[CEUR Workshop Proceedings] Vol-401

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ISWC2008 Posters and Demonstrations


Proceedings of the Poster and Demonstration Session at the 7th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC2008)

Karlsruhe, Germany, October 28, 2008.


Edited by

Christian Bizer *
Anupam Joshi **

* Freie Universitšt Berlin, 14195 Berlin, Germany
** University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA





Table of Contents

  1. Posters
  2. Demonstrations

1. Posters

  1. BitMat: A Main-memory Bit Matrix of RDF Triples for Conjunctive Triple Pattern Queries
    Medha Atre, Jagannathan Srinivasan, James Hendler
  2. Indexing Social Semantic Data
    George Fletcher, Peter Beck
  3. Progress Report from the RDB2RDF XG
    Ashok Malhotra
  4. Bioblitz Data on the Semantic Web
    Joel Sachs, Lushan Han, Taowei Wang, Cynthia Parr
  5. Modeling Online Presence
    Milan Stankovic
  6. Finding Equivalent Ontologies in Watson
    Carlo Allocca, Mathieu d’Aquin, Enrico Motta
  7. Optimizing SPARQL Queries over Disparate RDF Data Sources through Distributed Semi-Joins
    Jan Zemánek, Simon Schenk
  8. ACTIVE - Enabling the Knowledge-Powered Enterprise
    Paul Warren, Jose Manuel Gomez-Perez
  9. Visualization of the Search Results of the Semantic Web Search Engines
    Xianyong Fang, Christian Jacquemin, Frédéric Vernier
  10. Towards Semantic File System Interfaces
    Sebastian Faubel, Christian Kuschel
  11. CROC: a Representational Ontology for Concepts
    Aris van Dijk, Huib Aldewereld, Virginia Dignum
  12. A Flexible API and Editor for SKOS
    Simon Jupp, Sean Bechhofer, Robert Stevens
  13. Protune: A Framework for Semantic Web Policies
    Juri Luca De Coi, Daniel Olmedilla, Piero Bonatti, luigi sauro
  14. Semantic Web Technologies for Digital Preservation: the SPAR project
    Gautier Poupeau, Emmanuelle Bermès
  15. A Bootstrapping Architecture for Integration of Relational Databases to the Semantic Web
    Juan F. Sequeda, Syed Tirmizi, Daniel Miranker
  16. Semantic Framework for Complex Knowledge Domains
    Marta Gonzalez, Stefano Bianchi, Gianni Vercelli
  17. oWSD: A Tool for Word Sense Disambiguation in Its Ontology Context
    Xia Wang
  18. EdHibou: a Customizable Interface for Decision Support in a Semantic Portal
    Fadi Badra, Mathieu d’Aquin, Jean Lieber, Thomas Meilender
  19. Taking Enterprise Search to the Next Level
    Kay-Uwe Schmidt, Daniel Oberle, Klaus Deissner
  20. Realizing Semantic Web Portal Using Available Semantic Web Technologies and Tools
    Lidia Rovan
  21. MDS++: Supporting Ontology-based Dynamic Classification in WebSphere Metadata Server
    Shengping Liu, Yang Yang, Guo Tong Xie, Chen Wang, Feng Cao, Cassio Santos, Robert Schloss, Yue Pan, Kevin Shank, John Colgrave
  22. UMRR: Towards an Enterprise-Wide Web of Models
    Jing Mei, Guo Tong Xie, Lei Zhang, Shengping Liu, Robert Schloss, Yue Pan, Yuan Ni
  23. A System to enable Relational Persistence and Semantic Web style access simultaneously for Objects
    Jing Mei, Guo Tong Xie, Shengping Liu, Lei Zhang, Yue Pan
  24. Graph-Theoretic Analysis of Collaborative Knowledge Bases in Natural Language Processing
    Konstantina Garoufi, Torsten Zesch, Iryna Gurevych
  25. BioTop and ChemTop — Top-Domain Ontologies for Biology and Chemistry
    Holger Stenzhorn, Stefan Schulz, Elena Beisswanger, Udo Hahn, László van den Hoek, Erik van Mulligen
  26. Towards Reactive Semantic Web Policies: Advanced Agent Control for the Semantic Web
    Jose Julio Alferes, Ricardo Amador, Philipp Kärger, Daniel Olmedilla
  27. Dynamic Ontology Evolution in Open Environments
    Ignazio Palmisano, Valentina Tamma, Luigi Iannone, Terry Payne, Paul Doran
  28. Conversational Interface Agents for the Semantic Web — a Case Study
    Alexa Breuing, Thies Pfeiffer, Stefan Kopp
  29. CMAPS supporting the development of OWL ontologies
    Alexander Garcia, Angela Norena, Andres Betancourt, Leyla Garcia
  30. Explanation of OWL Entailments in Protege 4
    Matthew Horridge, Bijan Parsia, Ulrike Sattler
  31. Product Modelling and the Semantic Web
    Michel Böhms, David Leal, henson graves
  32. Learning Semantic Web rules within the framework of SHIQ+log
    Francesca Alessandra Lisi, Floriana Esposito
  33. Toward an Ontology for Finite Algebras
    Bella Manoim, Robert W. McGrail
  34. A Visual Interface for Building SPARQL Queries in Konduit
    Knud Möller, Oszkar Ambrus, Laura Josan, Siegfried Handschuh
  35. Creating a Semantic Integration System using Spatial Data
    Jennifer Green, Glen Hart, Catherine Dolbear, Paula Engelbrecht, John Goodwin
  36. Ranking Semantic Similarity Association in Semantic Web
    Shahdad Shariatmadari, Ali Mamat, Hamidah Ibrahim, Norwati Mustapha
  37. Expanding Folksonomy Search with Ontologies
    Jeff Z. Pan, Stuart Taylor, Edward Thomas
  38. A Semantic Web Service Alignment Tool
    Dionysios Kehagias, Alexander Garcia Castro, Dimitrios Tzovaras, Dimitris Giakoumis
  39. Evaluating the Structural Quality of Semantic Hierarchy Alignments
    Cliff Joslyn, Alex Donaldson, Patrick Paulson
  40. An ontology-based service-oriented application for mobility impaired users
    Dionysios Kehagias, Dimitrios Giakoumis, Dimitrios Tzovaras
  41. Pronto: Probabilistic Ontological Modeling in the Semantic Web
    Pavel Klinov, Bijan Parsia
  42. A Method to Rank Nodes in an RDF Graph
    Alvaro Graves, Sibel Adali, Jim Hendler
  43. An Ontology-Based Cluster Analysis Framework
    Pawel Lula, Grazyna Paliwoda-Pekosz
  44. Ontology Alignment Using Multiple Contexts
    Jeff Partyka, Neda Alipanah, Latifur Khan, Bhavani Thuraisingham, Shashi Shekhar
  45. Extracting Communities of Interests for Semantics-based Graph Searches
    Makoto Nakatsuji, Akimichi Tanaka, Toru Ishida
  46. OmniCat: Automatic Text Classification with Dynamically Defined Categories
    Maciej Janik, Krys Kochut
  47. semSL: Tagging and Data Linking for Second Life
    Michael Schneider, Felix Kratzer, Kai Mainzer
  48. Language as a Foundation of the Semantic Web
    Gerard de Melo, Gerhard Weikum
  49. Extracting Structured Knowledge for Semantic Web by Mining Wikipedia
    Kotaro Nakayama
  50. Heuristics for Automated Text-Based Shallow Ontology Generation
    Mihaela Vela, Thierry Declerck
  51. Learning of OWL Class Descriptions on Very Large Knowledge Bases
    Sebastian Hellmann, Jens Lehmann, Sören Auer
  52. TagCare: A Personal Portable Tag Repository
    Evgeni Golov, Katrin Weller, Isabella Peters
  53. SemTree: Ontology-Based Decision Tree Algorithm for Recommender Systems
    Amancio Bouza, Gerald Reif, Abraham Bernstein, Harald Gall
  54. Semantic Knowledge Sharing within a Collaborative Work Environment
    Sang Keun Rhee, Jihye Lee, Myon-Woong Park

2. Demonstrations

  1. NITELIGHT: A Graphical Editor for SPARQL Queries
    Alistair Russell, Paul Smart
  2. BioPortal: A Web Repository for Biomedical Ontologies and Data Resources
    Natasha Noy, Nigam Shah, Benjamin Dai, Michael Dorf, Nicholas Griffith, Clement Jonquet, Michael Montegut, Daniel Rubin, Cherie Youn, Mark Musen
  3. Reusing Knowledge from the Semantic Web with the Watson Plugin
    Mathieu d’Aquin, Marta Sabou, Enrico Motta
  4. SUBLIMA: a software stack for Inter-operable Topic-Centred Information Portals
    Robert Engels Engels, David Norheim
  5. Thinkbase: A Visual Semantic Wiki
    Christian Hirsch, John Grundy, John Hosking
  6. Combining Semantic Wikis and Controlled Natural Language
    Tobias Kuhn
  7. Web Search With Document Space Adapted Ontologies
    Stein L. Tomassen
  8. Relation Discovery from the Semantic Web
    Marta Sabou, Mathieu d’Aquin, Enrico Motta
  9. Designing Component-Based Semantic Web Applications with DESWAP
    Olaf Hartig, Martin Kost, Johann-Christoph Freytag
  10. A Semantic Wiki on Cooperation in Public Administration
    Bernhard Krabina
  11. ACE View — An Ontology and Rule Editor based on Controlled English
    Kaarel Kaljurand
  12. Making URIs published on Data Web RDF dereferencable
    Jing Mei, Guo Tong Xie, Yuan Ni, Shengping Liu, Hanyu Li, Yue Pan
  13. IYOUIT – Share, Life, Blog, Play
    Sebastian Boehm, Johan Koolwaaij, Marko Luther, Bertrand Souville, Matthias Wagner, Martin Wibbels
  14. ROO: Involving Domain Experts in Authoring OWL Ontologies
    Ronald Denaux, Vania Dimitrova, Anthony Cohn, Catherine Dolbear, Glen Hart
  15. Consolidating User-defined Concepts with StYLiD
    Aman Shakya, Hideaki Takeda, Vilas Wuwongse
  16. SUITS4RDF: Incremental Query Construction for the Semantic Web
    Enrico Minack, Wolf Siberski, Gideon Zenz, Xuan Zhou
  17. Skipforward—a lightweight ontology-based peer-to-peer recommendation system
    Malte Kiesel, Sven Schwarz
  18. Unleash the power of Semantic Web in the Enterprise
    Georg Schmidt, Igor Novakovic
  19. Divergent Exploration of an Ontology
    Takeru Hirota, Kouji Kozaki, Riichiro Mizoguchi
  20. SPARQL+, SPARQLScript, SPARQL Result Templates - SPARQL Extensions for the Mashup Developer
    Benjamin Nowack
  21. Collaborative Protege: Enabling Community-based Authoring of Ontologies
    Tania Tudorache, Natasha Noy, Mark Musen
  22. The TW Wine Agent: A Social Semantic Web Demo
    James Michaelis, Li Ding, Deborah McGuinness
  23. Semantic Image Annotation and Retrieval with IKen
    Dominic Mainz, Katrin Weller, Jürgen Mainz
  24. EUREEKA: Deepening the Semantic Web by More Efficient Emergent Knowledge Representation and Processing
    Vit Novacek
  25. COSIMail, COSIFile: Semantic Desktop Extensions for Email and File Management
    Thomas Franz and David-Paul Mann
  26. Knowledge Provenance in Virtual Observatories:Application to Image Data Pipelines
    Peter Fox, Deborah McGuinness, Paulo Pinheiro da Silva
  27. Semantic Data Integration and Registration: Application to heterogeneous atmosphere and volcanic data sources
    Deborah McGuinness, Peter Fox, AK Sinha, Robert Raskin, Abdelmounaam Rezgui, Patrick West
  28. LENA - Browsing RDF Data More Complex Than Foaf
    Jörg Koch, Thomas Franz
  29. Towards Social Webtops Using Semantic Wiki
    Jie Bao, Li Ding, Deborah McGuinness, Jim Hendler
  30. http://ontologydesignpatterns.org [ODP]
    Valentina Presutti, Enrico Daga, Aldo Gangemi, Alberto Salvati
  31. Unifying Semantic Wikis and Semantic Web Applications
    Daniel Schwabe, Miguel Rezende da Silva

13-Oct-2008: submitted by Christian Bizer
13-Oct-2008: published on CEUR-WS.org