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[ESWC 2015] First Call For Demos

From: Mauro Dragoni <dragoni@fbk.eu>
Date: Mon, 9 Feb 2015 16:24:10 +0100
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Call for Demos

The demonstrations track of the ESWC 2015 complements the overall
program of the conference with demonstrations of real-world,
applied-and-tested advances of semantic technologies. In addition to
papers and posters presenting latest theoretical achievements, ESWC
2015 is seeking demonstrations of novel applications of semantics in
various sectors, including: eGovernment,  eEnvironment, eMobility and
smart cities, eHealth, Life Sciences, Sensor networks and RDF Stream
Processing, Linked Science, Media and entertainment,
Telecommunications, Cultural heritage, Financial services, Energy and
utilities, Manufacturing, Digital libraries, Cloud applications,
Personal Information Management, Decision support, Emergency and
crisis management etc.

The demonstrations track is an opportunity for researchers and
practitioners to present their innovative prototypes, practical
developments, on-going projects, lessons learned and late-breaking
results, relevant for the topics of interest of the main conference
and the research and poster tracks.

Submissions to the demonstrations track should make clear what will be
demonstrated, and in particular point out what makes the demonstration
a novel showcase. A video of the demo should be provided if a link to
the demonstrator is not available.  Submission should also specify:
* What is the research background and application context of the
demonstration, and what makes this a novel showcase for semantic
technologies.
* What is the key technology used, and how does the demonstrated
system, application or infrastructure relate to pre-existing work.
* What exactly will be demonstrated? What exactly will a visitor of
the demonstration learn?


Prize and minute madness
Accepted demo will be included into the “minute madness” pitch
introducing the poster and demo session during the conference. They
will also be enrolled into the competition for the best demo of ESWC
2015. More information about the “minute madness” material and program
will be provided to the authors of accepted submissions.


Submission Guidelines
Submissions to the demonstrations track must be in the form of a
textual description of the demonstration to be given at the conference
(which may include screenshots and must include either a link to the
online demo or a video presenting it). The submissions must be at most
5 pages long including reference list (Springer LNCS style) and
submitted as PDF. Decisions about acceptance will be based on
relevance to the Semantic Web area, originality, potential
significance, topicality and clarity. Papers that exceed the given
page length or do not follow the LNCS guidelines will be rejected
without a review. Submissions must be uploaded using the Easychair
system : https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=eswc2015pd


Important Dates
* Submission Deadline: March 13, 2015
* Notification of Acceptance: April 6, 2015
* Camera-Ready Paper: April 20, 2015


Important Notice
Demo papers will appear in supplementary post-conference proceedings
to be published by Springer in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science
series.
Participants with an accepted demo paper must register for the
conference and present their system during the Demo Session. A space
for demonstration will be allocated for each participant. Participants
should use their own laptop for the demos. The organizers should be
contacted well in advance of the conference in case of any special
requirement.

Poster and Demo Chairs
Christophe Gueret (Data Archiving and Networked Services, Den Haag, Netherlands)
Serena Villata (Inria, Sophia Antipolis, France)
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