I-SEMANTICS: International Conference on Semantic Systems



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Event When Where Deadline
I-SEMANTICS 2013 9th International Conference on Semantic Systems
Sep 4, 2013 - Sep 6, 2013 Graz, Austria Apr 1, 2013 (Mar 25, 2013)
I-Semantics 2011 7th International Conference on Semantic Systems
Sep 7, 2011 - Sep 9, 2011 Graz, Austria Apr 30, 2011
I-Semantics 2010 6th International Conference on Semantic Systems
Sep 1, 2010 - Sep 3, 2010 Graz, Austria Mar 8, 2010
I-SEMANTICS 2009 I-Semantics 2009: International Conference on Semantic Systems
Sep 2, 2009 - Sep 4, 2009 Graz, Austria Apr 6, 2009
I-Semantics 2008 I-Semantics 2008: International Conference on Semantic Systems
Sep 3, 2008 - Sep 5, 2008 Graz, Steiermark, Austria Apr 14, 2008

Present CFP : 2013

9th International Conference on Semantic Systems
Graz, Austria, 4 - 6 September 2013

Announcement of 6th Linked Data Cup

Latest News:
- We are happy to announce Yves Raimond from BBC as one of this year's
Key Note Speakers
- I-SEMANTICS proceedings published by ACM ICPS

Important Dates (Research & Application & Challenge Papers)
- Abstract Submission Deadline: March 25, 2013
- Paper Submission Deadline: April 1, 2013
- Notification of Acceptance: May 3, 2013
- Camera-Ready Paper: June 10, 2013

Important Dates (Posters & Demo Papers & PhD Track)
- Submission Deadline: May 10, 2013
- Notification of Acceptance: June 17, 2013
- Camera Ready Paper: July 18, 2013

Hashtag for I-SEMANTICS 2013: #isem2013

I-SEMANTICS 2013 (www.i-semantics.at) is the
9th International Conference on Semantic Systems. The conference brings
together both researchers and practitioners in the areas of Semantic
Technologies, Linked Data and the Semantic Web in order to showcase cutting
edge research, demonstrators and applications for the Corporate and Social
Semantic Web. I-SEMANTICS 2013 will also hold the "I-CHALLENGE",
which brings to you the 6th Linked Data Cup (formerly Triplification
Challenge), the Best Paper Award and the Best Poster Award. In order to
foster synergies among the research fields of knowledge discovery, social
computing, and semantic technologies I-SEMANTICS Conference will be held
together with the I-KNOW Conference, the 13th International Conference on
Knowledge Technologies (http://www.i-know.at/).

As a conference aiming to bring together science and industry, I-SEMANTICS
encourages scientific research and application-oriented contributions in the
field of Semantic Technologies, Semantic Web and Linked Data. The topics of
interest for this year's conference include but are not limited to:

- Large scale triplification and processing of data
- Vocabularies, taxonomies and schemas for the web of data
- Querying, searching and browsing over the web of data
- Data integration and interlinking for the web of data
- Location-based services and mobile semantic applications
- User interaction and innovative visualizations for the web of data
- Reasoning over the web of data
- (Mashup) applications utilizing (large scale) linked data resources
- Recommender systems making use of the web of data
- Integrating microposts into the web of data
- Linked enterprise data and (open) linked government data
- Linked sensor data and machine-to-machine communication

- Provenance information for the web of data
- Large scale ontology inspection, maintenance and repair
- Co-reference detection and dataset reconciliation
- Quality analysis and metrics for the web of data
- Trust, privacy and security in semantic web applications

- Corporate thesauri, business vocabularies, ontologies and rules
- Semantic business, e-commerce and m-commerce systems
- Semantic procurement for enterprises and governments
- Semantics, pragmatics and semiotics in organizations
- Enterprise trust and reputation management
- Organisational issues in the deployment and application of semantic

- Enriching social web data and information with semantics and
linked data
- Semantically-enabled social platforms and applications
- Users as virtual and physical sensors and devices for a ubiquitous
social semantic web
- Semantic based personalization, as e.g. for recommendations, social
navigation, collaborative search, social filtering, etc
- Reality augmented by the social semantic web
- Querying, mining and analysis of social semantic web data and
- Representing and reasoning with uncertainty, provenance, trust in
social web data
- Ethical issues related to the use of user generated content &
linked data

- Collaborative ontology engineering
- Ontology modularity, alignment and merging
- Ontology design patterns and life cycle management
- Ontology learning and knowledge acquisition
- Semantic annotation and tagging
- Making sense of microposts
- Semantic content management systems

- Semantic-driven multimedia applications
- Multimedia ontologies and infrastructures
- Content-based semantic multimedia analysis and data mining
- Semantic-driven multimedia indexing and retrieval
- Named entity recognition and disambiguation in multimedia documents
- Human-computer interfaces and visualization for multimedia data

- Case studies of and benchmarks in semantic systems usage
- Evaluation perspectives, methods and semantic web research
- Technology assessment and acceptance/reactance research
- Usability and user interaction with semantic technologies
- Case studies with clear lessons learned or evaluations

- Economic foundations of data assets, markets and data crowd sourcing
- Business and governance models for data commerce
- Production principles and measures of data creation, curation and
- Business models and economic impacts of Linked (Enterprise) Data
and/or large scale semantic systems
- Case studies for sector-specific data strategies

I-SEMANTICS Submission Information
All accepted full papers and short papers of I-SEMANTICS 2013 will be
published in the digital library of the ACM ICP Series under the ISBN-No.:
Please note: Poster and Demo papers are planned to be
published at CEUR-WS again.

Research / application papers
Research papers report on novel research and/or applications relevant to the
topics of the conference. Submissions must be original and must not have
been submitted for publication elsewhere. The number of pages of research
papers is limited to 8 pages for full papers and 4 pages for short papers
including references and an optional appendix.

Full and short papers should follow the ACM ICPS guidelines for formatting
(http://www.acm.org/sigs/publications/proceedings-templates) and must be
submitted via the online submission system available at the conference
website as PDF documents (other formats will not be accepted). For the
camera-ready version, we will also need the source files (Latex, Word
Perfect, Word).

Important dates (Research & Application & Challenge Papers)
- Abstract Submission Deadline: March 25, 2013
- Paper Submission Deadline: April 1, 2013
- Notification of Acceptance: May 3, 2013
- Camera-Ready Paper: June 10, 2013

Posters, demo & PhD track
The Posters & Demonstrations Track and the PhD Track offer an opportunity to
present late-breaking research results, smaller contributions, and
innovative work in progress.

The informal setting of the Posters & Demonstrations Track encourages
presenters and participants to engage in discussions about the presented
work. Such discussions can be invaluable inputs for the future work of the
presenters, while offering conference participants an effective way to
broaden their knowledge of the emerging research trends and to network with
other researchers. Poster and demo submissions should consist of a paper of
3-4 pages that describes the work and its contribution to the
field. Submissions to this track must be in the Springer LNCS format
(http://www.springer.com/computer/lncs/lncs+authors), i.e. please do NOT use
the ACM template here.

The objective of the PhD Track is to provide doctoral students with a forum
to present and discuss their research projects with experienced researchers
(mentors) and fellow students. It addresses PhD students at an
early stage of their doctoral studies, who want to receive feedback from
internationally recognized researchers. Ideally, participants will have a
well-defined problem statement and precise questions to discuss with their
mentor. Applicants should be PhD students (from any country), conducting
ongoing research in the areas of semantic technologies, Linked Data and the
Semantic Web.

PhD Track submissions should consist of up to 1.500 words and contain
the following:
- Name, affiliation and contact details of the PhD student
- Name(s) of the supervisor(s)
- Summary of the research project, including:
- Problem: research questions, motivation, state of the art and
relevance for the fields of Semantic Technologies, Linked Data and
Semantic Web
- Approach: (planned) approach and methodology
- Current status / timeline: current status of the work and any
results that have already been reached plus outlook to future work
- A list of key questions that the PhD student wants to discuss during
the event

Submissions will be reviewed by experienced researchers; each submission
will receive detailed feedback. The program committee will select
participants who will give a short presentation about their research project
during the I-SEMANTICS PhD Track. Main focus of the event is on discussion,
support and solving open questions.

Important dates (Posters & Demo Papers & PhD Track)
- Submission Deadline: May 10, 2013
- Notification of Acceptance: June 17, 2013
- Camera Ready Paper: July 18, 2013

For the second time in 2013 we will bring to you the I-CHALLENGE, consisting
of the Best Research/Application Paper Award, the Best Poster Award and the
Linked Data Cup. While the best paper will be selected by the program
committee, the Best Poster will be voted by the conference audience via
online voting. (Please expect more details for all the Best Paper Awards in
the weeks to come.)
Information on the Linked Data Cup will be available soon.

Scientific Chair
- Harald Sack (Hasso-Plattner-Institute for IT Systems
Engineering, Germany)

Program Chairs
- Eva Blomqvist (LinkÃping University, Seden)
- Tommaso Di Noia (Technical University of Bari, Italy)
- Marta Sabou (MODUL University Vienna, Austria)

Track Chairs
- JÃrg Waitelonis (Hasso-Plattner-Institute for IT Systems Engineering)
- Thomas Thurner (Semantic Web Company, Austria)
- PhD Track Chair: to be announced
- Posters & Demos Chair: Steffen Lohmann (University of Stuttgart, Germany)

Industry Chair
- Andreas Blumauer (Semantic Web Company, Austria)

Conference Chair
- Tassilo Pellegrini (University of Applied Sciences St. Plten, Austria)

Program Committee
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