KDNet Symposium on Knowledge-Based Services for the Public Sector

Donato Malerba malerba at di.uniba.it
Tue Feb 24 04:13:19 EST 2004


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Apologies for multiple posting
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Call for Papers
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KDNet Symposium on Knowledge-Based Services for the Public Sector
Bonn, Germany, June 3-4, 2004
http://symposium.kdnet.org/


KDNet, the European Knowledge Discovery Network of Excellence, is organizing
a symposium to present Knowledge Discovery (KD) research projects and
applications aimed at information management in the Public Sector.
The symposium is structured in a number of workshops concerning different
aspects of KD in the public sector. Currently, four workshops and an
exposition for the demos are scheduled.
Workshops are:

1. KNOWLEDGE-BASED SYSTEMS AND SERVICES FOR HEALTH CARE
   http://symposium.kdnet.org/symposium_ws.jsp?page=ws_1.html

2. MINING OFFICIAL DATA
   http://symposium.kdnet.org/symposium_ws.jsp?page=ws_2.html

3. KNOWLEDGE DISCOVERY IN THE ENVIRONMENTAL DOMAIN
   http://symposium.kdnet.org/symposium_ws.jsp?page=ws_3.html

4. eGOVERNANCE APPLICATIONS OF KNOWLEDGE-BASED SYSTEMS
   http://symposium.kdnet.org/symposium_ws.jsp?page=ws_4.html

The symposium will maintain a balance between theoretical issues and
descriptions of case studies to promote synergy between theory and practice.
The target group is that of researchers and applicants of KD tools from the
academia, research institutions, government organisations and industry. The
meeting will allow participants to learn about the many different
applications of KD in the public sector.


Paper submission
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Research work presenting theoretical results, basic and applied research,
perspective solutions and practical developments are welcome, provided they
address the topic of one workshops. For more information on workshop
topics please refer to the home page of workshops.
Papers should be original and not previously published elsewhere. Position
papers (4 page abstracts) of current projects including new solution ideas
and visions statements are also welcome.

Submissions must refer to one of the four workshops and should comply
submission procedures indicated for each workshop.
All submissions will be reviewed by the respective program committees.
Extended/revised versions of selected papers will be considered for
inclusion in an edited book.


Important dates
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- Submission deadline: Monday March 15, 2004
- Notification of acceptance: Thursday April 15, 2004
- Early registration: Saturday May 1, 2004
- Camera-ready copies due: Wednesday May 5, 2004
- Workshops: Monday June 3 through Tuesday June 4, 2004


Grants
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A number of grants will be available in order to help students to take part
in the symposium. Priority will be given to authors of accepted papers.
Proof of student status will be required.


Symposium Initiator
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Donato Malerba
Department of Informatics, University of Bari, Italy
malerba at di.uniba.it


KDNet Office
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Codrina Lauth
Fraunhofer Institute for Autonomous Intelligent Systems (AIS), Sankt
Augustin, Germany
codrina.lauth at ais.fraunhofer.de





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