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AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: WebCBR: 2nd Workshop on Reasoning from Experiences on the Web



       WebCBR: 2nd Workshop on Reasoning from Experiences on the Web

Workshop at the 18th International Conference on Case Based Reasoning
        19th July 2010, Alessandria, Italy

        Paper Submission Deadline: 28th April 2010

Call for Papers
The aim of this workshop is to provide a forum for the discussion of trends, research issues and practical experiences on the role of CBR in reasoning with web-related experiential content. For this purpose, the workshop is not intended to have a mini-conference format of paper presentations, but a structure of activities that helps debate and interaction in order to elucidate the main bottlenecks and challenges as well as the more promising research lines for applying CBR on web-related experiential content. Therefore, the workshop will consist of panels and presentations of complete research, ongoing research and position papers.
Topics will include, but not be limited to, the following:
 How to express experiences
 How to analyze and use peoples web content
 How to develop and use folksonomies
 How to integrate ontologies and domain knowledge
 How to capture and exploit user interaction for web search and browsing
 How to express a users needs for other peoples experiences
 How to capture and exploit the experiential content in social software technologies
Submissions which are responses to the WebCBR Challenge (http://www.comp.dit.ie/aigroup/?page_id=549) are very welcome.

Format and Submission
Workshop papers should be submitted in Springer LNCS format, which is the format required for the final camera-ready copy, with a maximum of 10 pages for full and application papers and 5 pages for short (position) papers.
Authors instructions along with LaTeX and Word macro files are available on the web http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/authors.html.
Each submission should state whether it is:
 a full paper,
 a position paper,
 an application paper.
Full papers in PDF format should be submitted using the ICCBR 2010 EasyChair Conference Site and the WebCBR Workshop track submission facility: https://www.easychair.org/login.cgi?conf=iccbr2010

Deadline Dates
28th April 2010	Submission of workshop papers
26th May 2010		Notification of acceptance of workshop papers
4th June 2010		Final camera ready copies to be received by workshop organisers
20th July 2010		Workshop

Organising Committee
 Derek Bridge, University College Cork, Ireland
 Sarah Jane Delany, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland
 Enric Plaza, IIIA-CSIC, Catalonia, Spain
 Barry Smyth, University College Dublin, Ireland
 Nirmalie Wiratunga, Robert Gordon University, Scotland, UK

Program Committee
 Klaus-Dieter Althoff, University of Hildesheim, Germany
 Ralph Bergmann, University of Trier, Germany
 David Leake, Indiana University, USA
 Ashwin Ram, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA