Dr. Hamid Zafar

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PhD Student
Computer Science Institute
University of Bonn

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Room 1.065
Endenicher Allee 19a, 53115 Bonn
University of Bonn, Computer Science

Short CV

Hamid Zafar is a PhD Student at the University of Bonn. His research interest is in the area of Semantic Web, Natural Language Processing, Question Answering and Machine Learning.

Research Interests

  • Question Answering
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Semantic Web
  • Machine Learning



Zafartavanaelmi, Hamid

Semantic Question Answering Over Knowledge Graphs: Pitfalls and Pearls PhD Thesis

University of Bonn, 2020.

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Kacupaj, Endri; Zafar, Hamid; Lehmann, Jens; Maleshkova, Maria

VQuAnDa: Verbalization QUestion ANswering DAtaset Inproceedings

The Semantic Web - 17th International Conference, ESWC 2020, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, May 31-June 4, 2020, Proceedings, pp. 531–547, Springer, 2020.

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Zafar, Hamid; Tavakol, Maryam; Lehmann, Jens

Distantly Supervised Question Parsing Inproceedings

ECAI 2020 - 24th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 29 August-8 September 2020, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, August 29 - September 8, 2020 - Including 10th Conference on Prestigious Applications of Artificial Intelligence (PAIS 2020), pp. 2290–2297, IOS Press, 2020.

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Zafar, Hamid; Dubey, Mohnish; Lehmann, Jens; Demidova, Elena

IQA: Interactive query construction in semantic question answering systems Journal Article

J. Web Semant., 64 , pp. 100586, 2020.

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Abdelkawi, Abdelrahman; Zafar, Hamid; Maleshkova, Maria; Lehmann, Jens

Complex Query Augmentation for Question Answering over Knowledge Graphs Inproceedings

On the Move to Meaningful Internet Systems: OTM 2019 Conferences - Confederated International Conferences: CoopIS, ODBASE, C&TC 2019, Rhodes, Greece, October 21-25, 2019, Proceedings, pp. 571–587, Springer, 2019.

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Zafar, Hamid; Napolitano, Giulio; Lehmann, Jens

Formal Query Generation for Question Answering over Knowledge Bases Inproceedings

The Semantic Web - 15th International Conference, ESWC 2018, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, June 3-7, 2018, Proceedings, pp. 714–728, Springer, 2018.

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Zafar, Hamid; Napolitano, Giulio; Lehmann, Jens

Deep Query Ranking for Question Answering over Knowledge Bases Inproceedings

Machine Learning and Knowledge Discovery in Databases - European Conference, ECML PKDD 2018, Dublin, Ireland, September 10-14, 2018, Proceedings, Part III, pp. 635–638, Springer, 2018.

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