Master theses

Here at IDLab we are always happy to have master thesis students! Please go through our current topics below, and if you see something you like, contact the relevant supervisor via mail!

A Linked Data Event Stream for Telraam/WeCount 's Open Data

linked data, mobility, solid, traffic , web API, Open data

Supervised by Pieter Colpaert

A route planner based on Open Data

Linked Data, Open Data, big data, mobility, route planning, smart cities

Supervised by Pieter Colpaert, Ruben Verborgh

A tool for the mayor of Ghent: querying geospatial data on Web-scale

AI, Artificial Intelligence, Data Retrieval, Linked Data, Semantic Web, geospatial, open data, Indexing

Supervised by Pieter Colpaert

A Workbench based on NiFi: Linked Open Data at your Fingertips

AI , Apache NiFi, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Data Processing, Linked Data, RML, cloud computing, pipelines

Supervised by Anastasia Dimou, Ben De Meester

Address the complexity of the Web with views

AI, Artificial Intelligence, ML, Machine LEarning, RDF, SQL, query, view

Supervised by Anastasia Dimou, Ben De Meester

Analysis of Property Graphs in SPARQL engines

Linked Data, RDF, RDF*, SPARQL, decentralization, property graphs, Webdevelopment

Supervised by Ruben Taelman, Ruben Verborgh

Analyzing Security when Querying over Decentralized Environments

Linked Data, RDF, SPARQL, decentralization, querying, security, Webdevelopment

Supervised by Ruben Taelman, Ruben Verborgh

Authentication to decentralized data sources via Walder

Authentication, Privacy , Solid, Decentralization

Supervised by Pieter Heyvaert

Automatic railway compatibility verification across Europe

Knowledge Graph, Linked Data , Route Planning, Train, Railway

Supervised by Pieter Colpaert, Ruben Verborgh

Belgian parliamentary votes as a knowledge graph

AI, Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Knowledge Graph, Linked Data, Semantic Web

Supervised by Anastasia Dimou, Ben De Meester

Boosting analytical potential of health tracking data using RML and Solid

Biohacking, Data Analysis, Decentralization, Health, Linked Data, Machine Learning, Mobile Health, Productivity, Solid, AI

Supervised by Anastasia Dimou, Ben De Meester

Building a data strategy for the Deparment of Education in Flanders

AI, Artificial Intelligence, Data Retrieval, Linked Data, Semantic Web, open data , Indexing

Supervised by Pieter Colpaert

Caching and replication in decentralized Linked Data environments

Linked Data, RDF, blockchain, decentralization, Webdevelopment

Supervised by Ruben Taelman, Ruben Verborgh

Collaborative Storytelling on the Semantic Web

Collaborative Storytelling, Role Playing Games , Semantic Web, Linked Data

Supervised by Pieter Colpaert

Competitive knowledge graph generation

AI, Artificial Intelligence, Federation, Learning, ML , Machine Learning, Decentralization

Supervised by Anastasia Dimou, Ben De Meester

Cross-platform and efficient route planning with WebAssembly

Compilers, Emscripten, Programming Languages , Route Planning, Rust, WebAssembly

Supervised by Pieter Colpaert

Cultural heritage with IIIF and event streams

IIIF, linked open data, Culture

Supervised by Pieter Colpaert, Ruben Verborgh

Decide yourself what happens with your data

AI, Artificial Intelligence, Decentralization, GDPR, Learning, ML, Machine Learning, privacy

Supervised by Anastasia Dimou, Ben De Meester

Dungeons and Dragons as a Testbed for Diverse Sequential Recommender Systems

Artificial Intelligence, Knowledge Graphs , Machine Learning, Reasoning, Semantics, Role Playing Games

Supervised by Pieter Colpaert

Efficient and secure querying of Linked Data federations

Linked Data, Solid, querying

Supervised by Pieter Colpaert, Ruben Taelman

Exposing IoT Streams on the Semantic Web

Data Streams, Internet of Things, Linked Data, Semantic Sensor Web, Semantic Web, open data, smart cities

Supervised by Pieter Colpaert, Ruben Verborgh

Help amateur hikers to find their way through the woods

Algorithms, Data Science, Graphs, Hiking, Route Planning

Supervised by Pieter Colpaert

How can you implement your right to be forgotten?

AI, Artificial Intelligence, Decentralization, GDPR, Learning, cloud computing, data platforms, privacy

Supervised by Anastasia Dimou, Ben De Meester

Indexing personal data pods using automated data shape generation

automated generation, data pod, indexing, shapes

Supervised by Pieter Colpaert

Intelligent Sensors

AI, Apache Flink, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Data Streams, Internet of Things, IoT, ML, Machine Learning, Streams, cloud computing, frameworks

Supervised by Anastasia Dimou, Ben De Meester

Making data about artworks in Ghent findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable

Cultural Heritage, Linked Data, Semantic Web, hypermedia, open data

Supervised by Pieter Colpaert

Optimizing query evaluation over distributed data pods

Linked Data, decentralized network, query evaluation, query optimization

Supervised by Pieter Colpaert

Performance evaluation of the variety of Linked Data Interfaces

Linked Data, Querying, RDF, SPARQL, Webdevelopment, decentralization

Supervised by Ruben Taelman, Ruben Verborgh

Personal data vaults: techno-economic analysis and potential impact on the data ecosystem

SOLID, data ecosystem, digital platforms, engineering economy, information technology , techno-economic analysis, personal data vaults

Supervised by Ruben Verborgh, Sofie Verbrugge

Personalized and privacy-aware route planning on the Web

AI , GDPR, Linked Data, artificial intelligence, mobility, route planning, semantic web, smart cities, solid, open data

Supervised by Pieter Colpaert

Predict how busy a certain part of the city is with Open Data

AI, artificial intelligence, deep learning, open data, tensorflow , smart city

Supervised by Pieter Colpaert, Ruben Verborgh

Prototyping with Open Urban Digital Twins

Air Quality , Linked Open Data, Semantisch Web, Smart City, Digital Twin

Supervised by Pieter Colpaert, Ruben Verborgh

Publishing time series snippets on the Web

Data Streams, Linked Data, Semantic Sensor Web, Semantic Web, open data, smart cities , Internet of Things

Supervised by Pieter Colpaert

Query Optimization using WebAssembly

Linked Data, Querying, RDF, SPARQL, WebAssembly, Webdevelopment

Supervised by Ruben Taelman, Ruben Verborgh

Query Optimization using WebGL

Linked Data, Querying, RDF, SPARQL, WebGL, Webdevelopment

Supervised by Ruben Taelman, Ruben Verborgh

Taming decentralized Big Data Streams

Decentralization , Stream Processing, Big Data

Supervised by Femke Ongenae, Ruben Verborgh

Web-scale discovery of geospatial data

Data Retrieval, Linked Data, Semantic Web , Indexing

Supervised by Pieter Colpaert, Ruben Verborgh

Writing a highly efficient JSON-LD parser for specific frames

JavaScript, Linked Data, Parsers, Parsing, RDF, Webdevelopment

Supervised by Ruben Taelman, Ruben Verborgh