Workshop Programme

Wednesday 28th September, 2011

Chair: Traugott Koch

  • 14.00 – 14.30 Welcome and introduction to workshop and participants

Session 1: SKOS, linked data

  • 14:30 - 15.00 Armando Stellato, Ahsan Morshed, Gudrun Johannsen, Yves Jacques, Caterina Caracciolo, Sachit Rajbhandari, Imma Subirats, Johannes Keizer, FAO, University of Rome. A Collaborative Framework for Managing and Publishing KOS abstract slides
  • 15.00 – 15.15 Christian Mader, Bernhard Haslhofer, University of Vienna, Cornell University. Quality Criteria for Controlled Web Vocabularies abstract slides
  • 15.30 – 16.00 Coffee break
  • 16:00 – 16:30 Ahsan Morshed, Benjamin Zapilko, Gudrun Johannsen, Philipp Mayr, Johannes Keizer, GESIS, FAO. Evaluating approaches to automatically match thesauri from different domains for Linked Open Data abstract slides
  • 16.30 – 17.00 Johan De Smedt, TenForce. SKOS extensions to cover mapping requirements abstract slides
  • 17.00 – 17.30 Mark Tomko, Simmons College. Translating biological data sets Into Linked Data abstract slides

The session will be followed by the usual informal evening dinner where discussions can continue. The venue will be announced at the workshop.

Thursday 29th September, 2011

Session 2: Ontology special session

Chair: Douglas Tudhope

  • 09.00 – 09.30 Daniel Kless. University of Melbourne. Ontologies and thesauri - similarities and differences abstract slides
  • 09.30 – 10.00 Antoine Isaac, Jacco van Ossenbruggen (et al), Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, and Europeana. Europeana and semantic alignment of vocabularies abstract slides
  • 10.00 – 10.30 Douglas Tudhope, University of Glamorgan. Complementary use of ontologies and (other) KOS abstract slides slides (PPT)
  • 10.30 – 11.00 Coffee Break

Session 3: Further topics

Chair: Phillip Mayr

  • 11.00 – 11.30 Wilko van Hoek, Brigitte Mathiak, Philipp Mayr, Sascha Schόller, GESIS. Comparing the accuracy of the semantic similarity provided by the Normalized Google Distance (NGD) and the Search Term Recommender (STR) abstract slides
  • 11.30 – 12.00 Denise Bedford, Kent State University. Selecting and Weighting Semantically Discovered Concepts as Social Tags abstract slides
  • 12.00 – 12.30 Stella Dextre Clarke, Johan De Smedt. ISO 25964-1: a new standard for development of thesauri and exchange of thesaurus data abstract slides
  • 12.30 – 13.00 Lightning talks, further communications, conclusion