[Embl-databank] Canadian Semantic Web Symposium - Call for Paper

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


collocated with SADI workshop.

*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

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,

·         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
https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=cswws11 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
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