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Patrick Lambrix

Professor, Head of Division

Director of Studies

Patrick Lambrix is a professor at the Department of Computer and Information Science 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 head 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, knowledge engineering for materials science, knowledge engineering for the life sciences, 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.

For more detailed information on research, teaching and services, please see Patrick Lambrix

Research groups

Database and Web Information Systems Group at ADIT, IDA

Semantic Web Research Group at IDA

Sports Analytics Research Group at IDA

More information is also available under the heading "Research" below.


Examiner for courses in databases, data mining, sports analytics.

Leadership commissions

Head of Division ADIT at IDA.

Director of Studies at ADIT, IDA.

Program coordinator for the Master in Computer Science program.





Rasmus Säfvenberg, Niklas Carlsson, Patrick Lambrix (2024) Identifying Player Roles in Ice Hockey Machine Learning and Data Mining for Sports Analytics: 10th International Workshop, MLSA 2023, Turin, Italy, September 18, 2023, Revised Selected Papers, p. 131-143 Continue to DOI
Patrick Lambrix, Rickard Armiento, Huanyu Li, Olaf Hartig, Mina Abd Nikooie Pour, Ying Li (2024) The materials design ontology Semantic Web, Vol. 15, p. 481-515 Continue to DOI
Huanyu Li, Olaf Hartig, Rickard Armiento, Patrick Lambrix (2024) Ontology-based GraphQL server generation for data access and data integration Semantic Web, p. 1-37 Continue to DOI


Eva Blomqvist, Huanyu Li, Robin Keskisärkkä, Mikael Lindecrantz, Mina Abd Nikooie Pour, Ying Li, Patrick Lambrix (2023) Cross-domain Modelling - A Network of Core Ontologies for the Circular Economy Proceedings of the 14th Workshop on Ontology Design and Patterns (WOP 2023): co-located with the 22nd International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2023)
Rasmus Säfvenberg, Mikael Svarén, Niklas Carlsson, Patrick Lambrix (2023) The Importance of Special Teams in Ice Hockey Proceedings of the Linköping Hockey Analytics Conference LINHAC 2023 Research Track, p. 53-65 Continue to DOI

Full publication list is available here


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