Important Dates: ============= 30 April 2011: Submission of the full papers 31 May 2011: Notification of acceptance 30 June 2011: Camera ready version 7 Sept.-9 Sept. 2011: i-KNOW 2011 Conference
i-KNOW reflects the increasing importance and convergence of knowledge management and knowledge technologies and aims at bridging the gaps between the various communities and their technology fields. Now in its eleventh year, i-KNOW has a tradition of bringing together Europe´s leading researchers and practitioners involved in knowledge management. Attracting more than 500 international attendees, i-KNOW is the premier conference on knowledge management and knowledge technologies in Europe. i-KNOW provides a perfect opportunity to stay abreast of the latest developments in these fields. The novelty and quality of the accepted contributions are ensured by a high-level program committee featuring international experts on a broad range of knowledge management topics. i-KNOW 2011 will be held concurrently with the I-SEMANTICS 2011- International Conference on Semantic Systems.
Submissions and Conference Proceedings =================================
The conference proceedings of i-KNOW 2011 will be published by ACM ICPS and available in the ACM Digital Library!
Submissions must be original and must not have been submitted for publication elsewhere. Articles should follow the ACM Guidelines for Formatting (http://www.acm.org/sigs/publications/proceedings-templates).i-KNOW 2011 invites the submission of original contributions from academic, public and industrial/commercial sectors. The conference focus is on application-oriented research with emphasis on information technologies for knowledge management and new management tools and methods. We welcome papers which present methods, tools, technologies best practices, and case studies. Selected papers will appear in a special issue of J.UCS - Journal of Universal Computer Science.
Conference topics include (but are not limited to): ======================================
I. Knowledge Management
* Theories for Knowledge Management * Concepts for Knowledge Management * Models for Knowledge Management * Innovative Approaches to Knowledge Management * Evaluations and Use Case Studies of Knowledge Management
II. Knowledge Discovery * Information Retrieval and Search Visualization * Semantic Enhanced Knowledge Discovery * Knowledge Discovery in the Future Internet * Information Quality on the Web * Knowledge Relationship Discovery and Statistical Relational Learning * Large Scale Knowledge Discovery * Text Mining & Semantic Enrichment
III. Knowledge Services * User context detection and activity logging * User profile modeling and maintenance * Context-aware recommendation * Collaborative knowledge construction and modeling * Collaborative knowledge maturing * Knowledge sharing and communication
... which are based on Knowledge Technologies such as
* Web 2.0 and Future Internet * Social Network Analysis * Adaptive, context-aware systems * Semantic technologies * Mobile computing approaches * Web-services, SOA, service orchestration * knowledge mash-ups * Linked-open data * Trust & privacy approaches
IV. Social Media * Models of propagation and influence in twitter, blogs and social tagging systems * Models of expertise and trust in twitter, wikis, newsgroups, question and answering systems * Agent-based models of social media * Models of emergent social media properties * Cooperation and collaboration models * Modeling social media users and their motivations and goals * Architectural and framework models * User modeling and behavioral models * Social Media Engineering
V. Enterprise 2.0 and Social Web * Enterprise 2.0 * Corporate Web 2.0 * Social Networking (Services) and the Enterprise * Wikis, (Micro-)Blogs and the Enterprise * Computer-Mediated Communication and Computer-Supported Collaborative Work with Social Media * Communities and Social Media * Knowledge Transfer, Sharing and Diffusion with Social Media * Knowledge Management in the Future Internet of People, Content and Knowledge * Knowledge Management and Business Model Innovation * Web 2.0 and Viral Marketing
Keynote Speakers ==============
Professor Gloria Mark, University of California, Irvine, USA Professor Daniel A. Keim, University of Konstanz, Germany
Conference Chairs ===============
Stefanie Lindstaedt, Know-Center and Graz University of Technology, Austria Michael Granitzer, Know-Center and Graz University of Technology, Austria
Program Chairs ============
Wolfgang Kienreich, Know-Center, Austria Horst Bischof, Graz University of Technology, Austria Werner Haas, Joanneum Research, Austria Dietrich Albert, University of Graz, Austria
Program Committee ===============
* Andrea Back, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland * Silke Balzert, DFKI, Germany * Jean-Yves Blaise, Centre national de la recherche scientifique, France * Timo Borst, German National Library of Economics (ZBW) – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics, Germany * Richard Chbeir, Bourgogne University, France * Giuseppe Conti, Fondazione Graphitech, Italy * Ulrike Cress, Knowledge Media Research Institute Tübingen, Germany * Raffaele De Amicis, Fondazione Graphitech, Italy * Carlos Delgado Kloos, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain * Andreas Dengel, DFKI, Germany * Vania Dimitrova, University of Leeds, Great Britain * Monica Divitini, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway * Mario Doeller, University of Passau, Germany * Peter Dolog, Aalborg University, Denmark * Hendrik Drachsler, Open University of the Netherlands, Netherlands * Erik Duval, University of Leuven, Belgium * Marcelo Errecalde, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico * Heinz Erretkamps, Johnson Controls GmbH, Germany * Andreas Faatz, SAP Research CEC Darmstadt, Germany * Joaquim Filipe, School of Technology of Setubal, Portugal * Dragan Gasevic, Athabasca University, Canada * Chiara Ghidini, FBK Povo, Italy * Denis Gillet, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Switzerland * Marcin Grzegorzek, University of Siegen, Germany * Knut Hinkelmann, Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz FHNW, Schweiz * Barbara Kieslinger, Centre for Social Innovation (ZSI), Austria * Ralf Klamma, RWTH Aachen, Germany * Tomaž Klobucar, Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenia * Michael Koch, Universität der Bundeswehr München, Germany * Jörn Kohlhammer, Fraunhofer IGD, Germany * Rob Koper, Open University of the Netherlands, Netherlands * Harald Kosch, University of Passau, Germany * Sobha Lalitha Devi, Anna University Chennai, India * Sheng-Tun Li, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan * Allison Littlejohn, Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland, UK * Dickson Lukose, MIMOS, Malaysia * Mathias Lux, Alpe Adria University Klagenfurt, Austria * Johannes Magenheim, Universität Paderborn, Germany * Katherine Maillet, Institut Telecom SudParis, France * Nikos Manouselis, Agricultural University of Athens, Greece * Martin Memmel, DFKI – German Research Center for AI, Germany * Manuel Montes-Y-Gómez, National Institute of Astrophysics, Optics and Electronics, Mexico * Wolfgang Nejdl, L3S, Germany * Tomas Pitner, Masaryk University of Brno, Czek Republic * Andrew Ravenscroft, London Metropolitan University, Great Britain * Uwe Riss, SAP Research, Germany * Marc Rittberger, DIPF – German Institute for International Educational Research, Germany * Paolo Rosso, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain * Andreas Schmidt, FZI Research Center for Information Technologies, Germany * Luciano Serafini, Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK-IRST), Italy * Grigori Sidorov, National Polytechnic Institute, Mexico * Marc Spaniol, Max Planck Institute for Computer Science, Germany * Efstathios Stamatatos, University of the Aegean, Greece * Benno Stein, Bauhaus University Weimar, Germany * Rudi Studer, University of Karlsruhe, Germany * Robert Tolksdorf, Free University of Berlin, Germany * Andrew Trotman, University of Otago, New Zealand * Eric Tsui, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China * Bodo Urban, Fraunhofer IGD, Germany * Vasudeva Varma, University of Hyderabad, India * Katrien Verbert, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium * Martin Wolpers, Fraunhofer FIT, Germany