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Category:   E-Conf
Subject:   Call for Participation: Fifth European Semantic Web Conference
Email:   sean.bechhofer_(on)_manchester.ac.uk
Date received:   14 Apr 2008
Start date:   01 Jun 2008

[APOLOGIES FOR MULTIPLE/CROSS POSTING] Call for Particiation --------------------- 5th European Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2008) 1-5 June 2008 Tenerife, Spain http://www.eswc2008.org/ Conference program: http://www.eswc2008.org/main_program.html Registration: http://www.eswc2008.org/formulario-registro.jsf Early registration ends April 21, 23:59 CET. ESWC 2008 statistics: 51 research papers, 3 keynotes, 2 panels, 26 demos, PhD symposium, 12 workshops, 7 tutorials ESWC 2008 is the latest in a series of annual, international events focusing on dissemination and discussion of the latest research and applications of Semantic Web technologies. The call for papers saw over 270 submissions and the program committee selected 51 papers to be presented at the conference (see below, also available at http://www.eswc2008.org/papers.html). ESWC 2008 keynotes: ------------------- Garlik: Semantic Technology for the Consumer Nigel Shadbolt (Garlik Ltd. and University of Southampton) From Capturing Semantics to Semantic Search: A Virtuous Cycle Ricardo Baeza-Yates (Yahoo! Research, Barcelona) Foundations of RDF Databases Claudio Gutierrez (Universidad de Chile) ESWC 2008 will feature 2 high-profile panels: --------------------------------------------- Panel 1: Does the Semantic Web Need Web Science? * Moderator: Wendy Hall (Univeristy of Southampton, UK) * Panelists: o Stefan Decker, DERI, Galway o Frank van Harmelen, Free University Amsterdam o Kieron O'Hara, University of Southampton, UK o Nigel Shadbolt, University of Southampton, UK o Guus Schreiber, Free University Amsterdam Panel 2: Social Network Portability: Is the Semantic Web Ready? * Moderator: Harry Halpin (University of Edinburgh, UK) * Panelists: o Dan Brickley, ASemantics o Danny Ayers, Talis o Stefan Decker, DERI, National University of Ireland o Kingsley Idehen, OpenLink o Peter Mika, Yahoo! Inc o Alexandre Passant, LaLIC, University Paris-Sorbonne In addition to the technical research paper track, a system demo track is included, with its own review process. Twenty-six demo papers were selected for presentation during the conference. The following 12 workshops are co-located with ESWC 2008: --------------------------------------------------------- * ESWC-08 Workshop on Advancing Reasoning on the Web: Scalability and Commonsense * International Workshop on Ontologies: Reasoning and Modularity (WORM-08) * 1st international workshop on Identity and Reference on the Semantic Web (IRSW2008) * 1st International Workshop on Knowledge Reuse and Reengineering over the Semantic Web * ESWC-08 Workshop on Semantic Search * 1st International Workshop on Semantic Metadata Management and Applications * 6th International Workshop on Evaluation of Ontology-based tools and the Semantic Web Service Challenge (EON & SWS-Challenge 2008) * 3rd Semantic Wiki Workshop * 4th Workshop on Scripting for the Semantic Web * 1st International Workshop on Collective Semantics: Collective Intelligence & the Semantic Web (CISWeb 2008) * 3rd international Workshop on Semantic Business Process Management * First Workshop on Semantic Interoperability in the European Digital Library ESWC 2008 tutorials: -------------------- * Pattern-based Ontology Design * What Semantic Web researchers need to know about Machine Learning * Linking Social Networks, Microformats, and the Semantic Web using GRDDL * Ontology Engineering and Plug-in Development with the NeOn Toolkit * Transitioning Legacy Applications to Ontologies: A Hands-on Tutorial * Semantic Wikis * Semantic Web Rule Languages and Rule Interchange on the Web Accepted papers: ---------------- (see also http://www.eswc2008.org/papers.html) * Andre Bolles, Marco Grawunder and Jonas Jacobi. Streaming SPARQL - Extending SPARQL to process data streams * Glen Hart, Martina Johnson and Catherine Dolbear. Rabbit: Developing a Control Natural Language for Authoring Ontologies * Yolanda Blanco-Fernandez, José J. Pazos-Arias, Alberto Gil-Solla, Manuel Ramos-Cabrer and Martin Lopez-Nores. Semantic Reasoning: A Path To New Possibilities of Personalization * Edoardo Pignotti, Peter Edwards, Alun Preece, Nick Gotts and Gary Polhill. Enhancing Workflow with a Semantic Description of Scientist's Intent * Boontawee Suntisrivaraporn. Module Extraction and Incremental Classification: A Pragmatic Approach for EL+ Ontologies * Christoph Kiefer, Abraham Bernstein and André Locher. Adding Data Mining Support to SPARQL via Statistical Relational Learning Methods * Caecilia Zirn, Vivi Nastase and Michael Strube. Distinguishing between Instances and Classes in the Wikipedia Taxonomy * Jun Zhao, Graham Klyne and David Shotton. Building a Semantic Web Image Repository for Biological Research Images * Idoia Berges, Jesus Bermudez, Alfredo Goñi and Arantza Illarramendi. Semantic Web technology for Agent Communication Protocols * Yannis Tzitzikas, Yannis Theoharis and Dimitris Andreou. On Storage Policies for Semantic Web Repositories that Support Versioning * Eero Hyvönen, Kim Viljanen, Jouni Tuominen and Katri Seppälä. Building a National Semantic Web Ontology and Ontology Service Infrastructure- The FinnONTO Approach * Zhe Wang, Kewen Wang, Rodney Topor and Jeff Z. Pan. Restricting and forgetting in DL-Lite * Haofen Wang, Kang Zhang, Qiaoling Liu, Duc Thanh Tran and Yong Yu. Q2Semantic: A Lightweight Keyword Interface to Semantic Search * Kay-Uwe Schmidt, Jörg Dörflinger, Tirdad Rahmani, Mehdi Sahbi, Susan Thomas and Ljiljana Stojanovic. An User Interface Adaptation Architecture for Rich Internet Applications * Silvana Castano, Alfio Ferrara, Davide Lorusso, Tobias Henrik Näth and Ralf Moeller. Mapping Validation by Probabilistic Reasoning * Tomi Kauppinen, Jari Väätäinen and Eero Hyvönen. Creating and Using Geospatial Ontology Time Series in a Semantic Cultural Heritage Portal * Vassilis Spiliopoulos, Alexandros Valarakos and George Vouros. CSR: Discovering Subsumption Relations for the Alignment of Ontologies * Ravish Bhagdev, Sam Chapman, Fabio Ciravegna, Vitaveska Lanfranchi and Daniela Petrelli. Hybrid Search: Effectively Combining Keywords and Ontology-based Searches * Naiwen Lin, Ugur Kuter and Evren Sirin. Web Service Composition with User Preferences * Waseem Akhtar, Jacek Kopecky, Thomas Krennwallner and Axel Polleres. XSPARQL: Traveling between the XML and RDF worlds and avoiding the XSLT Pilgrimage * Reinhard Pichler, Axel Polleres, Fang Wei and Stefan Woltran. dRDF: Entailment for Domain-restricted RDF * Heeryon Cho, Toru Ishida, Toshiyuki Takasaki and Satoshi Oyama. Assisting Pictogram Selection with Semantic Interpretation * Christoph Kiefer and Abraham Bernstein. The Creation and Evaluation of iSPARQL Strategies for Matchmaking * Matthias Bräuer and Henrik Lochmann. An Ontology for Software Models and its Practical Implications for Semantic Web Reasoning * Katharina Siorpaes and Martin Hepp. OntoGame: Weaving the Semantic Web by Online Games * Aurona Gerber, Alta Van der Merwe and Andries Barnard. A Functioal Semantic Architecture * VinhTuan Thai, Siegfried Handschuh and Stefan Decker. IVEA: An Information Visualization Tool for Personalized Exploratory Document Collection Analysis * Bastian Quilitz and Ulf Leser. Querying Distributed RDF Data Sources with SPARQL * Stefan Dietze, Alessio Gugliotta and John Domingue. Conceptual Situation Spaces for Semantic Situation-Driven Processes * Antoine Isaac, Henk Matthezing, Lourens van der Meij, Stefan Schlobach, Shenghui Wang and Claus Zinn. Putting ontology alignment in context: usage scenarios, deployment and evaluation in a library case * Valentin Tablan, Danica Damljanovic and Kalina Bontcheva. A Natural Language Query Interface to Structured Information * Kinga Schumacher, Michael Sintek and Leo Sauermann. Combining Fact and Document Retreival with Spreading Activation for Semantic Desktop Search * Tudor Groza, Siegfried Handschuh, Knud Möller and Stefan Decker. KonneX-SALT: First Steps towards a Semantic Claim Federation Infrastructure * Dumitru Roman, Michael Kifer and Dieter Fensel. WSMO Choreography: From Abstract State Machines to Concurrent Transaction Logic * Andreas Langegger, Wolfram Wöß and Martin Blöchl. A Semantic Web middleware for Virtual Data Integration on the Web * Paolo Bouquet, Heiko Stoermer and Barbara Bazzanella. An Entity Naming System (ENS) for the Semantic Web * Gunnar Grimnes, Peter Edwards and Alun Preece. Istance Based clustering of Semantic Web Resources * Claudia d'Amato, Nicola Fanizzi and Floriana Esposito. Query Answering and Ontology Population: an Inductive Approach * Anthony Ventresque, Sylvie Cazalens, Philippe Lamarre and Patrick Valduriez. Improving interoperability using query interpretation in semantic vector spaces * Ernesto Jimenez-Ruiz, Bernardo Cuenca Grau, Ulrike Sattler, Thomas Schneider and Rafael Berlanga-Llavori. Safe and Economic re-use of ontologies: a logic-based methodology and tool support * Nicola Fanizzi, Claudia d'Amato and Floriana Esposito. Conceptual Clustering and its Application to Concept Drift and Novelty Detection * Tomas Vitvar, Jacek Kopecky, Jana Viskova and Dieter Fensel. WSMO-Lite Annotations for Web Services * Mauricio Espinoza, Asunción Gómez-Pérez and Eduardo Mena. Enriching an Ontology with Multilingual Information* Riccardo Rosati. Finite model reasoning in DL-Lite * Carlos Pedrinaci, John Domingue and Ana Karla Alves de Medeiros. A Core Ontology for Business Process Analysis * Sebastian Dietzold, Jörg Unbehauen and Sören Auer. xOperator - Interconnecting the Semantic Web and Instant Messaging Networks * Simon Scerri, Siegfried Handschuh and Stefan Decker. Semantic Email as a communication medium for the Social Semantic Desktop * Angela Maduko, Kemafor Anyanwu, Amit Sheth and Paul Schliekelman. Graph Summaries for Subgraph Frequency Estimation * Laura Hollink, Mark van Assem, Antoine Isaac, Shenghui Wang and Guus Schreiber. Two Variations on Ontology Alignment Evaluation: Methodological Issues * Richard Cyganiak, Renaud Delbru, Holger Stenzhorn, Giovanni Tummarello and Stefan Decker. Semantic Sitemaps: Efficient and Flexible Access to Datasets on the Semantic Web * Dimitrios Kourtesis and Iraklis Paraskakis. Combining SAWSDL, OWL- DL and UDDI for Semantically Enhanced Web Service Discovery _______________________________________________ Elsnet-list mailing list Elsnet-list_(on)_elsnet.org http://mailman.elsnet.org/mailman/listinfo/elsnet-list

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