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Workshop on Human-Semantic Web Interaction (HSWI’13)

together with the 3rd International Conference on Web Intelligence, Mining and Semantics (WIMS'13)

Jun 14, 2013. Madrid, Spain

The adoption of Semantic Web technologies implies new challenges for user interaction beyond those already posed by Web technologies and interactive systems in general. HSWI workshop aims to explore and evaluate good practices in interface design, and ultimately feed into possible recommendations for standardizing and consolidating knowledge and good practices into a set of guidelines for semantic web developers, to ensure the usability and reasonably functional user experiences of the next generation of Semantic Web applications.

Submission deadline: February 20th, 2013 (EXTENDED)
Submission types: full research papers, position papers, case study reports, reports of experiments, evaluation reports
Submissions site: https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=hswiwims13
Date: Jun 14, 2013
Place: Madrid, Spain


June 14, 2013, Madrid, Spain
11:00 - 13:45 Workshop 1 (Room tba): HSWI'13
Session Chair: Roberto García

11:00 - 11:25 Attract Me! How Could End-Users Identify Interesting Resources?/ M.Voigt, V.Tietz, N.Piccolotto, K.Meißner

11:25 - 11:50 Design and Evaluation of Overview Components for Effective Semantic Data Exploration / J.M.Brunetti

11:50 - 12:15 Towards RVL: a Declarative Language for Visualizing RDFS/OWL Data /J.Polowinski

12:15 - 12:30 Coffe Break

12:30 - 12:55 Soa2mSituation: An Interaction Situation Model for the Multimodal Web / B.H.Rodriguez, J.C.Moissinac, I.Demeure

12:55 - 13:20 Tool Support for Semantic Task Modeling / V.Tietz, A.Rümpel, M.Voigt, P.Siekmann, K.Meißner

13:20 - 13:45 Creation of visualizations based on Linked Data / A.Graves

Topics of interest

HSWI invites papers on, but not strictly limited to, the following topics:

  • Requirements for supporting the design and implementation of user interfaces for semanticapplications
  • Natural Language Interfaces
  • Interaction styles and requirements, including new/emergent types of interactions
  • Models for specifying structure and behavior of semantic interfaces
  • Lessons learned from developing, evaluating and using semantic interfaces
  • Defining Semantic Interfaces: concepts, requirements
  • Literature reviews and methodologies in the scope of Human-Semantic Web Interaction
  • Stakeholders perspectives
  • Sensemaking
  • Semantic search interfaces
  • Use Cases/Case Studies, best practices, evaluations
  • New web based interaction technologies (Gesture, Touch, Mind-Web Interfaces, etc.)UI/UX
  • Paradigms for semantic applications on mobile devices, taking into account on-board sensors (think: SIRI/Google Now on steroids)
  • Visualization in semantic interfaces

Submission Types

For providing a forum for sharing novel ideas, HSWI welcomes a broad spectrum of contributions, including for example:

  • Full research papers
  • Position papers
  • Case Studies
  • Descriptions of Experiments
  • Evaluations

The authors in doubt about the relevance of the genre of their submission are invited to contact HSWI organizers. Submissions will be evaluated by the members of the international program committee.

Accepted papers will be published in the proceedings of WIMS’13 (ACM).

Submissions must be original and should not have been published previously or be under consideration for publication while being evaluated for this workshop.

The maximum length of papers is at most 12 pages in ACM format. Please note that the submission format is MS Word or PDF.

Submit your papers through EasyChair at: https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=hswiwims13


Contributions will be selected based upon their quality as evaluated by 2-3 referees. Accepted papers will be published in the proceedings of WIMS’13, part of the International Conference Proceedings Series published by ACM. The papers/proposals must be written in English and formatted according to the ACM guidelines. Author instructions and style files can be downloaded at: http://www.acm.org/sigs/publications/proceedings-templates

At least one author of accepted papers is required to register at the conference.

Selected best papers will be considered for inclusion in a special issue of the Semantic Web Journal (SWJ) on Semantic Interfaces.

Important Dates

Feb 20th 2013 – workshop papers submission deadline (EXTENDED)

Mar 20th 2013 – notification of acceptance for Workshop papers

Mar 30th 2013 – submission of camera ready versions of accepted Workshop papers

June 12-14th 2013 – conference days

Workshop Organizers

Roberto Garcia (roberto dot garcia at udl dot cat), Universitat de Lleida, Spain

Paola Di Maio (paola dot_))8 dimaio gmail dot com), ISTCS.org, UK

Heiko Paulheim (heiko at informatik dot uni-mannheim dot de), University of Mannheim, Germany

Program Committee

Tru Cao, Vietnam National University - HCM City, Vietnam

Aba-Sah Dadzie, The University of Sheffield, UK

Ian Dickinson, Epimorphics, UK

Nima Dokoohaki, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

Rosa Gil, Universitat de Lleida, Spain

Toni Granollers, Universitat de Lleida, Spain

Paul Hermans, ProXML, Belgium

Ghislain Hachey, Athabasca University, Canada

Eero Hyvönen, Aalto University and University of Helsinki, Finland

Anna Jordanous, King's College London, UK

Hanmin Jung, Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information, Korea

Paul Mulholland, The Open University, UK

Han Woo Park, YeungNam University, South Korea

Lloyd Rutledge, Open Universiteit, The Netherlands

Jiao Tao, Oracle, USA

Martin Voigt, TU Dresden, Germany

Haofen Wang, Apex SJTU, China


This workshop has been partially supported by the research project InDAGuS, Infrastructures for Sustainable Open Government Data with Geospatial Features

(Spanish Government TIN2012-37826-C02).


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Submission Site https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=hswiwims13
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Date 2013-06-14
Place Madrid, Spain
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