MTSR 2014 | 8th Metadata and Semantics Research Conference- 27-29 November


Scope and Topics

Contributions are welcome on every topic related to Metadata and their relationships with Ontologies, Semantic Web, Knowledge Management and Software Engineering, including but not limited to:

I. Foundations

  • Typology of metadata and metadata uses
  • The value and cost of metadata
  • Quality evaluation in the use of Metadata
  • Metadata reusability
  • New or revised metadata schemas or application profiles
  • Metadata standardization
  • Empirical studies on metadata and/or ontologies usage

II. Languages and Frameworks for Metadata Management

  • SGML, XML, UML in theory and practice
  • Languages and Frameworks for Ontology Management
  • Metadata and the Semantic Web
  • Metadata and Knowledge Management
  • Metadata and Software Engineering
  • Metadata application of Semantic Web technologies
  • Ontologies and Ontology-based Knowledge Management Systems

III. Case Studies

  • Metadata and ontologies for librarianship, management of historical archives and archeological research
  • Metadata and ontologies for the design of innovative products and processes
  • Metadata and ontologies for health, biological and clinical information management
  • Metadata and ontologies in finance, tourism and public administrations
  • Metadata and ontologies in industry
  • Metadata and ontologies in education
  • Metadata and ontologies in agriculture, food and environment

IV. Technological Issues

  • Technologies for Metadata and ontology storage
  • Technologies for Metadata and ontology integration
  • Technologies for Metadata extraction and navigation, querying and editing of ontologies
  • Technologies for Learning Objects management

Extended Early Bird Deadline!

  • The new deadline for early registrations is now October 15th. Don't miss the chance to spend less!

Special - Free Tutorials on Wednesday November 26th

  • This year’s conference, offers two outstanding tutorials for Semantic MediaWiki. Tobias Noeske, a WIKI expert, will give an introduction into Semantic MediaWiki, and Jonas Waeckerle, a Semantic MediaWiki professional, will show in detail how to set up Semenatic MediaWiki for a special purpose.

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Expected Participants:


  • Tobias Noeske, a WIKI expert;

  • Jnas Waeckerle, a Semantic MediaWiki professional;

  • Dr. Philipp Slusallek, professor for Computer Graphics at Saarland University, Scientific Director at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) and Research Director at the Intel Visual Computing Institute; and

  • Dr. h.C. Peter Wittenburg, Senior Advisor Data Systems at the Max Planck Compute and Data Center and Senior Advisor The Language Archive at Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics




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Physical location
Karlsruhe, Germany
Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences
Amalienstraße 81-87, ground floor