London Book Fair 2017

14-16 March, 2017

London Book Fair 2017

For a third year, Ontotext will be presenting and exhibiting at the London Book Fair. The fair, which takes place March 14-16, 2017, attracts more than 25,000 publishing professionals in huge global marketplace for content and technology.

Find us at Tech Zone, fl. 2, stand number 3B12. For news and updates related to the fair, follow us on Twitter with hashtag #LBF17.

Speaking Slots

“Springer Nature SciGraph: Building a High Quality Semantic Graph for Linked Science”

Presenter: Michele Pasin, PhD. Lead architect, Springer Nature
Time: Tuesday, March 14 | 10:00 – 10:30 GMT

We are pleased to introduce Springer Nature SciGraph, the new Linked Open Data platform aggregating data sources from Springer Nature and key partners from the scholarly domain. The Linked Open Data platform will initially collate information from across the research landscape, such as funders, research projects, conferences, affiliations and publications. Additional data, such as citations, patents, clinical trials and usage numbers will follow over time. This high quality data from trusted and reliable sources provides a rich semantic description of how information is related, as well as enabling innovative visualizations of the scholarly domain. By doing so, Springer Nature SciGraph overcomes former boundaries by relating comprehensive information about the research landscape. It represents a further step in data integration and it will continue to grow organically. This platform will increase the discoverability of high quality data as larger parts of our datasets will be made freely available under a CC BY-NC 4.0 license.

“Maximize the Potential of Your Content: From Metadata Enrichment to Rich Knowledge Graphs”

Presenters: Borislav Popov, Director Business Development UK at Ontotext & Sameer Shariff, Founder & CEO of Impelsys
Time: Thursday, March 16 | 12:15 – 12:45 GMT

In this joint talk Ontotext and Impelsys executives will share some great use cases demonstrating the importance of metadata enrichment for the sake of making content smarter and easily discoverable. In addition we will also share our experience helping Medical Publishers to take full advantage of their interconnected digital content enriched with both proprietary and public datasets.

Mr. Popov and Mr. Shariff will share how to address some of the pain-points in the STM publishing industry and how to leverage iPublishCentral and GraphDB as a powerful solution that can help publishers unlock the full potential of their content and personalise their content delivery.

Meet Ontotext Experts

If you are attending London Book Fair, and want to discuss the benefits of Semantic Technology, schedule a meeting with our representatives. They will be available at the Tech Zone on the second floor, stand 3B12.

Ilian Uzunov, BizDev Director EMEA at Ontotext

Ilian Uzunov is Director of Business Development for EMEAA. He has spent more than 15 years improving the fields of publishing, education, e-learning, management and presentation of cultural heritage with semantic technology.

Borislav Popov, Head of Business Development in the UK

Borislav Popov is Director of Business Development in the UK, specializing in text analysis, semantic annotation and search, and multi-modal search paradigms. As a former Head of the Semantic Annotation and Search Unit he lead the development of semantic publishing solutions now trusted by BBC, Publicis, the British Web Government Archive, the Press Association, the Association of Dutch Newspapers (NDP), and others.

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