Workshop on Ontology and Rich Semantics: Frameworks and Application

  • Date of event: Mon, 26th Nov. 2018, 9:30am to 4:00pm

    Wee Kim Wee School of Communication & Information

    Venue of Workshop

  • Venue: Wee Kim Wee School of Communication & Information,
    Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
    31 Nanyang Link Singapore 637718
    (Executive Seminar Room, Rm CS02-19, Level 2)
  • Organisers: Dr Chris Khoo, Dr Robert B Allen, & Dr Shigeo Sugimoto
  • Target audience: academics, researchers, graduate students, librarians and knowledge organization professionals–who are doing research and professional work related to knowledge organization, ontology and metadata. Singapore and international participants are welcome
  • Deadline for presentation proposals: Mon, 1st Oct 2018.  Please submit to Chris Khoo at chriskhoo@pmail.ntu.edu.sg :
    • Title
    • Abstract of 300-500 words
    • Author(s) and institutional affiliation
    • Email address
    • Type: completed research / ongoing research / research proposal
    • Keywords, including subject/application area
  • Registration: Free, but places are limited and prior registration is required. Online registration will open on 15th Oct and close on 15th Nov. Click here to register: <link forthcoming>

Description

Explicit rich representations of domain knowledge, models, processes, historical development, and argumentation are important to support e-science, e-social science and digital humanities research. Ontologies define concept hierarchies and identify important types of relations between concepts as well as entities of interest. However, to support e-research as well as real applications, ontologies need to go beyond simple semantics to include representation of complex structures and systems, dynamic models and processes, flow of temporal events, as well as discourse structure, evolution of knowledge, argumentation and information across types of documents and media.

This workshop will explore frameworks for ontological representation with rich semantics, and applications in diverse knowledge domains such as systems analysis and design, molecular biology, clinical decision support systems, linguistics, law, history, biography, etc.

Call for Proposals

Presentations of completed, ongoing or proposed research/project in ontology and rich semantics applications in a particular subject or application area are invited.

Authors of accepted presentations will be invited to submit a short paper (of 6-10 pages) for publication in a special issue of LIBRES e-journal (https://www.libres-ejournal.info/), after a round of review and revision.

Presentation proposal submission deadline: Mon, 1st Oct 2018 (notification 8th Oct).

Please submit to Chris Khoo at chriskhoo@pmail.ntu.edu.sg :
• Title
• Abstract of 300-500 words
• Author(s) and institutional affiliation
• Email address
• Type: completed research / ongoing research / research proposal
• Keywords, including subject/application area

Tentative Workshop Schedule

Session 1: Keynote presentations

  • 9:30 – 10:15: Talk by Dr Robert B Allen
  • 10:15 – 11:00: Talk by Prof Shigeo Sugimoto
  • 11:00 – 11:15: Tea break

Session 2: Presentations

  • 11:15 – 13:00: four 20-min presentations
  • 13:00 – 14:00: lunch break

Session 3: Presentations

  • 14:00 – 16:00: five 20-min presentations