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Welcome to the Chair of Information Systems, especially Technical Information Systems.

We conduct research around Semantic Web, Linked Data, Knowledge Graphs and decentralised information systems in close collaboration with the department Data Spaces and Internet of Things Solutions at the Fraunhofer Center for Applied Research on Supply Chain Services SCS of the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS in Nuremberg.

The kickoff of working group 2 of Distributed Knowledge Graphs took place as a virtual meeting on 20.01.2021 with over 20 interested researchers from many different countries. Distributed Knowledge Graphs is a COST Action, i.e., a research and innovation network to connect research initiatives ar...

The proceedings of the ESWC 2020 conference have been published by Springer (main proceedings and satellite events). ESWC is a major venue for presenting and discussing the latest scientific results and technology innovations around semantic technologies. The conference took place in June 2020. Prof...

The W3C Web of Things Working Group has recently published the Web of Things (WoT) Thing Description document as W3C Recommendation. Dr. Victor Charpenay, formerly at Siemens and now a post-doc at the Chair of Technical Information Systems, is a co-editor of the document. He says: "The W3C Web of...

On October 19th, 2019, the chair participated in the Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften, a bi-annual event in the Nuremberg region where scientific institutions hold talks and demonstrations for the general public. The chair, in collaboration with the Fraunhofer SCS department Data Spaces and Interne...

On June 6th and 7th, 2019, the chair organised the kickoff meeting of the project "MOSAIK: Methodik zur selbstorganisierten Aggregation interaktiver Komponenten". The project partners FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg, OVGU Magdeburg, DFKI, Bosch, NETSYNO and associated partner Festo presented and discussed...