• ESRI
  • Google
  • Nokia
  • Yahoo! Inc.
  • AND Automotive Navigation Data
  • earthmine
  • First American Spatial Solutions
  • NAVTEQ
  • Waze
  • Google
  • NAVTEQ

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Jans Aasman
CEO, Franz Inc.

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Jans Aasman started his career as an experimental and cognitive psychologist, earning his Ph.D in cognitive science with a detailed model of car driver behavior using Common Lisp and Soar. He has spent most of his professional life in telecommunications research, specializing in intelligent user interfaces and applied artificial intelligence projects. From 1995 to 2004 he was also a part-time professor in the Industrial Design department of the Technical University of Delft. Dr. Aasman is currently the CEO of Franz Inc., the leading supplier of commercial, persistent and scalable RDF database products that provide the storage layer for powerful reasoning and ontology modeling capabilities for Semantic Web applications.

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We demo a Web 3.0 application that organizes social events for friends in the Bay Area using a collection of techniques that will be at the heart of Web 3.0 applications. Entity extraction, querying federated databases, efficient spatial reasoning, temporal reasoning, practical RDFS++ reasoning, reasoning over preferences, social network analytics, activity planning and activity recognition.