We are the Knowledge-based and Software Systems Group - a research group located at the Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the Czech Technical University in Prague.

We focus on the research and development of knowledge-based information systems using Semantic Web technologies.

Research

Research is the main focus of the group.

Teaching

Subjects and thesis topics.

Open Mic

Tech presentations taking place every other Friday.

Recent posts

Upcoming Open Mic - Using Git in a Team

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The next open mic session will take place on Friday 1 March 2024. Our guest speaker, Petr Aubrecht, will share his experience with using Git in a team of mul...

Upcoming Open Mic - React component ‘state’

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The next open mic session will take place on Friday 16th February 2024 at 10:30. Join us on this link. Bogdan Kostov will explore in more detail, how compone...

Widoco and its alternatives

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The presentation discussed the documentation generators and visualization tools for RDF data and ontologies.

Upcoming Open Mic - Widoco and its alternatives

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The Open mic session starts on Friday 15th December 2023 at 10:30 at this link. The speaker Michal Med talks about vizualization and documentation tools for ...

Debugging SPARQL queries through algebra

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The talk will explore a few perplexing examples of SPARQL queries, illustrating how the translation can be used to understand/debug such queries.

Design Science

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Design Science is an approach used in fields like information systems, computer science, and engineering to tackle complex real-world problems by creating in...

Upcoming Open Mic - Design Science

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The Open mic session starts on Friday 10th November 2023 at 10:30 at this link. Speaker Max Chopart gives a talk about Design Science.

Student Thesis Presentations

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On Friday 2nd June, the regular Open Mic session gave way to presentations of theses of students affiliated with KBSS.

Winter semester is over

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During the winter semester our group teaches two subjects - Enterprise Architectures (EAR) and Ontology and Semantic Web (OSW). Semester is now over, includi...

Updating Data from External Data Source View

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Data integration is one of the common problems occurring in modern distributed applications. Data integration is a problem where data needs to be integrated ...

Giving Semantics to Web Services with JSON-LD

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JSON-LD allows providing context with data published by REST services. This talk introduces JB4JSON-LD - a library for mapping Java objects to JSON-LD.

Semestral project presentation - Tomáš Majer

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Our student Tomáš Majer presents his semestral project before bachelor thesis. The presentation starts on Friday 10th February 2023 at 12:30 at this link. To...

Project management in IT

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IT project management is a complex process that involves coordinating the efforts of multiple people, often working remotely and across different departments...

RDF support for Jekyll

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Jekyll RDF is a plugin for Jekyll allowing rendering static web based on the RDF file. This Open mic introduces the basis of installation and usage of the Je...

Upcoming Open Mic - RDF support in Jekyll

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The Open mic session starts on Friday 6th November 2022 at 10:30 at this link. Speaker Michal Med introduces usage of RDF plugin for Jekyll to render web pag...

Variables and Environment in Docker

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Docker has changed the way applications are built and run. However, one of the frequent pain points for newcomers is configuration of the containers - what a...

AI-powered completion in IDEs

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In this session taht took place on Friday 7th October, Matěj Kulich introduced an overview of the AI-powered completion tools with the main focus on GitHub C...

Upcoming Open Mic - AI-powered completion in IDEs

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The Open mic session starts on Friday 7th October 2022 at 10:30 at this link. Speaker Matěj Kulich introduces the capabilities of AI-powered completion in va...

Towards Using SForms for Ontology Engineering

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On Friday 1th July at 10:30 an open Mic session took place. The topic was "Towards Using SForms for Ontology Engineering". Video and presentation included.

Tooling and workflow for JavaScript libraries

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On Friday 10th June at 10:30 an open Mic session took place. The topic was "Tooling and workflow for JavaScript libraries". Recording and presentation is inc...

Jobs to be done in Open Mic Session

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On Friday 13th May at 10:30 an open Mic session took place. The topic was "Jobs to be Done". Video and presentation included.