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4th International Conference on Knowledge Science, Engineering and Management (KSEM`2010)

1-3 September 2010, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK



*The submission web page is open at





*Invited speakers


Anthony Cohn (University of Leeds, UK)

Ian Horrocks (Oxford University, UK)

Thierry Denoeux (Université de Technologie de Compiègne, France)



*Important dates


Paper submission:  30 March, 2010

Author notification: 15 May, 2010

Camera-ready:     30 May, 2010 

Early registration:  30 May, 2010

Call for special sessions: 25 January 2010




KSEM is an international conference for research on knowledge science, engineering and management, which attracts high quality, 

state-of-the-art research papers from all over the world. The conference provides a forum for researchers, practitioners and developers 

to present original work, to share their views, to exchange ideas and to develop new insights into KSEM-related areas. 

KSEM2010 will be held in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and is the fourth in the conference series, following three successful 

events in Guilin, China (KSEM'06), Melbourne, Australia (KSEM'07) and Vienna, Austria (KSEM'09). You are invited to submit papers that are 

original and not yet published. The topics of interest include but are not limited to:



*Special sessions


Theory and Practice of Ontology for the Semantic Web

Application of Data Mining to Seismic Data Analysis for Earthquake Study



*Knowledge science 


Knowledge representation and reasoning

Logics of knowledge

Formal analysis of knowledge

Knowledge complexity and knowledge metrics

Reasoning about knowledge in the presence of inconsistency, incompleteness, context-dependency

Commonsense knowledge and uncertainty in knowledge

Cognitive foundations of knowledge

Knowledge in complex systems and multi-agent systems

Formal ontology            


*Knowledge engineering 


Knowledge extraction

Knowledge integration

Knowledge fusion

Knowledge-based software engineering

Knowledge-based systems in life sciences

Conceptual modelling in knowledge-based systems

Semantic database systems and semantic Web

Content engineering and ontological engineering

Implementation issues in KBS

Knowledge-based systems in earthquake science



*Knowledge management 


Knowledge creation and acquisition

Knowledge verification and validation

Knowledge dissemination

Knowledge management systems

Organizational ontology

Data mining and knowledge discovery

Organizational memory

Organizational learning

Knowledge management strategies and practices

Knowledge management applications



*Paper Submission:

Prospective participants are requested to electronically submit full papers of their work (12 pages). In accordance with the previous conferences the organisers 

of KSEM'2010 will publish the conference proceedings with Springer in the Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI) series.


*General conference co-chairs 

Bryan Scotney, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland, UK  

Zhi Jin, Peking University, China


*Programme co-chairs

Yaxin Bi, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland, UK

Mary-Anne Williams, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia 


*Local organization committee (University of Ulster) 

James Uhomoibhi (co-chair)

Hui Wang (co-chair)

Anna Jurek

Juan C Augsto

David Glass

Jun Liu

Shengli Wu

Nicola Burns

Jing Liao

Haiying Wang



*Steering committee members 

David Bell, Queen's University Belfast, UK 

Cungen Cao, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China 

Dimitris Karagiannis, University of Vienna, Austria

Zhi Jin, Peking Univeristy, China

Jérome Lang, University Paris-Dauphine, France 

Yoshiteru Nakamori, JAIST, Japan 

Jorg Siekmann, DFKI, Germany 

Eric Tsui, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong 

Zongtuo Wang, Dalian Science and Technology University, China 

Kwok Kee Wei, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong 

Mingsheng Ying, Tsinghua University, China 

Zili Zhang (Secretary), Southwest University, China

Ruqian Lu (Honorary Chair), Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Chengqi Zhang (Chair), University of Technology, Sydney, Australia



*Contact details

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website: http://www.ulster.ac.uk/ksem2010

Organization committee of KSEM2010