[PlanetKR] CFP Reasoning on Data (RoD) - Workshop at The Web Conference 2018

Marie-Laure Mugnier mugnier at lirmm.fr
Mon Dec 18 09:37:16 EST 2017

                          Reasoning on Data (RoD)
                    Workshop at The Web Conference 2018
                       Lyon, France, April 24, 2018



The workshop RoD, collocated with The Web Conference 2018 in Lyon,
France, on April 24, 2018, will gather people on a timely issue at the
crossroad on knowledge representation and reasoning, data management, and
the Semantic Web: How to use knowledge to make better use of data? The
workshop will more precisely focus on reasoning techniques that allow to
exploit domain knowledge in data access. By data we mean here structured
or semi-structured data, stored in data management systems provided with
a query language, rather than unstructured contents. Domain knowledge can
be encoded in ontologies, rules, or constraints. An emblematic task is
query answering, but knowledge can be exploited within the whole data

The goal of RoD is to bring together the developers and users of
reasoners whatever the knowledge representation language used, including
systems focusing on both intensional (ontology) and extensional (data)
query answering. The workshop will give developers a perfect opportunity
to promote their systems. We call for papers of different nature:
theoretical, system and applicative.


The RoD Workshop at The Web Conference 2018 welcomes submissions on all
topics related to reasoning on data, from researchers and practitioners
from all relevant fields: artificial intelligence, data management, data
science, knowledge representation, the Semantic Web, etc. Topics of
interest include but are not limited to:

   advanced data querying
   data exchange and integration
   dimension-dependent data
   mediation and federation of databases
   imperfect, contradictory, incomplete, uncertain data and trust in data
   information extraction
   reasoning on linked open data
   ontology-based data access
   reasoning techniques and tools
   semantic heterogeneity
   reasoning services
   reasoning on data streams
   structural heterogeneity of data

Important Dates

   Submission deadline: 17 January 2018
   Acceptance notification: 14 February 2018
   Final version due: 04 March 2018
   Workshop date: 24 April 2018

Submission instructions

Three categories of papers will be considered, with different page limits:

   Long papers (8 pages): traditional research articles describing novel,
     innovative, research

   Short papers (4 pages) describing work in progress, presenting a
     system, or proposing a vision

   Previously published articles in major venues (no limit) for oral
     presentation at the workshop (not included in proceedings). These 
     should be submitted as is, and the venue where they were published in
     should be indicated on the submission form.

Papers must be submitted in PDF. For long and short papers, they should
be formatted according to the new ACM format published in ACM guidelines
(http://www.acm.org/publications/proceedings-template), selecting the
generic “sigconf” sample and should not exceed four or eight pages
depending on paper category, including any diagrams, references, and
appendices. The PDF files must have all non-standard fonts embedded.
Submissions must be self-contained and in English. Submissions that do
not follow these guidelines, or do not view or print properly, may be
rejected without review. Submissions need not be double-blind.

Submissions should be done through the conference management system,
the “Reasoning on Data Workshop” track.

All accepted papers will be presented orally at the workshop. Long and
short papers will be included in the proceedings of the workshop, in a
companion volume to the proceedings of The Web Conference 2018.
Previously published articles will not be republished.

Concurrent submissions are not allowed. Papers that have been published
in or accepted to any peer-reviewed journal or conference/workshop with
published proceedings, are currently under review, or will be submitted
to other meetings or publications while under review may not be submitted
as long or short papers. Additionally, the ACM has a strict policy
against plagiarism and self-plagiarism
(http://www.acm.org/publications/policies/plagiarism). All prior work
must be appropriately cited.


   Marie-Laure Mugnier, University of Montpellier, France
mugnier at lirmm.frhttp://www.lirmm.fr/~mugnier/

   Catherine Roussey, Irstea Clermont Ferrand, France
catherine.roussey at irstea.frhttp://www.irstea.fr/roussey

   Pierre Senellart, ENS, PSL Research University, France
pierre at senellart.comhttp://pierre.senellart.com/

Program Committee

   Elena Botoeva, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
   Alain Bouju, Université de La Rochelle, France
   Zied Bouraoui, Université d’Artois, France
   Pierre-Antoine Champin, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, France
   Jean-Paul Calbimonte, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western 
Switzerland, Switzerland
   David Carral, TU Dresden, Germany
   Catherine Faron-Zucker, Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis, France
   Raul Garcia-Castro, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
   Matthew Horridge, Stanford University, USA
   Markus Krötzsch, TU Dresden, Germany
   Frederique Laforest, Télécom Saint-Étienne, France
   Freddy Lecué, Accenture, Ireland
   Odile Papini, Université d’Aix-Marseille, France
   François Pinet, Irstea, France
   Simon Razniewski, Max-Planck Institute for Informatics, Germany
   Federico Ulliana, Université de Montpellier, France

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