A Framework for Applying Data Integration and Curation Pipelines to Support Integration of Migrants and Refugees in Europe

  • Oya Deniz Beyan
  • Siegfried Handschuh
  • Adamantios KoumpisEmail author
  • Garyfallos Fragidis
  • Stefan Decker
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 480)


We investigate the benefit of data integration and curation services for the current refugee crisis and proposed an architecture to support development of innovative solutions. We focus on developing a multi- /cross-lingual semantic data curation pipeline enriched with natural language processing capabilities in order to (a) improve decision making capabilities of public authorities with data driven dashboards; (b) stimulate the development of innovative application and services supporting integration of refugees; and (c) improve the use of open data for tackling the societal challenges.


Data curation of semi-structured and unstructured data Big data analytics Technology integration Migration and refugee crisis Social integration Data lakes 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Oya Deniz Beyan
    • 1
  • Siegfried Handschuh
    • 2
  • Adamantios Koumpis
    • 2
    Email author
  • Garyfallos Fragidis
    • 3
  • Stefan Decker
    • 1
  1. 1.RWTH Aachen UniversityAachenGermany
  2. 2.Fakultät für Informatik und MathematikUniversität PassauPassauGermany
  3. 3.Institute of Service ScienceUniversity of GenevaGenevaSwitzerland

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