i-KNOW 2015

i-KNOW 2015 aims at advancing research at the intersection of disciplines such as Knowledge Discovery, Semantics, Information Visualization, Visual Analytics, Social (Semantic) and Ubiquitous Computing. The goal of integrating these approaches is to create cognitive computing systems that will enable humans to utilize massive amounts of data. Since 2001, i-KNOW has successfully brought together leading researchers and developers from these fields and attracted over 500 international attendees every year. The international conference is held annually in Graz, Austria and organized by the Know-Center and Graz University of Technology.

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Highlights i-KNOW 2014

i-KNOW 2014 was again a huge success! For the 14th time in a row, Know-Center supported by TU Graz, organized the International Conference on Knowledge Technologies and Data-driven Business. More than 500 participants from all over the world followed our invitation to Graz, Austria. Know-Center was happy to welcome the world’s elite in the field of knowledge technologies. Our exceptional keynote speakers Etienne Wenger (Wenger-Trayner Consulting), Bernardo Huberman (HP Labs), Viktor Mayer-Schönberger (University of Oxford) and Uli Weinberg (HPI School of Design Thinking) very impressively demonstrated their approach to knowledge technologies as well as data-driven business. All keynoters shared their personal views on these hot topics in their presentations and interviews. Pictures, presentations and much more information about i-KNOW 2014 can be found here:

i-KNOW Awards 2014

We are happy to present the winners of the i-KNOW 2014 AWARDS in the following categories:

  • BEST PAPER: Tobias Ruppert, Jürgen Bernard, Alex Ulmer, Hendrik Lücke-Tieke and Jörn Kohlhammer: “Visual Access to an Agent-based Simulation Model to Support Political Decision Making”
  • BEST DEMO: David Zaki, Martin Bachl, Andreas Schmidt, Christine Kunzmann: “Living Documents as a collaboration and knowledge-maturing platform”
  • DEMO honorable mentions: Kawa Nazemi: “SemaVis” und Manolis Mavrikis & Sergio Gutierrez Santos: “Talk, Tutor, Explore, Learn Intelligent Tutoring and Exploration for Robust Learning”
  • The first soccer tournament award winner is Team Open University NL & friends

BEST PAPER Award

Tobias Ruppert, Jürgen Bernard, Alex Ulmer, Hendrik Lücke-Tieke and Jörn Kohlhammer: “Visual Access to an Agent-based Simulation Model to Support Political Decision Making”

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BEST DEMO Award

David Zaki, Martin Bachl, Andreas Schmidt, Christine Kunzmann: “Living Documents as a collaboration and knowledge-maturing platform”

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DEMO – Honourable Mentions

Kawa Nazemi: “SemaVis” und Manolis Mavrikis & Sergio Gutierrez Santos: “Talk, Tutor, Explore, Learn Intelligent Tutoring and Exploration for Robust Learning”

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KNOW-Award

KNOW-Award in cooperation with EYA (European Youth Award) For the project INCEND, Lukas Klement, Ireland

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1st i-KNOW – EC-TEL Soccer Tournament Award

Team Open University NL & friends (Players: Bernardo Tabuenca, Jan Schneider, Sergey Sosnovsky, Chan N. Nguyen)

i-KNOW Presentations

Here you find this years´ presentations from both i-Science and i-Praxis for your personal use.

i-KNOW Picture Wall

Click on one of the pictures to enjoy the conference’s  picture wall and atmosphere:

i-KNOW Keynoters

Our exceptional keynote speakers Etienne Wenger (Wenger-Trayner Consulting), Bernardo Huberman (HP Labs), Viktor Mayer-Schönberger (University of Oxford) and Uli Weinberg (HPI School of Design Thinking) very impressively demonstrated their approach to knowledge technologies as well as data-driven business. All keynoters shared their personal views on these hot topics in their presentations and interviews. Enjoy the abstracts of the keynotes 2014:

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