10 October 2012

Call for papers: Metadata, Semantics and Ontologies for Web Intelligence

A special issue of International Journal of Metadata, Semantics and Ontologies

Web intelligence (WI) has been recognised as a new direction for scientific research and development to explore the fundamental roles as well as practical impacts of artificial intelligence (AI) (e.g. knowledge representation, planning, knowledge discovery and data mining, intelligent agents, social network intelligence) and advanced information technology (IT) (e.g. wireless networks, ubiquitous devices, social networks, semantic Web, wisdom Web, data/knowledge grids) in the next generation of Web-empowered products, systems, services and activities. It is one of the most important as well as promising IT research fields in the era of Web, agent intelligence and virtual communities.

The special issue aims at publishing recent, outstanding research results concerning Web intelligence and metadata, semantics and ontologies.

The issue will carry revised and substantially extended versions of selected papers presented at the International Workshop on Web Intelligence (WEBI 2012), but we also strongly encourage researchers unable to participate in the conference to submit papers for this call.

Suitable topics include but are not limited to:
  • Metadata design and semantics
  • Quality of metadata
  • Evaluation and applications of metadata standards
  • Metadata annotation practices
  • Ontological and knowledge-based approaches to metadata
  • Ontologies and standard catalogues specific to business or professional domains
  • Semantic web and ontologies in library science and digital libraries
  • Metadata-based information retrieval and browsing
  • Organisational and social aspects of semantic web and related technologies
Important Dates
Submission deadline: 30 January, 2013
Notification of authors: 30 March, 2013
Final paper submission: 30 May, 2013

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