[DL] [CFP]2nd Call for Paper - AAAI'07 Workshop on Semantic e-Science (SeS'07)

Yimin Wang iamwym at gmail.com
Thu Feb 15 17:59:09 CET 2007

[apologize for cross-posting]

AAAI2007's Workshop on Semantic e-Science (SeS07)
23 July, 2007, Vancouver, Canada, co-located with AAAI'07

Call for Papers

Semantic technologies have been gaining momentum in various e-Science areas.
For example, W3C has established a new interest group for semantic web
health care and life science. Hence, there is an urgent need for
semantics-based methodologies, tools, middleware to facilitate scientific
knowledge modeling, logical-based hypothesis checking, semantic data
integration and application composition, integrated knowledge discovery and
data analyzing for different e-Science applications.

Partially influenced by the Artificial Intelligence community, the Semantic
Web researchers have largely focused on formal aspects of semantic
representation languages or general-purpose semantic application
development, with inadequate consideration of requirements from specific
science areas. On the other hand, general science researchers are growing
ever more dependent on the web, but they have no coherent agenda for
exploring the emerging trends on the semantic web technologies. Advances in
e-science infrastructure and e-science applications based on the semantic
technologies and related knowledge-based approaches calls for increased
interaction among these disparate communities.

Following the success of SeS2006 (
http://km.aifb.uni-karlsruhe.de/ws/SeS2006/), SeS2007 aims to provide an
inter-disciplinary forum for researchers from both the Semantic Web
community, and general science communities including the life science
community. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Semantic e-Science Foundations:

   - Knowledge Representation for e-Science
   - Ontology Engineering for e-Science
   - Knowledge Integration for e-Science
   - Knowledge Management for e-Science
   - Semantic Data Integration
   - Semantic Web Services
   - e-Science Process Management
   - Semantic Infrastructure and Architecture for e-Science
   - Semantic Grid Middleware
   - Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery

Semantic Web Applications and Ontologies for:

   - Semantic Web for Health Care and Life Science
   - Semantic Web for Biomedical informatics
   - Semantic Web for System and Integrated Biology
   - Semantic Web for Translational Medicine
   - Semantic Web for Materials Informatics
   - Semantic Web for Geography, Environment and Climate
   - Semantic Web for Chemistry, Physics and Mechanics
   - Semantic Web and Digital Libraries and Scientific Publication

Submission and Proceedings

 We invite academic/industrial researchers and practitioners to submit
original research papers, well-written surveys, or papers describing
deployed systems to the workshop. The papers must not exceed 8 pages in
length including references and should be prepared using the AAAI formatting
guidelines. The papers should be submitted by using the paper submission
system at http://www.easychair.org/SeS2007AAAI2007/ no later than March
27,2007. Each paper will be reviewed by at least 2 members of the PC.
Authors of accepted papers will be required to submit final camera-ready
copy to the organizers on May 15,2007.

The workshop proceeding will be published and distributed by AAAI. All
accepted papers will be included in the AAAI Digital Library, as in the case
of SeS2006, we are organizing journal special issues for extended versions
of selected high-quality work.

 Important Dates

   - Submission deadline: March 27, 2007
   - Notification date: April 25, 2007
   - Author accepted paper submission deadline: May 15, 2007
   - Workshop date: July 23,2007 (to be settled)

Workshop Organizing Committee

Huajun Chen
College of Computer Science, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, 310027, CN
Yale Center for Medical Informatics, Yale University, CT 06520-8009, USA
huajunsir at zju.edu.cn

 Yimin Wang
Institute AIFB, University of Karlsruhe, 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany
ywa at aifb.uni-karlsruhe.de

 Kei Cheung
Yale Center for Medical Informatics, Yale University, CT 06520-8009, USA
kei.cheung at yale.edu

 Zhaohui Wu
College of Computer Science, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, 310027, CN
wzh at zju.edu.cn

Workshop Program Committee

Christopher Baker, Institute for Infocomm Research (I²R), Singapore
Dejing Dou, University of Oregon, USA
Peter Fox, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA
Mathieu d'Aquin, Open University, UK
Li Ding, Stanford University, USA
Helen Chen, Agfa Healthcare, USA
William Cheng, Hong Kong Baptist University, CN HK
George M. Garrity, Michigan State University
Peter Haase, University of Karlsruhe, Germany
Volker Haarselv, Concordia University, Canada
Vasant Honavar, Iowa State University, USA
Marta Iglesias, FAO, United Nations
Vipul Kashyap, Partners HealthCare System, Inc., USA
Jacek Kitowski, AGH University of Sci. and Tech., Poland
Joanne Luciano, Harvard University, USA
Natalia Maltsev, Argonne National Laboratory, USA
John F. Madden, Duke University Medical Cente, USA
Peter Mork, MITRE Corporation, USA
Jeff Pan, University of Aberdeen, UK
Young-Tack Park, Soongsil University, Korea
Alan Ruttenburg, Millennium Pharmaceuticals, USA
Nigel Shadbolt, University of Southampton, UK
Nigam Shah, Stanford University, USA
Robert Stevens, University of Manchester, UK
Heiner Stuckenschmidt, University of Mannheim, Germany
York Sure, University of Karlsruhe, Germany
Hai Wang, University of Southampton, UK
Takahira Yamaguchi, Keio University, Japan
Sumi Yoshikawa, Tokyo Institue of Technology, Japan
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