Yolanda Gil

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Talk Other SMWCon TalksDescriptionEvent
Science through Semantic WikisSemantic wikis offer an alternative to organizing scientific knowledge. Several semantic wikis are currently in use in a variety of scientific domains. The goal of this session is to understand the motivations and benefits of using semantic wikis for science.SMWCon Spring 2014
ProvenanceBee - Tracking Semantic Content and its Provenance in Semantic MediaWiki InstallationsThis talk is about a system that presents summaries of detailed semantic activity in Semantic MediaWiki installations.SMWCon Spring 2014
Organic Data Science: Opening Scientific Data CurationThis keynote describes how an organic data science approach can benefit Semantic MediaWiki projects for social knowledge collection, particularly those focusing on big data integration and analysis.SMWCon Fall 2013
An Analysis of Semantic Wiki Communities: Why Are They Embracing Properties and Not Concepts?This talk describes the analysis of the behaviors of semantic wiki communities and suggests improving the ability of a wiki community to contribute.SMWCon Fall 2013

Yolanda Gil
Information Sciences Institute and Department of Computer Science
University of Southern California


Yolanda Gil is Director of Knowledge Technologies and Associate Division Director at the Information Sciences Institute of the University of Southern California, and Research Professor in the Computer Science Department. She received her M.S. and Ph. D. degrees in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University. Her research interests include intelligent user interfaces, knowledge-rich problem solving, and social knowledge collection. Her most recent work focuses on intelligent workflow systems to support collaborative data analytics at scale. She recently led the W3C Provenance Group that charted a community standardization effort in this area. Dr. Gil has served in the Advisory Committee of the Computer Science and Engineering Directorate of the US National Science Foundation. She is Chair of ACM SIGAI, the Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Artificial Intelligence. She was elected Fellow of the American Association of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) in 2012.

  1. "Organic Data Science: Opening Scientific Data Curation"
  2. "Analyzing Semantic Wiki Communities"