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Role in projectVTT, Knowledge Intensive Products and Services (KIPS) unit, is leading the Semantics and Knowledge management part in COncORDE. An important aspect to address is to investigate the semantic means to personalise and contextualise data to support more efficient information sharing and decision-making on the COncORDE platform.
Julia Kantorovitch, Lc.Sc, (Tech)
Julia is a senior research scientist at VTT, KIPS - Knowledge Intensive Products and Service knowledge center. Adaptable service technologies, middleware, and semantic technologies applied to smart pervasive computing environments are the main topics in her current and past research projects, a few most recent ones to mention are FP6 Amigo, FP7 Smart Products, ITEA Guarantee, FP7 Concept, FP7 Concorde. She is the author of 30+ academic research papers which were published in international journals and books and various IEEE conference proceedings.