BOG @ JOWO 2018 @ FOIS 2018
part of the Joint Ontology Workshops (JOWO 2018) on September 19-21, 2018 in Cape Town, South Africa
As ontologies are adopted by new practitioners and as they grow in size, bad ontologies become an increasingly common reality. Bad ontologies may be inconsistent, have unwanted consequences, be ridden with anti-patterns. In general, bad ontologies present design mistakes that make their use and maintenance problematic or impossible.
Programming engineers have had access for some time to debuggers to help identify unwanted results and linters to identify stylistic errors and suspicious constructs.
Researchers in ontology engineering have actively been working on engineering methods to assist in the repair of erroneous ontologies: diagnostic, explanation, anti-pattern detection, etc. This workshop aims to discuss every topic related to bad ontologies, including the current techniques for repairing bad ontologies, and benchmarks of bad ontologies for evaluating repairing methods.
Research in ontology repair needs to be experimentally tested and evaluated. However, there is a paradoxical and yet manifest lack of bad ontologies that are readily available; bad ontologies remain proprietary or are not published at all.
We welcome original contributions about all topics related to bad ontologies, including but not limited to:
- the cataloguing of ontology symptoms
- symptoms detection
- diagnostic methods to explain the symptoms
- ontology quality measures
- principled methods for building bad ontologies
- benchmarks of bad ontologies for evaluating repairing methods
Two papers have been accepted for presentation at the BOG track of JOWO'18:
- Zubeida Khan. Applying evaluation criteria to ontology modules.
- Stefan Schulz. The Role of Foundational Ontologies for Preventing Bad Ontology Design.
To see the papers accepted in other tracks of JOWO'18, consult the page of the other workshops.
Papers must be submitted on Easychair (select track "BOG : BadOntoloGy") in PDF format and must follow the IOS Press FOIS formatting guidelines, available on the iospress.nl website. Submissions should not be longer than 14 pages. Moreover, to be published in the CEUR proceedings, a paper must contain at least 5 pages.
Articles will be published by CEUR workshop proceedings. See previous editions here.
June 25July 2, 2018: submission deadline July 23July 27, 2018: acceptance notification to authors
- August 15, 2018: camera ready versions due
- September 17-18, 2018: JOWO 2018
- September 19-21, 2018: FOIS 2018
- Claudia d'Amato - University of Bari
- Mathieu d'Aquin - Insight Centre for Data Analytics, National University of Ireland Galway
- João Paulo Almeida - Federal University of Espirito Santo
- Werner Ceusters - SUNY at Buffalo
- Oscar Corcho - Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
- Ricardo A. Falbo - Federal University of Espirito Santo
- Aldo Gangemi - Università di Bologna & CNR-ISTC
- Andreas Herzig - IRIT-CNRS
- Adila A. Krisnadhi - Wright State University & Universitas Indonesia
- Frank Loebe - University of Leipzig
- Fabian Neuhaus - University of Magdeburg
- Bijan Parsia - The University of Manchester
- María Poveda-Villalón - Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
- Catherine Roussey - Irstea
- Uli Sattler - The University of Manchester
- Claudia Schon - Universität Koblenz-Landau
- Stefan Schulz - Institute of Medical Informatics, Statistics and Documentation, Graz General Hospital and University Clinics
- Amanda Vizedom - Crédit Suisse