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Re: Preliminary call for papers for workshop on OWL-S: Experiences and Future Developments

From: Massimo Paolucci <paolucci@docomolab-euro.com>
Date: Sun, 04 Feb 2007 12:49:49 +0100
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Massimo Paolucci wrote:
> Apologies for cross-posting!
>
> ************************************************************************
> *
> * PRELIMINARY CALL FOR PAPERS
> * Submission deadline: Mar 12, 2007
> *
> * OWL-S: Experiences and Future Developments 2007
> *
> *
> * located in conjunction with the 4th European Semantic Web Conference 
> (ESWC 2007)
> * June 6th or 7th, 2007
> * Innsbruck, Austria
> *
> ************************************************************************
>
> OWL-S has been the focus of a sizable amount of research effort, both 
> from the OWL-S Coalition, which codified the ontology, as well as the 
> researchers who have used OWL-S in their experimental work. Indeed, 
> work on OWL-S can be found both in industry and academia, and papers 
> on or using OWL-S are presented in virtually all conferences on the 
> Web, Semantic Web and Web services. This workshop aims at providing a 
> place where practitioners can exchange their experiences with OWL-S. 
> Furthermore, the workshop will provide a forum in which to discuss the 
> further evolution of OWL-S in such a way that users and communities 
> with specific interests can take charge in proposing changes to the 
> ontology that they believe will be helpful.
>
> The topic of discussion will be centered around experiences in using 
> OWL-S and the challenges of using OWL-S. Specific attention will be 
> given to papers identifying aspects of Web services cannot be modeled 
> with OWL-S, with particular regard to the interaction with SAWSDL, and 
> on ways to extend the language to address these needs. Papers on 
> comparison and cross-fertilization with other approaches such as WSMO 
> will also be welcome.
>
> Specifically, topics of interest at the workshop will include but not 
> limited to:
>
>  Novel applications of OWL-S
>  New algorithms for service discovery and composition
>  Models and mechanisms for monitoring execution of OWL-S web services
>  New types of grounding
>  Uses of OWL-S in novel environments, such as for mobile computing 
> and networked appliances
>  Relation to other Web services efforts
>  Formal aspects of OWL-S and its relationship to Description Logics 
> and OWL
>  Semantic Web Service Mediation
>
> The workshop will be held in Innsbruck in conjunction with the 4th 
> European Semantic Web Conference (ESWC2007) on the 6th or 7th of June, 
> 2007.
>
> Submission
> We invite papers that report on completed or current work related to 
> the topic of this workshop. Submissions are to be emailed in 
> Postscript or Adobe PDF format to Massimo Paolucci 
> (paolucci@docomolab-euro.com), no later than March 12, 2007. Papers 
> should be formatted according to the official formatting guidelines of 
> the ESWC'06 main conference (LNCS). Page limit is set to a maximum of 
> 6 for short papers, and 14 for full papers. At least one of the paper 
> authors of the papers is expected to participate in the workshop.
>
> Important Dates (Still tentative)
> * Submission deadline: 12 March 2007
> * Notification: 20 April 2007
> * Camera ready due: 4 May 2007
> * Workshop day: 6 or 7 June 2007 (Still to be decided)
>
> Organizing Committee
> * David Martin (SRI International)
> * Sheila McIlraith (University of Toronto)
> * Massimo Paolucci (DoCoMo Communications Laboratories Europe)
> * Katia Sycara (Carnegie Mellon University)
>
> Program Committee (in Formation)
>
>
>
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