Martin G. Skjæveland

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Postdoctoral researcher, Department of Informatics, University of Oslo



Projects and other academic affiliations



Centre for Scalable Data Access in the Oil and Gas Domain. Norwegian Centre for Research-driven Innovation. (2015–2023).

Reasonable Ontology Templates


Reasonable Ontology Templates (OTTR). Innovation project. (2017 –).

Optique - Scalable end-user access to big data


FP7 EU project. (2012–2016).

Tools and Resources


Tool-support for Reasonable Ontology Template (OTTR).

  • Home: (same as for OTTR)
  • Git:
  • Cite as: Martin G. Skjæveland, Daniel P. Lupp, Leif Harald Karlsen, Henrik Forssell. Practical Ontology Pattern Instantiation, Discovery, and Maintanence with Reasonable Ontology Templates. Accepted for ISWC 2018 research track.

Slegge OBDA resource

Slegge schema

OBDA specification over the Slegge database.

NPD FactPages as Semantic Web Data

NCS map

OBDA specification of the NPD Factpages.


NCS map

Sgvizler is a JavaScript library which renders the result of SPARQL SELECT queries into charts or HTML elements.

Boundz and Mapper Dan

Bounds lattice

Validate RDF transformations for conservativity.

Supervision and available topics

Available Master topics

Several topics on Reasonable Ontology Templates.


MSc: Bård Christer Johnsen
Relations for structuring reasonable ontology templates.
MSc: Mathias Johan Poyti Stang
The best of two worlds: using the ORM methodology for engineering ontology with ontology templates. Co-supervised with Arild Waaler.
PhD: Erik Bryhn Myklebust
Ontology development and metadata management at NIVA with knowledge graph embeddings. Co-supervised with Ernesto Jimenez-Ruiz, Martin Giese and Grunde Løvoll (NIVA).


MSc: Henrik Wingerei
Distribusjon og integrasjon av folkeregisterdata med semantisk teknologi. Lang masteroppgave, 2012. Co-supervised with Arild Waaler.
MSc: Charlotte Løvdahl
A comparison of information modeling in ORM and OWL. Master's Thesis, 2011. Co-supervised with Ellen Munthe-Kaas.


INF3580 - Semantic technologies
V2010, V2011, V2012, V2013, V2014
INF5170 - Master seminar in logic
H2010, V2011, H2011, V2012


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