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LDOW 2010 : Linked Data on the Web (LDOW2010) Workshop at WWW2010


When Apr 27, 2010 - Apr 27, 2010
Where Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
Submission Deadline Feb 15, 2010
Notification Due Mar 8, 2010
Final Version Due Mar 21, 2010
Categories    semanticweb   linkeddata

Call For Papers

Linked Data on the Web (LDOW2010) Workshop at WWW2010


April 27th, 2010, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA



The Web is increasingly understood as a global information space
consisting not just of linked documents, but also of linked data. More
than just a vision, the resulting Web of Data has been brought into
being by the maturing of the Semantic Web technology stack, and by the
publication of large datasets according to the principles of Linked
Data. To date, the Web of Data has grown to a size of roughly 13.1
billion RDF triples, with contributions coming increasingly from
companies, government and public sector projects, as well as from
individual Web enthusiasts. In addition to publishing and interlinking
datasets, there is intensive work on Linked Data browsers, Web of Data
search engines and other applications that consume Linked Data from
the Web.

LDOW2010 follows the successful LDOW2008 workshop at WWW2008 in
Beijing and the LDOW2009 workshop at WWW2009 in Madrid. As the
publication of Linked Data on the Web continues apace, the need
becomes more pressing for principled research in the areas of user
interfaces for the Web of Data as well as on issues of quality, trust
and provenance in Linked Data. We also expect to see a number of
submissions related to current areas of high Linked Data activity,
such as government transparency, life sciences and the media industry.
The goal of this workshop is to provide a forum for exposing high
quality, novel research and applications in these (and related) areas.
In addition, by bringing together researchers in this field, we expect
the event to further shape the ongoing Linked Data research agenda.


Topics of Interest

Topics of interest for the workshop include, but are not limited to,
the following:

1. Linked Data Application Architectures
* crawling, caching and querying Linked Data
* dataset dynamics and synchronization
* Linked Data mining

2. Data Linking and Data Fusion
* linking algorithms and heuristics, identity resolution
* Web data integration and data fusion
* link maintanance
* performance of linking infrastructures/algorithms on Web data

3. Quality, Trust and Provenance in Linked Data
* tracking provenance and usage of Linked Data
* evaluating quality and trustworthiness of Linked Data
* profiling of Linked Data sources

4. User Interfaces for the Web of Data
* approaches to visualizing and interacting with distributed Web data
* Linked Data browsers and search engines

5. Data Publishing
* tools for publishing large data sources as Linked Data on the Web
(e.g. relational databases, XML repositories)
* embedding data into classic Web documents (e.g. RDFa, Microformats)
* describing data on the Web (e.g. VoiD, Semantic Site Map)
* licensing issues in Linked Data publishing

6. Business models for Linked Data publishing and consumption



We seek three kinds of submissions:

1. Full technical papers: up to 10 pages in ACM format
2. Short technical and position papers: up to 5 pages in ACM format
3. Demo description: up to 2 pages in ACM format

Submissions must be formatted using the WWW2010 templates available at

Submissions will be peer reviewed by three independent reviewers.
Accepted papers will be presented at the workshop and included in the
workshop proceedings.

Please submit your paper via EasyChair at


Important Dates

Submission deadline: 15th February 2010, 23.59 Hawaii time
Notification of acceptance: 8th March 2010
Camera-ready versions of accepted papers: 21st March 2010
Workshop date: 27th or 28th April 2010


Organising Committee

Christian Bizer, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
Tom Heath, Talis Information Ltd, UK
Tim Berners-Lee, MIT CSAIL, USA
Michael Hausenblas, DERI, NUI Galway, Ireland


Programme Committee

Alexandre Passant, DERI, NUI Galway, Ireland
Andreas Langegger, University of Linz, Austria
Andy Seaborne, Talis Information Ltd, UK
Axel Polleres, DERI, NUI Galway, Ireland
Bernhard Schandl, University of Vienna, Austria
Christopher Brewster, Aston Business School, UK
Dave Reynolds, Epimorphics Ltd, UK
David Huynh, MetaWeb, USA
David Peterson, Boab Interactive, Australia
Denny Vrandecic, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
Ed Summers, Library of Congress, USA
Erik Wilde, School of Information UC Berkeley, USA
Felix Naumann, Hasso-Plattner-Institut Potsdam, Germany
Georgi Kobilarov, Uberblic Labs, Germany
Gong Cheng, Southeast University, China
Gregory Williams, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
Harith Alani, KMi, The Open University, UK
Harry Halpin, University of Edinburgh, UK
Herbert Van de Sompel, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
Hugh Glaser, University of Southampton, UK
Ian Davis, Talis Information Ltd, UK
Ian Millard, University of Southampton, UK
Ivan Herman, World Wide Web Consortium, USA
Jeni Tennison, Jeni Tennison Consulting Ltd., UK
Jonathan Gray, Open Knowledge Foundation, UK
Joshua Tauberer, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Juan Sequeda, UT Austin, USA
Jun Zhao, Oxford University, UK
Kai-Uwe Sattler, University of Ilmenau, Germany
Knud Moeller, DERI Galway, Ireland
Leigh Dodds, Talis Information Ltd, UK
Li Ding, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
Mariano Consens, University of Toronto, Canada
Martin Hepp, Universität der Bundeswehr München, Germany
Mathieu d'Aquin, KMi, The Open University, UK
Matthew Rowe, University of Sheffield,
Michael Bergman, Structured Dynamics, USA
Michiel Hildebrand, CWI, Netherlands
Mischa Tuffield, Garlik, UK
Nick Humfrey, BBC, UK
Nigel Shadbolt, University of Southampton, UK
Oktie Hassanzadeh, University of Toronto, Canada
Olaf Hartig, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany
Orri Erling, OpenLink Software, Netherlands
Patrick Sinclair, BBC, UK
Paul Miller, Cloud of Data, UK
Peter Ansell, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Raphael Troncy, EURECOM, France
Richard Cyganiak, DERI, NUI Galway, Ireland
Rob Styles, Talis Information Ltd, UK
Sean Bechhofer, University of Manchester, UK
Simon Schenk, University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany
Soeren Auer, University of Leipzig, Germany
Susie Stephens, Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development, USA
Vinay Chaudhri, SRI International, USA
York Sure, GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, Germany
Yuzhong Qu, Nanjing University, China
Yves Raimond, BBC, UK



For further information about the workshop, please contact the
workshops chairs at ldow2010 [at] events [dot linkeddata [dot] org


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