Natural Language Processing for Web Portals: First release of the Semantic Assistants-Liferay Integration

Portals are web-based software applications that can provide a central entry point to a multitude of heterogeneous data sources. Liferay (see http://www.liferay.com/) is an open source, JSR 286-compliant enterprise portal system written in Java. The motivation behind our integration is to bring the power of Natural Language Processing (NLP) techniques to web portals, with the…


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Open Position: PostDoc (or PhD)

We offer a Postdoc (or PhD) position on scientific data management and application of semantics to it. More information can be found here http://www.uni-jena.de/Universit%C3%A4t/Stellenmarkt/Wissenschaftliche+Mitarbeiter/80_2013+_+wiss_+Mitarbeiter_in+am+Institut+f%C3%BCr+Informatik.html


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Offener Haushalt Jena - now online!

Now Jena's budget can be explored in a graphical manner: "Jena's Offener Haushalt". Where before you had to find your way through 800 pages in the report, each citizen can check the finances of the city by navigating through a Treemap.In cooperation with the city council Jena we developed a visual representation of the city's…


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Open Position: Study-/ Diploma-/ Bachelor-/ Master Thesis

If you are interested, please have a look at the thesis description and contact Felicitas Löffler.


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Fedor Bakalov is now Dr. Bakalov

Congratulations! Fedor successfully defended his thesis on September 17, 2012.


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Job Opening: Ecoinformatics Unit of iDiv

We are looking for a scientist leading the Ecoinformatics unit of iDiv. Details can be found here.


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Congratulations to Andreas Nauerz!

Andreas Nauerz (very) successfully defended his PhD thesis today! The thesis is titlted "Adapting and Recommending Content and Expertise in Highly Collaborative Web Portals". More details about the work can be found on the MINERVA project page.


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Demo paper accepted to ABIS 2012

Demo paper titled "MERCURY: User Centric Device and Service Processing – Demo paper" was accepted for 19th Intl. Workshop on Personalization and Recommendation on the Web and Beyondheld at Mensch & Computer 2012 9-12 September, Konstanz (Germany) .


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