Aidan Hogan is an Associate Professor at the Department of Computer Science, Universidad de Chile, where he also holds the position of Associate Researcher in the Millennium Institute for Foundational Research on Data (IMFD). He received a B.Eng. and Ph.D. from the National University of Ireland, Galway, in 2006 and 2011, respectively. His primary research interests center on the Semantic Web and Knowledge Graphs. He is the author of over 100 research publications on these topics, including 2 other books: Reasoning Techniques for the Web of Data and The Web of Data.
Eva Blomqvist is an Associate Professor at the Department of Computer and Information Science, Linköping University. She received a Ph.D. from Linköping University, Sweden, in 2009, in the area of Ontology Learning for the Semantic Web. After a postdoc at ISTC-CNR in Rome, Italy, she has been a member of the Semantic Web group at Linköping University since 2011. Her primary research interests include the SemanticWeb and Knowledge Graphs, more specifically the development and use of ontologies as schemas for Knowledge Graphs. She is the author of over 50 research publications in the area, and has served as scientific program chair of several of the top conferences in the field.
Michael Cochez is an Assistant Professor in the Knowledge Representation and Reasoning Group at the Computer Science department of the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam. He received his B.Sc. from the University of Antwerp, Belgium and his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Jyväskylä, Finland. His research interests are in the intersection of Machine Learning and Knowledge Graphs.
Claudia d’Amato is an Associate Professor at the Department of Computer Science, University of Bari, Italy and a member of the Knowledge Acquisition and Machine Learning Lab. She also holds a habilitation as Full Professor for the scientific sectors: INF/01 and ING-INF/05. She received her Master’s Degree and Ph.D. from the University of Bari, Italy, in 2003 and 2007, respectively. Over the years, she has also spent several invited-researcher stays in different international universities and research institutes. Her primary research interests center on Machine Learning for the Semantic Web and Knowledge Graphs. She is the author of over 100 research publications on these topics.
Gerard deMelo is a Full Professor at the Hasso Plattner Institute for Digital Engineering and at the University of Potsdam, where he holds the Chair for Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent Systems and heads the corresponding research group. Previously, he was a faculty member at Rutgers University in New Jersey and at Tsinghua University in Beijing, and a Post-Doctoral Research Scholar at ICSI/UC Berkeley. He has published over 150 papers on Natural Language Processing, Knowledge Graphs, and AI, and received a number of best paper awards.