IoT Semantic Interoperability Events : “IoT Semantics challenges and Interoperability”

This workshop is co-located with ETSI TC M2M demos and workshop and will take place in Mandelieu, 22-23 October 2012.

Internet of Things (IoT) features an increasingly large number of diverse devices and resources that report resource status, provide observations and measurements, and communicate with other resources or even applications. The distributed and heterogeneous nature of the IoT makes interoperability among “Things” a challenging task and necessitates techniques that can facilitate automated machine processing. The use of semantic technologies, in particular ontologies, for domain modelling and knowledge representation has been seen as a promising approach to address these challenges.

To address IoT semantics interoperability, we will organize three half days events focusing on semantic modeling, knowledge representation and ontology engineering for the IoT domain such as:

1-Advanced IoT Semantic Tutorial 
22 October 2012 – Afternoon
This first session of the tutorial will review the state-of-the-art research and development on IoT related ontology engineering. It will discuss the advance methods for concept modeling and knowledge representation for the IoT domain and some best practices in ontology engineering.

2-IoT semantic interoperability practices 
23 October 2012 – Morning
This second session focuses on practical ontology design and processing, in particular, it will introduce some useful tools for ontology engineering, compatibility checking, processing and visualisation. It will also demonstrate how the linked sensor data is generated and queried

IERC projects will be invited to participate and comply with some references model which will be given in advance.IoT semantics interoperability will be checked here.

3-IoT Semantics for standardisers
23 October 2012 – Afternoon
This session, usefully co-located with the ETSI M2M Workshop and demos, will cover the basics on ontologies (e.g., theoretical foundations and their languages), ontology query and reasoning, the linked data, IoT domain modelling methods and the challenges to support IoT resource and service discovery. It is also focused to progress on IERC-AC4 IoT Semantic Interoperability Manifesto with initial contributions and best practices.

ETSI M2M Workshop and demos attendees are welcome!

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Physical location
Mandelieu - France
Congress Exhibition Centre
Boulevard des écureuils -
Highway A8 exit n°40 Mandelieu Centre
Mandelieu-La Napoule France
More information on the venue and accomodation here