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ARALD 2011 : The First Workshop on Adoption of REST and LinkedData


When Jul 18, 2011 - Jul 22, 2011
Where Munich, Germany
Submission Deadline Feb 28, 2011
Notification Due Mar 28, 2011
Final Version Due May 2, 2011
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Call For Papers

The First Workshop on Adoption of REST and LinkedData (ARALD 2011)

in conjunction with SAINT 2011 Munich, Germany (July 18-22, 2011)

(The 11th IEEE/IPSJ International Symposium on Applications and the Internet (ARALD 2011 is one of the SAINT 2011 Workshops.)

Important Dates

Workshop Paper Submission: February 28, 2011
Workshop Author Notification: March 28, 2011
Paper Final Manuscript: May 2, 2011
Paper Author Registration Due: May 2, 2011
(ONE Registration per ONE paper (Full-rate for ONE Workshop paper))


The concept of Web as middleware gains further appeal with a wider audience. Many
services, e.g. Twitter, see significant traffic via their API. The demand for data
level access to services on the Web through APIs is an indicator of the emergent Web
of Data. The progress of the Web of Data is accompanied by gathering momentum behind
REST in the enterprise and as the foundation of many Cloud related interface
specification (and possibly standardization) activities. One aspect of RESTful web
based M2M interactions concerns the ongoing discussion about data models. One
contender in this area is RDF, which has been reinvigorated in recent years by the
campaign for LinkedData, which has placed a stronger emphasis on actual published
data. This can be seen in various Governmental initiatives publishing public data; a
high-profile demonstration of the value of connecting data across otherwise separated
systems. One theory is that domain-specific data formats will slowly start to yield to
the necessity for a common data format, especially, as the continuing trend towards a
Web of data encourages the conception of ?bigger? applications with increased
information and reach. We welcome papers from researchers developing web-based APIs
and data intensive Cloud services; associated methodologies, strategies, business
models, challenges and data models.

Topics of Interest

Business models and applications of LinkedData
Adoption of Semantic Web technologies by enterprises
APIs for LinkedData
Dynamic LinkedData
Enterprise software and LinkedData
Application of LinkedData in the Enterprise
REST and Cloud standardisation
RESTful API development methodologies


Workshop paper submission will be done electronically. Information
for prospective authors, including paper format and instructions can
be found on the SAINT Web page.

ARALD Web Page:
SAINT Web Page:

Submissions managed by EasyChair.


This workshop is partially supported by Japan and France JST-ANR joint grant-in-aid
for Peta-Flow. (Principal Researcher: Dr. Shinji Shimojo, NICT, Japan and Dr.A.Hirtum,
Grenoble Univ., France).


Roger Menday, Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe, UK (

Program Committee

Carlos Buil Aranda, Universidad Polit�cnica de Madrid, Spain
Donal Fellows, University of Manchester, UK
Stavros Isaiadis, Fujitsu
Alexander Papaspyrou, Technische Universit�t Dortmund, Germany
Michael Parkin, Tilburg University
Bernd Schuller, Juelich Supercomputing Centre, Germany
Axel Tanner, IBM Zuerich
David Wood, Talis

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