[DL] [OWLED 2015] Call For Participation!!!

Mauro Dragoni dragoni at fbk.eu
Tue Sep 29 21:51:58 CEST 2015

CALL FOR PAPER: 12th OWL: Experiences and Directions Workshop (OWLED)
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania (USA), October 9th - 10th, 2015 co-located with
ISWC 2015

OWLED is now also a Community Group at the W3C. Everyone is invited to
participate: http://www.w3.org/community/owled/


The aim of the OWL: Experiences and Directions Workshop (OWLED) is to
establish an international forum for the OWL community, where practitioners
in industry and academia, tool developers, and others interested in OWL can
describe real and potential applications, share experiences and discuss
requirements for language extensions/modifications.

OWL has become the representational model of choice for supporting
interoperability in many industries. With its rise in popularity, as well
as the number of publicly available ontologies, it becomes important to
focus on the processes by which ontologies can be engineered through reuse.

In this edition of OWLED we aim to bridge the gap between ontology
engineering practices and software engineering, where reuse is common
practice, and we welcome submissions of papers describing reuse methods
employed throughout the ontology development cycle; modeling /
terminological decisions, alignment and comparison between ontologies, how
ontologies are stored, versioned, distributed, and consumed over the Web.
As with previous editions, we also welcome proposals for improving the OWL
This year we also have a special ontology track, with submissions of
ontologies that present interesting modelling problems or that can generate
challenging tasks with respect to OWLED topics (e.g., ontologies that are
challenging for reasoners to handle).

Registration can be done at the following link:


=== Friday, 9th of October 2015 ===

8:30am – Breakfast / registration on site

9:15am – 9:30am – Opening

– Simon Spero. Time And Relative Dimensions In Semantics: Is OWL Bigger On
The Inside?
– Adila A. Krisnadhi, Pascal Hitzler and Krzysztof Janowicz. On
capabilities and limitations of OWL regarding typecasting and ontology
design pattern views

10:30am – 11:00am – Coffee Break

11:00am – 12:00am – SESSION 2: ONTOLOGY I
– Laura M. Daniele, Frank Den Hartog and Jasper Roes. How to Keep a
Reference Ontology Relevant to the Industry: a Case Study from the Smart
– Agnieszka Lawrynowicz and Ilona Ławniczak. Towards a Core Ontology of
Occupational Safety and Health

12:00pm – 1:00pm – Lunch Buffet

1:00pm – 2:00pm – KEYNOTE 1 – James Hendler. Beyond OWL: Real-world
challenges for ontologies on the Web

– Luke Slater, Miguel Angel Garcia, Keiron O’Shea, Paul Schofield, Georgios
Gkoutos and Robert Hoehndorf. Experiences with Aber-OWL, an ontology
repository with OWL EL reasoning
– Alessandro Seganti, Pawel Kapłanski and Pawel Zarzycki. Collaborative
editing of Ontologies using Fluent Editor and Ontorion
– Matthew Horridge and Mark Musen. Snap-SPARQL: A Java Framework for
working with SPARQL and OWL

3:00pm – 3:30pm – Coffee Break

3:30pm – 5:10pm – SESSION 4: ONTOLOGY II
– Mauro Dragoni, Paolo Busetta, Chiara Ghidini, Mauro Fruet and Matteo
Pedrotti. An Ontology For Supporting The Evolution of Virtual Reality
– Perrine Pittet and Jerome Barthelemy. An Application Ontology to Help
Users of a Geo-decision Software Understanding their Data
– Larisa Soldatova, Pance Panov and Saso Dzeroski. Ontology Engineering:
>From an Art to a Craft – The Case of the Data Mining Ontologies
– Raul Palma, Tomas Reznik, Miguel Esbri, Karel Charvat and Cezary Mazurek.
An INSPIRE-based vocabulary for the publication of Agricultural Linked Data

5:10pm – 5:50pm – Special Session on VOWL: Steffen Lohmann, Florian Haag
and Stefan Negru. Towards a Visual Notation for OWL: A Short Summary of VOWL

5:50pm – 6:00pm – Discussion / announcements

=== Saturday, 10th of October 2015 ===

8:30am – Breakfast / registration on site

9:00am – 10:15am – SESSION 4: REASONING
– Tahani Alsubait, Bijan Parsia and Uli Sattler. A similarity based
approach to omission finding in ontologies
– Doerthe Arndt, Ben De Meester, Pieter Bonte, Jeroen Schaballie, Jabran
Bhatti, Wim Dereuddre, Ruben Verborgh, Femke Ongenae, Filip De Turck, Rik
Van de Walle and Erik Mannens. Improving OWL RL reasoning in N3 by using
specialized rules
– Raghava Mutharaju, Prabhaker Mateti and Pascal Hitzler. Towards a Rule
Based Distributed OWL Reasoning Framework

10:15am – 10:45am – Coffee Break

– Ernesto Jimenez-Ruiz, Alessandro Solimando, Terry Payne and Valentina
Tamma. Avoiding Alignment-based Conservativity Violations through Dialogue
– Bijan Parsia, Tahani Alsubait, Jared Leo, Veronique Malaisé, Sophie
Forge, Michelle Gregory and Andrew Allen. Lifting EMMeT to OWL Getting the
Most from SKOS
– Marlo Souza, Alvaro Moreira, Renata Vieira and John-Jules Meyer.
Integrating Ontology Negotiation and Agent Communication

12:00am – 1:00pm – Lunch Buffet

1:00pm – 2:00pm – KEYNOTE 2 – Bijan Parsia

– Marek Dudas, Tomáš Hanzal, Vojtěch Svátek and Ondřej Zamazal. OBOWLMorph:
Starting Ontology Development from PURO Background Models
– Viachaslau Sazonau, Uli Sattler and Gavin Brown. General Terminology
Induction in OWL

3:00pm – 3:30pm – Coffee Break

3:30pm – 4:00pm – ORE 2015 REPORT – Rafael Gonçalves, Bijan Parsia

4:00pm – 5:30pm – Panel: OWL & industry

5:30pm – 6:00pm – Closing

Registration can be done at the following link:

Dr. Mauro Dragoni
Post-Doc Researcher at Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK-IRST)
Via Sommarive 18, 38123, Povo, Trento, Italy
Tel. 0461-314053
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