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  Patrick Lambrix

Patrick Lambrix is professor at the Department of Computer and Information Science of Linköping University. He received his PhD in Computer Science from Linköping University in 1996.

He is the head of the Division for Databases and Information Techniques (ADIT) where he also leads the Database and Web Information Systems Group. He is a member of the Swedish e-Science Research Centre SeRC and an affiliate of the Wallenberg AI, Autonomous Systems and Software Program WASP. He is also member of the Semantic Web research group and the Sports Analytics research group at Linköping University.

His main expertise is in knowledge engineering and his current research interests relate to the areas of

  • Semantic Web (ontologies)
  • Databases
  • Knowledge engineering for Materials Science
  • Knowledge engineering for the Life Sciences
  • Sports analytics

Social media: Twitter, linkedin

Degree projects related to knowledge engineering and the Semantic Web as well as to sports analytics may be available.

NEWS: Patrick Lambrix gave an invited talk about our research on data integration for materials science at the 5th Materials Chain International Conference, August 31, 2023, Bochum, Germany.

NEWS: The paper 'Shared Metadata for Data-Centric Materials Science', a community effort with co-author Patrick Lambrix, has been accepted to Scientific Data. An early version of the paper is available at arXiv.

NEWS: Read about Linköping Hockey Analytics Conference - LINHAC 2023: LiU news - Swedish, LiU news - English

NEWS: Our journal paper 'Completing and Debugging Ontologies: State of the Art and Challenges in Repairing Ontologies' by Patrick Lambrix has been accepted to the ACM Journal of Data and Information Quality.

NEWS: Bo Fu, Patrick Lambrix, Huanyu Li, Susana Nunes and Catia Pesquita will organize VOILA 2023 - 8th International Workshop on Visualization and Interaction for Ontologies and Linked Data, co-located with the 22th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2023).

NEWS: Patrick Lambrix and Niklas Carlsson from our group together with Mikael Vernblom from Linköping Hockey Club organize LINHAC 2023 - Linköping Hockey Analytics Conference on June 7-9, 2023.

NEWS: Patrick Lambrix gave a talk about our research on data integration for materials science at the 20th Research Data Aliance, March 21-23, 2023, Gothenburg, Sweden. Link to talk (38:12 - 45:55).

NEWS: Our paper 'Repairing EL Ontologies Using Weakening and Completing' by Ying Li and Patrick Lambrix, has been accepted to ESWC 2023. Link to preprint of the paper, systems, and experimental results.

NEWS: Our journal paper 'The Materials Design Ontology' by Patrick Lambrix, Rickard Armiento, Huanyu Li, Olaf Hartig, Mina Abd Nikooie Pour and Ying Li, has been accepted to the Semantic Web Journal. Link to preprint.

NEWS: The latest issue (2022 - Nr 6) of the Swedish sports science magazine "Idrott och Kunskap" features an article on sports analytics based on interviews with Patrick Lambrix (ice hockey), Anton Kalén (golf), David Sumpter (football) and Daniel Svensson (history).

NEWS: Patrick Lambrix was honored as 'Markante Tongenaar 2022' (Remarkable citizen of Tongeren 2022) for his scientific contributions on November 4, 2022 in Tongeren, Belgium. Invitation.

NEWS: Patrick Lambrix will give an invited talk on our work on performance metrics for ice hockey players at the Skövde Sports Analytics Summit, October 27-28, 2022.

NEWS: The EU FP7-IP-608142 project VALCRI (Visual Analytics for Sense-making in CRiminal Intelligence analysis) in which we participated, receives the 2022 Security Innovation Commercialisation Award from DG HOME of the European Commission. Award ceremony on October 5, 2022. News from EC DG HOME.

NEWS: Patrick Lambrix gave an invited talk on our work on semantic and integrated access to materials databases at Psi-k 2022, August 22-25, 2022. The Psi-k conference, which is held every 5 years (but due to covid-19, it was 7 years ago), is the largest conference in electronic structures.

NEWS: Our group participates in Onto-DESIDE, a EU-funded Horizon Europe project on circular economy. Eva Blomqvist from our Semantic Web group leads the project with start mid 2022. From our division, Olaf Hartig, Niklas Carlsson and Patrick Lambrix participate.

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phone: +46 (13) 28 26 05
office: Building B, Ground floor, Room 2B:474
post address: Department of Computer and Information Science (IDA), Linköpings universitet, S-581 83 Linköping, Sweden