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Welcome to the 5th Scottish Linked Data Interest Group Workshop. The workshop will be co-located with the 30th British International Conference on Databases (BICOD2015).


Where available, presentations are linked from the title of the talk.

 9:30-10:00 Coffee
10:10-10:30Opening up Official Statistics
Gregor Boyd, Scottish Government
10:30-10:50The current development of linked data in China and its applications
Haofen Wang, East China University of Science and Technology
10:50-11:10Linked Data challenges in the Library world… how to go from here to there
Alexandra De Pretto, National Library of Scotland
Hiromichi Kobashi, Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd
11:30-11:50Query Generation for Healthcare: A Case Study
Honghan Wu, University of Aberdeen
11:50-12:10Evaluating CHAIn: A Structure Matching System to Facilitate Communication During Emergency Response
Diana Bental, Heriot-Watt University
12:10-12:30Record linkage for linked data: Challenges and opportunities
Peter Christen, Australian National University
 12:30-13:30 Lunch sponsored by SICSA Data Science theme
 13:30-14:00Joint Poster and Demo session with the TaPP Workshop 
14:00-14:20Dataset Descriptions: The HCLS Community Profile
Alasdair Gray, Heriot-Watt University
14:20-14:40A Linked Data Challenge: Vocabulary Reuse Damages Semantics!
Paolo Pareti, University of Edinburgh
 14:45-16:00Open discussion session
Chair: Fiona McNeill 

Why attend?

By attending, you can learn about existing applications of Linked Data as well ongoing research in the area from various organisations, industry professionals and academics in and around Scotland.


The workshop is free and open to anyone, but please register so we know how many to plan for.

Eventbrite - 5th Scottish Linked Data Interest Group Workshop



SICSA: The Scottish Informatics and Computer Science Alliance

When and Where        

  • Thursday 9th July 2015
  • 9:30 – 16:00
  • Level 4, Informatics Forum,
  • University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh.

Informatics Forum

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