[ecoop-info] [CfP] [Workshop] AST 2011 - Applications of Semantic Technologies (Berlin, located at the Informatik 2011)

Jens Wissmann wissmann at fzi.de
Tue Apr 19 16:12:44 CEST 2011

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AST 2011 - Applications of Semantic Technologies

6th International AST Workshop located at the Informatik 2011,

October 6th, Berlin, Germany

Workshop web site:


Wiki Call for Papers:



     * Catherina Burghart, Forschungszentrum Informatik (FZI) - IPE, Karlsruhe, Germany.

     * Stephan Grimm, Forschungszentrum Informatik (FZI) - IPE, Karlsruhe, Germany.

     * Andreas Harth, Institute AIFB, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany.

     * Jens Wissmann, Forschungszentrum Informatik (FZI) - IPE, Karlsruhe, Germany.

==== deadline for paper submissions: May 15th, 2011 ====



Semantic Web is a major international research effort with the goal to make web content available for intelligent knowledge processing. The Semantic Web draws on standard and novel techniques from various disciplines related to Computer Science, including Artificial Intelligence, Databases, Internet Technology, Software Agents, Ontologies, Knowledge Management and eCommerce. The developed and integrated methods and tools – often called Semantic Technologies – are generic and have a very large application potential outside the domain of Semantic Web.

Applications of Semantic Technologies are currently being investigated in various fields, including Ambient Intelligence, Software Engineering, Cognitive Systems, Corporate Intranets, Knowledge Management and Bioinformatics. In recent years the amount of data published on the Semantic Web as so-called Linked Data has exploded. We believe that the methods and tools provided by Semantic Technologies will play a crucial role in these and other application areas for the foreseeable future, in particular for community-based information platforms.



The program of INFORMATIK 2011 is available at the INFORMATIK 2011 web site.


Topics of Interest


This workshop shall bring together researchers and practitioners who work on applications of Semantic Technologies. It shall further the cross-fertilization between application areas and aid the technology transfer from foundational research into practice. The workshop shall cover diverse application areas of Semantic Technologies, including, but not limited to, the following.

    * Ambient Intelligence

    * Bioinformatics, eHealth and Life Sciences

    * Business Process Management

    * Cognitive Systems

    * Digital Libraries

    * eCommerce

    * eGovernment

    * eScience

    * Grid and Cloud Computing

    * Information Integration

    * Internet of Things

    * Machine Learning

    * Mobile Computing

    * Multimedia Data Management

    * Social Sciences

    * Software Engineering

    * Service-Oriented Computing

    * Service Innovation and Management

    * Text Mining and Information Extraction

    * and any other application area of Semantic Technologies

Along the spotlight topic "Service Science" of Informatik 2011, we specifically encourage submissions that cover applications of Semantic Technologies in the aforementioned areas of Service-Oriented Computing, Service Innovation and Management, Business Process Management and other areas relevant for our increasingly services-led economy. We plan to cluster these topics in a spotlight session of the AST 2011 workshop.

Program Committee (tentative)


    Andreas Abecker, disy Informationssysteme, Germany

    Christoph Beierle, FernUniversitaet in Hagen, Germany

    Stephan Bloehdorn, KIT, Germany

    Francois Bry, University of Munich, Germany

    Thomas Fuhr, University of Applied Sciences Nuremberg, Germany

    Armin Haller, CSIRO, Australia

    Jens Hartmann, EnBW, Germany

    Claudia Hess, Systec-CAx, Germany

    Pascal Hitzler, Wright State University, USA

    Gabriele Kern-Isberner, Technische Universitaet Dortmund, Germany

    Harald Kosch, University of Passau, Germany

    Thorsten Liebig, Uni Ulm, Germany

    Markus Luczak-Roesch, Free University of Berlin, Germany

    Carolin Michels, Fraunhofer ISI, Germany

    Daniel Oberle, SAP, Germany

    Stefan Schulte, Technische Universitaet Darmstadt, Germany

Submission and Proceedings


Submissions must not exceed 6 pages and must comply with the requirements laid out under http://www.gi-ev.de/service/publikationen/lni/ .

Submissions shall be submitted online via easychair http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=informatik2011  .

Submissions shall be in English language.

Submissions will be reviewed.

Important Dates


     * deadline for paper submissions: May 15th, 2011

     * Notification of acceptance:     June 17th, 2011

     * Camera-ready versions:          July 1st, 2011

     * Workshop: October 6th

You can contact the workshop chairs at ast.workshop at googlemail.com<mailto:ast.workshop at googlemail.com> .

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