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Current Position

Enseignant-Chercheur (Asst. Professor), Computer Science
CPE Lyon (École supérieure de chimie, physique, électronique de Lyon)
Campus LyonTech-la Doua - Bâtiment Hubert Curien,
43, bd du 11 novembre 1918,
69616 Villeurbanne CEDEX, France,
Email: john.samuel_(at)_cpe_(dot)_fr

Research Interests

Data Integration, Data Warehouses, Data Analysis, Big Data, Web Services, Knowledge Representation, Semantic Web, Multidimensional Data Modeling, Description Logic, Geographical Information Systems

PhD Thesis

Feeding a Data Warehouse with Data coming from Web Services. A Mediation Approach for the DaWeS prototype (Link)

Past Positions

2017-2016

Post-Doctoral Researcher, Geo-modelisation Group, LIRIS, Université de Lyon, Villeurbanne

2015-2014

Post-Doctoral Researcher, Database Group, LIRIS, Université de Lyon, Villeurbanne

2014-2011

PhD Researcher, LIMOS, Université Blaise Pascal, Aubière

2011-2009

Senior Software Engineer, Yahoo!, Bangalore

2009-2008

Software Engineer, Yahoo!, Bangalore

Journals

2016

Integration of Multiple Heterogeneous and Autonomous Web Services using Mediation Approach: Open Challenges, John Samuel, Christophe Rey, Special Issue on Digital Information Management, Journal on Advances in Theoretical and Applied Informatics - JADI 2016, Volume 2, No. 2, Pages 38-46 (Link)

Conference Proceedings

2017

Collaborative Approach to Developing a Multilingual Ontology: A Case Study of Wikidata, John Samuel, Metadata and Semantic Research. MTSR 2017. Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol 755. Springer, Cham (Link)

Representation and visualization of Documented Virtual Cities, John Samuel, Gilles Gesquière, Sylvie Servigne, LDAC2017 - 5th Linked Data in Architecture and Construction Workshop, Dijon, France, 14 November, 2017 (Link)

2016

Visualization of Documented 3D Cities, Clément Chagnaud, John Samuel, Sylvie Servigne, Gilles Gesquière, Eurographics Workshop on Urban Data Modelling and Visualisation, UDMV 2016, Liège, Belgium, Decembre 8, 2016 (Link)

Representation and Visualization of Urban Fabric through Historical Documents, John Samuel, Clémentine Périnaud, Sylvie Servigne, Georges Gay, Gilles Gesquière, 14th EUROGRAPHICS Workshop on Graphics and Cultural Heritage, Genova, Italy, October 5-7, 2016 (Link)

Challenges in Integrating Multiple Heterogeneous and Autonomous Web Services using Mediation Approach, John Samuel, Christophe Rey, 11th International Conference on Digital Information Management, Porto, Portugal, September 19-21, 2016 (Link)

Heterogeneous Sensor Data Exploration and Sustainable Declarative Monitoring Architecture: Application to Smart Building, Sylvie Servigne, Yann Gripay, Ozgun Pinarer, John Samuel, Atay Ozgovde, and Jacques Jay, ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Volume III-4/W1, 2016, 1st International Conference on Smart Data and Smart Cities, 30th UDMS, 7–9 September 2016, Split, Croatia (Link)

2014

Towards a Data Warehouse fed with Web Services, John Samuel, In The Semantic Web: Trends and Challenges - 11th International Conference, ESWC PhD Symposium, Volume 8465 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pp. 874–884. (Link)

DaWeS: Data Warehouse fed with Web Services John Samuel, Christophe Rey, In Actes du XXXIIème Congrès INFORSID, Lyon, France, 20-23 Mai 2014., pp. 329–344. (Link)

An Upper Bound on the Number of Accesses for Datalog α Last Queries, John Samuel, Benjamin Momège, Base de Données Avancées (BDA), Autrans, Grenbole, France, 14-17 Octobre, Session Jeune Chercheur. (Link)

Posters and Demonstrations

2016

Generic Web Service Wrapper for Mediation based Data Warehousing, John Samuel, Christophe Rey, International Conference on Web Intelligence, Mining and Semantics (WIMS), Nîmes, France, June 13-15 (Link)

Dynamique et représentations des données patriomoniales, Gilles Gesquière, Frédéric Pedrinis, John Samuel, MuséoHub 4, Maquettes et restitutions, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Lille, France, April 20. Poster (Link)

2014

Mediation-based web services fed data warehouse, John Samuel, Christophe Rey, Franck Martin, Lionel Peyron, In Journées francophones sur les Entrepôts de Données et l’Analyse en ligne (EDA), Vichy, Volume B-10 of RNTI, Paris, pp. 159–162. Hermann. Demonstration. (Link)

Talks, Tutorials and Seminars

2017

Rethinking the command line, Capitole du Libre, Toulouse, France, November 19, 2017 (Slides HTML, Slides PDF)

Representation and Visualization of Documented 3D Cities (Rehearsal), Géomod team, LIRIS, Université de Lyon, France, November 10, 2017

Introduction to Wikidata, Andra Waagmeester, Envel Le Hir, Thomas Pellissier Tanon, John Samuel, XLDB 2017 Wikidata Hackathon, Royat, France, October 12 (Additional slides)

Wikidata: Exploring more visibility and coverage of KDE Applications, John Samuel, Akademy 2017, Almería, Spain, July 22 (Slides HTML, Slides PDF)

2016

A Declarative Approach to Information Extraction Using Web Service API, John Samuel, Christophe Rey, International Conference on Web Engineering (ICWE), USI Lugano, Switzerland, June 7

2015

Integration and Analysis of Data from Heterogeneous Web Services, ERIC, Université de Lyon 2, Bron, France, March 23.

2007

Introduction to Linux Kernel, FOSS Meet, NIT Calicut, March 4, Calicut, India

Nominations and Prizes

2017

4th prize, Connected Open Heritage Challenge

10th prize, UNESCO Challenge

Swedish Book prize, Swedish National Heritage Board, UNESCO Challenge

2015

Among 12 Nominees for Prix Jeune Chercheur (Young Researcher Award), Clermont Ferrand, Hôtel de Ville, Clermont Ferrand, France, March 19 (Article on La Montagne)

2014

Runner-up of Prix Jeune Chercheur (Young Researcher Award) BDA

2006

2nd rank, Bachelors of Technology (B.Tech), Computer Science and Engineering, Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT), India

Conferences, Seminars and Workshops Attended

2017

LDAC2017 - 5th Linked Data in Architecture and Construction Workshop, Dijon, France, 14 November, 2017

WikidataCon 2017 Berlin, Germany, 28-29 October 2017

XLDB 2017 Wikidata Hackathon, Royat, France, 12 October 2017

GaMe IT Workshop 1.0, MIT City Science Lab Beyond Smart Cities, CPE Lyon, 25 September 2017

Akademy 2017, Almería, Spain, 22-23 July 2017

Wikimedia Hackathon 2017, Vienna, Austria, 20, 21 May 2017

2016

Eurographics Workshop on Urban Data Modelling and Visualisation, Liège, Belgium, December 8, 2016

Journée IMU: Habiter les mondes urbains, Lyon, November 17, 2016

ALARIC workshop (Approches documentaires et approches sensibles d’un ancien territoire industriel : Vaise (Lyon)), Lyon, October 18, 2016

EUROGRAPHICS Workshop on Graphics and Cultural Heritage, Genova, Italy, October 5-7, 2016

International Conference on Digital Information Management, Porto, Portugal, September 19-21, 2016

International Conference on Web Intelligence, Mining and Semantics (WIMS), Nîmes, France, June 13-15

International Conference on Web Engineering (ICWE), USI, Lugano, Switzerland, June 7

École Géomatique du GDR MAGIS, Saint-Paul-en-Jarez, France, May 30-June 3

Information géographique 3D et pratique scientifique, IUT, Lyon, France, May 4

Gamagora Game Show, Université Lumière Lyon 2, Lyon, France, April 29

MuséoHub 4, Palais des Beaux Arts, Lille, France, April 20

2015

TEDxINSA, May 7, INSA Lyon, France

MiniDeb Conf, April 11-12, Lyon, France

2014

INFORSID, 20-23 May, Lyon, France

ESWC (Extended Semantic Web Conference), May 25-29, Heraklion, Greece

EDA (Entrepôts de Données et l’Analyse en ligne), June 5-6, Vichy, France

BDA (Bases de Données Avancées), 14-17 October, Autrans, Grenbole, France

2012

BDA (Bases de Données Avancées), 24-26 October 2012, Clermont-Ferrand, France

2011

BPM (Business Process Modeling), August 28-September 2, Clermont-Ferrand, France

Apache Hadoop India Summit, February 16, Bangalore, India

Research Carnival, Yahoo!, April 2, Bangalore, India

2009

Sun Tech Days, 18-20 February, Hyderabad, India

2007

FOSS Meet, NIT Calicut, 2-4 March, Calicut, India

2006

Workshop on Algorithms for Data Streams, IIT Kanpur, December 18-20, Kanpur, India

Education

2014-2011

PhD, Computer Science, LIMOS, Université Blaise Pascal, Aubière, France

2008-2006

Masters of Technology (M.Tech), Computer Science and Engineering, National Institute of Technology (NIT) Calicut, India

2006-2002

Bachelors of Technology (B.Tech), Computer Science and Engineering, Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT), India

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