[PlanetKR] AIWK-2014: second call for papers

Xun Wang wang.xun at gmail.com
Tue May 13 18:09:14 EST 2014

*              SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS             *
* Artificial Intelligence meets Web of Knowledge    *
*                    AIWK-2014                                    *
*              http://aiwk.lsis.org                                *
The international workshop Artificial Intelligence meets Web of Knowledge
(AIWK-2014) is affiliated with the European Conference on Artificial Intelli-
gence (ECAI-2014, http://www.ecai2014.org) and will take place in Prague,
Czech Republic, august 19, 2014.

Workshop description 
The aim of this workshop is to bridge the gap be-
tween Knowledge Representation & Reasoning and Web of Knowledge research
communities, and to address the problem of querying large scale multisource
heterogeneous information. This problem is at the core of the ASPIQ project
(http://aspiq.lsis.org/aspiq/?q=en), funded by ANR (French National Research
Agency). It is centered on three main aspects:

• Processing multisource information
• Processing heterogeneous information
• Performing large scale reasoning

These issues are relevant to the Semantic Web. The ASPIQ project studies
formalisms allowing to represent ontological knowledge, with exceptions in tax-
onomies and uncertainty on concepts. From a large amount of data distributed
on the Web, expressed in different languages, the objective is to merge infor-
mation via a common formalism, which provides a global point of view, and to
query this common representation to obtain more “intelligent” answers, without
loosing efficiency.

Accordingly, this workshop is dedicated to the discussion of these issues. It
aims at encouraging collaboration of researchers from both communities. We
are primarily interested in issues related to belief change, merging and query-
ing knowledge bases expressed in tractable fragments of ontological languages.

Moreover, for implementation issues, we are primarily interested in logic pro-
gramming approaches such as Answer Set Programming or extensions of Data-

Topics of interest include but are not limited to:
• Reasoning with tractable fragments of OWL languages
• Belief change & tractable description logics
• Reasoning on the web of data
• Ontology-based data-access
• Ontological query answering
• Reasoning and querying with distributed knowledge sources
• Semantic access control and reasoning with profiles
• Scalable and anytime reasoning on big data
• Belief change & ASP
• Datalog+/- and existential rules
• ASP & description logics
• ASP & uncertainty
• First-order ASP

Paper submission
The authors should submit their paper via EasyChair:

We expect submissions not exceeding 12 pages in pdf format according to
Springer’s LNCS style guidelines:

The submissions will be peer-reviewed.

The authors of accepted papers will be invited to provide a long version of their
paper for post-proceedings that will be published by Springer in a special issue
in the LNCS/LNAI series.

Important dates

• Paper submission deadline: May 25, 2014
• Notification of acceptance: June 23, 2014
• Deadline for final camera ready copy: July 15, 2014
• AIWK-2014 workshop (1 day): August 19, 2014

Invited talk

Thomas Eiter (Vienna University of Technology)

Program Committee

• Jean-Fran ̧ois Baget (INRIA, Montpellier, France)
• Madalina Croitoru (University of Montpellier 2, France)
• Jérôme Euzenat (INRIA, Grenoble, France)
• Gabriele Kern-Isberner (University of Dortmund , Germany)
• Sébastien Konieczny (University of Artois, France)
• Markus Krötzsch (University of Dresden, Germany)
• Sylvain Lagrue (University of Artois, France)
• Michel Leclère (University of Montpellier 2, France)
• Joao Leite (University of Lisbon, Portugal)
• Claire Lefèvre (University of Angers, France)
• Stéphane Loiseau (University of Angers, France)
• Nicola Leone (University of Calabria, Italy)
• Robert E. Mercer (University of Western Ontario, Canada)
• Farid Nouioua (Aix Marseille University, France)
• Vincent Risch (Aix Marseille University, France)
• Riccardo Rosati (University La Sapienza, Roma, Italy)
• Marie-Christine Rousset (University of Grenoble, France)
• Guillermo Simari (University Bahia blanca, Argentine)
• Igor Stéphan (University of Angers, France)
• Stefan Woltran (Technical University of Wien, Austria)
• Eric Würbel (University of Toulon, France)


• Odile Papini (Aix-Marseille University, France)
• Marie-Laure Mugnier (University of Montpellier 2, France)
• Laurent Garcia (University of Angers, France)
• Salem Benferhat (University of Artois, France)

Odile Papini, odile.papini at univ-amu.fr

This workshop receives support from ANR (French National Research Agency),
ASPIQ project reference ANR-12-BS02-0003. (http://aspiq.lsis.org/aspiq/?q=en)

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