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7th International Workshop on Web Semantics (WebS 2008)

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The objective of the workshop Web Semantics (WebS) is to bring together researchers, developers and practitioners to discuss research issues and experience in developing and deploying Semantic Web concepts, applications, and solutions being an international forum for the presentation of both theoretical and applicative results. Papers describing Semantic Web application experiences are particularly encouraged.
Sep 01, 2008 - Sep 05, 2008   Turin, Italy
Call for Papers

 

                                  Call for Papers

                                     WebS 2008

 

             7th International Workshop on Web Semantics (WebS 2008),

 

 

   in conjunction with DEXA 2008 19th International Conference on Database and

                           Expert Systems Applications

 

                          September 1-5, 2008 Turin, Italy

                             http://www.dexa.org/

 

 

 

Dear Colleagues,

 

you are invited to submit your papers to the 7th International Workshop on Web Semantics (part of the 19th International Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications DEXA), to be held in September 1-5, 2008 Turin, Italy.

 

The objective of the workshop Web Semantics (WebS) is to bring together researchers, developers and practitioners to discuss research issues and experience in developing and deploying Semantic Web concepts, applications, and solutions being an international forum for the presentation of both theoretical and applicative results. Papers describing Semantic Web application experiences are particularly encouraged.

 

 

TOPICS:

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The relevant topics include the following (but are not limited to):

 

    * Knowledge Management and Sharing

    * Ontology Engineering and Versioning

    * Visual Modeling of Semantic Web

    * Semantic Web for e-sciences

    * Semantic Web for e-business

    * Semantic Web supporting Business Processes

    * Semantic Information Brokering and Interoperability

    * Document analysis and Semantic Extraction

    * Semantic Web Mining

    * Semantic Web Inferences Schemes

    * Context and Semantic Awareness

    * Semantic Web Applications

       - Database Technologies for the Semantic Web

       - Intelligent User Interfaces

       - Dynamic Ontology Generation and Adaptation

       - Languages, Tools and Methodologies for Semantic Annotations of Web Data

       - Applications on Mobile Devices

       - Enhanced Accessibility and Multimodal Interfaces

       - Reasoning

    * Interoperability and Data Integration

 

 

PAPER SUBMISSION DETAILS:

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Authors are invited to submit original, unpublished research and application papers that are not being considered in another forum.

Manuscripts will be limited to 5 two-column pages (IEEE Proceeding style) including figures and references. Please follow the IEEE Computer Society Press Proceedings Author Guidelines to prepare your papers. Authors of accepted papers are requested to sign the IEEE copyright form. The author guidelines can be found at IEEE Conference Publishing Services - Proceedings Author Forms.

Electronic submission of manuscripts (in postscript, word or pdf format) is required and will be handled via the workshop Web site https://www.dexa.org/dexadriver/. For any questions please contact webs@faw.uni-linz.ac.at.

 

At least one author of each accepted paper is required to attend the conference and present the paper. Papers accepted for presentation will be published by IEEE Computer Society Press as proceedings of the DEXA 2008 workshops.

Authors are requested to send their paper(s) to be received by February 29, 2008.

 

 

EVALUATION PROCESS:

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All submissions will be evaluated for originality, significance, clarity, and technical soundness. Each paper will be refereed by at least two to three researchers in the topical area.

 

 

IMPORTANT DATES:

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Paper submission: February 29, 2008

Notification of acceptance: May 05, 2008 Camera-ready copies due: May 27, 2008 Webs 2008 Workshop: September 1-5, 2008

 

 

WEBS CHAIR:

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Wolfram W?FAW, Johannes Kepler University of Linz, Austria)

 

 

PROGRAMM COMMITTEE:

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Witold Abramowicz, Poznan University of Economics, Poland Jos?rancisco Aldana Montes, Universidad de M?ga, Spain Kerstin Altmanninger, Johannes Kepler University of Linz, Austria Elena Baralis, Politecnico di Torino, Italy Jorge Bernardino, ISEC, Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra, Portugal Sourav Saha Bhowmick, Nanyang Technological  University, Singapore Walter Binder, University of Lugano, Switzerland Brian Blake, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA Alessio Bosca, CELI s.r.l, Turino, Italy Janez Brank, Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia Paul Buhler, College of Charleston, USA Antonio Calleja, CRC Information Technologies, Spain Barbara Carminati, University of Insubria, Italy Barbara Catania, DISI, University of Geneve, Switzerland Sunil Choenni, University of Twente, The Netherlands Valeria De Antonellis, Dipartimento di Elettronica per l'Automazione, Brescia, Italy Cl?io De Souza Baptista, DSC, Universidade Federal de Campina Grande, Brazil Steven A. Demurjian, University of Connecticut, USA Ian J Dickinson, HP Labs, Bristol, UK Ying Ding, University of Innsbruck, Austria Nickolas J. G. Falkner, School of Computer Science, University of Adelaide, Australia Ling Feng, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China Alfio Ferrara, Universit?egli Studi di Milano, Italy Elena Ferrari, University of Insubria, Italy Eva Maria Gahleitner, voestalpine IT GmbH, Linz, Austria Jean-Gabriel Ganascia, Universit?aris VI, France Fabien Gandon, INRIA, Sophia Antipolis, France Antoon Goderis, University of Manchester, UK Abdelkader Hameurlain, Universit?aul Sabatier, France Carmem Satie Hara, Universidade Federal do Parana, Brazil Stijn  Heymans, Digital Enterprise Research Insitute (DERI), Innsbruck, Austria Hiroyuki Kawano, Kyoto University, Japan Ralf Klischewski, Faculty of Management Technology, German University in Cairo, Egypt In-Young Ko, Information and Communications University, Korea Ora Lassila, Nokia Research Center, Cambridge, USA Leszek Lilien, Western Michigan University, USA Brian Matthews, CCLRC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Didcot, UK Elke Michlmayr, WIT, TU Wien, Austria Michele Missikoff, Lab for Enterprise Knowledge and Systems, IASI - CNR, Italy Toni Navarrete, Departament de Technologia, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain Ismael Navas Delgado, Universidad de M?ga, Spain Stefano Paraboschi, Politecnico di Milano, Italy Elena Paslaru Bontas Simperl, Digital Enterprise Research Insitute (DERI), Innsbruck, Austria Torben Bach Pedersen, Aalborg University, Denmark Detlef Plump, University of York, UK Torsten  Priebe, Capgemini Consulting ?terreich AG, Vienna, Austria Isidoro Ramos, Technical University of Valencia, Spain Tore Risch, Uppsala Universitet, Sweden Mar?Jos?odr?ez Gil-Ortega, Sindbad Information and Database Systems, Spain Nicolas Sabouret, Laboratoire d'Informatique de Paris 6, Paris, France Simon Scerri, Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI), Galway, Ireland Ulrich Schiel, DSC, Universidade Federal de Campina Grande, Brazil Christian  Schl?r, WIWI, Universit?Regensburg, Germany Amandeep S. Sidhu, University of Technology Perth, Australia Bala Srinivasan, Monash University, Australia Stephanie Teufel, University of Fribourg, Germany A Min Tjoa, Vienna University of Technology, Austria Riccardo Torlone, Universit?oma Tre, Italy Kim Viljanen, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland Werner Winiwarter, University of Vienna, Austria Wolfram W?Johannes Kepler University of Linz, Austria
Deadline:  Feb 29, 2008