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Groth, Paul T. Dr.

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General info

The Netherlands
Phone number(s)
+31 20 59 87742
+31 20 598 7728

Principal Research

Paul Groth is an assistant professor in the Knowledge Representation and Reasoning Group at the VU University of Amsterdam. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Southampton (2007) and has done research at the University of Southern California and the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition. His research focuses on mechanisms for enabling multi-institutional systems especially in the area of science. This includes research in data provenance, scientific workflow and knowledge sharing with over 50 publications in these areas. He has served on the program committee of major international conferences including the World Wide Web Conference, the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, and the International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces. Dr. Groth is co-chair of the W3C Provenance Working Group developing a standard for the interchange of provenance information. He currently works on the Semantically Mapping Science project developing new approaches for analyzing scientific fields based on Web activity. Additionally, he is a key contributor to OpenPhacts - a project to develop a provenance-enabled semantically rich platform for pharmacological information. You can find his blog at

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