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Ireland Research Lab, Dublin, Ireland

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2017

Core Techniques of Question Answering Systems over Knowledge Bases: a Survey
Dennis Diefenbach, Vanessa Lopez, Kamal Singh, Pierre Maret
Knowledge and Information Systems, KAIS , 2017
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Note Highlights: Surfacing Relevant Concepts from Unstructured Notes for Health Professionals
Vanessa Lopez, Joao Betterncourt-Silva, Grace Mccarthy, Spyros Kotoulas, Natasha Mulligan, Fabrizio Cucci, Stephane Deparis, Marco Luca Sbodio, Pierpaolo Tommasi, John Segrave-Daly, Conor Cullen, Ciaran Hennessy, Beth Mckeon, Nagesh Yadav, Karie Kelly, Rus
ICHI, 2017
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Using Semantic Technologies to Extract Highlights from Care Notes
Vanessa Lopez, Grace Mccarthy, Joao Bettencourt-Silva, Marco Sbodio, Natasha Mulligan, Fabrizio Cucci, Stephane Deparis, Ciaran Hennesey, Nagesh Yadav, Karie Kelly, Russell Olsen, Conor Cullen, Spyros Kotoulas
Medical Informatics , 2017
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2016

QuerioDALI: Question Answering over Dynamic And LInked knowledge graphs
Vanessa Lopez, Pierpaolo Tommasi, Spyros Kotoulas, Jiewen Wu
International Semantic Web Conference, ISWC 2016

Service Bundle Recommendation for Person-centered Care Planning in Cities
Spyros Kotoulas, Elizabeth Daly, Pierpaolo Tommasi, Akihiro Kishimoto, Vanessa Lopez, Martin Stephenson, Adi Botea, Marco Sbodio, Radu Marinescu, Ronan Rooney
HEC / MIE 2016

A Novel Method for Unsupervised and Supervised Conversational Message Thread Detection
Giacomo Domeniconi, Konstantinos Semertzakis, Vanessa Lopez, Elizabeth Daily, Spyros Kotoulas, Gianluca Moro
DATA 2016

Mobile Cloud Support for Semantic-enriched Speech Recognition in Social Care
Antonio Corradi, Marco Destro, Luca Foschini, Spyros Kotoulas, Vanessa Lopez, Rebecca Montanari
IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, 2016


2015

On-Demand Integration and Linking of Open Data Information
Nuno Lopes, Martin Stephenson, Vanessa L\'{o}pez, Pierpaolo Tommasi, Pol Mac Aonghusa
Metadata and Semantics Research - 9th Research Conference, MTSR 2015, Manchester, UK, September 9-11, 2015, Proceedings, pp. 312--323

Question Answering over Linked Data (QALD-5)
Christina Unger Corina Forescu Vanessa Lopez, Axel-Cyrille Ngonga Ngomo, Elena Cabrio, Philipp Cimiano, Sebastian Walter
Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum CLEF 2014 , 2014 , 2015
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Data Access Linking and Integration with DALI: Building a Safety Net for an Ocean of City Data
Vanessa Lopez, Martin Stephenson, Spyros Kotoulas, Pierpaolo Tommasi
International Semantic Web Conference, ISWC, 2015
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2014

Finding Mr and Mrs Entity in the City of Knowledge
Vanessa Lopez, Martin Stephenson, Spyros Kotoulas, Pierpaolo Tommasi
Hypertext 2014, pp. 261--266
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A linked data approach to care coordination
Spyros Kotoulas, Vanessa L\'{o}pez, Marco Luca Sbodio, Martin Stephenson, Pierpaolo Tommasi, Pol Mac Aonghusa
25th ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media, HT '14, Santiago, Chile, September 1-4, 2014, pp. 77--87

Question Answering Over Linked Data (QALD-4)
Christina Unger, Corina Forascu, Vanessa Lopez, Axel-Cyrille Ngonga Ngomo, Elena Cabrio, Philipp Cimiano, Sebastian Walter
Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum CLEF 2014
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Linked Data for Citizen-Centric Care
Spyros Kotoulas, Walter Sedlazek, Vanessa Lopez, Marco Sbodio, Martin Stephenson, Pierpaolo Tommasi, Pol Mac Aonghusa
European Medical Informatics, MIE 2014
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SPUD- Semantic Processing of Urban Data
Spyros Kotoulas, Vanessa Lopez, Raymond Lloyd, Marco Luca Sbodio, Freddy Lecue, Martin Stephenson, Elizabeth Daly, Veli Bicer, Aris Gkoulalas-Divanis, Giusy Di Lorenzo, Anika Schumann, Pol Mac Aonghusa
Web Semantics: Science, Services and Agents on the World Wide Web (JWS)24, 11-17, 2014
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Improving Cross-domain Information Sharing for Care Coordination using Semantic Web Technologies
Spyros Kotoulas, Vanessa Lopez, Pierpaolo Tommasi, Marco Luca Sbodio, Martin Stephenson and Pol Mac Aonghusa
In Proc. of the Intelligent User Interfaces 2014 (Research track and Demo), 2014, pp. 347--352
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2013

Searching in the city of knowledge: challenges and recent developments
V Bicer, V Lopez
Proceedings of the 36th international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval, 2013

Enabling Person-Centric Care using Linked Data Technologies.
Spyros Kotoulas, Walter Sedlazek, Vanessa Lopez, Marco Sbodio, Martin Stephenson, Pierpaolo Tommasi, Pol Mac Aonghusa
Studies in health technology and informatics, 2013

Coordinating Social Care and Healthcare using Semantic Web Technologies
Spyros Kotoulas, Vanessa L\'{o}pez, Martin Stephenson, Pierpaolo Tommasi, Weijia Shen, Gang Hu, Marco Luca Sbodio, Veli Bicer, Anastasios Kementsietsidis, M. Mustafa Rafique, Jason B. Ellis, Thomas Erickson, Kavitha Srinivas, Kevin McAuliffe, Guo Tong Xie
Proceedings of the ISWC 2013 Posters \& Demonstrations Track, Sydney, Australia, October 23, 2013, pp. 169--172

Multilingual Question Answering over Linked Data (QALD-3): lab overview
Philipp Cimiano, Vanessa Lopez, Christina Unger, Elena Cabrio, Axel-Cyrille Ngonga Ngomo, Sebastian Walter
Information Access Evaluation meets Multilinguality, Multimodality, and Visualization. 4th International Conference of the CLEF Initiative - CLFE 2013 , Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer
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ESWC 2013 Satellite Events
Editors: Philipp Cimiano, Miriam Fernandez, Vanessa Lopez, Stefan Schlobach, Johanna Volker
ESWC 2013 Satellite Events, Lecture Notes in Computer Science
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Evaluation Question Answering over Linked Data
Vanessa Lopez, Christina Unger, Philipp Cimiano, Enrico Motta
Web Semantics: Science, Services and Agents on the World Wide Web. Special Issue on Evaluation of Semantic Technologies [http://www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-web-semantics/most-downloaded-articles/] 21, 3-13, Elsevier, 2013
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EXSED: an intelligent tool for EXploration of Social Events Dynamics
Giusy Di Lorenzo, Marco Luca Sbodio, Vanessa Lopez, Raymond Lloyd
14th International Conference on Mobile Data Management, 2013
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Guided Exploration and Integration of Urban Data
Vanessa Lopez, Spyros Kotoulas, Marco Luca Sbodio and Raymond Lloyd.
Hypertext 2013
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2012

QuerioCity: Accessing the Information of a City
Spyros Kotoulas, Vanessa Lopez, Marco Luca Sbodio, Martin Stephenson, Raymond Lloyd, Aris Gkoulalas-Divanis, Pol Mac Aonghusa
Semantic Cities workshop at the 26th AAAI 2012 Conference

QuerioCity: A Linked Data Platform for Urban Information Management
Vanessa L\'{o}pez, Spyros Kotoulas, Marco Luca Sbodio, Martin Stephenson, Aris Gkoulalas-Divanis, Pol Mac Aonghusa
The Semantic Web - ISWC 2012 - 11th International Semantic Web Conference, Boston, MA, USA, November 11-15, 2012, Proceedings, Part II, pp. 148--163


2011

Semantically enhanced Information Retrieval: an ontology-based approach
M. Fernandez, I. Cantador, V. Lopez, D. Vallet, P. Castells, E. Motta
Web Semantics: Science, Services and Agents on the World Wide Web 9(4), 434--452, Elsevier, 2011

Is question answering fit for the semantic web?: a survey
V. Lopez, V. Uren, M. Sabou, E. Motta
Semantic Web 2(2), 125--155, IOS Press, 2011
SWJ 5 years most cited papers: http://www.semantic-web-journal.net/blog/swj-5-years-most-cited-papers

PowerAqua: Supporting users in querying and exploring the Semantic Web
V. Lopez, M. Fern\'andez, E. Motta, N. Stieler
Semantic Web, IOS Press, 2011
SWJ 5-years most cited papers: http://www.semantic-web-journal.net/blog/swj-5-years-most-cited-papers

Ontology Augmentation: Combining Semantic Web and Text Resources
M. Fernandez, Z. Zang, V. Lopez, V. Uren, E. Motta
Knwoledge Capture Concerence K-CAP , 2011


2010

Reflections on five years of evaluating semantic search systems
V. Uren, M. Sabou, E. Motta, M. Fernandez, V. Lopez, Y. Lei
International Journal of Metadata, Semantics and Ontologies 5(2), 87--98, Inderscience, 2010

Scaling up question-answering to linked data
V. Lopez, A. Nikolov, M. Sabou, V. Uren, E. Motta, M. d Aquin
Knowledge Engineering and Management by the Masses (EKAW 2010), 193--210, Springer


2009

Using TREC for cross-comparison between classic IR and ontology-based search models at a Web scale
M. Fernandez, V. Lopez, M. Sabou, V. Uren, D. Vallet, E. Motta, P. Castells
Semantic search workshop at 18th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2009)

Merging and ranking answers in the semantic web: The wisdom of crowds
V. Lopez, A. Nikolov, M. Fernandez, M. Sabou, V. Uren, E. Motta
The 4th Asian Semantic Web Conference (best paper award), pp. 135--152, Springer, 2009

Cross ontology query answering on the semantic web: an initial evaluation
V. Lopez, V. Uren, M.R. Sabou, E. Motta
Proceedings of the fifth international conference on Knowledge capture, pp. 17--24, 2009


2008

Finding answers on the semantic web: what S said to W
M. d'Aquin, V. Lopez
Nodalities Magazine pp. 4, 22--23, 2008

FABilT--finding answers in a billion triples
M. d'Aquin, V. Lopez, E. Motta
Billion Triple Challenge at ISWC 2008

What can be done with the semantic web? an overview of watson-based applications
M. d'Aquin, M. Sabou, E. Motta, S. Angeletou, L. Gridinoc, V. Lopez, F. Zablith
Workshop on Semantic Web Applications and Perspectives, SWAP 2008. CEUR Workshop Proceedings

Semantic search meets the Web
M. Fernandez, V. Lopez, M. Sabou, V. Uren, D. Vallet, E. Motta, P. Castells
Semantic Computing, 2008 IEEE International Conference on, pp. 253--260

Toward a new generation of semantic web applications
M. d'Aquin, E. Motta, M. Sabou, S. Angeletou, L. Gridinoc, V. Lopez, D. Guidi
Intelligent Systems, IEEE 23(3), 20--28, IEEE, 2008


2007

An infrastructure for Semantic Web Portals
Y Lei, V Lopez, E Motta, V Uren
Journal of Web Engineering, 2007

Question Answering on the Real Semantic Web
V. L\'opez, M. Fern\'andez, E. Motta, M. Sabou, V. Uren
6th International and 2nd Asian Semantic Web Conference (Poster and Demo ISWC 2007+ ASWC 2007)

The usability of semantic search tools: a review
V. Uren, Y. Lei, V. Lopez, H. Liu, E. Motta, M. Giordanino
The Knowledge Engineering Review 22(04), 361--377, Cambridge Univ Press, 2007

Solving semantic ambiguity to improve semantic web based ontology matching
J. Gracia, V. Lopez, M. d'Aquin, M. Sabou, E. Motta, E. Mena
Workshop on Ontology Matching at the 6th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC) and the 2nd Asian Semantic Web Conference, 2007

AquaLog: An ontology-driven question answering system for organizational semantic intranets
V. Lopez, V. Uren, E. Motta, M. Pasin
Web Semantics: Science, Services and Agents on the World Wide Web 5(2), 72--105, Elsevier, 2007


2006

An infrastructure for building semantic web portals
Y. Lei, V. Lopez, E. Motta
International Workshop on Web Information System Modeling (WISM 2006)

Dynamic ontology matching: a survey
P. Shvaiko, F. Giunchiglia, M. Schorlemmer, F. McNeill, A. Bundy, M. Marchese, M. Yatskevich, I. Zaihrayeu, B. Ho, V. Lopez, others
Techn. Report DIT-06-046, University of Trento, Available on: http://eprints. biblio. unitn. it/archive/00001040, 2006

AquaLog: An ontology-driven question answering system to interface the semantic web
V.L. Garcia, E. Motta, V. Uren
Proceedings of the 2006 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics on Human Language Technology: companion volume: demonstrations, pp. 269--272

An infrastructure for acquiring high quality semantic metadata
Y. Lei, M. Sabou, V. Lopez, J. Zhu, V. Uren, E. Motta
The Semantic Web: Research and Applications (ESWC 2006), 230--244, Springer

Ontology Selection for the Real Semantic Web: How to Cover the Queen s Birthday Dinner?
M. Sabou, V. Lopez, E. Motta
International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management (EKAW 2006), pp. 96--111, Springer

Ontology selection: Ontology evaluation on the real semantic web
M. Sabou, V. Lopez, E. Motta, V. Uren
Evaluation of Ontologies for the Web (EON 2006) at the 15th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2006)

Powermap: Mapping the real semantic web on the fly
V. Lopez, M. Sabou, E. Motta
The Semantic Web-ISWC 2006, 414--427, Springer

Poweraqua: Fishing the semantic web
V. Lopez, E. Motta, V. Uren
The Semantic Web: Research and Applications (ESWC 2006), 393--410, Springer


2005

PowerAqua: An Ontology Question Answering System for the Semantic Web
V. Lopez, E. Motta
Workshop on Ontologias y Web Semantica at CAEPIA 2005

Aqualog: An ontology-portable question answering system for the semantic web
V. Lopez, M. Pasin, E. Motta
The European Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2005), pp. 135--166, Springer


2004

Ontology-driven question answering in aqualog
V. Lopez, E. Motta
9th International Conference on Application of Natural Language to Information Systems, pp. 513--521, Springer, 2004


2003

ODESeW. Automatic generation of knowledge portals for Intranets and Extranets
O. Corcho, A. Gomez-Perez, A. Lopez-Cima, V. Lopez-Garcia, M. del Carmen Suarez-Figueroa
The Semantic Web-ISWC 2003, 802--817, Springer