Leon van Wissen

Leon van Wissen

Data Engineer

University of Amsterdam

Biography

I am a Data Engineer at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) for the Golden Agents project, GLOBALISE, CREATE, and the Data Science Centre. I work with historical databases and linked data.

Interests
  • Language Technology and the Semantic Web
  • Dutch literature
  • Early modern history
  • Cycling
Education
  • MA (Research) in Literary Studies and Computational Linguistics, 2015-2018

    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

  • BA in Dutch language and culture, 2012-2015

    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Publications

(2022). Linking Cinema Data. An interactive workshop on bridging multiple cinema datasets through Linked Open Data.

Cite URL

(2022). Data modelling at the start of the GLOBALISE project (pilot). Talk at GLOBALISE Seminar 27 June 2022, Amsterdam.

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(2022). Gebruiker aan het woord: Golden Agents. Talk at Symposium Omega - Stadsarchief Amsterdam, 25 May 2022, Amsterdam.

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(2022). The Lenticular Lens: Addressing Various Aspects of Entity Disambiguation in the Semantic Web. Graphs and Networks in the Humanities 2022, 3-4 February. Amsterdam..

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Teaching

Courses thaught

Universiteit van Amsterdam (UvA), Faculty of Humanities

Faculty of Humanities, department Media Studies

  • Coding the Humanities (Spring 2021)

    Universiteit van Amsterdam (UvA)

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU), Faculty of Humanities

Faculty of Humanities, department Language, Literatuur & Communication

  • Introduction to Digital Humanities (Fall 2020)

    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU)

  • Hollywood Science, Art, Science and Film (Spring 2018)

    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU)

  • Hollywood Science, Art, Science and Film (Fall 2017)

    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU)

  • Methods and Techniques (Spring 2017)

    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU)

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