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Program/Agenda Workshop on Practical and Scalable Semantic Systems (PSSS 2003)

From: Raphael Volz <volz@aifb.uni-karlsruhe.de>
Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2003 14:59:34 +0200
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1st Int. Workshop on Practical and Scalable Semantic Systems (PSSS)
Collocated with 2nd Int. Conf. on the Semantic Web (ISWC)
Sanibel Island, Florida, October 20, 2003
[http://psss.semanticweb.org/]
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Below is a list of the research papers that have been accepted
for the PSSS workshop. The program committee selected 6 papers as full
papers and 3 poster papers out of 15 submissions.

We are happy to announce that Prof. Robert McGregor
of ISI (USC) will be giving an invited talk on

"Representing Contextualized Data using Semantic Web Tools".

We take this opportunity to thank all the authors and reviewers for
their help in selecting this program.

We are looking forward to a stimulating workshop, fruitful discussions
and seeing you in Sanibel Island.

Isabel Cruz, Stefan Decker and Raphael Volz
PSSS 2003 Workshop (Co)chairs


Agenda (9:15 - 18:00)
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9:15 - 9:30 a.m.	Opening Remarks

9:30 - 11:00 a.m.	Storing RDF (Chair: Stefan Decker)

	3store: Efficient Bulk RDF Storage
	Stephen Harris and Nicholas Gibbins, University of Southhampton, UK

	Storage Tuning for Large RDF Datasets
	Luping Ding, Kevin Wilkinson, Craig Sayers and Harumi Kuno, HP Labs, Palo
Alto, US

	Prolog-based Infrastructure for RDF: Scalability and Performance
	Jan Wielemaker, Guus Schreiber and Bob Wielinga, University of Amsterdam,
NL

11:00 - 11:30 a.m.	Coffee Break

11:30 - 1:00 p.m.	Ontology Implementations (Chair: Raphael Volz)

	Scalable Ontology Implementation Based On knOWLer
	Iulian Ciorascu, Claudia Ciorascu and Kilian Stoffel, University of
Neuchatel, CH

	Inferencing and Truth Maintenance in RDF Schema
	Jeen Broekstra and Arjohn Kampman, Aidministrator, NL

	Extending Classical Theorem Proving for the Semantic Web
	Tanel Tammet, Tallinn Technical University, Estonia

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.	Lunch on the pool deck

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.	Invited Talk

	Representing Contextualized Data using Semantic Web Tools
	Robert MacGregor,Information Sciences Institute (ISI) - USC, USA

3:00 - 3:30 p.m.	Coffee Break

3:30 - 5:30 p.m.	Poster Presentation and break out group discussion

	Each poster serves as a basis for discussion in thematic
	break out groups. Each Break Out Group is asked to give a 10 Min.
	report of its discussion to the general audience at the end of the workshop

	Break Out Group: Storing RDF
	DLDB: Extending Relational Databases to Support Semantic Web Queries
	Zhengxiang Pan and Jeff Heflin, Lehigh University, USA

	Break Out Group: Benchmarking
	Towards a benchmark suite for ontology engineering platforms
	Oscar Corcho, Raul Garcia-Castro, Asuncion Gomez-Perez, Universidad
Politecnica de Madrid, Spain

	Break Out Group: Inferencing
	Incremental Maintenance of dynamic Datalog programs
	Raphael Volz, Steffen Staab and Boris Motik, University of Karlsruhe,
Germany

5:30 - 6:00 p.m.	Summaries from Break-Out Groups

7:00 p.m. - open end	Workshop Dinner

	Collocated with Conference Reception on the pool deck



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