3714 The 7th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2008) | Schedule Thursday, 30.10

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Thursday Oct 30

9.00-10.00 Keynote 3: Message in a Bottle or: How can the Semantic Web Community be more convincing? (Johannes Brahms hall)
Stefan Decker, DERI
10.00-10.30 Coffee Break
10.30-12.30 Research 1: Web Data and Knowledge (Johannes Brahms hall)
Chair: Luciano Serafini

  • RDFS Reasoning and Query Answering on top of DHTs
    Zoi Kaoudi, Iris Miliaraki, and Manolis Koubarakis
  • An Interface-based Ontology Modularization Framework for Knowledge Encapsulation
    Faezeh Ensan and Weichang Du
  • On the Semantics of Trust and Caching in the Semantic Web
    Simon Schenk
10.30-12.30 Research 2: Semantic Web Services (Johann Peter Hebel hall)
Chair: Vasant Honavar

  • Semantic Web Service Choreography: Contracting and Enactment
    Dumitru Roman and Michael Kifer
  • Formal Model for Semantic-Driven Service Execution
    Tomas Vitvar, Maciej Zaremba, and Adrian Mocan
  • Efficient Semantic Web Service Discovery in Centralized and P2P Environments
    Dimitrios Skoutas, Dimitris Sacharidis, Verena Kantere, and Timos Sellis
10.30-12.30 In Use: Knowledge Management (Alfred Mombert hall)
Chair: Mike Dean

  • Thesaurus-based search in large heterogeneous collections
    Jan Wielemaker, Michiel Hildebrand, Jacco van Ossenbruggen, and Guus Schreiber
  • Deploying semantic web technologies for work integrated learning in industry. A comparison: SME vs. large sized company
    Conny Christl, Chiara Ghidini, Joanna Guss, Viktoria Pammer, Stefanie Lindstaedt, Peter Scheir, Luciano Serafini, and Marco Rospocher
  • Creating and Using Organisational Semantic Webs in Large Networked Organisations
    Ravish Bhagdev, Ajay Chakravarthy, Sam Chapman, Fabio Ciravegna, and Vitaveska Lanfranchi
  • An architecture for semantic navigation and reasoning with patient data - experiences of the Health-e-Child project
    Tamás Hauer, Dmitry Rogulin, Sonja Zillner, Andrew Branson, Jetendr Shamdasani, Alexey Tsymbal, Martin Huber, Tony Solomonides and Richard McClatchey
12.30-14.00 Lunch break
14.00-15.30 Research 1: Semantic Social Networks (Johannes Brahms hall)
Chair: Fausto Giunchiglia

  • Exploring Semantic Social Networks using Virtual Reality
    Harry Halpin, David Zielinski, Rachael Brady, and Glenda Kelly
  • Semantic Grounding of Tag Relatedness in Social Bookmarking Systems
    Ciro Cattuto, Dominik Benz, Andreas Hotho, and Gerd Stumme
  • Semantic Modelling of User Interests based on Cross-Folksonomy Analysis
    Martin Szomszor, Harith Alani, Ivan Cantador, Kieron O’Hara and Nigel Shadbolt
14.00-15.30 Research 2: Rules and Relatedness (Johann Peter Hebel hall)
Chair: Michael Kifer

  • ELP: Tractable Rules for OWL 2
    Markus Krötzsch, Sebastian Rudolph, and Pascal Hitzler
  • Term Dependence on the Semantic Web
    Gong Cheng and Yuzhong Qu
  • Semantic relatedness measure using object properties in an ontology
    Laurent Mazuel and Nicolas Sabouret
14:00 Lightning Talks (Alfred Mombert hall)
15.30-16.00 Coffee break
16.00-17.30 Closing Ceremony and Best Paper Awards (Johannes Brahms hall)
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