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CALL FOR PAPERS : Workshop on Regulatory Ontologies and the Modeling of Complaint Regulations

From: Mustafa Jarrar <mjarrar@vub.ac.be>
Date: Tue, 17 Jun 2003 23:43:34 +0200
To: "Mustafa Jarrar" <mjarrar@vub.ac.be>
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 *apologies for cross posting*
-CALL FOR PAPERS - Deadline for submissions: July 25, 2003- 
                                             WORKSHOP ON 
                Regulatory Ontologies and the Modeling of Complaint
  Webpage: HYPERLINK
                          International Federated Conferences (OTM '03) 
                                       November  3-7, 2003 
                                      Catania, Sicily, Italy
The benefits of e-commerce cannot be exploited fully by consumers
because of the lack of 
trust and confidence in online cross-border purchases. To achieve fair
trading and 
transparency in commercial communications and transactions, effective
complaint mechanisms 
need to be established and involved in e-business activities. This
workshop aims at 
bringing together academics, researchers, professionals and industrial
practitioners to 
discuss issues involved in modeling ontology of cross-border business
among other things focusing on complaint regulations. 
We seek original contributions on the following issues of interest, but
not limited to: 
   - Representation and organization of regulatory ontologies:
modularization, layering, 
     reusability, maintainability and extensibility, etc; 
   - Regulatory metadata standards (legal/leg-XML, ADR/ODR-XML,);
   - Policies and complaint regulations in Policy RuleML. 
   - Ontologies of: complaints, complaint resolutions, complainants,
evidences, etc; 
   - Sensitivity on and harmonization of cross-border business
   - Experiences with projects and applications of regulatory
   - Multilingual representation of regulatory ontologies; 
We invite papers of no more than 20 pages length (6000 words or less,
Springer style format)
describing original completed work, work in progress, interesting
problems or use cases, or
 trends in this research area. Submitted papers will be fully refereed
based on the 
originality and significance of the ideas presented as well as on
technical aspects. 
Accepted papers will be published by Springer-Verlag as a part of
Proceedings of the 2003 
International Conference on Ontologies, Databases and Applications of
SEmantics (ODBASE). 
Please email your submission by 12-July-2003 in PDF or Postscript format
to Mustafa Jarrar
 (HYPERLINK "mailto:mjarrar@vub.ac.be"mjarrar@vub.ac.be) AND Anne Salaun
(HYPERLINK "mailto:anne.salaun@e-consult.be"anne.salaun@e-consult.be). 
Important dates
July 25, 2003 : Deadline for submission of papers 
August 15, 2003 : Notification to paper authors 
August 30, 2003 : Final version of accepted papers 
Nov 4, 2003 : Workshop
  - Mustafa Jarrar, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium (Contact)
  -Anne Salaun, e-consult, Belgium,
Program Committee
  * Aldo Gangemi, Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies, CNR,
  * Brian Hutchinson , University College Dublin, Ireland
  * Bruce Spencer, NRC Institute for Information Technology, Canada
  * Christophe Benavent, University of Pau, France
  * Gerd Wagner, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
  * Joost Breuker, LRI-UVA, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  * Mariano Fernandez Lopez , Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain
  * Michael Sintek, DFKI GmbH Kaiserslautern, Germany
  * Murk Muller, LeXML Project
  * Peter Scoggins, FEDMA, Belgium (Tentative)
  * Robert Meersman, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
  * Rita Temmerman, Erasmushogeschool Brussels, Belgium
  * Said Tabet, The RuleML Initiative, Boston, USA
  * Sophie Louveaux, e-consult, Belgium
  * York Sure, Karlsruhe University, Germany
  * Yves Poullet , University of Namur, Belgium
Publicity Chairs
  * Luk Vervenne, VUB Ontology Competence Center, Belgium 
  * Alastair Tempest, FEDMA, Belgium

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