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)

My current research focuses on RDF data management. My research interests include Database systems, Spatial data management, Semantic Web & Linked Data, Natural Language Processing, and Machine Learning . 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