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Jose-Luis Ambite

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Research Assistant Professor of Computer Science


  • 1998, PhD, Computer Science, University of Southern California
  • 1991, Bachelors, Electrical Engineering, Universidad PolitĂ©cnica de Madrid


My core expertise is on information integration, including query rewriting under constrains, learning schema mappings, and entity linkage. I have research interests in databases, knowledge representation, semantic web, semantic search, automated planning and learning, scientific workflows, and biomedical informatics.

I'm a member of the USC/ISI Information Integration Research Group and the USC Computer Science Database Group.

Research Summary

My research interests include information integration, biomedical informatics, databases, knowledge representation, semantic web, automated planning and learning, and scientific workflows.


  • 1995 Ministry of Education and Science of Spain Fulbright/Ministry of Education and Science of Spain Scholarship
  • 2007 Digital Goverment Society of North America Best Paper Award
  • 2012 Semantic Web Science Association Best Research Paper Award ISWC 2012
  • Computer Science

  • Information Science Institute
  • 4676 Admiralty Way Marina Del Rey Ca 90292
  • USC Mail Code: 1454

Contact Information
  • (310) 448-8472
  • ambite@isi.edu


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