5th Workshop on Semantic Web Applications and Perspectives (SWAP 2008) FAO-UN, Roma, Italy 15-17 December 2008 http://swapconf.it/2008/
============ NEW DEADLINE ==============
October 23rd (Hawaii time) - Paper Submission
============ INVITED SPEAKER ============
Dan BRICKLEY (FOAF project)
"Semantic Web technologies: where next?"
Date: December 16th
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 23rd (Hawaii time) - Paper Submission November 21st - Notifications November 27th (Hawaii time) - Camera Ready December 15th - Tutorial Day December 16-17 - SWAP 2008
* 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), * University of Trento.
General Chairs Aldo Gangemi (ISTC-CNR) Johannes Keizer (FAO-UN)
Program Chairs Valentina Presutti (ISTC-CNR) Heiko Stoermer (Università di Trento)