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Dr Paul Groth

Member since: 27 August 2014
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Primary Domain/Field of Expertise (Other): 
data provenance, data integration, semantic technologies
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Assistant Professor
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VU University Amsterdam
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Paul Groth is an assistant professor in the Web & Media Group at the VU University of Amsterdam and a member of its Network Institute. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Southampton (2007) and has done research at the University of Southern California. His research focuses on dealing with large amounts of diverse contextualized knowledge with a particular focus on the web and science applications. This includes research in data provenance, web and data science, knowledge and data integration and knowledge sharing. Paul was co-chair of the W3C Provenance Working Group that created a standard for provenance interchange and is co-author of Provenance: an Introduction to PROV. Currently, he is a key contributor to Open PHACTS ( - a project to develop a provenance-enabled platform for large scale pharmacological information. He blogs at and you can find him on twitter: @pgroth

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