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Re: [CfP] UPDATE: ISWC workshop on Intelligent Exploration of Semantic Data (IESD 2016)

From: Dhaval Thakker <dhavalkumar.thakker@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2016 13:07:28 +0100
Message-ID: <CALEuNb4Xaze43rWwasjE4hGvdOoSXWgRivJ8=WhsKpR3A1AG=A@mail.gmail.com>
To: "semantic-web@w3.org" <semantic-web@w3.org>
A quick update -
the deadline for the workshop is now extended form 1st of July to *7th of
July*.

More details below in the CFP and on the website:
https://iesd2016.wordpress.com/

Best regards
Dhaval

On Mon, Jun 20, 2016 at 1:14 PM, Dhaval Thakker <
dhavalkumar.thakker@gmail.com> wrote:

> The 5th International workshop on Intelligent Exploration of Semantic Data
> (IESD 2016) ** Deadline 1st of July**
>
> http://iesd2016.wordpress.com/
>
> International Workshop at ISWC 2016, Kobe, Japan.
>
> 17/18 October 2016
>
>
>
> ************IMPORTANT DATES***********
>
> ====================================
>
> - Paper submission date: July 1st, 2016
>
> - author notifications: July 30th, 2016
>
> - camera-ready proceedings: August 10th, 2016
>
> - workshop date: October 17th or 18th, 2016
>
>
>
> OVERVIEW
>
> ========
>
> Semantic data, including structured and unstructured data, is available
> widely and semantic data exploration is becoming a key activity in a range
> of application domains, such as government organisations, education, life
> science, cultural heritage, and media. Several novel interfaces and
> interaction means for exploration of semantic data are being proposed, for
> example semantic data browsers, ontology/content visualisation environments
> and semantic wikis. The previous four editions of IESD workshop (IESD 2012
> with EKAW, IESD 2013 with Hypertext, IESD2014  and 2015 with ISWC) provided
> a forum to discuss approaches for exploring semantic data. Over these four
> years we have seen increased interest in developing solutions for
> exploration of data using semantic web technologies. This year’s IESD
> workshop will build on the four key areas highlighted in discussions with
> the community during last four years and will include: (a) Human Factors:
> the utility and the added value of exploration approaches to humans (b)
> Technology: new technological strands and how these strands impact the
> algorithms for exploration (c) Application Domains: domains that have seen
> a change because of bringing in IESD approaches, and the uncharted
> application domains community has yet to address; and (d) Evaluation:
> sharing practices on evaluating exploration approaches including gold
> standards, benchmarks and methodologies.
>
>
> We will continue bringing together the different disciplines related to
> semantic data exploration (semantic technologies, intelligent user
> interfaces, adaptation and personalisation, visualisation) and shape an
> international community to identify the major challenges and research
> directions. The workshop is intended to facilitate such discussions by
> providing a forum that focuses on semantic data exploration and enables:
>
>    - sharing techniques and experience
>    - identifying potential domains and application areas
>    - designing and reflecting on evaluation studies
>    - identifying future research directions
>
>
>
> TOPICS OF INTEREST
>
> ==================
>
>
> The fifth edition of this workshop aims to build on the success of the
> previous editions to expand the forum for academic and industrial
> researchers and practitioners to discuss methods and techniques for
> intelligent exploration of semantic data from four angles:
>
>
> *Technological: *methods and techniques for analysing semantic data to
> discover connections (e.g. relatedness, similarity, diversity,
> complementarity, contradictions, and causality), entity and ontology
> summarisation methods, graph exploration, visualisation and navigation,
> user/context/knowledge gap modelling, adaptation and personalisation,
> feedback and prompts.
>
>
> *Human factors:*  key human factors that impact the exploration of large
> interconnected complex data; effective interaction environments to help
> users in discovering connections and making sense of large volumes of
> structured and unstructured heterogeneous data (including large ontologies,
> Linked Data, semantically augmented corpus, semantic-­enriched social
> data); comparison of different approaches to help users in a manner that
> does not overwhelm or confuse, intuitive ways to empower lay users of
> knowledge enriched technologies to explore semantic data.
>
>
> *Domains and applications:*  information needs which require exploration
> of semantic data; domains where semantic data is available and required for
> the practice (e.g. internet of thing (IoT), medical, media, social web,
> public administration, education); requirements gathering and evaluation
> studies; lessons learnt.
>
>
> *Evaluation: *Benchmarks for exploration tasks, Gold standards for
> bootstrapping and comparing exploration tools, methodologies for user
> studies, matrices for evaluation.
>
>
>
>
> PAPER SUBMISSION
>
> ================
>
> A more detailed and up-to-date Call for Papers and submission instructions
> can be found at the IESD 2016 website:
> https://iesd2016.wordpress.com/submission/
>
>
>
>
> WORKSHOP ORGANIZERS
>
> ===================
>
> Dhavalkumar Thakker (University of Bradford, UK)
>
> Daniel Schwabe (Catholic University in Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), Brazil)
>
> Kouji Kozaki (Osaka University, Japan)
>
> Roberto García(Universitat de Lleida, Spain)
>
> Marco Brambilla (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)
>
> Vania Dimitrova (University of Leeds, UK)
>
>
>
> ===========================================
> Dr Dhaval Thakker
> Lecturer in Computing
> Faculty of Engineering & Informatics
> University of Bradford
> Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD7 1DP, UK
> Ph: +44(0)1274 23 4578
> email: d.thakker@bradford.ac.uk
> web: http://scim.brad.ac.uk/~dthakker/
> ===========================================
>



-- 
Best Regards,

Dhaval
Received on Tuesday, 21 June 2016 12:08:25 UTC

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