Calls for Submissions

Research Track

Peer reviewed, original, and principled research papers addressing both the theory and practice of Semantic Web and LOD technologies. 
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Semantic Web in Use Track

Peer reviewed papers showcasing innovative use of the Semantic Web/Linked Data to explore the benefits and challenges of applying semantic technology in real-life applications and contexts, such as industry, science, society, or government.
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Evaluation Track

The Experiments and Evaluation Track is aimed at promoting experimental evaluations in semantic web / linked data research in order to create a research cycle between theory and experiments as in other sciences (e.g., physics). Papers of this track may report on experiments, evaluation of existing technologies, attempts to reproduce existing experiments, or experimental descriptions of novel phenomena and their explanations. 
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Industry Track

Linked Data and Semantic Web technologies are bursting out of the research labs and gaining traction in the mainstream. The Industry track at ISWC2012 will provide a platform for key players in the field to share their insights and experience of using these technologies in the wild.
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PhD Consortium

An opportunity for PhD students to present their current research ideas, discuss progress and future plans, and most of all to receive constructive criticism and insights related to their future work and career perspectives.
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Posters & Demonstrations

A venue for late-breaking results, ongoing research projects, and speculative or innovative work in progress as well as an opportunity for showcasing innovative Semantic Web / LOD related implementations and technologies. This track is intended to provide authors and participants with the ability to connect with each other and to engage in discussions about the work.
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In addition to the regular research and workshop program, ISWC 2012 invites tutorials on various topics.  A tutorial should present the state of the art in an area of the Semantic Web / Linked Data, enabling attendees to fully appreciate current issues, main schools of thought, and possible application areas.
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ISWC 2012 continues this tradition and invites proposals for workshops that provide important meeting points for researchers to discuss and exchange ideas on specific topics proposed by the community and related to the Semantic Web / Linked Data.
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Semantic Web Challenge

The Semantic Web Challenge is a prestigious event providing the opportunity for the best semantic web applications to compete and to be showcased to the wider community. It has two tracks: the Billion Triples Challenge and the Open Track.