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2nd CfP - 2nd international Workshop on Semantic Digital Archives (SDA 2012)

From: Livia Predoiu <livia.predoiu@googlemail.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2012 21:29:42 +0200
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2nd International Workshop on Semantic Digital Archives(SDA)
in conjunction with the 16th Int. Conference on Theory and Practice of
Digital Libraries (TPDL)

27th September 2012 in Paphos, Cyprus



The workshop "Semantic Digital Archives" aims to promote and discuss
sophisticated knowledge representation and knowledge management
solutions specifically designed for improving Archival Information
Systems. It can be expected that using Semantic (Web) technologies in
general and Linked Data in particular can mature the area of digital
archiving and preservation, as well as technologically tighten the
natural bond between digital libraries and digital archives, which are
approaching this topic from different views (e.g., there might be
promising combinations of pertinence and provenance models since those
are traditionally the prevailing knowledge organization principles of
the library and archiving community, respectively). Semantic
representations of contextual knowledge about cultural heritage
objects enhance organization and access of data and knowledge. In
order to achieve a comprehensive investigation, the information
seeking and document triage behaviors of users have to be included in
the research as well. For the purpose of a comprehensive investigation
of the topic, it is intended to bring together the digital libraries
community, the digital archiving community and the semantic
technologies community. This full day workshop will be an exciting
opportunity for collaboration and cross-fertilization. We also
explicitly encourage a closer dialogue between the technical oriented
communities with people from the (digital) humanities and social
sciences, as well as cultural heritage institutions in general in
order to approach the topic from all relevant angles and perspectives.


We intend to have an open discussion on topics related to the general
subject of Semantic Digital Archives. Hence, we welcome contributions
that focus on, but are not limited to:

* Ontologies & linked data for digital archives and digital libraries
(including multimedia archives)
* Semantic search & semantic information retrieval in digital archives
and digital libraries (including multimedia archives)
* Implementations and evaluations of semantic digital archives
* Visualization and exploration of content in large digital archives
* User interfaces for semantic digital libraries
* User interfaces for intelligent information retrieval (including
multimedia information retrieval)
* User studies focusing on end-user needs and information seeking
behavior of end-users (document triage)
* Semantic (Web) services implementing the OAIS standard
* Logical theories for digital archives
* Theoretical and practical archiving frameworks using Semantic (Web)
* Semantic or logical provenance models for digital archives or
digital libraries
* Knowledge evolution
* Information integration/semantic ingest (e.g. from digital libraries)
* Trust for ingest & data security/integrity check for long-term
storage of archival records
* Semantic extensions of emulation/virtualization methodologies for
digital archives
* Semantic long-term storage and hardware organization tailored for
digital archives
* Migration strategies based on Semantic (Web) technologies


Authors are invited to submit original, unpublished research papers
related to the aforementioned topics. We invite:

* regular papers (8 to 12 pages)
* short papers (2 to 6 pages)

All submissions are required to be in PDF format. Long and short paper
submissions must be formatted according to Springerís LNCS format

Please submit your manuscript using the EasyChair online submission system:


All submissions will be reviewed by three members of the Program
Committee. All papers accepted at the Semantic Digital Archives
Workshop must be presented during the Workshop by a SDA Workshop
registered participant. Papers presented at the Workshop will be
published in the Workshop proceedings, which will be available as a
separate publication after the Workshop.


* Deadline for submissions: June 30, 2012
* Acceptance Notification: July 30, 2012
* Camera-ready papers: August 25, 2012
* Workshop: September 27, 2012


The Organizing Committee members and the Program Committee members are
mentioned at http://sda2012.dke-research.de/index.php/committees
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