Esko Ikkala

Esko Ikkala is a doctoral candidate at the Semantic Computing Research Group, which based at the Department of Computer Science, Aalto University. He received his M.Sc. (Tech.) at Aalto University in 2016, with a Master’s thesis titled “Finnish Ontology Service of Historical Places and Maps”. His research interests include developing linked data solutions for spatial data and collaborative services for collecting and editing linked data. Esko works on Sub-project 2: National Linked Open Data Service of Archaeological Finds in Finland.

Selected publications:

Esko Ikkala, Mikko Koho, Erkki Heino, Petri Leskinen, Eero Hyvönen and Tomi Ahoranta: Prosopographical Views to Finnish WW2 Casualties Through Cemeteries and Linked Open Data. Proceedings of the Workshop on Humanities in the Semantic Web (WHiSe II), CEUR Workshop Proceedings, Vienna, Austria, October, 2017

Esko Ikkala, Jouni Tuominen and Eero Hyvönen: Contextualizing Historical Places in a Gazetteer by Using Historical Maps and Linked Data. Proceedings of Digital Humanities 2016, short papers, pp. 573-577, Kraków, Poland, July, 2016

Eero Hyvönen, Esko Ikkala and Jouni Tuominen: Linked Data Brokering Service for Historical Places and Maps. Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Humanities in the Semantic Web (WHiSe), pp. 39-52, CEUR Workshop Proceedings, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, May, 2016. Vol 1608.

Other information

Esko’s staff page at Aalto University