Workshop on Semantics (WG1) in Cyprus

Start Date: 2009-12-15

End Date: 2009-12-16

Location: Ayia Napa

Country: Cyprus


The workshop will be organised in four sessions, as follows:

Tuesday 15 December 2009
Wednesday 16 December 2009
9:30 - 11:00
Session 3 (details below)
11:00 - 11:30
11:30 - 13:00
Panel on Norms, Organisations, and Semantics
13:00 - 14:30
14:30 - 16:00
Session 1 (details below)
Panel on Trust, Argumentation and Semantics
16:00 - 16:30
Afternoon Tea
Afternoon Tea
16:30 - 18:00
Session 2 (details below)
Agreement Technologies Community Meeting

Any researcher interested in the topic is requested to send an expression of interest to Axel Polleres ( as an email. The expression of interest should indicate whether the researcher is interested in attending the working group activities on the two days mentioned above and also whether he or she would like to give a talk on models, ideas, results, experiments related to the topics of the working group as expressed above. In this second case, please include in the expression of interest:

  1. Title of the contribution
  2. Abstract of 200 words
  3. Amount of requested time slot for the presentation

We’ll try and accommodate all time slots according to the overall available time.

Please send your expressions of interest before November 15 so we can plan the program well in advance.

The workshop will take place at the Grecian Bay Hotel, Ayia Napa, Cyprus, Colocated with EUMAS-2009.

Detailed programme and participants

Dec. 15th, 14:30 - 16:00

Session1: Presentations of STSMs in WG1 and results achieved so far

  • Axel Polleres, DERI, Ireland:Summary of WG activities (slides)
  • Piero Bonatti, Universita’ di Napoli Federico II, Italy: Scalable authoritative reasoning: a logical reconstruction (slides)
  • George Vouros, University of the Aegean, Greece: From Conceptual to Instance Matching: (slides)
  • Antoine Zimmermann, DERI, Ireland: Statistics on the Web of Data for object consolidation and instance matching (slides)

Dec. 15th, 16:30 - 18:00

Session2: Presentations of other/new WG members

  • Alberto Fernandez, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Spain: Service discovery with semantic alignment (slides)
  • Michail Salampasis, Alexander Technology Educational Institute, Greece: An application framework based on semantic web technologies for building web accessibility applications (slides)
  • Marcin Paprzycki, Polish Academy of Science Use case: “Service Grid” (slides)
  • Adina Magda Florea, University “Politehnica” of Bucharest, Romania:Self-introduction (slides)

Dec. 16th, 9:30 - 11:00

Session3: Outreach and community building

  • How can we expand more to the SW community?
  • Target Events, etc.?
  • Are the “hot topics” still the same?
  • Continuity
  • What do we want from the other WGs - how do we organise this?
  • shaping the WG: WG co-chairs, board?