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LINGUIST List 21.3576

Thu Sep 09 2010

Calls: General Ling, Ontology/South Africa

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        1.    Thomas Meyer, Australasian Ontology Workshop

Message 1: Australasian Ontology Workshop
Date: 07-Sep-2010
From: Thomas Meyer <tommie.meyermeraka.org.za>
Subject: Australasian Ontology Workshop
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Full Title: Australasian Ontology Workshop
Short Title: AOW 2010

Date: 07-Dec-2010 - 07-Dec-2010
Location: Adelaide, South Africa
Contact Person: Thomas Meyer
Meeting Email: tommie.meyermeraka.org.za
Web Site: http://krr.meraka.org.za/~aow2010/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Other Specialty: Ontology

Call Deadline: 24-Sep-2010

Meeting Description:

AOW 2010 is the sixth in a series of workshops on ontologies held
in the Australasian region. Deadline for submissions is 24 September 2010.

AOW 2010 is the sixth in a series of workshops on ontologies held in the
Australasian region.

The primary aim of the workshop is to bring together active researchers in
the broad area of ontologies. Topics of interest include, but are not limited

- Ontology models and theories
- Ontologies and the Semantic Web
- Interoperability in ontologies
- Ontologies and Multi-agent systems
- Description logics for ontologies
- Reasoning with ontologies
- Ontology harvesting on the web
- Ontology of agents and actions
- Ontology visualisation
- Ontology engineering and management
- Ontology-based information extraction and retrieval
- Ontology merging, alignment and integration
- Web ontology languages
- Formal concept analysis and ontologies
- Ontologies for e-research
- Linking open data
- Significant ontology applications

The proceedings of all previous Australasian Ontology Workshops were
published in the CRPIT Series and this will also be the case for AOW 2010.

Call For Papers

Authors of the best papers will be invited to submit extended versions of
their AOW 2010 papers as chapters in a forthcoming Springer book.

For the second year running, AOW 2010 will have a best paper award, with
a prize of $250(AUD) being awarded to the author(s) of the best paper.

Important Dates:
Paper submission deadline: 24 September 2010
Notification of acceptance/rejection: 22 October 2010
Camera-ready copies due: 12 November 2010
AOW 2010: 7 December 2010

Papers must be submitted via the EasyChair system at


Workshop Chairs:
Thomas Meyer
Meraka Institute, South Africa

Mehmet Orgun
Macquarie University

Kerry Taylor

Program Committee :
Franz Baader (TU Dresden, Germany)
Arina Britz (Meraka Institute, South Africa)
Werner Ceusters (SUNY Buffalo, USA)
Michael Compton (CSIRO, Australia)
Oscar Corcho (Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain)
R. Cenk Erdur (Ege University, Turkey)
Aurona Gerber (Meraka Institute, South Africa)
Dennis Hooijmaijers (University of South Australia, Australia)
Bo Hu (SAP Research, UK)
Renato Iannella (NICTA, Australia)
Ken Kaneiwa (NICT, Japan)
Marijke Keet (Free University of Bolzano, Italy)
Kevin Lee (NICTA and UNSW, Australia)
Laurent Lefort (CSIRO, Australia)
Costas Mantratzis (University of Westminster, UK)
Lars Moench (University of Hagen, Germany)
Maurice Pagnucco (UNSW, Australia)
Debbie Richards (Macquarie University, Australia)
Rolf Schwitter (Macquarie University, Australia)
Murat Sensoy (Bogazici University, Turkey)
Markus Stumptner (University of South Australia, Australia)
Boontawee (Meng) Suntisrivaraporn (Thammasat University, Thailand)
Sergio Tessaris (Free University of Bolzano, Italy)
Nwe Ni Tun (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Ivan Varzinczak (Meraka Institute, South Africa)
Kewen Wang (Griffith University, Australia)
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