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Juan Pane


Juan Pane is a Lecturer and researcher for Open Data at the National University of Asunción, Paraguay. He is also researcher of the Latin American Open Data Initiative (ILDA) and a consultant for the Democracy and Governance Program for the Paraguayan Government funded by USAID and implemented by CEAMSO, Paraguay. He received his PhD in Computer Science from the University of Trento in March 2012, where he later stayed as a post-doc research fellow (2012-2013). He led the development of Multilingual Open Source tools for Open Data Integration such as OpenDataRise and CKAnalize for semi-automatically extracting semantics from open datasets for the Open Data Trentino (Italy) project (dati.trentino.it). He contributed to the EU funded OpenKnowledge project in the area of semantic matching and to the Insemtives project in the areas of semantic annotations models and semantic disambiguation in Folksonomies, all these aimed at data integration. His current research and development activities focus in ICT based Innovations for Open Data and Open Government initiatives by applying Semantic technologies and on designing automatic tools for Software Quality Assurance. He has authored several scientific publications and journal articles.