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Winners of the Semantic Web Challenge 2013

Winners of the Semantic Web Challenge 2013.

Winners of the Semantic Web Challenge 2012

Winners of the Semantic Web Challenge 2012.

Winners of the Semantic Web Challenge 2011

Winners of the Semantic Web Challenge 2011.

Winners of the Semantic Web Challenge 2010

Open Track Winners Open Track Runners Up Open Track 3rd Place BTC Winners

The winners of the Semantic Web Challenge 2010 have been announced in the ISWC closing ceremony. The SWC chairs, Diana Maynard and Chris Bizer, as well as the complete jury congratulates the following teams:

Open Track

1. Prize NCBO Resource Index Clement Jonquet, Paea LePendu, Sean M. Falconer, Adrien Coulet, Natalya F. Noy, Mark A. Musen, and Nigam H. Shah
2. Prize TWC LOGD Dominic DiFranzo, Li Ding, John S. Erickson, Xian Li, Tim Lebo, James Michaelis, Alvaro Graves, Gregory Todd Williams, Jin Guang Zheng, Johanna Flores, Zhenning Shangguan, Gino Gervasio, Deborah L. McGuinness and Jim Hendler
3. Prize Shortipedia Denny Vrandecic, Varun Ratnakar, Markus Krötzsch, and Yolanda Gil

Runners-up:

Billion Triples Track

Winner Creating voiD Descriptions Christoph Böhm, Johannes Lorey, Dandy Fenz, Eyk Kny, Matthias Pohl, Felix Naumann

Runner-up:

Congratulations to the winners and thanks to our participants, advisory board and our sponsor Elsevier Science for making SWC 2010 again such a successful event!
Press release about the Semantic Web Challenge 2010

Evaluation Committee of the Semantic Web Challenge 2010

  • Fabio Ciravegna (University of Sheffield, UK)
  • Tim Finin (University of Maryland, USA)
  • Mark Greaves (Vulcan, Inc., USA)
  • Ivan Herman (W3C, Netherlands)
  • Peter Mika (Yahoo!, Spain)
  • Daniel Schwabe (PUC-Rio, Brasil)
  • Hideaki Takeda (National Institute of Informatics, Japan)
  • Sweitze Roffel (Elsevier, USA)

Submissions to the Semantic Web Challenge 2010

  1. NCBO Resource Index: Ontology-Based Search and Mining of Biomedical Resources
    (Clement Jonquet, Paea LePendu, Sean M. Falconer, Adrien Coulet, Natalya F. Noy, Mark A. Musen, and Nigam H. Shah) Demo
  2. Falcons Explorer: Tabular and Relational End-user Programming for the Web of Data
    (Gong Cheng, Huiyao Wu, Saisai Gong, Weiyi Ge, and Yuzhong Qu) Demo
  3. The 20th Century Press Archives as Linked Data Application (Joachim Neubert) Demo
  4. Twitris 2.0 : Semantically Empowered System for Understanding Perceptions From Social Data
    (Ashutosh Jadhav, Hemant Purohit, Pavan Kapanipathi, Pramod Ananthram, Ajith Ranabahu, Vinh Nguyen, Pablo N. Mendes, Alan Gary Smith, Michael Cooney, and Amit Sheth) Demo
  5. Supporting Technical Decision-Making with InSciTe
    (Seungwoo Lee, Mikyoung Lee, Hanmin Jung, Pyung Kim, Taehong Kim, Dongmin Seo, Won-Kyung Sung)
  6. Innovation Development using a Semantic Web Platform: A case-study from the National Health Service in England
    (Mark Birbeck, Michael Wilkinson) Demo
  7. SemWebVid - Making Video a First Class Semantic Web Citizen and a First Class Web Bourgeois
    (Thomas Steiner, Michael Hausenblas) Demo (see paper for login details)
  8. Exploring Your Research: Sprinkling some Saffron on Semantic Web Dog Food
    (Fergal Monaghan, Georgeta Bordea, Krystian Samp, and Paul Buitelaar) Demo
  9. SocialWall: Make Your Semantic Government-related Poster on iPad
    (Haofen Wang, Xinruo Sun, Xing Niu, Lin Zhou, Zhongyang Fu, Shu Rong, and Yong Yu) Demo
  10. TWC LOGD: A Portal for Linking Open Government Data
    (Dominic DiFranzo, Li Ding, John S. Erickson, Xian Li, Tim Lebo, James Michaelis, Alvaro Graves, Gregory Todd Williams, Jin Guang Zheng, Johanna Flores, Zhenning Shangguan, Gino Gervasio, Deborah L. McGuinness and Jim Hendler) Demo
  11. http://dayta.me - A Personal News + Data Recommender for Your Day
    (Ali Al-Mahrubi, Gianluca Correndo, Hugh Glaser, Augustinas Grieze, Stephen Lynch, Ian C. Millard, Emmanuel Munyadzwe, Tope Omitola, Igor Popov, Darren Richardson, Manuel Salvadores, Daniel A. Smith, Max Van Kleek, Yang Yang, mc schraefel, Wendy Hall, Tim Berners-Lee, and Nigel Shadbolt) Demo
  12. Shortipedia - Aggregating and Curating Semantic Web Data
    (Denny Vrandecic, Varun Ratnakar, Markus Kr�tzsch, and Yolanda Gil) Demo
  13. Put a Facebook button, get the entire Web of Data to work for you
    (Giovanni Tummarello, Szymon Danielczyk, Michele Mostarda, Davide Palmisano, Renaud Delbru, Stefan Decker)
  14. BAOSearch: A Semantic Web Application for Biological Screening and Drug Discovery Research
    (Saminda Abeyruwan, Caty Chung, Nakul Datar, Felimon Gayanilo, Amar Koleti, Vance Lemmon, Christopher Mader, Mitsunori Ogihara, Deepthi Puram, Kunie Sakurai, Robin Smith, Uma Vempati, Sreeharsha Venkatapuram, Ubbo Visser, and Stephan Stephan Schurer) Demo

Submissions to the Billion Triples Challenge Track

  1. Creating voiD Descriptions for Web-scale Data
    (Christoph Böhm, Johannes Lorey, Dandy Fenz, Eyk Kny, Matthias Pohl, Felix Naumann) Demo
  2. HadoopRDF : A Scalable RDF Data Analysis System
    (Yuan Tian, Jinhang Du, Haofen Wang, Yuan Ni, and Yong Yu)
  3. Scalable Online Analysis of Semantic Web Data
    (Pingpeng Yuan, Pu Liu, Buwen Wu, Delong Wu, Huizhong Zhong, Hai Jin) Demo
  4. High Performance Semantic Factoring of Giga-Scale Semantic Graph Databases
    (Cliff Joslyn, Bob Adolf, Sinan al-Saffar, John Feo, Eric Goodman, David Haglin, Greg Mackey, and David Mizell) Demo

Data set of the Billion Triples Challenge 2010

The data set for the Billion Triples Challenge 2010 is still available here.

Submissions 2009

Track Name Affiliation Demo Paper
Open AQUA University of Aberdeen DEMO PDF
Open Collaborative Creation University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany DEMO PDF
Open Data-gov Wiki Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute DEMO PDF
Open exFLORe Knowledge Media Institute, The Open University DEMO PDF
Open Falconer Southeast University DEMO PDF
Open Ferret personal DEMO DOC
Open LDSR Ontotext AD DEMO PDF
Open Linked Life Data Ontotext AD DEMO PDF
Open Linked Geo Data University of Leipzig, Department of Computer Science DEMO PDF
Open OMORE University of Zurich DEMO PDF
Open SemreX Huazhong University of Science and Technology DEMO PDF
Open Sig.ma DERI DEMO PDF
Open The Information Workbench fluid Operations and Universität Karlsruhe DEMO PDF
Open TrialX Applied Informatics INC DEMO PDF
Open Twitris Kno.e.sis Center, Wright State University DEMO PDF
Open VisiNav AIFB, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology DEMO PDF
BTC eRDF Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam DEMO PDF
BTC R-Quill University of Aberdeen DEMO PDF
BTC Scalable Reduction Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute DEMO PDF

Winners of the Semantic Web Challenge 2009

Open Track

1. Prize TrialX Chintan Patel, Sharib Khan, and Karthik Gomadam (Applied Informatics, USA)
2. Prize VisiNav Andreas Harth (Universität Karlsruhe, Germany)
3. Prize Sig.ma Giovanni Tummarello, Richard Cyganiak, Michele Catasta, Szymon Danielczyk, and Stefan Decker (Digital Enterprise Research Institute, Ireland)

Runners-up:

Billion Triples Track

Winner Scalable Reduction Gregory Todd Williams, Jesse Weaver, Medha Atre, and James A. Hendler (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA)

Runner-up:

  • eRDF (Vrije Universiteit, Netherlands)

Congratulations to the winners and thanks to our participants, advisory board and our sponsor Elsevier Science for making SWC 2009 again such a successful event!
Press release about the Semantic Web Challenge 2009

Evaluation Committee of the Semantic Web Challenge 2009

  • Dean Allemang (TopQuadrant, USA)
  • Vinay Chaudhri (SRI International, USA)
  • Tom Heath (Talis, UK)
  • Ivan Herman (W3C, Netherlands)
  • Ian Horrocks (Oxford University, UK)
  • Asuncion Gomez Perez (Technical University Madrid, Spain)
  • Daniel Schwabe (PUC-Rio, Brasil)
  • Hideaki Takeda (National Institute of Informatics, Japan)
  • Jamie Taylor (Metaweb, USA)
  • Ubbo Visser (University of Miami, USA)

Data set of the Billion Triples Challenge 2009

The data set for the Billion Triples Challenge 2009 is still available here.

Submissions 2008

TrackProjectAffiliationAppDoc
BTC DBpedia Navigator AKSW Research Group, University of Leipzig URL Doc
BTC FABilT KMi, the Open University URL Doc
BTC i-MoCo University of Zurich, Switzerland URL Doc
BTC MaRVIN Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam URL Doc
BTC SAOR DERI, NUI Galway Doc
BTC SearchWebDB Apex Data & Knowledge Management Lab, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Institute AIFB, Universitat Karlsruhe, Germany URL Doc
BTC SemaPlorer University of Koblenz URL Doc
BTC SWSE DERI, NUI Galway URL Doc
BTC Virtuoso OpenLink Software URL Doc
Open Bio2RDF Universit� Laval, Queensland University of Technology, OpenLink software, Carleton University URL Doc
Open CardioSHARE The Providence Heart and Lung Research Institute at St. Paul�s Hospital, University of British Columbia URL Doc
Open CultureSampo Semantic Computing Research Group (SeCo), Helsinki University of Technology (TKK) and University of Helsinki URL Doc
Open DBpedia Mobile Free University Berlin URL Doc
Open DERI Pipes DERI, NUI Galway, SeMedia Group, Universita� Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy URL Doc
Open DSS Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, Netherlands, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Telematica Instituut URL Doc
Open Falcons Southeast University, China URL Doc
Open HealthFinland Semantic Computing Research Group (SeCo), Helsinki University of Technology (TKK) and University of Helsinki URL Doc
Open IYOUIT DOCOMO Euro-Labs, Telematica Instituut URL Doc
Open LODr DERI, NUI Galway URL Doc
Open Open Tagging Project DERI, NUI Galway, Seoul National University, NCSoft Openmaru Studio, NHN Corp URL Doc
Open paggr semsol, Germany URL Doc
Open xOperator University of Leipzig URL Doc

Winners of the Semantic Web Challenge 2008

Open Track

1. Prize paggr semsol, Germany
2. Prize DBpedia Mobile Free University Berlin, Germany
3. Prize HealthFinland Semantic Computing Research Group (SeCo), Helsinki University of Technology (TKK) and University of Helsinki

Runners-up:

  • IYOUIT (DOCOMO Euro-Labs, Telematica Instituut)
  • xOperator (University of Leipzig)

Billion Triples Track

1. Prize SemaPlorer University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany
2. Prize SearchWebDB Apex Data & Knowledge Management Lab, Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Institute AIFB, Universit�t Karlsruhe, Germany
3. Prize MaRVIN Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Runners-up:

  • i-MoCo (University of Zurich)
  • SAOR (DERI, NUI Galway)

Honorable mention:

Submissions 2007

Number Full name Affiliation Demo Paper
1 ArnetMiner: An Expertise Oriented Search System for Web Community Department of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University Demo | Paper
2 Cantabria Cultural Heritage Semantic Portal iSOCO, S.A Demo | Paper
3 CHIP Demonstrator: Semantics-driven Recommendations and Museum Tour Generation VU University Amsterdam, Eindhoven University of Technology Demo | Paper
4 Doris: Managing Document-based Knowledge in Large Organisations via Semantic Web Technologies University of Sheffield Demo | Paper
5 EachWiki: Suggest to Be an Easy-To-Edit Wiki Interface for Everyone Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University Demo | Paper
6 GroupMe! - Where Semantic Web meets Web 2.0 IVS � Semantic Web Group, University of Hannover, Germany Demo | Paper
7 JeromeDL � a Semantic Digital Library Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI), Galway Demo | Paper
8 MediaWatch on Climate Change: Building and Visualizing Contextualized Information Spaces MODUL University Vienna, Department of New Media Technology Demo | Paper
9 mle: Enhancing the Exploration of Mailing List Archives Through Making Semantics Explicit JOANNEUM RESEARCH Demo | Paper
10 notitio.us - Semantic Information Discovery, Browsing and Sharing Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI), Galway Demo | Paper
11 Potluck: Semi-Ontology Alignment for Casual Users MIT Demo | Paper
12 Revyu.com: a Reviewing and Rating Site for the Web of Data KMi, The Open University Demo | Paper
13 RKB Explorer: Application and Infrastructure School of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton Demo | Paper
14 int.ere.st: Tag Mediated Society with SCOT Ontology Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI), Galway Demo | Paper
15 SemClip - Overcoming the Semantic Gap Between Desktop Applications Department of Informatics, University Zurich Demo | Paper
16 iFanzy: Personalized TV Guide VU University Amsterdam, Eindhoven University of Technology Demo | Paper
17 SMART: A Web-Based, Ontology-Driven, Semantic Web Query Answering Application Carleton University Demo | Paper
18 SWSE: Answers Before Links! Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI), Galway Demo | Paper
19 WWWatch: Watching the World in Different Views with Semantic Web Technology Shinawatra University Demo | Paper

Winners of Challenge 2007

1. Prize Revyu.com
2. Prize Potluck
3. Prize CHIP Demonstrator

Runner-ups:

Submissions 2006

NoProjectAffiliationLink
1 EKOSS University of Tokyo, Dalian University of Technology link
2 Geospatial Semantic Web Services George Mason University, Wuhan University link
3 PaperPuppy University of Maryland, College Park link
4 SIGNS McDonald Bradley Incorporated link
5 eMerges Knowledge Media Institute (The Open University), Essex County Council, British Telecom link
6 Foafing the Music Universitat Pompeu Fabra link
7 MultimediaN E-Culture demonstrator Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Center for Math. and Computer Science (CWI), Universiteit van Amsterdam, Digital Heritage Netherlands (DEN), Technical University Eindhoven (TU/e) link
8 Dartgrid Zhejiang University, Institute AIFB (University of Karlsruhe) link
9 PressIndex Mondeca, University Paris 4, University Montpellier 2, University Paris Nord 8 link
10 Semantic MediaWiki Institute AIFB (University of Karlsruhe), FZI Karlsruhe link
11 Collimator Nanyang Technological University, Rojina Computer Ltd., Tehran University link
12 Falcon-S Southeast University (China) link
13 COHSE University of Manchester, Sun Microsystems Laboratories link
14 Dbin Universit� Politecnica delle Marche link

Winners of Challenge 2006

1. Prize MultimediaN E-Culture demonstrator
2. Prize Foafing the Music: Bridging the semantic gap in music recommendation
3. Prize DBin: Enabling Semantic Web communities

Runner-ups:

Honorable mention:


Submissions 2005

NoProjectAffiliationDescription
1.PytypusRoberto Tazzoli, Italylink
2.Web Services Execution EnvironmentDERI, Ireland/Austrialink
3.DynamicViewSoutheast University, Chinalink
4.Personal Publication Reader U Hannover, TU Vienna, Lixto Software GmbHlink
5.OysterUni Politecnica de Madrid, Spainlink
6.FungalWebConcordia University, Canadalink
7.CONFOTOappmosphere web applications, Germanylink

Winners of Challenge 2005

1. Prize: CONFOTO, appmosphere web applications, Germany
2. Prize: FungalWeb, Concordia University, Canada
3. Prize: Personal Publication Reader, Uni Hannover, TU Vienna, Lixto Software GmbH


Submissions 2004

NoProjectAffiliationDescription
1.DBinUniversita' Politecnica delle Marche, Italylink
2.MusiDBVrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlandslink
3.Madiera PortalNesstar Ltd. & University of Essex, UKlink
4.SWAPUB Access, Jerusalem, Israellink
5.Semantic OrganizerNASA/Ames Research Center, USAlink
6.Platypus WikiStefano Campanini, Paolo Castagna, Roberto Tazzolilink
7.MuseumFinlandUniversity of Helsinki & HIIT, Finlandlink
8.KM PlatformINRIA Sophia Antipolis, Francelink
9.pOWLUniversity of Leipzig, Germanylink
10.Sem. Portal Intern. AffairsIntelligent Software Components S.A., Spainlink
11.UNSOUniversity of Haifa, Israellink
12.Semantic Web AssistantUniversity of Applied Sciences Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, Germanylink
13.SwoogleUniversity of Maryland, Baltimore, USAlink
14.FlinkVrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlandslink
15.BibsterAIFB, University of Karlsruhe, Germanylink
16.MOMISDII- Universita' di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italylink
17.Annotea shared bookmarksAnnotea, USAlink
18.GOHSEUniversity of Manchester, UKlink

Winners of Challenge 2004

1. Prize: Flink, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2. Prize: MuseumFinland, University of Helsinki & HIIT, Finland
3. Prize: SemanticOrganizer, NASA/Ames Research Center, USA


Submissions 2003

NoProjectAffiliationDescription
1.SEALUniversity of Karlsruhe, Germanylink
2.DOPEVrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlandslink
3.SecoUSC Information Science Institute, USAlink
4.AnnoTerraScience Systems & Applications, Inc.link
5.BuildingFinderUniversity of Southern California, USAlink
6.SemblogNational Institute of Informatics, Tokyo, Japanlink
7.CS AKTive SpaceUniversity of Southampton, UKlink
8.SweetNASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USAlink
9.BioInformaticsNational Taiwan University, Taiwanlink
10.GeoShareTZI, Universit�t Bremen, Germanylink

Winners of Challenge 2003

1. Prize: CS AKTive Space, University of Southampton, UK
2. Prize: Seco, USC Information Science Institute, USA
3. Prize: AnnoTerra, Science Systems & Applications, Inc.