Alignment API: Credits


The Alignment API version 4.0 of 31/03/2010 has been registered by Agence de protection des programmes (APP) under the number: IDDN.FR. 001.050019 .000.S.P.2 011.000.2090 0


Below are the names of individuals whose work has contributed to the Alignment API. This can be either because they directly worked on the project or because they released some code that has been integrated within the project.

Jérôme Euzenat
is the main architect and developer of the Alignment API and Server.
Petko Valtchev
was instrumental in fixing many different parts of the code when working on other projects.
Chan Le Duc
has developed the NeOn plug-in and improved the whole system.
Jérôme David
developed the Ontology part of the API (ontowrap).
Nicolas Guillouet
participated a lot in the development of SPARQL renderers for EDOAL, tested the implementation of EDOAL Link keys and introduced many tests.
Maria Roşoiu
developed the generator interface (gen).
Jérôme Pierson
initially developed the WordNet interface (now in OntoSim) and the agent profile for the Alignment Server
Seunkeun Lee
developped the low-level storage layer and the web service profile for the Alignment Server
Raphaël Troncy
fixed the basic implementation of BasicAlignment for n:m alignments.
Arun Sharma
Developed the query interface
François Scharffe
developed the initial version of EDOAL
Giorgos Stoilos and Georges Stamou
offered the code of their "SMOA" paper similarity (now in OntoSim).
Sean Bechhofer and Raphael Voltz
provided some code snippets for using the OWL API
Jarno Elonen
developped a small footprint HTTP server that was embedded in the Alignment Server (in version 2.5-3.0)
Konstantinos A. Nedas
implemented the Hungarian method which is embedded in the Alignment API implementation (now in OntoSim).
Christian Meilicke
proposed the enhancement of the Triangle display with level lines (including F-measure) and provided the code for computing them.
an anonymous person
developped the Levensthein distance implementation that is used in the Alignment API implementation (now in OntoSim).

Copyright owners

Copyright (C) 2003-2021 INRIA (most of the code)
Copyright (C) 2004-2005 Université de Montréal (parts of the impl/ and ling/ directories)
Copyright (C) 2005 CNR Pisa (parts of BasicAlignment)
Copyright (C) 2003 The University of Manchester (parts of the util/ directory)
Copyright (C) 2003 The University of Karlsruhe (parts of the util/ directory)
Copyright (C) 2005 Konstantinos A. Nedas (HungarianAlgorithm)
Copyright (C) 2006 CERT (ISub class in org.ivml.alimo)
Copyright (C) 2006 Seungkeun Lee (server database access in service/)
Copyright (C) 2006-2007 Orange R&D (parts of JADEFIPAAServProfile)
Copyright (C) 2008 Quentin Reul (parts of SKOSRendererVisitor)


Other people participated in the developement of the Alignment API by providing bug reports, feature requests and patches: Jose-Luis Aguirre, Mathieu d'Aquin, Jürgen Bock, Paul Brandt, Marc Ehrig, Michelle Cheatham, Gianluca Correndo, Mark Ingram, Antoine Isaac, Kotis Kostas, Angel López Cima, Sabine Maßmann, Majeed Mohammadi, Tope Onitola, Mark Pfaff, Quentin Reul, Vassilis Spiliopoulos, Carlo Suglia, Cássia Trojahn dos Santos, Peter Wullinger, Anna Zhdanova


See the list of Embedded libraries for the enabling technologies the Alignment API gladly relies on.


The development of the Alignment API and server has partially benefited from the support of the following projects (click on the logos for more information about them):
 [ KnowledgeWeb ]  [ NeOn ]  [ WebContent ] Lindicle  [ Seals ]  [ R4SC ]