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Notice

AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: Semantic Web Applications and Perspectives (SWAP 2008)

http://swapconf.it/2008/callforpapers.php

First Call For Papers - http://swapconf.it/2008/callforpapers.php

5th Workshop on Semantic Web Applications and Perspectives (SWAP 2008)
FAO-UN, Roma, Italy 15-17 December 2008
http://swapconf.it/2008/

SWAP 2008 aims at giving an overview of work performed by the Semantic Web community, and aims to attract researchers, developers and interested practitioners alike.
The setting for the workshop is highly interactive, and presentations are expected to focus on practical aspects and open problems.

The workshop will cover either theoretical or implementation issues that anyway relate to Semantic Web applications.
The following is a partial list of topics of interests:

# Applications of Semantic Web technologies
# Data Semantics and Linked Data
# Semantic Social Networks
# Semantic Portals
# Semantic Web for e-business, e-science, e-government, and e-learning
# Languages, tools and methodologies for representing and managing Semantic Web data
# Robust and scalable knowledge management and reasoning on the Web
# Ontology Design, Extraction, and Evolution
# Ontology Mapping, Merging, and Alignment
# Semantic Web technology for collaboration and cooperation
# Semantic Multimedia
# Semantics in P2P systems and grids
# Searching, Querying, Visualizing and Interpreting the Semantic Web
# Evaluation of Semantic Web techniques
# Languages, Tools and Methodologies for Semantic Web Data
# Large Scale Knowledge Management
# Semantic Brokering
# Semantic Coordination, Integration, Matching and Interoperability
# Semantic Web Mining
# Semantic Information Retrieval
# Visualization and Modeling
# Semantic Web Personalization
# Semantic Web middleware
# Machine learning and human language technologies for the Semantic Web
# Semantic Web services
# Tools and Methodologies for Semantic Web Agents
# Semantic Web Trust, Privacy, Security and Intellectual Property Rights
# Systems of annotation extraction
# Social aspects of distributed cooperative annotation
# Presentation and discussions of application scenarios
# Analysis of social online communities
# Web 2.0 personalization
# Web 2.0 technologies for recommender systems
# Web 2.0-based ontology learning
# Assistive technologies and the Semantic Web

Important Dates:

October 17th - Paper Submission
November 14th - Notifications
November 21st - Camera Ready
December 15th - Tutorial Day
December 16-17 - SWAP 2008

Please, find the detailed call for papers and submission requirements at http://swapconf.it/2008/callforpapers.php.

Jointly organized by:

Istituto di Scienze e Tecnologie della Cognizione (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche), Roma - http://www.istc.cnr.it
Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, Roma - http://www.fao.org

In collaboration with:

W3C (World Wide Web Consortium) Office in Italy,
Semedia Group (DEIT, Universita' Politecnica delle Marche),
Universita' di Trento.

General Chairs

Aldo Gangemi (ISTC-CNR)
Johannes Keizer (FAO-UN)

Program Chairs

Valentina Presutti (ISTC-CNR)
Heiko Stoermer (Universit di Trento)