Atanas Kiryakov is founder and head of Ontotext lab of Sirma Group - a Bulgarian software house. Ontotext is a leading Semantic Web technology provider with applications in KM, Semantic Web, EAI, Business Intelligence, e-Government, telecommunications, life sciences, media monitoring and online recruitment.
Kiryakov joined Sirma as a software engineer in 1993, he joined the board in 2000 and founded Ontotext in the same year. His current research interests are in semantic annotation and search, large-scale semantic repositories and reasoning, (upper-level) ontology design, information extraction, IR, object consolidation. He is an organizer and a member of program committees of a number of international forums and author of more than 20 articles and book chapters.
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