First International Symposium on Semantic Web Information Systems (IS-SWIS 2013)



The symposium takes place on 7 February 2013 and is organized by Flavius Frasincar in conjunction with the PhD defense of Viorel Milea. It discusses some of the recent developments on Semantic Web and related language technologies and their application to decision support information systems. The invited speakers are Jan Hidders, Damir Vandic, Euripides Petrakis, Frederik Hogenboom, Kelly Zervanou, and Alexander Hogenboom.


09:30-10:30       Welcome

Session 1

  • Jan Hidders, A Structural Approach to Indexing Triples
  • Damir Vandic, Automated Product Taxonomy Mapping in E-commerce
  • Euripides Petrakis, Handling Spatio-Temporal Information on OWL



Session 2

  • Frederik Hogenboom, Lexico-semantic Patterns for Learning Ontology Instances from Text
  • Kelly Zervanou, Unsupervised Ontology Acquisition Applications
  • Alexander Hogenboom, A Discourse Structure-Driven Approach for Sentiment Analysis of Text


Participation to the symposium is free. Nevertheless, a registration by sending an email with your details (name, title, and research school) and the symposium name to Ursula David at before 30 January 2013 is required.


The symposium is sponsored by ERIM and the School for Information and Knowledge Systems (SIKS).