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Call for Participation: Semantics in Peer-to-Peer and Grid Computing at WWW2003

From: Stefan Decker <stefan@isi.edu>
Date: Tue, 06 May 2003 00:59:59 -0700
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         *******CALL FOR PARTICIPATION AND ACCEPTED PAPERS*******
                          1st Workshop on
            Semantics in Peer-to-Peer and Grid Computing
                               at the
          Twelfth International World Wide Web Conference
                   20 May 2003, Budapest, Hungary
                      in cooperation with the
             GGF Semantic Grid Research Group (SEM-GRD)
         Workshop URL: http://www.isi.edu/~stefan/SemPGRID
         Registration at: http://www.www2003.org/registration.html

Topics and Content
-----------------------------------
The  Semantic Web is widely accepted as a means to enhance the Web
with machine processable content. However, mostly the Semantic Web
is  aiming  at techniques and technologies for static information,
in  contrast to dynamic services or distributed computing. Several
interest  groups  and  efforts  are  working on infrastructure for
enabling  distributed computing. The organization of these efforts
are  in part top down organized efforts, involving multiple formal
organizations  and  dedicated  projects,  and  bottom-up  efforts,
sometimes  started  by  single  organizations  or individuals in a
grassroots effort.

The  Grid  is  aiming  at  technologies  which allow the flexible,
secure,  coordinated resource sharing among dynamic collections of
individuals,   institutions,   and   resources,  enabling  virtual
organizations.   Problems   encountered   include  authentication,
authorization,    resource   access,   resource   discovery,   and
interoperation  of  active services. The same problems are eminent
in  the  Peer-to-Peer  (P2P)  area,  where  projects are typically
organized  in  a  bottom-up fashion. Reusable infrastructures like
SUN's   JXTA   are  emerging,  attracting  numerous  applications.
However, each application uses its own data format, and it is hard
to see how applications interoperate.

A  related  area  is  Web  Services:  driven  by  industry efforts
numerous  specifications  are developed, which are of interest for
the  Grid  projects  as  well  as  for  the  Peer-to-Peer efforts.
Although  there  is  an  agreement that Web Services would benefit
from  more  semantics, little systematic research has been done on
the problem of how to combine the notions of Web Services with the
results  of  the  Semantic  Web,  Peer-to-Peer and Grid computing.

The  workshop  will  be  organized around talks presenting
research  results in the intersection of the Semantic Web, P2P and
Grid  computing and discussions.

Accepted Papers and Schedule
-----------------------------------

09:00 - 09:15 Welcome and Workshop Overview

09:15 - 10:00 Invited Talk: Jim Hendler: Titel TBA

10:00 - 10:30 Takeshi Kato, Norihiro Ishikawa, Hiromitsu Sumino,
Johan Hjelm, Ye Yu, and Zhongwu Zhu (NTT DoCoMo Inc & Ericsson): A
Platform  for  Peer-to-Peer  Communications  and  its  Relation to
Semantic Web Applications

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:30 Session Semantics in P2P System

11:00 - 11:30 Jeen Broekstra, Marc Ehrig, Peter Haase, Frank van
Harmelen,  Arjohn  Kampman,  Marta  Sabou1,  Ronny Siebes, Steffen
Staab,  Heiner  Stuckenschmidt, Christoph Tempich (Free University
of  Amsterdam  and  University of Karlsruhe): A Metadata Model for
Semantics-Based Peer-to-Peer Systems

11:30 - 12:00 Jing Zhou, Vijay Dialani, David De Roure, Wendy Hall
(University of Southampton): A Semantic Search Algorithm for
Peer-to-Peer Open Hypermedia Systems Authors

12:00  -  12:30  A. Castano, S. Ferrara, S. Montanelli, E. Pagani,
G.P. Rossi (University of Milan): Ontology-Addressable Contents in
P2P Networks

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 15:30 Session Semantics in Grids

14:00 - 14:30 Hongsuda Tangmunarunkit, Stefan Decker, Carl
Kesselman (University of Southern California): Ontology-based
Resource Matching - The Grid meets the Semantic Web

14:30 - 15:00 Huang Lican, Wu Zhaohui, and Pan Yunhe (Zhejiang
University): A Scalable and Eeffective Architecture for Grid
services’ Discovery

15:00 - 15:30 Mario Cannataro and Carmela Comito (University
“Magna Gręcia” of Catanzaro): A Data Mining Ontology for Grid
Programming

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break

16:00 - 17:30 Short and Position Paper Presentations and Workshop
Result Discussion

16:00 - 16:20 Mario T. Schlosser and Sepandar D. Kamvar (Stanford
University): Simulating a P2P File-Sharing Network

16:20 - 16:35 David Bell, Mark Lycett (Brunel University): The
Grid: Discovery with Utilisation Context and Knowledge (DUCK)

16:35 - 16:50 Senthil Ayyasamy and Yugyung Lee (University of
Missouri - Kansas City): Semantic Web Services and DHT-based Peer
to Peer Networks: A New Symbiotic Relationship

16:50 - 17:30 Facilitator Presentation, Discussion and Summary

19:00 - .... Social Event: Dinner. Location TBA


Workshop Chairs
-----------------------------------
Karl Aberer Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland
karl.aberer@epfl.ch, http://lsirpeople.epfl.ch/aberer/

Stefan Decker Information Sciences Institute, Marina del Rey, USA
stefan@isi.edu http://www.isi.edu/~stefan

David De Roure University of Southampton, UK
dder@ecs.soton.ac.uk, http://www.ecs.soton.ac.uk/~dder/

Carole Goble The University of Manchester, UK
carole@cs.man.ac.uk, http://www.cs.man.ac.uk/~carole/

Program Committee
-----------------------------------
     * Karl Aberer (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne)
     * Rajkumar Buyya (University of Melbourne)
     * Stefan Decker (ISI/USC)
     * David de Roure (University of Southampton)
     * Johannes Ernst (R-Objects)
     * Dieter Fensel (University of Innsbruck)
     * Ian Foster (University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory)
     * Yolanda Gil (ISI/USC)
     * Carole Goble (University of Manchester)
     * Frank van Harmelen (Free University of Amsterdam)
     * Jim Hendler (University of Maryland)
     * Ian Horrocks (University of Manchester)
     * Vipul Kashyap (National Library of Medicine)
     * Carl Kesselman (ISI/USC)
     * Chen Li (University of California at Irvine)
     * Wolfgang Nejdl (University of Hannover and Learninglab Lower Saxony)
     * Sylvia Ratnasamy (U.C.Berkeley)
     * Mario Schlosser (McKinsey & Company)
     * Amit Sheth (University of Georgia
     * Steffen Staab (University of Karlsruhe)
     * Bernard Traversat (SUN Microsystems)
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