Dr. Olaf Noppens

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Associate member of the Institute

Research Interests

  • Knowledge Engineering (Ontology languages RDF, RDFS, OWL)
  • Combination of Automatic Reasoning and Visual Analytics
  • Semantic Technologies
  • Information Visualization and Analytics
  • Human-Computer-Interaction
  • Communication protocols for the Semantic Web
  • Linked (Open) Data


  • CrimeInspector- Visual semantic analysis tool for complex data analysis, Inpol-Land Polas Competence Center (IPCC) (2010)
  • OWLlink API Java interface and implementation of the OWLlink protocol
  • OWLlink protocol specification. W3C member submission 2010
  • Ontology-based document management. EU Network of Excellence: ReSIST (2008 - 2009)
  • Semantic service discovery. docomo Eurolabs GmbH, Munich (2003 - 2007)


Organisational Activities

  • Member of the programme commitee of WOP 2012, the Industry Track of the International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2011),  of the 2nd Workshop on Ontology Patterns (WOP 2010)
  • Co-organizer and speaker of the tutorial "Connecting OWL2-aware Components via OWLlink" at the International Semantic Web Conference 2009 (ISWC 2009)
  • Invited referee for ISWC, ESWC, OWLED, WOP and other events
  • Supervisor of diploma and bachelor theses


  • Method and apparatus for preference building to be used in service discovery, EP1807773

Invited Talks

  • Knowledge Engineering, Visualization, and Analysis.
    Invited talk at the Chisel group at University of Victoria, 26 Jan 2011
  • VIScover: Visualizing and analyzing complex data.
    Heidelberger Innovationsforum, 20 October 2009.