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6th European Semantic Web Conference
Start May 31 2009 (iCal)
End June 4 2009
City: Heraklion
Country: Greece
Important dates
Workshops due: November 22 2008
Tutorial due: January 7 2009
Abstracts due: December 8 2008
Papers due: December 15 2008
Posters due: March 23 2009
Demos due: January 16 2009
Notification: February 23 2009
Event in series ESWC

The 6th European Semantic Web Conference will be held in Heraklion, Greece, located on the isle of Crete and location of various former ESWC conferences. As usual, various workshops and tutorials, as well as a demo/poster session with separate deadlines are co-located with the event.

Call for submissions[edit]


Top.css of Interest[edit]

Top.css of interest to the conference include, but are not limited to:

1. Semantic Web Data and Ontologies

  • Interoperability of data on the Semantic Web
  • Technologies for linked data
  • Database Technologies for the Semantic Web
  • Semantic Annotation of Data
  • Searching, Querying, Visualizing, Navigating and Browsing the Semantic Web
  • Query Languages and Optimization for the Semantic Web
  • Rule Languages for the Semantic Web
  • Ontology Management (creation, evolution, evaluation, etc.)
  • Ontology Alignment (mapping, matching, merging, mediation and reconciliation)
  • Ontology Learning and Metadata Generation (e.g., HLT and ML approaches)

2. Semantic Web Services

  • Service Description, Composition, and Discovery
  • Service Orchestration and Choreography
  • Service Testing, Verification, and Validation
  • Service Monitoring, Adaptation and Management
  • SLA Modeling and Management
  • Quality of Services, Security, and Dependability
  • Service Engineering
  • Service Deployment, Execution, Infrastructures, and Architectures

3. Semantic Web Architectures

  • Semant.css in P2P Computing
  • Semant.css in Grid Computing
  • Semant.css in Middleware

4. Applications on the Semantic Web

  • Multimedia and Semantic Web
  • Semantic Web Trust, Privacy, Security and Intellectual Property Rights
  • Interoperability of applications on the Semantic Web
  • Data mining on the Semantic Web
  • Personalization and User Modelling
  • User Interfaces and Semantic Web
  • Semantic Web-based Knowledge Management (e.g. Semantic Desktop, Knowledge Portals)
  • Semantic Web for e-Business, e-Science, e-Health, e-Culture, e-Government, e-Learning and other application domains
  • Social networks and processes on the Semantic Web
  • Semantic web technology for collaboration and cooperation

5. Design and Evaluation of Semantic Web Applications and Technologies

  • Usability
  • Performance and scalability
  • Quality
  • Cost modeling
  • Testing and validation

We particularly welcome application papers which clearly show benefits of Semantic Web technologies in practical settings.


Workshops, June 1st

Workshop 1: 1st International Workshop on the Semantic Sensor Web (SemSensWeb 2009)[edit]


Top.css of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Data models and languages for the Semantic Sensor Web
  • Architectures and middleware for the Semantic Sensor Web
  • Ontologies and rules for the Semantic Sensor Web
  • Annotation tools for the Semantic Sensor Web
  • Semantic data integration of heterogeneous sensor network data streams
  • Registries for the Semantic Sensor Web
  • Mashup technologies for the Semantic Sensor Web
  • Semantic Sensor Web applications

Workshop Chairs

  • Oscar Corcho, Ontology Engineering Group, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid
  • Manfred Hauswirth, Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI), Galway
  • Manolis Koubarakis, Department of Informat.css & Telecommunications, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Program Committee

  • Michael Compton, CSIRO
  • Dave de Roure, University of Southampton
  • Alvaro Fernandes, University of Manchester
  • Asun Gomez-Perez, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid
  • Dimitrios Gunopoulos, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
  • Stathes Hadjiefthymiades, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
  • Vana Kalogeraki, University of California, Riverside
  • Werner Kuhn, University of Muenster
  • Srdjan Krco, Er.csson
  • Kirk Martinez, University of Southampton
  • Sebastian Michel, EPFL
  • Norman Paton, University of Manchester
  • Amit Sheth, Wright State University
  • Ingo Simonis, Geospatial Research & Consulting
  • Heiner Stuckenschmidt, University of Mannheim
  • Kerry Taylor, CSIRO ICT Centre
  • Andreas Wombacher, University of Twente
  • Kai-Uwe Sattler, TU Illmenau

Workshop 2: Trust and Privacy on the Social and Semantic Web (SPOT2009)[edit]


Workshop top.css include, but are not limited to:

1. Trust and Privacy on the Semantic Web, including Ontologies for trust and privacy

  • Data provenance and trustworthiness of knowledge sources
  • Semantic web policies
  • Privacy by generalization of answers
  • Usage control and accountability
  • Trust-enabled linked data
  • Policy representation and reasoning
  • Ontologies for trust and privacy
  • Data provenance and trustworthiness of knowledge sources
  • Semantic web policies
  • Privacy by generalization of answers
  • Usage control and accountability
  • Trust-enabled linked data
  • Policy representation and reasoning

2. Trust and Privacy for Social Semantic Web Applications, including Trust and privacy in social online communities (e.g., SIOC)

  • Privacy in Semantic Web sharing applications (e.g., semantic desktop)
  • User profiling and modeling vs. privacy
  • Privacy and community mining
  • Trust and reputation metr.css
  • Usage mining and policy extraction
  • Privacy awareness in social communities
  • The Semantic Web as a trust enabler
  • Trust and privacy in social online communities (e.g., SIOC)
  • Privacy in Semantic Web sharing applications (e.g., semantic desktop)
  • User profiling and modeling vs. privacy
  • Privacy and community mining
  • Trust and reputation metr.css
  • Usage mining and policy extraction
  • Privacy awareness in social communities
  • The Semantic Web as a trust enabler

3. Applications and Case Studies Social Semantic Web case studies, prototypes, and experiences

  • Trust and privacy on social semantic platforms
  • Social network annoyance, social software fatigue, social spam
  • Managing information overload in the Social Web with privacy metr.css
  • Trust and privacy for social software on mobile devices
  • Scalability of trust and privacy on the Semantic Web

Organizing committee

  • Michael Hausenblas, DERI Galway, Ireland
  • Philipp Kärger, L3S Research Center and Leibniz University Hannover, Germany
  • Daniel Olmedilla, Telefonica R&D, Madrid, Spain
  • Alexandre Passant, DERI Galway, Ireland
  • Axel Polleres, DERI Galway, Ireland

Program Committee

  • Alessandra Toninelli, DEIS - Università di Bologna, Italy
  • Alexandre Passant, DERI, NUI Galway, Ireland
  • Axel Polleres, DERI, NUI Galway, Ireland
  • Bettina Hoser, Universität Karlsruhe, Germany
  • Carles Sierra, IIIA-CSIC, Spain
  • Chris Bizer, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
  • Dan Brickley, FOAF Project, UK
  • Daniel Olmedilla, Telefonica R&D, Spain
  • Fabien Gandon, INRIA Sophia-Antipolis, France
  • Harry Halpin, University of Edinburgh, UK
  • Henry Story, Sun Microsystems, France
  • James Hendler, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
  • John Breslin, DERI, NUI Galway, Ireland
  • Juri L. De Coi, L3S Research Center, Germany
  • Lalana Kagal, MIT CSAIL, USA
  • Michael Hausenblas, DERI, NUI Galway, Ireland
  • Philipp Kärger, L3S Research Center, Germany
  • Piero Bonatti, University of Naples, Italy
  • Sascha Ossowski, University Rey Juan Carlos, Spain
  • Simon Schenk, University of Koblenz, Germany
  • Stefan Decker, DERI, NUI Galway, Ireland
  • Tom Heath, Talis, UK
  • Vinicius Almendra, ADDLabs, Brasil
  • Wolfgang Halb, Joanneum Research, Austria

Workshop 3: 4th Workshop on Semantic Wikis (SemWiki2009)[edit]


  • Applications of semantic wikis
  • Integration and reuse of semantic wikis or (semantic) wiki content
  • Human and social factors of semantic wikis
  • Knowledge representation and reasoning in semantic wikis
  • Technologies for semantic wikis

Organizing Committee

  • Christoph Lange, Jacobs University Bremen, Germany
  • Dr. Sebastian Schaffert, Salzburg Research, Austria
  • Dr. Hala Skaf-Molli, University of Nancy, France
  • Max Völkel, Universität Karlsruhe, Germany

Programme Committee

  • David Aumüller , Universität Leipzig (DE)
  • Sören Auer , Universität Leipzig (DE)
  • Joachim Baumeister , Universität Würzburg (DE)
  • Björn Decker , IESE (DE)
  • Alicia Diaz, LIFIA, Fac Informatica, UNLP (AR)
  • Sebastian Dietzold , Universität Leipzig (DE)
  • Michael Erdmann , Ontoprise (DE)
  • Herman Geuvers, Radboud Univ. Nijmegen (NL)
  • Tudor Groza , DERI (IE)
  • Fabian Gandon, INRIA - Edelweiss (FR)
  • Siegfried Handschuh , DERI (IE)
  • Martin Hepp , UniBW München (DE)
  • Malte Kiesel , DFKI (DE)
  • Michael Kohlhase , Jacobs University Bremen (DE)
  • Tobias Kuhn, Universität Zürich (CH)
  • Pascal Molli , Nancy Univerity, INRIA (FR)
  • Christine Müller, Jacobs University Bremen (DE)
  • Claudia Müller , Universität Stuttgart (DE)
  • Amedeo Napoli , CNRS, LORIA (FR)
  • Viktoria Pammer , Know-Center Graz (AT)
  • Flavio De Paoli, University of Milano - Bicocca (IT)
  • Jochen Reutelshöfer, Universität Würzburg (DE)
  • Jean Rohmer , Thales (FR)
  • Matthias Samwald , Semantic Web Company (AT)
  • Daniel Schwabe, University of Rio de Janeiro (BR)
  • Elena Simperl , STI Innsbruck (AT)
  • Harold Solbrig, Mayo Clinic (US)
  • Steffen Staab , Universität Koblenz-Landau (DE)
  • Jakob Voß , GBV Göttingen (DE)
  • Friedel Völker , City Wiki Pforzheim-Enz (DE)
  • Peter Yim, CIM Engineering Inc. (US)

Workshop 4: Workshop on Inductive Reasoning and Machine Learning on the Semantic Web (IRMLeS2009)[edit]


The top.css of interest of the workshop include, but are not limited to:

  • Knowledge Discovery and Ontologies
  • Inductive Reasoning with Concept Languages
  • Statistical learning in the context of standard Semantic Web languages
  • Knowledge-intensive learning
  • Applications (life sciences, cultural heritage, semantic multimedia,…) and Tools

Organizing Committee

  • Claudia d’Amato, University of Bari, Italy
  • Nicola Fanizzi, University of Bari, Italy
  • Marko Grobelnik, Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenia
  • Agnieszka Lawrynowicz, Poznan University of Technology, Poland
  • Vojtech Svátek, University of Econom.css, Prague, Czech Republic

Program Committee

  • Sarabjot S. Anand – University of Warwick
  • Bettina Berendt – Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
  • Sonia Bergamaschi – University of Modena-Reggio Emila
  • Sebastian Blohm – University of Karlsruhe
  • Floriana Esposito – University of Bari
  • Mohand-Said Hacid – Univ. Lyon 1
  • Pascal Hitzler – University of Karlsruhe
  • Andreas Hotho – University of Kassel
  • Jose Iria - University of Sheffield
  • Maciej Janik – University of Koblenz-Landau
  • Matthias Klusch – DFKI - German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence
  • Jens Lehmann – University of Leipzig
  • Francesca Alessandra Lisi – University of Bari
  • Thomas Lukasiewicz – Oxford University
  • Matthias Nickles – University of Bath
  • Sebastian Rudolph – University of Karlsruhe
  • Jetendr Shamdasani - University of the West of England
  • Steffen Staab – University of Koblenz-Landau
  • Umberto Straccia - ISTI-CNR
  • York Sure – SAP
  • Valentina Tamma – University of Liverpool
  • Johanna Völker – University of Karlsruhe

Additional reviewers

  • Giovanna Castellano – University of Bari
  • Maurizio Vincini – University of Modena-Reggio Emila

Workshop 5: 4th International Workshop on Semantic Business Process Management (SBPM2009)[edit]


  • Compliance and Corporate Governance
  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Supply Chain Management
  • ERP Customizing and Maintenance
  • Human Resources Management
  • E-Procurement
  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Enterprise Application Integration
  • Modeling and Systems Analysis
  • Corporate Knowledge Management
  • Legal Applications

Organizing Committee

  • Martin Hepp, Bundeswehr University Munich, Germany
  • Knut Hinkelmann, University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland, Switzerland
  • Nenad Stojanovic, FZI Research Center for Information Technologies at the University of Karlsruhe, Germany

Program Committee

  • Witold Abramowicz
  • Eve Blomqvist
  • Christoph Bussler
  • Lililana Cabral
  • Jorge Cardoso
  • Oscar Corcho
  • Tommaso Di Noia
  • Agata Filipowska
  • Douglas Foxvog
  • Christian Huemer
  • John Krogstie
  • Florian Lautenbacher
  • Pieter de Leenheer
  • Juhnyoung Lee
  • Jan Mendling
  • Markus Nüttgens
  • Michael Rebstock
  • Jan Recker

Workshop 6: Workshop on Context, Information And Ontologies (CIAO2009)[edit]

For top.css and committees, see CIAO2009.

Workshops, May 31st

Workshop 7: 5th Workshop on Scripting and Development for the Semantic Web (SFSW2009)[edit]


Top.css of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Infrastructure
  • Lightweight Semantic Web frameworks and APIs
  • Lightweight implementations of RDF repositories, query languages, and reasoning engines
  • Semantic Web publishing and data syndication frameworks
  • Approaches to crawling Web data and querying distributed data on the Web
  • Applications
  • Lightweight and flexible Semantic Web applications
  • Approaches to RDF-izing existing applications, such as RDFa, microformats, or GRDDL
  • Mashups that provide RDF views on Web 2.0 data sources such as Google, Yahoo, Amazon, or eBay
  • Wikis, weblogs, data syndication and content management applications using RDF
  • RDF/OWL editors and authoring environments
  • Scripting applications for visualizing Web data
  • Semantic Web Mining and Social Network Analysis
  • Mashups that demonstrate the novel capabilities of Semantic Web technologies
  • Conceptual
  • Rapid development techniques for the Semantic Web
  • Rapid migration of web-applications to the Semantic Web
  • Employment of scripting language characterist.css for Semantic Web development
  • Scalability and benchmarks of Semantic Web scripting applications

Workshop Chairs

  • Chris Bizer, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
  • Sören Auer, Universität Leipzig, Germany
  • Gunnar Aastrand Grimnes, DFKI Knowledge Management Lab, Germany

Program Committee

  • Benjamin Nowack, semsol, Germany
  • Claudia Müller, University of Potsdam, Germany
  • Dan Brickley, The FOAF Project, UK
  • Danny Ayers, Talis, UK
  • David Aumüller, Universität Leipzig, Germany
  • Eero Hyvönen, Helsinki University of Technology (TKK), Finland
  • Eyal Oren, Free University Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Giovanni Tummarello, DERI, NUI Galway, Ireland
  • Gregory Williams, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
  • Bernhard Schandl, Universität Wien
  • Jens Lehmann, Universität Leipzig, Germany
  • Leigh Dodds, Ingenta, United Kingdom
  • Libby Miller, Joost, United Kingdom
  • Masahide Kanzaki, Keio University, Japan
  • Michael Hausenblas, DERI, NUI Galway, Ireland
  • Morten Høybye Frederiksen, MFD Consult, Denmark
  • Richard Cyganiak, DERI, NUI Galway, Ireland
  • Santtu Toivonen, Idean Enterprises, Finland
  • Sebastian Dietzold, Universität Leipzig, Germany
  • Stefan Dietze, KMi, The Open University, UK
  • Tom Heath, Talis, UK
  • Uldis Bojars, DERI, NUI Galway, Ireland
  • Vlad Tanasescu, KMi, The Open University, UK

Workshop 8: 1st International Workshop on Stream Reasoning (SR2009) half day[edit]


Top.css include, but not limited to:

  • Relation between data streams and reasoning techniques.
  • Theory for stream reasoning.
  • Notion of soundness and completeness for stream reasoning.
  • Knowledge representation languages for streams.
  • Computational paradigms for streams.
  • Query language for stream reasoning.
  • Integration of data streams with reasoning systems.
  • Stream reasoning engineering.
  • Scalability issues in stream reasoning.
  • Implementation and evaluation of stream reasoners.
  • Applications of stream reasoning.

Workshop Chairs

  • Stefano Ceri (Politecnico di Milano)
  • Emanuele Della Valle (Politecnico di Milano)
  • Dieter Fensel (STI-Innsbruck)
  • Frank van Harmelen (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
  • Rudi Studer (University of Karlsruhe)

Organizing Committee[edit]

General chair

  • Fabio Ciravegna, University of Sheffield, UK
  • eswc-chair (AT) .css (DOT) shef (DOT) ac (DOT) uk

Program Chairs

  • Lora Aroyo, VU University Amsterdam, NL
  • Paolo Traverso, FBK, Center for Information Technology - IRST, IT

Tutorial Chairs

  • Philippe Cudre-Mauroux, MIT, US
  • Chiara Ghidini, Fondazione Bruno Kessler, IT

Workshop Chairs

  • Jerome Euzenat, INRIA Rhone-Alpes, FR
  • Valentina Presutti, STLab ISTC-CNR, IT

Demo/Poster Chairs

  • Philip Cimiano, TU Delft, NL
  • Elena Simperl, STI Innsbruck, AT

Semantic Web in Use Chairs

  • Eero Hyvönen, Helsinki University of Technology, FI
  • Tom Heath, Talis, UK

Semantic Web Technologies Co-ordinator

  • Michael Hausenblas, DERI, IR
  • Harith Alani, University of Southampton, UK

Proceedings Chair

  • Eyal Oren, VU University Amsterdam, NL

Sponsorship Chair

  • Pascal Hitzler , AIFB - University of Karlsruhe, DE

Panel Chair

  • Fausto Giunchiglia, University of Trento, IT

PhD Symposium

  • Riichiro Mizoguchi, Osaka University, JP
  • Marta Sabou, Open Univerisity, UK


  • Alexander Wahler, STI International, AT
  • Local Organiser and Conference Administrator
  • Lejla Ibralic-Halilovic , STI International, AT
  • lejla (DOT) ibralic-halilovic (AT) sti2 (DOT) org

Webmaster and Publicity

  • Charlotte Finkbeiner, STI International, AT

Program Committee[edit]

Program Chairs

  • Lora Aroyo (VU University Amsterdam, NL)
  • Paolo Traverso (FBK, Center for Information Technology - IRST, IT)

PC Vice Chairs

  • Karl Aberer (EPFL, CH)
  • Sean Bechhofer (University of Manchester, UK)
  • Isabel Cruz (University Illinois at Chicago, USA)
  • Dave de Roure (University of Southampton, UK)
  • John Davies (BT, UK)
  • John Domingue (The Open University, UK)
  • Thomas Eiter (TUV, A)
  • Asunción Gómez-Pérez (UPM, E)
  • Nicola Guarino (ISTC-CNR, IT)
  • Martin Hepp (DERI Innsbruck, A)
  • Masahiro Hori (Kansai University, JP)
  • Ian Horrocks (University of Oxford, UK)
  • Matthias Klusch (DFKI, D)
  • Manolis Koubarakis (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, GR)
  • Natasha Noy (Stanford University, USA)
  • Massimo Paolucci (DoCoMo Eurolabs, D)
  • Luciano Serafini (FBK IRST, IT)
  • Frank van Harmelen (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, NL)
  • Chris Welty (IBM, USA)

PC Members

  • Abraham Bernstein (University of Zurich, CH)
  • Alan Rector (University of Manchester, UK)
  • Alan Ruttenberg (Science Commons, USA)
  • Aldo Gangemi (CNR-ISTC, IT)
  • Alessandro Artale (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, IT)
  • Alex Borgida (Rutgers University, USA)
  • Alexander Löser (Technische Universität Berlin, D)
  • Alkis Simitsis (HP Labs, USA)
  • Anastasios Kementsietsidis (IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA)
  • Andrea Cali (University of Oxford, UK)
  • Andreas Hotho (University of Kassel, D)
  • Andrei Tamilin (FBK, Center for Information Technology - IRST, IT)
  • Antoine Isaac (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, NL)
  • Anupriya Ankolekar (HP Labs, USA)
  • Arantza Illarramendi (Basque Country University, E)
  • Axel Hahn (University of Oldenburg, D)
  • Axel Polleres (DERI, National University of Ireland, IR)
  • Bernardo Cuenca Grau (Oxford University, UK)
  • Bernhard Thalheim (Christian Albrechts University Kiel, D)
  • Bertram Ludaescher (UC Davis, USA)
  • Bijan Parsia (University of Manchester, UK)
  • Boi Faltings (EPFL Lausanne, CH)
  • Boris Motik (University of Oxford, UK)
  • Carlos Hurtado (University of Chile, RCH)
  • Christine Golbreich (University of Versailles, F)
  • Christoph Bussler (Merced Systems, Inc., USA)
  • Christopher Baker (Institute for Infocomm Research, SG)
  • Christos Tryfonopoulos (Max-Planck-Institut fuer Informatik, D)
  • Costas Vassilakis (University of Peloponnese, GR)
  • Cristina Baroglio (University of Torino, IT)
  • Dan Brickley (Asemant.css, UK )
  • Daniel Oberle (SAP AG, D)
  • Daniel Olmedilla (L3S Research Center, D)
  • Danny Ayers (Talis Information Ltd., UK)
  • Diana Maynard (University of Sheffield, UK)
  • Diego Calvanese (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, IT)
  • Djamel A. ZIGHED (University of Lyon, F)
  • Dunja Mladenic (J. Stefan Institute, SI)
  • Epaminondas Kapetanios (University of Westminster, UK)
  • Fabien Gandon (INRIA Sophia-Antipolis, F)
  • Francesca Alessandra Lisi (University of Bari, IT)
  • François Bry (LMU Muenchen, D)
  • Galia Angelova (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, BG)
  • Geert-Jan Houben (TU Delft, NL)
  • Georg Lausen (University of Freiburg, D)
  • George Vouros (University of the Aegean, GR)
  • Georgia Koutrika (Stanford University, USA)
  • Georgios Paliouras (Institute of Informat.css & Telecommunications, NCSR "Demokritos", GR)
  • Gerald Reif (University of Zurich, CH)
  • Gerd Stumme (University of Kassel, D)
  • Gerhard Friedrich (University Klagenfurt, A)
  • Gianluigi Greco (University of Calabria, IT)
  • Giorgos Flouris (FORTH-ICS, GR)
  • Giorgos Stamou (National Technical University of Athens, GR)
  • Giorgos Stoilos (National Technical University of Athens, GR)
  • Graham Wilcock (University of Helsinki, FI)
  • Guido Governatori (NICTA, AU)
  • Hak Lae Kim (Digital Enterprise Research Institute, IR)
  • Harry Halpin (University of Edinburgh, UK)
  • Heiko Stoermer (University of Trento, IT)
  • Heiner Stuckenschmidt (University of Mannheim, D)
  • Herman ter Horst (Philips Research, NL)
  • Hideaki Takeda (National Institute of Informat.css and The University of Tokyo, JP)
  • Holger Wache (University of Applied Science Northwestern Switzerland, CH)
  • Ion Androutsopoulos (Athens University of Econom.css and Business (AUEB), GR)
  • Jacco van Ossenbruggen (Centre for Mathemat.css and Computer Sciences, NL)
  • Jan Maluszynski (Linkoping University, SE)
  • Jane Hunter (University of Queensland, AU)
  • Jeff Z. Pan (University of Aberdeen, UK)
  • Jin Song Dong (National University of Singapore, SG)
  • Jinghai Rao (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)
  • Joanne Luciano (Harvard Medical School, USA)
  • John Breslin (National University of Ireland, Galway, IR)
  • John Goodwin (Ordnance Survey, UK)
  • Jos de Bruijn (Free University of Bolzano-Bozen, IT)
  • Jose Julio Alferes (Universidade Nova de Lisboa, P)
  • Kai-Uwe Sattler (TU Ilmenau, D)
  • Kalina Bontcheva (University of Sheffield, UK)
  • Kavitha Srinivas (IBM Research, USA)
  • Laura Hollink (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, NL)
  • Laure Vieu (Institut de Recherche en Informatique de Toulouse, F)
  • Leo Obrst (The MITRE Corporation, USA)
  • Leopoldo Bertossi (Carleton University, CDN)
  • Line Catherine Pouchard (Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA)
  • Ljiljana Stojanovic (FZI, D)
  • Lyndon Nixon (STI International, A)
  • M. Scott Marshall (University of Amsterdam, NL)
  • Marcelo Arenas (PUC, RCH)
  • Marco Pistore (FBK, Center for Information Technology - IRST, IT)
  • Marie-Christine Rousset (University of Grenoble, F)
  • Mario Cannataro (University of Catanzaro, IT)
  • Mark Greaves (Vulcan Inc, USA)
  • Mark Roantree (Dublin City University, IR)
  • Martin Dzbor (The Open University, UK)
  • Michael Schumacher (EPFL Lausanne, CH)
  • Michael Sintek (DFKI GmbH, D)
  • Michael Stollberg (SAP Research CEC Dresden, D)
  • Michal Zaremba (STI Innsbruck, A)
  • Mieczyslaw Kokar (Northeastern University, USA)
  • Mihhail Matskin (KTH, SE)
  • Mike Dean (BBN Technologies, USA)
  • Milena Yankova (Ontotext Lab, Sirma Group Corp., BG)
  • Mohand-Said Hacid (Lyon University - UCBL, F)
  • Munindar Singh (North Carolina State University, USA)
  • Nicholas Gibbins (University of Southampton, UK)
  • Nick Bassiliades (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GR)
  • Nicola Leone (University of Calabria, IT)
  • Oscar Corcho (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, E)
  • Paolo Bouquet (University of Trento, IT)
  • Paul - Alexandru Chirita (Adobe Systems Inc., RO)
  • Paul Buitelaar (DFKI GmbH, D)
  • Paulo Pinheiro da Silva (University of Texas at El Paso, USA)
  • Pavel Shvaiko (TasLab, Informatica Trentina, IT)
  • Peter Haase (University of Karlsruhe, D)
  • Peter Mika (Yahoo! Research, E)
  • Peter Wood (Birkbeck, University of London, UK)
  • Ralf Moeller (Hamburg University of Technology, D)
  • Riccardo Rosati (DIS, Sapienza University of Rome, IT)
  • Robert Tolksdorf (Freie Universität Berlin, D)
  • Ruben Lara (Telefonica R&D, E)
  • Rudi Studer (University of Karlsruhe, D)
  • Saikat Mukherjee (Siemens Corporate Research, USA)
  • Sascha Ossowski (University Rey Juan Carlos, E)
  • Scott Marshall (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, NL)
  • Sebastian Schaffert (Salzburg Research Forschungsgesellschaft, A)
  • Sergej Sizov (University of Koblenz-Landau, D)
  • Silvana Castano (University of Milano, IT)
  • Simon Miles (King's College London, UK)
  • Spiros Skiadopoulos (University of Peloponnese, GR)
  • Stefan Schlobach (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, NL)
  • Takahira Yamaguchi (Keio University, JP)
  • Terry Payne (University of Southampton, UK)
  • Thierry Declerck (DFKI GmbH, D)
  • Tomas Vitvar (STI Innsbruck , A)
  • Ubbo Visser (TZI - Center for Computing Technologies University of Bremen, D)
  • Ulrich Reimer (University of Applied Sciences St. Gallen, CH)
  • Umberto Straccia (ISTI-CNR, IT)
  • Vangelis Karkaletsis (NCSR "Demokritos", GR)
  • Vania Dimitrova (University of Leeds, UK)
  • Vasilis Samoladas (Technical University of Crete, GR)
  • Veronique Malaise (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, NL)
  • Victoria Uren (The Open University, UK)
  • Vinay Chaudhri (SRI, USA)
  • Vojtech Svatek (University of Econom.css, Prague, SK)
  • Walter Binder (EPFL Lausanne, CH)
  • Wlodek Drabent (IPI PAN Warszawa, PL)
  • Wolf Siberski (L3S Research Center, D)
  • Wolfgang May (Universitaet Goettingen, D)
  • Wolfgang Nejdl (University of Hannover, D)
  • Yannis Avrithis (National Technical University of Athens, GR)
  • Yaoyong Li (Sheffield University, UK)
  • Yevgeny Kazakov (The University of Oxford)
  • Yiannis Kompatsiaris (CERTH - ITI, GR)
  • Ying Ding (Indiana University, USA)
  • Yiyu Yao (University of Regina, CA)
  • York Sure (SAP Research Karlsruhe, D)
  • Yuan An (Drexel University, USA)
  • Zlatina Marinova (Ontotext Lab, Sirma Group Corp., BG)
  • Zohra Bellahsene (LIRMM, F)

Accepted Papers[edit]

  • 1 Adriana Budura, Sebastian Michel, Philippe Cudré-Mauroux and Karl Aberer. Neighborhood - based Tag Prediction
  • 2 Alasdair J. G. Gray, Norman Gray and Iadh Ounis. Can RDB2RDF Tools Feasibly Expose Large Science Archives for Data Integration?
  • 3 Andrea Tagarelli, Mario Longo and Sergio Greco. Word Sense Disambiguation for XML Structure Feature Generation
  • 4 Bela Genge and Piroska Haller. Middleware for Automated Implementation of Security Protocols
  • 5 Bernhard Schandl and Bernhard Haslhofer. The Sile Model --- A Semantic File System Infrastructure for the Desktop
  • 6 Bonaventura Coppola, Aldo Gangemi, Alfio Massimiliano Gliozzo, Davide Picca and Valentina Presutti. Frame Detection over the Semantic Web
  • 7 Carlos Hurtado, Alexandra Poulovassilis and Peter Wood. Ranking approximate answers to semantic web queries
  • 8 Chan Le Duc. Decidability of $\mathcal{SHI}$ with transitive closure of roles
  • 9 Colm Conroy, Rob Brennan, Declan O'Sullivan and David Lewis. User Evaluation Study of a Tagging Approach to Semantic Mapping
  • 10 Cristina Feier and Stijn Heymans. Hybrid Reasoning with Forest Logic Programs
  • 11 Elena Simperl, Igor Popov and Tobias Buerger. ONTOCOM Revisited: Towards Accurate Cost Predictions for Ontology Development Projects
  • 12 Enrico Minack, Wolf Siberski and Wolfgang Nejdl. Benchmarking Fulltext Search Performance of RDF Stores
  • 13 Ernesto Jimenez Ruiz, Bernardo Cuenca Grau, Ian Horrocks and Rafael Berlanga. Ontology Integration Using Mappings: Towards Getting the Right Logical Consequences
  • 14 Ervin Ramollari, Dimitrios Kourtesis, Dimitris Dranidis and Anthony Simons. Leveraging Semantic Web Service Descriptions for Validation by Automated Functional Testing
  • 15 Fausto Giunchiglia, Uladzimir Kharkevich and Ilya Zaihrayeu. Concept Search
  • 16 Gaelle Hignette, Patrice Buche and Juliette Dibie-Barthélemy. Fuzzy annotation of web data tables using a domain ontology
  • 17 Hammad Afzal, Robert Stevens and Goran Nenadic. Mining Semantic Descriptions of Bioinformat.css Web Services from the Literature
  • 18 Harry Halpin and Valentina Presutti. An Ontology of Resources: Solving the Identity Crisis
  • 19 Henar Muñoz, Ioannis Kotsiopoulos, Luis Miguel Vaquero Gonzalez and Luis Rodero Merino. Enhancing Service Selection by Semantic QoS
  • 20 Huairen Lin, Joseph Davis and Ying Zhou. An Integrated Approach to Extracting Ontological Structures from Folksonomies
  • 21 Jeff Z. Pan, Stuart Taylor and Edward Thomas. Reducing Ambiguity in Tagging Systems with Folksonomy Search Expansion
  • 22 Jetendr Shamdasani, Tamas Hauer, Peter Bloodsworth, Andrew Branson, Mohammed Odeh and Richard McClatchey. Semantic Matching using the UMLS
  • 23 Jonas Tappolet and Abraham Bernstein. Applied Temporal RDF: Efficient Temporal Querying of RDF Data with SPARQL
  • 24 Joost Vennekens and Marc Denecker. FO(ID) as an extension of DL with rules
  • 25 José Iria. A Core Ontology for Knowledge Acquisition
  • 26 Julien Gaugaz, Jakub Zakrzewski, Gianluca Demartini and Wolfgang Nejdl. How to Trace and Revise Identities
  • 27 Kai Eckert, Christian Meilicke and Heiner Stuckenschmidt. Improving Ontology Matching using Meta-level Learning
  • 28 Krzysztof Janowicz and Marc Wilkes. SIM-DL_A: A Novel Semantic Similarity Measure for Description Log.css Reducing Inter-Concept to Inter-Instance Similarity
  • 29 Luigi Iannone, Alan Rector and robert Stevens. Embedding Knowledge Patterns into OWL
  • 30 Manuel Moeller, Sven Regel and Michael Sintek. RadSem: Semantic Annotation and Retrieval for Medical Images
  • 31 Marko Luther, Thorsten Liebig, Sebastian Boehm and Olaf Noppens. Who the Heck is the Father of Bob?
  • 32 Martin Murth and Eva Kühn. A Heurist.css Framework for Semantic Subscription Processing
  • 33 Matthew Rowe. Applying Semantic Social Graphs to Disambiguate Identity References
  • 34 Matthias Klusch, Patrick Kapahnke and Ingo Zinnikus. Hybrid Adaptive Web Service Selection with SAWSDL-MX and WSDL Analyzer
  • 35 Mauro San Martín and Claudio Gutierrez. Representing, Querying and Transforming Social Networks with RDF/SPARQL
  • 36 Monika Solanki. Towards an agent based approach for verification of OWL-S process models
  • 37 Nicola Fanizzi, Claudia d'Amato and Floriana Esposito. ReduCE: A Reduced Coulomb Energy Network Method for Approximate Classication
  • 38 Olaf Hartig. Querying Trust in RDF Data with tSPARQL
  • 39 Patrick Lambrix and Qiang Liu. Using partial reference alignments to align ontologies
  • 40 Paul Buitelaar, Philipp Cimiano, Peter Haase and Michael Sintek. Towards Linguistically Grounded Ontologies
  • 41 Peter Haase, Daniel Herzig, Mark Musen and Thanh Tran. Semantic Wiki Search
  • 42 Simon Jupp, Sean Bechhofer and robert Stevens. A flexible API and editor for SKOS
  • 43 Simon Scerri, Brian Davis, Siegfried Handschuh and Manfred Hauswirth. Semanta – Semantic Email Technology for the Masses
  • 44 Uta Lösch, Sebastian Rudolph and Denny Vrandecic. Tempus Fugit - Towards an Ontology Update Language
  • 45 Xiaowang Zhang, Guohui Xiao and Zuoquan Lin. A Tableau Algorithm for Handling Inconsistency in OWL