Third International Symposium on Semantic Web Information Systems (IS-SWIS 2015)



The symposium takes place on 13 November 2015  and is organized by Flavius Frasincar, in conjunction with the PhD defense of Alexander 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 Eduard Hovy, David Losada, Marie-Francine Moens, and Kim Schouten.


The symposium will take place in room Sartre (Q1-01, Q building) at the Woudestein campus of Erasmus University Rotterdam.


09:00-09:30 Welcome
  • Eduard Hovy, Moving from Sentiment Detection to Sentiment Explanation
  • David Losada, A Machine Learning Approach for Subjectivity Classification Based on Positional and Discourse Features
  • Marie-Francine Moens, Argumentation Mining
  • Kim Schouten, Implicit Features Detection in Consumers Reviews
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 Marianne Kroek-Buijs at before 4 November 2015 is required.


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