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2nd Call for Papers - Workshop on Personal Semantic Data (PSD2010) at EKAW 2010

From: Bernhard Schandl <bernhard.schandl@univie.ac.at>
Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2010 13:55:03 +0200
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                        Call for Papers

          1st Workshop on Personal Semantic Data: PSD 2010


                  co-located with EKAW 2010

             11th - 15th October, Lisbon, Portugal

Personal Semantic Data is scattered over several media, and while
semantic technologies are already successfully deployed on the Web as
well on the desktop, data integration is not always straightforward.
The transition from the desktop to a distributed system for Personal
Information Management (PIM) raises new challenges which need to be
addressed. These challenges overlap areas related to human-computer
interaction, privacy and security, information extraction, retrieval
and matching.

This workshop will bring together academics and industrial
practitioners with the goal of fostering cross-domain collaborations
to further advance the use of technologies from the Semantic Web and
the Web of Data for PIM and to explore and discuss the challenges and
approaches for improving PIM through the use of vast amounts of
(semantic) information available online. At the same time we want to
provide a platform for discussing research topics and challenges
related to personal semantic data.

9 July 2010 - Submission deadline
9 August 2010 - Notification
27 August 2010 - Camera-ready version

== TOPICS ==
The topics of interest include, but are not restricted to:

* Bridging the gap between Semantic Desktop Data and Linked (Open)
 -Interlinking personal desktop data with Semantic Web data
 -Enriching desktop information with Web data
 -Publishing semantic personal data from the desktop to the Web,
including trust and privacy issues
 -Mapping and synchronizing personal semantic data from heterogeneous
 -New forms of visualization of mashed and hybrid personal data from
the desktop and Web

* Managing personal data across heterogeneous social media sites
 -Mapping and synchronizing personal social data across heterogeneous
social media and the desktop
 -Searching and browsing personal social data across heterogeneous
data sources and using heterogeneous interfaces (e.g. mobile devices)
 -Modeling of semantic information for personal and social use

* Generation of personal semantic data from novel sources
 -Semi-automatic and automatic generation of semantic data from
personal information
 -Fusion of mobile and desktop environments
 -Interlinking newly generated semantic data with existing sources

We encourage full papers (max 12 pages), short paper (max 6 pages) and
short demo papers (max 2 pages) describing significant work in
progress, late breaking results or ideas / challenges for the domain.
Submissions should follow the LNCS guidelines.

Papers should be submitted in pdf format to
http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=psd2010 no later than
midnight Pacific Daylight Time on July 9, 2010.

Accepted papers will be published in the workshop proceedings.

* Laura Dragan - Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI),
National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
* Bernhard Schandl - Department of Distributed and Multimedia Systems,
University of Vienna, Austria
* Charlie Abela - Department of Intelligent Computer Systems
University of Malta, Malta
* Tudor Groza - Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI), National
University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
* Gunnar Grimnes - DFKI GmbH, Kaiserslautern, Germany
* Stefan Decker - Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI),
National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland

Further information is available on the workshop website at
http://semanticweb.org/wiki/Personal_Semantic_Data or by emailing the
workshop organizers.

Best regards,
PSD 2010 Organizing Committee
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