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Call for Papers

Here you can find all information about the Call for Papers for the QURATOR 2021 – Conference on Digital Curation Technologies.


Topics of interest include, but are not limited to

Management of Digitally Curated and Semantically Expressive Information and Knowledge      

• Knowledge representation and semantic knowledge management

• Semantic content and data modeling and digital knowledge curation

• Semantic integration, including transformation rules, ontology matching, merging, etc.      

• Ontology and rule engineering and metadata management

• Ontology-based data management, linked data management, semantic big data management      

• Processes, workflows, roles and responsibilities in digital curation

AI-based / Semantic Large Scale and Complex Information and Content Analysis     

• Indexing, search and query answering in large volumes of data     

• Digital curation, semantic annotation, extraction, enrichment, summarization, and integration

• Semantic storytelling, identification and generation of story paths and story lines

• Text and content classification, especially for advanced class-specific processing workflows

• Text genre and hypertext genre (web genre) classification

• (Smart/big) Data analytics, data mining, and machine learning / deep learning

• Information and knowledge extraction including text mining

• Streaming analytics, and semantic complex event processing

Applications, Evaluations, and Experiences of applying Digital Curation Technologies, Standards, and Tools including but not limited to the following Domains:      

• AI / Semantic technology standards and tools

• (Corporate) Semantic Web and Linked Data

• Curation technologies and the Covid-19-pandemic

• Document analysis and recognition

• Semantic enterprise information systems and knowledge management

• Semantic business process management (SBPM) and decision models   

• Semantic Web and the Internet of Things (IoT)

• Crowdsourcing, human computation, and the People Web

• AI/Semantic services and semantic Multi Agent Systems (MAS)

• Personalisation and digital content interaction       

• Hypertext, multimedia, and hypermedia

• Semantic storytelling and corporate smart content

• Ubiquitous and mobile information systems

• Information/data governance, information assurance, security, compliance

• Semantic cloud computing, edge computing, fog computing

• Semantic Web applications and tools for eCommerce, eScience, eCulture, media, Industrie 4.0

• Legal ontologies, rules, and reasoning

• Distributed ledger / blockchain technologies for novel data/content management and smart contracts


Paper submission: Dec. 06, 2020 (extended)

Notification of acceptance: Dec. 21, 2020 (extended)

Camera ready due: Jan. 17, 2021

Conference: Feb. 08-12, 2021

Types of submission

The following types of submissions are invited:

Regular papers: (10-15 pages)

Research papers – Original research on a topic of interest.

In-use papers – New applications and tool descriptions addressing a topic of interest.

Short papers: (5-9 pages)

Use Case and Position papers – Use case descriptions and application notes, discovery notes, using digital curation applications and tools.

Poster and Software demo papers – Presentation of software and tools in action.

Industry application papers - Report on industrial applications addressing a topic of interest.

Student papers: (5-15 pages)

For example, describing of results from bachelor/master theses or student projects; the best student paper will receive an award.

Instructions for authors

All submissions will be handled via the EasyChair submission system at

All papers and posters/demos must be in English and submitted in pdf using the LNCS format

Submissions for regular papers must be between 10-15 pages and submissions for short papers must be between 5-9 pages.

Papers will be peer-reviewed by at least three members of the Scientific Program Committee.

Accepted papers will be published in the online proceedings at

Organizing Committee

Adrian Paschke, Fraunhofer FOKUS, Germany

Georg Rehm, DFKI, Germany

Jamal Al Qundus, Fraunhofer FOKUS, Germany

Clemens Neudecker, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Germany 

Lydia Pintscher, Wikimedia, Germany

Program Committee

Anke Lüdeling, Humbold University of Berlin, Germany

Artem Revenko, Semantic Web Company, Austria

Christian Lieske, SAP, Germany

Christian Dirschl, Wolters Kluwer, Germany

Daniel Lanz, LANZ.AI, Germany

Felix Sasaki, Cornelsen Verlag, Germany

Harald Sack, FIZ Karlsruhe, Germany

Jose Manuel Gómez Pérez, Expert System, Spain

Kalina Bontcheva, University of Sheffield, Britain

Frauke Weichhardt, Semtation, Germany

Martin Kaltenböck, Semantic Web Company, Austria

Naouel Karam, Fraunhofer Fokus, Germany

Neil Fitzgerald, The British Library, Britain 

Vladimir Alexeiv, Ontotext, Bulgaria

Philipp Cimiano, University of Bielefeld, Germany

Sebastian Padó, University of Stuttgart , Germany

Sergiu Gordea, Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria

Silvio Peikert, Fraunhofer Fokus, Germany

Tassilo Pellegrini, University of Applied Sciences in St. Pölten, Austria

Thierry Declerck, German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence, Germany

Ala'aldeen al-Halhouli, Middle East University, Jordan

Thomas Hoppe, Fraunhofer Fokus, Germany

Rolf Fricke, Condat, Germany

Maud Ehrmann, EPFL Digital Humanities Laboratory, Switzerland

Shivam Gupta, NEOMA Business School, France

Roland Roller, DFKI GmbH, Germany

Włodzimierz Lewoniewski, Poznań University of Economics and Business, Poland

Krzysztof Węcel, Poznań University of Economics and Business, Poland

Johannes Frey, University of Leipzig, Germany

Darya Martyniuk, Fraunhofer Fokus, Germany

Lucie-Aimée Kaffee, Electronics and Computer Science, Britain

Sebastian Hellmann, University of Leipzig, Germany

Knut Fosseide, Lumex, Norwegen

Kay-Michael Würzner, Saxon State and University Library Dresden, Germany

Ralph Schäfermeier, Fraunhofer Fokus, Germany

Milan Dojchinovski, Czech Technical Universtiy of Prague, Czech

Marko Harasic, Fraunhofer Fokus, Germany


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