Jacco van Ossenbruggen

Groupleader, Scientific Staff Member

Fullname Dr. J.R. van Ossenbruggen
Function(s) Groupleader, Scientific Staff Member
Telephone 4141
Room L333
Department(s) Information Access


Van Ossenbruggen carries out research in the field of information access, in particular on supporting transparency and provenance throughout the data chain. He is working in application domains such as cultural heritage data and other linked open data and Web-based data integration projects. He is currently active in the COMMIT SealincMedia project where he works on supporting tool criticism to improve scholarly research in the digital humanities. He obtained his PhD in computer science from the VU University Amsterdam in 2001.

Selected Publications

  • J. Wielemaker, W. Beek, M. Hildebrand, Jacco van Ossenbruggen, ClioPatria: A SWI-Prolog Infrastructure for the Semantic Web, IOS Press, 2015
  • M.C. Traub, Jacco van Ossenbruggen, J. He, Lynda Hardman, Measuring the Effectiveness of Gamesourcing Expert Oil Painting Annotations , 2014
  • C. Spampinato, E.M.A.L. Beauxis-Aussalet, S. Palazzo, C. Beyan, Jacco van Ossenbruggen, J. He, B.J. Boom, X. Huang, A rule-based event detection system for real-life underwater domain, Springer, 99-117, 2014
  • M. Hildebrand, R Hoekstra, Jacco van Ossenbruggen, Using Semantic Web Technologies to Reproduce a Pharmacovigilance Case Study, 2013
  • M. Hildebrand, Jacco van Ossenbruggen, Lynda Hardman, G. Jacobs, Supporting subject matter annotation using heterogeneous thesauri, a user study in Web data reuse, Academic Press, 888-903, 2009
  • G. Schreiber, A.K. Amin, L. Aroyo, M. van Assem, V. de Boer, Lynda Hardman, M. Hildebrand, Jacco van Ossenbruggen, B. Omelayenko, A. Tordai, J. Wielemaker, B. Wielinga, Semantic annotation and search of cultural-heritage collections: The MultimediaN E-Culture demonstrator, ScienceDirect, 243-249, 2008