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Call for Chapter Proposal: “Cases on Open-Linked Data and Semantic Web Applications”

From: Jose Emilio Labra Gayo <jelabra@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2011 13:28:44 +0100
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*Chapter Proposal Submission: February 15, 2011*


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*“Cases on Open-Linked Data and Semantic Web Applications”***

A book edited by *Dr. Patricia Ordońez de Pablos *(University of Oviedo,

*Dr Miltiadis D. Lytras *(American College of Greece, Greece)**

*Dr Robert Tennyson *(University of Minnesota, USA)**

*and Dr Jose Emilio Labra Gayo *(University of Oviedo, Spain)**

To be published by IGI Global:



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Tim Berners-Lee coined the term “Linked Data” in his Linked Data Web
architecture note. It refers to a way of publishing and interlinking
structured data.*Linked Data* aims to enable people to share structured data
on the Web as easily as they can share documents today. The basic assumption
behind this term is that the usefulness and value of data increases the more
it is interlinked. According to Tim Berners-Lee (2006), *“like the web of
hypertext, the web of data is constructed with documents on the web.
However, unlike the web of hypertext, where links are relationships anchors
in hypertext documents written in HTML, for data they link between arbitrary
things described by RDF”.*

The proposed book aims at helping in communicating and disseminating
relevant recent research in open linked data and semantic web based
personalization as applied to the context of Information Systems.

*Objective of the Book*

Linked Data literature proposes using the Web to connect related data that
was not previously linked or to lower the barriers to currently linked data
using other methods. More specifically, the basic elements of linked data
are to: 1) use the RDF data model to publish structured data on the Web; and
2) use RDF links to interlink data from different data sources. The
application of both principles leads to the creation of a data commons on
the Web which is often called the Web of Data or Semantic Web.

The book collection will cover Open Linked Data and Semantic Web approaches
to information systems and ontology-based information systems research, as
well as the diverse underlying database and knowledge representation aspects
that impact personalization and the customization. The chapters will also
address challenges for this new field of research. Chapters dealing with
aspects of both topics are especially sought.

The subject area is a combination of *Web Semantic, Open Linked Data,
Business, Management, Information Technologies and Information Systems*.


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*Target Audience*

§        Politicians

§        Professors in academia

§        Policy Makers

§        Government officers

§        Students

§        Corporate heads of firms

§        Senior general managers

§        Managing directors

§        Board directors

§        Academics and researchers in the field both in universities and
business schools

§        Information technology directors and managers

§        Quality managers and directors

§        Human resource directors

§        Libraries and information centres serving the needs of the above

*Recommended topics*

The proposed book aims to be an international platform to bring together
academics, researchers, lecturers, and persons in decision making positions,
policy makers and practitioners from different backgrounds to share new
theories, research findings and case studies, enhancing understanding and
collaboration in open linked data in business and science and the role of
information technologies and web semantics and analyse recent developments
in theory and practice.

*Topics *include, but are not limited to, the following:

   - Digital Data

   - FOAF (friend-of-a-friend) and FOAF-a-Matic

   - Linked data on the web

   - Web architecture

   - RDF data model

   - Vocabularies to represent information

   - Testing and Debugging Linked Data

   - Research Objects

   - Semantic Web Search Engine (SWSE)

   - Web Semantic

   - Case Studies

   - Semantic Web standard


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Submission Procedure

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit *on or before February
15, 2011**,* a 2-3 page chapter proposal clearly explaining the mission and
concerns of his or her proposed chapter. Authors of accepted proposals will
be notified by *February 28, 2011 *about the status of their proposals and
sent chapter guidelines.  Full chapters are expected to be submitted by *April
15, 2011*. All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review
basis. Contributors may also be requested to serve as reviewers for this


This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group
Inc.), publisher of the “Information Science Reference” (formerly Idea Group
Reference) and “Medical Information Science Reference” imprints. For
additional information regarding the publisher, please visit*www.*
igi-global.com <http://www.igi-pub.com/>. This publication is anticipated to
be released in 2012.

*Important Dates*


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*February 15, 2011:                 *Proposal Submission Deadline**

*February 28, 2011:                 *Notification of Acceptance**

*April 15, 2011:                         *Full Chapter Submission**

*May 30, 2011:                           *Review Results Returned**


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*Inquiries and submissions can be forwarded electronically to:*


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*Dr.  Patricia Ordońez de Pablos*

University of Oviedo, Spain

E-mail: patriop@uniovi.es

With CC to:

*Dr Miltiadis D. Lytras*

American College of Greece, Greece


*Dr Robert Tennyson*

University of Minnesota, USA


*Dr José Emilio Labra*

University of Oviedo, Spain

Email: labra@uniovi.es
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