Ali Khalili

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About me

My name is Ali Khalili (علی خلیلی). I am a researcher working on IT-based tools and approaches for facilitating knowledge sharing and innovation. I have worked as a Web developer for many years and have been an expert in Web Mashup development. My current research focuses on Social Semantic Web. I am working on Adaptive User Interfaces which will decrease the complexity of backend technologies for the promotion of Semantic Web. I am also working on Crowdsourcing approaches for elicitation, sharing and managing of knowledge.

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Honors & Awards

  • Best-paper award of the 36th IEEE Signature Conference on Computers, Software, and Applications (COMPSAC) 2012 for the paper ``The RDFa Content Editor - From WYSIWYG to WYSIWYM".
  • Creative Innovation Project Award 2014 for OpenCourseWare Excellence from OCW Consortium (for developing the SlideWiki OpenCourseWare platform).
  • 1st Prize of the AI Mashup Challenge 2014 (for the conTEXT Mashup platform).
  • Best-application prize at WoLE2013 challenge (Doing Good by Linking Entities), WWW2013 workshops (for the Pharmer project).
  • Best-poster prize awarded at Leipzig Research Festival for Life Sciences 2012.
  • Nominated for best-paper award in the 5th International Conference on Computer Supported Education (CSEDU 2013) for the paper ``CrowdLearn: Crowd-sourcing the Creation of Highly-structured E-Learning Content".
  • Nominated for best-paper award in the 18th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management (EKAW 2012) for the paper ``SlideWiki: Elicitation and Sharing of Corporate Knowledge using Presentations".
  • Elsevier Travel Grant to attend the Beyond the PDF 2 conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands (March 2013).
  • Awarded DAAD (The German Academic Exchange Service) Scholarship for studying PhD in Germany, 2012.


A platform for collaborative authoring of OpenCourseWare.
Lightweight Text Analytics using Linked Data.
A WYSIWYM interface for authoring of semantic content.
A WYSIWYM interface for authoring of semantic medical prescriptions.


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