Saturday, 13 August 2011

Classification & Ontology, 19-20 September, The Hague


CLASSIFICATION & ONTOLOGY: Formal Approaches and Access to Knowledge

International UDC Seminar 2011
9-20 September, The Hague, Netherlands

VENUE: Koninklijke Bibliotheek
FEE: €200 (€170 students)

The conference fee includes the conference proceedings book published by Ergon Verlag, refreshments, reception and two lunches.

To secure your place at this event register online.

Ontology-like representations of classifications are recognized as potentially important facilitators in creating a web of linked data. The conference keynote speaker is Professor Patrick Hayes, one of the key players in the Semantic Web initiative and the development of RDF, OWL and SPARQL. His talk entitled "On being the same" will remind us of some oddities and internal inconsistencies in data found on the Web, as the Semantic web starts to take shape with the rise of linked data.

Following the keynote address we will hear a selection of speakers from the domains of web technology, ontology, knowledge organization and bibliographic classification, including Dan Brickley, Guus Schreiber, Thomas Baker, Dagobert Soergel, Roberto Poli, Ingetraut Dahlberg, Barbara Kwasnik, Rebecca Green, Michael Panzer, Marcia Zeng, Daniel Kless, Joan Mitchell, Richard Smiraglia, Vanda Broughton, Devika Madalli, Claudio Gnoli and more.

Read more in the conference Programme (linked to abstracts and speakers biographies)

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