Dr. Denny Vrandečić
Denny Vrandečić is research associate at the Institute AIFB. He received his Master for studying Computer Science and Philosophy at the University of Stuttgart, and his PhD summa cum laude from the KIT. His research interest is in massive web-based collaboration. He is co-developer of Semantic MediaWiki. He consulted Metaweb's freebase.com service on creating their RDF export, and is administrator and co-founder of the Croatian Wikipedia. He was co-organizer of several WWW workshops, chair of the scientific track of Wikimania 2008, and track chair of ESWC2010 and ESWC2011. He was or is involved in the EU-funded projects SEKT, ACTIVE, and RENDER and the project Halo funded by Vulcan Inc., Seattle.
He is currently visiting researcher at the ISI, University of Southern California, Los Angeles.
- Member of the Organisation Committee of SWKM2008: Social Web and Knowledge Management, at the WWW2008
- Member of the Program Cimmittee of the WSPI2008: Fifth International Workshop on Philosophy and Informatics
- Member of the Programm Committee of the Mitglied des Programmkommittees der ESWC2008 5th European Semantic Web Conference Poster track
- Member of the Programm Committee of the SFSW2008 Workshop -- The third workshop on Scripting for the Semantic Web at the ESWC2008
- Member of the Programm Committee of the 1st International Workshop on Knowledge Reuse and Reengineering over the Semantic Web KRRSW at the ESWC2008
- Member of the Organisation Committee of CKC 2007 - Workshop on Social and Collaborative Construction of Structured Knowledge, at the WWW2007
- Member of the Programm Committee of the SFSW2007 Workshop -- The third workshop on Scripting for the Semantic Web at the ESWC2007
- Member of the Programm Committee of PhiCoMo Workshop - Philosophical Foundations of Conceptual Modeling at the ER2007
- Member of the Programme Committee of the Workshop ESOE 2007, International Workshop on Emergent Semantics and Ontology Evolution, at ISWC2007
- Member of the Programm Committee of WibKE2006 - 2nd Workshop on Semantic Wikis: Wiki-based Knowledge Engineering, auf WikiSym2006 / HT2006
- Member of the Organisation Committee of EON2006 - 4th International EON Workshop: Evaluating Ontologies for the Web, at the WWW2006
- Member of the Programme Committee for the 1st Workshop: SemWiki2006 - From Wiki to Semantics at the ESWC2006