Hala Skaf-Molli

Associate Professor Nantes University, HDR (Holder of the scientific excellence distinction),
Member of GDD Team, Numeric Science of Nantes Laboratory LS2N
2, rue de la Houssinière, 44322 Nantes cedex 03, France
Tél. : +33 (0) 2 51 12 58 93
mailto:Hala.Skaf@univ-nantes.fr

Research Interests

  • Semantic Web, knowledge Graphs, and Linked Data
  • SPARQL Query Processing and Optimization
  • Scientific Workflow
  • FAIR data and service
  • My CV Long in French Long CV

Recent Papers and Talks

Program Committee

2020

2019

  • The Web Conference WWW 2019 (Semantics and Knowledge Track).
  • ISWC 2019, International Conferences Semantic Web Conference
  • Extended Semantic Web Conference, ESWC 2019.
  • Extended Semantic Web Conference 2019 - Posters and Demos Track.
  • Extended Semantic Web Conference 2019 - PhD Symposium.
  • AWD 2019 (Atelier Web des Données) with EGC 2019.
  • Workshop on Querying and Benchmarking the Web of Data, quweda 2019
  • Database and Expert Systems, DEXA 2019
  • Bases de données avancées, BDA 2019 (PC member (BDA 2019 Track PhD), PC member (BDA'19 Research Papers)

2018

  • The Web Conference WWW 2018
  • ISWC 2018, International Semantic Web Conference
  • Co-chair of recherche track Linked Data of Extended Semantic Web Conference, ESWC 2018.
  • ESWC 2018. Extended Semantic Web Conference
  • EKAW 2018 Doctoral Consortium, Knowledge Engineering, and Knowledge Management
  • EKAW 2018 Demo & Poster, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management
  • DEXA 2018, Database and Expert Systems
  • ISWC 2018 Blue sky ideas
  • DeSemWeb2018? with ISWC2018?
  • QuWeDa? 2018 (Querying the Web of Data) with ESWC 2018.
  • International Workshop on Open Problems and Emerging New Topics in Semantic Web Technology with ISWC 2018,

2017

  • PC of WWW 2017.
  • PC of ISWC 2017, International Conferences Semantic Web Conference
  • PC of ESWC 2017, Extended Semantic Web Conference
  • PC of DEXA 2017
  • PC of QuWeDa? 2017 (Querying the Web of Data) with ESWC 2017.
  • PC of DeSemWeb2017 with ISWC 2017.
  • IEEE BDMICS 2017 (Big Data Management in Cloud Systems) with DEXA.

Journal Reviewing

  • The World Wide Web journal,
  • VLDB journal
  • the Elsevier Journal of Web Semantics

Graduate and Post Graduate Students( PhD)

Post Doc:

  • 2018-2019: Sara El Hassad funding project Sedela, Comin Labs.

Ongoing Thesis:

  • Started 2017 : Thomas Minier
  • Started 2017 : Arnaud Grall

Past Thesis

  • 2014-2017: Co-advisor of PhD thesis Pauline Folz, funding by Cifre Bourse of Nantes Métropole. Title: Collaboration dans une fédération de consommateur de données liées. Collaboration in a federation of linked data consumers. Current Situation: R&D Orange Lab Grenoble.
  • 2013-2016: Co-advisor of PhD thesis Gabriela Motoya, funding by CNRS. Title: Answering SPARQL Queries using Views. Current Situation: post-doc at the University of Aalborg, Danemark
  • 2012-2015: Co-advisor Luis Daniel Ibáñez, funding ANR Folflow. Title: Towards a Read/Write Web of Linked Data. Current Situation: Post-Doc at the university fo Southampton, England.
  • 2010-2014: Co-advisor of PhD thesis Diego Torres, co-tutelle with Alicia Diaz. Title: Co-evolution between Social and Semantic Web. Current Situation: Associate Professor, Université de la Plata, Argentina.
  • 2009-2012: Co-advisor of PhD thesis Khaled Mobayed, Title: Divergence Awareness in Distributed Multi-Synchronous Collaborative Systems. Current Situation: R&D Scientist at Criteo
  • 2007-2010: Co-director of PhD thesis ofCharbel Rahhal , Title: Wikis sémantiques sur réseaux pair-à-pair. Current Position: associate professor, Liban.

Thesis Jurys:

  • Thesis et HDR Reporter:
    • 2019 Fatiha SAIS. Knowledge Graph Refinement. Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches, Université Paris Sud.
    • 2018: Mohammad Noorani BAKERALLY: Génération de plateforme de données liées dans un écosystème d’informations fortement décentralisé. l’École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Saint-Etienne.
    • 2018: Abdoul MACINA: SPARQL Distributed Query Processing over Linked Data. l’Université Côte d’Azur.
    • 2018: Jérémy Lhez: Gestion de flux RDF et raisonnement : sémantisation, sérialisation et profilage. l’Université Paris-Est Marne la Vallée.
  • Thesis Examiner
    • 2017: Roland Kotto Kombi. Distributed query processing over fluctuating data streams. INSA Lyon, Université de Lyon.
    • 2016: Sébastien Dufromentel. qTor : une approche communautaire pour l’évaluation de requêtes continues. INSA Lyon, Université de Lyon.
    • 2016: Alexandre Garnier. Langage dédié au traitement des événements complexes et modélisation des usages pour les réseaux de capteurs. Université de Nantes.
    • 2013: Igor Epimakhov. Allocation des ressources pour l’optimisation de requêtes dans les systèmes de grille de données. Université Toulouse 3 Paul Sabatier.
    • 2009: Segio Fernando Mera. Logique modales et mémorielles. Université Henri Poincaré, Nancy1 et Université de Buneos Aires.
    • 2009: Daniel Alejadro Gorin. Technique de raisonnement automatique pour les logiques hybrides. Université Henri Poincaré, Nancy1 et Université de Buneos Aires.

Ongoing Projects

  • 2019-2023 : Coordinatrice of the ANR PRC project "{DeKaloG?: Decentralized Knowledge Graphs".
  • 2018-2021: ANR Obrowser : Applications décentralisées sur les navigateurs.
  • 2017-2019: Seleda: Self Data for Enhancing lifelong Learning Autonomy. Funding CominLabs?, ICT for Education.

Finished Projects

 2013-2017 ANR SocioPlug?
  • 2011-2014 ANR Kolflow
  • 2013: LodPaddle is selected by the call PUBLINK of the european projet lod2
  • CyWiki? : vers une forge de la connaissance, projet associant les laboratoires LORIA, ATILF, LISEC et le Service Nutice. Project financé par l'appel à projets 2009 lancé par le CCOSL
  • Projet exploratoire ISCC 2009,CNRS, P2CeL? – Collaborative Knowledge Construction and E-Learning: An Approach Based on Semantic Wikis." http://www.thermoptim.org/sections/enseignement/communaute-p2cel (in french)
  • Project TALC du CPER MISN :"Vers un wiki sémantique pour la gestion des connaissances d’un système de raisonnement à partir de cas." http://wikitalc.loria.fr/dokuwiki/doku.php?id=operations:wikisem (in french)
  • Pré-opération MSH 2009
  • Project Seyct (2008-2010), with La Plata University, Argentina.
  • Responsable of Projet Rorax (2006-2008), French/Libanese program CEDRE
  • Member of ARC INRIA Recall (2005), http://recall.loria.fr. Recall is funding the development of Wooki.
  • Member of Gdr-PRC I3 (2003-2004)
  • Member of action VXP (2001-2003), CPER QSL. VXP has funded the development of SAMS.
  • Member of action Mobi5 (2004,2006), CPER QSL. Mobi5 has funded the development of So6.
  • Member of Project Corvette with Hitachi, Japon http://www.loria.fr/equipes/ecoo/corvette/. The objective is to build a Collaborative Workflow Systems.
  • Australian Research Council IREX Grant with University of New South Wales, Sydney

Scientific Collaboration

  • Maria Esther-Vidal, Professor at the University Simón Bolívar, Caracas, Venezuela. Working on SPARQL Federation.
  • Olivera Marjovic, University of Sydney, Australia. Working on Collaborative Learning.
  • Hala Naja-Jazzar, University Libanese, Liban. Working on Collaborative Editing of XML Documents.
  • Nishadi di-Silva, University of Southompthon, England. Working on Narrative-based collaborative Writing and Semantic Consistency.
  • Alicia Diaz, University of La plata, Argentina. Working on personal knowledge in P2P? semantic wikis.

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