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Re: Deadline Extension: WWW2007 Workshop "I3: Identity, Identifiers, Identification"

From: Giovanni Tummarello <g.tummarello@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 18 Feb 2007 18:58:31 +0100
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To: semantic-web@w3.org
Actually, I am proud to say my affiliation is now DERI Galway :-)
Giovanni

On Feb 15, 2007, at 11:04 AM, Heiko Stoermer wrote:

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> ==================================================================
>
>             CALL FOR PAPERS
>
>                WWW2007 Workshop
>
>      I3: Identity, Identifiers, Identification
>     --------------------------------------------
>     Entity-centric Approaches to Information and
>            Knowledge Management on the Web
>
>          Banff, Canada, May 8 2007
>
>         http://okkam.dit.unitn.it/i3
>
> ==================================================================
>      D E A D L I N E   E X T E N D E D :   2 0 0 7 - 0 2 - 2 8
> ==================================================================
>
> The Scope
> ---------
> Current approaches to Information and Knowledge Management (IKM) on
> the Web are keyword-based, document-centric and ranking-dependent
> searches: keywords are used to find and retrieve possibly long lists
> of documents that are then presented in a ranked order so users will
> find what they need by opening and reading through one or more
> documents in the list. A substantially different yet perhaps
> complementary approach to IKM on the Web is to adopt an ID-based,
> entity-centric, and profile-dependent view, where information and
> knowledge are accessed and searched for by using identifiers to access
> relevant entities and build their profiles by gathering from diverse
> knowledge sources what the Web has to offer about these entities.
>
> We call this Entity-centric Information and Knowledge Management.
>
> The use of techniques from statistical natural language processing
> for named entity recognition has also reached a high level of  
> maturity,
> and so this approach may be ready to be deployed for entity-centric
> knowledge management.
> Finally, by using URIs to identify entities, entity-centric search
> and knowledge management is a practical application of the Semantic
> Web to the search problem. The Semantic Web and search engines, long
> viewed as incompatible, may actually be complementary and compatible.
> However, an entity-centric approach needs to address and solve some  
> very
> difficult yet critical issues, such as: the identification of entities
> across different documents, large-scale ID reuse, creating entity-
> based indexes of content resources, entity-based web browsing, and so
> on.
>
> The anticipated outcome of the workshop is to assess the state of the
> art in the area, as well as to discuss the approach and evaluate
> critically the next steps in pursuing this topic. There is the
> potential for creating the core of a consortium for future R&D  
> projects
> on the topic for both academia and industry. Furthermore, the results
> of this workshop will feed into relevant W3C Working Groups.
>
> Topics
> ------
> The intended content of the proposed workshop can roughly be grouped
> as follows:
> - Contributions from research and industry that illustrate projects,
>   models, theories or architectures going in the direction described
>   above.
> - Overview papers presenting the state of the art in the area.
> - Critical discussions of advantages and disadvantages of such an
>   approach compared to other approaches.
>
>
> Important Dates
> ---------------
>
> Paper submission deadline: Feb. 28, 2007
> Notification of acceptance: March 20, 2007
> Camera ready papers due: March 30, 2007
> Conference: May 8, 2007
>
>
> Submission Details
> ------------------
>
> All submissions will undergo a thorough peer-review process by
> an international program committee, made up of leading members of
> different communities from "Web 2.0", Semantic Web and Information
> Retrieval researchers and companies.
>
> Accepted contributions will be included on the WWW2007
> Conference CD as well as made available as CEUR Online Proceedings.
>
> Send paper submissions (PDF only) using the on-line submission
> system
>  http://www.easychair.org/WWW2007Workshops
> selecting the track
>  "Identity, Identifiers, Identifications"
>
> Paper length should not exceed 8 pages, formatting has to follow
> WWW guidelines. For more information please consult the WWW
> Workshop Submissions page:
>  http://www2007.org/submission-workshops.php
>
>
> Organization
> ------------
> Chair
>  Paolo Bouquet, University of Trento
> Program Co-Chairs
>  Heiko Stoermer, University of Trento
>  Giovanni Tummarello, Universit√ olitecnica delle Marche
>  Harry Halpin, University of Edinburgh
>
>
> Program Committee
>  Joshua Allen, Microsoft
>  John Black, Kashori.com
>  David Booth, Hewlett-Packard
>  Dan Brickley, Univeristy of Bristol
>  Fabio Crestani, Universita della Svizzera Italiana
>  Patrick Durusau, Snowfall Software
>  Aldo Gangemi, ISTC-CNR
>  Allen Ginsberg, MITRE
>  Pat Hayes, IHMC
>  Ryan King, University of San Francisco
>  Brian McBride, Hewlett Packard
>  Steve Newcomb, Coolheads Consulting
>  Rodolfo Stecher, L3S Research Center
>  Fred Stuckmann, University of North Carolina
>  Brian Suda, http://suda.co.uk
>  Bernard Vatant, Mondeca
>  Stefan Klink, University of Trier
>  Bernardo Magnini, ITC-IRST
>  Larry Masinter, Adobe
>  Stefano Mazzocchi, MIT
>  Claudia Niederee, L3S Research Center
>  Themis Palpanas, University of Trento
>  Valentina Presutti, ISTC-CNR
>  Patrick Reuther, University of Trier
>  Alan Ruttenberg, Millennium Pharmaceuticals
>  Giovanni Semeraro, University of Bari
>  Holger Wache, University of Amsterdam
>  Stuart Weibel, OCLC
>
>
>
> -- 
> Heiko Stoermer
>  University of Trento, Italy
>  Dept. of Information and Communication Tech.
>  http://dit.unitn.it/~stoermer


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