Specialization: parallel algorithms for largescale data analytics and computational biology
Areas of specialization/research interests: Ahmed is interested in various data integration topics that include but not limited to data acquisition, cleaning, wrangling, entity linking, schema matching and mapping, querying heterogeneous data, involving users in the data integration loop. Ahmed is also interested in question answering over structured data, and mining for interesting facts in knowledge bases.
Specialization: Critical Data Studies, Big Data, Open Data, Data Infrastructures, and Data as Media
IBM (speaker change: Christopher Vollmar to present in lieu of Marija Mijalkovic)