Thursday, February 19, 2015

[DMANET] Deadline extension: SEMAPRO 2015 || July 19 - 24, 2015 - Nice, France


The submission deadline is March 12, 2015.

Please consider to contribute to and/or forward to the appropriate
groups the following opportunity to submit and publish original
scientific results to SEMAPRO 2015.

Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended article
versions to one of the IARIA Journals:

============== SEMAPRO 2015 | Call for Papers ===============


SEMAPRO 2015, The Ninth International Conference on Advances in Semantic

July 19 - 24, 2015 - Nice, France

General page:

Call for Papers:

Submission page:

- regular papers [in the proceedings, digital library]
- short papers (work in progress) [in the proceedings, digital library]
- ideas: two pages [in the proceedings, digital library]
- extended abstracts: two pages [in the proceedings, digital library]
- posters: two pages [in the proceedings, digital library]
- posters: slide only [slide-deck posted at]
- presentations: slide only [slide-deck posted at]
- demos: two pages [posted at]
- doctoral forum submissions: [in the proceedings, digital library]

Proposals for:
- mini-symposia: see
- workshops: see
- tutorials: [slide-deck posed on]
- panels: [slide-deck posed on]

Submission deadline: March 12, 2015

Sponsored by IARIA,
Extended versions of selected papers will be published in IARIA
Print proceedings will be available via Curran Associates, Inc.:
Articles will be archived in the free access ThinkMind Digital Library:

The topics suggested by the conference can be discussed in term of
concepts, state of the art, research, standards, implementations,
running experiments, applications, and industrial case studies. Authors
are invited to submit complete unpublished papers, which are not under
review in any other conference or journal in the following, but not
limited to, topic areas.

All tracks are open to both research and industry contributions, in
terms of Regular papers, Posters, Work in progress,
Technical/marketing/business presentations, Demos, Tutorials, and Panels.

Before submission, please check and comply with the editorial rules:

SEMAPRO 2015 Topics (topics and submission details: see CfP on the site)

Basics on semantics
Fundamental of semantics processing; Semantic-based techniques for
feature selection; Semantic-based pruning; Semantic interoperability;
Semantics uncertainty; Semantics pre-processing and post-processing;
Semantics harmonization; Constraint-based semantics processing; Embedded
semantics into the discovery process; Semantics in spatial and
spatio-temporal models

Ontology fundamentals for semantic processing
Ontology learning; Ontology for semantic interoperability; Ontologies
and data pre-processing; Ontology-based evaluation and semantic
patterns; Global core ontologies; Progressive ontologies; Bridging
semantics through ontologies; Ontology mapping and ontology
visualization; Ontology in information systems; Ontology-based semantic
mediation; Ontology design and maintenance for conceptual model
integration; Reverse engineering of ontologies from conceptual model;
Ontologies for explanation generation

Semantic technologies
Basics of Ontology and Semantic Web; Semantic storing, computing,
representation, communications; Semantic-driven system design; Syntactic
and semantic processing models; Hardware and software support for
semantic processing; Microprocessors for semantic processing;
Multi-model semantic systems; Semantic annotation of multimedia
supports; Semantic multimedia information retrieval; Natural language
semantic processing; Context-based semantic processing; Content-based
semantic processing; Scalability to the Web level; Performance in
semantic processing; Information security in semantic processing;
Explaining semantic processing and its results

Models and ontology-based design of protocols, architectures and services
Fundamentals in theory; Modeling methodologies; Models and
Ontology-driven Technologies (for the communications system design);
Models and ontology relationships; Multi-models coherence. Models and
ontology-based communications services and protocols; Semantics of
services and service modeling; Protocol models and semantics;
Application and quality of experience semantics; Services and protocols
semantics; Models and ontology-based cross-layer services and
architectures design; Models and ontology-based software frameworks;
Composition of Services and Composability rules; Cross-layering services
models, components and implementations

Semantic Deep Web
Ontology plug-in search; Information extraction from the Deep Web
/e-commerce sites/; Semantic Deep Web annotation and indexing; Deep
Web-based ontology; Semantic Deep Web crawlers; Semantic browsing and
visualization; Semantic Deep Web data fusion; Semiautomatic ontology
generation; Metrics for quality of ontology; Similarity measures for
ontology alignment; Measurements for quality of search; Tools for
semantic Deep Web; Experience extraction from the Web

Semantic reasoning
Reasoning methods; Reasoning for the Web; Ontology expressiveness;
Ontology alignment, mapping and merging; Expressing formal semantics;
Languages (RDF, RDF Schema, OWL, etc); Robustness of reasoning on the
Web; Patterns on semantic reasoning; Querying and searching; Scalable
and tolerant reasoning; Dynamic reasoning for the Semantic Web;
Ontologies and problem-solving methods; Computational learning theory;
Approximate reasoning/computing; Strategies for abstraction and
compression of information; Cognitive semantic reasoning; Attention
semantic scoping; Recency-based self-optimizing memory; Cost-benefit
trade-off reasoning models; Negotiation in obtaining near-optimal
reasoning results under bounded resources; Case-based reasoning

Semantic content searching
Methodologies for innovative information retrieval technologies;
Combinatorial search; Massive search-spaces with heuristics (e.g., based
on Monte Carlo simulations); Searching using metadata, semantics, and
ontology; Advanced searching in digital libraries; Advanced use of RDF
and OWL; Expressiveness of the content ontologies; Inherent
inconsistency and incompleteness of data on the Web; Scalability of
semantic processing; Specialized search engines (Hakia, Matrixware and

Hypertext and hypermedia semantic
Hypertext techniques and semantic applications; Hypertext and
ontologies; Hypertext semantic models; Spatial semantic hypertext;
Self-organized hypertext; Semantic adaptive hypertext; Web and hypertext
link analysis; Hypertexts and semantic Web; Hypertext semantic applications

Semantic voice-video-speech (VVS) searching
Engines and methods for VVS advanced searching; Patterns in VVS
searching; Contextual VVS searching; Rapid VVS searching; Accuracy in
VVS searching; Noise in VVS searching; Performance in VVS searching;
Metrics for VVS searching; Text and VVS searching; Applications of VVS

Semantic multimedia
Efficient storage of structured data that scale to a very large size;
Automatic generation of multimedia presentations; Advanced process for
multimedia information mining; Semantic metadata extraction; Annotation
tools and methods for content semantics; Media ontology
generation/learning/reasoning; Semantic multimedia streaming; Semantics
enabled multimedia applications

Semantic social media
Community detection and evolution in social media; Recommendation and
ranking systems; Search in social media; Event detection, trend
identification and tracking in social media; Influence, trust and
reputation in social media; Opinion/sentiment analysis, polarity
identification; Feed distillation and ranking blogs; Mining
microblogging and real time data; Folksonomy, tag semantics, clustering
and usage; Advertising models for the social web; Indexing social media
content, index freshness; Visualizing social network data; Spam
detection, social network spam and profile spam

Semantics for sentiment/opinion analysis
Architectures for generic sentiment analysis systems; Sentiment analysis
techniques on social media; Document-level analysis; Sentence-level
analysis; Aspect-based analysis; Comparative-sentiment analysis;
Sentiment lexicon acquisition; Optimizing sentiment analysis algorithms;
Applications of sentiment analysis

Semantic networking
Semantic-based QoS (Quality of Service) control and scheduling; Semantic
QoE (Quality of Experience) evaluation; Semantic-based Internet data
streaming and delivery; Semantics enabled networking and middleware;
Semantic routing; Semantic interfaces

Domain-oriented semantic applications
Semantics for managing pharmaceutical data; Semantic processing for
biomedical knowledge; Speech, text and picture recognition; Semantic
email workflow and content; Semantic blogs and wikis; Semantic email
addressing; Semantic web and digital libraries; Semantic processing in
e-Health; Semantic-driven tutoring systems

Economics and governance of semantics technologies
Organizational views; Legal; Business; Regulations; Assessment;
Standards; Harmonization; Cross-nation mediation

Semantic applications/platforms/tools
Market for semantic technologies; Applications, services and systems
based on semantic processing; User friendly semantic system integration
tools; Ontology-based data transformation and data migration tools;
Ontology mapping tools and languages; Ontology-enabled interoperability
in e-science, life sciences, e-business, culture; Commercial cost models
for semantic applications; Semantic solutions for business intelligence;
Semantic processing platforms ; Supporting ontology platforms/tools
(Prot�g�, etc); Semantic query languages (SPARQL, etc); Ontology-enabled
search engines; Semantic Web search engines; Interoperability of data,
systems, and organizations; Experiments and lessons learned; Standard