Patrick Lambrix is a Professor at the Department of Computer and Information Science (IDA) at Linköping University, Sweden.

He received MSc degrees in Mathematics (1988) and in Computer Science (1990) from the KU Leuven, Belgium, and a PhD degree (1996) from Linköping University, Sweden.  In 2007 he was appointed full professor at Linköping University.

He is the Deputy Director of the Division for Database and Information Techniques where he leads the Database and Web Information Systems group. He is also member of the Semantic Web research group and founded the Sports Analytics research group at IDA.

His main expertise is in knowledge engineering and his research interests relate to the areas of Semantic Web (ontologies), Databases, Bioinformatics and Sports Analytics. In the fields of knowledge representation and ontology engineering he has pioneered work on part-whole reasoning in description logics, ontology alignment, and ontology debugging and completion, where his group developed award-winning systems.

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Research groups

Database and Web Information Systems Group (of ADIT at IDA)
Semantic Web Research Group (at IDA)
Sports Analytics Research Group (at IDA)


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Leadership commissions

Director of Studies of ADIT at IDA.
Program coordinator for the Master in Computer Science program.


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Alsayed Algergawy, Daniel Faria, Alfio Ferrara, Irini Fundulaki, Ian Harrow, Sven Hertling, Ernesto Jimenez-Ruiz, Naouel Karam, Abderrahmane Khiat, Patrick Lambrix, Huanyu Li, Stefano Montanelli, Heiko Paulheim, Catia Pesquita, Tzanina Saveta, Pavel Shvaiko, Andrea Splendiani, Elodie Thieblin, Cassia Trojahn, Jana Vatascinova, Ondrej Zamazal, Lu Zhou (2019) Results of the Ontology Alignment Evaluation Initiative 2019 Proceedings of the 14th International Workshop on Ontology Matchingco-located with the 18th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2019) , s. 46-85
Robin Keskisärkkä, Huanyu Li, Sijin Cheng, Niklas Carlsson, Patrick Lambrix (2019) An Ontology for Ice Hockey ISWC 2019 Satellites , s. 13-16

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