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We are looking for a student with a background in English and linguistics interested in writing his/her undergraduate thesis in the area of political blogging. The thesis would be part of a project to monitor political blogs in the run-up to the U.S. presidential elections in November 2008, automatically tracking people’s attitudes toward parties, candidates, [...]

Project Launch (Press Release)

After several months of intensive preparations, the IDIOM project will officially be launched on 1 December 2006. IDIOM aims to investigate new visual interfaces, and to reveal fundamental mechanisms of information diffusion across media with distinct interactive characteristics. Funded by FIT-IT Semantic Systems, a program of the Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology in [...]

Job Announcement (Filled)

Four full-time positions available at TU Graz and WU Vienna (Application Deadline = October 15). Starting in November 2006, we aim to hire four young researchers in the following areas:

Visualizing Semantic and Geographic Data (Graz)
Social Software and Content Management Systems (Graz or Vienna)
Semantic Technologies and Ontology Engineering (Vienna or Graz)
Software Development and Information Retrieval (Vienna)

Call for Book Chapters

THE GEOSPATIAL WEB - How Geo-Browsers, Social Software and the Web 2.0 are Shaping the Network Society
You are cordially invited to submit chapters for an upcoming book on the Geospatial Web, published by Springer in the Advanced Information and Knowledge Processing Series. The book will present the technical foundations of the Geospatial Web, investigate information [...]

FIT-IT is a program of the Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology in cooperation with the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) and Eutema Technology Management. On July 6, 2006 the evaluation committee for the third call in the FIT-IT “Semantic Systems” program line met in Vienna. Eight expert discussed a total of 18 project [...]

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