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CfP: Third Canadian Semantic Web Symposium (CSWS 2011)

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CALL FOR PAPER – CSWS2011: Third Canadian Semantic Web Symposium 2011

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
August 5, 2011

Paper Submission


Important dates:

Submission Deadline: June 20th, 2011

Acceptance Notification: July 15th, 2011


The Third Canadian Semantic Web Symposium, will be held in the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia (Aug 5, 2011).

As a follow-up to the previous symposium, CSWS 2011 aims at bringing together Canadian and international researchers in semantic technologies and knowledge management to discuss about various issues related to the Semantic Web.

The Third Canadian Semantic Web Symposium 2011 calls for papers in all topics related to semantic web technologies and their applications. The following are some example topics:

· Languages, tools and methodologies for the Semantic Web

· The application of AI technologies in the Semantic Web

· Searching, querying, visualizing and interpreting the Semantic Web

· Semantic Web-based Knowledge Management;

· Semantic Grid and semantic Grid services

· Trust, privacy, security on the Semantic Web;

· Ontology design, evolution and management

· Ontology mapping and merging

· Semantic Web and uncertainty

· Description logics and frame logics as ontology formalisms

· Modular, distributed, and multi-ontologies

· Semantic Web technologies for collaboration and cooperation

· Semantic Web Services (description, discovery, invocation, composition)

· Semantic Web and databases

· Practical applications of Semantic Web techniques in e-business, e-commerce, e-government and e-learning

· Semantic Web rule languages and engines

· Social Semantic Web (Web 3.0)

CSWS 2011 will feature two tracks: a Research and a Work-in-Progress track. The objective of the research track is to solicit original papers that present accomplished research on the area of the Semantic Web. The Work-in-Progress track aims at providing an opportunity for practitioners to present their on-going research on principles and applications of the Semantic Web, even when implementation or deployment has not been completed.

Accepted submissions will be published in the symposium Proceeding.

Authors are invited to submit full papers in PDF, Postscript or MS-Word RTF electronically. All papers must be written in English. Research papers can be up to 12 pages in length and Work-In-Progress papers can be up to 6 pages. Papers must be formatted according to Springer's LNCS style. Please follow the instructions for authors at Springer's site for authors. To submit papers, please follow visit Papers that are not submitted through the automatic procedure cannot be reviewed.

Program Co-Chairs:

Christopher Baker, University of New Brunswick (Saint John)

Helen Chen, University of Waterloo

Organization Committee:

Ebrahim Bagheri, Athabasca University

Helen Chen, University of Waterloo

Weichang Du, University of New Brunswick

Program Committee:

Abdolreza Abhari Ryerson University, Canada

Atif Khan University of Waterloo, Canada

Alexandre Riazanov University of New Brunswick, Canada

Arash Shaban-Nejad McGill University, Canada

Babak Esfandiari Carleton University, Canada

Bruce Spencer National Research Council Canada, Canada

Csaba Huszka Agfa Healthcare, Belgium

Christopher Baker University of New Brunswick, Canada

Dragan Gašević Simon Fraser University, Canada

Ebrahim Bagheri Athabasca University, Canada

Faezeh Ensan University of British Columbia, Canada

Fred Popowich Simon Fraser University, Canada

Hassan Ait-Kaci IBM Canada, Canada

Helen Chen University of Waterloo, Canada

Leo Ferres Universidad de Concepción, Chile

Marek Hatala Simon Fraser University, Canada

Marek Reformat University of Alberta, Canada

Mark Wilkinson University of British Columbia, Canada

Marina Sokolova University of Ottawa, Canada

Michel Dumontier Carlton University, Canada

René Witte Concordia University, Canada

Vio Onut IBM Canada, Canada

Volker Haarslev Concordia University, Canada

Weichang Du University of New Brunswick, Canada

Weiming Shen National Research Council, Canada

Yevgen Biletskiy University of New Brunswick, Canada