Networked Knowledge Organization Systems and Services

The 5th European Networked Knowledge Organization Systems (NKOS) Workshop

Workshop at the 10th ECDL Conference, Alicante, Spain

September 21, 2006


Workshop Background and Details | Call for Papers
ECDL 2006 | NKOS Network

Workshop Programme and Presentations

09.00 - 09.45 Welcome and introductions
Traugott Koch
  Session 1: KOS representation and services
Chair: Douglas Tudhope
09.45 - 10.30 AGROVOC and the OWL Web Ontology Language: the Agriculture Ontology Service - Concept Server OWL model.
Lauser , B., Sini, M., Liang, A., Keizer, J. and Katz, S., FAO, Rome, Italy. [Abstract] [Powerpoint Presentation]
10.30 - 11.00 Design of a Pilot SRW-compliant Terminologies Mapping Service (HILT).
Nicholson, D. and McCulloch, E., HILT, Glasgow, UK. [Abstract] [Powerpoint Presentation]
11.00 - 11.30 (Coffee)
  Session 2: User participation and semantic components
Chair: Marianne Lykke Nielsen
11.30 - 12.00 The Feasibility of Using the Semantic Components Model for Indexing Documents in Digital Libraries
Price, S., Lykke Nielsen, M. and Delcambre, L., Portland State University, OR, USA and Royal School of Library and Information Science, Aalborg, Denmark. [Abstract] [Powerpoint Presentation]
12.00 - 12.30 Integrating Semi-formal Knowledge Organization Structures
Falquet, G., Nerima, L., Mottaz Jiang,C-L. and Ziswiler, J-C., Centre universitaire d'informatique CUI, University of Geneva, Switzerland. [Abstract] [PDF Presentation]
12.30 - 13.00 Knowledge Organization with Wikipedia Joining the Free Encyclopaedia and Digital Libraries
Voss, J., Common Library Network GBV, Germany. [Abstract] [Powerpoint Presentation]
13.00 - 14.30 (Lunch)
  Session 3: Semantic Web Special Session
Chairs: Bernhard Haslhofer
14.30 - 15.10 The Role of Ontologies in Semantic Digital Libraries.
Kruk, R.S., Haslhofer, B., Piotrowski, Westerski, A. and Woroniecki, T., DERI, National Univ. of Ireland, Galway et al. [Abstract] [PDF Presentation]
15.10 - 15.40 A Theory of Retrieval Using Structured Vocabularies.
Miles, Alistair, CCLRC - Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Didcot, UK. [Abstract] [PDF Presentation]
15.40 - 16.40 Session 4: KOS Typology
Chair: Traugott Koch

A tentative typology of KOS: towards a KOS of KOS?
Tudhope, D., University of Glamorgan Wales, UK. [Abstract] [Powerpoint Presentation]

Extensive discussion
16.40 - 17.10 (Coffee)
  Session 5: Briefing session
Chair: Stella Dextre Clarke
17.10 - 17.30 Indexing challenges in work place information retrieval
Lykke Nielsen, M., Eslau, A.G., Royal School of Library and Information Science, Aalborg, Denmark [Abstract] [Powerpoint Presentation]
17.30 - 17.45 BS 8723 advances to encompass interoperability.
Dextre Clarke, Stella, Oxon, UK. [Abstract] [Powerpoint Presentation]
17.45 - 18.00 Waking from a Dogmatic Slumber - A Different View on Knowledge Management for Digital Libraries
Doerr, Martin, ICS FORTH, Greece [Powerpoint Presentation]
18.00 - 18.15 Guava: Capturing the Intrinsic Organization of Knowledge in User Interfaces
Terwilliger, J.F., Delcambre, L.M.L. and Logan, J., Portland State University, OR, USA et al. [Abstract] [Powerpoint Presentation]
18.15 - 18.30 Further communications and concluding discussions
18.30 [Bus to the City]

Please register for participation at the ECDL conference site
July 15 is the end of early registration at reduced costs.

Workshop Organisers

Main contact

Traugott Koch
UKOLN, University of Bath, Bath, UK,
Phone: +44 1225 383218

Other organisers:

Sebastian Ryszard Kruk DERI Galway, NUIG, Ireland
Marianne Lykke Nielsen, Department of Information Studies, Royal School of Library and Information Science, Aalborg Branch, Aalborg, Denmark
Douglas Tudhope, Hypermedia Research Unit, School of Computing, University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, Wales, UK

Workshop Background and Details | Call for Papers
ECDL 2006 | NKOS Network

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