Sebastian Schaffert

Sebastian Schaffert is leading the Gmail SRE team at Google in Zurich, Switzerland, responsible for the management of Gmail for more than 1 billion active users. He also has a background in research on Semantic Web, Databases and Reasoning, and is one of the main contributors to Apache Marmotta. He previously worked as Head of Knowledge and Media Technologies at Salzburg Research and as CTO of Redlink GmbH in Salzburg, Austria. Sebastian received a PhD from the University of Munich, Germany in 2004 in the area of Programming and Modelling Languages.

Google Publications

Previous Publications

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    Adding wings to Red Bull media: search and display semantically enhanced video fragments

    Thomas Kurz, Sebastian Schaffert, Manuel Fernandez, Georg Güntner

    Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on World Wide Web (WWW2012), ACM, Lyon, France

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    Semantic Wikis: Approaches, Applications, and Perspectives

    François Bry, Sebastian Schaffert, Denny Vrandecic, Klara A. Weiand

    Reasoning Web (2012), pp. 329-369

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    Social Web and Knowledge Management

    Peter Dolog, Markus Krötzsch, Sebastian Schaffert, Denny Vrandecic

    Weaving Services and People on the World Wide Web (2008), pp. 217-227

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    Workshop on social web and knowledge management (SWKM2008)

    Peter Dolog, Markus Krötzsch, Sebastian Schaffert, Denny Vrandecic

    WWW (2008), pp. 1279-1280

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    Reasoning in Semantic Wikis

    Markus Krötzsch, Sebastian Schaffert, Denny Vrandecic

    Reasoning Web (2007), pp. 310-329

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    Xcerpt: A Rule-based Query and Transformation Language for the Web

    Sebastian Schaffert

    Ph.D. Thesis, University of Munich (2004)

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    Xcerpt and visXcerpt: from pattern-based to visual querying of XML and semistructured data

    Sacha Berger, François Bry, Sebastian Schaffert, Christoph Wieser

    Proceeding VLDB '03 Proceedings of the 29th international conference on Very large data bases, ACM (2003)

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    Towards a Declarative Query and Transformation Language for XML and Semistructured Data: Simulation Unification.

    François Bry, Sebastian Schaffert

    Proceedings of International Conference on Logic Programming (ICLP), Springer-Verlag (2002)