MTSR 2014

Nov 27 2014

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Karlsruhe, Germany

The 8th International Conference on Metadata and Semantics Research (MTSR'14) that has been organised  by Karlsruhe University of Applied Science in Germany will be held ion 27-29 November 2014.

The conference aims to bring together scholars and practitioners that share a common interest in the interdisciplinary field of metadata, linked data and ontologies. 

The scope and topics of the conference include:

I. Foundations

  • Typology of metadata and metadata uses
  • The value and cost of metadata
  • Quality evaluation in the use of Metadata
  • Metadata reusability
  • New or revised metadata schemas or application profiles
  • Metadata standardization
  • Empirical studies on metadata and/or ontologies usage

II. Languages and Frameworks for Metadata Management

  • SGML, XML, UML in theory and practice
  • Languages and Frameworks for Ontology Management
  • Metadata and the Semantic Web
  • Metadata and Knowledge Management
  • Metadata and Software Engineering
  • Metadata application of Semantic Web technologies
  • Ontologies and Ontology-based Knowledge Management Systems

III. Case Studies

  • Metadata and ontologies for librarianship, management of historical archives and archeological research
  • Metadata and ontologies for the design of innovative products and processes
  • Metadata and ontologies for health, biological and clinical information management
  • Metadata and ontologies in finance, tourism and public administrations
  • Metadata and ontologies in industry
  • Metadata and ontologies in education
  • Metadata and ontologies in agriculture, food and environment

IV. Technological Issues

  • Technologies for Metadata and ontology storage
  • Technologies for Metadata and ontology integration
  • Technologies for Metadata extraction and navigation, querying and editing of ontologies
  • Technologies for Learning Objects management