Today, 09.02.2016, the annual European Innovation Partnership (EIP) on Water Conference started in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands with a full day of ~20 workshops and working group meetings et al….
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The MeetUp which followed the Big Data Europe plenary meeting with all project partners started with a welcome from Martin Kaltenböck (SWC), organiser of the event.
Next, Sören Auer (Fraunhofer IAIS, BDE Project Lead, Slideshare), presented the BDE project to the audience of 53 people. He explained that the ambition of the project was to facilitate the positive uses of big data, in the different areas presented and liaise with researchers, industry and other users of societal challenges. Auer informed that the “v”s of “volume” and “velocity” were broadly covered in the different societal challenges, but that “variety” needed more support. He explained the vision of enrich Big Data Technologies with a dedicated Semantic Layer for more precise analytics and data handling.