CFP: Journal of Web Semantics issue on Semantic Search

July 17th, 2009

Journal of Web SemanticsYong Yu and Rudi Studer are editing a special issue of the Journal of Web Semantics on Semantic Search that will appear in the summer 2010. Papers are due 20 January 2010 and decisions will will be sent two months later. Relevant topics include:

  • Information retrieval tasks on the Semantic Web
  • Incentives and interaction paradigms for resource annotation
  • Interaction paradigms for semantic search
  • Semantic technologies for query interpretation, refinement and routing
  • Modeling expressive resource descriptions
  • natural language processing and information extractions for the acquisition of resource descriptions
  • Scalable repositories and infrastructures for semantic search
  • Crawling, storing and indexing of expressive resource descriptions
  • fusion of semantic search results on the Semantic Web
  • Algorithms for matching expressive queries and resource descriptions
  • Algorithms and procedure to deal with vagueness, incompleteness and inconsistencies in semantic search
  • Evaluation methodologies for semantic search
  • Standard datasets and benchmarks for semantic search

See the full call for papers for more information.