Big Data Integration

2020

[ j19 ] Vassilis Christophides, Vasilis Efthymiou, Themis Palpanas, George Papadakis, Kostas Stefanidis, 
An Overview of End-to-End Entity Resolution for Big Data
in ACM Computing Surveys (ACM CSUR), to appear.

[ i11 ] Three Dimensional Entity Resolution (with JedAI)
at the Liris research lab of Lyon 1 University (France), virtual event, June 26, 2020.

[ j18 ] George Papadakis, George Mandilaras, Luca Gagliardelli, Giovanni Simonini, Emmanouil Thanos, George Giannakopoulos, Sonia Bergamaschi, Themis Palpanas, Manolis Koubarakis
Three-Dimensional Entity Resolution with JedAI
in Information Systems (IS), to appear.
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[ j17 ] George Papadakis, Dimitrios Skoutas, Emmanouil Thanos, Themis Palpanas
A Survey of Blocking and Filtering Techniques for Entity Resolution
in ACM Computing Surveys (ACM CSUR), Vol. 53, No. 2, pages 31:1–31:42, May 2020.
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[ d4 ] George Papadakis, Leonidas Tsekouras, Emmanouil Thanos, Nikiforos Pittaras, Giovanni Simonini, Dimitrios Skoutas, Paul Isaris, George Giannakopoulos, Themis Palpanas, Manolis Koubarakis
JedAI3 : beyond batch, blocking-based Entity Resolution
at the EDBT/ICDT 2020 Joint Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, March 30 – April 2, 2020.
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[ t5 ] George Papadakis, Ekaterini Ioannou, Themis Palpanas:
Entity Resolution: Past, Present and Yet-to-Come
at the EDBT/ICDT 2020 Joint Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, March 30 – April 2, 2020.
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2019

[ j16 ] George Papadakis, Leonidas Tsekouras, Emmanouil Thanos, George Giannakopoulos, Themis Palpanas, Manolis Koubarakis
Domain- and Structure-agnostic End-to-End Entity Resolution with JedAI
in SIGMOD Record, Vol. 48, No. 4, pages 30–36, December 2019.
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[ i10 ] Schema-agnostic Progressive Entity Resolution
at the 17th Hellenic Data Management Symposium (HDMS’19), Athens, Greece, July 8-9, 2019.

[ c28 ] Vasilis Efthymiou, George Papadakis, Kostas Stefanidis, Vassilis Christophides
MinoanER: Schema-Agnostic, Non-Iterative, Massively Parallel Resolution of Web Entities
at the 22nd International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT2019), Lisbon, Portugal, March 26-29, 2019.
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2018

[ d3 ] George Papadakis, Leonidas Tsekouras, Emmanouil Thanos, George Giannakopoulos, Themis Palpanas, Manolis Koubarakis.
The return of JedAI: End-to-End Entity Resolution for Structured and Semi-Structured Data
At the 44th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB’18), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 27 – 31, 2018. Also presented at the 17th Hellenic Data Management Symposium (HDMS’19), Athens, Greece, July 8-9, 2019.
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[ j14 ] Giovanni Simonini, George Papadakis, Themis Palpanas, Sonia Bergamaschi
Schema-agnostic Progressive Entity Resolution
in IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), Vol. 31, No. 6, pages 1208-1221, June 2019.
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[ t4 ] George Papadakis, Themis Palpanas
Web-scale, Schema-Agnostic, End-to-End Entity Resolution
at the World Wide Web (WWW) – The Web Conference 2018, Lyon, France, April 23-27, 2018.
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[ c26 ] Giovanni Simonini, George Papadakis, Themis Palpanas, Sonia Bergamaschi
Schema-agnostic Progressive Entity Resolution
at the 34th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), Paris, France, April 16 – 19, 2018.
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[ c25 ] Vasilis Efthymiou, George Papadakis, Kostas Stefanidis, Vassilis Christophides
Simplifying Entity Resolution on Web Data with Schema-agnostic, Non-iterative Matching
at the 34th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), Paris, France, April 16 – 19, 2018.
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2017

[ c24 ] George Papadakis, Konstantina Bereta, Themis Palpanas, Manolis Koubarakis
Multi-core Meta-blocking for Big Linked Data
at the 13th International Conference on Semantic Systems (SEMANTICS2017), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 11-14, 2017.
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[ d1 ] George Papadakis, Leonidas Tsekouras, Emmanouil Thanos, George Giannakopoulos, Themis Palpanas, Manolis Koubarakis.
JedAI: The Force behind Entity Resolution
At the 14th Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC17), Portoroz, Slovenia, May 28 – June 1, 2017. Also presented at the 15th Hellenic Data Management Symposium (HDMS’17), Athens, Greece, August 24-25, 2017.
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[ j11 ] Vasilis Efthymiou, George Papadakis, George Papastefanatos, Kostas Stefanidis, Themis Palpanas
Parallel Meta-blocking for Scaling Entity Resolution over Big Heterogeneous Data
in Information Systems (IS), Vol. 65, pages 137–157, April 2017.
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2016

[ j10 ] George Papadakis, George Papastefanatos, Themis Palpanas, Manolis Koubarakis
Boosting the efficiency of large-scale entity resolution with enhanced meta-blocking
in Big Data Research (BDR), Vol. 6, pages 43–63, December 2016.
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[ i8 ] Schema-agnostic vs Schema-based Configurations for Blocking Methods on Homogeneous Data
at the 14th Hellenic Data Management Symposium (HDMS’16), Athens, Greece, July 28-29, 2016.

[ t3 ] George Papadakis, Themis Palpanas
Blocking for Big Data Integration
at the 2nd International Big Data Center of Excellence (ScaDS Dresden/Leipzig): Summer School on Big Data, Leipzig, Germany, July 2016.
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[ j8 ] George Papadakis, Jonathan Svirsky, Avigdor Gal, Themis Palpanas
Comparative Analysis of Approximate Blocking Techniques for Entity Resolution
in Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment (PVLDB), Vol. 9, No. 9, pages 684 – 695, May 2016. P
resented at the 42nd International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB’16).
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[ t2 ] George Papadakis, Themis Palpanas
Blocking for Large-Scale Entity Resolution: Challenges, Algorithms, and Practical Examples
at the 32nd IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE’16), Helsinki, Finland, May 16-20, 2016.
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[ i7 ] Blocking and Filtering Techniques for Link Discovery
at the 7th International Workshop on Data Engineering meets the Semantic Web (DESWeb). In conjunction with the 32nd IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE’16), Helsinki, Finland, May 16-20, 2016.

[ c21 ] George Papadakis, George Papastefanatos, Themis Palpanas, Manolis Koubarakis
Scaling Entity Resolution to Large, Heterogeneous Data with Enhanced Meta-blocking
at the 19th International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT’16), Bordeaux, France, March 15-18, 2016.
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2015

[ j7 ] George Papadakis, George Alexiou, George Papastefanatos, Georgia Koutrika
Schema-agnostic vs Schema-based Configurations for Blocking Methods on Homogeneous Data
in Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment (PVLDB), Vol. 9, No. 4, pages 312-323, December 2015. Presented at the 42nd International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB’16).
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[ c20 ] Vasilis Efthymiou, George Papadakis, George Papastefanatos, Kostas Stefanidis, Themis Palpanas
Parallel Meta-blocking: Realizing Scalable Entity Resolution over Large, Heterogeneous Data
at the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (BigData’15), Santa Clara, CA, USA, October 29 – November 1, 2015.
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[ i6 ] Supervised Meta-blocking
at the 13th Hellenic Data Management Symposium (HDMS’15), Athens, Greece, July 30-31, 2015.
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[ i5 ] Blocking Techniques for Web-Scale Entity Resolution
at the seminar series (Data Stories) of the InfoLab of the University of Piraeus, Piraeus, March 10, 2015.
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[ r1 ] George Papadakis, George Papastefanatos, Themis Palpanas
Boosting the efficiency of large-scale entity resolution with enhanced meta-blocking
Technical Report No: TR-IMIS-2015-1
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2014

[ i4 ] Blocking Techniques for Web-Scale Entity Resolution
at the seminar series of the Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications, NCSR ‘Demokritos’, Athens, December 3, 2014.
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[ j4 ] George Papadakis, George Papastefanatos, Georgia Koutrika
Supervised Meta-blocking
in Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment (PVLDB), Vol. 7, No. 14, pages 1929-1940, October 2014. Presented at the 41st International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB’15).
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[ t1 ] George Papadakis, Themis Palpanas
Blocking Techniques for Web-Scale Entity Resolution (invited tutorial)
at the 15th International Conference on Web Information System Engineering (WISE’14), Thessaloniki, Greece, October 12-14, 2014.
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[ j3 ] George Papadakis, Georgia Koutrika, Themis Palpanas, Wolfgang Nejdl
Meta-Blocking: Taking Entity Resolution to the Next Level
in IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), Vol. 26, No. 8, pages 1946-1960, August 2014.
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[ i3 ] Meta-Blocking: Taking Entity Resolutionto the Next Level
at the 12th Hellenic Data Management Symposium (HDMS’14), Athens, Greece, July 24-25, 2014.

2013

[ j2 ] George Papadakis, Ekaterini Ioannou, Themis Palpanas, Claudia Niederée, Wolfgang Nejdl
A Blocking Framework for Entity Resolution in Highly Heterogeneous Information Spaces
in IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), Vol. 25, No. 12, pages 2665-2682, December 2013.
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[ m2 ] PhD Thesis, June 2013
Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer ScienceLeibniz University of Hanover
Blocking Techniques for Efficient Entity Resolution over Large, Highly Heterogeneous Information Spaces
Supervisors: Prof. Wolfgang Nejdl, Prof. Themis Palpanas
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2012

[ i2 ] Beyond 100 million entities: large-scale blocking-based resolution for heterogeneous data
at the 11th Hellenic Data Management Symposium (HDMS’12), Chania, Greece, June 28-29, 2012.

[ c14 ] George Papadakis, Ekaterini Ioannou, Claudia Niederée, Themis Palpanas, Wolfgang Nejdl
Beyond 100 million entities: large-scale blocking-based resolution for heterogeneous data
at the 5th ACM International Conference on Web Search and Web Data Mining (WSDM’12), Seattle, WA, USA, February 8-12, 2012.
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2011

[ i1 ] Efficient entity resolution for large heterogeneous information spaces
at the 10th Hellenic Data Management Symposium (HDMS’11), Athens, Greece, June 17-18, 2011.

[ c11 ] George Papadakis, Ekaterini Ioannou, Claudia Niederée, Themis Palpanas, Wolfgang Nejdl
Eliminating the redundancy in blocking-based entity resolution methods
at the 11th ACM/IEEE Joint International Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL’11), Ottawa, ON, Canada, June 13-17, 2011.
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[ c10 ] George Papadakis, George Giannakopoulos, Claudia Niederée, Themis Palpanas, Wolfgang Nejdl
Detecting and exploiting stability in evolving heterogeneous information spaces
at the 11th ACM/IEEE Joint International Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL’11), Ottawa, ON, Canada, June 13-17, 2011.
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[ w4 ] George Papadakis, Ekaterini Ioannou, Claudia Niederée, Themis Palpanas, Wolfgang Nejdl
To compare or not to compare: making entity resolution more efficient
at the 3rd International Workshop on Semantic Web Information Management (SWIM’11), collocated with ACM SIGMOD 2011, Athens, Greece, June 12-16, 2011.
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[ w3 ] George Papadakis, Wolfgang Nejdl
Efficient entity resolution methods for heterogeneous information spaces
at the PhD Workshop of the 27th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE’11), Hanover, Germany, April 11-16, 2011.
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[ c7 ] George Papadakis, Ekaterini Ioannou, Claudia Niederée, Peter Fankhauser
Efficient entity resolution for large heterogeneous information spaces
at the 4th ACM International Conference on Web Search and Web Data Mining (WSDM’11), Hong Kong, China, February 9-12, 2011.
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2010

[ c6 ] George Papadakis, George Papadakis, Gianluca Demartini, Peter Fankhauser, Philipp Kärger
The missing links: discovering hidden same-as links among a billion of triples
at the 12th International Conference on Information Integration and Web-based Applications and Services (iiWAS’10), Paris, France, November 8-10, 2010.
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2008

[ c1 ] George Papadakis, Georgios Paliouras
MyCites: An Intelligent Information System for Maintaining Citations
at the 5th Hellenic Conference on Artificial Intelligence (SETN’08), Syros, Greece, October 2-4, 2008.
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2007

[ m1 ] Diploma Thesis, October 2007
School of Electrical and Computer EngineeringNational Technical University of Athens
An Intelligent Information System that Maintains Citation Networks from the Web
Supervisors: Researcher Georgios Paliouras, Prof. Timos Sellis
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