The Joint International Semantic Technology Conference (JIST 2011)

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* The Joint International Semantic Technology Conference (JIST 2011)
*******Deadline: 15 Aug, 2011******
* December 4-7, 2011
* Hangzhou, China

The Joint International Semantic Technology Conference (JIST) is a
regional federation of Semantic Web related conferences. The mission
of JIST is to bring together researchers in disciplines related to the
semantic technology from across the Asia-Pacific Region. JIST 2011
incorporates the Asian Semantic Web Conference 2011 (ASWC 2011) and
Chinese Semantic Web Conference 2011 (CSWC 2011).

* Topics of Interest

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

** Applications of the Semantic Web
-Applications with clear lessons learned or evaluations
-Semantic Web for large scale applications
-Semantic Web for desktops or personal information management
-Semantic Web for eGovernment
-Semantic Web for life sciences and healthcare
-Semantic Web for multimedia, sensors, and situational awareness
-Semantic Web for P2P, services, agents, grids, and middleware
-Semantic Web for software and systems engineering
-Semantic Web in other areas
-Mobile Semantic Web

** Management of Semantic Web Data
-Languages, tools, and methodologies for representing and managing
Semantic Web data
-Database, IR, and AI technologies for the Semantic Web
-Search, query, integration, and analysis on the Semantic Web
-Robust and scalable knowledge management and reasoning on the Web
-Machine learning and information extraction for the Semantic Web
-Cleaning, assurance, and provenance of Semantic Web data, services,
and processes
-Principles and applications of very large Semantic Web data bases
-Semantic wikis

** Ontology and Reasoning
-Ontology modelling, reuse, extraction, and evolution
-Ontology mapping, merging, and alignment
-Ontology evaluation
-Searching and ranking ontologies
-Reasoning over Semantic Web data
-New formalisms (such as probabilistic approaches)
-Lightweight semantics (linked data, microformats, etc.)

**Social Semantic Web
-Social networks and processes on the Semantic Web
-Semantic Web technologies for collaboration and cooperation
-Representing and reasoning about trust, privacy, and security

** User Interfaces to the Semantic Web
-Interacting with Semantic Web data
-Semantic Web content creation and annotation
-Mashing up Semantic Web data and processes
-Novel interaction paradigms aimed at linked data
-Semantic web applications to Web 2.0 sites
-Natural language Semantic Web interfaces
-Information visualisation of Semantic Web data

* Submission

Submissions to JIST 2011 should describe original, significant
research on the semantic technologies. Submissions to JIST 2011 are
expected to present their claimed contribution, with clear evidence to
support their claims. All submissions will be critically reviewed by
at least three members of the program committee. To assess
submissions, reviewers will judge their relevance to semantic
technologies, their originality, the technical soundness of their
proposed approach and the readability of the submission. Submissions
must be in PDF format, using the style of the Springer Publications
format for Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS). Submissions must
be no longer than 12 pages. Submissions that exceed this limit may be
rejected without review. JIST 2011 will not accept submissions that
are under review for or have already been published in or accepted for
publication in a journal or another conference.

All submissions be submitted via EasyChair  at

Accepted papers will be distributed to conference attendees and also
published by Springer in the printed conference proceedings. At least
one author of each accepted paper must register for the conference and
present the paper there.

* Important Dates

- Submissions due: August 15, 2011, 23:59 (11:59pm) Hawaii time
- Notification:  September 22, 2011, 23:59 (11:59pm) Hawaii time
- Camera ready: October 3, 2011, 23:59 (11:59pm) Hawaii time
- Conference dates: December 4-7, 2011

* Organisation

** General Chairs
- Ian Horrocks
- Riichiro Mizoguchi
- Zhaohui Wu

** Program Chairs
- Huajun Chen
- Hong-Gee Kim
- Juanzi Li
- Jeff Z. Pan

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