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[CFP] 1st KNOWeSCAPE workshop on data curation and navigation @ OKCON, Sept 2013, Geneva

From: Christophe Guéret <christophe.gueret@dans.knaw.nl>
Date: Sun, 4 Aug 2013 22:08:03 +0200
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CC: Andrea Scharnhorst <andrea.scharnhorst@dans.knaw.nl>, Peter Mutschke <Peter.Mutschke@gesis.org>
*(apologies for cross-posting)*

= Call for papers =

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*"Moving from mere open data to the creation of knowledge spaces"*

*COST action TD1210 “Knowescape” workshop @ OKCON, September 19th Geneva.*

*http://lanyrd.com/2013/knowescape/*

*http://knowescape.org/*
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*Topic*

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*There is an increasing amount of data sets being made available online
through an increasing amount of data portals. Just like the Web, this vast
amount can be exploited in two ways: search and exploration. The main
difference is that searching consists in finding specific data sets
matching a given set of criterion while exploring relates to the
opportunistic hopping from dataset to dataset following interesting links.
 Whereas the former can deal with isolated data silos, the later relies a
lot on the presence of links across datasets and the portals. When such
links are established we move from scarce data sharing to the creation of a
global interconnected knowledge space that can be easily browsed for
information.*

*In this one day workshop we will discuss, and experiment with, the
practicalities of data exploration through interconnected data source. We
will also look at how the Linked Data publication principles facilitate
this process. The topics of the workshop include, but are not limited to:*

** Data integration*

** Information visualisation*

** Data mining for Linked Open Data*

** Best practices for publishing and consuming Linked Data*

** Data exploration*
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*Submissions*

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*We invite submission of 1 to 4 pages extended abstracts (LNCS format)
describing a demo, an idea or a work in progress to be discussed during the
event. The selected submission will be presented in a short time and
discussed during the workshop. Submissions are managed via Easychair: <
https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=knowescapewg42013>*
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*Important dates*

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** Abstract submission deadline:  August 25, 2013*

** Notifications: September 2, 2013*

** Camera ready version: September 13, 2013*

** Workshop date: September 19, 2013*
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*Invited speakers and schedule*

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** Invited speakers : Andreas Perret and Benjamin Zapilko*

** This is a full-day workshop (10.00-17.00). A detailed schedule will be
made available on the KnowEscape website <http://knowescape.org/> and the
event page <http://lanyrd.com/2013/knowescape/>*
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*Organisation*

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*Christophe Guéret, DANS, NL*

*Peter Mutschke, GESIS, DE*




-- 
Onderzoeker
+31(0)6 14576494
christophe.gueret@dans.knaw.nl

*Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS)*
DANS bevordert duurzame toegang tot digitale onderzoeksgegevens.
Kijk op www.dans.knaw.nl voor meer informatie en contactgegevens.
DANS is een instituut van KNAW en NWO.

*e-Humanities Group (KNAW)*
http://ehumanities.nl/

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