[Bioforum] SWAP 2007 - call for tutorials

Eugenio Di Sciascio via bioforum%40net.bio.net (by disciascio from poliba.it)
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4th Italian Semantic Web Workshop
SEMANTIC WEB APPLICATIONS AND PERSPECTIVES (SWAP)
Dipartimento di Informatica - Università degli Studi di Bari - Italy - 18-20
December 2007

Jointly organized by: 
Dipartimento di Informatica, Università di Bari - 
SisInfLab (Dip. Elettrotecnica ed Elettronica), Politecnico di Bari

http://www.swapconf.it/2007

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CALL FOR TUTORIALS
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The SWAP 2007 Organizing Committee, in addition to the regular research and
workshop program, 
invites tutorials on relevant topics of interest, either for a half day or
1/4 day duration.

A tutorial should present the state of the art of a Semantic Web area
enabling attendees to 
fully appreciate the current issues, main schools of thought and,
especially, possible 
application areas. Although tutorials may focus entirely on theoretical
aspects, we 
encourage organisers to incorporate hands-on sessions where appropriate. 

Tutorial proposals should not exceed 2 pages and should contain the
following information:
    * title and short abstract (to be published on the SWAP2007 website)
    * tutorial description (aims, content, presentation style, technical
requirements)
    * outline of the tutorial (content and schedule)
    * information on presenters (name, affiliation, web-address as well as
expertise and 
teaching/presentation experience unless evident from their website)

Submitted proposals that follow the above guidelines will be reviewed by the
SWAP2007 
organizing committee with respect to the relevance of the topic, the
content, and the presentation style.

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AUDIENCE AND LANGUAGE
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The workshop aims at giving an overview of work performed by the (Italian)
Semantic Web community, 
and aims to attract researchers, developers and interested practitioners
alike.
Contributions and participants from other countries have been very valuable
for the past events, 
and are invited and very welcome. 

Woekshop and Tutorials language is English, for the presentation as well as
the used materials.

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SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
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Accepted formats are Postscript and PDF. Proposals should not exceed 2
pages, 
and should be submitted by email to:  swap2007 from di.uniba.it

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IMPORTANT DATES
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16 October 2007         Tutorials submission deadline 
15 November 2007        Acceptance/rejection notification
18 December 2007        SWAP2007 Tutorial Day
19-20 December 2007     SWAP2007 Research and Applications

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LOCATION/REGISTRATION
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The event will take place at:  Department of Informatics, University of
Bari.
One presenter per tutorial will be admitted to SWAP2007 free of charge.
Details about registration will be available at the following URL:
http://www.swapconf.it/2007
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TOPICS
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The workshop will cover theoretical, practical and implementation issues on
Semantic Web. 
The following is a partial list of topics of interests:
* Semantic Web for e-business, e-science, e-government, and e-learning
* Languages, tools and methodologies for representing and managing Semantic
Web data
* Robust and scalable knowledge management and reasoning on the Web
* Ontology creation, extraction, and evolution
* Ontology mapping, merging, and alignment
* Semantic Web middleware
* Machine learning and human language technologies for the Semantic Web
* Social networks based on Semantic Web technologies
* Semantic Web services
* Tools and Methodologies for Semantic Web Agents
* Semantic Web Trust, Privacy, Security and Intellectual Property Rights
* Semantic web technology for collaboration and cooperation
* Semantic multimedia
* Semantics in P2P systems and grids
* Searching, querying, visualizing and interpreting the Semantic Web
* Evaluation of semantic Web techniques
* Languages, Tools and Methodologies for Semantic Web Data
* Large Scale Knowledge Management
* Data Semantics
* Knowledge Portals
* Semantic Brokering
* Semantic coordination, integration, matching and interoperability
* Semantic Web Mining
* Semantic Information Retrieval
* Visualization and Modeling
* Semantic Web Personalization
* Systems of collaborative annotation
* Systems of annotation extraction
* Applications of Semantic Web technologies
* Social aspects of distributed cooperative annotation
* Presentation and discussions of application scenarios
* Analysis of social online communities
* Web 2.0 personalization
* Web 2.0 technologies for recommender systems
* Web 2.0 based ontology learning
* Assistive technologies and the Semantic Web



ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
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[SWAP series steering committee]
Paolo Bouquet, University of Trento
Oreste Signore, W3C Office in Italy/CNR
Giovanni Tummarello, Digital Enterprise Research Institute, Galway, Ireland
[Workshop Chair]
Giovanni Semeraro, University of Bari
[Programme Co-Chair]
Eugenio Di Sciascio, Technical University of Bari
Christian Morbidoni, Universita' Politecnica delle Marche
Heiko Stoermer, University of Trento

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