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Re: CfP MTSR 2014: 8th Metadata and Semantics Research Conference

From: Basil Ell <basil.ell@kit.edu>
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:30:14 +0200
Message-ID: <53D11876.3070006@kit.edu>
To: <public-lod@w3.org>, <semantic-web@w3.org>
The paper submission deadline has been extended to July 31, 2014.

Best regards,
Basil Ell


Am 11.06.2014 18:45, schrieb Basil Ell:
> [Apologies for cross-posting]
>
> Call for Papers
>
> MTSR 2014: 8th Metadata and Semantics Research Conference
> November 27-29, 2014
> University of Applied Sciences, Karlsruhe, Germany
> http://www.mtsr-conf.org/
>
> ****Important Dates****
> • July 13th 2014: Paper submission
> • August 17th 2014: Acceptance/rejection notification
> • August 31st 2014: Camera-ready papers due
> • November 27th - 29th 2014: Conference at University of Applied 
> Sciences, Karlsruhe, Germany
> ****Motivation****
> Continuing the successful mission of previous MTSR Conferences 
> (MTSR'05, MTSR'07, MTSR'09, MTSR'10, MTSR'11, MTSR12 and MTSR'13), the 
> eighth International Conference on Metadata and Semantics Research 
> (MTSR'14) aims to bring together scholars and practitioners that share 
> a common interest in the interdisciplinary field of metadata, linked 
> data and ontologies. Participants will share novel knowledge and best 
> practice in the implementation of these semantic technologies across 
> diverse types of Information Environments and applications. These 
> include Cultural Informatics; Open Access Repositories & Digital 
> Libraries; E-learning applications; Search Engine Optimization & 
> Information Retrieval; Research Information Systems and 
> Infrastructures; e-Science and e-Social Science applications; 
> Agriculture, Food and Environment; Bio-Health & Medical Information 
> Systems.
> ****Scope and topics****
> Contributions are welcome on every topic related to Metadata and their 
> relationships with Ontologies, Semantic Web, Knowledge Management and 
> Software Engineering, including but not limited to:
> I. Foundations
> • Typology of metadata and metadata uses
> • The value and cost of metadata
> • Quality evaluation in the use of Metadata
> • Metadata reusability
> • New or revised metadata schemas or application profiles
> • Metadata standardization
> • Empirical studies on metadata and/or ontologies usage
> II. Languages and Frameworks for Metadata Management
> • SGML, XML, UML in theory and practice
> • Languages and Frameworks for Ontology Management
> • Metadata and the Semantic Web
> • Metadata and Knowledge Management
> • Metadata and Software Engineering
> • Metadata application of Semantic Web technologies
> • Ontologies and Ontology-based Knowledge Management Systems
> III. Case Studies
> • Metadata and ontologies for librarianship, management of historical 
> archives and archeological research
> • Metadata and ontologies for the design of innovative products and 
> processes
> • Metadata and ontologies for health, biological and clinical 
> information management
> • Metadata and ontologies in finance, tourism and public administrations
> • Metadata and ontologies in industry
> • Metadata and ontologies in education
> • Metadata and ontologies in agriculture, food and environment
> IV. Technological Issues
> • Technologies for Metadata and ontology storage
> • Technologies for Metadata and ontology integration
> • Technologies for Metadata extraction and navigation, querying and 
> editing of ontologies
> • Technologies for Learning Objects management
> • Search engines
> • Localization
> • Visualization
> • Mobile challenges
> V. Tutorials
> • Using Semantic MediaWiki for Beginners
> • Setting up Semantic MediaWiki for a special purpose
> • Search engine strategies
> You can bring in your ideas for tutorials. If you are interested in a 
> particular topic, please let us know.
> ****Paper submission****
> Interested authors can submit to EasyChair 
> (https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=mtsr2014).
> The following types of presentation are invited:
> • full papers (10-15 pages) reporting complete research
> • short papers (4-8 pages) presenting ongoing or preliminary research
> • posters (2 pages)
> Papers should be original and not previously submitted to other 
> Conferences or Journals. All submissions will be reviewed on the basis 
> of relevance, originality, importance and clarity following a 
> double-blind peer review process. Submitted papers have to follow the 
> LNCS proceedings formatting style and guidelines. Authors of accepted 
> papers will be asked to register to the Conference and present their 
> work in the form of either oral presentation or poster presentation. 
> The Conference welcomes Workshops and Tutorial on any issues 
> concerning metadata, ontologies, semantic Web, knowledge management, 
> software engineering and digital libraries.
>
> Proceedings will be published by Springer in the Communications in 
> Computer and Information Science (CCIS) book series (7899). CCIS is 
> abstracted/indexed in DBLP, Google Scholar, EI-Compendex, Mathematical 
> Reviews, SCImago, Scopus. CCIS volumes are also submitted for the 
> inclusion in ISI Proceedings.
> Revised and extended versions of best papers will be published in 
> selected international journals, including the International Journal 
> of Metadata, Semantics and Ontologies (Inderscience), and Program: 
> Electronic library and information systems (Emerald) (list incomplete).
> ****Awards****
> Best paper award
> This award will be presented to the authors of the best full paper 
> submitted and presented to the conference.
> Best student paper award
> The 8th MTSR 14 conference sponsors a paper competition to recognize 
> excellence in a conference paper contribution whose primary author is 
> a student (normally at a PhD or MRes level). The student is required 
> to present the paper at the MTSR2014 conference. Submissions are 
> evaluated on their originality, scientific merits, structure, and 
> clarity of composition.
>
> -We look forward to see you in Karlsruhe, Germany.
>
Received on Thursday, 24 July 2014 14:30:47 UTC

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