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Mostafa and Prof. Chiang co-present a data quality tutorial at AMW 2018

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Enjoyed giving an intro to data quality tutorial at the Alberto Mendelzon Workshop (AMW) in Cali, Colombia.

Prof. Chiang awarded OCE TalentEdge and VIP1 funding

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Grateful to receive funding from OCE TalentEdge and VIP1 for our collaborative work with IBM on Ontology-Driven Semantic Disambiguation.

Join us! We are recruiting Masters and PhD students for Fall 2018.

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If you are interested in joining us, please e-mail Prof. Chiang your resume, transcript(s), and a short description of your background and interests.

Prof. Chiang and Prof. Zheng awarded NSERC CRD

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Pleased that our project A Data-Driven Platform for Multimodal Positioning and Tracking in
Indoor Environments
is awarded an NSERC CRD.

Prof. Chiang awarded NSERC Engage with VerticalScope

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Pleased that our collaborative project with VerticalScope on Contextual Named Entity Linking is awarded an NSERC Engage grant.

Our demo on data cleaning with OFDs is accepted into EDBT ’18

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Looking forward to presenting our system FastOFD at EDBT’18 in Vienna!

Z.Zheng, M. Alipour Langouri, Z. Qu, I. Currie, F.Chiang, L. Golab, J. Szlichta
FastOFD: Contextual Data Cleaning with Ontology Functional Dependencies

Congratulations to Yu who came in 2nd place at the McMaster.AI poster competition.

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Congratulations to Yu who finished in 2nd place at the graduate student poster competition

for his poster “Quantifying Duplicates with Semantic Disambiguation”.