Purdue University - Department of Computer Science -

Amgad Madkour

Graduate Student


Joined department: Fall 2010

Education

BSc., Arab Academy for Science and Technology, Computer Science (2003)
MSc., The American University in Cairo, Computer Science (2008)

My current research addresses Big Data aspects of Linked Data. In specific, i focus on the volume and value aspects of Linked Data. In the volume aspect, i investigate scalable data management techniques for managing RDF data. In the value aspect, i investigate interesting queries over the Linked Data cloud. As a graduate student, Iv interned at Yahoo! (Sunnyvale, USA), GIS Technology Innovation Center (KSA), and Microsoft Research (Greater Seattle Area, USA).

Selected Publications

Amgad Madkour, Walid G. Aref, Saleh Basalamah, "Knowledge Cubes - A Proposal for Scalable and Semantically-Guided Management of Big Data", IEEE BigData 2013
Amgad Madkour, Tarek Hefni, Ahmed Hefny, Khaled S. Refaat, "Using Semantic Features to Detect Spamming in Social Bookmarking Systems", European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases, ECML PKDD 2008
Amgad Madkour,K. Darwish, Hany Hassan, Ahmed Hassan, Ossama Emam, "BioNoculars: Extracting relations between entities from biomedical documents using a fully unsupervised Statistical Approach", ACL BioNLP 2007

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