TOPICS

The topics of the workshop include, but are not limited to:

* Semantic Integration
* Information extraction
* Managing metadata for information integration
* Managing metadata for data classification
* Semantic Web technologies for enterprises
* Ontologies for Information Integration and data exchange
* Ontology mapping and merging
* Schema mapping/evaluating/integrating
* On-the-fly Integration
* Information Integration architectures
* Reviews and evaluation of existing Integration approaches
* Data Integration in e-Commerce applications
* Integration of legacy applications in a semantic web architecture
* Semantic web and business processes
* Reliability and scalability of Semantic Web technologies and tools
* Enterprise-level tools and applications
* Costs of semantic-based architectures for enterprises
* Semantic Web and Integrated Information Systems
* Semantic based systems and business applications: cost management, decision support systems, workflow management systems, etc.
* Economic sustainability of semantic web based systems
* Metrics to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of the knowledge encoding process




20 October 2006