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Call for Papers Web Semantics (WebS) 2008

From: Wolfram Wöß <wolfram.woess@jku.at>
Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2008 16:28:00 +0100
To: semantic-web@w3.org
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                                   Call for Papers
                                      WebS 2008

              7th International Workshop on Web Semantics (WebS 2008),


    in conjunction with DEXA 2008 19th International Conference on Database and
                            Expert Systems Applications

                           September 1-5, 2008 Turin, Italy
                       		http://www.dexa.org/



Dear Colleagues,

you are invited to submit your papers to the 7th 
International Workshop on Web Semantics (part of 
the 19th International Workshop
on Database and Expert Systems Applications 
DEXA), to be held in September 1-5, 2008 Turin, Italy.

The objective of the workshop Web Semantics 
(WebS) is to bring together researchers, 
developers and practitioners to discuss
research issues and experience in developing and 
deploying Semantic Web concepts, applications, and solutions being an
international forum for the presentation of both 
theoretical and applicative results. Papers describing Semantic Web application
experiences are particularly encouraged.


TOPICS:
=======
The relevant topics include the following (but are not limited to):

     * Knowledge Management and Sharing
     * Ontology Engineering and Versioning
     * Visual Modeling of Semantic Web
     * Semantic Web for e-sciences
     * Semantic Web for e-business
     * Semantic Web supporting Business Processes
     * Semantic Information Brokering and Interoperability
     * Document analysis and Semantic Extraction
     * Semantic Web Mining
     * Semantic Web Inferences Schemes
     * Context and Semantic Awareness
     * Semantic Web Applications
        - Database Technologies for the Semantic Web
        - Intelligent User Interfaces
        - Dynamic Ontology Generation and Adaptation
        - Languages, Tools and Methodologies for 
Semantic Annotations of Web Data
        - Applications on Mobile Devices
        - Enhanced Accessibility and Multimodal Interfaces
        - Reasoning
     * Interoperability and Data Integration


PAPER SUBMISSION DETAILS:
=========================
Authors are invited to submit original, 
unpublished research and application papers that 
are not being considered in another forum.
Manuscripts will be limited to 5 two-column pages 
(IEEE Proceeding style) including figures and 
references. Please follow the IEEE
Computer Society Press Proceedings Author 
Guidelines to prepare your papers. Authors of 
accepted papers are requested to sign the
IEEE copyright form. The author guidelines can be 
found at IEEE Conference Publishing Services - Proceedings Author Forms.
Electronic submission of manuscripts (in 
postscript, word or pdf format) is required and 
will be handled via the workshop Web site
https://www.dexa.org/dexadriver/. For any 
questions please contact webs@faw.uni-linz.ac.at.

At least one author of each accepted paper is 
required to attend the conference and present the paper. Papers accepted for
presentation will be published by IEEE Computer 
Society Press as proceedings of the DEXA 2008 workshops.
Authors are requested to send their paper(s) to 
be received by February 29, 2008.


EVALUATION PROCESS:
===================
All submissions will be evaluated for 
originality, significance, clarity, and technical 
soundness. Each paper will be refereed by
at least two to three researchers in the topical area.


IMPORTANT DATES:
================
Paper submission: February 29, 2008
Notification of acceptance: May 05, 2008
Camera-ready copies due: May 27, 2008
Webs 2008 Workshop: September 1-5, 2008


WEBS CHAIR:
===========
Wolfram Wöß (FAW, Johannes Kepler University of Linz, Austria)


PROGRAMM COMMITTEE:
-------------------
Witold Abramowicz, Poznan University of Economics, Poland
José Francisco Aldana Montes, Universidad de Málaga, Spain
Kerstin Altmanninger, Johannes Kepler University of Linz, Austria
Elena Baralis, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Jorge Bernardino, ISEC, Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra, Portugal
Sourav Saha Bhowmick, Nanyang Technological  University, Singapore
Walter Binder, University of Lugano, Switzerland
Brian Blake, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
Alessio Bosca, CELI s.r.l, Turino, Italy
Janez Brank, Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Paul Buhler, College of Charleston, USA
Antonio Calleja, CRC Information Technologies, Spain
Barbara Carminati, University of Insubria, Italy
Barbara Catania, DISI, University of Geneve, Switzerland
Sunil Choenni, University of Twente, The Netherlands
Valeria De Antonellis, Dipartimento di 
Elettronica per l'Automazione, Brescia, Italy
Cláudio De Souza Baptista, DSC, Universidade Federal de Campina Grande, Brazil
Steven A. Demurjian, University of Connecticut, USA
Ian J Dickinson, HP Labs, Bristol, UK
Ying Ding, University of Innsbruck, Austria
Nickolas J. G. Falkner, School of Computer 
Science, University of Adelaide, Australia
Ling Feng, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Alfio Ferrara, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Elena Ferrari, University of Insubria, Italy
Eva Maria Gahleitner, voestalpine IT GmbH, Linz, Austria
Jean-Gabriel Ganascia, Université Paris VI, France
Fabien Gandon, INRIA, Sophia Antipolis, France
Antoon Goderis, University of Manchester, UK
Abdelkader Hameurlain, Université Paul Sabatier, France
Carmem Satie Hara, Universidade Federal do Parana, Brazil
Stijn  Heymans, Digital Enterprise Research Insitute (DERI), Innsbruck, Austria
Hiroyuki Kawano, Kyoto University, Japan
Ralf Klischewski, Faculty of Management 
Technology, German University in Cairo, Egypt
In-Young Ko, Information and Communications University, Korea
Ora Lassila, Nokia Research Center, Cambridge, USA
Leszek Lilien, Western Michigan University, USA
Brian Matthews, CCLRC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Didcot, UK
Elke Michlmayr, WIT, TU Wien, Austria
Michele Missikoff, Lab for Enterprise Knowledge and Systems, IASI - CNR, Italy
Toni Navarrete, Departament de Technologia, 
Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
Ismael Navas Delgado, Universidad de Málaga, Spain
Stefano Paraboschi, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Elena Paslaru Bontas Simperl, Digital Enterprise 
Research Insitute (DERI), Innsbruck, Austria
Torben Bach Pedersen, Aalborg University, Denmark
Detlef Plump, University of York, UK
Torsten  Priebe, Capgemini Consulting Österreich AG, Vienna, Austria
Isidoro Ramos, Technical University of Valencia, Spain
Tore Risch, Uppsala Universitet, Sweden
María José Rodríguez Gil-Ortega, Sindbad 
Information and Database Systems, Spain
Nicolas Sabouret, Laboratoire d'Informatique de Paris 6, Paris, France
Simon Scerri, Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI), Galway, Ireland
Ulrich Schiel, DSC, Universidade Federal de Campina Grande, Brazil
Christian  Schläger, WIWI, Universität Regensburg, Germany
Amandeep S. Sidhu, University of Technology Perth, Australia
Bala Srinivasan, Monash University, Australia
Stephanie Teufel, University of Fribourg, Germany
A Min Tjoa, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Riccardo Torlone, Università Roma Tre, Italy
Kim Viljanen, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland
Werner Winiwarter, University of Vienna, Austria
Wolfram Wöß, Johannes Kepler University of Linz, Austria


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