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Re: CfP OWLED 2008

From: Olivier Rossel <olivier.rossel@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 24 May 2008 01:29:57 +0200
Message-ID: <516816970805231629ye614bc3r54184e778a2c3b97@mail.gmail.com>
To: semantic-web@w3.org

is there something planned during ESWC 2008 (workshop, barcamp...) to
discuss these new flavours of OWL?

On Thu, May 22, 2008 at 2:34 PM, Uli Sattler <sattler@cs.man.ac.uk> wrote:
> Apologies for cross-postings:
>
> -----------------------------------------------------
>
>                    Call for Papers
>
>         OWL: Experiences and Directions OWLED 2008
>
>             http://www.webont.org/owled/2008/
>
> to be held in Karlsruhe, Germany, on 26. - 27. October 2008
>
> co-located with the
>
> 7th International Semantic Web Conference, ISWC 2008
> http://iswc2008.semanticweb.org/
>
> Like its predecessors, the fifth workshop in the OWLED workshop
> series aims at bringing users, implementors and researchers
> together in order to measure the current state of need against the
> state of the art, and to set an agenda for language evolutions that
> satisfy users.  This OWLED workshop will last two days and will be
> co-located with ISWC 2008 in Karlsruhe, Germany.  The workshop will
> concentrate on issues related to the development and W3C
> standardization of OWL 2, but other issues related to OWL are also of
> interest, particularly those related to the task forces set up at
> OWLED 2007, see http://webont.org/owled/taskforces/.
>
> As usual, the workshop will try to encourage participants to work
> together and will give space for discussions on various topics, to be
> decided and published at some point in the future. We ask participants
> to have a look at these topics and the accepted submissions before the
> workshop, and to prepare single "slides" that can be presented during
> these discussions. There will also be formal presentation of
> submissions to the workshop.
>
> ---------------Topics------------------------
>
> Papers about all aspects of OWL and extensions, application, theory,
> method, and tools, are welcome at the workshop; including but not
> limited to the following topics:
>
> - Applications of OWL, particularly from industry
> - Ontologies built using OWL, particularly large scale efforts
> - Application-driven requirements for OWL
> - Experience reports on using OWL
> - Implementation techniques for OWL and related languages
> - Performance and scalability issues
> - Bridges between knowledge engineering and OWL
> - Non-standard inference services, including
>    explanations, static verification, modularity
> - Enriching ontologies with rules
> - Query answering and data integration
> - Tools for OWL, including:
>     editors,
>     visualisation tools,
>     parsers and syntax checkers,
>     versioning frameworks
> - Extensions to OWL, including:
>     extended datatype constructors, property constructors,
>         class constructors
>     keys, constraints, rules
>     probabilistic and fuzzy extensions, non-monotonic extensions,
>         temporal and spatial extensions
>
> The workshop will have a special emphasis on the state of OWL 2 and
> topics related to the OWLED Task Forces, see
> http://www.webont.org/owled/taskforces/
> Papers related to either of these, including reports from the task
> forces, are particularly welcome.   It is expected that workshop time
> will be reserved for a readout of the status of the W3C OWL WG, see
> http://www.w3.org/2007/OWL/
>
> ---------------Important Dates------------------------
>
>
> August 4, 2008:       Titles and abstracts due
> August 9, 2008:       Submissions due at noon EDT
> September 15, 2008:   Paper acceptances sent out
> October 8, 2008:      Final versions of papers due
> October 26--27, 2008: OWLED 2008 workshop
>
> ---------------Submissions------------------------
>
> We invite the submission of three kinds of papers:
>
> - technical papers: (up to 10 pages, LNCS style) can be
>  submitted to the workshop and space will be reserved for authors of
>  accepted papers.
> - short system descriptions: we welcome systems demonstrations and
>  invite interested parties to submit a short description (maximum 4
>  pages) of their system.
> - statements of interest: these statements will not received full
>  reviewing and might not be included in the archives of the workshop,
>  but will be available to attendees of the workshop, and will be used
>  to help schedule the workshop. Potential attendees who need official
>  invitations to the workshop should submit at least such short
>  statement of interest (maximum 4 pages).
>
> Accepted papers will be made available to attendees before the workshop.
>
> There will also be open registration for the workshop.  Attendees who
> are not submitting a technical paper are encouraged to submit a
> statement of interest.
>
> All statements of interest and papers must be submitted online using the
> conference submission website easychair, see
> http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=owled2008eu
> All submissions must be in PDF.  All submissions must be formatted in
> the style of the Springer Publications format for Lecture Notes in
> Computer Science (LNCS). For details see
> http://www.springeronline.com/sgw/cda/frontpage/0,11855,5-164-2-72376-0,00.html
>
> ---------------Organization------------------------
>
> General Chair:
>  Alan Ruttenberg, Science Commons (US)
>
> Local Organizers:
>  Markus Kroetzsch, University of Karlsruhe (Germany)
>  Holger Lewen, University of Karlsruhe (Germany)
>
> PC Chairs:
>  Cathy Dolbear, Ordnance Survey (UK)
>  Uli Sattler, University of Manchester (UK)
>
> Program Committee:
>  to be announced
>
> Steering Committee:
>   Bernardo Cuenca Grau, University of Manchester (UK)
>   John Goodwin, Ordnance Survey (UK)
>   Pascal Hitzler, AIFB Karlsruhe (Germany)
>   Ian Horrocks, Oxford University (UK)
>   Bijan Parsia, University of Manchester (UK)
>   Peter Patel-Schneider, Bell Labs (USA)
>
>
> ---------------Contacts------------------------
>
> For more information on OWLED 2008 please see
> http://www.webont.org/owled/2008/
> or contact the chairs.
>
>
>
>
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