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An overview of the QURATOR project and related initiatives

Georg Rehm, Principal Researcher in the Speech and Language Technology Lab at the DFKI


In this presentation I’ll give an overview of the BMBF-funded project QURATOR – Curation Technologies including a brief motivation of the overall topic and short summaries of the related projects carried out by the partner organisations. I’ll focus upon the DFKI project and its most recent developments. Additionally, I’ll give a brief overview of the EU-funded project European Language Grid (ELG) including synergies and joint developments between QURATOR and ELG.

About Georg Rehm

Dr. Georg Rehm works as a Principal Researcher in the Speech and Language Technology Lab at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI GmbH), in Berlin. Currently, Georg Rehm is the Coordinator of the BMBF-funded project QURATOR (Curation Technologies, 2018-2021) and the EU-funded project European Language Grid (ELG, 2019-2022). Furthermore, he is the Co-coordinator of the EU-funded project European Language Equality (ELE, 2021-2022) and a Principal Investigator in the European project Lynx: Building the Legal Knowledge Graph for Smart Compliance Services in Multilingual Europe (2017-2020), in the European project HumanE-AI-Net (2020-2023), in the BMWi-funded project SPEAKER (2020-2023) and a number of other projects including PANQURA (BMBF).

He is also the General Secretary of META-NET, an EU/EC-funded Network of Excellence consisting of 60 research centers from 34 countries, and, in the 2021/2022 term, the Secretary of the EACL (European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics). Since 2013, Georg Rehm has been the Head of the German/Austrian Chapter of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), hosted at DFKI in Berlin. In October 2018, Georg Rehm was awarded the honorary appointment as a DFKI Research Fellow for outstanding scientific achievements and special accomplishments in technology transfer.

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