HarshPhD Student
Computer Science Institute
University of Bonn

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Römerstr. 164, 53117 Bonn
University of Bonn, Computer Science


Short CV

Harsh Thakkar is a PhD Student at the University of Bonn. His doctoral research is about developing an open extensible cross-domain benchmarking framework – LITMUS.

Research Interests

  • Graph Data Models,
  • Formal Query Translation & Formalization,
  • Benchmarking


  • WDAqua


  1. Towards an Open Extensible Framework for Empirical Benchmarking of Data Management Solutions: LITMUS by H Thakkar in 14th Extended Semantic Web Conferences (ESWC 2017), 2017.
  2. Social Data Analysis: A Study on Friend Rating Influence by S Gupta, V Desai, H Thakkar in arXiv preprint arXiv:1702.07651 2017.
  3. LITMUS: An open extensible framework for benchmarking RDF data management solutions by Harsh Thakkar, Mohnish Dubey, Gezim Sejdiu, Axel-Cyrille Ngonga Ngomo, Jeremy Debattista, Christoph Lange, Jens Lehmann, Sören Auer, Maria-Esther Vidal in arXiv preprint arXiv:1608.02800, 2016.
  4. Assessing trust with PageRank in the Web of Data by JM Giménez-Garcıa, H Thakkar, A Zimmermann in PROFILES, 2016.
  5. Question answering on linked data: Challenges and future directions by SSaeedeh Shekarpour, Kemele M Endris, Ashwini Jaya Kumar, Denis Lukovnikov, Kuldeep Singh, Harsh Thakkar, Christoph Lange in Proceedings of the 25th International Conference Companion on World Wide Web, 2016.
  6. Are Linked Datasets fit for Open-domain Question Answering? A Quality Assessment by H Thakkar, KM Endris, JM Garica, J Debattista, C Lange, S Auer in The 6th International Conference on Web Intelligence, Mining and Semantics,  2016.