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Call for Participation: Activities on Semantic Web Technologies in Japan

From: nshimizu <nshimizu@green.ocn.ne.jp>
Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2005 11:11:02 +0900
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First Call for Participation

A WWW2005 Workshop
Activities on Semantic Web Technologies in Japan


Tuesday May 10, 2005
Chiba(Makuhari Messe), Japan

(1).Workshop Topic and Content
The Semantic Web is a new Web technology that has potentiality of 
innovating the existing information society. In Japan, research 
institutes and industries are advancing various research projects on the 
Semantic Web and developing various practical applications.
In this workshop, each of presenters will speak about outlines of their 
research projects or practical applications on the Semantic Web in 
Japan, including some demonstrations of software. One of the purposes of 
the workshop is introducing Japanese activities in the Semantic Web 
field to other country’s participants, as the host country.
There have been a series of specifications and several tools that will 
become the basis of the spread of the Semantic Web. Currently, the 
emergences of some application systems that will open the door for 
further spread and dissemination of the Semantic Web are eagerly 
anticipated. During the workshop, presenters will introduce various 
breakthrough research projects and practical applications on the 
Semantic Web and share their significant knowledge and experiences. 
Through the workshop, we intend to contribute further spread and 
dissemination of the Semantic Web technology.

(2).Invited Speaker
Guus Schreiber (W3C)

(3).Presenters and Themes (tentative)

* Noboru Shimizu (Keio Research Institute at SFC)
Semantic Web Engine
* Seiji Koide (Galaxy Express Corporation)
Decision Support System for Rocket Launching using Semantic Web Services
* Undecided (Justsystem Corporation)
Intension-oriented XML Document Handling System "xfy"
* Hiroshi Tsuda (Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.)
Meeting Information Management System
* Shiroh Ikegami (Ricoh Company, Ltd.)
Search System for Knowledge Resources
* Yoshinobu Kitamura and Riichiro Mizoguchi (Osaka University)
Functional Knowledge Portal and Its Application to Engineering Knowledge 
* Takashi Miyata (Advanced Industrial Science and Technology)
Semantic-Structure-Based Search Engine
* Hideaki Takeda (National Institute of Informatics)
Semblog Project: Towards Community-Supported Creative Web
* Takahiro Kawamura (Toshiba Corporation)
Ubiquitous Service Finder - Service Oriented Architecture in Ubiquitous 
Computing -
* Hiroyuki Sato (NTT)
Portal Service Utilizing Ontology
* Motomu Naito (Knowledge Synergy Inc.)
Practice of Interoperability between RDF and Topic Map
* Atsushi Yamakawa and Seishi Ninomiya (National Agricultural Research 
An Intelligent data broker for virtual integration of heterogeneous 
distributed meteorological databases

The workshop attendance is open to experts in the field of Semantic Web 
technology. For details about registration, consult the WWW2005 
conference web site at http://www2005.org/.
The workshop presentation is closed (by invitation-only).

(5).Workshop Co-Chairs

* Mr. Noboru Shimizu (noboru.shimizu@intap.or.jp)
Researcher, Keio Research Institute at SFC
Committee Chairman, Semantic Web Committee of Interoperability 
Technology Association for Information Processing, Japan (INTAP)
* Dr. Hideaki Takeda (takeda@nii.ac.jp)
Professor, National Institute of Informatics
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