I am a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Machine Learning Department at CMU, working with  Tom Mitchell.
Before CMU,   I received a PhD in Computer Science from the Max Planck Institute (MPII), Germany.
Prior to MPII, I obtained a Bsc and an Msc  from the University of Cape Town, South Africa.

pdf CTPs: Contextual Temporal Profiles for Time Scoping Facts using State Change Detection
Derry Wijaya, Ndapandula Nakashole, Tom M. Mitchell
EMNLP 2014
pdf Language-Aware Truth Assessment of Fact Candidates
Ndapandula Nakashole, Tom M. Mitchell
ACL 2014
pdf Discovering Semantic Relations from the Web and Organizing them with PATTY
Ndapandula Nakashole, Gerhard Weikum, Fabian Suchanek
SIGMOD Record 2013
pdf Fine-grained Semantic Typing of Emerging Entities
Ndapandula Nakashole, Tomasz Tylenda, Gerhard Weikum
ACL 2013
pdf Automatic Extraction of Facts, Relations, and Entities for Web-scale Knowledge Base Population
Ndapandula Nakashole
PhD thesis, Advisor: Gerhard Weikum, December 2012
pdf Big Data Methods for Computational Linguistics
Gerhard Weikum, Johannes Hoffart, Ndapandula Nakashole, Marc Spaniol, Fabian Suchanek, Mohamed Amir Yosef
IEEE Data Engineering Bulletin Vol.35 No.3, September 2012
pdf PATTY: A Taxonomy of Relational Patterns with Semantic Types
Ndapandula Nakashole, Gerhard Weikum and Fabian Suchanek
EMNLP 2012, Best paper 2nd runner-upData
pdf Real-time Population of Knowledge Bases: Opportunities and Challenges
Ndapandula Nakashole and Gerhard Weikum
The Knowledge Extraction Workshop at NAACL-HLT 2012, Best paper award
pdf Discovering and Exploring Relations on the Web
Ndapandula Nakashole, Gerhard Weikum and Fabian Suchanek
VLDB 2012, Demo
pdf Query-Time Reasoning in Uncertain RDF Knowledge Bases with Soft and Hard Rules.
Ndapandula Nakashole, Mauro Sozio, Fabian Suchanek and Martin Theobald
The VLDS Workshop at VLDB 2012
pdf Scalable Knowledge Harvesting with High Precision and High Recall
Ndapandula Nakashole, Martin Theobald and Gerhard Weikum
WSDM 2011
pdf Find your Advisor: Robust Knowledge Gathering from the Web
Ndapandula Nakashole, Martin Theobald and Gerhard Weikum
WebDB at SIGMOD 2010
pdf A Hybrid Distributed Architecture for Indexing
Ndapandula Nakashole and Hussein Suleman
ECDL 2009
pdf A Hybrid Scavenger Grid Approach to Intranet Search
Ndapandula Nakashole
Master's thesis, Advisor: Assoc. Prof. Hussein Suleman, February 2009
pdf A Scavenger Grid for Intranet Indexing
Ndapandula Nakashole and Hussein Suleman
ICADL 2008
pdf Dynamic Role Allocation for Small Search Engine Clusters
Ndapandula Nakashole, Hussein Suleman and Calvin Pedzain
pdf A Dynamic Query/Index role cluster based search engine
Ndapandula Nakashole
Bsc Honours thesis, Advisor: Dr. Hussein Suleman, November 2006