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[Gfo-users] FOIS 2018 Industry Track: Call for Industry Demonstrations a

From: daniele radicioni
Subject: [Gfo-users] FOIS 2018 Industry Track: Call for Industry Demonstrations and Papers – Deadline extended to 9 July
Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2018 17:29:23 +0200

(with apologies for cross-posting)

FOIS 2018 Industry Track: Call for Industry Demonstrations and Papers – 
Deadline extended to 9 July

We invite submissions from industry on the industrial application of ontologies 
and semantic technology at this year’s 10th International Conference on Formal 
Ontology in Information Systems (FOIS 2018); please see and the Demonstrations and Industry Track page at
Contributions from industry may take the form of demonstrations or formal 
papers, or a combination of the two. Papers will be published in the 
proceedings for the Workshop component of FOIS, the Joint Ontology WOrkshops 
(JOWO 2018). Please see the JOWO page at

Formal papers and demonstrations should be related to the topics of interest of 
the main FOIS conference. The scope for papers and demonstrations includes 
software for the ontology lifecycle as well as ontology-based software, for 
-    Computational environments and prototypes for ontological engineering
-    Practical ontology projects
-    Advances in applying ontologies and lessons learned
-    Late-breaking results of innovative uses of ontology-based and/or ontology 
engineering techniques
-    Use of ontology in industrial and business applications
-    Ontological representations of software engineering techniques and 
-    Industry and enterprise ontologies and ontology standards e.g. finance, 
-    Regulatory and compliance applications of ontology
-    Ontology driven software engineering
-    Deriving ontology applications from business concept (reference) ontologies
-    Use of ontologies in machine learning, natural language processing or 
artificial intelligence,
-    Use of ontologies in linked data or in Semantic Web based inference 
processing applications
-    Findings about the nature and style of ontology needed for a given type of 
industrial application

In line with the scope and audience of FOIS and JOWO, papers and demonstrations 
should indicate the ontological motivations/principles for the presented 
technical application or solution.

The submission should also answer these questions:
-    What is the research background and application context of the paper or 
-    For whom is it most interesting/useful? (e.g., for business data owners, 
corporate compliance officers or other corporate stakeholders, ontology 
researchers, ontology developers, ontology practitioners, and/or for graduate 
or undergraduate students?)
-    What are the key technologies used and what are the technical challenges 

In addition, these points should be considered:
-    How does the system, application or infrastructure relate to pre-existing 
work and what is its contribution to ontology research?
-    The specific use or uses of ontology in the application (if an application 
is described)
-    Whether any given ontology formally describes real things or data about 
-    The logical formalism in which any given ontology is framed
-    Relationship of the ontology to application data if any
-    Ontology development techniques followed
-    Use or non-use of upper ontologies, along with rationale for same
-    Ontology quality or assessment measures followed, if any
-    Any other considerations relating to the application of semantics or model 
theory in any given ontology e.g. formal ontological stances (realism, 
nominalism etc.)

Formal Papers
We invite formal paper submissions relevant to the area of ontology and related 
information systems and which address the topics of the FOIS Conference. 
Technical reports on ontology-based software systems (free or commercial), 
descriptions of completed work, and work in progress are all welcome, as are 
papers on industry ontologies, standards and regulatory applications.

Authors must submit a paper that should be between 6 to 10 pages in the FOIS 
format (see

All paper submissions will undergo a common review process alongside those for 
demonstrations. Formal papers for which it is intended that there is also a 
demonstration component should clearly indicate this in the abstract. Accepted 
papers will be published in the JOWO Workshop Proceedings.

The FOIS 2018 Industry Track Demo Sessions are designed to provide an exciting 
and highly interactive way to demonstrate ontology research. This element of 
the Industry Track complements the overall program of the FOIS conference and 
is an excellent forum to advertise the applicability of results and software, 
as well as to receive feedback from the international ontology research 

Demonstrations are intended to showcase innovative formal ontology related 
implementations and technologies in industry. Demonstrations of ontology-based 
software systems (free or commercial), whether these are completed work or work 
in progress, are all welcome.

We explicitly welcome entries from commercial providers. However, submissions 
for demonstrations should go beyond pure advertisements of commercial software 
packages and convey some scientific contribution.

Demonstrations should make clear what will be demonstrated and in particular 
point out what makes the demonstration a novel showcase. Submitters should 
further specify the following:
-    What exactly will be demonstrated?
-    What will attendees of the demonstration learn?
-    How does the demonstrated system, application or infrastructure relate to 
pre-existing work?
-    Why is it a novel showcase in ontology research?

Authors must submit an extended abstract for evaluation. This should ideally 
run to two or three pages and should be at most 5 pages. All demonstration 
submissions will undergo a common review process alongside formal papers. 
Authors are strongly encouraged to include in their submission a link to where 
the demo (live or recorded video) can be found. They should also make clear 
what exactly will be demonstrated to the participants.
Submission Details (Papers and Demonstrations)

All submissions must be made electronically via the EasyChair conference 
submission system at: (please, select 

Demonstration descriptions and formal papers shall be submitted non-anonymously 
in PDF format. Formal papers shall follow IOS Press formatting guidelines found 
For demonstrations it is possible to present remotely if necessary, but at 
least one of the presenters must be a registered participant at the conference. 
Authors of formal papers are required both to register and to attend and 
present their paper in person at the FOIS conference.

Industry and Demo Track Submissions due:    9 JULY 2018
Notifications to submitters:                25 JULY 2018
Camera-ready versions due:                  15 AUG 2018

Industry and Demonstrations Track Chairs:
Mike Bennett (Hypercube Ltd., UK)
Key-Sun Choi (KAIST, South Korea)

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Daniele Radicioni, PhD
Department of Computer Science
University of Turin
Corso Svizzera, 185
10149 - Torino
phone: +39 011 6706802
fax:   +39 011 751603

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