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2nd CfP: 3rd International Workshop on Social Data on the Web (SDoW2010), co-located with ISWC2010

From: Sergio Fernández <sergio.fernandez@fundacionctic.org>
Date: Mon, 2 Aug 2010 10:35:01 +0200
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                    CALL FOR PAPERS: SDoW2010

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                     3rd International Workshop on
                Social Data on the Web (SDoW2010)

                        November 8, 2010

                   co-located with ISWC 2010
                        Shanghai (China)

               Paper submission: August 27, 2010

               http://sdow.semanticweb.org/2010/

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The 3rd international workshop Social Data on the Web (SDoW2010),
co-located with the 9th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC2010).
aims to bring together researchers, developers and practitioners involved
in semantically-enhancing social media websites, as well as academics
researching more formal aspect of these interactions between the Semantic
Web and Social Web.

Important dates
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* Submission deadline:  Aug 27, 2010
* Notification of acceptance: Sep 17, 2010
* Camera-ready paper submission: Oct 19, 2010
* Camera-ready proceedings: Oct 15, 2010
* Workshop: Nov 08, 2010

Description
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It is now widely agreed that the Semantic Web and the Social Web can benefit
from each other. On the one hand, the speed at which data is being created
on the Social Web is growing at exponential rate, as it offers users a variety
of applications for rapidly publishing and disseminating information to a
community of interest: blogs, wikis, microblogging, status notification, etc.
On the other hand, the Semantic Web plays a crucial role in the management of
all this networked knowledge, providing new ways to share and co-operate on
the Web using formal semantics. However, while both can be efficiently combined
to take into account the social aspect and the semantics of this data, there
are still a variety of important issues and research questions that must be
considered regarding data that arises from social interactions, such as
scalability, reasoning, privacy, context-awareness, security, etc.

Following the success of SDoW2008 and SDoW2009, this workshop aims to discuss
techniques, methods and applications that are appearing and that are required
to manage the data from the Social Web using semantic technologies, taking into
account social relations, information overload, aggregations and summaries,
trust and privacy, and other related research topics.

Topics of interest
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Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

* Applications and tools using Social Semantic Web technologies
* Creating RDF-based knowledge using social media services
* Data Portability and Social Network Portability
* Emerging semantic platforms for the Social Web
* Enriching Social Web with semantic data - RDFa, microformats and
  other approaches
* Linked Data on the Social Web - providing linked data from social
  media sites
* Mining and analysis of Social Data
* Ontologies for the Social Web - developing, using and extending
  lightweight ontologies/vocabularies for social media sites
* Querying and mining social semantic data
* Policies, authentication, security, and trust within collaborative
  scenarios
* Producing Semantic Web data from social software applications
* Reasoning for Social Web applications
* Semantic blogging, wikis and social networks
* Semantically-Interlinked Online Communities (SIOC)
* Social and semantic bookmarking, tagging and annotation
* Using Semantic Web technologies for Social Data integration

Submissions
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The following types of contributions are welcomed:

* Full technical papers, up to 12 pages.
* Short technical papers and position papers, up to 6 pages.
* Posters and Demos, 2-3 pages with a description of the
  application, ideally accompanied with a link to an online demo.


Workshop Chairs
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* Alexandre Passant, DERI, NUI Galway, Ireland
* John Breslin, DERI, NUI Galway, Ireland
* Sergio Fernández, Fundación CTIC, Spain
* Uldis Bojārs, University of Latvia, Latvia

Program Committee
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* Alessandra Toninelli, INRIA, France
* Axel Ngonga, Universität Leipzig, Germany
* Dan Brickley, FOAF project & Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
* Daniel Schwabe, PUC Rio, Brasil
* Diego Berrueta, Fundación CTIC, Spain
* Emanuele Della Valle, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
* Fabien Gandon, INRIA, France
* Gunnar Aastrand Grimnes, DFKI Knowledge Management Lab, Germany
* Harry Halpin, University of Edinburgh, UK
* Hideaki Takeda, National Institute of Informatics, Japan
* Jose E. Labra, University of Oviedo, Spain
* Knud Möller, DERI, NUI Galway, Ireland
* Libby Miller, BBC, UK
* Marta Sabou, MODUL University Vienna, UK
* Matthew Rowe, Univ. Of Sheffield, UK
* Michael Hausenblas, DERI, NUI Galway Ireland
* Olaf Hartig, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany
* Pablo Mendes, Kno.e.sis, Wright State University, USA
* Philipp Kaerger, L3S, Germany
* Richard Cyganiak, DERI, NUI Galway Ireland
* Sebastian Tramp, Universität Leipzig, Germany
* Sheila Kinsella, DERI, NUI Galway
* Sofia Angeletou, KMi, The Open University, UK
* Steve Harris, Garlik, UK
* Yves Raimond, BBC, UK
* Zhongli Ding, Google, USA


-- 
Sergio Fernández
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