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RE: JoDI Special Issue on New Applications of Knowledge Organizat ion Systems

From: Matthews, BM (Brian) <B.M.Matthews@rl.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 9 Sep 2003 10:04:42 +0100
Message-ID: <350DC7048372D31197F200902773DF4C025026A8@exchange11.rl.ac.uk>
To: 'Dan Brickley' <danbri@w3.org>
Cc: "'public-esw@w3.org'" <public-esw@w3.org>


Alistair attended the Trondheim workshop
mentioned and is writing up a paper for 
inclusion in this special issue. 

Brian

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dan Brickley [mailto:danbri@w3.org]
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> To: www-rdf-interest@w3.org; public-esw@w3.org
> Subject: cfp: JoDI Special Issue on New Applications of Knowledge
> Organization Systems
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> ----- Forwarded message from Douglas Tudhope 
> <dstudhope@GLAM.AC.UK> -----
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> From: Douglas Tudhope <dstudhope@GLAM.AC.UK>
> Date: Mon, 8 Sep 2003 17:41:03 +0100
> To: NKOS@dli2.nsf.gov
> Subject: cfp: JoDI Special Issue on New Applications of Knowledge 
>          Organization Systems
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> Reply-To: Douglas Tudhope <dstudhope@GLAM.AC.UK>
> 
> Call for Papers
> 
> Journal of Digital Information announces a Special Issue on
> New Applications of Knowledge Organization Systems
> 
> Special issue Editors: Traugott Koch and Doug Tudhope
> Lund University and University of Glamorgan
> 
> Submission deadline: 7 October 2003
> Publication: January 2004
> 
> Submissions are sought for a special edition of JoDI on new 
> applications
> and contexts for Knowledge Organisation Systems (KOS). This 
> includes but is
> not restricted to novel applications and representations of 
> KOS in advanced
> digital library (DL) and semantic Web environments.
> 
> This call builds on two recent NKOS workshops at JCDL 2003 in 
> Houston, and
> ECDL 2003 in Trondheim. A number of submissions have already 
> been committed
> based on presentations given at the workshops.
> 
> More generally, we welcome submissions that fit the scope of 
> the call from
> all interested parties and communities. Articles from a 
> previous NKOS issue
> (April 2001) rank among the most popular JoDI publications 
> based on access
> statistics.
> 
> KOS services, such as classifications, gazetteers, lexical databases,
> ontologies, taxonomies and thesauri model the underlying 
> semantic structure
> of a domain. Embodied as (Web) services, they can facilitate resource
> discovery and retrieval. They act as semantic road maps and 
> make possible a
> common orientation by indexers and future users (whether 
> human or machine).
> However, using them to their full potential in advanced DL 
> and semantic Web
> applications poses various new challenges.
> 
> For more details, indicative topics and the submission 
> procedure, see the
> full call
> http://jodi.ecs.soton.ac.uk/calls/newnkos.html
> All submissions will be subject to peer review.
> 
> The Journal of Digital Information is an electronic journal 
> published only
> via the Web. JoDI is currently free to all users thanks to 
> support from the
> British Computer Society and Oxford University Press.
> http://jodi.ecs.soton.ac.uk/
> 
> Some Indicative Topics (not intended to be exhaustive)
> 
> Digital library requirements for integration of KOS into DL services
> Standards for constructing, representing and applying KOS in digital
> environments
> Namespaces and registries for KOS and KOS relationships
> Maintenance and update of KOS
> 
> Distributed access to KOS, Web service applications
> Interoperability, cross-browsing and cross-searching
> 
> Knowledge organisation as support for Web-based information retrieval
> Knowledge organisation for filtering, information extraction, summary
> Knowledge organisation for indexing and annotation
> 
> Knowledge organisation support for multilingual systems, 
> natural language
> processing
> Application of language engineering/terminology/corpus 
> analysis with KOS
> 
> Semantic Web applications of KOS
> Ontology description languages, standards and applications
> XML/RDF representations for KOS content
> 
> User interfaces, KOS visualisation
> Evaluation and studies of use, end-user interactions with KOS
> 
> ----- End forwarded message -----
> 
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