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CfP: Personal Semantic Data 2010 - Workshop at EKAW 2010

From: Bernhard Schandl <bernhard.schandl@univie.ac.at>
Date: Wed, 19 May 2010 10:45:16 +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) Data
 -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 sources
 -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.

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

* Laura Dragan - Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI), National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland (laura.dragan@deri.org)
* Bernhard Schandl - Department of Distributed and Multimedia Systems, University of Vienna, Austria (bernhard.schandl@univie.ac.at)
* Charlie Abela - Department of Intelligent Computer Systems, University of Malta, Malta (charlie.abela@um.edu.mt)
* Tudor Groza - Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI), National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland (tudor.groza@deri.org)
* Gunnar Grimnes - DFKI GmbH, Kaiserslautern, Germany (gunnar.grimnes@dfki.de)
* Stefan Decker - Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI), National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland (stefan.decker@deri.org)

Best regards,
PSD 2010 Organizing Committee
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