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Deadline extension: CfP COMBEK @ OnTheMove 2009

From: Pieter De Leenheer <pdeleenh@vub.ac.be>
Date: Mon, 15 Jun 2009 15:47:01 -0700
Message-Id: <04512D4B-3CEB-4180-A9DD-DB52B7902713@vub.ac.be>
To: SW-forum Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
The deadline for submitting abstracts or papers is extended until 30  
june.

On 22 May 2009, at 07:24, Pieter De Leenheer wrote:

> Call for Papers
>
> INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON COMMUNITY-BASED EVOLUTION OF KNOWLEDGE- 
> INTENSIVE SYSTEMS (COMBEK'09)
>
> co-located with OnTheMove Federated Conferences, Vilamoura,  
> Portugal: November 1-6, 2009
>
> Proceedings will be published by Springer Verlag
>
> Website: http://www.onthemove-conferences.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=137&Itemid=172
> Paper submission: http://www.onthemove-conferences.org/index.php/submitpaper/combeksub/
>
> WORKSHOP THEME
>
> COMBEK seeks research that explores the essential aspect of adapting  
> knowledge resources to their user communities, and vice versa, as a  
> fundamental property of knowledge-intensive internet systems.  
> Through a deep understanding of the real-time, community-based,  
> evolution of ontologies, a knowledge-intensive system can be made  
> operationally relevant and sustainable over long periods of time.
>
> Basic principle of knowledge-intensive community systems is the co- 
> evolution of (A) social interactions enabled by the community's  
> design; (B) the open applications development designated to support  
> them; and (C) the ontology patterns to enable semantic  
> interoperability between these applications.
>
> COMBEK hopes to innovate the science of ontology engineering and  
> unlock the expected (and unavoidable) paradigm shift in knowledge- 
> based and community-driven systems.  Such a paradigm would affect  
> knowledge sharing and communication across diverse communities in  
> business, industry, and society.  We are further convinced that  
> being a part of the OnTheMove  conferences will turn a spotlight on  
> the scientific issues addressed in COMBEK, making them visible and  
> attractive to industry.
>
> WORKSHOP GOALS
> COMBEK is ready to transcend the current, narrow “ontology  
> engineering” view on the change management of knowledge structures  
> that is at the heart today’s knowledge-intensive systems. We will  
> consider stakeholder communities as integral factors in the  
> continuous evolution of the knowledge-intensive systems in which  
> they collaborate. By bringing together researchers from different  
> domains, COMBEK aims to advance research on a very broad spectrum of  
> needs, opportunities, and solutions. COMBEK will be a forum for the  
> discussion of next-generation knowledge-intensive systems and  
> radically new approaches in knowledge evolution.
>
>
>
> TOPICS OF INTEREST
>
> COMBEK goes wider than current practice by accepting explorations of  
> new and alternative approaches addressing one or more of the issues  
> of co-evolution. Contributions may come from multiple relevant  
> disciplines, including, but not limited to:
> 	• collaborative knowledge engineering
> 	• pragmatic web / pragmatic semantic unification
> 	• community-driven knowledge acquisition and sharing
> 	• ontology negotiation and argumentation
> 	• community-driven ontology evolution management
> 	• change impact analysis
> 	• lexical resources for ontology representation and disambiguation
> 	• context and ontologies
> 	• computer-mediated communication theories
> 	• community/communication modeling and discourse analysis
> 	• computer-supported cooperative work
> 	• human-computer confluence and interaction
> 	• social network analysis
> 	• community participation incentives
> 	• emergent semantics in communities
> 	• social tagging systems
> 	• learning ontology from folksonomies
> 	• applications and analysis of large online communities
>
> COMBEK will provide a forum in which practitioners and researchers  
> can meet, and exchange research and implementation ideas and  
> results. It will give practitioners and researchers an opportunity  
> to present their work and to take part in open discussions. Relevant  
> topics include (but are not limited to) theoretical or empirical  
> exploration and position papers on theory and method, as well as  
> tool demonstrations, realistic case studies, and experience reports.
>
>
> IMPORTANT DATES
>
> Abstract Submission Deadline: June 15, 2009
> Paper Submission Deadline: June 29, 2009
> Acceptance Notification: August 10, 2009
> Camera Ready Due: August 25, 2009
> Registration Due: August 25, 2009
> OTM Conferences: November 1 - 6, 2009
>
> Paper submission: http://www.onthemove-conferences.org/index.php/submitpaper/combeksub/
>
> SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
>
> Papers submitted to COMBEK must not have been accepted for  
> publication elsewhere or be under review for another workshop or  
> conference.
>
> All submitted papers will be evaluated by at least three members of  
> the program committee, on the basis of originality, significance,  
> technical soundness, and clarity of expression. Submissions must be  
> in English, and may be either full papers or short papers, both of  
> which may discuss industrial experience or academic research. Full  
> papers should not exceed 5,000 words (excluding references and  
> appendices) and should not exceed 10 pages in the final camera-ready  
> format (see later). Short position papers are vision statements  
> describing challenging future directions, critiquing research  
> problems, and placing new research questions. Such submissions may  
> be up to five pages in length and will also be peer-reviewed.
>
> The paper submission site will be announced later. Meanwhile, you  
> can contact Pieter De Leenheer (coordinates below) for further  
> information.
>
> ORGANISATION COMMITTEE
>
> Pieter De Leenheer (primary contact)
> Vrije Universiteit Brussel STARLab, Pleinlaan 2, 1050 BRUSSEL, Belgium
> Tel: +32 2 629 37 50
> Email: pdeleenh@vub.ac.be
>
> Martin Hepp
> E-Business and Web Science Research Group, Bundeswehr University,  
> Germany
>
> Amit Sheth
> Kno.e.sis Center, Wright State University, USA
>
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> Dr. Pieter De Leenheer
>
> Semantics Technology & Applications Research Laboratory
> Vrije Universiteit Brussel
>
> T +32 2 629 37 50 | M +32 497 336 553 | F +32 2 629 38 19
>
> Check out my blog: http://www.pieterdeleenheer.be
>
>
>
> Dr. Pieter De Leenheer
>
> Semantics Technology & Applications Research Laboratory
> Vrije Universiteit Brussel
>
> T +32 2 629 37 50 | M +32 497 336 553 | F +32 2 629 38 19
>
> Check out my blog: http://www.pieterdeleenheer.be
>
>
>
> Dr. Pieter De Leenheer
>
> Semantics Technology & Applications Research Laboratory
> Vrije Universiteit Brussel
>
> T +32 2 629 37 50 | M +32 497 336 553 | F +32 2 629 38 19
>
> Check out my blog: http://www.pieterdeleenheer.be
>

Dr. Pieter De Leenheer

Semantics Technology & Applications Research Laboratory
Vrije Universiteit Brussel

T +32 2 629 37 50 | M +32 497 336 553 | F +32 2 629 38 19

Check out my blog: http://www.pieterdeleenheer.be


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