Call for Posters and Demos at RuleML 2006


		    Second International Conference on
	    Rules and Rule Markup Languages for the Semantic Web

			   Athens, Georgia, U.S.A.
			     10-11 November 2006 

We invite proposals for the Posters and Demos session on November 10 at the
RuleML-2006 conference. The proposals are expected to describe
late-breaking results, system demonstrations, and innovative projects.

Topics of interest include:

  o  Rule-based policies: their specification, execution, and management
  o  Combining rules (including active rules) with ontologies
  o  Reactive rules for the Semantic Web
  o  Complex event processing
  o  Event-driven/action rule languages and models
  o  Semantic Rule Management
  o  Extraction of rules from unstructured data sources
  o  Semantics of rule frameworks, which interoperate with RDF and OWL
  o  Rules and nonmonotonic reasoning
  o  Querying the semantic Web with rules
  o  Complexity of reasoning problems involving rules
  o  Languages, including standards (RuleML, SWRL, Jess, N3, F-logic, etc.)
  o  Execution models, rule engines, and environments 
  o  Implemented tools and systems for rules on the Semantic Web 
  o  Active rules for Semantic Web Services
  o  Uncertainty and fuzziness in rule-based systems
  o  Modeling of business rules and event-driven/active rules
  o  Rule-based software agents and the Semantic Web 
  o  E-contracting and automated negotiations with rule-based
     declarative strategies 
  o  Connecting event-driven and reactive rules to legacy knowledge bases 
  o  Distributed rule bases
  o  Rule base validation, verification and exception handling on
     the Semantic Web


We invite articles of no more than 2 pages in length describing original
innovative work on the above topics.  Submissions should be made online in
PDF format on the conference submission site, Multiple submission are allowed.

Submissions will be evaluated by the program committee and the
accepted submissions will be published on the conference Web site.  The authors
will present their posters and demos at the RuleML demo session on November 10.

Important Dates 

  o   11 August 2006    -- Deadline for poster/demo proposals.
  o   21 August 2006    -- Notification of acceptance/rejection.

Conference Program Co-Chairs

    *  Thomas Eiter, Technical University, Vienna, Austria
    *  Enrico Franconi, Free University of Bolzano, Italy
    *  Susie Stephens, Oracle, USA
    *  Ralph Hodgson, Top Quadrant, Inc., USA

Conference General Chair

    o  Michael Kifer, State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA

Conference Publicity Chair

    o  Jos de Bruijn, DERI-Innsbruck, Austria

Steering Committee

    o  Asaf Adi, IBM, Israel
    o  Grigoris Antoniou, University of Crete, FORTH, Greece
    o  Harold Boley, National Research Council and University of
       New Brunswick, Canada
    o  Benjamin Grosof, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
    o  Mike Dean, BBN Technologies, USA
    o  Dieter Fensel, Digital Enterprise Research Institute,
       Ireland and Austria
    o  Michael Kifer, State University of New York at Stony Brook
    o  Steve Ross-Talbot, Pi4 Technologies, USA
    o  Suzette Stoutenburg, The MITRE Corporation, USA
    o  Said Tabet, RuleML Initiative and Macgregor Inc., USA
    o  Gerd Wagner, Brandenburg University of Technology at Cottbus, Germany

Received on Saturday, 22 July 2006 18:32:53 UTC