Event announcement: 1st Asian Autumn School on the Semantic Web (AASSW2007), Busan, South Korea, Nov 5-10, 2007

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Event announcement: 1st Asian Autumn School on the Semantic Web (AASSW2007), Busan, South Korea, Nov 5-10, 2007

Ilona Zaremba-2

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* 1st Asian Autumn School on the Semantic Web (AASSW2007)   *
* Semantic Web: principles, methods and tools                      *
* Jointly located with ISWC2007 and ASWC2007                       *
* Busan, South Korea, Nov 5-10, 2007 (http://aassw2007.org/)       *
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The 1st Asian Autumn School on the Semantic Web aims to teach its
attendees how to apply semantic technologies in their own projects
and environments. The school is targeted at young researchers and
other interested parties affiliated to academia or industry. It is
particularly our goal to bring together international experts in the
field and to invite the leading research groups in Korea to be part
of the program.

Course Topics
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Presentations by leading international experts in the field will
introduce the core technologies of the Semantic Web:

- Standard knowledge representation languages such as Resource
Description Framework (RDF) or Web Ontology Language (OWL), including
tools for exploiting their reasoning capabilities.
- Methodologies, methods and tools to build and manage ontologies.
- The current directions in Semantic Web Services, in particular the
Web Service Modeling Ontology (WSMO) and the related Web Service
Modeling Language (WSML) and Web Service Execution Environment (WSMX).

Tutorials, hands-on sessions and exercices
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Tutorials, hands-on sessions and exercises will provide additional
insights into the aforementioned topics and guide the students in
applying the  technologies in specific situations. These learning
modules will be complemented by invited talks which report on the
deployment of semantic technologies in real-world business scenarios,
handed over by representatives of well-known international companies.
The participants will be involved in projects, in which they will
develop prototypical Semantic Web applications in small teams on the
basis of a pre-defined scenario specification.

Co-located events
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The Asian Autumn School on the Semantic Web will be co-located with
the International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC2007) and Asian
Semantic Web Conference (ASWC2007) in Busan, Korea. It will take
place one week prior to these conferences.

Important Dates
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If you want to participate in AASSW2007, please register at
http://aassw2007.org/application/ and fill in the required information.
The deadline for submission is July, 31 and we will notify you by
August, 15. The successful applicants will be expected to pay the
registration fee, 500 euros, before September, 15. The fee covers all
tuition, teaching materials, hands-on sessions, use of computers,
room and board, from Sunday evening (November, 4) to Saturday lunch
(November, 10), an excursion, and a social dinner.

July, 31: Application deadline
August, 15: Notification of acceptance
August, 15: Registration opens
September, 15: Registration fee paid

November, 4: Arrival of participants
November, 5: First day of the Semantic Web school
November, 10: Last day of the Semantic Web school

Organizing Committee
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Elena Simperl, DERI Innsbruck
Ying Ding, DERI Innsbruck
Marco Ronchetti, University of Trento
Sung-Kook Han, DERI Korea

Invited Speakers and Tutors (to be completed)
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J├╝rgen Angele, Ontoprise GmbH
Paolo Bouquet, University of Trento
Oscar Corcho, University of Manchester
John Domingue, Open University
Dieter Fensel, DERI Innsbruck
Fausto Giunchiglia, University of Trento
Peter Haase, Institute AIFB, University of Karlsruhe
Michael Kerrigan, DERI Innsbruck
Elena Simperl, DERI Innsbruck
Denny Vrandecic, Institute AIFB, University of Karlsruhe
Michal Zaremba, DERI Innsbruck
Vilas Wuwongse, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand

Sponsoring
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The Asian School on the Semantic Web is supported by the EASTWEB
project (http://latemar.science.unitn.it/EASTWEB). A limited amount
of fellowships is available for Asian students. The fellowships cover
the school's fees. Interested students should apply sending their CV
per email to Marco Ronchetti at marco.ronchetti at unitn.it by July,
31, and will be notified by August, 10.

Contact
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For any further information, please visit http://aassw2007.org/ or
send an email to Elena Simperl at elena.simperl at deri.at.


Ilona Zaremba
DERI Innsbruck
University of Innsbruck
Technikerstrasse 21a
A-6020 Innsbruck
Tel.: +43/512/507/6427
Fax +43/512/507/9872
E-mail: [hidden email]