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Inderscience IJKWI Special Issue 2010 : Call for Journal Articles: Inderscience Special Issue on Semantic Digital Library

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Submission Deadline Sep 15, 2010
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Categories    knowledge engineering   digital libraries   semantic computing   metadata standards
 

Call For Papers

International Journal of Knowledge and Web Intelligence (IJKWI)

Call For papers

Special Issue on: "Semantic Digital Library"



Guest Editors:
Dr. Asanee Kawtrakul, NECTEC/Kasetsart University, Thailand
Dr. Ard Prasad, Documentation Research and Training Centre (DRTC), India
Dr. S. R. Balasundaram, National Institute of Technology, India
Prof. Rajkumar Kannan, Bishop Heber College (Autonomous), India
Prof. Frederic Andres, National Institute of Informatics, Japan



Digital libraries focus on storing and organizing digital objects according to various scopes and facets. Intelligent access to these objects are provided through metadata/semantic-based or content-based search engine according to users’ requirements. Semantic services enhance the organization of digital objects to facilitate their access, the exploitation of their structure and meaning for both humans and machines. Semantic digital libraries require database management systems for the handling of structured data, taking into consideration the models used to represent semantics. To foster the realization of the semantic digital library, metadata models, ontology models, and query languages have been combined to realize digital library services.

However, technologies for semantic digital libraries such as database engines, RDF data store, topic maps servers, SPARQL queries, and RDFS/OWL ontologies and folksonomies often appear to be immature. Solid semantic management layer concepts, architectures, and tools are important to everyone in the semantic digital library ecosystem, and creating them requires a strong community, with a critical mass of involvement. This special issue focuses on two main issues:

the evolution of semantic digital libraries as a knowledge environment with digital library services and
semantic digital libraries for improving user experiences.
The goal of the special issue is to bring out the best practices, current research and promising trends in the semantic digital library.


Subject Coverage


Papers may address issues along general themes, which include but are not limited to the following:

Semantic digital library information visualisation
Multilingual multimedia content management
Search, retrieval and browsing interfaces to all forms of multilingual digital content
Managing collaborative semantic digital library collections
Cultural heritage semantic preservation
Natural interaction of users with the semantic digital library
Case studies of user needs and behaviours, and user experiences
Novel semantic digital library content and use environments
Semantic digital library open access publishing and copyright management
Social networking and semantic digital library Systems
Notes for Prospective Authors


Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. (N.B. Conference papers may only be submitted if the paper was not originally copyrighted and if it has been completely re-written).

All papers are refereed through a peer review process. A guide for authors, sample copies and other relevant information for submitting papers are available on the Author Guidelines page



Important Dates


Manuscript due: 15 September, 2010

Notification of acceptance: 15 November, 2010

Revised paper due: 15 December, 2010

Submission of final revised paper: 30 December, 2010


Editors and Notes


You may send one copy in the form of an MS Word file attached to an e-mail (details in Author Guidelines) to one the following:


Dr. Asanee Kawtrakul
NECTEC/Kasetsart University
Thailand
Email: asanee_naist@yahoo.com

Dr. Ard Prasad
Documentation Research and Training Centre (DRTC)
Bangalore
India
Email: ardprasad@gmail.com

Dr. S. R. Balasundaram
National Institute of Technology
Tiruchirappalli
India
Email: blsundar@nitt.edu

Prof. Rajkumar Kannan
Bishop Heber College (Autonomous)
Department of Computer Science
Tiruchirappalli
India
Email: rajkumar@bhc.edu.in

Prof. Frederic Andres
CVCE, Luxembourg, and
National Institute of Informatics
Tokyo
Japan
Email: andres@nii.ac.jp

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