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Sabrina Kirrane

Dr. Sabrina Kirrane
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since 2015
Assistant Professor, WU Vienna, Austria
Assistant Lecturer, GMIT, Ireland

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Awards and Honors

Semantic Web Science Association ISWC travel grant
Semantic Web Science Association ISWC travel grant
IRCSET Postgraduate Scholarship


  • 1108 Informatics (Details)
  • 1109 Information and data processing (Details)
  • 1122 Artificial intelligence (Details)
  • 1138 Information systems (Details)
  • 1146 Management information systems (Details)
  • 5255 Data security and data privacy (Details)


  • Privacy
  • Reasoning & Querying
  • Security
  • Semantic Web & Linked Data


Position in jury, advisory board, curatorship
  None Validation of GMIT Erasmus Mundus Consortium Agreement - Panel Member
  None Validation of Consortium Agreement between Nanchang University and GMIT - Panel Member
  None GMIT Higher Certificate in Computing in Software Development Syllabus - Panel Member
Editor of a scientific journal
  2016 Special Issue on The Semantic Web and Linked Data: Security, Privacy and Policy 2015-2016 - Special Issue Guest Editor
Reviewer for a scientific journal
  2016 The International Journal of WIRTSCHAFTSINFORMATIK - Reviewer
  2014 Journal of Web Science (JWS) - Reviewer
  2014 International Journal on Semantic Web and Information Systems (IJSWIS) - Reviewer
Reviewer for an international conference
  2016 World Wide Web Conference 2016 (WWW2016) - Reviewer
  2016 International Conference on Semantic Systems (SEMANTiCS2016) - Program Committee
  2016 Computers, Privacy and Data Protection 2016 (CPDP2016) - Reviewer
  2016 Annual Privacy Forum (APF2016) - Program Committee
  2016 20th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management (EKAW2016) - Program Committee
  2015 International Workshop on Legal Domain And Semantic Web Applications (LeDA-SWAn2015) - Program Committee
  2015 International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC2015) - Reviewer
  2015 International Conference on Semantic Systems (SEMANTiCS2015) - Reviewer
  2015 International Conference on Security of Smart cities, Industrial Control System and Communications (SSIC2015) - Workshop on Linked Data: Privacy and Security - Program Committee
  2015 International Conference on Information and Communication Technology Research (ICTRC2015) - Reviewer
  2015-2016 Conference on Principles and Practice of Multi-Agent Systems (PRIMA2015) - Program Committee
  2014 International Workshop on Semantic Web for the Law (SW4Law2014) - Program Committee
  2014 Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC2014) - Reviewer
  2013 ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC2013) - Reviewer
Organization scientific meeting (Conference etc.)
  2016 7th International Workshop on Data Engineering meets the Semantic Web Workshop - Organising Committee
  2016 24th European Conference on Information Systems: Value-Based ICT Innovation and Design Track - Associate Editor
  2016 13th Extended Semantic Web Conference, Track Chair: Trust and Privacy - Trust and Privacy Track Chair
  2013-2015 Society, Privacy and the Semantic Web - Policy and Technology Workshop - Organising Committee
Research Cooperation
  2009-2013 Storm Technology / Digital Enterprise Research Institute - Líon II Industry Partner


Book (monograph)

2016 Fernandez Garcia, Javier David, Kiesling, Elmar, Kirrane, Sabrina, Neuschmid, Julia, Mizerski, Nika, Polleres, Axel, Sabou, Marta, Thurner, Thomas, Wetz, Peter. 2016. Propelling the Potential of Enterprise Linked Data in Austria. Roadmap and Report. Vienna, Austria: - (Details)

Contribution to conference proceedings

2017 Fernandez Garcia, Javier David, Kirrane, Sabrina, Polleres, Axel, Steyskal, Simon. 2017. Self-Enforcing Access Control for Encrypted RDF. In The Semantic Web: 14th International Conference, ESWC 2017, Hrsg. Blomqvist, Eva and Maynard, Diana and Gangemi, Aldo and Hoekstra, Rinke and Hitzler, Pascal and Hartig, Olaf, 607-622. Cham: Springer International Publishing. (Details)
2015 Steyskal, Simon, Kirrane, Sabrina. 2015. If you can't enforce it, contract it: Enforceability in Policy-Driven(Linked) Data Markets. In Proceedings of the Posters and Demos Track of the 11th International Conference on Semantic Systems, Hrsg. Agata Filipowska, Ruben Verborgh, Axel Polleres, S. 63-66. Austria: CEUR Workshop Proceedings. (Details)
2013 Kirrane, Sabrina, Mileo, Alessandra, Decker, Stefan. 2013. Applying DAC Principles to the RDF Graph Data Model. In 28th IFIP TC-11 SEC International Information Security and Privacy Conference, Hrsg. Lech J. Janczewski, Henry B. Wolfe, Sujeet Shenoi, S. 69-82. New Zealand: Springer. (Details)
  Kirrane, Sabrina, Abdelrahman, Ahmed , Mileo, Alessandra, Decker, Stefan. 2013. Secure Manipulation of Linked Data. In 12th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2013), Hrsg. Harith Alani, Lalana Kagal, Achille Fokoue, Paul T. Groth, Chris Biemann, Josiane Xavier Parreira, Lora Aroyo, Natasha F. Noy, Chris Welty, Krzysztof Janowicz, S. 248-263. Australia: Springer. (Details)
2012 Lopes, Nuno, Kirrane, Sabrina, Zimmermann, Antoine , Polleres, Axel, Mileo, Alessandra. 2012. A Logic Programming approach for Access Control over RDF. In ICLP (Technical Communications), Hrsg. Agostino Dovier, Vítor Santos Costa, S. 381-392. Hungary: None. (Details)
  Bordea, Georgeta, Kirrane, Sabrina, Buitelaar, Paul , Pereira, Bianca. 2012. Expertise Mining for Enterprise Content Management. In the Eighth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC-2012), Hrsg. Nicoletta Calzolari, Khalid Choukri, Thierry Declerck, Mehmet Ugur Dogan, Bente Maegaard, Joseph Mariani, Jan Odijk, Stelios Piperidis, S. 3495-3498. Turkey: None. (Details)
  Kirrane, Sabrina, Mileo, Alessandra, Decker, Stefan. 2012. Protect Your RDF Data! In Semantic Technology, Second Joint International Conference, Hrsg. Hideaki Takeda, Yuzhong Qu, Riichiro Mizoguchi, Yoshinobu Kitamura, S. 81-96. Japan: None. (Details)
2011 Kirrane, Sabrina. 2011. DC Proposal: Knowledge Based Access Control Policy Specificationand Enforcement. In The 10th International Semantic Web Conference, Hrsg. Lora Aroyo, Chris Welty, Harith Alani, Jamie Taylor, Abraham Bernstein, Lalana Kagal, Natasha Fridman Noy, Eva Blomqvist:, S. 293-300. Germany: Springer. (Details)

Poster presented at an academic conference or symposium

2016 Spiekermann-Hoff, Sarah, Kirrane, Sabrina, Drozd, Olha. 2016. Towards an Interactive Privacy Pattern Catalog. SOUPS Symposium , Denver, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 22.06.-24.06. (Details)

Research report, expert opinion

2015 Kirrane, Sabrina, Mileo, Alessandra, Decker, Stefan. 2015. Access Control and the Resource Description Framework: A Survey. Ireland:Digital Enterprise Research Institute. (Details)

Magazine/newspaper article

2015 Kirrane, Sabrina, Decker, Stefan, Mileo, Alessandra. 2015. Access Control and the Resource Description Framework: A Survey. Semantic Web Journal, 31.12. (Details)


SPECIAL - Scalable Policy-awarE linked data arChitecture for prIvacy, trAnsparency and compLiance (2017-2019) (Details)
DALICC - Data Licenses Clearance Centre (2016-2018) (Details)
Big Data, Innovation und Datenschutz (2016-2017) (Details)
Graphsense - Realtime Anomaly Detection in Virtual and Non-Virtual Currency Networks (2015-2017) (Details)
PROPEL: Propelling the potential of Enterprise Linked Data in Austria (2015-2016) (Details)
Privacy and Usabiliy (2015-2019) (Details)
Sensor-Enabled Real-World Awareness for Management Information Systems (Details)