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Dr. Jacco van Ossenbruggen
Jacco van Ossenbruggen is a senior researcher with the Interactive Information Access group at the Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica (CWI) in Amsterdam, and affiliated as an assistant professor with the Web & media research group at VU University in Amsterdam.
His research interests include semantic web interfaces for cultural heritage and other linked open data (working with Riste Gligorov, Alia Amin and Michiel Hildebrand on interfaces such as /facet) and Web-based data integration (working with Anna Tordai on alignment of SKOS vocabularies).
Jacco is also active in the Agora and PrestoPrime projects and the EuropeanaConnect Best Practice Network. Jacco obtained a PhD in computer science from VU University Amsterdam in 2001.