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Ernesto Jimenez-Ruiz

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Dr Ernesto Jimenez-Ruiz
Research Assistant
Research Member of Common Room, Wolfson College
+44 1865 283529

Wolfson Building, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3QD


I joined the Temporal Knowledge Bases Group (TKBG) at University Jaume I of Castellón (Spain) as a PhD Student in 2005. In 2006 I was funded by a prestigious 4-years doctoral fellowship from the Valencian government and coinciding with the end of the funding (June, 2010), I got the doctor degree with honors in Computer Science from the University Jaume I under the supervision of Dr. Rafael Berlanga Llavori (University Jaume I of Castellon) and Dr. Bernardo Cuenca Grau (University of Oxford). The Jaume I University awarded a Premio extraordinario de doctorado (roughly translated as a Extraordinary Doctoral Award) to my doctoral thesis (Engineering category 2010-2011).

My research has covered several areas, including bio-medical information processing and integration, ontology/thesaurus reuse, ontology versioning, ontology/thesaurus mapping, and application of thesaurus to text mining tasks. I have also designed novel algorithmic techniques and developed java-based tools to serve as a proof of concept of the conducted theoretical research. Furthermore, I have visited several leading institutions in the UK, including the Text Mining Group at the European Bio-informatics Institute in Cambridge, where I worked for 3 months under the supervision of Dr. Dietrich Rebholz-Schuhmann and Dr. Antonio Jimeno-Yepes; the Information Management Group at University of Manchester, where I worked for 3 months under the supervision of Prof. Ulrike Sattler and Dr. Bernardo Cuenca Grau; and the Oxford University Computing Laboratory (now Department of Computer Science), where I completed two visits of 7 and 3 months respectively, under the supervision of Prof. Ian Horrocks and Dr. Bernardo Cuenca-Grau.

In January 2011, I joined the Information Systems group led by Prof. Georg Gottlob and Prof. Ian Horrocks as a Research Assistant to work in the EPSRC project LogMap. Currently I'm a researcher in the FP7 IP project Optique.

In December 2013 I joined the Wolfson College as a Research Member of the Common Room.


Curriculum Vitae (Oct 2013), LogMap project at Information Systems Group, LogMap's web facility, LogMap Google Code Project, Knowledge Representation and Reasoning website, Publications List - Google Scholar, Temporal Knowledge Bases Group website, Publication List - DBLP, Text Mining Rebholz Group at European Bioinformatics Institute

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LogMap: Logic−Based and Scalable Ontology Matching

Ernesto Jiménez−Ruiz and Bernardo Cuenca Grau

In International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC). Vol. 7031 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Pages 273−288. Springer. October, 2011.

Supporting concurrent ontology development: Framework‚ algorithms and tool

Ernesto Jimenez Ruiz‚ Bernardo Cuenca Grau‚ Ian Horrocks and Rafael Berlanga

In Data and Knowledge Engineering. Vol. 70:1. January, 2011.

Logic−based Assessment of the Compatibility of UMLS Ontology Sources

Ernesto Jimenez Ruiz‚ Bernardo Cuenca Grau‚ Ian Horrocks and Rafael Berlanga

In BMC Journal of Biomedical Semantics. Vol. 2. 2011.





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