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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: Excited to start a new project funded by WASP and WISE on using semantic technologies for processes in additive manufacturing together with Johan Moverare.

NEWS: Our journal paper 'Ontology-Based GraphQL Server Generation for Data Access and Data Integration' by Huanyu Li, Olaf Hartig, Rickard Armiento, and Patrick Lambrix, has been accepted to the Semantic Web Journal. Link to preprint.

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

NEWS: Issue (2023 - Nr 4) of the Swedish sports science magazine "Idrott och Kunskap" features an article on hockey analytics based on interviews at LINHAC 2023.

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. doi.

NEWS: Patrick Lambrix and Niklas Carlsson from our group together with Mikael Vernblom from Linköping Hockey Club organized LINHAC 2023 - Linköping Hockey Analytics Conference on June 7-9, 2023. Read about LINHAC 2023: LiU news - Swedish, LiU news - English.
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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. doi.

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. doi.

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

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.

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patrick.lambrix (at)
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