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Jie Bao

Dr. Jie Bao

Samsung R&D Center

San Jose, CA 95134, USA.



Dr. Jie Bao is a research scientist at Samsung R&D Center. Before that, he was an associate at the Tetherless World Constellation, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He was also a research affiliate at the Decentralized Information Group, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a visiting scientist at Raytheon BBN Technologies. He received his Ph.D. in computer science from the Iowa State University (ISU) in 2007.

His research activities span a variety of topics in Artificial Intelligence, Semantic Web and Machine Learning, including description logics, semantic wikis, context modeling, semantic information theory, rule languages, closed world reasoning, policy modeling, semantic data integration, modular ontologies, collaborative ontology building, web privacy protection, neural network and data mining.

Dr. Bao has authored more than 50 refereed research papers. He has served on Organizing Committees or Programming Committees of more than 30 international conferences and workshops, including International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC), Extended/European Semantic Web Conference (ESWC), and Asian Semantic Web Conference (ASWC), among others. He is currently serving on the editorial board of Journal of Emerging Technologies in Web Intelligence. He was a member of the OWL Working Group at W3C in which he co-authored two W3C specification documents of OWL 2.

Dr. Bao was involved in the leadership and organization of the SemanticWiki mini-series back in the 2008/2009 time frame, and had co-chaired and presented at several of the sessions there.