UMBC ebiquity

Li Ding

Primary Role:Ph.D. Alumnus

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Department: Computer Science
Room: Lally 207
Street: 110 8th St
City: troy
State: ny
ZIP: 12180
Country: USA
Phone: 518 276 4426

Biography: Li Ding is a research scientist working with Deborah McGuinness and Jim Hendler in the Tetherless world Constellation at RPI. He received his PhD in Computer Science from UMBC. He worked in the eBiquity lab and advised by the Lab's director, Tim Finin. His thesis involved developing infrastructures for Web-scale data access, and he is the main contributor to Swoogle, the pioneer search engine for the Semantic Web. His primary research focus is on facilitating semantic web data access. He is also interested in the broad fields in artificial intelligence, such as agent, ontology, social network, trust, machine learning.


Li Ding has 39 authored publications:
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Li Ding is associated with 4 projects:  Hide the list...

Past Projects

 FOAF, Adjunct Faculty.
 Semantic Discovery: Discovering Complex Relationships in Semantic Web, Student.
 Swoogle, Ph.D. Student, architect of swoogle 2.0 and 3.1..
 TAGA, Student.



  1. (Person) Li Ding took (Photo) Dr. Finin received certificate at TAC SCM in AAMAS 2004.
  2. (Person) Li Ding took (Photo) Dr. Finin at TAGA demo.
  3. (Person) Li Ding took (Photo) TADA Demo.
  4. (Person) Li Ding is shown on (Photo) Li Ding talks about Swoogle.