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AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: AOW 2010: 6th Australasian Ontology Workshop

http://krr.meraka.org.za/~aow2010

6th Australasian Ontology Workshop (AOW 2010)
                              7 December 2010
                       Held in Conjunction with the
23rd Australasian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AI2010)
                              Adelaide, Australia
                   http://krr.meraka.org.za/~aow2010

AOW 2010 is the sixth in a series of workshops on ontologies held
in the Australasian region.

For the second year running, AOW 2010 will have a best paper
award, with a prize of 0(AUD) being awarded to the
author(s) of the best paper.

The primary aim of the workshop is to bring together active researchers in
the broad area of ontologies. Topics of interest include, but are not
limited to:

- Ontology models and theories
- Ontologies and the Semantic Web
- Interoperability in ontologies
- Ontologies and Multi-agent systems
- Description logics for ontologies
- Reasoning with ontologies
- Ontology harvesting on the web
- Ontology of agents and actions
- Ontology visualisation
- Ontology engineering and management
- Ontology-based information extraction  and retrieval
- Ontology merging, alignment and integration
- Web ontology languages
- Formal concept analysis and ontologies
- Ontologies for e-research
- Linking open data
- Significant ontology applications

The AOW 2010 proceedings will be published at a suitable
venue to be announced soon.

Authors of the best papers will be invited to submit
extended versions of their AOW 2010 papers as chapters in
a forthcoming Springer book.

Important Dates:
Paper submission deadline: 24 September 2010
Notification of acceptance/rejection: 22 October 2010
Camera-ready copies due: 12 November 2010
AOW 2010: 7 December 2010

Papers must be submitted via the EasyChair system at

http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=aow2010

Workshop Chairs:
Thomas Meyer
Meraka Institute, South Africa
tommie.meyer@meraka.org.za

Mehmet Orgun
Macquarie University
mehmet.orgun@mq.edu.au

Kerry Taylor
CSIRO ICT Centre
Kerry.Taylor@csiro.au


Program Committee (more names to be added):
Arina Britz (Meraka Institute, South Africa)
Werner Ceusters (SUNY Buffalo, USA)
Oscar Corcho (Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain)
Aurona Gerber (Meraka Institute, South Africa)
Dennis Hooijmaijers (University of South Australia, Australia)
Marijke Keet (Free University of Bolzano, Italy)
Kevin Lee (NICTA and UNSW, Australia)
Costas Mantratzis (University of Westminster, UK)
Lars Moench (University of Hagen, Germany)
Maurice Pagnucco (UNSW, Australia)
Markus Stumptner (University of South Australia, Australia)
Sergio Tessaris (Free University of Bolzano, Italy)
Ivan Varzinczak (Meraka Institute, South Africa)
Antoine Zimmermann (DERI, Ireland)