[DL] 3rd CfP: SEMAPRO 2010 || October 25 - 30, 2010 - Florence, Italy

Thorsten Liebig thorsten.liebig at uni-ulm.de
Thu May 6 19:45:14 CEST 2010

============== SEMAPRO 2010 | Call for Papers ===============


SEMAPRO 2010: The Fourth International Conference on Advances in 
Semantic Processing

October 25 - 30, 2010 - Florence, Italy

General page: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2010/SEMAPRO10.html

Call for Papers: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2010/CfPSEMAPRO10.html

Submission deadline: May 20, 2010

Sponsored by IARIA, www.iaria.org

Extended versions of selected papers will be published in IARIA 
Journals: http://www.iariajournals.org

Publisher: CPS ( see: http://www2.computer.org/portal/web/cscps )

Archived: IEEE CSDL (Computer Science Digital Library) and IEEE Xplore

Submitted for indexing: Elsevier's EI Compendex Database, EI's 
Engineering Information Index

Other indexes are being considered: INSPEC, DBLP, Thomson Reuters 
Conference Proceedings Citation Index

Please note the Poster Forum and Work in Progress options.

The topics suggested by the conference can be discussed in term of 
concepts, state of the art, research, standards, implementations, 
running experiments, applications, and industrial case studies. Authors 
are invited to submit complete unpublished papers, which are not under 
review in any other conference or journal in the following, but not 
limited to, topic areas.

All tracks are open to both research and industry contributions, in 
terms of Regular papers, Posters, Work in progress, 
Technical/marketing/business presentations, Demos, Tutorials, and Panels.

Before submission, please check and conform with the Editorial rules: 

SEMAPRO 2010 Tracks (tracks' topics and submission details: see CfP on 
the site)

Basics on semantics

Fundamental of semantics processing; Semantic-based techniques for 
feature selection; Semantic-based pruning; Semantic interoperability; 
Semantics uncertainty; Semantics pre-processing and post-processing; 
Semantics harmonization; Constraint-based semantics processing; Embedded 
semantics into the discovery process; Semantics in spatial and 
spatio-temporal models

Ontology fundamentals for semantic processing

Ontology learning; Ontology for semantic interoperability; Ontologies 
and data pre-processing; Ontology-based evaluation and semantic 
patterns; Global core ontologies; Progressive ontologies; Bridging 
semantics through ontologies; Ontology mapping and ontology 
visualization; Ontology in information systems; Ontology-based semantic 
mediation; Ontology design and maintenance for conceptual model 
integration; Reverse engineering of ontologies from conceptual models

Semantic technologies

Basics of Ontology and Semantic Web; Semantic storing, computing, 
representation, communications; Semantic-driven system design; Syntactic 
and semantic processing models; Hardware and software support for 
semantic processing; Microprocessors for semantic processing; 
Multi-model semantic systems; Semantic annotation of multimedia 
supports; Semantic multimedia information retrieval; Natural language 
semantic processing; Context-based semantic processing; Content-based 
semantic processing; Scalability to the Web level; Performance in 
semantic processing; Information security in semantic processing

Semantic Deep Web

Ontology plug-in search; Information extraction from the Deep Web 
/e-commerce sites/; Semantic Deep Web annotation and indexing; Deep 
Web-based ontology; Semantic Deep Web crawlers; Semantic browsing and 
visualization; Semantic Deep Web data fusion; Semiautomatic ontology 
generation; Metrics for quality of ontology; Similarity measures for 
ontology alignment; Measurements for quality of search; Tools for 
semantic Deep Web

Semantic reasoning

Reasoning methods; Reasoning for the Web; Ontology expressiveness; 
Ontology alignment, mapping and merging; Expressing formal semantics; 
Languages (RDF, RDF Schema, OWL, etc); Robustness of reasoning on the 
Web; Patterns on semantic reasoning; Querying and searching; Scalable 
and tolerant reasoning; Dynamic reasoning for the Semantic Web; 
Ontologies and problem-solving methods; Computational learning theory; 
Approximate reasoning/computing; Strategies for abstraction and 
compression of information; Cognitive semantic reasoning; Attention 
semantic scoping; Recency-based self-optimizing memory; Cost-benefit 
trade-off reasoning models; Negotiation in obtaining near-optimal 
reasoning results under bounded resources

Semantic content searching

Methodologies for innovative information retrieval technologies; 
Combinatorial search; Massive search-spaces with heuristics (e.g., based 
on Monte Carlo simulations); Searching using metadata, semantics, and 
ontology; Advanced searching in digital libraries; Advanced use of RDF 
and OWL; Expressiveness of the content ontologies; Inherent 
inconsistency and incompleteness of data on the Web; Scalability of 
semantic processing; Specialized search engines (Hakia, Matrixware and 

Hypertext and hypermedia semantic

Hypertext techniques and semantic applications; Hypertext and 
ontologies; Hypertext semantic models; Spatial semantic hypertext; 
Self-organized hypertext; Semantic adaptive hypertext; Web and hypertext 
link analysis; Hypertexts and semantic Web; Hypertext semantic applications

Semantic voice-video-speech (VVS) searching

Engines and methods for VVS advanced searching; Patterns in VVS 
searching; Contextual VVS searching; Rapid VVS searching; Accuracy in 
VVS searching; Noise in VVS searching; Performance in VVS searching; 
Metrics for VVS searching; Text and VVS searching; Applications of VVS

Semantic multimedia

Efficient storage of structured data that scale to a very large size; 
Automatic generation of multimedia presentations; Advanced process for 
multimedia information mining; Semantic metadata extraction; Annotation 
tools and methods for content semantics; Media ontology 
generation/learning/reasoning; Semantic multimedia streaming; Semantics 
enabled multimedia applications 

Semantic social media

Community detection and evolution in social media; Recommendation and 
ranking systems; Search in social media; Event detection, trend 
identification and tracking in social media; Influence, trust and 
reputation in social media; Opinion/sentiment analysis, polarity 
identification; Feed distillation and ranking blogs; Mining 
microblogging and real time data; Folksonomy, tag semantics, clustering 
and usage; Advertising models for the social web; Indexing social media 
content, index freshness; Visualizing social network data; Spam 
detection, social network spam and profile spam

Semantic networking

Semantic-based QoS (Quality of Service) control and scheduling; Semantic 
QoE (Quality of Experience) evaluation; Semantic-based Internet data 
streaming and delivery; Semantics enabled networking and middleware; 
Semantic routing; Semantic interfaces

Domain-oriented semantic applications

Semantics for managing pharmaceutical data; Semantic processing for 
biomedical knowledge; Speech, text and picture recognition; Semantic 
email workflow and content; Semantic blogs and wikis; Semantic email 
addressing; Semantic web and digital libraries; Semantic processing in 
e-Health; Semantic-driven tutoring systems

Economics and governance of semantics technologies

Organizational views; Legal; Business; Regulations; Assessment; 
Standards; Harmonization; Cross-nation mediation

Semantic applications/platforms/tools

Market for semantic technologies; Applications, services and systems 
based on semantic processing; User friendly semantic system integration 
tools; Ontology-based data transformation and data migration tools; 
Ontology mapping tools and languages; Ontology-enabled interoperability 
in e-science, life sciences, e-business, culture; Commercial cost models 
for semantic applications; Semantic solutions for business intelligence; 
Semantic processing platforms ; Supporting ontology platforms/tools 
(Protégé, etc); Semantic query languages (SPARQL, etc); Ontology-enabled 
search engines; Semantic Web search engines; Interoperability of data, 
systems, and organizations; Experiments and lessons learned; Standard 


SEMAPRO Advisory Chairs

Harith Alani, Knowledge Media Institute/The Open University, UK

Petre Dini, IARIA / Concordia University, Canada

Laurianne Sitbon, National ICT Australia/Queensland Research Laboratory 
- Brisbane, Australia

René Witte, Concordia University - Montréal, Canada

SEMAPRO 2010 Industry Liaison Chairs

Stefania Galizia, INNOVA S.p.A., Italy

Peter Haase, Fluid Operations, Germany

Thorsten Liebig, derivo GmbH - Ulm, Germany

SEMAPRO 2010 Research/Industry Chairs

Nima Dokoohaki, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)-Kista, Sweden

Ralf Krestel, L3S Research Center - Hannover, Germany

Massimo Paolucci, DOCOMO Communications Laboratories Europe GmbH - 
Munich, Germany

Darin L. Stewart, Oregon Health & Science University, USA

Committee members: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2010/ComSEMAPRO10.html


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