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JIST 2016 : The 6th Joint International Semantic Technology Conference: Research Track


When Nov 2, 2016 - Nov 4, 2016
Where Singapore
Abstract Registration Due Jul 22, 2016
Submission Deadline Jul 29, 2016
Notification Due Sep 15, 2016
Final Version Due Sep 25, 2016
Categories    computer science   semantic web   linked data   knowledge graph

Call For Papers


The 6th Joint International Semantic Technology Conference (JIST 2016)

November 2-4, 2016 (Wed-Fri)

Recommendation to SCI Journals

The best (candidate) papers of JIST2015 will be invited to present at the Meet the Editor session of SCI indexed journals, including International Journal on Semantic Web and Information Systems (IJSWIS). More journals will be added soon.

The mission of the Joint International Semantic Technology Conference (JIST) is to bring together researchers in Semantic Technology research community and other areas of semantic related technologies to present their innovative research results or novel applications of semantic technologies.

JIST 2016 research track solicits submissions of original research work on semantic technologies and vocabularies.


* Topics of Interest for Regular Technical Sessions

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

** Ontology and Reasoning

- Ontology modeling, reuse, extraction, and evolution

- Ontology mapping, merging, and alignment

- Ontology evaluation

- Searching and ranking ontologies

- Reasoning over Semantic Web data

- New formalisms (such as probabilistic approaches)

- Lightweight semantics (linked data, microformats, etc.)

** Knowledge Graph

- Generation of knowledge graph

- Relation extraction, prediction in knowledge graph

- Schema induction for knowledge graph

- Evolution of knowledge graph

** Management of Semantic Web Data

- Languages, tools, and methodologies for Semantic Web data

- Database, IR, and AI technologies for Semantic Web data

- Robust and scalable knowledge management and reasoning on the Web

- Machine learning and information extraction on the Web

- Cleaning, assurance, and provenance of Semantic Web data, services, and processes

** Linked Data

- Publication of Linked Data

- Consumption of Linked Data

- Reasoning with Linked Data

- Search, query, integration, and analysis on Linked Data

- Integration and mash-up of Linked Data

- Mining of Linked Data

** Big Data and Semantics

- Ontology engineering for big data

- Ontology based data integration

- Big data verification using semantics

- Mapping big data and ontology

** Social Semantic Web

- Semantics for social media data

- Social network analysis with Semantic Web Technologies

- Querying, mining and analysis of social semantic data

- Semantic Web technologies for collaboration and cooperation

- Representing and reasoning about trust, privacy, and security

- Emergent semantics of social networks

- Semantics for sentiment/opinion analysis

** Semantics and NLP

- Semantic Text Analysis

- Pragmatic and Discourse Analysis

- Syntactic and Semantic Mapping

- Automatic Annotation

** Semantic Multimedia

- Semantic multimedia metadata, ontology and management

- Multimedia content analysis and processing

- Multimedia-enriched Semantic Web

- Semantic annotations and recommendations

** Novel applications of the Semantic Web

- Semantic Web for desktops or personal information management

- Semantic Web for multimedia, sensors, and situational awareness

- Semantic Web for P2P, services, agents, grids, and middleware

- Semantic Web for software and systems engineering

- Mobile Semantic Web

- Interface for Semantic Web

* Submission

Submissions to JIST 2016 research track should describe original, significant research on semantic technologies. Submissions to JIST 2016 are expected to present their claimed contribution, with clear evidence to support their claims. All submissions will be critically reviewed by at least three members of the program committee. To assess submissions, reviewers will judge their relevance to semantic technologies, their originality, the technical soundness of their proposed approach and the readability of the submission. JIST 2016 submissions are not anonymous.

JIST 2016 will not accept submissions that are under review for or have already been published in or accepted for publication in a journal or another conference. Submissions must be in PDF format, using the style of the Springer Publications format for Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS). Submissions must be no longer than *16* pages for the TECHNICAL TRACK. Submissions that exceed this limit may be rejected without review.

Accepted papers will be published in an LNCS proceedings. At least one author of each accepted paper must register for the conference and present the paper there.

Papers can be submitted electronically via Please select the research track when you submit your paper(s).

Important Dates

- Abstract submission: 23:59 (Hawaii Time), July 8, 2016

- Full paper submission: 23:59 (Hawaii Time), July 15, 2016

- Notification of Acceptance: September 15, 2016

- Camera-ready Deadline: September 25, 2016

- Conference: November 2-4, 2016

General Chairs

- Jin Song Dong, National University of Singapore, Singapore

- Grigoris Antoniou, University of Huddersfield, UK

Program Chairs

- Yuan-Fang Li, Monash University, Australia

- Wei Hu, Nanjing University, China

Organized by: JIST Steering Committee

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