7th International Semantic Web Conference

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The following papers were presented at 7th International Semantic Web Conference (listed alphabetically):
  1. Contracting and Copyright Issues for Composite Semantic Services
  2. Interactive Exploration of Heterogeneous Cultural Heritage Collections
  3. End-User Assisted Ontology Evolution in Uncertain Domains
  4. Towards Semantic Mapping for Casual Web Users
  5. Learning Methods in Multi-grained Query Answering
  6. Semantic Enrichment of Folksonomy Tagspaces
  7. Parallel Computation Techniques for Ontology Reasoning
  8. Thesaurus-based Search in Large Heterogeneous Collections
  9. Market Blended Insight: Modeling Propensity to Buy with the Semantic Web
  10. Inference Web in Action: Lightweight Use of the Proof Markup Language
  11. A Process Catalog for Workflow Generation
  12. Requirements Analysis Tool: A Tool for Automatically Analyzing Software Requirements Documents
  13. Introducing IYOUIT
  14. Deploying Semantic Web Technologies for Work Integrated Learning in Industry - A comparison: SME vs. Large Sized Company
  15. DogOnt - Ontology Modeling for Intelligent Domotic Environments
  16. A Semantic Data Grid for Satellite Mission Quality Analysis
  17. An Architecture for Semantic Navigation and Reasoning with Patient Data - Experiences of the Health-e-Child Project
  18. Towards a Multimedia Content Marketplace Implementation Based on Triplespaces
  19. OntoNaviERP: Ontology-supported Navigation in ERP Software Documentation
  20. Creating and Using Organisational Semantic Webs in Large Networked Organisations
  21. Supporting Ontology-based Dynamic Property and Classification in WebSphere Metadata Server
  22. Indexing Social Semantic Data
  23. CROC: a Representational Ontology for Concepts
  24. NITELIGHT: A Graphical Editor for SPARQL Queries
  25. Combining Semantic Wikis and Controlled Natural Language
  26. A framework for semantic web policies
  27. Semantic Web technologies for digital preservation : the SPAR project
  28. Web Search With Document Space Adapted Ontologies
  29. BitMat: A Main-memory Bit Matrix of RDF Triples for Conjunctive Triple Pattern Queries
  30. Semantic framework for complex knowledge domains
  31. oWSD: A Tool for Word Sense Disambiguation in Its Ontology Context
  32. Relation Discovery from the Semantic Web
  33. Modeling Online Presence
  34. EdHibou: a Customizable Interface for Decision Support in a Semantic Portal
  35. Designing Component-Based Semantic Web Applications with DESWAP
  36. Taking Enterprise Search to the Next Level
  37. A Semantic Wiki on Cooperation in Public Administration
  38. Activity Recognition in an Event-Based RDF Database
  39. BioPortal: A Web Repository for Biomedical Ontologies and Data Resources
  40. Realizing Semantic Web Portal Using Available Semantic Web Technologies and Tools
  41. ACE View --- an ontology and rule editor based on controlled English
  42. MDS++: Supporting Ontology-based Dynamic Classification in WebSphere Metadata Server
  43. UMRR: Towards an Enterprise-Wide Web of Models
  44. ACTIVE - Enabling the Knowledge-Powered Enterprise
  45. Making URIs published on Data Web RDF dereferencable
  46. A System to enable Relational Persistence and Semantic Web style access simultaneously for Objects
  47. IYOUIT – Share, Life, Blog, Play
  48. ROO: Involving Domain Experts in Authoring OWL Ontologies
  49. Reusing Knowledge from the Semantic Web with the Watson Plugin
  50. Graph-Theoretic Analysis of Collaborative Knowledge Bases in Natural Language Processing
  51. BioTop and ChemTop -- Top-Domain Ontologies for Biology and Chemistry
  52. Consolidating User-defined Concepts with StYLiD
  53. Finding Equivalent Ontologies in Watson
  54. Towards Reactive Semantic Web Policies: Advanced Agent Control for the Semantic Web
  55. Progress Report from the RDB2RDF XG
  56. SUITS4RDF: Incremental Query Construction for the Semantic Web
  57. Dynamic Ontology Evolution in Open Environments
  58. Conversational Interface Agents for the Semantic Web -- a Case Study
  59. Skipforward---a lightweight ontology-based peer-to-peer recommendation system
  60. Unleash the power of Semantic Web in the Enterprise
  61. Extending RDFHomepage: Semantic Web meets Web 2.0
  62. Explanation of OWL Entailments in Protege 4
  63. Product modelling and the Semantic Web
  64. Divergent Exploration of an Ontology
  65. Learning Semantic Web rules within the framework of $\mathcal{SHIQ}$+log
  66. Toward an Ontology for Finite Algebras
  67. A Visual Interface for Building SPARQL Queries in Konduit
  68. Creating a Semantic Integration System using Spatial Data
  69. SPARQL+, SPARQLScript, SPARQL Result Templates - SPARQL Extensions for the Mashup Developer
  70. Ranking Semantic Similarity Association in Semantic Web
  71. Expanding Folksonomy Search with Ontologies
  72. Evaluating the Structural Quality of Semantic Hierarchy Alignments
  73. Visualization of the Search Results of the Semantic Web Search Engines
  74. Collaborative Protege: Enabling Community-based Authoring of Ontologies
  75. The TW Wine Agent: A Social Semantic Web Demo
  76. Semantic Image Annotation and Retrieval with IKen
  77. An ontology-based service-oriented application for mobility impaired users
  78. EUREEKA: Deepening the Semantic Web by More Efficient Emergent Knowledge Representation and Processing
  79. Pronto: Probabilistic Ontological Modeling in the Semantic Web
  80. A method to rank nodes in an RDF graph
  81. COSIMail and COSIFile: Semantic Desktop Extensions for Email and File Management
  83. Optimizing SPARQL Queries over Disparate RDF Data Sources through Distributed Semi-Joins
  84. SUBLIMA: a software stack for Inter-operable Topic-Centred Information Portals
  85. Knowledge Provenance in Virtual Observatories: Application to Image Data Pipelines
  86. Semantic Data Integration and Registration: Application to heterogeneous atmosphere and volcanic data sources
  87. Ontology Alignment Using Multiple Contexts
  88. Extracting Communities of Interests for Semantics-based Graph Searches
  89. A Bootstrapping Architecture for Integration of Relational Databases to the Semantic Web
  90. OmniCat: Automatic Text Classification with Dynamically Defined Categories
  91. semSL: Tagging and Data Linking for Second Life
  92. Language as a Foundation of the Semantic Web
  93. Extracting Structured Knowledge for Semantic Web by Mining Wikipedia
  94. Towards Semantic File System Interfaces
  95. Ontology Learning in Business Intelligence Applications
  96. LENA - Browsing RDF Data More Complex Than Foaf
  97. Towards Social Webtops Using Semantic Wiki
  98. Learning of OWL Class Descriptions on Very Large Knowledge Bases
  99. http://ontologydesignpatterns.org [ODP]
  100. TagCare: A Personal Portable Tag Repository
  101. Unifying Semantic Wikis and Semantic Web Applications
  102. SemTree: Ontology-Based Decision Tree Algorithm for Recommender Systems
  103. A Flexible API and Editor for SKOS
  104. Semantic Knowledge Sharing within a Collaborative Work Environment
  105. Thinkbase: A Visual Semantic Wiki
  106. Bioblitz Data on the Semantic Web
  107. Collecting Community-based Mappings in an Ontology Repository
  108. Term Dependence on the Semantic Web
  109. Comparison between Ontology Distances (Preliminary Results)
  110. Formal Model for Semantic-driven Service Execution
  111. OWL Datatypes: Design and Implementation
  112. An Interface-based Ontology Modularization Framework for Knowledge Encapsulation
  113. Semantic Web Service Choreography: Contracting and Enactment
  114. Algebras of Ontology Alignment Relations
  115. Folksonomy-based Collabulary Learning
  116. Semantic Modelling of User Interests Based on Cross-folksonomy Analysis
  117. Semantic Grounding of Tag Relatedness in Social Bookmarking Systems
  118. An Experimental Comparison of RDF Data Management Approaches in a SPARQL Benchmark Scenario
  119. Extracting Semantic Constraint from Description Text for Semantic Web Service Discovery
  120. RDFS Reasoning and Query Answering on Top of DHTs
  121. Evaluating Long-term use of the Gnowsis Semantic Desktop for PIM
  122. On the Semantics of Caching and Trust in the Semantic Web
  123. Combining a DL Reasoner and a Rule Engine for Improving Entailment-based OWL Reasoning
  124. Bringing the IPTC News Architecture into the Semantic Web
  125. Semantic Relatedness Measure Using Object Properties in an Ontology
  126. RDF123: From Spreadsheets to RDF
  127. Involving Domain Experts in Authoring OWL Ontologies
  128. Learning Concept Mappings from Instance Similarity
  129. Instanced-based Mapping between Thesauri and Folksonomies
  130. Anytime Query Answering in RDF through Evolutionary Algorithms
  131. Laconic and Precise Justifications in OWL
  132. Supporting Collaborative Ontology Development in Protégé
  133. nSPARQL: A Navigational Language for RDF
  134. Scalable Conjunctive Query Evaluation Over Large and Expressive Knowledge Bases
  135. The Expressive Power of SPARQL
  136. Efficient Semantic Web Service Discovery in Centralized and P2P Environments
  137. A Kernel Revision Operator for Terminologies - Algorithms and Evaluations
  138. Description Logic Reasoning with Decision Diagrams: Compiling SHIQ to Disjunctive Datalog
  139. Integrating Object-Oriented and Ontological Representations: A Case Study in Java and OWL
  140. Statistical Learning for Inductive Query Answering on OWL Ontologies
  141. Modeling Documents by Combining Semantic Concepts with Unsupervised Statistical Learning
  142. Optimization and Evaluation of Reasoning in Probabilistic Description Logic: Towards a Systematic Approach
  143. Improving an RCC-derived Geospatial Approximation by OWL Axioms
  144. ELP: Tractable Rules for OWL 2
  145. Exploring Semantic Social Networks Using Virtual Reality
  146. Enhancing Semantic Web Services with Inheritance
  147. Identifying Potentially Important Concepts and Relations in an Ontology
  148. Using Semantic Distances for Reasoning with Inconsistent Ontologies
  149. RoundTrip Ontology Authoring

The following people were involved in 7th International Semantic Web Conference: Jans Aasman, Charlie Abela, Karl Aberer, Mark Ackerman, Sibel Adali, Rama Akkiraju, Harith Alani, Huib Aldewereld, Boanerges Aleman-Meza, Jose Julio Alferes, Neda Alipanah, Dean Allemang, Carlo Allocca, Ricardo Amador, José Luis Ambite, Oszkar Ambrus, Juergen Angele, Sofia Angeletou, Renzo Angles, Anupriya Ankolekar, Melliyal Annamalai, Grigoris Antoniou, Kemafor Anyanwu, Marcelo Arenas, Lora Aroyo, Naveen Ashish, Uwe Assmann, Medha Atre, Sören Auer, Yannis Avrithis, Fadi Badra, Wolf-Tilo Balke, Jie Bao, Nick Bassiliades, Bettina Bauer-Messmer, Christian Baumann, Sean Bechhofer, Peter Beck, Elena Beisswanger, Dominik Benz, Emmanuelle Bermès, Abraham Bernstein, Leopoldo Bertossi, Ravish Bhagdev, Stefano Bianchi, Chris Bizer, Jürgen Bock, Olivier Bodenreider, Sebastian Boehm, Piero Bonatti, Dario Bonino, Kalina Bontcheva, Paolo Bouquet, Amancio Bouza, Rachael Brady, Andrew Branson, Alexa Breuing, Rogier Brussee, François Bry, Christoph Bussler, Andrew Buttigieg, Krisztian Buza, Michel Böhms, Ivan Cantador, Feng Cao, Ciro Cattuto, Ajay Chakravarthy, Sam Chapman, Vinay Chaudhri, Chaitanya Chemudugunta, Gong Cheng, Yaodong Chen, Paul - Alexandru Chirita, Conny Christl, Vassilis Christophides, Philipp Cimiano, Fabio Ciravegna, Anthony G. Cohn, Juri Luca De Coi, John Colgrave, Colm Conroy, Oscar Corcho, Fulvio Corno, Isabel Cruz, Hamish Cunningham, James Cunningham, Richard Cyganiak, Claudia d'Amato, Mathieu d'Aquin, Enrico Daga, Benjamin Dai, Carlos Damasio, John Darlington, Jérôme David, John Davies, Brian Davis, Mike Dean, Stefan Decker, Thierry Declerck, Klaus Deissner, Ronald Denaux, Michael Denny, Virginia Dignum, Aris van Dijk, Tharam Dillon, Vania Dimitrova, Li Ding, John Dobree, Catherine Dolbear, Julian Dolby, John Domingue, Alex Donaldson, Jin Song Dong, Paul Doran, Michael Dorf, Laura Dragan, Marlon Dumas, Michel Dumontier, Weichang Du, Martin Dzbor, Anne Eberhardt, Thomas Eiter, Ian Emmons, Paula Engelbrecht, Robert Engels, Gwenn Englebienne, Faezeh Ensan, Floriana Esposito, Jerome Euzenat, Xianyong Fang, Nicola Fanizzi, Sebastian Faubel, Ling Feng, Yuzhang Feng, Simon Ferndriger, Tim Finin, George Fletcher, Achille Fokoue, Peter Fox, David de Francisco, Thomas Franz, Johann-Christoph Freytag, Gerhard Friedrich, Adam Funk, Harald Gall, Aldo Gangemi, Konstantina Garoufi, Chiara Ghidini, Dimitrios Giakoumis, John Giannandrea, Nicholas Gibbins, C. Lee Giles, Yolanda Gil, Fausto Giunchiglia, Carole Goble, Jennifer Golbeck, Evgeni Golov, Jose Manuel Gomez-Perez, Marta Gonzalez, Rafael González-Cabero, John Goodwin, Bernardo Cuenca Grau, Alvaro Graves, henson graves, Jennifer Green, Nicholas Griffith, Marko Grobelnik, Benjamin Grosof, Daniel Gruhl, John Grundy, Rolf Grütter, Ramanathan Guha, Iryna Gurevych, Joanna Guss, Claudio Gutierrez, Christophe Guéret, Asunción Gómez-Pérez, Peter Haase, Udo Hahn, Harry Halpin, Siegfried Handschuh, Lushan Han, Frank van Harmelen, Ian Harrison, Glen Hart, Olaf Hartig, Kevin Hass, Tamás Hauer, Michael Hausenblas, Manfred Hauswirth, Conor Hayes, Tom Heath, Jeff Heflin, Dominik Heim, Sebastian Hellmann, James Hendler, Martin Hepp, Ivan Herman, Michiel Hildebrand, Takeru Hirota, Christian Hirsch, Pascal Hitzler, László van den Hoek, America Holloway, Ian Holt, Vasant Honavar, Thomas Hornung, Matthew Horridge, Ian Horrocks, John Hosking, Andreas Hotho, Zhisheng Huang, Martin Huber, Jane Hunter, David Huynh, Eero Hyvönen, Luigi Iannone, Hamidah Ibrahim, SM Hazzaz Imtiaz, Ahmad Iqbal, Toru Ishida, Christian Jacquemin, Ramesh Jain, Maciej Janik, Terry Janssen, Qiu JI, Clement Jonquet, Anupam Joshi, Cliff Joslyn, Simon Jupp, Lalana Kagal, Kaarel Kaljurand, Aditya Kalyanpur, Verena Kantere, Zoi Kaoudi, David Karger, Vipul Kashyap, Alex Kass, Dionysios Kehagias, Glenda Kelly, Elisa Kendall, Brian Kettler, Latifur Khan, Deepali Khushraj, Malte Kiesel, Michael Kifer, Hong-Gee Kim, Jihie Kim, Pavel Klinov, Matthias Klusch, Craig Knoblock, Holger Knublauch, Jörg Koch, Krys Kochut, Mieczyslaw Kokar, Yiannis Kompatsiaris, Johan Koolwaaij, Stefan Kopp, Martin Kost, Manolis Koubarakis, Kouji Kozaki, Bernhard Krabina, Felix Kratzer, Markus Krötzsch, Tobias Kuhn, Shoji Kurakake, Christian Kuschel, Philipp Kärger, Norbert Küchlin, Vita Lanfranchi, Georg Lausen, David Leal, Jihye Lee, Jens Lehmann, Kristina Lerman, Holger Lewen, Jean Lieber, Hanyu Li, Juanzi Li, Stefanie Lindstaedt, Francesca Alessandra Lisi, Shengping Liu, Yuan-Fang Li, Bertram Ludaescher, Thomas Lukasiewicz, Paweł Lula, Marko Luther, Carsten Lutz, Alexander Löser, Dominic Mainz, Kai Mainzer, Jürgen Mainz, Paola Di Maio, Ashok Malhotra, Li Ma, Jan Maluszynski, Ali Mamat, David-Paul Mann, Bella Manoim, Tiziana Margaria, Leandro Balby Marinho, David Martin, Trevor Martin, Christopher Matheus, Diana Maynard, Wolfgang May, Laurent Mazuel, Richard McClatchey, Robert W. McGrail, Deborah McGuinness, Georgios Meditskos, Pankaj Mehra, Jing Mei, Thomas Meilender, Gerard de Melo, James Michaelis, Peter Mika, Iris Miliaraki, John Miller, Libby Miller, Enrico Minack, Daniel Miranker, Riichiro Mizoguchi, Dunja Mladenic, Adrian Mocan, Ralf Moeller, Premand Mohan, Michael Montegut, Boris Motik, Enrico Motta, Erik van Mulligen, Mark A. Musen, Norwati Mustapha, Knud Möller, Makoto Nakatsuji, Kotaro Nakayama, Wolfgang Nejdl, Lyndon JB Nixon, Yuan Ni, David Norheim, Vit Novacek, Igor Novakovic, Benjamin Nowack, Natasha F. Noy, Kieron O'Hara, Daniel Oberle, Daniel Olmedilla, Eyal Oren, Jacco van Ossenbruggen, Grażyna Paliwoda-Pękosz, Ignazio Palmisano, Viktoria Pammer, Jeff Z. Pan, Yue Pan, Massimo Paolucci, Myon-Woong Park, Cynthia Parr, Bijan Parsia, Jeff Partyka, Peter F. Patel-Schneider, Patrick Paulson, Terry Payne, Isabella Peters, Thies Pfeiffer, Christoph Pinkel, Axel Polleres, Alexandra Poulovassilis, Gautier Poupeau, Valentina Presutti, Wolfgang Prinz, Colin Puleston, María S. Pérez-Hernández, Jorge Pérez, Guilin Qi, Yuzhong Qu, Robert Raskin, Alan Rector, Gerald Reif, Dave Reynolds, Abdelmounaam Rezgui, Sang Keun Rhee, Nicholas Del Rio, Joe Rockmore, Dmitry Rogulin, Dumitru Roman, Riccardo Rosati, Marco Rospocher, David De Roure, Lidia Rovan, Daniel Rubin, Sebastian Rudolph, Alistair Russell, Lloyd Rutledge, Marta Sabou, Nicolas Sabouret, Dimitris Sacharidis, Joel Sachs, Horacio Saggion, Manuel Salvadores, Alberto Salvati, Elie Sanchez, Cassio Dos Santos, Uli Sattler, Ulrike Sattler, Leo Sauermann, Luigi Sauro, Thomas Scharrenbach, Peter Scheir, Simon Schenk, Stefan Schlobach, Bob Schloss, Robert Schloss, Lars Schmidt-Thieme, Georg Schmidt, Kay-Uwe Schmidt, Michael Schmidt, Michael Schneider, Thomas Schneider, Edith Schonberg, Marco Schorlemmer, Guus Schreiber, Stefan Schulz, Daniel Schwabe, Sven Schwarz, Steve Sears, Timos Sellis, Juan F. Sequeda, Luciano Serafini, Nigel R. Shadbolt, Nigam Shah, Aman Shakya, Jetendr Shamdasani, Kevin Shank, Shahdad Shariatmadari, Shashi Shekhar, Amit P. Sheth, Pavel Shvaiko, Wolf Siberski, Miguel Rezende da Silva, Paulo Pinheiro da Silva, Elena Simperl, Munindar P. Singh, AK Sinha, Michael Sintek, Evren Sirin, Sergej Sizov, Dimitrios Skoutas, Derek Sleeman, Paul Smart, Michael Smith, Padhraic Smyth, Tony Solomonides, Philipp Sorg, Bertrand Souville, Jagannathan Srinivasan, Kavitha Srinivas, Steffen Staab, Giorgos Stamou, Milan Stankovic, Holger Stenzhorn, Susie Stephens, robert Stevens, Mark Steyvers, Veda Storey, Umberto Straccia, Heiner Stuckenschmidt, Rudi Studer, Gerd Stumme, Xingzhi Sun, York Sure, Vojtech Svatek, Martin Szomszor, Manuel Sánchez-Gestido, Valentin Tablan, Hideaki Takeda, Valentina Tamma, Akimichi Tanaka, Stuart Taylor, Philippe Thiran, Krishnaprasad Thirunarayan, Edward Thomas, Jerome Thomere, Bhavani Thuraisingham, Syed Tirmizi, Stein L. Tomassen, Raphael Troncy, Alexey Tsymbal, Tania Tudorache, Samson Tu, Dimitrios Tzovaras, Victoria Uren, Mike Uschold, Germán Toro del Valle, Mihaela Vela, Gianni Vercelli, Kunal Verma, Frédéric Vernier, Tomas Vitvar, Peter Vojtas, Raphael Volz, Johanna Völker, Holger Wache, Matthias Wagner, Chen Wang, Ji Wang, Kehong Wang, Shenghui Wang, Taowei Wang, Ting Wang, Xia Wang, Paul Warren, Christian Wartena, Andreas Wechselberger, Dengping Wei, Gerhard Weikum, Dan Weld, Katrin Weller, Patrick West, Martin Wibbels, Jan Wielemaker, Marianne Winslett, Michael Witbrock, Michael Wolverton, Reuben Wright, Gang Wu, Vilas Wuwongse, Guo Tong Xie, Yang Yang, Peter Yeh, Cherie Youn, Yong Yu, Maciej Zaremba, Jan Zemánek, Gideon Zenz, Torsten Zesch, Lei Zhang, Xuan Zhou, Hai Zhuge, David J. Zielinski, Sonja Zillner, Landong Zuo

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