[DL] CFP KCap'05 - Third Int Conf on Knowledge Capture

Peter Clark clarkp at puffin.rt.cs.boeing.com
Mon Feb 21 07:49:17 CET 2005

	        K-CAP 2005: Call For Papers

      October 2-5, 2005, The Banff Centre, Banff, Canada
              Website: http://www.kcap05.org/
             Submission deadline: May 6, 2005

Information in all forms is increasingly available, but using it effectively 
requires a range of technologies for acquiring and representing that 
information. These technologies constitute knowledge capture, and involve the 
extraction of useful knowledge from vast and diverse sources of information 
as well as its acquisition directly from users. Driven by the demands for 
knowledge-based applications and the unprecedented availability of information
on the Internet, the study of knowledge capture has a renewed importance.

Although there has been considerable work in the area of knowledge capture, 
activities have been distributed across several distinct research communities,
including knowledge engineering, machine learning, natural language 
processing, and the Semantic Web community. K-CAP 2005 will provide a forum 
that brings together disparate research communities such as these, whose 
members are interested in efficiently capturing knowledge from a variety of
sources and in creating representations that can be useful for reasoning. We 
solicit high-quality research papers for publication and presentation at our 
conference. Our aim is to promote multidisciplinary research that could lead 
to a new generation of tools and methodologies for knowledge capture. 
K-CAP 2005 follows on the success of two previous conferences in 2003 
(Florida, USA) and 2001 (Victoria, Canada).

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
  * Knowledge acquisition tools
  * Advice taking systems
  * Authoring tools
  * Learning apprentices
  * Knowledge engineering and modeling methodologies
  * Knowledge extraction systems
  * Knowledge management environments
  * Mixed-initiative decision-support tools
  * Knowledge-based markup techniques
  * Acquisition of problem-solving knowledge
  * Knowledge capture for the Semantic Web


Paper submission deadline:   May 6, 2005
Review results available:    June 17, 2005
Camera-ready version due:    July 15, 2005
Conference:                  October 2-5, 2005

Papers may be accepted as full papers or as posters. For detailed submission 
information, please consult the conference website at http://www.kcap05.org.


Banff is located in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, about 100 km west of Calgary.
Banff is part of Banff National Park, which offers a multitude of outdoor 
activities. The Banff Centre was the traditional venue for the 
knowledge-acquisition workshops held between 1985-1996.

More information:
   The Banff Centre:      http://www.banffcentre.ca/
   Banff National Park:   http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/ab/banff/


Program Co-Chairs: Peter Clark, Boeing (peter.e.clark at boeing.com)
                   Guus Schreiber, Free Univ Amsterdam (schreiber at cs.vu.nl)
Treasurer:                   Jim Blythe, USC/ISI
Local Arrangements Chair:    Rob Kremer, University of Calgary
Workshop and Tutorial Chair: Marie desJardins, Univ of Maryland, Baltimore
Publicity Chair:             Matthew Richardson, Microsoft
Sponsorship Co-Chairs:       Yolanda Gil, USC/ISI
                             David Leake, Indiana University

Steering Committee:
   Ken Forbus, Northwestern University
   Yolanda Gil, USC/ISI
   Mark Musen, Stanford University
   Jude Shavlik, University of Wisconsin at Madison
   Derek Sleeman, University of Aberdeen

Program Committee:
Ken Barker, University of Texas
Larry Birnbaum, Northwestern University
Guy Boy, Eurisco
Vinay Chaudhri , SRI International
Paul Compton, University of New South Wales
Rose Dieng, INRIA, France
Adam Farquhar, The British Library
Dieter Fensel, University of Innsbruck
George Ferguson, University of Rochester
Ken Ford, University of West Florida
Aldo Gangemi, CNR Rome
John Gennari, University of Washington
Asun Gomez-Perez, Polytechnic University Madrid
Udo Hahn, Universitat Freiburg
Rob Holte, University of Alberta
Eric Horvitz, Microsoft Research
Ed Hovy, USC/ISI
Ross King, University of Wales at Aberystwyth
Doug Lenat, Cycorp
Henry Lieberman, MIT Media Laboratory
Daniel Marcu,  USC/ISI
Vibhu Mittal, Google
Riichiro Mizoguchi, Osaka University
Enrico Motta, The Open University
Natasha Noy, Stanford University
Bruce Porter, University of Texas at Austin
Alan Rector, University of Manchester
Claude Sammut, University of  New South Wales
Nigel Shadbolt, University of Southampton
Rudy Studer, University of Karlsruhe
Mike Uschold, Boeing
Christopher Welty, IBM Research
Bob Wielinga, University of Amsterdam

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