DERI and Korean Institute Teaming Up for Semantic Technology Research

A new article reports, "The Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI) at NUI Galway has signed a collaborative research agreement with the Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information (KISTI) to progress research in the realm of semantic technologies. The agreement looks set to spawn close collaborations between researchers at both institutes and is expected to lead to a number of funded projects. Researchers at DERI and KISTI are already collaborating on a joint project in the area of semantic data integration and application."

It continues, "DERI, which is based at NUI Galway, was set up in 2003, with support from Science Foundation Ireland. It now has more than 140 researchers who are focusing on the semantic web and networked knowledge, including linked data. As for KISTI, the institute employs around 500 people and specialises in providing science technology and innovation services to promote national competitiveness in Korea. One of its major research activities is around advanced supercomputing."

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