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ESWC 2008 Ph.D. Symposium

June 2, 2008

The full proceedings are available online at CEUR

Heartful thanks to our mentors who gave invaluable feedback to the students during the symposium: Abraham Bernstein (nominated best mentor), Paolo Bouquet, Oscar Corcho, John Domingue, Manfred Hauswrith, Manolis Koubarakis, Guus Schreiber, Elena Simperl, and Heiner Stuckenschmidt.


9:15-9:30 Opening remarks
9:30-10:00 Zurina Muda: Ontological Description of Image Content Using Regions Relationships
10:00-10:30 Rodrigo Carvalho: Metadata goes where Metadata is: contextual networks in the photographic domain
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:30 Asma Ounnas: Semantic Web-based Group Formation for E-learning
11:30-12:00 Renaud Delbru: Methodology for Searching Entities on the Web
12:00-12:45 Informal panel discussion: Careers in the Semantic Web
12:45-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:30 Jonas Tappolet: Semantics-aware Software Project Repositories(Best Presentation)
14:30-15:00 Uta Hellinger: Event and Sentiment Detection in Financial Markets
15:00-16:00 Poster Presentations:
Martin Balik: Towards Semantic Web-based Adaptive Hypermedia Model
Colm Conroy: Towards Ontology Mapping for Ordinary People
Martin Knechtel:
Access rights and collaborative ontology integration for reuse across security domains (Best Poster)
Matthew Rowe: Identifying Individuals using Identity Features and Social Information
Stefan Schulte:
An Approach to Evaluate and Enhance the Retrieval of Web Services Based on Semantic Information
Katharina Siorpaes: OntoGame: Games with a Purpose for the Semantic Web
Olga Streibel: Trend Mining with Semantic-based Learning
16:00-16:30 Coffee Break -- Posters
16:30-17:00 Eduardo Blanco: Techniques to Produce Good Web Service Compositions in The Semantic Grid
17:00-17:30 Emilia Cimpian: Process Mediation for Semantic Web Services
17:30-18:00 Maria Maleshkova:
Acquisition and Management of Semantic Web Service Descriptions
18:00-18:15 Closing remarks
18:15 End



Best PhD Award

Jonas Tappolet: Semantics-aware Software Project Repositories