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Category:   E-Conf
From:   Jos Lehmann
Email:   joslehmann_(on)_www.ip.rm.cnr.it
Date received:   18 Oct 2004
Start date:   04 Nov 2004

APOLOGIES FOR MULTIPLE COPIES PLEASE, DISTRIBUTE =================================== FOIS-2004 LAST CALL FOR PARTICIPATION =================================== International Conference on Formal Ontology in Information Systems http://fois2004.di.unito.it/ November 4-6, 2004, Torino (Italy) Conference Location: Conference Centre Torino Incontra Via Nino Costa 8 - 10123 TORINO Tel. +39-11-557.68.00 Check out conference program & registration details on http://fois2004.di.unito.it/ or below! Looking forward to meeting you in Torino! == == FOIS-2004 Conference Program == Wendesday, November 3 Workshop on the PotentiaN lang=EN-US>Workshop on the Potential of Cognitive Semantics for Ontologies http://fois2004.di.unito.it/workshops.html Thursday, November 4 8:45-9:15 Registration and Reception 9:15-9:30 Welcome Addresses 9:30-10:30 Invited Talk: Amie L. Thomasson: Methods of Categorization 10:30-11:00 Coffee Break 11:00-12:30 Session 1: Categories Thomas Bittner, Maureen Donnelly, Barry Smith: Individuals, Universals, Collections: On the Foundational Relations of Ontology Fabian Neuhaus, Pierre Grenon, Barry Smith: A Formal Theory of Substances, Qualities, and Universals Jonathan Simon: How to Be a Bicategorialist 12:30-14:30 Lunch 14:30-16:00 Session 2: Perspectives Barry Smith: Beyond Concepts: Ontology as Reality Representation Simon K Milton: Top-Level Ontology: The Problem with Naturalism Joseph A. Goguen: Ontology, Society, and Ontotheology 16:00-16:30 Coffee Break 16:30-18:30 Session 3: Methodology Brandon Bennett: Relative Definability in Formal Ontologies William Andersen, Christopher Menzel: Modal Rigidity in the OntoClean Methodology Massimiliano Carrara, Pierdaniele Giaretta, Vittorio Morato, Marzia Soavi, Giuseppe Spolaore: Identity and Modality in OntoClean Klaus Lüttich, Till Mossakowski: Specification of Ontologies in CASL Friday, November 5 9:00-10:00 Invited Talk Peter Gärdenfors: How to Make the Semantic Web More Semantic 10:00-10:30 Coffee Break 10:30-12:30 Session 4: Semantics and Cognition Martin Raubal: Formalizing Conceptual Spaces Nicholas Asher, Pascal Denis: Dynamic Typing for Lexical Semantics - A Case Study: The Genitive Construction Massimo Poesio, Abdulrahman Almuhareb: Feature-Based vs. Property-Based KR: An Empirical Perspective Olivier Bodenreider, Barry Smith, Anita Burgun: The Ontology-Epistemology Divide: A Case Study in Medical Terminology 12:30-14:30 Lunch 14:30-16:00 Session 5: Social Reality Guido Boella, Leendert van der Torre: An Agent-Oriented Ontology of Social Reality Joost Breuker, Rinke Hoekstra: Core Concepts of Law: Taking Common Sense Seriously John Bateman: The Place of Language within a Foundational Ontology 16:00-16:30 Coffee Break 16:30-18:30 Session 6: Space, Time and Causality John Bateman, Scott Farrar: Towards a Generic Foundation for Spatial Ontology Maureen Donnelly: Relative Places John Stell, Matthew West: A Four-Dimensionalist Mereotopology Jos Lehmann, Stefano Borgo, Claudio Masolo, Aldo Gangemi: Causality and Causation in DOLCE Saturday, November 6 9:00-10:30 Session 7: Mind and Action Roberta Ferrario, Alessandro Oltramari: Towards a Computational Ontology of Mind Walter ten Brinke, David McG. Squire, John Bigelow: Supervenience in Content-Based Image Retrieval Dnyanesh Rajpathak, Enrico Motta: An Ontological Formalization of the Planning Task 10:30-11:00 Coffee Break 11:00-13:00 Session 8: Ontological Analysis Stefan Schulz, Udo Hahn: Ontological Foundations of Biological Continuants Mariano Fernández-López, Asunción Gómez-Pérez: Searching for a Time Ontology for Semantic Web Applications Mariana Casella dos Santos, James Matthew Fielding, Christoffel Dhaen, Werner Ceusters: Philosophical Scrutiny for Run-Time Support of Application Ontology Development Palash Bera, Yair Wand: Analyzing OWL Using a Philosophy-Based Ontology 13:00-13:15 Conclusion == == FOIS-2004 Registration Details (including the workshop on November 3rd) == Regular fee: Late registration (after 30/9/2004 until 3/11/2004):...240 Euro Onsite registration:..............................................260 Euro Student fee: Late registration (after 30/9/2004 until 3/11/2004):....50 Euro Onsite registration:...............................................60 Euro How to register: The registration is done in electronic form. Payment can be done by bank transfer or by credit card (all major cards accepted except Diners). A hardcopy of the registration form must be sent immediately by fax to EDENTOURS with credit card details or receipt of the bank transfer (if you pay by bank transfer, make sure that the transfer is made with ALL the costs at your charge). Students must include proof of their status. EDENTOURS Via Accademia Albertina 3 bis 10123 Torino - ITALY TEL +39 011 8174746 FAX +39 011 8174749 E MAIL: edentours_(on)_libero.it From outside ITALY Acc. number: 49686 BIC: BDCPITTT International coordinates: IT96 L030 4801 0000 0000 0049 686 Bank: Banca del Piemonte Address: Via Cernaia 7, Torino ITALY From ITALY Acc. number: 49686 ABI 03048 CAB 01000 CIN L Bank: Banca del Piemonte Address: Via Cernaia 7, Torino ITALY Proceed to registration _______________________________________________ Elsnet-list mailing list Elsnet-list_(on)_mailman.elsnet.org http://mailman.elsnet.org/mailman/listinfo/elsnet-list

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