About me

Contact Details

Nico Matentzoglu
matentzn AT cs.man.ac.uk

Information Management Group
School of Computer Science
University of Manchester
Oxford Road
Manchester, M13 9PL

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Biography

I am currently (2015) a PhD student at the University of Manchester, supervised by Bijan Parsia and Uli Sattler.
I received my Diplom at the University of Cologne in Media Informatics and Media Law in October 2010. After 9 months of wwoofing and backpacking (Greece, Japan, Canada) I moved to England, first to work for the OeRC in beautiful Oxford (content management systems), and then to start as a member of the amazing first cohort of the newly established “Centre for Doctoral Training” at the School of Computer Science at the University of Manchester.

Research Overview

I am interested in the application of ontologies in clinical systems, modular reasoning, reasoner benchmarking, OWL ontology corpora and teaching ontology engineering. Methodologically I like to be on the empirical evaluation side of things. I am currently investigating the use of modules for classification of OWL ontologies.

Other Interests

Apart from my exciting work with ontologies, I am also interested in content management systems, especially Drupal, and semantic (web) technologies in general. I also love travelling, hunting for the meaning of life, french rap and chopping wood.

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