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CfP Web Semantic (WebS) 2011

From: Wolfram W÷▀ <wolfram.woess@jku.at>
Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2010 13:33:39 +0100
To: www-rdf-logic@w3.org
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                                   Call for Papers
                                      WebS 2011

              10th International Workshop on Web Semantics (WebS 2011),


    in conjunction with DEXA 2010, 22nd 
International Conference on Database and
                            Expert Systems Applications

                       29 August - 02 September 2011, Toulouse, France
                       		http://www.dexa.org/
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Dear Colleagues,

you are invited to submit your papers to the 10th 
International Workshop on Web Semantics (part of
the 22nd International Workshop on Database and 
Expert Systems Applications DEXA), to be held on
29 August - 02 September 2011 in Toulouse, France.

The objective of the workshop Web Semantics 
(WebS) is to bring together researchers, developers and
practitioners to discuss research issues and 
experience in developing and deploying Semantic Web
concepts, applications, and solutions being an 
international forum for the presentation of both
theoretical and applicative results.

Papers describing Semantic Web application 
experiences are particularly encouraged.

The special topic "Reliability of ontologies" 
aims on detecting reusable ontologies and measuring the
reliability of possible reusable ontology 
candidates. How can we measure the reliability and the
usability of ontologies? Which adaptations of 
state-of-the-art ontology engineering methodologies are
necessary to support modeling reusable 
ontologies? What measurements for defining and comparing
ontologies can be used and how could ontology repositories use them?
These are some of the open research questions to 
be addressed by papers dedicated to this year's special
topic.


TOPICS:
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The relevant topics include the following (but are not limited to):

     * Knowledge management and sharing
     * Interoperability and data integration through semantic technology
     * Ontology modeling, reuse, extraction, and evolution
     * Ontology mapping, merging, and alignment
     * Ontology learning and metadata generation
     * Ontology evaluation (guidelines)

     * Document analysis and semantic extraction
     * Semantic Web content creation, annotation, and extraction

     * Modeling of Semantic Web
     * Search, integration, and analysis on the Semantic Web
     * Semantic and context awareness
     * Semantic Web supporting business processes
     * Semantic Web for e-sciences
     * Semantic Web for e-business
     * Semantic Web mining
     * Semantic Web data querying and reasoning
     * Semantic Web inference schemes

     * Semantic Web applications
        - Database technologies for the Semantic Web
        - Intelligent user interfaces
        - Dynamic ontology generation and adaptation
        - Languages, tools and methodologies for 
semantic annotations of web data
        - Applications on mobile devices
        - Enhanced accessibility and multimodal interfaces
        - Reasoning

     * Special Topic: Reliability of ontologies
        - Ontology evaluation and reliability measurement
        - Ontological metrics
        - Ontology comparison
        - Ontology reuse methods and methodologies (metrics for reusability)



PAPER SUBMISSION DETAILS:
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Authors are invited to submit original, 
unpublished research and application papers that are not
being considered in another forum.
Manuscripts will be limited to 5 two-column pages 
(IEEE Proceeding style) including figures and
references. Please follow the IEEE Computer 
Society Press Proceedings Author Guidelines to prepare
your papers. Authors of accepted papers are 
requested to sign the IEEE copyright form. The author
guidelines can be found at IEEE Conference 
Publishing Services - Proceedings Author Forms.

Electronic submission of manuscripts (in PDF, 
postscript, or word format) is required and will be
handled via the workshop Web site 
http://www.faw.jku.at/wwoess/webs/webs.html. For any questions
please contact webs@faw.uni-linz.ac.at.

At least one author of each accepted paper is 
required to attend the conference and present the paper.
Papers accepted for presentation will be 
published by IEEE Computer Society Press as proceedings of
the DEXA 2011 workshops.
Authors are requested to send their paper(s) to be received by March 04, 2011.


EVALUATION PROCESS:
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All submissions will be evaluated for 
originality, significance, clarity, and technical soundness.
Each paper will be refereed by at least three researchers in the topical area.


IMPORTANT DATES:
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Paper submission: March 04, 2011
Notification of acceptance: May 16, 2011
Webs 2011 Workshop: 29 August - 02 September, 2011


WEBS CHAIRS:
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Christina Feilmayr (FAW, Johannes Kepler University of Linz, Austria)
Wolfram W÷▀ (FAW, Johannes Kepler University of Linz, Austria)


PROGRAM COMMITTEE:
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Witold Abramowicz, Department of Information 
Systems, Poznan University of Economics, Poland
JosÚ Francisco Aldana Montes, Universidad de Mßlaga, Spain
Kerstin Altmanninger, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
S÷ren Auer, University of Leipzig, Germany
Elena Baralis, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Jorge Bernardino, ISEC, Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra, Portugal
Sourav Saha Bhowmick, Nanyang Technological  University, Singapore
Walter Binder, University of Lugano, Switzerland
Paul Buhler, Modus21, LLC, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
Radek Burget, Faculty of Information Technology, 
Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
Barbara Catania, DISI, University of Genoa, Italy
Sunil Choenni, Rotterdam University & Ministry of 
Justice, Research & Documentation Centre, The Hague, The Netherlands
Valeria De Antonellis, Dipartimento di 
Elettronica per l'Automazione, Brescia, Italy
Clßudio De Souza Baptista, DSC, Universidade Federal de Campina Grande, Brazil
John Debenham, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
Steven A. Demurjian, University of Connecticut, USA
Ian J Dickinson, HP Labs, Bristol (nicht mehr), UK
Ying Ding, Indiana University, USA
Nickolas J. G. Falkner, School of Computer 
Science, University of Adelaide, Australia
Bernadette Farias Lˇscio, Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil
Christina Feilmayr, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
Ling Feng, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Alfio Ferrara, UniversitÓ degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Elena Ferrari, University of Insubria, Italy
Fabien Gandon, INRIA, Sophia Antipolis, France
Stephan Grimm, FZI Research Center for 
Information Technology, University of Karlsruhe, Germany
Abdelkader Hameurlain, UniversitÚ Paul Sabatier, France
Carmem Satie Hara, Universidade Federal do Parana, Brazil
Bernhard Haslhofer, University of Vienna, Austria
Eva Maria Hauth, voestalpine IT GmbH, Linz, Austria
Stijn Heymans, SemanticBits, Herndon, USA
Hiroyuki Kawano, Kyoto University, Japan
Ralf Klischewski, Faculty of Management 
Technology, German University in Cairo, Egypt
In-Young Ko, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Korea
Ora Lassila, Nokia Research Center, Cambridge, USA
Michele Melchiori, Dept. of Information 
Engineering (DII), University of Brescia, Italy
Michele Missikoff, Institute of Systems Analysis 
and Computer Science (IASI), Italy
Ismael Navas Delgado, Universidad de Mßlaga, Spain
Dimitris Plexousakis, University of Crete, Greece
Detlef Plump, University of York, UK
Niko Popitsch, University of Vienna, Austria
Isidoro Ramos, Technical University of Valencia, Spain
Tore Risch, Uppsala Universitet, Sweden
Nicolas Sabouret, Laboratoire d'Informatique de Paris 6, Paris, France
Simon Scerri, Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI), Galway, Ireland
Bernhard Schandl, Department of Distributed and 
Multimedia Systems, University of Vienna, Austria
Ulrich Schiel, DSC, Universidade Federal de Campina Grande, Brazil
Bala Srinivasan, Monash University, Australia
A Min Tjoa, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Riccardo Torlone, UniversitÓ Roma Tre, Italy
Alexander Ulanov, HP Labs Russia, Russia
Mario Verdicchio, University of Bergamo, Italy
Kim Viljanen, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland
Albert Weichselbraun, Vienna University of 
Economics and Business Administration, Austria
Werner Winiwarter, University of Vienna, Austria
Wolfram W÷▀, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
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