[PlanetKR] CFP: AOW 2010 @ AI 2010

Tommie Meyer tommie.meyer at meraka.org.za
Thu Aug 5 05:15:13 EST 2010

Apologies for cross postings

               6th Australasian Ontology Workshop (AOW 2010)
                                7 December 2010 
                         Held in Conjunction with the 
 23rd Australasian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AI2010)
                                Adelaide, Australia

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

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. 

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 to:

- 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 AOW 2010 proceedings will be published at a suitable
venue to be announced soon. 

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

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
tommie.meyer at meraka.org.za

Mehmet Orgun
Macquarie University
mehmet.orgun at mq.edu.au

Kerry Taylor
Kerry.Taylor at csiro.au

Program Committee (more names to be added):
Arina Britz (Meraka Institute, South Africa)
Werner Ceusters (SUNY Buffalo, USA)
Oscar Corcho (Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain)
Aurona Gerber (Meraka Institute, South Africa)
Dennis Hooijmaijers (University of South Australia, Australia)
Marijke Keet (Free University of Bolzano, Italy)
Kevin Lee (NICTA and UNSW, Australia)
Costas Mantratzis (University of Westminster, UK)
Lars Moench (University of Hagen, Germany)
Maurice Pagnucco (UNSW, Australia)
Markus Stumptner (University of South Australia, Australia)
Sergio Tessaris (Free University of Bolzano, Italy)
Ivan Varzinczak (Meraka Institute, South Africa)
Antoine Zimmermann (DERI, Ireland)

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