About

The department Enterprise Information Systems (EIS) at the Institute for Applied Computer Science at University of Bonn and Fraunhofer Institute for Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems (IAIS) is led by Sören Auer.

The primary objective of the research group is to advance research and technology in the field of enterprise information systems & semantic technologies and to widely apply this research in large-scale use cases. A particular focus of research and technology is information, data and knowledge integration employing Linked Data strategies. The department is committed to the open source, open access and open knowledge movements.

We achieved many projects and are actively working on several others. Please have a look at some of our demos:

  • LinDA Enabling Linked Data and Analytics for SMEs

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  • Luzzu Quality Assessment Framework for LOD

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  • SemAnn Web-based semantic annotation tool for PDF documents.

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  • SINA question answering system for Linked Data

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  • SlideWiki helps communities to create great presentations collaborativel

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  • VoCol A low-threshold agile methodology for collaborative vocabulary development

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News

OpenCourseWare Observatory has been presented in Learning Analytics and Knowledge 2015
Posted on Monday April 06, 2015

OpenCourseWare Observatory — Does the Quality of OpenCourseWare Live up to its Promise? Sahar Vahdati, Christoph Lange, Sören Auer http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2723605 With an observatory, we found out that the quality of most OCW is rather poor. We think the reason for this is the lack of support for collaborative authoring, curation, translation, repurposing. This work is presented […]

EIS receives a visit by researchers from Brazil and Venezuela
Posted on Tuesday March 31, 2015

On Tuesday, 31st March, EIS received a visit from two important Latin American researchers, Maria Luiza Campos and Maria-Esther Vidal. Maria Luiza Campos, from Brazil, offered a talk about the importance and benefits of conceptual modelling and ontology patterns languages. Maria Luiza Campos is an associate Professor at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. […]

BigDataEurope to tackle H2020 societal challenges
Posted on Saturday February 28, 2015

We are pleased to officially launch the BigDataEurope project which aims at developing a Big Data platform based on requirements identified with stakeholders from the seven H2020 societal challenges: Climate, Energy, Health, Transport, Social sciences, Food and Security. The consortium will engage with these communities to identify their big data technology needs, to design and realise the required […]

Doctoral College Workshop 2015
Posted on Friday February 27, 2015

A two day doctoral college workshop hosted by Enterprise Information Systems group of Uni-Bonn, from 24-25 February 2015, ended successfully. This seminar is an initiation of the SeReCo French German Doctoral College (CDFA/DFDK). This structured graduate programme explores the synergy between the World Wide Web (WWW) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) domains of research focusing on semantic […]

Computer Science Conference for University of Bonn Students 2015
Posted on Friday February 27, 2015

Computer Science Conference for Students during Dies Academicus 20.05.2015 — 20.05.2015 We invite all Students (CS and non-CS) to present their work e.g. Lab Results, Demo Programs, Original Research, Bachelor’s/ Master’s /PhD Thesis, Leisure/professional activities related to CS. CSCUBS will have Dr. Andreas Ribbrock as a keynote speaker. Dr. Ribbrock is a Uni Bonn alumnus and will […]