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1st CfP: 7th Workshop on Linked Data on the Web (LDOW2014) at WWW2014

From: Christian Bizer <chris@bizer.de>
Date: Tue, 26 Nov 2013 09:15:59 +0100
Message-ID: <20131126091559.89073hr2jqm58r7j@staff.webmail.uni-mannheim.de>
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Hi all,

Sören Auer, Tim Berners-Lee, Tom Heath, and I are organizing the 7th  
edition of the Linked Data on the Web workshop at WWW2014 in Seoul,  
Korea. The paper submission deadline for the workshop is February  
16th, 2014. Please find the call for papers below.

We are looking forward to having another exciting workshop and to  
seeing many of you in Korea.

Cheers,

Chris, Sören, Tim, and Tom



   Call for Papers: 7th Workshop on Linked Data on the Web (LDOW2014)

      Co-located with 23nd International World Wide Web Conference
                 7-11 April 2014, Seoul, Korea

                http://events.linkeddata.org/ldow2014/


Linked Data is a set of best practices for publishing structured data  
on the Web which focuses on identifying data items with URIs and  
setting hyperlinks between data items provided by different web  
servers. These hyperlinks connect the data from all servers into a  
global data graph - the Web of Linked Data.

The 7th Workshop on Linked Data on the Web (LDOW2014) aims to  
stimulate discussion and further research into the challenges of  
publishing, integrating and consuming Linked Data as well as to  
evaluating and mining knowledge from the global Web of Linked Data.  
The challenges associated with Linked Data management range from lower  
level technical issues over large-scale data processing, quality  
assessment and mining, to higher level conceptual questions of value  
propositions and business models. LDOW2014 will provide a forum for  
exposing novel, high quality research and applications in all of these  
areas. By bringing together researchers in the field, the workshop  
will further shape the ongoing Linked Data research agenda.


*Important Dates*

* Submission deadline: 16 February, 2014
* Notification of acceptance: 3 March, 2014
* Camera-ready versions of accepted papers: 16 March, 2014
* Workshop date: 8 April, 2014


*Topics of Interest*

Mining the Web of Linked Data

* large-scale derivation of implicit knowledge from the Web of Linked Data
* using the Web of Linked Data as background knowledge in data mining

Integrating Large Numbers of Linked Data Sources

* linking algorithms and heuristics, identity resolution
* schema matching and clustering
* data fusion
* evaluation of linking, schema matching and data fusion methods

Quality Evaluation, Provenance Tracking and Licensing

* evaluating quality and trustworthiness of Linked Data
* profiling and change tracking of Linked Data sources
* tracking provenance and usage of Linked Data
* licensing issues in Linked Data publishing and integration

Linked Data Publishing, Authoring and Consumption

* mapping and publication of various data sources as Linked Data
* authoring and curation of Linked Data
* Linked Data consumption interfaces and interaction paradigms
* visualization and exploration of Linked Data

Linked Data Applications and Business Models

* application showcases including browsers and search engines
* Linked Data use within engineering, life-sciences, digital  
humanities, social sciences etc.
* marketplaces, aggregators and indexes for Linked Data
* business models for Linked Data publishing and consumption
* Linked Data as pay-as-you-go data integration technology within  
corporate contexts


*Submissions*

We seek two kinds of submissions:

   1. Full scientific papers: up to 10 pages in ACM format
   2. Short scientific and position papers: up to 5 pages in ACM format

Submissions must be formatted using the ACM SIG template available at
http://www.acm.org/sigs/publications/proceedings-templates. Accepted
papers will be presented at the workshop and included in the CEUR
workshop proceedings. At least one author of each paper has to register
for the workshop and to present the paper. Please submit papers via
EasyChair at: https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ldow2014


*Organizing Committee*

  Christian Bizer, University of Mannheim, Germany
  Tom Heath, Open Data Institute, UK
  Sören Auer, University of Bonn and Fraunhofer IAIS, Germany
  Tim Berners-Lee, W3C/MIT, USA

*Contact Information*

For further information about the workshop, please contact the  
workshops chairs at:

ldow2014@events.linkeddata.org
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