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[InetBib] CfP NKOS Workshop TPDL 2011
- Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2011 12:31:23 +0000
- From: "Mayr, Philipp" <Philipp.Mayr@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: [InetBib] CfP NKOS Workshop TPDL 2011
nachfolgend finden Sie den call for papers für den NKOS-Workshop der
TPDL-Konferenz in Berlin (September 26–28, 2011).
Call for PRESENTATIONS and DEMOS
The 10th European NKOS workshop will take place as part of TPDL (formerly ECDL)
2011 in Berlin, Germany.
*********************Submission deadline: 26st June 2011*************
Notification of acceptance: 17th July 2011
Workshop: 28th-29th September 2011
*Proposals* are invited for the following:
1) Presentations (typically 20 minutes plus discussion time, potentially longer
if warranted) on work related to the themes of the workshop (see below).
2) Demos on work related to the themes of the workshop (see below).
Please email proposals (maximum 1000 words for presentations and 500 words for
demos, including aims, methods, main findings and underlying work, relevance to
themes of workshop) by June 26st to Traugott Koch (traugott.koch@xxxxxxxxxxx).
Proposals will be peer-reviewed by the programme committee and notification of
acceptance will be given by July 17th.
After the workshop, copies of presentations will be made available on the
workshop website. Presentations from the workshop may be encouraged to be
submitted as extended papers for peer reviewed journal publication.
*Themes* for the 10th NKOS workshop will be:
o Proposed session on the two interrelated issues
1) Relation between KOS and ontologies.
Exploring the relationship between formal ontologies, a type of KOS designed to
support reasoning and other operations executed by computer programs, and KOS
to support sensemaking by people. Is there a difference in content or just in
presentation? Relationship of domain thesauri to upper ontologies such as the
2) From KOS to formal ontologies and back? Repurposing and reengineering of KOS
(for other usage scenarios than indexing).
The session should investigate, based on practical experiences, motivations and
approaches of repurposing of KOS, the resulting varieties of formal ontologies,
problems and potential benefits. An issue should as well be upgrades and
benefits in the opposite direction, from “enriched” ontologies to the
originating and contributing KOS.
o Further timely topics for submissions include:
3) Management and integration of multiple vocabulary types, such as thesauri,
terminologies, synonym rings etc.
4) SKOS extensions. What extensions to SKOS would be needed to cover advanced
mapping and vocabulary integration, additional KOS types and other actual
5) Library Linked Data: Linking KOS data on the web.
How can KOS contribute to move towards the linked data applications? What kinds
of KOS-based services are needed to take advantage of linked data?
How to keep the meaning of (disambiguated) terms in linked data?
A regular and important area of topics in NKOS workshops are applications of
KOS. This year, one or more of the following are especially welcome:
6) KOS in e-Science metadata contexts. The intersection between research data,
KOS and Semantic web is in the focus here.
7) Social tagging. What is the role of social tagging and informal knowledge
structures versus established KOS? (How) can tagging be guided and informed by
KOS? The possible contribution of social tagging and informal knowledge
structures to constructing and augmenting established KOS. Implications for
8) Design and implementation of KOS for extended roles in networked systems;
roles, such as access points in information retrieval, description and
understanding of content, tool for personalization or automated categorization.
9) Users interaction with KOS in the networked environment.
10) Quality issues in web-based KOS. How to identify and detect shortcomings in
data quality and what to do to improve KOS on the web?
11) KOS and learning. What is required to use KOS effectively to convey
meaning, to assist users to express their information needs, to assist in
sensemaking and learning?
Other NKOS topics can also be proposed. For inspiration, please visit the NKOS
network website at: http://nkos.slis.kent.edu/
Max Planck Digital Library, Berlin, Germany.
Philipp Mayr, Douglas Tudhope and Marianne Lykke.
The submissions will be reviewed by the following members of the Programme
Committee: Stella Dextre Clarke, Claudio Gnoli, Bernhard Haslhofer, Gail Hodge,
Antoine Isaac, Eva Mendez, Alistair Miles, Vivien Petras, Aida Slavic, Dagobert
Soergel, Diane Vizine-Goetz, Marcia Zeng; by the organizers and potentially
further specially invited experts.
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