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Tassilo Pellegrini

I-Semantics 2009 — Call for Papers

From September 2 – 4, 2009 the 5th edition of I-SEMANTICS, the International Conference on Semantic Systems, will take place in GrazGraz is the second-largest city in Austria after Vienna and the capital of the federal state of Styria. It has a population of 291,890 as of 2010 (of which 258.605 have principal residence status). Graz has a long tradition as a student city: its six universities have more than 44,000 students. ... / Austria. I-SEMANTICS 2009 will be the host of this year`s regional Pragmatic Web Conference as well as the second edition of the TRIPLIFICATION Challenge. Further on I-SEMANTICS will be complemented by I-KNOW, the International Conference on Knowledge Management. This setup is aiming to reflect the increasing importance and convergence of knowledge management and semantic systems. The special focus of I-SEMANTICS 2009 is „Semantic Web & Semantic Social Software – Pragmatic Aspects for Corporations, Communities and Individuals”.

A detailed Call for Papers can be found on the Conference Website.

Important Dates:
• Paper Submission Deadline: 9 March 2009
• Acceptance of Notification: to be announced
• Submission of Camera-Ready Paper: to be announced
• Conference: 2 – 4 September 2009

All accepted papers will appear in the printed conference proceedings published by the Journal of Universal Computer Science (JUCS). Selected papers will also be invited for an extension to be published as journal publication in a special issue of Elsevier DKE (Data & Knowledge Engineering).

A cordial welcome to the Program Chairs of I-SEMANTICS!

Wernher Behrendt (Salzburg Research), Adrian Paschke (Free University of Berlin), Klaus Tochtermann (Know Center Graz) and Hans Weigand (Tilburg University) will be in charge of the scientific track. Andreas BlumauerAndreas Blumauer has studied business informatics at Vienna University of Economics and Business and at Vienna University of Technology and has obtained a Master's degree in business studies. He started his career in 2001 as software developer for financial services organisations. In 2001 he was ... (Semantic Web Company) will govern the industry track. This year`s TRIPLIFICATION Challenge will be chaired by Michael Hausenblas (Joanneum Research / DERI Galway).

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Tassilo Pellegrini

About Tassilo Pellegrini

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Prof. (FH) Dr. Tassilo Pellegrini (born 1974) studied International Trade, Communication Science and Political Science at the University of Salzburg and University of Málaga. Since end of 2007 he is running the New Media Division at the University of Applied Sciences in St. Pölten. He obtained his master degree in 1999 from the University of Salzburg on the topic of telecommunications policy in the European Union, which was followed by a PhD in 2010 on the topic of bounded policy-learning in the European Union with a focus on intellectual property policies. His current research encompasses economic effects of internet regulation with respect to market structure and basic civil rights. He is member of the International Network for Information Ethics (INIE), the African Network of Information Ethics (ANIE) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Publizistik und Kommunikationswissenschaft (DGPUK). Beside his specialisation in policy research and media economics Tassilo Pellegrini has worked on semantic technologies and the Semantic Web. He is co-founder and Head of Division Research and Development of the Semantic Web Company in Vienna, co-editor of the first German textbook on Semantic Web and Conference Chair of the annual I-SEMANTICS conference series founded in 2005.