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2nd CFP: Personal Semantic Data Workshop @ EKAW 2010

From: Tudor Groza <tudor.groza@deri.org>
Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2010 10:40:37 +0100
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To: Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
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                        Call for Papers

          1st Workshop on Personal Semantic Data: PSD 2010

         http://semanticweb.org/wiki/Personal_Semantic_Data

                  co-located with EKAW 2010

             11th - 15th October, Lisbon, Portugal


Personal Semantic Data is scattered over several media, and while semantic
technologies are already successfully deployed on the Web as well on the
desktop, data integration is not always straightforward. The transition 
from the
desktop to a distributed system for Personal Information Management 
(PIM) raises
new challenges which need to be addressed. These challenges overlap areas
related to human-computer interaction, privacy and security, information
extraction, retrieval and matching.

This workshop will bring together academics and industrial practitioners 
with
the goal of fostering cross-domain collaborations to further advance the 
use of
technologies from the Semantic Web and the Web of Data for PIM and to 
explore
and discuss the  challenges and approaches for improving PIM through the 
use of
vast amounts of (semantic) information available online. At the same 
time we
want to provide a platform for discussing research topics and challenges 
related
to personal semantic data.


== IMPORTANT DATES ==
* 9 July 2010 - Submission deadline
* 9 August 2010 - Notification
* 27 August 2010 - Camera-ready version


== TOPICS ==
The topics of interest include, but are not restricted to:

* Bridging the gap between Semantic Desktop Data and Linked (Open) Data
- Interlinking personal desktop data with Semantic Web data
- Enriching desktop information with Web data
- Publishing semantic personal data from the desktop to the Web, including
  trust and privacy issues
- Mapping and synchronizing personal semantic data from heterogeneous 
sources
- New forms of visualization of mashed and hybrid personal data from the
  desktop and Web

* Managing personal data across heterogeneous social media sites
- Mapping and synchronizing personal social data across heterogeneous 
social
  media and the desktop
- Searching and browsing personal social data across heterogeneous data 
sources
  and using heterogeneous interfaces (e.g. mobile devices)
- Modeling of semantic information for personal and social use

* Generation of personal semantic data from novel sources
- Semi-automatic and automatic generation of semantic data from personal
  information
- Fusion of mobile and desktop environments
- Interlinking newly generated semantic data with existing sources


== SUBMISSION GUIDELINES ==
We encourage full papers (max 12 pages), short paper (max 6 pages) and 
short
demo papers (max 2 pages) describing significant work in progress, late 
breaking
results or ideas / challenges for the domain. Submissions should follow 
the LNCS
guidelines.

Papers should be submitted in pdf format to
http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=psd2010 no later than midnight
Pacific Daylight Time on July 9, 2010.

Accepted papers will be published in the workshop proceedings.


== FURTHER INFORMATION ==
Further information is available on the workshop website at
http://semanticweb.org/wiki/Personal_Semantic_Data.


== WORKSHOP ORGANIZERS ==
* Laura Dragan - Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI), National
   University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
* Bernhard Schandl - Department of Distributed and Multimedia Systems,
   University of Vienna, Austria
* Charlie Abela - Department of Intelligent Computer Systems, University of
   Malta, Malta
* Tudor Groza - Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI), National
   University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
* Gunnar Grimnes - DFKI GmbH, Kaiserslautern, Germany
* Stefan Decker - Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI), National
   University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
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