Detailed program




  • Enriching digital collections using tools for text mining, indexing and visualization
  • Putting Historical Data in Context: How to use DSpace-GLAM
  • Innovation Search
  • Enabling Precise Identification and Citability of Dynamic Data – Recommendations of the RDA Working Group on Data citation

Doctoral Consortium


  • Elina Leblanc. Top-down and Bottom-up Approaches to Identify the Users, the Services and the Interface of a 2.0 Digital Library
  • Yuting Song. Cross-Language Record Linkage across Humanities Collections using Metadata Similarities among Languages
  • Sofia Zapounidou. Studying conceptual models for publishing library data to the Semantic Web
  • Live Kvale. Research data in Norway: How does expectations, demands and solutions correspond in the knowledge infrastructure for research data?
  • Nils Witt. Explaining Pairwise Relationships between Documents
  • Martin Toepfer. Machine Learning Architectures for Scalable and Reliable Subject Indexing: Fusion, Knowledge Transfer, and Confidence
  • Madeleine Dutoit. The data practices of researchers within a Horizon2020-project – a Scholarly Communication study

Lunch [12.30-13.30]

Keynote Speech


Elton Barker. Back to the future: annotating, collaborating and linking in a digital ecosystem

Session 1 – Linked Data


  • Shirin Ameri, Sahar Vahdati and Christoph Lange. Exploiting Interlinked Research Metadata
  • Sofia Zapounidou, Michalis Sfakakis and Christos Papatheodorou. Preserving bibliographic relationships in mappings from FRBR to BIBFRAME 2.0 (long oral presentation)
  • Tadeusz Pankowski. Exploring ontology-enhanced bibliography databases using faceted search (short oral presentation)
  • Julian Risch and Ralf Krestel. What Should I Cite? Cross-Collection Reference Recommendation of Patents and Papers (short oral presentation)

Session 2 – Corpora


  • Ikechukwu Nkisi-Orji, Nirmalie Wiratunga, Kit-Ying Hui, Rachel Heaven and Stewart Massie. Corpus-based concept summaries for document annotation (long oral presentation)
  • Van Canh Tran, Katja Markert and Wolfgang Nejdl. RussianFlu-DE: A German Corpus for a Historical Epidemic with Temporal Annotation (long oral presentation)
  • Anusuriya Devaraju, Jens Klump, Victor Tey, Ryan Fraser, Simon Cox and Lesley Wyborn. A Digital Repository for Physical Samples: Concepts, Solutions and Management (short oral presentation)
  • Sepideh Mesbah, Kyriakos Frageskos, Christoph Lofi, Alessandro Bozzon and Geert-Jan Houben. Facet Embeddings for Explorative Analytics in Digital Libraries (short oral presentation)

coffee break [16.00-16.30]

Short papers – Session 1

16.30-17.30 (short oral presentations of 10 minutes each)

  • Diana Trandabat. Towards building knowledge resources from social media using semantic roles
  • Nelson Pereira, João Rocha Da Silva and Cristina Ribeiro. Social Dendro: social network techniques applied to research data description
  • Arne Martin Klemenz and Klaus Tochtermann. Semantic Enrichment of Web Query Interfaces to enable Dynamic Deep Linking to Web Information Portals
  • Camila Wohlmuth Da Silva and Nuno Correia. Analysis of Interactive Multimedia Features in Scientific Publication Platforms
  • David Pride and Petr Knoth. Incidental or influential? – Challenges in automatically detecting citation importance using publication full texts

Short papers – Session 2


  • Philipp Mayr and Ameni Kacem. A Complete Year of User Retrieval Sessions in a Social Sciences Academic Search Engine
  • Athena Salaba and Tanja Merčun. User Interactions with Bibliographic Information Visualizations
  • Wellington Dores, Elias Soares, Fabrício Benevenuto and Alberto Laender. Building the Brazilian Academic Genealogy Tree
  • Julian Risch and Ralf Krestel. What Should I Cite? Cross-Collection Reference Recommendation of Patents and Papers
  • Sarantos Kapidakis. When a Metadata Provider Task is Successful
  • Christophe Debruyne, Lucy McKenna and Declan O’Sullivan. Extending R2RML with Support for RDF Collections and Containers to Generate MADS-RDF Datasets from Relational Databases

Minute Madness


Poster/Demo Session


  • Lucy McKenna, Marta Bustillo, Tim Keefe, Declan O’Sullivan and Christophe Debruyne. Development of an RDF-Enabled Cataloguing Tool
    Martin Toepfer and Christin Seifert. Towards Semantic Quality Control of Automatic Subject Indexing
  • Marios Koniaris, George Papastefanatos, Marios Meimaris and Giorgos Alexiou. Introducing Solon: A system for Modelling, Managing and Mining Legal Sources
  • Helge Holzmann, Vinay Goel and Emily Novak Gustainis. Beyond Web Archives: ArchiveSpark for Universal Distant Reading
  • Nadine Dulisch and Brigitte Mathiak. Towards finding animal replacement methods
  • Kyriakos Kritikos and Friederike Klan. Challenges in Scientific Workflow Management
  • Marcel Großmann, Steffen Illig and Cornelius Matějka. Sustaining Cultural Treasures within the Internet of Things: Monitoring Libraries with MonTreAL
  • Bastien Latard, Germain Forestier, Jonathan Weber and Michel Hassenforder. Towards a Semantic Search Engine for Scientific Articles

Welcome Gala



Keynote Speech


Paul Groth – Machines are People Too

coffee break [10.30-11.00]

Session 3 – Data in Digital Libraries


  • Gerhard Gossen, Elena Demidova and Thomas Risse. Extracting Event-Centric Document Collections from Large Scale Web Archives (long oral presentation)
  • Gustavo Siqueira, Sergio Canuto, Alberto Laender and Marcos André Gonçalves. Automatic Hierarchical Categorization of Research Expertise Using Minimum Information (long oral presentation)
  • Björn Schembera and Thomas Bönisch. Challenges of Research Data Management for High Performance Computing (short oral presentation)
  • Diogo Proença, Ricardo Vieira and Jose Borbinha. Information Governance Maturity Model – Final Development Iteration (short oral presentation)

Session 4 – Quality in Digital Libraries


  • Jose Maria Gonzalez Pinto and Wolf-Tilo Balke. Can Plausibility Help to Support High Quality Content in Digital Libraries? (long oral presentation)
  • Michalis Mountantonakis and Yannis Tzitzikas. How Linked Data can aid Machine Learning-based Tasks (long oral presentation)
  • Aristotelis Charalampous and Petr Knoth. Classifying document types to enhance search and recommendations in digital libraries (short oral presentation)
  • Nils Witt and Christin Seifert. Understanding the Influence of Hyperparameters on Text Embeddings for Natural Language Processing Tasks (short oral presentation)

Lunch [12.30-14.00]

Session 5 – Digital Humanities


  • Nuno Freire, Glen Robson, John B. Howard, Hugo Manguinhas and Antoine Isaac. Metadata aggregation: assessing the application of IIIF and Sitemaps within cultural heritage (long oral presentation)
  • Paul Clough, Timothy Hill, Monica Lestari Paramita and Paula Goodale. What Information Users Search for Using Europeana and Why (long oral presentation)
  • Nina Tahmasebi and Thomas Risse. On the uses of word sense change for research in the digital humanities (short oral presentation)
  • Vivien Petras and Juliane Stiller. A Decade of evaluating Europeana – What have we learned? (short oral presentation)

Session 6 – Entities


  • Olga Fourkioti, Symeon Symeonidis and Avi Arampatzis. A Comparative Study of Language Modeling to Instance-based Methods and Feature Combinations for Authorship Attribution (long oral presentation)
  • Pavlos Fafalios, Vasileios Iosifidis, Kostas Stefanidis and Eirini Ntoutsi. Multi-aspect Entity-centric Analysis of Big Social Media Archives (long oral presentation)
  • Mark-Christoph Mueller. Semantic Author Name Disambiguation with Word Embeddings (short oral presentation)
  • Petr Knoth, Phil Gooch and Kris Jack. What Others Say About This Work? Scalable Extraction of Citation Contexts from Research Papers (short oral presentation)

coffee break [15.30-16.00]

Session 7 – Scholarly Communication


  • Afshin Sadeghi, Christoph Lange, Maria Esther Vidal and Sören Auer. Integration of Scholarly Communication Metadata using Knowledge Graphs (long oral presentation)
  • Said Fathalla, Sahar Vahdati, Christoph Lange and Sören Auer. Towards a Knowledge Graph Representing Research Findings by Semantifying Survey Articles (long oral presentation)
  • Said Fathalla, Sahar Vahdati, Christoph Lange and Sören Auer. Analysing Scholarly Communication Metadata of Computer Science Events (short oral presentation)
  • Yannis Foufoulas, Lefteris Stamatogiannakis, Harry Dimitropoulos and Yannis Ioannidis. High-Pass Text Filtering for Citation Matching (short oral presentation)

Session 8 – Sentiment Analysis


  • Sang-Sang Tan and Jin-Cheon Na. Mining Semantic Patterns for Sentiment Analysis of Product Reviews (long oral presentation)
  • Vasileios Iosifidis, Annina Oelschlager and Eirini Ntoutsi. Sentiment Classification over Opinionated Data Streams through Informed Model Adaptation (long oral presentation)
  • Dimitrios Effrosynidis, Symeon Symeonidis and Avi Arampatzis. A Comparison of Pre-processing Techniques for Twitter Sentiment Analysis (short oral presentation)
  • Konstantinos Kyprianos, Ioannis Papadakis, Apostolos Karalis and Christos Douligeris. Employing Twitter hashtags and linked data to suggest trending resources in a digital library (short oral presentation)

Conference Dinner



Session 9 – Information Behavior


  • David Walsh, Mark Hall, Paul Clough and Jonathan Foster. The Ghost in the Museum Website: Investigating the General Public’s Interactions with Museum Websites (long oral presentation)
  • Õnne Mets and Jaagup Kippar. Social Tagging: Implications from Studying User Behaviour and Institutional Practice (long oral presentation)
  • Dagmar Kern, Maria Lusky and Dirk Wacker. Evaluating the Usefulness of Visual Features for Supporting Document Triage (short oral presentation)
  • Wilko van Hoek and Zeljko Carevic. Building User Groups based on a Structural Representation of User Search Sessions (short oral presentation)

Session 10 – Information Retrieval


  • Dimitrios Rafailidis and Fabio Crestani. Multiple Random Walks for Personalized Ranking with Trust and Distrust (long oral presentation)
  • Sidik Soleman and Atsushi Fujii. Plagiarism Detection based on Citing Sentences (long oral presentation)
  • Jeremie Clos and Nirmalie Wiratunga. Lexicon Induction from Text for Interpretable Classification (short oral presentation)
  • Nguyen Hoai Nam Le and Bao Quoc Ho. The Clustering-based Initialization for Non-negative Matrix Factorization in the Feature Transformation of the High-dimensional Text Categorization System: A Viewpoint of Term Vectors (short oral presentation)

coffee break [10.30-11.00]

Keynote Speech


Dimitrios Tzovaras – Visualization in the Big Data Era: Data Mining from Networked Information

Closing Ceremony


Lunch [12.30-14.00]