This page reports the scientific publications of the SPECIAL consortium.

WP1 – Use cases & requirements

Papers
2018 Compliance Using Metadata. Rigo Wenning and Sabrina Kirrane. Semantic Applications: Methodology, Technology, Corporate Use. Springer. 2018.
2017 Transparent Personal Data Processing: The Road Ahead. Piero A. Bonatti, Sabrina Kirrane, Axel Polleres and Rigo Wenning. In: Tonetta S., Schoitsch E., Bitsch F. (eds) Computer Safety, Reliability and Security. SAFECOMP 2017: 337-349. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10489. Springer, Cham. (Presented at TELERISE: 3rd International Workshop on TEchnical and LEgal aspects of data pRIvacy and Security.) Sep 2017.
2017 A New Semantics for Overriding in Description Logics. (Extended Abstract.) IJCAI 2017: 4975-4979. Melbourne, Australia, 19–25 August, 2017
Talks
2018 Neue Wege bei der Einwilligung Technische und nicht-technische Ansätze im Zeitalter von Big Data. Harald Zwingelberg. Talk at the ABIDA expert workshop ‘Digitale Souveränität in Zeiten ubiquitärer Datenverarbeitung’ in Kassel, June 2018
2018 Lightning Talk SPECIAL: Scalable Policy-awarE Linked Data arChitecture for prIvacy, trAnsparency and compLiance. At Cyberwatching.eu Concertation meeting in Brussels, April 2018
2018 Digital transformation of democracy? Challenges and opportunities. Stanford, May 2018
2018 Digital transformation of democracy? Challenges and opportunities. Austrian Studies Conference UC Berkeley, April 2018
2018 GDPR transparency requirements. Harald Zwingelberg and Eva Schlehahn. W3C Workshop on Privacy and Linked Data ‘Data Privacy Controls and Vocabularies’. Vienna, Austria. 18 April 2018.
2018 Interoperability issues for mobile operators. Freddy de Meersman. W3C Workshop on Privacy and Linked Data, Vienna, April 2018
2017 SPECIAL. Jan Sonck. Privacy-Preserving Technologies and Human Factors, European Big Data Value Forum. Paris, November 2017
2017 Smarter Tech for Operational Excellence. TenForce Key Customer Event: The Future is WOW? Belgium, October 2017
2017 Technical aspects vs. Innovation challenges of Enabling and Enhancing Privacy. NGI DIN forum. Brussels, June 2017
2017 Privacy vs. Innovation? Sabrina Kirrane. Lsz-Consulting ‘The Digital Enterprise’. 3-4 May 2017
2017 Privacy by Design – die (neuen) rechtlichen Anforderungen. Harald Zwingelberg. GI Workshop ‘Wie sicher ist der neue Datenschutz’. Frankfurt, Germany. 10 March 2017
2017 Compliance mit Metadaten. Rigo Wenning. Internationales Rechtsinformatik Symposion, Salzburg. January 2017

WP 2 – Policy and Transparency Framework

Policy language & vocabularies
2018 The SPECIAL vocabularies, V0.1. B. A. Bonatti, S. Kirrane, I. M. Petrova, L. Sauro, E. Schlehahn. Also here: https://www.specialprivacy.eu/vocabs.
2018 The SPECIAL Policy Log Vocabulary, V0.5. B. A. Bonatti, W. Dullaert, J. D. Fernández, S. Kirrane, U. Milosevic, and A. Polleres. Also here: https://www.specialprivacy.eu/langs/splog#.
2018 The SPECIAL Usage Policy Language, V0.1
Papers
2018 Fast Compliance Checking in an OWL2 Fragment. Piero A. Bonatti. Proceedings of the 27th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2018)
2018 Legislative Compliance Assessment: Framework, Model and GDPR Instantiation. Sushant Agarwal, Simon Steyskal, Franjo Antunovic and Sabrina Kirrane. Proceedings of the Annual Privacy Forum (APF 2018)
2018 Data Privacy Vocabularies and Controls: Semantic Web for Transparency and Privacy. Piero A. Bonatti, Bert Bos, Stefan Decker, Javier D. Fernández, Sabrina Kirrane, Vassilios Peristeras, Axel Polleres and Rigo Wenning. Semantic Web for Social Good (SWSG2018) @ ISWC2018
2018 SPIRIT: A Semantic Transparency and Compliance Stack. Patrick Westphal, Javier Fernández, Sabrina Kirrane and Jens Lehmann. Proceedings of the Posters and Demos Track of the 14th International Conference on Semantic Systems (SEMANTiCS 2018), CEUR-2198, paper 119, 2018
Talks
2018 Data Privacy Controls and Vocabularies. Sabrina Kirrane. W3C Workshop on Privacy and Linked Data ‘Data Privacy Controls and Vocabularies’. Vienna. 17/18 April 2018
2018 The SPECIAL Policy Log Vocabulary. Javier D. Fernández. W3C Workshop on Privacy and Linked Data ‘Data Privacy Controls and Vocabularies’, Vienna, Austria, 18 April 2018
2018 Normative Multi-Agent System Applications. Sabrina Kirrane. Dagstuhl Seminar 18171 Normative Multi-Agent Systems. Dagstuhl, Germany, April 2018
2017 Digital rights management and standard setting. Sabrina Kirrane. Current issues in SSO decision-making for the Internet. Portcullis House, Westminster London. 15 November 2017
2017 SPECIAL, Federated Semantic Data Management. Piero A. Bonatti and Sabrina Kirrane. Dagstuhl Seminar 17262 Federated Semantic Data Management, Dagstuhl, Germany, June 2017
2017 The SPECIAL H2020 project: Applications of Blockchain and non-repudiation protocols for Privacy Policies and GDPR Compliance. Sabrina Kirrane. First Meeting in the Multi-stakeholder Series ‘Blockchain: Taxation and Regulatory Challenges and Opportunities’. Vienna. 15-16 March 2017
2017 Modelling the General Data Protection Regulation. Sabrina Kirrane. Internationales Rechtsinformatik Symposion, IRIS 2017. Salzburg, Austria. 23-25 February 2017

WP 3 – Big Data & Policy Engine

Papers
2019 ODRL policy modelling and compliance checking, Marina De Vos, Sabrina Kirrane, Julian Padget and Ken Satoh, Proceedings of the 3rd International Joint Conference on Rules and Reasoning (RuleML+RR 2019)
2019 Big Data and Analytics in the Age of the GDPR, Piero Bonatti and Sabrina Kirrane, IEEE Computer Society, 2019
2019 Privacy-aware Linked Widgets.Javier D. Fernández, Fajar J. Ekaputra, Peb Ruswono Aryan, Amr Azzam, Elmar Kiesling. 1st Workshop on Fairness, Accountability, Transparency, Ethics, and Society on the Web. In conjunction with The Web Conference 2019.
2018 A More Decentralized Vision for Linked Data. Axel Polleres, Maulik R. Kamdar, Javier D. Fernández, Tania Tudorache, Mark A. Musen: Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Decentralizing the Semantic Web co-located with the 17th International Semantic Web Conference, DeSemWeb@ISWC, CEUR-2165, paper 1, 2018
2018 HDT crypt: Compression and Encryption of RDF Datasets. Javier D. Fernández, Sabrina Kirrane, Axel Polleres and Simon Steyskal. Semantic Web Journal (SWJ 2018). In press, 2018. Also at http://www.semantic-web-journal.net/system/files/swj1895.pdf
2018 Towards Making Distributed RDF processing FLINker. Amr Azzam, Sabrina Kirrane and Axel Polleres. The 4th International Conference on Big Data Innovations and Applications (Innovate-Data2018)
2018 A Scalable Consent, Transparency and Compliance Architecture. Sabrina Kirrane, Javier D. Fernández, Wouter Dullaert, Uros Milosevic, Axel Polleres, Piero Bonatti, Rigo Wenning, Olha Drozd and Philip Raschke. Proceedings of the Posters and Demos Track of the Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2018)
2018 Evaluating Query and Storage Strategies for RDF Archives. Javier D. Fernández, Jürgen Umbrich, Axel Polleres and Magnus Knuth. Semantic Web Journal (SWJ 2018). In press, 2018
2018 HDTQ: Managing RDF Datasets in Compressed Space. Javier D. Fernández, Miguel A. Martínez-Prieto, Axel Polleres and Julian Reindorf. Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2018)
2017 LOD-a-lot. A Queryable Dump of the LOD Cloud. Javier D. Fernández, Wouter Beek, Miguel A. Martínez-Prieto and Mario Arias. International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2017). 2017
2017 LOD-a-lot: A Single-File Enabler for Data Science. Wouter Beek, Javier D. Fernández and Ruben Verborgh. Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Semantic Systems (SEMANTiCS 2017). Nominated for the Best Paper Award. 2017
2017 Self-Enforcing Access Control for Encrypted RDF. Javier D. Fernández, Sabrina Kirrane, Axel Polleres and Simon Steyskal. Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2017). May 2017
Talks
2019 Open Day for Privacy, Usability, and Transparency (PUT 2019) Sabrina Kirrane, Co-located with the 19th Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium July 15, 2019 – KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, Presentations: SPECIAL, Privacy&Us, PAPAYA
2019 Big Data and Analytics in the Age of the GDPR. Sabrina Kirrane. Insight Center for Data Analytics, National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland, July 11 2019,
2019 SPECIAL: Scalable Policy-awarE Linked Data arChitecture for prIvacy, trAnsparency and compLiance. Sabrina Kirrane. ESWC 2019 Project Networking, Slovenia, 6 June 2019
2019 Big Data and Analytics in the Age of the GDPR, Piero Bonatti and Sabrina Kirrane, IEEE Big Data Congress 2019
2018 Privacy and Constrained Access. Sarbina Kirrane. Dagstuhl Seminar 18371 Knowledge Graphs: New Directions for Knowledge Representation on the Semantic Web, Dagstuhl, Germany, September 10 2018
2018 Policy Based Research. Sabrina Kirrane. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Lab, Boston, United States, 27 September 2018
2018 SPECIAL. Uroš Milošević and Jonathan Langens. 47th BigData.be Meetup. May 2018
2018 GDPR compliance for big data. Rigo Wenning. IRIS, Salzburg. February 2018
2017 Big Green Data. Javier D. Fernández. PhD Seminars, University of Valladolid, 20 December 2017
2017 Linked Data: Make it short and sweet. Javier D. Fernández.KIT, Germany, 9 January 2018
2017 “Green” Big Data: Privacy preserving Big Data technologies. Javier D. Fernández. Executive Briefing: Sicherheit im Wandel. 15 November 2017
2017 Project Launch: SPECIAL. MyData. Tallin, August 2017
2017 Managing Big Data with privacy in mind. Bert Bos. WWW 2017, Perth, Australia. 6 April 2017

WP 4 – User Interaction

Papers
2019 I Agree: Customize your Personal Data Processing with the CoRe User Interface. Olha Drozd and Sabrina Kirrane, 6th International Conference on Trust, Privacy and Security in Digital Business - TrustBus 2019. 26-29 August 2019, Linz, Austria
2019 Consent Comprehension Made EasyDemo, Olha Drozd and Sabrina Kirrane. Open Day for Privacy, Usability, and Transparency (PUT 2019)
2018 Uncovering Canvas Fingerprinting and Analyzing Its Usage For Web Tracking. Philip Raschke and Axel Küpper. Workshops der Informatik 2018. Lecture Notes in Informatics (LNI).
2018 Enabling Personal Data Processing Control via Dynamic Consent. Olha Drozd, Rigo Wenning and Sabrina Kirrane. Open Day for Privacy, Transparency and Decentralization (OPERANDI 2018)@ PETS2018
2017 Designing a GDPR-compliant and Usable Privacy Dashboard. Philip Raschke, Axel Küpper, Olha Drozd and Sabrina Kirrane. IFIP Summer School 2017, Ispra, Italy, 3–8 September 2017. Published in IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology (IFIPAICT 2018), Springer
Talks
2019 Technischer Datenschutz im Internet der Dinge, Rigo Wenning, IRIS 2019
2018 Exhibition of SPECIAL. Long Night of Science, TU Berlin. June 2018

WP 6 – Collaboration, Dissemination & Standardisation

Talks
2018 W3C Workshop on Permissions and User Consent, Martin Kurze et al. Privacy and Transparency Interoperability, Standards and Vocabularies. September 2018
2018 Privacy and Transparency Interoperability, Standards and Vocabularies. Martin Kurze et al. MyData, August 2018
2018 Report from the Workshop on Privacy and Linked Data. Rigo Wenning. Corporate Semantic Web. Dagstuhl Seminar 18233. June 2018
2018 W3C Data Privacy Vocabularies and Controls Community Group. Sabrina Kirrane. The End of Privacy 1.0: Data Portability and Information Rights. ODI, London, 24 May 2018
2018 Multistakeholer participation in global Internet standard setting, horizontal issues (session chair). Rigo Wenning. Brussels, May 2018
2017 SPECIAL. Int'l Workshop on Big Data Standardisation: Standards Reciprocity, August 2017
Papers
2019 Creating a vocabulary for data privacy: the first-year report of data privacy vocabularies and controls community group (DPVCG), Pandit, H.J., Polleres, A., Bos, B., Brennan, R., Bruegger, B., Ekaputra, F.J., Hamed, R.G., Kiesling, E., Lizar, M., Schlehan, E. and Steyskal, S., 2019

Publications covering several work packages in SPECIAL

Project presentations
2019 Open Day for Privacy, Usability, and Transparency (PUT 2019) Sabrina Kirrane, Co-located with the 19th Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium July 15, 2019 – KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, Presentations: SPECIAL, Privacy&Us, PAPAYA
2019 Big Data and Analytics in the Age of the GDPR. Sabrina Kirrane. Insight Center for Data Analytics, National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland, July 11 2019,
2019 SPECIAL: Scalable Policy-awarE Linked Data arChitecture for prIvacy, trAnsparency and compLiance. Sabrina Kirrane. ESWC 2019 Project Networking, Slovenia, 6 June 2019
2019 Emotionally smart robots – 
the next step in the evolution of life
- Privacy awareness utmost need. Martin Kurze, Omnichannel Exec Forum, Lisbon, March, 2019
2019 SPECIAL: Scalable Policy-awarE Linked Data arChitecture for prIvacy, trAnsparency and compLiance. Sabrina Kirrane. National Institute of Informatics (NII) Tokyo , Japan, February 20 2019
2018 Web Application Security. Rigo Wenning. Dagstuhl Seminar 18321. August 2018
2018 Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain technology: What are they and what are the killer applications? Sabrina Kirrane. Irish Business Network Austria. Expat Center, Vienna. 2 May 2018
2018 Big Data & GDPR. Rigo Wenning. BDV PPP Meetup. Sofia, May 2018
2017 BDE and SPECIAL. Rigo Wenning. Digitising European Industry First Stakeholder Forum. Zeche Zollverein, Essen, Germany. January 2017
2017 Scalable Policy-awarE Linked Data arChitecture for prIvacy, trAnsparency and compLiance. Sabrina Kirrane. H2020 Info Day. 17-18 January 2017
Video
2018 A Scalable Consent, Transparency and Compliance Architecture, Sabrina Kirrane, Javier D. Fernández, Wouter Dullaert, Uros Milosevic, Axel Polleres, Piero Bonatti, Rigo Wenning, Olha Drozd and Philip Raschke. video for ESWC 2018

 

This project receives funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 731601

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