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XI — the eXascale Infolab — is a new research group at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland.
We are designing, building and deploying next-generation infrastructures for Big Data, with a focus on social, scientific, and linked data.

Latest News

December 2013—Verisign Labs Distinguished Speakers Series

Slides from Prof. Cudré-Mauroux's talk on ERS (the Entity Registry System) are online on slideshare [Verisign Labs Distinguished Speakers Series, Internet Infrastructures Grant Winner]

October 2013—OLTP Benchmark & TRank

OLTPBench (joint work w/ CMU and Microsoft) accepted at PVLDB [pdf]! Also, TRank goes open-source and is nominated for best-paper at ISWC [pdf, ppt, github].

August 2013—Google Award, Big Data & Ruslan

We won a Google Faculty Research Award [Press release: French / German]. Also, our joint paper w/ Verisign on High Velocity Streams has been accepted at IEEE BigData 2013. Last but not least, Ruslan joins us from Yandex. Welcome!

May 2013—Heidelberg Laureate Forum & Crowdsourcing Tutorial

Both Gianluca and Martin got selected to attend the Heidelberg Laureate Forum. Thirty-eight Abel, Fields and Turing award winners will [also] be there! 

Also, Gianluca's tutorial slides on Crowdsourcing for the Semantic Web are available.