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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.

From March 15th to 19th, 2021, the Dagstuhl Seminar on Autonomous Agents on the Web took place as a virtual event. Schloss Dagstuhl has been a prestigious venue for researchers in computer science since its foundation in 1990. Almost 40 highly-esteemed researchers from all over the world gathered...

On March 11th, 2021, Bavarian students of engineering, computer science and economics had the opportunity to get to know and to test current work of the Fraunhofer research group SCS. The workshop was part of the Praxistag, which took place for the 10th time. For this, the Chair prepared a portfolio...

The kickoff of working group 2 of Distributed Knowledge Graphs took place as a virtual meeting on January 20th, 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 initi...

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...