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[CFP] 2nd Workshop on Semantic Wikis: WibKE2006

From: Max Völkel <voelkel@fzi.de>
Date: Mon, 19 Jun 2006 10:33:37 +0200
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               Call for papers for the
          2nd Workshop on Semantic Wikis:
     Wiki-based Knowledge Engineering [WibKE2006]


    ->  abstract deadline:   in 8 days  <-
    ->  early registration:  * TODAY *  <-
      (register now, pay later or cancel)

co-located with 
* the 2nd International Symposium on Wikis (WikiSym2006)
* ACM HyperText 2006

August 21-23, 2006, Odense, [[located in::Denmark]]

== Important Dates ==
*  Abstract deadline:  27th June   2006 (an e-mail to chair@semwiki.org
                                         with an abstract/topic/basic idea
                                         is enough)
* Paper deadline:       9th July   2006 (can not be extended)
* Notification:        31th July   2006
* Camera ready due:    14th August 2006 (can not be extended)
* Workshop:           21-23 August 2006 (one day out of the three)

== Objectives ==
WibKE2006 is the second workshop on Semantic Wikis. It aims to explore
and collect the different ideas and motivations that have lead to the
recent emergence of so-called "Semantic Wiki" systems. Wikis can be
seen as editable information portals. In this workshop, we are mostly
interested in the editing/authoring/articulation of information and
less about the portal aspect.

The main objective of the workshop is to promote and
further develop the idea of employing Wiki design principles and
implementations as enabling technology and development paradigm for
(formally) creating and structuring knowledge in distributed
scenarios. A further aim is to sensitize knowledge engineers in
dealing with vague and changing requirements in distributed, Web-based

The workshop looks for novel approaches for a seamless integration of
Wiki technologies in knowledge engineering practices, for supporting
concepts and strategies, as well as for tools and use-cases of their
application. Of special interest are ideas and applications using
Wikis for creating, managing and using formally represented knowledge
in the context of the Semantic Web.

== Topics of Interest ==
include, but are not limited to:
* Methods employing the Wiki Way in knowledge engineering,
* Concepts and strategies for integrating domain experts
  and end users into the knowledge engineering process,
* Methods for automatic, Wiki-based knowledge elicitation
  from collaborative environments,
* Methods for supporting the creation of structured
  and (partially) formalised personal knowledge bases
* Policies, authentication and trust within agile
  collaborative knowledge engineering scenarios,
* Strategies and methods joining Web 2.0, Wiki and
  Semantic Web technologies for knowledge management purposes
* Semantic Wiki tools supporting semantic collaboration
* Semantic Wiki tools supporting personal knowledge management
* Wiki-driven applications enabling massively distributed knowledge elicitation,
* Requirements and use-cases for Web-scaled collaborative knowledge engineering
  in relation to Wiki technologies
* Applications of Semantic Wikis, e.g. in Bio-Medicine,
  Business, Software-Engineering
* Experience reports, best practices
  and guidelines in the aforementioned areas

== Workshop Format ==
*  Introduction and overview about current developments with regard to
   the application of Wikis in knowledge engineering and knowledge management
* Paper presentation
** Position (5 pages) and full papers (10 pages) will be peer-reviewed by three independent reviewers.
** Workshop proceedings will appear at CEUR Workshop Proceedings, ISSN 1613-0073
** Panel discussion

== Prospective Audience ==
* Researchers and practitioners developing or interested
  in Wiki-based methods and tools for knowledge engineering,
* Knowledge engineers, and domain experts interested in the
  development of collaborative evolving content repositories,
* Participants from industry interested in employing Wikis
  for organizational knowledge engineering,
* Wiki community activists.
== Organising Committee==
* Max Völkel, Universität Karlsruhe (TH) / FZI, Germany
* Sebastian Schaffert, Salzburg Research, Austria
* Elena Paslaru Bontas, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
* Sören Auer, Universität Leipzig, Germany & University of Pennsylvania, USA

== Program Committee (to be completed)==
* Adam Souzis (Liminal Systems) 
* Bertin Klein (DFKI Kaiserslautern, Germany)
* Björn Decker (Fraunhofer IESE, Germany)
* Chris Bizer (Free University of Berlin, Germany)
* Denny Vrandecic (AIFB Karlsruhe, Germany)
* George A. Vouros (University of the Aegean, Greece)
* Giovanni Tummarello (Universita' Politecnica delle Marche, Italy)
* Jean Rohmer (Thales Communications, France)
* Klaus Fuchs-Kittowski (Fraunhofer ISST, Germany)
* Libby Miller (asemantics, US)
* Malte Kiesel (DFKI Kaiserslautern, Germany)
* Martin Hepp (DERI Innsbruck, Austria)
* Natasha Noy (Stanford University, US)
* Peter Haase (AIFB Karlsruhe, Germany)
* Peter Mika (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, NL)
* Rupert Westenthaler (Salzburg Research, Austria)
* Valentina Presutti (LOA-CNR, Italy)

== Related Work ==
Authors are encouraged to look at the proceedings of [[SemWiki2006]] and WikiSym 2005.
See http://wiki.ontoworld.org/wiki/SemWiki2006

Please ask questions to wibke2006@semwiki.org


Kind regards,

  Max Völkel
Dipl.-Inform. Max Völkel, Universität Karlsruhe / FZI / http://xam.de
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