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WebS 2007

6th International Workshop on Web Semantics (WebS 2007)

in conjunction with
18th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA 2007)

September 3-7, 2007
Regensburg, Germany


Dear Colleagues,
you are invited to submit your papers to the 6th International Workshop on Web Semantics (part of the 18th International Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications DEXA), to be held in Regensburg, Germany, September 3-7, 2007.
The objective of the workshop Web Semantics (WebS) is to bring together researchers, developers and practitioners to discuss research issues and experience in developing and deploying Semantic Web concepts, applications, and solutions being an international forum for the presentation of both theoretical and applicative results. Papers describing Semantic Web application experiences are particularly encouraged.


The relevant topics include the following (but are not limited to):

  • Knowledge Management and Sharing
  • Organizational specific, Domain Specific vs. Upper Level Ontologies
  • Visual Modelling of Semantic Webs
  • Semantic Web for e-learning
  • Semantic Web for e-sciences
  • Semantic Web for e-business
  • Semantic Web for e-health
  • Semantic Web for e-government
  • Semantic Web supporting Business Processes
  • Semantic Information Brokering and Interoperability
  • Document Analysis and Semantic Extraction
  • Semantic Web Mining
  • Semantic Web Inferences Schemes
  • Semantic Web Applications
  • Database Technologies for the Semantic Web
  • Intelligent User Interfaces
  • Dynamic Ontology Generation and Adaptation
  • Languages, Tools and Methodologies for Semantic Annotations of Web Data
  • Applications on Mobile Devices
  • Enhanced Accessibility and Multimodal Interfaces
  • Reasoning
  • Interoperability and Data Integration
  • Paper Submission Details

    Authors are invited to submit original, unpublished research and application papers that are not being considered in another forum. Manuscripts will be limited to 5 two-column pages (IEEE Proceeding style) including figures and references. Please follow the IEEE Computer Society Press Proceedings Author Guidelines to prepare your papers. Authors of accepted papers are requested to sign the IEEE copyright form. The author guidelines can be found at IEEE Conference Publishing Services - Proceedings Author Forms.
    Electronic submission of manuscripts (in postscript, word or pdf format) is required and will be handled via the workshop Web site For any questions please contact

    At least one author of each accepted paper is required to attend the conference and present the paper. Papers accepted for presentation will be published by IEEE Computer Society Press as proceedings of the DEXA 2007 workshops.

    Authors are requested to send their paper(s) to be received by March 02, 2007.

    Evaluation Process

    All submissions will be evaluated for originality, significance, clarity, and technical soundness. Each paper will be refereed by at least two to three researchers in the topical area.

    Important Dates

    Paper submission: March 16, 2007 (new deadline)
    Notification of acceptance: May 09, 2007
    Camera-ready copies due: May 25, 2007
    Webs 2007 Workshop: September 3-7, 2007


    WebS Chair

    Wolfram Wöß (FAW, Johannes Kepler University of Linz, Austria)

    Programm Committee

    Witold Abramowicz, Poznan University of Economics, Poland
    José Francisco Aldana Montes, Universidad de Málaga, Spain
    Kerstin Altmanninger, Johannes Kepler University of Linz, Austria
    Elena Baralis, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
    Jorge Bernardino, ISEC, Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra, Portugal
    Sourav Saha Bhowmick, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
    Walter Binder, University of Lugano, Switzerland
    Brian Blake, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
    Ulrich Bodenhofer, Johannes Kepler University of Linz, Austria
    Paul Buhler, College of Charleston, USA
    Antonio Calleja, CRC Information Technologies, Spain
    Barbara Carminati, University of Insubria, Italy
    Barbara Catania, DISI, University of Geneve, Switzerland
    Sunil Choenni, University of Twente, The Netherlands
    Valeria De Antonellis, Dipartimento di Elettronica per l'Automazione, Brescia, Italy
    Cláudio De Souza Baptista, DSC, Universidade Federal de Campina Grande, Brazil
    John Debenham, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
    Steven A. Demurjian, University of Connecticut, USA
    Grit Denker, SRI International, Menlo Park, CA, USA
    Ian J Dickinson, HP Labs, Bristol, UK
    Ying Ding, University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Nickolas J. G. Falkner, School of Computer Science, University of Adelaide, Australia
    Ling Feng, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
    Elena Ferrari, University of Insubria, Italy
    Eva Maria Gahleitner, voestalpine IT GmbH, Linz, Austria
    Jean-Gabriel Ganascia, Université Paris VI, France
    Fabien Gandon, INRIA, Sophia Antipolis, France
    Antoon Goderis, University of Manchester, UK
    Abdelkader Hameurlain, Université Paul Sabatier, France
    Carmem Satie Hara, Universidade Federal do Parana, Brazil
    Stijn Heymans, Digital Enterprise Research Insitute (DERI), Innsbruck, Austria
    Hiroyuki Kawano, Kyoto University, Japan
    Ralf Klischewski, Faculty of Management Technology, German University in Cairo, Egypt
    In-Young Ko, Information and Communications University, Korea
    Ora Lassila, Nokia Research Center, Cambridge, USA
    Leszek Lilien, Western Michigan University, USA
    Brian Matthews, CCLRC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Didcot, UK
    Jarred McGinnis, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    Elke Michlmayr, WIT, TU Wien, Austria
    Michele Missikoff, Lab for Enterprise Knowledge and Systems, IASI - CNR, Italy
    Toni Navarrete, Departament de Technologia, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Ismael Navas Delgado, Universidad de Málaga, Spain
    Juan Pablo Palacios, Sindbad Information and Database Systems, Spain
    Stefano Paraboschi, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
    Elena Paslaru Bontas Simperl, Digital Enterprise Research Insitute (DERI), Innsbruck, Austria
    Torben Bach Pedersen, Aalborg University, Denmark
    Dimitris Plexousakis, University of Crete, Greece
    Detlef Plump, University of York, UK
    Isidoro Ramos, Technical University of Valencia, Spain
    Norman Revell, Middlesex University, UK
    Tore Risch, Uppsala Universitet, Sweden
    María José Rodríguez Gil-Ortega, Sindbad Information and Database Systems, Spain
    Nicolas Sabouret, Laboratoire d'Informatique de Paris 6, Paris, France
    Ulrich Schiel, DSC, Universidade Federal de Campina Grande, Brazil
    Christian Schläger, WIWI, Universität Regensburg, Germany
    Amandeep S. Sidhu, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
    Bala Srinivasan, Monash University, Australia
    Shigeo Sugimoto, University of Tsukuba, Japan
    Stephanie Teufel, University of Fribourg, Germany
    A Min Tjoa, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
    Riccardo Torlone, Università Roma Tre, Italy
    Dirk Vermeir, VUB, Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
    Kim Viljanen, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland
    Werner Winiwarter, University of Vienna, Austria
    Wolfram Wöß, Johannes Kepler University of Linz, Austria