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CFP: 2nd IAOA International Workshop on ONTOLOGIES and CONCEPTUAL MODELING (Onto.Com 2013) @ CAISE 2013, Valencia, Spain

From: Giancarlo Guizzardi <gguizzardi@inf.ufes.br>
Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2012 22:41:01 -0200
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            CALL FOR PAPERS

2nd International Workshop on ONTOLOGIES and CONCEPTUAL MODELING
            (Onto.Com 2013)

            Together with the
25th International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering
(CAISE 2013)
            organized by
the SIG on Ontologies and Conceptual Modeling of the
International Association for Ontologies and Applications (IAOA)

http://www.inf.ufes.br/~gguizzardi/ontocom2013/
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PURPOSE AND SCOPE

There has been a growing interest in the role played by formal ontology,
as well as areas such as philosophical logics, cognitive sciences and
linguistics,
in the development of theoretical foundations for conceptual modeling.
In particular, a number of ontological theories such as BWW, DOLCE, GFO and
UFO
have been successfully applied to the evaluation of conceptual modeling
languages and frameworks
(e.g., UML, ORM, ER, REA, TROPOS, ARIS, BPMN, RM-ODP, Archimate and OWL),
and to the development of engineering tools (e.g., methodological
guidelines,
modeling profiles, design patterns) that contribute to the theory and
practice of this discipline.

Additionally, there has been an increasing interest in the use of empirical
studies
to assess the impact of the application of these theoretical foundations to
the design
of conceptual modeling grammars and tools. The objective of this workshop
is to collect innovative and high-quality research contributions regarding
the role played by the aforementioned disciplines to the foundations of
conceptual modeling.

With this workshop we would like to create a true forum for discussion and,
in that spirit, we would like to solicit papers that address specific
questions of relevance
to body of knowledge of the emerging discipline of Ontology-Driven
Conceptual Modeling.

This bi-annual workshop had its sucessful first edition organized during
the
30th International Conference on Conceptual Modeling (ER 2011) and is an
official
event of the SIG on Ontologies and Conceptual Modeling of the
International Association for Ontologies and Applications (IAOA).

WE PARTICULARLY WELCOME PAPERS THAT RAISE CHALLENGING QUESTIONS, INNOVATIVE
IDEAS AND “OUT-OF-THE-BOX” THINKING
AND WHICH, AS A CONSEQUENCE, CAN HELP TO PROMOTE INTERESTING DISCUSSIONS AT
THE WORKSHOP.

Examples for topics that can be of interest address questions such as:


    What is the relation between Ontology as an Artifact, Ontology as a
Philosophical Discipline, Conceptual Modeling and Metamodeling?
    What is the relation between Ontology Levels of Instantiation and
Metamodeling Levels of Instantiation?
    What is the relation between Ontological Semantics, Formal Semantics,
Abstract and Concrete Syntax for Visual Conceptual Modeling Languages?
    What kind of Logical, Ontological and Epistemological Foundations are
needed for Conceptual Modeling?
    How can fundamental theoretical research on Ontological Foundations for
Conceptual Modeling and Empirical Research fit together?
    How can Formal Ontological Theories be used for the Analysis and Design
of Conceptual Modeling languages (including Enterprise Modeling and
Domain-Specific Modeling languages)?
    How researchers and practitioners in other domains not related to
computer science and information systems (such as the Bioinformatics) are
using Ontologies?
    Is there a common notion of "Ontology" shared in all these domains, or
are we including different notions under the same term (Ontology)

Workshop Chairs:

    Giancarlo Guizzardi, Federal University of Espirito Santo, Brazil
    Oscar Pastor, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain
    Yair Wand, University of British Columbia, Canada

Deadlines:

    Abstract submission: Feb 15, 2013
    Paper submission: Feb 22, 2013
    Notification: Mar 22, 2013
    Camera-ready paper submission: April, 3 2013
    Workshop: June 17th or 18th, 2013 (to be defined)

SUBMITTING A PAPER: Papers should be submitted via the following link
https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ontocom2013

Program Committee (tentative):

    Alex Borgida, Rutgers University, USA
    Andreas Opdahl, University of Bergen, Norway
    Andrew Burton-Jones (University of Queensland, Australia)
    Brian Henderson-Sellers, University Technology Sydney, Australia
    Carson Woo, University of  British Columbia, Canada
    Chris Partridge, BORO Solutions, UK
    Claudio Masolo, Laboratory for Applied Ontology (ISTC-CNR), Italy
    Cory Casanave, Model Driven Solutions, USA
    Dragan Gašević, Athabasca University, Canada
    Frederick Gailly, Ghent University, Belgium
    Friederich Steimann, Hagen University, Germany
    Geert Poels, Ghent University, Belgium
    Gerd Wagner, Brandenburg University of Technology, Germany
    Heinrich Herre, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Jeffrey Parsons, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
    John Mylopoulos, University of Trento, Italy
    João Paulo Andrade Almeida, Federal University of Espírito Santo, Brazil
    Leo Orbst, MITRE Corporation, USA
    Michael Rosemann, University of Queensland, Australia
    Nicola Guarino, Laboratory for Applied Ontology (ISTC-CNR), Italy
    Paul Johannesson, Stockholm University, Sweden
    Peter Rittgen, University College Boras, Sweden
    Pnina Soffer, University of Haifa, Israel
    Richard Dapoigny, University of Savoie, France
    Roel Wieringa, University of Twente, The Netherlands
    Ron Weber, Monash University, Australia
    Sergio de Cesare, Brunel University, UK
    Simon Milton, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Terry Halpin, LogicBlox, Australia
    Uwe Assman. Technical University Dresden, Germany
    Veda Storey, Georgia State University, USA
    Vijay Khatri, Indiana University, USA
    Vinay Chaudri, SRI International, USA]

Submission and types of papers


Workshop proceedings will be published by Springer-Verlag in the LNBIP
(Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing) series.
Authors must submit manuscripts using the Springer-Verlag LNBIP style. See
http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/authors.html for style files and details.

We welcome technical research papers as well as speculative/visionary
papers addressing the topics of the workshop.

Submissions should be in LNBIP and pdf format. The maximum length is 10
pages. Accepted papers will be published in the LNBIP workshop proceedings.
After the discussions at the workshop, we are planning to organize a
special issue at a high-quality journal on the field with invited extended
versions of the papers.

SUBMITTING A PAPER: Papers should be submitted via the following link
https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ontocom2013

Contact

For all inquiries regarding this workshop one can contact Giancarlo
Guizzardi (gguizzardi-at-inf.ufes.br).
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