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: Nov. 23, 2020
Notification of acceptance: Dec. 14, 2020
Camera ready due: Jan. 17, 2021
Conference: Feb. 10/11, 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 easychair.org/conferences/.
All papers and posters/demos must be in English and submitted in pdf using the LNCS format www.springer.de/comp/lncs/authors.html.
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 CEUR-WS.org online proceedings at ceur-ws.org.
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
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
Leonhard Hennig, German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence, 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
Thomas Hoppe, Fraunhofer Fokus, Germany
Rolf Fricke, Condat, Germany
Maud Ehrmann, EPFL Digital Humanities Laboratory, Switzerland
Shivam Gupta, NEOMA Business School, France
Kaiserin-Augusta-Allee 31, 10589 Berlin: fokus.fraunhofer.de/go/venue