William Van Woensel

About Me

I am currently a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the NICHE Research Group at Dalhousie University. Previously, I was a teaching assistant for 6 years at the WISE Research Lab at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. I finished my PhD dissertation, titled “Mobile, client-side context-provisioning via the integrated querying of online semantic web data”, to obtain the degree of Doctor in Sciences in 2013.

Research Interests

My research interests lie at the crossroads of Knowledge Representation and Reasoning (KRR), Machine Learning and Mobile Computing applied to Health Informatics. In particular, this includes expressive rule-and ontology-based reasoning applied to clinical decision support; with a focus on how these approaches can benefit from mobile deployment.

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William Van Woensel

Mobile Semantic Query Distribution with Graph-Based Outsourcing of Subqueries Inproceedings

Proceedings of International Workshop on Mobile Deployment of Semantic Technologies (MoDeST 2015), 2015.

Links | BibTeX | Tags: Mobile Computing, Querying Distributed RDF


Elien Paret; William Van Woensel; Sven Casteleyn; Beat Signer; Olga De Troyer

Efficient Querying of Distributed RDF Sources in Mobile Settings based on a Source Index Model Inproceedings

Shakshuki, Elhandi ; Younas, Muhammad (Ed.): Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Mobile Web Information Systems, pp. 554–561, Elsevier, Procedia Computer Science, Niagara Falls, Canada, 2011.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Querying Distributed RDF, RDF indexing, SPARQL