Semantic Web Journal: 2nd Special Issue for Linked Dataset Descriptions

Semantic Web Journal Special Issue on Linked Dataset Descriptions:

Linked Data is a key enabler for the Semantic Web vision and one of the 
steps towards a truly "Semantic Web". The Semantic Web journal calls for 
papers (5-8 pages) containing a concise description of a Linked Dataset. 
The paper shall describe in concise and clear terms key characteristics 
of the dataset as a guide to its usage for various (possibly unforeseen) 
purposes. In particular, such a paper shall typically give information, 
amongst others, on the following aspects of the dataset (if applicable).

* Name, URL, versioning, licensing, availability
* Topic coverage, source for the data
* Purpose of the Linked Dataset, e.g. demonstrated by relevant queries
   or inferences over it
* Applications using the dataset and other metrics of use
* Creation, maintenance and update mechanisms as well as policies to
   ensure sustainability and stability
* Quality, quantity and purpose of links to other datasets
* Domain modeling and use of established vocabularies
* Examples and critical discussion of typical knowledge modelling
   patterns used
* Known shortcomings of the dataset

Papers will be evaluated along the following dimensions: quality of the 
dataset, usefulness (or potential usefulness) of the dataset, as well as 
clarity and completeness of the descriptions.

Papers should usually be written by people involved in the generation or 
maintenance of the dataset, or with the consent of these people.

Prospective authors must take notice of the submission guidelines posted 


Paper submission: *March 7th, 2013*
Notification: usually within 8 weeks of submission

Special Issue Editors:

     Jens Lehmann
     Oscar Corcho
     Richard Cyganiak

Guest Editors:

     Victor de Boer, VU Amsterdam, The Netherlands
     Aba-Sah Dadzie, University of Sheffield, UK
     Fabien Gandon, INRIA, Sophia Antipolis, France
     Hugh Glaser, University of Southampton, UK
     Christophe Guéret, VU Amsterdam, The Netherlands
     Willem Robert van Hage, VU Amsterdam, The Netherlands
     Aidan Hogan, DERI Galway, Ireland
     Prateek Jain, Wright State University, Dayton, U.S.A.
     Tomi Kauppinen, University of Münster, Germany
     Michael Lutz, European Commission – Joint Research Centre, Italy
     Michael Martin, University of Leipzig, Germany
     Danh Le Phuoc, DERI Galway, Ireland
     Axel Polleres, Siemens, Austria
     Marta Sabou, MODUL University Vienna, Austria
     Francois Scharffe, Université Montpellier 2, France
     Emanuele Della Valle, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
     Pierre-Yves Vandenbussche, Fujitsu (limited), Ireland
     Boris Villazón-Terrazas, iSOCO, Spain

Dr. Jens Lehmann
AKSW/MOLE Group, Department of Computer Science, University of Leipzig
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Received on Monday, 4 February 2013 19:24:27 UTC