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Lihua Zhao
  • Lihua Zhao 趙麗花 (赵丽花) 조려화
  • Contact me: lihua@nii.ac.jp (until 2013)
    zhaolihua85330@gmail.com
  • Lab 1201
  • National Institute of Informatics
  • Chiyoda-ku, Hitotsubashi 2-1-2
  • Tokyo, Japan 101-8430
  • [Download Lihua's Resume]

Research Interests

I am currently working on the heterogeneous ontology integration for the Linked Open Data sets to help
Semantic Web application developers easily access to various linked data sets with a simple integrated ontology.

Education

The Graduate University for Advanced Studies[SOKENDAI] Oct. 2010 - Sept. 2013

3-year Ph.D student & Research Assistant

Advisor: Ryutaro Ichise
Department of Informatics
School of Multidisciplinary Sciences

Ph.D. Thesis: Ontology Integration for the Linked Open Data [PDF]

1. Alignments for Linked Data (DBpedia, Geonames, LinkedMDB, and NYTimes) [Download]

University of Bristol Oct. 2008 - Sep. 2009

MSc with Distinction
Machine Learning and Data Mining
Department of Computer Science
Bristol, UK

Dissertation: Automated Local Newsletter Generator [PDF] [Poster]

Jilin University Sep. 2003 - JUL. 2007

Bachelor of Engineering
Software Engineering
College of Software
Changchun, Jilin Province, China


Publications

Journal Papers:
  • Integrating Ontologies using Ontology Learning Approach [Paper]
    Lihua Zhao and Ryutaro Ichise
    IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems, Vol.E96-D, No.1, pp.40-50, Jan, 2013.
International Conference Papers:
  • Instance-based Ontological Knowledge Acquisition [Paper] [Slides]
    Lihua Zhao and Ryutaro Ichise
    Proceedings of the 10th Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC2013), pp. 155-169, Montpellier, France, May 26-30, 2013.
  • Graph-based Ontology Analysis in the Linked Open Data [Paper] [Slides]
    Lihua Zhao and Ryutaro Ichise
    Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Semantic Systems (I-SEMANTICS2012), pp. 56-63, Graz, Austria, Sep 5-7, 2012.
  • Mid-Ontology Learning from Linked Data [Paper] [Slides]
    Lihua Zhao and Ryutaro Ichise
    Proceedings of the 1st Joint International Semantic Technology Conference (JIST2011), pp. 112-127, Hangzhou, China, Dec 4-7, 2011.
Local Conference Papers:
  • Accessing Linked Data with A Simple Integrated Ontology [Paper]
    Lihua Zhao and Ryutaro Ichise
    Proceedings of the 27th Annual Conference of the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence (JSAI2013), 4C1-IOS-4b-1, Toyama, Japan, June 04-07, 2013.
  • Integrating Heterogeneous Ontology Schema from LOD [Paper]
    Lihua Zhao and Ryutaro Ichise
    Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference of the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence (JSAI2012), 3C1-OS-13a-4, Yamaguchi, June 12-15, 2012.
Posters:
  • Semi-automatic Ontology Integration Framework [Paper]
    Lihua Zhao and Ryutaro Ichise
    Proceedings of the 2nd Joint International Semantic Technology Conference (JIST2012), Poster and Demonstration, pp. 1-2, Nara, Japan, Dec 2-4, 2012.
  • One Simple Ontology for Linked Data Sets [Paper] [Poster] [Slides]
    Lihua Zhao and Ryutaro Ichise
    Proceedings of the 10th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC2011), Poster and Demonstrations Track, Bonn, Germany, Oct 23-27, 2011.
  • Aggregation of Similarity Measures in Ontology Matching [Paper]
    Lihua Zhao and Ryutaro Ichise
    Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Ontology Matching (OM2010), pp. 232-233, Shanghai, China, Nov 7-11, 2010.

Work Experience

EXMO Team, INRIA Grenoble Rhone-Alpes, Grenoble, France, Aug. 2013 - Sept. 2013

Position: Visiting Student
Advisor: Jérôme Euzenat
Visited EXMO Team under the grant of Short-Stay Study Abroad Program of SOKENDAI in FY2013.

National Institute of Informatics (NII), Tokyo, Japan, Feb. 2010 - Jul. 2010

Position: Internship
Advisor: Ryutaro Ichise
Implemented an ontology matching system by aggregating weighted similarity matrix
for several string-based, knowledge-based and structure-based similarity measures.

IBM Global Business Services, Dalian, China, Mar. 2007 - May 2008

Position: IT Specialist Trainee
JP-Mainframe Team
Maintained systems for AFLAC (American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus) with COBOL and JCL on TSO environment.

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