Tassilo Pellegrini

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The project SESAME uses semantic modeling and reasoning to support home owners and building managers in saving energy and in optimizing their energy costs while maintaining their preferred quality of living. We design a semantic layer for a technical solution that integrates smart metering, building automation and policy-based reasoning in order to offer an(More)
This paper presents conceptual assumptions about the interaction between the structural specificities of a thesaurus and the quality of a thesaurus-based application output. So far hardly any literature exists that discusses thesaurus modelling requirements with respect to the following thesaurus-specific application areas: classifying, indexing,(More)
The paper presents statistical findings from an online survey conducted among Semantic Web specialists from science and industry. It provides the reader with a brief overview over current trends and possible future topics from the perspective of research-oriented and application-oriented participants in the fast evolving and dynamic field of social software(More)
Only a few media companies have so far (as of April 2012) publicly declared engagement in the area of Linked Data. Nevertheless among the chosen few are BBC Online, the New York Times, The Guardian and Reuters who utilize Linked Data to add significant value to the news production process. This paper discusses achievements and challenges in utilizing(More)
The authors present the results of a longitudinal investigation in the utilization of Linked Data technologies along the content value chain. The authors analyzed 71 papers in the period from 2006 to 2014 that used Linked data technologies in editorial workflows. By coding the primary and secondary research topics addressed in the paper the authors draw a(More)
This paper investigates necessities and pitfalls in existing data licensing practices on the World Wide Web. The authors analyzed four open data portals with respect to the available licenses and drew conclusions about the quantity and quality of available licensing information. Additionally the authors address reasoning issues with respect to the automatic(More)