledge Engineering (DKE), 65, (2), pages 325-354, Mai, 2008

Duc Thanh Tran, Haofen Wang, Peter Haase
Hermes: Data Web search on a pay-as-you-go integration infrastructure
Journal of Web Semantics, 7(3), 2009

Victoria Uren, Philipp Cimiano, José Iria, Siegfried Handschuh, Maria Vargas-Vera, Enrico Motta, Fabio Ciravegna
Semantic Annotation for Knowledge Management: Requirements and a Survey of the State of the Art
Journal of Web Semantics: Science, Services and Agents on the World Wide Web, (4), pages 14-28, 2006

Haofen Wang, Qiaoling Liu, Thomas Penin, Linyun Fu, Lei Zhang², Duc Thanh Tran, Yong Yu, Yue Pan
Semplore: A Scalable IR Approach to Search the Web of Data
Journal of Web Semantics, 7(3), 2009

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Anupriya Ankolekar, Markus Krötzsch, Duc Thanh Tran, Denny Vrandecic
The Two Cultures: Mashing up Web 2.0 and the Semantic Web
Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on the World Wide Web (WWW'07), Banff, Canada, Mai, 2007

Sebastian Bader, Pascal Hitzler, Steffen Hölldobler, Andreas Witzel
A Fully Connectionist Model Generator for Covered First-Order Logic Programs
In Manuela M. Veloso, Proceedings of the Twentieth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, IJCAI-07, Hyderabad, India, January 2007, pages: 666-671, AAAI Press, Menlo Park CA, Januar, 2007

Stephan Bloehdorn, York Sure
Kernel Methods for Mining Instance Data in Ontologies
In Karl Aberer and Key-Sun Choi and Natasha Fridman Noy and Dean Allemang and Kyung-Il Lee and Lyndon J. B. Nixon and Jennifer Golbeck and Peter Mika and Diana Maynard and Riichiro Mizoguchi and Guus Schreiber and Philippe Cudre-Mauroux, The Semantic Web - Proceedings of the 6th International Semantic Web Conference and 2nd Asian Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2007 + ASWC 2007), November 11-15, 2007, Busan, Korea, pages: 58--71, Springer, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, November, 2007

Stephan Bloehdorn, Alessandro Moschitti
Structure and Semantics for Expressive Text Kernels
In Mario J. Silva and Alberto H. F. Laender and Ricardo A. Baeza-Yates and Deborah L. McGuinness and Bjoern Olstad and Oystein Haug Olsen and Andre O. Falcao, Proceedings of the 16th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2007), November 6-9, 2007, Lisbon, Portugal, pages: 861--864, ACM, November, 2007

Stephan Bloehdorn, Philipp Cimiano, Alistair Duke, Peter Haase, Jörg Heizmann, Ian Thurlow, Johanna Völker
Ontology-based Question Answering for Digital Libraries
In László Kovács and Norbert Fuhr and Carlo Meghini, Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries -- Proceedings of the 11th European Conference on Research and Advanced Technologies for Digital Libraries (ECDL 2007), Budapest, Hungary, September 16-21 2007, pages: 14--25, Springer, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, September, 2007

Stephan Bloehdorn, Alessandro Moschitti
Combined Syntactic and Semantic Kernels for Text Classification
In Gianni Amati, Claudio Carpineto, Gianni Romano, Advances in Information Retrieval - Proceedings of the 29th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2007), 2-5 April 2007, Rome, Italy, pages: 307-318, Springer, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 4425, April, 2007

Sebastian Blohm, Philipp Cimiano
Learning Patterns from the Web - Evaluating the Evaluation Functions - Extended Abstract
In Uwe Mönnich and Kai-Uwe Kühnberger, OTT'06 - Ontologies in Text Technology: Approaches to Extract Semantic KnowledInformation, Publications of the Institute of Cognitive Science, 1-2007, Osnabrück, Germany, August, 2006

Sebastian Blohm, Philipp Cimiano
A Human Evaluation of Filtering Functions for Pattern-based Extraction of Arbitrary Relations from the Web
Building and Exploring Web Corpora. Proceedings of the 3rd Web as Corpus WorkshopSeptember, 2007

Sebastian Blohm, Markus Krötzsch, Philipp Cimiano
The Fast and the Numerous - Combining Machine and Community Intelligence
Proceedings of the AAAI 2008 Workshop on Wikipedia and Artifical Intelligence, AAAI Press, Technical Report WS-08-15, Juli, 2008

Sebastian Blohm, Jürgen Umbrich, Philipp Cimiano, York Sure
Iterative Learning of Relation Patterns for Market Analysis with UIMA
UIMA Workshop at GLDV FrühjahrstagungApril, 2007

Sebastian Blohm, Philipp Cimiano, Egon Stemle
Harvesting Relations from the Web -Quantifiying the Impact of Filtering Functions
Proceedings of the 22nd Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-07), pages: 1316--1323Juli, 2007

Sebastian Blohm, Philipp Cimiano
Using the Web to Reduce Data Sparseness in Pattern-based Information Extraction
Proceedings of the 11th European Conference on Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (PKDD), pages: 18-29, Springer, Warsaw, Poland, September, 2007

Philipp Cimiano, Peter Haase, Jörg Heizmann
Porting Natural Language Interfaces between Domains -- An Experimental User Study with the ORAKEL System
Proceedings of the International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, pages: 180-189

Philipp Cimiano, Peter Haase, Matthias Herold, Matthias Mantel, Paul Buitelaar
LexOnto: A Model for Ontology Lexicons for Ontology-based NLP
Proceedings of the OntoLex07 Workshop held in conjunction with ISWC'07

Philipp Cimiano, Johanna Wenderoth
Automatic Acquisition of Ranked Qualia Structures from the Web
Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), pages: 888--895Juni, 2007

Philipp Cimiano, Matthias Hartung, E. Ratsch
Finding the Appropriate Generalization Level for Binary Relations Extracted from the Genia Corpus
Proceedings of the International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC), pages: 161-169Mai, 2006

Philipp Cimiano, Michael Erdmann, Günter Ladwig
Corpus-based Pattern Induction for a Knowledge-based Question Answering Approach
Proceedings of the First IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing (ICSC), pages: 671-678

Philipp Cimiano, Peter Haase, Qiu Ji, Teofilos Mailis, Giorgos Stamou, Giorgos Stoilos, Duc Thanh Tran, Vassilis Tzouvaras
Reasoning with Large A-Boxes in Fuzzy Description Logics using DL reasoners: An Experimental Evaluation
Proceedings of the ESWC Workshop on Advancing Reasoning on the Web: Scalability and Commonsense

José Iria, Victoria Uren, Alberto Lavelli, Sebastian Blohm, Aba-Sah Dadzie, Thomas Franz, Yiannis Kompatsiaris, Joao Magalhaes, Spiros Nikolopoulos, Christine Preisach, Piercarlo Slavazza
Enhancing Enterprise Knowledge Processes via Cross-Media Extraction
Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Knowledge Capture Poster SessionOktober, 2007

Yue Ma, Pascal Hitzler, Zuoquan Lin
Algorithms for Paraconsistent Reasoning with OWL
In Enrico Franconi, Michael Kifer, Wolfgang May, The Semantic Web: Research and Applications. Proceedings of the 4th European Semantic Web Conference, ESWC2007, Innsbruck, Austria, June 2007., pages: 399-413, Springer, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 4519, Juni, 2007

Guilin Qi, Jeff Pan, Qiu Ji
Extending Description Logics with Uncertainty Reasoning in Possibilistic Logic
In Khaled Mellouli, 9th European Conference Symbolic and Quantitative Approaches to Reasoning with Uncertainty, pages: 828-839, Springer, LNCS 4724, Hammamet, Tunisia, Oktober, 2007

Guilin Qi, Jeff Pan, Qiu Ji
A Possibilistic Extension of Description Logics
Proceedings of 20th International Workshop on Description Logics (DL'07), pages: 435-442, CEUR, 250, Juni, 2007

Bernhard Schüler, Sergej Sizov, Steffen Staab, Duc Thanh Tran
Querying for Meta Knowledge
Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on the World Wide Web (WWW'08), Banff, Canada, April, 2008

Julien Tane
Using a Query-Based Multicontext For Knowledge Base Browsing
Formal Concept Analysis, Third International Conf., ICFCA 2005-Supplementary Volume, pages: 62--78Februar, 2006

Duc Thanh Tran, Holger Lewen, Peter Haase
On the Role and Application of Ontologies in Information Systems
Proceedings of 5th IEEE International Conference on Research, Innovation & Vision for the Future (RIVF'07), Hanoi, Vietnam, pages: 14-21, IEEE, März, 2007

Duc Thanh Tran, Philipp Cimiano, Anupriya Ankolekar
Rules for an Ontology-based Approach to Adaptation
Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Semantic Media Adaptation and Personalization. Athen, GreeceDezember, 2006

Duc Thanh Tran, Peter Haase, Boris Motik, Bernardo Cuenca Grau, Ian Horrocks
Metalevel Information in Ontology-Based Applications
Proceedings of the 23th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI'08), Chicago, USA, Juli, 2008

Duc Thanh Tran, Stephan Bloehdorn, Philipp Cimiano, Peter Haase
Expressive Resource Descriptions for Ontology-Based Information Retrieval
Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval (ICTIR'07), 18th - 20th October 2007, Budapest, Hungary, pages: 55-68Oktober, 2007

Duc Thanh Tran, Peter Haase, Holger Lewen, Oscar Munoz-Garcia, Asunción Gómez-Pérez, Rudi Studer
Lifecycle-Support in Architectures for Ontology-Based Information Systems
Proceedings of the 6th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC'07), pages: 508-522, Busan, Korea, November, 2007

Duc Thanh Tran, Haofen Wang, Steffen Lamparter, Philipp Cimiano
Personalization Using Ontologies and Rules
Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Adaptive Hypermedia and Adaptive Web-Based Systems (AH'08), pages: 349-352, Hannover, Germany, August, 2008

Duc Thanh Tran, Philipp Cimiano, Sebastian Rudolph, Rudi Studer
Ontology-based Interpretation of Keywords for Semantic Search
Proceedings of the 6th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC'07), pages: 523-536, Busan, Korea, November, 2007

Duc Thanh Tran, Peter Haase, Rudi Studer
Semantic Search - Using Graph-Structured Semantic Models for Supporting the Search Process
17th International Conference on Conceptual Structures (ICCS'09), Springer, Moscow, Russia, Juli, 2009

Jürgen Umbrich, Sebastian Blohm
Exploring the knowledge in Semi Structured Data Sets with Rich Queries
Proceedings of the SemSearch08 Workshop on Semantic Search at the ESWC 2008, Teneriffa, Spain, Juni, 2008

Denny Vrandecic, Johanna Völker, Peter Haase, Duc Thanh Tran, Philipp Cimiano
A Metamodel for Annotations of Ontology Elements in OWL DL
In York Sure, Saartje Brockmans, Jürgen Jung, Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Ontologies and Meta-Modeling, Karlsruhe, Germany, Oktober, 2006

Johanna Völker, Pascal Hitzler, Philipp Cimiano
Acquisition of OWL DL Axioms from Lexical Resources
In Enrico Franconi, Michael Kifer, Wolfgang May, Proceedings of the 4th European Semantic Web Conference (ESWC'07), pages: 670-685, Springer, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 4519, Juni, 2007

Haofen Wang, Thomas Penin, Kaifeng Xu, Junquan Chen, Xinruo Sun, Linyun Fu, Qiaoling Liu, Yong Yu, Duc Thanh Tran, Peter Haase, Rudi Studer
Hermes: a travel through semantics on the data web

Haofen Wang, Duc Thanh Tran, Chang Liu
CE2 - Towards a Large Scale Hybrid Search Engine with Integrated Ranking Support
Proceedings of the 17th Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM'08), Napa Valley, USA, Oktober, 2008

Haofen Wang, Kang Zhang, Qiaoling Liu, Duc Thanh Tran, Yong Yu
Q2Semantic: A Lightweight Keyword Interface to Semantic Search
Proceedings of the 5th International Semantic Web Conference (ESWC'08), Tenerife, Spain, Juni, 2008

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Philipp Cimiano
Ontology Learning and Population from Text: Algorithms, Evaluation and Applications
Springer, November, 2006

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Duc Thanh Tran, Philipp Cimiano, Anupriya Ankolekar
A Rule-based Adaption Model for Ontology-based Personalization
In M. Wallace, M. Angelides, P. Mylonas, Semantic Media Adaptation and Personalisation, Springer, Series Studies in Computational Intelligence, 2007

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Sebastian Blohm, Ulf Brefeld, Felix Jungermann, Roman Yangarber
Proceedings of the ECML PKDD Workshop on High-level Information Extraction
 in Sebastian Blohm and Ulf Brefeld and Felix Jungermann and Roman YangarberSeptember, 2008

Pascal Hitzler, York Sure
Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Applications of Semantic Technologies AST2007 at Informatik 2007
Gesellschaft für Informatik, Bonn, Lecture Notes in Informatics, Vol. P-109 (1), September, 2007

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Sebastian Blohm
Large-Scale Pattern-Based Information Extraction from the World Wide Web
Prof. Dr. Rudi Studer, 2010/01/22, KIT, Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften

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Stephan Bloehdorn, Philipp Sorg
Effective Kernel Function Design for Graph-Structured Instance Data
Institute AIFB, University of Karlsruhe (TH), Germany, archiv number: 1750, April, 2008

Philipp Cimiano, Peter Haase, Jörg Heizmann, Matthias Mantel
ORAKEL: A Portable Natural Language Interface to Knowledge Bases
Institute AIFB, University of Karlsruhe, archiv number: 1439, März, 2007

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Richard Arndt, Sebastian Blohm, Damjan Kuznar, Alberto Lavelli, Martin Mozina, Spiros Nikolopoulos
Specification of RDF and OWL Output for Single-Media, Deliverable INT 2.2
X-Media Consortium, März, 2007

Sebastian Blohm, José Iria, Fabio Ciravegna, M. Stevenson, Alberto Lavelli, Lorenza Romano
Requirement Analysis of Knowledge Acquisition from Texts, Deliverable ID 5.1
X-Media Consortium, September, 2006

Philipp Cimiano, Duc Thanh Tran, Pascal Hitzler, Markus Krötzsch, A. Lavelli, Bernhard Schuler, Giorgos Stoilos, Karen Tso, Vassilis Tzouvaras
Incorporating Uncertainty into RDF and OWL. X-Media Deliverable D2.1
Institute AIFB, University of Karlsruhe, November, 2006

Philipp Cimiano, Duc Thanh Tran
Definition of Process Knowledge Structures. X-Media Internal Deliverable ID1.1.
Institute AIFB, University of Karlsruhe, November, 2006

Philipp Cimiano, Duc Thanh Tran, Lars Schmidt-Thieme, Karen Tso, Steffen Staab, Bernhard Schüler, Alberto Lavelli
Requirement Analysis of Uncertainty in the Management of Multimedia Objects in X-Media . X-Media Internal Deliverable ID2.1
Institute AIFB, University of Karlsruhe, September, 2006

José Iria, Fabio Ciravegna, Christine Preisach, Sebastian Blohm, Claudio Giuliano, Lorenza Romano, Alberto Lavelli, Richard Arndt, Spiros Nikolopoulos, Konstantinos Rapatzikos, Yiannis Kompatsiaris, Yannis Avrithis, Jure Zabkar, Martin Mozina, Jenny Benois-Pineau
Requirements Analysis of Cross-media Knowledge Acquisition, Deliverable D 8.1
X-Media Consortium, Dezember, 2006

Alberto Lavelli, Sergej Sizov, Duc Thanh Tran, Richard Arndt
Definition of Provenance and Change Knowledge Structures. X-Media Deliverable D1.2
Institute AIFB, University of Karlsruhe, November, 2006

Sergej Sizov, Alberto Lavelli, Richard Arndt, Duc Thanh Tran
Requirements for Dynamic Knowledge Structures. X-Media Deliverable D1.1
Institute AIFB, University of Karlsruhe, August, 2006

Karen Tso, Sebastian Blohm, Andriy Nikolov
Report on requirements for knowledge fusion, Deliverable D 3.1
X-Media Consortium, Dezember, 2006

Victoria Uren, Marina Giordanino, Aba-Sah Dadzie, Tarrence Kennedy, Christine Preisach, Mark Walters, Sebastian Blohm, Johannes Busse, Thomas Franz, Claudio Giuliano, Martin Mozina, Konstantinos Rapatzikos, Piercarlo Slavazza, Duc Thanh Tran, Karen Tso
Instantiation of the X-Media Application Design Methodology, Deliverable INT 9.4
X-Media Consortium, November, 2007

Victoria Uren, Daniela Petrelli, Philipp Cimiano, Thomas Franz, Vita Lanfranchi, Luca Gilardoni, Johannes Busse, P. Salavazza, Aba-Sah Dadzie, Fabio Ciravegna, Yuangui Lei, Daniel Rabus, Duc Thanh Tran
Specification of Knowledge Sharing Systems. X-Media Deliverable D4.1
Institute AIFB, University of Karlsruhe, November, 2006

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Stephan Bloehdorn, Sebastian Blohm
A Self Organizing Map for Relation Extraction from Wikipedia using Structured Data Representations
International Workshop on Intelligent Information Access (IIIA-2006), Helsinki, Finland, July 6-8, 2006, Juli, 2006

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