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*International Symposium of Visualisation of the Semantic Web, IV03-VSW*

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16 - 17 - 18 July 2003
SOAS, University of London
LONDON ENGLAND
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Call for Papers and Participation

The Semantic Web is currently the most evolving area of the Internet
development. This second-Generation Web is based not on HTML but on XML
and related technologies, such as RDF, Topic Maps, Ontologies,
Namespaces, and others. The 'Semantic Web' is "a vision: the idea of
data on the Web defined and linked in a way that it can be used by
machines for automation, integration and reuse". The Semantic Web not
only requires adapting existing visualisation techniques and developing
new approaches, but also opens wide opportunities for their practical
implementation. The "Visualisation of the Semantic Web" was started in
2001 as the first International Symposium specially devoted to the
visual aspects of the Second Generation Web.The symposium seeks original
research papers that deal with, but are not limited to, the following
topics:
* Visualisation of Semantic Information and Metadata 
* Visual Design of Ontologies and Schemas 
* Conceptual Modelling of XML Data Using UML 
* Topic Maps Technology 
* Rendering and Viewing XML Documents 
* Semantic Virtual Environments and MetaVR 
* Visual Information Filtering and Knowledge Discovery 
* New Visualisation Techniques for the Semantic Web 
* Semantic-Oriented Use of Existing Visualisation Methods 
* Multimedia Interfaces for XML Documents and Ontologies 

Supported by:                   
GraphicsLink...
VGRU, SCISM, South Bank University, UK
Department of Computer Graphics Technology, Purdue University, USA
Department of Visual Art, University of Northern Colorado, USA
Computer Graphics & Modelling Group - DMU Milton Keynes, UK
National Centre for Computer Animation, Bournemouth University, UK
School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University, USA
Motorola UK Research Lab
Information and Computer Science Department, KFUPM, SA
Mixed Reality Ltd, UK
Department of Electronic Imaging and Media Communications, University of
Bradford, UK
University of Balearic Islands, Spain
University of Kent at Canterbury, UK
Technical University Graz, Austria
                
Co-operated by:         
Information Visualisation Society

PreConference Workshop and Tutorials on 15 July 2003: 
Workshop: CMV 2003 - International Symposium on Co-ordinated & Multiple
Views in Exploratory Visualization associated with IV'03, London, UK

Tutorial: Mapping Scientific Frontiers, Chaomei Chen, Ph.D, Drexel
University, USA

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Important Dates:
7 March 2002 -  Submission of papers and  Submission of tutorials & pre-
conference courses
05 May 2002 - Submission of camera-ready and early registration closes

Further details and registration form are available at the conference
wed-site:
http:// www.graphicslink.demon.co.uk/IV03/

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Vladimir Geroimenko
REF: IV03-VSW
School of Computing
University of Plymouth
Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, UK
Tel: (Int. +44) 1752 232612
Fax: (Int. +44) 1752 232540
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