Jacco van Ossenbruggen

Full Name
Dr. J.R. van Ossenbruggen
Function(s)
Scientific Staff Member, Groupleader, Associate Professor - Vrije Universiteit
Email
Jacco.van.Ossenbruggen@cwi.nl
Telephone
+31 20 592 4141
Room
L333
Department(s)
Information Access
Homepage
http://homepages.cwi.nl/~jrvosse/

Biography

Jacco van Ossenbruggen is leading the Information Access group at Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) in Amsterdam, and affiliated as an associate professor with the Web & Media research group at VU University in Amsterdam. His research interests include assessment of data quality in large, heterogeneous research datasets in the digital humanities, large scale web data integration and linking in cultural heritage and other data rich domains. On a national level, he is currently collaborating with the Dutch National Library in the context of the COMMIT project. On an international level, Jacco and his group participate in the European VRE4EIC project, focusing on assessment of data quality in large, interdisciplinary research infrastructures. Jacco obtained a PhD in computer science from VU University Amsterdam in 2001.

Publications

Current projects with external funding

  • Automated Knowledge Graph Creation from Scientific Literature
  • News Genres: Advancing Media History by Transparent Automatic Genre Classification (NEWSGAC)
  • A Europe-wide Interoperable Virtual Research Environment to Empower Multidisciplinary Research Communities and Accelerate Innovation and Collaboration (VRE4EIC)

Professional activities

  • Professor: associate professor - VU , Web & Media groep

Awards

  • Semantic Web Challenge - The MultimediaN E-Culture demonstrator (2006)