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============== SEMAPRO 2010 | Call for Papers ===============


SEMAPRO 2010: The Fourth International Conference on Advances in
Semantic Processing
October 25 - 30, 2010 - Florence, Italy

General page: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2010/SEMAPRO10.html
Call for Papers: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2010/CfPSEMAPRO10.html

Submission deadline: May 20, 2009

Sponsored by IARIA, www.iaria.org
Extended versions of selected papers will be published in IARIA
Journals: http://www.iariajournals.org
Publisher: CPS ( see: http://www2.computer.org/portal/web/cscps )
Archived: IEEE CSDL (Computer Science Digital Library) and IEEE Xplore
Submitted for indexing: Elsevier's EI Compendex Database, EI's
Engineering Information Index
Other indexes are being considered: INSPEC, DBLP, Thomson Reuters
Conference Proceedings Citation Index

Please note the Poster Forum and Work in Progress options.

The topics suggested by the conference can be discussed in term of
concepts, state of the art, research, standards, implementations,
running experiments, applications, and industrial case studies. Authors
are invited to submit complete unpublished papers, which are not under
review in any other conference or journal in the following, but not
limited to, topic areas.
All tracks are open to both research and industry contributions, in
terms of Regular papers, Posters, Work in progress,
Technical/marketing/business presentations, Demos, Tutorials, and Panels.

Before submission, please check and conform with the Editorial rules:

SEMAPRO 2010 Tracks (tracks' topics and submission details: see CfP on
the site)

Basics on semantics
Fundamental of semantics processing; Semantic-based techniques for
feature selection; Semantic-based pruning; Semantic interoperability;
Semantics uncertainty; Semantics pre-processing and post-processing;
Semantics harmonization; Constraint-based semantics processing; Embedded
semantics into the discovery process; Semantics in spatial and
spatio-temporal models

Ontology fundamentals for semantic processing
Ontology learning; Ontology for semantic interoperability; Ontologies
and data pre-processing; Ontology-based evaluation and semantic
patterns; Global core ontologies; Progressive ontologies; Bridging
semantics through ontologies; Ontology mapping and ontology
visualization; Ontology in information systems; Ontology-based semantic
mediation; Ontology design and maintenance for conceptual model
integration; Reverse engineering of ontologies from conceptual models

Semantic technologies
Basics of Ontology and Semantic Web; Semantic storing, computing,
representation, communications; Semantic-driven system design; Syntactic
and semantic processing models; Hardware and software support for
semantic processing; Microprocessors for semantic processing;
Multi-model semantic systems; Semantic annotation of multimedia
supports; Semantic multimedia information retrieval; Natural language
semantic processing; Context-based semantic processing; Content-based
semantic processing; Scalability to the Web level; Performance in
semantic processing; Information security in semantic processing

Semantic Deep Web
Ontology plug-in search; Information extraction from the Deep Web
/e-commerce sites/; Semantic Deep Web annotation and indexing; Deep
Web-based ontology; Semantic Deep Web crawlers; Semantic browsing and
visualization; Semantic Deep Web data fusion; Semiautomatic ontology
generation; Metrics for quality of ontology; Similarity measures for
ontology alignment; Measurements for quality of search; Tools for
semantic Deep Web

Semantic reasoning
Reasoning methods; Reasoning for the Web; Ontology expressiveness;
Ontology alignment, mapping and merging; Expressing formal semantics;
Languages (RDF, RDF Schema, OWL, etc); Robustness of reasoning on the
Web; Patterns on semantic reasoning; Querying and searching; Scalable
and tolerant reasoning; Dynamic reasoning for the Semantic Web;
Ontologies and problem-solving methods; Computational learning theory;
Approximate reasoning/computing; Strategies for abstraction and
compression of information; Cognitive semantic reasoning; Attention
semantic scoping; Recency-based self-optimizing memory; Cost-benefit
trade-off reasoning models; Negotiation in obtaining near-optimal
reasoning results under bounded resources

Semantic content searching
Methodologies for innovative information retrieval technologies;
Combinatorial search; Massive search-spaces with heuristics (e.g., based
on Monte Carlo simulations); Searching using metadata, semantics, and
ontology; Advanced searching in digital libraries; Advanced use of RDF
and OWL; Expressiveness of the content ontologies; Inherent
inconsistency and incompleteness of data on the Web; Scalability of
semantic processing; Specialized search engines (Hakia, Matrixware and

Hypertext and hypermedia semantic
Hypertext techniques and semantic applications; Hypertext and
ontologies; Hypertext semantic models; Spatial semantic hypertext;
Self-organized hypertext; Semantic adaptive hypertext; Web and hypertext
link analysis; Hypertexts and semantic Web; Hypertext semantic applications

Semantic voice-video-speech (VVS) searching
Engines and methods for VVS advanced searching; Patterns in VVS
searching; Contextual VVS searching; Rapid VVS searching; Accuracy in
VVS searching; Noise in VVS searching; Performance in VVS searching;
Metrics for VVS searching; Text and VVS searching; Applications of VVS

Semantic multimedia
Efficient storage of structured data that scale to a very large size;
Automatic generation of multimedia presentations; Advanced process for
multimedia information mining; Semantic metadata extraction; Annotation
tools and methods for content semantics; Media ontology
generation/learning/reasoning; Semantic multimedia streaming; Semantics
enabled multimedia applications

Semantic social media
Community detection and evolution in social media; Recommendation and
ranking systems; Search in social media; Event detection, trend
identification and tracking in social media; Influence, trust and
reputation in social media; Opinion/sentiment analysis, polarity
identification; Feed distillation and ranking blogs; Mining
microblogging and real time data; Folksonomy, tag semantics, clustering
and usage; Advertising models for the social web; Indexing social media
content, index freshness; Visualizing social network data; Spam
detection, social network spam and profile spam

Semantic networking
Semantic-based QoS (Quality of Service) control and scheduling; Semantic
QoE (Quality of Experience) evaluation; Semantic-based Internet data
streaming and delivery; Semantics enabled networking and middleware;
Semantic routing; Semantic interfaces

Domain-oriented semantic applications
Semantics for managing pharmaceutical data; Semantic processing for
biomedical knowledge; Speech, text and picture recognition; Semantic
email workflow and content; Semantic blogs and wikis; Semantic email
addressing; Semantic web and digital libraries; Semantic processing in
e-Health; Semantic-driven tutoring systems

Economics and governance of semantics technologies
Organizational views; Legal; Business; Regulations; Assessment;
Standards; Harmonization; Cross-nation mediation

Semantic applications/platforms/tools
Market for semantic technologies; Applications, services and systems
based on semantic processing; User friendly semantic system integration
tools; Ontology-based data transformation and data migration tools;
Ontology mapping tools and languages; Ontology-enabled interoperability
in e-science, life sciences, e-business, culture; Commercial cost models
for semantic applications; Semantic solutions for business intelligence;
Semantic processing platforms ; Supporting ontology platforms/tools
(Prot?g?, etc); Semantic query languages (SPARQL, etc); Ontology-enabled
search engines; Semantic Web search engines; Interoperability of data,
systems, and organizations; Experiments and lessons learned; Standard

*SEMAPRO Advisory Chairs*
Ren? Witte, Concordia University - Montr?al, Canada
Umberto Straccia, ISTI ? CNR, Italy <mailto:straccia@isti.cnr.it>
Merwyn G. Taylor, MITRE Corporation, USA
Harith Alani, Knowledge Media Institute/The Open University, UK
Laurianne Sitbon, National ICT Australia/Queensland Research Laboratory
- Brisbane, Australia
* *
*SEMAPRO 2010 Industry Liaison Chairs*
Peter Haase, Fluid Operations, Germany
Stefania Galizia, INNOVA S.p.A., Italy
Thorsten Liebig, derivo GmbH - Ulm, Germany
Xian Wu, IBM China Research Lab - Beijing, P.R.C.

*SEMAPRO 2010 Research/Industry Chairs *
Christoph Schmitz, 1&1 Internet AG - Karlsruhe, Germany
Massimo Paolucci, DOCOMO Communications Laboratories Europe GmbH ?
Munich, Germany
Janez Brank, Jozef Stefan Institute - Ljubljana, Slovenia
Nima Dokoohaki, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)-Kista, Sweden
Ralf Krestel, L3S Research Center ? Hannover, Germany
Darin L. Stewart, Oregon Health & Science University, USA

Committee members: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2010/ComSEMAPRO10.html

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