Purdue University - Department of Computer Science -

Amgad Madkour

Graduate Student

Joined department: Fall 2010


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

Im a PhD candidate at the department of Computer Science, Purdue University, performing research in the area of RDF data management. In specific, i focus on efficient query processing over web-scale RDF data. As a graduate student, Iv interned at Microsoft Research, Yahoo!, and GIS Technology Innovation Center (KSA).

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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