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Call for Participation: Multimedia & the Semantic Web Workshop ESWC05 Crete May 2005

From: <john.nj.davies@bt.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2005 09:24:24 +0100
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		Multimedia and the Semantic Web 
  		Invitation for participation
 	29 May 2005, to be held as part of ESWC05 (www.eswc2005.org)
This one day workshop on Multimedia and the Semantic Web aims to bring
together researchers and practitioners in the multimedia and Semantic
Web domains in order to assist in forming bridges between the
communities for mutual benefit.  
This workshop features invited papers from keynote speakers Guus
Schreiber and Monica Schraefel, as well as peer-reviewed papers
examining the interaction of Semantic Web and multimedia technologies,
with a balance of topics from the perspective of the Semantic Web and
from the perspective of multimedia applications. 
Multimedia community participants are invited to benefit from the
workshop in discovering how Semantic Web technologies can be used to
increase the value of image, video and multimedia assets, for example by
the use of ontologies and reasoning to assist with multimedia analysis,
or identification means to facilitate content location.  
Semantic Web researchers are encouraged to join the workshop to benefit
from the presentation of results from multimedia based research, which
demonstrate important applications which could be enhanced by Semantic
Web technologies.
We anticipate some significant debate owing to differences in opinions
about approaches to take in solving the relevant joint problems, and we
invite you to join the workshop to give your views on these subjects.

About the keynote speakers 
Monica Schraefel : Monica Schraefel is a Senior Lecturer in the
Intelligence, Agents and Multimedia Group, Electronics and Computer
Science, University of Southampton. Her main area of research is
interaction design for information systems and ubiquitous computing
Guus Schreiber is Professor of Intelligent Information Systems at the
Free University Amsterdam. He is co-chair of the W3C Semantic Web Best
Practices and Deployment Working Group  and scientific coordinator of
the IST Network Knowledge Web. He has been involved in numerous European
and Dutch research projects, including KADS & KADS-II (on methodologies
for knowledge-system development), REFLECT (reflective reasoning), GAMES
(medical knowledge systems), KACTUS (technical ontologies), IBROW
(Intelligent Brokering on the Web) and MIA (Multimedia Information
John Davies 
Manager, Next Generation Web Research, BT
e: john.nj.davies@bt.com 
w: http://www.quizxml.com/people/JohnDavies
t: +44 1473 609583 
f: +44 1473 609832 

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