[DL] Deadline extension: Diversity++ 2015 - workshop at @ISWC2015

Claudia d'Amato claudia.damato at uniba.it
Wed Jul 1 09:53:29 CEST 2015


Diversity++ workshop co-located with the 14th International Semantic Web Conference, ISWC 2015 in 
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA

Workshop website: http://dase.cs.wright.edu/activities/diversity2015


*******Submission deadline: July 8, 2015 (extended)*******



Objectives
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Semantic Web technologies are used in many diverse domains. Mainstream applications of Semantic 
Technologies now include Bioinformatics and healthcare with Smart cities an up and coming domain. 
Domains such as oceanography, astronomy, finance, and law utilize Semantic Technologies, but are 
generally under-represented in the broader Semantic Web community. This workshop aims at bridging 
this gap and leading to more widespread adoption of Semantic Web principles.



Topics of Interest
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The primary aim of the workshop is to discuss non-regular, underrepresented and diverse topics 
related to the Semantic Web domain including work-in-progress, feasible ideas, failures and lessons 
learned. This covers a broad spectrum of topics across multiple disciplines. Some examples include, 
but are definitely not limited to the following.

1) Inter-disciplinary research (combination of Semantic Web technologies and other Science) in 
unconventional domains.
	a) Experimental, non-traditional application of mathematics, machine learning, or information 
retrieval in Semantic Web context.
	b) Semantic Web applications in non-regular fields such as astronomy, geosciences, music, law, 
finance etc.
	
2) Development of vocabulary and models in the context of Semantic Web for unconventional domains.
	a) Quantitative measurements and statistical analysis of Semantic Web systems and models including 
Markov Chain models, UML etc.
	b) Integration of probabilistic and ontological models for knowledge discovery
	
3) Position papers and research agendas for the injection of Semantic Web technologies in other 
domains (e.g. soft sciences and the liberal arts)


Submission Information
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Contributions are solicited in the form of short papers (4 pages) and long papers (12 pages) in LNCS 
format. All contributions should be prepared in PDF format and should be submitted through the 
workshop submission site at https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=diversity2015.



Important dates
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Paper submission deadline: July 8, 2015 (23:59 Hawaii time)
Paper notification: August 5, 2015
Camera ready copy: August 19, 2015
Workshop: October 12, 2015


Organization
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Claudia d'Amato, University of Bari, Italy
Freddy Lécué, IBM Research, Ireland
Raghava Mutharaju, Wright State University, USA
Thomas Narock, Marymount University, USA
Fabien Wirth, University of Passau, Germany



Program Committee
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Marshall Ma, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
Adam Shepherd, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA
Stefan Brüggemann, Airbus Defence and Space, Germany
Derek Doran, Wright State University, USA
Ramakanth Kavuluru, University of Kentucky, USA
Jeff Z. Pan, The University of Aberdeen, UK
Natalia Diaz Rodriguez, √Öbo Akademi University, Finland
Pompeu Casanovas, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
Andreas Thalhammer, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
Rinke Hoekstra, Vrije University Amsterdam, Netherland
Anna Lisa Gentile, The University of Sheffield, UK
Srikanth Cherla, City University, UK
Vinay Chaudhri, SRI International, USA
Randy Cogill, IBM Research, Ireland
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