Pablo N. Mendes is Research Scientist at IBM Research Almaden within the innovation division for the IBM Watson Group (Core Technologies). Before coming to IBM, he worked as a Research Associate for 3 years in Germany at the Freie Universität Berlin and the Open Knowledge Foundation Germany, leading research efforts as part of European Union-funded projects. Before his stay in Berlin, Pablo was a Research Assistant for 5 years in the USA at the University of Georgia and at the Kno.e.sis Center at Wright State University. He has worked as an intern at Yahoo! Search in California (summer 2008) and Yahoo! Research Barcelona (summer 2009). He is interested in research and development of efficient and effective methods and systems for information extraction, knowledge discovery and analytics. He is the author of 37+ research papers (cited over 1000 times, h-index 15) and open source projects such as DBpedia Spotlight, Twarql, Sieve and Cuebee.
- Information Extraction, Integration and Retrieval;
- Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning;
- Knowledge Graphs, Linked Data and Semantic Web.