Second International Symposium on Semantic Web Information Systems (IS-SWIS 2014)



The symposium takes place on 11 December 2014 and is organized by Flavius Frasincar, in conjunction with the PhD defense of Frederik Hogenboom. 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 Philipp Cimiano, Alexander Hogenboom, Damir Vandic, and Arjen de Vries.


09:00-09:30 Welcome
  • Philipp Cimiano, Ontology Localization and Ontology-Based Question Answering
  • Alexander Hogenboom, Using Rhetorical Structure in Sentiment Analysis of Text
  • Damir Vandic, Optimizing Web Shop Facet Navigation
  • Arjen de Vries, Better Contextual Suggestions by Applying Domain Knowledge
11:45-12:45 Lunch


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 david@ese.eur.nlbefore 2 December 2014 is required.


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