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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

April 2015–LDOW Papers and Big Bio Data

Uduvudu: an Adaptive UI Engine for Linked Data (pdf) and Fixing Linked Data by Context Disambiguation (pdf) accepted at LDOW 2015. And we make our first foray into Big Bio Data with 3DBG accepted for publication in Nucleic Acids Research (joint work w/ McGill University)!

February 2015–BenchPress & New Member

BenchPress (joint work w/ CMU & Microsoft) demo accepted at Sigmod; Phil is Area Editor for JWS and Group Leader @ Sigmod 2016; and Dr. Mourad Khayati joins us from UZH. Welcome!

October 2014–Fully Funded Postdoc Position

The eXascale Infolab (U. of Fribourg–Switzerland) is hiring! We are looking for a highly qualified postdoctoral researcher in Computer Science interested in designing and developing novel information infrastructures to manage big data. See full job description here.

September 2014—Paper Accepted at BigData 2014

New Smarter Cities paper: TRISTAN: Real-Time Analytics on Massive Time Series Using Sparse Dictionary Compression accepted at IEEE BigData 2014! [acceptance rate: 18%]. Joint work w/ IBM Research. Details here: 

August 2014—Papers Accepted at CIKM and VLDB

Our paper on fixing grammatical errors using large N-grams corpora and preposition ranking has been accepted at CIKM (IR track)! Also, TransactiveDB has been accepted at PVLDB. PDFs coming soon...