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From: Terrance Swift <tswift@c...>
Subject: RR 2009 Call for papers


Apologies for multiple postings

 			   CALL FOR PAPERS

 		The Third International Conference on
 	       Web Reasoning and Rule Systems (RR 2009)

                http://www.rr-conference.org/RR2009

 		       Chantilly, Virginia, USA
 			 October 25-26, 2009

     Co-located with the International Semantic Web Conference '09

The International Conference on Web Reasoning and Rule Systems (RR) is
a major forum for discussion and dissemination of new results
concerning Web Reasoning and Rule Systems. RR 2009 builds on the
success of the first two International Conferences on Web Reasoning
and Rule Systems, held in 2007 in Innsbruck and in and 2008 in
Karlsruhe, which received enthusiastic support from the Web Rules
community. In 2009, RR will continue the excellence of the new series
and aim to attract the best Web Reasoning and Rules researchers from
all over the world.

Suggested topics include the following, which is not to be considered
as an exhaustive list:

  *  Representation techniques for web-based knowledge
  *  Acquisition of rules and ontologies by knowledge extraction
  *  Combining open and closed-world reasoning
  *  Combining rules and ontologies
  *  Design and analysis of reasoning languages
  *  Efficiency and benchmarking
  *  Implemented tools and systems
  *  Foundations and applications related to relevant
         standardization bodies such as the W3C Rule
         Interchange Format (RIF), Web Ontology Language (OWL2) and
         SPARQL working groups, or the W3C Uncertainty Reasoning for the
         World Wide Web Incubator Group, etc.
  *  Ontology usability
  *  Ontology languages and their relationships
  *  Querying and optimization
  *  Rules and ontology management (such as inconsistency handling and
      evolution)
  *  Reasoning with uncertainty and under inconsistency
  *  Reasoning with constraints
  *  Rule languages and systems
  *  Rule interchange formats and Rule markup languages
  *  Scalability vs. expressivity of reasoning on the web
  *  Approximate reasoning techniques for the Web
  *  Integration of statistical methods and symbolic reasoning
  *  Semantic Web Services modeling and applications
  *  Web and Semantic Web applications and experience papers

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 			  SUBMISSION DETAILS

Papers for past conferences were published in the Springer LNCS series
   (acceptance pending for this year).  Papers may be accepted as:

  *  full papers (15 pages in the proceedings)

  *  short papers (8 pages in the proceedings)

  *  posters (2 pages in the proceedings).

The stated lengths include title, abstract and list of references. All
papers should be formatted according to the Springer LNCS style (see
http://www.springer.com/comp/lncs/Authors.html), and must be in PDF
format. Submission is via EasyChair, at
http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=rr2009

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 			   TENTATIVE DATES

  *  Abstract submission: June 28, 2009

  *  Paper submission: July 4, 2009

  *  Acceptance decisions: August 1, 2009

  *  Camera-ready papers due: August 25, 2009

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 			  PROGRAM COMMITTEE

     Grigoris Antoniou              FORTH-ICS (GR)
     Marcelo Arenas                 PUC Chile (CL)
     Leopoldo Bertossi              Carleton University (CA)
     Piero Bonatti                  Univ. of Naples Frederico II (IT)
     Carlos Damasio                 Universidade Nova de Lisboa (PT)
     Wlodek Drabent                 IPI PAN Warszawa (PL)
     Bernardo Cuenca Grau           University of Oxford  (UK)
     Volker Haarslev                Concordia University (CA)
     Giovambattista Ianni           Univ. of Calabria (IT)
     Manolis Koubarakis             National and Kapodistrian Univ. of Athens (GR)
     Domenico Lembo                 DIS, Univ. di Roma ``La Sapienza''  (IT)
     Thomas Lukasiewicz             Computing Lab. Univ. of Oxford (UK)
     Francesca Alessandra Lisi      Universita degli Studi di Bari  (IT)
     Wolfgang May                   Univ. Goettingen (DE)
     David Pearce                   Universidad Politde Madrid  (ES)
     Enrico Pontelli                New Mexico State University  (US)
     Guilin Qi                      Univ. of Karlsruhe (DE)
     Marie-Christine Rousset        Univ. of Grenoble (FR)
     Sebastian Rudolph              Institute AIFB, University of Karlsruhe (DE)
     Sebastian Schaffert            Salzburg Research Forschungsgesellschaf  (AT)
     Michael Sintek                 DFKI GmbH  (DE)
     Giorgos Stamou                 National Tech. University of Athens (GR)
     Heiner Stuckenschmidt          Univ. of Mannheim (DE)
     York Sure                      AIFB - Universitaet Karlsruhe (DE)
     Peter Szeredi                  Budapest Univ of Tech. and Econ. (HU)
     Sergio Tessaris                Free University of Bozen - Bolzano (IT)
     Hans Tompits                   Vienna Univ. of Technology (AT)
     Dirk Vermeir                   Vrije Universiteit Brussel (BE)

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 			       CONTACTS

  For information about papers and submissions, please contact a Program Chair:

   Axel Polleres                                    Terrance Swift
   PC co-Chair - RR 2009                            PC co-Chair - RR 2009                            Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI)     Centre for Artificial Intelligence (CENTRIA)
   National University of Ireland, Galway           Departamento de Informatica FCT/UNL
   IDA Business Park, Lower Dangan - Galway, Ire.   Quinta da Torre 2829-516 CAPARICA -  Portugal    Email: axel.polleresderi.org                     Email: tswiftcs.sunysb.edu

   For other information about the conference, please contact the General Chair:

   Michael Kifer
   Computer Science Department
   SUNY Stony Brook
   Stony Brook, NY USA
   Email; kifercs.sunysb.edu