COMPOSE Nominated for #IoTAwards

Every year the #IoTAwards honour the year’s best products and ideas shaping the Internet of Things, may they be novel business ideas or disruptive devices. It was glad to see recently that, for 2014, the project COMPOSE has been nominated for the best integrated solution for supporting the development of Internet of Things applications. Our platform competes in this category with […]


Automating the Identification of Web APIs

Although this is somewhat old news, I still would like to drop a few lines about this work for it still can yield further fruits. We have been working for some time now on better supporting the use of Web APIs. So far, we have analysed the current state of affairs and have provided a […]

PhD Studentship Available

A position is available for PhD students at the Knowledge Media Institute of the Open University, UK (see general information). We are currently offering a fully-funded studentship commencing January 2013. Applications are invited from UK, EU and international students for full-time, 3-year study on the following PhD project: Mining Services on the Web As the role […]

Linked USDL Launched

In previous posts I talked about some of our work in the area of USDL initiated within the W3C Incubator Group. Together with SAP, mainly with Torsten Leidig, we have been trying to remodel USDL as a set of RDF(S) vocabularies that could better help sharing and exploiting USDL descriptions on the Web. An important […]

Invited Talk at Microsoft’s eScience Workshop 2011

I just came back from 2011 Microsoft Research eScience in Action Workshop, which was co-located with the IEEE International Conference on e-Science in Stockholm, Sweden. The goal of this eighth annual cross-disciplinary workshop was to bring together scientists from diverse disciplines to share their research and discuss how computing is transforming their work. I was there invited to talk […]