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MTSR 2014 : MTSR 2014: 8th Metadata and Semantics Research Conference


Conference Series : Metadata and Semantics Research
When Nov 27, 2014 - Nov 29, 2014
Where Karlsruhe
Submission Deadline Jul 13, 2014
Notification Due Aug 17, 2014
Final Version Due Aug 31, 2014
Categories    metadata   semantic web

Call For Papers

MTSR 2014: 8th Metadata and Semantics Research Conference
November 27-29, 2014
University of Applied Sciences, Karlsruhe, Germany

****Important Dates****
• July 31th 2014: Paper submission
• August 17th 2014: Acceptance/rejection notification
• August 31st 2014: Camera-ready papers due
• November 27th - 29th 2014: Conference at University of Applied Sciences, Karlsruhe, Germany

Continuing the successful mission of previous MTSR Conferences (MTSR'05,
MTSR'07, MTSR'09, MTSR'10, MTSR'11, MTSR12 and MTSR'13), the eighth
International Conference on Metadata and Semantics Research (MTSR'14)
aims to bring together scholars and practitioners that share a common
interest in the interdisciplinary field of metadata, linked data and
ontologies. Participants will share novel knowledge and best practice in
the implementation of these semantic technologies across diverse types
of Information Environments and applications. These include Cultural
Informatics; Open Access Repositories & Digital Libraries; E-learning
applications; Search Engine Optimization & Information Retrieval;
Research Information Systems and Infrastructures; e-Science and e-Social
Science applications; Agriculture, Food and Environment; Bio-Health &
Medical Information Systems.

****Scope and topics****
Contributions are welcome on every topic related to Metadata and their
relationships with Ontologies, Semantic Web, Knowledge Management and
Software Engineering, including but not limited to:
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
• Search engines
• Localization
• Visualization
• Mobile challenges
V. Tutorials
• Using Semantic MediaWiki for Beginners
• Setting up Semantic MediaWiki for a special purpose
• Search engine strategies
You can bring in your ideas for tutorials. If you are interested in a
particular topic, please let us know.

****Paper submission****
Interested authors can submit to EasyChair
The following types of presentation are invited:
• full papers (10-15 pages) reporting complete research
• short papers (4-8 pages) presenting ongoing or preliminary research
• posters (2 pages)
Papers should be original and not previously submitted to other
Conferences or Journals. All submissions will be reviewed on the basis
of relevance, originality, importance and clarity following a
double-blind peer review process. Submitted papers have to follow the
LNCS proceedings formatting style and guidelines. Authors of accepted
papers will be asked to register to the Conference and present their
work in the form of either oral presentation or poster presentation. The
Conference welcomes Workshops and Tutorial on any issues concerning
metadata, ontologies, semantic Web, knowledge management, software
engineering and digital libraries.

Proceedings will be published by Springer in the Communications in
Computer and Information Science (CCIS) book series (7899). CCIS is
abstracted/indexed in DBLP, Google Scholar, EI-Compendex, Mathematical
Reviews, SCImago, Scopus. CCIS volumes are also submitted for the
inclusion in ISI Proceedings.
Revised and extended versions of best papers will be published in
selected international journals, including the International Journal of
Metadata, Semantics and Ontologies (Inderscience), and Program:
Electronic library and information systems (Emerald) (list incomplete).

Best paper award
This award will be presented to the authors of the best full paper
submitted and presented to the conference.
Best student paper award
The 8th MTSR 14 conference sponsors a paper competition to recognize
excellence in a conference paper contribution whose primary author is a
student (normally at a PhD or MRes level). The student is required to
present the paper at the MTSR2014 conference. Submissions are evaluated
on their originality, scientific merits, structure, and clarity of

-We look forward to see you in Karlsruhe, Germany.

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