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Final Deadline Extension (March 15; Late-breaking news March 31): Semantic Publication SePublica@ESWC (May 30, Crete, Greece)

From: Christoph LANGE <ch.lange@jacobs-university.de>
Date: Wed, 09 Mar 2011 19:06:40 +0100
Message-ID: <4D77C1B0.7010206@jacobs-university.de>
To: public-rdfa@w3.org, public-semweb-ui@w3.org, semantic-web@w3.org
Workshop on Semantic Publication (SePublica 2011) –
8th Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2011) – http://www.eswc2011.org
May 30th, Hersonissos, Crete, Greece
Keynote by Steve Pettifer: “Utopia Documents and The Semantic
Biochemical Journal experiment”

SUBMISSION DEADLINE March 15 (for late-breaking news: March 31)

We are particularly interested in:
• Late breaking news: tell us in a nutshell what you are doing (1 page)
– related to the workshop topic
• Lighting talks: present your vision of technology! Contribute your
short talk (2 slides, 2 minutes) right on site, during the workshop!
• Demos: would you be interested in presenting a short demo of your
software? (2–5 pages)

ELSEVIER BEST SEMANTIC PAPER AWARD: US$ 750+250 for the most innovative
and feasible proposal concerning semantic publishing



Page limits are:
• Research papers: 12 pages
• Position papers: min. 2 pages, max. 5 pages
• System descriptions: min. 2 pages, max. 5 pages.
• Late breaking news: 1 page
All papers and system descriptions should be formatted according to the
LNCS format

Please submit your paper via EasyChair at

Paper/Demo Submission Deadline (extended): Tuesday March 15, 23:59
Hawaii Time
Late Breaking News Submission: March 31
Acceptance Notification: April 1
Camera Ready Version: April 15
SePublica Workshop: May 30


• What does a network of truly interconnected papers look like?
How could interoperability across documents be enabled?
• How could concept-centric social networks emerge?
• Are blogs and wikis new means for scholarly communication?
• What lessons can be learned from humanities and social science publishers
(i.e. going beyond scientific publishing towards scholarly publishing)?
• How could we move beyond the PDF?
How can we embed and link semantics in EPUB and other e-book formats?
• How are digital libraries related to semantic e-science?
What is the relationship between a paper and its digital library?
• How could we realize a paper with an API?
How could we have a paper as a database, as a knowledge base?
• How is the paper an interface, gateway, to the web of data?
How could such and interface be delivered in a contextual manner?
• How could RDF(a) and ontologies be used to represent the knowledge encoded
in scientific documents and in general-interest media publications?
• What ontologies do we need for representing structural elements in a
• How can we capture the semantics of rhetorical structures in
scholarly communication, and of  hypotheses and scientific evidence?

Christoph Lange, Jacobs Univ. Bremen, http://kwarc.info/clange, Skype
Semantic Publication workshop at ESWC 2011, May 30, Hersonissos, Crete,
Submission deadline March 15, http://SePublica.mywikipaper.org
LNCS Post-proceedings of selected submissions, Best Paper Award by Elsevier

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