| Category: ||E-CFP |
| Subject: ||OnToContent 2007 (Call1) |
| From: || |
| Email: ||mustafajarrar_(on)_gmail.com |
| Date received: ||28 May 2007 |
| Deadline: ||14 Jul 2007 |
| Start date: ||28 Oct 2007 |
- OnToContent 2007 -
Workshop on Ontology Content and Evaluation in Enterprise
-With two tracks on eHealth and Human Resources-
*** Proceedings published by Springer LNCS
*** Invited Speaker: To be announced
*** Submission Deadline: July 14, 2007
*** Topics: Ontology Content, Evaluation, standardization, eHealth
*** Enterprise, Human Resources
In conjunction of the International Federated Conferences (OTM '07)
Oct 28 - Nov 2 2007, Algarve, Portugal
This workshop is organized by the Ontology Outreach Advisory (OOA). The
OOA is an international not-for-profit association that consists of
industry, government, and research leaders and innovators with respect to
ontology development, use, or education. The general mission of the OOA is
to develop strategies for ontology recommendation and standardization, and
promote the ontology technology to industry.
Current trends within the Semantic Web research are mainly concerned with
technological issues, such as language capabilities, inference services,
etc. Yet less attention has been given to ontology content and its
quality. This workshop aims to focus on content issues, such as
methodologies and tools concerned with modeling good ontologies,
approaches to ontology content evaluation, quality measures, ontology
content management (e.g. metadata, libraries, and registration), ontology
documentation, etc. The workshop also aims to give a special attention to
ontology content issues in two industrial sectors: human resources and
employment, and healthcare and life sciences. We welcome papers and
(past/planned) project descriptions that discuss ontology modeling and
evaluation aspects, particularly:
* Research papers presenting theoretical solutions, but with a clear
illustration on how these solutions can be applied in industry.
* Position papers presenting opinions on some aspect of ontology practice,
or describing work that is still in progress, but sufficiently mature to warrant attention.
* Business experience and case studies specifying requirements,
challenges, or opportunities of modeling and applying ontologies in
The workshop consists of three tracks: Ontology Evaluation, Ontologies in
Human Resources and Employment, and ontologies in Healthcare and life
Methods and tools for ontology evaluation:
* Ontological evaluation.
* Logical evaluation.
* Usability/usefulness evaluation.
* Ontology compliance to standards.
* Ontology standardization and recommendation scenarios.
* Ontology metadata, and libraries.
* Ontology documentation.
* Ontology registration and certification.
* Ontology interoperability.
* Consensus reaching.
* Business cases studies.
Ontologies in Human Resources
* Modeling and representation of: Jobs, CVs, Competencies, Skills,
Employees, People, Organizations, Social Events, etc.
* HR upper level concepts.
* Semantics of HR-XML.
* Semantic metadata for HR applications.
* Semantics in job matching.
* Semantics is learning technologies.
* Multilinguality in human resources ontologies.
* Best practice and semantic patterns in ontology modeling and
Ontologies for Healthcare and Life sciences
* Ontologies in Biomedicine and bioinformatics.
* Ontologies of diseases, nursing, therapeutics, drug, etc.
* Upper level concepts of healthcare and life sciences ontologies.
* Semantic metadata for Clinical Data Interchange.
* Semantics of medical XML standards and vocabularies.
* Multilinguality in Biomedicine and bioinformatics ontologies.
* Best practice and semantic patterns in ontology modeling and
Submissions We invite (A) research papers describing original studies of
no more than 12 pages; (B)Position papers presenting opinions or work in
progress of no more than 6 pages; and (C) Business experience and case
studies of no more than 8 pages. Submitted papers will be fully refereed
based on the originality and significance of the ideas presented as well
as on technical aspects. Each paper will be reviewed by at least one
expert from academia, and at least one expert from industry. The final
proceedings will be published by Springer Verlag as LNCS (Lecture Notes in
Computer Science). Author instructions can be found at:
The paper submission site is located at: http://www.cs.rmit.edu.au/fedconf/ontocontent/2007/papers
* Abstract Submission Deadline: July 14, 2007
* Paper Submission Deadline: July 22, 2007
* Acceptance Notification: September 1, 2007
* Camera Ready Due: September 10, 2007
* OTM Conferences: November 25 - 30, 2007
Organizers and program chairs
* Mustafa Jarrar, STARLab, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
* Andreas Schmidt, FZI, Germany
* Claude Ostyn, IEEE-LTSC, USA
* Werner Ceusters, University of Buffalo, USA
Program Committee (To be confirmed)
* Adil Hameed, Catalysoft, UK
* Alain Leger, FranceTelecom, France
* Aldo Gangemi, Laboratory for Applied Ontology, ISTC-CNR, Rome, Italy
* AlessandroOltramari, LAO, ISTC-CNR, Trento, Italy
* André Valente, Knowledge Systems Ventures, USA
* Andrew Stranieri, JUSTSYS, Ballarat, Australia
* Armando Stellato, University of Roma, Italy
* Avigdor Gal, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Ilsrael
* Barry Smith, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
* Bill Andersen, Ontology Works, USA
* Bob Colomb, The University of Queensland, Australia
* Christiane Fellbaum, Princeton University, USA
* Christine Kunzmann, Kompetenzorientierte Personalentwicklung, Germany
* Christopher Brewster, University of Sheffield, UK
* ChristopheRoche, Université de Savoie, France
* Ernesto Damiani, Milan University, Italy
* ErnestoDamiani, University of Milan, Italy
* Ernst Biesalski, SAP AG, Germany
* Fausto Giunchiglia, University of Trento, Italy
* Francesco Danza, Expert System SpA, Italy
* Francky Trichet, IRIN - Computer Science Research Institute, France
* Giancarlo Guizzardi, University of Twente, The Netherlands
* Hans Akkermans, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
* Jeff Pan, University of Aberdeen, UK
* Jens Lemcke, SAP, Germany
* John Domingue, The Open University, UK
* John Sowa, IBM, USA
* Joost Breuker, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
* Karl Stroetmann, Empirica, Germany
* KeithBaker, University of Reading, UK
* Kewen Wang, Griffith University, Australia
* LukVervenne, Synergetics, Belgium
* MichaelBrown, Skillsnet.Com
* Miguel-Angel Sicilia, University of Alcal?, Spain
* Mohand-Said Hacid, University Claude Bernard Lyon 1 LIRIS, France
* Nikolay Mehandjiev, University of Manchester, UK
* Paolo Bouquet, University of Trento, Italy
* Paul Piwek, Open university, UK
* Pavel Shvaiko, University of Trento, Italy
* Robert Meersman, STARLAb, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
* Robert Tolksdorf, Free university of Berlin, Germany
* Sergio Tessaris, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
* Silvie Spreeuwenberg, LibRT, The Netherlands
* Stefanie Lindstaedt, Know-Center Graz, Austria
* Stephen McGibbon, Microsoft, UK
* StijnHeymans, University of Innsbruck, Austria
* Theo Hensen, CWI, The Netherlands
* Yannick Legré, CNRS, France
* Yannis Charalabidis, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
* Yaser Bishr, Image Matters, USA
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