ECDL 2000 Workshop on the Semantic Web

21 September 2000, Lisbon Portugal


8:30 - 9:00



9:00 - 9:15

Opening Remarks
by Panos Constantopoulos


9:15 - 10:15

Invited Talk

Semantic Web and Information Brokering: Opportunities, Early Commercializations, and Challenges
by Amit Sheth


10:15 - 10:30

Coffee Break


10:30 - 12:00

Session 1:
Semantic Interoperability Frameworks
Chair: Vassilis Christophides

Representing and Transforming Model-Based Information
by Shawn Bowers, Lois Delcambre

A Layered Approach to Information Modeling and Interoperability on the Web
by Sergey Melnik, Stefan Decker

Knowledge Mediation in the WWW Based on Labeled DAGs with Attached Constraints
by Jutta Eusterbrock


12:00 - 13:30



13:30 - 15:00

Session 2:
Web Metadata Models and Standards
Chair: Dimitris Plexousakis

An Extensible Approach for Modeling Ontologies in RDF(S)
by Steffen Staab, Michael Erdmann, Alexander Maedche, Stefan Decker

Adding formal semantics to the Web: building on top of RDF Schema
by Jeen Broekstra, Michel Klein, Stefan Decker, Dieter Fensel, Ian Horrocks

Semantically-Based Active Document Collection Templates for Web Information Management Systems
by In-Young Ko, Robert Neches, Ke-Thia Yao


15:00 - 15:15

Coffee Break


15:15 - 16:45

Session 3:
Applications and Systems for Community Webs
Chair: Bernd Amman

MELISA. An ontology-based agent for information retrieval in medicine
by Jose Maria Abasolo, Mario Gomez

Semantic Interoperability in Agentspace: proposal of agent interface to environment
by Stanislaw Ambroszkiewicz

Practical Issues for Automated Categorization of Web Sites
by John M. Pierre


16:45 - 17:00

Coffee Break


17:00 - 17:30

Invited Talk

Semantic Web Technologies in IST Key Action III
by Hans Georg STORK


17:30 - 19:00

Discussion Session
Moderator: Alain Michard

Informal project presentations (C-Web, OntoKnowledge, Ontobroker, GINF), Future Collaborations, Next Workshop Organization, ...