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Re: [CFP] MoDeST @ ISWC 2016 - Mobile Deployment of Semantic Technologies

From: Phil Archer <phila@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 18 May 2016 11:07:07 +0100
To: Jeff Pan <jeffpan.sw@googlemail.com>, semantic-web@w3.org
Message-ID: <41a4a4b8-4226-9dec-ed32-a6de1ba5e6b4@w3.org>
Thank you Jeff for doing the right thing here. I hope others will follow 
your example: relevant and with [CfP] in the subject line.

Meanwhile, the messages we got today about the i-society thing are duly 
marked as spam and the sender is being blocked.

Cheers

Phil.


On 18/05/2016 09:53, Jeff Pan wrote:
> 2nd International Workshop on Mobile Deployment of Semantic Technologies
> (MoDeST 2016) at the 15th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC)
> October 17/18, 2016, Kobe, Japan
>
>
> http://modest.mobi
>
>
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> Abstract
> ------------------------------------------
> The MoDeST workshop aims to bring together researchers, as well as
> developers and practitioners, who are interested in studying and deploying
> Semantic Web technology on mobile devices, as well as illustrating its
> useful deployment in particular application domains.
> Given the current scale and diversity of the Semantic Web, there is a clear
> potential to exploit online semantic data on mobile platforms as well;
> including semantic geographical information (LinkedGeoData, GeoNames),
> information on people, places & things (FreeBase, DataHub, DBpedia), online
> news sources (NYTimes), products for sale (BestBuy), etc. In fact, various
> application domains have already demonstrated the utility of mobile
> semantic data, including context-awareness, augmented reality, recommender
> systems, tourism, and mHealth.
> Due to recent improvements in mobile hardware, an excellent opportunity
> exists to further realize this potential and fully semantically enable
> mobile applications. Previous work has shown that mobile solutions should
> be tailored towards the unique restrictions of mobile devices, as well as
> the highly dynamic nature of mobile application scenarios. While valuable
> work has already been done in this regard (including several mobile RDF
> stores), recent studies have indicated that the mobile performance &
> scalability of certain Semantic Web tasks (e.g., rule-based/OWL reasoning)
> still leaves much to be desired. This lack of performant solutions
> currently restricts the full utilization of Semantic Web data on mobile
> platforms. Concurrently, useful mobile semantic applications, illustrating
> the usefulness of semantic technology on mobile platforms, could act as a
> catalyst for increasing efforts in creating such tailored solutions.
> The MoDeST workshop represents an ideal venue to publish qualitative,
> albeit work-in-progress, research on this topic, and to present useful
> mobile Semantic Web applications. It presents a unique forum for
> researchers and developers, from both the Semantic Web and mobile computing
> community, to discuss approaches, techniques and concrete implementations
> for the efficient utilization of mobile Semantic Web technology.
>
>
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> Topics of interest
> ------------------------------------------
> The topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
> * Semantic data management on mobile platforms
> * Mobile semantic query optimization
> * Mobile Semantic Web reasoning
> * Mobile Linked Data applications
> * Tools for developing mobile semantic applications
> * Mobile semantic applications in domains such as context-awareness,
> recommender systems, and mHealth
> * Evaluation of semantic technologies on mobile platforms
> * Limitations of and challenges for the mobile Semantic Web
> * Benchmarking tools and services for semantic mobile applications
>
>
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> Format and Submission Procedure
> ------------------------------------------
> All papers must represent original, unpublished work not currently under
> review elsewhere. Papers will be evaluated according to their significance,
> originality, technical quality, clarity, style and relevance to the
> workshop. At least one author of each accepted paper is expected to attend
> the workshop.
>
>
> Workshop participation is available to ISWC 2016 attendants at an
> additional cost. See http://iswc2016.semanticweb.org/ for details.
>
>
> Paper submission and reviewing for this workshop will be done
> electronically via EasyChair. All submissions must be written in English
> and must be formatted according to the information for LNCS Authors (see
> http://www.springer.com/computer/lncs?SGWID=0-164-6-793341-0). We aim to
> publish the workshop proceedings online at CEUR-WS.
>
>
> We would like to encourage authors to submit their work using the Research
> Articles in Simplified HTML (RASH) format (
> https://github.com/essepuntato/rash); authors are hereby responsible for
> correct formatting.
>
>
> The following types of contributions are welcome:
> * Full research papers (up to 12 pages)
> * Short papers (up to 6 pages), which are either research-oriented or
> present a mobile Semantic Web system.
>
>
> More details on paper submission will be posted on our website (
> http://modest.mobi) as they become available!
>
>
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> Important Dates
> ------------------------------------------
> Submission deadline: July 7, 2016
> Notifications: July 31, 2016
> Camera-ready version: August 15, 2016
>
>
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> Organizing Committee
> ------------------------------------------
> Evan Patton <pattoe@rpi.edu>
> Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA
> Homepage: http://tw.rpi.edu/web/person/EvanPatton
>
>
> William Van Woensel <william.van.woensel@dal.ca>
> Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada
> Homepage: https://niche.cs.dal.ca/william-van-woensel
>
>
> Roberto Yus <ryus@unizar.es>
> University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
> Homepage: http://webdiis.unizar.es/~ryus
>
>
> Jeff Z. Pan <ryus@unizar.es>
> The University of Aberdeen, UK
> Homepage: http://homepages.abdn.ac.uk/jeff.z.pan/pages
>
>
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> Program Committee
> ------------------------------------------
> Carlos Bobed, University of Zaragoza, Spain
> Fernando Bobillo, University of Zaragoza, Spain
> Alex Borgida, Rutgers, USA
> Sven Casteleyn, Universitat Jaume I, Spain
> Tim Finin, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA
> Yuan-Fang Li, Monash University, Australia
> Lalana Kagal, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
> Deborah L. McGuinness, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
> Eduardo Mena, University of Zaragoza, Spain
> Primal Pappachan, University of California, Irvine, USA
> Michele Ruta, Politecnico di Bari, Italy
> Oshani Seneviratne, Oracle, USA
> Fuming Shih, Oracle, USA
>
>
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> For any questions regarding the workshop, please contact info@modest.mobi
>

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Phil Archer
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